Character Recommendations Based on C. J. Cregg

Selina Meyer Veep

Being Vice President certainly isn't enough to satisfy Selina's ego, but she'll deal with it. For now

Alicia Florrick The Good Wife

Calling her a "good wife" is damning this smart, capable, thoughtful woman with too-faint praise

Sabriel Abhorsen Series

Smart enough to understand the dangers that await her and brave enough to face them anyway

Kara "Starbuck" Thrace Battlestar Galactica

She'll beat you in cards, drink you under the table, then fly circles around you in her fighter plane

Joan Holloway Mad Men

Could run the whole company if only they'd let her, but for now, she'll rule the secretarial pool

Hawkeye Pierce M*A*S*H

Devil-may-care Army doc who'd have the Devil laughing and drinking in five minutes flat

Claire Underwood House of Cards

Scary intimidating, and she knows it

Tony Soprano The Sopranos

Keeping therapy secret from both his families – especially his mob one

Tami Taylor Friday Night Lights (TV)

Much more than just "Coach Taylor's wife," she's making herself known in town as a caring, persistent guidance counselor

Melody Grant Scandal

First Lady who's destined for and determined to achieve bigger things