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Gop Womens Issues

Jennifer Bendery

Mitch McConnell Touts Support For Violence Against Women Act, Which He Repeatedly Opposed | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) unveiled a new campaign ad on Tuesday that gives an incredibly misleading account of his ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Pro-Democratic Group Takes Republicans Back To School | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- EMILY’s List, the group that works to elect pro-choice Democratic women to Congress, wants to take Republicans back to school. The ...

GOP: Sensitivity Training in Animal House

Michael Keegan | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Michael Keegan

What the GOP doesn't seem to have grasped is that just saying sensitive things (or refraining from saying stupidly insensitive things) isn't enough to win voters. It's the policies, not just the way you talk about them.

Jason Linkins

GOP Dudes Get Trained Up In The Ways Of Womenfolk, Apparently | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Here is some good news for everyone who likes half-assed attempts at "rebranding" and "message adjustments." Politico today reports the "National Repu...

Laura Bassett

GOP Turns To 'Mommy Blogs' | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

The National Republican Congressional Committee launched an online ad campaign on Tuesday that uses local "mommy blogs" to target female voters in 20 ...

The War On Women Is a Class War

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Women's issues and women voters were critical to this election. That's not coincidental. The War on Women has many dimensions -- social, cultural, psychological -- but in many ways women's issues are class issues.

The Bachelor, Jersey Shore and Election 2012: How to Shape Reality

Mike Edwards | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Mike Edwards

The news media likes to pretend that they are an unbiased filter; that they simply report the stories as the happen. The truth, however, is that election coverage ends up having a lot more in common with Jersey Shore than with C-Span.

Laura Bassett

Dem Lawmakers Wish Women Were Still Bipartisan Issue | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Decades before lawmakers were debating access to birth control on the House floor, Republicans and Democrats actually agreed on issues s...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Tries To Dodge Todd Akin, Abortion Debate | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- If there was one thing Republicans sought to make clear at the start of their national convention in Tampa on Monday, it was that the p...

Laura Bassett

GOP: Women's Issues Debate Is A Distraction (SLIDESHOW) | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Eric Fehrnstrom, senior campaign adviser for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, turned heads on Sunday when he said that women's issues, suc...

'War On Women' Charge Has Female Republicans Playing Defense For Party

AP | By LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An early skirmish for women's votes in 2012 has broken out in the House – among women. A prominent Democrat fired the first shot b...