"Do Not Let Friendship Leave Your Voice"
Judy Lemons discusses her strategy for success on the Hill.
Judy Lemons, Chief of Staff, Representative Nancy Pelosi of California
The Honorable Lynn C. Woolsey remembers learning why some Members did not prioritize creating friendships within Congress.
The Honorable Lynn C. Woolsey, U.S. Representative of California
The Honorable Beverly Barton Butcher Byron discusses the wardrobe expectations for Members of Congress.
The Honorable Beverly Barton Butcher Byron, U.S. Representative of Maryland
Common Bond Between Staff Members
Linda Steele explains the uncertainty of working in a Member office.
Linda Steele, Deputy Chief of Staff, Representative Bob Michel of Illinois
Muftiah McCartin remembers sharing a desk with the only other woman in the office, Gay Topper.
Muftiah McCartin, Staff Director, House Committee on Rules
The Honorable Sue Myrick recalls employing and promoting women whenever possible.
The Honorable Sue Myrick, U.S. Representative of North Carolina
The Honorable Patricia Scott Schroeder relays her surprise at the generational divide between women Members.
The Honorable Patricia Scott Schroeder, U.S. Representative of Colorado
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman discusses the ways women Members overcame political divisions to collaborate on several significant issues.
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman, U.S. Representative of New York
John Mink's Role in Representative Mink's Career
Gwendolyn Mink describes her father's role in her mother's political career.
Gwendolyn Mink, daughter of the Honorable Patsy Takemoto Mink of Hawaii
Accepted by Ways and Means
The Honorable Barbara Bailey Kennelly remembers building relationships with Members on the Ways and Means Committee.
The Honorable Barbara Bailey Kennelly, U.S. Representative of Connecticut
The Honorable Constance A. Morella shares memories of the Lindy Claiborne Boggs Room, a retiring space for women Members.
The Honorable Constance A. Morella, U.S. Representative of Maryland