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Women & Politics Institute


  • Women & Politics Institute
    Fax: 202-885-2967
    Ward, Room 237

Mailing Address

4th Annual 5K Race to Representation

Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 8:00 AM

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Let's run to help close the gender gap in political leadership!

Race results can be found here.

Are Women More Honest than Men in Elections?

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Watch Jen discuss with MSNBC why more women don't run for elected office.

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Women in Politics

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Watch Jen discuss with C-SPAN the impact the 2014 midterm elections had on the number of women serving in public office (as well as her report analyzing what gains women made.)

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Director's Message

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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Not a 'Year of the Woman'...and 2036 Doesn't Look So Good Either

Click here to read Jen and Richard Fox's new policy report!

One Big Thing to Remember About Candidate Hillary

Women's E-News cites Jen and Richard Fox's policy report "Girls Just Wanna Not Run."

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Hilary Clinton Can't Afford to be Thin-Skinned on Sexism

Newsday cites Jen and Danny Hayes' research on gender bias -or lack thereof - in the media's coverage of female candidates.

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Hilary Clinton's Gender Tightrope

Jen comments on whether we're ready for a female president and whether we're ready for Hillary Clinton.

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Is Hilary 2016 All About Electing a Woman?

Jen's CNN op-ed on Hilary Clinton's candidacy.

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What to Look for in Media Coverage of Hilary Clinton

Jen comments on what the media coverage of Hilary Clinton's candidacy may look like.

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Savannah Guthrie Fights Casts Shadow on Rand Paul's Debut

Jen comments on Rand Paul's not-so-respectful interactions with female reporters.

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