25 Most Influential Women in Washington — PICTURES

July 13, 2012, 2 a.m.

Wash­ing­ton is a town ob­sessed with power — how it’s gained, how it’s used, and es­pe­cially who wields it. A Na­tion­al Journ­al pan­el of re­port­ers and ed­it­ors has com­piled a highly un­scientif­ic list of Wash­ing­ton’s 25 most in­flu­en­tial wo­men. Read more about each of the 25 and our see our full cov­er­age of Wo­men in Wash­ing­ton.