Bleeding Heart Dream Woman Elizabeth Warren Voted to Senate Leadership

Ever since she first rose to national prominence, all of my most tree huggingly liberal friends and family members have been positively giddy about the idea of a Democratic Party helmed by people who think and act like Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, a sharp and staunch advocate for the middle class. Well, as… »11/13/14 6:30pm11/13/14 6:30pm


There Are Too Many Lady Senators to Fit in the Bathroom at One Time

One of the cliché (but kinda true) "pros" of being a dude is that women always have to wait in line FOREVER to use the bathroom. But Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) told the Washington Ideas Forum today that she experienced a "historic moment" in the ladies room, thanks to the influx of women recently elected into… »11/14/12 6:50pm11/14/12 6:50pm

Lesbians, Immigrants, and Harvard Professors: Get to Know Your Trailblazing Lady Senators

The 113th US Congress will have 20 women senators, the highest ever in the country's history. Put that in your binder and smoke it! (Or you could say all of their terms synced up, JUST LIKE PERIODS.) Here's a primer on who's new, who's sticking around, and who's making history. »11/07/12 5:00pm11/07/12 5:00pm

Lady Politicians Who Don't Make Us Want To Put Our Heads In The Oven

While Sarah Palin's out of the spotlight for now and Michele Bachmann's once bright political aspirations are fading fast, we may feel tempted rejoice. But for every Palin and Bachmann, there's a Noem and a Haley ready to take their place, and trying to argue with any of their ilk might feel like a neverending game of… »10/13/11 5:30pm10/13/11 5:30pm