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

February 14, 2013

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Image via WhiteHouse.gov/Official White House Photo by Pete Souza   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 …

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

February 12, 2013

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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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My Six Favorite Hillary Clinton Moments

January 30, 2013

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Image via EMILY's List   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 — …

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Over the Top Hillary-Bashing

January 24, 2013

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Like I alluded to yesterday, some things will never change for Hillary Clinton Image via The Newseum

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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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Roe v. Wade in Black and White

January 22, 2013

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Forty years doesn’t seem like all that long ago — especially for someone like me who is over 40! But on the 40th anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade  Supreme Court decision that guaranteed that women’s access to …

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Crow After Roe: What You Should Really Know on Roe v. Wade’s 40th Anniversary

January 21, 2013

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Robin Marty and Jessica Pieklo, two of my compatriots at our group project The Broad Side, have been working long and hard on their book about what has happened to women’s reproductive rights since the Supreme Court decision …

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Ambassadors Inaugural Ball: First of an International Kind!

January 18, 2013

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While there are only two “official” inaugural balls to celebrate President Obama’s second and final swearing in, that doesn’t mean there won’t be plenty of other festivities going on in Washington, D.C. next week. Other “unofficial” balls are being planned …

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Let’s Be Honest About Assault Weapons

January 18, 2013

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When I tried to explain to my seventh-grade daughter the details of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, I quickly realized by the semi-engaged look on her face that she knew a tragedy had occurred, but that she didn’t have …

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What You Should Know About Abortion on the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

January 15, 2013

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In just a few days, we will mark the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that ruled that our Constitutional right to privacy under the due process clause of the 14th Amendment extends to a

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America, You Have an Anger Problem

January 11, 2013

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Vice President Joe Biden was meeting with representatives of the National Rifle Association as part of the discussion the White House is trying to have after the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings. While he was meeting with the group whose …

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