Women / Culture / Entertainment / election coverage / elections 2018 / women's issues

The 2018 Midterm Elections Were a Record-Breaking Achievement for Women

Posted On: Nov 8, 2018   |   Posted By: StyleCaster

Nov. 6 was a big night for women in American politics. While it wasn't the “blue wave” some had predicted, Democrats successfully flipped the House of Representatives and progressed toward more gender-balanced representation in Congress. Thanks to the 2018 midterm elections, 113 women now serve in Congress-surpassing the current record of 107 according to the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University .
Here are the highlights that exemplify what a historic moment the 2018 midterm elections were for women.
First Muslim women elected to Congress: Ilhan Omar & Rashida Tlaib
Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib have become the first Muslim women ever elected to Congress. Omar, a Democratic representative for Minnesota, will serve the states' fifth district, and Tlaib, who is also a Democrat, will serve Michigan's 13th district, which includes parts of Detroit.
First Native American women elected to Congress: Sharice Davids & Debra Haaland
Sharice Davids, a Kansas Democrat and member of the Ho-Chunk...

Continue reading ...

 








Catbird Is Seeking A Graphic Design + Photo Intern In New York, NY

Catbird Is Seeking A Graphic Design + Photo Intern In New York, NY

We're currently looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working, and creative graphic design intern with a specialization in photo editing to join our creative team for the second... Read more ...

Blac Chyna Teams Up With Whitenicious To Sell ‘Skin Bleaching Cream' And...

Blac Chyna Teams Up With Whitenicious To Sell ‘Skin Bleaching Cream' And People Are Pissed

Another day, another Blac Chyna scandal. The model has partnered with Whitenicious by Dencia to launch Whitenicious X Blac Chyna Diamond Illuminating & Lightening Cream. This... Read more ...

6ix9ine Arrested on Racketeering Charges, Faces Life in Prison

6ix9ine Arrested on Racketeering Charges, Faces Life in Prison

Tekashi 6ix9ine is in a heap of trouble. The Brooklyn native was arrested by federal agents Sunday evening and charged with racketeering. Tekashi along with five other men was... Read more ...

Take Up to 60% Off with East Dane's Buy More, Save More Sale

Take Up to 60% Off with East Dane's Buy More, Save More Sale

East Dane Men's Buy More, Save More Sale It's that time of the year again. As Black Friday approaches, East Dane launches its Buy More, Save More Sale. From now until November... Read more ...

Design Scene

Design Scene

Design Scene November 2018 Cover Read more ...

RED ALERT, LADIES: If You Follow Michael B. Jordan On Instagram, He Might...

RED ALERT, LADIES: If You Follow Michael B. Jordan On Instagram, He Might Just Slide Into Your DMs!

We all learned something very surprising today: Michael B. Jordan has direct messaged his fans before. There's a mixture of jealousy and confusion here, and we're not sure... Read more ...

‘Sex and the City' kills Mr. Big; Kim Cattrall not having it

‘Sex and the City' kills Mr. Big; Kim Cattrall not having it

Mr. Big was going to die of a heart attack in “Sex and the City 3.” The franchise might be over, but the juicy behind-the-scenes information keeps coming out. This shocking... Read more ...

Meghan Markle Reportedly Has To Get Weighed Before And After Eating...

Meghan Markle Reportedly Has To Get Weighed Before And After Eating Christmas Dinner

‘Tis the season to use the holidays as an excuse to binge eat. Er, unless, of course, you're Meghan Markle. According to royal expert and Majesty editor Ingrid Seward and... Read more ...

Cardi B Buys Her Mom Her Dream Home! Take A Tour

Cardi B Buys Her Mom Her Dream Home! Take A Tour

It's the “happiest day” of Cardi B‘s life, according to a recent Instagram video. The rapper took to social media to show off her latest purchase - a new home for her mom... Read more ...

Kylie Jenner Channels Barbie In A Gorgeous Hot Pink Suit And It's GOALS

Kylie Jenner Channels Barbie In A Gorgeous Hot Pink Suit And It's GOALS

Ummm, Kylie Jenner was in full Barbie mode the other day while in Houston, Texas, making a stop at Ulta Beauty to surprise fans (and shop her Kylie Cosmetics collection, of... Read more ...