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Senate Women

In Solidarity, Senate Women Help Female Candidates

AP | By DONNA CASSATA | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Shelley Moore Capito's responsibilities are familiar to many women: plan her daughter's May wedding, look out for her elderly...

Women Senators Prove Collaboration Is Better Than Conflict

Sally Steenland | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Sally Steenland

These women may not wear shiny red capes to work, but these days in Washington, their accomplishments qualify as superpowers.

Senate Women Rib Male Colleagues

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

A record number of women will be serving in the Senate come January, as new additions will put their tally at 20 -- an even fifth of the chamber. In a...

Amanda Terkel

Historic Number Of Women To Serve In Next Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 113th Congress will have 20 female senators, the most ever in U.S. history. Joining the Senate will be Republican Deb Fischer (Ne...

In Committee: Women Senators, Reproductive Rights and the 2012 Elections

Barbara Lee | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics
Barbara Lee

Since women's political fate tends to be tied to the political fate of Democrats overall, next year's elections pose a very real threat to some of the most powerful pro-woman, pro-choice voices in Congress.

Amanda Terkel

Elizabeth Warren And Tammy Baldwin Team Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Monday, Massachusetts U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren will be teaming up with fellow Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) f...

Amanda Terkel

Senate Women Face High Stakes In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While a majority of people who live in the United States are women, there are only 17 of them in the U.S. Senate. And if Americans turn ...