Gender and Politics in the media

US: Is 2014 the year of the GOP woman? Panel Dissects Gender Imbalance in Politics.

Food for low-income women and children impacted by government … Chattanooga Times Free Press …The most immediate concern is the federal government’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infant and Children (WIC), which provides provides food and counseling to low-income women and their young children, according to a review ordered by Haslam, a Republican.

WIC “can only sustain a shutdown to approximately October 10th,” the review says. “A prolonged shutdown could affect personnel a much of the federal funding Health [Department] receives covers administrative costs.”.

Chuck Muth: Is 2014 the year of the Republican woman? Nevada Appeal Apparently sick and tired of watching the GOP’s menfolk muck everything up, a growing army of conservative Republican women are jumping into the 2014 election fray, with some taking on moderate Republican men who have been anointed by the GOP’s all-male establishment in primaries.

Republicans only hold two constitutional offices in Nevada, and neither incumbent is a woman. That could change next year as conservative Sue Lowden, a former state senator, seems ready to jump into the lieutenant governor’s primary race against the candidate handpicked by “the boys,” one-session moderate state Sen. Mark Hutchison.

Can Black Women Do Better Than Hillary? The Root An October 2007 poll showed her easily surpassing Obama with 68 percent support from blackfemale voters. Who in their right black mind would believe that a ..

8 glimmers of hope for Wendy Davis CNN Suburban women. Davis is most famous for her filibuster of Senate Bill 5, which curtailed access to abortion in Texas after it passed this summer in a special …

Miley Cyrus’ Unintentional Favor To Conservative Women Neon Tommy From Marilyn Monroe to Madonna, through the 90’s Britney Spears sensation and ending at the controversial antics of Miley Cyrus in 2013, sex symbols …

Panel Dissects Gender Imbalance in Politics Harvard Crimson The Harvard Dems and the Women’s Center presents a panel discussion featuring Rep. Marjorie Decker, Professor Kay Scholozman, and others about what …

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