As an organization that has been dedicated to improving the lives of all women in our nation for more than a century, we at the YWCA USA are proud of the role we have played in voter education efforts.

This election season is critical to the well-being of women, girls and people of color. To help our associations in our get-out-the-vote and voter education efforts, the YWCA is proud to launch the 2012 YWCAvote.org.

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Obama to Russia: More sanctions are 'teed up'
TOKYO (AP) -- Accusing Russia of failing to live up to its commitments, President Barack Obama warned Moscow on Thursday that the United States has another round of economic sanctions "teed up" - even as he acknowledged those penalties may do little to influence Vladimir Putin's handling of the crisis in Ukraine....
Obama rejects notion that trade deal is in danger
TOKYO (AP) -- As negotiations falter, President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger and says the U.S. and Japan must take bold steps to overcome differences that are threatening completion of the cornerstone of his strategic rebalance to the region....
Obama: New sanctions against Russia are 'teed up'
TOKYO (AP) -- Warning Russia that new economic sanctions are "teed up," President Barack Obama accused Moscow of failing to live up to an agreement last week to ease tensions in eastern Ukraine....


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