Campaign 2010

Apr 06, 2012

Latest on House Republicans and Women…

SHOT: “On the day Mitt Romney said on the campaign trail that "of course" women should be admitted as members of the storied home of the Masters, and a White House spokesman said President Barack Obama believes the same, Boehner wasn't going there. Asked if Boehner thinks women should be permitted into Augusta, his spokesman Michael Steel said he has "never heard him discuss it." Pressed again, he demurred.” [Politico, 4/15/12]

CHASER: “There are 24 boys-only golf clubs left in America. Our speaker belongs to one.” [Mother Jones, 8/2/11; TPM, 4/5/12]

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