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RUN LIKE A GIRL is a non-partisan podcast devoted to unabashedly shining a light on women running for office, in the hopes that we can help elect more women to the halls of power and affect positive change in Washington. What unique challenges will they face as they run for office? How will the newcomers fare against the many incumbents with institutional backing? And, what is at stake if the majority of these candidates are unable to secure the votes they need to cross the finish line first? Each week we will introduce you to a different woman candidate from across the country who is running the race of her life. In addition, now through election day, we will take you inside the Gretchen Whitmer campaign, for exclusive access to one of the most competitive gubernatorial contests in the country – Michigan.

RUN LIKE A GIRL is a non-partisan podcast devoted to unabashedly shining a light on women running for office, in the hopes that we can help elect more women to the halls of power and affect positive change in Washington. What unique challenges will they face as they run for office? How will the newcomers fare against the many incumbents with institutional backing? And, what is at stake if the majority of these candidates are unable to secure the votes they need to cross the finish line first? Each week we will introduce you to a different woman candidate from across the country who is running the race of her life. In addition, now through election day, we will take you inside the Gretchen Whitmer campaign, for exclusive access to one of the most competitive gubernatorial contests in the country – Michigan.
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RUN LIKE A GIRL is a non-partisan podcast devoted to unabashedly shining a light on women running for office, in the hopes that we can help elect more women to the halls of power and affect positive change in Washington. What unique challenges will they face as they run for office? How will the newcomers fare against the many incumbents with institutional backing? And, what is at stake if the majority of these candidates are unable to secure the votes they need to cross the finish line first? Each week we will introduce you to a different woman candidate from across the country who is running the race of her life. In addition, now through election day, we will take you inside the Gretchen Whitmer campaign, for exclusive access to one of the most competitive gubernatorial contests in the country – Michigan.

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Episodes

Episode 6 MOTHERS, DAUGHTERS, LEADERS

9/20/2018
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Shining a bright light on the mothers inspiring the daughters who are running to make history, or who they themselves have blazed trails on our behalf. Candidate spotlight ONE: In New Hampshire a republican mother/daughter duo is running for the state legislature. 19 year old Virginia Drye, and her mother Margaret Drye. Candidate spotlight TWO: Former republican, turned democratic mom Cheryl Nunn and her democratic daughter, Dawn Nunn are fired up and running for the legislature in Utah.

Duration:00:39:40

Episode 5 WOMEN CANDIDATES AND THE MEDIA - PART 2

9/13/2018
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Why two parts? Because one show simple isn’t enough to adequately cover the pervasive and unfair way in which the media covers female candidates, and we have to hold them to account. We’re also examining social media and how it has become a necessary tool, or necessary evil for political campaigns. Finally, in our Candidate Spotlight, meet Jeannine Lee Lake, who chose to run as a direct result of the election of Donald J Trump. She’s going head to head for a congressional seat in Indiana...

Duration:00:39:02

Episode 4 WOMEN CANDIDATES AND THE MEDIA – PART 1

9/6/2018
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We can do better. We ought to do better and elect more women to office. And – very importantly – we ought to hold the media to account for their unfair, unbalanced and often highly misogynistic coverage of women candidates. Also, on this episode, we’re jumping back in with the Gretchen Whitmer campaign, canvassing door to door. And in our candidate spotlight, you will meet a pioneer in Rashida Tlaib, who is poised to be the very first Muslim Congresswomen. This is what change sounds like!

Duration:00:45:15

Episode 3 RUNNING WHILE WOMAN

8/30/2018
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On this episode, we try to answer the following questions: We will also introduce you to a fresh new face in the person of Morgan Murtaugh. At 26 years old, this vibrant GOPer is the youngest person running for Congress.

Duration:00:47:15

Episode 1 WHAT’S OLD IS NEW AGAIN

8/23/2018
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In this episode, we look at the EPIC number of women who are picking up the baton and running for elected office. 1992 was also labeled “The Year of the Woman.” What do 1992 and 2018 have in common? And what can we learn from both election years, moving forward? Finally meet the trailblazing Deb Halaand, a Single mom who once lived on food stamps while putting herself through college, and is now running to be one of the first Native American women in Congress.

Duration:00:33:32

Episode 2 RUN LIKE A WOMAN

8/23/2018
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On this episode, as more women are running for office, we will share some of the exciting progress is already happening right beneath our noses. Stereotypes are being shattered. Traditional female traits and experiences are being embraced as powerful assets that will serve as the building blocks to transformational leadership. Also, Tracy sits down for an in depth interview with Gretchen Whitmer, still basking in the glow of her Michigan Primary win. And, meet, Betsy Dirksen Londrigan from...

Duration:00:41:36

Introducing Run Like a Girl

8/6/2018
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RUN LIKE A GIRL is a non-partisan podcast devoted to unabashedly shining a light on women running for office, in the hopes that we can help elect more women to the halls of power and affect positive change in Washington. Launching August 23, with episodes dropping every Thursday through Election Day, 2018. Subscribe now, to RUN LIKE A GIRL – YOU are the solution.

Duration:00:04:09