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The Hill: President Obama’s Support for Gay Marriage Demonstrates the Moral Leadership America Needs

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The Hill’s Pundits Blog, May 10, 2012, by Michelle D. Bernard The manner in which those who would be president view the basic civil liberties and rights of all Americans regardless of race, religion, ethnicity or sexual orientation says all that we need to know about the moral character of those who would be president […]

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POLITICO: Gay Marriage: Black Voters Remain Divided

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POLITICO, May 9, 2012 Some say African-American voters are closer to Republicans than Democrats on the issue. | Reuters By JOSEPH WILLIAMS | 5/9/12 6:39 PM EDT Updated: 5/10/12 7:48 AM EDT African-Americans voted 2-1 in favor of the North Carolina amendment banning gay marriage Tuesday, but the White House is betting that black voters […]

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The Washington Post’s She The People: Sorry North Carolina, Marriage Is A Basic Civil Right

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The Washington Post’s She The People, May 9, 2011 I am a Christian.  I believe that America is the greatest nation on earth.  I also believe that the much-ballyhooed fight to preserve the socially conservative notion of “traditional American family values” is nothing more than an attempt to go back in time to an era where […]

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Current TV’s The War Room with Jennifer Granholm: Attacking Liberties is Bad for the GOP’s Brand

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May 3, 2012: Bernard Center president & CEO Michelle D. Bernard joins Current TV’s The War Room with Jennifer Granholm to discuss the GOP’s war on women and attack on personal liberties, endorsements of Governor Romney, recent swing state polls, the importance of Virginia this presidential election cycle, and state support for a “freedom to marry” […]

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The Washington Post’s She The People: President Obama Must Support Afghanistan’s Women Against the Taliban

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The Washington Post’s She The People A girl reads aloud in an unsanctioned girls school in Spina, Afghanistan, on April 12, 2012. The Taliban shuttered a U.S.-funded girls’ school in 2007, leaving some children to attend an unsanctioned school in a family’s living room. (Kevin Sieff/The Washington Post) President Obama was elected to fix the […]

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NPR: Who’s Making Political Hay Out Of Osama Bin Laden?

May 2, 2012:  Michelle Bernard, president & CEO of the Bernard Center joins host Michel Martin, professor Asra Nomani and bloggers Viviana Hurtado and Danielle Belton to discuss whether President Obama and Mitt Romney are politicizing last year’s killing of Osama bin Laden. They also weigh in on campaign ads meant to reach niche voters.

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The Daily Run Down with Chuck Todd: President Obama’s Plan for Afghanistan

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May 2, 2012: Michelle D. Bernard, president & CEO of the Bernard Center joins The Washington Post’s Anne Kornblut and Priorities USA’s Bill Burton to discuss the future relationship between the US and Afghanistan .

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NPR: Ann Romney and the Mommy Wars

April 17, 2012: Michelle D. Bernard, president & CEO of the Bernard Center, Leslie Morgan Steiner, and Monica Olivera join NPR’s Tell Me More with Michel Martin to discuss the latest front in the “mommy wars”.

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Hardball with Chris Matthews: The American Public on the Likeability of President Obama and Governor Romney

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April 17, 2012: Michelle D. Bernard, president & CEO of the Bernard Center and Ron Reagan join MSNBC’s Chris Matthews to discuss a recent CNN/ORC International Poll that shows that President Obama holds a nine-point lead over Governor Romney in part due to a perception that President Obama is more likeable and more in touch with the problems facing women […]

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