There are 56 Democratic congresswomen, soon to be 51, and 17 Republican congresswomen, soon to be 24. But despite those gains, "women have had virtually no success penetrating the inner circle of the Republican congressional hierarchy," reports Politico.
Exit poll data is easy to distort, and the overlaps of many categories are often ignored, but here are some insights from how people voted Tuesday. It's not pretty.
Republican senate nominee and breast cancer survivor Carly Fiorino was admitted to the hospital late yesterday for an infection related to the reconstructive surgery that followed her double mastectomy. She's due to be released today.
It's challenging to stand out as a bigoted crackpot this campaign season, but Sharron Angle deserves a gold star, says Rachel Maddow, for having the most "overtly racist" ad this year. Is she also the most bigoted major-party nominee?
Earlier this week, we proposed giving Christine O'Donnell the Santorum treatment, such that we might assign an appropriate definition to "odonnell." After soliciting your suggestions, Jezebel is proud to declare the new meaning of the word.
You guys, Christine O'Donnell is totally going to win, no matter what those stupid polls say. And when she does, she's super psyched to reach across the aisle and work with Democratic Senators. Like, um ...
Now that noted dingbat Christine O'Donnell has thrust her way into our national discourse, she must be stopped.
Hoping to remind women who is at least nominally on our side, the White House will issue a report about its own efforts on equal pay. But why talk about substance when we could just talk about Mean Girls?
Carl Paladino told Orthodox rabbis earlier this week that he would "seek ways to protect everyone from obscenity on the internet." How inconvenient for a fresh round of porn forwards to surface. Including girl-on-girl action. But that's not gay, right?