John Kasich Says Paid Maternity Leave Is Bad For Closing the Pay Gap 

During a Friday campaign stop in New Hampshire, John Kasich, a man still running for the Republican presidential nomination, was asked about where he stood on the issue of paid maternity leave. He remained steadfast in his position that women should not be given any additional paid leave, a platform that’s standard…

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John Kasich Didn't Know About the Oregon Militia, Kinda Like Most People Don't Know He's Still Running 

Ohio Governor John Kasich probably isn’t going to be president, unless you’re part of the roughly two percent of the Republican voting public who want him to be president and you’re very persuasive. But that doesn’t make it any less hilarious that a man running for that office would hear the words “Oregon militia”…

Hellfire, Damnation & Donald: Welcome to Your Republican Debate Liveblog!

On the occasion of the year’s 33,000th and final Republican debate, we at Jezebel thought we’d conjure up something special. No not a demonic entity sent to rain down hellfire and put us out of this misery (unfortunately), but a very special joint liveblog experience in which Gawker will join Jezebel for the ultimate…

Donald Trump to Republican Jews: 'I'm a Negotiator Like You Folks'

The Republican presidential candidates have had a grand ole’ time pandering awkwardly to Jewish GOP donors at the Republican Jewish Coalition forum today in Washington, D.C.—and none more than Donald Trump, the shriveled pinto bean you had to pluck out of your Chipotle burrito basket, who was introduced as “a mensch…

John Kasich Wants to Know Why All These 15-Year-Old Girls Are Doing It

On the campaign trail, Republican presidential hopeful John Kasich has gained an unfortunate reputation for his tendency to speak disrespectfully to and about women, like that time when he told a college student he didn’t have any Taylor Swift tickets, or lamented how easily a diet can become sidelined when spumoni is…

Hell Is a Place on Earth: Join Jezebel Tonight for a GOP Debate Liveblog

It seems like just moments ago that we all endured the first debate among thousands of Republicans who want to be president. And yet somehow, both fall and another debate are upon us, twin reminders of the passage of time, the inevitability of death, and the grim unpleasant duties that consume much of our fleeting…