Taylor Marsh is an author and speaker, political writer, and relationship expert. Marsh was profiled in the Washington Post and the New Republic, which led to her second book, The Hillary Effect, that chronicles Clinton’s rise and the sexism she faced during the 2008 campaign. Her latest book, The Sexual Education of a Beauty Queen – Relationship Secrets from the Trenches chronicles over ten years inside the dating, sex and relationship worlds, where Marsh demystifies the challenges women face, from career and relationship demands, to finding personal fulfillment, offering solutions, as well as finally answering whether women can “have it all.”

Dick Cheney has Heart Transplant

It’s an incredible feat of modern medicine that we can replace a heart.

Mr. Cheney is in intensive care at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va.

From the AP:

“Although the former vice president […]

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Gingrich Slams Obama for Trayvon Comments

Newt Gingrich just couldn’t help himself.

The National Journal caught it and Politico picked it up.

Of course, it played out during another of Sean Hannity’s Obama hate fest radio hours:

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich […]

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Progressive Notes: Sheyman’s Big Loss in IL-10, a Case of GOTV

Art offers his perspective as a movement progressive activist.

The loss of Ilya Sheyman, a 25 year old charismatic progressive community organizer in Illinois’ 10th congressional district primary to Brad Schneider, the establishment favorite […]

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Queer Talk: The ‘Curiouser and Curiouser’ Evolution of Obama

Joyce L. Arnold, Liberally Independent, Queer Talk, equality activist, writer.

I’ll start with a very 2012 Queer take on Obama, as provided by a reader response poll by Smart Brief:

Some believe adding support […]

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Geraldo Rivera Hits Nerve with Walking While Black In a Hoodie Remark

My own son just wrote to say he’s ashamed of my position re hoodies-still I feel parents must do whatever they can to keep their kids safe – Geraldo Rivera via Twitter

We live in […]

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Pres. Obama: ‘If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon’

During remarks from Pres. Obama on his announcement to nominate Jim Yong Kim to the World Bank, he was asked about the murder of Trayvon Martin.

From the White House::

Question: Mr. President, may I ask […]

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‘Etch A Sketch’ Palooza

“I was disappointed to hear that Rick Santorum would rather have Barack Obama as president than a Republican.” – Romney campaign via Twitter

The media loves this framing for Mitt Romney, and Democrats are jubilant. […]

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The Hill: Women are the Real Game Changers, by Taylor Marsh

Originally published for The Hill

HBO’s “Game Change,” adapted from the blockbuster book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, couldn’t have been better timed. It reminded everyone of the history made in 2008 and how […]

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Karl Rove’s Sour Grapes that Obama Got OBL

As for the killing of Osama bin Laden, Mr. Obama did what virtually any commander in chief would have done in the same situation. Even President Bill Clinton says in the film “I hope […]

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