Women on the 2018 ballot are busting perceptions of motherhood and leadership

Motherhood is taking center stage in U.S. politics.

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, the first United States senator to give birth while in office has been seen on Capitol Hill with her newborn nestled in her lap.

Two Democratic gubernatorial candidates, Maryland’s Krish Vignarajah and Wisconsin’s Kelda Roys, made waves with campaign ads that, in addition to touting their capabilities as leaders, also show them nursing their babies.

More information: http://theconversation.com/women-on-the-2018-ballot-are-busting-perceptions-of-motherhood-and-leadership-94009

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