Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the House Oversight Committee and Angry Beavers understudy, is retiring from Congress this week to (maybe) host his own Fox News show.
On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell finally released the Senate’s version of the Obamacare repeal bill from its secret crypt.
Erick Erickson, a right-wing radio host and New York Times contributor famous for takes such as “gay men in bars should expect to be assaulted,” is horrified, simply horrified, by the violent rhetoric coming from the left these days. On Monday, Erickson expressed his horror with a provocative idea: “Let’s Consider…
Here’s a funny YouTube video that some guy named Mike Toomey put together (features some NSFW language):
On Friday, Donald Trump Jr. made a surprising but brave proposal: that the U.S. should unilaterally arm all queer women of color:
On Wednesday morning, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot while practicing for Congress’ annual charity baseball game in Alexandria, Virginia. Two Capitol Police officers, a lobbyist and a congressional staffer were also wounded. The shooter, Illinois man James T. Hodgkinson, had a history of domestic abuse, as…
On Thursday, ProPublica published a report finding that—shockingly—the Trump administration is rolling back civil rights protections across federal agencies.
Last weekend, Democrats in California gathered to choose their new state party leader. And, is if they set out to prove that we will keep playing out the Democratic presidential primary until the endtimes, fault lines between establishment Democrats and Bernie Sanders supporters created a fissure in the convention.
On Friday, the Russian embassy in London tweeted this:
Media outlets used to call Kentucky Senator Rand Paul “the most interesting man in politics.” Paul, like his father before him, was seen as a libertarian maverick, hawkish on economic issues but reform-minded on social issues like drug use and criminal justice.
You may remember that last month, Donald Trump handed out printouts of an electoral map to three Reuters reporters during an interview in the Oval Office. The maps showed the popular vote results of the presidential election by county:
In his most recent Washington Post column, George Will—noted conservative columnist, baseball enthusiast, climate change skeptic, college campus scold, and enterer into a Faustian pact with the Devil to keep his perfect flaxen locks—asks a fairly simple question: If you could be as rich as John D. Rockefeller, but…
On Thursday, the House of Representatives voted 217-213 to strip millions of Americans of their health insurance coverage. Donald Trump held a premature celebration for them in the White House Rose Garden, and, like all photos of meetings of this administration, it looked a lot like the final shot of The Shining, only…
Corey Stewart is a lawyer and chairman of the Prince William County board of supervisors, and served as Virginia chairman for the Trump presidential campaign. On June 13, Stewart will face off in the Virginia gubernatorial primary against Ed Gillespie, a veteran Republican strategist and, according to Stewart, a …
Last week, The Politico broke the news that Jim DeMint, the president of the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank, was likely to be removed from his post in a bloodless coup. On Tuesday, the foundation’s board of directors made it official: DeMint is out, to be replaced on an interim basis by Heritage…
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Today is 4/20, a day when everyone makes terrible jokes about marijuana and pretends to know things about drugs.
Dear Senator Feinstein, I come with a simple message: please retire, ma’am.