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Colorado joined Nevada as the only states with a female majority in any legislative chamber.
"The gal that's running against me is a 30-year-old, you know, mom, mother of two infants."
Over the weekend, women in Saudi Arabia were able to vote for the first time, as well as participate in local elections as candidates. Yep, you read that right. Until Saturday, women in Saudi Arabia weren't able to run for elected office, let alone vote.
We all know the dynamic. While men are applauded for being assertive, driving, independent and self-confident, women demonstrating those same leadership qualities are labeled "pushy," "brusque" and "overbearing." Put bluntly, they are considered b*tches.
Spoiler alert! If Republicans were given the choice of Trump or "other," most Republicans would vote "other." However, because our election system is "first past the post" (FPTP), the winner takes all.
As longtime observers and analysts of women's political progress, we look forward to seeing how a gender-forward election season unfolds. Instead of clichés and easy headlines about pantsuits and catfights, we must see serious and nuanced discussion, drawing on a growing body of research about gender in politics.
Rudig is hoping to create a gallery show around "She-Span." In the meantime, you can check out some of her work here. Stay
There's a weird and disconcerting trend that I've noticed in the past few weeks. Women are being erased. From boardrooms to politics -- and this month, history.
With elections forthcoming -- mid term in the US, and local elections in Canada -- the question "What does it takes to be a leader?" ought to be on our minds.
WASHINGTON -- "Southern women are different," says Garden & Gun, the cheeky lifestyle magazine out of Charleston, S.C. "They're
With a record number of female candidates running and with women making up 53 percent of the vote, we were able to elect a record number of women to Congress. My hope is that we can do this once again in 2014. Because this isn't just about numbers -- it's also about policies.
Women currently make up 20 percent of U.S. Congress, and the IWPR projects that, at the current rate that female candidates
How Clinton handles the inevitable swipes at her personality, the character of her husband, and Benghazi will determine whether or not she can win the election in 2016.
Conservatives may have "a relatively rigid cognitive style and an emphasis on traditional gender roles" that leads them to
It's unclear whether Republican men are getting the message: a New Hampshire state lawmaker said in April that women don't