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Watch: Is the Conservative-backed Grindr-like App 'The Right Stuff' All Wrong?

Watch: Is the Conservative-backed Grindr-like App 'The Right Stuff' All Wrong?

By Emell Adolphus | Aug 15, 2022

Backed by gay conservative tech billionaire Peter Thiel, an app called The Right Stuff app aims to bring together right-wing conservatives for love and political ideologies.

Ted Cruz Claims Elizabeth Warren 'Might Have a Penis'

Ted Cruz Claims Elizabeth Warren 'Might Have a Penis'

Aug 15, 2022

Senator Ted Cruz has joked fellow Senator Elizabeth Warren "might have a penis" because "in today's Democrat Party, how do we know she doesn't?"

Sarah Palin Gets Zoom-bombed with Penis Drawing

Sarah Palin Gets Zoom-bombed with Penis Drawing

Aug 14, 2022

Sarah Palin was zoom-bombed with a drawing of a penis at a streaming candidate's forum on August 11.

Drag and Democracy: Alaska Voters Learn New System

Drag and Democracy: Alaska Voters Learn New System

By Becky Bohrer | Aug 14, 2022

Drag performers shimmied up and down a walkway between café tables, as enthusiastic patrons took photos and filled out ballots ranking the shows. This was a lesson in Alaska's new election system.

More U.S. Lawmakers Visit Taiwan 12 Days after Pelosi Trip

More U.S. Lawmakers Visit Taiwan 12 Days after Pelosi Trip

By Johnson Lai and Ken Moritsugu | Aug 14, 2022

A delegation of American lawmakers arrived in Taiwan on Sunday, just 12 days after a visit by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi prompted China to launch days of threatening military drills.

Jury: Democratic PAC Defamed Roy Moore, Awards him $8.2M

Jury: Democratic PAC Defamed Roy Moore, Awards him $8.2M

By Kim Chandler | Aug 13, 2022

A federal jury awarded Republican Roy Moore $8.2 million in damages Friday after finding a Democratic-aligned super PAC defamed him in a TV ad recounting sexual misconduct accusations.

Sinema Took Wall Street Money While Killing Tax on Investors

Sinema Took Wall Street Money While Killing Tax on Investors

By Brian Slodysko | Aug 13, 2022

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, who stopped legislation to raise taxes on wealthy investors, received nearly $1 million over the past year from private equity professionals whose taxes would have increased.

Congress OKs Dems' Climate, Health Bill, a Biden Triumph

Congress OKs Dems' Climate, Health Bill, a Biden Triumph

By Alan Fram | Aug 13, 2022

A divided Congress gave final approval Friday to Democrats' flagship climate and health care bill, handing President Joe Biden a back-from-the-dead triumph on coveted priorities.

GOP Backs Trump, Escalates Dark Rhetoric after FBI Search

GOP Backs Trump, Escalates Dark Rhetoric after FBI Search

By Lisa Mascaro | Aug 13, 2022

Republicans in Congress that once stood staunchly for law and order have dramatically reversed course to excite voters, using dangerous rhetoric against the nation's justice system.

Conservative Push to Alter Constitution Focuses on Primaries

Conservative Push to Alter Constitution Focuses on Primaries

By Nicholas Riccardi | Aug 12, 2022

Much of the money comes from groups that do not have to disclose their donors, masking the identity of who is funding the push to change the Constitution.

Cuomo: Taxpayers Should Pay Sexual Harassment Legal Bills

Cuomo: Taxpayers Should Pay Sexual Harassment Legal Bills

Aug 12, 2022

Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants taxpayers to foot his legal bills as he defends himself against a workplace sexual harassment claim, and he's suing the state's attorney general over it.

Kansas Abortion Vote Shows Limits of GOP's Strength

Kansas Abortion Vote Shows Limits of GOP's Strength

By Aaron M. Kessler, John Hanna, Nuha Dolby, and Heather Hollingsworth | Aug 12, 2022

The findings reinforce a sense in both parties that the Supreme Court's decision may have altered the dynamics of this year's midterm elections. Here's how it played out.

Trump Calls for 'Immediate' Release of Mar-a-Lago Warrant

Trump Calls for 'Immediate' Release of Mar-a-Lago Warrant

By Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo | Aug 12, 2022

Donald Trump called late Thursday for the "immediate" release of the federal warrant the FBI used to search his Florida estate, hours after the Justice Department had asked a court to unseal the warrant.

Twitter Reacts to Comparison of FBI Raid on Trump's Home to Stonewall: Just, No

Twitter Reacts to Comparison of FBI Raid on Trump's Home to Stonewall: Just, No

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 11, 2022

Gay conservative group Log Cabin Republicans tried to compare the FBI's raid on the home of the former president to the epoch-defining Stonewall uprising. Twitter responded in no uncertain terms.

Trump's Bond with GOP Deepens after Primary Wins, FBI Search

Trump's Bond with GOP Deepens after Primary Wins, FBI Search

By Steve Peoples | Aug 11, 2022

Facing mounting legal vulnerabilities and considering another presidential run, former President Donald Trump needs support from the party to maintain his political career.

Balint Wins Vermont's Democratic Primary for U.S. House

Balint Wins Vermont's Democratic Primary for U.S. House

By Wilson Ring | Aug 10, 2022

The leader of Vermont's state Senate, Becca Balint, won the Democratic Party primary for Vermont's lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, meaning she could become the first woman and the first openly gay person to represent the state in Congress.

Takeaways: Trump Tightens Grip on GOP, Narrow Squad Victory

Takeaways: Trump Tightens Grip on GOP, Narrow Squad Victory

By Brian Slodysko | Aug 10, 2022

After an uneven start, Donald Trump's election-year tour of revenge succeeded in ousting Republican members of Congress, boosting Trump-backed "America First" candidates who beat back the establishment and strengthening his grip on the party.

Brandon Straka Brings Bizarro Cabaret to CPAC (With a Little Help from Marjorie Taylor Greene)

Brandon Straka Brings Bizarro Cabaret to CPAC (With a Little Help from Marjorie Taylor Greene)

Aug 8, 2022

Don[t cry for convicted insurrectionist Brandon Straka -- he did enough for himself in a piece of bizarro performance art at CPAC with a little help from Marjorie Taylor Greene.

'I Gonna Say No.'  Sen.Lindsey Graham Doubles Down Against Federalizing Same-Sex Marriage

'I Gonna Say No.' Sen.Lindsey Graham Doubles Down Against Federalizing Same-Sex Marriage

Aug 8, 2022

Senator Lindsey Graham is one of the prominent GOP senators opposing federal codification of same-sex marriage. He doubled down on CNN on Sunday.

Biden Steps Out of the Room and Finds Legacy-Defining Wins

Biden Steps Out of the Room and Finds Legacy-Defining Wins

By Seung Min Kim and Zeke Miller | Aug 7, 2022

Over five decades in Washington, Joe Biden knew that the way to influence was to be in the room where it happens. But in the second year of his presidency, some of Biden's most striking, legacy-defining legislative victories came about by staying away.

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