Tag Archive | "Women in Politics"

Apparently I’m a Socialist: More on Ann Romney & Mommy Wars 2012

Friday, April 13, 2012

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Well, I knew this whole Ann Romney “never worked a day in her life” showdown with Democratic consultant Hilary Rosen would re-ignite the ever-percolating “mommy wars” (Devra, make it stop), but it’s taken on a gargantuan life of …

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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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Political Ambition and Women

Friday, March 16, 2012

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As part of my ongoing duties over at iVillage iVote during the 2012 election, I get to be part of some amazing video conversations, like this one with iVillage Chief Correspondent Kelly Wallace and author/activist Gloria Feldt.  We had …

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Leadership Through Women’s Compassion

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

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When it comes to Hillary Clinton most people have very strong feelings. Few people are lukewarm in their thinking about the former First Lady/U.S. Senator/presidential candidate/Secretary of State.  You either love her for all she’s accomplished or hate her for …

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Which Sarah Palin Do You Prefer?

Friday, March 9, 2012

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If you’re feeling a little rogue, get ready for more Mama Grizzly than you can stand because Sarah Palin is coming to multiple screens near you! As frustrated and conflicted Republicans are trying to choose a standard bearer to challenge …

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

Thursday, March 1, 2012

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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 voters who happen to …

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All the Presidents’ (Candidates’) Wives

Thursday, February 9, 2012

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Much ado has been made about Jodi Kantor’s book, The Obamas, for its focus on the First Couple’s marriage and the role that First Lady Michelle Obama has a White House influencer. Critics (of both Michelle Obama and Kantor) …

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Hillary’s Hair: We Can’t Help Ourselves

Thursday, January 26, 2012

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Hillary Clinton and her controversial headbands are back!  While President Obama’s State of the Union address has been much talked about and we loved seeing now-retired Congresswoman Gabby Giffords make her appearance on the House floor as he gave …

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Gabby Giffords: I Know We’ll See Her Again

Monday, January 23, 2012

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I think we can all agree that Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is an amazing woman.  Whether you’re a Republican or a Democrat or somewhere in between, I have a feeling you’ve been rooting for the woman many of us now just …

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My Hillary Clinton Fantasy!

Thursday, January 19, 2012

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Poor Hillary Clinton. She never gets a break when it comes to the political rumor mill. Will she run against President Obama in 2012? Did she say she wanted to retire from being Secretary of State in a second-term Obama …

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4 Ways Michelle Obama Should Celebrate Her Birthday

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

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Happy birthday, Michelle Obama! Turning 48?  Hey, you’re still just a youngster! You know what they say — 48 is the new 28. If you’re even a little bit like me, though, at 48 you see can see that big …

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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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