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42% Independents Break Two-Party Political Machine: Is 2016 the Year?

Christine Horner | Posted 08.22.2016 | Politics
Christine Horner

It was in George Washington’s Farewell Address that he warned political parties would be “potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious, and unprinc...

Ann Day, Sister Of Sandra Day O'Connor, Dies In Car Crash

Voice Of America | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.08.2016 | Politics

TUCSON, ARIZONA— The sister of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor was killed a car crash Saturday in Arizona. Ann Day, 77, suffer...

A Lawyer Addressed Justice Ginsburg By The Wrong Name. Her Response Was Perfect.

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Noel Francisco, the lawyer arguing in former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption appeal, only had one job: to convince the Supreme ...

Combatting GOP Senators' Refusal To Replace Scalia Now: Democrats Should Hold Private Hearings of Their Own

Michael Russnow | Posted 02.25.2016 | Politics
Michael Russnow

Ask tough questions, and maybe, in the absence of GOP senators, have one of the Democratic senators play the role that someone usually does in preparing a presidential candidate for a debate.

Sandra Day O'Connor Says Obama Should Get To Replace Justice Scalia

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 02.18.2016 | Politics

Sandra Day O'Connor, the retired Supreme Court justice appointed by President Ronald Reagan, said on Wednesday that President Barack Obama should get ...

The Republican Supreme Gamble: Is a Deal the Smarter Move for All Concerned?

Aaron Harber | Posted 02.15.2016 | Politics
Aaron Harber

Despite knowing President Barack Obama has the right and obligation to nominate Scalia's successor, all the Republican presidential candidates and many others on that side of the aisle have called for the [resident to defer nominating anyone for a year so the next president can make the selection.

Supreme Irony: GOP Peddles Denial of Justice!

Martin Lewis | Posted 02.14.2016 | Politics
Martin Lewis

Republicans have shown enormous respect for the Constitution of the United States of America and their hero Associate Justice Antonin Scalia by instantly using his death to demand that President Obama ignore the Constitution for the next 340 DAYS.

The Scary Legacy of Justice O'Connor's Abortion Decisions

Linda Hirshman | Posted 11.16.2015 | Women
Linda Hirshman

If Anthony Kennedy is ready to reconsider his support for burdens on women, he could not do better than to abandon O'Connor's standard. Women are citizens: does the law, directed only to women, make their lives better? If not, strike it down.

6 Feminist Lessons We Can Learn From RBG & Sandra Day O'Connor

Linda Hirshman | Posted 10.26.2015 | Women
Linda Hirshman

We can learn a lot from how these two heroines made their way. Here are real-life rules for making it in a hostile public world.

Women of the Law

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 10.19.2015 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Greenberger, the founder and co-president of the National Women's Law Center, was the first full-time women's rights legal advocate in Washington, D.C. A recognized expert on sex discrimination and the law, her efforts have been pivotal to the passage of legislation protecting the rights of women.

Visionary Women: Lessons Learned From 20 Female Luminaries

Angella Nazarian | Posted 10.15.2015 | Women
Angella Nazarian

Maya Angelou was an acclaimed author, poet, dancer, actress, singer, producer and activist. One of the lessons that we can learn from her life is the importance of saying "Yes". She discovered who she was and along the way by saying yes to various opportunities. "If I'm asked, 'Can you do this?' I think, if I don't do it, it'll be ten years before another black woman is asked to do it. And I say, 'Yes, yes, when do you want it?"

Women in Business Q&A: Kathy O'Brien, Vice President of Skin and Marketing Services, Unilever North America

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kathy O'Brien is Vice President of Skin and Marketing Services Unilever North America. She is a member of the North American Leadership Team, where sh...

Ted Cruz Recalls Watching Porn With Sandra Day O'Connor

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has written in his new book about that time when he watched porn with Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor....

Antonin Scalia Honors Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 'The High Court's Counterweight'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 04.16.2015 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was celebrated in Time Magazine's list of "The 100 Most Influential People," joining the ranks of such notab...

Women in Business: Lynda Webster, Founder and Chairman, The Webster Group

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Lynda C. Webster is the Founder and Chairman of The Webster Group. is one of the most sought after event, development and relationship strategists in Washington, DC. She has an incomparable ability to coach and connect clients with thought leaders and decision makers at the highest levels of business and government.

The LEGO Legal Justice League Is A Thing, And It Includes Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 03.11.2015 | Women

In the past few months alone, we've seen Ruth Bader Ginsburg in baby and dog form. But our new favorite RBG might just be the LEGO iteration. Justi...

You Know You're a Bigot When...

Cenk Uygur | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

You know you're a bigot when you can't take out the word "Muslim" from a sentence you stated and replace it with "Jew" and still have it be socially acceptable. Let's start out nice and easy. A sentence I get with great regularity: "You're a Muslim apologist."

Alzheimer's Caregivers: What to Do When Your Spouse Finds a New Love

Marie Marley | Posted 04.14.2015 | Fifty
Marie Marley

The fact is that sometimes people with Alzheimer's find a new love interest. If this happens to you it will probably be one of the most painful situations you will ever face. It's right up there with your loved one not recognizing you anymore and with engaging hospice care near the end of their life.

This Is How Republicans Would Oppose the Keystone Pipeline

Paul Abrams | Posted 03.29.2015 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Republicans do not rank their policy talking points from the most important to the least. Instead, they find those that resonate at the most basic level, and that can be easily drummed into peoples' psyches.

Women in Business: Jesse Draper, Creator and Host of The Valley Girl Show

Laura Dunn | Posted 12.20.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Jesse Draper is creator and host of The Valley Girl Show and CEO of Valley Girl, Inc. She has produced and distributed over 200 interviews with some o...

Ginsburg Singles Out The Current Supreme Court's Worst Ruling

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.28.2014 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg expressed her extreme regret over several of the current Court's rulings in a wide-ranging interview publish...

Women in Business: Q&A with Sharon Lechter, Author of Think and Grow Rich for Women

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.17.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Sharon Lechter is an author, CPA, the founder/CEO of Pay Your Family First and a publishing powerhouse. In 1997, Lechter coauthored the international ...

Judges and 'Speaking Out'

Joel Cohen | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Joel Cohen

Would those who criticize Justice Stevens' public statements and writings, particularly concerning public financing of elections, stop just because they could be certain he would have totally ended his career as a judge?

Paul Blumenthal

The Roberts Court Tees Up The End Of Campaign Finance Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission on Wednesday has potentially big implications for the future...

Women in Business: Q&A with Barbara Timm-Brock, Chief Growth Officer, Sylvan Learning

Laura Dunn | Posted 03.01.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Chief Growth Officer for Sylvan Learning, Barbara Timm-Brock is responsible for operations and growth initiatives. Barbara oversees franchise system o...