The Hill: Women are the Real Game Changers Today (3/21/12)

By Taylor Marsh, political analyst – 03/21/12 05:56 PM ET

In the New York Times in October 2011, Barbara Lee, president of the Barbara Lee Family Foundation, whose goal is to get more women “engaged in politics,” made a defining observation: “Men who have the slightly relevant experience will jump in without a second thought. Women need to be recruited and asked multiple times by multiple people in order to consider running.”

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