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Congress Parodies and Satire

Satirical news and parodies poking fun at Congress and our elected representatives.

Trent Lott Parody Pictures
Check out a series of amusing doctored photos and captioned pictures poking fun at Sen. Trent Lott.

Tom Daschle Parody Pictures
Doctored photos and captioned pictures poking fun at Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle.

Congress Threatens to Leave D.C. Unless New Capitol Is Built
The Onion reports that members of Congress are pressing for construction of a brand-new Capitol, complete with a retractable dome and luxury boxes, in order "to stay competitive."

Casual One-Nighter Gives Thurmond Change Of Heart About Gays
Sen. Strom Thurmond (R-SC), widely known for his conservative views, retooled his hard-line stance against homosexuality after a casual one-nighter last weekend with a D.C.-area man identified only as 'Stan,'" the Onion reports.

Bush in Twelve-Step Program to Stop Blaming Congress
With his party now in control of both the House and the Senate, President Bush revealed today that he had entered a twelve-step program to help him stop blaming Congress, according to the Borowitz Report.

White House Warns That Congress May Be Planning New Attacks
The White House revealed today that it was in a state of heightened alert after receiving intelligence reports indicating that Congress may be planning new attacks against the Bush administration, according to the Borowitz Report.

Santorum and Bush Issue Joint Statement on Homosexuality
Sen. Rick Santorum and President Bush convene to "dispel the outrageous liberal fiction of GOP bigotry toward fudge-packing homo devils." Read their remarks at White House.org.

Trent Lott Apologizes For Remarks Praising Cro-Magnon Man
Soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott apologized for remarks he made in which he praised Cro-Magnon Man and said "the world would be a better place if Cro-Magnon Man had never evolved into modern Homo sapiens," according to the Borowitz Report.

Democrats Fight to Retain Control of Senate's Rubber Stamp
As the days until the midterm elections dwindle, Democratic leaders fanned out across the country to remind the party faithful what is at stake: the right to rubber-stamp anything the President wants to do. From the Borowitz Report.

Tom Daschle Watch
The White House is keeping tabs on "Senator Weak-on- Terror." See what the GOP's new favorite demon has been up to in this ongoing parody from White House.org.

Aliens Steal Democrats' Spines!
An exclusive report from the Weakly World News.

Bush Salutes Strom Thurmond's 100th Birthday
President Bush shares a handful of amazing facts that fill Senator Thurmond's thick and impressive biography. Read his statement at White House.org.

Democrats Cancel Contract on Strom Thurmond's Life
In response to Senator Jeffords' defection from the GOP, Democrats have cancelled the contract they put out on Strom Thurmond's life. In a related development, Jesse Helms will now be allowed to lose his mind on his own time.

Congress Bars Economic Recovery Until Recovery Bill Passes
Concerned over reports the economy could rebound on its own, both houses of Congress passed legislation that prohibits the economy from recovering until Congress can pass legislation to revitalize the economy, SatireWire reports.

Congress Passes Americans With No Abilities Act
On Tuesday, Congress approved the Americans With No Abilities Act, sweeping new legislation that provides benefits and protection for more than 135 million talentless Americans, the Onion reports.

Congress Holds Weekend Trust-Building Retreat
Seeking to foster a spirit of unity and teamwork between Democrats and Republicans under the new Bush Administration, members of Congress attended a trust-building retreat in Virginia's Shenandoah National Park this past weekend, the Onion reports.

Congress Approves $540 Million For Evil
In a measure strongly supported by Republicans and Democrats alike, Congress passed legislation Monday budgeting an additional $540 million for evil for Fiscal Year 1998-9, the Onion reports.

Bob Dole Demands Preemptive Recount
During a campaign swing through lower Texas Monday, Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole demanded a recount of the upcoming 1996 presidential election, the Onion reports.

Capitol Steps
Listen to the latest song parodies from the only political comedy group in America that attempts to be funnier than Congress. For their latest albums, click here.

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