“My husband would be offended by that too.” Against that backdrop, the private gatherings among the sisterhood are a source of both power and perspective.
They occur every few weeks or months, depending on the need.
The pieces were all there: extending the debt ceiling and reopening the government with minor adjustments to the implementation of Obamacare. “The women are an incredibly positive force because we like each other,” Klobuchar boasted to TIME as the negotiations continued.
“We work together well, and we look for common ground.” It’s quite an irony that the U. Senate was once known for having the worst vestiges of a private men’s club: unspoken rules, hidden alliances, off-hours socializing and an ethic based at least as much on personal relationships as merit to get things done.
Wir verwenden Cookies, um Inhalte zu personalisieren, Werbeanzeigen maßzuschneidern und zu messen sowie die Sicherheit unserer Nutzer zu erhöhen.“Running for Senate, I did get a number of people who would ask, ‘What’s going to happen to your children?’” Kelly Ayotte, Republican Senator from New Hampshire, says.At the White House and on K Street, women still struggle for the top jobs, and in the House, the sole chairwoman, Candice Miller, leads a committee that oversees the Capitol’s in-house staff, cleaning and maintenance, shops and gardens.Inappropriate behavior, casual chauvinism and old-fashioned views of gender roles still pervade everyday life.