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

February 21, 2013

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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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Benghazi Hearings: Now With a Dose of Sexism!

January 23, 2013

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Photo credit: U.S. Embassy Prague   I don’t know why I’m still surprised by the sexism that continues to exist at media outlets today, especially when it comes to anything Hillary Clinton does or says. Even with analysts and talking …

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What We Learned in 2012: 2013, Here We Come?

December 20, 2012

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As we look back over the crazy political year that was 2012, and look over our shoulders just in that Mayan prediction about the end of the world is true, here are a few things to consider about what we …

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TIME’s Person of the Year: Why Not Malala?

December 19, 2012

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Image via shesthefirst.org   President Barack Obama is TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year. Again. I don’t have anything against the President receiving the honor, but as I read the explanation for that choice, it occurred to …

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Women in Politics Radio: Can Women in Social Media Really Make Change?

November 16, 2012

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If you didn’t have a chance to join in, I wanted to share the link to my discussion with Kimberly Mitchem-Rasmussen Executive Director/Founder & Executive Producer of Women in Politics Media. I know you might be tired of all the …

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Political Mothers: The Key to Winning the White House

October 31, 2012

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  I’ve gotten used to being scoffed at when it comes to my political bona fides. Because the word “mom” is in the name of my site, I’m often dismissed as someone who isn’t focused on current events, our political …

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Ten Ways to Win Women’s Votes

October 29, 2012

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Ten ways to win women’s votes? Thanks, Ellen Bravo!

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Mothers of Intention: How Women and Social Media are Revolutionizing Politics in America

October 26, 2012

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Women are the ones candidates want. More precisely, mothers are the swing voters that presidential candidates try to woo every four years. Political wonks always come up with a clever new name for us each election cycle — we’ve been …

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Why I Can’t be a “Sh*tty Mom”

September 24, 2012

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Sh*tty moms unite! That’s the new message giving mothers a good, collective laugh these days. And I confess, I have absolutely NOTHING against so-called “sh*tty moms.” I have plenty of sh*tty motherhood moments that I could regale you with and …

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Stay-at-Home Moms Caused the War on Women?

June 19, 2012

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Image via Wikimedia Commons   Excuse me, moms. Have you ever stepped off your work or career path to be a full-time stay-at-home parent? If so then you, like me, are to blame for the impending demise of feminism. At …

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Progressive Women Rock

June 6, 2012

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Women are going to be the key to which candidate — President Obama vs Mitt Romney — will win the White House in November. That’s what we’re talking about on our Netroots Nation panel on Thursday — how to engage …

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Paid Maternity Leave: This Says it All

May 31, 2012

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Think Progress and its chart says it better than words: But you know what the right will say. Only socialists go in for paying women for time off care for newborns. I wonder if Redneck Mom has an extra room …

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