Tag Archives: midterm elections

Laughing to the polls

Tweet Last Tuesday, I attended the launch of the Lady Parts Justice campaign, a newly designed rapid response reproductive rights messaging hub centering around comedy to mobilize women voters to the polls for local, state and national elections. Some weeks ago, LPJ asked women from across the country to send their stories on abortion to share. [...]
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Midterm Elections Post-Mortem

Tweet Are you sick to death of election coverage? Feeling defeated by major losses in the House? Annoyed with press conferences and pundits? Well, the media has a talent for giving us election fatigue but there is some good news and insightful analysis out there to prepare us for this arduous road to 2012. Even [...]
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America Is So Post-Racial, We Don’t Even Need Black People in Our Senate

Tweet Florida Senate candidate Kendrick Meek, who lost in yesterday’s election. By now, many of you have heard the bad news that yesterday’s elections didn’t go so well for Democrats. Though they were able to hold onto control of the Senate, Republicans took the House and expanded their presence in the Senate. While zillions of [...]
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The Women of the GOP & Warped Gender Identity

TweetThere is a heavy focus by the mainstream news media on the large(r) number of women candidates running in this year’s midterm elections. Many of the women running are Republican, conservatives and/or Tea Party fools nominees. One of the main newsmakers and agitators is Sharon Angle, the Republican nominee for Senate who recently told her [...]
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Michelle Obama: On The Road Again

Tweet First lady Michelle Obama officially, and albeit reluctantly, joined the midterm election campaign trail today in support of the various Democrats fighting close races to keep their congressional seats. With stops in Chicago and Milwaukee among other major cities, the Dems are hoping to capitalize on her popularity which according to opinion polls is [...]
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