Record Number Of Women Running For US House SeatsThe number of women running for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives set a record Thursday, the vast majority of them Democrats motivated by angst over President Donald Trump and policies of the Republican-controlled Congress.
US Sees Surge In Women Interested In Running For Office"I've never seen anything like this. Every day, dozens more women come to our website, come to our Facebook page and say, 'I am mad as hell. I want to do something about it. What should I do now?'"
Klobuchar & Snowe In Mpls To Encourage Female PoliticiansA congressional approval poll out just last week says only ten percent of Americans approve of the job Congress is doing. Many Americans say they're frustrated with the partisan divide and gridlock in Washington. That was one of the topics discussed at a conference in Minneapolis today by Women Winning - a group dedicated to electing women candidates. Hundreds gathered to hear Senator Amy Klobuchar and former Republican Senator Olympia Snowe of Maine.