As Election Day approaches in the Maryland, a candidate for Montgomery County Executive and one for Governor of Maryland join us for the Politics Hour.
The United States Congress has long been considered an “old boys club” – and while the current Congress has a record number of female members, they still only make up about 20 percent of the lawmakers. Among the nearly 16,000 Congressional staffers, though, about half are women. We explore what it’s like to work as a woman on Capitol Hill and to what extent sexism still exists in the hallowed halls of Congress.
- Rebecca Gale Contributing Writer, Slate's Better Life Lab; @Beckgale
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