With the greatest number of women ever in Congress, there is still mathematical reason to debate 2012 as a “Year of the Woman.” The elections have come and gone and men still hold 80 out of 100 (80 percent) seats in the Senate, and 355 of 433 (82 percent) filled seats in the House.
It must be almost election day, the “stings” are coming out.
Year of the woman? It’s on!
The much proclaimed “year of the woman candidate” in 2010 fizzled out, but will the same happen this go around?
Both women’s rights organizations announce their support of the presidential reelection campaign.
The Wisconsin senate race is already getting its first fact check.
The pro-choice women politician’s advocacy group is ready to get the 2012 campaign rolling.
In the 7th district race in northwestern Wisconsin, retiring Representative David R. Obey (D) has joined Emily’s List in endorsing Wisconsin state Sen. Julie Lassa to take over his seat.
Mothers in New York are dying at twice the rate of the rest of the country, and Susan B. Anthony List gives up and that whole pesky “woman candidate” thing.