Tag Archive | "elections"

Women and Social Media: The Key to Electoral Success

Monday, May 14, 2012

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I’m looking forward to this year’s Netroots Nation conference where I’ll be on a a great panel with three amazing women I know – Veronica Arreola of Viva la Feminista, Kristen Rowe-Finkbeiner of MomsRising and Carol Jenkins, the …

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7 Reasons Men Rule in Politics

Saturday, January 14, 2012

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Men still rule the school when it comes to the world of politics. I know that’s not really news, but it’s good to have someone do a study about this sort of thing just to remind us that the more …

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New Study Calls “Mom Bloggers” Politically Influential. Isn’t That What I Said?

Thursday, November 3, 2011

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A recent study entitled, “Mom Bloggers Voices and Votes Influence State of Union” comes to the conclusion that women online have a huge impact on politics and social issues.   The graphics proclaim “Mom bloggers vote!” “Mom bloggers care!” …

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Sarah Palin: “Winning” Like Charlie Sheen

Sunday, October 2, 2011

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In politics, as in Hollywood, “winning” is in the eye of the beholder. Most pundits and politicos say there’s no way that Sarah Palin is going to run for president in 2012 because time has run out.  She’s …

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Mothers of Intention: To Be Tough on Crime, Do You Invest in Prisons or Preschools?

Saturday, April 30, 2011

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American moms aren’t the only ones who get all fired up about politics.  With Canadian elections coming up next week, mothers up north are voicing their views on what’s happening in their country.  I’m excited to have as my guest …

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John Boehner & Compromise Go Together Like Bologna & Peanut Butter

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

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It’s November 3, 2010 or to borrow a gimmick from Keith Olbermann, it’s the first day since our nation declared it was changing the change. Or should I say embracing the patented obstructionism of John Boehner’s Republican party? The wave …

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Five Things for Politicians to Remember About Women Voters on Election Day

Monday, November 1, 2010

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For the last year and a half, I’ve been working on a book about the increasing involvement of mothers in the world of politics as a result of our new social media world.  When I submitted my manuscript (what feels …

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Best of PunditMom – PunditMom’s $27 Election Revolution!

Thursday, October 28, 2010

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Three years ago, I read a little tidbit of information that got me thinking.  And the more I thought about it, the more I believed this could be the answer to a political revolution that could really change things for …

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If You Don’t Vote ….

Friday, October 22, 2010

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If you don’t vote in the 2010 mid-term elections …. … Nevada could have a senator who is out of touch with the issues of her state’s immigrant population and believes any girl or woman who is raped should be …

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This “Weary Working Mom” is Weary of Labels

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

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I thought it was safe to jump back into the political mom waters after a GOP pollster who’s talking about what “Walmart” moms are thinking this election season tried to smack me down on CNN last week — you know, …

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Come Find Me at Netroots Nation!

Thursday, July 22, 2010

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If you’re headed to Netroots Nation — the annual progressive political/blogger conference, this week, I hope you’ll come by the panel I’m on with a group of amazing women.  Our topic? Why Women are the Key to Future Progressive Election

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Does Sharron Angle Really Think Sexual Violence is God’s Plan?

Friday, July 2, 2010

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I know that sometimes politicians say things they might not mean or that get taken out of context (though, usually, the whole ‘out of context’ excuse doesn’t hold water).  But I was floored when GOP/Tea Party candidate Sharron Angle, who …

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