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Pennsylvania Democrats Have Hot 3-Way In Race To Take On Pat Toomey (R-Yawn)

a href="http://wonkette.com/600294/maryland-has-two-awesome-democrats-running-for-senate-can-we-have-both"Welcome back to our newish feature, our weekly countdown of U.S. Senate races, yes, even the ones where there's no real contest. But not this week! Last time, we looked at Maryland's primary between two ridiculously well-qualified Democrats;...

Arlen Specter Has Creepy, Sexy Thoughts About Sarah Palin’s Knees

Poor old fart Arlen Specter spent thirty years ambling around the Senate floor sneaking up on slow-moving colleagues and torturing them with sermons on political moderation, so we expressed a duly moderate skepticism when the Huffington Post promised us...

Arlen Specter Manages To Complete Final Senate Speech Without Switching Parties

Arlen Specter, still talking, but for one last time: “The spectacular re-election of Senator Lisa Murkowski on a write-in vote in the Alaskan general election and the defeat of other Tea Party candidates in 2010 in general elections may show...

Arlen Specter In News Headline For Last Time Before He Dies

Arlen Specter has an editorial in USA Today today (today) telling the world that he will vote to confirm Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court. The world, of course, does not care. Arlen Specter holds no power over Supreme...

Wonkette To Accept Chinese Buyout, Become ‘People’s Glorious Political Sexytime Humor Blog’

Oh, Elena Kagan confirmation hearings, you finished before you could even really get started! Where were your memorable moments, your lunatic grandstanding, your insights into softball strategy? All we have is some outraged testimony from some military...

Legal, Normal Political Dealing With Sestak Made Sleazy By Bill Clinton’s Involvement

Ha ha, how'd that "White House investigation" go, Barack? Pretty good, we bet: "It has been suggested that the Administration may have offered Congressman Sestak the position of Secretary of the Navy in the hope that he would accept...

Obama Won’t Answer Simple Yes-Or-No Question About Sestak Offer

Did the White House offer Joe Sestak an administration job in exchange for dropping his Senate primary run against Arlen Specter? Very simple yes/no question, "Yes" for "Yes we did," and "No" for "No we didn't." Easy? Guess not....

Are Obama And All Democrats Going To Jail Because Joe Sestak Got Floated A Job Offer?

Richest member of Congress and vicious fraud-clown Rep. Darrell Issa has been going on for months about how he will investigate claims of the White House offering Joe Sestak an administration job -- Secretary of the Navy? -- to...

SOMEONE'S GOT SENIORITIS REAL BAD: Oh, hey, check out who was one of the two Senate Democrats who didn't bother showing up for last night's financial reform vote! HA HA VOTING ON THINGS IS FOR PEOPLE WHO GIVE A...

ALSO, UH, THAILAND IS HAVING A CIVIL WAR? EH, BORING: Here's the BBC news front page from earlier this morning, as sent in by a sharp-eyed Wonkette reader. Those cheeky Brits did some kind of trans-Atlantic gender reassignment...

Someone Left My Aged Party-Switching Senator Out In The Rain

As a stunned America begins to prepare itself for an Arlen Specter-free future, we all must ask ourselves: What killed Arlen Specter? Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell knows! "'The rain killed Arlen,' Mr. Rendell said dejectedly. 'Whatever chance he had...

SESTAK WINS: The AP has called it for Sestak, and now Arlen Specter's political career is over. Shows him for switching sides and getting big Democratic legislation through! But whatever. Congratulations to Joe Sestak for "taking down the Establishment,"...

Liveblogging Part III of the Season Finale of Arlen Specter

Well, this will go down in Liveblogging History as "the night we shouldn't have bothered," but what the hell, let's wrap it up. This liveblog will continue until ALL THE VOTES ARE COUNTED, or when we go to bed,...

Still Liveblogging Arlen Specter And Joe Sestak’s ‘Lost’ Battle, And The Other One Too, Arkansas

Will the Liberty Bell ring thrice for old Arlen Specter, who illegally became a Democrat last year but is still on the loose? Or will Joe Sestak smash Specter's head in a Dutch Oven and then refuse to clean...

Arlen Specter Demonstrates Youthful Energy With Strange Old-Person Insults

Democratic polls close in Pennslyvania at 8 o'clock. The big question on MSNBC earlier today, from Andrea Mitchell, was can Arlen Specter even stay awake that late? A question of that nature, at least, to which Specter replied, "If...

Arlen Specter May Lose Next Week, Because Of Angry Hippies

Primary season is underway like hotcakes! Next week, the "very hyped" Democratic Senate primary race between Arlen Specter and Rep. Joe Sestak will reach its terrifying conclusion, and the old man appears to be on his way to a...