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Christina’s Case: Female conservative pundits enable war on women

Christina’s Case: Female conservative pundits enable war on women

By Christina Coleburn, Opinion Editor

July 3, 2014


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  Within a predictable tirade about Hillary Clinton’s dissent with the recent Hobby Lobby ruling, Fox News reporter Jesse Watters made an outlandish claim against single women who align with the Democratic Party. Fresh from his dismissal from a conference held by the National Organization for Women, W...

Pay inequity hurts female college graduates

Pay inequity hurts female college graduates

April 16, 2014


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The recent defeat of the Paycheck Fairness Act has revived the national debate about the gender gap. Despite the Democrats’ push, the legislation fell six votes short of passing in the Senate. In a recent memorandum, the GOP called the PFA a “desperate political ploy” that lacked “real solutions.” Republicans also questione...

Coleburn responds to media criticism

Coleburn responds to media criticism

By Christina Coleburn, Deputy Opinion Editor

February 4, 2014


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Washington Square News published the latest installment of my weekly opinion column on Feb. 3. I discussed Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis in conjunction with claims that the GOP has waged a war on women. The piece has generated a great deal of controversy since its publication, even bei...

Sexism toward Wendy Davis revives war on women

Sexism toward Wendy Davis revives war on women

By Christina Coleburn, Deputy Opinion Editor

February 3, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

After leading a high-profile filibuster, skyrocketing to Democratic stardom and raising over $12 million, State Senator Wendy Davis and her gubernatorial campaign now face a major challenge — recovering from discrepancies in her biography. Since The Dallas Morning News released a damaging exposé a...