The 10 Lowest Moments For Women In Politics This Year (So Far)

Yesterday, we learned that voters were polled on whether Barbara Boxer or Carly Fiorina has better hair. Even without the 2008 election's bombast (Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin), the past year has been rather rocky for women in politics. Some lowlights: » 7/29/10 1:54pm 7/29/10 1:54pm

Obama To Get Two Puppies, At Least One More Scandal

Although Crappy Hour has died, that doesn't mean you don't need all your Grabbyhanded, Burris-y Frankenstein goodness, which is why, in the spirit of the Inaugural concert series, we're inaugurating something of our own. » 1/05/09 11:00am 1/05/09 11:00am

Rod Blagojevich: Putting All Republi-Scandals To Shame

  • Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is free tonight on $4,500 bail and has absolutely no intention of resigning after being indicted on massive corruption and extortion charges. [CNN, Politico, Chicago Tribune]
  • Barack Obama said he'd had no contact with Blagojevich over the Senatorial appointment Blagojevich…
» 12/09/08 7:40pm 12/09/08 7:40pm

Obama Speechwriter Jon Favreau Has Grabbier Hands Than Bill Richardson

  • Hottie Obama speechwriter Jon "No Relation" Favreau is embarrassed tonight, after this picture of him cupping a cardboard Hillary Clinton's boob was posted on Facebook. Clinton spokesman Phillippe Reines stole our hearts, though, when he responded, "Senator Clinton is pleased to learn of Jon's obvious interest in the…
» 12/05/08 7:30pm 12/05/08 7:30pm

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

Governor's Ball: Ed Rendell Is A Sexist Jerk; David Paterson Isn't

Some days there's news to be had, and some days all you can do is shake your head when a governor like Ed Rendell stereotypes working moms and single women all in a breath. Luckily, there are governors like David Paterson, who is really pissed about sexism in the legal profession (and in the New York State court… » 12/04/08 10:00am 12/04/08 10:00am