Time to start the week, shake out the cob webs from the weekend, and catch up on some stories? We’ve got you covered here at The Broad Side. So grab your cappuccino, and take a few minutes to check out these news items. Then you’ll definitely have something to talk about with your co-workers:
— Janet Yellen, the first woman to head the Federal Reserve, says if we want a better economy, we need to focus on early childhood education and women’s entrepreneurship.
— NFL wives begin to speak out about the sport’s culture of domestic abuse.
— Can the Democrats win the November mid-term elections? Some say it’s up to African-American voters.
— Welcome to Des Moines — the new Brooklyn.
— Do you live in a state that mandates a voter ID at the polls? Guess what, ladies. If you are, the odds are good that you could be turned away from the voting booth. And Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is not happy about that.
— And will Hillary’s “alien baby” make an appearance for 2016?