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Women scarce on Sunday shows

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Female lawmakers composed 13.5 percent of the total Sunday show appearances by all representatives and senators this year, according to American University’s Women & Politics Institute. Talk-show bookers say leading female politicians need to make a more concerted effort to make themselves available when the shows call.

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.

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