‘I want my voice heard’: Women plot runs for office in record numbers

Elissa Slotkin, a former Defense and intelligence official now running as a Democrat in Michigan’s eighth congressional district, says that women have also been activated to run because of [...]


10 Women Running for Office to Watch in 2018

Rep Mike Bishop is being challenged by ex–Pentagon official Slotkin, a former CIA Middle East expert who served three tours in Iraq. She outraised Bishop by nearly $100,000 this past fall.

At least a dozen Obama-era officials are running in 2018 midterms

At least a dozen former Obama administration officials are challenging Republican incumbents for House seats across the country, including former acting Assistant Secretary of Defense Elissa [...]


Who’s running for Congress in Michigan? Here’s what we know

Before returning home to Holly, Slotkin worked for years in the intelligence community, serving in Iraq as a CIA analyst and spending time in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.


Elissa Slotkin on MSNBC

Elissa Slotkin has been in national and public service for the past fourteen years. She was at the CIA and the Defense Department; she did three tours as a CIA officer alongside the military in Iraq.