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CAWP News & Notes: Happy Women's History Month!

Wednesday, March 4, 2015  
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A newsletter to keep you informed about all things women and politics from the Center for American Women and Politics, Rutgers University



Michel Martin Speaks in Honor of History-Making State Senator Wynona Lipman



NPR'sMichel Martinis coming to Rutgers on Tuesday, March 10 as theSenator Wynona Lipman Lecturer in Women's Political Leadership(and you cansign up hereto attend!) To learn a bit more about Senator Lipman and understand why Martin is an ideal choice for this role, read CAWP's latestfootnotes blog post.





No History-Making Here: NJ Gets Low Marks Electing Women at the County and Municipal Levels...


CAWP recently reported that If New Jersey counties were graded on their efforts to elect women as freeholders, only four would receive excellent marks, and three would flunk. Progress on electing women mayors is even worse, with just two counties exceeding 25 percent, and the rest below 20 percent.Read the press release and examine the depressing tablefor yourself.




And That's Why You Should Get Ready to Run®


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Don't get mad (or depressed) - get elected! Or elect other terrific women you know! Find out how atReady to Run® NJ on March 13-14. There's still time to register for two days packed with essential information offered in two tracks tailored to your needs: either "I'm Ready to Run, Now What?" or "I'm Not Ready to Run Yet, But..." Take a look atthe agendaand you'll see why you should get this exciting program on your calendar now. And if you're not in or near New Jersey, check out ourpartner programs around the country.


End of an Era in Congressional History

Senator Barbara Mikulski, dean of the women in the U.S. Senate and a pathbreaker in countless ways, will step down when her current term ends.Read The Washington Post's take.


Beginning of a Campaign to Make History?

Will Hillary Rodham Clinton's presumed presidential campaign focus on gender? AskThe National Journal.


She's Not History Yet

One woman who has no intention of ending her career is Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. See what Gail Collins says about the Unsinkable RBG inThe New York Times.


Surprised? We're Not

The New York Timesalso reports on research proving that women in the Senate are better dealmakers than their male colleagues. (Note the bipartisan photo with the aforementioned Senator Mikulski at the center.)



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