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2014 | 2012

 

2014


 

 

 

 

 




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

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Decision 2014

Watch Connie Morella, SPA's Ambassador in Residence, discuss with NBC4 on the number of women in Congress.

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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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Women and the Political Process

Starting at minute 9, Jen provides 20 minutes of commentary about female candidates, why they don't run for office, and what happens when they do.

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Jen and Danny Hayes discuss with MSNBC's Jansing & Co. about their new research on gender bias - or the lack thereof - in the media's coverage of female candidates.

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See Jen on NBC affiliates and TVOne segments during election night 2012.

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Jen discusses more about what this election means for women.

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Jen speaks to Reuters about the gender gap.

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Jen discusses with Fox 5 News about the gender gap and women's issues in the final stretch of the campaign.

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Does Romney 'Get' Women Who Work?

In an op-ed Jen and Kathy Dolan discuss moving beyond the binders.

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Jen speaks to CTV News about her thoughts on who has the advantage heading into tonight's debate.

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"Do You Want This Job?"

Check out the November issue of Glamour. Jen comments on why so few women are in Congress.

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The Gender Gap: Candidates and Voting

Listen to Jen's take on whether 2012 is a "Year of the Woman" and then hear a follow-up conversation/discussion with Jen and Kathryn Pearson.

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Jen provides her analysis of Michelle Obama's DNC speech to Fox 5 News.

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Jen speaks to CTV News about what to expect at the DNC this week.

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Jen speaks to Voice of America on who and what the delegates at the conventions need as well as what to expect the DNC.

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Jen speaks to Voice of America on why the GOP choose Tampa for the RNC convention, Romney's likeability (or lack thereof) problem, and what Paul Ryan brings to the ticket.

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Jen speaks to Sun News about female voters in swing states.

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Jen comments about Romney's speech to the NAACP to Fox News.

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Jen explains to SUN News about Romney readjusting as he wraps up the Republican race.

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Jen explains to CBS News the factors that hinder the emergence of women candidates.

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Fox News asks Jen why women are flocking to Obama as Romney pulls ahead as GOP front-runner.

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As we celebrate the anniversary of the 'Year of the Woman,' The Washington Post asks Jen why twenty years later, we don't have much to celebrate.

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Sun News asked Jen what we should look for during Super Tuesday.

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VOA asks Jen about the role of undecided voters in Ohio's Super Tuesday primary battle.

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The Icelandic Broadcasting Service asks Jen about women in politics.

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In case you missed it, here is Jen's appearance on C-SPAN's Washington Journal. She took calls about our newest research report, "Men Rule: The Continued Under-Representation of Women in U.S. Politics."

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