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  • New sergeants-at-arms chief started at California Senate in '70s

    When Debbie Manning makes a request, California's most powerful politicians usually obey. As a sergeant-at-arms for the California Senate for three decades, Manning has often been sent to round up tardy lawmakers from their Capitol offices and escort...
  • The real-life Bill Cosby show: Follow the sanctimony

    The phrase “follow the money” was popularized in the Watergate docudrama “All the President's Men.” “I'll keep you in the right direction if I can, but that's all. Just … follow the money,” Deep Throat...
  • Why I want Turkey's sexist president to meet attorney Kristin Pagano

     Why I want Turkey's sexist president to meet attorney Kristin Pagano
    If only we could introduce the Turkish president to Kristin Pagano. Pagano is the 27-year-old attorney from the northwest suburbs who is studying for the Illinois bar exam (she's already licensed in California). She's expecting a baby a few weeks before...
  • A True Trailblazer Returns To Manchester Road Race

    A True Trailblazer Returns To Manchester Road Race
    MANCHESTER — In the first few years of her running career, Cynthia (Wadsworth) Lorenzoni did her best to not run on roads. "I hid in the woods," Lorenzoni said. "Nobody saw me running. Women weren't running then. It was weird. And I was in high...
  • Seductive hells

    Seductive hells
    Wangechi Mutu is squatting on the forest floor, gorging on a three-tiered chocolate cake with bare, bejeweled hands. Chunks of dough lodge in long, curly acrylic nails, dark frosting smears across a flowing white dress and Plexiglas platform heels dig...
  • Turkey's Erdogan disputes gender equality as 'against nature'

    Turkey's Erdogan disputes gender equality as 'against nature'
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has stirred controversy again with a speech Monday disputing gender equality and defining women's role in society as motherhood. In an address to the Women and Justice Summit in Istanbul, Erdogan laid out his...
  • Attorney appeals for breaks to pump milk during Illinois bar exam

    Attorney appeals for breaks to pump milk during Illinois bar exam
    By the time she sits for the Illinois state bar exam in February, Kristin Pagano will have spent more than $1,200 registering for the test and will have studied eight hours a day for months to commit to memory the case law and legal rules on everything...
  • Florida should raise its minimum wage

    Florida should raise its minimum wage
    It is time for Florida to lead. Every once in awhile in the history of this great country, the federal government just can't get the job done. Partisan gridlock, constitutional uncertainty, public distrust all play a role. But one of the great strengths...
  • The sham drug idea of the year: 'pink Viagra'

    The sham drug idea of the year: 'pink Viagra'
    Many women report losing their desire for sex, some temporarily, some permanently. Is this a relationship problem, a normal aspect of life changes or, as the pharmaceutical industry maintains, an “unmet medical need”? That was the question...
  • The feminist freakout over the scientist's gaudy shirt

    The feminist freakout over the scientist's gaudy shirt
    The European Space Agency's Rosetta project accomplished one of the most impressive scientific feats in our lifetime. They essentially moved a clunky machine from one speeding bullet onto another, by remote control, from 310 million miles away. It's hoped...
  • DeLauro Slammed Door On Duckworth, Principles

    DeLauro Slammed Door On Duckworth, Principles
    June 14, 2013, was a happier time for Democratic Reps. Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and Tammy Duckworth of Illinois. They dashed away from the Capitol along with fellow Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., to be honored by the National Partnership for Women and...