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Americans Pretty Much Agree About Abortion, Even if Politicians Don't 

A political science professor brings us a valuable reminder today, at what promises to be the start of a very long and deeply annoying campaign season: most Americans have pretty similar ideas about abortion. They broadly think it should be legal, especially in cases where a pregnant person’s life is at risk. No… » 5/06/15 2:30pm 5/06/15 2:30pm

Carly Fiorina Is Almost as Bad at the Internet as She Was at Running HP

Since announcing her candidacy, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina has been on a bit of a media blitz, making breezy, cool-girl appearances on both the fourth hour of Today and Late Night with Seth Meyers. She’s also demonstrated, in mere days, that for a former tech CEO, Republican Presidential hopeful Carly… » 5/06/15 2:00pm 5/06/15 2:00pm

No Abortions, No Raises, More Guns: A CPAC Guide to Women's Success 

Jezebel managing editor Erin Gloria Ryan and I spent most of last week at the Conservative Political Action Conference, in part because we thought it would be hilarious fun (it was). I also went because I wanted to get a better sense of the right's priorities for women. It's that deluded instinct that got me standing… » 3/02/15 4:15pm 3/02/15 4:15pm

Former Republican Advisor Admits Sarah Palin Ruined Everything

A former John McCain advisor and Sarah Palin wrangler has admitted that thanks to the former Alaskan governor's disastrous turn as major party running mate, the chance that another woman will be nominated for Vice President is slim. Actually, scratch that: there's an Alaskan snowball's chance in hell that this year's… » 3/29/12 1:30pm 3/29/12 1:30pm