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

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

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American University’s Women & Politics Institute Presents WeLEAD 2010

Author’s Note I heard about WeLEAD when I lived in DC a few years back. Though I missed the age deadline to participate in the program I have interacted with alumnae from the program who greatly enjoyed the program. Please share this opportunity with young women (21-25) in the DC area who are interested in … Continue reading

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Links of the Week 5 March 2010

Author Note To those that read this blog regularly, thank you :), you may have noticed that I have not listed many political posts lately. I am working on this but I have to admit that I am VERY disgruntled with the US political system and how it works. As a result, I have not … Continue reading

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Clearing My Inbox: Oldies But Goodies Part 3

August Ex-WSU Student, Dayton dancer hits big with Obama Impersonation He’s really good! July Young Leaders We Support: 4 New Endorsements Click this link to find out about some endorsements from WUFPAC. Committee Members Speak out–Or Stay Mum–On Health Care Reform Another great resource from OpenSecrets! Alter: Our Health-Care System is Fine As Is! June … Continue reading

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Links of the Week 28 August 2009

Top Five OFA Blog: Remembering Senator Ted Kennedy Rest in Peace Senator Kennedy! Thank you SO MUCH for your years/decades of hard work. This clip is from the 2008 Democratic National Convention. I was so moved by him during that week. I wish I would have paid more attention to his work and commitments sooner. … Continue reading