women in politics

  • November 10, 2016  

    On Tuesday’s election, 54 percent of women voters cast their ballots for Hillary Clinton while 42 percent voted for president-elect Donald Trump. Judy Woodruff speaks with Goldie Taylor of The Daily Beast and Missy Shorey of Maggie’s List. Continue reading

  • October 9, 2016  

    Nationally, about a quarter of all state legislators are women. But Utah’s numbers are some of the lowest in the country, with six female senators in its 29-member Senate and 10 female representatives in its 75-member house. The NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker reports on the reasons for that imbalance. Continue reading

  • July 26, 2016  

    As Hillary Clinton makes history with her nomination Tuesday night, Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff speak with two other prominent women in politics, Kamala Harris, Attorney General of California and Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.), about the hurdles that remain for women running for office. Continue reading