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Carnahans’ Highlight Women’s Progress in Politics

May 4th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

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From The Journal (Webster University)

By: James Chilton
Issue date: 5/3/07

Secretary of State Robin Carnahan and her mother, former Sen. Jean Carnahan, spoke before a crowd of nearly 60 in the University Center Sunnen Lounge. The two described their respective introductions to politics then, at Holden’s behest, launched into the issues while the audience feasted on pizza provided by Holden’s Public Policy Forum.

As women in politics, both Carnahans acknowledged women had taken great political strides in recent years, with their own state host to a female senator, secretary of state, state auditor and state treasurer. Robin Carnahan said getting women to donate money to campaigns also is easier than the days when she canvassed for her father, deceased Gov. Mel Carnahan. Read more…

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