If Romney Were Smart Enough to Pick a Woman as His Running Mate, Who…

Mitt Romney's made it clear that he believes that corporations and zygotes deserve more rights than women, which is why it's not terribly surprising that female American voters say they prefer Barack Obama over the presumptive GOP nominee by 18 percentage points. To close that gap, it may make strategic sense for… » 4/12/12 11:20am 4/12/12 11:20am

Hip Republican Credits Daughters With Teaching Him Cooking, Cleaning…

Scott Brown of Massachusetts is pretty much the GOP's greatest remaining hope for hip, modern ideas in a party increasingly characterized by dour, prude regressionism. A visionary new voice for a party that's unfortunately branded itself as a retro outfit that just wants women to get back to the kitchen. Yes, Scott… » 3/27/12 12:40pm 3/27/12 12:40pm

Senator Olympia Snowe Retires Because She's Had Enough of This Partisan …

In a serious blow to reasonable behavior in our nation's capital, longtime Senator Olympia Snowe, Republican of Maine, announced today that she will retire at the end of her current term. This surprising decision was not due to political pressure—she was expected to be re-elected easily—and, in fact, it puts her fellow … » 2/28/12 9:00pm 2/28/12 9:00pm