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Ignorant Legislator of the Week

Mike Huckabee

Mike Huckabee is our first Ignorant Legislator of the Week recipient in 2014. In a speech he gave yesterday at the Republican National Committee’s winter meeting, Huckabee, former GOP presidential candidate and Arkansas governor, said Republicans aren’t waging a war on women,…

News from Around the Web

There’s lots of women-related news to report. And just when I was excited that two important pieces of legislation were reintroduced, wait until you read about the legislation introduced in New Mexico… On Tuesday, Senators Patrick Leahy and Mike Crapo…

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’s a roundup of news affecting women. ForbesWoman has shared the best jobs for women based on satisfaction, salary, projected growth and annual openings. The top job? Diagnosing doctors including physicians, dentists and optometrists. See the rest of the jobs here.…

DNC Women Deliver

The female speakers on the first night of the Democratic National Convention delivered impassioned speeches illustrating how the party’s policies affect women. From NARAL’s Nancy Keenan’s fiery speech about reproductive rights, to First Lady Michelle Obama’s personal and moving tribute…

The GOPs Mixed Message for Mom

The Republican National Convention concluded earlier this week after Mitt Romney accepted his party’s nomination and not before Republicans made a desperate attempt to court women voters. The convention featured an impressive lineup of female speakers including former Secretary of…