She The People: Republicans


Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 10/02/2012

An ‘authentic’ Joe Biden presses the flesh in North Carolina

Biden, so often spoofed for gaffes, was praised for being exactly what you see.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  05:42 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charlotte, Democrats, Mitt Romney, North Carolina, Paul Ryan, President Obama, Republicans, Vice President Biden

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 09/20/2012

‘State of emergency’: Will voter-ID battles last until Election Day and beyond?

Is there a “state of emergency” over voting rights in America?

By Mary C. Curtis  |  01:42 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  voter-ID laws, Pennsylvania, Advancement Project, Democrats, Republicans, Florida, True the Vote, National Urban League, NAACP, La Raza

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Will Hurricane Isaac be a Katrina redux or a re-do for the GOP?

Hurricane Isaac may be blowing past the Republican convention in Tampa, but the storm still has the potential to do damage to the GOP brand, and in turn, Mitt Romney.

By Patricia Murphy  |  05:52 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  RNClive, Hurricane Isaac, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney, Republicans Democrats, Chris Cristie, FEMA, NOAA, Katrina, budget cuts

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 08/26/2012

Mark Sanford gets engaged: So that’s where the trail ends

Clarin, a newspaper in Argentina, reported he is engaged to girlfriend Maria Belen Chapur — the “soul mate” in the scandal that knocked Sanford off his trajectory as GOP rising star.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  04:19 PM ET, 08/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanford, Argentina, South Carolina, Nikki Haley, Republicans, Tampa, RNC convention

Posted at 03:42 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Why Condi Rice is everywhere

She can buck up her GOP bona fides in Tampa, adding a face of diversity and conciliation to a party that’s been accused of lacking both.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  03:42 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Condoleezza Rice, Mitt Romney, Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, George W. Bush, Republicans, Augusta National, golf. immigration, education

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Yoder apologizes for skinny-dipping

Skinny-dipping in the Sea of Galilee? Here's the latest stupid action from a lawmaker.

By Diana Reese  |  01:48 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Yoder, Kansas, Republicans, Congress, Eric Cantor, Sea of Galilee, skinny dipping

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 08/16/2012

The 93-year-old face of Pennsylvania voter ID law

By Mary C. Curtis  |  03:59 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  voter-ID laws, Pennsylvania, Michael Nutter, Advancement Project, ACLU, Democrats, Republicans

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 07/02/2012

Martha Burk: ‘Who’s in charge? Why should women care?’

By Mary C. Curtis  |  10:04 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  war on women, Martha Burk, voting, 2012 elections, Democrats, Republicans, pay equality

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 06/14/2012

Is Obama losing support among black N.C. voters?

Public Policy Polling offered a rare disclaimer of its own results, saying it “seems like an unrealistically low share of African American voters for Obama.”

By Mary C. Curtis  |  10:40 AM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  president obama, mitt romney, black voters, African Americans, same-sex marriage, polls, DEcmorats, Republicans, North Carolina, 2012 convention

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 06/08/2012

Would ‘Norma Rae’ get jeered for holding up that union sign?

After Tuesday’s result in the Wisconsin union-initiated recall election of Gov. Scott Walker, imagine a movie made about unions, period.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  01:13 PM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  scott walker, nikki haley, democrats, republicans, norma rae, unions, sally field, north carolina, democratic national convention, obama

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 06/01/2012

Are ‘sex-selective abortions’ a choice?

The failed Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act would’ve punished doctors with up to five years in prison for performing abortions because parents want a child of the other sex.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  02:43 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sex selective abortions, abortion rights, Democrats, Republicans

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 05/31/2012

Mitt Romney and GOP women: He had them at ‘economy’

It would be too simple to say Republican women don’t care about health care or equal pay. Rather, it’s a matter of both style and substance.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  08:25 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, barack obama, republicans, democrats, women, war on women, ann romney, economy

Posted at 07:59 PM ET, 04/24/2012

Newt and Callista Gingrich meet the life of Billy Graham

Gingrich expressed displeasure that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has moved to a “general election speech,” saying it was “insulting” to those who have yet to vote in upcoming contests.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  07:59 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  newt gingrich, mitt romney, callista gingrich, billy graham library, franklin graham, obama, amendment one, Republicans

Posted at 07:44 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Violence against the wrong women

Do lesbians count as “abused women" if they are beaten by a woman instead of a man? Should gay men be protected from violent partners?

By Patricia Murphy  |  07:44 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Violence Against Women, VAWA, Democrats, Republicans, John Cornyn, Jeanne Shaheen, gays, lesbians, immigrants, tribal

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 03/18/2012

Obama’s pitch to swing-state women

COLUMN | Democrats hope for gains among moderate and independent female voters and the widening of a gender gap that has traditionally favored their party.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  03:00 PM ET, 03/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obama, health care, Democrats, Republicans, North Carolina, DNC, 2012 convention, birth control