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Obama's Call For Women's Equality: 'This Is Simply A Matter Of Right And Wrong'

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 03.08.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama marked International Women's Day on Sunday by calling for equality for all women, saying that it was "simply a matter of right ...

Here Are All The Men Obama Called On During His Year-End Press Conference

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics

When President Barack Obama took questions from reporters during his almost hourlong year-end press conference on Friday, he called on a staggering nu...

Amanda Terkel

Big Progressive Group Launches Women's Initiative To Step Up Pressure On Lawmakers | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Progressive groups unveiled a major initiative on Wednesday to draw attention to challenges that women still face and to promote public ...

The Women Behind Obama's Presidency

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics

In honor of International Women's Day, Huff Post acknowledges the powerful women behind President Barack Obama's presidency. In a statement on Frid...

Obama Cabinet Takes Heat For Lack Of Diversity

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

As President Barack Obama undergoes a large-scale retooling of his cabinet ahead of his second term, observers are taking note of a trend that appears...

Why Obama Will Win

Judy Frankel | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Judy Frankel

Many voters who would not otherwise vote will march to the polling booths on November 6th if for no other reason than because Obama has a better position on women's issues than Romney.

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...

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...

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. ...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Adviser On Lilly Ledbetter Act: 'He Was Opposed To It At The Time' [UPDATE] | Sam Stein | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Had Mitt Romney been president in 2009, he would not have signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into law, a top adviser to the Re...

The Real Fight Is Just Beginning

Kristina M. Getty | Posted 12.16.2012 | Denver
Kristina M. Getty

There's still time to get involved in this year's election and there's never been a better, or more important time to do so. Remember, if you don't vote, you don't get to complain, but you are also doing an injustice for all U.S. women who for so long couldn't.

How Obama Can Woo All the Single Ladies

Kerry Eleveld | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Kerry Eleveld

If President Obama wants to win back all the single ladies, he must expose the limitations of Romney's concern for unmarried women in America.

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 ...

Jennifer Bendery

Joe Biden, Post-Debate, Appeals To Women's Vote | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A day after firing up the Democratic base with a debate performance designed to do just that, Vice President Joe Biden on Friday kept th...

Obama Campaign Ad: Women Need To Know Where 'Real Mitt Romney' Stands On Abortion, Contraception

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign released a new ad Friday attacking Mitt Romney's position on women's health issues, the same week in whic...

What About Women?

Anika Rahman | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics
Anika Rahman

It seemed women were finally taking a stand and declaring their indignation. How ironic, then, that both President Obama and Gov. Romney ignored such a key constituency in the first presidential debate.

Joe Walsh Mocks Obama's Outreach To Women

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

Tea Party-backed Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.), who recently accused his female Democratic opponent of caring more about her outfit than real issues, ridicu...

Why All Women Should Vote for Obama

Cindy Caponera | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
Cindy Caponera

The Obama/Biden ticket is not just about women's reproductive choices. It's about the issues that are OUR issues.

Polls Reveal Surprising Obama Gain Among Key Group | Ronald Brownstein | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

The three Quinnipiac University CBS/New York Times swing state polls released this morning, like the three released last week, capture the consistency...

Laura Bassett

Obama Makes Play For Women Voters In Colorado | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

On a day when Mitt Romney's campaign took heat for touting the health care reform law he implemented while governor of Massachusetts, President Barack...

For Progressives, There Is No Choice But to Vote for Obama

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

There is no excuse for any progressive to sit this election out. Even if Barack Obama was the second coming of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the dynamic would be the same.

Laura Bassett

Romney's Popularity Spikes With Women | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

In the tug-of-war for women's votes, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney appears to be gaining some ground. A new ABC News/Washington Post...

Obama Accused Of Condescending To Women

New York Times | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics

WHEN I listen to President Obama speak to and about women, he sometimes sounds too paternalistic for my taste. In numerous appearances over the years ...

Laura Bassett

Obama Declares 'National Women's Health Week' | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

Women's health has emerged as such a major theme of the 2012 elections that President Barack Obama has dedicated a week-long celebration to it. The pr...

Laura Bassett

New Online Tool Touts Obama's Pro-Women Policies | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama vie for the crucial women's vote in the upcoming presidential electi...