SMU - Women in Congress, Breaking the Glass Ceiling


For Obama, big challenges, big expectations
By Jody Seaborn, The Austin American Statesman, January 18, 2009

America's last glass ceiling will shatter ... some time
By Jo Biddle, Agence France-Presse, November 13, 2008

Still a glass ceiling, but now it's cracked
By Olivia Ward, The Toronto Star, November 8, 2008

We asked women voters: What do you want out of the presidential election?
By Karen Sandstrom, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, October 8, 2008

Older voters pivotal in election
By Bob Moos, The Dallas Morning News, September 13, 2008

Female Bloggers Make Campaign History Too
By Shiela Gibbons, Women’s eNews, April 10, 2008

Hillary’s Biggest Challenge:  Our Lack of Imagination
By Barbara Palmer,, March 15, 2008

Woman President in the US:  Will it Ever Happen?
By Barbara Palmer, op-ed piece for the Annison Star, February 18, 2007

A Gender Insurgency in Politics
By David S. Broder, Washington Post, October 15, 2006

Women look to gain more ground in Senate
By Bill Nichols, USA Today, October 15, 2006

Dennis Simon on ABC News Tonight
November 6, 2006

A Political Opportunity for Women
By Anushka Asthana, Washington Post, October 7, 2006

Narrowing The House’s Gender Gap
By David S. Border, Washington Post, April 9, 2006

Professors Simon and Palmer did a reading of the first edition of their book
at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC, in April of 2006.

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