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Why I Want My Daughters To Know About Janet Reno

The Conversation US | Posted 11.13.2016 | Politics
The Conversation US

I want my daughters, and every aspiring political leader, to know her story. Janet Reno was a different kind of public servant. She was tough, smart and humble.

Janet Reno Proved Life Does Not End After A Difficult Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.07.2016 | Healthy Living

Janet Reno, the first woman to serve as U.S. attorney general, died Monday from complications related to Parkinson’s disease. She was 78 years old, ...

Janet Reno, First Female U.S. Attorney General, Dies

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics

Janet Reno, the first female attorney general of the United States, has died of complications from Parkinson’s disease, relatives told the AP and CN...

Keep It Zippered

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 03.15.2017 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

The conduct of the Republican primaries makes Lord of the Flies look like a well-ordered society.

Planned Parenthood, Unplanned Hearing

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 10.03.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

The clumsiness has been a hallmark of hearings on Capitol Hill, especially now that the Republicans are in charge. Committee members are more interested in the limelight than in persuading the television audience of any abuses requiring reforms, so that viewers might support a legislative remedy.

Eric Holder: Profiling Continues

James Zogby | Posted 02.12.2015 | Politics
James Zogby

I first met Eric Holder during the Clinton years when he was serving as Deputy Attorney General. Back then, my community was deeply troubled by FBI harassment, the government's use of "secret evidence" to detain individuals and profiling of Muslim or Arab-looking individuals at airports around the country.

Sunshine State Women

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 12.21.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

In this blog, we'll learn about women who have been inducted into both the Florida Women's Hall of Fame and the National Women's Hall of Fame -- whose accomplishments have benefited women and life in the Sunshine State.

The President's Cabinet

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Jill S. Tietjen

When Kathleen Sebelius resigned recently as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and President Obama announced his intention to no...

21 Political Figures You Thought Were Dead -- But Aren't

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

Some of these political figures have served their countries longer than you’ve been alive. Some are nearly 100 years old. Some have even been pronou...

Find Al Capone (And Your Family) In 1940 Miami Census Data

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 05.09.2012 | Miami

In 1940, there were only four cities in the county we didn't yet call Miami-Dade. Thanks to the National Archives, who last week released handwrit...

The Curious Case of "The Al Qaeda 7"

James Campion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Campion

Anyone with a lust for martyrdom fueled by religious fantasy to destroy property, life and limb, has -- to any reasonable estimation -- officially checked out of society anyway, U.S. or otherwise.

Who's the CML Champ, Cheney or Gonzales?

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

Nobody listens to Alberto Gonzales in large part because, putting it charitably, he was not merely an unprincipled attorney general but an uninspired one. Of course, we also tune him out because we can't be sure he's telling the truth.

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Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Original Caption: U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder (L) kisses former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno (R) after she was awarded with the Justice Awar...

Martha Washington Redux: America's First MILF

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Hold on to your hats folks or at least your iPod earbuds, Martha Washington was actually a babe! Also, she avidly consumed Gothic romance novels. Me-ow!

Sam Stein

Reno: Holder's "Indubitably" Qualified, Shouldn't Be Faulted For Pardons | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Attorney General Janet Reno said on Wednesday that her one-time deputy, Eric Holder, was "indubitably" qualified to assume the AG role in an Ob...

John McCain & Sexism - A Short Memory?

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

Doesn't anyone remember when John McCain made an ugly "joke" (that most newspapers wouldn't print) about Hillary Clinton, Janet Reno, and Chelsea Clinton?

Janet Reno And Young Florida Democrats Rally

Carol Anne Burger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carol Anne Burger

Young people have ignored politics for far too long," he said. "Now, we can't get a job and we're shackled by this college debt we have. We're tired of it. This is us fighting back."

Snaphots: Our Political-Entertainment Industrial Complex

Scott Shrake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Scott Shrake

At the White House Correspondents Association Dinner, I saw a lot of vintage 1990s right-wingers, including Ralph Reed and Newt Gingrich, but whatever. Top Politico of the night? Pamela, of course!

Janet Reno Endorses Hillary

Miami Herald | Beth Reinhard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno, who served in Bill Clinton's administration, is backing his wife in Tuesday's presidential primary. Reno, wh...