2012 election - Page 7

The Best Part Of Working On A Campaign? Sex With A Secret Service Guy, Apparently

As much as I love it when women’s magazines try to inject political coverage in between the beauty tips, sometimes the end result is a painful FAIL.

Take…

Jessica Wakeman | May 16, 2012 - 12:40 pm

President Obama Talks Gay Marriage, “50 Shades Of Grey” On “The View”

President Obama appeared on “The View” today, and damn, the talk was serious as if he appeared on “Meet The Press.” But there were very serious matters to discuss: last…

Jessica Wakeman | May 15, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Mitt Romney’s “Gay Guy Impression” When Offered A Pink Tie Caught On Camera

Attention To Politicians: when cameras are rolling or even just present, it is not the best time for you to do a lispy impression of a gay guy’s voice when…

Jessica Wakeman | May 10, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Kate Beckinsale Wants The Government Deep Inside Her Vagina

This video spoof from Funny or Die, starring Kate Beckinsale, Judy Greer, and Andrea Savage as Republican women who want government out of their banks and schools, but in their…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 8, 2012 - 12:20 pm

A “Game Of Thrones” American Political Primer

We’re all pretty much obsessed with “Game of Thrones” — couldn’t you tell? — so this handy chart, highlighting what American political figure goes with which “Game of Thrones” character…

Julie Gerstein | April 29, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Ann Romney On Working Moms: “Thank Goodness That We Value Those People”

“I love the fact that there are women out there who don’t have a choice and they must go to work and they still have to raise the kids. Thank…

Jessica Wakeman | April 24, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Rick Santorum Should Have 72-Hour Waiting Period Before He Can Abort His Campaign

Not that I wanted Sen. Rick Santorum to continue his presidential campaign of caveman asshattery. But it doesn’t seem fair that he should get to just, you know, choose that…

Jessica Wakeman | April 17, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Anti-Abortion Michele Bachmann Claims Republicans “Want Women To Have Their Own Choices”

Senator Kristen Gillibrand gets the Girl, You’ve Got Bigger Stones Than Me Award of the week for going head-to-head on “Meet The Press” yesterday with none other than Rep. Michele…

Jessica Wakeman | April 16, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Rick Santorum Suspends Campaign, Anti-Woman Asshattery Probably Still Forthcoming

Rick Santorum suspended his presidential campaign today after an interminably long campaign riddled with the most horrendous, anti-woman, bigoted of comments. I look forward to what Santorum will be able…

Jessica Wakeman | April 10, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today In WTF: Bill Comparing Women To Livestock Passes

Seriously, ladies, what is this fuckery? As we reported earlier, a Georgia bill criminalizing abortion after 20 weeks, with no exceptions for rape or incest, has passed Georgia’s Senate, and…

Julie Gerstein | April 5, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Women Swing State Voters Back Obama Over Romney

More women voters in swing states support Barack Obama over Mitt Romney, according to a poll by USA Today/Gallup. Obama leads with women 51 percent to Romney’s 42 percent,…

Jessica Wakeman | April 2, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Rick Santorum Has A Big Problem With Pink Balls

Sometimes I think Rick Santorum is just a really elaborate Onion spoof. There is no better evidence of this theory than what Jezebel is referring to as Pink Ballgate. Yesterday,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 29, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Rick Santorum Is Coming For Your Porn

The economy. Education. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. These are just a few of the many important issues facing American people today. And the one GOP wannabe presidential candidate Rick…

Jessica Wakeman | March 20, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Women Leave “Vagina Updates” On Virginia State Senator’s Facebook Page

Meet Virginia State Senator Ryan McDougle! He is one of the state lawmakers who has come out to ardently support the state’s mandatory transvaginal ultrasound bill, almost as if he had…

The Mary Sue | March 14, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Ohio State Senator Nina Turner Says She Is “Serious” About Viagra Bill

Words cannot express how much I want to thank and then high-five Ohio State Senator Nina Turner. She’s the politician who’s introduced a bill that says men looking for a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 14, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Mitt Romney Promises To “Get Rid Of” Planned Parenthood

Mitt Romney must think low-income women don’t really need breast exams. And those Pap smears that could detect cervical cancer? So frivolous! Surely that’s the only thing the GOP frontrunner…

Jessica Wakeman | March 14, 2012 - 12:40 pm

The Soapbox: I’ve Been A Single Mom And Rick Santorum Can Kiss My Ass

Senator Rick Santorum — long known for his insightful analyses of same-sex marriage (a mere gateway, as he alluded, to human-dog couples) and more recently for his repudiation of education…

Jennifer Baumgardner | March 14, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hank For Senate: Cat Runs For Office In Virginia

The race for a Senate seat from Virginia may evolve into a cat fight now that one Springfield resident has tossed his collar into the ring.

Hank may…

Huffington Post Weird News | February 28, 2012 - 11:20 am

Crowd At GOP Debate Boos Question About Birth Control

Did y’all catch last night’s Republican debate? If not, allow me to present my favorite moment, and by favorite, I mean most facepalm-inducing. The moderator read aloud a viewer’s question…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 23, 2012 - 9:40 am

Today’s Lady News: Rick Santorum Used To Be Pro-Choice

Huffington Post has uncovered a December 1995 issue of Philadelphia Magzine, in which vehemently anti-abortion Sen. Rick Santorum said he was pro-choice. “I was basically pro-choice all my life,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 22, 2012 - 5:00 pm
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