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Women, debates, and Mitt Romney, beyond the binders, Women’s Pay Was Most Tivo’d Moment

Debate: Women’s Pay Was Most Tivo’d Moment Hollywood Reporter By Paul Bond The most-watched moment of the second presidential debate Tuesday night was when a young woman in a blue and red outfit stood up and asked: “In what new ways do you intend to rectify the inequalities in the workplace, specifically …

I don’t think these binders contain any women, but you never know. (Melina Mara – THE WASHINGTON POST)

Women, debates, and Mitt Romney, beyond the binders Washington Post (blog) According to TiVo, the most-watched moment of the whole second presidential debate was the question about inequality for women in the workforce. The “binders full of women” meme it spawned has gone through several iterations. There’s been a backlash …

Romney’s binder comment weighs on women vote push AFP ATHENS, Ohio — An off-the-cuff comment by Mitt Romney about women job applicants went viral online Wednesday in a bizarre twist of a potentially decisive election duel for the hearts and minds of female …

Romney’s binders slip weighs on women vote push The Sun Daily A clumsy comment by Mitt Romney about compiling binders full of women went viral online Wednesday in a bizarre twist of a possibly decisive election duel for the hearts and minds of female voters.

Romney’s ‘Binder full of women’ comment spills onto campaign trail Washington Post Mitt Romney’s “binders full of women” comment during the second presidential debate did more than go viral; it put women’s issues back in the campaign spotlight. Romney made the comment as part of a discussion on gender equality in the workforce, in an

Binders, Boys’ Club, and the Women’s Vote [Videos] The Moderate Voice It comes off tone deaf, even hostile towards women’s economic equality. In the race for the women’s vote, “Bindergate” hit “Morning Joe” today, while Buzzfeed reports many of the women in Romney’s binders were campaign contributors

Mitt Romney’s ‘binders full of women’ answer didn’t satisfy LIer Katherine Fenton Newsday Katherine Fenton of Floral Park said she “felt incredibly lucky” to have the opportunity to ask a question at the presidential debate at Hofstra University. But the 24-year-old pre-K teacher said Wednesday she didn’t think either candidate answered her …

Debate anecdote prompts closer look inside Romney’s binder Washington Post Romney’s anecdote came in for intense scrutiny Wednesday after the Phoenix, a Boston-based publication, reported that the Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus, the group that led the hiring initiative, had reached out first to Romney, not the other …

The story behind Mitt Romney’s ‘binders full of women’ Boston Globe A Facebook page, called “Binders Full of Women,” was created and by midday had nearly 300,000 likes. Dan Lacey, an artist known for political parodies, was selling a painting on eBay of Romney holding two binders with female legs coming out of them.

Mitt Romney Earned Praise For Hiring Women Upon Taking Office Huffington Post “Prior to the 2002 election, women comprised approximately 30 percent of appointed senior-level positions in Massachusetts government,” MassGAP said in a statement on Wednesday. “By 2004, 42 percent of the new appointments made by the Romney …

On Women’s Issues, Mitt Romney Has Binders Full of Nonsense U.S. News & World Report (blog) They also approved a strong civil rights plank. My, how times change. Now, we are faced with a political party and a nominee that seem to want to whisper sweet nothings in the ears of women while taking us back not 50 years but closer to 100.

‘Binders full of women’: Jokes, then serious discussion on work issues Indianapolis Star President Barack Obama (R) and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (L) participate in the second presidential debate, the only held in a townhall format, at the David Mack Center at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, October 16…

Binders in the Back Alley Huffington Post (blog) Tuesday night’s debate has again brought women’s issues to the fore of the presidential race, as an audience member’s question about gender inequality in the workplace drew an unusually clear line in the sand between the two candidates. President Obama…

Paul Ryan Courts Women After ‘Binders Full of Women’ Comment ABC News (blog) The courting of female voters has intensified since Mitt Romney and Barack Obama’s debate Tuesday, with the candidates pivoting to focus on women after Romney’s “binders full of women” comment, as well as some waffling by a Romney senior adviser on the …

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