She The People: women candidates


Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 04/13/2012

Still hoping for a year of women candidates

The 2012 Project is trying to take advantage of new districts, open seats and the voter turnout of a presidential election to get more women elected.

By Sandra Fish  |  10:12 AM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 Project, women candidates, 2012 elections

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Re: Why more women don’t run for office

It turns out the voters actually want a woman candidate to fight back, which is a good lesson to remember.

By Karen Tumulty  |  08:57 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  women in politics, women candidates, sexism

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 03/25/2012

Why women don’t run for political office

SHE THE PEOPLE | Are women less willing to endure — and dish out — personal attacks?

By Melinda Henneberger  |  11:37 AM ET, 03/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  women candidates, women in politics, Karen Tumulty, Citizens United, Michele Bachmann, Connie Morella, Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin