"Death by demography. That's all there is to it," said Douglas Holtz-Eakin, the president of the center-right American Action Forum. "Over time, the base will become increasingly narrow: older, less diverse, concentrated in less well-educated whites—especially men."
"When women are at the decision-making table, we get a vastly different picture of what the country needs," Representative Deb Haaland told Newsweek.
"But at the end of the day, what matters to me isn't the amount of coverage," the first daughter said.
"Your voices are strong, but only if you use them. Be strong. We need you," said Minnesota Senator Tina Smith.
A majority of Americans think they'll see a woman president before they die. That doesn't mean everyone wants it to happen.
After Doug Jones's historic upset in Alabama, Americans are thanking black women. What they should be doing, political activists say, is electing them to office.
Hillary Clinton said the physical scrutiny—and double standards between male and female candidates' appearances—is something she has never adjusted to, noting that it takes a lot of effort "just to be a woman in the public eye."
Justin Trudeau's gender-equal cabinet has set an example that Britain should follow.
Newly sworn-in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau campaigned on a platform of gender equality.
At current rate it will take until 2085 for women to reach parity with men in key leadership roles.