Key conservative leaders called on a hundreds-strong Values Voter Summit crowd on Friday to stand firm in the face of cultural and political attacks — to “never surrender,” as one said — but the problem is that Republicans are very frequently all talk. Few rarely walk the walk. If Republicans were actually doing what they say, our government would be in a very different place today. More
America has spoken and the message seems clear: Republicans are failing. Democrats are disastrous. And what’s needed is a third party — pronto. Unfortunately, creating a successful third party is easier said than done. More
It can be difficult to shop in accordance with your own political beliefs when a lot of companies are vague about what causes they support and to which organizations they contribute (and some, like Hobby Lobby, are contradictory: They won’t … More
A downside to encouraging more women to run for office is that we’ll have to see more female candidates behaving like complete nutbags. More
When 42-year-old Gina Deluca was working as a waitress in California, she made $6.75 an hour plus tips — not enough to buy a mansion, but enough to get by. When she moved to New Mexico, however, her hourly wage fell to $2.13 an hour. “The difference in San Francisco was that I felt valued,” Deluca tells Bloomberg. “I always had a base wage that I could count on. … That brought a little bit of stability and security.” She’s far from alone.
There are 29 states in America where it’s totally legal to fire workers just for being gay, but one lawmaker is trying to do something to change that. More
It’s catchy, but let’s face it: Beyoncé’s song, “Who Run the World? (Girls)” is way off.
Women hold just 18.1% of congressional seats, 23.4% of statewide elected positions, 24% of state legislative positions and 12% of mayorships in the 100 largest U.S. cities. It was seen as cataclysmic last fall when 20 women headed to the Senate. More
Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of England, died yesterday of a stroke at the age of 87. Clearly Thatcher was considered a force of nature in politics. With a nickname like “The Iron Lady,” how could she not be? In fact, Hillary Clinton modeled herself after Thatcher, specifically focusing on her toughness, when she ran for President in 2008. More
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25-year-old Anne Smedinghoff had a passion for working overseas since she was a young girl growing up in suburban Chicago. Right after college, she joined the US Foreign Service, and had already completed a stint in dangerous Caracas, Venezuela, and then volunteered to go to Afghanistan. She died Saturday attempting to deliver schoolbooks to children. More
This week, President Obama appointed the first woman to head the Secret Service in its 148-year history. That makes Julia Pierson the first woman to be considered responsible for the safety of the president and his family. Find out more about this tough lady, including her time spent in costume at Disney World. More
President Obama has been suggesting lately he’d like to see Congress raise the minimum wage to $9 an hour. Senator Elizabeth Warren just leapfrogged right over him, suggesting that the federal minimum wage would be almost $22 an hour right now if it had kept up with worker productivity. Is a $22 an hour minimum wage realistic?