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Women Thought Leaders: Rep. Jackie Speier

Women Thought Leaders: Rep. Jackie Speier

We continue our series of interviews with Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA)

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TTC Extra: Rep. Speier & Contraception in the Military

TTC Extra: Rep. Speier & Contraception in the Military

Rep. Speier tells us about her plan to give women in the military access to contraception

Women's News

The Facts about Trump’s Policy of Separating Families at the Border
The Washington Post

June 19, 2018  | Read More »

“I hate the children being taken away. The Democrats have to change their law. That’s their law.” — President Trump, in remarks to reporters at the White House, June 15 “We have the worst immigration laws in the entire world. Nobody has such sad, such bad and actually, in many cases, such horrible and tough — you see about child separation, you see what’s going on there.” — Trump, in remarks at the White House, June 18

Women Are The Wave, But Also The Wall, For Democrats In 2018
CNN

June 19, 2018  | Read More »

Democrats are banking on a surge of female candidates to help them recapture the House of Representatives this November. But Democrats may not benefit as much as they hope from this dynamic unless their historic roster of female nominees can help the party solve its greatest remaining challenge with female voters.

Ivanka's Deafening Silence
CNN

June 19, 2018  | Read More »

When Ivanka Trump took the stage at the Republican National Convention in 2016 to stump for her father, then-candidate Donald Trump, she presented herself as the champion of women's rights in her father's future presidency. In front of millions of Americans, she stood up for working women and mothers, arguing for equal wages, better child care and paid family leave. To many commentators, her speech sounded more suited for the Democratic National Convention than the RNC.

Trump Says US Will Not Be a 'Migrant Camp'
The Guardian

June 19, 2018  | Read More »

Donald Trump said the US would not be a “migrant camp” as his administration defended its controversial practice of separating migrant children from their parents at the border.


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Women in Politics; Childcare; Death Penalty

May 20, 2018 Women in Politics; Childcare; Death Penalty

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss women candidates taking over the primaries, how child care and paid family leave is funded, and the death penalty.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Lara Brown, Associate Professor, George Washington University; Rina Shah, Republican Strategist; Julie Gunlock, Senior Fellow, Independent Women’s Forum; Atima Omara, President Emeritus, Young Democrats of America

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Enough is Enough; Girl Cub Scouts; How Change Happens

April 27, 2018 Enough is Enough; Girl Cub Scouts; How Change Happens

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists Erin Matson, Patrice Lee Onwuka, Anushay Hossain, and Karin Lips discuss #EnoughIsEnough, Girl Cub Scouts, and Behind the Headlines: How Change Happens, a book by Leslie Crutchfield of Georgetown’s Global Social Enterprise Initiative.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Anushay Hossain, Founder, Anushay’s Point;  Patrice (Lee) Onwuka, Senior Policy Analyst at the Independent Women’s Voices; Karin Agness Lips, President, Network of Enlightened Women; Erin Matson, Co-Founder, Reproaction
 

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About the Host - Bonnie Erbé

To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé

Bonnie Erbé is a nonpartisan, award-winning American journalist and television host based in the Washington, D.C. area who has ...

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