Female Voters

12:55pm

Tue September 4, 2012
It's All Politics

It's No Secret: Democrats Look To Women For Votes

Originally published on Tue September 4, 2012 1:14 pm

He may not declare out loud, like Ann Romney, that he loves women. But President Obama certainly needs them.

Obama's slight lead in national polls is almost entirely attributable to his support among women. It's an advantage Democrats intend to press throughout their convention this week in Charlotte, N.C.

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1:35pm

Mon August 20, 2012
It's All Politics

Todd Akin Fallout Spreads From Missouri To White House Race

Originally published on Mon August 20, 2012 7:28 pm

Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., and his wife Lulli, talk with reporters last Thursday at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo. On Monday, Akin was resisting GOP calls to resign from his Senate race.
Orlin Wagner AP

After Republican Rep. Todd Akin's inflammatory comments over the weekend in which he blithely minimized rape-induced pregnancies, there are at least two inescapable questions:

1) What impact will his remark have on his U.S. Senate race in Missouri against Democratic incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill?

2) And how much will the shockwaves buffet the presidential contest or other races elsewhere?

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1:37pm

Mon August 6, 2012
Politics

Colorado’s Key Voting Blocs: Latinos

President Obama makes four campaign stops in Colorado this week following last week’s visit by his Republican challenger Mitt Romney. Like four years ago, Colorado is once again front and center in the presidential race. Latino voters heavily supported Mr. Obama in 2008 – but things could be different this time around.

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1:09pm

Mon July 30, 2012
Politics

Colorado’s Key Voting Blocs: Suburbanite Women

Coloradans will once again play a pivotal role in the presidential election, female voters in particular. Both President Obama and Mitt Romney see suburbanite women between the ages of 30 and 50 as critical to their victory in Colorado and other states like Nevada and Virginia.

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