Quote of the Day: 4 January 2014
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Quote of the Day: 4 January 2014

CBS Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer summed it up that Sunday morning, March 4, when he said, “What does it say about the state of our government and politics when serious people [like Olympia Snowe] conclude that serving in the United States Senate is no longer worth their time and effort? That’s the part … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: 16 December 2013 on Women, Political Culture, and Political Institutions
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Quote of the Day: 16 December 2013 on Women, Political Culture, and Political Institutions

“What people learn about their worth and role in society has an impact on the way they engage with politics…The political culture of a country shapes the ways in which women’s political ability is judged in political institutions and in society and how women see politics, themselves, and their capacity to contribute to the political … Continue reading

Why a Record Breaking Unproductive Congress is Actually Productive
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Why a Record Breaking Unproductive Congress is Actually Productive

With Congress away for their month long summer recess, the news has been filled with information about what Congress has NOT done in this session. Facts like the House of Representatives have passed less than 30 bills all year and even that fact the unproductive bug has effected the Senate as well. While on paper … Continue reading

Reminders from #StandwithWendy
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Reminders from #StandwithWendy

Anyone who was up after midnight on the East Coast Tuesday might have noticed a stream of tweets with the hashtag #StandwithWendy. At first I wasn’t going to tune in. It was after midnight and I knew I had a long day Wednesday. But after reading several tweets (shout out to @jennpozner & @veronicaeye) I … Continue reading

Double-Latte Project December 2011 – Emily’s List
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Double-Latte Project December 2011 – Emily’s List

This month’s Double-Latte selection is EMILY’s List otherwise known as Early Money Is Like Yeast List. Why EMILY’s List Unfortunately, the role of money in campaigns has increased dramatically and causes the accessibility to running for electoral office to be contingent on the access to millions of dollars, especially at the national level. To assist … Continue reading

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Re: Jill Biden Description in Her Recent Op-Ed (11 Aug 2011)

Author’s Note: I recently wrote a letter to the Accuracy Department at USA Today in Response to my reading of a recent Op-Ed Dr. Jill Biden wrote on the Somali Famine Dear Mr. Jones, I recently read the Op-Ed that appeared in your paper, I read the article online, on 11 August 2011 written by … Continue reading

Double-Latte Project July 2011 – WUFPAC (Women Under 40 Political Action Committee)
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Double-Latte Project July 2011 – WUFPAC (Women Under 40 Political Action Committee)

Earlier this year while discussing Double-Latte Selection Running Start, I mentioned that I discovered Running Start while doing a paper on Women’s Political Action Committees. This link to Running Start is this month’s Double-Latte Selection the Women Under Forty Political Action Committee (WUFPAC). Why WUFPAC? Like Running Start, I selected WUFPAC because of my deep … Continue reading