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All Sides with Ann Fisher

Women and the Last Election


Last November's election saw a record number of women win seats in Congress. Seventy-eight women now hold seats in the House, and twenty women serve as senators. But is this a superficial change, or will it make a difference? In this hour, we'll look at the numbers, and the impact women leaders are having on the nation.


  • Kelly Dittmar, Assistant Research Professor at the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers 
  • Gwen Ifill, Moderator and Managing Editor, "Washington Week;" Senior Correspondent, "PBS NewsHour"


Gwen Ifill's keynote address at WELD conference