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A lifelong Blue girl in a Red state, I'm now Senior Political Writer for Daily Kos. On any given day, I'd rather be horseback, but there's more demand for political writers than cowgirls.

Groups: Daily Kos Elections, Daily Kos, Saturday Evening Geek Out, Social Security Defenders, Social Security, Kos Katalogue, Daily Kos Labor, VirtuallySpeaking, Transcripts and Documents, Daily Kos Economics, Pushing back at the Grand Bargain

Twitter: @joanmccarter

Diaries published: 9430 (0 days since last diary on Fri May 22, 2015 at 06:00 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 30538 (1 day since last comment on Fri May 22, 2015 at 04:43 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 277003

Total Comment Ratings: 82761

Most Recommended Diary: Koch brothers freak out in response to Rolling Stone expose, 524 comments, 1052 recommends

People Following Joan McCarter: 1329

Joan McCarter's Most Recent Diaries:

by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 06:00 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Healthcare reform is not done. Not by a long shot. While Obamacare has gone a very long way ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) Sen.
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 09:32 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Running health insurance exchanges, states have found, is a complicated and expensive proposition. For a handful of states, that meant opting to use the federal Obamacare exchange, which is now ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 08:58 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
The Obama administration has offered Florida Gov. Rick Scott a partial compromise in Scott'
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 43 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 07:44 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
That's Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) on the Senate floor Thursday, summing up the Republican plan for the millions of Americans who could lose health insurance with the Supreme Court's King v. Burwell ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 06:42 AM PDT with 55 Recommends

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