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Females Fight for Election Seat Sep 17th, 2014

On Saturday, Invercargill looks likely to have its first elected female Member of Parliament.  Journalism student CHANTAL HASHIMOTO talks to the two leading candidates about politics, being a woman, and their background before Parliament. 1,134 more words

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Hillary Accuses Heckler Of Being Developmentally Challenged

Hillary Clinton had a surprising, swift way of handling a heckler in San Diego on Sunday. When a woman interrupted her speech to the American Society of Pediatricians with a bullhorn, she made a bold joke that could rankle some in the mental health community. 258 more words

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Huckabee Calls for Pastors to Flood Houston Mayor With Sermons

Now that’s a novel idea.  Seems the lesbian could use some.  Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee wants the nation’s pastors to send Bibles and copies of all of their sermons to Houston Mayor Annise Parker, who has issued a broad subpoena demanding the city’s pastors hand over copies of their sermons and communications concerning the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. 425 more words

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1990 Conference on Women at USC Coastal Carolina College

Held on Saturday, April 21st 1990 the Conference on Women focused, much as it’s title suggested, on various issues regarding women in locally, nationally and abroad. 369 more words

Women's History

Your voice: London documentary about women in politics inspires messages for Canada

It may have been called 25%, but the message was to aim higher.

locally-produced documentary about women’s participation in politics has been unveiled, and for those who were at this week’s official launch the message was clear: We need to do better. 345 more words

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#MeetMIRep: Rep. Winnie Brinks

Name:  Rep. Winnie Brinks

District:  76, which comprises portions of Grand Rapids

Previous career:  Prior to being elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012, I worked with businesses and nonprofits to improve workplaces while helping companies grow and retain employees. 548 more words

Michigan

#MeetMIRep: Rep. Sarah Roberts

Name: Rep. Sarah Roberts

District: 18, which includes Saint Clair Shores, Eastpointe and a portion of Grosse Pointe Shores

Previous elected office: Macomb County commissioner 2006-2008; state representative 2008-2010… 598 more words

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