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The Republican replacement plan for Obamacare in one graphic
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 ...
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 1
Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
Today, I'm just going to say, "Josh Duggar" over and over for one hour and fifty-two minutes. Then, Rosalyn MacGregor's Michigan update will fill the rest. Oh, wait. Greg. OK, Greg will ...
David Waldman 05/22/2015 0
Abbreviated pundit roundup: Military equipment order, minimum wage and more
We begin today's roundup with The Des Moines Register 's take on the military equipment use by American police forces: Documents obtained by CNN in April found the Missouri ...
Georgia Logothetis 05/22/2015 42
The Reading of Names at Graduation
I am a high school counselor and each May I get ready to read the names of about 100 seniors as they walk across the stage at one of the most important milestones in their lives, graduation. As ...
wkspray 05/21/2015 15
Open thread for night owls. Democracy Now interviews Matt Taibbi on confessed bank crooks
Matt Taibbi Amy Goodman interviewed Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi on the news that the five banks—Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Barclays, Royal Bank of ...
Meteor Blades 05/21/2015 78
Write On! Pacing
Hello, writers. Last week we talked about making time pass in a narrative. Now I’d like to talk about a related area, pacing. Pacing a story well means spending as little time as possible over ...
SensibleShoes 05/21/2015 91
I've lost my handgun virginity
Last week, I fired a handgun for the first time in my life. And for those of you hoping to learn that my experience transformed me from a gun-phobe to a gun-lover: Sorry. I never want to do that ...
gloriasb 05/21/2015 19
Bernie Sanders will make his presidential run official Tuesday
Bernie poses for a selfie with a supporter in Manchester, NH, May 2. Sen. Bernie Sanders will make his presidential primary campaign official Tuesday, May 26, with a public kick-off on the shores ...
Meteor Blades 05/21/2015 179
Six Baltimore officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray
Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby has announced that a grand jury has returned indictments for ...
Hunter 05/21/2015 97
Ex-CIA briefer: Bush administration presented false 'intelligence' to the nation
No kidding. In the much-needed pile-...
Hunter 05/21/2015 84
What does defense spending have to do with endangered species? Everything, for Republicans
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) was not impressed. The House passed the National Defense Authorization Act this week, and while much of the ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 14
Jeb Bush is partly right. Somebody is definitely 'intellectually arrogant' about climate change
That arrogance does not, however, come from the scientists behind the 97 percent of peer-reviewed papers that say civilization's emissions of greenhouse gases are driving climate change. Nor from ...
Meteor Blades 05/21/2015 73
Primary season flip-flops won't hurt Republicans, former Romney adviser says
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) As the Republican presidential primary gets into gear, the ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 49
Midday open thread: Foxagandists say Obama wrong to call climate change nat'l security threat
Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is On Iraq: W.W.J.H.D.? (What Would Jeb Have Done?) :
Meteor Blades 05/21/2015 37
Trade Promotion Authority vote secured on Export-Import Bank promise
Thursday morning, the ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 15
LAPD officer who kicked Alesia Thomas to death now on trial
Alesia Thomas "I'm going to punt you in your pussy." These were the words of LAPD Officer Mary O'Callaghan to Alesia Thomas. Handcuffed with her legs restrained, Alesia can be seen getting punched ...
Shaun King 05/21/2015 66
A not-indicted Chris Christie says media owes him an apology
Hang on, we have to savor this for a while : Chris Christie says the ...
Hunter 05/21/2015 31
NSA fight in Senate bleeds into weekend
The administration has sent dire warnings about NSA having to shut down ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 19
President of Boy Scouts calls for an end to the ban on gay Scout leaders
Jen Hayden 05/21/2015 50
Washington State poll shows Clinton dominant among both Republican and Democratic rivals
Public Policy Polling has some new numbers from ...
Kerry Eleveld 05/21/2015 96
Republican 2016 candidates almost uniformly give undocumented immigrants the heave ho
GOP 2016 hopefuls have decided it's all about the base on ...
Kerry Eleveld 05/21/2015 22
Jeb Bush touts failed Florida Medicaid experiment
Jeb Bush apparently thinks the "compassionate conservative" idea that his brother so cynically ran on will work for him, too. He's using his Medicaid experience in Florida as evidence that he ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 44
Surprise! Company whose pipeline burst in Santa Barbara has extensive record of safety violations
A section of Refugio State Beach tainted by oil from burst pipe. Since 2006, the U.S. Pipeline and ...
Meteor Blades 05/21/2015 103
Republicans hope ISIS will help them fearmonger their way to the White House
Republicans think they can get voters to forget who's really ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 124
Senate advances Trade Promotion Authority bill
The Senate voted 62-38 Thursday morning to advance the ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 81
High-ranking Georgia prison guard supervisor arrested for raping nine women inmates
Captain Daniel Johnson has been arrested after being formally charged with sexually assaulting at least nine different ...
Shaun King 05/21/2015 69
If Hillary wants to avoid the beltway political media, well then, that's very smart
Hillary Clinton, at a small-business roundtable in Iowa, loses nothing by bypassing the traditional ...
kos 05/21/2015 258
Fox News has set the rules. Which GOP candidates will make it onto the debate stage?
Eight looked like a lot in 2012 debates, but ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 118
Cartoon: On Iraq: W.W.J.H.D.? (What Would Jeb Have Done?)
READ Ruben Bolling's brand new book for kids, Alien Invasion in My Backyard: An EMU Club Adventure !...
RubenBolling 05/21/2015 23
Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
We've got a few stories to follow up on these days, so maybe it's time to check back in on them. I mean, it's not as if there's an entire industry dedicated to presenting new and interesting ...
David Waldman 05/21/2015 0
Cheers and Jeers: Thursday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Oh! More Things I Know: That President Obama has been on twitter for three days and hasn't posted a single funny cat pic shows he's not taking his twitter ...
Bill in Portland Maine 05/21/2015 75
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Jay Inslee starts with clear leads in Washington
Washington Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee Leading Off : • WA-Gov, Sen : Washington's Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee only won a narrow victory when he was first elected in 2012. However, Public Policy ...
David Jarman 05/21/2015 14
Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: How white and male will the GOP debates look?
LA Times : Fox News and CNN plan to use an average of recent polls to pick the candidates for the first two Republican presidential debates, with the ...
Greg Dworkin 05/21/2015 132
Study: BP oil blowout at fault for Gulf of Mexico dolphin deaths. The petroleum giant says nah
Dead dolphin stranded on the Port Fourchon Louisiana coastline in July 2012 following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Meteor Blades 05/20/2015 40
Monty Python and The Holy Grail as you have never seen it before
This is worth the 155 seconds it takes to watch, if for no other reason than it will bring a smile to your face. A friend once told me that the secret of Monty Python's success was that the ...
Chris Bowers 05/20/2015 134
Open thread for night owls: 'History will allow clear judgments' on Iraq
Hunter 05/20/2015 70
Spotlight on green news & views: Fracking wastewater used on crops; Shell plans for change of 4°+
Check out the saga of the green heron hunting for lunch Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention ...
Meteor Blades 05/20/2015 14
Police wanted to charge 12-year-old Tamir Rice with 'aggravated menacing' and 'inducing panic'
Recently obtained documents from the Cleveland Police Department, displayed below, show that Tamir Rice was going to be charged with the outrageous crimes of "aggravated menacing" and "inducing ...
Shaun King 05/20/2015 475
This Texas senator blamed Baltimore uprising on absentee dads but goes silent on Waco bloodbath
Texas Sen. John Cornyn, right, with Sen. Ted ...
Shaun King 05/20/2015 49
House does something productive, but McConnell's Senate is there to potentially mess it up
The House did something productive this week. Well, semi-productive. ...
Joan McCarter 05/20/2015 19
America's Dumbest Congressman: Bush would have never invaded Iraq if he knew Obama would screw it up
Hunter 05/20/2015 228
Sen. Ron Johnson: 'I'm not so sure I'm trusting President Obama' over Iranian leaders
I don't know how these people remember to keep breathing . Sen. ...
Hunter 05/20/2015 62
Climate takes up half Obama's commencement address to Coast Guard cadets, with some Arctic irony
Climate change dominated President Obama's commencement address to the Coast Guard graduating class Wednesday. President ...
Meteor Blades 05/20/2015 67
12 million private Obamacare plan sign-ups. What are you going to do with that, Republicans?
Charles Gaba calls it : 12 million people have signed up for health insurance through the Obamacare exchanges. Over 9 million, according ...
Joan McCarter 05/20/2015 26
Midday open thread: Tech companies oppose TPP; bin Laden's bookshelf; Obama tweets, racism ensues
Today's comic by Matt Bors is Biker Lives Matter :
Meteor Blades 05/20/2015 34

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