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Oh No, This Hillary Clinton New York Post Cover Isn’t Sexist At All!

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Sexism Vs. Bachmann
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Michele Bachmann will get sexist BS as she campaigns. Read More »
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The secretary of state on the double standard against women. Read More »
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Hillary Clinton Kicks Some Ass Before The Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Hillary Says STFU
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Hillary Clinton tells religious extremists to STFU about women. Read More »
Hillary On Politics
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The secretary of state on the double standard against women. Read More »
A Hillary Movie!
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A film about young Hillary, called "Rodham," has been written. Read More »
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She's One Tough Cookie

She may be leaving the Obama Administration, but this morning, Mrs. Clinton was back in action for her potentially final public act as Secretary of State.

I was thrilled to hear her sparring with Senators at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s hearing on the September 11, 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, on the U.S. Embassy, which President Obama has called “an act of terror.” The attack left four Americans dead including Ambassador Chris Stevens.

Secretary of State Clinton began the hearing with a prepared statement where she took full responsibility, quoted by The New York Times saying:

“Nobody is more committed to getting this right. I am determined to leave the State Department and our country safer, stronger and more secure.” Keep reading »

Hillary Clinton Returns To Work, Gets Gag Gift

Hillary Clinton is back at work, and while her blood clot is gone, her sense of humor is hopefully not. The State Department greeted Clinton with a standing ovation and a gag gift: a football helmet adorned with her department’s seal, reports the AP. She was also given a blue football jersey with “Clinton” and the number 112—the record-breaking number of countries she has visited as secretary of state—on the back. Aides described her as delighted, though they noted she didn’t try the helmet on. Read more…

“Rodham,” Script About A Young Hillary Clinton, Has Been Penned

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Hillary Busts A Move
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Hillary On Politics
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The secretary of state on the double standard against women. Read More »
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She’s just a young woman trying to decide between her handsome boyfriend and  burgeoning career … and she just happens to grow up to become Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

“Rodham” is a script currently flitting around Hollywood about the life of a young Hillary Rodham, who was serving on the House Judiciary Committee trying to impeach President Richard Nixon as her boyfriend Bill pressured her to move to Arkansas so he could get involved in local politics. (And, uh, skirts.) Keep reading »

Hillary Clinton: Stop “Whining” About Not Having It All

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“I can’t stand whining. I can’t stand the kind of paralysis that some people fall into because they’re not happy with the choices they made. You live in a time when there are endless choices. … Some women are not comfortable working at the pace and intensity you have to work at in these jobs … Other women don’t break a sweat.”

— Da-yum, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Tell us what you really think. Marie Claire asked Clinton about The Atlantic‘s infamous Anne-Marie Slaughter piece “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All”; I hope that in the context of the actual piece it doesn’t sound so much like she’s dismissively saying “deal with it.”  I’m certain Clinton knows all about the larger, structural institutionalized sexism and workplace flexibility issues that families face, so I’m not sure why that wasn’t reflected in her response. [Jezebel] Keep reading »

10 Awesome Ladies To Dress Up As This Halloween

Shopping for a Halloween costume can be a somewhat disheartening experience for a woman. There’s the sexy nurse, the sexy pirate, the sexy Chewbacca (oh yes, it exists). But what if all you really want to do is dress up as an awesome lady, and not necessarily in a way that exposes your skin to the brisk October air?

There are plenty of options; you just probably won’t find them in your local costume store. So we at The Mary Sue have assembled our own list of geek girl costume ideas, split evenly between pop culture and history, the latter courtesy of Take Back Halloween, an unparalleled resource for those who A) like kick-ass ladies from history and B) want to know how to dress up as them. Read more…

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