Tag Archive | "Barack Obama"

Ambassadors Inaugural Ball: First of an International Kind!

Friday, 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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Binders Full of Women: More Than a Meme

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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The blogosphere loves a good meme. Who doesn’t like a little Ryan “Hey Girl” Gosling (especially that feminist Ryan Gosling!) or some bad-ass Texts from Hillary. They’re good fun with a grain a truth — women’s collective …

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Binders Full of Women: Romney and His Feminist Awakening

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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I wasn’t surprised that President Obama was ready to take on Mitt Romney in the second of their three presidential debates. And I wasn’t surprised at the variety of topics — Libya, student loans, oil and coal, birth control and …

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Debate Number Two: 15 Reasons It’s More Than the Economy, Stupid

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

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As we count down the hours to presidential debate number two, we know that the town hall style questions have been pre-approved and pre-scripted by the respective campaigns.  Odds are, we’re not going to learn much new about either candidate …

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Presidential Debates: Here They Come!

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

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It’s presidential debate time! The moments we’ve all been waiting for in the 2012 campaign! OK, so maybe you haven’t been on the edge of your seat about the stand-at-the-podium, semi-scripted events that are a presidential campaign rite of passage.  …

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Five Reasons I Liked President Obama’s DNC Speech

Saturday, September 8, 2012

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  For a Democrat like me, it was hard not to like President Obama’s nomination acceptance speech at the DNC. Since it was coming on the heels of Mitt Romney’s speech in Tampa for the RNC, I knew he’d be …

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Democratic Spirits Not Dampened by Rain or Change in Plans

Thursday, September 6, 2012

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When I asked some of the volunteers at the Democratic National Convention about Barack Obama’s acceptance speech being moved from the outdoor Bank of America Stadium to the more weather-friendly Charlotte Convention Center, I could see the disappointment on their …

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Father’s Day and Presidential Politics

Sunday, June 17, 2012

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  Much gets made about whether women candidates for political office are mothers. Do they have young kids? If so, should they be running for office? We ask how will they manage, without giving a thought to the obvious — …

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Progressive Women Rock

Wednesday, 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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“Sexy” President Obama?

Friday, March 30, 2012

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Because this is just too fun not to watch …. …

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Super Tuesday, Here We Come!

Saturday, March 3, 2012

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Buckle up, because the biggest day of the 2012 primary season is almost upon us.  Ten states will decide on Tuesday, March 6 who their favorite Republican candidate is.  Usually at least by Super Tuesday, we know which way the …

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What Will Those Republicans Say Next?

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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As we head into the presidential primaries in Arizona and Michigan, I sense many voters’ heads are spinning over what the candidates believe are vote-getting discussions. Rick Santorum says President Obama is a “snob” for wanting all American kids to …

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