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Liz Cheney Considers Third-Party White House Bid

Originally published by Kate Brennan for The Story Exchange Former GOP Rep. Liz Cheney is weighing the possibility of running for president as a third-party candidate. Cheney discussed her tentative plans with…

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Life on the Campaign Trail, with Kids

When Patricia Jehlen first ran for school committee in Somerville, Massachusetts in the mid-1970s, she got lucky. She had a friend who ran a daycare out of her house, who offered to look after Jehlen’s two small children while she campaigned. Her husband worked full-time, and she needed to knock on thousands of doors to secure her seat, making child care a necessity.

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This Is How Black Women Leaders Do Not Survive

OPINION: Former Harvard President Claudine Gay’s resignation is now a reminder of the irreconcilability of successful Black womanhood with powerful, wealthy and predominantly white institutions.

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Democracy and Women’s Rights in 2024

Research shows that where women have greater political representation, governments are more likely to support reproductive rights.