By Rebecca Berg | 09/18/14 05:13 PM
Joni Ernst could be the first woman to represent Iowa in Congress, but she'll need to convince women voters to support her first.
By Betsy Woodruff | 09/19/14 05:49 PM
Republican women have a woman problem. A slough of recent polls show that the party's much-touted female recruits still get beaten -- in some cases, badly -- by male Democratic opponents in the competition for women's votes. And it's damaging their general election prospects.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/19/14 02:05 PM
In an election year when the Republican Party hoped to better engage with women voters, a demographic that has eluded the party in recent years, Republican candidates nationwide still haven't closed the gap with Democrats.
By Ashe Schow | 09/19/14 11:48 AM
A majority of respondents (59 percent) said the war on women is "primarily a slogan used for political purposes." Just 22 percent of respondents said there really is a war. And 19 percent are not sure if there’s a war or not.
By Larry Elder | 09/18/14 04:39 PM
When NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell handed down a mere a two-game suspension for domestic violence, he took his cue from some of the very same women's groups now calling for his head.
09/18/14 03:00 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana has the nation's largest gender pay gap, with women paid about two thirds of what men are paid, according to new census data. Figures from 2013 also show that Mississippi's gap was 77 percent, about average nationally, but average pay for both men and women in...
By Ashe Schow | 09/18/14 12:59 PM
Police departments across the country provide tips to help prevent a whole host of crimes. Are they engaged in victim-blaming?
By Ashe Schow | 09/17/14 12:45 PM
If Republicans can roughly tie Democrats when it comes to women votes, the GOP will win, according to recent history.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/17/14 12:35 PM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., told reporters Wednesday that the San Francisco 49ers should not have allowed defensive end Ray McDonald to play in Sunday's game because of pending domestic violence charges.
By Ashe Schow | 09/11/14 04:40 PM
"There might have been a backlash in any case," Ginsburg said. "But I think [due to Roe] it took on steam."
By Sabrina L. Schaeffer | 09/08/14 01:08 PM
In politics, the more things change the more they stay the same. And with the midterm political season in full swing, Democrats are once again turning to the old "war on women" trope.
By Ashe Schow | 09/04/14 04:24 PM
In a, NPR report, attorney Colby Bruno perpetuated the "guilty until proven innocent" mantra against those accused of sexual assault that is permeating college campuses.
08/30/14 01:01 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Janice Moreno graduated from college with a degree in English literature, but never landed a job paying more than $12 an hour. Now, at 36, she's back in the classroom — in safety glasses and a T-shirt — learning how to be a carpenter. "I believe it's going to pay off," she said...
08/28/14 03:20 PM
BRUSSELS (AP) — Don't be fooled by Angela Merkel. The German chancellor may be the most powerful leader in the European Union, but she hardly paints a true picture of the place of women in EU politics. EU leaders meet on Saturday to divide top jobs for the next half decade, and after years of...
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/28/14 02:26 PM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called comments reportedly made by male lawmakers to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand "absolutely ridiculous" and "disrespectful" but said she does not have similar tales of her early days as a House lawmaker.
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