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Role of Gender in the Campaign
Role of Gender in the Campaign
Role of Gender in the Campaign
The Honorable Patricia Scott Schroeder describes the way the media, the public, and her new colleagues reacted to her candidacy as a married woman with young children.
The Honorable Patricia Scott Schroeder, U.S. Representative of Colorado
Running for Congress
Running for Congress
Running for Congress
The Honorable Helen Delich Bentley describes her early campaigns for Congress against Representative Clarence Long of Maryland.
The Honorable Helen Delich Bentley, U.S. Representative of Maryland
Running for Vice Chair of the Republican Conference
Running for Vice Chair of the Republican Conference
Running for Vice Chair of the Republican Conference
The Honorable Melissa A. Hart explains why she wanted to run for a leadership position in the Republican Conference and the practical benefits of her unsuccessful campaign.
The Honorable Melissa A. Hart, U.S. Representative of Pennsylvania
"She Wins, We Win," and the FBI
"She Wins, We Win," and the FBI
"She Wins, We Win," and the FBI
Congresswoman Schroeder wanted to accomplish several things with her campaign slogan, including communicating her stance on humanitarian rights and clearly stating her gender. Unexpectedly, it also prompted FBI surveillance of her 1972 campaign.
The Honorable Patricia Scott Schroeder, U.S. Representative of Colorado
Spontaneous Candidacy
Spontaneous Candidacy
Spontaneous Candidacy
The Honorable Linda Smith recalls the spontaneous nature of her 1994 write-in campaign for Congress.
The Honorable Linda Smith, U.S. Representative of Washington
Standing Out
Standing Out
Standing Out
The Honorable Lynn C. Woolsey remembers how she set herself apart from the other candidates during her first congressional campaign in 1992.
The Honorable Lynn C. Woolsey, U.S. Representative of California
Staying Grounded
Staying Grounded
Staying Grounded
Using “Sue” on her campaign buttons was more than an easy way for voters to remember Congresswoman Sue Myrick’s name. She used it as a promise and a reminder to stay grounded.
The Honorable Sue Myrick, U.S. Representative of North Carolina
"Sue Kelly For Congress"
"Sue Kelly For Congress"
"Sue Kelly For Congress"
The Honorable Sue W. Kelly describes campaigning with her husband.
The Honorable Sue W. Kelly, U.S. Representative of New York
"Thinking About Running for Congress"
"Thinking About Running for Congress"
"Thinking About Running for Congress"
The Honorable Martha Elizabeth Keys explains how she made the jump from working on campaigns to running for Congress.
The Honorable Martha Elizabeth Keys, U.S. Representative of Kansas
Time with Constituents
Time with Constituents
Time with Constituents
The Honorable Nicola S. (Niki) Tsongas reveals the valuable experience she gained campaigning for her husband.
The Honorable Nicola S. (Niki) Tsongas, U.S. Representative of Massachusetts
Tireless Campaigning
Tireless Campaigning
Tireless Campaigning
The Honorable Kendrick B. Meek describes the strategies his mother taught him during his own campaign for public office.
The Honorable Kendrick B. Meek, U.S. Representative of Florida and Son of U.S. Representative Carrie P. Meek of Florida
Town Meetings and the Campaign Trail
Town Meetings and the Campaign Trail
Town Meetings and the Campaign Trail
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson speaks about the issues she faced and the connections she made on the campaign trail and during town hall meetings.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina