Potential powers behind the throne?
Spouses of the presidential candidates are in the National Journal's spotlight.
Womanpower on the Hill
Also from the National Journal: a report from insiders about what it's like to be a female Capitol Hill staffer -- and their roster of the 20 most powerful women staffers on the Hill.
Power players: the next big woman-versus-woman race?
Roll Call looks at the power of women in Congress, with a particular focus on Loretta Sanchez, who has thrown her hat in the ring for the 2016 race for an open Senate seat in California. The contest is being watched as a face-off between two powerful women, Sanchez and the state's attorney general, Kamala Harris.
Older woman power
That's what The Atlantic sees, placing the rise of powerful older political women in an evolutionary context.
Women leaders, left and right
Senator John McCain of Arizona, who faces re-election in 2016, is being challenged by women from both parties.
reports that Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ) will seek McCain's seat, and that State Sen. Kelli Ward is among those who may run against him in the Republican primary.