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The Women Behind Obama's Presidency

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics

In honor of International Women's Day, Huff Post acknowledges the powerful women behind President Barack Obama's presidency. In a statement on Frid...

There's No Denying It Now: Affirmative Action and the White Man

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 03.24.2013 | Politics
Trudy Bourgeois

During his first term, 36 percent of President Obama's appointments went to women. That means, of the 23 cabinet positions, eight are women. Unfortunately, more than a few first-term women appointees are stepping down.

Obama Responds To Diversity Criticism

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 03.16.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — Deflecting criticism about a perceived lack of diversity in his second-term Cabinet, President Barack Obama on Monday urged America...

Rangel Slams 'Embarrassing As Hell' Obama Diversity, Compares Him To Mitt Romney

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.), the second-longest serving African-American congressman in the House, slammed the lack of diversity in President Barack ...

Obama Cabinet Takes Heat For Lack Of Diversity

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

As President Barack Obama undergoes a large-scale retooling of his cabinet ahead of his second term, observers are taking note of a trend that appears...

Huckabee Blasts Obama Cabinet's 'War On Women'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

Mike Huckabee criticized President Obama on Wednesday for the lack of diversity in his cabinet, accusing the president of waging his own "war on women...

Another Obama Cabinet Member Announces Resignation

Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis is leaving her position in President Barack Obama's cabinet, the Associated Press reports. The White House confirmed th...

Obama's National Security Team: Back to the Good Old Boys?

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics
Stewart J. Lawrence

There's a distinct downside to choosing Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense: for the first time in decades, there will be no woman serving in any of the top four national security slots.