Tag Archive | "women voters"

High Anxiety on the Election Front

Monday, November 5, 2012

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Predictions are always a dangerous thing, especially in an election that has been as contentious as the one between President Obama and Mitt Romney. While there is a feeling in the air that we are in a “perfect storm” set-up …

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Political Mothers: The Key to Winning the White House

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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  I’ve gotten used to being scoffed at when it comes to my political bona fides. Because the word “mom” is in the name of my site, I’m often dismissed as someone who isn’t focused on current events, our political …

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Ten Ways to Win Women’s Votes

Monday, October 29, 2012

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Ten ways to win women’s votes? Thanks, Ellen Bravo!

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Mothers of Intention: How Women and Social Media are Revolutionizing Politics in America

Friday, October 26, 2012

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Women are the ones candidates want. More precisely, mothers are the swing voters that presidential candidates try to woo every four years. Political wonks always come up with a clever new name for us each election cycle — we’ve been …

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Do Your Ovaries Do the Talking at Election Time?

Thursday, October 25, 2012

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First it was magic uteruses having an impact on election 2012. Now, according to a new study, it looks like candidates and pollsters who want to know more about the all-important woman’s vote should have a chat with our ovaries.…

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Your Voice, Your Vote: “Binders Full of Women” Will Make the Difference on Election Day

Friday, October 19, 2012

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“Binders full of women” have been the hot political topic of the week! Some observers have lamented that there are many more important things to be talking about –like job reports, unemployment, Libya. But when it comes to winning elections, …

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Photo ID Laws Disenfranchise Women Voters

Thursday, July 26, 2012

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Image via Jenny Lauck, with permission   Women voters beware. Right-wing attempts to push through tougher voter ID laws may keep you from voting in November. I’m not talking about zombie moms. I’m not talking about women trying to …

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Republicans Fear Election Zombies

Monday, July 16, 2012

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Image via iStockPhoto/Vladimir Semenov   Republicans see dead people. Well, they see dead people, and possibly zombies, when it comes to the visions of voter fraud that dance in their heads.  The GOP likes to conjure up images of the …

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Scott Walker’s Fight Against Labor & Its Impact on Women

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

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Image via iStock Photo   Just a reminder about what’s going on in the Wisconsin governor recall election today. I wrote this last year for Politics Daily … I don’t want to see a conspiracy where there isn’t one, but …

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Rick Santorum: GOP Ladies’ Man

Thursday, March 29, 2012

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Conservative women voters LOVE Rick Santorum! While those of us on the Democratic side of the aisle worry about what will happen to our access to birth control and our reproductive health rights if the former Pennsylvania Senator were to …

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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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Netroots Nation panel 2009 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 …

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What I’m Reading …

Monday, October 24, 2011

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As I’m getting ready for some exciting stuff this week (more to come shortly!), I wanted to give you some good reading material for the beginning of the week.  I’d love to hear what you think about these articles from …

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