Stop sweating, Mitt: It's a simple question. Paycheck Fairness, yes or no? (Jim Young/Reuters)
Senate Democrats are trying to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, to take the next big step past the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Senate Republicans blocked it in 2010 despite a 58-vote majority in favor at the time. What could make congressional Republicans change their mind? Well, there's this little thing called a presidential election, and their party's presumptive nominee has said that he is favor of pay equity—in principle.
President Obama, campaigning in Iowa yesterday, boasted about signing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into law, and noted that Mitt Romney refuses to say whether he supports the law or not. "What's so hard about weighing in on that... Read Post
Mitt Romney can count his lady supporters on one hand (Tim Shaffer/Reuters) It sure does suck to be Mitt Romney. This morning, his campaign wasn't sure whether he supports the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and promised to get back to... Read Post