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Read all of this. Dr. Hern came in for a minute and my husband talked to him about political policies for a while. That’s when my husband asked him, “Given the current political climate and what’s happening to reproductive rights, do you feel hopeful at all about the future?” Dr. Hern was like, “No, I […]

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The bitch was asking for it! A jury in Bexar County, Texas just acquitted Ezekiel Gilbert of charges that he murdered a 23-year-old Craigslist escort—agreeing that because he was attempting to retrieve the $150 he’d paid to Lenora Ivie Frago, who wouldn’t have sex with him, his actions were justified.  Gilbert had admitted to shooting […]

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Hillary Clinton spoke to a packed house at the Brooklyn Navy Yard tonight, as she clinched the Democratic nomination for President. Standing under a glass ceiling, she noted that they hadn’t shattered that one, but one had been shattered nevertheless. After commending Bernie Sanders on the race he won, she turned to Donald Trump. “We […]

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Up to the mountain

If you are sad tonight because Bernie lost, I hope it helps at least a little to understand how much this historic win means to the women who voted for her. I didn’t start as an Obama fan, but when I saw just what he meant to those who supported him, it helped. A lot.

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So much to unpack here: One of the biggest recent flubs from the Not Great Communicator was in Kentucky, when Clinton harkened back, as she often does with certain crowds, to the good old days of her husband’s administration. But this time she suggested, carelessly, that she was going to put Bill “in charge of […]

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Cokie’s Law via Digby states: It comes from the Village maxim, “It doesn’t matter if it’s true or not, it’s out there,” which was based upon this quote from Cokie Roberts back in 1999: “At this point,” said Roberts, “it doesn’t much matter whether she said it or not because it’s become part of the […]

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Link: When I was 11 years old, my dad told me a little girl could grow up to be president. Forty-eight years later, I believe him.

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Ed Rendell is such a putz: PHILADELPHIA — There are more than enough ugly women in America to doom Donald Trump’s campaign for president, at least according to former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell. He made the comment in a Washington Post article Wednesday, as part of his assessment of Trump’s chances of carrying Pennsylvania, which […]

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In the latest installment of “Trump’s minions saying stupid stuff” we bring you Tana Goertz, a senior adviser to Donald Trump. After last night, when Trump pulls the “woman card” on Hillary Clinton, Tana goes all in on why Clinton is winning the woman vote. Does she attribute it to her decades of public service? […]

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Nice to see Rachel Maddow hold up Canada’s Justin Trudeau as a role model on how to do gender equality in government. MADDOW: Canada has a new prime minister, Justin Trudeau. He promised when he took office that he would have a cabinet that was 50 percent women, and then he did it. He made […]

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