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Woman showcased by Obama in State of the Union is a former Democratic campaign staffer

So he stacks the deck or in this case, the audience once again. The woman whose story of economic recovery was showcased by President Barack Obama in his State of the Union address is a former Democratic campaign staffer and has been used by Obama for political events in the past. 160 more words

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Women in Whitehall

There may be trouble ahead…

Only two whitehall departments met the government’s target of appointing as many women as men to top public jobs in 2013-14 although overall women accounted for 39% of appointments; however, 10 departments performed worse than they did in the previous one. 155 more words

Equality

Women's Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Sonoma County 4th District Director Jenny Chamberlain and Editor Mary Ratcliff of SF Bay View National Black Newspaper, broadcast on 1/19/15, has been added to the Radio Archives.

Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Sonoma County 4th District Director Jenny Chamberlain and Editor Mary Ratcliff of SF Bay View National Black Newspaper, broadcast on 1/19/15, has been added to the Radio Archives. 229 more words

Women's Spaces

Family-friendly parliament needed to attract more women

More video conferencing and less time in Ottawa may be a way to attract more women to federal politics, says Vancouver Centre MP Hedy Fry. 553 more words

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Women Fashion Power exhibition at the Design Museum

This exhibition  “about the language of clothes and power”, and recently reviewed in the Guardian,  seemed to be right up my street. My friend Nicola Dibb, who runs… 541 more words

Inspiration

4 in 10 adults hope for Madam President

Do you want to see a woman in the Oval Office? A new Pew Research Center study finds it depends on your party and your gender. 175 more words

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Pelosi Lays Out Democratic Agenda for New Congress

Nancy Pelosi, House Minority leader had revealed the new Democrat agenda come the new congress in 2015. They include increasing the minimum wage, putting more money into the nation’s infrastructure and cutting corporate tax breaks for companies that move their headquarters out of the country. 205 more words

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