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Mitt Romney Women

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...

Women and Small Business Under a Romney Administration

Deborah Stambler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Deborah Stambler

Supporting small business in America means supporting women business owners and workers, and planning the "when" and "if" of motherhood is important if women are to continue on with self-respect and sovereignty.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Romney Has Trouble Closing Gender Gap | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney has not closed the gender gap in the final days before the election, despite recent reports that President Barack Obama no l...

Bishop Romney's Female Troubles

Craig Crawford | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Craig Crawford

Perhaps the most the controversial aspect of Romney's tenure as a Mormon leader involved his choices in upholding traditional and backward church beliefs regarding women.

Jason Cherkis

Binders Ignored: Romney Had Dismal Record Naming Women Judges In Massachusetts | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When it came to nominating female judges in Massachusetts, Gov. Mitt Romney all but ignored any binders full of women. By 2005, after...

'If' Only Romney Understood Women

Joan Fitz-Gerald | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Joan Fitz-Gerald

Romney's answer about equality in the work force began, "if you are going to have women in the workforce, you need to be more flexible." The "if" says a lot about his inability to accept the fact that most women are working outside the home.

Let My Daughter Roughhouse

Lyz Lenz | Posted 12.19.2012 | Parents
Lyz Lenz

I can't stop people from telling their children that girls don't run, yell, punch or get rowdy. But I wish I could.

The Unkindness of Strangers

Ryan Thoreson | Posted 12.19.2012 | College
Ryan Thoreson

What makes the binder comment intuitively funny is its obliviousness to all these considerations. What makes it less comical is that with the last debate focusing on foreign policy, it's unlikely that Obama himself will have another chance to make that point.

The New Girls' Network: Binders upon Binders of Stolen Ideas

Joan Williams | Posted 12.18.2012 | Women
Joan Williams

What Romney did was a very public example of "The Stolen Idea," a phenomenon women regularly face at work.

Dear Pre-Modern Mitt...

Richard V. Reeves | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Richard V. Reeves

I hope you will forgive this public entreaty. This is my application for the role of White House chief of staff in the event that you win in November.

Christina Wilkie

WATCH: Romney Bragged About Hiring Women At Firm He Didn't Work For | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.18.2012 | Business

Footage of Mitt Romney touting how his "entire life has been one of working with women and helping women through the glass ceiling," was released Thur...

Sam Stein

Romney Was Praised Early On For Hiring Women As Governor | Sam Stein | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's comment about having to put together a binder full of qualified women to staff his gubernatorial cabinet has overwhelmed t...

The Real Problem with Romney's 'Binders' Blunder

Paige Bradley Frost | Posted 12.18.2012 | Women
Paige Bradley Frost

Romney's comment was awkward, politically tone deaf and worse, misleading. Still, much of the reaction has been over-hyped and even silly, detracting from discussions of the meatier issues facing women and families and how the next President will tackle them.

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Campaign Muddles Response To Lilly Ledbetter Act Question Again | Sam Stein | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Thursday morning brought additional confusion over what Mitt Romney would have done had the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act come to his des...

Binders in the Back Alley

Stephanie Safdi | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Safdi

To understand exactly how extreme the Romney abortion plan is, it helps to look at it alongside the abortion law regimes around the world.

Romney's Bind on Pay Equity

Jason Stanford | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Mitt Romney launched a memorable meme when he said he had "binders of women," but his amusing turn of phrase shined a light on a horrible answer and a big problem. He doesn't support equal pay for women, and, gosh, he's trying so hard not to admit it.

Romney's Full of It -- Binders Full of It

Arshad Hasan | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Arshad Hasan

Women have a lot to lose if Mitt Romney is elected but you'd never know it by listening to him talk to undecided voters.

Welcome to My Binder Full of Women

Death Race | Posted 12.18.2012 | Comedy
Death Race

Women are essential to our planet. They repopulate humans and carry valuable wombs with them wherever they go. But did you know they can also manage Excel spreadsheets?

How to Get Out of the Binder and Into the Room

Kate White | Posted 12.18.2012 | Women
Kate White

Thankfully, those women's groups in Massachusetts were extremely proactive and it paid off, because Romney did appoint more women than usual to his cabinet. We need more proactivity like that. But individually, we also have to help ourselves lose invisible status.

Romney's Problem With Women

Patty Culhane | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Patty Culhane

Generations of women before me have worked very hard in order to have the right to work in powerful positions in government. Mitt Romney didn't say anything about letting the fathers of young children go home early.

Women, Toss the Binders -- It's Time to Advocate

Nancy Sherr | Posted 12.17.2012 | Women
Nancy Sherr

Men don't have to fight for pay equity, clamor to have their opinions heard at work and then have anyone ask the insulting question, "can we find any qualified men?"

In Debate, Romney Teases on Workplace Flexibility

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business
Morra Aarons-Mele

Cracking the glass ceiling isn't just about making sure women have opportunities to work and receive equal pay and fair treatment, it's about women and men taking on equal responsibilities in all areas of life.

Christina Wilkie

At Bain, Romney Had No 'Binders Full Of Women,' And No Women | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.18.2012 | Business

As a newly elected, incoming governor in late 2002, Mitt Romney said he was forced to instruct his staff to "find some women that are qualified" for p...

It's Almost Scary How Quickly Billionaire's Super PAC Pushed Live

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 10.17.2012 | Small Business

Before Mitt Romney’s “binders full of women” comment set Twitter afire, incited a wave of Facebook activity and inspired a laid off blogger to c...

Presidential Debate Fight For 'Binders Of Women' Voters: Countdown Day 20

Howard Fineman | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- If you're an undecided or still "persuadable" female voter in a swing state, last night's debate was all about -- and for -- you. ...