Even ​Mark Sanford's Ex-Fiancée Was Surprised by That Facebook Post

I think it's safe to say that we were all sort of taken off guard by Mark Sanford's cry-me-a-river Facebook post announcing his break-up with fiancée Maria Belen Chapur. Mostly because he's an irrelevant politician whose claim to fame is his extramarital business. But apparently, we weren't the only one's surprised by… » 9/14/14 1:42pm 9/14/14 1:42pm

Mark Sanford Calls It Quits with Argentinian Fiancée

It's a sad day for love, folks. Mark Sanford, the former governor of South Carolina and current congressman who notoriously *airquotes*went on a hiking trip in the Appalachians*end airquotes* only to find himself in Argentina carrying on an extramarital affair, has announced that he is ending his engagement to his… » 9/13/14 12:01pm 9/13/14 12:01pm

Little Girl Saddened to Learn That President Obama Isn't Beyoncé

On Thursday, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hit an elementary school to spiff up the place and stuff backpacks with nice things, maybe get a few photos with some cute kids — you know the routine. The problem is, one kid named Madison was really expecting the day's special guest to be someone else —… » 9/12/14 9:30am 9/12/14 9:30am

Smashing Ceilings and Taking Names: Powerful Women in Politics

Famed filibusterer Wendy Davis and New York senator Kirsten Gillibrand both launch new memoirs this week. Gillibrand's book Off the Sidelines is already making waves for calling out certain (unnamed) male colleagues as, well, sexist pigs. Unwelcome comments on their appearance have long been an occupational hazard for… » 9/11/14 2:57pm 9/11/14 2:57pm

Male Senator Has Never Seen Sexism in the Senate, So It Must Not Exist

His name is Ron Johnson, he comes from Wisconsin, and he thinks that his Senate colleague Kirsten Gillibrand should either expose the identities of the men who harassed her about her body or shut up about sexism. After all, Senator Ron Johnson (a man) has never seen sexism during his time in the Senate. Therefore,… » 9/03/14 4:00pm 9/03/14 4:00pm

Charlie Crist Calls On Rick Scott Not to Defend FL Gay Marriage Ban

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist has penned an open letter calling on his successor, Rick Scott, not to defend the recently struck down state ban on same-sex marriage. In the letter, Crist points to his own actions after a district court of appeals struck down the state's gay and lesbian adoption ban. » 9/01/14 1:01pm 9/01/14 1:01pm

Hey Sen. Gillibrand, Andrea Mitchell, Who Are the Sketchy Congressmen?

Along with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s “porky” abuse from sketchy Congressmen, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell added that there are just some “you’d not get in an elevator with.” Dude, who are these old men with a propensity for antiquated workplace sexual harassment? We don’t want to be in an elevator with them either!… » 8/28/14 3:40pm 8/28/14 3:40pm