Tag Archive: Women

CNN – Latina Moms Key Role in 2012

June 22, 2012

The 90′s was the year of the Soccer Mom, the last decade’s elections were about Security Moms, Hockey Moms, and Wal-Mart Moms. Well, this year, the 2012 election will be about Latina Moms…

President Obama, The Ladies’ Man

May 1, 2012

This article originally appeared as part of the University of Texas Election Series He’s tall, dark, and handsome. It doesn’t hurt that he croons rhythm and blues and can shake it up on the dance floor. President Obama is the ultimate ladies’ man, but not because Continue Reading →

To The Contrary: Political Wives, Female Ambition, and Immigration

April 21, 2012

The panel of this week’s PBS To The Contrary tackled a wide array of issues starting with the call for Syrian first lady Asma al-Assad to stand up to her husband’s attack on his countrymen. We then turn to women in the United States and Continue Reading →

The Voting Trends of Women

April 13, 2012

In this installment of the University of Texas Election Series I discuss the voting trends of women. In particular I focus on the gender gap and how women traditionally tend to favor the Democratic candidate. Looking ahead to the 2012 presidential election I consider how Continue Reading →

Can Gov. Susana Martinez fix the GOP ladies’ problem?

April 5, 2012

This post originally appeared on NBCLatino. As a Latina from the Southwest I feel proud to see Governor Susana Martinez at the helm of New Mexico and as a potential Republican vice presidential pick.  I respect her hard work and know the obstacles she has Continue Reading →

GOP Loosing the Latina Mom and Much More

March 23, 2012

This post originally appeared on NBCLatino Less is more for the Republican Party when it comes to women’s reproductive rights. Conservative Republican women may fully support the strategy of curtailing such healthcare access but the rest of the female electorate does not take kindly to Continue Reading →

PBS To The Contrary Panel Discussion

February 10, 2012

In this episode we discuss the comprise President Obama came to with religious leaders regarding contraception, the role of women in the front lines and how the President is faring with progressive women. Watch February 10, 2012 on PBS. See more from To The Contrary.

Latina Moms in the 2012 Election

December 15, 2011

Soccer moms were the go to gals in the 1996 Presidential election. Eight years later George W. Bush again looked to the ladies, zeroing in on security moms. In the last presidential election a hockey mom herself was put at the top of the ticket. Continue Reading →

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