Jesse Waters and Lindsey Graham on Fox News

After breathlessly hyping TikTok ban, Republicans turn on RESTRICT Act

Sen. Lindsey Graham is the latest Republican to say he doesn't support the bill.

On Mar 30, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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TikTokers don’t blame Biden, Congress, or China for a potential ban—they’re mad at Mark Zuckerberg

Users on the app speculated that Meta's lobbying efforts contributed to a proposed TikTok ban.

On Mar 16, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

Richard Blumenthal speaking into microphone

‘Blind eye to horrific harm’: Sen. Blumenthal comes down hard on tech companies’ use of Section 230

'Section 230 actually was designed to promote a safer internet. Plainly it's doing the opposite right now.'

On Mar 8, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

Joe Biden speaking into microphone in front of TikTok logo background

Biden calls on Congress to pass bipartisan bill that could ban TikTok

The RESTRICT Act was introduced Tuesday and would give the U.S. government the authority to ban TikTok.

On Mar 7, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

Mike Lee speaking into microphone with white Twitter bird logo to his right

GOP senator’s sh*tposting alt temporarily suspended for being too ‘based’

Elon Musk said it was too 'based.'

On Mar 1, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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‘These scumbags must go’: Far-right is p*ssed at Senate Republicans who voted to codify gay marriage

'The GOP proving once again how they don’t stand for literally anything.'

On Nov 17, 2022 by Claire Goforth

prairie dog and John Thune

Republican senator goes ’30-50 feral hogs’ route, uses prairie dogs to defend owning AR-15s

Prairie dogs weigh two pounds.

On Jun 7, 2022 by Claire Goforth

Herschel Walker speaking (right) tweet by Aaron Rupar caption 'Herschel Walker's solution to school shootings involves 'a department that can look at young men that's looking at women that's looking at social media' (left)

Herschel Walker’s nonsense solution to mass shootings is having the government look ‘at men looking at women looking at social media’

It's ... something

On May 26, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

Tweet by Izzy Levy caption 'pls no' '@ProjectLincoln has labled Ohio's U.S. Senate race as one of it's 'top races critical to American democracy's survival' @SpectrumNews1OH' 'Ohio- Senate While the race presents Democrats with an opportunity, it also provides illiberal forces of MAGA and Trumpism one of their best chances to add another full-fledged Hawlesque advocate in the Senate if Vance prevails.' (l) Lincoln Project logo on muted blue background (r)

‘Pls no’: Democrats respond to Lincoln Project’s vow to help in Ohio Senate race

Ohio Democrats to the never-Trump PAC: Thanks but no thanks.

On May 5, 2022 by Claire Goforth

Amazon labor union president speaking

Chris Smalls testifies before Congress about efforts Amazon made to halt union organizing

He said new hires were almost immediately subjected to anti-union propaganda.

On May 5, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

Former Senator Heidi Heitkamp speaking into microphone

Broadband expert thrashes former senator’s misleading campaign against Gigi Sohn’s FCC nomination

Heitkamp is 'misreading quotes' about Sohn.

On Apr 29, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

senate train with man in suit riding pulling up (l) female in suit on the train (c) the trains lavish food in kitchen (r)

‘Ohhhhhhhh so this is where all the money is’: Intern exposes Senate’s ‘secret’ train on TikTok—an viewers are disgusted by how lavish it seems

'Oh I found my taxes.'

On Apr 8, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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The head of a ‘QAnon-adjacent’ anti-sex trafficking group is set to testify at Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation

It's part of a campaign to smear her as a pedophile enabler.

On Mar 23, 2022 by Claire Goforth

lindsey graham (l) richard blumenthal (r)

Congress barrels forward with EARN IT Act, determined to end encrypted messaging online

Critics are warning that the bill could threaten encryption, free expression online.

On Feb 10, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

photos of Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema with red marker Xs drawn on them

Twitter is already in a froth about Manchin, Sinema blocking Biden’s potential new Supreme Court justice—but they might be wrong

The two centrists are on the hot seat with fellow Democrats.

On Jan 26, 2022 by Claire Goforth