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The Path to a Female President

The New Yorker cites Jen and Richard Fox's research on how there is an ambition gap between men and women.

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Book Discussion on "Becoming a Candidate"

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Watch Jen's interview with C-SPAN's Book TV about her book, Becoming a Candidate: Political Ambition and the Decision to Run for Office.

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It is impossible to deny the substantial progress women have recently made in government and politics. Over the course of the last 30 years alone, the number of women in Congress has more than tripled. . .

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Women are Prepping to Run, Win and Take Office

Women eNews cites Jen and Richard Fox's book, It Takes a Candidate.

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The Other Kentucky Women Posing a Threat to Republicans

Jen comments on women running for office this cycle and the importance of letting people know that women are just as likely as men to win their races.

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What Will a Grandchild Mean for Hilary Clinton

More comments by Jen on what a grandchild will mean for Hillary Clinton's potential candidacy.

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Why Hilary Clinton's Grandchild Shouldn't Matter

Jen comments on the political implications of Chelsea's pregnancy.

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The Political Gap: Campaigning and Serving as a Woman

Jen discusses women and politics with Iowa Public Radio.

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At Highest-Paid Levels, Female White House Staffers Outearn Men

Jen provides more comments on pay equity and perceptions of male dominance in the Obama Administration.

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