Gender and Politics in the media

A trio of female firsts for Republican National Convention

McCain, Haley among first announced for GOP confab San Jose Mercury News The all-important female vote clearly is a priority—evidenced by the choices of Haley, Martinez and Rice. Polls through the spring showed President Barack Obama outpacing Romney among female voters, although strategists from both parties say that ..

McCain, Haley among first announced for GOP confab San Francisco Chronicle WASHINGTON (AP) — A trio of female firsts and three former GOP presidential contenders are among the first speakers disclosed for August’s Republican National Convention.

Rice, Haley, Huck, McCain confirmed as RNC speakers Politico The speakers of the Republican National Convention have been confirmed, via the Tampa Bay Times and the AP.

Female power: Women now top Democrats in Ind. Senate, House nwitimes.com The first female leader of a political party in the Indiana General Assembly is sure new House Democratic Leader Linda Lawson, D-Hammond, will succeed. “I don’t think she’s going to have any trouble,” Senate Democratic Leader Vi Simpson, D-Ellettsville, said. ” I have every confidence that she will be wonderful.”

Poll: Obama Leading in Crucial Swing States by 6 Points The Epoch Times He spoke Aug. 1 at the National Press Club to release the poll results. Romney’s results come up especially short among women voters. While he tends to edge out Obama among men likely voters, Obama has a lopsided advantage with women likely voters …

Obama Campaign Attacks Mitt Romney Over Women’s Health Issues In New Ad Huffington Post Mitt Romney has a Plan for a Stronger Middle Class that will jumpstart the economy and bring back millions of jobs. The president continues to hold a steady lead among women voters.

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