Meet Deb Fischer, Nebraska's First Female Senator

Deb Fischer will be sworn in today as Nebraska's first female senator, a title she won in a landslide. (58 percent to former Senator Bob Kerrey's 42 percent.) But what is Fischer, a 61-year-old cattle rancher, all about — and what does her win mean for Nebraska's women? This PBS interview gives us an idea. » 1/02/13 11:50am 1/02/13 11:50am

The NRA's Congressional BFFs Who Have Suddenly Changed Their Tune

The number of NRA-endorsed politicians who've changed their Second Amendment tune since Adam Lanza shot 20 kids and seven adults with a semi-automatic rifle last Friday keeps rising. But can we really trust that these formerly staunch pro-gun representatives will take action? Check out their pre and post-Sandy Hook… » 12/20/12 12:25pm 12/20/12 12:25pm

Which Senate Candidates are Kicking Ass at Fundraising? The Women.

2012 has been a rough year for American women; it's hard (and depressing) to count the overwhelming number of ways Republicans have tried to cut our funding to crucial health care services and limit our control over our own bodies, from enacting increasingly prohibitive abortion laws to punishing women politicians… » 8/17/12 10:30am 8/17/12 10:30am