2012 election

The Top 10 Moments & Reactions From Last Night’s Election Coverage

Between tweeting from two accounts (The Frisky’s and my own), updating the liveblog with election results, and bouncing back and forth between the networks, I somehow managed to keep my…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 7, 2012 - 9:30 am

Watch: Governor Mitt Romney’s Concession Speech & President Obama’s Victory Speech

Considering I thought it was very possible that we might not know who won the election until this morning or even days from now, I guess I should be grateful…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 7, 2012 - 8:30 am

13 Celebs Rocking The Vote

Did you vote on Election Day? I hope so — if not, you have no excuse, because even the very famous and very busy managed to make it to the…

Julie Gerstein | November 7, 2012 - 8:00 am

Barack Obama Wins 4 More Years As The President Of The United States

Though a few states are still too close to call, Barack Obama’s win in Ohio has secured him the presidency for another four years, defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney. Check…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 6, 2012 - 11:35 pm

2012 Election Night Live Blog!

Well, our long national nightmare known as ELECTION SEASON is almost over. Later tonight, we will (probably) know who will be the President of the United States for the next…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 6, 2012 - 6:15 pm

Hot Links: 3 Reasons To Look For Love On Election Day

I’m so nervous about the election that I’ve had the runs all day, but maybe the rest of you are in a better place to get some action this…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 6, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Illinois Woman In Labor Votes Before Going To Hospital

Now that’s dedication! Illinois mama-to-be Galacia Malone stopped at her local voting station to vote while her contractions were still five minutes apart. Once she voted, she dashed off…

Jessica Wakeman | November 6, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Superheroes Endorse Political Candidates In Cute Crayon Drawings (No, Really)

Writer J. Caleb Mozzocco draws cartoons of himself asking superheroes about their political endorsements. Some of them, like Wonder Woman, didn’t really feel the need to give indepth answers, but I particularly like the level…

The Mary Sue | November 6, 2012 - 4:50 pm

Jon Hamm Is Sexy Even When Discussing Democracy With A 13-Year-Old Girl

“I had a 13-year-old girl come up to me in Colorado — this is a dead true story — and say, ‘Well, you’re a wealthy white male … why are…

Jessica Wakeman | November 6, 2012 - 4:40 pm

2012 Election: How To Follow Ohio’s Result

All eyes are on the swing state of Ohio tonight, but when polls close at 7:30pm, there’s a good chance we won’t know anything for certain. For those following at home, here’s…

Newser | November 6, 2012 - 2:10 pm

Miranda Hobbes Would Rather Shoot Herself In The Head Than Vote For Mitt Romney

“I think Miranda Hobbes would rather shoot herself in the head than vote for Mitt Romney. Mitt Romney is so terrible on women’s issues. I know that there are women…

Jessica Wakeman | November 6, 2012 - 12:20 pm

10 Reminders From Olde Time-y Suffragettes That You Should Vote!

Once upon a time, women were not legally allowed to vote. Some people believed that there was no need for women to vote, because a wife’s political position should always…

Jessica Wakeman | November 6, 2012 - 9:00 am

The Only Election Night Drinking Game You’ll Need

How are you going to get through the next 24 hours of election news, voting and results? If you’re anything like us, you’ll need a stiff drink or three to…

Julie Gerstein | November 6, 2012 - 8:00 am

10 Ways To Get Through Election Day When Your Mate Is Also Your Political Enemy

Election tension is boiling over; it seems like everyone from the office blowhard to the person in front of you at the post office is spouting off opinions that make…

Andrea Bonior, Ph.D | November 5, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why I’d Never Date Someone Who Doesn’t Vote

I have been a registered voter since the week I turned 18 years old. Admittedly, at 18, I was fairly clueless about the people for whom I’d be voting, but…

Amanda Chatel | November 5, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Why Men Should Stay Home On Election Day

If only women were voting in next week’s election, Barack Obama would win … which is why men need to stay home on Election Day for the good of America.

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

Todd Akin Political Ad Features Woman Who Was Raped & Had Abortion

Three months ago, Missouri’s Senate candidate Todd Akin said that “pregnancy from rape is really rare” and “if it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to shut the…

Jessica Wakeman | November 2, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Larry Flynt To Mourdock: $1 Million For Proof ‘God Intended’

Millionaires are sure throwing around their millions: Larry Flynt ran a full-page ad in today’s Indianapolis Star offering to put his money where Richard Mourdock’s mouth is. In exchange for any “verifiable…

Newser | November 1, 2012 - 2:10 pm

Political Campaigning Will Tear Us Apart

I grew up in a house with a Democrat mom and a “Republican” dad. I put Republican in quotes because technically my dad wasn’t registered as anything — he did…

Julie Gerstein | November 1, 2012 - 11:40 am

Joss Whedon Endorses Mitt Romney … For The Zombie Apocalypse

Joss Whedon is probably best known for creating “Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” “Angel” and “The Avengers.” He’s also an ardent supporter of the zombie apocalypse, whether it be the fast…

Julie Gerstein | October 29, 2012 - 2:20 pm
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