Gabrielle Giffords

Women Eager To Learn Political Ropes At Yale

Women Eager To Learn Political Ropes At Yale

The Women's Campaign School at Yale University is strictly nonpartisan. Republican and Democratic women go there to train for campaigns — how to organize them, run them and win them.

This year, the school has seen a significant uptick in enrollment, and for that, it can thank President Donald J. Trump. Women of all political persuasions flooded the school with requests, and — for a five-day summer session that starts in June — with applications.

The school is wading through some 500 applications for 80 slots. That's a record.

Monday was the application deadline, and Patricia Russo, the executive director, spent a day at The Study At Yale Hotel, where from 10 a.m. until 4...

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