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Wonkagenda: Thursday, October 27, 2016

Trump wants to love all the black people, Jason Chaffetz re-un-re-unndorses, and Ted Cruz cries. Your morning News Brief!
He thinks he looks like Elton John. We think he looks like James O'Keefe in a bad wig.

Master Of Disguise James O’Keefe Catches Russ Feingold Saying Shockingly Bland Things About Guns

Get ready for another shocking undercover video by James O'Keefe. You may need coffee.
All the boys think she's a spy / she's got Bette Davis eyes

Rightwing Gal Tries To Bring Down Russ Feingold Campaign, Is As Bad At Spying As James O’Keefe

Yet another would-be rightwing dirty trickster has been caught trying to infiltrate a Democratic campaign. These folks are really crappy spies.
In this alternate universe, the Sunday NYT has a comics section

Wonkagenda: Thursday, August 18, 2016

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Never gets old. The picture, we mean.

Sad Republicans Would Rather Campaign With Stinky George W. Bush Than That Mean Trump Boy

Endangered Republican senators are worried Donald Trump may hurt their chances in the fall, so they're getting campaign help from a truly popular Republican: George W. Bush, who's only unpopular with half the country.
You want hash brownies with that?

Sen. Ron Johnson: Let’s Stop Drugs With Those Ads That Didn’t Work The First Time

Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson may have voted against funding to fight the opioid epidemic with treatment, but that doesn't mean he doesn't have ideas on the topic. For one thing, he says, maybe we could bring back those "this...
It's not the bunny suit per se that bothers me. It's the inevitable fan art.

Deleted Comments: Stop Failing To Recognize Donald Trump’s Genius!

There was another horrific terrorist attack in Europe last week, and so there were, as seems to be mandatory, a whole bunch of Internet Commandos ready to put the tragedy into its proper context, which is The Muslims Want...

New Hampshire’s Kelly Ayotte And Maggie Hassan Gonna Lady-Fight For Senate Seat

Happy Easter, Wonkers! We hope you have all been inspired by the annual rites celebrating the rebirth of pagan fertility gods as distilled through Christian cultural hegemony. Or that you'll at least chow down on half-priced chocolate bunnies tomorrow....
It's almost as if we wanted one of these gents to look bad.

Russ Feingold Seeks To Retake Senate Seat From Teabagger Crapsack Ron Johnson

We've got another fun Senate race for you this week, kids, and this one's actually a rematch: In Wisconsin, former Sen. Russ Feingold wants to win back the seat that teabagger, would-be Obamacare-murderer, and all around schmuck Ron Johnson...
Bet those kids can't wait to get back to the sun, sand, and occasional automatic weapons fire. Oh, and the rapes.

GOP Senator: Sure, Kids Deported To Honduras Might Die, But It’s So Pretty There

Remember how all those children were "invading" our southern border from Central America last year, and it was the greatest crisis America ever faced, until some guy in Texas had Ebola? Well it turns out that a lot of...
How dare he raise money to run against a Republican!

Wisconsin’s Russ Feingold Will Buy Old Senate Seat With Hollywood Jew Moneys

Former Wisconsin Sen. Russ Feingold is running to win back the seat he lost in 2010, and online rightwing rag Washington Free Beacon would just like you to know that he's getting a lot of money from Jews, Hollywood,...

John McCain Admits He Is a Fraud, Declares Love For Russ Feingold

John McCain went on the Senate floor to deliver a heartfelt eulogy today about Russ Feingold, his dear campaign-finance-reform life-partner, even though Feingold is still alive, geez. But it turned out to be a moment of striking clarity, because...

Part V: No Country For Old Feingold: Liveblogging the End of Russmocracy

Oh sheesh, did they have to take Feingold? We aren't upset because the man was a great senator; we are upset because that was Pagels' seat. It still seems like the Democrats will hold onto the Senate at this,...

Ernest J. Pagels, Jr. Will Not Be On the Ballot

Oh look, it's our favorite blog, host.madison.com/wsj/news/ local/govt_and_politics/blog. We'll just take a look-see at what's happening at the old blog this morn -- OH GOD. "Dear Wonkette: We love you so. But we have some terrible news for you. Ernest...

Ernest J. Pagels, Jr. Opponent Ron Johnson Owns Lots of BP Stock

Despite Ernest J. Pagels, Jr.'s brilliant campaign against homosexuality, abortion, and pornography, the Wisconsin GOP Convention endorsed "Oshkosh businessman" (the place or the child overalls?) Ron Johnson. This afternoon the DSCC e-mailed us a press release letting us know...