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Female GOP Delegates Explain Why They Like Donald Trump Despite His Misogyny

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics

CLEVELAND ― Donald Trump has called women “dogs,” “slobs,” “fat pigs,” and “disgusting animals.” But female delegates at the Republi...

House Republicans Create Special Committee To Harass Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans created a special committee on Wednesday to investigate abortions, fetal tissue procurement and the use of federal fun...

John Boehner Mum On Whether GOP Will Defund Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) brushed aside questions Thursday about Republican plans to defund Planned Parenthood. House Republic...

Jennifer Bendery

Millennials Descend On Lawmaker's Office To Complain About Abortion Bill, Get Directions To Bar | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of anti-abortion millennials showed up at Rep. Renee Ellmers' office Thursday afternoon to tell her how angry they were that she...

Laura Bassett

Republican Candidates Are Going As 'Pro-Choice' For Halloween | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

After losing badly among women voters in the 2012 elections, some Republican candidates seem to have undergone a "pro-choice" makeover. Wisconsin G...

The GOP Has Not Gotten Over Its Women Problem

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

A new internal Republican report confirmed that women are not fans of the GOP, and Republicans have more work to do if they want the female vote. T...

Laura Bassett

House Republicans Declare 'War For Women' | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of GOP Congress members led by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) on Wednesday unveiled a package of bills aimed at improving...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Pro-Democratic Group Takes Republicans Back To School | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- EMILY’s List, the group that works to elect pro-choice Democratic women to Congress, wants to take Republicans back to school. The ...

Laura Bassett

Mitch McConnell Urges Senate To Pass Abortion Ban | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday he wants the Senate to pass a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks o...

New RNC Ad Attempts To Woo Women, Minorities

Laura Bassett | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

The Republican National Committee is aiming to improve its image among women and minorities across the U.S. with a new cable television ad, The Hill r...

Laura Bassett

Congresswomen Pen Stinging Memo To House GOP | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Apparently fed up with their Republican colleagues' policy priorities, a group of Democratic congresswomen sent a scathing memo to the GOP on Friday t...

Jon Ward

Republican Senate Candidates Train To Improve Pitch To Women Voters | Jon Ward | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican House of Representatives candidates aren't the only ones training to better communicate with women voters. GOP candidates fo...

Here's How Republicans Feel About Women Telling Them What To Do

Posted 11.11.2013 | Women

More Americans than ever prefer having a female boss, according to a new Gallup survey, but feelings about a boss' gender are split deeply along party...

Laura Bassett

Republicans Don't Really Care If More Women Get Elected | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

Less than a quarter of Republicans believe that electing more women to Congress would be a good thing, according to an ABC News/Fusion poll released o...

GOP Scrambles To Improve Outreach To Women

National Journal | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

When the House Judiciary Committee passed a late-term abortion ban in June, Republican leaders scrambled to find a female, media-savvy legislator to b...

Laura Bassett

Dem Group Ties Latest GOP Remarks To Todd Akin On Rape | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee sent an open letter to current and potential 2014 Republican Senate candidates on Thursday, declaring tha...

Laura Bassett

GOP Turns To 'Mommy Blogs' | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

The National Republican Congressional Committee launched an online ad campaign on Tuesday that uses local "mommy blogs" to target female voters in 20 ...

11 Actions That Prove Republicans Are Intent On Making 2013 A Terrible Year For Sex

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

Move over "war on women," the GOP's "war on sex" is here to invade your bedroom and reproductive system. While some of the measures below may resem...

South Carolina, Your Woman Problem Is Showing

Toni Panetta | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics
Toni Panetta

Between Obama carrying women voters nationwide in 2012 and 2008 and the GOP's multitude of votes against women, there's little denying the Republican Party has a woman problem. And yet women are absent from the speculation about who should replace Jim DeMint.

Jennifer Bendery

John Boehner Finds A Woman To Name House Committee Chair | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After taking heat for stacking House committee chair posts with all white men in the next Congress, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) ...

Jennifer Bendery

House Committee Chairs Will All Be White Men In Next Congress | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced who will chair all of the major House committees in the next Congress. And it turns out th...

The Election Is Over, but the Fight Goes On

Kate Michelman | Posted 01.27.2013 | Politics
Kate Michelman

The national vote, while worthy of high-fives all round, is hardly the end of our struggle for women's rights. When conservatives lose a decisive battle at the federal level, they don't go home and sulk. They redouble their efforts at the state and local levels.

The War On Women Is a Class War

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Women's issues and women voters were critical to this election. That's not coincidental. The War on Women has many dimensions -- social, cultural, psychological -- but in many ways women's issues are class issues.

Stewart: Fox News Is Basically Saying That Single Women Are 'Selfish C****'

Posted 11.15.2012 | Comedy

Fox News didn't have a lot of positive ways to spin Mitt Romney's crushing loss to Barack Obama, but there were certainly plenty of places to lay blam...

Former Bush Adviser Issues Gruesome Warning On Rape Remarks

Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

For any Republican man considering following in the footsteps of Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) or failed Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock by making ...