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Elizabeth D. Herman, a photographer and doctoral candidate in political science, takes Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s portrait on Capitol Hill.

A Conversation On Female Power With Photojournalist Elizabeth Herman

It is no secret that women have been seriously underrepresented in the history books. Photojournalist Elizabeth Herman, however, is out to change this by documenting each woman currently serving in the United States Congress. Herman discusses her experience capturing the electrifying energy of the women of the 116th Congress and the type of empowerment young women deserve to see in their lives, every day.

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Meet the 116th US Congress

The women of the 116th US Congress have come a long way. We're overjoyed and excited for their journey ahead, but we are equally interested to hear about their roots. Read the origin stories of 5 inspirational women we can't wait to see on Capitol Hill.

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The Woman Behind: Elisabeth Egan, Creator Of @100postcards

"I think there are so many people like me that just woke up and said if not my problem, who’s is it? And I’m not pretending to be solving anything with these postcards but it keeps me accountable." Elisabeth Egan is the writer behind the Instagram @100postcards and is using her platform to "Change the world one postcard at a time."

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Resisting Kavanaugh

Throughout the divisiveness of Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination hearing and recent sexual assault allegations, we ponder what lasting effects conservative rhetoric could have on our laws and, more importantly, the private lives of citizens.

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Vote: It Matters

Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Washington State - we're counting on you to vote today. Not sure what's on the ballot or when your local primary takes place? Check out our calendar of events, issues and sign up for reminders so you don't miss the opportunity to make your voice heard.