She The People: 2012 elections

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Bill Clinton setting the stage for Obama at convention makes perfect sense

SHE THE PEOPLE | It makes perfect sense. And boy does Clinton love to be the go-to guy.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  08:19 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Obama, Bill Clinton, Democratic convention, Charlotte, North Carolina, economy, Hillary Clinton, 2012 elections

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 07:43 AM ET, 06/04/2012

If the right to vote is a game, no one wins

SHE THE PEOPLE | Placing obstacles in a process that should be easy to navigate is just another way to rig the system

By Mary C. Curtis  |  07:43 AM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  voting rights, 2012 elections, Florida, Rick Scott, felon disenfranchisement, medgar evers

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 05/21/2012

Ex-offenders find a reason to reclaim the vote

Should American citizens who have been convicted of crimes and served their time have their right to vote restored?

By Mary C. Curtis  |  10:04 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  felon disenfranchisement, 2012 elections, Rick Scott, Bob McDonnell, Urban League, voting rights

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 05/09/2012

French elections: More familiar than Americans might guess

In French and U.S. elections, it's the economy and personality that matter.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  08:31 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  obama, mitt romney, francois hollande, nicolas sarkozy, 2012 elections, economy

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 04/13/2012

Still hoping for a year of women candidates

The 2012 Project is trying to take advantage of new districts, open seats and the voter turnout of a presidential election to get more women elected.

By Sandra Fish  |  10:12 AM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 Project, women candidates, 2012 elections

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