Archive | January, 2013

My Six Favorite Hillary Clinton Moments

January 30, 2013

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Image via EMILY's List   Hillary Clinton is now a retired woman. She has officially stepped down from her post as Secretary of State. She’s no longer a U.S. Senator or First Lady. She’s not waging a presidential campaign — …

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Over the Top Hillary-Bashing

January 24, 2013

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Like I alluded to yesterday, some things will never change for Hillary Clinton Image via The Newseum

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Benghazi Hearings: Now With a Dose of Sexism!

January 23, 2013

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Photo credit: U.S. Embassy Prague   I don’t know why I’m still surprised by the sexism that continues to exist at media outlets today, especially when it comes to anything Hillary Clinton does or says. Even with analysts and talking …

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Roe v. Wade in Black and White

January 22, 2013

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Forty years doesn’t seem like all that long ago — especially for someone like me who is over 40! But on the 40th anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade  Supreme Court decision that guaranteed that women’s access to abortion …

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Crow After Roe: What You Should Really Know on Roe v. Wade’s 40th Anniversary

January 21, 2013

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Robin Marty and Jessica Pieklo, two of my compatriots at our group project The Broad Side, have been working long and hard on their book about what has happened to women’s reproductive rights since the Supreme Court decision …

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Ambassadors Inaugural Ball: First of an International Kind!

January 18, 2013

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While there are only two “official” inaugural balls to celebrate President Obama’s second and final swearing in, that doesn’t mean there won’t be plenty of other festivities going on in Washington, D.C. next week. Other “unofficial” balls are being planned …

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Let’s Be Honest About Assault Weapons

January 18, 2013

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When I tried to explain to my seventh-grade daughter the details of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, I quickly realized by the semi-engaged look on her face that she knew a tragedy had occurred, but that she didn’t have …

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What You Should Know About Abortion on the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

January 15, 2013

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In just a few days, we will mark the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that ruled that our Constitutional right to privacy under the due process clause of the 14th Amendment extends to a

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America, You Have an Anger Problem

January 11, 2013

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Vice President Joe Biden was meeting with representatives of the National Rifle Association as part of the discussion the White House is trying to have after the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings. While he was meeting with the group whose …

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The Great Hillary Clinton Bash of 2013

January 10, 2013

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  Oh, neo-cons. What are you going to do in a few weeks when Hillary Clinton retires? For the past 20+ years, you have made Hillary-bashing an Olympic sport. No matter what Hillary does. No matter where she goes. No …

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“Whose Child Has to Die Next?”: Gun Control in America

January 9, 2013

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Roxanna Green’s daughter, Christina, died in the shooting rampage that wounded Congresswoman Gabby Giffords two years ago at a town hall style event in Tucson, Arizona. While Green wrote a book about her daughter, she tried to stay out of …

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