She The People: GOP


Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Lulli Akin compares treatment of husband by GOP bosses to ‘rape’

This time it's Lulli Akin, the candidate’s wife.

By Diana Reese  |  05:49 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Todd Akin, Lulli Akin, GOP, Missouri Senate race, rape, legitimate rape

Posted at 08:54 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Todd Akin: The GOP's Thorn In Tampa

By Suzi Parker  |  08:54 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Todd Akin, Sarah Palin, Sarah Steelman, GOP, abortion, Missouri, Mike Huckabee, Claire McCaskill

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 05/17/2012

GOP Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison asks: What war on women?

Senator endorses Romney, questions Democratic claims of a GOP campaign against female interests.

By Lori Stahl  |  11:45 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kay Bailey Hutchison, war on women, Rick Perry, GOP, Romney

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Michele Bachmann steps up to the endorsement plate

Rep. Michele Bachmann steps up to endorse Mitt Romney. When will Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum get on that stage?

By Sandra Fish  |  02:13 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michele Bachmann, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Rick Perry, 2012 Presidential race, GOP nomination

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 04/14/2012

Allen West, conspiracy theorist, isn’t alone

And the number of people who favor his political style is growing.

By Judy Howard Ellis  |  10:38 AM ET, 04/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  allen west, GOP, Communists, McCarthy, Democrats, Congress

Posted at 11:06 PM ET, 03/22/2012

Is Romney’s Etch a Sketch carved in stone?

Lies we forgive, but the truth we punish.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  11:06 PM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, etch a sketch, Eric Fehrnstrom, GOP primary, euthanasia, Barack Obama

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 03/19/2012

Jobs before birth control

Who has time to worry about the “war on women” when you’re concentrating on keeping your family clothed and fed?

By Diana Reese  |  02:24 PM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rush Limbaugh, Chris Matthews, Hardball, economy, jobs, Obama, GOP primary, birth control, war on women

Posted at 07:57 AM ET, 03/08/2012

The pillbox primary

The candidate’s wives must do what their husbands cannot — come across as trustworthy, relatable, and aware that the 21st century started a while ago.

By Patricia Murphy  |  07:57 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP primary, Newt Gingrich, Callista Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Karen Santorum, Mitt Romney, Ann Romney, Rush Limbaugh, contraception, women's vote, women voters'

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 03/02/2012

When Rush Limbaugh talks, who wins and who loses?

For GOP candidates, this one is a “Sister Souljah” no-brainer — unless they’re afraid of what’s-his-name.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  04:52 PM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rush Limbaugh, Sandra Fluke, Nancy Pelosi, GOP war on women

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Santorum remembers the ladies in Michigan speech

“My mom was a professional who actually made more money than her husband.”

By Melinda Henneberger  |  03:48 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Santorum, Karen Santorum, Elizabeth Santorum, women voters, GOP primary

Posted at 07:43 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Chris Christie White House fat jokes on rise again

The Chris Christie girth control watch and fat jokes have returned to TV amid chatter about a brokered Republican nominating convention.

By Annie Groer  |  07:43 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP primary, Gov. Chris Christie, Fat Jokes

Posted at 07:37 PM ET, 02/22/2012

A Murphy Brown moment in Arizona debate?

Would a debate moderator ask the hopefuls about sitcom reproductive “lifestyle choices?”

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  07:37 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John King, Rick Santorum, New Gingrich, GOP debates

Posted at 10:15 PM ET, 02/21/2012

It’s Democrats who are putting focus on birth control

COLUMN | Wondering why the Republicans would want to ride such a losing pony? They don’t.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  10:15 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  war on birth control, GOP primary, Santorum and birth control, war on contraception, Obama and Catholics, Rick Santorum, Andrew Sullivan, Barack Obama, health care mandate, contraception mandate, Foster Freiss, Foster Friess, Nancy Pelosi

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 02/19/2012

Santorum’s take on amnios doesn’t add up

“Amniocentesis does, in fact, result more often than not in this country in abortions,” the Republican presidential candidate said. “That is a fact.” I strongly doubt that.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  05:56 PM ET, 02/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Santorum, amnios, amniocentesis and Santorum, GOP primary, Jennifer Rubin, social conservatives, Fox News, Rush Limbaugh

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 02/12/2012

CPAC 2012: Sarah Palin, motivator-in-chief

SHE THE PEOPLE | At the CPAC convention, the former vice presidential candidate had the audience enraptured as she fired off a year’s worth of sarcastic one-liners at “Professor Obama.”

By Melinda Henneberger  |  01:56 PM ET, 02/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sarah Palin, CPAC, conservatives, Palin at CPAC, GOP primary, Barack Obama

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 02/11/2012

Female Navy vet: Santorum has a point

There are real issues of equality for women in the military, but they have nothing to do with forcing women into submarines or onto the front lines.

By Elizabeth Reintjes De Angelo  |  12:12 PM ET, 02/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Santorum, GOP primary, women in combat roles, Santorum on women in combat roles, U.S. Navy

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Do you know the muffin man? (Hint: he’s running for president)

There he was, carrying breakfast to the Mrs.

By Karen Tumulty  |  03:43 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Newt Gingrich, Callista Gingrich, Florida primary, GOP primary, Jacksonville

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Colorado Republicans explain their presidential picks

“Colorado’s kind of a Romney state,” one voter said.

By Sandra Fish  |  09:56 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul, GOP primary, Colorado caucuses, tea party, Herman Cain, Nevada primary

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Newt Gingrich: Against racial dog whistles before he was for them

Back in 1988, he had some excellent advice for his party.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  02:12 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Newt Gingrich, race, food stamp president, Barack Obama, race, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul, GOP primary, '08 Democratic primary, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 01/31/2012

Santorum and the bulletproof glass ceiling: Would we be as understanding of a mom?

We know the answer, actually. Sarah Palin found out the hard way three years ago, after having her “priorities” eviscerated, mostly by other women.

By Patricia Murphy  |  10:38 AM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Santorum, Michele Bachmann, Bella Santorum, family values, Sarah Palin, Sally Quinn, GOP primary, Trisomy 18, Down syndrome, motherhood

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 01/27/2012

GOP opposition research a gold mine for Democrats

The books outline weaknesses that might make great attack ads. But they also reveal the motivations of the campaign gathering the research.

By Sandra Fish  |  09:15 AM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  oppo research, opposition research, Mitt Romney, John McCain, Bain, Tim Baker, GOP primary, 2012 presidential race