October 12, 2016

Huma Abedin Leaving Weiner: Private Decision, Not a Public Discussion

It’s time to be done with second-guessing personal decisions of those who have been wronged. That, of course, is almost impossible to do in today’s instant […]
August 26, 2016

Why I’m Not Celebrating Women’s Equality Day

Women make up only about 20 percent of Congress and only 12 percent of our governors. Women publish less than 25 percent of op-eds in major […]
May 31, 2016

Hillary Clinton’s So-Called Likability Problem Is Our Issue, Not Hers

  Of all the things I’ve learned researching what women voters really think about Hillary Clinton, and whether they love her or love her not as […]
April 9, 2016

Ten Things I Learned Writing a Book About Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has been in the national spotlight since 1992, and has had more than her share of notoriety since her college days as the first […]
March 1, 2016

“Young” Feminists, Don’t Toss Out the “Old” Ones. We’re Really on Your Side

I don’t want to start another round of the current feminist wars. There are plenty of skirmishes all around depending on your age or background or […]
January 8, 2016

If Angela Merkel Doesn’t Have to Be Likable, Why Does Hillary Clinton?

When people describe German Chancellor Angela Merkel, plenty of phrases come to mind that have nothing to do with her personality. She’s been a player on […]
November 3, 2015

Is Our Love/Hate Relationship With Hillary Clinton Here to Stay?

How have we become so conflicted over one woman with the kind of goals and ambitions that most of us would encourage in our own mothers […]
October 7, 2015

Hillary Clinton’s Inner “Val the Bartender” is Her Key to the White House

“ ‘Everyone who wills can hear their inner voice. It is within everyone,’ ” said Mahatma Gandhi. That might just be Hillary Clinton’s key to winning […]
February 25, 2013

Sheryl Sandberg & Marissa Mayer: “Lean In” & Get Your Butt to the Office!

Lean in! Take charge! No fear! Out with flex-time! In with face time! These are the messages two of the highest profile working mothers in America […]