2012 election - Page 4

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

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
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