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. . .
Jennifer Lawless Explains, "Why SPA?"
Do Traditional Gender Roles Affect Women's Political Ambition?
In her first article post at the Brookings Institution, Jen addresses the question of whether family roles and responsibilities affect a potential candidate's political career.