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    Book Party for Capital Dames

    Cokie Roberts talked to guests and made informal remarks at a book party for the release of her book, Capital Dames.

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    Book Discussion on Capital Dames

    Cokie Roberts talked about her book Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868, in which she recounts Washington, D.C., during the Civil War through the lives of…

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    Women in Politics and Leadership

    Former Texas State Senator Wendy Davis (D) spoke to students at the University of California in Berkeley. She talked about women and politics, gender issues, and the difficulties she…

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    House Democratic Women Photo Opportunity

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) gathered with the female Democratic Congress members for a photograph to be taken on the steps on the east front of the Capitol. The 114th…

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    Hillary Clinton at Women's Leadership Forum

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke at the Democratic National Committee Women’s Leadership Forum Conference at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. She called for equal pay…

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    Vice President Biden at Women's Leadership Forum

    Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the Democratic National Committee Women’s Leadership Forum’s 21st Annual National Issues Conference at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. He…

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    Chelsea Clinton on Leadership

    Chelsea Clinton talked about the challenges facing women along with the importance of women leaders. She talked about her work with “No Ceilings: The Full Participation…

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    Women and Conservatism

    Former New York Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle (R) talked about her efforts to promote conservative values after leaving Congress. She talked about challenges facing women and…

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    Women in Leadership

    Veteran and freshman members of Congress talked about the role of women leaders. They agreed that there needed to be more women in Congress to change the conversation “The…

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    Conservative Women and Politics

    Professor Ronnee Schreiber spoke about the role of conservative women in politics. She delivered a research presentation which explored how conservative women leaders negotiate the…

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    Sylvia Burwell on Women's Careers

    White House Budget Director Sylvia Burwell talked about the demands of her job and its effect on her family life. Other topics included income inequality and economic mobility. In…

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    Women's Participation in American Politics

    Simmons College held a forum honoring women in politics and Angelina Grimke, a white Southerner from Charleston, South Carolina, who became the first American woman to address a legislative…

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    Senators Klobuchar and Collins at the Washington Ideas Forum

    Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Susan Collins (R-ME) were interviewed about women in the Senate. They discussed the growing number of female senators and how they collaborated even…

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    Senator Gillibrand on Women and the Economy

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) talked about the impact of the economy on women. She spoke about her “Opportunity Plan,” which includes policies aimed at empowering women…

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    Town Hall Meeting on Electing a Woman President

    Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and other women in politics spoke at a town hall meeting in Iowa about electing a female president and the role of women in politics. They also…

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    Tina Tchen on Women in Politics

    Tina Tchen, chief of staff to first lady Michelle Obama and executive director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, talked about her role in helping military families, and…

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    Stephanie Schriock on Women in Politics

    Stephanie Schriock talked about the challenges related to women running for and getting elected to public office. She detailed the history EMILY’s List, which was formed because…

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    Women in Politics Symposium

    Panelists explored the landscape for women as candidates for elected office in the United States, especially in state legislatures and the U.S. Congress. Topics included media coverage…

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    Role of Media in Women's Suffrage

    Women journalists and authors talked about the role of the media in the women’s suffrage movement and how they have helped and hurt the cause in the last century. They spoke at a…

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    Karen Hughes on Women in Politics

    Karen Hughes talked about her experiences of women in politics, including how they are treated by the media. She also talked about her career, politics, and the future of the…

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