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Pro-choice Jewish Women Are Instrumental to President Obama’s Re-election

While one can argue this conclusion of mine around the margins; for instance, that maybe the President can win in Colorado, and some other smaller states, and, thereby, say, make up for a loss in Ohio or New Jersey, the fact remains that since its winner takes all in the Electoral College, the President’s first task is to win the big states, just those states where Jewish women predominate.

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Girls’ School for Politics Open Now

School has begun in earnest for us girls enrolled in the school of politics. So, girlfriends, sit-up straight and pay attention, for these past two school days and nights likely taught us more than we may learn during any other two anytime soon.

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President and Mrs. Obama: Time to Forget Martha’s Vineyard and Come Home

President and Mrs. Obama:  That power elite. If they were ever really your friends, they’re now your enemies.  They’ve gotten what wanted and left you standing at the precipice.

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Michelle Obama and Betty Ford: How One Used Her Power and the Other Still Could

I am very grateful for Michelle Obama and Betty Ford, two American girls whose heartland families instilled such high ambitions in their daughters. But it sure would be wonderful if Michelle Obama, First Lady, were able to be like Betty Ford, First Lady, in leading courageously on women’s rights.

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How Far We’ve Fallen: Planned Parenthood, Michele Bachmann and Geraldine Ferraro

Tragically for the women of this country, in the years since Ferraro’s nomination, the nation’s view on the requisite qualifications for a woman presidential or vice-presidential candidate has radically shifted.

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Rahm Emanuel Has a Chance to Make Women’s History

Rahm Emanuel, Mayor-elect of Chicago, has the opportunity to make history of a sort that could make all the difference to our (women’s) world, not to mention to his.

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American Girls with American Political Dreams: Are There Any Out There Today?

How many will give serious second thought to whether life in the public domain is worth it; to whether a life in the very bull’s-eye is worth the price Gabby Giffords is now paying and Christina Green has already paid?

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Pitts is the Pits: The Right to an Abortion About to Become Yet Another Privilege of the Rich (Only)

Pitts needs to be surrounded, diminished, shown to be unfeeling, harassed at every turn, picketed, criticized in his hometown papers and otherwise made to understand that the Pitts plan is the pits.

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In the Dog Days of Summer, Obama Delivers a Death Blow to Vulnerable Women

In the dog days of summer, the Obama Administration issues regulations with possibly deadly consequences for women facing high-risk pregnancies.

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Stupak and Health Reform’s Second Trimester

In the first trimester, we were introduced to the Stupak Amendment. Now, in the second trimester of healthcare reform, access to abortion gets an even bigger setback.

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