The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: Tea Party Pols, School Reform, and the New Mom

-Republicans fear losing House and Senate seats in moderate districts where Tea Party candidates like Delaware’s Christine O’Donnell have hijacked the GOP. [ New York Times ]

-A Nevada newspaper is suing far-right Senate candidate Sharron Angle for copyright infringement. [ Politico ]

-Working wives bring home 42 percent of the family income and 9 other fun facts about the “New Mom.” [ Detroit Free Press ]

-When school reform fails , are students to blame? [ Newsweek ]

-At 63, film star Susan Sarandon continues to gobble up new experiences, and play lots and lots of ping-pong. [ New York ]