If you also want to skip brunch and togetherness, you’re right. Research backs it up. Terri Rupar Originally published by The 19th We’re the only newsroom dedicated to writing about gender, politics and policy. Subscribe to our newsletter today. I’m not going to brunch. That’s not how I do […]
Women are still less than one-third of Congress and state legislatures, even after two big election cycles
A Republican rebound drove overall gains in 2020, but women are still underrepresented at all legislative levels, according to a new analysis by Rutgers University’s Center for Women and Politics. Amanda Becker
The bill, which comes as a number of state legislatures push for new voting restrictions, faces steeper odds in the Senate. Barbara Rodriguez Originally published by The 19th House Democrats on Wednesday night approved a sweeping voting rights and government ethics bill that seeks to expand voting access […]
Supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment have been trying to add it to America’s founding legal document for nearly 50 years. Could 2021 be the year it happens? Barbara Rodriguez Originally published by The 19th
The discussion of payments from the federal government comes as the administration focuses on racial equity. Errin Haines Originally published by The 19th
‘I’m running for my life. I cannot talk to you right now’: 23 women in Congress recall the Capitol riot
As the events of the deadly riot are examined in the impeachment trial, here is what almost two dozen lawmakers told The 19th about January 6, in their own words. Mariel Padilla Originally published by The 19th The 19th will be watching the impeachment trial. Sign up for […]
In an Instagram Live, Ocasio-Cortez revealed that she is a survivor of sexual assault and what happened to her during the Capitol riots. Advocates and experts say this could help other trauma survivors who suffer in silence.
About 700,000 parents with young kids left the workforce in 2020. For many, loss of child care was to blame.
Only about half of child care jobs lost at the start of the pandemic have returned, leading to a 144 percent increase in the number of parents who have missed work to care for children, according to new data analysis.
‘Turn in your pin and get out’: Several congresswomen denounce their colleagues’ role in the Capitol riot
After a mob stormed the Capitol on January 6 in an attempt to overturn the presidential election results, lawmakers called for accountability. Mariel Padilla Originally published by The 19th We’re the only newsroom dedicated to writing about gender, politics and policy. Subscribe to our newsletter today. Several Democratic women […]
At the eleventh hour, Montgomery became the 11th, and perhaps final, person to be executed by the federal government under the Trump administration. Ko Bragg Originally published by The 19th TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, made a calendar counting down […]