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15 11, 2007

Who Is the Desperate One?

By | November 15th, 2007|Moms & Politics|5 Comments

I suppose it's no big surprise that as we count down the days to the Iowa Caucus, all forms of campaigning are heating up -- including underhanded suggestions and insinuations.According to The Politico, somebody's pollster is asking potential Iowa caucus-goers whether John Edwards' failure to drop out of the Presidential race to take care of [...]

13 11, 2007

A Promise to American Women

By | November 13th, 2007|Moms & Politics|5 Comments

A couple of months ago, when the DC Metro Moms, Silicon Valley Moms and Chicago Moms got a chance to meet with Elizabeth Edwards, in person and virtually for those of us in different time zones, I got to be the lucky DC representative to ask Elizabeth a few questions.(I'm not getting overly familiar -- [...]

22 10, 2007

I Don't Believe It

By | October 22nd, 2007|Making Our Political Voices Heard|7 Comments

“Are more men engaged in politics online than women, and if so, why?”That was the question that Katharine Seelye from the New York Times’ posed in her political blog, The Caucus, a few weeks ago. To my surprise, the answer to her informal survey turned out to be, “Yes.”Seelye points to the fact that men tend to be the ones writing “specifically about politics, reading about politics and putting their two cents in the comments sections.”I say they’re just the ones getting the coverage, as so often tends to happen in other areas of our lives, as well. […]

19 10, 2007

There's Plenty of Punditry to Go Around

By | October 19th, 2007|Moms & Politics|1 Comment

If you're looking for something besides art today, I'm here and here!For some other entertainment, this is good, too!

15 10, 2007

Poverty Redux

By | October 15th, 2007|Moms & Politics|7 Comments

I know there have been several posts already at MOMocrats about the fact that John Edwards is really the only presidential candidate who is focusing on poverty as a campaign issue. But I need to talk about it, too, as one of the main reasons I support his candidacy.As a girl who grew up on [...]

29 09, 2007

Just the Facts, Ma'am

By | September 29th, 2007|Moms & Politics|11 Comments

It was an amazing honor to get to ask a couple of questions on behalf of the DC Metro Moms on Saturday's conference with Elizabeth Edwards. The only thing that would have made it nicer was if I had been able to hop on a plane to California to be in the same room with [...]