Farida Jalalzai http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Is The U.S. Poised For Its First Female President? Author Discusses Women In Politics http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/us-poised-its-first-female-president-author-discusses-women-politics <p>The United States Senate has 20 women in office, a mark never before reached prior to the last election. The top political seats in New Hampshire are all held by women: a female governor, two women in the U.S. Senate and women in both of the state's U.S. House seats.</p><p>Former Secretary of State and First Lady Hillary Clinton ran for president in 2008 and there is talk of her running again in 2016. Are these signs that America could soon have a woman break the last glass ceiling to executive power or are there still obstacles in the way?</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 21:51:10 +0000 Camille Phillips 28895 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Is The U.S. Poised For Its First Female President? Author Discusses Women In Politics