Republican women

Podcast: Women's Political Power in the Age of Trump
The Big Story, Episode 77

Marilyn Gates-Davis, CQ Magazine

Donald Trump's presidency has encouraged women to make campaign contributions in unprecedented numbers. Will more women run for Congress, too? CQ lobbying reporter Kate Ackley and Roll Call political reporter Simone Pathé explain.

28-Year-Old Female Republican Running for Congress
Ohio state Rep. Christina Hagan hopes to succeed Jim Renacci

State Rep. Christina Hagan is running for Ohio’s 16th District. (Screenshot)

State Rep. Christina Hagan became the first Republican to jump into the race for Ohio’s 16th District on Monday. Four-term GOP Rep. James B. Renacci is running for governor in 2018.

It’s a safe Republican seat that President Donald Trump won by 17 points last fall and could attract a crowded GOP primary field