Posts tagged "lilly ledbetter"

Todd Akin Makes Dumb Comments About Equal Pay: “It’s About Freedom”

Rep. Todd Akin, the Republican's gift that keeps on giving, has now bungled comments about equal pay and why he voted against the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. (You can read my 2010 interview with Ledbetter here to learn more about it.) Akin was asked by an audience member — a man, actually! — at a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 1, 2012

5 Significant Speeches From The First Night Of The Democratic National Convention

Did you watch the televised coverage of the first night of the Democratic National Convention? I did! Now, full disclosure, though I'm sure you guys already know this -- I am far-left-leaning lady, and while I'm no fan of the two-party system, I'm obviously more inclined to agree with the Democratic Party's platform. I'm a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 5, 2012

Q&A With Lilly Ledbetter

Lilly Ledbetter is living history Goodyear Tire Company in Alabama Don't you just love when you meet a feisty old granny?

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 22, 2010