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Sabrina Siddiqui

Pro-Democratic Group Takes Republicans Back To School

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

GOP: Sensitivity Training in Animal House

Michael Keegan | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Michael Keegan

What the GOP doesn't seem to have grasped is that just saying sensitive things (or refraining from saying stupidly insensitive things) isn't enough to win voters. It's the policies, not just the way you talk about them.

Abortion Back In The Political Spotlight

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA — With no immediate hope of overturning the U.S. Supreme Court's decision legalizing abortion, Republicans around the country are increa...

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.

It's The Environment, Stupid

Daniel O'Donnell | Posted 01.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Daniel O'Donnell

The Republican Party must face a lesson with important human consequences: It cannot deny rights and attention to LGBT, female and minority communities if it wishes to remain a mainstream presence in American politics.

Laura Bassett

Dem Lawmakers Wish Women Were Still Bipartisan Issue

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Decades before lawmakers were debating access to birth control on the House floor, Republicans and Democrats actually agreed on issues s...

Can a Feminist Vote for Romney? Take the Poll

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Going on the assumption that the economy is the number-one issue confronting America, here's what I want to know: Can a feminist put the principles and ideals of feminism aside if he or she believes that Mitt Romney is the one who can get the job done?

Elise Foley

Kay Bailey Hutchison: Republicans 'Don't Have A Problem With Women'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics

Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) said Sunday that Republicans "don't have a problem with women." Hutchison appeared on CNN's "State of the Unio...

Laura Bassett

GOP: Women's Issues Debate Is A Distraction (SLIDESHOW)

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Eric Fehrnstrom, senior campaign adviser for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, turned heads on Sunday when he said that women's issues, suc...

Laura Bassett

Republican Congresswomen Create A Caucus

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

After repeatedly being accused of participating in a legislative "war on women," Republican women in the House of Representatives announced Monday tha...

Sexual Counterrevolution In The GOP

Nancy L. Cohen | Posted 05.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Nancy L. Cohen

Americans "have a constitutional right to be gay." So said Barry Goldwater, the 1964 right-wing Republican presidential candidate, in 1994. How the Republican Party has changed. Indeed, how the GOP changed goes a long way toward explaining America's national political delirium.

And Again: Political Strategy Trumps Female Well-Being

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 04.21.2012 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

With mounting signs that the economy is getting some traction, boiling populist rage is dialing down to a grumbling simmer. This raises the possibility of the GOP nightmare scenario: voters going into the election in a reasonably upbeat mood.