The Broadsheet: October 25th

October 25, 2016, 11:46 AM UTC

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! The Clinton Foundation has a major pay gap, women are ruling Wyoming and we’ve launched an MPW-focused podcast. Have a fantastic Tuesday.


 Listen up! Our latest podcast, Fortune Onstage Presents: The Most Powerful Women, gives you a direct line to candid conversations with some of the world's most newsworthy MPWs. In the first three episodes, released today, you can hear on-stage interviews from our recent Summit, with Ivanka Trump, Sheryl Sandberg, and Apple retail boss Angela Ahrendts. Or, if you're caught up on what went down at last week's confab, this is your key to our archives, which include years' past sessions with women ranging from Fox anchor Megyn Kelly to soccer legend Abby Wambach to Mylan CEO Heather Bresch.  iTunes


Kane's off to jail. Former Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane was sentenced Monday to 10 to 23 months in prison. She was convicted of—among other things—perjury and obstruction of justice for leaking grand jury documents to the media in order to embarrass a political foe, and then lying about it under oath. WSJ

Women of Wyoming. Liz Cheney is looking increasingly likely to win Wyoming’s lone Congressional seat, which was once held by her father, Dick Cheney. Although men substantially outnumber women in Wyoming politics, if Cheney wins, she would be Wyoming’s third congresswoman in a row.  Fortune

Warren's way with words. Sen. Elizabeth Warren took on Donald Trump in classic Warren fashion yesterday: "He thinks that because he has a mouthful of Tic Tacs he can force himself on any woman within groping distance," she said during a campaign stop in New Hampshire. "I've got news for you, Donald Trump: Women have had it with guys like you." Business Insider

 Condi's on the case. RiceHadleyGates, the consultancy co-founded by former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice, has been hired to provide geopolitical risk analysis to RWC, a London-based asset manager.  Financial Times

 Not walking the walk? According to hacked emails from the latest WikiLeaks dump, the Clinton campaign was worried about journalists noticing the average $81,000 gender pay gap within the leadership team at the Clinton Foundation. Given Clinton's pro-equal pay stance, it's little wonder that staffers were concerned about the "huge discrepancies." CNNMoney

 Hangouts don't help. While research finds that members of majority groups become less prejudiced against minorities when the two groups have more contact with one another, the same does not hold true when it comes to gender. The difference, it seems, relates to something called "benevolent sexism." New York Magazine

MOVERS AND SHAKERS: Former Zynga exec Colleen McCreary has joined Vevo as chief people officer.


 What's in a name? Under a century-old Japanese law, all married couples must use one surname. Though a couple can technically use either the wife's or husband's name, 96% of women change theirs. Now, more and more women are fighting for the right to keep their names, but are getting no help from the courts. New York Times

Dogged pursuit of success. Barkbox COO Carly Strife talks about how she went from being a consultant to a co-founder. Cosmopolitan

 Ask for Angela. A poster for the Ask for Angela initiative—part of a larger British campaign against sexual violence—is going viral on social media. The premise of the ad campaign is that women who feel unsafe in bars can discreetly ask bartenders for help (using the codeword "Angela"). Mashable

 Another secretary weighs in. Former secretary of state Madeleine Albright yesterday said that Donald Trump is a "useful idiot" who is being "manipulated" by the Russians. Politico

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Abbi Jacobson didn't expect Hillary Clinton to come on her show  New York Times Magazine

Shailene Woodley faces January trial after pipeline protest arrest  Time

Svetlana Kuznetsova cuts her own hair during WTA Finals match  ESPN

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