Articles by Martha Burk

Victoria Woodhull, First Woman to Run for President

At the Fringes No Longer

February 11, 2015 | Long before Hillary Clinton, women were running for president — and against the mainstream.

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Crafting a Hobby Lobby Doc Fix

July 16, 2014 | The Republican Party may experience more fallout than any one company from the Supreme Court's birth control ruling.

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Scrimping on Women’s Pay

May 21, 2014 | Low-paying jobs are growing faster than decent-paying jobs, and more women than men are getting measly wages.

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The Fake Debt Crisis

December 4, 2013 | The latest standoff may trigger a new round of cuts to programs low-income Americans depend on most.