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Jen comments on female voters on PBS NewsHour.

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2014

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Watch Jen discuss with C-SPAN about the impact the 2014 midterm elections had on the number of women serving in public office, as well as a report analyzing what gains women made.

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Decision 2014

Watch Connie Morella, SPA's Ambassador in Residence, discuss with NBC4 on the number of women in Congress.

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Watch Jen's interview with C-SPAN's Book TV about her book, Becoming a Candidate: Political Ambition and the Decision to Run for Office.

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Women and the Political Process

Starting at minute 9, Jen provides 20 minutes of commentary about female candidates, why they don't run for office, and what happens when they do.

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Jen and Danny Hayes discuss with MSNBC's Jansing & Co. about their new research on gender bias - or the lack thereof - in the media's coverage of female candidates.

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See Jen on NBC affiliates and TVOne segments during election night 2012.

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Jen discusses more about what this election means for women.

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Jen speaks to Reuters about the gender gap.

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Jen discusses with Fox 5 News about the gender gap and women's issues in the final stretch of the campaign.

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Does Romney 'Get' Women Who Work?

In an op-ed Jen and Kathy Dolan discuss moving beyond the binders.

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Jen speaks to CTV News about her thoughts on who has the advantage heading into tonight's debate.

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"Do You Want This Job?"

Check out the November issue of Glamour. Jen comments on why so few women are in Congress.

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The Gender Gap: Candidates and Voting

Listen to Jen's take on whether 2012 is a "Year of the Woman" and then hear a follow-up conversation/discussion with Jen and Kathryn Pearson.

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Jen provides her analysis of Michelle Obama's DNC speech to Fox 5 News.

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Jen speaks to CTV News about what to expect at the DNC this week.

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Jen speaks to Voice of America on who and what the delegates at the conventions need as well as what to expect the DNC.

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Jen speaks to Voice of America on why the GOP choose Tampa for the RNC convention, Romney's likeability (or lack thereof) problem, and what Paul Ryan brings to the ticket.

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Jen speaks to Sun News about female voters in swing states.

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Jen comments about Romney's speech to the NAACP to Fox News.

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Jen explains to SUN News about Romney readjusting as he wraps up the Republican race.

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Jen explains to CBS News the factors that hinder the emergence of women candidates.

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Fox News asks Jen why women are flocking to Obama as Romney pulls ahead as GOP front-runner.

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As we celebrate the anniversary of the 'Year of the Woman,' The Washington Post asks Jen why twenty years later, we don't have much to celebrate.

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Sun News asked Jen what we should look for during Super Tuesday.

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Super Tuesday

 

 

 

 

 




VOA asks Jen about the role of undecided voters in Ohio's Super Tuesday primary battle.

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The Icelandic Broadcasting Service asks Jen about women in politics.

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In case you missed it, here is Jen's appearance on C-SPAN's Washington Journal.  She took calls about our newest research report, "Men Rule: The Continued Under-Representation of Women in U.S. Politics."

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As Millenials Come Of Political Age, Few Decide To Run For Office

Jen provides insight as to why some millenials are not running for office.

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How Hillary Clinton Is Trying to Avoid Being 'Shrill'

Jen comments on the perception of Clinton's and Sanders' "yelling."

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The Bros Who Love Bernie Sanders Have Become a Sexist Mob

Jen comments on the sexist comments of some of Bernie Sanders' supporters.

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Trump Vs. Megyn Kelly: Does the Donald Have a 'Woman Problem?'

Jen comments on Donald Trump's contentious remarks.

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'We Love You!' Conservative Women Turn Blind Eye to Donald Trump's Slurs

Jen comments on Donald Trump's controversial rhetoric.

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List: 5 Obstacles that Could Stop a Clinton Nomination; Emails, Benghazi, and Biden

Jen comments on Hillary Clinton's likelihood to be the Democratic presidential nominee.

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How Chelsea Clinton and Ivanka Trump's Pregnancies Play into Their Parents' Presidential Campaigns

Jen comments on the politicization of family ties for presidential candidates.

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Hillary Clinton Says Women Leaders Are Better Listeners. Research Backs Her Up

Jen's research on how women politicians tend to vote along partisan lines was used in an article highlighting leadership characteristics.

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Is Hillary Clinton "likable enough"? Science Has an Answer.

Jen comments on how voter perceptions of character traits differ for male and female political candidates.

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Behind Trump's Strong New Push to Attack Clinton as 'Weak'

Jen comments on why people perceive Hillary Clinton as older than she is for an article examining the ages of various presidential candidates.

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Divided It Stands: The Year Ahead in American Politics

Jen and James Thurber comment on how different candidates will fare with voters in the upcoming primaries and the 2016 presidential election.

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Provocation, Vitriol are Trump's Strategies, Analysts Say

Jen comments on how Donald Trump's strategy of connecting immigration with national security may play out with voters.

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Could Donald Trump Win the GOP Nomination?

Jen comments on voter turnout and the likelihood of a Donald Trump nomination.

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Does Hillary Clinton Have the Women's Vote Locked Up?

Jen comments on why Hillary Clinton is so polarizing to voters.

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Could National Security Make 2016 Tougher for Women Candidates?

Jen comments on whether female candidates are less likely to be viewed as credible on national security issues.

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Ted Cruz's Biggest Political Asset This Campaign Season May Be His Wife

Jen discusses whether Heidi Cruz makes her husband more palatable to voters.

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Bernie Sanders Lightens Up

Jen comments on Bernie Sanders showing his softer side.

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Clinton Puts Gender Front and Center

Jen comments on Clinton's references to gender in the recent debate.

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Why Biden is Smart to Sit out First Democratic Debate

Jen comments on Biden's decision to hold out on his commitment to run for president.

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Resurgent Clinton Looks for Knockout in Prime-Time Debate

Jen comments on the upcoming debate.

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Hillary Clinton's Challenge: Sexism or 'Clinton-ism'?

Jen comments on attitudes toward Hillary Clinton.

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Emails to Hound Clinton for Months

Jen comments on emails, trustworthiness, and conservatives throwing lots of stuff against the wall.

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The Republican presidential field's tricky Carly Fiorina problem

Jen comments on how male candidates can't look like they're bullying Carly Fiorina, but Fiorina needs to look like she's capable of being bullied.

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How anxiety about terrorism impacts female candidates in elections

Jen discusses gender stereotypes, the role they play in campaigns, and how they have evolved post-9/11.

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Hillary Clinton’s woman problem, explained

Jen comments on Hillary Clinton's support among female voters.

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Clinton and Bush Turn to TV to Show Softer Sides

Jen comments on the way candidates convey to voters that they're empathetic and relatable.

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Is insulting women's looks the same as mocking Trump's hair?

Jen comments on what Donald Trump had to say about Carly Fiorina's appearance. His comments were definitely not presidential, but as an equal-opportunity-below-the-belt-hitting-bully, Trump's words might not actually be sexist.

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Do members of Congress take vacation time to campaign?

Jen comments on how the candidates continue to do their jobs while campaigning.

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