Grimm News For The GOP: Staten Island Congressman Close To Indictment

You remember Rep. Michael Grimm?  He’s the Staten Island Republican who made national headlines the night of the State of the Union address, when a TV reporter asked him on camera about an ongoing corruption investigation that was said to include the congressman.  Grimm walked away but later, with the cameras still rolling, he came …

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Who Dat? – D

There was a button we used in a recent ScuttleButton puzzle that listed two candidates — “Re-elect Joe & Art/Vote Republican” — candidates whose identity we don’t know.  In fact, we often come across buttons whose origins have escaped us.  Thus, every now and then we post some of these unknown items, in the hope …

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Today’s GOP Primary For Trey Radel’s Florida House Seat Turns Nasty

The 19th Congressional District in southwest Florida is solidly Republican and has been since it was created in 1972.  Vacant since Rep. Trey Radel (R) resigned in January following his arrest for buying cocaine from an undercover cop, the winner of today’s GOP primary will likely be the district’s next House member.  But it’s been …

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Is There Such A Thing As A Sex Scandal In Louisiana? Freshman Rep. McAllister Will Find Out

Edwin Edwards probably put it best.  “The only way I can lose this election,” he famously once said, “is if I’m caught in bed with either a dead girl or a live boy.” That, in a nutshell, describes the tolerance for scandal in Louisiana.  Or at least the understanding of it.  Edwards, a former congressman …

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