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3 Reasons Hillary Clinton Will Not Be Speaking at the Democratic Convention

(23) Comments | Posted September 5, 2012 | 11:13 AM

Around this time four years ago, I was in Denver for the Democratic convention. But I'm not there this year. Some of the old gang is back and will be speaking again. Just like in 2008, the half-sister of the candidate will be speaking, Maya Soetero-Ng. So will the daughter...

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Why We Should Listen to GOP Women

(33) Comments | Posted August 28, 2012 | 11:49 AM

Two decades ago this August, a young blonde woman, petite and pretty, took the stage at the Houston Astrodome during the Republican Convention. Her 13-minute primetime speech shocked not just those at the convention but also those in the television audience. To many ears, "The Whisper of AIDS,"...

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Cecilia and Identity Politics

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2008 | 5:32 PM


Denver hotels are sold out this week with an overflow crowd of delegates, press and VIPS in town for this historic convention. Even the homeless who usually get hotel chits from the city had to relocate to humbler environs. Lucky for me, one of my college friends lives...

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The Parenting Card

(1) Comments | Posted August 26, 2008 | 11:11 AM


The first night of the Democratic National Convention had quite a lineup: among the women speaking were Nancy Pelosi, the first female speaker of the house: Caroline Kennedy, once the first daughter and still the first niece: and keynote speaker, Michele Obama, possibly the first African-American First Lady....

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You Don't Have To Be President To Have Power

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2008 | 3:11 PM

The day before this year's Democratic National Convention, I visited the home of perhaps the most powerful woman in America. For most of her adult life, this woman had a front
row seat on history.

An early champion of civil rights and a lifelong defender of the less fortunate,...

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