More War on Women Articles

  • In NY race, niche issues become political parties

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is well aware of the gambit. In the 1994 gubernatorial race, 54,000 votes cast on the "Tax Cut Now" ballot line created by Republicans to highlight New York's heavy tax load helped relatively unknown Republican state Sen. George Pataki upset...

  • Is this what a war on women looks like? Reflections from the steps of the Supreme Court

    Standing in front of the Supreme Court as the justices handed down their ruling in defense of Life and Liberty in the Hobby Lobby case, I was overwhelmed with the joy and jubilation of the other young women standing on either side of me.

  • Women business owners face gender gap, report says

    NEW YORK (AP) — Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday. The report by Democratic staffers of the Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee found that while...

  • How many American women are at risk for female genital mutilation? New study to find out

    A forthcoming study will determine how many women in the U.S. have undergone female genital mutilation and how many girls are at risk of having the procedure done to them.

  • Where are strong GOP women? In the Senate

    Washington has no shortage of ambitious politicians. Sadly, however, it appears the GOP is lacking ambition on a host of issues — including issues typically attributed to women.

  • Women go online to protest 'everyday sexism'

    LONDON (AP) — When Laura Bates was followed home one night by a man from her bus, she didn't think much of it. Incidents like that just seemed to be part of living in London. But the writer said several other similar situations followed within days: One stranger shouted obscenities at her out...

  • Jill Abramson says her gender wasn't the 'whole explanation' for her firing

    Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson doesn't believe she was fired just because she is a woman.

  • Senate Dems, GOP woo female voters for this fall

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic and Republican Senators are pouring significant time and energy into pursuing female voters, a coveted prize in the Nov. 4 elections. Wednesday's Senate vote on contraception legislation is the latest example of Democrats' win-by-losing strategy, which forces...

  • Is 'legitimate case of rape' any better than 'legitimate rape'?

    Former Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., continued his book/"remember me?" tour by admitting "legitimate rape" was the wrong term to use -- he should have said "legitimate case of rape."

  • Rep. Renee Ellmers' attack on me shows why the GOP is losing the Democrats' 'war on women'

    Here's how I became a "liberal woman reporter" -- and why that's bad news for the Republican Party in its efforts to attract women voters.

  • Elizabeth Warren: The government shutdown was over birth control

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Tuesday blamed last October's government shutdown on Republicans wanting to deny women access to birth control. No really. Warren said this on the Senate floor while defending the Democrats' deceptively titled “Women's Health Protection Act.” “Remember last...

  • Rep. Renee Ellmers' full comments regarding the 'war on women' narrative

    On Sunday, I wrote an article about the GOP's poor messaging on the "war on women" narrative. I posted some comments from Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., who said GOP men need to bring their messages "down to a woman's level."

  • Teachers union ally unleashes sexist attack on education reformer

    Diane Ravitch, a blogger, former assistant education secretary and research professor at New York University's Steinhardt School, does not like former CNN anchor and proponent of education reform Campbell Brown's take on teacher tenure.

  • The Republican plan to change the 'war on women' narrative needs work

    A group of conservative women, mostly members of the Republican Study Committee, met Friday to discuss issues facing women today and how the GOP can better explain how its policies could help.

  • Want contracts? Work harder, women's org. CEO says

    NEW YORK (AP) — Pamela Prince-Eason isn't letting women business owners off the hook — if they want more contracts with big corporations or the government, they have to work harder to get them than they do now. The CEO of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council, an organization that...

From the Weekly Standard

  • Note to the House GOP: Kill the Bill

    The House Republican leadership is having trouble getting 218 votes for its immigration bill.

  • A Fetish For Zizek

    It’s surely the most hilarious academic story so far this year: Slavoj Zizek, the most Marxist-chic of all Marxist-chic philosophers, has been caught plagiarizing an article from American...

  • Lamar Alexander in the Crosshairs

    Nashville One name is ubiquitous at a July 22 rally for Republican Senate candidate Joe Carr, and it isn’t Joe Carr’s. Lamar Alexander, the Tennessee senator Carr hopes to defeat in the August 7...