Military Families and Veterans Caucus at DNC 2012
Sep09

Military Families and Veterans Caucus at DNC 2012

September 5, 2012 On day 2 of the Democratic National Convention, I headed to the Veterans and Military Families Caucus meeting. I was eager to reconnect with people I’ve met over the last 4 years who have been dedicated to improving the lives of veterans and military families. What I found, and the sheer number of people I found, was overwhelming.  In 2008, there were maybe 50 people in the room and I passed around a clipboard...

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Mrs. Obama and a Turtle, Joining Forces to Support Our Military Families
Sep08

Mrs. Obama and a Turtle, Joining Forces to Support Our Military Families

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 For most people the highlight of day 1 of the Democratic National Convention was, of course, First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech. But something even better happened for me that day. You see, on Tuesday morning, while I was rushing to and from meetings and interviews in Charlotte, I got a call from my little brother. B was calling to let me know that he was back on U.S. soil after his year in Afghanistan...

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MOMocrats on HLN Discussing Isues Important to Moms
Sep08

MOMocrats on HLN Discussing Isues Important to Moms

You may have caught a great story about moms at the convention on Headline News over the last two days. On day one of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, I was fortunate enough to join Headline News anchor Kyra Phillips and CafeMom‘s Lindsay Ferrier as they co-moderated a panel of moms at the DNC. Moms Matter political blogger Ilina Ewen and California delegate Linnie Frank also joined us for a great...

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