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Romney-Ryan could struggle with women voters, Will Women On Ballot Attract Women Voters? Sad truth about 2012 women’s vote

Something Conservatives & Liberals Can Agree On: Let Sarah Palin Speak at … Huffington Post She’s also a wildly successful woman who understands how to articulate conservative values, which might be helpful given that the Democrats have falsely claimed that the GOP is waging a “war on women.” Last but not least, Palin is such an electrifying …

Political Perceptions: GOP Ticket’s Women Problem … blogs.wsj.com The numbers are clear: Mitt Romney has a problem when it comes to women voters.

Candidates court single women this election … youtube.com 2 min As candidates campaign this election season there’s one group they are going after: single …

The female vote and its impact on Election 2012 WBTV A poll by The Washington Post says Obama trumps Romney with a 52% approval to Romney’s 41% with female voters. Political experts say women are incredibility important especially in the battleground Tar Heel State. “Women vote more than men and …

Paul Ryan And The War on Women CBS Los Angeles If you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan.

Presidential Race Focuses on Women’s Vote video.foxbusiness.com 6 min FNC contributors Angela McGlowan and Santita Jackson on the candidates competing for …

Can Sandra Fluke help Obama win the female vote? video.foxnews.com 6 min The base democratic voter stupid single women to vote for him this is good news that he …

The sad truth about the 2012 women’s vote Fox News An August 7-8 CNN/ORC poll found that women today would vote for Obama (53%) over Romney (44%) if the election were held now. According to the same poll, 51% of women approve of President Obama’s job performance (46% disapprove) and 48% of …

Working-class, female voters get campaign wooing CBS News DES MOINES, Iowa — Republican candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are making hard sells to working-class and female voters while raising the volume on their criticism to fire up the party base and cast the other as an extremist.

What do women want … in a candidate? NBCNews.com What do women want … in a candidate? Women have been a flashpoint in this election but little is said about what is actually going on in the mind of today’s female voter. Pollster Peter Hart shares details from a focus group which asked women their …

Campaigns Vie for Virginia Voters, Especially Women PBS NewsHour Undecided voters in northern Virginia are likely to determine which candidate wins Old Dominion’s 13 electoral votes. And the presidential campaigns are focusing their efforts on winning over the undecided voters, primarily suburban women. Judy …

Women Voters Focus Of Obama, Romney Campaigns CBS Local “There is no such thing as a women’s issue it’s a human issue it’s people issues and women are there voting in order to have a better country, a better society, better family, better education, better health. Those are everybody’s issues,” said ..

Pitting Ryan Against Women A Counterproductive Sideshow Independent Women’s Forum Similarly a message framing experiment conducted for the Independent Women’s Voice (IWV) by Evolving Strategies this summer found that while the “War on Women” narrative might please the most liberal Democrats, it actually hurts them with independents …

Romney-Ryan could struggle with women voters NBCNews.com MSNBC’s Alex Wagner and the NOW panel discuss the Romney-Ryan ticket’s problem with women voters.

NBC News: Andrea Mitchell’s remarks on Ryan taken out of context Washington Post (blog) The controversial comments came following Paul Ryan’s introductory appearance Saturday with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

What Does a Paul Ryan Pick Mean for Latinos, Blacks, and Women? National Journal Paul Ryan as his running mate, some media organizations and groups that focus on minority issues began to explore the record of the seven-term congressman from Wisconsin and what it might mean for women, blacks, Hispanics, working poor, and gays.

5 Things You Need To Know About Paul Ryan’s Stance On Women’s Issues Huffington Post He wants to cut funding for Medicaid, which covers millions of low-income women, and to shift control over the money from the federal government to the states. This would hit some family planning services hard: Planned Parenthood says that half of all …

Women turn out for Ryan debut in Colorado Washington Times Julie Coffman says she’s aware of what Democrats are calling the ‘war on women,’ but she came to Tuesday’s rally for newly-tapped GOP vice presidential pick Paul Ryan to oppose what Republicans are calling President Obama’s war on employment.

Ryan’s stand on women’s issues source of worry Winnipeg Free Press WASHINGTON — Paul Ryan’s record on women’s issues and abortion is coming into sharpened focus since Mitt Romney tapped him as his running mate — in particular, the lawmaker’s anti-abortion bill that puts him at odds with the eldest son of the …

Paul Ryan’s abortion stance could widen gender gap in swing states The Hill (blog) Although abortion-rights advocates say Romney is far from moderate on women’s issues, they believe Ryan’s tenure in the House will make the ticket easier to define.

With Ryan Selection, GOP Doubles Down on War on Women Huffington Post Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney’s running mate, the Republican Party has clearly signaled that it wants to go full steam ahead and double down on their War on Women. Mr. Ryan’s views fall so far outside the mainstream of American thought, practice and …

Romney-Ryan Ticket Elicits Mixed Emotions From Wisconsin Swing Voters ABC News (blog) So how is the new Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan ticket playing in Ryan’s home state of Wisconsin? Among a group of swing voters — twelve white, suburban women from the Milwaukee area — the feelings are mixed.

With Paul Ryan, Romney Rejects Gender Politics In Favor of Sound Ideas Forbes America finally has a politician running nationally those who esteem freedom can respect both in character and also largely in ideology. From his “Aw Gosh” demeanor and Middle-American values, springs a nimble mind which quickly grasps the core issues.

Paul Ryan and the Republican problem with women Baltimore Sun Fourteen women religious embarked on a nine-state bus tour this summer to protest Congressman Paul Ryan’s budget proposal — which he successfully pushed through the House before it was beaten back in the Senate — because of the drastic, some say …

Paul Ryan’s Economics Aren’t Anti-Woman Red Alert Politics (blog) Reacting to news of Mitt Romney’s vice presidential pick, Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell told her audience on Saturday, “This is not a pick for suburban moms. This is not a pick for women.” Ryan, the House Budget …

What Evangelicals, Social Conservatives Are Saying About Paul Ryan Christian Post “Paul Ryan’s policies and positions are pro-life and pro-woman,” said Dannenfelser in a written statement. “He respects women so much, he even thinks unborn women should be protected and given the opportunity to live.

Paul Ryan Doesn’t Respect Women’s Rights Gather.com Meghan McCain, who is known to be a self-conflicted mix of liberal and conservative, seems to support him, but does she not realize what kind of legislation he’s voted on in congress? Either conservative women like Meghan don’t know or they simply do …

Do You Know Just How Conservative and Anti-Woman Paul Ryan Is? Babble (blog) As you know, Mitt Romney, the presumed Republican nominee for President, chose Paul Ryan as his running mate. Ryan is a tea party darling and the Chairman of the House Budget Committee. In April 2011, he proposed his Path to Prosperity budget for …

Paul Ryan Is Your Annoying Libertarian Ex-Boyfriend New York Magazine Both GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his recently announced running mate, Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, are what my grandma would call “good-lookin’ fellas.” Clean-cut and charming. They are billing themselves as the candidates …

Why Paul Ryan is bad for women Current “When voters really begin to understand Paul Ryan’s beliefs, they’re going to be appalled,” says Democratic pollster Celinda Lake. “This nomination more than anything else is going to send independents running to the Democrats and solidify the women’s …

How Would a Vice President Paul Ryan Affect Women? Daily Beast Paul Ryan is on record saying that he believes life begins at conception. He opposes “partial-birth” abortions and has a 100 percent rating from the National Right to Life Committee. Ryan, a staunch Roman Catholic, also believes abortion should be …

Paul Ryan: A Great Choice for America’s Women breitbart.com The Sandra Flukes of this country have begun a campaign to condemn Paul Ryan. They are bringing out all the “War on Women” phantom artillery. But they will …

Will Women On Ballot Attract Women Voters? The Ledger (blog) In another contest race–Supervisor of Elections–both candidates are women so it may come down to either a partisan decision or something else. One candidate has Democratic Party support and the other has Republican Party support…

Every Colorado woman’s vote counts, Albright says during Obama rally Denver Post About 300 women — and a handful of men — packed the office for Albright’s speech Wednesday afternoon. In it, she called upon Colorado’s women to get involved, get educated and show support for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign.

Has President Obama Lost the Black Women’s Vote? San Diego Free Press I said “Why black women, why not ‘Women for Obama?’ What is the distinction?” She said “Obama lost black women with that gay marriage endorsement, and they will not be voting for him in this election.” About this time, I am really becoming intrigued …

Hawaii Election 2012 Senate Race Will be Historic Win for Women PolicyMic Twenty years after the Year of the Women in 1992 when the most female elected officials joined the Senate, some states are still joining the list of states with female senators.

Susan Estrich: When will we settle the ‘women’s issues’? ReporterNews.com President Obama was in Colorado on Wednesday trying to solidify his lead among women, appearing at rallies with Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown Law student who made headlines when Rush Limbaugh called her a “slut” …

Democratic Candidates Host Women’s Issues Night Twin Falls Times-News Donna Pence, D-Gooding, will speak about women’s issues in state government. The event also includes an “outrageous shoe” contest with a $100 grand prize. Fornshell is running for District 24 House Seat B, and Marcantonio is running for the Senate seat …

Concerned Women for America’s bus tour stops at capitol KBZK Bozeman News We are the biggest voting block and candidates can’t win without us,” Young Nance says. Women from the other end of the political spectrum also showed up at the capitol on Tuesday. They agree that female voters are critical this election, but they say …

National conservative women’s group stops in Montana Billings Gazette HELENA — Leaders of the Concerned Women for America made a bus stop at the Capitol on Tuesday to urge supporters to make sure women of faith register to vote and cast their ballots in the critical 2012 election.

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