Oopsie! GOP Voter Suppression Might Keep Republican Women From Voting

After the Supreme Court's decision to strike down key provisions of the 1965 Voting Rights Act this year, some states hit the ground running with new laws that would make it much more difficult for women and minorities to cast their ballots. Unfortunately, it now seems like this could bite them in the ass, as one of… » 10/25/13 3:40pm 10/25/13 3:40pm

GOP Women Vote to Slam Glass Ceiling Shut Behind Them

Great news, fans of supergroups. The twenty-four Republican women in the US House of Representatives have joined forces to form the Women's Policy Committee, a group that's supposed to raise the profile of the conservative ladies serving in Congress. Too bad that Team Awesome has spent most of its Girl Power Time in… » 5/22/12 9:10pm 5/22/12 9:10pm

Conservative Women Dig the Rick Santorum ‘Family Man’ Narrative

Everything was probably fine when you woke up today — you went about your morning routine, brushing your teeth either before or after breakfast, either of which is perfectly fine because in America, your dental hygiene should be your business, making plans to do something fun but inexorably falling into a state of… » 3/24/12 6:05pm 3/24/12 6:05pm

Post-Midterm Quarterbacking: The Good, The Bad, And The Inconclusive

Republicans took the House in a historic sweep, but failed to take the Senate — or elect rich-lady candidates (Meg Whitman, Carly Fiorina, Linda McMahon) and sundry crazy people (Sharron Angle, Christine O'Donnell, Carl Paladino). Here's a complete rundown. » 11/03/10 9:35am 11/03/10 9:35am

Michele Bachmann: Obama Administration A "Gangster Government"

In the new lady wingnut documentary, Michele Bachmann says, "This administration has embraced something called gangster government." There is "black-and-white footage of gangsters" in the film, plus a convenience store robbing at gunpoint — symbolizing alleged government thuggishness, apparently. » 9/24/10 6:37pm 9/24/10 6:37pm

O'Donnell: "America Is One Of The Most Free Places In The Country"

Last night, batshit family values conservative Christine O'Donnell debated her Democratic opponent, and we heard a little more about what she believes. Only a little. Also, a little light's shed on why her lesbian sister is supporting the anti-gay candidate. » 9/17/10 10:32am 9/17/10 10:32am