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Romney Battles for Iowa Women

clb2012now Wrote: Oct 18, 2012 6:34 PM
I am proud of Mitt's record for women in the workplace. The first step to correcting any issue is recognizing it. Then to dig into what was needed for women in the workplace to find it was flexibility. Mitt recognizes problems, gets input, analyses situations and gets results. Definable results when Massachussett's was recognized as having the most women in leadership positions including his Lt Governor. Obama's White house has had complaints of hostile workplace and the average woman's salary is only 77% of the men. (Source is whitehouse.gov for 2011 salaries as reported to Congress) Meaning that there is a glass ceiling problem of women in higher paid positions.

Mitt Romney continues to fight hard for women in Iowa today. The “We Know Mitt” bus tour, which consists of a group of former female cabinet members who served under Romney during his time as Governor of Massachusetts, seeks to correct the misperception many have about Romney’s views on women. This comes the day after President Obama held a rally at Cornell College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa where he mocked the much belabored “binders full of women” comment.

As Katie discussed earlier today, Romney “had more women in high power positions during his time as governor than...