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Former Bush Adviser Issues Gruesome Warning On Rape Remarks

Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

For any Republican man considering following in the footsteps of Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) or failed Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock by making ...

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...

GOP Gov Admits Failures With Minorities, Women

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says the Republican Party must find a way to deliver its core political message and broaden the base of vote...

Republicans Think Women Are Great

Lloyd Garver | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Lloyd Garver

If they are so special to the point that, as Ann Romney said, "women hold the country together," why can't they be trusted to make their own decisions about their bodies?

Women and Rights in 2012 -- What We Stand to Lose and Why

Kristen Houghton | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics
Kristen Houghton

Taking away women's rights is the highest, and unfortunately most legal, form of bullying.

Women's Wrongs: Todd Akin and the GOP

Ruzan Sarwar | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics
Ruzan Sarwar

I'd like to say thank you to people like Rep. Todd Akin, Mike Huckabee, and the numerous GOPers for making me understand how important it is to be vocal about equality and choices, about what is right, and what is progress.

In Struggle Over Violence Against Women Act, War on Women Turns Deadly

Terry O'Neill | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics
Terry O'Neill

Conservatives are not just playing politics. They are dead set on a broad-based anti-woman agenda that includes dismantling the Violence Against Women Act -- and it's up to us to stop them.

Laura Bassett

Republican Congresswomen Create A Caucus | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

After repeatedly being accused of participating in a legislative "war on women," Republican women in the House of Representatives announced Monday tha...

'Judging By Their Comments, The GOP Must Have A Serious Problem With Women'

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Ramping up the already white-hot debate over gender politics, the progressive advocacy group Political Action is launching a national campa...

Amanda Terkel

Where Have All The Pro-Choice Republicans Gone? | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With Sen. Olympia Snowe's (R-Maine) announcement that she is not running for reelection, the Republican Party is losing one of its few r...

Republican Women Flock To Surprising Candidate

The Washington Post | Dan Balz and Sandhya Somashekhar February 23, 2012 | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

Over the past several weeks, Republicans have watched squeamishly as presidential contender Rick Santorum has waded into multiple controversies that r...

Laura Bassett

GOP Snubs Women For Top Spots In 2012 Campaigns | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

The Republican presidential field features a wide-range of diverse characters vying for the nomination. On the staff level, however, there is much mor...

GOP Web Ad Touts Red 'Hot' Republican Women Alongside Democratic 'Dogs' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican Party of Minnesota's fifty-sixth Senate district is out with a new web video firing an unusual line of attack: women affiliated with th...

June 8 Victories for Female Candidates: What Will They Do for Women?

Sam Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Bennett

This sudden deluge of victories has forced the country to stand up and take notice of women's political power. That said, I want to ask these candidates one question: If elected, what will you do to advance women's rights?

Republican Ladies

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


RNC Official: Women Need 'More Handholding' To Run For Office

Hotline | Reid Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the political winds at their backs, GOPers have experienced a recruiting boost of late. But party strategists acknowledge that the GOP remains wo...

Pete Sessions Blasted By Dems For Comparing Women To Smokers

POLITICO | Glenn Thrush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Tex.), the head of the Republicans campaign committee, caused a stir at last night's Rules Committee meeting when he suggested t...