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Democrats All In Against Voter Restrictions in Battleground States
(illustration by DonkeyHotey) From The New York Times : Democrats allied with Hillary Rodham Clinton are mounting a nationwide legal battle 17 months before the 2016 ...
ericlewis0 06/03/2015 1
Hillary Clinton: To the left, to the left...
The Washington media isn't finished marveling at the fact that Bill Clinton staked his career on ...
Kerry Eleveld 06/03/2015 4
PPP continues to find Republican Pat McCrory locked in a tight re-election contest
GOP Gov. Pat McCrory Public Policy Polling surveys North Carolina's gubernatorial contest and they continue to find a very ...
Jeff Singer 06/03/2015 1
NC-Gov: PPP Has Roy Cooper (D) Leading Pat McCrory (R) 44-41
Here's some good news today out of North Carolina courtesy of PPP: http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/main/2015/06/cooper-takes-small-lead-over-mccrory....
poopdogcomedy 06/03/2015 3
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 3
A Tale of Two Valleys
It seems Silicon Valley could be where fast track authority for the Trans Pacific Partnership will succeed or fail. Moderate Dems are needed to get the bill passed and it would seem logical that if ...
We Shall Overcome 06/03/2015 1
NV Senate: Gov. Sandoval may run (updated w link)
On the front page of today's Nevada Appeal there was an article that after months of saying that he isn't interested in the job that Governor Brian Sandoval (R) may now run for the senate seat of ...
aisb23 06/03/2015 1
Talk Radio Live at 11 Becuz... Repro Rights
RH Reality Check's Katie Klabusich aka @Katie_Speak joins us at 11:30am ET talkin' Reproductive Rights Issues. Sick of the RW b.s.? We are too. Click Here to Join our Live Chat 11am to Noon ET to ...
winkk 06/03/2015 1
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 39
Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Wednesday's Child is Full of Whoa!"
It's "Wednesday's Child is Full of Whoa! Wednesdays" on The After Show. We were going to call it "Germanic Mercury" but you know what they say, if you have to explain a joke, yada yada ya. A black ...
justiceputnam 06/03/2015 1
Connect! Unite! Act! Glacier National Park, Maine, Phoenix & Asheville Meet-up Info — What if?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
Angie in WA State 06/03/2015 72
African Americans Arrested for Cheering at Highschool Graduation
In northwest Mississippi relatives of high school students who cheered very briefly at graduation were served arrest warrants and are scheduled to appear in court next Monday (June 8). Threat of $...
Historyofthe Future 06/03/2015 6
Wikileaks Offers a $100,000 Bounty for the Text of the TPP
It's come to this: WikiLeaks is offering $100,000 for the text of President Obama's trans-Pacific trade deal. The transparency organization released a video on Tuesday asking for donations to ...
Dartagnan 06/03/2015 30
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 6/3
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David Nir 06/03/2015 46
Attended A Public College? Don't Pay Your Federal Loans.
A College education is important, perhaps more important than ever before. If you want to work anywhere other than Walmart or McDonald's or someplace like that, a college education is essential. But ...
KantV420 06/03/2015 35
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 29
Look for the Union Label
On this day in Labor History the year was 1900. That was the day that the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union was formed. Eleven delegates attended the founding meeting. They ...
The Rick Smith Show 06/03/2015 8
KosAbility Upcoming Schedule - A DAY EARLY FOR YOUR READING PLEASURE - & with Tentative How-To
Some valuable diaries pub'd & repub'd the past 10 days or so - scroll down after this UpSched . We MEET Sundays 4pm leftkost time, 7pm east. UPCOMING SCHEDULES (a.k.a. " UpScheds ") post between ...
mettle fatigue 06/02/2015 1
Overnight News Digest: "Love Has Left The Room" Edition
Welcome to the Overnight News Digest (OND) for Tuesday, June 02, 2015. OND is a regular community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around ...
wader 06/02/2015 16
Which Republican said self-interest as a primary principle is incompatible with civil liberty?
The longer quote is this: "...it (an action the speaker disagreed with) forces so many really good men amongst ourselves into an open war with the very fundamental principles of civil liberty -- ...
wordmonkey 06/02/2015 3
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 66
The Daily & Nightly Shows
Tonight's guest on The Daily Show is Bill de Blasio and the panelists on The Nightly Show are Godfrey , Jamilah Lemieux , and Marc Lamont Hill .
pgm 01 06/02/2015 10
Top Comments: School Daze IV Edition
Another in my occasional [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/09/10/1328452/-Top-Comments-School-Daze-III-Edition series]. This one's prompted by 4th grader K2's math assignment last week. Sharpen ...
brillig 06/02/2015 64
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
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
The Evening Blues - 6-2-15
Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary (published Monday - Friday, 8:00 PM Eastern) where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of ...
joe shikspack 06/02/2015 46
Huckabee Wishes He Were Trans In High School...So Do I
One day after former Olympian Bruce Jenner announced that she would now like to be known as Caitlyn Jenner, right-wing tabloid site World Net Daily released a video taken back in February featuring ...
jawillie 06/02/2015 29
We Don’t Need Another Earthquake Movie
Last weekend the movie “San Andreas” premiered, and became the top-grossing film in the U.S. for that weekend. The movie is filled with action, explosions, thrills, and Dwayne Johnson’s large ...
LouVince 06/02/2015 9
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 39
If I vote for myself I win! I was the only Democrat there
With four hours til the booths close I have just left my local voting place. 17 Republicans have voted at this precinct and I am the lonely single Democrat. Come on people! If I vote for myself as a ...
BarryMcM 06/02/2015 4
Overheating Earth staggers into last chance saloon
The inhabitants of overheating Earth are starting to realize that they only have one last chance to stop the rising heat from their planet from overwhelming life on Earth as they know it. So they ...
VL Baker 06/02/2015 16
KY-Sen: CREDO Action Goes After Rand Paul's (R) Pro-Extinction Bill
Received this e-mail today from CREDO Action: Republicans in Congress have a problem. They ...
poopdogcomedy 06/02/2015 6
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 6/2
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David Nir 06/02/2015 187
Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
Well, we went a little crazy on the Denny Hastert legal hairsplitting yesterday. But that's what we do with the show. I won't lie about that! That leaves us with a lot of catching up to do, and ...
David Waldman 06/02/2015 6
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Top Republican recruit skips Colorado Senate race
Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet got some good news on ...
Jeff Singer 06/02/2015 50
Small Organic Business of Minority Owner Needs Your 2 Clicks
Flora's Organics is the tiny one-woman organic seedling/plant/flower/veg/fruit nursery of VERY LOW INCOME kosak Mona Twocats-Romero, a Native American in the running at the WellsFargo Works Project ...
mettle fatigue 06/01/2015 119
PA-Sen: Uncovering Pat Toomey's (R) Newsletter, 5/29/15 Edition
poopdogcomedy 06/01/2015 2
Top GOP recruit Mike Coffman passes on a Senate bid in Colorado
Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet got some ...
Jeff Singer 06/01/2015 15
Daily Kos Radio's KITM podcast (AUDIO): 2016 field gets some depth; Hastert & hairsplitting
We're back after a week of computer repairs, and got a rocky start technically, but were returned to the air by the diligent work of ...
David Waldman 06/01/2015 3
Another Florida Republican lays the groundwork for a Senate bid
Conservative Florida Rep. ...
Jeff Singer 06/01/2015 1
This is not good
There are no words. Obama opens ...
VL Baker 06/01/2015 162
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 6/1
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . • DE-Gov : On ...
David Nir 06/01/2015 135
Daily Kos Radio is LIVE ONCE AGAIN at 9 am ET!
We are back on the air at last, with the newly refurbished Kagro in the Morning Super Computer! Hey, how about that Denny Hastert guy, eh? We've got a lot of catching up to do! And yes, that is ...
David Waldman 06/01/2015 2
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Here's what we know about the Denny Hastert indictment so far
Indicted ex-Speaker Dennis ...
David Nir 06/01/2015 106
Finding jobs while homeless (and roses)
Terrance, Aaron, Chelsie, Makala This is another entry in my series on a homeless family I've been trying to help. Fundraiser link: http://www.gofundme.com/uxuve6s Previous diaries are here:
patrickz 05/31/2015 12
The most accurate pollsters of 2014 (and why that title, quite frankly, doesn't mean very much)
What these guys lacked in consistency, they made up for in accuracy on Election Eve. Of the nearly two dozen pollsters that met the parameters for our biennial study ...
Steve Singiser 05/31/2015 18
No longer girls, they are military veterans
Blue Butterfly Village Laydia Mockabee was one of the lucky ones. The homeless veteran finally found a place for herself and her children at the ...
Susan Grigsby 05/31/2015 52
Odds & Ends: News/Humor (with a "Who Lost the Week?" poll)
I post a weekly diary of historical notes, arts & science items, foreign news (often receiving little notice in the US) and whimsical pieces from the outside world that I often feature in "Cheers & ...
Ed Tracey 05/31/2015 10
The Inoculation Project 5/31/2015: STEM Activities & Books
Solid science education is the best inoculation against ignorance.
nomandates 05/31/2015 16
Artists recreate iconic painting with landscape ravaged by oil to protest arctic exploration
The Guardian British art collective Kennard Phillipps have reimagined the bucolic US artwork ...
VL Baker 05/30/2015 6
ArtKos: Saturday Painting Palooza Vol.511
Hello again painting fans.
boran2 05/30/2015 4
An Experiment With Writing Styles
ifiwritewithoutanycapializationorpunctuationorspacesbetweenwordsitmightbealittlehardertoread sincethosethingscapitalizationandpunctuationandspacesbetweenwordsandspacesbetween ...
bigjacbigjacbigjac 05/30/2015 12
Daily Kos Elections weekly open thread: What races are you interested in?
Young Guv -- "Ripe 4 Luv"
James L 05/29/2015 385
Kitchen Table Kibitzing 5/29/15
Because I only signed up for Facebook in a desperate attempt to find out what was going on with state and local candidates (yes, the local media here is awful when it comes to covering politics), ...
nomandates 05/29/2015 87
More bad news... for John McCain!
Rep. Matt Salmon is considering a primary campaign against John McCain On Tuesday, Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick announced that she would challenge Republican Sen. John McCain, but the senator ...
Jeff Singer 05/29/2015 8
Whoa! Look at Alaska!
Alaska sets new record for earliest day with temperatures in the 90s! Temperature in Alaska on the afternoon of May 23, 2015, based on data from NOAA's Real-time Mesoscale Unbelievable that ...
VL Baker 05/29/2015 133
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/29
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here .
David Nir 05/29/2015 96
Daily Kos Radio is BOUND FOR DC at 9 am ET!
Yes, it's a "scheduled absence" today. I'm on my way to hang out with and/or near President Obama. That is, I'm taking my kids on a standard, public White House tour this morning. I was going to ...
David Waldman 05/29/2015 0
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Former Republican House Speaker Denny Hastert indicted
David Nir 05/29/2015 50
The Biggest Mistake of Big Oil is Bigger Than Climate Change
Climate change is real. The climate has changed, and it will change some more. The climate is now like Darth Vader: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsW9MlYu31g I am altering the deal. Pray ...
bigjacbigjacbigjac 05/29/2015 13
Want to know how much corporations paid US Senators to fast track the TPP bill?
Our democracy reads like an open book. What you see is what you get. You follow the money you get your answers. That's the way fast tracking of the TPP went down in the Senate. The ...
VL Baker 05/28/2015 30
Who's ready for an organic, meatless, fast-food drive thru?
Amy’s Burger prepared for the forthcoming Amy’s Drive Thru from Amy’s Kitchen The future of American style sustainable food is coming to a drive-thru near you. The ...
VL Baker 05/27/2015 54
Battleground Texas threatens to sue Texas over widespread voter disenfranchisement
Today, Battleground Texas' Legal Director Mimi Marziani sent a letter formally notifying Texas Secretary of State Carlos H. Cascos that Battleground Texas is prepared to file a lawsuit if the ...
nomandates 05/27/2015 38
Mark Ruffalo just tweeted my fracking wastewater diary
Exclusive:Video shows tar balls & oil slick from fracking wastewater near CA produce irrigation site http://t.co/z3b2qrYEXZ via @dailykos — Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) May 27, ...
VL Baker 05/27/2015 5
Exclusive:Video shows tar balls & oil slick from fracking wastewater near CA produce irrigation site
Food and Water Watch has just secured this exclusive video from Water Defense's Chief Scientist, Scott Smith, who has been collecting samples from the Cawelo Water ...
VL Baker 05/27/2015 13
Kitchen Table Kibitzing 5/26/2015: Star Wars Is 38!
Come oh come ye tea-thirsty restless ones -- the kettle boils, bubbles and sings, musically. ~ Rabindranath ...
belinda ridgewood 05/26/2015 77
Victory for fossil fuel divestment! University of Edinburgh will divest from coal & tar sands!
Divestment campaigners storm Engineering Building at University of Edinburgh I guess University of Edinburgh didn't like the divestment campaigners hanging out the windows of their Engineering ...
VL Baker 05/26/2015 3
TPP is in trouble, thanks to public outcry /Updated with Action
Mark Weisbrot , writing at Aljazeera is of the opinion that the public discussion of the TPP has been much more robust than discussion of NAFTA had ever been. And that ...
VL Baker 05/26/2015 132
Have some fun: reply to TransCanada's clueless twit
Today, TransCanada — builders and promoters of both Keystone XL and the Energy East tar sands pipelines — had this to say about their commitment to protect the environment: We help protect the ...
VL Baker 05/25/2015 6
David Frum suggests that immigrants are drinking most of California's water
Unbelievable b.s. coming from David Frum, a conservative senior editor at The Atlantic, charging that immigrants are responsible for California's water crisis. Population has grown by 10 mn ...
VL Baker 05/24/2015 65
The Inoculation Project 5/24/2015: Human Circuits!
Solid science education is the best inoculation against ignorance.
belinda ridgewood 05/24/2015 16
It's gotten this bad:Water Wars in California as agriculture prepares to face strict mandatory cuts
On April 1, when California Governor Brown issued mandatory water restrictions for urban users he warned that he might have to consider cuts to agriculture in the future as well. Well, that ...
VL Baker 05/22/2015 31
Eyewitness footage of Santa Barbara Oil Spill
Madeline Stano of the Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment went by the scene of the oil spill in Santa Barbara. The oil spill happened Tuesday May 19th when a pipe owned by Plains All ...
VL Baker 05/21/2015 5
Who Are the Front Runners, for the Nominations, and the Election, for President, 2016 ?
I wrote a diary a few days ago, predicting who would be nominated, and who would win, the Presidency, in 2016. I forgot to even check any polls, to see if I was correct. I just now checked. The ...
bigjacbigjacbigjac 05/21/2015 5
WSJ: Clinton's DoS blocked the release of politically sensitive records about Keystone XL Pipeline
photo credit: Backbone campaign, flr The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the U.S. Department of State, ...
VL Baker 05/20/2015 199

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