Forbes Names Powerful Women in 2010 Midterm Elections

RedTracker| Forbes Woman compiles a list of the most powerful women of the 2010 Midterm elections, including pundits as well as politicians. As expected Sarah Palin is first, with First Lady Michelle-Obama second.

One very interesting point in their article concerns what happens to traditionally important women’s issues when two women are running against each other, like the Barbara Boer-Carly Fiorina race in California.

“Many of the issues where women traditionally have the most strength—like education or welfare policy—tend to fall to the wayside when two females are running against each other,” says Sarah Anzia, a researcher at Stanford University with an expertise in American politics. Read on at Forbes Woman