Women in Congress:17% ceiling





The interactive transcript could not be loaded.



Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Mar 12, 2012

Short clip from Up With Chris Hayes, illustrating the appalling rate of women in both US houses of Congress: 17%.

That ties us with Turkmenistan for 78th place among nations.

And we've been stalled around this level for awhile now.

Oddly, and scarily, the panel discussed similar rates (16-18%) in other fields, like the arts and upper echelons of corp America.


  1. 1

    At Flaming Saddles tonight

  2. 2

    The Magic Irish Pub--lit up and full of drinkers in middle of blackout zone

  3. 3

    All alone at Empire State Building. Enjoying the blackout zone.

  4. 4

    On the dark side: deep in the blackout zone 1 a.m., midtown Manhattan

  5. 5

    Entering the blackout zone 12:45 a.m., midtown Manhattan

  6. 6

    Times Square and first attempt at blackout zone 12:15 a.m., midtown Manhattan

  7. 7

    Fallen crane on 57th St in NYC, 6:45pm during Hurricane Sandy

  8. 8

    Times Square 6:30pm, start of Hurricane Sandy

  9. 9

    Hell's Kitchen Hurricane Sandy, 7pm (NYC)

  10. 10

    Fabulous roof party w fireworks over Hudson

  11. Women in Congress:17% ceiling

  12. 12

    Met Opera broadcast into Times Square

  13. 13

    Times Square, after the humidity crisis of Irene: 2 pm

  14. 14

    Times Square soccer pre Irene, 10:30p Saturday night

  15. 15

    Hell's Kitchen grocery store at 2pm Sat before Irene

  16. 16


  17. 17

    My new Hell's Kitchen apartment--under assembly

  18. 18

    My first NYC apartment, Upper West Side

  19. 19

    Dave Cullen speaks to Fremd High School on Columbine, part 1

  20. 20

    How to interview a victim humanely--on the Today Show

  21. 21

    Interviewing victims: Disturbing example on Today Show

  22. 22

    Dave in NYC: My Neighborhood

  23. 23

    Kids performing on my NYC subway train today

  24. 24

    Why? The Columbine killers' true intent--by NY Times bestseller (Columbine shooting, motives)

  25. 25

    Moving to New York City, part 4--The last night!--Dave Cullen

  26. 26

    Moving to New York City, part 3--Dave Cullen

  27. 27

    Moving to New York City, part 2--Dave Cullen

  28. 28

    Moving to New York City, part 1--Dave Cullen

  29. 29

    STRUCTURE in COLUMBINE, Part 1: Book Club & Classroom Series, by Dave Cullen w David Ulin

  30. 30

    STRUCTURE in COLUMBINE, Part 2: Book Club & Classroom Series, by Dave Cullen w David Ulin

  31. 31

    Learning from Black Hawk Down & Little Miss Sunshine: COLUMBINE Book Club & Classroom Series

  32. 32

    CHARACTERS in COLUMBINE: Book Club & Classroom Series, by Dave Cullen

  33. 33

    Intro to Students Page at Dave Cullen's site (COLUMBINE, etc.)

  34. 34

    Dave Cullen, author of COLUMBINE, on writing

Sign in to add this to Watch Later

Add to