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The women bridging tech and politics in the 2016 election

06/29/15 11:35AM

In the 2012 presidential election, Twitter was the gold standard for being digitally savvy, playing a huge role in how the public -- particularly millennials -- viewed the candidates. The social media platform set the tone for debates, speeches and the party conventions. At the time, the 2012 election cycle broke Twitter records: with Election... read more

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The women bridging tech and politics in the 2016 election

06/29/15 11:32AM

In the 2012 presidential election, Twitter was the gold standard for being digitally savvy, playing a huge role in how the public -- particularly millennials -- viewed the candidates. The social media platform set the tone for debates, speeches and the party conventions. At the time, the 2012 election cycle broke Twitter records: with Election... read more

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The women bridging tech and politics in the 2016 election

06/29/15 11:25AM

In the 2012 presidential election, Twitter was the gold standard for being digitally savvy, playing a huge role in how the public – particularly millennials – viewed the candidates. The social media platform set the tone for debates, speeches and the party conventions. At the time, the 2012 election cycle broke Twitter records: with Election Day... read more

The women bridging tech and politics in the 2016 election

06/29/15 10:33AM

In the 2012 presidential election, Twitter was the gold standard for being digitally savvy, playing a huge role in how the public – particularly millennials – viewed the candidates. The social media platform set the tone for debates, speeches and the party conventions. At the time, the 2012 election cycle broke Twitter records: with Election Day... read more

The women bridging tech and politics in the 2016 election

06/29/15 10:27AM

In the 2012 presidential election, Twitter was the gold standard for being digitally savvy, playing a huge role in how the public -- particularly millennials -- viewed the candidates. The social media platform set the tone for debates, speeches and the party conventions. At the time, the 2012 election cycle broke Twitter records: with Election... read more

The women bridging tech and politics in the 2016 election

06/29/15 10:24AM

In the 2012 presidential election, Twitter was the gold standard for being digitally savvy, playing a huge role in how the public -- particularly millennials -- viewed the candidates. The social media platform set the tone for debates, speeches and the party conventions. At the time, the 2012 election cycle broke Twitter records: with Election... read more

In this Jan. 24, 2015 file photo, Carly Fiorina speaks in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Charlie Neibergall/AP)

Carly Fiorina softens on gay marriage

05/12/15 09:49AM

GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina softened her stance on gay marriage on Monday, telling a blogger that she didn’t support a Constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage any more.“I think the Supreme Court ruling will become the law of the land, and however much I may agree or disagree with it, I wouldn’t support an amendment to reverse... read more

Women in Politics: College Edition – Rutgers University

05/07/15 02:20PM

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. Ariel Koren has been nominated to represent the University of Pennsylvania as a leader making a difference not only through key issues on campus, but in bridging... read more

Women in Politics: College Edition – Fairleigh Dickinson University

04/27/15 02:40PM

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. Ariel Koren has been nominated to represent the University of Pennsylvania as a leader making a difference not only through key issues on campus, but in bridging... read more

The leading lady of Houston

The leading lady of Houston

04/10/15 11:09AM

When Annise Parker was first elected mayor of Houston in 2009, people balked that a deep south city was the first to elect an openly gay Mayor. Texans weren't--they had already elected Parker to office six times. Today, she’s one of only three female... watch

Women in Politics: College Edition – Whitman College

04/02/15 11:14AM

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. Ariel Koren has been nominated to represent the University of Pennsylvania as a leader making a difference not only through key issues on campus, but in bridging... read more

Former Hewlett-Packard Co Chief Executive Officer Carly Fiorina listens to her introduction from the side of the stage at the Freedom Summit in Des Moines, Ia., Jan. 24, 2015. (Photo by Jim Young/Reuters)

The failed Senate bid that haunts Fiorina’s 2016 ambitions

03/31/15 11:12AM

Carly Fiorina says she's all but certain to seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, spinning a business career and one previous political foray -- challenging California Sen. Barbara Boxer in 2010 -- to argue she’s the ideal candidate to take on another powerful Democratic woman in a general election. “If I run for president,... read more

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