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Who’s Playing Politics with the Violence Against Women Act?

| April 25, 2012

The Violence Against Women Act has always been a point of agreement between the parties in Washington. Until now. More »

Michelle Obama a Mirror for African American Women

Michelle Obama a Mirror for African American Women

| January 24, 2012

Paid Sick Leave: A Women's Issue?

| January 5, 2012

U.S. Senate Races—Democrats Look to a Strong Field of Women

U.S. Senate Races—Democrats Look to a Strong Field of Women

| December 19, 2011

Several Republican women are also likely to be competitive for open Senate seats in 2012. More »

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 »

10 “Must Haves” for the Woman Who Would Be President

10 “Must Haves” for the Woman Who Would Be President

| December 2, 2011

Hillary Clinton proved that a woman can be a top presidential contender, but 2012 will not be the year that particular glass ceiling is broken. The authors of a forthcoming book, "Gender and the American Presidency: Nine Presidential Women and the Barriers They Faced," explore why. More »

Bachmann Reception on ‘Fallon’—Unfunny, Guys

Bachmann Reception on ‘Fallon’—Unfunny, Guys

| November 23, 2011

Commentator Megan Carpentier offers five songs The Roots—famous for their satiric walk-on song picks on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon"—could have used to “snark” Michele Bachmann without being sexist. More »

A Statement from the President of the Women's Media Center

| November 7, 2011

The Nation: Where Are the Women at Occupy Wall Street? Everywhere—And They're Not Going Away

| October 26, 2011

Women: The Invisible Poor (via The Daily Beast)

| September 15, 2011