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Henry Decker

Henry Decker was formerly the Managing Editor of The National Memo. He is currently an Online Associate at MRCampaigns.

Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) (CSIS: Center for Strategic & International Studies via Flickr)

The 5 Worst Climate Change Truthers In Congress

These congressional Republicans are definitely not scientists.

March 31, 2015
Tom Cotton

Tom Cotton Slams Obama For Undermining Foreign Negotiations, Kills Irony

Tom Cotton is upset that anyone but him would interfere with a foreign negotiation.

March 20, 2015
Donald Trump addresses CPAC 2015 (Michael Vadon via Flickr)

Donald Trump Wants You To Think He’s Running For President (Again)

Good news for Democrats: Donald Trump might run for president (for real this time!)

March 18, 2015
Senator Lindsey Graham (SC) asks questions of Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey testify before the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee for Defense, concerning the fiscal year 2013 budget at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., June 13, 2012. (DoD Photo By Glenn Fawcett)

This Week In Crazy: Generalissimo Graham Prepares To Seize Congress

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five: 5. Lindsey Graham Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has long complained about President Obama trampling the Constitution, and over the weekend, we may have learned […]

March 13, 2015

Poll: Not Many Americans Care About Clinton Emails

New numbers suggest that the Clinton ‘scandal’ isn’t catching on with the public.

March 10, 2015
U.S. Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore via Flickr)

Politics Leap Over Water’s Edge With Senate GOP Letter To Iran

Republicans are shredding precedent in their quest to undermine President Obama.

March 9, 2015
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) in the Capitol Rotunda on the way to the State of the Union Address, Jan. 20, 2015. (Talk Radio News Service via Flickr)

Don’t Believe The Hype: Republicans Still Don’t Have A Health Care Plan

Republicans are no closer to replacing the Affordable Care Act than they’ve ever been.

March 6, 2015

This Week In Crazy: Obama Bans Jail For Black People

President Obama stops prosecuting black people, the Ayatollah Caucus takes over Washington, and more.

March 6, 2015

Surrender: Government-By-Crisis Fails The GOP Again

Once again, a hostage crisis has ended with Republicans’ unilateral surrender.

March 3, 2015

5 Lowlights From CPAC 2015 (So Far)

From birther jokes to STD rants, it’s been another banner year at CPAC.

February 27, 2015

This Week In Crazy: Ron Paul Is Ready For Secession

Dr. Paul talks secession and food stamps, a GOP Rep. gets an anatomy lesson, and more.

February 27, 2015
Scott Walker, Iran, Wisconsin, Obama, Deal, Foreign Policy, Politics

Get Ready For A Dumb Foreign Policy Debate In 2016

Republicans want to make the presidential campaign about foreign policy — but they have little to add to the conversation.

February 24, 2015

This Week In Crazy: Obama’s Secret Muslim Gang Sign

Obama sends another secret Muslim message, Glenn Beck predicts World War III, and more.

February 20, 2015

Boehner Offered Free Pass Out Of Shutdown Mess, But He Doesn’t Want To Take It

Republicans appear fully committed to another shutdown crisis.

February 17, 2015

5 Policies That Republicans Loved (Until Obama Did, Too)

The easiest way to turn Republicans against an idea is to tell them that Obama is for it.

February 13, 2015

Republicans Have (Another) Government Shutdown Problem

Republicans are staring a Department of Homeland Security shutdown in the face — and they seem to be out of ideas to stop it.

February 10, 2015

This Week In Crazy: Beyoncé Is ‘Mental Poison’

Iowa Republicans follow Mike Huckabee’s lead, Obama’s evil spirits attack Justin Bieber, and more.

February 6, 2015

House Republicans Vote To Repeal Obamacare (Again)

Republicans’ refusal to move on from Obamacare says a lot about them — little of it good.

February 3, 2015

The GOP’s Truther Primary Has Begun

Republican presidential hopefuls have started courting a critical constituency: the paranoid fringe.

February 2, 2015

Mitt Romney Isn’t Running In 2016. Now What?

The Republican primaries are going to be a free-for-all.

January 30, 2015
Mitt Romney addresses the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (Gage Skidmore via Flickr)

Report: Romney Not Running In 2016

Sorry, Democrats: Mitt Romney is not running for president in 2016.

January 30, 2015

This Week In Crazy: The ‘Obama Is A Muslim’ Song!

Victoria Jackson writes a song, Bryan Fischer gets fired, and so much more.

January 30, 2015

The New Normal: Kochs Plan Nearly $1 Billion Spending Spree In 2016

Find out how the Kochs plan to buy a new government in the next elections.

January 27, 2015

Republicans Still Have An Immigration Problem, And It’s Getting Worse

Republicans’ ever-increasing hostility towards immigrants will come back to haunt them.

January 23, 2015
President Barack Obama delivers the State of The Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

This Week In Crazy: Obama’s Secret Muslim State Of The Union

President Obama sends a hidden message, Dinesh D’Souza is the new Martin Luther King, and more.

January 23, 2015