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Do You Know Any Straight White Males Voting for Hillary Clinton?

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 05.25.2016 | Politics
Rebecca Bohanan

A straight white man "fighting for the rights of women" will never, ever mean as much as a woman earning the opportunity to fight for the rights of women, the opportunity to lead both men and women, and the opportunity to run the country.

How Data Can Level the Playing Field

Laura Mather | Posted 05.10.2016 | Politics
Laura Mather

A century ago, instead of debating the merits of a female candidate, women were fighting for suffrage itself.

No, Women Voters Don't Want To Be 'Seduced'

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 04.27.2016 | Women

Pro tip for dudes: When women are choosing who to vote for, they don't want to be seduced -- they want to be acknowledged. After Donald Trump declare...

Here's What's At Stake For Women This Election

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 04.15.2016 | Women

Question: What's at stake for women in the 2016 presidential election? Answer: Basically, everything. The next president will have the power to great...

HUFFPOLLSTER: Donald Trump And Hillary Clinton Are Struggling With Some Female Voters

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 04.12.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump is strongly disliked by married women, while Hillary Clinton struggles to pick up support from young women. Few Republicans plan to vote ...

Most Voters Don't Think Donald Trump Respects Women

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.06.2016 | Politics

More than 60 percent of voters don't think that Donald Trump respects women, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov survey. During the 2014 midterms, the ...

New Hampshire Women Chose Bernie Sanders in a Landslide, Not Hillary Clinton

H. A. Goodman | Posted 02.10.2016 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

The win for Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire isn't only enormous in terms of momentum, it undermines the foundation of Hillary Clinton's campaign. NBC News reports 55% of female voters in New Hampshire chose Bernie Sanders, while 44% voted for Clinton. As potentially the first female president, Clinton still lost the women's vote to Sanders.

Clinton's 'Cute-and-Little' Conundrum With Young Female Voters

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 02.05.2016 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

Hillary Clinton finds it "amazing" that Iowa young female voters preferred Bernie Sanders. It's a bitter pill to for Secretary Clinton. But beyond the matter of personal choice, there are some reasons that are both natural and inevitable in our society.

Warren's Week in Twitter Polls

Warren Holstein | Posted 11.13.2015 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Twitter has recently added the ability to create polls in its latest update and I have taken full advantage of this new feature by fully engaging the public on both current events and some of the greater dilemmas of our time.

Romney/Bush 2016 -- Please God, Let Them Be the GOP Nominees

H. A. Goodman | Posted 03.22.2015 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

If it's Romney and Bush for the Republicans two years from now, it's quite possible that even some atheist liberals will be thanking their flying spaghetti monster in the cosmos for such good fortune.

The Women's Vote: Ebola or Equal Pay?

Martha Burk | Posted 12.24.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

Ebola-hawking candidates are trying for a bait and switch, but my bet's on women. Voting for someone who plays on Ebola fears while denying female workers a chance at equal pay is a fool's game -- and female voters are not fools.

Why All Women Should Go Vote This Election Season, Explained In A Makeup Tutorial

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 09.25.2014 | Women

"First step is foundation. I'm using a shade called 'rhetoric' by 'condescending politician.' It feels so good to be slapped in the face with rhetoric...

GOP Gubernatorial Debate Spoofs 'The Dating Game' In Appeal To Women Voters

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

Republicans attempted to show that they're really trying to reach out to women voters by talking about women as “ornamental” and playing music fro...

The GOP's Latest Effort To Win Over Women Voters

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

A new Republican political action committee aimed at targeting female voters kicked-off its efforts in Texas on Wednesday, Politico reports. The P...

Drinking to the State of the Union for Women

Martha Burk | Posted 03.30.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

For years I played the "drinking game" during the State of the Union speech, but it got so I couldn't make a dent in a single glass of wine when it came to counting the number of times the word "women" was uttered.

Wendy Davis and Julian Castro Are the Texas Future; Ted Cruz and Greg Abbott Are the Texas Past

Brent Budowsky | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The hour will soon arrive when Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis (D) announces whether she will run for governor, and if she does, Texas politics will never be the same.

Why Aren't Women Voting for Women?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 03.28.2013 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Women, still judge other women -- simply put, continue to be judged against the standards initiated and maintained by men. And because many women therefore know quite well what it's like to feel judged, they then turn that judgment back on one another.

A Historic Election For Women

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 01.09.2013 | Women
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

This week saw a historic election for women, both on the ballot and at the ballot box. Women who run for office today will inspire more of our young women and girls to do so in the future, so we can one day get to 51 percent representation.

Education A Top Election Issue For Voters, Polling Results Show

Posted 11.06.2012 | Education

Education was largely absent from the election just months before, but polling results Monday reveal that education has emerged as a top issue among e...

We Are Targets

Marilyn Katz | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Marilyn Katz

Increasingly over the last days I've heard it said, this time by reputable news outlets, that the Obama campaign was 'targeting women' with the implication that it was somehow a new found and sneaky strategy.

CNN Scratches Controversial Story

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.26.2012 | Media

CNN has removed a story from its website about how women's hormones can affect their voting choices. The story, which appeared on the website's hea...

Why All Women Should Vote for Obama

Cindy Caponera | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
Cindy Caponera

The Obama/Biden ticket is not just about women's reproductive choices. It's about the issues that are OUR issues.

Critical Group Emerges In 2012 Showdown

The Daily | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

As both campaigns scour for new voters -- especially in increasingly crucial Florida -- a growing group of experts and a recent Gallup survey suggest ...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Poll: Female Voters Focused On Economy, Prefer Obama To Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Elise Foley

Kay Bailey Hutchison: Republicans 'Don't Have A Problem With Women'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics

Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) said Sunday that Republicans "don't have a problem with women." Hutchison appeared on CNN's "State of the Unio...