At the Fringes No Longer

At the Fringes No Longer

It’s that time of year and Americans are honoring some of our favorite presidents. How about honoring our female presidents this time around? Oh, I forgot. There aren’t any. Frankly, I find America’s two-centuries-and-counting streak of all-male presidents...
Obama: Don’t Sell Out America’s Women

Obama: Don’t Sell Out America’s Women

President Barack Obama has insisted up and down that he’s willing to work with the Republicans who are taking over the Senate. He proved it during his recent visit to Beijing, where he urged world leaders to come to agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership...
This Election Puts Women in the Driver’s Seat

This Election Puts Women in the Driver’s Seat

Let’s be clear. As the majority of the population, the majority of registered voters, and the majority of those who actually show up at the polls, women can determine the outcome of any election. In a year when abortion restrictions were piled on at the state...
Crafting a Hobby Lobby Doc Fix

Crafting a Hobby Lobby Doc Fix

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has promised to take action that will counter the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision. Thanks to that ruling, big employers may deny birth control coverage to the female employees whose health insurance they must provide. In...
Scrimping on Women’s Pay

Scrimping on Women’s Pay

Republicans in the Senate blocked a vote on the minimum wage earlier this month — no surprise there. Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee was the only Republican who stood aside. But don’t believe the issue is dead. Democrats will make sure that raising the minimum...