Year of the Woman


The Office Supply Store in the House of Reps. Will Now Stock Tampons

With a record number of women in the 116th Congress, the House Administration Committee has started stocking menstrual products, which members of Congress can purchase with their federal allowances.


Campaign Manager Blames Candidate's Loss on 'Difficult Year' for Men

The campaign manager for a Nevada incumbent said his candidate lost to his female opponent because of "societal factors" that he claims made voters favor women in 2018.


To Swear In, Ilhan Omar Lands in Airport Where She First Arrived as a Refugee

Incoming Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar flew into the DC airport on her way to take her oath of office first Somali-American refugee elected to Congress.


What Happens When Women Lose Elections in the 'Year of the Woman'

When a record number of women are running for office, they can't all win. But even those who lose will have left a permanent mark on our political system.


The Making of 'She's Running,' VICE News' Series on Women Candidates in 2018

Broadly spoke to the producers behind "She's Running" about the challenges of capturing what it's like to run as a woman in 2018.


Meet four female candidates aiming to make political history

VICE News followed four first-time candidates running historic campaigns in this Year of the Woman.


White Men Are Minority of House Democratic Nominees For First Time Ever

Women and people of color make up the majority of politicians running for House seats on the Democratic ticket, according to a new analysis.


She's Running: A new way to follow the women making history in 2018

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