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Women Running For Office

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at a Service Employees International Union forum on labor issues, Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Las Vegas.
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The 2018 midterm elections saw a record number of women run for public office. Many of them won the day. 

 

But the long-term outlook for gender parity in public offices is bleak.

 

Women make up more than half of the U.S. population but account for just a quarter of the members of Congress. For women of color, that statistic drops to one in 10.  

 

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher: a new guide for women seeking public office.  

 
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