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7 Steps to a Better Washington with Nancy Pelosi

"Three words: know your power. The best advice I ever got when I ran for office was: be yourself. You can have role models, but be yourself. Young women may want to have mentors and may want to emulate others for...
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Election 2016: List of Potential Women Candidates

The Buzz - Election 2016: List of Potential Women Candidates. A great summary of stats for women candidates in 2016 from CAWP that includes summary stats for women candidates at each level: number of women running by party and seat...
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The Secret History of Women in the Senate

"In the entire history of the United States Senate, a mere 44 women have served. Ever. Those few who have were elected to a club they were never meant to join, and their history in the chamber is marked by...
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Best Way To Save The World? Put Women In Charge

“We live in a world in which women living in poverty face gross inequalities and injustice from birth to death. From poor education to poor nutrition to vulnerable and low pay employment, the sequence of discrimination that a woman may...
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Women, War And Ending The Sexism That Fuels It

“When women influence decisions about war and peace and take the lead against extremism in their communities, it is more likely crisis will be resolved without recourse to violence.” Establishing gender balance in office is more critical now then ever...