Danielle Kurtzleben

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Feminists Weigh Their Wins And Losses After Nearly Four Years Of Trump

Friday, October 16, 2020

The latest round of women's marches is against the filling of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat. It's also an opportunity for activists to take stock as the stakes of the election loom.


How Gender Shapes Presidential Debates — Even When Between 2 Men

Saturday, October 03, 2020

President Trump relentlessly interrupted his opponent Joe Biden, who responded at times with personal insults. That event stands in contrast to recent debates with female presidential candidates.


Mourners Gather At U.S. Supreme Court To Pay Respects To Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The body of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is lying in repose at the U.S. Supreme Court, where mourners lined up to pay respects on Wednesday.


Ginsburg Vigil Draws Tears, Protests Against McConnell

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Sen. Elizabeth Warren forcefully condemned the Senate Majority leader at the vigil: "What Mitch McConnell does not understand is this fight has just begun."


The Complicated Importance Of Abortion To Trump Voters

Thursday, September 17, 2020

As Americans think about recession, a pandemic, racial justice, climate change and policing, many Trump voters (or potential Trump voters) bring up abortion in explaining their voting rationale.


Is Trump's Message To Suburban Female Voters Working?

Thursday, August 27, 2020

President Trump is trying to win over suburban women — or, as he likes to put it, "suburban housewives." Is his message shoring up their support? What women are saying in the suburbs of Milwaukee.


What Makes Kamala Harris' Candidacy Different From Past Female VP Nominees

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Kamala Harris' candidacy is different from earlier female running mates — she is the first woman of color and the first chosen by a candidate who isn't trailing in the polls.


What's On The Minds Of Black Voters In Wisconsin?

Monday, August 17, 2020

Democrats planned for their convention to be in Milwaukee, where they didn't inspire enough Black voters in 2016. But Black voters say they have other things on their minds now than the election.


In 2020, A Female Running Mate Won't Be A 'Hail Mary'

Saturday, August 08, 2020

There are a lot of contrasts between Joe Biden's impending pick and past elections when women were vice presidential candidates. One that's easy to overlook: Biden is ahead in the polls.


Biden Wants The Fed To Help Close Racial Economic Gaps. How Would That Work?

Saturday, August 01, 2020

The central bank has blunt instruments at its disposal, which are not tailored to economics of different racial groups. Biden wants the Fed to more explicitly factor in Black and Hispanic outcomes.


An Oral History Of How Barbie Lost The Presidency Yet Again

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Mattel has released iterations of presidential Barbie since 1992, and this year she has a whole campaign team. In an exclusive interview, those women discuss why Barbie has never won the White House.


What The 'Wall Of Moms' Protests Say About Motherhood, Race In America

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Mothers can be powerful forces in activism, and stereotypes about moms, as well as race, have long played a role in shaping that power — as well as who gets to wield it.


The Complicated History Of Moms As The Face Of Protest Movements

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

One aspect of the Portland protests getting a lot of attention has been the "wall of moms" opposing federal law enforcement. They are part of a long history of mothers leading activism.


President Trump To Repeal Obama-Era Fair Housing Rule Aimed To Combat Racial Bias

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Trump is building a political case around suburban identity that's targeting mostly white voters. He is also planning to repeal an Obama-era housing rule that is aimed to combat racial bias.


Seeking Suburban Votes, Trump Targets Rule To Combat Racial Bias In Housing

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

The president has been talking a lot about suburbs lately, in particular about an Obama-era rule to limit housing discrimination. It appears to be a fear-based tactic to win swing voters.


'Sisters In Hate' Profiles 3 Women Who Find Bonds In White Nationalist Movement

Monday, July 20, 2020

Though their stories encourage gawking, at least one throughline sticks after reading Sisters — the ugly deal these women have made with a movement that is ultimately ambivalent toward them.


Trump Defied The 2013 GOP Autopsy. So Was It A 'Failure'?

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Seven years ago, Republicans wrote a plan for long-term electoral success. Then, President Trump won in 2016 without following some of its key tenets.


Trump, Biden Focus Campaigns On Economic Reform

Friday, July 10, 2020

President Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden are focused on the economy this week. The trajectory of the economy has often swayed presidential elections, but that appears to be changing.


Joe Biden Lays Out His Economic Recovery Plan

Thursday, July 09, 2020

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden unveiled his economic recovery plan Thursday. He outlined steps for immediate relief, with a focus on mobilizing manufacturing in the United States.


The Economy May Be Losing Its Impact On Presidential Elections

Thursday, July 09, 2020

Conventional wisdom (and some logic) says that a bad economy will hurt President Trump in November. But growing polarization may be severing the tie between economic health and voters' choices.