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CNN.com | Posted 11.16.2011 | Parents

Jaelithe Judy has been taking her son with her when she votes ever since he was born. They've been talking about politics since he was 4. Now 7 yea...

An Open Letter to the New York Times About Mom Bloggers, Women Writers & the Universe

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joanne Bamberger

A recentNYTarticle says to the world that it's perfectly acceptable to continue to belittle women for the exact same things that men are doing in the online world today.

Michelle Obama: Make Our Voices Heard

MOMocrats | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
MOMocrats

Registering to vote is absolutely crucial. Because there is so much at stake in this election, and the choice we make on November 4th will decide so many issues that shape our lives and impact our families.

Dear Senator McCain, Why Not Just Piss On Detroit ala a Calvin and Hobbes Bumper Sticker

Erin Kotecki Vest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erin Kotecki Vest

...because it would be less painful. And messy. I actually caught your interview not too long ago on WXYZ in Detroit. You know, the one where you sa...

The Palin Trap: Meta Symbol of American Womanhood is a Dangerous Distraction

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Morra Aarons-Mele

Palin as a mom symbol is important to discuss, but there's too much at stake to get lost again in the gender wars, no matter how validating it feels to have our opinions asked.

Women Bloggers Want The Real Thing

Sarah Granger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sarah Granger

On the topic of technical literacy, a McCain surrogate said he's conducting conference calls with bloggers, which didn't even work as flattery, since many bloggers don't identify themselves or blogging as particularly technical.

DNCC Blogger Details Still a Puzzle

Sarah Granger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sarah Granger

A daily American Samoa seat raffle in the Blogger Lounge. The Big Tent. The Mile High Stadium events. The inadequacy of three thousand data lines -- just some of the many mysteries unfolding in Denver.

I'll See Your GrassRoots FISA Problem and Raise You Some Pissed Off Women

Erin Kotecki Vest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erin Kotecki Vest

Upon reading Barack's late term abortion remark, I had to process what was being said before I cried into my Women for Obama t-shirt.

Obama Campaign: McCain Will Fail On Al-Qaeda And Pakistan

Christine Escobar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Escobar

Obama's approach to the re-emerging threat of Al Qaeda marks a break with the failed Bush policy. Obama would draw in NATO and focus attention where it matters in the war on terror.

Disappointed Bloggers Redo ABC Debate And Obama Responds

Christine Escobar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Escobar

The Democratic debate in Philadelphia was a farce. So Democratic bloggers at MOMocrats asked Obama to answer a series of real questions online. And he did.

On citizen journalists and the validity of accounts

Christine Escobar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Escobar

The value in the citizen journalist's account comes partly as a result of its being free. They are beholden to no one. They cover and opine and observe subjects but from their own perspective.

Clinton and Obama Silence On Winter Soldier Divides Progressives

Christine Escobar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Escobar

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have yet to acknowledge the Iraq withdrawal plan crafted by members of their own party, and it appears there is little pressure from the press to question them on it.