2016 Congressional Elections

The senator and the trivia question answer.

You Got Your Seattle Drinky Thing In My Senate Sunday! Two Great Tastes, Etc., Etc

They probably won't be up past midnight counting the U.S. Senate ballots in Washington, is what we're saying.
Really a surprising number of pics of ponies reading the paper...all from one episode, sure...

Wonkagenda, Wednesday, August 17, 2016

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He does not even seem nice

Congressjerk Darrell Issa To Open Years-Long Hearings On Why He Might Lose His Seat This Fall

Eternally smirking GOP congressdope Darrell Issa's House seat might actually be endangered this year. Here's hoping he goes extinct, with votes.
He seems nice

Minnesota GOP Congressional Nominee Has Fun, Creative Views On Women, Slavery, Everything

Meet Minnseota's brand new rightwing GOP nominee for Congress. He has the potential to out-Bachmann Michelle Bachmann, but comes from a swing district, thankfully.

Wonkette Mortal Enemy/New York Times Hack Eric Lichtblau To ‘Raise Questions’ For CNN

Jill Abramson never would have let any of it happen.

Despite Drought, Plenty Of Nuts Available In California Primary: Your Senate Sunday

With 34 candidates running for U.S. Senate, California is awash in eccentrics. It's like that without an election, too, isn't it?
What are we supposed to do with these finger puppets? What are 'fingers' anyway?

Wonkagenda: Monday, September 12, 2016

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We hear some Republicans are running, too

Maryland Has Two Awesome Democrats Running For Senate. Can We Have Both?

This week, our Senate preview will be a little different from the usual format: We're off to Maryland, where the two parties' candidates haven't yet been chosen. Barbara Mikulski, who served in the Senate for five terms, announced last...

Oregon Sen. Merkley Stays Up ALL. NIGHT. LONG. Wonkagenda For Wed., April 5, 2017

Jeff Merkley won't sit down, Fox can't stand up, and Trump's poll numbers fall. Your morning news brief!

Wonkagenda: Tuesday, October 25, 2016

You have GOT to see these allegedly super crooked Trump PAC douchebags. They're *perfect*. Plus more in your Morning News Brief!

Four Iowa Democrats Fight To Take Over Chuck Grassley’s Twitter Account: Your Senate Sunday

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley is infamous for all the dumb stuff he's said on Twitter. Democrats would really like to try to help him find a better use for his time after November.

Republicans Blow $1 Million On Attack Ad Yelling ‘Nerrrd!!’ At Dem House Candidate

This 'Star Wars' themed attack ad is little more than Bantha poodoo.

Wonkagenda: Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The Trumps talk about 'boy stuff,' Obama has a job interview, and Tim Kaine gives an entire speech in Not American!

Hillary Clinton Tricks Dumbass Republican Rep. Lynn Westmoreland Into Quitting

Boy, that Hillary Clinton is good! Not only did she trick Georgia Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, and the rest of the Republicans, into "stepping in a trap" of looking real stupid at the congressional hearing on "The Benghazi," but now she's...
You have to admit it's a nice hat

Rightwing Senator Isakson Maybe Not Insane Enough For Georgia. Your Senate Sunday!

Our weekly tour of the 2016 Senate races visits Georgia, where a political novice is running a longshot campaign to unseat a two-term Republican incumbent. Needless to say, it's a bit messier than that.
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.