Tag Archive | "women voters"

Do Women Need a Woman to Stay Engaged in the 2012 Race?

Friday, October 14, 2011

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via iStock Photo/Sean Locke Women candidates for president or vice president have been far and few between in our lifetimes. Until 2008, to see any woman on a national ticket, regardless of party, was a rarity.  Sure, there were a …

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Mothers of Intention: To Be Tough on Crime, Do You Invest in Prisons or Preschools?

Saturday, April 30, 2011

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American moms aren’t the only ones who get all fired up about politics.  With Canadian elections coming up next week, mothers up north are voicing their views on what’s happening in their country.  I’m excited to have as my guest …

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If You Don’t Vote ….

Friday, October 22, 2010

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If you don’t vote in the 2010 mid-term elections …. … Nevada could have a senator who is out of touch with the issues of her state’s immigrant population and believes any girl or woman who is raped should be …

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This “Weary Working Mom” is Weary of Labels

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

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I thought it was safe to jump back into the political mom waters after a GOP pollster who’s talking about what “Walmart” moms are thinking this election season tried to smack me down on CNN last week — you know, …

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Sufferin’ Till Suffrage

Thursday, February 11, 2010

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While doing some research for the Mothers of Intention book, I came across the Schoolhouse Rock videos on government and our political system.  I thought at least for my friends who are still snowbound on the East Coast, this could …

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On My Way to Vote With the Flu!

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

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All I can say is WTF? I was fine last night, all ready to talk politics on a local DC TV station tonight. Woke up this morning with so many aches and symptoms that it’s going to take every last …

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I’ll Gladly Give You a Chance to Win an Election Day Gift Bag on Tuesday for your Voting Story Today!

Sunday, November 2, 2008

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Yes, that’s a really tortured Wimpy reference, but bear with me! I’d like to collect as many good and bad voting stories as possible for upcoming posts and I’m willing to give you a chance at some cool swag in …

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Taking Our Daughters to the Polls

Friday, October 24, 2008

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I wish there was early voting in my state. If there was, I would take advantage of it, especially so it would be easier to take PunditGirl, now a third-grader, to the polls with me to vote. She’s still going …

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Opted, Pushed or Just Plain Not Welcome?

Friday, July 25, 2008

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It’s the economy, stupid. No matter how we parse it, so many things seem to come back to that famous Bill Clinton campaign mantra. It’s still the economy in terms of major issues in this election. And now, it is …

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For the First Time in My Life, I Might Not Vote

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

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I was sad that my big “debut” interview with Good Morning, America didn’t run (breaking news over the course of several days bumped it and made it “old” news). The topic was whether Hillary Clinton supporters would really cross-over and …

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How Many Ways Are There to Look at Women Voters?

Friday, February 15, 2008

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In last week’s New York Times Magazine article 16 Ways of Looking at a Female Voter, controversial author Linda Hirshman pointed to many studies and analyses that supposedly support the premise that, even though there have been many attempts …

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7.6 Million Women Voters Being Ignored

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

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In 2004, George Bush beat out John Kerry for the White House by just over three million votes. The 2008 race is bound to be a close one, as well. I know the candidates have been a little preoccupied with …

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