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Obama’s Epic #FAIL on Plan B

Obama’s Epic #FAIL on Plan B

| December 14, 2011

Out of patience with Obama Administration betrayals on health issues, a coalition has launched a petition demanding an agenda that is fair to women. More »

Newsbrief: Thousands Rally for Women’s Health, Obama Rejects DOMA

| March 1, 2011

The New Budget Cuts Out Women

February 16, 2011

An Obama Report Card: State of the Union for Women and Children

| January 27, 2011

In the wake of President Obama's State of the Union Address, the WMC looks at his record on a series of essential issues. Overall grade? Pass, but with ample room for improvement. More »

Black Women Could Swing November’s Vote

| October 25, 2010

For Democrats to succeed in the midterm elections, the President must convince African American women that he needs them to watch his back—and that he'll look out for them— argues blogger and commentator Debbie Hines. More »

Honoring Helen Thomas

Honoring Helen Thomas

| June 18, 2010

In the wake of veteran reporter Helen Thomas's resignation from the White House Press Corps after her controversial comments, photojournalist Jenny Warburg and urban educational leader Linda Belans honor Thomas's trailblazing career as a journalist. More »

Girl w/Pen Digest

December 15, 2008

The Surge: Moral Waivers and Legal Triage

The Surge: Moral Waivers and Legal Triage

| January 18, 2007

Brace yourself. Bush’s Iraq escalation, euphemized as “surge,” sends just over 20,000 more troops into that bottomless pit, and flirts with an invasion of Iran. But because Iraq has depleted our armed forces—and recruitment levels plummet as our population wises up—Bush’s plan requires still more: the entire Army active-duty force must swell to 547,000 over the next five years (an increase of 39,000), and the Marine Corps grow by 23,000 (to 202,000). Constitutionally, Congress must approve or disapprove the expansion—but one never knows whether this particular executive branch recognizes that the legislative (or judicial) branches exist. More »