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Four Key Policy Priorities for Women Missing from Election Debate

November 5, 2012
By Caroline Dobuzinskis and Mallory Mpare As we head into the elections, and looking forward, what are some of the less-talked about issues that will be important to women after November 6? Women are often those making family decisions on education, child care, and health care. They are also more...
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Find out where to go to vote

November 5, 2012
So you think you can dance, er, vote!? YOU CAN! But do you know WHERE you need to go to vote tomorrow? We do! And we can help you! *Get the latest information on where you need to go to vote tomorrow sent directly to your cell phone (where you need it most!) by clicking here: http://www.momsrising...
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Juggling

November 5, 2012
It's all over the news. Polls are showing that the elections are close. Huge numbers of people are expected to vote on Tuesday, with friends, family, neighbors and others casting their ballots. But…with an unprecedented number of moms juggling work and family on Election Day, extreme weather, and...
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November 6: The Time to Take a Stand

November 5, 2012
As the fastest-growing group of voters in the country, Latinos could make the difference in several key battleground states in the closest presidential election in years. An estimated 12.2 million Hispanics are expected to go the polls on Tuesday. As the largest nonpartisan national Latino voter...
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A Teachable Moment About the U.S. Election - Thanks to Foreign News

November 5, 2012
Driving this morning with my nine year-old, as we half-listened to the BBC news on the radio, yielded a nice teachable moment. They advertised their round-the-clock election coverage of the U.S. Presidential race. It sounded momentous and a little urgent. I took their tone for granted, but I’m glad...
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Call me?

November 2, 2012
"Hey, I just met you, so call me maybe…” is on our running playlists, and calling is on our minds because the election THIS COMING TUESDAY! There's no "maybe" about it: We're definitely calling--and we'd love it if you did too! THE LOWDOWN: MomsRising staff, volunteers, friends, family, neighbors,...
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Vote Like Your Future Depends on It

October 31, 2012
This election season is extracting an enormous toll from candidates and citizens alike. Pressure is always intense in a Presidential year, but this year is different. Airwaves and Internet hammer away with news of poll after poll, minute campaign details and endless tit for tat. The presidential...
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I Am Voting For My Son's Health, His Future

October 30, 2012
I'm the proud mother of two wonderful boys with bright futures. Unfortunately, one of my sons has a serious pre-existing condition: cystic fibrosis. For him, access to health care is the key to that bright future. That's why I'm voting in November's election and why I'm urging everyone who cares...
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The Elephant in the Living Room

October 29, 2012
There's an elephant in the living room, and she's getting impatient. While many politicians stand ready to support the stabilizing impact and economic importance of gender equality overseas; too often those same politicians turn their backs on gender equality policies here at home. In the last...
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Binders

October 26, 2012
By the time you read this, we will have survived the third and final debate and we’ll be in the final countdown to Election Day. But I can’t help it, people: I’m still shaking my head over Mitt Romney and his binders full of women. Of course I am thankful, along with so many voters, for the comedy...
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