Politics

We Want You: Why Women Should Run for Office
"If half of all city council members, mayors, and governors were women, would we still be fighting for access to affordable maternity c…
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The Breakdown: Why Women are Running for Office

We surveyed over 700 women to uncover everything from what's motivating them to their biggest fears, and the results are fascinating.

How to Bring in the Big Bucks for Your Political Campaign

Hint: It's time to get personal.

How I Did It: Advice from Real Women Who Campaigned (and Won)

Insight into life on the campaign trail from the winners.

How to Nail the Debate on the Campaign Trail

These four rules will have you dominating the stage.

Former First Lady Policy Director Krishanti Vignarajah on How to Stay Sane on the Campaign Trail

Michelle Obama's former policy director reveals her essentials while campaigning.

How to Maintain a Strong Digital Presence on the Campaign Trail

You'll find the young voters on Snapchat and Instagram.

Thinking of Running for Office? Here's How to Get Started

These five candidate training programs will help you become a seasoned political pro in no time.

The Women of Congress Share Why They Ran for Office

"I'm grateful for models and mentors in my life who believed in me and challenged me to dream bigger dreams.”

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How to Build Buzz After You've Decided to Run for Office

Step 1: Make news.

The Women of Congress on What Life in Politics Is Really Like

You'll never guess who eats dark chocolate ice cream for breakfast.

The Women of Congress Share Their Best Advice on How to Be a Boss

"When someone sells you short, you have to ‘kill ‘em with competence."

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Here's How to Deal with Press on the Campaign Trail

Avoid flubs, freak-outs, and media fails with the help of the reporters who know best.

The Women of Congress on Why Women Should Run for Office

Here's why we need women in office now more than ever.

The Women of Congress Share Why They Almost Didn't Run for Office
"As someone who has led a fairly private life, I hesitated to share my personal story with the world. As an immigrant and refugee, I di…
How to Conquer Internet Trolls During Your Campaign

Brianna Wu, the woman at the center of the Gamergate scandal, shares how she overcame harassment from strangers.

California Is the First U.S. State to Legally Recognize a Third Gender

Residents may choose male, female, or non-binary on official state documents.

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'SNL' Finally Addressed the Harvey Weinstein Allegations

This follows Weinstein's expulsion from the Academy.

Donald Trump Reportedly Will Not Be a Guest of the Queen on His Upcoming Trip

The President's State Visit has allegedly been downgraded.

What If We Just Believed Women?
One of the reasons Harvey Weinstein was able to allegedly prey on women for 30 years is that victims were afraid no one would hear them…
Could Your Period Get You Fired?

A new case highlights just one of the many issues menstruating women face at work.

Justin Trudeau: Why I'm Raising My Kids to Be Feminists

An exclusive essay for MarieClaire.com.

A Complete History of the Feuds Between Trump's Wives

"You bitch, leave my husband alone" and other timeless classics.

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Ivana Trump Called Herself the Real “First Lady,” and Melania Is Not Amused

The (actual) first lady issued a strongly worded statement.

Donald Trump Wants "Equal Time" from Every Late Night Show

That's not a thing (anymore), Mr. President.

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This Model Says She Received Rape Threats After an Ad Featured Her Hairy Legs

Arvida Byström is the star of a new Adidas campaign.

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You Can Now Officially Apply to Work with President Obama

The deadline is tomorrow, though, so hurry!

Trump Called Her a "Nasty" Woman, so the Mayor of San Juan Wore This Shirt in Response

“What is really nasty is that anyone would turn their back on the Puerto Rican people."

Women Should Be Able to Get Their Abortions Like They Get Their Sudafed: Over the Counter

As conservatives dismantle reproductive rights, pro-choicers need to get even bolder.