Media Round Up: March 1st

Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week we’re collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week:

Elizabeth Warren ends her presidential campaign, holds off on endorsement

Joey Garrison, USA Today

On Thursday afternoon, Senator Elizabeth Warren ended her campaign for president. Her announcement follows a poor Super Tuesday performance, where failed to win a single state. Warren became the fourth sitting Democratic senator to end her campaign, leaving Tulsi Gabbard as the only woman left in the race.

You can read the full article here.

4 winners and 3 losers on Super Tuesday

Matthew Yglesias and Zack Beauchamp, Vox

Super Tuesday has finally arrived, and the results are in. Notably, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders performed well, while Michael Bloomberg and Elizabeth Warren fell short. Check out Vox’s recap of the night’s winners and losers.

You can read the full article here.

I want to vote for a woman because she’s a woman. It’s not something to fear.

Hannah Selinger, Washington Post

Hannah Selinger describes her desire to vote for a woman because she’s a woman. She writes, “I view it as a matter of ideology, no different from a moderate supporting another moderate, or a progressive supporting another progressive.” Women politicians understand women voters beyond just “women’s issues” – something that’s critical to impactful policy.

You can read the full article here.

What the 2020 Democratic candidates will do about maternal mortality, abortion and other women’s health issues

Katie Kindelan, Good Morning America

Women’s issues have largely been excluded from the presidential race so far, making up only 7% of presidential debate questions. Looking to hear the candidates’ stance on women’s health? Good Morning America has compiled the frontrunners’ platforms on four key issues: maternal mortality, access to contraceptive services, abortion, and mental health.

You can read the full article here.

Women Seem Further Away From Real Power With Each Passing Day

Emily Peck, HuffPost

After Tuesday’s primary results, it looks like the Democratic nominee will likely be an old white man. But, there’s hope- Amanda Hunter points out that the U.S. has come a long way in recent years, with more women becoming politically active, running for office, and modeling what a woman leader looks like.

You can read the full article here.


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