Tag Archive | "2012 election"

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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Dear GOP: Something’s Missing

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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I watched pretty much all of the live coverage of the first full night of the Republican National Convention. I even watched it on C-SPAN so I wouldn’t get the spin of my usual (and favorite) talking heads! I truly …

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Ann Romney and the GOP: Courting the Mom Vote

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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Ann Romney was after the mom vote big time at the Republican Convention last night. Moms hold the country together. Moms sigh a lot. Moms worry a lot. She was a mom who worried a lot. But she trusted Mitt …

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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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Stay-at-Home Moms Caused the War on Women?

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

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Image via Wikimedia Commons   Excuse me, moms. Have you ever stepped off your work or career path to be a full-time stay-at-home parent? If so then you, like me, are to blame for the impending demise of feminism. At …

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Progressive Women Rock

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

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Women are going to be the key to which candidate — President Obama vs Mitt Romney — will win the White House in November. That’s what we’re talking about on our Netroots Nation panel on Thursday — how to engage …

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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 and Social Media: The Key to Electoral Success

Monday, May 14, 2012

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I’m looking forward to this year’s Netroots Nation conference where I’ll be on a a great panel with three amazing women I know – Veronica Arreola of Viva la Feminista, Kristen Rowe-Finkbeiner of MomsRising and Carol Jenkins, the …

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Republicans! Get in My Vagina!

Monday, May 7, 2012

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You know, I thought Funny or Die was a comedy site, but it turns out they are going to a major political player this election year. Ashley Judd taking on Rick Santorum. Bringing President Bartlet back to us. And …

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Where in the World? 4/29/12 Edition

Sunday, April 29, 2012

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Things are hopping in this election year, so I’m not always writing here as much as I’d like to. But I’ve still got my pundit hat on.  Some other places I was hanging out this week? I was over at …

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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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