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WEEK FIVE: Thursday, March 27 The Science and Art of Candidate Recruitment L166 There’s one big reason why women don’t hold as many elected offices as men: They don’t run as often. Candidate recruitment is crucial to filling the party bench with promising pols. So how do operatives convince a reluctant prospect to run for office? In recent cycles, party officials have rewritten the book on candidate recruitment, making it a science and an art. We’ll ask them directly about the pages in their 2014 playbook. Confirmed Guests: Liesl Hickey, executive director of the National Republican Congressional Committee; Kelly Ward, executive director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.