Houston's Lesbian Mayor Is Getting Flooded With Protest Bibles

Houston mayor Annise Parker has been sent between 500 and 1,000 Bibles at her home, part of a bizarre protest effort orchestrated by Mike Huckabee and Ted Cruz, and with enthusiastic support from Glenn Beck and Sean Hannity. That quartet of geniuses claims that Parker, Houston's first openly gay mayor, is spearheading… » 10/29/14 12:50pm Wednesday 12:50pm

Natasha Lyonne and More Very Cool People Really Want You to Vote

Joan Jett! Tracee Ellis Ross! Carrie Brownstein! A dancing ovary puppet! Everyone you ever thought was cool got together and remixed "Bad Reputation" to help you vote in next week's midterm elections on Nov. 4th. Why? The War on Women rages on and Republicans are trying to stop The Ladies from voting because we … » 10/28/14 6:10pm Tuesday 6:10pm

Jon Voight: Angelina Jolie Should Play Michele Bachmann In a Movie

As the midterm elections draw nigh, so too does the end of of Michele Bachmann's career in the US House of Representatives, and minds shift to what the Minnesota Loon will do in her post-legislative career. Run for President? Go on Fox and get paid to talk out of her ass about Islam, like, as a job? Be the subject of… » 10/28/14 1:40pm Tuesday 1:40pm

Texas Is About to Elect a Complete Wackadoo as Its Lieutenant Governor

Hello Texas state residents, and any American human of voting age who has even an ounce of concern about the men and women elected to lead our nation: Texas is about to elect a living, breathing, Rush Limbaugh parody as its next Lieutenant Governor and every last one of us should be terrified. » 10/21/14 7:00pm 10/21/14 7:00pm

Rachel Maddow Endures Tricksy Politicians With Sleater-Kinney Jams

Rachel Maddow, bastion of political information in bold frames, shared her top five punk songs to help us survive the midterm elections on Late Night With Seth Meyers. Not sure if you've noticed, but the Democrats are chasing black folks around while Colorado politicians who've long been against a women's right to… » 10/21/14 11:30am 10/21/14 11:30am

Republican Senator Is Very Unhappy With This Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Joni Ernst — a Republican Iowa State Senator who is currently running for U.S. Senate — is calling bullshit on a new lawsuit filed by Kirsten Anderson, a former Republican State Caucus employee, who claims that she was dismissed after reporting several cases of sexual harassment. » 10/17/14 2:50pm 10/17/14 2:50pm

Aging Republican Bro Calls Female State Politician 'Ugly As Sin'

A New Hampshire state Representative bro called his female colleague, Rep. Ann Mclane Kuster (D), “ugly as sin.” In a blog post. On the Internet. Rep. Steve Vaillancourt (R), the culprit, is a jerk, an idiot and late — didn’t we already sort out inappropriate comments like these with N.Y. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s … » 10/14/14 10:50am 10/14/14 10:50am

Wisconsin's Governor Cannot Hide His Contempt for Women and the Poor

During his relatively short time on the national stage, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has proven himself one of the Republican party's most prolific fundraisers and has some wonks speculating about a 2016 Presidential run. But perhaps his most impressive achievement is the extensive scope of the damage he has done… » 10/10/14 4:10pm 10/10/14 4:10pm

The Daily Show Notices the GOP Is Courting Gays Now

Remember when U.S. Republicans were wooing Latinos in 2012? Well, the political party has ditched them for the LGBTQ vote and The Daily Show's Al Mardigal is none too pleased. In fact, Madrigal believes 'Latinos were the original gays!' and then he mentions something about mojitos being a "gay drink." » 10/10/14 11:50am 10/10/14 11:50am

Prostitution Scandal-Mired White House Employee Got Ironic Promotion

Last night, the Washington Post reported that the White House is much more involved in the Secret Service's Cartagena prostitution scandal than they're letting on. And it's all over some Ivy League 25-year-old volunteer whose father gave a five-figure amount of money to Obama campaign. Paging Olivia Pope. » 10/09/14 12:30pm 10/09/14 12:30pm

The Daily Show Tackles The GOP's Inept Wooing of 'The Lady Vote'

The midterm elections are coming, and this time the Republican Party wants YOUR vote, ladies. Not by revamping their platform and selecting candidates that don't say horrifying, sexist shit—don't be silly! No, as the Daily Show's Kirsten Schaalexplained last night, the GOP is producing a bunch of ads putting politics… » 10/09/14 9:50am 10/09/14 9:50am