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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 ... read more

This Is How Women Voted in the Midterms—and What It Means for Election 2020

Much of the disappointment and finger-pointing that went on after the election that put Donald Trump in the White House was specifically aimed at white women: While Trump got only about ... Democratic ... read more

Why Does the US Still Have So Few Women in Office?

Only five governors are women ... election, groupings of like-minded voters, i.e. liberals, conservatives, progressives) win seats in proportion to their vote share. If like-minded voters have 20 ... read more

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The progressive case against Obama

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Barbra Streisand on How She Battled Hollywood’s Boys’ Club

In her long-in-the-works memoir, Streisand devotes a chapter to “The Boys’ Club.” When will her book ... Oscar for “The Hurt Locker,” the only time in the Academy’s 90-year history that a woman has ... read more

Women in Westminster: the gender gap

Only ... The 101 women Labour MPs dubbed 'Blair’s babes' after Tony Blair’s election in 1997 Nearly two decades after 101 “Blair’s babes” descended on parliament following the 1997 election with a ... read more

Shoestring Living: Be grateful every day

Maybe it’s the way a woman helped you find an out-of-stock item you needed at the store, maybe it was arriving somewhere on time despite the odds, maybe it’s the color of your child’s eyes. Once you ... read more

Why misogyny won

Does this mean that almost half of Americans hate women? Not quite. What it does mean is something both subtler and more disturbing. It means that our society only ... do find the words offensive, but ... read more

2019 Presidential elections: What data tells us could happen

There are some reports that the security forces have served political ends and that many candidates gather gangs of “area boys” around ... for the PDP’s hopes of winning the 2019 presidential ... read more

A guide to the Jewish Democratic House candidates in the 2018 midterm elections

JTA is breaking down the races, assessing where the candidates stand on the political spectrum, noting their Jewish involvement and reporting what the forecasters say. You can find a breakdown ... ... read more

Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib: First Muslim women to win Congressional election

Omar will not only be among the first Muslim women elected to Congress. She is also the first Somali American to win election to national ... Georgia governor's race candidate Stacey Abrams, a ... read more

Waynesboro native Jessie Dickey is gracing Broadway

Dickey, 33, most known for her critically-acclaimed one-woman show ... Edson’s 1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, “Wit” opened Jan. 26 and is scheduled to run through March at the Manhattan Theatre ... read more

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