Danielle Kurtzleben

Danielle Kurtzleben appears in the following:

Are Women Candidates Winning More In 2018?

Thursday, May 10, 2018

The "wave of women" candidates played out in this week's primaries in Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio, and West Virginia, particularly among Democrats. There were 27 women winners in House primaries.


Women Candidates Finding Success In Early Primaries

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Women had particularly strong success in Tuesday's primaries for congressional seats. It's part of a broader pattern of record numbers of women running for office in 2018.


Likely 2020 Democratic Candidates Want To Guarantee A Job To Every American

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand, Bernie Sanders and others back "job guarantee" programs to assure jobs for all who want them. It's another sign of top Democrats embracing further left positions.


If A Parent's Day Job Is Running For Congress, Can The Campaign Pay For Child Care?

Sunday, April 22, 2018

A congressional candidate is asking the Federal Election Commission to decide whether she's allowed to use campaign funds to pay for child care while she spends her days on the trail.


New York Congressional Candidate Wants To Use Campaign Funds To Pay For Child Care

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Liuba Grechen Shirley, a Democratic congressional candidate in New York, is petitioning the Federal Election Commission to use campaign funds for child care while she devotes time to running for office.


A Record 309 Women Are Running For Seats In The House (And 1,103 Men)

Friday, April 13, 2018

The number of women running for Congress has jumped sharply this year. So has the number of men.


Did Fake News On Facebook Help Elect Trump? Here's What We Know

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

One lesson: Social media plays a bigger role in bringing people to fake news sites than it does in bringing them to real news sites.


What We Mean When We Talk About 'Suburban Women Voters'

Saturday, April 07, 2018

"Suburban women" have been a political fixation for decades. "We're really talking about ... relatively educated and affluent whites," said one Republican strategist.


All 22 Women Senators Call For Senate To Address Sexual Harassment

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Democratic and Republican women have come together to ask that their chamber take up legislation overhauling how harassment claims are handled on Capitol Hill.


Do Women Candidates Have An Advantage In 2018?

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Pollsters say that candidates who are women are uniquely positioned to do well in 2018 — and that many voters choose partly based on gender (even when they don't realize it).


Female Candidates Breastfeed Children In Campaign Ads

Friday, March 23, 2018

The campaign ads represent one way that women are increasingly willing to break the mold of the standard candidate, in a year with record numbers of women running for office.


Mississippi Is Sending Its First Woman To Congress. Here's When Your State Did That

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith will be Mississippi's first woman in Congress when she takes over for Sen. Thad Cochran, leaving Vermont as the only state that has never sent a woman to Capitol Hill.


The Wave Of Female Candidates Is Set For A Wave Of Losses, Come November

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A disproportionate number of women running for Congress are running in House districts that are considered pretty safe for the other party to hold, whether Republican or Democrat.


Poll: Where Americans Draw Lines On Workplace Behavior

Saturday, February 24, 2018

The #MeToo movement has brought a fresh examination of workplace behavior. A new NPR-Ipsos poll found little tolerance for a broad range of behaviors — from gossip to unwanted touching.


More Than Twice As Many Women Are Running For Congress In 2018 Compared With 2016

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Donald Trump is fueling many women's desire to run for office in 2018 — in the words of one analyst, he's "the gift that keeps on giving" to the resistance.


N.H. Training Program Teaches Female Candidates Campaign Basics

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Since Donald Trump was elected president, women have shown an unprecedented level of interest in running for office — sparking new candidate training sessions nationwide.


Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Support 'Zero Tolerance' On Sexual Harassment

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Republicans, independents and Democrats alike agree that "a zero-tolerance policy for sexual harassment is essential to bringing about change in our society," according to a new NPR/Ipsos poll.


How The Republican Tax Plan Would Impact Middle-Class Households

Saturday, November 04, 2017

Republican lawmakers unveiled a new tax plan this week. While the rollout went well — much better than healthcare — there are a handful of issues at stake that the GOP will have to answer for.


Why You Shouldn't Count On The Promised $4,000 'Raise' From GOP Tax Plan

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The White House's estimate of gains for the average American family rests on a lot of assumptions and is disputed by economists on the right and left alike.


Poll: Majorities Of Both Parties Favor Increased Gun Restrictions

Friday, October 13, 2017

A new poll finds bipartisan support for tougher gun laws, but big partisan gaps on the intensity of that support — not to mention sizable gaps in knowledge about gun facts.