Kate Obenshain

Republican Party of Virginia (formerly)

Guest

Author of Divider-in-Chief: The Fraud of Hope and Change; former chairman of the Republican Party of Virginia and former vice president of Young America's Foundation, the outreach organization for young conservatives;

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Has the 'Year of the Woman' Finally Arrived?

When the new Congress opens for business, a record 20 percent of the Senators will be women. In the House, they've increased their numbers from 52 to 61.

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New York Democrat  Anthony Weiner  resigned without any evidence he ever committed a crime.

The Random Nature of Political Scandal

New York Democrat Anthony Weiner resigned without any evidence he ever committed a crime.

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