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Obama leads Romney 60% to 31% on the problems women face (LV), Can GOP win over women voters?

Mitt Romney denies charge Republicans are waging ‘war on women,’ says Rep … New York Daily News In responding to the charges that Republicans are waging a “war on women” in the realms of abortion, contraception and healthcare, he defended his Massachusetts healthcare law. “I’m the guy who was able to get all the health care for all the women and …

Romney defends self, party on rape, abortion and women’s healthcare Los Angeles Times BOSTON — Rejecting Democratic efforts to convince voters that Republicans would “wage a war on women” with their policies, Mitt Romney offered an unusual defense of his Massachusetts healthcare plan in an interview that aired Sunday, and offered .

Poll: Obama Opens Big Lead Over Romney On Women’s Issues TPM Voters see President Obama as far more in touch with the problems women face, a new poll from CNN finds (CNN Poll: Which candidate cares more about you?) . On who is more in touch with women voters, Obama leads Romney 60 percent to 31 percent among likely voters. Among registered voters, Obama leads 62 percent to 27 percent.

Obama tipped to take advantage as Romney repels women voters Scottish Daily Record Here, before she returns to help at this year’s presidential campaign, she explains why the result is likely to turn on the votes of women repelled by Mitt Romney’s Republicans. They are Barack Obama’s not-so-secret weapon.

Swing state female voters: Romney “out of step” on women’s health issues AMERICAblog (blog) More posts about: GOP extremism, polls, women. Swing state female voters: Romney “out of step” on women’s health issues. It’s difficult to imagine why any woman would want to vote for a Republican these days. There will be a price to pay in November …

Romney reaches out to women before GOP convention Atlanta Journal Constitution Paul Ryan, as ideologues at a time when voters seem frustrated by government gridlock. After a near-constant travel schedule since he was announced as the GOP vice presidential candidate, Ryan was also taking a rare break. Following a Saturday evening …

Romney reaches out to women voters as a large majority continues to support … allvoices Ahead of the Tampa convention, Mitt Romney attempted Saturday to sway female voters away from Obama as he recalled his 4-year-old speech in Ohio, telling women that the president had not delivered what he promised before winning his bid to the White …

Romney Touts Massachusetts Health Care Overhaul In Appeal To Women Voters TPM TPM’s PollTracker Average shows Obama winning women voters by 10 points nationwide. On Sunday, a new CNN poll found voters believe Obama is more in touch with the issues facing women than Romney is by a whopping 30 percentage points.

Romney cites Mass. law to defend stance on women’s health issues The Hill (blog) In an interview taped last week and aired on Fox News Sunday, Romney was asked by host Chris Wallace how he answered “the Obama charge that they offer more support, more choice to women when it comes to abortion, rape, or birth control or women’s …

Kay Bailey Hutchison Dismisses Republican ‘Problem With Women’ Huffington Post Hutchison appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union,” and host Candy Crowley challenged the Texas senator on that statement, pointing out that there’s a big polling gap between Republicans and Democrats among women voters. Crowley earlier referenced a …

McCain: Romney must appeal to women, Hispanics Bellingham Herald John McCain says Republican Mitt Romney has to sell his message about jobs and the economy to women and Hispanics this November if he is to win the presidential election. McCain, who led an unsuccessful bid against President Barack Obama in 2008, …

Matalin: War on women ‘ridiculous,’ Dem gender gap with men as great as GOP … Daily Caller “Greta — after the sustained war on women, that Romney is everything, from a dog abuser, to a wife cancer giver, to a felon, to a tax cheat, multimillion dollars, multi-state, multi-faceted the gender gap has remained stable, as has Obama’s with men ..

Mary Matalin: No GOP War on Women and Write-In Will Beat Akin Gather.com All of the Akin talk started the round table discussion on the much discussed perceived war on women. Matalin scoffed at the idea of a GOP “War on Women”, claiming such a notion is ridiculous (The Daily Caller). “Do you don’t think that Republicans who …

Bus tour targets female voters in swing states like Va. WTVR Both the Obama and Romney campaigns have stepped up their efforts to court female voters; a demographic which experts believe is crucial to winning the presidency. “At the moment in the polls, Obama is doing better than normal among women …

Virginia Republicans, already singed on women’s issues, find Akin’s comments … Washington Post CHESTER, Va. — Missouri Republican Congressman Todd Akin’s incendiary comments about “legitimate” rapes not resulting in pregnancies found an extraordinary tinder box in Virginia, where the GOP this year learned firsthand the fury of a woman scorned.

Women’s vote in Colorado to carry significant weight come November Denver Post “In Colorado, because it’s likely to be so close, it’s possible that women’s issues or turnout among women can be very influential in how the state ends up voting,” said Michael Berry, an assistant professor of political science at the University of …

Can GOP win over women voters? Examiner.com How the GOP will ultimately handle this is something that Romney is going to have to give some serious thought. According to the latest Gallop Poll, President Obama is still leading Romney by over 8 points in approval ratings on womens issues.

Reince Priebus: Todd Akin Could Cost GOP Chance To Win Senate Huffington Post Claire McCaskill. Republicans hope to pick off her seat and capture a Senate majority in the November elections. Akin has apologized repeatedly for comments made a week ago that pregnancy in a “legitimate rape” is rare because the female body tries “to …

Women remain under-represented in judicial ranks for a variety of reasons Pittsburgh Post Gazette “What we’ve seen overall is not that men are more likely to win an election, but that men are more likely to approach and run for election. They may have different connections or they maybe more willing to consider doing that than women are,” Ms …

Women voters celebrate female judges, suffrage SCNow FLORENCE– The Florence League of Women Voters celebrated women’s suffrage Sunday by honoring the female judges of the county. Sunday marked the 92nd anniversary of women gaining the right to vote when the 19th amendment to the U.S. …

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