On Thursday, most of the attention on Capitol Hill was focused on Senator Al Franken falling on his sword and resigning in the face of multiple accusations that he fondled women both before and during his tenure in the Senate. But an even more bizarre story has played out over the last 48 hours in […]
Last weekend, as the hot lights turned on the secretive and degrading manner in which sexual harassment is handled on Capitol Hill, we learned that John Conyers wasn’t the only congressman to recently used taxpayer money to settle a harassment claim from a former staffer. In 2014, Blake Farenthold, a Republican from Texas, was hauled […]
Earlier this month, we learned about the secretive and degrading way in which sexual harassment is handled on Capitol Hill. Staffers who claim to have been harassed by lawmakers have to go through a tedious process that involves mandatory counseling and mediation, interspersed with mandatory waiting periods. While staffers have the option of filing suit, they […]
Perhaps you were wondering just how stupid and sociopathic those who support Donald Trump are. But a Congressman who has endorsed Trump has now proven that those who stand behind the GOP nominee are indeed out of their freaking minds. Blake Farenthold is a Republican Congressman from Texas, and during an appearance on the MSNBC […]
Donald Trump has been running more or less on two things–his record as a businessman, and his promise to build a giant wall along the Mexican border and send Mexico the bill. But the yeomen at People for the American Way’s Right Wing Watch discovered evidence that Trump’s own surrogates know that wall will never be […]
Republicans across the country are being confronted by the ‘birther’ fringe and other far-out conspiracies GOP strategists have created.