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Women in Elective Office 2019

“In 2019, 127 women serve in the U.S. Congress. Twenty-five women serve in the Senate and 102 women in the House. The number of women in ...
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In SF, a warm welcome home for newly elected House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

“At the packed event attended by San Francisco Mayor London Breed, incoming state Board of Equalization member Malia Cohen, incoming state ...
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Maxine Waters New Chair of the House Financial Services Committee

Congratulations to @RepMaxineWaters the new chair of the House Financial Services Committee, the first African American and first woman to hold that ...
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US enters new phase as women change the face of Congress

Record 102 women will be sworn into House as balance of power shifts in Washington, and Nancy Pelosi is expected to make history as speaker ...
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  • News Article
  • Dec 4, 2018
  • ELLE

A Woman’s Place is in the House

“On November 6, 2018, 35 new women were elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, making this incoming class the most diverse by race and gender ...
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Black Hair Matters: The Affirmative Power of Politicians Like Ayanna Pressley and Stacey Abrams

For black women politicians in particular, this heightened attention to appearance means limited choices—and outsized scrutiny—when it comes to how ...
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Democrat Rebecca Bauer-Kahan Wins East Bay AD16 Race

In a stunning victory, Democrat Rebecca Bauer-Kahan has unseated GOP incumbent Catherine Baker in the East Bay’s 16th Assembly District ...
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Four women will sit on San Luis Obispo’s City Council for the first time

Mayor Heidi Harmon was reelected and received 60.65 percent of votes according to the County of San Luis Obispo. Carlyn Christianson was also ...
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  • News Article
  • Nov 7, 2018
  • TIME

How Women Candidates Changed American Politics in 2018

“Thousands of women have upended their lives over the last two years join the army of organizers devoted to changing politics and electing Democrats ...
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