Why Hillary Clinton’s Marriage Doesn’t Matter for 2016
May06

Why Hillary Clinton’s Marriage Doesn’t Matter for 2016

A few days back, I read a ridiculous post on Politico about Tina Brown’s advice to Hillary Clinton, telling Hillary basically to not bother with the “negativity” of a presidential campaign, and that she should just rest on Bill’s laurels and enjoy her new grandchild. That’s pretty much what I said in my comment: I did not expect the type of replies I ended up getting… Victim? How does anything about...

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Election Day 2013: Get Out and VOTE!
Oct28

Election Day 2013: Get Out and VOTE!

Five years ago, Barack Obama won the Presidency in a landslide – thanks to record turnout of minorities, young people and women. These are groups that tend to vote Democratic, and Democrats won large majorities in both the Senate and the House, where Speaker Nancy Pelosi presided over the most productive term in recent memory. Two years later it was over. The Republicans took back the House in 2010 and were eyeing the Senate,...

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Dispatch From the War on Women: Today on MOMochat
Jul31

Dispatch From the War on Women: Today on MOMochat

Dr. Sophia Yen of the Silver Ribbon Campaign/Trust Women is the MOMocrats’ guest this week with news of Obamacare, emergency contraception and the rise of 20-week abortion bans in states like Texas. Also discussed were the report by David Corn of Mother Jones on Groundswell, the behind-the-scenes conservative push to fight a 30-front war against progressive principles. Karoli has also been scrutinizing the “shadow...

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Who Are You Calling a Food Stamp President?
Jul16

Who Are You Calling a Food Stamp President?

Remember all those remarks last year accusing Barack Obama of being the “Food Stamp President”? The GOP has a hazy relationship with facts: the largest expansion of the food stamp program occurred under the administration of George W. Bush… and this year, the number of families depending upon SNAP is actually declining. That doesn’t mean the program should be eliminated altogether, as the Republicans in the...

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Summertime in Gilead: Will We Reclaim Our Opportunities?
Jul07

Summertime in Gilead: Will We Reclaim Our Opportunities?

As conservatives trample on our rights, they’re also snatching our opportunity, foreclosing on women’s American Dream.

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