Man Who Yelled 'Womp Womp' to Disrupt Immigration Protest Arrested for Pulling Gun on Activists

Roughly 100 people gathered at a park in Huntsville, Alabama, on Saturday to protest the Trump administration’s policy of separating children from their families at the border and detaining them in converted warehouses. But as an Episcopal priest began to say a prayer at the rally, a man—later identified as Shane Ryan…

The Democratic Establishment's Chosen Candidates Won Big in New Jersey

June 5 is the “Super Tuesday” of this primary season, with races happening in eight states across the country. The early returns—in New Jersey, Alabama, Mississippi, and Iowa—saw New Jersey Democrats nominate for Congress four candidates in targeted districts who were all endorsed by the Democratic Congressional…

Alabama's House Just Voted to Ban Special Elections, But It's Definitely Not Because of Doug Jones

The Alabama House of Representatives voted Tuesday to permanently ban the state from holding special elections for U.S. Senate vacancies—you know, those things that happen when a seat in our national legislative branch opens up and we, as a people, pick who will fill it—but it is definitely not because a Democrat,…

Roy Moore Cries Voter Fraud and Blames Black Voters in Last-Ditch Effort to Fight Election Results

In a more perfect world, an alleged pedophile, confirmed bigot, and amateur poet would take his historic election drubbing with a modicum of dignity and slink back into whatever varmint hole he crawled out of. But this is a dark, fallen world, and disgraced former Judge Roy Moore shows no sign of admitting he lost…

Remember That Time the Democrats Delayed a Major Vote for an Incoming Senator?

Here’s a funny old thing: Doug Jones’ victory last night means there will be one fewer Republican in the Senate, which could—should—mean one less vote for the massive handout to donors that is the GOP tax bill. But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Luther Strange, the interim senator currently occupying the…