The 2016 presidential election was a huge catalyst for these women to enter (or re-enter) politics. They're now in a Maryland program that coaches Democratic women to run for local office: (From left to right) Lenora Dawson, 51; Christiana Rigby, 32, and her baby, Arlo; Marisol Johnson, 41; Lesley Lopez, 33; Ciara Robinson, 29 Marc Rivers/NPR hide caption

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Maryland Democrats Aim To 'Build The Pipeline' For Women In Office

Democratic activists are using the momentum from the election and the Women's March to get more people engaged in politics. One group coaches women of all different backgrounds to run for office.

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Chuck Berry, Legend Of Rock 'N' Roll, Dies At 90

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Blues for Hawaiians Chuck Berry

The 2016 presidential election was a huge catalyst for these women to enter (or re-enter) politics. They're now in a Maryland program that coaches Democratic women to run for local office: (From left to right) Lenora Dawson, 51; Christiana Rigby, 32, and her baby, Arlo; Marisol Johnson, 41; Lesley Lopez, 33; Ciara Robinson, 29 Marc Rivers/NPR hide caption

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Maryland Democrats Aim To 'Build The Pipeline' For Women In Office

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Too Much Monkey Business Chuck Berry
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How Millennials Win And Lose Under The GOP Health Bill

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Cleveland The Golden Measure
Back in the USA Chuck Berry

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Depeche Mode's Dave Gahan On The New Album 'Spirit'

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