Donald Trump's failure to select a woman as his running mate is more evidence that his party is out of step with voters. At a time when Americans are wrestling with deep divisions of all kinds,, 51 percent of the population has just been foolishly ignored.
Do female candidates really hold the future of the Senate in their hands? Is the partisan makeup of the Senate intimately tied to the fate of female candidates making this truly "the Year of the Woman?"
When the "most qualified" talk begins this weekend, make sure that the women who are running get full credit for what they offer. Practical, focused and effective, women can be a major force in launching an era of innovative public leadership.