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Women Thought Leaders: Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Women Thought Leaders: Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Bonnie Erbe speaks with House Republican Conference Chair, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers.

Webisode

TTC Extra: Jacki Zehner on Wonder Woman

TTC Extra: Jacki Zehner on Wonder Woman

Co-founder of Women Moving Millions is a huge Wonder Woman fan

Women's News

How a Woman's Appearance Affects Her Career
CNN

September 21, 2017  | Read More »

While many women lighten their hair, replace glasses with contact lenses and wear high heel shoes to make themselves look more attractive in the workplace, Silicon Valley CEO Eileen Carey did just the opposite.

Mitch McConnell Knows That the GOP Has a Problem with Women
Washington Post

September 21, 2017  | Read More »

The Republican Party, particularly in the Senate, sorely lacks diversity. Of the party's 52 Senate seats, only five are held by women and only three by people of color. Thirty-three of the GOP senators are age 60 and over. This absence in diversity was probably notable to McConnell because it was reflected how Americans voted in 2016 — and there's some concern about how people will vote in the 2018 midterm elections, when quite a few seats are up for grabs.

First Woman to Graduate Marine's Infantry Officer Course
CNN

September 22, 2017  | Read More »

The US Marine Corps is gearing up for the graduation of its first-ever female infantry officer.

The US Marine Corps is Gearing Up for the Graduation of its First-ever Female Infantry Officer
The Wilson Times

September 22, 2017  | Read More »

Women’s health to a large degree is inextricably linked with reproductive health, a fact totally ignored by the GOP in its zeal to repeal/replace the ACA (Obamacare) and cut funding from Planned Parenthood. Both legislative actions jeopardize the health and survival particularly of lower-income women.


Blog

Women & the GOP; Hiring Discrimination; Women as Providers

September 22, 2017 Women & the GOP; Hiring Discrimination; Women as Providers

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the GOP’s “women problem,”  hiring discrimination levels not going down, and how men and women are perceived differently when it comes to being providers.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Republican Strategist Jennifer Higgins, Voto Latino’s Maria Teresa Kumar, and Women for Trump’s Ann Stone.

Click read more to see what they had to say!

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DACA Protesters Plan to Continue the Fight

September 08, 2017 DACA Protesters Plan to Continue the Fight

by Sawyer Phillips

Signs in Spanish and English bobbed over the heads of DACA protestors in the early September humidity. “Undocumented and unafraid” and “Justicia y dignidad para los inmigrantes” (justice and dignity for immigrants) were just a few of the messages posted on banners. The emotion was thicker than the air. More than one hundred demonstrators gathered in front of the White House on Tuesday to protest President Trump’s decision to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy.

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The Host

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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