New Obama ad: If you’re a conservative woman who likes small government…

Women’s Equality Day: Not Just About Voting Anymore Huffington Post A historic number of women are running for Congress this year, and if elected, they will make a huge dent in our lack of political representation. No more will women have to put up with inflammatory statements like Rep. Todd Akin’s: “If it’s a ..

Obama campaign steps up appeals to women voters Washington Post Also, Democrats will hold a “Women Vote 2012 Summit ” in Las Vegas on Saturday. And several Democratic congresswomen and Obama supporters will head next week to Philadelphia, Richmond, Cleveland, Tampa, Manchester, N.H., and Raleigh, N.C., …

Obama team courts women’s vote during GOP convention USA TODAY A series of events will “highlight how Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are wrong for America’s women and their families,” said a campaign statement.

New Obama ad: If you’re a conservative woman who likes small government …  washingtonexaminer.com The Obama campaign has released a new video to convince Republican women to vote for President Obama instead of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan. “If you’re a conservative woman, and you believe in small government, then Barack Obama is your candidate because he’s keeping the government out of the decisions that should remain between you and God, and you and your own conscience,” proclaims one of the women featured in the video.

Romney, Ryan on Damage Control for Women’s Vote ABC News 

New poll shows Obama leading Romney with help of women, younger voters Denver Post (blog) A poll released today shows President Barack Obama leading rival Mitt Romney 48 percent to 44 percent in Colorado, thanks to support from women, younger voters, Latinos and the state’s crucial unaffiliated voters.

Obama campaign to focus on women to contrast with GOP ticket The Hill The Obama campaign is putting women’s issues front and center next week to contrast President Obama’s position with presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney and his running mate Paul Ryan.

What do women want in the election? NBCNews.com Women are some of the most sought after voters in this election, but one set of female voters may matter the most – the “Walmart Moms.” Democratic pollster Margie Omero discusses.

CNN Poll: Did Akin comments have public opinion impact? CNN (blog) “The survey indicates support among women increased 12 points, compared to eight points among men, indicating that gender has a role in shaping opinion on abortion but may not be as important as age.”

Republicans, think Todd Akin is your problem? Women’s issues are Washington Post But even if Akin quits the race, the real challenge for party leaders is to address the fact that Akin’s statements play into a broader narrative about Republicans and women. Admittedly, the narrative is largely driven by Democratic strategists, but …

Republicans don’t have to cede women’s votes Washington Post Women tend to vote for Democrats. Men favor Republicans. That gender gap in U.S. politics is as old as the two parties themselves. But that generalization insults both genders and lets politicians off the hook. Rather than wait for the young to get old …

GOP women want to see the “real” Ann Romney take the stage Current TV (blog) “I think having her speak at the convention would encourage women to not only step up and perhaps run for office themselves, but also to get involved in campaigns and elections,” Chornenky said. The three major networks will be carrying only an hour …

John Merli: How not to win the women’s vote Inside NoVA Akin’s selfless contribution to ignorant politicians everywhere will keep alive the certainty that the GOP definitely will not win any major awards from women’s groups in the foreseeable future. Here in Virginia, many female voters could have …

Nikki Haley’s Starring Role In GOP War On Women FITSNews | There has been much talk lately of a Republican “War on Women.” The weapons in this war range from anti-choice policies, attempts to limit birth control for women, attempts to redefine the meaning of rape, and objection to equal pay …

GOP: The anti-woman warriors Salon GOP: The anti-woman warriors. According to conservative commentators, the notion of a Republican war on women is a figment of Democrats’ imaginations — a manufactured “false narrative” according to Michelle Malkin; “contrived,” says Laura Ingraham.

‘War on Women’ fears are way overblown Daily Caller Probably not. As thinking women, this is the standard we must apply to the Democrats’ media-revved hysteria that the Republicans, and specifically the Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan ticket, want to take away our birth control and force us to have some rapist’s …

War on Wasserman Schultz? MiamiHerald.com (blog) Wasserman Schultz downplayed her use of the L.A. Times article, saying that the point of the fundraising solicitation was to point out that Romney hasn’t distanced himself from the party platform, even if he himself supports exceptions for women who’s …

In Presidential Campaign, Polls And Politics Swirl Around Medicare, Abortion … Kaiser Health News The survey, conducted by Hart Research Associates, lends credence to Democrats’ argument that the presumptive GOP presidential nominee is on the wrong end of a steep gender gap, largely because of his opposition to abortion rights and his positions on …

The Women Voting Bloc: Female Voices the Missing Ingredient in Health Care … PolicyMic The so-called “War on Women,” sparked in part by the Affordable Care Act, has ignited debates of church vs. state rights and even created divisions between the Catholic Church and its provider network of hospitals and charities. The women’s health care …

Is the GOP anti-women? NBCNews.com Is the GOP anti-women? Lea Goldman of Marie Claire, talks about the magazine’s latest issue which takes a look at how the GOP an try to court the women vote.

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