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New! See Us...Maybe?

Palin parody The Capitol Steps normally perform every week in Washington, DC and around the country, but our schedule is being updated based on the latest health information on the coronavirus.


Rocket Man on YouTube!

Dennis Rodman in North Korea You can get inside info on North Korea from Dennis Rodman, or you can get it from us. See scenes from live performances on our YouTube channel.


Hosni Mubarak (1928-2020)

Hosni Mubarak For 30 straight years in office, the former Egyptian president got his way...until he was overthrown, jailed, aquitted, and finally released.

Mubarak's Way

From our album Desperate Housemembers (2011)


Read the Reviews!

"Enormously refreshing"... Read how the Capitol Steps' humor bridges the partisan divide with "remarkable" even-handednessThe Sentinel

Trump himself would "enjoy the show bigly" — in the News & Observer

"Capitol Steps make politics fun again" — review from The O'Colly.

"A machine gun of comedy" — review from DC Theatre Scene.

"Outrageously funny"Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts.

"Great place to go on a date...Fair and balanced." — review from DC Metro Arts.


How are the Capitol Steps like the Trump Administration?

Elaina Newport Read a CityBeat interview with co-founder Elaina Newport about how songwriters and performers keep up in these fast-paced times.


Say it Ain't So!

Rita Jenrette Our name was taken from a racy Washington scandal of the time we began, in 1981. Just recently, former congressional wife Rita Jenrette spoke out and denied the legend, 30 years later! We're sticking with her original story.


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We put the MOCK in Democracy!

Week of March 23

Bernie Sanders peaked too early. He used to be the only one ready to throw unlimited money at problems. This week, everyone wants to do it.

From the album Make America Grin Again (2018).


Week of March 16

Airlines have run out of things to charge extra for, right? Nope, they're now getting ready to actually charge extra for the never, ever requested middle seat.


Week of March 9

Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders have kept up their schedule of campaign rallies, despite the public health concerns over the coronavirus. At least Donald Trump has an excuse for holding his rallies, since he says the whole thing is a hoax anyway. But if Joe wants to reassure the public, he'll have to reach out to voters a little less and stop rubbing women the wrong way.

See live performance video on YouTube. From the album The Lyin' Kings (2019).


Week of March 2

Mitch McConnell has promised that the Senate will approve a bipartisan bill to fund a federal response to the coronavirus outbreak — and do it promptly. That would be a historic change for the Senate majority leader, who has racked up hundreds of bipartisan bills killed before they ever reached the Senate floor.


Week of February 24

Pardons for everyone! If you're corrupt, a tax cheat, or even a war criminal, Donald Trump knows you've been treated very, very unfairly. Former junk-bond king Michael Milken already did his time, and he won't be getting his record $600 million fine refunded, but now he can hold his head high once again.

From the album Fools on the Hill (1992).


Week of February 17

Nevada polls have had Joe Biden in the lead, non-stop, for nearly a year — until this week. Now it's Bernie who has taken the lead and is getting all the attention.

See live performance video on YouTube. From the album The Lyin' Kings (2019).


Week of February 10

Bernie Sanders repeatedly denied telling Elizabeth Warren that a woman could never win. Still, he's hoping it's true.

New! See live performance video on YouTube.


Week of February 3

Voters in Iowa have been courted by presidential candidates for months and months. They've been polled. Now they get to choose.

From the album The Lyin' Kings (2019).