2012 election

Robin Thicke Breaks His Silence Post-Split, Thanks Fans For Their Support

Robin Thicke has broken his silence following his just-announced split from wife Paula Patton, issuing this boring statement: “I want to thank everyone for the well wishes these last…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 26, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Watch President Obama’s Inauguration Speech!

Trapped at the office on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and can’t watch the inauguration? Us, too. But here’s video of President Obama’s entire inaugural and the full-text of his

Jessica Wakeman | January 21, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Romney Face-Tattoo Guy Changes His Mind

If you ask us, it seems a little two-faced. Just two weeks after he said he had no regrets about his Mitt Romney face tattoo, Eric Hartsburg has decided to accept an…

Newser | November 29, 2012 - 11:10 am

Women Elected To Office: Presented In Pretty Rainbow Graph Form

Oh, how I do love a good infographic! This one from Maria Popova’s blog Exp.lore.com is clever: it shows each how women have been elected to higher office in each…

Jessica Wakeman | November 19, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Did The Election Reinvigorate Pro-Choice Support?

All the rapey nonsense of the 2012 election seems to have reinvigorated support amongst Americans to identify themselves as “pro-choice.” We have to remember, though, that when asked about…

Jessica Wakeman | November 16, 2012 - 5:30 pm

Progress Means There’s A Traffic Jam In The Senate Chamber Ladies’ Room

“For the first time, there was a traffic jam in the Senate women’s bathroom. There were five of us in there, and there are only two stalls.”
– Senator

Jessica Wakeman | November 15, 2012 - 3:30 pm

Kristen Schaal Explains The GOP’s Appeal To Married Women

Once upon a time, Kristen Schaal from “The Daily Show” was a selfish single woman just like me, only caring about where her next free “whore pills” came from. But…

Jessica Wakeman | November 15, 2012 - 12:20 pm

10 Things Obama Supporters Love About Tuesday’s Election

1. Our social media kicked your Super Pac’s ass. Sheldon Adelson, called by The New York Times, “the biggest single donor in political history” backed eight conservative Republican candidates through Super Pacs. None…

Pop Sugar | November 11, 2012 - 11:30 am

Senator Ashley Judd In 2014?

Hey, if Jesse Ventura, Arnold Schwarzenegger and various and sundry porn stars can run for office, so can Ashley Judd. The actress, women’s rights activist and philanthropist is allegedly being…

Jessica Wakeman | November 11, 2012 - 10:00 am

Rep. Tammy Baldwin Responds To Male Colleague’s Offer To Explain Budget “Facts” To Her

“I was a double major in college in mathematics and political science, and I served for six years on the House Budget Committee in my first six years in the…

Jessica Wakeman | November 10, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Barack Obama Cries While Addressing Campaign HQ In Chicago

Oh, Lord, this made me cry. Yesterday, President Obama addressed his campaign staff at their Chicago headquarters in a very touching speech. It started with how impressed he is with them and the great…

Jessica Wakeman | November 9, 2012 - 12:20 pm

The Soapbox: The Election Is Over But I’m Still Scared

Originally appeared on Role/Reboot. Republished here with permission.

It’s over.

For a while, I managed to hold it together. There was pie to eat and wine to drink…

Emily Heist Moss | November 9, 2012 - 12:00 pm
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