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|Megyn Kelly lays the groundwork for going soft on Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar
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|Boss telling woman that 'babies need their mamas' is not discrimination, jury says
What the ever-loving hell does a company or specific boss have to do to a woman to lose a pregnancy discrimination case? A federal ...
|Judge upholds labor board rule bringing union representation elections into the 21st century
Here's something new: a court upholding a policy that business lobby groups say is unfairly pro-worker. The first of two legal challenges to the National Labor Relations Board's rule modernizing ...
|Corrosion, rust, and holes inside busy Washington D.C. bridge
Knowing that two lanes of a major bridge in the nation's capital had to be closed for emergency repairs is scary enough. ...
|Republicans hoping to get more than six percent of the black vote in 2016
With President Obama not on the ballot in 2016, Republicans are hoping that their candidate will be able to draw a little more of ...
|Reporters anonymously complain that Clinton campaign offers too many anonymous quotes
A group of reporters met Monday ...
|Elizabeth Warren isn't running, but Democratic voters still have choices
Fabulous, but still not running for president. Now is the time to talk about the Democratic presidential primary as it is, without all the what ifs. Well, it's been that time for a while, but ...
|Fox News just can't stop calling Caitlyn Jenner 'he'
"Call me Caitlyn," the upcoming cover of Vanity Fair says, over a picture of the woman who became famous as Olympic champion Bruce Jenner and had more recently been prominent on reality television ...
|Scott Walker not looking for rape or incest exemptions in Wisconsin 20-week abortion ban
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Last fall, as he campaigned for re-election as governor of ...
|Judge in Dennis Hastert case contributed to Hastert for Congress
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|Jeb Bush on his brother's successes and mistakes: 'He kept us safe'
Jeb Bush Man, Jeb Bush is taking all the popular positions. In an ...
|Clinton campaign focuses in on substance abuse and mental health
|Reports: There's a second alleged Dennis Hastert abuse victim
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|How should Joe Biden handle grief? Fox News has just the person to offer advice
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|This week in the war on workers: Did Kevin Johnson destroy black mayors group over charter schools?
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Former All-Star NBA point guard Kevin Johnson is now the mayor of Sacramento, California—and the destroyer of the 40-year-old National Conference of Black Mayors. ...
|Down and Out in Brooklyn and Queens
New York, I love you, but you're freaking me out. I've been working full time and trying to find a place to live that I can afford and it is going nowhere. Bouncing back and forth between Brooklyn ...
|Republican governor vetoes North Carolina 'right to discriminate' bill
Amanda Scott and Christina Corvin ...
|Emergency bridge repairs to snarl Virginia-to-D.C. traffic
The Memorial Bridge carries about 68,000 vehicles per day—including buses—between Washington, D.C. and Virginia. Or, it did. That's going ...
|Media frets over how to cover everyone in the Republican 2016 clown car
Does Ben Carson's 10 percent in national ...
|Flashback to 2006: Dennis Hastert helped cover up a teen sex abuse scandal
Dennis Hastert Dennis Hastert ...
|Dennis Hastert indictment hints at ugly possibilities
Dennis Hastert, former Republican speaker ...
|Daily Kos Labor digest
A teacher at a Rhode Island charter school has been put on administrative leave after sending a ...
|Politico talks pantsuits like it's not more of the same sexist double standard
Okay, okay, it's in Politico's gossip column, but ...
|Jeb Bush takes a dig at Republican immigration flip-floppers
Jeb Bush Jeb Bush, facing a stiffer challenge than he may have expected in the Republican ...
|Bernie Sanders is popular despite messy hair, and Politico is On It
Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) It's kind of hilarious watching the ...
|Obama's immigration plans are on hold as court battle continues
On Tuesday, a panel of judges on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals refused to lift a hold and let President Obama's immigration reforms go forward while litigation continues, with Texas and 25 ...
|Time for Republican obsession with border security to catch up with immigration realities
Republicans say that before Congress can possibly think about passing immigration reform with a path to citizenship, the United States needs to secure the borders and perhaps even build a dang ...
|Former New York Gov. George Pataki joins crowd of GOP 2016 also-rans
George Pataki They're coming thick and fast now. Just hours after Rick Santorum announced his presidential run,
|Anti-Hillary stunt backfires on Carly Fiorina
Carly Fiorina Carly Fiorina hoped ...
|Congratulations, graduates! Now, about your job prospects ...
This year's high school and college graduates don't face as dire an employment picture as graduates during and immediately after the recession, but that doesn't mean they've got it easy. According ...
|Daily Kos Labor digest
This is just a great deep dive on how restaurants in the Bay Area are adapting to minimum wage increases .
|Why don't poor people just get jobs? Because they already did.
The contrast between hardworking Americans and shiftless, lazy, poor people is a favorite of Republicans as they try to cut safety net ...
|Teachers of the Year tell us what's holding students back and where they'd spend education money
President Obama with 2015 teacher of the year Shanna Peeples. Every year, each state chooses its teacher of the year. This year, the Council of Chief State School Officers and ...
|U.S. is paying the price for not investing in trains, and it's stupid
House Speaker John Boehner may think it's "stupid" to suggest that the recent fatal Amtrak crash had anything to do with lack of funding, but the evidence ...
|This week in the war on workers: Who gets the benefits of trade deals?
The Senate advanced fast-track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Thursday.
|How many minimum wage hours would you have to work to afford rent in your state?
Click map to enlarge Minimum wage increases passed by cities and states around the country are great news for low-...
|Daily Kos Labor digest
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to buy votes for his anti-worker agenda .
|If Hillary Clinton isn't talking to reporters, who should she be listening to?
Some enterprising reporters have moved on, as New ...
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