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Crashing the boys' club: Women candidates find winning elections is only half the battle

For Tara Gaston, it was being repeatedly told “that’s not the way things have been done” on the Saratoga County, N.Y., board of supervisors, to which she had just been elected. For Haya Ayala, it was watching her bill calling for pay parity get ... read more

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

If you’re looking for the kind of money that can buy elections, you’ll find ... women. That gilded, roaring surge of destruction was by no means the first such destabilizing wave of inequality to sweep through American history. In the first half ... read more

Women surge into 2018 elections, from county board to Congress

Heather Edelson was the only woman to compete for the DFL's endorsement in Edina's House District 49A in 2016. This year, she was joined by first-time candidates Carolyn Jackson ... an outsider in the Good Ol' Boys Club in St. Paul." Despite "what the ... read more

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The map that shows how polarised the U.S really is: How the election results would have looked if only white men were allowed to vote

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