Posts Tagged ‘womens enews’

New Zealand Campaigns Sidestep Abortion Scuffle

A judge’s ruling could add New Zealand to the list of countries making their abortion laws more restrictive. But the issue, while hugely partisan in the United States, isn’t being mentioned by the re-election campaign of Prime Minister Helen Clark.

(Women’s eNews, September 23, 2008)

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Illinois Women Run High-Profile ’06 Campaigns

Female politicians are running high-profile races in Illinois. Judy Baar Topinka challenges the Democratic incumbent governor, Melissa Bean defends her congressional seat and Tammy Duckworth bids for Henry Hyde’s open seat.

(Women’s eNews, July 7, 2006)

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Single Women Flex Democratic Muscle

Single women turned out more heavily in Iowa and New Hampshire and are especially partial to Democrats. If that keeps up, one pollster thinks they could help knock the GOP aside in November and shift the partisan balance for years to come.

(Women’s eNews, January 13, 2008)

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Missouri’s McCaskill in Dead Heat for Senate

In Missouri’s Senate race, Claire McCaskill is running neck-and-neck against GOP incumbent Jim Talent. She favors two referenda that have widespread voter support: stem-cell research and raising the state’s minimum wage.

(Women’s eNews, September 25, 2006)

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Illinois Safety Campaign Dissolves Boundaries

An Illinois initiative to prevent violence against women releases its findings today. The program fosters new connections among people working on issues that don’t ordinarily come together. Sixth in our “Dangerous Trends, Innovative Responses” series.

(Women’s eNews, September 11, 2007)

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Sisters Sing the Healthy Sex Medley

AIDS continues to kill a disproportionate number of women of color. A recent gathering in Chicago brought together activists trying to break through cultural barriers when it comes to educating women about reproductive health.

(Women’s eNews, June 25, 2007)

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Women’s Voting Patterns Key to Who Runs Congress

Ballots cast by three categories of women could be crucial in today’s elections: single women, those who often stay home in non-presidential election years and recent converts to the GOP.

(Women’s eNews, November 7, 2006)

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