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5th worst heat wave killing thousands India's Earth Sciences Minister: "it is Climate Change"
Usually this is the time of year when the monsoon rains move north from the Indian Ocean bringing relief from sizzling summer temperatures with steamy downpours on the subcontinent. But this year's ...
Lefty Coaster 06/03/2015 3
Obama opens up 15 point approval lead over President George W. Bush
Absence, they say, makes the heart grow fonder. That's especially true with former American presidents, whose approval numbers invariably rise as their time away from the Oval Office increases. ...
Jon Perr 06/03/2015 1
Brad Martinez Takes 8 Minute Ride in Police Van, Comes Out Comatose and Dies
Like Freddie Gray, Mitchell Brad Martinez, a Florida man, was arrested and took a ride in a police van Friday. Following the 8-minute ride, he came out comatose. Yesterday, after not recovering from ...
Eternal Hope 06/03/2015 2
EPI research: Young women newly graduated from college earn much less than their male counterparts
Nearly four years ago, two researchers at the American Association of University Women researched and wrote Graduating to a Pay Gap . The two, Christianne Corbett and ...
Meteor Blades 06/03/2015 3
Mitch McConnell's NSA antics won him very few friends
The most remarkable aspect of the last three weeks of Patriot Act/USA Freedom Act wrangling in ...
Joan McCarter 06/03/2015 3
Pennsylvania takes lead in finding Obamacare solution ahead of court decision
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Elections do ...
Joan McCarter 06/03/2015 3
Democrats consider filibuster of defense authorization
Democrats want to force the Republican majority in Congress to finally deal with ...
Joan McCarter 06/03/2015 11
Midday open thread: ADP says 201,000 new jobs in May; no, the queen isn't dead; bison tosses tourist
Today's comic by Matt Bors is Finally, an exoskeleton for Millennials!
Meteor Blades 06/03/2015 31
Republican Party chair is significantly out of his mind
It was just last month that Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee was singing the praises of the GOP majority (granted, he was peddling utter bullshit, but ...)
Barbara Morrill 06/03/2015 24
Cartoon: Les Beastiables -- Senator Lindsey Giraffe
Les Beastiables ("Les Bez"): Beasties say the darnedest things! Today's Beastiable is Senator Lindsey Giraffe. He is of course a parody of Senator Lindsey Graham, who announced this week that he ...
elenacarlena 06/03/2015 34
Woozle Wednesdai
Those of you who already either ...
triciawyse 06/03/2015 51
Hillary Clinton allies plan lawsuits to fight voter suppression
Maggie Haberman and Amy Chozick at The New York Times report : The Democrats began last month with lawsuits filed in Ohio and Wisconsin, presidential ...
Meteor Blades 06/03/2015 43
Lincoln Chafee announces he's running for president
The Democratic side of 2016's run for the presidency has ...
Hunter 06/03/2015 90
What the new NSA reforms mean
Dragnet surveillance of American's phone records is over, ...
Joan McCarter 06/03/2015 18
John Kerry broke his leg, which proves he's rich (and possibly French)
Kerry, looking suspiciously like a cheese-...
Barbara Morrill 06/03/2015 50
Hillary Clinton: To the left, to the left ...
Kerry Eleveld 06/03/2015 267
Deep red Florida town is epicenter for Obamacare
There's trouble ahead for Rubio back home. Here's a bit of irony—the ...
Joan McCarter 06/03/2015 27
Scott Walker wants to wreck the EPA. He's not the only one
Scott Walker gives gollum a bad name. Scott Walker, the Wisconsin governor who has said he will announce whether he is running for president after the state budget is wrapped up this month, has a ...
Meteor Blades 06/03/2015 37
Daily Kos Elections presents the best map ever of United States congressional districts
(click to enlarge all images) Daily Kos Elections is pleased to introduce a brand-new approach to mapping America's congressional districts. Months in the making, and inspired in part ...
Daniel Donner 06/03/2015 69
Poll: Iowa caucus-goers support the idea of George W. and Bill Clinton advising a future president
The Hawkeye State isn't afraid of either George W. Bush or Bill Clinton taking a significant role in advising Jeb or Hillary, apparently. From a new Bloomberg Politics/Des Moines ...
Kerry Eleveld 06/03/2015 68
Arrest warrants issued for proud black families who cheered at this graduation in Mississippi
Sigh. This really did happen . Have you ever been to a graduation ceremony where you were asked to hold your applause ...
Shaun King 06/03/2015 289
States stand to lose big in Obamacare case, but the majority of people in them don't know that
Texas stands to lose $205,586,498 in tax credits to ...
Joan McCarter 06/03/2015 58
Cartoon: Finally, an exoskeleton for Millennials!
Matt Bors 06/03/2015 33
Scott Walker went to Disney World 41 years ago, so he can totally win Florida
"Magic Mountain was scary high!" Proving that there is no issue big or small that he won't ...
Barbara Morrill 06/03/2015 24
Cuyahoga Sheriff's Office expected to turn over Tamir Rice case to prosecutors as early as today
Last known photo of Tamir Rice, taken just a month before he was killed Shot and killed nearly seven months ago by Officer Timothy Loehmann of the ...
Shaun King 06/03/2015 70
Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE…
Bill in Portland Maine 06/03/2015 85
Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
The reason we wanted to make sure the show was back on the air this week was primarily so that you wouldn't be deprived of Joan McCarter's insight for two weeks in a row. Well, mission ...
David Waldman 06/03/2015 0
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Cole 4 West Virginia 4 Coal
West Virginia Senate President and GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Cole Leading Off : • WV-Gov : On Tuesday, state Senate President Bill Cole became the first credible Republican ...
Jeff Singer 06/03/2015 40
Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Rand's rotten reception reverberates
Elias Isquith : For the Republican Party in general, politically speaking, [the improving economy] was inconvenient — but not a disaster. Just as nature seeks to fill a vacuum, whichever party is ...
Greg Dworkin 06/03/2015 133
Rachel Talks to Bernie -- About his Strong Rollout and his Cutting-edge Debate Ideas
Just watched the Interview. It was very good. Bernie is breaking records in Iowa, among other things. Well worth watching, if you missed it. The Rachel Maddow Show -- June 2 ...
jamess 06/02/2015 115
Open thread for night owls: UN experts warn of threats from secret 'trade' deals
RNs protest fast-track legislation in Sacramento, California in March 2015. At Common Dreams, Sarah Lazare ...
Meteor Blades 06/02/2015 68
Community Quilt for crystal eyes
CelticLassie's quilt, detail Our friend, crystal eyes, has a brain tumor. He has blogged about it here, on Daily Kos -- and ...
Sara R 06/02/2015 21
#Black Lives Matter and The Climate Justice Movement
I recently ran across this article by Naomi Klein Why #Black Lives Matter Should Transform The Climate Debate . At Daily Kos, I've learned we white progressives have a bad habit of thinking ...
joedemocrat 06/02/2015 22
Kitchen Table Kibitzing 6/2/2015: Full Moon and Empty Head
Come oh come ye tea-thirsty restless ones -- the kettle boils, bubbles and sings, musically. ~ Rabindranath ...
belinda ridgewood 06/02/2015 128
2 New Polls shows both frontrunners slipping as Republicans narrow the gap
Poll: Hillary Clinton Weakens on Trustworthiness While Jeb Bush Slides Into GOP Free-For-All Weakening ratings for Hillary Clinton present opportunities for her potential Republican opponents, even ...
Lefty Coaster 06/02/2015 69
ISIS and Assad Regime working together?
Yesterday ISIS launched an offensive against the last few moderate rebels that Obama is supporting in Syria. It is threatening to collapse the final remaining military strategy for Syria. ...
gjohnsit 06/02/2015 43
Daily Kos, allies call Congress to reject Fast Track, as more members come out against it
Congress is back from Memorial Day recess—and will vote very shortly on whether to pass fast-track legislation for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) ...
Paul Hogarth 06/02/2015 48
Cartoon: Mad Max Fury Road
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keefknight 06/02/2015 17
Game of Thrones 5.8—'Hardhome'
Winter isn't just coming, people. It's here. In Game of Thrones that doesn't mean Jack Frost nipping at your nose. It doesn't mean friendly snowmen in top hats. It sure doesn't mean picking up a ...
Mark Sumner 06/02/2015 163
McConnell loses big on NSA amendments, USA Freedom Act goes to the president
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was an asshole starting the series of votes in the Senate in what was to become his NSA surveillance reform debacle.
Joan McCarter 06/02/2015 113
Moss (Photo Diary): Street Prophets Coffee Hour
Welcome to the Tuesday edition of the Coffee Hour at Street Prophets. This is an open thread where we can discuss what’s happening in our lives, what we’ve been working on, and our opinions on ...
Ojibwa 06/02/2015 8
Black Kos, Tuesday's Chile
Dear British Guardian: Thank You! by Chitown Kev Having completed two diaries in the past 24 hours in addition to going into the office earlier today, I was sorely tempted to hang a "Gone Fishing" ...
Black Kos 06/02/2015 70
Ted Cruz: John F. Kennedy 'would be a Republican today'
You make me sad. I sat here for a long time pondering what to say about would-
Hunter 06/02/2015 234
A few maps show Americans' views on climate change confused. But they like renewable energy
The map shows Americans are strong backers of renewable energy. David Roberts at ...
Meteor Blades 06/02/2015 38
Midday open thread: NTSB releases Amtrak report; flowers in the potholes protests; 0.01% taxpayers
Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Facetime fools :
Meteor Blades 06/02/2015 38
Jeb Bush thinks retirement age is 65, and wants you to work until you're 70
If you missed Face the Nation on Sunday, you missed Jeb ...
Joan McCarter 06/02/2015 173
Toosdai Critters
Those of you who ...
triciawyse 06/02/2015 72
Guantánamo Bay prisoner: CIA used sexual abuse and other torture not included in Senate report
Majid Khan has been in U.S. custody since 2003. His name is Majid Khan. Born in Pakistan, he is a legal resident of the United States, having lived in Maryland and graduated from a Baltimore ...
Meteor Blades 06/02/2015 77

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