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Katherine Clark

MA-5 (D)
Elected in 2013, Congressmember Clark is driven by her commitment to helping children and families succeed and believes that Congress must work to end the glaring disconnect between the needs of families at home and priorities in Washington. Congressmember Clarke is a vocal advocate for reforms that address the challenges women and families face.
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How does Katherine align with Project 100's values?
  • Economic Opportunity: Congressmember Clark is a vocal advocate for ending wage discrimination, supporting paid family leave and access to affordable, high-quality child care. She is proud to cosponsor legislation that invests in job creation and training. She has championed efforts like the Fair Minimum Wage Act to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10, the Healthy Families Act to require paid sick leave, and the Paycheck Fairness Act to ensure equal pay for equal work. She believes that investments in early education are critical to basic economic fairness in America and that a robust, adaptable, and accountable system of career and technical education (CTE), including strong investments in vocational and technical training, is essential to America’s continued prosperity.
  • Equal Treatment Under the Law: This candidate’s stance on this issue area is currently unknown.
  • Healthy People & Communities: Congressmember Clark believes that preserving our environment, conserving our resources, and mitigating the impact of climate change are some of the most significant issues of our time. She supports investment in clean and renewable energy. She is committed to closing the loopholes that allow domestic abusers, criiminals, and the severely mentally ill to buy guns, and she has cosponsored legislation to strengthen background checks and fight gun trafficking. She believes that quality, affordable health care must be available to every American regardless of health status or social circumstance.
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  • Politician
  • Incumbent
Endorsements
Katherine Clark has been endorsed by the following organizations:
  • Democratic Party

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