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Woman Faces Jail Time for Writing 'Stop Putting Kids in Cages' Outside GOP Congressman Ken Buck's Office Woman Faces Jail Time for Writing 'Stop Putting Kids in Cages' Outside GOP Congressman Ken Buck's Office

On Monday, local news channel Denver7 reported that a woman in Castle Rock, Colorado was charged with a misdemeanor after protesting outside Republican Congressman Ken Buck’s office, an act of dissent which included writing on the sidewalk in chalk.

Post-Midterm Quarterbacking: The Good, The Bad, And The Inconclusive Post-Midterm Quarterbacking: The Good, The Bad, And The Inconclusive

Republicans took the House in a historic sweep, but failed to take the Senate — or elect rich-lady candidates (Meg Whitman, Carly Fiorina, Linda McMahon) and sundry crazy people (Sharron Angle, Christine O'Donnell, Carl Paladino). Here's a complete rundown.

The Grisly, Lie-Filled Personhood Campaign In Colorado The Grisly, Lie-Filled Personhood Campaign In Colorado

The anti-choice movement may have overplayed its hand in Colorado with the Personhood Amendment, but not before making an insane video calling Obama the Angel of Death. Will it make a difference in the Senate election — for the better?

Alleged Rapist's Confession Wasn't Enough For Senate Candidate Alleged Rapist's Confession Wasn't Enough For Senate Candidate

More details have emerged from that rape case Colorado Senate candidate Ken Buck declined to prosecute. Namely, that the alleged perpetrator acknowledged that it was rape in a taped phone call.

Sensitive Politician Told Rape Victim She Had "Buyer's Remorse" Sensitive Politician Told Rape Victim She Had "Buyer's Remorse"

It's hard to keep track of the asshattery of this year's Republican candidates, so we'll refresh your memory: Ken Buck said to vote for him because he doesn't wear high heels. He's also hard-line anti-choice, and terrible to rape victims.

Primary Victories for Wrestling Exec, High Heels Dude Primary Victories for Wrestling Exec, High Heels Dude

Last night's primaries were a mixed bag both for Democratic control of Congress and for women in politics. Among other races, Republicans picked Ken Buck for Colorado Senator — because he doesn't wear high heels?

The 10 Lowest Moments For Women In Politics This Year (So Far) The 10 Lowest Moments For Women In Politics This Year (So Far)

Yesterday, we learned that voters were polled on whether Barbara Boxer or Carly Fiorina has better hair. Even without the 2008 election's bombast (Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin), the past year has been rather rocky for women in politics. Some lowlights:

Senate Candidate Is "Not Man Enough," But At Least He's Not Wearing Heels Senate Candidate Is "Not Man Enough," But At Least He's Not Wearing Heels

Republican Senate primary candidate Jane Norton recently taunted her opponent for not being "man enough." He responded yesterday by telling voters they should pick him because he doesn't wear high heels. Yes, this is the actual level of debate.

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