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  • Why isn't Hillary Clinton doing better with women voters?

    08/24/2015 1:01:19 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 74 replies
    CNN Op ^ | 8-22-2015 | Martha Pease
    (snip) Still, the larger point is that Hillary is not doing as well among women voters as would have been expected a month ago and Trump is surviving among Republican women better than expected. Since women will provide well over half the vote in 2016, decoding how they make decisions is critical to both sides. So, what is going on among women voters? What seems clear is that Hillary is trying to appeal to women in an old-fashioned way that doesn't work as well as it once did. Her team apparently thinks that by aggressively selling hard facts, advancing policies...
  • Donald Trump is the top pick among Republican women

    08/12/2015 11:00:44 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 35 replies
    RedAlertPolitics.com ^ | August 12, 2015 | By Anthony Hennen
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd after addressing a GOP fundraising event, Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015, in Birch Run, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) Read more at http://redalertpolitics.com/2015/08/12/donald-trump-top-pick-among-republican-women/#YpXRa2q4Qpu5czok.99
  • Trump: 'I've been viciously attacked' by women ('When attacked I fight back')

    08/09/2015 2:08:10 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/09/2015 | Mark Hensch
    GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Sunday that he will strongly defend himself from critics, regardless of gender. Trump rejected claims that he treats females who disagree with him unfairly. “When I’m attacked, I fight back,” Trump told host Chuck Todd on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “I was attacked very viciously by those women,” he said of female opponents his detractors say he has demeaned. “What they said about me is far worse than what I said about them,” Trump added. “Am I allowed to defend myself? I want to get back to the country. We have such problems.”...
  • The Hillary coalition: Why white women will play kingmaker in 2016

    04/14/2015 6:32:59 AM PDT · by C19fan · 28 replies
    The Week ^ | April 13, 2015 | Marc Ambinder
    Hillary Clinton is in it to ... assure you that she'll work hard to deserve your vote, especially if you're an everyday American. "Everyday American" is a short phrase that encapsulates the grand strategy of her campaign, a subtle way of throwing shade on the non-everyday Americans — the people that Elizabeth Warren decries, the 1 percent, the Wall Street bankers, and, generally, opponents of progress. Whether Clinton's campaign will be revolutionary or regular is a question that'll take at least a year or more to answer. Judging by the way the media dissected her campaign video, political reporters will...
  • Exclusive: Women Turned Out for Hillary in the Midterms

    11/12/2014 2:10:59 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 24 replies
    Time ^ | 11/10/14 | Jay Newton-Small
    Clinton's appearances on the campaign trail gave discernable bumps in female support to various Democrats, according to an analysis by Correct the Record, a pro-Hillary group.... ....The group, linked to Democratic Super PAC American Bridge, compiled polling data that shows Clinton delivered discernible bumps in female support to most of the candidates for whom she appeared or stumped, according to an analysis obtained exclusively by TIME.....
  • White women didn’t just fail Wendy Davis — they failed the rest of Texas, too

    11/06/2014 10:41:23 AM PST · by C19fan · 114 replies
    Salon ^ | November 6, 2014 | Jenny Kutner
    I am well aware that Wendy Davis lost the Texas governor’s race by a wide margin. It’s salt in a very personal wound. Her campaign meant a lot to me, and to so many other Texas women — thousands of whom stood in line for hours to cast their ballots in support. Greg Abbott won anyway, and he won by a lot. But he didn’t win by a lot across the demographic landscape. I went to the Texas Tribune first for a dissection of the election results, and one piece of information struck me as particularly… wrong. The Tribune cited...
  • Women 0-For-4 with Democrats

    11/03/2014 1:29:30 PM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 3, 2014 | Katie Kieffer
    Ladies, Democrats fail you in four major ways. You’re 0-for-4 with DFL policies, so vote for politicians who will safeguard your health and freedom. 1.) Gun control renders women vulnerable to rape and mass violence Women are at higher risk than men for becoming victims of rape. And since 75% of teachers are female, according to data from the Education Department, women are also at higher risk for becoming victims of mass school shootings. Democrats like Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Gov. Jerry Brown (signatory of a new bill that tells women: “a nod means undress me”) and President Obama are...
  • Carly Fiorina: Female Voters Fed Up With Phony 'War on Women'

    10/30/2014 8:57:46 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 10/29/2014 | Bill Hoffmann
    The nation is fed up with the phony "war on women" that Democrats are endlessly accusing Republicans of waging, says Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard. "We have a lot of data which suggests that people are tiring of the slogans and the gestures. Women, as well as men," Fiorina saud Wednesday on "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV.
  • Whatever Happened To…Manly Virtues

    07/17/2014 9:20:41 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 27 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/17/14 | Michael D. Shaw
    Virtue: A habitual and firm disposition to do the good. Cardinal virtues are prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance. Traditional male virtues are strength, courage, independence, heroism in combat, and sexual initiative. For many years, Jesus has been portrayed as a Galilean flower child, walking around the countryside being nice, preaching love and peace, and having a thing for Mary Magdalene. Somehow, this easygoing hippie runs afoul of the corrupt power structure, and ends up dying with career criminals, under horrible circumstances. Of course, even a casual reading of the Gospels reveals something far different. If anything, Jesus is a confrontational,...
  • Dems Look to Woo Single Women After Hobby Lobby Decision…There’s Just One Problem

    07/06/2014 4:16:45 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 6, 2014 | Courtney O'Brien
    It’s no surprise that Democrats are using the Supreme Court’s decision to grant Hobby Lobby and their Christian owners exemption from Obamacare’s contraception mandate as political bait. “No more birth control!” War on women!” liberals cry, hoping this fear mongering will drive more single women to the polls. There's just one problem: This demographic doesn’t care about midterm elections. In the NY Times’s own words: But the challenge for Democrats is that many single women do not vote, especially in nonpresidential election years like this one. While voting declines across all group in midterm contests for Congress and lower offices,...
  • Memo to: Republican Candidates, Answer War on Women

    04/22/2014 5:08:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 22, 2014 | Mona Charen
    Just because your opponent is hurling baseless or even ridiculous charges does not mean that you are free to disregard them. You may think it's absurd to argue that you are engaged in a "war on women." But contempt for the accusation is not enough. Some strategists suggest (they have for years) the key for Republican candidates is to downplay social issues in favor of economic arguments. Pocketbook appeals are great, but the premise -- that social issues damage Republican candidates -- is shaky at best. When Pew asked women voters to rank a list of issues in order...
  • Obama, Republicans compete for support among women

    04/14/2014 1:44:21 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 14, 2014 3:36 AM EDT | Nedra Pickler
    After months on the defensive over his health law, a more combative President Barack Obama has emerged to fight about gender politics, leading to an election-year competition with Republicans for support from women. No single group will be more important to Democrats’ fortunes, say White House advisers, than unmarried women, who are likely to go Democratic—if they vote, and that’s far from certain when trust in Washington is low. The president is trying to convince women that Democrats are more concerned about improving their financial standing in difficult economic times, and he charges Republicans with standing in the way. “Republicans...
  • The GOP doesn't just have a woman problem, it doesn't understand women

    03/09/2014 7:44:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 76 replies
    The Guardian ^ | March 9, 2014 | Ana Marie Cox
    Carly Fiorina, former California GOP senate challenger to Barbara Boxer, emerged at the Conservative Political Action Conference here as the speaker most willing to engage the Republicans' persistent problems with appealing to women. Well, after she spent the first half of her speech denying climate change. Priorities! Fiorina didn't offer a solution, but she did offer some great slogans: "I am a proud pro-life woman. ... I believe science is proving us right everyday!" (Hey, don't knock junk science until you've tried it, right?) She also echoed a feminist line when she said, "All issues are women's issues." I like...
  • Democrats work to raise number of female governors

    12/22/2013 5:48:53 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 22, 2013 8:33 AM EST | Steve Peoples
    The Democratic Party claims to be the natural home for women. The numbers tell another story when it comes to the nation's governors. Republicans, four women: Jan Brewer in Arizona, Susana Martinez in New Mexico, Mary Fallin in Oklahoma and Nikki Haley in South Carolina. Democrats: Maggie Hassan in New Hampshire. For the GOP, often accused of waging a “war on women,” this advantage offers a powerful tool in the competition for female voters. …
  • Does the US Rank Below Cuba?

    11/15/2013 10:40:09 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 15, 2013 | Mona Charen
    The World Economic Forum has issued its annual report on the gender gap worldwide, and it has received respectful notice from the usual places (PBS, CNN, The Washington Post). But any report that places the United States below Cuba, the Philippines and South Africa deserves a little skepticism. In fact, the WEF places the U.S. 23rd in the world, below the Scandinavian countries, and those just named, but also below Lesotho. What the heck are they measuring? Well, for one thing, the report examines the difference between men and women within countries, not the absolute welfare of women in one...
  • The single woman society

    11/08/2013 2:19:31 AM PST · by iowamark · 25 replies
    RedState ^ | November 7, 2013 | John Hayward
    The Virginia governor’s race was yet another example of the massive voting gap in a huge demographic: single people, particularly single women. According to exit polls, Republican Ken Cuccinelli won handily on the “hard” issues facing Virginia voters, and won most other demographic slices, but Democrat Terry McAuliffe won big with single people, crushing Cuccinelli by nearly fifty points among single women. A similar dynamic could be observed in the 2012 presidential race, where the Obama campaign made a very concerted effort to win over single women – so concerted that it sometimes appeared ludicrously clumsy to critics. Rush Limbaugh...
  • Women will decide election for McAuliffe, Cuccinelli

    11/04/2013 10:25:54 AM PST · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 84 replies
    CBS6 WTVR ^ | November 04, 2013 | VCU iPadJournos
    RICHMOND, Va. – With just one more day to go in the campaign, there is one group of voters that Republican Ken Cuccinelli needs to win over to become the next governor of Virginia: Female voters. He currently trails his Democratic opponent Terry McAuliffe by 16 points among women. Carol Noggle, legislative coordinator of the League of Women Voters of Virginia, believes that women are likely to have a significant impact this year. “There were more women than men who are registering to vote,” Noggle said in a phone interview. “The higher turnout may be among women than men,” said...
  • Poll: Sarvis hurting Cuccinelli’s chances, women support McAuliffe

    11/03/2013 8:12:18 AM PST · by Qbert · 69 replies
    WTVR ^ | November 1, 2013 | Scott Wise
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WTVR) – A new poll put Democrat Terry McAuliffe seven points ahead of Republican Ken Cuccinelli in the race for Virginia governor. The Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University poll has McAuliffe with a 45 – 38 percent lead over Cuccinelli. The poll gives Libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis 10 percent of the vote. More than two-thirds of those who said they were voting for Sarvis called their vote a protest vote against the “major-party candidates.” [Snip] “Sarvis is particularly shaving the Republican vote: 37 percent of his voters say they would have voted for...
  • Women Want to Bring ‘Go Topless Day’ to Boston in August

    08/10/2013 7:56:34 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 92 replies
    Boston Magazine ^ | August 6, 2013 | Steve Annear
    There’s a 50/50 chance that the Boston Common could become the stomping grounds for a group of topless women later this month. August 25 marks national “Go Topless” day, where women from dozens of cities across the country will bare it all in public—some risking arrest—to advance a woman’s right to walk around half-nude. The annual “Go Topless” day always falls around the time of Women’s Equality Day, which marked the passage of the 19th Amendment, in 1920, allowing women to vote. Now, the movement is trying to reduce the gender gap when it comes to accepting that females have...
  • As two prominent GOP women fade, a question of how to woo female voters (Guess who they mean?)

    06/03/2013 4:29:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 57 replies
    NBC News Politics ^ | June 3, 2013 | Kasie Hunt, Political Reporter
    Michele Bachmann's taking a bow. Sarah Palin's star has faded. With the brassy, blow-dried bombasts of the GOP moving to the sidelines, there's no elected heir apparent to inherit the mantle and carry the conservative crusade forward on the national stage. What does that mean for a Republican Party struggling to woo the women voters it needs to win national elections? It may be for the best, say some of the GOP operatives who have been pushing the party to rebrand itself after its 2012 losses. "They and their style gives short shrift to other women in the GOP," said...
  • Are there enough Women at CPAC? -Video

    03/17/2013 2:06:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    Guardian ^ | Friday 15 March 2013 | Adam Gabbatt
    On day two of the largest annual gathering of American conservatives, Adam Gabbatt asks CPAC attendees about this year's gender balance
  • Many single women, a key bloc, are avoiding GOP

    12/15/2012 7:37:19 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 215 replies
    AP ^ | December 15, 2012 | NICHOLAS RICCARDI
    DENVER (AP) — Sara Stevenson spends her working hours surrounded by Republicans, namely the married men who work alongside her in a Denver oil and gas firm company. But after hours and on weekends, she usually spends her time with other single women, and there's not a Republican in sight among the bunch. "There was just no way I could have supported any Republican this year," said Stevenson, 31. "They skew so much to the religious right. ... They focused so much on taxes. It's not something that women in my demographic really care about. I've never heard my friends...
  • Many Single Women, A Key Bloc, Are Avoiding GOP [Unmarried Women Voted 67% Obama to 31% Romney!]

    12/15/2012 2:28:43 PM PST · by Steelfish · 70 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | December 15, 2012
    Many Single Women, A Key Bloc, Are Avoiding GOP By By NICHOLAS RICCARDI DENVER (AP) — Sara Stevenson spends her working hours surrounded by Republicans, namely the married men who work alongside her in a Denver oil and gas firm company. But after hours and on weekends, she usually spends her time with other single women, and there's not a Republican in sight among the bunch. "There was just no way I could have supported any Republican this year," said Stevenson, 31. "They skew so much to the religious right. ... They focused so much on taxes. It's not something...
  • Single Belles, Single All the Way

    12/07/2012 8:55:17 AM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 7, 2012 | Mona Charen
    Discussing the role of single people in the election of 2012 on my weekly podcast with Jay Nordlinger "Need to Know" (available on Ricochet.com or Nationalreview.com), your humble columnist chose the insensitive way to address it. Chatting with Jonathan V. Last of The Weekly Standard about his piece "A Nation of Singles," I popped off that "Single mothers want the state to be their husbands and father to their children." Jonathan put it better: "Well, let's say that single mothers are more vulnerable to economic shocks and are more concerned about the safety net." Much more diplomatic. Single voters were...
  • Obama leads in Oregon thanks to support from women...

    10/30/2012 6:04:27 AM PDT · by Palmetto Patriot · 12 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | 10/29/2012 | Jeff Mapes
    President Barack Obama holds a relatively narrow lead of six points over Republican challenger Mitt Romney in Oregon, according to a new poll conducted for The Oregonian. Obama's lead is considerably smaller than his margin of victory in Oregon four years ago and is a sign of how tight the presidential race has become across the nation.
  • Obama is War on Women Casualty

    10/30/2012 4:09:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 30, 2012 | John Ransom
    Soon will come the finger-pointing. Liberals will gnash their teeth, pull their hair and recriminate. Yes; true, this is normal behavior on the part of liberals. But this time the behavior will be uproarious and hilarious. Because this time, the folks who brought us Occupy Wall Street won’t be in a drum circle, but in a circular firing squad facing their comrades, their righteous fingers loaded and looking for blame.“Oh, Chicago!” they’ll say. “Bang, bang.”   Sure, there will be the typical liberal shots at the “racists” on the right who denied Obama a second term.But the delicious irony lost on...
  • Creepiest Obama ad ever: First time voting like losing virginity.

    10/26/2012 10:17:33 AM PDT · by golux · 39 replies
    Life News ^ | 10/26/12 | S. Ertelt
    The Obama campaign has put out an official video targeting young adults that compares voting to having sex for the first time. There really are not words to describe the ad, but it gels with the Obama campaign theme that this year’s election is all about sex, birth control and abortion. (snip.)
  • AP poll: Romney erases Obama advantage among women

    10/25/2012 1:30:44 AM PDT · by South40 · 37 replies
    AP (Yahoo) ^ | 10/25/2012 | AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) — What gender gap? Less than two weeks out from Election Day, Republican Mitt Romney has erased President Barack Obama's 16-point advantage among women, a new Associated Press-GfK poll shows. And the president, in turn, has largely eliminated Romney's edge among men. Those churning gender dynamics leave the presidential race still a virtual dead heat, with Romney favored by 47 percent of likely voters and Obama by 45 percent, a result within the poll's margin of sampling error, the survey shows. After a commanding first debate performance and a generally good month, Romney has gained ground with Americans...
  • AP-GfK poll: Romney erases Obama lead among women

    10/25/2012 6:42:29 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 26 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 25 Oct 2012 | JENNIFER AGIESTA and NANCY BENAC
    Less than two weeks out from Election Day, Republican Mitt Romney has erased President Barack Obama's 16-point advantage among women, a new Associated Press-GfK poll shows. And the president, in turn, has largely eliminated Romney's edge among men. Those churning gender dynamics leave the presidential race still a virtual dead heat, with Romney favored by 47 percent of likely voters and Obama by 45 percent, a result within the poll's margin of sampling error, the survey shows. After a commanding first debate performance and a generally good month, Romney has gained ground with Americans on a number of important fronts,...
  • Obama's Vanishing Lead with Women Voters

    10/24/2012 7:00:35 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/24/2012 | Jeannie DeAngelis
    The Democratic party likes to portray itself as seeing women as equal to men. Yet it's the Democrats who think they can woo female voters by dangling free contraceptives in front of them like a carrot luring a donkey. For months America has been hearing how it's President Barack Obama who has the estrogen vote sewn up. Now, according to a recent USA TODAY/Gallup Poll, America comes to find out that Mitt Romney is currently leading Barry the Birth Control President in the top battleground states, and the women he thought were willing to sell the country down the river...
  • October 22, 2012 - Women Put Obama Up 5 Points In Ohio,

    10/22/2012 7:18:57 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 72 replies
    Riding a wave of strong support among women, President Barack Obama holds a 50 - 45 percent lead over Republican Gov. Mitt Romney among likely voters in the crucial swing state of Ohio, according to a Quinnipiac University/CBS News poll released today, half the 53 - 43 percent margin he held when Quinnipiac/CBS News/the New York Times surveyed Buckeye likely voters September 26.
  • Halperin: Team Obama jumps the binder

    10/18/2012 7:42:11 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 33 replies
    HotAir ^ | 10/18/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    In my column today at The Fiscal Times, I gave Mark Halperin of Time Magazine a lot of credit for being one of the very few journalists that spoke out about Barack Obama’s lack of a second-term agenda or much substance at all after the debate on Tuesday night. We’ll get back to the column in a moment, but first Halperin extends his analysis today after a 36-hour cycle of Bindergate. Halperin can’t believe that we’re less than three weeks out from the election, and all that seems to concern the Leader of the Free World and his brain trust...
  • Why Mitt is gaining support among women

    10/18/2012 6:48:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/18/2012 | Michael Barone
    An interesting story from last winter: An e-mail friend, a staunch Republican who lives in an affluent suburb far from Washington, was watching one of the Republican debates with his wife, a staunch Democrat. He was surprised by her response to Mitt Romney. “He’s a grown-up. He’s someone who is reliable,” he told me she said. “People will feel safe if he is in charge.” I’ve been thinking about that e-mail in the wake of the first presidential debate on October 3 and the vice-presidential debate last week. (This is written on deadline before the October 16 Long Island debate.)...
  • Presidential Debate: Obama Looks to Win Back Women Voters

    10/16/2012 12:18:09 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 28 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 16, 2012 | By GREGORY J. KRIEG
    With new poll numbers showing his support receding among the women voters who had for so long been the anchor of his base, President Obama enters tonight's town hall-style debate with Republican challenger Mitt Romney at a campaign crossroads. Romney has made steady gains in the polls since his decisive performance during the candidates' Oct. 3 meeting in Denver, Colo. A USA Today-Gallup survey released Monday showed Obama and Romney tied at 48 percent among women "likely" to vote in battleground states. Those figures echo the results of a Pew poll, published last week, that found Obama had fumbled an...
  • Romney Is Winning The Battle For Women

    10/16/2012 12:32:49 PM PDT · by GlockThe Vote · 6 replies
    BI ^ | 10/16/2012 | The Week
    Mitt Romney has surged to a 4-percentage-point lead in 12 crucial swing states, largely because he has erased President Obama's lead among women voters, according to a USA Today/Gallup poll released Monday. The battle for women has been a major focus of both campaigns, and is expected to figure prominently in their closing arguments in Tuesday night's debate and in TV ads during the last three weeks before election day. As a group, women tend to wait longer than men to choose their candidates, which makes them — especially blue-collar "waitress moms" hit hard by the economy's troubles — a...
  • To the Wavering Voter: Mitt Romney won't make war on women, the Middle East or the middle class

    10/15/2012 4:48:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | October 15, 2012 | Bret Stephens, deputy editorial page editor
    Dear Wavering Voter: No, abortion rights and access to contraception will not be jeopardized if Mitt Romney becomes president. Not remotely, not vaguely, not even close. No woman in America, including Sandra Fluke, will have war made upon her by a President Romney. Maybe you think the job of a president is to be our DJ-in-Chief and set the mood music for the country. In that case, the slow-jam Obama administration has everything to recommend it, while a Romney presidency may get on your nerves like a hokey country song. But it won't get in your way. How am I...
  • Swing States poll: Women push Romney into lead

    10/15/2012 12:42:10 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 56 replies
    USA Today (link only) | October 15, 2012 | by Susan Page
    LINK ONLY PER FR POSTING RULES: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2012/10/15/swing-states-poll-women-voters-romney-obama/1634791/
  • Ann Romney to attend rally in Elizabethtown (Pennsylvania back in the mix?)

    10/14/2012 3:07:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Patriot-News ^ | October 14, 2012 | Matthew Kemeny
    ELIZABETHTOWN — Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, will campaign for her husband Monday at Elizabethtown College. Ann Romney will attend a rally at Leffler Chapel and Performance Center in the 900 block of East College Avenue. Doors open at 1 p.m. and the event begins at 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Those interested can register for the event at http://annromneyinpa.eventbrite.com/ All attendees will go through airport-like security and should bring as few personal items as possible. No bags, sharp objects, umbrellas, liquids, or signs will be allowed in the venue....
  • Romney erases Obama advantage among women in new poll

    10/09/2012 7:45:38 AM PDT · by Justaham · 17 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 10/9/12
    Mitt Romney's post-debate surge appears to have all but wiped out President Obama's once double-digit lead among women voters. A new Pew Research Center survey depicted a remarkable swing in the numbers, with Romney pulling even among women in polling late last week. In September, the same polling outfit showed Obama leading by 18 points among women. Among all likely voters surveyed, Romney climbed from an 8-point deficit last month to a 4-point lead. There's little question that his debate performance has played a role. A separate Gallup survey showed registered voters deemed Romney the winner by 72-20 percent, marking...
  • Fake polls don’t reflect this but NARAL is frightened because they are losing women in BG states

    09/20/2012 10:32:49 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 10 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | SEPTEMBER 20TH, 2012 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    NARAL has had a shock this past week. A well respected national polling …. reported 1.2 million (of 5.1 million) pro- abortion women who voted for Barack Obama in 2008 have “defected” from him. This should stop the Left’s “useful idiots” on the right from parroting their reports of their fake polls ....probably won’t. “Romney can’t connect with women”; “Paul Ryan scares women”; “Young women will stick with Obama because they want abortions”; “Obama is opening a huge lead with women” these are the things we’ve heard ad nauseum since Romney’s win... primaries. Some people really believe this line. The...
  • To Claim Virginia, Obama’s Hopes Rest On Women [Will Women Inflict Obama On US?]

    09/19/2012 6:46:55 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 55 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 19, 2012
    To Claim Virginia, Obama’s Hopes Rest On Women By Karen Tumulty and Scott Clement September 19 In a presidential election where women’s issues have taken a more prominent role than many expected, the crucial swing state of Virginia is becoming the Grand Canyon of gender gaps. A new Washington Post survey indicates that President Obama holds a 19 percentage-point lead (58 to 39) among likely women voters in the commonwealth, yet is running six points behind Republican nominee Mitt Romney among men who are likely to vote (44 to 50). That support from women is the reason the president now...
  • Republican Women For Obama? [Another Fake "Republican" Exposed!)

    08/26/2012 3:52:06 AM PDT · by tsowellfan · 16 replies
    It happens all the time in talk radio: a caller will say that he is a lifelong Republican, and will recall fondly how he voted for Ronald Reagan. Then he says that today’s Republicans have gone too far, and for the first time ever he is voting for a Democrat! These callers are nearly always lying. If you look them up, you likely will find that they are Democratic Party precinct chairmen. The Obama campaign is trying to perpetrate the same deception. It has just released a video called Republican Women For Obama, which features four or five women who...
  • New Obama ad: If you’re a woman who favors small government, you should really vote Obama

    08/24/2012 6:40:37 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 22 replies
    Warning: These are two-and-a-half of some of the more deeply aggravating minutes though which I have ever forced myself to sit. Steel yourselves. In case you’re just not finding the fortitude it takes to watch this sucker (a sentiment with which, I assure you, you’d have complete sympathy from this girl), here’s the rundown: Women of various age-ethnicity-background diversities testify that they have been longtime Republican voters, but that in recent years, something’s up with the Republican party. It’s gotten so darn extreme, what with their crazy statist views on contraception and abortion, and not wanting equal pay for women....
  • MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell: Paul Ryan “not a pick for women”

    08/12/2012 1:50:59 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/12/2012 | Erika Johnsen
    Just after Paul Ryan made his running-mate debut in front of the USS Wisconsin on Saturday, Andrea Mitchell reported back to MSNBC --- and decreed that Romney's selection means that "this is a base election. This is not a pick for suburban moms, this is not a pick for women." ...What the what?CLICK ABOVE LIN FOR THE VIDEO In the name of all that is holy --- stop presuming to speak for me. Please, please, please, liberal women, quit boxing me in to your stupid self-stereotypes. It never fails to mystify me as to why women could possibly be so...
  • Women, white people: Is that what campaign 2012 is coming down to?

    08/09/2012 6:23:16 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 47 replies
    LA TIMES ^ | 8/9/12 | David Lauter
    President Obama appeals to women by pushing the issue of access to contraceptives, while Mitt Romney accuses him of watering down welfare reform — an issue that tends to stir up feelings about race among whites. With the election still locked in a near-tie, the politics of gender and race have moved into the spotlight of the presidential campaign. For most of the summer, the debate has focused on two things: the state of the economy and Mitt Romney's background in business. But in recent days, the two campaigns have added new, sharp-edged issues to the mix.
  • Obama: Mitt Romney wants to take women back to policies of the '50s

    08/08/2012 4:56:29 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 47 replies
    Obama: Mitt Romney wants to take women back to policies of the '50s By Amie Parnes - 08/08/12 04:46 PM ET President Obama on Wednesday accused Republicans of wanting to take the nation “back to policies more suited to the 1950s than the 21st century” during a campaign stop aimed at securing support from women. Stumping on a two-day, four-stop swing through Colorado — a state where Obama needs strong turnout from women in November — the president sought to hammer home the benefits his healthcare law includes for families, such as free mammograms and contraception and cancer screenings with...
  • Desperate Obama Scaring Woman Voters: Romney Will Take Us Back To The 1950's

    08/08/2012 4:30:52 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 41 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com/ ^ | August 8, 2012 | Breitbart
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  • Top Ten Ways To Keep Women From Voting

    07/27/2012 12:57:11 PM PDT · by Guido2012 · 18 replies
    Set Our Children Free ^ | 7/25/12 | Tony Caruso
    It is clear that the easiest path to victory for Republicans this Fall would be to keep women from voting. Why? According the latest CBS New York Times poll, Romney leads by eight points among men, and Obama leads by five points among women, including a 2-to-1 edge among single women. That’s why I’ve compiled an easy-to-use, tongue-in-cheek, Top Ten Ways to Keep Women from Voting list, with apologies to David Letterman.
  • NJ: Team Obama hitting the panic button over shrinking gender gap

    07/27/2012 11:53:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/27/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Why, wonders Beth Reinhard of National Journal, is Team Obama airing a new television ad with claims already rated by Politifact as "pants on fire" false? The ad in question, "Troubled," claims Romney wants to make all abortions illegal, even in cases of rape an incest:CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO The ad from the Obama campaign said Romney "backed a bill that outlaws all abortions, even in cases of rape and incest."The Obama campaign provides virtually nothing to back that up, however. It has no evidence that Romney explicitly opposed the exception for rape and incest. While he supported...
  • War on Women Backfiring on Obama

    05/15/2012 11:12:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Commentary Magazine ^ | May 15, 2012 | Jonathan S. Tobin
    The New York Times believes the most interesting data coming out of the latest CBS News/New York Times poll is that the vast majority of Americans think President Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage last week was a cynical ploy to gain a political advantage. That’s the lede in their story about the poll. Considering that the mainstream media — including the Times — gave the statement laudatory coverage, it is surprising to learn that 67 percent of Americans think he did it “mostly for political reasons” rather than believing his story about him evolving and doing what was right. But...