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.”

New York City Workers Deserve Paid Sick Days

One and a half million New Yorkers face a terrible dilemma when they or their child become ill. That’s because they have no paid sick days. Sherry Leiwant says we need a law to lift a burden that’s particularly hard on low-income single moms.

Weiner Case Shows Sex, Lies and Power Gap

Don’t assume women are morally superior because we aren’t getting mired in sex scandals so often. A recent survey of professional people finds that adultery rises with rank. It could be women simply have less opportunity to fall from public grace.