Posts tagged "2012 election"

Melissa Harris-Perry’s Eloquent And Moving Open Letter To Richard Mourdock

Watching Melissa Harris-Perry on MSNBC on weekend mornings has become a ritual for me, as the journalist offers some of the most insightful and interesting commentary on current events in…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 29, 2012 - 8:30 am

Wendy Williams & Rachel Maddow Go Head-To-Head On Politics

Rachel Maddow and Wendy Williams are strange bedfellows indeed: Rachel is the host of MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” and smarter than 99.9 percent of America, while Wendy Williams is…

Jessica Wakeman | October 26, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Michelle Obama Just Wants To Shop At CVS Like A Normal

Being the First Lady can’t be that bad of a gig: you have a personal chef, travel all over the world, and Beyoncé loves you. But as Michelle Obama explained…

Jessica Wakeman | October 26, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Lena Dunham On Her First Time … Voting

“Girls” creator Lena Dunham has come out as a supporter of President Obama by recording this campaign video, in which she talks about her first time … voting, that is.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 26, 2012 - 9:40 am

Katy Perry Performs In Tight Obama/Biden Dress At Rally In Las Vegas

Katy Perry has made her presidential endorsement — in the form of a figure-hugging dress proclaiming her intent to vote for the Obama/Biden ticket on Election Day. But how is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 25, 2012 - 3:20 pm

President Obama: “Rape Is Rape”

“Rape is rape. It is a crime. And so, these various distinctions about rape and, you know — don’t make too much sense to me. Don’t make any sense to me.

Julie Gerstein | October 25, 2012 - 12:20 pm

A Handy Guide To What These Various Old Conservative White Politicians Have Said About Rape

I don’t know about you, but I have such a hard time remembering which conservative politician said what ridiculously offensive thing about rape. They’re all old and white and most…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 25, 2012 - 8:00 am

Today’s Lady News: Romney Campaign Says It Still Supports Richard Mourdock

Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign says it still supports the Tea Party’s Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock, who mind-bogglingly said that “God intended” pregnancies that result from rape. Mourdock is running…

Jessica Wakeman | October 24, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Republican Kelly Clarkson Says She’s Voting For Obama — And 18 Other Celebrity Endorsements

‘Tis the season for celebrity political endorsements, and just yesterday comes another one — this time from Kelly Clarkson. Kelly says that while she considers herself a Republican, she can’t…

Julie Gerstein | October 24, 2012 - 10:20 am

Another Male Politician Says Pregnancy From Rape Is A “Blessing” That Happened As God “Intended,” But I Have Questions About This Whole “God’s Intention” Thing

“The only exception I have to have an abortion is in the case of the life of the mother. I struggled with it myself for a long time, but I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 24, 2012 - 8:00 am

Fashion Face-Off: Michelle Obama Vs. Ann Romney

You’re probably sick to death of hearing about their husbands, but Ann Romney and Michelle Obama merit some attention, too. We’re not going to talk about their politics, but we…

Julie Gerstein | October 23, 2012 - 3:00 pm

All Of Lindsay Lohan’s Wacky Presidential Debate Tweets

Lindsay Lohan has had a hell of a week. First, her dad Michael Lohan tried to stage an intervention, and asked that Lindsay’s estate be placed under conservatorship. And just…

Julie Gerstein | October 23, 2012 - 11:20 am

Alexa Chung, Miranda July & Tavi Sing “You Don’t Own Me” To Mitt Romney

This rocks: Rookie Mag’s Tavi Gevinson, model/presenter Alexa Chung, writer Miranda July, and a whole bunch of other ladies got together for a cover of Lesley Gore’s iconic song…

Jessica Wakeman | October 22, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Superfluous Study Says Republican Women Are More Feminine Than Democrats

Big news in science land: A new study from UCLA’s Department of Psychology has found that Republican women have more feminine facial features than their Democratic counterparts. Researchers examined the…

Julie Gerstein | October 22, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Congressman Joe Walsh Says “Life Of The Mother” Never An Issue

Looks like Joe Walsh won’t be getting off Jon Stewart’s list of the craziest guys in Congress any time soon: Last night in a debate with his opponent, Democrat Tammy Duckworth, the Illinois rep…

Newser | October 19, 2012 - 4:10 pm

Who Wore It Better?: The First Lady Faces Off Against Ann Romney

Now that we’ve gotten that silly town hall presidential debate out of the way, let’s discuss what’s really important: clothes! In a twist of fashion fate, First Lady Michelle Obama

Rachel Krause | October 17, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Mitt Romney Understands Working Women Need The Flexibility To Get Home In Time To Cook Dinner

Mitt Romney’s ridiculous “binders full of women” soundbite is certainly getting the bulk of the attention in today’s recaps of last night’s presidential debate (and, it’s worth noting that he

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 17, 2012 - 11:20 am

Are You In One Of Mitt Romney’s Binders Full Of Women Yet?

During last night’s presidential debate, the candidates were asked what they’d do to improve the status of women and ensure equal pay. And while President Obama discussed his work on…

Julie Gerstein | October 17, 2012 - 8:30 am

Scott Brown Pays Homeless To Be His “Supporters”

The Scott Brown campaign has admitted that it has been paying homeless people to demonstrate in Boston’s working-class Roxbury neighborhood with signs declaring themselves “Obama Supporters for Brown.” Benjamin Thomas,…

Newser | October 16, 2012 - 5:50 pm

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Debate Moderator Martha Raddatz

No matter who you think won the debate Thursday night between Vice President Joe Biden and VP hopeful Paul Ryan, you have to hand it to moderator Martha Raddatz for…

Pop Sugar | October 13, 2012 - 11:30 am
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