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Women Governors

Massachusetts Could Get Its First-Ever Elected Female Governor With Coakley Primary Win

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley (D) could make history as the state's first-ever elected female governor if she wins November's general ...

We Need More Women in Governorships

Gov. Peter Shumlin | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics
Gov. Peter Shumlin

For every piece of good news we hear about women assuming new leadership roles, there is more evidence that our current political culture fails to encourage qualified women to run for office.

Amanda Terkel

There May Be No Female Democratic Governors Left After 2012 Elections | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There are currently two Democratic female governors in the entire nation. After November, there may be zero. While four Republican fe...

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?