Gender and Politics in the media

US: GOP don’t have a women problem. They have a single women problem. Women’s Advancement-Male Allies Please.

Christie’s big win with women built on personality, not policy The Hill (blog) And Christie achieved the win without the traditional outreach to women voters that other Republican candidates often engage in, like creating a women’s …

Good Year for Female Mayors, ‘Lady Parts’ Huffington Post But female mayors in a number of U.S. cities won election or reelection Tuesday. And women voters played a starring role in at least one state’s hotly contested …

Who are the women taking away women’s rights? MSNBC So who’s behind these blows to women’s rights? Strangely, it’s two female judges. Thursday’s decision was written by Judge Priscilla Owen, a Bush 43 …

As GOP Tries To Win Back Women’s Support, Senate Republicans … ThinkProgress Figuring out how appeal to women was an issue for Republicans in the 2012 election, too. Since then, the GOP has acknowledged it needs to better market itself …

Election 2016 | MSNBC  Elections / Election 2016. Stories; Images; Background … Women, Election 2016. Hillary Clinton at PA Conference for Women.

Republicans don’t have a women problem. They have a single women problem. washingtonpost.com …There were poll numbers floating around in the days leading up to the election that suggested McAuliffe would absolutely swamp Cuccinelli among female voters and, in so doing, win a convincing victory.  But, according to exit polls, Cuccinelli only lost female voters by nine points — identical to the losing margin for Mitt Romney among women in Virginia in the 2012 presidential election. (Romney lost women nationally by 11 points to President Obama in 2012.)

Where Cuccinelli did get swamped, however, was among non-married women where he lost by a massive 42-point(!) margin, according to preliminary exit polling. While Romney didn’t fare that poorly in 2012, his 29-point loss among non-married women in Virginia was more than double his losing margin among women more broadly in the Commonwealth.

Republicans, Women Make Gains in Elections Across NY WGRZ-TV ALBANY Republican retained the county executive seats in the New York City area on Election Day, and three major upstate cities will have women mayors for …

The Military’s Sexual Assault Problem Gets Bigger The Atlantic Wire Three female senators will offer amendments on the defense bill set to come to the Senate floor this month. Sen. Claire McCaskill’s has the support of the …

Rush Limbaugh Slams Democrats For Turning Women ‘Into Abortion … Huffington Post … on combating “liberal propaganda” that paints Republicans as anti-women. “Look at what they [Democrats] are doing to women with their policies: They’re …

Women’s Advancement — Male Allies Please Huffington Post Women have expressed outrage about this lack of representation by one of the leading technology companies of our time, and they should. But my question is, …

Good Year for Female Mayors, ‘Lady Parts’ Huffington Post It wasn’t a midterm election year, so Election 2013 didn’t change the mostly male make-up in Washington. But female mayors in a number of U.S. cities won …

Not a great election for female candidates San Francisco Chronicle (blog) Tuesday’s election resulted in “minimal gains” for female candidates nationwide, according to the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University …

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