Senator Dean Heller's Campaign Paid His Influencer Son $50,000 For 'Quality Content'

As one of the most endangered members of his caucus, Republican Senator Dean Heller is facing a tough re-election in November. So he’s turned to his influencer son—Harris Heller—to help him make some sweet, sweet social media content. Fifty thousand dollars worth of content, in fact, straight out of the coffers of…

Coal Baron Running for Senate Inexplicably Dubs McConnell 'Cocaine Mitch' in Bizarre Ad

What is one to do in the face of dragging poll numbers? Don Blankenship, a U.S. Senate candidate and West Virginia coal baron who is currently polling last in a three-way Republican primary race, offered up one answer on Tuesday: refer to the GOP’s Senate leader as “Cocaine Mitch” out of nowhere in the last seconds of…

The GOP Is Pretty Terrified That Their Giant Baby President Is Going to Lose Them the Midterms

To absolutely no one’s surprise, Donald Trump’s strategy for supporting his party in the 2018 midterms is to just wing it, baby! According to an article by The New York Times on Monday, the president has basically no coordinated plan for hitting the campaign trail this summer, in part because there has been basically…

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Mike Pompeo Repeatedly Refuses to Say Whether He Still Thinks It's a 'Perversion' to Be Gay

When he was a Republican lawmaker from Kansas, CIA Director and current nominee for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made it clear he wanted nothing to do with the “perversion” of LGBTQ people. Those remarks came back to haunt him at his confirmation hearing on Thursday, when he repeatedly refused to say whether his…

Congrats to Ted Cruz for Asking the Worst Question of the Entire Facebook Hearing

Today’s hearing with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been pretty poor, on the whole, so far—the average age of the senators questioning Zuckerberg appears to be around 140 and many of them seem not to understand the concepts underpinning the questions they’re asking—but our normal boy, Senator Ted Cruz, still managed…