Breaking: Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and Others Shot at Tucson Grocery

4:00 p.m. MST: Federal Judge John Roll, of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona, killed in this morning's attacks, received death threats in 2009 during his involvement in an immigration-related lawsuit. ...more

For anyone who is interested in one view of what it is like to be in Tucson these days I just ...more

Congressional Candidate Dina Titus Answers BlogHer's Questions

BlogHer reached out to women candidates running in tight races this election cycle -- here at BlogHer.com and on Facebook and Twitter. After collecting the questions, we sent six to each candidate. Dina Titus, running for Congress in Nevada's 3rd District, answered questions from the BlogHer community here: 1) What are your thoughts on how to make Nevada energy and water efficient? ...more

Congressional Candidate Suzan DelBene Answers BlogHer's Questions

BlogHer reached out to women candidates running in tight races this election cycle -- here at BlogHer.com, on Facebook and Twitter. After collecting the questions, we sent six to each candidate. Suzan DelBene, running for Congress in Washington's 8th District, answered questions from the BlogHer community here: 1) You're a supporter of fiscal responsibility and corporate oversight. What about government responsibility and oversight? Will you work toward greater transparency in government? ...more

Congressional Candidate Stephene Moore Answers BlogHer's Questions

BlogHer reached out to women candidates running in tight races this election cycle -- here at BlogHer.com and on Facebook and Twitter. After collecting the questions, we sent six to each candidate. Stephene Moore, running for Congress in Kansas's 3rd District, answered questions from the BlogHer community here: 1) How does your experience as a nurse translate to being a legislator? ...more

Why Women Should Run for Office

Last night, I spoke to the Women’s Bar Association about why women should run for office.  It reminded me that most women need to hear this.  So, I wanted to bring my message to the BlogHer community. To the women reading this post, you should run for office.  Despite the increased number of women in Congress over the last few years, we need more.  Of course, women face challenges when we run for office – and still face challenges just doing our jobs in the “boys club.” ...more

so inspiring...it's disheartening to watch the health care debate and see how, in the 21st ...more

Lapping up or lamenting Joe Lieberman?

Looking back, it seems kind of crazy, the pre-occupation with What Will They Do To Joe Lieberman? But the truth is, I still can't decide if it really matters or not. ...more

Yup - I agree with you too! Re: Joe made the choices, he should have been made to feel the ...more