After six years, the Republican supermajority in the North Carolina state legislature is dead.
The incoming freshman class of Democratic lawmakers is many things: It’s diverse, it’s energetic, and it’s scary as hell to Fox News vipers. It’s also pretty damn young, when you compare it to the party’s increasingly AARP-ish leadership.
Ladies and gentlemen, meet your newly elected, extremely generic House Republican leader: California Rep. Kevin McCarthy!
Hello humans, please gaze upon this master class in awkward emotive mimicry as Senator-elect Mitt Romney (R-Uncanny Valley) reunites with his former 2012 running mate, outgoing House Speaker and giant dweeb Paul Ryan.
Sometimes on a Monday morning, you need a big ol’ cup of schadenfreude to wake up. Let me pour you one. As Politico reported, Republicans are fretting about their “online donor deficit” compared to the Democrats’ monster of an online fundraising machine in ActBlue.
Republican candidates just can’t help themselves from making shockingly racist comments on the campaign trail.
An award meant to be the nation’s “highest civilian honor” will be given to Miriam Adelson, the wife of Las Vegas casino mogul and GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson, the White House announced on Saturday.
Scott Walker isn’t worth all these words—it took one of the unions he cravenly gutted just a few words to sum him up perfectly—but I’m going to try anyway, with the hope being that this is last time I ever have to see or hear or write about this empty, ill-fitting Boy Scout uniform again.
The Republican Party campaigned—and in many places, won—on a platform of overt, vicious racism during the midterms. The full effects of that are just starting to sink in.
Republicans resoundingly lost control of the House of Representatives in Tuesday’s midterm elections, and saw several of their conservative icons defeated across the country. They did tighten their grip on the Senate, so it was, at best, a mixed night for the GOP. But Fox News’ dedicated crew of sofa sycophants spent…
Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison has won his bid to be his state’s next attorney general following a bitter, months-long campaign during which Ellison was accused of domestic abuse by a former girlfriend.
Donald Trump is a big happy boy tonight because the GOP won quite a few high-profile races across the country, and flaunting those big flashy wins sure is nice when your party lost at least 20 seats to hand control of the House to the Democrats.
Well, they did it: The Democrats have been projected to win a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The Republican candidate in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, former Southern Baptist minister Mark Harris, thinks that Jews and Muslims need to accept Jesus Christ for peace to happen between Israelis and Palestinians, and that Islam is part of a “satanic trinity.”
Remember all those who said Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp should step down from his current office while running for governor? Well, this is one really good reason why he should have done so.
Perhaps because they are running scared, the Trump family—and Republicans in general—are going all-in on a campaign of overt racism and white supremacist dog whistles to rally MAGA voters across the country as Tuesday’s midterm elections approach.
HUNTINGTON, WV—If you had walked into the airport hangar at 4 p.m. sharp on Friday, just as the opening notes of “Country Roads” began to pour from the overhead speakers, you could have witnessed a pure, divine American moment. You could have seen the power of the anthem of this beaten down state. You could have seen…
Donald Trump—a president who consistently lies and makes provably false assertions—has millions of supporters. Many of those supporters work on Wall Street, managing everyone’s money. Have you seen these people? What the hell is their deal? Please, email and tell us.
For the second day in a row, we asked the White House where our goddamn tax cut was. They didn’t answer, but they did put out this statement saying they’ll do it next year, which has to be one of the most shameless pre-election gimmicks ever.
This midterm election cycle has been a story of Democrats desperately trying to talk about health care and Republicans desperately trying to talk about anything else. If you are a Republican terrified of socialist government healthcare, here is something to ponder...