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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal called on the Republican Party to "stop being the stupid party" on Thursday as GOP leaders promised fundamental changes to help stave off future losses. In the keynote address at the Republican...
Tags: Elections, Reince Priebus, Government, Arts and Culture, Culture
Arianna HuffingtonHappy New Year! May your 2013 be filled with love, laughter, passion and 365 full nights of sleep. Through the years, I've discovered something about New Year's resolutions: While it's not so easy to keep them, it's very easy to make them for other...
Rebecca Nagle and Hannah Brancato aren't interested in spilling Victoria's Secret. But the Baltimore-based artists and feminists do want the lingerie giant — and other cultural forces — to tell a different story about sex. Disturbed by...
Tags: Elections, Assault, Twitter, Inc., Rape, Arts and Culture
Reports of the death of the tea party are greatly exaggerated. For about two years now, certain observers have been declaring the demise of this insurgent tendency within the Republican Party. However, despite recent headlines, we should expect to...
Aug. 22 I do declare! Those big, strong Republican men are out to protect us frail women from our silly selves. That handsome Mitt Romney is already severely anti-abortion, and now we find that his even more handsome young running mate has sponsored a...
Tags: Elections, Abortion, Health Treatments, Politics, Social Issues
Pull up an empty chair, folks. (Up to you whether to interrogate it.) It's time to take a look back at the year that was, politically speaking. We won't know the 2012 word of the year until The American Dialect Society's annual conference next week....
And you thought that Notre Dame/Alabama match-up was heated. Wait until you hear how things went down in Boston last weekend when members of the American Dialect Society—linguists, lexicographers, etymologists, writers, editors, scholars—...
Change of SubjectBy Jessica Reynolds Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) is gaining fame in the Twittersphere today for comments he made partly defending former Senate candidate Todd Akin's (R-Mo.) claim that victims of "legitimate rape" rarely become pregnant because... well, I'...
The 2012 presidential election provided plenty to look back upon: 10. A slew of people you don’t know threaten to move to Canada after the Supreme Court’s controversial ruling in favor of the Affordable Care Act. 9. Obama first uses the...
Rep. Todd Akin's fame — more accurately, his infamy — now reaches all the way to the Congo. There, Eve Ensler, the award-winning American author of “The Vagina Monologues” and herself a survivor of rape, wrote an open letter...
The obvious drawback to offering predictions about Tuesday's election is that you might be wrong about key races and thus dent whatever reputation you have for political insight. "I don't know" is always a correct answer. "We'll see. Time will tell. It...
Reports of the death of the tea party are greatly exaggerated. For about two years now, certain observers have been declaring the demise of this insurgent tendency within the Republican Party. However, despite recent headlines, we should expect to hear...
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