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  • Geraldine Ferraro and the 'dark backward and abysm' of political time

     
    About Geraldine Ferraro, who died over the weekend. There had been a rather unpleasant patch there in early 2008 after Ferraro, a supporter of Hillary Rodham Clinton, told the Daily Breeze that "If Obama was a white man, he would......
  • Geraldine Ferraro dies at 75; shattered political barrier for women as vice presidential nominee in 1984

    Geraldine Ferraro dies at 75; shattered political barrier for women as vice presidential nominee in 1984
    Geraldine A. Ferraro, the savvy New York Democrat who was embraced as a symbol of women's equality in 1984 when she became the first woman nominated for vice president by a major party, died Saturday at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was...
  • Marriage wars in a different arena

     
    Several members of Congress -- including California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein -- have introduced legislation to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act. The Obama administration made news recently when it said it wouldn't defend DOMA, as it's known,...
  • Month in review: Protesters, pirates, GOP presidential hopefuls, media shakeups and one poor budget proposal

     
    For such a short month, a lot happened in February. Without further ado, here's the month at a glance: Arab revolution: Egyptians continued to protest in Cairo's Tahrir Square as we sat on the edge of our seats wondering what......
  • Gifts with a Presidents Day twist: Of all political stripes

     
    Many U.S. presidents have donned repp stripe ties, a Capitol Hill uniform. But with a style lifted straight from the pages of "The Preppy Handbook," Yale graduate George H.W. Bush wore his Ivy League heritage on his sleeves, so to......
  • Brand X Files: ACM nominations. Barbara Bush's video. Best Coast on late night.

     
    Miranda Lambert leads Academy of Country Music Awards nominations: Is Taylor Swift's award season reign of terror over? She'll trail Miranda Lambert, who earned seven nods, at this year's ACMs. [E! Online] Barbara Bush gets behind gay rights: W.'s...
  • Gay rights, Barbara Bush and David Kato

     
    Barbara Bush deserves all the attention (and praise) she's getting for throwing her lot in with gay rights advocates in New York state, where a bill to legalize same-sex marriage was defeated in 2009. Though her words are unremarkable and,......
  • Album review: Nicki Minaj's 'Pink Friday'

     
    On her breakout slow jam “Your Love,” Nicki Minaj raps, almost as if she’s speaking to herself, “Anyway, I think I met him in the sky. When I was a geisha, he was a samurai / Somehow I understood him......
  • Monday's Talk Show

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 21 - 27 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies The Early Show Jessica Simpson performs; Dr. Ruth Westheimer. (N) 7......
  • Theater review: 'Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown' at the Belasco Theatre

     
    NEW YORK -- Musicals sprung from movies are usually a recipe for freeze-dried nostalgia served over songs. But when I heard that “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,” Pedro Almodóvar's sparkling international breakthrough film from 1988...
  • Your morning fashion and beauty report: It seems like everyone is going a little Gaga ... even Cher at the VMA.

     
    Before there was Lady Gaga, with her outrageous take on fashion, there was Cher. Both had tongues wagging at Sunday's Video Music Awards. As she accepted eight awards, Gaga had numerous costume changes, with outfits including a voluminous black gown......