Get Ready for the Most Depressing Senate Debate of All Time!

This week, the US Senate will begin debating provisions of the Violence Against Women Act that extend protection to undocumented immigrants and same-sex couples, because Republicans are so opposed to extending protection to undocumented immigrants and same-sex couples that they're willing to contest something called… » 4/23/12 6:40pm 4/23/12 6:40pm

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

Stop Telling Men To "Man Up"

Politicians, especially women, apparently missed the memo yesterday that the phrase is "human the fuck up." Telling your male opponent to "man up" just has a better ring to it, apparently, judging from its overuse lately. » 10/15/10 5:20pm 10/15/10 5:20pm