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Campaign to Become First Female Page
Campaign to Become First Female Page
Campaign to Become First Female Page
Felda Looper reflects on her first meeting with then Majority Whip Carl Albert of Oklahoma.
Felda Looper, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
Campaigning as a Student
Campaigning as a Student
Campaigning as a Student
Betsy Wright Hawkings recalls how she was drawn to politics by her experience in the 1980 presidential election campaign.
Betsy Wright Hawkings, Chief of Staff, Representative Christopher Shays of Connecticut
Campaigning for Mom
Campaigning for Mom
Campaigning for Mom
Liz Abzug remembers the emotional toll of campaigning for her mother.
Liz Abzug, Daughter of U.S. Representative Bella Savitzky Abzug of New York
"Campaigning in the Streets"
"Campaigning in the Streets"
"Campaigning in the Streets"
Liz Abzug provides a firsthand account of the campaign trail in 1970s Manhattan.
Liz Abzug, Daughter of U.S. Representative Bella Savitzky Abzug of New York
Claudine for Congress
Claudine for Congress
Claudine for Congress
When it came to campaign buttons, Congresswoman Schneider wanted the emphasis on her first name. After her unsuccessful bid for Congress, voters of the district sported “Next Time, Claudine” bumper stickers. For her second campaign, she used a slogan that already had a ring to it.
The Honorable Claudine Schneider, U.S. Representative of Rhode Island
"Connie"
"Connie"
"Connie"
The Honorable Constance A. Morella describes the personal element of her campaign buttons.
The Honorable Constance A. Morella, U.S. Representative of Maryland
Creative Campaigning
Creative Campaigning
Creative Campaigning

The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar describes a unique campaign strategy she used in her first House campaign. 

The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar, U.S. Representative of Ohio
"Dine with the Byrons"
"Dine with the Byrons"
"Dine with the Byrons"
The Honorable Beverly Barton Butcher Byron discusses the materials she used in her congressional campaigns, including a promotional pamphlet with Byron family recipes. The “Dine with the Byrons” campaign tradition started when her husband, Goodloe Byron, ran for the Maryland state house in the 1960s.
The Honorable Beverly Barton Butcher Byron, U.S. Representative of Maryland
Divisive Campaign
Divisive Campaign
Divisive Campaign
The Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen recalls the challenges she faced in her first congressional campaign.
The Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, U.S. Representative of Florida
Early Political Experience
Early Political Experience
Early Political Experience
The Honorable Martha Elizabeth Keys describes the value of her experience as a volunteer for George McGovern's presidential campaign.
The Honorable Martha Elizabeth Keys, U.S. Representative of Kansas
Effective Campaign Manager
Effective Campaign Manager
Effective Campaign Manager
Cokie Roberts describes her mother's role as campaign manager for her father when he served in Congress.
Cokie Roberts, Congressional Correspondent and Daughter of Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana
Energy and Commerce Committee: Part Two
Energy and Commerce Committee: Part Two
Energy and Commerce Committee: Part Two
The Honorable Lois Capps explains her campaign to join the Energy and Commerce Committee by befriending Representative John Dingell, Jr.
The Honorable Lois Capps, U.S. Representative of California