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Mock Candidate Aims to Muck Up Kentucky Senate Race (Video)

Kentucky voters needn’t worry about hunting for Gil Fulbright’s name (at least that's what it is this week) in voting booths come November. But they should get used to seeing his shit-eating grin over the next few months.  

Running the totally fake pol Fulbright (or Phillip MaMouf-Wifarts) is the latest stunt by anti-corruption advocates Represent.Us, the provocateurs behind last summer's “stripping senator ” show and the least appetizing power lunch in recorded history.  

Tim Krepp Embraces His Eyebrows in Bid for Congress

   

Tim Krepp, an independent hoping to challenge Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton , D-D.C., is embracing his facial hair — the type above his eyes.  

Jose Canseco Swings for the OPM Fences

Former Major League Baseball star Jose Canseco is done with being just Twitter famous. He wants into the big show.

Hospitality Vet Handicaps Taste of America Tourney

Journeyman toque Colin Abernethy was simply beside himself when he learned about what is going on in the regional grudge match that is Roll Call’s annual Taste of America showdown .  

“I'm sorry, but no love for WV and its pepperoni rolls or Tudor's biscuits? This vote is a sham!” the seasoned chef scolded the TOAverse after discovering that the much beloved West Virginia pepperoni roll was alive, but apparently not doing as well as the dominating lobster roll, in this year’s gustatory gauntlet.  

House Hopeful Brent Roske Mulls Congressional Council

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Brent Roske, the entertainment vet currently running as an independent to replace retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman, D-Calif., is brainstorming all kinds of ways to stay ahead of the burgeoning pack of contenders who’ve cropped up around him — including bringing some of them under his wing.  

House Staffer Stuck by Bony Lunch Surprise

Congress may be absent this week, but Restaurant Associates’ devoted personnel remain — tirelessly seeding staff meals with new and exciting mystery ingredients.  

Last week there was the vanishing catfish sliders conundrum. Earlier this month, someone fished a garden dweller out of their soup. And then there was that whole, mind-bending “vegetarian ” cod thing.  

Staff Assistants Warned: No 'House of Cards' Spoilers

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If there's any truer maxim on Capitol Hill, it is this: Don't mess with the staff assistants. Especially when it comes to "House of Cards" spoilers.  

On Friday when federal government workers were ordered to work, on a delayed start, at least one junior staffer was none too pleased about the circumstances. The aide issued a stark warning at 12:23 p.m. to colleagues on the infamous White House Tours Listserv: leak any details about the Season Two Netflix release and get the boot.