Tag Archive | "Women in Politics"

Women in Politics Radio: Can Women in Social Media Really Make Change?

Friday, November 16, 2012

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If you didn’t have a chance to join in, I wanted to share the link to my discussion with Kimberly Mitchem-Rasmussen Executive Director/Founder & Executive Producer of Women in Politics Media. I know you might be tired of all the …

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Nancy Pelosi Smack Down!

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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A good photo opp is worth a thousand words.  And that’s what we got as Nancy Pelosi announced she will stay in her leadership role in the Democratic Party, after speculation that she might step aside once President Obama …

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Ann Romney Wears the Political Pants

Friday, September 14, 2012

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  On the cover of TIME Magazine’s online convention daily coverage, Ann Romney was pictured in a lovely plum-colored blouse and a pair of jeans. Or, should I say, she’s wearing the pants. How apt. I’m convinced that Ann Romney

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Is “Mom-in-Chief” a Good Example for Our Daughters?

Thursday, September 13, 2012

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When did women get to the point where they have to declare themselves moms above all else in order to be perceived as acceptable to the public? We heard it again and again and again at the presidential nominating conventions.…

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“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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Mia Love: The Next Best Republican Hope

Friday, August 31, 2012

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Don’t we all love something new? Something hip and happenin’? Something that’s so fresh that even just talking about it makes you say, “Is that even possible?” That’s what the Republicans have in Mia Love, the mayor of the small …

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5 Things I Hated About Ann Romney’s Speech

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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So, I’ve already weighed in on Ann Romney’s attempts to make her husband out to be all warm and fuzzy and the kind of guy you not only want to take home to the parents, but who will also work …

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Michelle Obama’s Miami School Visit Subversive?

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

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  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 ago when some super conservative Americans …

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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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Women in Politics: The Hard Truth

Monday, May 28, 2012

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I came across this great graphic about women in politics I wanted to share — not great in the fact that so few women think about running for office, but great because this sums up pretty clearly that women are …

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I Like Hillary Clinton “au Naturale!”

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

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  I’m glad the Republicans have nothing better to do than trying to make fun of Hillary Clinton’s appearance — AGAIN!! She’s the Secretary of State for goodness sake and she’s traveling more often than she’s in Washington to try …

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Is “VEEP” the Kind of Veep We Want?

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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If Elaine from Seinfeld turned to the world of politics, and added in a dash of Curb Your Enthusiasm and a pinch of The Office, you’d have Selina Meyer, the vice president of unnamed political party in HBO’s new series,

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