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Thank You For An Incredible First Week

April 12, 2018
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Gina Walkington

"I couldn't have asked for a better first week for this campaign!"

Local Democrat to run against Kerkman

April 6, 2018
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John Sloca

"A Democratic candidate has surfaced in the race for the state’s 61st Assembly District seat held by incumbent Samantha Kerkman, R-Salem Lakes."

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Democrat Gina Walkington Announces 61st District Assembly Candidacy

April 5, 2018

"A Democratic candidate has surfaced for the race for the seat in the 61st Assembly District. That seat is currently held by Republican Samantha Kerkman. Gina Walkington---a Democrat from Bristol---announced her intention to run for the seat Thursday."

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Walkington For Wisconsin Candidate Announcement

April 5, 2018
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Gina Walkington

Ryan Talks Trump, Afghanistan, Foxconn Deal During Racine Town Hall

February 07, 2018
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By The Associated Press and Chuck Quirmbach

Gina Walkington of the group Forward Kenosha criticized Ryan's backing of health care legislation that would cut off federal funds for Planned Parenthood. Walkington said when she was 20 years old, Planned Parenthood helped her obtain good medical care.

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A Message from Cecile Richards| Planned Parenthood Video

January 26, 2018
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Cecile Richards

"...Gina Walkington, a planned parenthood patient from Bristol WI who got involved last winter, but is now organizing thousands in her community..."

Trump's first year: How voters in America's heartland feel about the president

January 20, 2018
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Michael Tobin

“I don’t think his intention was to electrify his opposition,” she said. “But yeah, I think the effect that his candidacy, his presidency has had is to really galvanize people.”

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CNN Special with Jake Tapper, Bernie Sanders, and John Kasich

May 17, 2017
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Interviewed by Jake Tapper, Article posted by Ian Schwartz of Real Clear Politics

"JAKE TAPPER, CNN: We want to bring in Gina Walkington. She's from Wisconsin. She has a question for Governor Kasich. Gina?..."

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Planned Parenthood Patient, Gina's Powerful Testimony in the U.S. Senate

May 12, 2017
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Gina Walkington

"I'm here today because I know that if I didn't have access to Planned Parenthood in my 20's I wouldn't e another today."

Tim Kaine Cries At Health Care Hearing, Says Trumpcare Authors ‘Couldn’t Care Less’ About People

May 10, 2017
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Laura Bassett

"Gina Walkington, a constituent of House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), testified at the hearing that she might have died..."

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The GOP’s Health Care Bill Could Mean More Cancer for Poor Americans

March 2017
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Jenny Kutner

In 2006, when Walkington was in college, she relied on her parents for insurance, which was tricky: Sexual health was never part of her family’s discussions, and she didn’t feel comfortable with her parents knowing she required reproductive health care. But they didn’t need to know when she got a cervical cancer screening at Planned Parenthood—a screening that ended up saving her life. ”I got a Pap smear . . . and then about a week later a clinician called and said my test came back abnormal,” Walkington said. “I had pre-cancer cells in my cervix, but Planned Parenthood walked me through the next steps and told me to act quickly—that if I let it go, it could be a big issue.”

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SHOWTIME'S The Circus, S2-EP 6: The Resistance

April 24, 2017
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Showtime

"How are the Democrats resisting Trump? Mark Halperin talks to Elizabeth Warren about standing strong. Bernie Sanders tells John Heilemann about taking his message to the people. Americans talk about what resistance means to them. Hosted by Executive Producers, Journalists, and New York Times bestselling co-authors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann (Game Change and Double Down) and Guest Starring Political Strategist Mark McKinnon. Featuring Donald Trump Jr; Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D, MA); Gina Walkington (Co-Founder, Forward Kenosha); Sen. Bernie Sanders (I, VT); Tom Perez (Chair, DNC); Killer Mike (Hip-Hop Artist, Musician, and Activist); Cecile Richards (President, Planned Parenthood)..."

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President Donald Trump touts manufacturing, promises help for Wisconsin dairy farmers at Snap-on in Kenosha

April 18, 2017
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Bill Glauber,Jacob Carpenter and Rick Barrett

"People are realizing they need to be proactive and take more of a role in their government, and hopefully things will change for the better," said Gina Walkington, a co-founder of Forward Kenosha.

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Rep. Paul Ryan’s Constituent: Planned Parenthood Helped me to be a Mother

March 27, 2017
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Gina Walkington

"Join Gina, who lives in Bristol, Wisconsin (House Speaker Paul Ryan’s district) in calling on President Trump to stand with cancer survivors and the life-saving care Planned Parenthood provides at www.cancersurvivorsforpp.org. #CancerSurvivorsforPP"

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