Hillary Clinton gave the Freedom to Write Lecture at the PEN America World Voices Festival in New York this weekend, and following her speech, she sat down for a conversation with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The entire speech and the discussion that followed are really great. But there was an interesting moment towards the end when Adichie, who is a proud and outspoken Hillary fan, brings up Clinton's Twitter bio, saying she was disappointed in the wording.Read More
Gillibrand says the silence from Republicans is "deafening" when it comes to the allegations against Steve Wynn.Read More
Looking forward to the Tony portion of her EGOT tbh.
The 60th Grammy Awards were last night, and you know what that means: celebrities got political, and people who disagree with the politics of those celebrities got mad.Read More
Why is no one telling Bernie Sanders or Joe Biden to take up freaking knitting?Read More
Let's look at who Lauer is, and who he has always told us he is.Read More
Susan Sarandon has doubled down on her "Trump isn't that much worse than Hillary"/"economic anxiety caused Trump" rhetoric in a recent Guardian interview, so ... here we go again, folks.Read More
Clinton praises Teen Vogue as a publication that "takes teen girls seriously and understands that style and substance aren't mutually exclusive."Read More
The GOP & Fox News’ Response to Hillary Clinton’s Graham Norton Appearance Is Straight-Up Gaslighting
Trump and Fox are a match made in gaslighting heaven.Read More
Bernie Sanders Will Give the Opening Speech at the Women’s Convention & Not Everyone Is Happy About It
Whose time is being reclaimed here?
The convention will be "tapping into the power of women in leadership" with discussions and workshops, encouraging women's political voice and intersectional feminism. So of course the honor of the opening speech is going to ... Bernie Sanders.Read More
Clinton’s response follows days of aggressively snide comments from the right, who have rallied behind Donald Trump, Jr. — suddenly a proponent of the “liberal,” “fake news” Times now that it’s published a report that can be used against Democrats — to call out the “hypocrisy” of any and every left-leaning celebrity who’s ever made a comment on politics if they have yet to formally challenge Weinstein to a duel.Read More
Tonight Show Writers and Miley Cyrus Thank Hillary Clinton for “Being the Hillary Clinton of American Politics”
Wanna weep this morning? Well have I got something for you!Read More
Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda always has a buoyant social media presence. Recently he's been the vanguard of calling attention to Puerto Rico (and raising funds), as well as criticizing Trump's response to the mounting humanitarian disaster there. Today, an extremely difficult day by many measures in America, Lin has been a great source of reassurance and self-care.Read More
There is a lot of not-great stuff happening in the news right now, many of which we'll report on, as usual. However, it's at times like these that we remember how important it is to remain hopeful, and there's no better reminder of that than watching children express their hopes and dreams. Especially when their hopes and dreams include female presidents and pant suits.Read More
Things We Saw Today: Hillary Clinton’s What Happened Outsells All Other Non-Fiction Books of the Past Five Years
Hillary Clinton's What Happened has already sold 300,000 copies in hardcover, ebook, and audiobook combined! That's more than any other non-fiction book in the last five years.Read More
Martin Shkreli Had His Bail Revoked, Is in Jail Now Because You Can’t Ask the Internet to Assault Hillary Clinton for You
Martin Shkreli is headed to maximum-security prison to await sentencing after posting a call for assault on Hillary Clinton on Facebook, which he called an "awkward attempt at humor."Read More
Poll Says Majority of Americans Think Hillary Clinton Should Retire. What Exactly Do They Think She Does?
According to a poll released today, the majority of Americans–61%–think Hillary Clinton should retire. Beyond my initial reaction of "get bent" and my lack of surprise that this poll comes from a conservative website, there's one pressing question here: What exactly do these people think Hillary Clinton needs to retire from?Read More
Time Magazine's latest project shines a spotlight on 46 remarkable, contemporary women who've achieved greatness and some astonishing firsts.Read More
Prosecutors Move to Revoke Martin Shkreli’s Bail After the Literal Goblin Offered Bounty for Hillary Clinton’s Hair
Felon and all around scummy dude Martin Shkreli might be headed to prison earlier than he was expecting.Read More
And Bernie's own toxicity, too.
An excerpt from Hillary Clinton's memoir accuses Bernie Sanders of doing "lasting damage" to the Democratic Party, and calls out the sexism of some of his supporters.Read More
"If you see a problem in your community that needs fixing or an injustice that needs correcting, and you think, 'Someone ought to do something about that,' guess what? That someone could easily be you."Read More