politics

These top Cabinet positions have been ‘the inner sanctum of male power.’ Women are finally breaking through.

Janet L. Yellen and Avril Haines are poised to be first women to lead treasury and national intelligence

These women don’t share political beliefs, but they do share post-election anxiety

Much of their apprehension is rooted in what fellow Americans could do

Arizona surprised the nation in the presidential election. Native voters are part of the reason, these activists say.

Local Indigenous organizers bridged the distance between their communities and the polls

Should we quit saying ‘first lady’? Doug Emhoff could help with that.

‘Nobody uses those terms anymore, except on toilets'

Cori Bush said shopping for Congress is too expensive. Members of ‘the Squad’ had tips.

The tweet struck a nerve for many women

With her history-making win in Missouri, Cori Bush joins a strong tradition of Black women activists

‘If people think that these protests aren’t linked to getting elected representation, they’re just not paying attention’

11th-grade girls talked about Kamala Harris in history class. They have their own expectations for her.

They go to school in Atlanta’s majority-Black DeKalb County

This is what history looks like: 12 snapshots after Biden and Harris won the White House

Impromptu celebrations erupted in cities across the country

Joe Biden is the first president-elect to mention the transgender community in a victory speech

‘It was not forced and he did not hesitate’

Harris wears ‘suffragette white’ pantsuit to deliver first remarks as vice president-elect

‘While I might be the first woman in this office, I won’t be the last,’ Harris said