Female college graduates earn less than their male counterparts.
Men outnumber women on K Street, but female lobbyists tend to bring in bigger contracts than their male counterparts.
The Kentucky senator is making a genuine effort to reach out to black voters on behalf of the GOP, but he was met with some skepticism.
It's not clear when lawmakers will come back to Washington to deal with impending austerity, but it's clear they won't be happy about it.
The Senate minority leader is a known tactician, but in misjudging the Democratic hand he may have weakened his fiscal-cliff position.