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Sexism in the Midterms: Politicians Win, Women Lose

Sexism was a successful strategy in this election – for male Democrats and Republicans. The only group for which it didn’t work so well was women.

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Another $1 Million Anti-Choice Campaign? Susan B. Anthony List Targets Key Dems

Despite being embroiled in a lawsuit in Ohio for false advertising, the anti-choice Susan B. Anthony List continues using the false charge of “taxpayer-funded abortion” to attempt to sway millions of voters.

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Anti-Choice Extremists Hold Contest for Burning Congressional Leaders in Effigy

“We’re not violent” anti-choice extremists are holding a contest that includes asking supporters to burn Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in effigy.

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Daily Pulse: Public Option Is Alive and Kicking

Reports of the death of the public option were greatly exaggerated. In fact, Democrats now have a chance to move further to the left. Also, can reproductive choice help reverse climate change?

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Roundup: Colorado Abortion Clinic Threatened

Colorado Abortion Clinic Threatened; Bachmann Speaks out against Obama’s Proposal to Lessen Restrictions on Abortion;
Nancy Pelosi Meets with the Pope in Italy

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Taking Stock of Women’s Progress at Democratic Convention

Women who supported Hillary Clinton for president may be inclined to measure the Democratic National Convention in Denver for what it is not: a place where history will be made with the first woman at the top of a major-party presidential ticket. Yet the convention can also be used as a measure for what it is: a showcase of the progress women have made over the last century.

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Pelosi Argues for Respect, Prevention on Meet the Press

Speaker Nancy Pelosi weighs in on the discussion about when life begins on Meet the Press, making a strong case for respecting differing beliefs and pursuing common sense prevention agendas.

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Roundup: Taking Back the Reproductive Health Debate

How the Dems can take back the reproductive health debate and win, The opening salvo of the Right’s War on Contraception,A former priest recalls his banishment from the church because of his stance on contraception, Pelosi on ab-only.

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Lily Ledbetter Rally for Family Leave, Paid Sick Days

Last Thursday, Sen. Clinton, Speaker Pelosi and Lily Ledbetter herself rallied in our nation’s capitol for pay equity, federal family leave and more.

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Roundup: PEPFAR Passes in Senate, Pelosi Reacts to HHS Proposal

PEPFAR passes and HIV travel ban is repealed, Pelosi issues statement on Bush proposal that would limit access to birth control, PETA on pet birth control, Shout out to a great 70’s sex ed video.

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