Should the 2008 election result in a Democratic President and Congress, advocates need to insist on much more we have asked for before — bottom-line commitments must be made not only by presidential candidates but by Congressional ones.
Thirty-five years after Roe, our political landscape is more divided than ever. The tactics born in one 1974 post-Roe Senate campaign in Kansas still shape the politics of personal destruction now engulfing our politics on race and gender.
Bush’s legacy on sexual and reproductive policies is so egregious that there is a real opening to expose the extent to which the Republican party is out of step with mainstream values of the American electorate.
For this to be the political year of the woman, candidates are going to have to become serious about courting women by speaking in detail about their core issues of concern. But as any good campaign strategist will tell you, details do not a good sound bite make.
It’s the final countdown. Attacks on Mitt Romney are coming all the way from Massachusetts, twelve more antiwar protesters were arrested, some Iowans are still extremely fickle, and the rest of the nation has never gotten campaign promises like these!
Tomorrow is caucus day and Iowans are flashing back to 2004 when Dennis Kucinich threw his support behind Edwards just before caucus day helping to propel Edwards to a second place finish. This year, however, Kucinich is supporting Obama.
Just two more days until the beginning of the primaries and Barack Obama and Mike Huckabee look strong in the last Des Moines Register poll before caucusing begins.
It’s caucus week and with just three days to go Iowa phones are ringing off the hook and GOP front-runners Romney and Huckabee continue to trade barbs.
Just four days to go before the primaries are underway and the candidate’s families, and a few stars, are out stumping. New years eve celebrations, Iowa style, are planned and a slew of new ads hit the airwaves.
Five days before caucus night and Obama criticizes his opponents continued use of PACs for fund raising and McCain introduced Iowans to the leader of the anti-abortion coalition, Faith for McCain.