Gender and Politics in the media

US: Ginsburg: Female justices no ‘shrinking violets’. House GOP Set to Defy Obama Mostly White Men.

Women are also part of US history The Hill Most Americans can probably identify Susan B. Anthony as a suffragette who fought for the right of women to vote. But did you know that the first woman to cast a …

Are Women In Leadership Afraid To Laugh? Huffington Post video A President needs to lead and either expose Congress or strong arm them to his will.  If you’re a woman in leadership positions, male leaders do not give them 

Women in spotlight in state elections Asbury Park Press In the end, there is a strong possibility that only one of the women candidates — Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, who is running for re-election — will remain standing.

From left, Reps. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., Jeff Landry, R-La., Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, and Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., prepare to conduct a forum in Rayburn called a Conversations with Conservatives to discuss issues including appropriations and the upcoming reconciliation package. Photographer: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call via Getty Images

House Republicans Set to Defy Obama Are Mostly White Men Businessweek The core group of Republicans who are pushing the House toward a showdown with the White House over the debt ceiling and government spending is made up of 41 members — all white men except for two.

More than half are from Southern states, their average re-election vote was 65 percent and most have served for fewer than five years in the House.

This small, homogeneous group of lawmakers is exercising out-sized influence as it bucks the House leadership, eschews compromises with President Barack Obama and exerts a rightward influence on a Republican conference of 234 members.

‘Egotism’ to blame in male politician sex scandals … video Many women feel they need to use a double-voice discourse (donning more male traits) to lead, and studies show that being too cheerful may be a disadvantage for women in leadership. Should women leaders keep playing the ‘tough guys’ to be respected?

Why Are Unmarried Women Less Likely To Vote … video Unmarried women are less engaged and less likely to vote in 2014 than the general …

Cerritos College Host First-Ever Summit for Progressive Women … Last weekend, Women: Organized to Win hosted a very successful first-annual Women’s Summit for women aspiring to run for elected office in California.

Veteran political pro Rebecca Sive’s new book boosts women in …Voices “Every Day is Election Day: A Woman’s Gide to Winning Any Office, from the PTA to the White House,” the new book by local public affairs consultant Rebecca …

Carol Anne Costa: American Politics Needs Women More Than Ever GoLocalProv Kate Coyne McCoy, a strong voice for women’s issues has also taken on the task of moving to action with her new American LeadHERship PAC, as well as her …

Ginsburg: Female justices no ‘shrinking violets’ Green Bay Press Gazette The three women have formed a solid voting bloc on the court, agreeing with each other more often during the past term than any other pairing of justices.

First Citadel female grad, Sen. Bright will take on Graham The State COLUMBIA — Nancy Mace, the first woman to graduate from The Citadel, and … Unlike Mace, Bright said he has a voting record that voters can use to judge his …

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