from thewire.com: In attempts to prove they're not sexist, both parties are inviting their female leaders to speak out about how happy they are. Republicans have been accused of waging a war on women, but the White House has been under scrutiny lately for paying its female employees less than men. President Obama says he's dedicating this year to fighting for equal pay for women. But a recent study conducted by the conservative American Enterprise Institute shows that female White House staffers make 88 cents for every dollar male staffers make. The AEI put the study together based on White House salary data, but White House press secretary Jay Carney says the 88-cent statistic is misleading.