janet reno

I want my daughters, and every aspiring political leader, to know her story. Janet Reno was a different kind of public servant. She was tough, smart and humble.
“You can suffer with Parkinson’s disease, but don’t let it keep you from your goals.”
She was also the longest-serving attorney general of the 20th century.
The conduct of the Republican primaries makes Lord of the Flies look like a well-ordered society.
The clumsiness has been a hallmark of hearings on Capitol Hill, especially now that the Republicans are in charge. Committee members are more interested in the limelight than in persuading the television audience of any abuses requiring reforms, so that viewers might support a legislative remedy.
I first met Eric Holder during the Clinton years when he was serving as Deputy Attorney General. Back then, my community was deeply troubled by FBI harassment, the government's use of "secret evidence" to detain individuals and profiling of Muslim or Arab-looking individuals at airports around the country.
In this blog, we'll learn about women who have been inducted into both the Florida Women's Hall of Fame and the National Women's Hall of Fame -- whose accomplishments have benefited women and life in the Sunshine State.
A few years later, the only woman to serve in the cabinet of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Oveta Culp Hobby was the first