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Why Romney Lost the Woman Vote

Tinesha Craig | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics
Tinesha Craig

Companies and political candidates alike need to better understand how to market to women in a way that deeply and profoundly resonates with them in order to win. The stakes are big and are up for grabs.

It's About Time: Marriage Equality, The Gender Gap, RuPaul And The Reelection Of President Obama

Janet Mason | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Janet Mason

My mother raised me right. I have always looked beyond my own life to have compassion for others. Even considering my own interests, I find that there are reasons to have voted Democratic in this election other than feminism and LGBT equality.

Setting American Women's Date with Equality

Kamala Lopez | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Kamala Lopez

We don't want to hear about how other things take precedence over our basic civil and human rights. Give us full legal equality and give it to us now. Put the ERA up for a vote and end the greatest injustice ever swept under the American carpet.

Hillary Women Will Save Obama

Brent Budowsky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

I predict that the voter turnout among women who most admire Hillary Rodham Clinton is being underestimated in the turnout models of all major pollsters, and if I am right by even a small percent this will shake the foundation of a razor-thin election.

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...

Why This Grateful Woman Is Voting for Obama

Lea Lane | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Lea Lane

People of a certain age and a certain means often "vote their pocketbooks." To them I say, I am "voting my granddaughters."

2012 COUNTDOWN: Obama, Romney Battle For Last Bloody Yards

Howard Fineman | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

The debates over, we're now in the Battle of Verdun phase of the 2012 campaign. It is a bloody war of attrition over tiny pieces of real estate: t...

Obama Turns To Women For His Firewall

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

VIENNA, Va. -- President Barack Obama has been wearing a pink wristband in recognition of breast cancer awareness month and his challenger, Mitt Romne...

MoveOn Ad Brings Star Power To Hit Mitt Romney On Women's Issues

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Actresses Eva Longoria, Scarlett Johansson and Kerry Washington star in a new ad that highlights Mitt Romney's positions on women's health issues and ...

Battle For Key Demographic Shifts To Forefront Of Race

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

ARVADA, Colo. — A nation at war, crippling joblessness and a looming budget standoff that could wreck the economy have been overshadowed in rece...

Mitt Romney Trails President Obama With Women Voters In Ohio

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- To see the most important impact of the Democrats' attacks on Mitt Romney's career at Bain Capital, look no further than how the presump...

Mitt to Women: My Economy Will Give What My Policies Take Away

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics
Dr. Peggy Drexler

With Obama enjoying as much as a 20 point lead with women, who many pundits say could be the key to the election, you'd think the Romney would be a little more accommodating. But Romney's positions could not be clearer.

Obama Team Plans Big Push For Women Voters

The New York Times | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics

President Obama’s re-election campaign is beginning an intensified effort this week to build support among women, using the debate over the new heal...

Laura Bassett

GOP Snubs Women For Top Spots In 2012 Campaigns | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

The Republican presidential field features a wide-range of diverse characters vying for the nomination. On the staff level, however, there is much mor...

Obama Addresses Key Constituency, Slams GOP

AP | JIM KUHNHNEN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON — An aggressive President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that congressional Republicans are more interested in dividing the country ...

For Obama, Trouble On The Trail

Posted 10.27.2011 | Politics

By KEN THOMAS AND JENNIFER AGIESTA, Associated Press (AP) WASHINGTON -- Whites and women are a re-election problem for President Barack Obama. Youn...

Sam Stein

Biden, Clinton To Unite As Obama Woos Women Voters | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama is continuing his effort to court women voters, with a fundraiser, new television ad, and a coordinated event with Hillary Clinton this w...

Sam Stein

Obama Lays Out Plans To Woo Women Voters: Forget Palin, Focus On Equal Pay | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During a conference call with national female supporters on Monday, Barack Obama and his aides outlined a comprehensive strategy to target female supp...

Older, Unhappy Women As Swing Voters

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Ritz

Older women might end up voting against their own interests with a McCain who, at least, culturally speaks their language, as opposed to an Obama, who does not seem to be speaking to them at all.

What Do Women Want?

Marcia Greenberger and Nancy Duff Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia Greenberger and Nancy Duff Campbell

Women are far more pessimistic than men in their attitudes about the status quo. Whether it is the price of food and fuel or disparities in the workplace, they feel the impact more than their male counterparts.

Seth Colter Walls

Obama's Multi-Million Dollar Question: What About The Hillraiser Holdouts? | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Before Hillary Clinton suspended her presidential campaign, the chattering classes were doing what they do best: speculating, specifically about her 1...

Obama's Poll Numbers Bump Up As Democrats Consolidate

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the first sign that voters are coalescing around Barack Obama as the Democratic nominee, two daily tracking polls notice a widening of the gap over...

Angry White Women

Anna Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anna Greenberg

The key to reaching women voters who might go for McCain is two-fold. Obama needs to communicate with them about who he is and address their real economic anxieties.

Obama Risks Alienating Clinton Women and Blue-Collar Supporters

Carlotta Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carlotta Cooper

This doesn't go down very well with a lot of voters, especially with the working class and underpaid professional women who make up many of Senator Clinton's supporters -- women who may have been passed over for jobs in the past and who work for 80 cents of a man's dollar.