Rise Up or Die
The Lotto Symbolizes the False Promises of Barracuda Capitalism
Obama Unscathed by Scandals, Mayor Denies Smoking Crack, and More
Truthdigger of the Week: Sen. Angus King
'SNL': Stefon's Farewell Features Anderson Cooper
Gillibrand’s Student Loan Proposal Follows Warren’s Lead
Global Capital and the Nation State
College: A Lesson in Inequality
Is Democracy in Trouble?
Dig led by Mike Rose
Dig led by Truthdig Staff
By J.R. Moehringer $27.99
By Charlotte Gordon $18.47
A look at the day’s political happenings, including the start of the 113th Congress, the GOP continues its war against women and two more states weigh legalizing gay marriage.
Women will make up 19 percent of Congress when new members are sworn in in January. But given that females make up more than half of the population in this country, why isn’t that number higher?
Tuesday’s election saw women take a record number of seats in the U.S. Senate. One-fifth of the legislative body no longer belongs to the good old boys.
North Dakota is a “deeply conservative” state that Mitt Romney won by 20 points, making Heitkamp’s victory there all the more impressive.
View the most popular tags overall?
sign up to get updates
Get Our Feed