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Rachel Dratch Talks About Her New Political Comedy Show 'Tail! Spin!'

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 10.30.2014 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

As Mark Twain wrote, "truth is stranger than fiction." In fact, truth can also be much funnier and often more surreal. Such is the case in the new comedy Tail! Spin!

FEC: Former GOP Senator Ignored Warnings, Spent Money Illegally

AP | JOHN MILLER | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal Election Commission lawyers urged a federal judge not to heed U.S. Sen. Larry Craig's contention that regulators are bei...

Feds Want Big Fine From Larry Craig

AP | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics

BOISE, Idaho -- BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal election regulators want former U.S. Sen. Larry Craig to pay $140,000 in fines and return more than $216...

Huma Abedin Isn't The First Political Wife To Stand By Her Man

Posted 07.25.2013 | Divorce

The one thing perhaps more surprising than New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner's admission that his sexting continued past his 2011 resignation ...

Tail-Sucking Mobius Loop

Will Durst | Posted 06.26.2013 | Comedy
Will Durst

F. Scott Fitzgerald famously uttered "there are no second acts in American lives" but bless his heart, the besotted scribe seems blissfully unaware of the loophole large enough to taxi a C- 130 through that exists for American politicians.

Craig Dealt Big Loss

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A federal judge refused on Thursday to dismiss a Federal Election Commission lawsuit that accuses former Sen. Larry Craig of misusing $2...

Judge Skeptical Of Former GOP Senator's Claims On Arrest

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 05.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A federal judge sounded skeptical Monday of former Sen. Larry Craig's claim that he properly used $217,000 in campaign funds for hi...

Disgraced Ex-GOP Senator Heading To Court

McClatchy | Posted 04.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A federal judge this week will confront the surprisingly important fallout from former Idaho Republican Sen. Larry Craig's 2007 bathroom...

TWO-FACED: 15 Political Hypocrites

The Huffington Post | Katy Hall | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.) recently made headlines when a phone call transcript revealed that he had sex with a patient while working as a physic...

Amber Alert Issued For East Texas Boy Whose Dad Allegedly Killed Mom

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.31.2012 | Crime

Authorities in Tyler, Texas, have issued an Amber Alert for a 4-year-old boy who has been abducted by his dad, a murder suspect accused of killing the...

Disgraced GOP Senator Offers Strange Explanation For Toe-Tapping Incident

AP | JOHN MILLER | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

BOISE, Idaho — Former Republican U.S. Sen. Larry Craig aims to fend off a federal election lawsuit against him by arguing his infamous June 11, ...

Disgraced Former GOP Senator Runs Into More Trouble

AP | JOHN MILLER | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

BOISE, Idaho -- Former Republican U.S. Sen. Larry Craig of Idaho was sued Monday by federal election regulators who contend he misused some $217,000 i...

Michelangelo Signorile

Conservative Activist: 'Dehumanizing, Outrageous' Tactics Of Liberals Drove Me To The Right

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.14.2012 | Gay Voices

"The devil is here! The devil is here!" bellowed a voice in the distance at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington last weekend. ...

Maine's Gov. LePage: The Latest Example of GOP Self-Loathing

Pat LaMarche | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics
Pat LaMarche

He's just one of many Republicans who has risen to power while kicking to the curb those who are just like him.

Dave Jamieson

Disgraced Senator Resurfaces Lobbying For Big Coal

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.22.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Having left Congress after an embarrassing 2007 arrest, former Sen. Larry Craig (R-Idaho) has quietly reemerged in Washington as a lobby...

Right-Wing Politicians Who Had Weird Gay Sex Scandals

TruTV.com | David Moye | Posted 12.12.2011 | Gay Voices

Some right-wing politicians take a "do as I say, not as I do" attitude towards gay relationships. TruTV has compiled some of the more infamous case...

Let's Face It -- Homophobia Is So Gay

Wayne Besen | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics
Wayne Besen

To protect their "dirty" secret, these scoundrels are inciting persecution and passing discriminatory laws that lead to many forms of suicide: career, social, financial, emotional, spiritual, and actual.

11 Top Political Sex Scandals

latimes.com | June 8, 2011 | Posted 08.08.2011 | Divorce

Although political scandals date to the country's earliest days, attention to sex-related wrongdoing in Congress began in earnest in the 1970s. Here a...

Explaining Weiner

Andy Ostroy | Posted 08.08.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The rise and ultimate fall of Rep. Anthony Weiner's once-brilliant political career has many elements of a classic Greek tragedy, where the highly ambitious, competent, powerful protagonist suffers a horrible fate.

WATCH: Which Political Wives Stood By Their Disgraced Hubbies?

Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 08.07.2011 | Divorce

Though Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner apologized to his wife Huma Abedin numerous times throughout Monday's news conference--where he confessed to hav...

Anthony Weiner Hands Republicans a Twofer

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The wars drag on, the economy teeters, climate change unfolds just as the scientists predicted, and the yawning gap between the rich and the rest of us continues to grow. And what are we left with? The spectacle of a guy named Weiner doing naughty things.

A Year After BP -- From Greenwashing to Bluewashing

David Helvarg | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics
David Helvarg

In the wake of the BP blowout, President Obama signed an executive order establishing America's first national ocean policy. The oil industry, which has generated a trillion dollars in offshore revenues since 1946, was not pleased.

Sam Stein

From Lawmaker To Lobbyist

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Those walking around the halls of Congress on Monday afternoon were treated to a peculiar sighting as Former Senator Larry Craig (R-Idah...

Apoplectic About Abortion: One Clergy Woman's Emotional Roller Coaster

Donna Schaper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Donna Schaper

From deep within my apoplexy, I ask: What in the name of God and goodness is Congress thinking? My reluctant and puzzled conclusion: Congress is moralizing about sex.

The Bullying Years: A Survival Guide for Gay Kids

Gary Cohan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gary Cohan

Stay tough, stay hopeful, stay healthy and stay alive because, I promise you -- as a gay man, a medical doctor and, most importantly, as a survivor -- it absolutely does get better.