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Women & Politics Institute

Sunday Morning Monitor

Each Sunday morning, politicians, pundits, and journalists gather to set the agenda for the coming week's news cycle. These elected officials, candidates, and talking heads crowd the airwaves of the major networks and cable news outlets.

Considering the important and influential role these programs play in establishing political discourse, WPI tracks who sits at the round table. And these numbers make clear, women are few and far between.

March 19, 2017: 23 men and 13 women

NBC's Meet the Press with Chuck Todd: 4 men and 3 women

  • OMB Director, Mick Mulvaney (M) 
  • Sen. Susan Collins (F) 
  • Rep. Adam Schiff (M) 
  • George Will (M) 
  • Katty Kay (F) 
  • Yamiche Alcindor (F) 
  • Robert Costa (M)

CBS's Face the Nation with John Dickerson4 men and 3 women

  • Sen. Ted Cruz (M) 
  • Rep. Nancy Pelosi (F) 
  • OMB Director, Mick Mulvaney (M) 
  • Kim Strassel (F) 
  • Jeffrey Goldberg (M) 
  • Ruth Marcus (F) 
  • Ed O’Keefe (M)

ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos: 7 men and 2 women

  • Christopher Ruddy (M) 
  • Secretary of Health and Human Services, Tom Price (M) 
  • Sen. Rand Paul (M) 
  • Rep. Joaquin Castro (M) 
  • Rep. Will Hurd (M) 
  • Terry Moran (M) 
  • Maggie Haberman (F) 
  • Roland Martin (M) 
  • Sara Fagen (F)

CNN's State of the Union with Jake Tapper: 4 men and 2 women

  • Secretary of Health and Human Services, Tom Price (M) 
  • Sen. Tom Cotton (M) 
  • Bakari Sellers (M) 
  • Rep. Marsha Blackburn (F) 
  • Jen Psaki (F) 
  • Jim DeMint (M)
  • Speaker of the House, Rep. Paul Ryan (M) 
  • Rep. Devin Nunes (M) 
  • Karl Rove (M) 
  • Ezekiel Emanuel (M) 
  • Neera Tanden (F) 
  • Rachel Campos-Duffy (F) 
  • Jennifer Korn (F)