She The People: politics


Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 11/09/2012

Do Democrats owe their Senate majority to women?

A new study says women’s votes made the difference in the outcomes of several high-profile races that helped Democrats retain control of the Senate.

By Krissah Thompson  |  04:15 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  women in politics; women 2012; women's votes; U.S. Senate; women in the Senate;

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 10/27/2012

Lena Dunhams first time, all over again

The woman from "Girls" talks about her "first time" in support of Barack Obama's platform on women and families

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  10:02 AM ET, 10/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Campaign 2012, President Obama, War on Women, Women in Politics

Posted at 09:59 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Jill Biden makes unintentional sexual joke and gets laughs

By Suzi Parker  |  09:59 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jill Biden, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Mitt Romney, John McCain, sex, jokes, politics, 2012

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 09/11/2012

Mitt Romney’s old-time religion on the trail

“I will not take God off our coins,’’ he vows, “and I will not take God out of my heart.’’

By Judy Howard Ellis  |  12:35 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative evangelicals, God, Romney, Obama, Mormons, LDS, politics

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Duran Duran: A political unifier among Gen-X women

By Suzi Parker  |  09:17 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Duran Duran, politics, Pussy Riot, Nick Rhodes, Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Roger Taylor, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, 1980s, Bill Clinton, war on women

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 08/08/2012

Sarah Palin: Her batting average is still pretty high

All in all, however, I would argue that Palin is having a pretty good season. She has shown a knack for the long shot.

By Karen Tumulty  |  12:23 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sarah palin, republican politics, conservative, palin

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 06/11/2012

‘Nuns on the Bus’ take on Paul Ryan

NETWORK’s Sister Simone Campbell: “A small cadre of bishops ... feel called to politicizing our faith in a way that’s extremely partisan and narrow.”

By Mary C. Curtis  |  12:49 PM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  vatican, sister simone campbell, Network, Paul Ryan, affordable health care act, obama, catholic, social justice, politics, religion

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 05/17/2012

Mitt Romney playing with fire by summoning Bill Clinton

By Suzi Parker  |  11:52 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, presidential politics, Ed Klein

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Re: No friend to women...

There are actually four states in the union that have never elected a woman to either house of Congress. One is Vermont. Vermont?

By Karen Tumulty  |  05:39 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Vermont, women's rights, politics, u.s. congress

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Re: Why more women don’t run for office

It turns out the voters actually want a woman candidate to fight back, which is a good lesson to remember.

By Karen Tumulty  |  08:57 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  women in politics, women candidates, sexism

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 03/25/2012

Why women don’t run for political office

SHE THE PEOPLE | Are women less willing to endure — and dish out — personal attacks?

By Melinda Henneberger  |  11:37 AM ET, 03/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  women candidates, women in politics, Karen Tumulty, Citizens United, Michele Bachmann, Connie Morella, Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 03/07/2012

Can women bring civility to politics?

When we make up 51 percent of the population, we could almost plead taxation without representation.

By Sandra Fish  |  10:46 AM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympia Snowe, women in politics, 2012 elections