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The Effects of Media's Focus on Women Candidates' Appearance Aren't Pretty

Karin Agness | Posted 06.12.2013 | Women
Karin Agness

As Celinda Lake of Lake Research Partners explains, "Women candidates pay a real price when they are covered in a way that focuses on their appearance."

Breaking News: U.S. Now Ranks 79th in World for Women's Political Participation

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

This is The Year of the Woman. Again. As a result of Tuesday's elections, the 113th Congress will include the highest number of women senators ever: 20. Hate to be a killjoy but the truth is that even with this improvement women are still woefully underrepresented in this country.

Why Women Should Wage War on Big Money in Politics

Blair Bowie | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics
Blair Bowie

It's said that there are two types of power: people and money. However, those two are not weighted equally. So despite being a coveted "voting bloc," as long as women earn less than men, we lack the political power to even control the conversation about our own "issues."

Women Must Vote with their Purses in 2012 Elections

Sam Bennett | Posted 06.23.2012 | Women
Sam Bennett

Women can't ignore the fact that money, along with voting and volunteering, is critical to leveling the playing field between men and women in politics.

Amanda Terkel

Women Gave Less In Political Donations In 2010

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After the 2010 elections, the number of women in Congress dropped for the first time in more than 30 years. A new report shows that it w...

What The Iowa Caucus Means for Women

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 03.03.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

It's unpatriotic and irresponsible to ignore sexism.