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Republican Congressman Tells Cub Scouts He'll Support Trump 'No Matter What Crazy Things He Says'

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-Kan.) is with Republican nominee Donald Trump “no matter what crazy things he says.” At least, that’s what he...

Sam Stein

Eric Cantor Wants The GOP To Fund Science Research. He Doesn't Think They Have To Offset It. | Sam Stein | Posted 04.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) made an extraordinary pitch to his one-time colleagues this week as they head into tens...

Sam Stein

House GOP Votes Down NIH Funding Measure One Day After Members Praised NIH Funding | Sam Stein | Posted 03.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One day after conservative Republicans thrilled an audience of science research advocates by pledging their support for more federal inv...

Sam Stein

The Incredible Moment When Tea Party Republicans Stunned A Room Full Of Scientific Research Activists | Sam Stein | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two minutes into a speech Tuesday morning, Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.) turned to the subject of his hair. He had shaved his head recently...

Sam Levine

GOP Congressman Claims Spurring More Risky Bets Will Make Banking Safer | Sam Levine | Posted 01.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-Kan.) has finally chosen to defend his role in passing a bill to subsidize Wall Street derivatives trades after goin...

The Best Pictures From The First Day Of The 114th Congress

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.09.2015 | Politics

From a tense House leadership election to Vice President Joe Biden's infamous performance at the Senate swearing-in ceremony, the first day of the 114...

Jennifer Bendery

Congressman Goes MIA After Tucking Wall Street Bailout Into Government Spending Bill | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For all the anger among progressives about a Wall Street bailout provision that made its way into the just-passed $1.1 trillion governme...

Kevin Yoder Wins Re-election To Congress In Kansas Midterm Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-Kan.) was re-elected to Congress on Tuesday, defeating his Democratic opponent Kelly Kultala. Yoder will continue to represent ...

Democrats Need to Stop Dragging Feet On Email Privacy Reform

Sam Tracy | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics
Sam Tracy

President Obama has still not responded to the 100,000+ Americans who signed the We the People petition demanding ECPA reform (it's been 152 days -- for comparison, a petition to build a Death Star got a response within 29 days.).

Samantha Lachman

Bros Before Foes: Fraternity And Sorority PAC Supports Its Own | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.09.2015 | Politics

It seems as though the nation’s largest political action committee for fraternities and sororities embraces the same principle college students use ...

GOP Congressmen Stumble Upon Grisly Scene During Border Tour

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

A congressional tour of the southern border turned gruesome earlier this month, when a trio of Republican lawmakers came across a dead body while on a...

John Celock

One Time 'Porker Of The Month' Opposes Sandy Pork | John Celock | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

A Republican congresswoman from Kansas who voted against the first round of Hurricane Sandy relief and noted her opposition to "pork" in the bill was ...

John Celock

Tea Party Rise Blamed For 'Short-Sighted' Vote | John Celock | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics

Intramural Republican politics in Kansas could be behind the decision of the state's entire House delegation to vote against Hurricane Sandy relief Fr...

The BEST Late Night Clips Of The Week

Matt Wilstein | Posted 10.24.2012 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

This week, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert were on break, preparing for their two weeks of convention coverage starting Monday, so we didn't get to se...

Skinny-dipping Congressman Praised By Nudists

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.22.2012 | Weird News

The word is out: Nudists aren't good at concealing anything, certainly not their support for Kevin Yoder, the skinny-dipping congressman. The Kansa...

Breaking: Republican Party Rolls Over and Dies of Embarrassment

Spencer Critchley | Posted 10.21.2012 | Comedy
Spencer Critchley

Paramedics called to the scene at Republican National Committee headquarters were unable to resuscitate the Grand Old Party, despite the application of CPR, defibrillators and smelling salts.

Bloomberg Did NOT Swim Naked In The Holy Land

Posted 08.30.2012 | New York

In case you were wondering, Mayor Bloomberg has never dared to go skinny-dipping in the holy waters of the Sea of Galilee. Bloomberg reassured repo...

Republicans Gone Wild!

Andy Ostroy | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Is this the guy we want just a heartbeat away from the Oval Office? Someone who sanctions terms such as "legitimate rape" and "forcible rape?" Someone whose views on women's rights and issues mirrors that of a radical extremist like Akin?

John Celock

Dems Missed Chance Against Skinny-Dipping Lawmaker | John Celock | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

Rep. Kevin Yoder, the Kansas Republican who admitted to skinny-dipping during an official trip to Israel, is likely to win reelection in November, run...

House GOP Reprimanded For Late-Night Swim Involving Drinking, Nudity

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

A group of House Republicans were reprimanded last August for taking a late-night swim in Israel's Sea of Galilee that reportedly involved drinking an...

House Republicans Investigated For Drinking, Nudity

Politico | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics

The FBI probed a late-night swim in the Sea of Galilee that involved drinking, numerous GOP freshmen lawmakers, top leadership staff – and one nude ...

Kansas Democrat Running For Husband's House Seat Faces Uphill Fight In Key Battleground

Time | David Von Drehle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So Stephene Moore, sporting a D after her name, faces an uphill battle to hold onto the seat in the Third Congressional District -- a swing district i...