Michèle Flournoy, rumored frontrunner for the next Secretary of Defense, told shareholders of her company today that she has taken her name out of the running for the position due to "family considerations." Flournoy, if she'd been appointed, would have been the first woman to hold the job. » 11/25/14 7:00pm 11/25/14 7:00pm

Will Michèle Flournoy Be the First Female Secretary of Defense?

Now that Susan Rice is out of the picture, Senator John Kerry will probably be our next Secretary of State. That's kind of a bummer, because three of the past four Secretaries of State have been women who helped promote women's rights initiatives all over the world. To make matters more boys-clubby, Chief of Staff… » 12/18/12 1:00pm 12/18/12 1:00pm