special election

Republicans Fear A ‘Wacky’ Candidate Could Cost Them A House Seat (VIDEOS)

Republicans Fear A ‘Wacky’ Candidate Could Cost Them A House Seat (VIDEOS)

When wave elections happen, more often than not seats are basically given away–either because the incumbent party nominates the wrong candidate, or the incumbent party’s candidate shoots himself in the foot. The latter may be happening in a special election for a House seat in western Pennsylvania. It has Republicans in both Pennsylvania and Washington […]

Everyone Knows Roy Moore Lost–Except Roy Moore (VIDEOS/TWEET)

Everyone Knows Roy Moore Lost–Except Roy Moore (VIDEOS/TWEET)

By around 10 p.m. Central time, it was clear beyond any doubt that Roy Moore’s bid to take Jeff Sessions’ old Senate seat had failed. Between 9 and 10 p.m. Central, nearly every major media outlet had called the race for Moore’s Democratic challenger, Doug Jones. Ultimately, Jones prevailed by 20,700 votes, largely by going […]

Sean Hannity: I’m Not The One To Decide If Roy Moore Should Go (VIDEO/TWEETS)

Sean Hannity: I’m Not The One To Decide If Roy Moore Should Go (VIDEO/TWEETS)

It’s been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad 24 hours for former Alabama chief justice Roy Moore and his bid to take the old Senate seat of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. On Tuesday, his own party’s Senate leadership effectively threw him overboard in the wake of allegations that he had inappropriate contact with teenage […]

GOP Senator Grows A Set, Wants Roy Moore Booted If He Wins (VIDEO/TWEETS)

GOP Senator Grows A Set, Wants Roy Moore Booted If He Wins (VIDEO/TWEETS)

When The Washington Post published a bombshell story alleging that former Alabama chief justice and current Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore made inappropriate advances toward teenage girls in the 1970s, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell initially said that Moore should withdraw if the allegations were true. That claim was echoed by a number of other […]

Senate Repubs May Not Be Able To Rid Themselves Of Roy Moore (TWEETS)

Senate Repubs May Not Be Able To Rid Themselves Of Roy Moore (TWEETS)

Just when the Republican Party was beginning to process the pounding it took in Virginia, it was sent reeling by news that put Jeff Sessions’ old Senate seat in Alabama in real jeopardy. On Thursday afternoon, The Washington Post reported that Republican candidate in the special election to succeed now-Attorney General Sessions, former state chief […]

Alabama Senate Race Turning Into ‘#War’ Between Trump And Bannon (TWEET)

Alabama Senate Race Turning Into ‘#War’ Between Trump And Bannon (TWEET)

When Steve Bannon returned to Breitbart after being pushed out as Donald Trump’s chief strategist, he publicly maintained that he saw this as a chance to go to war for Trump. But Trump and Bannon now find themselves on opposite sides of the race for Jeff Sessions’ former Senate seat in Alabama. Trump is openly supporting Luther Strange, […]

New Poll Shows Trump-Endorsed Senator Losing Bigly In GOP Primary (TWEET/AUDIO/VIDEO)

New Poll Shows Trump-Endorsed Senator Losing Bigly In GOP Primary (TWEET/AUDIO/VIDEO)

By any standard, Donald Trump is cratering. As of Friday, FiveThirtyEight pegs his average approval rating at 38.7 percent–up slightly from last week, but still the lowest on record for a newly-elected president at this stage. It would be even lower than that if not for a poll released on Friday from Rasmussen Reports, a […]

JUST IN: Gianforte Has Received His Sentence (Hint: Be Prepared To Be P*ssed)

JUST IN: Gianforte Has Received His Sentence (Hint: Be Prepared To Be P*ssed)

The night before the special election for Montana’s sole seat in the House of Representatives saw one of the worst travesties in recent American political history. Ben Jacobs, an American-based reporter for The Guardian of the UK, asked Republican candidate Greg Gianforte about Trump’s health care plan. Gianforte responded by violently body-slamming Jacobs to the […]

Some Repubs Are Cheering Greg Gianforte For Attacking A Reporter (VIDEO/TWEETS)

Some Repubs Are Cheering Greg Gianforte For Attacking A Reporter (VIDEO/TWEETS)

For much of this week, the starkest evidence of how the Republican Party has been poisoned by Donald Trump’s hostile takeover was the deafening silence regarding House Appropriations Committee chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen’s deliberate targeting of an activist in his district. Well, the last 24 hours have provided an even starker example. In case you missed […]

Jon Ossoff Shattering Fundraising Goals As He Surpasses One Million Online Donations

Jon Ossoff Shattering Fundraising Goals As He Surpasses One Million Online Donations

The latest confirmation that Democrats have a wind at their backs came early Saturday morning. The man fighting to take the seat once occupied by Newt Gingrich announced that he is the first congressional candidate in history to rack up more than a million online donations. Jon Ossoff turned a lot of heads in April […]

GA Lawmaker Predicts Jon Ossoff Will Lose Because District Screws Black Voters (PHOTOS, TWEETS)

GA Lawmaker Predicts Jon Ossoff Will Lose Because District Screws Black Voters (PHOTOS, TWEETS)

Georgia’s 6th congressional district has long been considered a classic affluent suburban district in the South–that is, a district where Democrats usually get shot. That’s a big reason Jon Ossoff turned a lot of heads when he came just a few thousand votes short of taking the seat once represented by Newt Gingrich in a […]

Maine Governor Throws Another Ridiculous Temper Tantrum, Won’t Do His Job

Maine Governor Throws Another Ridiculous Temper Tantrum, Won’t Do His Job

After winning a special election Susan Deschambault was scheduled to be sworn in as the newest elected Democratic state senator in Maine. Instead, when she arrived at the State House with her family in tow, Deschambault was informed that the ceremony would not be taking place after-all. Despite Deschamablt’s 72-mile drive to the state capital, […]

Ex Dem Takes Win Over Birther In Alabama Runoff

Ex Dem Takes Win Over Birther In Alabama Runoff

Due to neither Republican candidate receiving 50 percent of the vote in the September primary, Bradley Byrne and Dean Young advanced to a special runoff election, held yesterday November 5th, to claim the seat in Alabama’s 1st Congressional District. Young, a tea-party backed candidate, has stirred controversy, in recent weeks, stating that gay rights activists […]

Cory Booker Coasts To Easy Win In NJ Senate Race

Cory Booker Coasts To Easy Win In NJ Senate Race

Newark Mayor Cory Booker has been declared the winner in the New Jersey special election to fill the US Senate seat once held by the late Frank Lautenberg. Senator Lautenberg passed away on June 3rd, 2013. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie appointed Republican Jeff Chiesa to fill the seat during the interim period preceding the […]