My Blogher colleague, Karen Bojar, who I previously countered in She vs. Her, writes a rather interesting piece on the generational gap of voters during the recent midterms. Unlike her, I am actually a member of this generation and believe she misses some critical points....more
While some mistakes children make may be a direct response to something their parents did, most of the time, once they are adults, it has nothing to do with us. Right?
I’ve been wondering this question both as a mother and as a California resident who has been watching very closely the heated gubernatorial race that has entered its home stretch. Meg Whitman, former CEO of eBay and one candidate in the race, has been plagued with some extra baggage during this campaign, the heaviest coming from her own two sons, Will and Griff Harsh.
The private encouragement whispered to Jim DeMint for his cringeworthy comments about women and LGBT people is a metaphor for what has gone wrong with our political processes. The cowards behind this hate-filled election year count on bold bigots like and others to carry their water.
Colorado’s establishment left claims Republican senatorial candidate Ken Buck has a problem with women. Apparently he is “insensitive.” But it’s really appointed Democratic Senator Michael Bennet and his supporters who have the problem.
The primary phase of midterm elections is usually considered to be a snooze-fest by journalists and politicos. But not this year. Aside from the attention that Sarah Palin has drawn for the Tea Party, Christine O'Donnell -- and her win in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat in Delaware formerly held by Vice President Joe Biden -- has given us pundits more than enough to write about between now and November!
Republican women in Congress have become a bonded group in the past 18 months – thanks in part to the leadership of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who serves Washington’s Fifth Congressional district. McMorris Rodgers is the Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference and has championed Republican efforts in the health care debate recently by recognizing that women make the majority of family health decisions and noting the particular health concerns of women. She’s also led by example with the message of necessary health care reform for those with special needs because her young son, Cole, was born with Down syndrome.
There is an initiative on the upcoming June 8 ballot calling for an Open Primary here in California. As it stands now, our Primaries are closed which means you can only vote for the party with which you are registered. With an Open Primary the top two vote-gettters, regardless of party affiliation would run off in the general election in November....more
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