Imagine: A Project Runway Inauguration Dress For Michelle Obama

The Daily Beast »11/06/08 1:00pm11/06/08 1:00pm issued a challenge to former designers: . (At the time, Obama's win was not confirmed.) And! As with all challenges, there was a twist: The designers could only use Laura Bush's 2005 Inaugural Ball dress, an American flag, burlap potato sacks and $10 worth of trims of their choice. The resulting…


It Takes A Village (Or At Least A Grandma) To Raise Barack Obama's Girls

Last night, Michelle Obama — accessorized with perfect flip, a strand of pearls, and a pair of seriously-toned upper arms — sat down with Larry King for a quick, calm chat about issues both political and personal, specifically motherhood (Michelle admits she has a village to help her raise her two daughters), Hillary… »2/12/08 12:30pm2/12/08 12:30pm

Mike Gravel: The Candidate You Didn't Know You Wanted (And Probably Didn't Vote For)

Did you vote yet? Are you a Democrat bemoaning the departure of Edwards, Kucinich, Richardson, et. al. or are you conflicted about Obama vs. Hillary? Take heart: Mike Gravel is still in the race! (In states where it isn't hugely expensive to get on the primary ballot, that is). Gravel is experienced: he has been a… »2/05/08 12:00pm2/05/08 12:00pm

Hillary, Not Bill, Will "Wear The Pantsuits" In The White House

In one last push to carry the Super Tuesday primaries — at least the one in New York — a visibly-tired but upbeat Hillary Clinton visited The Late Show with David Letterman last night and talked football (she's happy for the Giants), policy (she really is stealing Edwards' platform on helping the poor!) and Poppa… »2/05/08 11:00am2/05/08 11:00am

"Thank God Women Are Not Lazy, Negligent Assholes When It Comes To Voting"

Please give a warm welcome to Crappy Hour regular and former Wonkette editor Megan "Anonymous Lobbyist" Carpentier! Today, Megan will be filling in for Jezebel's favorite rabblerouser, Moe Tkacik, who is a bit under the weather (although she was able to rally enough to engage in everyone's favorite IM exchange on… »2/04/08 10:00am2/04/08 10:00am

Democratic Dames Vie For The Hearts, Minds, Votes Of Women

In anticipation of Super Tuesday, candidates and surrogates were out in full force this weekend, blanketing many Super Tuesday states with messages of hope, change, experience, vision and various other words that resonate with voters despite their nebulous nature. But what was most inspiring to some of us was the… »2/04/08 9:30am2/04/08 9:30am

On The View this morning, Sherri Shepherd recounted her close call of almost missing the cutoff for

On The View this morning, Sherri Shepherd recounted her close call of almost missing the cutoff for registering to vote via absentee ballot for the election in November. (Shepherd resides in New York, but is a California resident.) And apparently this is the first time that Sherri will be voting...ever! Having turned… »1/29/08 12:45pm1/29/08 12:45pm

New York NOW President Calls Ted Kennedy A Traitor; Obama A "Psychological Gang Banger"

The National Organization for Women's New York State chapter president Marcia Pappas just went apeshit on Ted Kennedy for endorsing the "new guy," Barack Obama. "Women have forgiven Kennedy, stuck up for him, stood by him, hushed the fact that he was late in his support of Title IX, the ERA, the Family Leave and… »1/28/08 5:30pm1/28/08 5:30pm

5-Year Old Obama Supporter Sings Her Own Version Of American Anthem

The incomparable Jeanne Moos of CNN (seriously, does the woman have the best job on TV or what?) did an amusing segment last night about a 5-year-old girl named Ebony and her charming, slightly-stilted — Moos says "mangled" — rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner" at a Barack Obama rally the other day. And since we… »1/22/08 5:20pm1/22/08 5:20pm