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Join POLITICO’s Anna Palmer on the Women Rule Podcast as she takes you backstage with women bosses for real talk on how they made it and what advice they have for women looking to lead. New episodes every Wednesday. Women Rule is produced by POLITICO in partnership with our founding partners Google and the Tory Burch Foundation.

Join POLITICO’s Anna Palmer on the Women Rule Podcast as she takes you backstage with women bosses for real talk on how they made it and what advice they have for women looking to lead. New episodes every Wednesday. Women Rule is produced by POLITICO in partnership with our founding partners Google and the Tory Burch Foundation.
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Join POLITICO’s Anna Palmer on the Women Rule Podcast as she takes you backstage with women bosses for real talk on how they made it and what advice they have for women looking to lead. New episodes every Wednesday. Women Rule is produced by POLITICO in partnership with our founding partners Google and the Tory Burch Foundation.

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"I didn’t challenge sexism at every turn"

9/12/2018
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Labor union leaders Liz Shuler and Mary Kay Henry discuss how they rose up through the union ranks and what they’re trying to do to increase the number of women in the labor movement. Shuler, secretary-treasurer of the AFL-CIO, and Henry, president of the Service Employees International Union, also weigh in on recent Supreme Court decisions, Brett Kavanaugh's nomination, and what that all means for the future of the labor movement.

Duration:00:30:26

What Allie Beth Stuckey hates about the conservative world

9/5/2018
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Blogger, podcaster, and Conservative Review TV host Allie Beth Stuckey opens up about how being a conservative has marked her – wrongly – as someone who believes “sexism doesn’t exist.” Women Rule talks to Stuckey about her rise in right-leaning circles, who she looks up to in the Republican party, and what it means to be a conservative millennial in this day and age.

Duration:00:27:33

Tracking the candidates: Ayanna Pressley

8/29/2018
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Ayanna Pressley could be the new face of an old-school Democratic district in Massachusetts. In our final installment of our "Tracking the candidates" series, Women Rule follows Pressley – the first black woman elected to Boston's City Council – as she runs in the state's 7th Congressional District to unseat 10-term incumbent Rep. Mike Capuano. It's an historic Democratic primary election that the entire party is watching, especially in the wake of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's upset victory...

Duration:00:38:06

Tracking the candidates: Lea Márquez Peterson

8/22/2018
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With Donald Trump as president, it’s not easy to run for Congress as a Republican woman this year. For Lea Márquez Peterson, who’s a GOP primary contender in Arizona’s second congressional district, that means she’s had to develop a strategy that both hugs the president’s policies – and distances herself from him.

Duration:00:23:14

Tracking the candidates: Lori Lightfoot

8/15/2018
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In the first episode of our three-part "Women Rule: Tracking the candidates" mini-series: Lori Lightfoot. Lightfoot is a Democrat running to unseat Chicago's current Democratic mayor, Rahm Emanuel. If she wins, she could be the city's first black female mayor (and its first openly gay mayor).

Duration:00:27:25

The arts in Washington, feat. the Hirshhorn Museum's Melissa Chiu and the Washington Ballet's Julie Kent

8/8/2018
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Don't count Washington out when it comes to the nation's art centers. Women Rule talks with two leading ladies of D.C.'s art scene: Melissa Chiu, the director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and Julie Kent, the artistic director for the Washington Ballet. Chiu discusses the rise of museums in the age of social media, her curation of Kusama's popular "Infinity Rooms" exhibit, and how she turned the Hirshhorn into an Instagram sensation. Kent reflects on her transition away...

Duration:00:27:24

Why the World Bank is investing in women

8/1/2018
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At our live Women Rule taping, Priya Basu, the head of the World Bank's Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative, looks back on one year of running the gender-equality “start-up."

Duration:00:21:22

Why Beautycounter’s Gregg Renfrew wants to regulate your makeup

7/25/2018
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As celebrities like Kourtney Kardashian lobby Capitol Hill for regulations around cosmetics products, the fight is getting another advocate for reform: beauty mogul Gregg Renfrew, the CEO of Beautycounter. Women Rule talks to Renfrew about her fight for natural beauty products, how she recovered after a public firing, and what's next for Beautycounter.

Duration:00:25:45

Jimmy Choo founder Tamara Mellon wades into politics and pushes equal pay

7/18/2018
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Tamara Mellon, now the founder and chief creative officer of her own eponymous shoe line, struggled with addiction, founded a luxury shoe empire, and sought to disrupt the fashion industry. Women Rule talked with Mellon about how she started Jimmy Choo - and what that company has to do with her advocacy in closing the gender pay gap.

Duration:00:27:19

Bellamy Young imagines a different 'Scandal' under Hillary Clinton

7/11/2018
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Bellamy Young – known for her role on the hit TV series 'Scandal' as Mellie Grant, the former first lady-turned-president of the United States – reflects back on the Shonda Rhimes creation, the show's politics, and weighs just how different 'Scandal' was because President Trump was in the White House.

Duration:00:28:12

Hope Solo, the World Cup, and a 'lonely road' to equality in soccer

7/2/2018
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Soccer star Hope Solo wants to “right the ship” for her sport, especially when it comes to wage equality for female athletes and access for young players. On Women Rule, the former goalkeeper for the U.S. Women's National Team talks about why she thinks "soccer in America has become the rich white kid’s sport" – and what she plans to do about it.

Duration:00:25:25

Where are all the black women on Capitol Hill?

6/27/2018
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The Black Women’s Congressional Alliance looks to promote diverse voices to work in the staff offices of Congress – even against the odds. From wage gaps to micro-aggressions, Women Rule talks with three staffers - Jennifer DeCasper, Rhonda Foxx, and Meaghan Lynch - about their experiences as black women on Capitol Hill.

Duration:00:36:23

‘It’s cruel’: Janet Napolitano on Trump’s 'zero tolerance' policy

6/20/2018
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Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is calling President Donald Trump’s policy of separating migrant families at the border “cruel” and a “misallocation” of resources by the administration. Napolitano implied that the White House’s “zero-tolerance” policy along the southern border could even be against the law. In this latest episode, Napolitano, who is now the president of the University of California school system, opens up about her old Homeland Security gig, her time in...

Duration:00:34:29

‘Tell everybody’: Alisyn Camerota’s advice for women dealing with harassment

6/13/2018
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Former Fox News anchor Alisyn Camerota recounts her time under Roger Ailes’ rule and offers thoughts about the current #MeToo moment. Camerota – now a co-anchor on CNN's New Day program and the author of a new novel "Amanda Wakes Up" – also opens up about her journalism career, her dealings with Trump, and the book that was partly inspired by her time at Fox News.

Duration:00:28:29

BONUS: Turning down Kanye, and other times former BET exec Debra Lee said "no"

6/9/2018
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We're bringing you a bonus special episode from our Women Rule summit in Los Angeles, where POLITICO editor Carrie Budoff Brown sat down with former BET chair and CEO Debra Lee earlier this week. Lee opens up about her political involvement, the art of saying "no," and BET Networks' transformation from a music video channel to what it is today.

Duration:00:28:19

'Ask any question – as long as you ask it respectfully'

6/6/2018
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Margaret Brennan, the moderator of CBS' "Face the Nation," is only the second female anchor in the show's lengthy history, and she's taken over after a massive shakeup at CBS. Here's her take on the #MeToo movement, how reporters have fallen short in their coverage of political news, and how she now handles her job asking questions of the most important political figures of our times.

Duration:00:27:58

The 'scary' enthusiasm of Christina Tosi

5/30/2018
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Pastry chef and Milk Bar founder Christina Tosi brings an intensity to her work that's hard to match - and even as her dessert empire grows, she has no intention of slowing down. On Women Rule, Tosi talks about her first forays into the food industry, her hustle to raise cash for Milk Bar, and the unflinching enthusiasm that got her to where she is today.

Duration:00:27:28

‘You’re so beautiful. Men must not know what to do with you.'

5/23/2018
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Sally Kohn, an author and former Fox News political commentator, opens up to Women Rule about her last interaction with Roger Ailes, how she stumbled into the TV punditry business, and the findings of her new book, 'The Opposite of Hate: A Field Guide to Repairing our Humanity.'

Duration:00:37:59

Universal Standard founders Polina Veksler and Alex Waldman

5/16/2018
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Polina Veksler and Alex Waldman, the founders of the plus-size clothing brand Universal Standard, discuss how women face more than just a gender wage gap - they also face a size pay gap. Women Rule peaks into how the two built their business from scratch, how they attracted big-name investors like Gwyneth Paltrow, and how they're now trying to revolutionize the fashion industry.

Duration:00:29:29

S'well founder Sarah Kauss

5/9/2018
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Sarah Kauss, founder of the water bottle company, discusses how S'well got its name, how she grew her company to be a worldwide brand, and how she learned to ask for help along the way.

Duration:00:22:00