Trailblazing is a common quality among the six newly announced nominees for Emily's List's third annual Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award, including the first Latina and youngest woman to be the House Majority leader in Colorado and the first Asian American woman represented in the Michigan legislature. read more
Mikayla Kelz is 16 and won’t be eligible to vote in the presidential election next November. But on Feb 1, she was in Iowa reporting on the state’s first-in-the-nation caucus. "I was speechless," Mikayla said of the opportunity to cover a Ted Cruz rally -- her first stop after touching down in the Hawkeye State. Mikayla, a high school... read more
It's been over thirty years since the Equal Rights Amendment came close to becoming Constitutional law in the U.S. Since then it has become something akin to the white whale for women's rights advocates, its re-introduced year after year, and although it has historically enjoyed bipartisan national support recalcitrant forces have... read more
"braving the elements" senator from maine both kind of thebookends of the country arctic states if you will ... are here braving gthe elements and i might also note just for a little historical perspective as we convene this morning you look around the hcamper .. read more
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley warned against following "the siren call of the angriest voices" and said anyone who respects America's laws and traditions should be welcome in the country during the Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday.
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PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - Hillary Clinton's campaign brought star power to New Hampshire on Friday as actress and author Lena Dunham and soccer champion Abby Wambach hit multiple venues across the state to urge those gathered - mostly young women - to turn out to vote for Clinton in the first-in-the-nation primary.It was a non-typical political... read more
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai had sharp words for U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump for casting sweeping verbal attacks and discriminatory proposals targeting the entire Muslim faith.
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Soon after 9/11, I got a phone call from the NSA. They needed help. I gave them help. I stopped a truckload of equipment. I had it turned around. It was escorted by the NSA into headquarters. We need the private sector's help, because government is not innovating. Technology is running ahead by leaps and bound. The private sector will help,... read more
RIYADH — Saudi Arabian women voted for the first time on Saturday in local council elections and also stood as candidates, a step hailed by some activists in the Islamic patriarchy as a historic change, but by others as merely symbolic."As a first step it is a great achievement. Now we feel we are part of society, that we contribute,"... read more
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named TIME's Person of the Year.TIME Managing Editor Nancy Gibbs revealed that the woman who courted controversy in 2015 by opening her nation's border to hundreds of thousands of refugees and managed Europe's debt crisis as the choice in a TODAY show exclusive Wednesday morning.The... read more
Fox News contributor Stacey Dash was suspended for two weeks by the network on Monday after claiming President Barack Obama doesn't "give a s***" about terrorism on air, but this is far from the first time the former "Clueless" star has generated controversy with her conservative rhetoric.
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