Women currently make up 18.5 percent of the U.S. Congress. Yet Iowa is one of only two states that has never elected a woman to Congress nor had a female governor.
This hour, a look at the gender gap in politics – Why do women run for office less than their male counterparts? When they are in office, how do they govern?
Some highlights from today's guests:
Three reasons for the gender gap in political ambition: from Jennifer Lawless, Director of the Women & Politics Institute and Professor of Government at American University