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Jennifer Steinhauer: The Women Reshaping Congress

In her career as a reporter at The New York Times, Jennifer Steinhauer has worked a wide range of beats, including the metro, bureau and national desks, the Los Angeles bureau chief, and the U.S. Congress. She has covered pressing issues spanning across the country, including health care, veterans’ rights and disaster relief during Hurricane Katrina. 

Now Steinhauer divulges a fresh perspective on a shifting political landscape in her book The Firsts: The Inside Story of the Women Reshaping Congress. Steinhauer documents the incredible story of the women who were newly elected to the House of Representatives in 2018 and follows their pursuit of groundbreaking change. 

Come listen to Steinhauer share the unique perspective of a congressional reporter, giving insight into the campaigns of these strong freshman congresswomen and how their victory in November 2018 has translated to change on the Hill.

April 15, 2020

The Commonwealth Club
110 The Embarcadero
Taube Family Auditorium
San Francisco, 94105
United States

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Jennifer Steinhauer

Congressional Reporter, New York Times

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Marisa Lagos

Correspondent for California Politics and Government, KQED—Moderator


5:30 p.m. check-in
6:30 p.m. program