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|Administration puts pressure on Senate to save some form of NSA collection program
The White House is increasing pressure on the Senate ...
|Big media's sneering, dismissive coverage of Bernie Sanders is a plague on democracy
The media are more interested in ...
|Carly Fiorina seeks media attention by standing around outside Hillary Clinton event
Carly Fiorina Failed Hewlett-Packard CEO and third-tier Republican presidential ...
|Scott Walker: Mandatory ultrasounds are 'a cool thing'
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Here's Gov. Scott Walker trying to paint ...
|Immigration activists vow Republicans will rue anti-immigration court ruling||Joan McCarter||05/27/2015||28|
|Obama's EPA steps up for Clean Water
It has been a long time coming, but the EPA and Corps of Engineers have issued their final rule on what waters are protected under the Clean Water Act - helping ensure that the headwater, ...
|Hillary Clinton stuns the political media by listening to voters
While the political press corps moans about how ...
|Memorial Day: Honoring Soldiers Who Were Driven by Core American Values
On this Memorial Day, I'm grateful that Barack Obama is in the White House and that our great nation has not entered into another unnecessary, life-and-freedom-crushing war. Knowing that integrity ...
|Talk Radio Live at 11 Becuz... Linda Tirado
We Act Radio and author Linda Tirado joins us at 11:30 EDT talkin' Min. Wage, Unions and Labor rights. Click Here to Join our Live Chat 11am to Noon ET to add your 2¢ to the Show convo. Or, Tweet ...
|Florida Senate offers Medicaid compromise, Rick Scott and the Kochs reject it
Florida's Senate President Andy Gardner ...
|Rand Paul previews GOP 2016 strategy, takes Hillary Clinton out of context on Benghazi
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) Will "What difference, at this point, does it make" be the "You didn't build that" of 2016—an out-of-context sentence from a Democrat that Republicans think they can ...
|Cartoon: Reasonable measures||Matt Bors||05/27/2015||14|
|As Texas floods, now is the time to examine its teaparty Republicans
Drone video of flooding in Central Texas over Memorial Day weekend. The drought in Texas ended with a wet, thundering bang last weekend, but the political hypocrisy may just be getting started. ...
|Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/27
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|Daily Kos Radio is WAITING PATIENTLY FOR THE APPLE STORE GENIUSES at 9 am ET!
Technically, it's only been a day and a half since they got the Kagro in the Morning Super Computer in their hands, so they're still well within the predicted range for the repairs. You go, Apple ...
|Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Things I Learned from Republicans in May: The giant, pulsating Bin-O-Edumacation is already full to the brim with four days to go. To quote the great Colin Powell:
|Bill in Portland Maine||05/27/2015||68|
|Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: This is bad news for John McCain. Seriously
Republican Sen. John McCain will face a ...
|Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Bernie's Day
Great "error" page for Bernie Sanders. Love the Brooklyn accent that he's never lost. TPM : For Democrats who had hoped to lure Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into ...
|Open thread for night owls. Cole: Kaplan's call for renewed imperialism in Middle East is boneheaded
Let's have some more cakewalks, 'kay? Robert D. Kaplan recently wrote a piece (behind a paywall) saying it's time to bring imperialism back to the ...
|It's flooding down in Texas
Whole Foods Market on Lamar ...
|Mark Ruffalo: On Mother's Abortion And The Statement 'I Am Not A Feminist'
|Instead of the Jews, it's the hedge fund managers
Oh my! Apparently an actual living person actually said this on the record, anonymously of course: Instead of the Jews, it's the hedge fund managers I was following the link from the Bernie ...
|Community Quilt for Gordon20024, Round 2
Cedwyn's quilt at her memorial celebration this past Saturday, in Portland, OR Gordon20024 has a cancerous mass on his neck. It will be removed this Thursday --
|Sanders makes run official: If people 'fight back, there is nothing that can’t be accomplished'
In a speech peppered with introductory "brothers and sisters," Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday made official his entry into the primary battle for the Democratic presidential nomination framed by ...
|Daily Kos Labor digest
This is just a great deep dive on how restaurants in the Bay Area are adapting to minimum wage increases .
|Cartoon: All lives matter*
Krazy sale at www.kchronicles.com! Support ye olde gentleman cartoonist at Patreon!
|The War on Women Continues
http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/senate-republicans-return-controversial-contraception-posture?cid=eml_mra_20150526 In this article we find the radical rights newest attempt to deceive Women ...
|1995 Obama speech
In March, a video of the 34-year-old Barack Obama surfaced on YouTube. It contains footage of an appearance he made at the Cambridge Public Library in September 1995. While the video has ...
|Livestreaming Bernie Sanders's official announcement of his candidacy for the Democratic nomination
You can watch it Live now. Why Bernie matters: A 2016 primary run by Bernie ...
|Conservatives are spending to boost Alan Grayson in the Democratic primary
The Club for Growth's new ad When Democratic groups meddle in a Republican primary, no one would dispute that it means the candidate they're "helping"—like, say, Missouri's Todd Akin—is the one ...
|After a massive NSA spanking, McConnell tries to regroup
The Senate did something remarkable in the early hours of ...
|In Wisconsin The Cronyism and Extremism Just Got Worse; No abortion for you.
No, he has no shame. Cronies, cronies everywhere is Scott Walkers modus operendi . It used to be confined to government jobs, agency and department heads, or appointments. No more. These ...
|Game of Thrones 5.7—'The Gift'
Hast thou tried Head and Shoulders? Winter is coming. Remember that saying? Sure, it's floating on all those (now a bit sad looking) Stark banners, but it's also a big, honking, important theme ...
|Jim Bob Duggar during his 2002 #ARSen campaign: incest and rape worthy of death
Today, we have received word that during former Arkansas State Representative Jim Bob Duggar's 2002 US Senate GOP primary run,
|Taking Marco Rubio at his word, Republicans are clear and present danger to Catholic Church
Pope Francis You might'...
|Midday open thread: Democrats and climate change; perpetual war; Sanders to make it official
Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Pro-life, Boko Haram style :
|'One Person, One Vote,' but which persons?
The Supreme Court announced today that it will hear a case initiated by conservatives in Texas determining what "person" means for one-person, one-vote redistricting jurisprudence : all people, or ...
|This report blows the cover of secretive conservative shop pushing right-wing legislation
An Atlanta, Georgia television station has made national news with its fantastic ...
|Map: Irish voters pass marriage equality in a landslide
Click to enlarge. Ireland made history last Friday, approving an amendment ...
|The Department of Justice enters into binding consent decree with the Cleveland Police Department||Shaun King||05/26/2015||26|
|Marco Rubio: Support for marriage equality is a 'real and present danger' to religion
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) Marco Rubio, in the midst of his run for president as candidate of the youth and the future, has a sad (and kind of an angry and a scared) that opposing the right of people ...
|5 mo. later, true implications of King v. Burwell FINALLY starting to sink into skulls of GOP admins
Some Guy, early December: In other words, every one of the following states --along with the other 2 dozen not already running their own exchanges-- should be running, not walking towards at least ...
|Hey, guess what finally hit 12.5 million?
Last week, I noted that the number of ACA exchange-based QHP selections has officially passed the 12 million mark nationally. I also mentioned that: Of course, when you throw in the missing tax ...
|Sen. Lindsey Graham: I worked in a pool room, so I know 'Iranians are liars'||Hunter||05/26/2015||136|
|How the Brelo verdict in Cleveland proves laws protecting people from police are broken
Many unjust verdicts across the years have exposed just how protected police misconduct is under the law. Four LAPD Police Officers were ...
|Kochs planning to take the wheel in the Republican clown car
David Koch will keep the rabble out.
|Benghazi myths aren't hard to debunk, but can true believers hear it?
There's no amount of debunking that will convince the hardcore Benghazi conspiracy theorists or the cynical Republicans who believe they need a Benghazi scandal to defeat ...
|Has America become more liberal? Maybe. Okay, probably
This is a first. According to a new Gallup poll released last Friday (and diaried ...
|Most House Republicans stand with President Obama on fast-tracking, most Democrats still against
Fighting it to the end. Thanks to 14 Democrats joining all-but-five Senate Republicans in approving fast-track trade legislation last week, it's now up to the House, which is where most close ...
|How dozens of lawmakers avoid paying rent
It's fair to remember, when you hear that members of Congress are paid $174,000 a year, that many of them are paying to keep up a home in their district and a place to live in Washington, D.C., ...
|Yes, Republicans are still flailing on that Obamacare replacement plan
Sorry, Sen. Johnson. The House just doesn't care about your political prospects. Things are getting just slightly urgent for Republicans faced with the possibility that the Supreme Court will ...
|Talk Radio Live at 11 Becuz... State Action!
Chris Reeves joins us on the Last Half of the Show to talk politics and States' GOTV activities. Click Here to Join our Live Chat 11am to Noon ET to add your 2¢ to the Show convo. Or, Tweet us ...
|Ann Kirkpatrick will challenge John McCain for Senate, giving Democrats a top-flight candidate
Ann Kirkpatrick Tuesday morning brought some exciting news for Arizona Democrats, as Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick announced she'd run against veteran ...
Photo by author Chad Broughton of Dave Bevard, former Machinists local union president at the Maytag factory in Galesburg, Ill., standing beside the last refrigerator produced there in 2004 before ...
|Leo W Gerard||05/26/2015||6|
|Politico discovers nest of traitors to anti-Hillary agenda: Women's magazines
Politico makes the disturbing discovery that women's magazines have a large audience ...
|Congress's intent on Obamacare is clear, but will the Supreme Court care?
|Yoga teacher wants affordable health care
Today's New York Post ran an oped by Gabrielle Gray who is complaining that she cannot afford health insurance now that she chose to leave her corporate job to be a yoga teacher: ObamaCare has hit ...
|Cartoon: Pro-life, Boko Haram style
(Click to enlarge) From the Global Justice Center :Hundreds of women and girls have been forcibly impregnated by Boko Haram. ...
|Republican dilemma: Is the Pope infallible or just a nice guy with an opinion
For many years, when it came to abortion and birth control, Republicans' cheerfully trotted out the Pope and Catholic teachings to justify draconian anti-...
|Obama's Shades of Grey in Iraq
The hawks are at it again. All the things we have heard before are coming back. Obama must do more. He is feckless. He has no strategy. He is scared to use American force. He does not believe in ...
|The Family Home - A State of the Union Address
A hypothetical: You are invited to a new friend's home for the first time. As you drive up, you see a large imposing gate with a guard house & three guards armed with assault weapons. They check ...
|Memorial Day letter to the Editor calls for violent "regime change" and executions (UPDATED x2)
This is my first diary. I had always imagined that my first DK diary would be something substantial, carefully-crafted, and focused on the kind of special issues that I have particular knowledge of. ...
|TPP Human Trafficking Bill Passes As Malaysia Discovers Migrant Workers Grave Sites
Mass graves highly thought to be those of migrant workers were found in Malaysia days after an amendment to the Trade Promotion Authority prohibiting human trafficking, child and slave labor, passed ...
|Whistling Past Marcel's at Midnight
Just to catch a whiff of some damn fine cuisine as we wait for the other shoe to drop and maybe catch a whiff of what the Ubers and Filthys* are up to. We're up late Jibbering our Jabber about ...
|KosAbility: Pain 101
Our experience with pain is very personal in our journey through life. It can have an effect our physical disorders, emotions, social interaction and personal economics. This diary will focus on ...
|Huckabee Should Be Made to Eat These Words Now
When Huckabee gave his 'Uncle Sugar' speech in January 2014, I wouldn't have given him a pass on it the way that MSNBC did. Here's the text for those who are unable to access the video clip: “If ...
|Texas legislature further restricts women's reproductive rights
Texas Senate Bill 575 was voted out of the House’s State Affairs Committee late Saturday and put on track for a floor vote; and in exchange, Republican Rep. Jon Stickland pulled down an amendment ...
|Addiction: The Moral Judgement Of Society Hinders Treatment of Addiction
This diary is in direct response to a diary republished earlier in our group as well as multiple comments on posts here in our group such as SlightKC's . The topic of addiction came up and ...
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