Nona Willis Aronowitz

Nona Willis Aronowitz

Nona Willis Aronowitz is an editor and writer who thinks a lot about love, sex and politics. She tweets at @nona.

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When she married her husband, she took on his debt, too.
When she married her husband, she took on his debt, too.
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The Best Cities for Single Girls
We've crunched the numbers on some critical statslike ratio of men to women (natch!)to find five great places to be a single lady right…
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The War on Women: Surrendered (For Now)
Something happened last night besides a surprisingly speedy Barack Obama victory: The war on women suffered major setbacks.
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Why This New Yorker's Vote Counts More Than Ever
For the first time since I stepped into a ballot box, I'm going to feel like my vote will make a difference. I haven't always felt this…
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Will Hurricane Sandy Finally Get Us Talking About Climate Change?
Yesterday, New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg endorsed President Obama in an editorial for Bloomberg View, writing that Hurricane Sandy had …
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Hurricane Sandy Is All About Politics
On the surface, it would appear that Hurricane Sandy, the superstorm affecting 900 miles of the Eastern Coast, has halted the president…
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Meet the Only Pro-Choice Woman Running for Governor
In an election rife with discussion of abortion, birth control, rape, and equal pay, it's hard to believe that Maggie Hassan is the onl…
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The Dog Whistle Last Night Was to Women
The debate last night was ostensibly about foreign policy, but as the entire Twitterverse noted, the candidates used their last televis…
Who's Funnier, Mitt Romney or Barack Obama? (And Does It Matter?)
Last Thursday, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama were in the same room again, in a decidedly less combative mode than the debate stage two d…
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Pills and Pocketbooks: Why Obama's Debate Pitch to Women Matters
These are not just women's issues, said a much feistier Obama during last nights presidential debate. These are family issues. These ar…
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The Real Winner of Last Night's Debate? Martha Raddatz
Last night, during a post-debate cocktail, I said it: "Martha for president."
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Five Lady Candidates to Watch: Election Countdown Edition
Last month, we gave you a list of 11 female congressional candidates hitting the campaign trail this season. Now, with less than a mont…
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Rock Your Vote: A Presidential Candidate Primer
Still not sure if you're an Obama Girl or a Romney-ac? Our election cheat sheet explains where the presidential candidates stand on sev…
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Who Can (and Can't) Call Out Campaign Racism?
In case you havent noticed, theres been a good amount of racial animosity underlining this election season, and its been ramping up in …
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The Myth of Miracle Obama: What Didn't Happen During Last Night's Debate
Last night during the debates, I found myself yelling at the television screenObama! Look us in the eye! Call him out on his lies! Fini…
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Oops, Todd Akin Did It Again!
Todd Akin opposes the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.
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Advice for Rep. Todd Akin
Rep. Todd Akin decided not to shut the whole thing down yesterdayhes still running for Missouri Senate despite being almost universally…
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The Evolution of the Political Celebrity
They've been popping up a lot lately, at least for Democrats: emails from Barack Obama with the subject line, Dinner? Or a contrived pl…
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Are the 47 Percent Really Obama Voters?
Mitt Romney just insulted about half of Americans behind closed doors in a video that was only recently released.