“Record-breaking wins by female candidates in 2018 inspiring more to run,” MSNBC (March 1, 2019)

“For the First Time, More than 100 Women Will Serve in the House,” CNN (November 7, 2018)

“Why 2018 is Year of the Woman,” Hong Kong TV (November 6, 2018)

“Meet the (Many) Women Running for Congress Who Could Reshape Pennsylvania Politics,” NBC10 Philadelphia (November 1, 2018)

“The ‘Pink Wave’ of Election 2018,” CBS Sunday Morning (October 14, 2018)

“One year into #MeToo movement, how far have we come?” PBS NewsHour (October 5, 2018)

“A record number of women are running for office. Here’s why it matters.” Consider It, Vox (October 11, 2018)

“Judge to be Sworn in Tonight,” CBC News (October 8, 2018)

“How women are processing the Kavanaugh nomination vote,” CBC News (October 6, 2018)

“The Battle for the Supreme Court Shapes Up on Capitol Hill,” NBC10 Philadelphia (July 15, 2018)

“#MeToo Movement Drives Women into Politics,” CNN (March 30, 2018)

“Being a ‘Consoler-in-Chief,'” CTV News (October 4, 2017)

“Colin Kaepernick’s Stance,” CTV News (September 28, 2017)

“White House infighting,” CTV News (July 28, 2017)

“Trump Takes Aim,” CTV News (July 25, 2017)

“Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary,” CTV News (July 21, 2017)

“MSNBC Fires Back at Trump,” CTV News (June 30, 2017)

“Women and the Home Stretch,” POTUS 2016 with Brian Lehrer, CUNY TV (November 3, 2016)

“The Newsmakers: Women in Power,” TRT World (August 3, 2016)

“Ivanka Trump Makes Bid for Women,” MSNBC (July 23, 2016)

“Will Brexit Affect U.S. Elections?”  MSNBC (June 25, 2016)

“Hillary Makes History,” Power & Politics, CBC (June 8, 2016)

“Review of Donald Trump/Megyn Kelly Interview,” BBC World News (5/18/16)

“Donald Trump and Women,” Lateline (5/17/16)

“The Gender Gap,” Political Mann – CNN International (5/15/16)

What the “women’s vote” means in 2016, PBS News Hour (3/31/16)

Why the candidates matter in elections, Melissa Harris-Perry (5/18/14)

Why does GOP struggle to elect women?, Melissa Harris- Perry (5/18/14)

Have Democrats found their midterm strategy?, Melissa Harris-Perry (5/18/14)

Are attacks against Wendy Davis sexist or standard political fare?, Melissa Harris-Perry (1/26/14)

What happens when women run, Melissa Harris-Perry (1/26/14)

Does speculation fuel or dampen Hillary’s prospects?, Melissa Harris-Perry (1/26/14)

The facts of life according to Mike Huckabee, Melissa Harris-Perry (1/26/14)


“A record number of women were elected in the midterm, but we’re nowhere near gender parity in Congress,” Los Angeles Times (November 13, 2018)

“Black Women Candidates: A Smart Investment,” Rewire News (October 11, 2018)

“What hasn’t changed about women in power since Anita Hill,” CNN (with Kira Sanbonmatsu and Susan Carroll) (September 17, 2018)

“In 2018, Pennsylvania women are remixing 1992,” CNN (May 16, 2018)

“11 states have no women representing them in Congress,” CNN (April 9, 2018)

“Electing a woman means we can’t think of the presidency as inherently masculine.” Politico Magazine (November 3, 2017)

“Want Something Done? Elect a Woman.” (with Kira Sanbonmatsu and Susan Carroll) Ms. Blog (June 30, 2017)

“You can try to silence women of color in Congress, but it won’t work.” (with Kira Sanbonmatsu and Susan Carroll) Vox (June 20, 2017)

Editor and Expert Contributor, Presidential Gender Watch 2016

“In Hillary Clinton’s run, the ‘woman card’ works in surprising ways. Here’s how.” (with Melissa Deckman) Washington Post (June 10, 2016)

“How Should Clinton Play the ‘Woman Card?'” (contributor) Politico (June 9, 2016)

“Does Hillary Clinton face a different standard for honesty?” (Interview with Janell Ross and Julie Dolan) Washington Post (May 29, 2016)

“Campaigning While Female,” Ms. Magazine (Spring 2016)

“Why is Bernie Yelling at Me?” Ms. Blog (January 19, 2016)

“Does an Ideal Spouse = an Ideal Commander in Chief?” Ms. Blog (January 15, 2016)

“Presidential Spouses: A Conversation Worth Having…But Not at the Democratic Debate,” Ms. Blog (December 22, 2016)

“Tough Talk in Tuesday’s GOP Debate,” Ms. Blog (December 18, 2016)

“The Power of Black Women’s Votes in Presidential Politics,” Ms. Blog (December 16, 2016)

“The Gender Demands of Being Commander in Chief,” Ms. Blog (December 2, 2015)

“Urgency and Optimism: Chisholm’s Legacy and the Status of Black Women in American Politics Today,” Huffington Post (November 30, 2015)

Carly Fiorina’s Feminist Crusade?,” Ms. Blog (November 4, 2015)

“Embracing Gender: It’s Debatable,” Ms. Blog (October 16, 2015)

“What Difference Have Women Made in the Presidential Race? We’re Talking about Feminism,” Ms. Blog, (October 6, 2015)

“Gender Didn’t ‘Happen’ to Carly Fiorina (or Anyone),” Ms. Blog (October 2, 2015) 

“The Gender Story I Saw at the GOP Debate,” Ms. Blog (September 21, 2015)

“What Role Will Gender Play in the Presidential Election?,” Ms. Blog (September 15, 2015)

“A Recent History: Black Women’s Political Representation,” Huffington Post (February 17, 2015) (with Glynda Carr)

Sex, Money and Politics – Web Chat,” Open Secrets – Center for Responsive Politics (September 27, 2013)

“Women’s Voices and Women’s Votes: Gender and the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election,” e-International Relations (November 20, 2012)

The Academic Feminist: Election Forum,” (November 5, 2012)

Day 3 of Parliamentary Exchange,” U.S. Embassy of Canada (May 9, 2012)


“A Seat at the Table,” No Jargon, Scholars Strategy Network (November 16, 2018)

“Si se puede!” United States of Anxiety, WNYC (November 9, 2018)

“Ladies Night,” The WHY, WHYY (November 7, 2018)

“The Original Nasty Woman,” United States of Anxiety, WNYC (October 10, 2018)

“A Seat at the Table: Congresswomen’s Perspectives on Why Their Presence Matters,” New Books in Political Science (October 8, 2018)

“Hearing Problems,” Ken Rudin’s Political Junkie (October 4, 2018)

“The Ceiling,” The Wilderness, Crooked Media (September 17, 2018)

“Kelly Dittmar,” The Electorette (June 3, 2018)


“Male Democratic Candidates Will Have To Answer Gender Role Questions In 2020 Race,” NPR (March 27, 2019)

“Women & the 2018 Midterms,” Radio Times, WHYY (November 9, 2018)

“Gender Politics.. Could A Pink Wave Engulf Legislatures?” KSFR Santa Fe (NPR Affiliate) (October 5, 2018)

“Kavanaugh And Accuser Face Senate, Rosenstein Faces Trump,” Charlotte Talks, WFAE Charlotte (NPR Affiliate) (September 28, 2018)

“‘Year Of The Woman’ Hits Central Valley, With Female Candidates In State, Congressional Races,” KVPR (NPR Affiliate) (September 18, 2018)

“U.S. Midterms,” BBC Woman’s Hour (September 13, 2018)

“The Long Run: Record Numbers of Women Running for Office,” KQED (August 8, 2018)

“The Rise of Women in Politics,” Charlotte Talks, WFAE Charlotte (NPR Affiliate) (May 30, 2018)

“So-called Pink Wave,” Left, Right, and Center, KCRW (NPR Affiliate) (May 11, 2018)

“Trump Twitter Fit,” Radio Times, WHYY Philadelphia (NPR Affiliate)  (June 30, 2017)

“Nevada Near Top In Number of Women In The Legislature,” KNPR Nevada Public Radio (NPR Affiliate) (March 27, 2017)

“Live Pre-election Special,” Radio Times, WHYY Philadelphia (NPR Affiliate)  (November 3, 2016) 

“Clinton v. Trump, Round 1,” Radio Times, WHYY Philadelphia (NPR Affiliate)  (September 27, 2016) 

“The Growing Influence of Women Political Donors,” Central Time, Wisconsin Public Radio (NPR Affiliate) (August 11, 2016)

“Clinton to deliver economic speech in Detroit,” Marketplace, NPR (August 11, 2016)

“Sexism on the campaign trail: How Hillary Clinton can shatter the glass ceiling,” The Current, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (June 22, 2016)

“Clinton Made Women’s History By Clinching The Delegate Count,” Central Time, Wisconsin Public Radio (NPR Affiliate) (June 8, 2016)

“What do American Women Make of Donald Trump?” BBC Woman’s Hour (May 24, 2016)

“Gender Issues and Politics on the Campaign Trail,” The Joy Cardin Show, Wisconsin Public Radio (NPR Affiliate) (May 12, 2016)

“Could Gender Be The Decisive Factor In A Trump-Clinton Matchup?” Morning Edition, National Public Radio (May 10, 2016)

“Taking the Temperature of 2016: Super Tuesday Election Results & What they Mean,” Radio Times, WHYY Philadelphia (NPR Affiliate) (March 2, 2016)

“Do Female Democrats Feel Torn Between Clinton and Sanders?” Take Two, KPCC Southern California (NPR Affiliate) (February 5, 2016)

“Catching up with the Dems,” Radio Times, WHYY Philadelphia (NPR Affiliate) (January 19, 2016)

Candidate comments on women highlight gender politics,” Minnesota Public Radio News with Kerri Miller (NPR Affiliate) (August 10, 2015)

“Navigating the Gender Terrain of Political Campaigns,” NewsWorks,WHYY Philadelphia (NPR Affiliate)(November 6, 2015)

“Navigating the Gender Terrain of Political Campaigns,” NewsWorks, WHYY Philadelphia (NPR Affiliate) (November 6, 2014)

“After nearly 12 years, New Jersey will send a woman to Congress,” NewsWorks, WHYY Philadelphia (NPR Affiliate) (October 29, 2014)

“Women in Pennsylvania Politics,” Radio Times, WHYY Philadelphia (NPR Affilate) (June 5, 2014)

“Equal Pay Day,” The Signorile Show, Sirius XM Radio (April 8, 2014)

“Why Haven’t There Been More Female Governors?” Illinois Public Radio (NPR Affiliate) (January 14, 2014)

Women and Campaigns.” 1370 Connection, WXXI News (NPR Affiliate, Rochester, NY) (October 9, 2013)

Women and the Last Election,” All Sides with Ann Fisher, WOSU – Ohio Public Radio (NPR Affiliate) (February 28, 2013)


“Women in Politics in Belize,” Belize Now (September 1, 2017)

“Women in Politics Conference,” Open Your Eyes Morning Show, Channel 5 Belize (August 29, 2017)

“Amplifying Voices: The Women Who Cover Politics” (moderator), Roundtable at “The New Normal? Women, Media, and Politics Symposium” (April 28, 2017)

“Playing the Gender Card When the Deck is Stacked,” The Politics of Gender: Women, Men, and the 2016 Campaign, The Atlantic Politics & Policy Series (December 13, 2016)

“Navigating Gendered Terrain Book Talk,” Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University (February 12, 2015)

“#BlackWomenLead: Harnessing the Political Power of Black Women,” Center for American Progress (June 19, 2014)

Women Make Better Senators,” Huffington Post Live (July 16, 2013)

Madam President,” Huffington Post Live (May 2, 2013)

Is the Senate Ready for Ashley Judd?” Huffington Post Live (March 12, 2013)

Selected Mentions

Tackett, Michael. “Women Line Up to Run for Office, Harnessing Their Outrage at Trump.” New York Times (December 4, 2017)

Garofoli, Joe. “Why sexual predators endure in the political world.” San Francisco Chronicle (November 29, 2017)

Cottle, Michelle. “Women Exit the Party of Trump.” The Atlantic (November 22, 2017)

Lai, Jonathan. “College professors’ new classroom worry? Their words going viral.” Philadelphia Inquirer (November 27, 2017)

Weaver, Courtney. “Politics clouds reckoning on sexual harassment.” Financial Times (November 17, 2017)

Farmer, Liz. “Election 2017 Was a Historic Night for Women.” Governing (November 8, 2017)

Desai, Rajvi. “City Council’s women of color lead the charge for gender equality in politics.” am New York (November 8, 2017)

Decker, Cathleen. “With election stakes high, even local Virginia contests draw national volunteers and attention.” Los Angeles Times (November 6, 2017)

Williams, Vanessa. “Study: Despite changing demographics, the political playing field still tilts toward white men.” Washington Post (October 24, 2017)

Vock, Daniel. “As Outcry Over Sexual Harassment Grows, Focus Shifts to State Legislatures.” Governing (October 18, 2017)

“Women in Politics Take The Foreground,” 7 News Belize (August 31, 2017)

“What Are The Barriers Facing Women In Politics,” 7 News Belize (August 31, 2017)

“Women, Power and Politics in Belize Under Discussion at Conference,” News 5 Belize (August 31, 2017)

Pennamon, Tiffany. “Experts: True Equality for Women Still not a Reality.” Diverse Issues  in Higher Education (August 27, 2017)

Viebeck, Elise. “Female senators are increasingly on receiving end of insults from male officials.” Washington Post (July 27, 2017)

Phillips, Amber. “Rush Limbaugh, Jane Sanders and a meditation on the definition of sexism.” Washington Post (July 19, 2017)

Phillips, Amber. “Trump dropped his ‘face-lift’ tweet in an already very tough political environment for women.” Washington Post (July 3, 2017)

Keneally, Meghan. “White House considers eliminating council focused on female empowerment.” ABC News (June 30, 2017)

Phillips, Amber. “Trump’s Mika tweets underscore a dark reality: For him, it’s always about gender.” Washington Post (June 29, 2017)

Garofoli, Joe. “Trump’s tawdry tweets have become the new normal.” San Francisco Chronicle (June 29, 2017)

Abramson, Alana. “The Senate’s Republican Women Could Make or Break the GOP Health Bill.” Fortune (June 23, 2017)

Siddiqui, Sabrina. “Hillary Clinton returns to Wellesley and rips Trump with Nixon comparison.” The Guardian (May 26, 2017)

Farmer, Liz. “The Emerging Strategy for Capitalizing on Women’s Unprecedented Interest in Politics.” Governing (April 25, 2017)

Shamus, Kristen Jordan. “5 things women need to know about Trump’s first 100 days.” Detroit Free Press (April 14, 2017)

Ali, Safia Samee. “Powerful Women Lead the Way in Taking Trump to Task.” NBC News (February 12, 2017)

Hinckley, Story. “Surge in young women planning to run for office.” Christian Science Monitor (February 2, 2017)

Wenger, Yvonne. “Black, female and in charge of Baltimore.” Baltimore Sun (January 16, 2017)

Rudner, Jordan. “Even with rise of political outsiders, women take traditional path to power.” Dallas Morning News (January 4, 2017)

Decker, Cathleen. “After Clinton’s defeat, what’s the path for future women presidential candidates?” Los Angeles Times (December 23, 2016)

Chira, Susan. “Will Women Still Want to Run?” New York Times (November 18, 2016)

Foran, Clare. “Women Aren’t Responsible for Hillary Clinton’s Defeat.” The Atlantic (November 13, 2016)

Hinckley, Story. “Minority women make big strides on Election Day.” Christian Science Monitor (November 11, 2016)

Hanna, Maddie. “Trump’s ‘locker room’ talk eclipses Clinton’s historic moment.” Philadelphia Inquirer (November 6, 2016)

Page, Susan. “How women have defined the 2016 election.” USA Today (November 1, 2016)

Manchester, Julia. “Closing gender gap in Washington is slow work.” CNN (October 31, 2016)

Tessier, Marie. “Speaking While Female, and at a Disadvantage.” New York Times – The Upshot (October 27, 2016)

O’Reilly, Marie. “The real impact of a female president? More women in politics.” PRI The World (October 25, 2016)

Lussenhop, Jessica. “Presidential debate 2016: Four ways gender played a role.” BBC News (September 27, 2016)

Chowdhry, Affan. “When Donald Meets Hillary.” The Globe & Mail (September 26, 2016)

Przbyla, Heidi. “On honesty issues, Hillary Clinton fights own missteps, gender stereotypes.” USA Today (September 6, 2016)

Bhatia, Juhie. “Presidential Nominees Ignore Women of Color at Their Peril.” Rolling Stone (August 26, 2016)

McGill, Andrew. “Would Electing More Women Fix Congress?” The Atlantic (August 23, 2016)

Cottle, Michelle. “The Era of ‘The Bitch’ is Coming.” The Atlantic (August 17, 2016)

Chowdhry, Affan. “The fight ahead: As the primaries draw to an end, the Clinton versus Trump match-up becomes clear.” Globe & Mail (June 9, 2016)

Dale, Daniel. “Will sexism hurt Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign?” Toronto Star (June 8, 2016)

Henderson, Nia-Malika. “Hillary Clinton’s historic moment.” CNN (June 8, 2016)

Fitzgerald, Thomas, and Julie Terruso. “Women around Philadelphia relish Clinton’s historic win.” Philadelphia Inquirer (June 9, 2016)

Foran, Clare. “Making the Case Against Donald Trump.” The Atlantic (May 19, 2016)

Newton-Small, Jay. “Why Donald Trump Is Targeting ‘Security Moms’.” TIME (May 17, 2016)

Khalid, Asma. “Could Gender Be The Decisive Factor In A Trump-Clinton Matchup?” NPR (May 10, 2016)

Newton-Small, Jay. “Why Bernie Sanders Faces a Trap at the Democratic Debate.” TIME (April 13, 2016)

Newton-Small, Jay. “Trump and Cruz: Your Wives Are Not Political Props.” TIME (March 24, 2016)

Halper, Evan and Lisa Mascaro. “Hillary Clinton’s Trump card: Female swing voters.” Los Angeles Times (March 16, 2016)

Nelson, Colleen McCain and Natalie Andrews. “Hillary Clinton Finds Young Female Voters’ Support Elusive.” Wall Street Journal (February 9, 2016)

Manning, Alle, and Kaitlyn Kelly. “For Campaign Management Job, Women Need Not Apply.” Vocativ (January 22, 2016)

Rampell, Catherine. “Be Pretty, but not too Pretty: Why Women Just Can’t Win,” The Washington Post (January 21, 2015)

Chmurak, Elizabeth. “Does Hillary Clinton Have the Woman’s Vote Locked Up?” Fox Business (November 30, 2015)

Pindell, James. “New Hampshire US Senate Race is Ground Zero for Women’s Issues,” Boston Globe (October 23, 2015)

Kasenaar, Lisa, and Josh Wingrove. “Feminist Trudeau Names Women to Half of Posts in New Cabinet,” Bloomberg (November 5, 2015)

Pindell, James. “New Hampshire US Senate race is ground zero for women’s issues,” The Boston Globe (October 23, 2015)

Lussenhop, Jessica. “Is insulting women’s looks the same as mocking Trump’s hair?,” BBC News (September 22, 2015)

Pilkington, Ed, and Zach Stafford. “Hillary Clinton campaign deploys not-so-secret weapon: Bill,” The Guardian (September 18, 2015)

Edwards-Levy, Ariel. “Support For Clinton Drops Among Female Voters,Huffington Post (September 14, 2015)

Bacon, Jr., Perry. “Biden Could Face Gender Gap in Potential Bid,” NBC News (August 27, 2015)

Bolten, Kathy. “Not-so-secret weapon: The campaigning spouse,” Des Moines Register (August 20, 2015)

Newton-Small, Jay. “Why Women Should Thank Trump,” TIME (August 10, 2015)

Sathian, Sanjena. “Is this the year of  women of color in politics?” Ozy (May 9, 2015)

Lyons, Kim. “How will a woman running for president in 2016 be portrayed?” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (April 26, 2015)

Seltzer, Sarah. “How Kate McKinnon’s Bonkers ‘SNL’ Impression Could Actually Help Hillary Clinton,” Flavor Wire (March 22, 2015)

Thompson, Krissa. “D.C.’s first female mayor on Muriel Bowser, the next woman to win the office,” The Washington Post (November 6, 2015)

Friedman, Ann. “Why the Midterms were Bad for Women,” New York Magazine (November 6, 2014)

Bacon, Jr., Perry. “Hillary Clinton is Talking More about Women. Here’s Why it Matters,” NBC News (October 27, 2014)

Kiefer, Francine. “Do women voters favor women candidates? Not really, Iowa shows,” Christian Science Monitor (October 23, 2014)

Newton-Small, Jay. “Midterm Elections See Surge in Tough-to-Lure Candidates: Young Moms,” TIME (October 13, 2014)

Newton-Small, Jay. “The Pros and Cons of ‘President Grandma,'” TIME (September 29, 2014)

Itkowitz, Colby. “In male-dominated Congress, it’s male-dominated committee hearings,” Washington Post (September 11, 2014)

Cheney, Kyle. “Year of the Woman Governor Hits a Snag,” Politico (September 1, 2014)

Johnson, Sharon. “Campaign Ad Spending Rises as Obstacle to Women,” Women’s eNews (July 15, 2014)

French, Lauren. “Steny Hoyer’s office belies Hill’s boys club image,” Politico (July 10, 2014)

Morgan, David. “U.S. Democrats aim to turn contraception into campaign drive,” Reuters (July 8, 2014)

Henderson, Nia Malika. “Report on Black women and politics shows challenges, strides,” Washington Post – She the People (June 20, 2014)

Waldron, Kelly. “Fewer women in NJ local offices,” NJ 101.5 (June 12, 2014)

Hinchliffe, Emma. “Number of female mayors in NJ is declining,” The Bergen Record (June 10, 2014)

Tamari, Jonathan. “Pa., N.J.women face obstacles in political races,” The Philadelphia Inquirer (June 9, 2014)

Henderson, Nia Malika. “Here’s why 2014 won’t likely be ‘the year of the woman governor’,” Washington Post – She the People (May 30, 2014)

Zremski, Jerry. “Hillary Clinton makes women her political priority,” The Buffalo News (April 17, 2014)

Matthews, Laura. “Senate Republicans block Paycheck Fairness Act, but will it hurt in November?” International Business Times (April 9, 2014)

Beamon, Todd. “Palin, GOP Look to ‘Mama Grizzlies’ to Shake up Fall Elections.NewsMax (March 23, 2014)

Hunt, Kasie. “Hillary or Bust: How Clinton Buzz Hurts Other Dem Contenders.” NBC News (February 10, 2014)

The Primaries are Coming, are Women Running in Your State? – See more at:

“The primaries are coming, are women running in your state?”  Vitamin W (January 31, 2014)

Schlanger, Danielle. “Louisiana’s Woman Problem:  State ranks dead last in women’s representation.” Huffington Post (June 27, 2013)

Orel, Gwen. “Votes for Women – in Montclair.” The Montclair Times (March 13, 2013).

Fama, Jillian. “How does your state rank for women in power?” ABC News (December 1, 2012).

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