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Women In Politics

  1. politics
    When You’re Not the ‘Pick of the Establishment’8 women on what it’s really like running for office.
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    Ethiopia Gets Its First Female PresidentIt also became one of the few countries in the world with a gender-balanced Cabinet.
  3. women in politics
    A Record Number of Women Are Running for the U.S. House of RepresentativesAnd the majority of them are Democrats.
  4. 2020 questions
    Kamala Harris Politely Dodges Presidential Run RumorsWhen Ellen DeGeneres asked about her White House aspirations, the California senator stayed mum.
  5. dreamers
    Meet Catalina Cruz, the Queens Dreamer Running for Office“Did we go through everything we went through for you to be mediocre?”
  6. Rachel Crooks Says Trump Sexually Assaulted Her. Now, She’s Running for Office.She joins a record number of women running for political office in 2018.
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    One of Trump’s Accusers Is Fighting Back by Running for OfficeRachel Crooks is running for State Legislature in Ohio’s 88th District.
  8. women’s march 2018
    Women’s March Rally Launches Nationwide Voter-Registration CampaignSpeakers included Cecile Richards, Linda Sarsour, Kimberlé Crenshaw, and Alicia Garza.
  9. women in politics
    10 Women Running for Office to Watch in 2018Expect to hear much more about these candidates this year.
  10. women in politics
    2018’s Record Number of Women Candidates Are Set to Blow Up Politics As UsualWhat’s the fastest way to fix a broken system? Take it over.
  11. politics
    Here’s What Barack Obama Says About Why More Women Need to Run for OfficeHmmmmm.
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    Watch the Third Episode of She’s the TicketThe third episode of Topic’s new web series about women in politics follows a political novice running for Congress in Texas.
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    Kellyanne Conway Had to Explain to Her Daughters Why She Didn’t Vote for Hillary“I tried to explain to them that you can be excited for someone with whom you disagree.”
  14. women in politics
    Kamala Harris Just Backed a Bill That Would Make Health Care Free“It’s just the right thing to do.”
  15. local politics
    State Rep Gives Ominous Warning About Removing Confederate Statues“I can guarantee you won’t be met with torches but something a lot more definitive.”
  16. interview
    Just Try and Silence Symone SandersThe 27-year-old pundit refuses to be stepped on.
  17. q&a
    Barbara Lee Knows What It Takes to Fight PowerThe congresswoman opens up about how she stays focused, even when it feels like she can’t win.
  18. Hope Hicks Is Trump’s New Interim Communications DirectorShe’ll temporarily fill the role vacated by Anthony Scaramucci.
  19. politics
    Elizabeth Warren Says the System Is Rigged Against Women and People of ColorIn a speech urging Democrats not to give up on their radical progressivism, Warren spoke directly to marginalized groups.
  20. politics
    West Virginia Senator Shelley Moore Capito’s Office VandalizedThe vandals spray-painted “f*ck Capito, f*ck Capital” on the building.
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    Senator With Kidney Cancer on Health-Care Battle: ‘It’s Not Over Yet’Hawaii’s Mazie Hirono on the ongoing health-care fight, the fumbling Trump administration, and John McCain’s dramatic 11th-hour vote.
  22. politics
    Susan Collins Applauded in the Airport After Voting ‘No’ on Health-Care BillCollins, who was just one of three Republicans to vote down the bill, called the experience “affirming.”
  23. politics
    Michelle Obama Is Here to Remind You That Humanity Is Fundamentally Good“Don’t be afraid of the country you live in,” Obama said Tuesday night. “The folks here are good.”
  24. politics
    Women Are Paying More Attention to Politics Since Trump’s ElectionThere’s a pretty big gender gap in who has attended a political rally since November, and who hasn’t.
  25. politics
    Republican Lawmaker Blames ‘Female Senators’ for Stalling Health-Care BillHe added that if they weren’t women, he’d like to “settle this Aaron Burr–style.”
  26. women in politics
    She Should Run Launches Campaign to Achieve Gender Parity in Politics by 2030That’s 13 years to get a little less than 250,000 women on the ballot.
  27. Women Take a Sleeveless Group Photo to Celebrate New Capitol Hill Dress CodeA small victory.
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    Congresswoman in Sleeveless Dress Comments on Capitol Hill Dress CodeShe gave a speech on the House floor while wearing a sleeveless dress and open-toed shoes.
  29. politics
    White House Pays Women 63 Cents for Every Dollar Paid to MenThe gender pay gap in the White House has more than tripled under Trump.
  30. politics
    Trump Considering Dismantling the White House Council on Women and GirlsThe council was established by President Obama to ensure gender equality in policy proposals.
  31. politics
    Women Lawmakers Are Pissed About Trump’s Sexist Face-Lift CommentSome are calling his attack on Mika Brzezinski sexist.
  32. More Women Were Elected to France’s Parliament Than Ever BeforeThe recent election saw 223 of 577 Parliamentary seats go to women.
  33. politics
    Here’s What Will Actually Make Women Want to Run for OfficeTrump alone won’t bring about gender parity in politics. Here’s what will.
  34. women in politics
    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Will Use the F-word If She Feels Like ItEspecially when it comes to Trump.
  35. politics
    Claire McCaskill Calls Out GOP for Crafting Health-Care Bill Behind Closed Doors“There’s a group of guys in a back room somewhere that are making these decisions.”
  36. politics
    Ivanka’s Paid-Family-Leave Plan Could Be OverhauledThe First Daughter called her current plan a “placeholder” and is open to other approaches, according to a report.
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    Kamala Harris Cut Off, Told to Be Courteous During Trump Russia HearingSenator Richard Burr cut in while she was questioning Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
  38. politics
    Vladimir Putin Says He Doesn’t Have Bad Days Because ‘I Am Not a Woman’He added that he doesn’t have “certain natural cycles.”
  39. women in politics
    Iowa Democrat Kim Weaver Drops Out of Congressional Race Due to ThreatsWeaver was running against anti-immigrant Republican Steve King for a seat in Congress.
  40. women in politics
    Kellyanne Conway Says Being a Woman Has ‘Helped’ Her with Trump“I don’t consider him my peer.”
  41. Is It Progress to Elect Republican Women?Bipartisan groups want to see more seats go to women — from either side.
  42. politics
    Ivanka Trump Adds ‘Stop Human Trafficking’ to Her To-do ListWhile her dad traveled, Ivanka took over.
  43. politics
    Progressive Women Test the Waters for 2020Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, and Kamala Harris made an early stab at addressing swing voters.
  44. politics
    Here’s How Kirsten Gillibrand Plans to Get Paid Family Leave PassedShe wants to build on the momentum of the Women’s March.
  45. politics
    Mitch McConnell Promised to Invite Women to Work on the Health-Care BillMcConnell made behind-the-scenes assurances in response to criticism that women Senators were being excluded.
  46. politics
    Senate GOP Begrudgingly Allows Token Woman to Join Health-Care Working GroupSenator Shelley Moore Capito was invited to a meeting about the bill on Tuesday.
  47. politics
    The Health-Care Bill Is Being Written by All Men, and Female Senators Are PissedRepublican and Democratic senators alike are voicing their concerns.
  48. Chelsea Savage Survived a ‘Cult.’ Now She’s Running for Office.Chelsea Savage is seeking a delegate seat in Virginia — and has the grit to get there, if she can make it past this week’s caucus.
  49. politics
    Elizabeth Warren Says Mitch McConnell Won’t Make Eye Contact With HerAfter that whole “nevertheless, she persisted” drama.
  50. politics
    Here’s What Elizabeth Warren Was Thinking When She Went After Trump on Twitter“[T]hose tweetstorms and Facebook posts causes millions of people to tune in.”
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