Tag Archive | "Democrats"

“Cult of Mom” Politics

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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  Michelle Obama, Elizabeth Warren, and Debbie Wasserman Schultz each have two things in common. They were featured speakers at the Democratic National Convention and they’re moms. I’m not bringing up their motherhood status because I think it’s important. They …

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Delegate Moms: Where’s the Child Care?

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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  As increasing numbers of women who have young children become involved in the political process, the issue of child care gets more attention. That’s good as far as it goes. But with the GOP Convention going on in Tampa …

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Going to Charlotte!

Monday, August 27, 2012

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  Guess who’s going to the Democratic National Convention? Yup! I’m super-excited that I’m going to be headed to Charlotte to experience my second presidential convention and my first one with the Democrats. (I covered a Republican Convention back in …

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Michelle Obama’s Miami School Visit Subversive?

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

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Image via Lighthearted Photography with permission   Stay in school! Graduate from high school! Register to vote! These are the subversive messages the Obamas have been trying to get into our children’s schools! Remember a couple of years …

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Michelle Obama Tells Her Girls to “Get Tough.” Should We Tell Our Kids the Same?

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

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Tweens are steeped in the world of slights and hurt feelings. Wear the wrong head band to school, and your day could be ruined by one small comment. Someone says they hate you, but the next day they’re all …

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Michelle Obama: Middle Class Secret Weapon for 2012

Monday, March 19, 2012

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Vice President Joe Biden is being touted as the Obama re-election campaign’s secret weapon to connect with the all-important middle class vote.  But the VP isn’t the only one with working class roots on the Obama team — what about …

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A Short, Open Letter to Hillary Clinton

Saturday, March 17, 2012

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Dear Hillary, I so loved your speech last week from the Women in the World conference, as well as Meryl Streep’s brilliant introduction of you. You’ve had so many wonderful and inspiring moments as someone who has been a tireless …

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Super Tuesday Plans? Hang Out With Me at iVillage iVote!

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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Image via iStockPhoto     All the political wonkiness is swirling around for Super Tuesday!  What’s going to happen?  What will the results mean?  Who’s in and who’s out?  Third-party candidate here we come? If you’re like me, you’ll …

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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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Democrats to Court Suburban Moms. Will the GOP Come Calling, Too?

Thursday, March 1, 2012

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Image via iStockPhoto/Steve Debenport Women decide elections. That’s a fact that’s been proven by a variety of studies.  Yet, political parties and candidates often don’t want to engage with women in any meaningful way.  And when it comes to women …

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No Birth Control for You?

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

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I feel like I’m living in the time of Hester Prynne and her Scarlet Letter in light of the ongoing and escalating attacks on women’s health, especially when it comes to anything concerning our ‘lady parts.’  Some women on the …

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What Will Those Republicans Say Next?

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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Image via iStockPhoto/spxChrome 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 …

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