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Fri Apr 27, 2012, 06:27 PM

Quotes/tweets from the Women's Leadership Forum's issues conference


See them all here: https://twitter.com/TheDemocrats
also more updates to come


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President Obama: "Progress is hard & change can be slow. … If you're willing to work, I promise: We'll finish what we started in 2008." #WLF

President Obama: "One thing we can't afford to do right now is to go back to the very same policies that got us into this mess." #WLF

President Obama: "We've got more jobs to create, more students to educate, more clean energy to generate, more troops to bring home." #WLF

President Obama: "Equal pay for equal work isn't something I'm going to have to get back to you on—it's the first law I signed." #WLF

POTUS: "The days of male politicians controlling the health care decisions of our wives, mothers & sisters needs to come to an end." #WLF
12m The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

"For folks who claim to believe in freedom from gov't interference, it doesn’t seem to bother them when it comes to a woman’s health." #WLF
17m The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

President Obama: "Women's issues are more than a matter of policy. They're economic issues that impact all of us." #WLF
22m The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

POTUS: "Every decision I make is about ensuring our daughters & sons grow up in a country that gives them the chance to be anything." #WLF
1h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

.@CecileRichards: "No more politicians go to D.C. who are against women's health care and women's rights. That's our battle cry." #WLF
1h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

.@CecileRichards: "President Obama stood with Planned Parenthood, and by God, we're going to stand with him, 6 million strong." #WLF
1h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

Planned Parenthood's @CecileRichards: "This November, the future of our daughters and granddaughters is on the ballot." #WLF @PPact
1h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

Sebelius: "A woman's employer shouldn't decide what her health care services are. Women should make their own health care choices." #WLF
2h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

.@HHSgov's Kathleen Sebelius: "Mitt Romney thinks that being a woman by birth is a pre-existing condition." #WLF
2h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

"The GOP has become...ideologically extreme, scornful of compromise, unmoved by conventional understanding of facts." http://j.mp/JfMAUs
3h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

Lilly Ledbetter: "Romney's campaign was asked if he supports the Ledbetter bill. Six seconds of silence. That should be a no-brainer." #WLF
4h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

Lilly Ledbetter: "My mission is to enlist everyone across this great nation to get our president re-elected." #WLF
4h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

Valerie Jarrett: "As President Obama said, 'If we can get the truth out, we win.' The only way we get the truth out is with you."
4h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

Valerie Jarrett: "@BarackObama strongly supports reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act. Why wasn't it unanimous in the Senate?" #WLF
4h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

Valerie Jarrett: "It's no accident that the very first bill President Obama signed into law was the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act." #WLF
4h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

MT @MelanieDNC: Hear that students? Boehner re: student loan debate: "This is beneath us. This is beneath the dignity of this House."
5h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

RT @DWStweets: It's an honor to address the leaders at #WLF on what's at stake for American women in this election. http://pic.twitter.com/sFyxMTxm
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5h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

NARAL's @Nancy_Keenan: "I need you to stand up for President Obama, who has consistently stood with us." #WLF
5h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

NARAL's @Nancy_Keenan: "This debate is not abstract, and it's not about politics. It's about women's lives. @BarackObama gets that." #WLF
5h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

.@JenGranholm: "Don't let Mitt's Etch A Sketchers have people think he's a moderate—he's severely conservative on reproductive rights." #WLF
6h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

.@DWStweets: "We are not just fighting for our rights—we're fighting for future generations." #WLF
6h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

.@DWStweets: "Under a President Romney, women would lose the ability to make basic choices about our families and our health." #WLF
6h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

.@DWStweets: "We can spend four more years...with a true champion for women’s priorities. Or we can choose Gov. Romney." #WLF
6h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

.@DWStweets: "We see the President’s commitment to America’s women every single day." #WLF
6h The Democrats The Democrats ‏ @TheDemocrats

We're tweeting from the Women's Leadership Forum's issues conference all day. Stay tuned—there's a great line-up of speakers. #WLF

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