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Gubernatorial Democratic candidate and Texas State Senator Wendy Davis speaks about a recent Supreme Court ruling on easing HB2, a Texas state abortion law, on Oct. 16, 2014. (Eric Kayne/Getty)

The new women's issues

11/01/14 09:01AM

That shift is emblematic of the way Democrats across the country, including those on the campaign trail, are talking about issues important to women this year. The moralistic “war on women” has taken a back seat to messages about economic security, and even abortion and contraception are now filtered through an economic lens. read more

Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker, right, and Democratic challenger Mary Burke prepare for a televised debate, Oct. 17, 2014, in Milwaukee, Wis. (Photo by Benny Sieu/AP)

Walker, Burke barrel toward final campaign stretch

10/27/14 09:05PM

As Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and his Democratic challenger Mary Burke enter the final week of one of the closest governor’s races in the country, both campaigns are trying to find a way to rile up their bases without turning off the few undecided voters in the state. read more

Monica Lewinsky

Monica Lewinsky, the role model?

10/22/14 03:34PM

When the affair between 25-year old Monica Lewinsky and then-President Bill Clinton went public in 1998, the White House intern was lambasted a slut, a whore, and a tramp. Now 16 years later, she’s could be the next big role model. read more