2016 State/Local Elections

Rick Santorum Knows Unaccompanied Honduran Babies Just In It For The Obamaphones

Rick Santorum cares about one thing, as everybody knows, and that is the children. OK, he cares about butt-fucking too, like, way too much. But we are talking about Rick Santorum and kids and how he is the Number...
Your new homosexual overlords.

Houston Votes On Whether Gays Should Be Allowed To Live, Breathe

It's a big day in Houston! It's time to go to the polls (if you're a good person who loves ALL people) and vote YES on Proposition 1, which would enshrine the city's LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance into law. It's...

Ex-Colorado GOP Chair Disproves Own Theory That Only Democrats Do Voter Fraud

If you're keeping track at home, yes, all the vote frauders are still Republican.

Hey, Why Not Use A Horrible Baby Murderer To Scare Everyone About Trans People Pooping?

A Nevada Assembly candidate is attempting to incite transgender restroom panic with a robocall mentioning a notorious murder of a little girl in a casino restroom. Problem is, almost everything in the ad is a lie. Anything to win, right?

Are You Tired Of Winning Yet? Wonkagenda for Wed., Oct. 18, 2017

Trump insults another Gold Star family, the GOP rips off an ACA band-aid, and Steve Mnuchin threatens the stock market. Your morning news brief.
He's crying because he's a LOSER.

David Vitter Trashed Like A Soiled Didy In Louisiana Governor’s Race

The David Vitter Era, if there ever was such a thing, is over. The rightwing senator from Louisiana was flushed away like so much doody in the state's runoff election for Governor Saturday, losing to Democrat John Bel Edwards...

Wonkagenda: Tuesday, August 16, 2016.

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They like representation! They really like representation!

More Bad News For Republicans: Americans SO Gay For Labor Unions

So here's a big fuckin' deal: Despite decades of declining union membership (thanks, "right to work" laws!), a new Gallup poll shows that, for the first time since the recession, a majority of Americans like labor unions again: Americans' approval...

Missouri GOP IS Dogwhistling Past The Graveyard In Wake Of Greitens Indictment

Yep, they're doubling down on Governor Revenge Porn.
Oh, no, Ms. Gamrat, you couldn't quietly fade away. You had to keep us searching for more pulp novel covers, didn't you?

Horny Teabagger Lady Pretty Sure Michigan Legislature Only Kicked Her Out By Mistake

For your "gluttons for punishment" files, we present the latest dispatch concerning former Michigan state Rep. Cindy Gamrat, who was expelled from the state House less than a week ago and has now filed to run in the special...

Trump Whines And Dines With Mittens! Wonkagenda for Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Trump's scraping the bottom of the swamp, North Carolina's gerrymandered racism, and Hamilton has the best week on Broadway! Your daily news brief!
The cross flag lapel pin is a nice touch.

Kansas Prevents Thousands From Voting, Like Jesus Would Have Wanted

Did you hear THREE foreign people have voted in Kansas in the last 18 years? Obviously everybody else should be disenfranchised, then!

Wonkagenda, Monday, October 31, 2016

Happy Halloween, Wonketariate! We've got some stuff to cover here, so let's get right down into some of the spooky stories 'Yr Wonkette may be talking about today! Last night the FBI obtained a warrant to search emails from...
Whoops! (yes, it's shopped. Kansas is not tropical. Yet.)

Kansas Spanish Language Voter Guides Had Some Totally Tiny Errors, No Big Deal At All

In addition to all of Kansas's other teensy little roadblocks to voting -- like the bizarre two-tier registration system where it's possible for some voters to be registered to vote in federal elections but ineligible to vote in state...