Tag: U.S. Senate

Who'd have guessed that North Carolina may be a key state in Democrats' hopes of retaking the Senate? We're just as surprised as you!

Let's take a look at a couple of safe Democratic Senate seats for a change. Also, an incumbent who was once falsely accused of sheep diddling.

Florida's having another election. Please tighten your safety belts and assume your crash positions.

Hey, unemployed takers, were you encouraged by the Make America Work Again plan revealed at the Republican National Convention last night? Turns out that...

Alabama's Richard Shelby has been in the U.S. Senate since the Reagan administration. That seems about long enough, don't you think?

There are strange things done in the midnight sun, like this year's race for the U.S. Senate. No, we're not going to do a full 'Cremation of Sam McGee' parody, sorry.

Donald Trump met with Senate Republicans Thursday, and only a few of them openly stuck out their tongues and went 'Thhpppppbbbbttt!' right in his face. Trumpmentum is clearly building.

Let's all try to get excited about Chuck Schumer! Or at least laugh at Dinesh D'Souza one more time.

Democrats aren't too crazy about some of the provisions Republicans threw into the Zika funding bill. Isn't allowing Confederate flags in federal cemeteries an important part of fighting infectious disease?

Mitch McConnell, faced with the risk of allowing a vote on a widely supported gun bill that the NRA didn't like, pulled a pretty neat switcheroo. Give the old coot credit for being crafty.

Paul Ryan said he wouldn't dwell on the shocking lack of decorum in the House by Democrats who were staging a sit-in to call attention to gun violence. Then he very indecorously dismissed the action as a "publicity stunt" for the sole purpose of raising funds.

Oh good, the Senate is finally going to appear to do something about guns, and then fail. Then we can go back to having our real gun laws dictated to the states by the NRA, as the Founders intended.

You know what would be cool? Utah -- for godssakes UTAH -- nominating the nation's first transgender major party candidate for Senate.

While we're having thoughts and prayers for the Orlando massacre victims, it sure would be nice if the Senate would actually confirm the guy who's supposed to be leading the fight against terrorists' finances.

Nevada's race for the U.S. Senate looks to be a squeaker between two disciplined mainstream candidates. Fortunately, for comic relief, complete goofball Sharron Angle is also running, for the lulz.

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