Elections

Feminists Are Cheering on Hillary’s Presidential Bid

Hillary Clinton’s unique social media entrance to the 2016 presidential race dominated news Sunday and was received well by many – especially feminists. Emily’s List, the National Organization for Women, and the Women’s Media Center were just a few of those who joined in the flurry of support for Clinton’s candidacy announcement yesterday through a […]

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The Women of the New House and New Senate

The women have truly landed at the Capitol and, fortunately, it will never be the same.  I confess to having many “pinch me” moments as I walked with Feminist Majority President Eleanor Smeal and Political Director Alice Cohan on Capitol Hill yesterday, the opening day of the 113th Congress.  The twenty women sworn in to […]

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Governor Romney, Drop Your Ad

Stand with us and demand that Governor Mitt Romney pull his television ad in Indiana endorsing Richard Mourdock for U.S. Senate from Indiana. It is intolerable that a presidential candidate would continue running such an ad in light of the Murdock’s extreme position on rape. This is the only ad Romney has released endorsing a […]

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Kaine and Allen face off in debate

According to George Allen, the Republican candidate for Virginia’s Senate seat, if you pay an electric bill, drive a car, or have a job, he will be getting your vote this fall.  While we can’t fault him for his unfailing optimism, his strategy in today’s debate may not gain the support of all employed, faithful […]

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DNC2012: Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s Speech Revs Worker’s Engines

Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm’s speech on Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention was by far one of the most popular speeches of the evening from within the arena. The crowd roared their approval as she delivered an enthusiastic defense of Barack Obama’s action to save the auto industry, and a scathing indictment of […]