By a vote of 56-43, Loretta Lynch was confirmed as Attorney General of the United States on Thursday afternoon. It took the do-nothings in the Senate more than five months to take their thumbs out of their asses and stop swordfighting with their proverbial dicks for long enough to take care of this simple task.
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…
It would take quite a monumental asshole to oppose providing assistance to victims of domestic violence. But, here we are in 2012, enmeshed in serious discussions about whether a woman's boss should be able to decide what health care she's allowed to purchase through insurance and if a woman carrying a stillborn fetus…
Last night, Jon Stewart called out the 30 Senate Republicans who voted against Al Franken's amendment to bar the government from contracting with companies that force their employees to agree not to sue if they get raped on the job.
- Ben Affleck's Congressman character in State of Play was based on his friendship with New York Congressman Anthony Weiner, except for the part about boning a young staffer. Weiner's dating Clintonite Huma Abedin. [NY Times]
- Elizabeth Edwards (and her cheat-of-a-husband John) sat down separately with Oprah Winfrey for an interview that will be televised later and appear in O. Elizabeth asked that Oprah not use the mistress's name. [Associated Press]