Obama Administration Will Spend $300 Million on Reducing HIV Rates Among African Women

The Obama administration said today that it is dedicating an additional $300 million to reduce HIV infection rates among women and girls in 10 African countries. The Associated Press reports that the administration is aiming at “25 percent infection reduction in females between ages 15-24 by the end of next year and a… »9/26/15 1:45pm9/26/15 1:45pm


Republican Senators Successfully Bullied Susan Rice Into Withdrawing Her Name For Secretary of State

Susan Rice, the American ambassador to the U.N. who was expected to replace Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, just withdrew her name from consideration because a ton of Republican Senators thought she mishandled the Benghazi terror attacks and probably weren't going to let up about it anytime soon. Obama… »12/13/12 5:50pm12/13/12 5:50pm

Caroline Kennedy Has A Tattoo, Hankering For A Senate Seat

Look! There on her arm! That's not a bruise, it's a tattoo! ZOMG, can you even be a Senator with a tattoo? Can two strong women work together at the State Department without a catfight? Was it ever possible that power would not corrupt powerful Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charlie Rangel? Can the Huffington Post »12/09/08 10:00am12/09/08 10:00am

The Economy Sucks, Condi Has No Advice And Saxby Chambliss Is A Perv

  • Now that it's been a full year of shitty economic news, we are officially in a recession and have been for a year. Aren't you glad to know? [MSNBC]
  • The market is not glad to know, and it slid almost 700 points after learning the obvious. [NY Times]
  • In other obvious news, Condoleezza Rice doesn't plan to give much…
  • »12/01/08 6:30pm12/01/08 6:30pm

More Transitions: Everyone From Obama To Alan Colmes To Citibank Is Changing

  • Barack Obama made it official with Tim Geithner today, announcing that he will nominate Geither to the Treasury Department. Former Treasury Secretary Larry "Math Is Hard For Girls" Summers is headed to the top of the White House Economic Council and Berkeley economics professor Christina Romer will head the Council…
  • »11/24/08 6:30pm11/24/08 6:30pm

Hillary Clinton To Be (Or Not To Be) Secretary Of State?

Forget all the old white guys you've been hearing about (John Kerry, Chuck Hagel, or, technically Latino Bill "McGrabbyhand" Richardson), Hillary Clinton is the new name to surface in Obama's supposedly secretive hunt for a Secretary of State. Should she stay in the Senate, or should she go to Foggy Bottom? I mean,… »11/14/08 10:00am11/14/08 10:00am