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Stay-at-home Working Mothers

Karen Mangiacotti | Posted 06.17.2012 | Parents
Karen Mangiacotti

Ann Romney raised five boys -- not for the faint of heart, I tell you. I don't care if the woman had 50 nannies and a housekeeper. The job of holding all of those lives in your heart is huge.

WATCH: Colbert Fights The War For Women

Posted 04.17.2012 | Comedy

After winning the war on women last week, you'd think Stephen Colbert would need to take a breather, but on Monday night's "Colbert Report" he did jus...

WATCH: Stewart Mocks Fox News For Their Rosen Coverage

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 04.17.2012 | Comedy

President Obama sent 11 Secret Service agents home on leave from a diplomatic mission to Colombia late last week after allegations of their hiring pro...

Ann Romney Clarifies 'Birthday Gift' Comments

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

Ann Romney clarified her characterization of the Hilary Rosen controversy as a "birthday gift," telling ABC's Diane Sawyer that her words had been mis...

Women's Work: A Political Flashpoint and an Urgent Policy Imperative

Debra L. Ness | Posted 06.16.2012 | Politics
Debra L. Ness

Much more important than the rhetorical war around Hilary Rosen and Ann Romney is the urgent need to finally adopt policies that address the needs of employed women and their families, now and in the future.

Romney and Rosen are Both Right: Being a Mom is Hard Work... A Good Mom, That Is (And Not All Moms Are)

Keli Goff | Posted 06.16.2012 | Parents
Keli Goff

I only hope that the Romneys can recognize that Mrs. Romney's choice is a choice that is not available to a majority of American women.

Work, Yes; Job, No

Pamela Kripke | Posted 06.16.2012 | Women
Pamela Kripke

When I became a mother, I don't remember filling out an application, or submitting a resume, or answering silly questions about my strengths and weaknesses.

Mom Is All Right: Redefining the Modern-Day Mom

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 06.16.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

For decades, women have been told that when it comes to our children's achievements -- or shortcomings-- we hold all the cards.

Will There Ever be a Truce in the Mommy Wars?

Joan Williams | Posted 06.16.2012 | Women
Joan Williams

Women need to stop fighting with each other and band together with like-minded men to break the links between motherhood, belittlement, and economic vulnerability.

Ann Romney: War On Moms Was 'My Early Birthday Present'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

During a closed-door fundraiser in Florida, Ann Romney described Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen's recent criticism of her choosing to be a stay-at...

Both Sides: Are We All Pre-wired Left or Right? Do Beliefs Precede Facts?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgArianna and Kellyanne Conway discuss Jonathan Haidt's new book, which argues that "righteousness" precedes self-righteousness. Through that lens, the women debate their different views of the Trayvon shooting and "War on Women".

Bachmann Hurls 'Shocking And Insulting' Charge

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) appeared on NBC's "Meet The Press" on Sunday, denouncing Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen's comments regarding Ann R...

It May Be Time for Hilary Rosen to Become a Stay-at-Home Mom

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 06.15.2012 | Media
Stewart J. Lawrence

How much of a political shill is Rosen? About as "shilly" as it gets. This would be a good time for Rosen's graceful and quiet exit from the ranks of the national commentariat.

Huckabee Weighs In On Hilary Rosen Comments

Mediaite | Posted 06.15.2012 | Politics

Mike Huckabee's semi-weekly visit to the weekend Fox & Friends crew today understandably focused primarily on Hilary Rosen and first shot fired in the...

Ryan Grim

'The Dignity Of Work:' Romney Wants Mothers Out Of The House Or They Lose Benefits | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Poor women who stay at home to raise their children should be given federal assistance for child care so that they can enter the job mar...

Romney In 1994: 'Now Mom And Dad Both Have To Work'

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics

As a senate candidate in 1994, Mitt Romney claimed life has changed since the 1960s and "now Mom and Dad both have to work whether they want to or not...

First Week: A Ragged Start, and Obama's Real Problems

William Bradley | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

After Rick Santorum's sudden withdrawal essentially handed the Republican nomination to Mitt Romney, on the 100th anniversary of Titanic setting sail on its fateful voyage, President Barack Obama had a mostly good week.

The Party of War

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

All this Republican talk of war is meant to deflect attention away from their number one problem: Mitt Romney.

It's Not a "Mommy War," It's a War on Moms

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

Rather than fanning the false flames of a "Mommy War" that doesn't really exist, it's time that we as a nation recognize that regardless of whether or not mothers' work is paid or unpaid, the work of caregiving is important to us all and should be valued.

The Missing Ingredient in "Getting" Women Who Are Mothers

Carol Smaldino | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics
Carol Smaldino

It's called empathy. And without it some votes will be won, and some women will be seduced by one leader or another saying, for the most part that he ...

Friday Talking Points -- "Mommy Wars" Versus "War on Women"

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Is Ann Romney a valid target for political commentary? President Obama and his First Lady unequivocally said "No," but then you'd expect them to. As far as they're concerned, spouses and children of politicians are always off-limits. But are they? Or should they be?'s Best Lesbian Week Ever: April 6-13

Trish Bendix | Posted 06.13.2012 | Gay Voices
Trish Bendix

Each week we'll share some of the best tidbits on The Huffington Post in our new series, "Best Lesbian Week Ever." Here's who and what was on our raging gay radar this week.

Have We Ever Learned Anything From A Squabble Over A Candidate's Family?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 06.13.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Each of these have made headlines over the years. Not a one gave us an bit of insight about how a given candidate would govern.

Ann Or Hilary: Either Way, Motherhood Is a Dismal Financial Decision for American Women

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 06.13.2012 | Business
Soraya Chemaly

What I am not hearing anyone say loudly and clearly in this Rosen/Romney snafu is that women's ability -- not desire or choice -- to take part in the economy is based on her freedom to make reproductive decisions.

The Mommy Wars Arguments Have To End

Liz Gumbinner | Posted 06.13.2012 | Parents
Liz Gumbinner

Assume that the majority of mothers are doing the best they can, making the choices they think are the most appropriate for their families. Assume that there are great moms who work out of the house, great moms who work full time with their children, great moms with help, and great moms with none.