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Why Kavanaugh Stayed in the Middle of the Road in His Opening Statement To hear the SCOTUS nominee, he’s a centrist who is zealously protective of the independence of the judiciary and devoted to women’s rights.
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25 Famous Female Leaders on Power Politicians, CEOs, and writers on what it means to lead.
Condoleezza Rice and Robert Gates Cheer Trump’s Pick of Tillerson for State Rice and Gates took consulting fees from Exxon. Now, they’re giving the company’s CEO a badge of Establishment approval.
What If Trump Had Asked Condi Rice to Be Veep? He had her on his original veep-prospect list. She wasn’t interested, but it creates an interesting thought experiment.
25 Famous Women on Crying From Tina Fey to Condoleezza Rice.
25 Famous Women on Childlessness Gloria Steinem, Condoleezza Rice, Stevie Nicks, and more on the decision not to have kids.
Condoleezza Rice Is Now a CBS News Contributor She will be on hand to provide Inauguration Day sass.
Mitt’s Bronze: Political Makeup Artists on the Perils of Their Craft Those responsible for Condi’s lipstick teeth and Obama’s powder weigh in.
To Discuss: Condoleezza Rice’s Lipstick Teeth Even folks on Twitter feel awkward for bringing it up.
Condoleezza Rice Models Cleveland Browns Jersey for NFL As the only known Cleveland fan, she was pretty much obligated.
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Would the Right Really Care About a Pro-Choice Running Mate? We don’t think Condi Rice’s abortion views would really be a problem.
Romney Avoids Talk of Bush at Cheney Fund-raiser Things are poised to get more awkward if Condoleezza is really Romney’s VP pick.
RomneyRice 2012? A new poll makes her the favorite among Republican voters.
Party Lines: Glamour’s Women of the Year Awards Plus Jennifer Lopez, Lea Michele, Jennifer Aniston, and more.
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Ignore Dick Cheney: Condoleezza Rice Would Never Cry The former secretary of state becomes the latest to slam Dick Cheney’s memoir.
Jon Stewart Takes On Needy Audience Members “Is anyone here … maybe just curious about the shit we do?”
Ashley Dupré’s Hair Caught on Fire While She Was Naked And more celebrities (and quasi-celebrities) get themselves into bad situations, in our daily gossip roundup.
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Rumsfeld: Colin and Condi Got Off So Easy! In a new biography, the former Defense secretary has some gripes with the media.
Condi Rice Protected From Fourth-Grader’s Ruthless Inquisition The word “torture” was removed from a student’s question to Bush’s secretary of State.
Condi Rice Takes the Richard Nixon Approach to Torture Not the comparison you really want to invite, probably.
The W. Cast Psychoanalyzes Bush’s Administration At last night’s ‘W.’ premiere, we asked each actor to briefly analyze the real-life character they portray.
Halle Berry Has Taken Responsibility for Her Own Orgasms It’s about time, Halle, you’re 42! Plus, it’s about the only non-dull news in today’s gossip roundup.
John McCain Doesn’t Have Space for Other Grizzled, Balding GOP Hawk at the Convention Dick Cheney will not have a speaking role at the Republican National Convention this month, and we suspect we know why.
McCain’s Potential Running Mates: A Who’s Who It’s easy enough to pinpoint exactly who this year’s Republican vice-presidential candidate should be — but Arnold Schwarzenegger is not eligible for the post.
Oliver Stone Finds His Condi and Tony, But Who Will Paul Giamatti Play? Thandie Newton will play Condoleezza Rice, and Ioan Gruffudd Tony Blair, in Stone’s ‘W.’
Jay-Z and Mary J Blige Get Down to Their Own Music Hova and Mary J stop in at 1Oak, Julia Louis-Dreyfus talks trash, and J.Lo starves herself back to normal in our daily roundup of the best bits in New York’s gossip columns.
Condoleezza Rice and Martin Scorsese Go Way Back, Didn’t You Know? FINANCE
• Stephen Schwarzman, Lloyd Blankfein, and David Rubenstein got down with Bush, Condi, and friends (including Martin Scorsese?!) at this year’s Kennedy Center Honors. [ NYP]
• Barron Hilton decided to donate almost his entire $2.3 billion fortune to the family foundation, including the proceeds from the recent sale of Hilton Hotels and Harrah’s casinos. Does this mean we’ll have to stop calling Paris an heiress? [ NYT]
• If private equity is the smart money on Wall Street, then why have Blackstone’s shareholders lost so big? The Times gives the easy answer: “What Wall Street is about is smart guys thinking about ways to make money from dumb ones.” Good work, Steve Schwarzman! [ NYT] Load More