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Congress

What's Next On the Clinton Family's Political Agenda?

Though Hillary Clinton did not break the highest, hardest glass ceiling this election, there remains optimism that the Clinton family will continue Read More »

Four Women Politicians Get Real About Sexism, Diversity, and Running for Congress

What motivates a woman to run for office for the first time? Mostly, it's a desire for change. (Amen to that!) Read More »

The House Just Passed the Most Important Mental Health Bill in Decades

The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2016 is one of the biggest mental health reform bills since 1963, and it passed in a near-unanimous vote. Read More »

25-Year-Old Erin Schrode Wants to Become the Youngest Woman Elected to Congress

When Erin Schrode announced her plans to run for Congress, she wasn't trying to make history — the 25-year-old activist would be the youngest women to be elected to the House. Read More »

The Philippines Just Elected Its First Trans Woman to Congress

The Philippines made historic strides Tuesday with the  Read More »

5 Women You Should Know Who Are Reinventing the Republican Party

The year 2014 was named the 'year of the Republican women,' but with the recent headlines including heavy-hitters like FOX news correspondent Megyn Kelly challenging the status quo, this year is sha Read More »

Meryl Streep, Real-Life Superhero, Is Appealing to Congress for Equal Rights

This past weekend, Taylor Swift used her influence to convince Apple to change a payment policy that bilked artists out of rightful revenue. Read More »

Five of the Youngest Women in Congress on What They Want to Do First

In January, 104 women (a record!) were sworn in to the 114th Congress. Glamour asked five of the youngest ones (all under 40) what they want to do first. Read More »

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