Introducing 'Emergency Rape', This Season's Hottest Rape Trend

You've heard of "legitimate rape" and "forcible rape" and "rape rape" and (thanks, Ron Paul!) "honest rape," but have you heard the new rape hotness? Last night, during a debate between Connecticut Senate candidates, Republican upper house hopeful Linda McMahon explained her view on emergency contraception by introducing… » 10/16/12 2:25pm 10/16/12 2:25pm

Want to Know What's in These Female Candidates' Bags? iPads, Meditation…

We women loooove getting a peek at what other women are carrying in their purses. I'm kidding around, because it's such a tried-and-true ladymag spread, but I'm also undeniably a sucker for a good "What's In Her Bag?" article, too. (I'm also still patiently waiting for the day when someone asks to photograph what's in… » 9/28/12 4:45pm 9/28/12 4:45pm

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

Rich, White Republican Women Are Resembling Rich, White Republican Men

Meg Whitman just brought her contribution to her own campaign to $104 million. Linda McMahon spent $25 million in the Connecticut primary, promising to spend up to $50 million. It makes Carly Fiorina look like a cheapskate. Is this equality? » 8/16/10 9:58am 8/16/10 9:58am

Primary Victories for Wrestling Exec, High Heels Dude

Last night's primaries were a mixed bag both for Democratic control of Congress and for women in politics. Among other races, Republicans picked Ken Buck for Colorado Senator — because he doesn't wear high heels? » 8/11/10 10:06am 8/11/10 10:06am