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The Daily Run Down with Chuck Todd: The Conversation about Women in Politics

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The Washington Post’s Anne Kornblut, Michelle D. Bernard, president of the Bernard Center for Women, Politics & Public Policy, and former Sen. Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., join The Daily Rundown’s Chuck Todd to discuss women in politics and how the conversation seems to have a double standard as compared to men entering politics.

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The War Room with Jennifer Granholm: Did Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Sign Laws that Send the Message that Women’s Lives Don’t Matter?

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War Room host Jennifer Granholm asks how the GOP can continue to deny that a war on women exists. Michelle D. Bernard, president & CEO of the Bernard Center states: “Women are not demanding equal outcomes, but women demand equal opportunity.” Wisconsin’s legislation is “another message that seems to say women’s lives don’t matter.”

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Is It Game Over Or Halftime For Romney Opponents?

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Obama Takes Aim At The Supreme Court

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MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts speaks with former White House Deputy Communications Director Jen Psaki, Michelle Bernard, the President of the Bernard Center for Women, and MSNBC Political Analyst Richard Wolffe about the President’s comments on the Affordable Care Act, and Mitt Romney’s response.

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Etch-a-sketch gaffe draws up reaction

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The AP’s Liz Sidoti, The Bernard Center for Women’s Michelle Bernard and Democratic strategist Steve McMahon join The Daily Rundown to discuss.

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Trayvon Martin and The Republican Contenders

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From The Hill In my mind, what is most important about the contest in Illinois — and which most certainly will affect the general election — is that not one of the Republican contenders for president uttered a word about the apparently racially motivated murder of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., last month. On Feb. […]

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Election-night reflections

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The Republican presidential race continues to stumble toward what party professionals fear could be a disastrous convention in Tampa. Mitt Romney remains the nominal front-runner, but he came in third in both Alabama and Mississippi. Rick Santorum was the big winner by narrow margins, but picked up fewer delegates than Romney. Newt Gingrich could not […]

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Rise of the Single-Woman Voter

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By Hanna Rosin, Slate When headlines announced last weekend that the “Obama Campaign Plans Big Effort to Court Women,” they generally called a couple of particular types of women to mind. Despite the dating metaphors (woo, court, win over) she is not generally available for romance. One type, familiar from past elections, is a variation on […]

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Taking Control

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From The New Yorker Will female voters flee the Republican Party over its attacks on reproductive rights? In Comment this week, Margaret Talbot writes about the problems with using birth control to attack President Obama: It’s tempting to say that the timing of these events—and the eighty new restrictions on abortion rights that were enacted […]

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