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Jennifer Marsico

Visiting Fellow

Jennifer Marsico, a visiting fellow at the Independent Women's Forum, is a Senior Research Associate at AEI, working in the Political Corner.  She has written for many outside print and online publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Washington Examiner, National Review Online, and Roll Call.  Ms. Marsico has contributed to recent studies on Supreme Court continuity, voter registration modernization, and civic participation in the digital age.  She holds an M.A. in American government from Georgetown University.  She also blogs at theletterjen.blogspot.com, and is an avid NASCAR fan and knitter.

Recent Articles:

What Exactly Is the American Dream?
December 15 2014
Jennifer Marsico

 A new AEI e-book has the answer.

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What Do Americans Really Think About Hillary Clinton?
June 10 2014
Jennifer Marsico

Hillary Clinton's new memoir Hard Choices hits stores today. It provides Secretary Clinton's views of her career and accomplishments, but how does the public view her legacy?

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Let's Keep Thanksgiving A Day of Thanks
November 26 2013
Jennifer Marsico

Thanksgiving is undergoing a commercialization creep, turning the holiday into another shopping day.

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Women Make the Difference in Last Night's Elections
November 6 2013
Jennifer Marsico

What can the GOP learn coming out of yesterday’s gubernatorial contests? 

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More on Halloween: A Few Kind Words for Ghosties and Ghoulies
October 31 2013
Jennifer Marsico

Yes, Virginia, there is a value in getting creeped out.

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Marsico to Detroit: Save the Art!
August 7 2013
Jennifer Marsico

Selling art from the Detroit Institute of Art won't save the city financially. But it might harm it culturally.

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Some Important Earth Day Reading
April 24 2013
Jennifer Marsico

What do Americans think of environmental and energy issues today?

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Out of (Basil) Thyme
March 18 2013
Jennifer Marsico

The culprit for the demise of one of DC's food trucks wasn't bad reviews - it was the DC government.

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CPAC: Who’s In, Who’s Out, and Why That Matters
March 13 2013
Jennifer Marsico

The message being sent here is that compromise is akin to apostasy.

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Sheryl Sandberg Is Right
March 7 2013
Jennifer Marsico

Is so-called feminism really tolerant of creating opportunities for women? I have my doubts.

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Driving through the glass ceiling? Not so fast.
February 20 2013
Jennifer Marsico

But I’ll be honest: I’m not really a Danica fan. And the reason for that is she seems complicit in playing up her sexuality in order to gain more attention from fans, the media, and sponsors.

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The Real War on Women: Escape from North Korea
October 9 2012
Jennifer Marsico

For the vast majority of women who want to leave North Korea, human trafficking is their only ticket to freedom.

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Congress is No Longer a Man’s World
October 4 2012
Jennifer Marsico

Women are no longer a novelty on the ballot, but how has that fact affected the voting behavior of female voters?

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Prom Advice: Don't Let the Romanticizing Trend Warp You
May 22 2013
Jennifer Marsico
BlogHer

I spent the evening of my senior prom with my knight in shining armor. Literally. A couple of friends and I opted out of our prom to have dinner at Medieval Times. Total cost per person? Around fifty dollars. A big reason why we decided to skip the prom was we knew attendance entailed major costs.

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The Kinder Egg Kerfuffle
March 26 2013
Jennifer Marsico
The Daily Caller

It looks like American children will be finding a little nanny-statism in their Easter baskets this week. Is this another example of lack of government faith in parenting?

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