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Mind the Leadership Gap: Lessons From Women's Suffrage

Donna P. Hall | Posted 10.23.2013 | Impact
Donna P. Hall

Despite the progress women have made over the last two centuries, there is still much more to be done. Let's be inspired and galvanized by the passion of the suffragists to be the ones who determine our place in society as leaders.

Christie's 2016 De-Positioning Clinic

Alan Kelly | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics
Alan Kelly

Christie is a candidate-in-waiting who knows already how he'll counter Paul and Jindal, how he'll marginalize Walker, and how he'll compete, ultimately he hopes, with Hillary.

Boehner's Half Right on Women, and the Polls Prove It

Martha Burk | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics
Martha Burk

House Speaker John Boehner told reporters the GOP's abortion ban that passed the House 228-196 on Tuesday won't change the party's relationship with women. He's half right. It won't change the party's relationship with women, because women already hate the GOP.

Payback Time for Hispanics? An Interview With Maria Hinojosa

Martha Burk | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Martha Burk

At 16 percent of the electorate, Hispanics are nation's largest minority group, and you can bet they will be looking for a new direction from the president.

Women Won This Election: The End of 'Mad Men' Politics

Brenda Peterson | Posted 01.07.2013 | Women
Brenda Peterson

Is the dominance of white, male voters in this country finally history?

Why Women Should Demand Payback for Helping President Obama

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Women
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

I don't mean to sound ungrateful. President Obama has shown a great deal of support for women on many levels, starting with the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. However, it's time for the President to go beyond that.

Laura Bassett

Planned Parenthood President Advises GOP To Heed 'Rubbers' Example | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Republicans lick their wounds and rethink a strategy for reaching out to women, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards has some...

Laura Bassett

What Went Wrong: GOP Pundits Point To Dismissal Of Women, Abortion | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Dismissing reproductive rights and other women's issues as a "distraction" from the economy was a strategic mistake by Republicans that could have cos...

Laura Bassett

Obama Win Aided By 18-Point Gender Gap | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign's heavy focus on women's issues for the past year paid off in a big way on Tuesday night, resulting in an 18-point gender gap that ...

LOOK: Women React To The Presidential Election

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.07.2012 | Women

When Barack Obama won reelection on November 6th, defeating Mitt Romney, the victory marked the end of what many experts had predicted would be the cl...

The Best Election Day Tweets From Women

Posted 11.06.2012 | Women

It's Election Day, the polls are open and Twitter is already lighting up with tweets from female voters. Our favorites so far include Andrea Lavinthal...

Election Day Photos: Send Us A Picture Before You Cast Your Ballot

The Huffington Post | Brittany Binowski | Posted 11.06.2012 | Women

It's here: Election Day 2012, and it's hard to remember an election year that has been more focused on how women will vote or issues that impact women...

Before the Vote: A Tale of Two Glorias Speaking Out, Standing Up and Voting

Michele Weldon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Michele Weldon

In these final days before the presidential election, pollsters have asserted it is the 55 million single women in this country who will carry the victor to the White House.

Women! Want More? Vote More!

Kamala Lopez | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Kamala Lopez

Did you know that if simply the women registered to vote actually voted, the impact would be decisive? Studies show that the female vote, if exercised, would be a game changer.

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.

Woo What Women?

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

With the election looming, we decided to write this one together. Call it our endorsement.

The First Woman to Run for President

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.26.2012 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels With the election looming and "the women's vote" more courted then ever, the...

Dear Women: Wake the F**k Up

Stefanie Iris Weiss | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Stefanie Iris Weiss

If you're in your reproductive years, you should be running around with your hair on fire, screaming.

Meghan McCain's Vagina Takes Center Stage As Maverick's Daughter Talks Voting Records, Women's Rights

Posted 10.19.2012 | Women

Meghan McCain has never been afraid to speak her mind. The outspoken daughter of Arizona Senator John McCain has been turning up more than normal ...

On Presidents, Aprons and Second Shifts

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 12.19.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

I'm starting to wonder if this presidential election might hinge on aprons.

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.

Stop the Tug-of-War Over Women. We're Too Smart for That.

Alecia DeCoudreaux | Posted 12.16.2012 | College
Alecia DeCoudreaux

We are not content with only one Year of the Woman. We want women to participate in governing every day of every year.

Women Are the Deciders, But for Which Candidate? An Interview With Pollster Celinda Lake

Martha Burk | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Martha Burk

emale voters want solid answers to real concerns, and Tuesday night will be the last best chance for both candidates to appeal to them. And what do these majority voters want?

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...

A Labor Day Conversation With Hilda Solis

Martha Burk | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
Martha Burk

Unemployment is stuck above 8 percent, and many of the jobs that have come back are lower level than the ones lost. But Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, the first Latina to hold that post, is optimistic.