New Year, New Governor
The Providence Journal reports that Gina Raimondo, the newest U.S. woman governor promises "a Rhode Island comeback."
New Year, Not So New State Legislative Numbers
The National Journal,Politico andPennlive(The Patriot News) use CAWP's latest numbers to highlight the sadly unchanged status of women in state legislatures. CAWP Scholar Kelly Dittmar reviews the trends and challenges for forecasting gender parity in state legislatures in her latest footnotes blog
New Congress, Few Women Leaders
Bloomberg Politics tells about the one woman chairing a House committee and the scarcity of women in leaders in Congress more generally.
You Mean Women Have to Make Laws AND End Sexism Too?
Jessica Valenti in The Guardian opines that women can't end sexism in the workplace by just showing up.
CBS News shares a class portrait of the Democratic women in the U.S. House on the frozen Capitol steps along with a rundown of the numbers of women in the new Congress.
Where Women Lawmakers Chill
Politico provides snapshots of Senator Barbara Mikulski's hideaway office in the Capitol, where the women in the Senate meet to talk shop and build relationships.
Be Cool, but Not Too Cool
CNN looks at two Republicans, Sen. Joni Ernst and Rep. Mia Love, who arrived on Capitol Hill as celebrities and gets advice for them from others who have had similar experiences.
Political Dynasties are Good for Women
So says New York magazine's Annie Lowrey, noting a number of political women who have come from political families.