Tag Archive | "presidential campaigns"

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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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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Happy Mother’s Day, President “Mom!”

Sunday, May 13, 2012

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  The first woman elected to the White House will answer to many names — Madam President, ma’am, and, most likely, Mom. That’s something I like to think about on Mother’s Day. Given the demographics and family status of many …

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Mitt Romney’s VP Choice: Who’s on Your List?

Friday, April 20, 2012

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Now that Mitt Romney is the unofficial GOP Presidential nominee who will be taking on President Obama in the fall, all good pundits are turning their thoughts to vice presidential predictions! (What will we do when there’s nothing to predict!)…

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Rick Warren & His Let Them Eat Cake Social Policy

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

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Rick Warren is one of the most high-profile religious leaders in America. If you’re not familiar, he’s the head of the Saddleback mega-church in California and an author who apparently is on somewhat friendly terms with President Obama.  But …

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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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Santorum Thinks You’re a College Snob

Monday, February 27, 2012

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Just when I think Rick Santorum can’t say anything else to make my jaw drop, he conjures something new to confirm my suspicions that he’s not just an uber-conservative, but that maybe he’s gotten a few too many whiffs of …

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Rick Santorum Doesn’t Want to be President

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

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  Rick Santorum has found his footing as a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination.  He’s gaining attention by the day, which is borne out by recent polls that put him in a double-digit lead over Mitt Romney, the …

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Kate Upton and Barack Obama Walk Into A Bar …

Saturday, February 18, 2012

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You know this year you won’t be able to escape political talk at happy hours, cocktail parties or even online.  But you don’t have to immerse yourself Congressional Quarterly or CSPAN to keep the conversation going.  So here are a …

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Birth Control Fight Isn’t About Freedom of Religion

Friday, February 10, 2012

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Vocal Catholic bishops and members of the religious right community want America to think that President Obama has launched an all out assault on religion with the announcement that employer-provided health insurance policies have to cover birth control without a …

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Will Newt Gingrich Get a Second Date with Women Voters?

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

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South Carolina women loved Newt Gingrich. Women voters in Florida? Not so much. The results of the Florida Republican presidential primary show that while the ladies in the Palmetto State liked what Gingrich had to say as a candidate, …

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President Obama Loves the Super Bowl

Monday, January 30, 2012

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Well, at least he seems to like this Super Bowl between Romney and Gingrich!   Source: NewYorker.com

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