She The People: women in politics


Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 11/09/2012

Do Democrats owe their Senate majority to women?

A new study says women’s votes made the difference in the outcomes of several high-profile races that helped Democrats retain control of the Senate.

By Krissah Thompson  |  04:15 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  women in politics; women 2012; women's votes; U.S. Senate; women in the Senate;

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 10/27/2012

Lena Dunhams first time, all over again

The woman from "Girls" talks about her "first time" in support of Barack Obama's platform on women and families

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  10:02 AM ET, 10/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Campaign 2012, President Obama, War on Women, Women in Politics

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

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 03/07/2012

Can women bring civility to politics?

When we make up 51 percent of the population, we could almost plead taxation without representation.

By Sandra Fish  |  10:46 AM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympia Snowe, women in politics, 2012 elections