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Jennifer Steinhauer: The Women Reshaping Congress

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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 United States 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.

Tune in as Steinhauer shares her unique perspective of a congressional reporter to give insight into the campaigns of these strong freshman congresswomen and how their victory in November 2018 has translated to change on the Hill.


Copies of Jennifer Steinhauer’s new book, The Firsts: The Inside Story of the Women Reshaping Congress, are available for purchase for U.S. domestic orders only they will be shipped to the address provided at checkout.

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Thu, Jun 4 / 12:00 pm

United States

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Jennifer Steinhauer
Congressional Reporter, The New York Times
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Marisa Lagos
Correspondent for California Politics and Government, KQED—Moderator

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