Category Archives: News

What’s wrong with this photo of this weekend’s GOP governor’s meeting?

They’re All Men! POLITICO –WILLIAMSBURG, Va., — Republican governors gathered here this weekend gently nudged Mitt Romney to wage a more aggressive campaign, urging the GOP standard bearer to share more about his background and draw a sharper contrast between his vision and that of President Barack Obama. In a series of interviews, the chief executives said they’d… Continue Reading

Stephanie Cutter, Obama’s 1-woman rapid response squad

POLITICO– If you think you’re seeing Stephanie Cutter everywhere these days, you would be right. There she is after the recent Supreme Court ruling accusing Mitt Romney of not being truthful about his position on health care reform, dueling with Republican heavyweights on national television, giving the Obama-bashing Koch brothers the back of the hand on one… Continue Reading

New human trafficking report says millions in bondage

By Ian Johnston, msnbc.com – Prostitutes come out of a tunnel where they remained hidden during an operation against human trafficking at the “Super Frontera” bar, late on April 21, 2012 in Guatemala City. More than 42,000 adults and children kept as slaves, forced into prostitution or otherwise trafficked were discovered by authorities around the world… Continue Reading

Anita Hill Headlines Womenwinning’s 30th Anniversary Luncheon

Today Minnesota’s largest women’s PAC welcomes over 1,200 guests to The Depot downtown Minneapolis Saint Paul, MN — Today, Monday, June 4th, Women Winning welcomes Anita Hill to keynote its Annual Luncheon. Over 1,200 women and men will gather at The Depot downtown Minneapolis to support 30 years of Women Winning’s work to recruit, train… Continue Reading

EMILY’S List Endorses Two in Competitive Primaries

Roll Call – EMILY’s List announced today it is fully endorsing two female candidates locked in competitive Democratic primaries in Wisconsin and Hawaii. The group, which helps elect women that support abortion rights, is backing state Rep. Kelda Roys in Wisconsin’s open 2nd district and Honolulu City Councilwoman Tulsi Gabbard in Hawaii’s open 2nd district.… Continue Reading

Vatican Sends in Man to Rein in the Nuns

By LAURIE GOODSTEIN for The New York Times – The Vatican has appointed an American bishop to rein in the largest and most influential group of Catholic nuns in the United States, saying that an investigation found that the group had “serious doctrinal problems.” The Vatican’s assessment, issued on Wednesday, said that members of the group,… Continue Reading