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Gender on the Debate Stage: October Numbers

  For a full recap of the October Westerville, Ohio debate numbers, head here. With the addition of Tulsi Gabbard to the list of qualifying candidates, last night’s CNN/NYT Democratic debate in Westerville, Ohio featured a record number of female presidential candidates on the same stage.  Gabbard joined eight men and the three other female …

October #DemDebate: Top Tweets

  Twelve of the Democratic candidates for President faced off last night in the fourth debate of the 2020 cycle, and as always, the Internet had a lot to say. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite tweets here, enjoy! (And if you’re feeling nostalgic, June, July, and September Tweets are here!) Another fun fact: …

October Debate: What We Saw

  The fourth Democratic debate featured 12 candidates, the largest field we’ve seen on one stage yet, and a record number of women candidates. Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Kamala Harris, Senator Amy Klobuchar, and Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard showed the importance of having multiple women with different points on view on stage. The Barbara Lee Family …

The Hill’s Campaign Report: Impeachment fight to take center stage at Dem debate

ON THE DEBATE RADAR: Democrats are prepping to travel to Westerville, Ohio, for the party’s primary debate on Tuesday. The New York Times, which is hosting the forum along with CNN, is billing it as the “Biggest.Debate.Ever.” The debate will feature 12 candidates on one stage at Westerville’s Otterbein University. While this debate may seem like …

Coverage of Bernie Sanders’s Heart Attack Highlights This Double Standard

  Tonight, Bernie Sanders takes the stage for the first time since his heart attack two weeks ago. The Washington Post reports that some voters are “wondering whether Sanders has the stamina for one of the world’s most grueling jobs.” However, it’s also been noted that “compared to the relentless media reports about Hillary Clinton’s …

5 things to watch in the latest Democratic debate

  Twelve candidates are on stage. Will some of them come back? The forum will be the largest single primary debate yet, with 12 candidates, and will also feature the most women on a single debate stage in U.S. history, according to Gender on the Ballot. However, the field could significantly shrink between Tuesday’s debate …

Media Round Up: Week of October 6th

  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: As Elizabeth Warren Rises, the G.O.P. Deploys an Old Tactic By Thomas Kaplan, New York Times This week, Elizabeth Warren faced allegations that she lied about being …

Who was on the stage in the first televised presidential debates? The answer might surprise you.

  If you were to ask when the first televised presidential debate took place, most people would probably say 1960. That was the year that John F. Kennedy, a young senator from Massachusetts, took on Richard Nixon, Vice President to Dwight D. Eisenhower. However, the truth is that the first televised presidential debate took place …

Are Leaders Born or Made? The Better Question is How to Get More Women to the Top

  I was talking about leadership to a group of successful men the other day, all CEOs and tech superstars, when the conversation turned to whether leaders are born or made.  As someone who spends my life training young women to be political leaders, I clearly believe leaders can be made.  But the group disagreed.  …

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