The New Wave

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
July 03, 2018 - 7:00 am
The political world is still buzzing about a massive upset in the primary last week in the 14th New York Congressional District – covering parts of the Bronx and Queens.
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Debbie Walsh
WCBS 880
June 26, 2018 - 7:00 am
In this final segment of “New Wave: Women in Politics,” WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell spoke with Debbie Walsh, director of the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University, about where things stand now.
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June 18, 2018 - 7:58 pm
It's not that the rules are changing, but new technology is making it easier for political upstarts to run their campaigns. That's one element helping a record number of female candidates seeking public office this year.
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Mikie Sherrill, Chele Farley
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
June 12, 2018 - 7:00 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- It’s not just that more women are now running for office – it’s the caliber of candidates who are running and the level of the offices they are pursuing. In this week's edition of "New Wave: Women in Politics," Peter Haskell talked with two women seeking to go to Washington...
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Jean Sinzdak
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
June 05, 2018 - 12:00 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- The record number of women running for public office this year has brought many first-timers and some of them are still trying to figure out exactly how to run a campaign . In this week's segment of The New Wave: Women in Politics , Peter Haskell looks at a program to help...
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Liz Holtzman, Peter Haskell
WCBS 880
May 29, 2018 - 7:00 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- The number of women serving in Congress and other elected positions has grown dramatically over the years, but many say progress is taking too long. In this week’s segment of The New Wave: Women in Politics, Peter Haskell looks at calls to get more women elected to office...
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Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro
May 22, 2018 - 5:00 am
In this week's segment of The New Wave: Women In Politics, Peter Haskell looks at the challenges women have faced in getting elected.
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Amalia Duarte
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
May 15, 2018 - 5:00 am
In the latest installment of The New Wave, three local politicians tells us why they decided to take matters into their own hands and run for office.
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Salwan Georges/Detroit Free Press via USA TODAY NETWORK
May 08, 2018 - 5:00 am
The midterm congressional primaries are kicking into full gear and there is a tidal wave of female candidates running for office this year.
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