June 5, 2013

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PunditMom Has Moved!

Well, moved and rebranded, really!

After seven amazing and rewarding years as “PunditMom,” it was time for me to become myself and launch new ventures. Don’t worry — I’m writing and being a pundit, but as myself — both at my new personal site JoanneBamberger.com, and as publisher and editor-in-chief of The Broad Side, and as I launch my political and social media consulting business, Broad Side Strategies.

Thank you all so much for helping me find my voice and finding all of you in the process!!   Please come visit at my new homes!…

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February 25, 2013

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Sheryl Sandberg and Marissa Mayer: “Lean In” and Get Your Butt to the Office!

Lean in! Take charge! No fear! Out with flex-time! In with face time! These are the messages two of the highest profile working mothers in America are sending to the rest of us. If  Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer, …

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February 21, 2013

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What Happens to Global Women’s Issues Without Hillary Clinton?

What’s going to happen to America’s global women’s and girls initiatives without Hillary Clinton? Clinton was a champion for women and children around the world in a way no other Secretary of State before her.  She’s brought money, attention and …

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February 20, 2013

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Sticks and Stones: Changing Our Culture of Teen Bullying

As the mother of a seventh-grade girl, to say that I’m navigating through the treacherous waters of middle school, bullying, drama and various cyber-issues would be an understatement. Sometimes it feels like I have things under control, but I …

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February 14, 2013

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A New President Obama? Thoughts on State of the Union 2013

  For years, I’ve had a pet peeve with President Obama. I knew he wasn’t as progressive as many Democrats thought he was in 2008. Don’t get me wrong — I voted for Barack Obama in 2008 ad 2012. But …

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February 12, 2013

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You’re More Than a Guest in the First Lady’s Seating Box

The White House just released the list of guests who will be joining Michelle Obama in the traditional First Lady’s Seating Box for the State of the Union address. There are always some Americans invited whose stories are personally compelling …

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January 30, 2013

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My Six Favorite Hillary Clinton Moments

  Hillary Clinton is now a retired woman. She has officially stepped down from her post as Secretary of State. She’s no longer a U.S. Senator or First Lady. She’s not waging a presidential campaign — yet. And those pesky …

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