EMILY's List Gala: Hillary Clinton Hosts a Funeral for the Glass Ceiling

EMILY's List, a PAC that seeks to elect pro-choice female Democrats to office, threw a hell of a 30th anniversary party in Washington on Tuesday night. I was there. So was a woman who I'm pretty confident will one day be President of the United States. She was sitting at my table. » 3/05/15 12:30pm 3/05/15 12:30pm

How Screwed Would We Be Without Lady Legislators? A Statistical Analysis

Today, the pro-choice, pro-lady Political Action Committee EMILY's List is launching a tool that will make you simultaneously proud to be a woman and terrified of an America where women aren't given a chance to lead. It's called The Impact Project, and it traces the role Democratic female lawmakers have had in passing… » 8/20/12 10:50am 8/20/12 10:50am

The Truly Charitable Gift Guide

We've reached the chewy peppermint center of the holiday season, and you still haven't gotten gifts for those last few people on your list. Don't worry! The solution might be as easy as sending a donation in their name to a kickass charity, and we've got your guide on how to do it. » 12/22/11 1:20pm 12/22/11 1:20pm

Will 2012 Be The Year Of The Woman In The Senate?

Election Day is only a little more than a year away, and it's never too early to speculate about races that will be shaped by unforeseeable factors in the coming months. One yet-unknowable X factor that has some politicos excited is the role that women will play, especially in the Senate. » 10/20/11 6:00pm 10/20/11 6:00pm

GOP: What War On Women?

Recently, DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz called out Republicans for their "war on women." House Republican women have a response to that, which boils down to, "Nuh-uh!" Or to be precise, "We are not attacking women. We are women." » 6/22/11 12:50pm 6/22/11 12:50pm

Boehner's Staff Pals Around With Anti-Choice Terrorists

Randall Terry to abortion providers: "When I, or people like me, are running the country, you'd better flee, because we will find you, we'll try you, and we will execute you." And he just met with Speaker Boehner's senior staff. » 11/30/10 12:37pm 11/30/10 12:37pm

Did You Need Another Reason To Be Freaked About A Republican Takeover?

Here are a bunch: Senator Jim DeMint still thinks unmarried mothers and gay people shouldn't be allowed to teach in public schools, Senate candidate Rand Paul thinks too many poor mothers get Medicaid, and anti-choice John Boehner would be Speaker. » 10/07/10 5:16pm 10/07/10 5:16pm

Sarah Palin Is Reclaiming Feminism From You Cackle Of Rads

Sarah Palin is not pleased with EMILY's List's grizzlies parody ad, adding on Facebook, "Lying about a sister while wearing an Ewok outfit is no way to honor our foremothers on the eve of the 90th anniversary of their victory." » 8/18/10 5:00pm 8/18/10 5:00pm

A Different Set Of Mama Grizzlies Claws Back

EMILY's List is counteracting Sarah Palin's "Mama Grizzlies" schtick with this video. Question: If the women are pretending to be grizzly bears, why do we need to know their real-life professions? Still, kudos on the message and intent. » 8/17/10 3:27pm 8/17/10 3:27pm

Elena Kagan's (Little-Known) Views On Abortion Concern Both Sides

Americans United for Life is calling Elena Kagan, whose confirmation hearings begin in a week, a "pro-abortion activist." Unfortunately, actual abortion-rights activists are far from convinced. » 6/22/10 10:00am 6/22/10 10:00am

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A League's Fixed Game, A Nation's Lost Innocence

Okay, I realize I'm taking a wild gamble here, but this is Mike Bibby. Of all the dreamboats on the 2002 Sacramento Kings he was the dreamiest, although I'll always carry a torch for Vlade Divac and Bobby Jackson also rules... anyway, so. Everyone hearts the Sacramento Kings this year. Moreover, everyone hates the… » 6/11/08 10:30am 6/11/08 10:30am