Stephen Farnsworth, a professor of political science at University of Mary Washington, says voters have Trump to thank for the rise in female candidates. “One of the key impacts of the Trump presidency has been a real increase in the number of women running for office, and the number of women receiving Democratic Party nominations,” Farnsworth says. “Donald Trump has done more to intensify the gender gap than any other politician of the last generation.” Link to report
The segment with Dr. Farnsworth is the first segment in the program. Link to report
University of Mary Washington professor and author Stephen Farnsworth discussed new recent book on the evolution of White House news management in the cable and digital age on C-Span’s Washington Journal.