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She's On First

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics

As Hillary Clinton becomes the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, we look back at some other historic firsts for women in the United States...

The Hill's 25 Women To Watch

The Hill | Posted 10.24.2012 | Women

Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, Condoleezza Rice — these are women who have made their marks in politics in a big way. But look beyond this highest t...

Sigourney Weaver: 'Stalemate In Washington Can Be Broken By A Woman'

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 07.24.2012 | Women

Sigourney Weaver is known for playing strong female characters. She played a high-powered investment banker in “Working Girl,” the First Lady in ...

CAPTION THIS: Hillary Clinton's Just Chillin' With The Guys

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.13.2012 | Women

Hillary Clinton has done it again. The most meme-ready political woman has managed again to get herself photographed being amazing -- this time in Cam...

LOOK: Greatest Photo Of Hillary Yet?

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 06.19.2012 | Women

On Sunday, Hillary Clinton was on a plane heading to Los Cabos, Mexico for the 2012 G20 Summit. After the plane landed, Clinton took a moment to compo...

The 2012 Project: Women Wanted

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics
Annie Spiegelman

I found out that women account for only 17 percent of the U.S. Congress and 23 percent of the state legislature. That puts the United States 78th in the world (tied with Turkmenistan) for percentage of women holding office.

10 Women Who Rule D.C.

Posted 03.21.2012 | Women

Washington D.C.’s political center has long had the reputation of being an old boys' club. And though it largely still is -- there are only 17 femal...

PunditMom Defends Sarah Palin

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joanne Bamberger

Palin has taken charge of this moment that is unlikely to come again and she's making the most the notoriety that was offered her. I have to say, if I were in her shoes, I'd do the same thing.