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Will 2018 Bring More Women to Congress?

Roll Call's Simone Pathé
November 6, 2017

Eleven women are leaving the House, three of whom are running for Senate Women make up a fifth of Congress. Strategists from both parties would like to see that percentage increase in the 2018 midterms, but that’s no guarantee.Eleven women have

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Don’t look now, but this might be an excellent time for women to run for office

Washington Post's Amber Phillips
November 4, 2017

From Hollywood to the news industry, the nation has recently been confronted with the ugly — even dangerous — perils of being a woman in male-dominated fields. But a women-in-politics group is out with new research that’s a palette cleanser: It’s

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Big GOP donors launch group to elect Republican women

POLITICO article about Winning For Women
October 25, 2017

Winning For Women was mentioned in a POLITICO article by Eliana Johnson on October 25, 2017. — A broad network of conservative operatives and Republican donors has been working the past year to build a conservative counterweight to EMILY’s List,

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Study Finds Women See Female Lawmakers As More Competent, Having More Integrity

NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben
September 3, 2017

This year has brought with it a wave of women interested in running for office, particularly among Democrats. And though Republicans have seen less of a wave, Congress has gained one GOP woman already this year: Georgia’s Karen Handel. A

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This explains why there are so few Republican women in Congress

Washington Post's Michele L. Swers and Danielle M. Thomsen
June 20, 2017

The all-male group of Republican senators working to craft a compromise health-care bill has created a public relations problemfor the GOP. With no women among the 13 lawmakers chosen by the leadership, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has been criticized for a

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What It Will Take For Women to Win

POLITICO's Amanda Ripley
June 12, 2017

Women are more politically mobilized than ever before — but that’s not enough to get them into office. A POLITICO investigation reveals what’s really stopping women from breaking through. One morning this spring, 80 women of different ages, parties and

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