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Laura Bassett

What Went Wrong: GOP Pundits Point To Dismissal Of Women, Abortion | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Dismissing reproductive rights and other women's issues as a "distraction" from the economy was a strategic mistake by Republicans that could have cos...

Laura Bassett

Obama Win Aided By 18-Point Gender Gap | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign's heavy focus on women's issues for the past year paid off in a big way on Tuesday night, resulting in an 18-point gender gap that ...

Hillary Women Will Save Obama

Brent Budowsky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

I predict that the voter turnout among women who most admire Hillary Rodham Clinton is being underestimated in the turnout models of all major pollsters, and if I am right by even a small percent this will shake the foundation of a razor-thin election.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Romney Has Trouble Closing Gender Gap | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney has not closed the gender gap in the final days before the election, despite recent reports that President Barack Obama no l...

Why This Grateful Woman Is Voting for Obama

Lea Lane | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Lea Lane

People of a certain age and a certain means often "vote their pocketbooks." To them I say, I am "voting my granddaughters."

MoveOn Ad Brings Star Power To Hit Mitt Romney On Women's Issues

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Actresses Eva Longoria, Scarlett Johansson and Kerry Washington star in a new ad that highlights Mitt Romney's positions on women's health issues and ...

Obama Campaign Ad: Women Need To Know Where 'Real Mitt Romney' Stands On Abortion, Contraception

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign released a new ad Friday attacking Mitt Romney's position on women's health issues, the same week in whic...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Poll: Female Voters Focused On Economy, Prefer Obama To Romney | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As women have found themselves in the center of much of 2012's political wrangling -- their bodies a topic for debate, and their hearts ...

Laura Bassett

Romney's Popularity Spikes With Women | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

In the tug-of-war for women's votes, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney appears to be gaining some ground. A new ABC News/Washington Post...

Laura Bassett

Obama Declares 'National Women's Health Week' | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

Women's health has emerged as such a major theme of the 2012 elections that President Barack Obama has dedicated a week-long celebration to it. The pr...

Laura Bassett

New Online Tool Touts Obama's Pro-Women Policies | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama vie for the crucial women's vote in the upcoming presidential electi...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Vows To Stay Focused On Women's Economic Security | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama vowed on Friday to continue making economic security for women a priority and touted a new report that showcases ...

Laura Bassett

Gender Gap Favoring Obama Is Wider Now Than In 2008 | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Women voters played a strong role in securing President Barack Obama's victory in 2008, and new polling shows that the gender gap betwee...

Laura Bassett

Barack Obama Comments On Rush Limbaugh, The 'War On Women' | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama weighed in on what many have characterized as the "War on Women" in a press conference Tuesday, criticizing Rush Limbaugh for h...

Amanda Terkel

Obama Campaign Tries To Woo Women Voters | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama campaign is launching its 2012 "Women for Obama" initiative, an effort to mobilize this crucial voting bloc for the president'...

The Government in Exile: What Obama Can Do for Women

Marie Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marie Wilson

In a campaign whose rallying cry was "change", shifting the status of women in this country by bringing them fully to the tables of power would be a great place to start.

Estrogen for Obama

Sara Davidson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sara Davidson

It's hard to describe how transported we felt walking out of that women's conference. Some were in tears. Others felt reassured to have heard in person the kind of policy Obama wants to enact.

Just Any Woman Won't Do

Ertharin Cousin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ertharin Cousin

It is our responsibility to ensure that we tell our neighbors and friends and women across the country that Barack is the candidate who will fight for women.

The Hillary Holdouts ... And A Theory Why

Alison Owings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alison Owings

The soul-robbing sexism of the past has come home to roost in the present. The Hillary Holdouts who could not wear pants to work then, yell their support for their pantsuit-wearing avenger now.

Older, Unhappy Women As Swing Voters

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Ritz

Older women might end up voting against their own interests with a McCain who, at least, culturally speaks their language, as opposed to an Obama, who does not seem to be speaking to them at all.

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

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joanne Bamberger

Obama is walking a dangerous road -- especially with women Democratic voters -- by saying things about reproductive rights that make him look more Republican than John McCain.

Broke and Burned Out: Moms of '08 Election?

Nanette Fondas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nanette Fondas

Soccer moms, security moms ... How will the mothers' vote be labeled this year? Broke and burned out moms?

Obama and Ant Traps: the Feminist Candidate

Susan Neiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan Neiman

Feminists who see Obama as just another guy need to look closer. His family is what the best of modern middle America is trying to be -- and they acknowledge that they're still trying to figure it all out too.

No Sore Winners

Elizabeth Birch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Birch

Hillary is passionate and a force for good in our time. That is precisely why she will rise from this moment to help forge a unified band of democrats to elect Senator Obama.

An Open Letter to my Grandmother: Or, Why You Really Shouldn't Vote for John McCain

Mari Michener Oye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mari Michener Oye

Grandma, please think about who you just said you'd vote for, and whether it conflicts with everything else you've done. McCain, though he opposes Obama, is NOT your friend.