Archive | June, 2011

Five Pieces of Advice for Michele Bachmann from Hillary Clinton

June 29, 2011

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I know Michele Bachmann and Hillary Clinton are at complete opposite ends of the political spectrum, but now that the congresswoman from Minnesota has made her 2012 presidential bid official, she should prepare herself for the inevitable increased amount of …

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Supreme Court Tells Women to Shut Up and Go Home — Again

June 21, 2011

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The Supreme Court has told one and a half million women who work at Wal-mart, in essence, be grateful you have jobs even if you make less money and get promoted less than men.  Now, shut up and go home.…

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Political Word Games

June 20, 2011

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A couple of weeks ago, I had a great time meeting and being interviewed by Kelly Wallace, iVillage’s Chief Correspondent, in connection with the release of my new book, Mothers of Intention: How Women and Social Media are Revolutionizing

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No More Weiner Until the Fourth of July

June 16, 2011

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Our short national nightmare is over. With the resignation of Congressman Anthony Weiner, the only Americans who will have to continue hearing any inappropriate jokes or comments made about ‘weiners’ are parents of fifth-graders who just finished studying anatomy in …

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Michele Bachmann: Upping the Political Motherhood Ante

June 15, 2011

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If you thought Michele Bachmann was a conservative mom political superstar before the GOP debate on CNN, then you’re probably standing in line to get her autograph this week, as well as her special beauty secrets of how she still …

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Anthony Weiner Aside, Things Would Be Different if Women Ran the World

June 13, 2011

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To suggest that women might make better politicians and make better decisions overall always brings out the heated arguments, but it’s a fair one to consider especially in light of the pretty bad decisions — both personal and political — …

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Mothers of Intention: The Road Show Has Begun!

June 11, 2011

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It was pretty hard to contain my excitement when I saw my book, Mothers of Intention: How Women and Social Media are Revolutionizing Politics in America. The book actually didn’t come to me — I went to it when I …

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For Less Weiner, Elect More Women

June 7, 2011

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OK, so I fell for Anthony Weiner’s lies about the whole “woe is me, my Twitter account was hacked” thing.  But, honestly, were there many of us who thought that in this day and age of political sex scandals — …

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Sarah Palin’s Political Tornado

June 5, 2011

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The majority of Sarah Palin watchers seem certain that there is no way, no how the half-term governor from Alaska is going to run  for President in 2012.  Nu-uh, isn’t gonna happen, totally sure of it.   She’s just going on …

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Anthony Weiner’s Top Five Life Lessons

June 3, 2011

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Congressman Anthony Weiner is having the worst week of his political life. It seems that his enemies got a hold of some “naughty” close-up photo of a crotch they claim is his and then tried to get people to believe …

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As Bachmann & Palin Shift Into Overdrive, Can We Steer Clear of “Catfight?”

June 1, 2011

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With the rollout of Sarah Palin’s East Coast bus tour extravaganza and Michele Bachmann’s near-announcement on Good Morning America that she’ll announce her presidential candidacy in Iowa in June, analysts are wondering, “Will they or won’t they?”  Is there enough …

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