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19 12, 2009

Snowpocalypse 2009 (With Health Care Crisis Thrown in for Good Measure)

By | December 19th, 2009|Democrats, Republicans|3 Comments

One good thing about this "snow event" on the I-95 corridor this weekend -- legislators are stuck here and have to keep working away on the ever evolving health care bill (not that that's going to do us a lot of good on the reproductive rights front). Just a few miles away as the crow [...]

10 11, 2009

Am I Angrier at Bart Stupak or Barack Obama?

By | November 10th, 2009|Democrats, Making Our Political Voices Heard, Moms & Politics, Republicans, Women in Politics|5 Comments

For years, we've had our eye on the Supreme Court, wondering with each new judicial appointment how that person would add to the mix on the longevity of reproductive rights, including the right to an abortion.  Who knew that some dude named Bart Stupak would be the one to really start to topple our reproductive [...]

2 10, 2009

Frontal Assault on Reproductive Health Care

By | October 2nd, 2009|Democrats, Feminism, Republicans, Women in Politics|5 Comments

Senator Debbie Stabenow is on a roll for women's health care.  First, she took on Senator Jon Kyl about his proposal that maternity care shouldn't be provided for in the health care reform package: Then, Senator Stabenow contested the plan of Senator Orrin Hatch to preclude insurance providers who work with the federal government on [...]

27 04, 2009

Mothers of Intention — Bea Arthur Was Much More Than Maude

By | April 27th, 2009|Mothers of Intention|1 Comment

Welcome to this week's edition of Mothers of Intention, PunditMom's weekly feature on what other political moms are writing about around the blogosphere. This week, my friend Gloria Feldt has given me permission to cross-post her wonderful essay on the death of actress Bea Arthur, from her blog Powered Women. I loved this post because [...]

28 01, 2009

The ‘One Step Forward, Two Steps Back’ Dance for Women

By | January 28th, 2009|Equal Pay|32 Comments

I'm not trying to be a party pooper. Borrowing one of PunditGirl's new favorite words -- I'm "ecstatic" that the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act is going to get signed into law by President Barack Obama. It's a wonderful step forward in women's battle for fair pay and gives us an important tool to get [...]

23 01, 2009

PunditMom’s Spin Cycle Friday — Does David Paterson Really Want to Cross the Kennedys?

By | January 23rd, 2009|Moms & Politics|1 Comment

I have a feeling the Kennedy family is going to have a few choice words for New York Governor David Paterson. After leading her to believe she was the front runner, Paterson now says Caroline Kennedy was "not ready for prime time." OUCH!Gender discrimination in public schools? SCOTUS says, mmm, not so much.Have a few [...]