Stories tagged: "women in office"


Jacqueline Romero (US Attorney's Office)
Jacqueline Romero Confirmed as US Attorney for Eastern District of PA

Romero is the first woman of color to lead Pennsylvania’s eastern district.

FILE - Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright speaks during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 26, 2016. Albright has died of cancer, her family said Wednesday, March 23, 2022.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Mourn the Passing of Madeleine Albright

Albright, the 1st female US secretary of state, has died of cancer at 84.

Janet Yellen raising her right hand during swearing in ceremony
Yellen to Focus on ‘Helping Families Keep a Roof Over Their Head’ as New Treasury Secretary

Janet Yellen received bipartisan support in her historic appointment as secretary of the Treasury Tuesday. She’s aiming her first big policies at alleviating the economic suffering of women, who saw major losses in the pandemic’s unemployment crisis.

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A Record Number of Women Are Running for Office in 2020

New data shows 295 women have already filed for office to run as Democrats, while 195 are Republican candidates.