LISA MASCARO / The Associated PressJun 3, 2018
The Republican movement took Washington by storm eight years ago, but its failures show the limits of riding a campaign wave into the reality of governing. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 19, 2013
Stephen Colbert's big sister is picking up right where the satirist left off, by announcing she's running in the South Carolina special election to succeed Tim Scott in the House. Scott was recently appointed to the Senate after Jim DeMint vacated the seat--a position, it should be noted, that Colbert had publicly sought. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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Tracy Bloom / TruthdigDec 18, 2012
Gov. Nikki Haley's appointment is a tea party-backed congressman who wants to kick entire families off of food stamps for supporting unions, give billions in subsidies to the major oil companies and spend taxpayer dollars to display the Ten Commandments on government property. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )