• Third panel of "An Era of Polarized Politics -- and Does it Matter?" Panelists include Nancy Tate, Executive Director, LWV; Dr. Pietro Nivola, Vice President, Brookings Institution, Director of Governance Studies Program, and editor of“Red & Blue Nation”; Dr. William Galston, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution and Ron Brownstein, Political Director, Atlantic Media, and author of “The Second Civil War.” Closing comments by Mary Wilson, President, LWV.

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  • A small group of distinguished women political leaders from Latin America, the Caribbean and the United States met at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, for a roundtable discussion on the dramatic advances achieved by women seeking public office in the past ten years—and the challenges currently facing women in electoral politics. The conference, Women in the Americas: Paths to Political Power, was co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the United States, PROLEAD of the Inter-American Development Bank, the Inter-American Dialogue, and the Organization of American States Summits of the Americas Secretariat.

  • Remarks for Secretary Kathleen Sebelius from the League of Women Voters 2010 Convention in Atlanta, Georgia on June 15, 2010

  • After a sixteen year period in which there were no public presidential debates, the League of Women Voters Education Fund (LWVEF) sponsored three presidential debates in 1976.

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  • The League’s commitment to increase citizen understanding of the importance of our nation’s system of separation of powers and checks and balances provided for in the U.S. Constitution was highlighted during its recent 2006 Biennial Convention. A panel of distinguished jurists and academics addressed the full convention on the topic of MERIT SELECTION? ELECTIONS? APPOINTMENTS? UNDERSTANDING THE SYSTEM TO DEFEND THE COURTS.

  • This 90-second PSA is an adapted version of the 5-minute "It's Time" educational video

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    The third part of the Educational Forum Series, The Changing Faces of Power: Women in Politics, was held on March 25, 2008 at the Sewall-Belmont House & Museum in Washington DC. The series of events was hosted by the League of Women Voters and Sewall-Belmont House & Museum.

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