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New Poll: Obama Struggling With Older Women Voters

By Womens Voices for Change
Barack Obama makes a lot of folks swoon…maybe even a few behind the burka as he lands in Afghanistan today. But it seems like older women are so far resisting his charms. Obama advisors told a Congressional caucus a few weeks ago that disappointed Hillary Clinton supporters should just "get over it." (That didn't go down too well with a…
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Bernie Mac’s Menopause Humor; Barack Obama’s Response

By Womens Voices for Change
So the New York Times on Sunday reports that Senator Barack Obama mildly scolded comedian Bernie Mac during a Chicago fundraising event after Mr. Mac made off color jokes “on issues like menopause and prostitution.” Said Senator Obama; “…and we can’t afford to be divided by gender. This is a family affair.” Whoa, I thought! Tacky prostitution jokes, well yes,…
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Politics

Tuesday’s PA Primary and Ted Sorensen’s Nostalgia for Camelot

By Womens Voices for Change
There is a frenzy going on in Pennsylvania as primary day approaches. Barack Obama is preaching to his largest crowds ever. Hillary Clinton is crisscrossing the state by plane and bus. Hell, Chelsea Clinton is trolling gay bars in Philadelphia. Meanwhile, newspapers are trying to understand and predict which way every demographic is leaning. Will older women stick with Hillary?…
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Politics

Obama Calls Hillary Clinton Annie Oakley – A Primer

By Womens Voices for Change
Things are getting pretty loosey goosey in the run up to the April 22 primary in Pennsylvania. Yesterday, talking about Hillary Clinton's support for hunter's rights, Barack Obama likened Clinton to Annie Oakley. "She's running around talking about how this is an insult to sportsmen, how she values the Second Amendment, she's talking like she's Annie Oakley. That's some politics…
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Politics

Race, Religion and Media Scrutiny: The Obama/Clinton Difference

By Gerber Robin
by Robin Gerber | bio My biggest frustration with Sen. Barack Obama’s minister, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, is not with the reverend or Obama. It’s with the press. I first paid attention to Wright after an op-ed by Richard Cohen in the Washington Post on Jan. 15 revealed that Wright had made Louis Farrakhan the recipient of the "Trumpeter award"…
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