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This Is the Year to Elect Women

The four men running for President and Vice President may be dominating the political news cycle right now, but it’s the women running for congressional seats that just might be in the dominant position come November. A record 298 women…

Women Newsmakers in 2011

Another year almost over, another few cents narrowing the wage gap. Here’s a look back at some of the stories that impacted or involved women in 2011: Reproductive rights under attack: Three days into the year we wrote, “Congressman John…

If I Were Santa

If I were Santa, I’d be making my list and checking it twice. And here are the gifts I would give: For Our Daughters: The gift of self-esteem and positive role models The mass media perpetuates a message that women…

Ignorant Legislator of the Week

Life’s been hectic lately, but we just had to find the time to bring you a new Ignorant Legislator of the Week. The chair of the Abington, Mass. school committee is this week’s pick. Russell Fitzgerald, who is also an…

Elizabeth Warren Is Running for Senate

Elizabeth Warren has officially entered the Massachusetts Senate race. She enters a crowded Democratic primary field which includes Newton Mayor Setti Warren and City Year founder Alan Khazei, to challenge Republican Senator Scott Brown who won the special election last year…