For the second installment of the 2014 Women of Washington event series, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) joined the The Atlantic for a one-on-one conversation with Molly Ball. Gillibrand discussed her first term in the Senate and efforts to improve government transparency through Congress legislation, most notably the STOCK Act. The interview also touched on the Senator's role as a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, specifically her work to prevent sexual violence in the armed forces and opposition of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
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Women of Washington
The Atlantic’s series of interviews with eminent women leaders in Washington continued with Cecilia Muñoz, Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council.
We The People
Featuring US Army Sec Eric Fanning
and The Atlantic's Steve Clemons
In a series of conversations, The Atlantic will explore civitas, the contract binding all citizens together, and talk to leaders of business, politics and society who are striving to make our Union a little more perfect.
The Politics of Gender:
Women, Men, and the 2016 Campaign
An Atlantic Politics & Policy Briefing
The Atlantic will explore the changing landscape of American demographics, the politics of gender perceptions and the role women play in leadership.