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    Young Voters and Running for Public Office

    Jennifer Lawless talked about Running from Office: Why Young Americans are Turned Off to Politics. In her book she argues the current political system has discouraged young people from…

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    Women in Politics

    Jennifer Lawless talked about the impact the 2014 midterm elections had on the number of women serving in public office, as well as a report analyzing gains made by women. C-SPAN…

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    Impact of Women in Politics

    Jennifer Lawless talked about the impact of women in politics, and her study that showed female candidates were increasingly running for public office. She responded to telephone calls…

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    Book Discussion on Becoming a Candidate

    American University professor Jennifer Lawless talked about her book, Becoming a Candidate: Political Ambition and the Decision to Run for Office. This interview was recorded at American…

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    History of Women in Politics

    The National Archives hosts a discussion on the history of women’s suffrage, with an emphasis on the impact of Mary McLeod Bethune. Panelists explore the past and current role of…

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    Women in Politics

    Jennifer Lawless talked about her latest book, Becoming a Candidate: Political Ambition and the Decision to Run for Office, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Women's Underrepresentation in Politics

    Jennifer Lawless talked about the lack of women in politics. She discussed reasons why women tend not to get involved in politics and what might be done to counteract these…

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