Women’s Groups Use SOTU to Stake Out Agenda

Progressive women seized on elements of the speech as a chance to showcase legislative priorities. A leader of one conservative women’s group, however, slammed the State of the Union address, deriding Obama as “provider in chief.”

Obama’s Inauguration Opens a Grandmothering Vista

My 11-year-old granddaughter and I are on our first road trip together, attending the Obama inauguration. I hope to visit the monument of leading U.S. suffragists. She doesn’t know their names, but some day she may realize how much they have shaped both our destinies.