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Anti-abortion Policymaking and Women's Representation.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Political Research Quarterly. Jun2021, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p403-420. 18p.

Abstract:To what extent and under what conditions do women in elective office lead the way on conservative women's interests? The few existing studies find that, contrary to most research on women's descriptive and substantive representation, legislative activi...

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The Making of AOC. (cover story)

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):TIME Magazine. 4/1/2019, Vol. 193 Issue 12, p22-29. 8p. 10 Color Photographs.

Abstract:The article discusses 29-year-old Puerto Rican-American legislator Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (AOC's) impact of U.S. politics as of 2019, and it mentions AOC's defeat of 10-term incumbent U.S. House of Representatives member Joe Crowley in a June 2018 ...

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LIZ CHENEY.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):TIME Magazine. 9/27/2021, Vol. 198 Issue 11/12, p64-65. 2p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:The article features U.S. Representative Liz Cheney, one of the most influential people in the world in 2021 according to the periodical "Time."

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Gender and Policy Agendas in the Post‐War House.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Policy Studies Journal. Feb2020, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p133-156. 24p. 4 Charts, 3 Graphs.

Abstract:摘要: 几十年来, 根据临界规模理论, 人们形成了对女性政治人物任职期间处事方式的预期。然而, 后来发展起来的研究挑战了该理论的前提假设:通常这些"代表"女性会回避对女性权益的争取, 然而当机构中的性别更加多样化, 这些女性会共同努力争取这些权益。事实上, 目前该领域内的很多学者开始背离临界规模理论。但是, 完全抛弃临界规模理论还为时尚早, 因为仍有问题没有得到解决, 比如, 随着更多女性进入政府, 女性立法工作者如何调整其政策重点。我在本文提出假设, 在国会任职的女性越多, 每位女性国会议员对女性...

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THE OPTIMIST IN THE ROOM.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Nation. 10/28/2019, Vol. 309 Issue 11, p22-24. 3p. 1 Black and White Photograph.

Abstract:The article discusses the political behavior, social interaction with her supporters and optimism of the former community organizer and Somali American U.S. Representative of Minnesota Ilhan Omar. An overview of Omar's relations with political supporte...

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Why Can’t Republicans Elect Women?

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Washington Monthly. Jul/Aug2020, Vol. 52 Issue 7/8, p6-9. 4p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:The author explores possible reasons behind the minimal number of Republican women politicians in the U.S. Congress. Topics discussed include the increasing number of Democratic women elected to Congress compared to Republicans, the significant support...

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Representative Pramila Jayapal Is Pushing Joe Biden to Be More Progressive.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):TIME Magazine. 4/12/2021, Vol. 197 Issue 13/14, p20-21. 2p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:The article discusses an interview with Pramila Jayapal, U.S. Representative for Washington. Topics explored include the March 2021 mass shooting in Atlanta, Georgia and racism against Asian Americans, her plan to reintroduce the Medicare for All healt...

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Staying Power. (cover story)

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):TIME Magazine. 9/17/2018, Vol. 192 Issue 11, p24-33. 9p. 9 Color Photographs, 1 Diagram.

Abstract:The article profiles U.S. Representative Nancy Pelosi of California, discussing her status within the Democratic Party and perception of her from the Republican Party. Biographical information is included along with an overview of her political career ...

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Congress's Most Family-Friendly Member.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):American Prospect. May/Jun2021, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p22-27. 6p.

Abstract:The article focuses on Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and her efforts in advocating an adequate Child Tax Credit and paid family leave. It mentions DeLauro's role in introducing a paid family leave bill and a paid sick leave bill, as well as he...

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25 MOST POWERFUL WOMEN IN D.C. POLITICS.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Fortune; 10/1/2019, Vol. 180 Issue 4, p120-126, 5p, 8 Color Photographs

Abstract:The article discusses the 25 most powerful women in U.S. politics. It includes Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren and New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education.

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