Calling Donald Trump’s education secretary pick Betsy DeVos an “ideologue” who “knows next to nothing about education policy,” Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) has pledged that “there’s not going to be one Democratic vote for her.” Franken added that Democrats are also “trying to find Republicans who will vote against her.”
Not content to let Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) be the only ones to drag Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) for misrepresenting his record during his Attorney General confirmation hearing, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) took Sessions to school over his involvement (or lack there of) in several civil…
A measure that would protect students from harassment based on gender identity and sexual orientation was voted down by Congress on the afternoon of July 14, because some people are terrible.
Here's Minnesota Senator Al Franken breaking down into tears during the Violence Against Women Act debate today. On the Republican side of the legislative branch, John Boehner's usually prolific tear ducts have remained tellingly silent.
Last night, Jon Stewart called out the 30 Senate Republicans who voted against Al Franken's amendment to bar the government from contracting with companies that force their employees to agree not to sue if they get raped on the job.
• We're so used to thinking of dogs as companions that we often forget the most basic reason people buddy up to animals: Food. A new study suggests wolves were first domesticated in southeastern China for their meat. •
• You can also buy a book that allows you to put your dick in a hole, if you have one, since some men have the need to make everything about their dicks. • The Wall Street Journal investigates the pink taxi service launched in Beirut in March, which provides a safe mode of transportation for women. Many Muslim women,…
GMA is concerned about how Jenny Sanford is "coping." Robin Givhan says, just look at the clothes: she's fine! But when we see Ruth Madoff's roots? That analysis is accompanied by Schadenfreude.
Man, who isn't getting dumped this week? Levi Johnston's reportedly got some good company in Charles Freeman, the teacher's unions, the card check bill and Obama's budget.