Right & Center

Your primer on The Lily’s ‘Right & Center’ project

We’ve been covering the freshman congresswomen you don’t hear as much about. Don’t have time to read all the interviews? Check out our favorite excerpts.

The border crisis is in this freshman congresswoman’s backyard. She could be the one to fix it.

Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) wants to chart a middle course on the southern border

When this congresswoman knocked on doors, people thought she was a Girl Scout

Rep. Abby Finkenauer is the second-youngest woman in Congress; she first ran for public office at 24

The oldest woman ever elected to Congress thinks age is entirely irrelevant

‘I don’t think age has anything to do with anything,’ said freshman representative Donna Shalala

She ran for Congress to protect her daughter

Without any political experience, Rep. Chrissy Houlahan turned a longtime red district in Pennsylvania blue

This millennial congresswoman is bringing vulnerability to Capitol Hill

Katie Hill is ready to share her most personal experiences with the 116th Congress

A few far-left freshman congresswomen have shot to fame. Meet others to the right and center.

Here are the stories of the one new Republican woman and five Democrats who won in formerly-Republican districts.

Carol Miller is the only new Republican woman in Congress. Her campaign mantra was Donald Trump.

To West Virginia’s ‘Miss Manners,’ the president ‘says what he means’