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Lilly Ledbetter

Joe the Plumber Vs. Lilly Ledbetter

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Beverly Wettenstein

When Obama mentioned Ledbetter in a debate, McCain muttered that it would create "a trial lawyers dream." He claims lawyers could take advantage of women who allege discrimination.

John McCain's Wrong Answers to Working Women's Questions--Now Give Him Your Answer at the Ballot Box

Gloria Feldt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gloria Feldt

It's time for real straight talk on how your policies affect real women, Senator McCain.

An Open Letter to Senator McCain

Eleanor Smeal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eleanor Smeal

Women, Senator McCain, vote on issues important to us, not on whether or not the candidate wears a skirt. The truth is, your candidacy is the worst for women in recent history.

Sam Stein

Obama Ad: McCain Needs "Education" On Women's Issues

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Before the crisis in the housing and financial markets threw the presidential election for a loop, the Obama campaign had planned to spend this week m...

McCain-Palin? 10 Reasons to Count Me Out

Rose Ann DeMoro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rose Ann DeMoro

Amidst the worst economic crisis in this nation since the 1930s, the prospect of a John McCain-Sarah Palin administration hardly offers much confidence for the future.

More Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Please

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Her performance was so strong and so well focused that it would be foolish not to immediately send her out on the campaign trail and/or to as many television interviews as she can squeeze into her schedule.

Friday Talking Points [46] -- Moose Poop!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Sarah Palin has already singlehandedly introduced several terms into our political lexicon. "Hockey mom" is probably the most recognizable of these. ...

Never Done and Under Paid

Elizabeth Gregory | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gregory

This year Labor Day and Women's Equality Day bookend the week: a timely conjunction, since tension over what properly constitutes women's work is the crux of much of our current public discourse.

On Labor Day, Working Women Need Straight Answers from John McCain

Gloria Feldt and Carole Joffee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gloria Feldt and Carole Joffee

John McCain, do you think women belong in the paid labor force? This might seem facetious or rhetorical, but it's a very serious, core question.

Womens' Night at the Convention... Or Not

Mona Gable | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mona Gable

In a night that was supposed to celebrate women and their achievements, why so many male speakers? Why did we get the bland white-toast Mark Warner and the anti-choice Bob Casey.

Supreme Court Hands Exxon $2 Billion... and Progressives an Opening

Doug Kendall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Doug Kendall

At a time when gas prices and oil company profits are record highs, the U.S. Supreme Court has taken $2 billion from 32,000 Americans who lost their livelihood in the Exxon Valdez oil spill.