Posts tagged "2016 election"

Bernie Sanders Has The Most Fantastic 404 Error Message Ever

Bernie Sanders is the actual best.

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 26, 2015

Carly Fiorina Launches Presidential Campaign, Forgets To Register CarlyFiorina.org

Carly Fiorina is probably not too happy about what the CarlyFiorina.org website looks like.

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 4, 2015

Rand Paul Gets Mansplain-y, Tells Female Anchor How To Interview Him

If you needed any more proof that Rand Paul is definitely the guy in your Philosophy 101 class who wore shirts and ties every day and would just not shut up and let the professor continue the goddamned lesson because he had some qualms with Kant’s categorical imperative and felt like it would be a good time…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / April 8, 2015

Jeb Bush Hires Anti-Gay Evangelical Christian As Campaign Advisor

Whoops! Well, there goes the Republican attempt to gain a more moderate and progressive following. They just threw that completely out of the window, if Jeb Bush really is the frontrunner that is.

Bush’s new senior campaign advisor Jordan Sekulow said, “I am excited to begin a conversation with conservatives about Governor Bush’…

By: Katrin Higher / March 15, 2015

Hillary Clinton Is Having Brainstorming Sessions With Elizabeth Warren

Hillary Clinton met with Elizabeth Warren to brainstorm policy in December. [New York Times]
A new strain of HIV has been identified in Cuba. [MSN]
Women scientists in Nigeria are killing it. [NPR]
Sexual harassment at work has only become more complicated with the advent of social media. [Cosmopolitan]
Science…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 17, 2015

Sarah Palin Is Now A Co-Chair Of The Ready For Hillary PAC

Last weekend, Her Royal Mooseness Sarah Palin blessed us all with what will surely go down in history as the greatest drunk maid-of-honor speech in all of history. At one point during said speech, she ripped a “Ready For Hillary” magnet out of her bra and flailed it around while yelling  “I’m ready for Hillary,…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / January 30, 2015

Hillary Clinton’s Detractors Are Staying Away From Gender-Based Attacks

Hillary Clinton’s critics are focusing less on gender-based attacks as the election season gears up. [New York Times]
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called for transgender protections in the state’s civil rights laws. [Human Rights Campaign]
Apple’s only female executive, Angela Ahrendts, Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores, has a…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / January 23, 2015

“Of Course” Sarah Palin’s Down For A 2016 Run

Can we just not with a Sarah Palin presidential run? Please? ABC News tracked Palin down in Las Vegas yesterday, where she was serving wild boar chili to the homeless after attending the annual Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show. When asked if she’d be interested in the 2016 election, Palin replied, “Yeah, I mean, of…

By: Claire Hannum / January 23, 2015

Quotable: Hillary Clinton Talks Possible Presidential Run … And Her “Hair Strategy For 2016″


“I think [encouragement to become the first female president] reflects a desire on the part of a lot of Americans, not just women, that we have unfinished business. I’m certainly in the camp that says we need to break down that highest, hardest glass ceiling in American politics. To have a woman President i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 4, 2014

Ashley Judd Is Serious About A Senate Run

Ashley Judd is apparently serious about running for senator of Kentucky in either 2014 or 2016; she’s even gone to fellow feminist-lady politician Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for advice. [Jezebel]
Lindsay Lohan’s tax problems — which lead the IRS to seize her bank accounts — are not her fault, says Lindsay Lohan. [Celebrity Cafe]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 4, 2012