Proof That Women Are the Better Dealmakers in the Senate

Proof That Women Are the Better Dealmakers in the Senate

New York Times – A couple of enterprising Harvard University students have uncovered proof of what women in the United States Senate have long suspected and claimed: They really are better than men at working together, passing bills and cutting bipartisan deals. Inspired by a recent article in The New York Times about women in…

Oklahoma’s Sally’s List to Hold Powerful Women Lunch March 5th

Oklahoma’s Sally’s List to Hold Powerful Women Lunch March 5th

Sally’s List, the Oklahoma organization dedicated to training and electing progressive women for public office is holding its third annual Powerful Women Luncheon on March 5th featuring former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm. This year the organization is celebrating the role of women in leadership with the theme Powerful Women.  Tickets are on sale now: https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=E244669&id=1. The event…

CAWP News – Up to Six Women Governors

CAWP News – Up to Six Women Governors

When Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown succeeds the resigning Governor John Kitzhaber on Wednesday, February 18, she will join five other women as chief executives in the states for a total of three Democrats and three Republicans. Brown will be Oregon’s second woman governor, following in the footsteps of Barbara Roberts, who served from…

Meet Oregon’s New Governor, Kate Brown, Being Sworn in Today

Meet Oregon’s New Governor, Kate Brown, Being Sworn in Today

The Statesman Journal – Secretary of State Kate Brown will be sworn in asOregon’s 38th governor at 10 a.m. Wednesday morning in a relatively brief inauguration ceremony following Gov. John Kitzhaber’s Friday decision to resign. In a statement Tuesday, she said she would “lay out a series of immediate reforms needed to restore the public’s trust…

How to Be Young and Female in Congress

How to Be Young and Female in Congress

By Elizabeth Holtzman – POLITICO Magazine – In January 1973, I was sworn in as the youngest woman ever elected to Congress—even though, at the time, I had no idea that I had set a new record. The press wasn’t paying attention, and I just assumed that because the constitutional minimum age was 25 and…