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KY-Sen: Rand Paul (R), "I Gave Bibi 50 Standing Ovations!"
So conservatives are giving Tea Party Senator Rand Paul (R. KY) grief over this:
poopdogcomedy 03/04/2015 15 9 - -
Rand Paul's '47 percent' moment
You probably recall the surfaced video of Sen. Rand Paul supposing and/or implying that the majority of Americans on federal disability programs were "gaming the system." To wit : The thing is ...
Hunter 01/23/2015 120 111 - -
KY-Sen: EPIC FAIL! Rand Paul (R) Misspells 'Frienship' In Snarky Tweet On Education Reform
Figured you all could use a laugh:
poopdogcomedy 01/22/2015 6 8 - -
KY-Gov: AFL-CIO Endorses Jack Conway (D) For Governor
One of the big Governor races we have this year is in Kentucky which I think is a very important race for us to win because the ACA state exchange program, Kynect, has been doing incredibly well ...
poopdogcomedy 01/21/2015 2 6 - -
KY-Sen: CREDO Action Goes After Rand Paul's (R) Attacks On Social Security Disability Benefits
Received this e-mail today from CREDO Action regarding Tea Party U.S. Senator and possible Presidential candidate, Rand Paul's (R. KY) attacks on Social Security disability benefits:
poopdogcomedy 01/20/2015 4 12 - -
GOP Kentucky senator thinks school's transgender policy is an 'EMERGENCY'
Kentucky State Sen. C.B. Embry, Jr. State Sen. C.B. Embry, Jr. (R-KY) has big legislative plans to end all this silly nonsense about letting people who live in the world as boys use the boy's ...
Kerry Eleveld 01/15/2015 43 29 - -
VIDEO – Rand Paul: “Over half the people receiving disability benefits are gaming the system”
Originally posted at Eclectablog Speaking at a New Hampshire Legislative Leaders Breakfast this morning, Republican presidential contender Rand Paul made it clear what he thinks about people who ...
Eclectablog 01/14/2015 219 115 4 -
KY-Sen: Rand Paul (R) Looks To Scandal-Ridden McConnell Campaign Manager For 2016 Run
poopdogcomedy 12/09/2014 3 3 - -
Five races to watch in 2015
Republican David Vitter is one of many candidates looking to succeed Bobby Jindal as governor of Louisiana With the 2014 elections over and the 2016 cycle starting to take shape, it's easy to ...
Jeff Singer 12/08/2014 48 19 - -
McConnell brings Republican hypocrisy to a new low, and that's saying something
They really have no shame. In case anyone out there didn't already know it, Thursday's comments by incoming Senate ...
Ian Reifowitz 11/14/2014 295 343 10 -
KY-Sen: Rand Paul (R) Thinks Hillary Clinton Is Too Old To Run For President
Really? That's the best attack line you have?
poopdogcomedy 11/11/2014 38 13 - -
KY-Sen: Rand Paul (R) Wrote Foreword For 9/11 Truther Napolitano's Book
Good look trying to win the 2016 GOP nominee with info like this:
poopdogcomedy 11/10/2014 3 7 - -
Rand Paul: Benghazi is Hillary Clinton's 'main Achilles' heel'
Every so often, I catch myself wondering if Kentucky Sen. ...
Jed Lewison 11/10/2014 143 19 - -
McConnell endorses Rand Paul for president
Six more years of this fuckin ...
brooklynbadboy 11/07/2014 28 11 - -
KY-Sen: Dem Strategist & MSNBC Guest, "Rand Paul (R) takes more positions than the Kama Sutra."
We didn't defeat McConnell but I'm looking forward to writing more about this clown:
poopdogcomedy 11/05/2014 12 9 - -
Kentucky called for McConnell
No surprise here ... moments after polls closed in Kentucky, the race was called for Mitch McConnell.
Barbara Morrill 11/04/2014 167 8 - -
Some News on KY Senate Race
Not to get our hopes up too high, but the Louisville area is reporting a higher than expected turnout. I vote in Louisville, and I was surprised by the steady voting in my precinct (not sure what ...
Merlin1963 11/04/2014 14 30 - -
First General Election vote in KY
I did it, managed to get to the polls and fill in the bubbles on paper. (I kind of miss the old New York machines, they had levers and a big red handle that pulled a curtain closed and then back ...
DrillSgtK 11/04/2014 3 6 - -
Man photobombs Mitch McConnell at polls
Perhaps the best picture of the day. I think there's some folks who disapprove of your job, Mitch.
akadjian 11/04/2014 102 359 3 -
Kentucky teacher resigns because she was once on the same continent as Ebola
Thanks, Republicans and traditional media for making Ebola panic a thing in the United States. Here's just how helpful ...
Joan McCarter 11/04/2014 314 326 6 -
Bad News for Mitch! Heavy Voter Turnout Reported in Urban Kentucky
Kentucky politics expert Joe Sonka of Insider Louisville reported hearing that turnout has already hit 20% in some Louisville precincts Turnout is already looking impressive and voters are ...
skymed 11/04/2014 193 248 2 -
“I will not vote for Mitch McConnell, absolutely not.”
Carissa Miller 11/03/2014 65 266 3 -
I'm voting in KY for the first time Tuesday.
Having for years been a registered voter in New York (even when I was not living there due to military service) I ended up in a strange situation of living in Ohio not on Active Duty. Ohio allows ...
DrillSgtK 11/03/2014 8 17 - -
MN-Sen: Al Franken (D) Teams Up With To Help Out With GOTV To Save The Senate
Received this e-mail today from Senator Al Franken (D. MN) on behalf of to help out with GOTV:
poopdogcomedy 11/03/2014 3 7 - -
McConnell defends 'Election Violation' mail campaign, tea party spokesman calls it a 'scare tactic'
Eastern Kentucky news coverage of the McConnell mailer If you haven't already seen it, late last week the Kentucky GOP sent a mailer on Senate Minority Leader Mitch ...
Jed Lewison 11/03/2014 68 63 2 -
Rand Paul to Be on Three Sunday Shows Tomorow: The Media's Latest Love Affair?
I like to make fun of the fact that John McCain is always on the Sunday shows. But I don't think he's ever been on multiple at the same time. But Rand Paul will be. Sunday on State of the Union (...
Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees 11/01/2014 21 7 - -
Grimes Files for Injunction Against McConnell for Illegal Voter Suppression/Intimidation
From Politicus USA : Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has filed for an immediate injunction to stop Mitch McConnell from sending out a mailer that is designed to keep people from voting on Election ...
ericlewis0 10/31/2014 244 486 7 -
"40kg Of Cocaine Found On Mitch McConnell’s Father-In-Law’s Boat"
James Chao, father of Mitch McConnell’s wife Elaine, has a lot of questions to answer after 40 kilograms of cocaine (about $6.7 million worth) was found on the Ping May, a ship owned by the ...
Man Oh Man 10/31/2014 724 471 5 -
McConnell Campaign's New Dirty Tactics
Apparently, Mitch McConnell is not feeling secure in his ability to win in Kentucky and it seems that his campaign is resorting to some pretty unsavory tactics.
Riterzbloc 10/31/2014 5 13 - -
'Not voting is a vote for Mitch McConnell'—How to make phone calls
Not voting in Kentucky Senate race is a vote for McConnell At the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel , ...
Paul Hogarth 10/31/2014 7 21 1 -
After conservative freakout, McConnell confirms that he will fast-track Obamacare repeal
Mitch McConnell, showing the number of positions he's willing to take on any given issue Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell alarmed his ...
Jed Lewison 10/31/2014 50 39 1 -
Ernst Lies, Gardner Won't Answer Questions, and Other Tales From This Koch-fueled Election
Every election has some strangeness to it, some quirks that make old pols like me shake our heads and say "really?" But this one could be the strangest of all. Just when you think a race is on the ...
Michael Lux 10/30/2014 9 12 - -
McConnell campaign spent $75,000 buying 'volunteer' enthusiasm from late-September to early-October
McConnell is so naturally likable his campaign had to copy and paste a dog ...
Jed Lewison 10/29/2014 29 30 - -
McConnell claims he never supported Social Security privatization
Jed Lewison 10/29/2014 36 17 - -
McConnell flip-flops on West Africa travel ban days before election
Mitch McConnell: A man of two positions who takes them ...
Jed Lewison 10/29/2014 14 19 - -
KY-Sen: "Leaving Everything on the Road" for Grimes (Day 1)
My absolute favorite diary on DailyKos was Markos's " Leave Everything on the Road " piece and the piece that spawned it from the 2008 cycle. And since then, I've pushed myself to go above and ...
Bassmastor 10/29/2014 17 19 1 -
Larry Flynt Accuses Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) of Running a "Voter Prostitution Ring"
According to the Lexington (Ky) Herald-Leader , the Kentucky senate race between Allison Lundergan-Grimes (D) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) has officially jumped the shark. In a ...
Village Vet 10/29/2014 15 17 1 -
Social Security emerges as an issue in Kentucky Senate race
Greg Sargent on relatively quiet,
Jed Lewison 10/29/2014 50 59 2 -
DSCC returns to airwaves in Kentucky: McConnell 'working for himself, not us'
Here's the ad that the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will run in Kentucky in the wake of their decision last week to commit $650,000 in television ads ...
Jed Lewison 10/28/2014 20 35 - -
Mitch McConnell is so dang likable he needed to copy and paste this dog over and over to prove it
Mitch McConnell wants voters in Kentucky to know something important: That he's likable. Really, really likable. So, to demonstrate just how authentically likable he is, his political team decided ...
Jed Lewison 10/28/2014 110 49 3 -
KY-Sen: Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) Burns Mitch McConnell (R), "I don’t have to buy enthusiasm"
poopdogcomedy 10/28/2014 16 34 1 -
Mitch McConnell finally confirms he wants to repeal health insurance for 500,000 Kentuckians
Jed Lewison 10/27/2014 87 103 3 -
The 11 top lies of Mitch 'Myth' McConnell
With Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell facing a ...
Jon Perr 10/26/2014 41 71 3 -
Major KY Newspapers Whole-Heartedly Endorse Grimes For Senate!
This morning, the editorial boards of both the Louisville Courier-Journal and the Lexington Herald-Leader gave ringing endorsements of Alison Lundergan Grimes for the U.S. Senate. In addition to ...
blugrlnrdst 10/26/2014 92 322 6 -
New blistering ad against Mitch McConnell
His camp does not want this released. Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Thanks to Senate Majority Pac we just might see a new senator in the bluegrass state. Spread far and wide.
Pakalolo 10/25/2014 77 211 6 -
George Will says Alison Grimes was only nominated because she's a woman
George Will before his banishment to ...
Jed Lewison 10/24/2014 79 37 1 -
McConnell boasts of 2005 effort to create private Social Security accounts
This is how much you should trust Mitch on ...
Jed Lewison 10/24/2014 45 48 4 -
At 107-years-old, Kentucky's oldest WWII veteran dies believing few would show up for his funeral
Roscoe Cassidy passed away on October 21, 2014. He was Kentucky's oldest living WWII veteran: At the age of 107, Cassidy's family said he was the second ...
Jen Hayden 10/23/2014 70 193 1 -
Mitch McConnell dodges question about paying people to support him at rallies
West Virginia's WVNS TV, whose broadcast market extends into Eastern Kentucky, catches up with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and asks him about his campaign's tactic of reimbursing ...
Jed Lewison 10/23/2014 58 45 2 -
McConnell Paid His Ex-Campaign Manager $117K over 2-Month Period AFTER Bribery Scandal Broke
From Insider Louisville : When Sen. Mitch McConnell’s campaign manager Jesse Benton abruptly resigned in late August amidst revelations of apparent ties to an Iowa bribery scandal, the campaign ...
ericlewis0 10/23/2014 64 195 2 -
Hooray! DSCC goes back into Kentucky!
Good job ...
brooklynbadboy 10/22/2014 50 68 2 -
DSCC sees Grimes gaining ground against McConnell, reserves airtime for final push in Kentucky
The Democratic Senatorial ...
Jed Lewison 10/22/2014 116 57 - -
KY-Sen: Chuck Todd, "Sloppy For Me To Say Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) Was Disqualified"
No shit: Ever since he said that Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes had "...
poopdogcomedy 10/22/2014 59 65 1 -
KY-SEN: McConnell books $3.5M in air, Grimes $1.5M
Wouldn't you give anything to get rid of this guy? Read this if you understand math: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is on track to vastly outspend his ...
brooklynbadboy 10/22/2014 19 17 - -
Mitch McConnell knows enthusiasm isn't free!
Jed Lewison 10/21/2014 65 51 - -
KY-Sen: New Bluegrass Poll Has Grimes (D) Trailing McConnell (R) By 1 Point
poopdogcomedy 10/20/2014 75 33 2 -
Just how nuts is Republican Sen. Rand Paul?
Pretty nuts. I had forgotten that Sen. Rand Paul was an Alex Jones acolyte . In 2010, before winning his Senate seat, Paul ...
Hunter 10/20/2014 118 123 - -
Oops: Pro-McConnell lobbying group sends out endorsement mailer saying Mitch is 'For Sale'
An instant classic campaign fail from the National Association of Realtors in their endorsement mailer backing Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell:
Jed Lewison 10/20/2014 52 67 - -
If we win, we can make sure Mitch McConnell never smiles again
Time to wipe that smirk off his ...
Paul Hogarth 10/17/2014 41 48 1 -
KY-Sen: New Grimes (D) TV Ad Touts Work On Domestic Violence
Nice: A new TV ad by Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes touts her work in helping ...
poopdogcomedy 10/17/2014 4 8 - -
Rand Paul warns cocktail party attendees to be on the alert for Ebola
Jed Lewison 10/17/2014 125 39 1 -
Watch Jon Stewart slam Mitch McConnell as architect of government failure
Egberto Willies 10/16/2014 24 48 3 -
Grimes Jumps McConnell: Blue Grass Poll 46 to 44, Young voters 66 to 30 % ???
Here's the link: Grimes surges ahead of McConnell in poll James R. Carroll, 10:45 a.m. EDT October 10, 2014 New poll shows Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell trailing ...
divineorder 10/16/2014 24 14 1 -
DSCC still all in for KY race, Grimes ahead
Politico is running this headline, DSCC still polling Kentucky race . Dirty tricks in the M$M may be spinning the situation to favor the Right (not to mention the antics of the web trolls here on ...
jqjacobs 10/16/2014 29 30 2 -
Kentucky: Grimes 47% McConnell 43% The Debate put her on top
ADMIN NOTE: Commenters have rightfully questioned the source of this alleged poll. Staff cannot validate this claim either. Diarist was warned to either provide the source or to remove the diary and ...
dakids 10/16/2014 100 53 1 -
KY-SEN: Mistake for DSCC to pull plug on Grimes
It aint over yet, Mitch. This was going to be a tough race in any circumstance. I think I've thoroughly explained my expectations that McConnell would win due to the Grimes Campaign's refusal to ...
brooklynbadboy 10/15/2014 272 132 1 -
Chuck Todd blames Alison Lundergan Grimes for his journalistic screw up
Chuck Todd does not get it. Once he becomes the news in this manner he has failed as a journalist. A few days ago Alison Lundergan Grimes was interviewed by the Louisville Courier-Journal ...
Egberto Willies 10/15/2014 488 405 2 -
Alison Lundergan Grimes bests Mitch McConnell in #KYSen Debate (update 2)
Alison Lundergan Grimes, the well-respected Kentucky Secretary of State and Democratic candidate for Senator from Kentucky, performed admirably last night in the only debate Senator Mitch McConnell ...
mumtaznepal 10/14/2014 62 66 1 -
KY-Sen: Mitch McConnell's ACA Lies By The Numbers
Cross-posted at ACA Signups Yeah, I did a takedown of Mitch McConnell last night which gained some traction. However, that was more of a rant. Today, let's take a look at just how many times he flat-
Brainwrap 10/14/2014 16 32 1 -
McConnellCare: Take health insurance away from 520,000 and send them to the ER instead
Jon Perr 10/14/2014 7 17 - -
Do Kentucky voters want career Washington insider Chuck Todd to tell them how to vote?
Is this man qualified to tell Kentucky voters who is and isn't qualified to be their senator?
Laurence Lewis 10/14/2014 22 22 - -
"Just a website"
Cross-posted at ACA Signups An Open Letter to Mitch McConnell: McConnell says that he supports Kynect because it is just a website.... #kysen — Joe Sonka (@joesonka) October 14, ...
Brainwrap 10/14/2014 59 231 3 -
McConnell doubles down on Obamacare nonsense in Kentucky debate
Joan McCarter 10/14/2014 117 50 - -
McConnell chooses chemical plant with abysmal enviro record as backdrop to deliver anti-EPA message
Senator Mitch McConnell on Wednesday chose the Westlake Chemical plant in Calvert City, Kentucky as a backdrop for a campaign stop and for a message.
middleagedhousewife 10/09/2014 9 16 - -
Tea partiers see silver lining if Democrats hold Senate: No more Mitch
Please, tea party: Do us all a favor and spare us from Mr. Turtle! Tea partiers may have failed in their effort to ...
Jed Lewison 10/08/2014 27 24 - -
Mitch McConnell gets testy during live interview on Kentucky Sports Radio
Transcript below the fold Earlier Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell decided to call into the live broadcast of Kentucky Sports Radio, a popular radio show catering to fans of the ...
Jed Lewison 10/08/2014 55 50 1 -
KY-Sen: This Jersey Boy is Moving to Kentucky! (w/ FAQ!)
… well, for a week at least. Then back to New Jersey. That’s right, from October 26 through October 31, I’ll be campaigning in Lexington, Kentucky for Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in her ...
Bassmastor 10/08/2014 16 15 - -
McConnell Makes News on Estate Tax
Senator Mitch McConnell has avoided going on one of the largest statewide daily sports shows in Kentucky, "Kentucky Sports Radio". KSR, and its accompanying website is run by Matt Jones, a former ...
sydopus 10/08/2014 7 9 - -
McConnell Speaks to Big Blue Nation - It's a Disaster
Sen. Mitch McConnell does not communicate with the media in Kentucky. He is never really interviewed. He never takes questions. He never says anything that is not very controlled. Today he ...
zenofmcconnell 10/08/2014 117 296 4 -
For the first time in months, an independent poll has Mitch McConnell trailing
Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch ...
Jeff Singer 10/06/2014 72 73 - -
If you're not registered, you can't vote. Register today.
This 99-year-old voted. How about you? Are you registered to vote? If ...
Laura Clawson 10/06/2014 38 45 1 -
KY-Sen: New SurveyUSA/Bluegrass Poll Has Grimes (D) Leading McConnell (R) 46-44
Great news this morning!
poopdogcomedy 10/06/2014 53 91 1 -
Rand Paul: Ebola Fear Monger
For the people on Daily Kos who are in the grip of ebola fear and think that the government needs to take more aggressive measures, you now have a leader for your cause. EXCLUSIVE – RAND PAUL: ...
Richard Lyon 10/05/2014 180 25 1 -
Priebus & McConnell Frame the 2014 Election; Democrats Should Accept the Gift
Republican Party Chair Reince Priebus, This Morning: What this election is going to come down to ... is ... whether these Democrat senators followed this president lockstep, in spite of the fact ...
Jim Oleske 10/05/2014 22 116 4 -
Mitch McConnell on climate change: 'I'm not a scientist'
Clearly, Mitch McConnell only feels comfortable handling things about which he's an expert. Senate Minority Leader Mitch ...
Jed Lewison 10/03/2014 55 29 - -
KY-Sen: Bill Clinton Endorses Grimes (D) In New Ad, Hits McConnell (R) On Jobs Remark
I like it: A new ad by Alison ...
poopdogcomedy 10/02/2014 13 17 - -
KY-Sen: Mellman Group Poll Has Grimes (D) Leading McConnell (R) 42-40
poopdogcomedy 10/01/2014 34 26 - -
KY-Sen: Grimes (D) Says She Would've Voted Against Arming Syrian Rebels
This is a short one but I wanted to pass this along:
poopdogcomedy 09/19/2014 8 4 - -
Cartoon: What does the fox say....?
MattWuerker 09/18/2014 22 43 1 -
KY-Sen: Grimes' (D) Grandmother Returns To Slam McConnell (R) On Raising Medicare Costs In New Ad
Excellent: Alison Lundergan Grimes' grandmother is back. ...
poopdogcomedy 09/18/2014 11 31 - -
Mitch McConnell to Vote "YES" Arm Syrian Rebels who helped al-Qaeda kill US Troops
Mitch McConnell is up for re-election in a few weeks. Because elections are so much more important to politicians than National Security, Congress has no time to debate the merits of funding ...
TeamSarah4Choice 09/18/2014 3 7 - -
Rove group blasts 'Obama-Grimes Amnesty Plan' ... which Rove supported
Another xenophobic ad in a red-state Senate race, this one from the Karl Rove-backed Kentucky Opportunity Coalition attacking Kentucky ...
Jed Lewison 09/17/2014 15 8 1 -
In Kentucky, Trumka says defeating McConnell is top AFL-CIO priority
Sen. Mitch McConnell measures his ...
Jed Lewison 09/17/2014 18 37 - -
Mitch McConnell's Mum Moment
Cross Posted at Hillbilly Report . By Berry Craig “Do you repudiate Richard Fink’s remarks at the Koch retreat this summer?” a reporter asked Mitch McConnell the other day. His ...
Rural Progressive 09/15/2014 2 8 - -
Grimes: 'I'm not Barack Obama ... and Mitch, that's not how you hold a gun'
Kentucky Secretary of State and Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate Alison Lundergan Grimes unveils a new reason to vote for her in her newest TV ad: ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES (voiceover): Mitch ...
Jed Lewison 09/15/2014 282 59 2 -
OH-Sen: NRSC Chairman Portman (R) Says Obamacare Repeal Will Be A Priority If GOP Wins The Senate
No, he's not up for re-election until 2016 and of course I'll be writing about this race once the midterms are over. But Senator Rob Portman (R. OH) let the cat out of the bag on what a GOP ...
poopdogcomedy 09/11/2014 14 12 1 -
Mitch McConnell refuses to say raising the minimum wage won't lead to fascism
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell isn't repudiating the idea that raising the minimum wage would lead to fascism. At the same Koch brothers gathering at which ...
Laura Clawson 09/10/2014 46 31 1 -
KY-Sen: Pollster Who Accurately Predicted Harry Reid's 2010 Win Has Grimes (D) Edging McConnell (R)
Despite what recent polls say about this race, this new poll confirms that this race is far from over:
poopdogcomedy 09/10/2014 39 81 2 -
KY-Sen: Cosmopolitan Endorses Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) For Senate
This will be a short one but Cosmopolitan Magazine gave a ringing endorsement for Alison Lundergan Grimes' (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign:
poopdogcomedy 09/09/2014 10 8 - -
Alison Lundergan Grimes might as well run on Kynect and Obamacare
New York Times polling analyst Nate Cohn says the numbers don't look good for Kentucky Secretary of State Alison ...
Jed Lewison 09/08/2014 114 46 1 -
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