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HERvotes Blog Carnival

In recognition of Women's Equality Day, which celebrates women winning the right to vote in the U.S., and the anniversary of the 1963 civil rights march on Washington, a coalition of women's groups are launching HERvotes. NOW and allied organizations… more »
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08
25

Women's Vote in 2012 Key to Ending Attacks on Economic and Reproductive Rights

As we celebrate the 91st anniversary of the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution this week, which guaranteed women the right to vote, it is now more important than ever to mobilize women voters. It is time to end the countless attacks by the right-wing in Congress and in state legislatures across the country on women's health and economic rights. more »
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07
11

Demand Change: Meet the Press Airs Show With No Women

Yesterday (that's Sunday, July 10, 2011), Meet the Press ran a sex-segregated show with not a single woman guest.Could it really be that no woman was available to comment on the topics, the debt ceiling negotiations and the 2012 elections? Of course… more »
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06
02

Hypocrisy on the Right: Blocking a Qualified Judicial Nominee

Regrettably, University of California - Berkeley Law Professor Goodwin Liu has decided to take the higher ground and withdraw his nomination from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Liu's well-written and thoughtful withdrawal letter speaks... more »
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Carol Moseley Braun Running for Mayor of Chicago, Leading the Way Again for Women in Politics

The Honorable Carol Moseley Braun, the first African-American woman elected to the United States Senate, recently announced her candidacy for Mayor of Chicago! Moseley Braun has served at every level of government -- local, state federal and international. Her lifelong commitment to public service continues now as she works for a new vision for her hometown of Chicago. more »
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