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What should I #AskPelosi this weekend at Netroots Nation 2013?

TweetThis weekend in San Jose, California, I have the privilege of representing for the Feministing crew in a lunchtime keynote session with Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). We recently had an awesome Feministing Five with Pelosi, and knowing her reputation for candor, I expect nothing less than an awesome interview. I’m taking your questions via Twitter using [...]
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Are Republicans going to try to impeach Obama?

TweetI’m surprised it took House Republicans three years to talk impeachment.  Certainly, when they won back the House, which is where the impeachment process begins, I imagined “impeachment” would become part of our collective lexicon again as the Republicans went after another Democratic president. The loss of the White House in 2012, allowed House Republicans [...]
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Sleazy phone calls to South Carolina voters falsely imply female candidate has had an abortion, “done jail time”

TweetBecause it’s not already hard enough to run for political office as a woman in this country, conservative groups in South Carolina are playing dirty politics leading up to the  congressional special election next week. According to ThinkProgress,  the group, identifying themselves only as “SSI polling”, are calling voters and asking a series of “leading” questions [...]
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People who say more good guys with guns is the solution lack firing neurons

TweetThe NRA’s argument that more guns is necessary to prevent mass shootings, or any shootings was always nonsense.  The ridiculousness of this argument is on display yet again, with the recent news out of Georgia where a man shot and killed a young Latino man who accidentally pulled into his driveway. Via NBC Latino: Rodrigo [...]
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EMILY’s List Celebrates 2012 Milestones

TweetI was honored to attend the EMILY’s List 2nd Inaugural Brunch over the weekend to not only celebrate the re-election of President Obama, but also the historic victories for women this election cycle.  Thanks to EMILY’s list, during the 2011- 2012 election cycle, we “elect[ed] a historic number of candidates – the only pro-choice Democratic [...]
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