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Mia Love (R-Utah) is interviewed at the CQ Roll Call office in Washington, DC. (Photo By Douglas Graham/Roll Call/Getty)

Mia Love endorses Marco Rubio

11/19/15 01:26PM

Citing his inspirational message and his foreign policy strengths, Utah Rep. Mia Love is endorsing Marco Rubio for president."When he came to Utah, I saw him inspire people," said Love, who said she appreciated Rubio didn't treat Utah as a "flyover state.""He has a positive agenda moving forward," she added.... read more

Zoe Saldana and others are featured in the video "It's On Us" released by the White House. (Photo by It's On Us/YouTube)

White House turns to star power for new PSA about sexual assault

09/02/15 01:57PM

Just as students head back to school, the White House released a new public service announcement on Wednesday to raise awareness about sexual assault and consent as part of the “It’s on Us” campaign.The 30-second video features celebrity cameos from actors including Zoe Saldana, Minka Kelly, John Cho and Josh Hutcherson who all describe consent... read more

Empty jury seats in courtroom. (Jeremy Woodhouse/Gallery Stock)

New campaign aims to recruit and elect more women prosecutors

07/13/15 10:16AM

Although there are 400,000 women lawyers in America, women make up just 17% of prosecutors nationally -- and of that, just 1% are women of color. A new campaign aims to change that, arguing that elected law enforcement positions such as prosecutor roles have some of the most power to impact the lives of women. read more

Women in Politics: College Edition – University of Delaware

05/21/15 02:29PM

Welcome to Women in Politics: College Edition, where promising women leaders in student government on college and university campuses across the country will be featured on msnbc.com. Rebecca Jaeger has been nominated to represent the University of Delaware as a leader making a difference not only through key issues on campus, but in bridging... read more

New York City councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito smiles as she speaks after being elected speaker of the city council inside of City Hall in the Manhattan borough of New York on Jan. 8, 2014. (Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

NYC Council to launch initiative targeted at young women of color

05/14/15 09:38AM

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito on Thursday morning will announce the Young Women’s Initiative, the first city initiative in the nation designed to invest specifically in the futures of young women of color. “For too long, young women in New York City have experienced systemic disparity in all areas of life, whether its... read more

Emma Sulkowicz, a senior visual arts student at Columbia University, with the mattress she carried in protest of the university's lack of action after she reported being raped during her sophomore year, on Sept. 5, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty)

Columbia University student carries mattress to graduation in rape protest

05/19/15 07:37PM

As a student at Columbia, Emma Sulkowicz vowed to carry her mattress around campus until the man she said raped her was expelled or graduated, whichever came first. On Tuesday, true to her word, Sulkowicz lugged the mattress onstage during her commencement ceremony, aided by four friends and plenty of enthusiastic cheers and applause. She... read more

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