Democrats Make a Push to Grab Female Voters and Make Female Leaders

Late last week, the DNC announced the formation of the Democratic Women's Alliance, a new program they say will work to encourage women to enter and stay in politics. It's been promoted, unsurprisingly, as a big F.U. to the those he-man woman haters in the Republican Party, as if the Democrats are creating a new team… » 10/28/13 12:30pm 10/28/13 12:30pm

Rep. Joe Walsh Tells Diner Patrons that Sandra Fluke Really Ought to…

Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh, who a few weeks ago ruminated on why everyone was being so mean to Rep. Todd Akin, went on a self-described "rant" on Saturday about how outrageous he thought it was for Sandra Fluke to speak at the Democratic National Convention. As Walsh demagogued from his perch on top of a diner booth,… » 9/09/12 1:00pm 9/09/12 1:00pm

Some Idiot Asks Illinois Attn. Gen. Lisa Madigan Three Times If She Can…

A lot of curious people in Illinois are wondering whether or not Attorney General Lisa Madigan will challenge Pat Quinn to an arm wrestling contest for the fancy governor's mansion and a lifetime supply of ice cream in 2014. A lot fewer people in Illinois are wondering whether Madigan can handle the trying job of… » 9/07/12 12:10pm 9/07/12 12:10pm

Sandra Fluke Gives the Romney/Ryan Ticket a Stern Talking-To

Sandra Fluke spoke at the Democratic National Convention tonight, and pretty much called Mitt Romney out for being a coward. In front of eeeevvvveryone. If she'd made her speech in a lunchroom with middle school Democrats on one side and middle school Republicans on another, there would have been a low, rumbling… » 9/05/12 11:35pm 9/05/12 11:35pm

Michelle Obama's Nails Are the Hit of the DNC

Closing out the first night of the Democratic National Convention with what everyone agrees was a "passionate" speech, first lady and noted fashion plate Michelle Obama set Twitter on fire over her greige nails, with people trying to guess what brand and shade she was wearing. Even political pundits and newsmen were… » 9/05/12 11:10am 9/05/12 11:10am

Nancy Pelosi Reassures Us That the GOP Platform Is a Constipated Mess…

Nancy Pelosi, the Edward Teach to the GOP's fastidious merchant ships, answered some questions posed to her by Raw Story's Megan Carpentier about the major differences between the way the Democratic Party platform addresses women's issues vs. the Republican Party platform about what to do with the baby-making androids » 9/05/12 9:30am 9/05/12 9:30am

Madeleine Albright Can’t Fathom Why Any Woman Would Ever Vote for Mitt…

Former Secretary of State and Brand New Suits Madeleine Albright doesn't get the whole "vote for Mitt Romney" thing, and probably needs one of his many hip, young college-age supporters (no doubt tucking and re-tucking their Oxford shirts into their rain-gutter-cleaning dad jeans in anticipation of casting their votes… » 9/04/12 9:15pm 9/04/12 9:15pm

President Obama Gets the Stoner Endorsement in New Harold & Kumar DNC Ad

In a bold attempt at youth outreach, President Barack Obama has released a new ad for Live From Charlotte — a web-only show targeted towards young voters that with air live from the Democratic Convention — that features him making a very serious and important call to the show's host, none other than Harold & Kumar's… » 9/04/12 10:20am 9/04/12 10:20am

NBC Interns Sit-In for Anchors, Awkwardly Discuss Batman

These NBC interns have to find something to discuss as they sit in for a run through, but their best efforts to mull over some inoffensive happening in pop culture are thwarted by a Batman nerd, who nasally spouts opinions about the movie as a whole ("There is way too much happening inside it"), as well as Anne… » 9/03/12 11:15pm 9/03/12 11:15pm

James Carville’s Daughter Has a Great Plan for Showing-Up Cardinal…

Catholic jack-o-lantern Timothy Dolan is all set to speak at the Republican National Convention/Stripper Pledge Drive next week in Tampa, that is, if God doesn't smite the entire event with a biblically-themed hurricane. Dolan, a noted asshole about gay marriage and women's health, has been scheduled to offer the… » 8/26/12 3:00pm 8/26/12 3:00pm

Badass Maryland Governor Politely Tells Mitt Romney To STFU

Today, Mitt Romney is Romneying all over Maryland, probably doing awkward things like complimenting people on their oversized lava lamps, saying "y'all" and "cheesy grits," and suggesting that poor people should pay more for basic health care so that rich people can enjoy their constitutionally guaranteed yachts. But… » 3/21/12 6:45pm 3/21/12 6:45pm

Republican Party Shockingly Struggling to Attract Female Support

In 2010, Republicans made big gains in both the US Congress and state legislatures, sailing into office on promises that they'd be the ones to balance the budget largely because of a push from female voters defecting from the left wing. But now, after over a year of non-job creating ladyparts legislation, it seems… » 3/09/12 6:40pm 3/09/12 6:40pm

Jennifer Granholm Says, "Be Bold," Why Were You Put On This Planet?

One of the really amazing things about being at the Democratic convention this week was all the women (and young women) who were there — delegates, attendees, elected officials and others. It was very cool to see so many young women getting so excited and involved about politics. So when I got a chance on the very… » 8/30/08 4:10pm 8/30/08 4:10pm