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“The GOP House hearing on contraceptive funding demonstrated how out of step Republicans are with America, and Rush Limbaugh’s attack on Sandra Fluke may once again result in more women – who are still only 17% of the U.S. Senate today – being elected. Already, Democrats are running an impressive slate of progressive women this [...]
“The retirement of Senator Olympia J. Snowe of Maine is about as damaging to a party’s electoral prospects as these things get, turning a seat that Republicans were very likely to retain into one they will probably lose.”
The wind is most certainly in our sails, [...]
With the retirement of Olympia Snowe (R-ME), all 6 women up for re-election in the Senate this year are Democrats.
This is a historic year for women already, especially in light of the shockingly retroactive Blunt Amendment set to be voted on tomorrow in the US House as an attempt to turn back the clock on [...]
The tides have turned. It’s become clear this week that momentum is growing behind Senate Democrats fighting to protect our majority from Tea Party radicals in the House.
In the last week we’ve seen GOP Senate candidates duck and cover from the Blunt Amendment’s extreme politicking that harkens back to a 1950’s America that denied [...]