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On Wonder Media Network's flagship show, Host Jenny Kaplan seeks to understand the state of gender representation in office and asks how Congress would change if it looked more like the people it represents. Last season, she spoke with women on the campaign trail. This time, she's talking to women serving in the House of Representatives.

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    • 4.6, 188 Ratings

On Wonder Media Network's flagship show, Host Jenny Kaplan seeks to understand the state of gender representation in office and asks how Congress would change if it looked more like the people it represents. Last season, she spoke with women on the campaign trail. This time, she's talking to women serving in the House of Representatives.

    Bonus: The Woman of the Hour

    Bonus: The Woman of the Hour

    Kamala Harris has made history as the first Black woman and South Asian woman on a major party presidential ticket. To talk about this moment, why it’s important and what comes next, Jenny sat down with A’shanti Gholar, President of Emerge America and Host of The Brown Girls Guide to Politics.

    • 17 min
    Bonus: Introducing She Votes!

    Bonus: Introducing She Votes!

    A special preview of WMN's new show, She Votes! 100 years ago, the 19th amendment was ratified. But the fight for the right to vote began long before then, and continues even today. Introducing She Votes!, a new podcast from Wonder Media Network about the complex history of the women's suffrage movement, hosted by award-winning journalists Lynn Sherr and Ellen Goodman.

    • 34 min
    Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson: On Protests and Racial Justice

    Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson: On Protests and Racial Justice

    In this special episode, Jenny interviews Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson. They talk about Black Lives Matter, police brutality, hopelessness, and action.

    • 16 min
    Bonus: Rep. Deb Haaland

    Bonus: Rep. Deb Haaland

    In this special episode, listen to Jenny's full interview with trailblazer Rep. Deb Haaland. They talk about what it's like to serve in the House, how it feels to make history, and why it's so important to keep improving congressional representation.

    • 27 min
    Serving in Crises: A Historic Term

    Serving in Crises: A Historic Term

    From government shut down to impeachment to pandemic, this Congress has faced extraordinary circumstances. On this season finale, Jenny speaks with Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, Rep. Abigail Spanberger, Rep. Angie Craig, Rep. Deb Haaland, and Rep. Chrissy Houlahan about what it's been like to lead in these unprecedented times.

    • 33 min
    A New Look for the House

    A New Look for the House

    Congress is more diverse than ever. Still, there's significant room for improvement. Jenny speaks with experts and a woman who made history the second she got elected: Rep. Deb Haaland. They discuss what it's like to be a "first," the comfort of having company, and the continual challenges of diverging from the norm in the House.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
188 Ratings

188 Ratings

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Great Podcast!

I love this podcast because it is extremely interesting and informative. It interviews candidates for Congress that you may never hear from if you didn’t live in that state or pay close attention to congressional races.

oiseau-wazo ,

Fabulous!

Loved season 1 and season 2 builds off it so well. Excited for more from Jenny and WMN!

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Go ladies!

Love!!

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