election 2012

Rachel Maddow Has Some Advice For Republicans On How To Talk About Rape

Did you know that House Republicans go on a retreat every year? (I imagine Democrats do the same, by the way.) Do they serve tea sandwiches and practice trust falls?

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 31, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Beyoncé & Her Huge Green Earrings Sing “The National Anthem”

2013 Inauguration, we’ve got your meme: Beyoncé performed “The National Anthem” wearing huuuuuge sparkly green earrings and swipes of cat eyes eyeliner. It’s no Aretha Franklin and her giant hat,…

Jessica Wakeman | January 21, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Love Conquers Hate: Get The Details On The Latest Marriage Equality Victories!

Before Tuesday, no state had ever legalized same-sex marriage through a popular vote (although numerous states had voted to outlaw it). Today, not one but two states have voter-approved marriage…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 7, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Obama’s Girls Looked Gorgeous Last Night

Barack Obama came out on top in last night’s history-making election, and we couldn’t be happier (or more sedated — it takes a lot of Valium to get through that…

Rachel Krause | November 7, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Election Night Style Stealer: Tom Brokaw’s Rad Round Eyeglasses

Between Brian Williams making marijuana jokes, Diane Sawyer possibly being drunk(?), and Karl Rove begging Fox News to take back that whole “Obama wins” thing, the election newscasts last night…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 7, 2012 - 10:00 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

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

Now And Then: Getting Women To Vote

There are just two more weeks left until the presidential election will decide if Barack Obama will stay in the Oval Office for another four years or Mitt Romney will…

Pop Sugar | October 23, 2012 - 5:50 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

Full Frontal Freedom Reminds Us That Voting Is Sexy

Full Frontal Freedom is a coalition of artists and media professionals who are using their talent and creativity to raise awareness about the important issues this election year and remind…

Ami Angelowicz | October 4, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Sarah Silverman Hilariously Explains Voter Suppression Laws, Which Is Not Hilarious At All (NSFW)

As we’ve previously discussed, voter suppression laws are kind of a big deal — specifically because they impact the poor, people of color, the elderly and students much more than anyone…

Julie Gerstein | September 25, 2012 - 9:40 am
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