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Carly Fiorina The vast Republican presidential field is quickly shifting from one composed mostly of likely candidates to one of candidates who are all in. These days that's a largely technical ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 163 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 06:47 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka The union movement is beginning its traditional campaign season dance with Democrats, in which union leaders push Democratic candidates to make working ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 08:51 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
The George W. Bush presidency was basically over by the end of 2005. Not that there weren't more disasters and indignities to come for America before the Halliburton Cabal mercifully relinquished ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Mar 11, 2015 at 09:53 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Here's David Axelrod, chief strategist for President Obama's 2008 campaign, telling us his thoughts about once and future presidential candidate Hillary Clinton: I think what happened was that ...
by Scan
Comment Count 91 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 05:40 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Presidential brother/son/candidate Jeb Bush Jeb Bush has a plan for the 2016 general election, but his plan for the Republican presidential primary might need some tweaking. See, Bush knows that ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 79 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2015 at 08:17 AM PST with 29 Recommends
* Forty-Two Republican Senators Commemorated September 11 by Voting to Keep Corporate Money Flowing (by Way of Citizens United) to Washington Politicians. * Election Day Arrives in Fifty-Two Days.
by ennisprof
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Sep 12, 2014 at 01:07 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Can we cut to the heart of the matter? The Tea Party is energized, not by political ideals or policy, but by fear-based hatred. Like the red cape held in front of the enrage bull at a bull fight, ...
by Redmond Ryan
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2014 at 01:17 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Bill Clinton was elected in 1992 NOT because he won over the nation's intellectual heart by turning moderate. He won in 1992 for a single reason: Ross Perot split the GOP vote with Bush the Elder. ...
by Jimdotz
Comment Count 66 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 11:52 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
From The New York Times : WASHINGTON — Closing the books on a fiscal year in which the federal budget deficit fell more sharply than in any year since the end of World War II, the Treasury ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Feb 27, 2014 at 07:01 PM PST with 28 Recommends
January 25th is the sixth anniversary of the violent passing of a Manhattan office worker, Florence Cioffi. She was 59 years old, a few days short of her next birthday. The criminal responsible for ...
by waterstreet2013
Comment Count 72 comments on Sat Jan 25, 2014 at 07:25 PM PST with 271 Recommends
I decided to take a break from redistricting diaries and instead give all of you more information about my home state of Connecticut. I thus decided to present to you a detailed analysis of the past ...
by ProudNewEnglander
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu May 15, 2014 at 07:00 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
I've been lurking at Daily Kos since 2008 and haven't had the desire to post until recently... It's about time to open up and connect with some good souls and engage in inspiring conversations that ...
by Yu Te
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 10:59 PM PST with 11 Recommends
(Hope this won't be too long for you all) Back in the archaic, colorless TV days of June 2008, I came to this great site bemused by how our centrist, corporate media still didn't want to do its ...
by sluggahjells
Comment Count 68 comments on Thu Nov 07, 2013 at 09:34 AM PST with 180 Recommends
I am here to tell you that one of the best things I ever did for my marriage was to suck it up and agree to start paying for a cleaning service. Arguments over chores? Vastly reduced. The money ...
by cskendrick
Comment Count 116 comments on Fri Oct 11, 2013 at 10:12 AM PDT with 322 Recommends
Oh man, this new video from Sarah Palin's PAC: It's basically two minutes of Sarah Palin trying to recapture her "maverick" image combined with clips of various media figures and politicians ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 79 comments on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 12:47 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
Populist Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown was relatively unknown, running in an evenly matched battleground state, facing tens of millions in GOP attacks, all the while being unapologetically liberal. And ...
by kos
Comment Count 301 comments on Wed Nov 28, 2012 at 10:00 AM PST with 97 Recommends
Grover Norquist's control is slipping Grover Norquist's hold on congressional Republicans continues to weaken, with Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss saying he'd defy Norquist on taxes , despite ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 82 comments on Fri Nov 23, 2012 at 08:41 AM PST with 68 Recommends
Along the 500 mile highway from Fairbanks, across the arctic circle, to Alaska's northern shore at Deadhorse in the North Slope Borough. Maybe the loneliest road in the America. The largest ...
by psychicpanda
Comment Count 123 comments on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 04:25 PM PST with 194 Recommends
Well, nearly all the numbers are in - and the Election of 2012 did not come close to that of 2008 in terms of voter turnout. Join my below the orange freeway interchange for a closer look.......
by GayIthacan
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 02:12 PM PST with 10 Recommends
I have thrown together an Excel database that permits one to track the voting differentials between 2008 and the current 2-12 results. 1. All totals are from David Leip's Atlas of Presidential ...
by GayIthacan
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 03:07 PM PST with 8 Recommends