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The ‘Vagina Vote’ and Hillary Clinton
Civil Beat, August 25, 2015

Why Aren’t GOP Women Turning Their Backs on Donald Trump?
MSNBC, August 21, 2015

Do Members of Congress Take Vacation Time to Campaign?
KBIA, August 17, 2015

Donald Trump and the Female Vote
KUTV, August 11, 2015

Why Women Should Thank Trump
TIME, August 10, 2015

Donald Trump Comments On Women, Mexicans Jeopardizes Republican Party's Chances In 2016 Presidential Race
International Business Times, August 7, 2015

Katie McGinty's U.S. Senate Bid has Historic Potential
The Morning Call, August 4, 2015

Edward Fitzpatrick: For Generation Citizen, Action is Education
Providence Journal, July, 27, 2015

Hillary Clinton, Republicans Play Different 2016 Gender Cards
TIME, July 23, 2015

Hilary Clinton the Frontrunner for Democratic Nomination
ABC Lateline, July 21, 2015

Just Say Run: How to Overcome Cynicism and Inspire Young People to Run for Office
The Brookings Institution, July 7, 2015

GOP Women's Recruitment Effort Adapts for 2016
Roll Call, July 6, 2015

Running from Office: Why Young Americans Are Turned off to Politics (Podcast)
The New Books Network, June 28, 2015

This Man Wants to Be America's First Millennial Senator
The American Prospect, June 19, 2015

Republican 2016 Hopefuls Seek 20-Week Abortion Ban But Rebound May Be Costly
The Guardian, June 15, 2015

Sisterhood Is Sour: How Republican Women Are Going After Hillary Clinton 
Bloomberg, June 12, 2015

Hilary Clinton Alone at Top Even as Democrats Re-examine Their 2016 Options
The Washington Times, June 7, 2015

Edward Fitzpatrick: Amid Gridlock and Corruption, the Young Run from Politics
Providence Journal, June 3, 2015

What Do Young Americans Think About Politics? LOL, Not Much
The Hill, May 29, 2015

For Hillary Clinton, Having Beyoncé's Support Doesn't Hurt. But Does it Help?
The Washington Post, May 23, 2015

Gender Gap in Politics is No Laughing Matter
The Buffalo News, May 20, 2015

Why We May Never Have a Millennial President
The Washington Post, May 20, 2015

Why Young People Don't Want to Run For Office
TIME, May 19, 2015

Not Running, But Fleeing
The Economist, May 16, 2015

From Rand Flip-Flops to Hillary Bumper Stickers, Campaign Swag Piles Up
LA Times, May 14, 2015

New Study: 89% of Youth Don't Want to Run for Office
MSNBC, May 13, 2015

Nobody Wants to Be a Politician Now
Bloomberg, May 11, 2015

Election 2016: What Do Hillary Clinton, Carly Fiorina Mean For Equal Pay For Women, Maternity Leave?
International Business Times, May 7, 2015

Why Don't More Women Run for Office?
LA Times, May 3, 2015

Carly Fiorina Targets Clinton, Gender in Early Campaign Push
Newsmax, April 23, 2015

The GOP Antidote to Clinton?
The Hill, April 23, 2015

Running From Office
C-SPAN, April 21, 2015

One Big Thing to Remember About Candidate Hilary
Womens E-News, April 17, 2015

Hillary Clinton Can't Afford to be Thin-Skinned on Sexism
Newsday, April 14, 2015

Hilary Clinton's Gender Tightrope
CNN, April 13, 2015

Is Hilary 2016 All About Electing a Woman?
CNN (Opinion), April 12, 2015

What to Look for in Media Coverage of Hilary Clinton
Think Progress, April 10, 2015

Savannah Guthrie Fights Casts Shadows on Rand Paul's Debut
The Hill, April 8, 2015

Just How Big is Government, Anyway? Really, Really, Really Big.
The Washington Post, March 30, 2015

Just How Many Elected Officials are there in the United States? The Answer is Mind-Blowing
Daily Kos, March 29, 2015

Abortion Debate Stalls 2 Popular Bipartisan Bills Before Congress
The Boston Globe, March 28, 2015

Abortion Politics Threaten Bipartisan Bills in Congress
USA Today, March 25, 2015

Clinton Already Sketching 'First Woman' Themes
USA Today, March 19, 2015

Will Clinton's Experience Be a Liability?
Washington Post, March 8, 2015

Mikulski Leaves the Senate a Changed Place for Women
Baltimore Sun, March 7, 2015

Local News and Citizen Engagement in the Internet Age: Pew Research Center Report 2015
Journalists Resource, March 5, 2015

'The Dean of Senate Women' Is Leaving Washington
The Atlantic, March 2, 2015

Why Does West Virginia Have so Few Women in Elected Office?
WV Gazette, March 1, 2015

Hilary Clinton's Grandmother Gambit
BBC News, February 19, 2015

Grandmothers Know Best
Olean Times Herald, February 12, 2015

Political Shoo-ins are Bad for Journalism as Well as Democracy
Newsweek, February 12, 2015

Makeup of Omaha-Area Councils, Boards Reflects Politics' Lost Appeal for Youths
Omaha World-Herald, February 9, 2015

News Coverage Can Drive Up Turnout
The Sacramento Bee, February 7, 2015

The Troubling Causes and Consequences of Diminished Local News
The Brookings Institution, February 3, 2015

Pravda on the Plains: Indiana's New Propaganda Machine
The Atlantic, January 27, 2015

GOP Women Face High Hurdles to Office
Politico, January 21, 2015

The Gender Gap in Political Ambition Starts at an Amazingly Young Age
The Washington Post, January 19, 2015

Gender Equality Elusive in Congress as Fewer Women Run for Office
Pittsburgh Tribune Review, January 18, 2015

Men Rule Republican-Led House, Where Lone Woman gets Committee Gavel
Bloomberg, January 12, 2015

Why are There so Few Women on the Sunday Morning Talk Shows
Washington Post, January 8, 2015

Hilary Clinton's Gender Politics
CNN, January 5, 2015

104 Women in Congress. Does it Matter?
Politico Magazine, January 1, 2015


After 95 Years of Men, Harahan Prepares for First Elected Woman Mayor
The Times-Picayune, December 31, 2014

Are Women More Honest than Men in Elections?
MSNBC, December 10, 2014

Female Senators Join GOP Circle, but Not the Inner One
Real Clear Politics, November 14, 2014

Women in Politics
C-SPAN, November 12, 2014

One Hundred Women in Congress Isn't Much to Brag About
23 ABC News, November 11, 2014

Not a 'Year of the Woman'...and 2036 Doesn't Look So Good Either
November 10, 2014

Raimondo Breaks Through, But Few Gains for Women Nationally
Providence Journal, November 10, 2014

100 Women in Congress? So What
Politico, November 6, 2014

Another Year of the Woman? Not Exactly
Time, November 5, 2014

Decision 2014
NBC4, November 5, 2014

A Republican-Controlled Senate Would Mean Fewer Female Committee Chairs
The Washington Post, November 4, 2014

Obama Relegated to Fundraiser in Chief in 2014
The Washington Examiner, November 4, 2014

Getting Women to Run
Inside Higher Ed, November 4, 2014

5 Women of Color are Poised to Make Congress a Little More Diverse on Tuesday
Huffington Post, November 3, 2014

In Fight for US Senate, Women's Rights become a Key Battleground
The Irish Times, November 1, 2014

Why Women are such a Minority in Elected Office
Pacific Standard, October 28, 2014

'First Woman' Status will have Little Impact
Boston Herald, October 28, 2014

How the 'War on Women' is Changing
CNN, October 27, 2014

Profs Bumble into Big Legal Trouble After Election Experiment Goes Way Wrong
Talking Points Memo, October 27, 2014

The Surprising Struggles of Mark Udall to Win Colorado Women
Time, October 27, 2014

In Search of Female Voters
U.S. News, October 20, 2014

Reproductive Rights Take Center Stage for Democrats Defending Senate Majority
U.S. News, October 3, 2014

Geena Davis Says Hollywood Can Help Women Run for Office. It's a Little More Complex Than That
The Washington Post, September 30, 2014

The Pros and Cons of 'President Grandma'
Time, September 29, 2014

Keeping Up Appearances
Politico, September 20, 2014

Women in Politics: College Edition–University of Iowa
MSNBC, September 18, 2014

The Year of the Woman?
The Daily Iowan, September 17, 2014

Michelle Obama and the Top Women Smashing Fundraising Records
The Daily Beast, September 16, 2014

VoteRunLead to Recruit, Train Women to Run for Local Office
MSNBC, September 16, 2014

How the Tea Party is Causing Big Business to Back Democrats
Mother Jones, September 15, 2014

No, Clinton's Frontrunner Status Has to Do with Her Gender
Talking Points Memo, September 9, 2014

Looking for John McCain? Try a Sunday Morning Show
NY Times, September 5, 2014

Martha Coakley Has Much to Showcase and Something to Surmount
Boston Globe, September 4, 2014

Deliberating Bodies: Sexism and Congress
The New Yorker, August 29, 2014

Don't Tell Hillary! Women Lack Ambition, Confidence to Succeed in Politics: Study
The Washington Times, August 25, 2014

Everything You Think You Know About Women and Politics is Wrong
The Washington Post, August 21, 2014

Women in Politics: The Facts and Figures
Latin Post, August 16, 2014

Study: Family Not Major Influence on Women Seeking Office
Newsmax, August 13, 2014

Why All of the U.S. Treasurers Since 1949 Have Been Women
The Atlantic, August 13, 2014

Does the Prospect of Running for Office Discourage Women?
NY Times, August 12, 2014

How the 'Princess Effect' Hurts Female Politicians
MPR News, July 28, 2014

Uncovering the Origins of the Gender Gap in Political Ambition
Journalist's Resource, July 23, 2014

Women Are Underrepresented In Politics, But It's Not For The Reason You Think
The Huffington Post, July 22, 2014

Hillary Clinton Book Tour could Serve as Dry Run for a Campaign
Los Angeles Times, June 9, 2014

Hillary Clinton Embarks on Book Tour -- or is it Campaign Trail? 
South China Morning Post, June 8, 2014

Hilary's Secret Weapons? Praise from Republican Lawmakers
The Hill, May 27, 2014

Oregon Race is a Fight for the Soul of the Senate
Time, May 21, 2014

Is This the Democrats' War on Women
The Daily Beast, May 19, 2014

Election of Republican Women May Tip Power in D.C., Alter Party Perception
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 18, 2014

Prettier Women Get Elected, Ugly Study Finds
Time, May 15, 2014

The Political Ambition Gap
Forbes, May 15, 2014

No Laughing Matter: Hilary to be Haunted in 2014 by Benghazi, Failed Russia Reset
The Washington Times, May 14, 2014

Congressional Sisterhood a Powerful Voice for the Voiceless
CNN, May 13, 2014

We're No. 1! No, U.S. 31st in Women's, Children's Report
Detroit Free Press, May 11, 2014

Quiero ser Presidenta
La Opinión, May 1, 2014

Women are Prepping to Run, Win and Take Office
Womens eNews, April 23, 2014

The Other Kentucky Women Posing a Threat to Republicans
MSNBC, April 21, 2014

What Will a Grandchild Mean for Hilary Clinton
The Washington Times, April 20, 2014

Why Hilary Clinton's Grandchild Shouldn't Matter
USA Today, April 18, 2014

The Political Gap: Campaigning and Serving as a Woman
Iowa Public Radio, April 15, 2014

At Highest-Paid Levels, Female White House Staffers Outearn Men
Washington Examiner, April 10, 2014

White House Working on Tending its Own House on Pay Disparity
CNN, April 8, 2014

For Women, Being a Jock May Also Signal Political Ambition
NPR, March 29, 2014

Condi Rice Wades into GOP Politics
USA Today, March 27, 2014

Republicans Gain Little Ground Among Women
The Boston Globe, March 26, 2014

All Together Now-Why Women Don't Run for Office
Progressive Radio Network, March 20, 2014

Wild for American: Palin's New TV Series is Her Next Step Into Limelight
The Washington Times, March 18, 2014

Despite Leaps, Women Lag in Politics
New York Times, March 16, 201

Geraldine Ferraro's Loss Was Women's Gain
Bloomberg, March 16, 2014

A Rift Among Senate Women: It's About Time
The Washington Post, March 10, 2014

The Path to a Female President
The New Yorker, March 10, 2014

Fewer Women Seek City Office in Sioux Falls
Argus Leader, March 9, 2014

Female Special Previews Democrats' 2014 Play for Women
Time Magazine, March 4, 2014

Edward Fitzpatrick: Raimondo Adds Half Cup of Sugar to Campaign Recipe
Providence Journal, February 27, 2014

Republicans Struggle to GROW Women in Recruitment Drive
Time Magazine, February 27, 2014

The State of Women in Media is Not Great
National Journal, February 19, 2014

Generation "No Politics": Shortage of Best and Brightest
KBAK-TV, February 12, 2014

Why So Few Women in Politics? Ask Sandra Fluke
Politico, February 5, 2014

Democrats Bet 2014 on 'War on Women' Encore
NEWS.GNOM.ES, January 29, 2014

What Janet Yellen Will Do With The Nation's Purse
Alaska Dispatch, January 20, 2014

Visibility of Women in Politics Gains Local Boost Tuesday Night
Saratoga Wire, January 7, 2014

Impact of Women in Politics
C-SPAN, January 4, 2014


Why Aren't More Young Women Thinking About Political Office?
USA Today, December 29, 2013

Why the Next Generation Shuns Public Office
The Epoch Times, December 13, 2013

Un problème d’offre aux Etats-Unis
Libération, December 13, 2013

More Tutoring May Be Required
MSNBC, December 10, 2013

Marc Jacobs, Iowa GOP Senate Candidate: The Way to Talk to Women is on an 'Emotional Level'
The Huffington Post, December 9, 2013

Fewer Women Still Serve in Public Office
The Cary News, December 8, 2013

Turning Off the Next Generation of Politicians
The Washington Post, November 22, 2013

Leaning Out: How Michelle Obama Became a Feminist Nightmare
Politico, November 21, 2013

GOP Savior? Not So Fast on Chris Christie, Say Dems
U.S. News, November 6, 2013

Terry McAuliffe's Focus on Women Sealed a Close Victory
U.S News, November 6, 2013

Las Mujeres que Salvaron a EE.UU. Del Default
Terra, Ocotober 17, 2013

Women Still Struggling to Win Big-City Mayoral Jobs
USA Today, September 19, 2013

Christine Quinn Didn't Lose Because of Sexism
The Atlantic Wire, September 12, 2013

As Christine Quinn Fades, Why Aren't More Women Winning?
The Daily Beast, September 8, 2013

Republicans Looking for More Female Candidates
YNN, August 14, 2013

GOP Turns "War on Women" Back on Democrats
U.S News, August 2, 2013

A Few Good Women: Michigan has Fewest Female Lawmakers in 20 Years, But Recruiting Efforts Afoot.
M Live, July 28, 2013

Women Vote, But Few Run for Office
Newsmax, July 18, 2013

Female Image in Politics: How Much Does it Really Matter?
NPR Chicago, July 16, 2013

Spitzer and Weiner Lead the Polls. Would a Woman Be Able to Make a Similar Comeback?
Slate, July 16, 2013

Tim Steller: Can Kwasman Avoid the Glassman Model?
Arizona Daily Star, July 10, 2013

No, It's Not Sexist to Describe Women Politicians' Clothes
The Atlantic, July 2, 2013

Poll: Sexes Fare Equally on Looks, Electability
Politico, June 28, 2013

Louisiana's Woman Problem: State Ranks Dead Last in Female Representation
The Huffington Post, June 27, 2013

Female Politicians' Clothing: Does it Affect What Voters Really Think?
The Huffington Post, June 25, 2013

Voters Don't Care How Women in Politics Look
The Washington Post, June 23, 2013

Virginia Ballot Includes No Women
The Washington Post, June 14, 2013

Calling Ms. Candidate
Wisconsin Gazette, June 4, 2013

Waiting For Madam President
The New York Times, May 28, 2013

Institute Graduates Latest Class of 34 Women Leaders
GazetteNet, May 23, 2013

Is Marissa Mayer Overscrutinized?
The Daily Beast, May 20, 2013

Why are Pennsylvania Women Hard to Find in Politics?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 12, 2013

Por qué un presidente de EE.UU. no puede ser obeso
BBC News, May 10, 2013

Women Less Likely to Get Involved in Politics, Seek Office
The Washington Times, May 6, 2013

Women Replace Men as Leaders of Progressive Think Tanks
The Huffington Post, May 3, 2013

Why Both the Dems and the GOP Now Think Voters Prefer Female Candidates
The Atlantic, April 24, 2013

Margaret Thatcher Wanted to be Known for Politics, Not Gender
US News, April 8, 2013

We Need More Women in Governorships
The Huffington Post, April 8, 2013

Political Ambition Gap Revealed in "Girls Just Wanna Not Run" Report
The Huffington Post, April 2, 2013

Stephanie Schriock on Women in Politics
C-SPAN, April 2,2013

Study: Young Women Less Likely to Consider Political Office
American University, April 1, 2013

What Michelle Obama Can Teach Us About Modern Womanhood
The Globe and Mail, March 30, 2013

There Aren't Enough Women Even Considering Running for Public Office
The Atlantic, March 29, 2013

Who Runs the World? Not Girls: A Look at Why Women Aren't Running for Office
In The Capital, March 29, 2013

Break on Through
The Providence Phoenix, March 28, 2013

Women Choose Business Over Political Careers
Business News Daily, March 28, 2013

Why are Young Women Running Away from Politics Instead of Running for Office?
Forbes, March 27, 2013

Why Don't Women Run for Political Office? 5 Good Reasons, According to New Study
The Globe and Mail, March 27, 2013

Young Women Do Not Want to Run for Office
Phys.Org, March 26, 2013

Young Women Don't Want to Run for Office
Albany Tribune, March 26, 2013

Young Women Too Smart to Go into Politics
Science 2.0, March 26, 2013

Women's Fight for the Right to Vote
American University, March 21, 2013

Hakeem Jeffries: Politics Versus Possibilities 
The Local, March 11, 2013

Violence Against Women Act Holds High Stakes for House Republicans in 2014
The Hill, February 13, 2013

Domestic Violence Bill Vote Critical Test of More Inclusive GOP
February 12, 2013

Book Discussion on Becoming a Candidate
C-SPAN, February 8, 2013

Changing the Portrayal of Women in the Media
Huffington Post, February 8, 2013

No Female Mayor in Seattle Since 1926
Kitsap Sun, February 3, 2013

Markey vs. Lynch: Who Will Come Out on Top?
Go Local Worcester, February 1, 2013

Women a Big Factor in New Congress
USA Today, January 24, 2013

Sfidat e mandatit të dytë të presidentit Obama
Voice of America, January 22, 2013

Poll: Youth Attitudes On 40th Anniversary of Roe V. Wade
Science Daily, January 18, 2013

Youths in a post-Columbine World aren't Averse to Owning a Gun, Survey Shows
The Kansas City Star, January 17, 2013

Must-See Political TV
The Hill, January 16, 2013

Surprising Number of Young Adults Want Guns
Yahoo! News, January 16, 2013

Women and the Political Process
PurseStrings, January 15, 2013

Obama's Cabinet Shaping Up to be a Boys Club
CNN, January 10, 2013



Analysis: Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchinson Leaves Legacy of Texas Projects But Fell Victim to Changing Electorate
The Dallas Morning News, December 22, 2012

Senate Makeover Could Cost MA Clout in Washington
Go Local Worcester, December 22, 2012

Will Record Number of Women in Senate Mean Less Gridlock?
Washington Post, December 13, 2012

Study: Men and Women Candidates Treated Equally in Media Coverage
MSNBC, November 28, 2012

Why Did Women Do So Well in 2012? Because Gender Bias is Declining
The Washington Post, November 25, 2012

19 Percent of Congress is Female. Why Not Half?
Mother Jones, November 20, 2012

House Democratic Women's Numbers Don't Yet Add Up to Power
CNN, November 15, 2012

New U.S. House: Women and Minorities to the Left; White Men to the Right
CNN, November 14, 2012

'War on Women' May have Helped Democrats; Senate has Record Number of Women
NBC News, November 13, 2012

With Their Big Political Win, the New American Electorate has Arrived
CNN, November 10, 2012

How Women Ruled the 2012 Election and Where the GOP Went Wrong
CNN, November 8, 2012

Political Winners Include Women Immigrants
National Journal, November 8, 2012

Election 2012 Results: Women to Reach Landmark - 20 Percent of Senators
The Christian Science Monitor, November 7, 2012

Election Night 2012
NBC News Affiliates & TVOne, November 7, 2012

College Students Favor Obama by 30%
KFYI Radio, November 6, 2012

High School, College Students Revel Preference for Obama
Alaskan Native News, November 5, 2012

Women Govern Differently than Men - They're Better
NY Magazine, November 5, 2012

More Women Running for Congress Than Ever Before
Voice of America, November 3, 2012

Obama, Romney Continue Battle for Women's Votes
Voice of America, November 2, 2012

"Do You Want This Job?"
Glamour, November 1, 2012: 26

Obama, Romney Court the Female Voters
Reuters, October 31, 2012

Obama Confía su Triunfo a Mujeres, Jóvenes, Latinos y Negros
Terra, October 30, 2012

Women's Issues in the Final Stretch
Fox 5 News, October 26, 2012

MA Senate Race: The Issues That Will Dominate the Final Two Weeks
Go Local Worcester, October 24, 2012

Rosenblum: And Now a Word About Women, From Women
The StarTribune, October 22, 2012

Women Voters Could Decide Presidential Election
The Northwestern, October 21, 2012

Brown and Warren Court Big-Name Endorsements
Go Local Worcester, October 20, 2012

Does Romney 'Get' Women Who Work?
CNN (Opinion), October 19, 2012

'Binders Full of Women' Slip by Supplicant Republican May See Women Vote with Their Feet
The Scotsman, October 18, 2012

Binder-Gate! Did Romney Lose His Gains with Women?
The Fiscal Times, October 17, 2012

Obama Claws Back as Race Heads to Wire: Analysts
Agence France-Presse (AFP), October 17, 2012

Obama's Strong Pitch to Women Prompts Romney Stumble
Reuters, October 17, 2012

Post-Debate, Candidates Court Women's Vote
The Washington Times, October 17, 2012

Who Has the Advantage?
CTV News, October 16, 2012

Women Voters Split Between Obama, Romney
Your News Now Austin, October 16, 2012

Obama Seeking Comeback Victory in Town Hall Debate
USA News, October 16, 2012

Harvard Law Professor Bruce Mann Adjusts to Public Role as "Elizabeth Warren's Husband"
Mass Live, October 14, 2012

Abortion Groups Target Swing-State Voters
The Hill, October 13, 2012

MA Senate Race: Jobs vs. Women's Issues
Go Local Worcester, October 13, 2012

Will Brown Benefit from "New" Romney?
Go Local Worcester, October 6, 2012

Why Women Don't Run for Office (and How We Can Change That!)
ENT Bulletin, October 1, 2012

Second Senate Debate: Can Brown Seize Momentum?
Go Local Worcester, October 1, 2012

Male Voter Support Boosts GOP Candidates
The Washington Times, September 26, 2012

The Gender Gap: Candidates and Voting 
MPR News, September 25, 2012

What to Expect from the Brown-Warren Debate
Go Local Worcester, September 20, 2012

Cicilline, Doherty Appeal to Women
Providence Journal, September 17, 2012

Brown Slips Among Mass Dems
Go Local Worchester, September 12, 2012

Rhode Island's Marquee Congressional Race May Deliver the Answer
The Providence Phoenix, September 5, 2012

Comparing Michelle Obama and Ann Romney's Speeches
Fox 5 News, September 5, 2012

Gay Rights in Spotlight at Democratic Convention
CBS News, September 5, 2012

Dems Open Convention in Push for Tested President
CTV News, September 4, 2012

Women: Key to Obama Victory?
The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 4, 2012

Michelle Obama's Convention Task: Reach Out to Women Without Seeming Too Partisan 
Washington Post, September 3, 2012

Democratic Convention to Nominate President Obama for Second Term
VOA, September 1, 2012

Patriotism, High Ideals Motivate Many Convention Delegates
VOA, August 29, 2012

In a Time of War & Unemployment, Candidates Tussle Over Women's Rights & for Their Votes
Newser, August 27, 2012

Republicans Descend on Tampa, Florida
Voice of America, August 26, 2012

Obama Campaign Steps Up Appeals to Women Voters
The Washington Post, August 24, 2012

Republican VP Candidate Complements Romney
Voice of America, August 23, 2012

Romney Touts Business Background in Presidential Bid
Voice of America, August 23, 2012

Akin Comment Increases Pressure on Romney to Shine at Convention
The Hill, August 22, 2012

US Politician's Rape Comments a Gift for the Democrats
The National, August 22, 2012

Democrats Try to Link Todd Akin to Paul Ryan
USA News, August 21, 2012

Promoting Women in Political Office
MSNBC, August 21, 2012

Why Can Paul Ryan Have It All?
Huffington Post, August 14, 2012

Mitt Romney Taps Paul Ryan as Vice Presidential Running Mate
The Washington Times, August 10, 2012

Why are Women Struggling to Get and Stay Elected?
Politico, August 3, 2012

Poll: Obama Leads Romney Among Women Voters in Key Swing States
The Daily Caller, August 2, 2012

Hillary Clinton Gets Her Revenge on Husband Bill in Hit TV Drama Series
The Guardian, July 28, 2012

Women Candidates for State Legislature Fight to Increase Representation
Huffington Post, July 26, 2012

Boot Camp Teaches Girls how to be Politicians
The News Tribune, July 24, 2012

Brown and Warren Cash in from Bain Capital Execs
Go Local Worcester, July 21, 2012

Campaign Cash Fuels Speculation of Weiner Comeback
The Wall Street Journal, July 18, 2012

Survey of Women: Politics, Public Policy Favor Men
The National Journal, July 12, 2012

After the Palin Fiasco, Will Romney Risk A Female VP?
The Fiscal Times, July 6, 2012

Expert: Romney Won't Pick Woman VP Because of Sarah Palin
U.S. News Weekly, July 5, 2012

Women in Politics
C-Span, May 29, 2012

Second Acts for First Ladies
The New York Times, May 21, 2012

Playing Politics With Poli Sci
Inside Higher Ed, May 11, 2012

Hillary Clinton: From Divisive to (Mostly) Beloved
CBS News, May 8, 2012

Obama's New Ad Shows 'War on Women" at Heart of Campaign
The National Post, May 4, 2012

Ann Romney Wore a $990 Blouse: So What?
The Washington Post, May 3, 2012

The Very Partisan Political Strategy around Men's Reproductive Health
Government Health IT, April 30, 2012

In Veepstakes, Women Don't Rate
CNN, April 24, 2012

Hilary Rosen Says Ann Romney Never Worked a 'Day in Her Life'
USA Today, April 13, 2012

Moms Praised as Romney, Obama Hunt for Women Voters
Bloomberg News, April 13, 2012

Flap Over Ann Romney Shows Campaigns' Anxiety on Women Voters
Trust Law, April 12, 2012

Democrat's Ann Romney Comments Fan Campaign Flames
U.S. News, April 12, 2012

Romney's Wooing of Female Vote Hits Early Snag
The Washington Times, April 11, 2012

Romney Battling to Win Back Women
The Washington Examiner, April 8, 2012

The Scarcer Sex; Republican Callousness is not Helped by Women's Reluctance to Enter Politics
The Economist, April 7, 2012

Fewer Women Running for Public Office Radio Interview
WTOP Today, April 6, 2012

Twenty Years On, 'Year of the Woman' Fades
The Washington Post, March 24, 2012

Political Gains for Women Remain Elusive
American Today, March 21, 2012

Two Indiana Women May Be Part of a Bumper Crop for Congress
Indy Star, March 18, 2012

In Protest, Democrats Zero In On Men's Reproductive Health
NPR, March 15, 2012

Obama Steps Up Effort to Win Over Women
The Examiner, March 14, 2012

Drivers Fume as Local Gas Prices Break the $4 Barrier
The Examiner, March 13, 2012

Republican Party in Need of Prominent Spokeswomen
USA Today, March 12, 2012

Analysis: Men Rule Local Politics
Concord Monitor, March 11, 2012

U.S. House Republicans Look to Reshape Birth Control Debate
Reuters, March 8, 2012

Romney Cannot Quite Shake Off All the Question Marks After Super Tuesday
The National, March 8, 2012

Stayin' Alive: Newt Notches Needed Win in Georgia
Houston Chronicle, March 7, 2012

Super Tuesday
Sun News, March 6, 2012

Undecided Voters Key to 'Super Tuesday' Vote in Ohio
Voice of America, March 5, 2012

GOP's Contraception Attack Alienates Women
The Globe and Mail
, March 5, 2012

Four Republican Candidates to Face Off Super Tuesday
Voice of America
, March 2, 2012

Women in Politics: Why We Need More Women in Office
Huffington Post
, March 1, 2012

Does Rick Santorum Have a Problem With the Ladies?
U.S. News
, February 29, 2012

Few U.S. Women in Politics
Icelandic Broadcasting Service
, February 26, 2012

2012: The Year of 'Birth Control Moms'?
, February 18, 2012

What Women Want: A Bigger Piece of the Political Pie
The Washington Times
, February 16, 2012

Susan B. Anthony's Hit List
The American Prospect
, February 15, 2012

Affairs of (More Than) the Heart
Roll Call
, February 14, 2012

US Campaigners' Wives Play "Humanizing" Role
Financial Times
, February 3, 2012

Wide-Ranging, Bipartisan Campaign Aims to Get More Women Into Politics
, January 21, 2012

Fresh Upheaval Enlivens Republican Presidential Campaign
Voice of America
, January 20, 2012

'Open Marriage' Dirt May Close Door on Newt Gingrich
Boston Herald
, January 20, 2012

Raasch: Why Don't More Women Run for Office?
The Town Talk
, January 19, 2012

Why Women Still Won't Run for Office
Elect Women Magazine
, January 19, 2012

Campaign Shines Spotlight on Political Families
, January 16, 2012

Women's Under-Representation in Politics
, January 14, 2012

Seven Factors Reveal Why Women Don't Run for Office
Outlook Series
, January 14, 2012

Jon Huntsman - High School Dropout, Ambassador, US Presidential Candidate
Voice of America
, January 13, 2012

Who Runs the World?
Main Street Journal
, January 13, 2012

Seven Factors Reveal Why Women Don't Run for Office
Digital Journal
, January 12, 2012

Why Women Don't Run for Office (As Much As Men Do)
Mother Jones
, January 12, 2012

Face it, Romney is Way Out in Front
, January 11, 2012

Lowered Expectations
Sun News Network
, January 11, 2012

Would-Be First Ladies Bolster Husbands-In-Chief
NPR Morning Edition
, January 10, 2012

Paul's Campaign Finds Big Gender Gap to Bridge
The Washington Times
, January 9, 2012

"From Iowa to New Hampshire"
WPRO (New England)
, January 7, 2012

Ask Liz
NBC4 Washington
, January 6, 2012

Fringe No More, Paul's Strong Showing is Making Some Republicans Jittery
The Christian Science Monitor
, January 6, 2012

After Iowa, How Far Can the Candidates Go?
Voice of America, January 4, 2012

US Presidential Candidates Fire Verbal Assaults at Iran
Voice of America
, January 4, 2012



Hillary Clinton, Candidate in 2012?
BBC Mundo, December 23, 2011

Republican Candidates: This Holiday Season, the Wives are Working Overtime.
The Christian Science Monitor, December 21, 2011

GOP Candidates’ Families Humanize the Campaign
The Boston Globe, December 20, 2011

Plan B Backlash: Women's Groups Sour On Obama
The Huffington Post, December 14, 2011

Sexism in Politics Issue Reignited After Bachmann's 'Fallon' Appearance
Saint Cloud
Times, November 30, 2011

Michelle Rallies Female Voters Behind Her Husband
The Examiner, November 17, 2011

Is Cain the Anti-Woman Candidate?
The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
, November 16, 2011

Inaugural 5k Race to Representation a Success
American Today
, November 16, 2011

GOP Candidates Snub Women for Top Campaign Roles
The Huffington Post,
November 15, 2011

Herman Cain 2012 Campaign Threatened By GOP Candidate's Problems With Women
The Huffington Post, November 15 2011

Run, Don't Balk
The Sun News,
November 12, 2011

Mitt Romney Looks Like ‘Last Guy Standing’
Boston Herald,
November 8, 2011

Occupy Oakland Strike Went Too Far?
ABC World News Tonight
, November 3, 2011

Miss Representation: An Interview with Writer & Director Jennifer Siebel Newsom
The Huffington Post, October 20, 2011

Run the Race to Representation 5K on Nov. 5, 2011
The Examiner, September 28, 2011

White House Remains a Man's World, Some Say
The Washington Post, September 21, 2011

Pre-Election Polls Underestimate the Success of Women Candidates
The New York Times, September 19, 2011

Analysis: Bachmann May Be Romney's Top Asset in Race
Reuters, September 16, 2011

Michele Bachmann Avoids Gender Politics In Presidential Campaign
The Huffington Post, September 8, 2011

"Barack Obama’s Jobs Plan,"
CBC, New Brunswick, September 8, 2011
CBC, Vancouver, September 8, 2011
CBC, Yellowknife, September 8, 2011

Race to Representation 5K Advertisement
Washington Running Report, September-October 2011

Gloria Steinem To Headline Obama Fundraiser in New York City
The Huffington Post, August 30, 2011

Sexism in Politics?
The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell (MSNBC), August 19, 2011

"Michele Bachmann and the 2012 Presidential Race"
WCCO, Minneapolis, August 19, 2011

D.C.'s Fight Against Street Harassment
The Washington Post,
August 11, 2011

Michele Bachmann Migraines a Political Headache for Her 2012 Campaign
The Daily Beast, July 19, 2011

GOP Women Defend Party Against 'Anti-Women' Charge
Associate Press, June 22, 2011

Take the Guesswork Out of Official Apologies
The Providence Journal, June 16, 2011

When It Comes to Scandal, Girls Won't Be Boys
The New York Times, June 11, 2011

The Feminine Effect On Presidential Politics
NPR, June 9, 2011

"The Johns Edward Indictment."
WPRO (New England), June 4, 2011

Two Women in a Political Race? Must be a Catfight, According to Palin-Bachmann Buzz
The Canadian Press, May 27, 2011

Mikulski hits the Trail for Women
The Baltimore Sun, May 21, 2011

Parliament Gets a Makeover
Ottawa Citizen, May 6, 2011

Where are the Female Politicians?
Wilson Quarterly, Spring 2011

Jennifer Lawless: Women and Political Discontent
The Agenda with Steve Paikin, April 8, 2011

A Government Shutdown? Yes, Please
CNN.com, April 8, 2011

How Have Women Fared Since Ferraro? Not So Well
Arizona Daily Star, April 6, 2011

Are Women in Politics Making Two Steps Forward, One Step Backward?
The Washington Post, April 5, 2011

Stepping Up
National Journal Daily, April 1, 2011

Women ARE the 'right' Candidates
Montreal Gazette, March 17, 2011

Wave of Voter Discontent Bodes Well for Women
The Star.com, March 14, 2011

Gendered Perceptions and Political Candidacies: A Central Barrier to Women’s Equality in Electoral Politics
Journalist's Resource, March 10, 2011

Mrs. Smith Doesn't Go to Washington
Time.com, February 23, 2011

Looking for Leading Ladies
Span Magazine, February 22, 2011

Candidates Head into the Homestretch
Chicago Sun-Times, February 21, 2011

Women Political Leaders too Rare in U.S., Groups Say
Scrippsnews, February 14, 2011

Senate Women's 'Civility' Pact
Politico, February 4, 2011

Interviewed live on Canadian Broadcasting Company affiliates about the State of the Union address.
Calgary AM
, January 26, 2011
Iqaluit AM
, January 26, 2011
Ontario AM,
January 26, 2011
Ottawa AM,
January 26, 2011
Regina AM
, January 26, 2011
Sudbury AM
, January 26, 2011
Vancouver AM
, January 26, 2011
Victoria AM,
January 26, 2011
Winnipeg AM
, January 26, 2011

Interviewed live about the State of the Union address.
China Radio International
, January 25, 2011

When Closing the Gender Divide, an Elected Woman's Work is Never Done
Alibi.com, January 20, 2011

Republicans Boost Ayotte as New Face of Party
Roll Call, January 12, 2011

Interviewed for an article about the attempted assassination of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and what that means to women in politics.
Glamour Magazine, January 12, 2011

TN Ranks Low in Female Officeholders
The Tennessean, January 11, 2011

A Milestone for Mikulski, the 'Dean' of Senate Women
The Washington Post, January 5, 2011



American University's Top Ten Stories of 2010
American Today, December 30, 2010

Mikulski to Become Longest-Serving Senator
Roll Call, December 29, 2010

Year of the Same
The American Prospect, December 13, 2010

Editorial, 12/7: We Need More Women Running for Statehouse Jobs
JournalStar.com, December 7, 2010

State Narrowly Bucks Trend of Losing Women in Legislature
Gazette.Net, December 3, 2010

Women's Progress Slow in State Legislature
JournalStar.com, November 30, 2010

All-Male Board of Frederick County Commissioners Plans to Be Responsive to Women's Issues
FrederickNewsPost.com, November 16, 2010

Interviewed about Nancy Pelosi's decision to run for Minority Leader in the 112th Congress
WREC, Memphis, TN, November 12, 2010
WILM Wilmington, DE, November 12, 2010
WHJJ Providence, RI, November 12, 2010
KURV McAllen, TX, November 12, 2010
KOGO San Diego, CA, November 12, 2010

Despite New Female Faces in Congress, Numbers in Decline
CNN.com, November 10, 2010

Election Victories: No Increase in Elected Women
Womensenews.org, November 6, 2010

2010 Faltered as a New 'Year of the Woman' in Politics
The New York Times, November 5, 2010

Meet Congress' Class of 2010
The Seattle Times, November 4, 2010

Jennifer Lawless on the Today Show
November 3, 2010

Tea Party Supporters Hope Election Results Will Bring a New Kind of Change
infoZine, November 4, 2010

It Was No 'Year of the Woman'
CNN.com, November 3, 2010

NOT the "Year of the Woman"
Slate, November 3, 2010

Is it Really a Great Year for Women in Politics?
Slate, November 2, 2010

2010: First in 30 Years with Fewer Women on Capitol Hill
MarketWatch, November 1, 2010

Number of Women in Congress Expected to Drop
MyFoxDC.com, November 1, 2010

Why Did So Many Women Run in 2010?
The Atlantic, October 31, 2010

'Year of the Woman' on Ballot But Not at Polls
CNN.com, October 28, 2010

Power Women Of Elections 2010
Forbes.com, October 26, 2010

Democrats' Message to Women Seems to be Working
The Globe and Mail, October 25, 2010

Women in Congress Poised to Hit 30-Year Low
NewsLook, October 25, 2010

Emasculation Politics: What's Wrong with 'Manning Up'?
ABC News, October 15, 2010

In Chafee We trust
The Boston Phoenix, October 14, 2010

Michele Bachmann, Fending Off Tarryl Clark in Nation's Most Expensive Tea Party
Politics Daily, October 13, 2010

Candidates' Racy Photos Raise Sexism, Privacy Issues
NPR, October 12, 2010

Election Gets Dirty for Tea Party 'Witch'
Karen O'Connor quoted in an article on Christine O'Donnell.
London Times, October 10, 2010

Democrats Urge Brown to Apologize Over Remark About Whitman
The Bellingham Herald, October 8, 2010


CEO Status Paying off Big for Trio of GOP Women
Politics Daily, September 29, 2010

Primaries Push More Women into General Elections, But Most Fresh Faces Now Belong to Republican Party
Washington Post, September 16, 2010

Seeing a Tilt in Sunday Talk
New York Times, September 12, 2010

A Slowed Climb Past the Glass Ceiling
CQ Weekly, September 6, 2010

Women's Groups Call out Political Sexism
The Washington Post, September 1, 2010

Sue Stenhouse: Wanted: More R.I. Women Politicians
The Providence Journal, August 26, 2010

Women Candidates Face Progress as well as Pitfalls
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, August 25, 2010

Have Women Achieved Equality?
Cincinnati.com, August 22, 2010

90 years of Voting, and We’re Still Not All the Way There
The Providence Journal, August 20, 2010

Celebrating Lucky Number 19
The Broad Beat, August 18, 2010

19th Amendment: How Far have Women in Politics Come Since 1920?
The Christian Science Monitor, August 18, 2010

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back
The American Prospect, August 13, 2010

New Hampshire May See First All-Female Delegation
CQ Politics, August 8, 2010

Women Out-Vote Men, But Men Still in Charge
StAugustine.com, August 1, 2010

The View from the Top: Obama Tries to Woo Back Women Voters
The Globe and Mail, July 29, 2010

It's on: Chafee and Caprio Square off for Governor
The Providence Phoenix, July 28, 2010

More News to Jeer this Week
Womens eNews.org, June 19, 2010

Interviewed About the Dearth of Women on Sunday Morning Political Shows
WCCO Radio (Minnesota)
, June 18, 2010

Think Again: Networks to Women: “Never on Sunday”
Center for American Progress, June 17, 2010

Women Scarce on Sunday Shows
Politico, June 13, 2010

Jennifer Lawless on Gender Representation in Politics
CambridgeBlog, June 11, 2010

The Year of the New Woman
American Prospect
, June 10, 2010

No New Dawn for Women in Politics
CNN.com, June 10, 2010

The Anti Anti-Incumbent Election
The American Prospect, June 8, 2010

Stagnating Gains for Women in Politics
McCune-Miller, June 7, 2010

Will Rhode Island Go Independent?
Stateline.org, May 25, 2010

Women are a Novel Sight in GOP's Top State Races
LA Times, May 22, 2010

Resources for Women Interested in Elected Office
The Hawkeye, May 16, 2010

Saltonstall Bows Out or Face for Stupak Seat
The Detroit News, May 10, 2010

Michigan Women Try to Break U.S. House Barrier
The Detroit News, May 10, 2010

Mothers, Presidents And Politicians
Forbes.com, May 7, 2010

Mother Of Women's PACs Seeks Younger Supporters
NPR, April 29, 2010

Female Staffers Face Uphill Climb
April 27, 2010 

The Race Dividing Women
The Daily Beast,
April 18, 2010

Elected Officials Urge Women to Enter Politics
The Republican
, March 28, 2010

The Coming Age of Woman Power
, March 25, 2010 

Healthcare Bill a Win for Women?
, March 24, 2010

Pelosi's Triumph: 'It's Personal for Women'
, March 22, 2010

Where are the Women GOP House Candidates?
CQ Politics,
March 11, 2010

Women Missing from USG Ballot
Daily Trojan
, February 18, 2010

Harold Ford's Wall Street Problem
The Daily Beast,
February 10, 2010

The Next Scott Brown?
The Boston Phoenix,
February 10, 2010

Panel Discussion Focused on the Disparities of Women Who Hold Elected Office
February 8, 2010

Women, Start Your Campaigns
Boston Globe, January 28, 2010

Ed Fitzpatrick: The Naked Truth May Be Appealing to Some Pols
Providence Journal, January 26, 2010

Did Ellen Malcolm (Accidentally) Help Elect Scott Brown?
Politics Daily
, January 24, 2010

What's Next for Cicilline?
The Boston Phoenix,
January 21, 2010

Does Scott Brown's Victory Mean Doom for RI Democrats?
The Boston Phoenix,
January 20, 2010

It Will Not Be a Dull Year!
The Boston Phoenix,
January 6, 2010


President Sarah Palin 2012?
Cross Talk, December 19, 2009

Newport's Power Woman
WRNI, October 23, 2009

The Magnificent Seven: Senate Women Pave the Way
Politico, October 9, 2009

Langevin Faces Fight, Not on Abortion
Politico, September 22, 2009

Rhode Island Weighs a Successions Drama of its Own
The Boston Phoenix,
September 3, 2009

Clinton Kerfuffle
CTV, August 13, 2009

Confirmation Hearings of Sonia Sotamayor
CBC, August 6, 2009

Where to Now?
Washington Post Magazine, March 15, 2009

Female Candidates Line up for 2010
Politico, February 23, 2009

Roe v. Wade: On Anniversary, Abortion Is Out of the Spotlight
U.S. News & World Report, January 22, 2009



Women in Politics: One of Anything is Never Enough
American Magazine, December 2008

For Palin Fans, a Team of Their Own
Los Angeles Times, December 21, 2008

Michelle Obama's New Role Prompts Passionate Debate
International Herald Tribune, November 24, 2008

From Home and Away, Advice for a First Lady
New York Times, November 24, 2008

Despite 'Momification' - Michelle Obama's White House Role May Be a Career Plus
ABA Journal, November 24, 2008

America's Last Glass Ceiling will Shatter ... Some Time
Agence France-Presse, November 13, 2008

Still a Glass Ceiling, but Now its Cracked
Toronto Star, November 8, 2008

2008 Campaigns Signal Bright Future for Female Candidates
Baltimore Sun, November 4, 2008

Hollywood Stars Push Youth to Vote
BBC News, October 26, 2008

Ideology Aside, This Has Been the Year of the Woman
Washington Post, October 24, 2008

President Bush Poses with MEPI Participants
LA Times, October 23, 2008

Tomasky Talk: Obama and McCain's Final Debate
The Guardian, October 15, 2008

We Ask Women Voters: What Do You Want Out of the Presidential Election
Cleveland Plain Dealer, October 8, 2008

From Seneca Falls to...Sarah Palin?
Newsweek, September 13, 2008

Palin's Glasses Fuel and Frame a Fashion Spectacle
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, September 10, 2008

What A Difference A Day Makes
Politics Magazine, June 2008



White House, Right Spouse
Financial Times, July 27, 2007

Will Her Face Determine His Fortune?
New York Times, July 8, 2007

The Increasing Role of Political Spouses (video)
CBS News, March 26, 2007

Women & Politics Institute Hosts Delegation from Russia
Premier Global University, Spring 2007

Woman President: Will it Ever Happen?
Anniston Star, February 18, 2007

Women Feeling Freer to Suggest 'Vote for Mom'
New York Times, January 29, 2007

Women Bask in New Speaker's Shining Moment
Washington Post, January 5, 2007

Men are from Mars, Women are from...Mars?
Campaigns and Elections, January 2007



Narrowing the House's Gender Gap
The Washington Post, April 9, 2006