women's issues

158.3 Million Reasons For Obama To Appoint Yellen Fed Chairman
In his press conference yesterday, President Obama explained his defense of Larry Summers. Aside from Summers' history, there are millions of reasons why he should not chair the Fed. Read more...
Against the backdrop of outrage in Congress over sexual abuse in the military, there was a nationwide moment of silence Saturday for a North County soldier. It coincided with renewed calls for the truth about how Lavena Johnson died. Read more...
The AFA's Bryan Fischer is back at it again, this time finding new ways to offend women. Read more...
Democratic strategist and rape survivor Zerlina Maxwell suggests that the way to prevent rapes is telling men not to rape. What happened after was ugly. Read more...
From this Monday's Andrea Mitchell Reports, Rep. Marsha Blackburn did her part to make sure that the Republican party remains the "stupid party." I don't think remarks like this are going to help them much with making inroads with women and minority voters. Read more...

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From this Sunday's This Week, apparently George Will believes women aren't capable of worrying about more than one topic at a time and doesn't realize that it's the likes of him pretending that women's ability to control their own contraception is Read more...
My reaction to this segment by MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry reminds me a whole lot of how I felt after initially listening to Rep. Jackie Speier's remarks on the House floor, after finally being fed up with listening to her colleagues demonize Read more...
Lawrence O'Donnell had some fun with the "can't take a joke crowd" such as the prudes over at Fox GOPTV and Rush Limbaugh and their collective freak out over the new Obama for America ad featuring Lena Dunham. As O'Donnell noted, everyone carping Read more...
From this Wednesday evening's The Tonight Show, President Obama went after Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock and his comments about conception from rape being "God's will." Obama tells Leno: 'Rape is rape': Asked by host Jay Leno about Read more...
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio did his best to try to spin the fact that Mitt Romney has consistently had some really extreme stances on birth control and the availability of contraception and on abortion for some time now on this Sunday's Meet the Press. Read more...