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Which GOP Congressman Cussed Trump To Erick Erickson At The Safeway? A WONKVESTIGATION!

A Republican member of Congress HAAAAAATES Trump. But they only tell their secrets to Erick Erickson! :(

Hope Hicks Single And Ready To Mingle At House Intelligence Committee Today!

The House Intelligence Committee is just a really bad pool for speed dating.

Nancy Pelosi Sending Thoughts, Prayers, And A Foot Up Paul Ryan’s Ass

It's never TOO SOON to fix our uniquely American problem of Americans killing Americans with guns.

Trump’s Very Own Stasi! Wonkagenda For Monday, December 19, 2016

The Electoral College grades Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway is high, and Donald Trump has his own secret police! Your daily news brief!

Money Makes the World Go Around! Wonkagenda for Friday, December 16, 2016

Obama's calling the cyber police, Trump's cabinet is full of cash, and Army brass is a little touchy-feely. Your morning news brief!
No, Bill, we haven't forgotten.

It’s Official: Bill Clinton Did 9/11

It has long been the position of the Republican Party that 9/11 was the worst thing to ever happen to America, at least until Barack Obama was elected president (twice). But the party has never been comfortable with the FACT that...

House Republicans Having No Good Very Bad Day. Let’s Point And Laugh At Them!

It's hard out there for a Republican member of Congress right now, and not just because everyone in America, including their fellow Republicans, hates their maggot-infested guts. First, John Boehner tells his caucus he is sick of their bullshit,...
Damn it, denial IS TOO a strategy

Muslim-Hatin’ Rep: But Are White Terrorists Even Terrorists, Really?

Congressfireplug Peter King (R-NY Somehow) was not at all impressed by last week's report from the New America Foundation, which found that more Americans have been killed by rightwing terrorism than by Muslim extremists since 9/11. King serves on...
These Rand Paul supporters were excited to be in the front row

All Your Excited Reactions To Ted Cruz’s Big Presidential Jesus Announcement

Ted Cruz is ready to take America down the Jesus Road to national salvation, and some people are more excited about that than others. On the one hand, you have your Tea Party Nation, which declares Cruz "the only...

2013’s Person Of The Year: Hitler, Who Was Just Like Hitler

Oh 2013, how we will miss you and your multitudes of bad analogies, even though we are pretty sure 2014 will bring us even more bad analogies, because America is awful and Americans are awful, and it is now...

The Super Awesome Government Shutdown Blame Game Has Begun

Well all right then. The government shutdown happened. While some Republicans were calling this "dance" something to "compromise" and "negotiate" into giving them exactly everything they ever wanted ever, and Democrats were "refusing to be extorted," the clock instead...

Your Morning Wonkdate On Congress’s Continued Fight For Title Of Most Embarrassing National Legislature

Wow you guys, yesterday sure was a fun day for democracy and we have so much to talk about this morning! What was your favorite part of the great SHUTDOWNGHAZI!!1!!??? Was it that time when the Senate, a body...

New York’s Peter King Yells ‘First!’ In GOP 2016 Comment Thread

Grumpy owl and New York congressman Peter King (R-IRA) announced this weekend that, having protected America from the Ground Zero Mosque and scary Muslims taking over America, he will now take his bigotry on the road and run for...

Peter King Compares Rand Paul To Hitler Appeasers, Brilliantly Avoids Godwin’s Law

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) managed to invoke Hitler yesterday in a historical context that did not involve insane hyperbole, but instead reflected an actual comparison between isolationist Republicans of the 1930s and today. Referring on CNN to Sen. Rand...