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We're unabashedly shining a nonpartisan 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. Each week we'll ask questions and explore ways in which we as individuals can help to alter the ineffective status quo in government, and we will introduce you to a different woman candidate from across the country who is running the race of her life.

We're unabashedly shining a nonpartisan 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. Each week we'll ask questions and explore ways in which we as individuals can help to alter the ineffective status quo in government, and we will introduce you to a different woman candidate from across the country who is running the race of her life.
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We're unabashedly shining a nonpartisan 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. Each week we'll ask questions and explore ways in which we as individuals can help to alter the ineffective status quo in government, and we will introduce you to a different woman candidate from across the country who is running the race of her life.

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Episodes

Episode 13 WE DID IT

11/8/2018
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Celebrate! When the 116 Congress convenes in January 2019, we will witness 100 women in the house for the first time in history! And, so many historical firsts have been accomplished in the process!! Also featured on this episode, activist, Alyssa Milano.

Duration:00:28:19

Episode 12 WOMEN BLAZING TRAILS

11/1/2018
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The definition of Trailblazer is not merely one who blazes trails, but one who does so in order to guide others. This week, we honor the trailblazers, the difficult women, racing towards the finish line next week! Hundreds of women who are paving a path so that thousands can follow in their footsteps. We also hear from Gretchen Whitmer on the trailblazers who inspired her. Meet JB Pritzker, an unapologetic feminist running for Governor of Illinois. And, in our Candidate Spotlight, a woman...

Duration:00:43:34

Episode 11 MEN WHO HELP THE WOMEN WHO RUN

10/25/2018
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In the spirit of this-is-an-US-problem with an-US-solution – this show we’re shining a light on the MEN WHO HELP WOMEN WHO RUN. Self-proclaimed, “Feminist Asian Dad,” is going to offer some practical ways in which men, and their sons by extension, can become stronger advocates for women during this tumultuous time. In our Candidate spotlight, meet former Miss America, now running for the US House to represent the 3 district in Alabama, Mallory Hagan.

Duration:00:39:24

Episode 10 WOMEN WHO HELP WOMEN WHO RUN

10/18/2018
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“Behind Every Great Man is a Great Woman,” a feminist rally in the 60’s and 70’s. Perhaps the 2018 version of the rally cry could be, “behind every great woman candidate is an army of more great women helping them to succeed.” We all know that record numbers of women are running this year, but are you aware that a record number of women are running and donating to their campaigns as well? We’re shining a light on the women helping the women who run, and the amazing projects they are...

Duration:00:36:34

Episode 9 POLICY AND GENDER AND WHY IT MATTERS

10/11/2018
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Historically women have always been at the cutting edge of social and political (r)evolution, from abolition, to suffrage, to labor, to civil rights to LGBTQ rights, all the way to #MeToo and #TimesUp. Why is it so important to strive for equal representation in government? Because women bring to the table priorities that are informed by their life experiences… nuff said! Speaking of which, Gretchen Whitmer addresses the travesty of the Flint Water Crisis. And, in our Candidate Spotlight,...

Duration:00:34:27

Episode 8 WOMEN (CANDIDATES) DARING and RISKING GREATLY

10/4/2018
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The scores of women who are DARING greatly and running for office, are also RISKING greatly in today’s climate of perilous partisan descent. Are death threats the new norm in the democratic process? We are joined by Kim Weaver, a 2018 Democratic candidate who was challenging Republican incumbent Steven King to represent the 4th Congressional District of Iowa. She dropped out of the race in June 2017. We asked her what factors lead to that decision. In our Candidate Spotlight, Helen Tai,...

Duration:00:44:03

Episode 7 WE’RE COUNTING ON YOU MILLENNIALS

9/27/2018
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On this episode, we’re talking about the youth vote, and the unparalleled influence young voters could … or could not… wield in the 2018 midterms, thereby helping or hindering the hope of more women in office come January. Also, Donna will go to all ends to get out the VOTE, including, http://NagTheVote.com In our Candidate Spotlight, meet Morgan Zegers, a 19 year old candidate for 113th NYS Assembly District. She is going to instill you with faith and hope in what the future can look...

Duration:00:40:17

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...

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