Mike Huckabee Supports Josh Duggar, Whose 'Judgment Was Not Mature'

Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, who’s built his political career on moral uprightness and fulminating against the dangers of homosexuality, wants you to know that he’s here for the Duggar family at this trying time. Duggar admitted yesterday to sexually abusing five underage girls as a… » 5/22/15 1:10pm Friday 1:10pm

Gov. Chris Christie Delivers Speech With Lots of F-Words

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie invoked the spirit of Andrew “Dice” Clay when he delivered a speech brimming with expletives at the New Jersey Legislative Correspondents Club Show on Wednesday evening. The event is an annual fundraising tradition put on by the New Jersey press corps and Christie’s profanity-filled… » 5/22/15 11:10am Friday 11:10am

SC Republican: Abortion Ban Doesn't Keep Rape Victims Pregnant Enough

A South Carolina State Senator is filibustering a bill that would make abortion illegal for 20 weeks, not because he doesn’t hate abortion—he totally, loudly does—but because the bill makes an exception for victims of rape and incest. Those rape and incest victims had 20 whole weeks, State Senator Lee Bright, says,… » 5/19/15 6:15pm Tuesday 6:15pm

Florida Rep. Alan Grayson on Split from Wife: 'Gold Diggers Gotta Dig'

The divorce proceedings between Florida Congressman Alan Grayson and his estranged wife Lolita, once delayed by a leaky breast implant, continue to be understated and mutually respectful. Grayson, one of the richest men in Congress, paused on his way into court to tell a TV reporter, “Gold diggers gotta dig.” » 5/19/15 2:00pm Tuesday 2:00pm

Anti-Gay Senator's Wife Says She Was Fired From a Job She Wasn't Offered

Have you ever had a dream about a job interview so realistic that you wake up thinking you’ve gotten an offer? This may be the trickery at work in the case of Leslie Díaz, wife of “conservative Democrat” and anti-gay New York state Senator Rubén Díaz, who says Leslie is now “unemployed” thanks to his political beliefs.
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CA Senate Candidate Criticized for Mocking Native Americans

California congresswoman and current Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez has come under pretty intense scrutiny after making a “war cry” sound and gesture during an informal talk at the California Democratic Party Convention. Sanchez made the stereotypical gesture while explaining to a group of California Democrats that… » 5/17/15 1:45pm 5/17/15 1:45pm

TN Rep Who Pressured Mistress to Have Abortion Votes for Abortion Ban

Congressman Scott DesJarlais, the pro-life, all-family values Tennessee Republican who cheated on his wife and then pressured his mistress to have an abortion, voted this week in favor of a federal 2o-week abortion ban. DesJarlais’ spokesperson said the congressman has “always supported pro-life values”—except, of… » 5/15/15 8:00pm 5/15/15 8:00pm

Men in Congress Are Trying to Avoid Being Alone with Female Staffers

A new report from the National Journal says that many Congressmen have adopted policies that keep them from being alone with their female staffers. The idea is to avoid the appearance of “impropriety,” but those female staffers told the Journal that the policies are hurting their professional advancement and their… » 5/15/15 1:00pm 5/15/15 1:00pm

Read the Gross as Hell Sexts the Missouri House Speaker Sent Intern

Last month, Missouri Southern State University abruptly shut down its internship program at the Missouri State Capitol. The reason behind that move became clear yesterday, when the Kansas City Star revealed that (Republican, married, anti-gay) House Speaker John Diehl was sexting a college freshman intern. A story as… » 5/14/15 10:10am 5/14/15 10:10am

Florida Residents, Circa 2005: Oh No, Jeb Bush Loves Porn!

Jeb Bush’s decision to release *all* his emails is still biting him in the ass: messages from the mid-2000s indicate that the former Florida Governor invested over a million dollars of pension funds of his constituents in Movie Gallery, a national film rental company that yes, rents pornographic films. Yes, Jeb Bush… » 5/08/15 3:30pm 5/08/15 3:30pm

Political Pundit Ja Rule Reveals His Choice for President

Rapper Ja Rule, known for one of history’s most romantic love songs, “Every Thug Needs a Lady,” and roles in The Fast and the Furious and Pauly Shore is Dead, stopped by Fox Business to promote his new business collaboration with Magnises, a credit card company that targets millenials. During the segment, Ja Rule was… » 5/07/15 10:05pm 5/07/15 10:05pm

Carly Fiorina Is Almost as Bad at the Internet as She Was at Running HP

Since announcing her candidacy, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina has been on a bit of a media blitz, making breezy, cool-girl appearances on both the fourth hour of Today and Late Night with Seth Meyers. She’s also demonstrated, in mere days, that for a former tech CEO, Republican Presidential hopeful Carly… » 5/06/15 2:00pm 5/06/15 2:00pm

Hey, Another Jowly Cornpone Idiot Is Running for President!

Mike Huckabee, an affable man with deplorable ideas, is also running for President. Huckabee is most recently noted for having an intense fixation on the moral hazards of Beyoncé, gays, and contraception. He also recently wrote a book that was called—and this isn’t me making fun of him, this is a real title of a book… » 5/05/15 11:20am 5/05/15 11:20am

Why Zack Kopplin Is Losing Ground In The War Against Creationists

For the past eight years, 21-year-old Zack Kopplin has been fighting to keep creationism out of Louisiana’s science classrooms. Despite a series of setbacks and the feeling that he’s continually losing battles, Kopplin still feels he’ll win the war. We spoke with him to learn more. » 5/04/15 3:28pm 5/04/15 3:28pm