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Where Are All the President's Women?

By Ruth Marcus

WASHINGTON — “Does anybody listen to women when they speak around here?”
There were 11 people seated around the table in the White House Blue Room, debating the future of the Dreamers over honey sesame crispy beef, when House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi tried to make her point — only to find the men talking over her.
The interjection, first reported by The Washington Post’s Ashley Parker and confirmed by Pelosi’s office, did the trick: “There was, at last, silence, and she was not interrupted again.”
There are so many things to say about this moment — even more in the week that saw… …read more

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