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Scott Brown Misses Another Opportunity

Senator Brown

Senate candidate Scott Brown, campaigned at a UNH tailgate party last weekend where some students yelled misogynistic comments about Brown’s current and former opposition: New Hampshire Senator Jean Shaheen and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren. Brown did not address the comments.…

Women Newsmakers in 2012

What an incredible year for women. During what many dubbed the War on Women, we used our collective voices, driving positive changes. Here’s a look back at some of the women who made news in 2012. We may not agree…

News from Around the Web

Here is some of the news from around the web affecting women: Last week, The Commission on Judicial Performance, admonished California Superior Court Judge Derek G. Johnson for comments he made during a 2008 rape trial. During a sentencing for someone convicted…

Elizabeth Warren Wins!

Massachusetts will send its first woman Senator to Washington in January. Elizabeth Warren defeated Senator Scott Brown tonight. It’s still early but it’s a good night so far for women: Senator Claire McCaskill defeated Todd Akin who made headlines with…

Todd Akin Revisited

  Congressman Todd Akin continues to dominate the news cycle following his comments on a St. Louis television program about rape and abortion. When asked about abortion exemptions for pregnancies resulting from rape Akin said, “It seems to me first of all from what…

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…

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…