Obama to create women's council in the White House.

WASHINGTON – The White House plans to create a group of experts to advise President Barack Obama on women's issues. Obama plans to name friend and senior adviser Valerie Jarrett as the head of the group. A White House spokeswoman says Obama official Tina Tchen (CHEN) will run the group's day-to-day operations. --Well I do declare!

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  1. Tansy

    I love how President Obama made it clear that this is not just a "woman's issue" but that equality for women will affect everyone positively -families that depend on a mother's income, fathers who are affected by a lack of maternity leave etc. Also, women make up more than 1/2 of all voters - and more than 1/2 of Democrats. Word.

    March 11, 2009 at 12:58 PM