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  • Women hold the keys in Senate races

    Joni Ernst could be the first woman to represent Iowa in Congress, but she'll need to convince women voters to support her first.

  • Women voters not keen on GOP women

    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.

  • Republicans 'still have work to do' with women

    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.

  • The 'war on women' is just politics: poll

    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.

  • On domestic violence, NFL uses NOW's playbook

    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.

  • Report: Louisiana has largest gender pay gap in US

    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...

  • Why is it 'victim-blaming' to suggest ways to defend against rape and sexual assault?

    Police departments across the country provide tips to help prevent a whole host of crimes. Are they engaged in victim-blaming?

  • Women really are the key to elections

    If Republicans can roughly tie Democrats when it comes to women votes, the GOP will win, according to recent history.

  • Pelosi: 49ers should not have let McDonald play

    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.

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg unhappy that Roe v. Wade ignited pro-life movement

    "There might have been a backlash in any case," Ginsburg said. "But I think [due to Roe] it took on steam."

  • Democrats' big government solutions don't provide answer to women's problems

    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.

  • Campus sexual assault: The only crime where due process is shunned

    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.

  • Few women in construction; recruiting efforts rise

    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...

  • EU struggles with dearth of women in top jobs

    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...

  • Pelosi says, unlike Gillibrand, she never endured sexist comments

    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.



From the Weekly Standard

  • All Together Now

    Republican voters are down on the sluggish GOP officials they elected, and the officeholders whine about the unreasonable people who voted for them. Republican backbenchers complain about their...

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    As far as newspaper corrections go, it was a whopper. On August 24, the editors of the New York Times sucked the air out of a windy essay that had blown through its pages a few days before. The...

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  • Voter Intensity Strongly Against Obamacare

    A new poll from Public Opinion Strategies, commissioned by Independent Women’s Voice, finds that people who care about the issue of Obamacare really don’t like Obamacare.  On the flip side,...

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