Politics

25 Stunning Female Politicians And Correspondents


In the world of politics, ‘aesthetically pleasing’ is the pathway to winning elections, and achieving higher TV ratings. It is crucial to look the part if you’re planning to project credibility to the masses, and these women have it figured out.

1. Megyn Kelly

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Age: 45

Network: Fox News Channel

Kelly thought she was going to become a successful lawyer, after graduating from Albany Law School. But she soon fell out of love with the job, and decided to go the TV route. After working at local stations, she transitioned to Fox News Channel in 2004. She currently hosts The Kelly File.

2. Nicole Minetti

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Age: 30

Political Party: Socialist (Italy)

Formerly a Regional Councillor for the PDL, Minetti began infamous for her involvement in the “Ruby Affair.” Allegedly, she had solicited prostitutes for the former Italian prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi. He was sentenced to seven years in jail for abusing his powers in this manner and paying for sex.

3. Vanja Hadzovic

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Age: 29

Political Party: Socialist (Serbia)

Vanja has worked as an adviser in Serbia’s foreign ministry. But in 2013, she was at the center of controversy when several scandalous photos surfaced of the young politician. Despite the trouble, she has been praised by Serbian foreign secretary Ivan Mrkic, who claims she is a good person who ‘conscientiously carries out her everyday duties.’

4. Eva Kaili

The Sun

Age: 37

Political Party: PASOK (Greece)

Because her father, Alexandros, is a mechanical and electrical engineer, Eva had high expectations growing up. It’s safe to say she’s done pretty well in adulthood. After obtaining her undergraduate degree in architecture and engineering, she went on to pursue a PhD in International Political Economy at Harvard. In between her schooling, Kaili has worked as a journalist and anchorwoman for Mega Channel, a major network in Greece. In 2009, she was elected as a member of the Hellenic Parliament and still remains the youngest member within the PASOK party.

5. Anna-Maria Galojan

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Age: 33

Political Party: Estonian Reform Party (Estonia)

The Estonian politician began her career as a leader of the youth section of the Estonian Reform Party. However, she has since become rather infamous, as an embezzler of 60,000 euros from a non-profit organization European Movement Estonia. She was extradited to London and has labeled herself as a political refugee, while others label her as the “Estonian Swindler.”

6. Alina Kabaeva

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Age: 32

Political Party: United Russia

The former Russian gymnast has forayed into politics, becoming the State Duma deputy from the United Russia party between 2007 and 2014. After resigning from the Duma, she accepted the position of chair of the board of directors of the National Media Group, which is Russia’s media conglomerate.

7. Elena Udrea

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Age: 42

Political Party: National Liberal (Romania)

Udrea started her political career in 2002, as a legal adviser to the Social Democratic Party. She had held a law practice in Bucharest for many years prior. From 2009-2012, she served as Regional Development and Tourism Minister for Romania.

8. Sara Latife Ruiz Chavez

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Age: 32

Political Party: Institutional Revolutionary (Mexico)

Ruiz Chavez served in the cabinets of Felix Gonzalez Canto and Joaquin Hendricks. In 2006, she won a seat in the lower house of Congress. Then in 2007, she tried to win the election for General Secretary of the National Executive Council, but lost.

9. Maria Carfagna

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Age: 40

Political Party: Forza Italia (Italy)

Once ranked #1 on Maxim’s list of most attractive politicians, Carfagna is equal parts beautiful as well brilliant. In 2001, she graduated in law from the University of Salerno, just a few years after placing 6th in the Miss Italy contest. She became responsible for the women’s movement in the political party Forza Italia, meaning ‘The People of Freedom.’ In her past, she posed nude for Maxim, of which she prefers not to discuss.

10. Julie Banderas

The Blaze

Age: 42

Network: Fox News Channel

Currently the anchor for America’s News Headquarters on Saturdays and Fox Report Weekend, Banderas graduated from broadcast journalism haven Emerson College. She started her career at a local Boston television station, and within a few years, was signed on as a general assignment reporter at Fox News Channel. In 2006, she garnered international media attention for an on-air clash with Shirley Phelps-Roper, a spokeswoman for the Westboro Baptist Church.

11. Belinda Stronach

Panoramio

Age: 49

Political Party: Liberal (Canada)

Originally elected as a Conservative, Stronach later crossed the aisle to join the Liberal party. Aside from her politics, she is also a successful businesswoman and philanthropist. Until late 2010, she served as executive vice-chairwoman of Magna International, Canada’s biggest automotive parts manufacturer.

12. Courtney Friel

Rant Political

Age: 35

Network: KTLA

The Political Science major from San Diego State, has gone on to have quite a career. At only 35 years old, Courtney has been a regular on Fox News Channel as a correspondent and commentator, and currently works for KTLA in Los Angeles.

13. Ruby Dhalla

CBS Houston

Age: 41

Political Party: Liberal

Dhalla, as well as conservative MP Nina Grewal, were the first Sikh women to serve in the Canadian House of Commons. Ruby was in the Canadian House of Commons from 2004 to 2011, where she campaigned for many social causes including abuse of married women in India.

14. Andrea Tantaros

Age: 37

Network: Fox News Channel

Co-host of Outnumbered on Fox News Channel, Andrea Tantaros has quite a political background. She began working as a spokesperson for Massachusetts Governor William Weld, then-Congressman Pat Toomey and former National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Thomas Reynolds.

15. Abby Huntsman

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Age: 29

Network: Fox News Channel

Formerly a co-host of the MSNBC show, The Cycle, Abby is now a general assignment reporter for Fox News Channel. She has always been destined for a life in politics and media, since she landed her first small position with Good Morning America, at age 16. Her father is former Utah Governor and 2012 presidential candidate Jon Huntsman.

16. Orly Levy

Times of Israel

Age: 42

Political Party: Yisrael Beiteinu (Israel)

During her first term in the Israeli government, Levy served as Deputy Speaker of the Knesset and Chair of the Committee on the Rights of the Child. Prior to her status as a politician, Orly worked as a model and local television host. Her father, David Levy, is a former Foreign Affairs Minister.

17. S.E. Cupp

Age: 36

Network: CNN

Soon after graduating from Cornell University, S.E. Cupp was hired by the New York Times to write and edit for the Index Department. This led to her appearing as a frequent guest on CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC. On the latter, she co-hosted The Cycle with Krystal Ball.

18. Kristen Powers

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Age: 46

Political Party: Democrat

Right after graduating from Georgetown Law School, Powers began working in the Clinton administration. She was the deputy assistant U.S. trade representative for public affairs. She departed the administration to become the vice president for international communications at AOL. After the company’s merger with Time Warner, she became a vice president at the AOL-Time Warner Foundation. Currently, she is a columnist to USA Today, The Daily Beast and Newsweek, while contributing to segments on Fox News Channel.

19. Patti Ann Browne

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Age: 50

Network: Fox News Channel

A local New Yorker, Patti Ann Browne propelled up the ranks from local news reporter to Fox News Channel anchor. She’s been with the network since 2000, anchoring Fox News Live updates and Fox News Extra segments.

20. Yulia Tymoshenko

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Age: 55

Political Party: Fatherland (Ukraine)

Placing third in Forbes magazine’s 2005 list of the world’s most powerful women, Tymoshenko was the first woman appointed Prime Minister of Ukraine. Despite her success, she’s found herself in hot water over allegations of embezzlement and abuse of power. In 2014, the Ukranian Supreme Court closed the case and found that “no crime was committed.”

21. Sarah Palin

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Age: 51

Political Party: Republican

The youngest person, and first woman to be elected Governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin has since transcended politics. She rose to international fame via her vice presidential run alongside John McCain in 2008, leading to her own TV show, Amazing America with Sarah Palin. In 2014, she launched an online news network, the Sarah Palin Channel. In 2016, she came out in support of Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump.

22. Krystal Ball

MSNBC

Age: 34

Political Party: Democratic

With a background in business and accounting, Krystal Ball isn’t merely a social advocate. She briefly worked for the federal contractor CGI Group, and traveled to New Orleans to help the city recover from Hurricane Katrina. After an unsuccessful congressional run, Ball began appearing on various cable news networks, before becoming a regular on MSNBC. She is also a regular contributor to the Huffington Post.

23. Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

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Age: 62

Political Party: Justicialist (Argentina)

The President of Argentina served from 2007-2015, becoming the second woman to serve in the position. Fernandez served one term as National Deputy and three terms as National Senator for Santa Cruz, as well as Buenos Aires provinces.

24. Alicia Menendez

Fusion

Age: 32

Network: Fusion

She is a frequent political commentator on CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC. Her full-time hosting gig is on “Come Here and Say That.” Prior, she was a Host and Producer at HuffPost Live.

25. Joanna Mucha

Eostroleka

Age: 39

Political Party: Civic Platform

This Polish politician and economist became the Minister of Sport and Tourism under Donald Tusk. She has represented the city of Lubin.

By Brian


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