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For Women In and Out of Politics, Gender Doesn't Matter (Except When It Does)

-Mary C. Curtis
Women in politics have to walk a tightrope -- in tasteful, yet sexy, high heels. Society, in other words, hasn't figured out what it wants from its powerful women.
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Wisconsin Judge Puts Hold on Law Limiting Union Bargaining

-Politics Daily Staff

The Dane County judge handed Gov. Scott Walker a setback by issuing a temporary restraining order based on a complaint challenging the rapid-fire legislative process. State plans to quickly appeal.

Sarah Palin Heading to Israel, Taking Path of Other GOP Hopefuls

-Politics Daily Staff

Palin, the 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee, plans to meet with Israel's conservative prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu.

New Irish PM in Washington for St. Paddy's, but Facing Money Crunch on Auld Sod

-Politics Daily Staff

Prime Minister Enda Kenny will celebrate the saint's day at the White House, but he also came to Washington to rebuild his nation's tarnished economic reputation.

Fox News Adds Indiana Democrat Evan Bayh as Commentator

-Politics Daily Staff

Bayh, a moderate, chose not to run for reelection in 2010, in part because he was weary of the intense partisanship on Capitol Hill, he said.

The Gridiron Club's 2011 Political/Media Roast and Toast Lyrics

-Annie Groer

Here are the lyrics from every parody performed this weekend at the Gridiron dinner by nearly 100 journalists and a handful of vocally-blessed ringers with truly great voices.

Wisconsin Governor Signs Bargaining Bill, but Wider Political War Looming

-Tom Diemer

It will take years to sort out the winners and losers in Wisconsin in the aftermath of the bitter struggle to limit the collective bargaining rights of public employee unions.

Wisconsin Fight: Bill Limiting Unions Passes in Messy Process

-Tom Diemer

Events in Wisconsin demonstrated that elections have consequences -- and that state government can touch people's lives in a more direct and personal way than the federal government in Washington.

'Daily Show' Hot on the Trail of AWOL Wisconsin Lawmakers

-Tom Diemer

Faux reporter John Oliver turned up disgraced former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich -- who couldn't (or wouldn't) help him find the 'Wisconsin 14.'

N.C. Gov. Bev Perdue Vetoes Challenge to Health Care Reform Bill

-Mary C. Curtis

A Democrat, Perdue vetoed legislation passed by the GOP-controlled state legislature that challenges a provision that would require the purchase of health insurance.

Nikki Haley Is Grading S.C. Lawmakers as She Advances Conservative Agenda

-Mary C. Curtis

Nikki Haley became a political star on the national scene and in her home state of South Carolina with her tea party-fueled campaign for governor. Now, that she has the job, she is trying to make her mark.

Mitt Romney in New Hampshire: Lots of Buzz but No Announcement -- Yet

-Tom Diemer

Romney, who was governor in next-door Massachusetts, ran a close second in the 2008 New Hampshire Primary. Winning the state's 2012 contest will be a must, if he chooses to run again.

There He Goes Again: Mike Huckabee Scolds Natalie Portman

-Politics Daily Staff

Huckabee insisted Friday he didn't 'slam' the actress for revealing she was having a child outside of wedlock -- he just meant it's rough out there for low-income single moms.

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