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They’re Just Not That Into Us

Misogynists in Washington were on parade this week — but it may be the final flailing of a type of masculinity that’s no longer in vogue.

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VIDEO: Rachel Maddow and Melissa Harris-Lacewell Discuss Impending Lame-Duck HHS Regulation

Last night Rachel Maddow spoke with Melissa Harris-Lacewell about the Bush Administration’s impending HHS regulation that will vastly expand the right for all healthcare workers to refuse to provide service on the basis of conscience.

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VIDEO: Anti-Choice Myths About Condoms, Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Two new Reality Check videos – debunking anti-choice myths about condoms and crisis pregnancy centers.

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VIDEO: Sen. Hillary Clinton Considered for Secretary of State

Champion of women’s health and rights Sen. Hillary Clinton is being considered for Secretary of State.

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VIDEO – In Praise of Kansas Grandmothers: RIP Madelyn Dunham, Barack Obama’s Grandma

Many good things come from my native Kansas, but without a doubt, one of the best is grandmothers. To hear the news that Barack Obama’s grandmother Madelyn Dunham died, just hours before the grandson she helped raise could be elected President of the United States is heart-breaking and inspiring all at once.

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VIDEO: CBS on SD Abortion Ban as Polls in CA, CO and SD Trend Toward Preserving Women’s Rights

Polls show trends toward respecting individual rights of teens and women, but measures in California and South Dakota are statistically tied and will depend on who turns out. Colorado’s “Egg as person” initiative is headed for overwhelming defeat.

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VIDEO: Kay Hagan Responds with Faith to Liddy Dole’s “Godless” Tactics

The far-right’s nasty tactics hit a new low in North Carolina but Kay Hagan hits back hard.

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VIDEO: NBC Interviews Obama on Abortion Rights, Judicial Philosophy

MSNBC previews the Brian Williams interview with Sen. Barack Obama tonight, in which he discusses judicial philosophy. More on this after the final interview appears on Nightly News.

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VIDEO: Samantha Bee on McCain’s “Women’s Health” Air Quotes

The Daily Show’s Samantha Bee takes on McCain’s “women’s health” air quotes.

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VIDEO: Abstinence Comes to Albuquerque, Part 2

Part 2 of Abstinence Comes to Albuquerque. Sarah was in ninth grade when she attended a mandatory 5-day health class on sex-ed in her public school. But when Sarah’s mother heard what her daughter was being taught she took action.

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