Colleges That Botch Rape Investigations Could Face Millions in Fines

A truly motley crew of Senators has introduced a bill that would crack down on schools that fail to address campus sexual assault. But unlike window dress-y efforts that amount to little more than campaign ads for politicians uninterested in effecting actual change, this bill actually sounds like it's got some teeth. » 7/30/14 7:00pm 7/30/14 7:00pm

NYC Assemblyman Is a Known Sexual Harasser, Still Has Tons of Support

Why do so many politicians — including noted women's rights advocate Carolyn Maloney — still support sexual harasser Micah Kellner's campaign for New York City Council? » 7/31/13 5:00pm 7/31/13 5:00pm

20 Badass Quotes From the Women of the DNC

The major political conventions are over! Boo, say nerds. Hooray, say people who just want their regular network TV shows back and journalists who are probably exhausted from two weeks straight of talking points, hats embellished with donkeys and elephants, and stadium food. While the seemingly endless stream of vague… » 9/07/12 7:40pm 9/07/12 7:40pm

Nancy Pelosi is Sick of this Birth Control Bullshit, Too

If you were frustrated by this morning's all-dude birth control hearing on Capitol Hill, you weren't the only one. In fact, former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has some choice words for her male colleagues' lack of deference to science, medicine, or biology. » 2/16/12 6:40pm 2/16/12 6:40pm

House Of Congresswomen Sounds Way Cooler Than C-Street

Congresswomen Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Melissa Bean, and Carolyn Maloney share a house in Washington, D.C., with their families back in their districts, supporting each other through breast cancer, a husband's death, and differing Democratic presidential primary choices. [More, full story] » 2/22/10 6:40pm 2/22/10 6:40pm

The Senate May Get Caroline, But Biden Gets Carney And A Canine

Joe Biden snuggles puppies, and Drudge might be using this picture to announce Ana Marie Cox's old boss's new job, but there is also news of bombs, shoes, dodges and Caroline Kennedy to discuss. » 12/16/08 10:00am 12/16/08 10:00am

Sarah Palin's Wardrobe, The Universe Completely Crazy

The end of the week is a time to sit and digest the insanity that the week has spawned. More news on Sarah Palin's style? Check. Canadian Parliamentary crisis? Check. A Supreme Court case on Barack Obama's birth certificate? Yup, got that, too. Between all of that, plus calls for Robert Mugabe to resign, Tim Geithner… » 12/05/08 10:00am 12/05/08 10:00am