WASHINGTON D.C.—New Politics today endorsed US Army veteran Deb McGrath for Representative in Wisconsin’s Third Congressional District. Emily Cherniack, Founder and Executive Director of New Politics released the following statement:
“Deb McGrath has demonstrated throughout her career just what mission-first servant leadership looks like. Both at home and abroad, Deb has worked with men and women across the ideological spectrum to take on some of our big challenges and get things done for the country she loves. Wisconsinites deserve someone who knows what it means to put partisan politics aside and work on behalf of something bigger than themselves. Deb McGrath is that candidate and we’re proud to help her get to Congress to fight on their behalf.”
About Deb McGrath
Born and raised in western Wisconsin, Deb McGrath is a former Army Captain, CIA officer, and working mother of three children. She and her husband, Colonel Kevin McGrath (U.S. Army, Retired), raised their three children with an emphasis on public and community service. Deb’s father is the late Democratic Congressman Al Baldus and her mother, Lolly, served in education for over 20 years. Both of her parents came from farm families. Deb grew up listening to the concerns of those in her community. Deb McGrath served 25 years in national security positions requiring non-partisan strategies for mission accomplishment.
While in the U.S. Army, Deb McGrath served on the demilitarized zone in Korea and at several U.S. military bases. In the CIA, her assignments included Southeast and South Asia, West Africa, the former Soviet Union, and Central Europe, including two combat zones. In the U.S. Army, Deb earned parachutist wings, and the U.S. Army Meritorious Service Medal. At the CIA, she was awarded the Career Commendation Medal, among several other awards for distinguished service and superior accomplishment. Deb McGrath pledges to continue to honor the oaths of office she took to our country, and will serve to protect our homeland, common prosperity and the American way of life.
About New Politics
New Politics is a bipartisan organization that revitalizes American democracy by recruiting, developing, and electing leaders who have committed their lives to serving our country, either through the military or national service organizations like AmeriCorps or the Peace Corps. New Politics support includes strategic advising and training in all aspects of a candidate’s campaign, such as fundraising, communications, organizing, hiring, and team building. New Politics has raised more than $8.5 million for their candidates, electing more than 30 of them to office, from Congress to School Board.