Tag Archive | "DNC"

“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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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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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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Five Reasons Debbie Wasserman Schultz Will Rock the DNC

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

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Guys have been running the Democratic National Committee for the past two and a half decades.  The last time a woman was in charge of the nationwide Democratic show, we hadn’t yet heard Bill Clinton deny that he’d had a …

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