Watch: Pelosi exposes the secret holding back women in Congress08:06
In historical footage, Nancy Pelosi explains how the “seniority” system in the U.S. House operates to effectively discriminate against women, who traditionally enter politics at an older age than their male counterparts. That is starting to change – in 2019 Pres. Trump faces a House run by the Democrats for the first time, and a House with more women members than any time in history. In this discussion, The New York Times’ Mara Gay and Former Source editor in chief Kim Osorio discuss the new House and its new members, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the youngest woman ever elected to Congress.