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Women Senate

Claire McCaskill Says She Had A Cursing Problem Early In Her Career

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 08.13.2015 | Politics

Cursing was one way Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) tried to fit in when she worked in a male-dominated environment when she was younger. “I had a pro...

Former Congresswoman Says Senator Asked Her To Fetch Him A Cup Of Tea

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.26.2015 | Politics

Former Rep. Elizabeth Holtzman (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday that when she served in the House of Representatives in the late 1970s and early '80s, Congress...

Laura Bassett

Men Got Us Into The Shutdown, Women Got Us Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics

Senators John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) said on Wednesday afternoon that their female colleagues can take most of the credit for drivin...

A Historic Election For Women

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 01.09.2013 | Women
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

This week saw a historic election for women, both on the ballot and at the ballot box. Women who run for office today will inspire more of our young women and girls to do so in the future, so we can one day get to 51 percent representation.