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Woman President

Needed: A Woman in the Oval Office ASAP

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 07.01.2014 | Women
Trudy Bourgeois

It is time for us to closely examine WHY we don't support other women. Why are we scared to step out and speak up? What is the root of that fear? And why do we let that fear control us?

Is a Female President Only a Pipe Dream?

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

Before women candidates can even begin to make their arguments and present their platforms, they must face frequent verbal attacks intended to take them down a peg or more -- merely for being women. Is it too much to hope that more people grow aware of just how female candidates' behaviors are marked? Are political observers and journalists at last advanced enough to recognize when certain actions are being disparaged simply because a woman is taking them? Or do we remain suckers in a land of sophists, buying into innuendo, believing whatever's implied -- even if it has nothing whatsoever to do with the truth?

Why Haven't We Had A Woman President? (NEW BOOK)

Posted 11.25.2013 | Books

The following is an excerpt from What Will It Take to Make a Woman President? Conversations About Women, Leadership and Power [Seal Press, $17.00], a ...

Clinton: 'I Hope We Have A Woman President In My Lifetime'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton said he hopes to see a woman president in his lifetime. "I think it would be a good thing for the world as well as fo...

Laura Bassett

Progressive Group Launches Campaign For Female President

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

The progressive women's advocacy group EMILY's List launched a new campaign on Thursday called "Madam President," which aims to put women on the Democ...

Hillary: The 'First Next Lady'

Jeffrey Ann Goudie | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics
Jeffrey Ann Goudie

I'd say the Democrats are both in line and in love. And the nation is ready to break through the gender barrier and elect a female president. Surely, we won't mimic suffrage and wait another 50 years.

'Run Hillary, Run!'

Concord Patch | Marc Fortier | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics

Half of New Hampshire's all-female congressional delegation said Friday they'd like to see Hillary Clinton run for president in 2016. U.S. Sens. Je...

Why I Won't Be Happy Until a Woman Is President

Brienne Walsh | Posted 12.18.2012 | Women
Brienne Walsh

For the question of inequality in the workplace to really be answered -- or the situation to change -- we need a woman in the office of President.

Why a Woman's Agenda Means More Than Her Gender

Lori Sokol | Posted 06.20.2012 | Impact
Lori Sokol

The "I Can Be... President" Barbie doll is poised to give hope to young girls around the world. The media can now join young girls around the world by focusing more on the important qualities required for a woman to become president, such as ambition, confidence, and courage.

Republicans, Weiners and My Friends

Robert Schwab | Posted 08.14.2011 | Denver
Robert Schwab

A friend asked yesterday whether I was planning to watch the Republican debate last night. I wasn't, and this morning, reading about the debate I realized why. It doesn't matter.

The White House Project: Making Women's Leadership A Social Norm

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Rahim Kanani

The White House Project, a non-profit organization, aims to advance women's leadership in all communities and sectors.

Madame President: What Will It Take?

Barbara Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Lee

As someone who works to advance women's equality in American politics, Presidents Day begs the same question every year: What will it take for the U.S. to elect a woman president?

Women Leaders -- Anywhere But Here?

Anne E. Kornblut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anne E. Kornblut

America ranks somewhere around #71 worldwide, below Pakistan and Cuba, when it comes to the share of women in political office (in the US Congress, it's less than 17 percent).

The 2012 Presidential Race According to Numerologist Cheryl Lee Terry...

Tess Ghilaga | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tess Ghilaga

Cheryl Lee predicts that in this decade, women will regain their power and take their rightful place in society.

She's Out There! Her Name is Kara Silverman!

Amy Sewell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Sewell

As a country, we have grown up, adapted to the ever changing world, and begun to take responsibility for our role in its current state.

She's Out There! Her Name Is Ingrid Schuster Tighe

Amy Sewell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Amy Sewell

The need for pragmatic and prudent leaders in both the military and politics was evident to me during my military service.

SHE'S OUT THERE! The Next Generation of Presidential Candidates Essays by 35 Young Women Who Aspire to Lead the Nation

Amy Sewell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Sewell

I realized there must be a lot of young women out there thinking about running for president, and I wanted to know who they are.

How Bo Diddley Can Teach Hillary Clinton a Note or Two

Gloria Feldt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gloria Feldt

I never paid attention to Bo Diddley's lyrics; I was simply moved by the rhythms. But the passing of Hillary Clinton's campaign makes them seem quite relevant.

Hillary's Strategy To Win Dependent On Bill

Politico | Elizabeth Drew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In all the excitement over the prospect that Hillary Rodham Clinton might be our first woman president, largely overlooked is the fact that, after try...