Republican Rep. Earl “Buddy” Carter, a hardline Obamacare critic who recently recommended that someone “snatch a knot” in Lisa Murkowski’s “ass,” has been taking heat in a round of town hall events in Georgia, although he—like many of his colleagues—remains as impervious as ever to the very good points made by some of…
Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake has a new book out, titled Conscience of a Conservative, that harshly critiques Trump and his own party. “If this was our Faustian bargain, then it was not worth it,” he wrote in an excerpt published by Politico. “If ultimately our principles were so malleable as to no longer be…
Days after being diagnosed with an aggressive brain cancer, Senator John McCain will return to the Senate on Tuesday to vote on GOP healthcare legislation.
On Monday afternoon, Donald Trump will deliver a statement on healthcare which, incidentally, Americans need more than ever seeing as we’ve all developed ulcers in the last six months. While efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act have—much to Trump’s chagrin—so far been unsuccessful, we can’t breathe easy yet.
Millions of people’s health insurance (and, in many of these cases, their lives) depend upon the GOP being refused whatever sick health care bills they may come up with, and, meanwhile, Republican Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas is comparing this national embarrassment to cute animals banging.
Mike Huckabee, a former Arkansas governor who now makes queasily bad jokes on Twitter, may face a class action lawsuit for an illegal marketing campaign.
Kim Weaver, an Iowa Democrat competing with Republican incumbent Steve King for the state’s 4th Congressional District seat, is withdrawing due to threats against her safety.
On Monday, Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks joined Jake Tapper on CNN to promote “Trumpcare,” the new proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act. And in so doing, he touted one aspect of the plan in candidly selfish terms: those who are healthy will no longer be burdened by the medical needs of the sick.
Eighty-one days ago, a begrimed burlap puppet choked by a red power tie flopped into the Oval Office. And now, as his first 100 days as President come to a lugubrious close, the White House must try to convince us that they weren’t an utter disaster. Sad!
Sean Hannity, a Fox News host and malevolent Teddy Ruxpin, joined Ted Koppel on CBS Sunday Morning for a discussion on political polarization in the media. And with admirable serenity, Koppel informed Hannity that he is part of the problem.
Beth Fukumoto, once a rising star in Hawaii’s Republican state legislature, has officially resigned from the Republican party and seeks to join the Democrats. Her resignation comes nearly two months after her Republican colleagues ousted her for condemning sexist and racist statements and policies made by Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump, a charred burlap sack filled with bugs, presented his administration’s new budget proposal on Thursday, startling even the most cynical of us with its attacks on making art and feeding elderly veterans. But has Trump finally crossed a line that Republican legislators are willing to acknowledge?