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Hillary Clinton’s Future—Full of Possibilities

Hillary Clinton’s Future—Full of Possibilities

| February 7, 2013

The author, who has closely followed Hillary Clinton's career, writes that pundits are posing the wrong question about Clinton's future. More »

Myrlie Evers-Williams—Making Her Own History

Myrlie Evers-Williams—Making Her Own History

| January 28, 2013

The inauguration moment that most moved the author, multimedia journalist Mary C. Curtis, came early in the ceremony. More »

Maryland Women’s Agenda for Obama’s Second Term

Maryland Women’s Agenda for Obama’s Second Term

| January 22, 2013

The author checks in with state legislators from the Maryland Women's Caucus to see what they expect from President Barack Obama in his second term. More »

Abortion Services: A Family Doctor’s Perspective

Abortion Services: A Family Doctor’s Perspective

| January 14, 2013

Approaching the 40th anniversary of the decision that legalized abortion, Dr. Linda Prine describes its provision as part of a continuum of care. More »

Violence Against Women—Unfinished Business

Violence Against Women—Unfinished Business

| January 4, 2013

The new Congress will have to undo the damage caused by GOP House members who blocked reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act—legislation that until now had earned broad bipartisan support. More »

The Longest, Darkest Night of the Year

The Longest, Darkest Night of the Year

| December 19, 2012

This commentary on gun violence will be featured on Women's Media Center Live with Robin Morgan on Saturday, December 22, at 11 AM ET on CBS radio 1580 in the Washington, D.C., area and streaming from WMCLive.com. More »

On Susan Rice and How a Non-candidate Is Treated

On Susan Rice and How a Non-candidate Is Treated

| December 17, 2012

Amid premature political attacks that were under-analyzed by the media, Susan Rice's actual record as a public servant was ignored. Did she ever have a chance? asks multimedia journalist Mary C. Curtis. More »

Underpaid by Law – A Waitress’s Story

Underpaid by Law – A Waitress’s Story

| December 14, 2012

The author, who struggles to pay her bills serving tables while launching her career as a journalist, describes the day to day results of the federally mandated subminimum wage. More »

A Woman’s Place is in the ... State Department

A Woman’s Place is in the ... State Department

| December 10, 2012

The GOP is taking aim against the nomination of Susan Rice to head the State Department. Will the nation retreat from the precedent of women in this key post—for no good reason? More »

The Parable of Bedrock’s Fiscal Cliff

The Parable of Bedrock’s Fiscal Cliff

| December 7, 2012

If Wilma can teach Fred Debtstone that Bedrock’s national deficit is nothing to fear, could there be hope for the U.S. Congress? More »