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  • Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Secret Service shakeup, more on Ebola

    2 October 2014, 7:13 am

    Ron Fournier:…
  • Open thread for night owls: Americans have no reason to be optimistic about corporate tax 'reform'

    1 October 2014, 11:00 pm

    Police in the photo above are taking a break from guarding the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in Akron, Ohio, 1936. While Goodyear and other tire companies prospered, even during the Great Depression, their workers toiled under poor conditions, low wages and…
  • California Gov. Brown signs bill to reduce gun violence with temporary restraining orders

    1 October 2014, 10:20 pm

    Jerry Brown signed a bill Wednesday that  is designed to reduce access to guns by the mentally unstable.…
  • Spotlight on green news & views: No mining at the Grand Canyon, half world's wildlife lost

    1 October 2014, 6:30 pm

    Fresh snow on Mount Rainier…
  • Cartoon: The climate denial march on reality

    1 October 2014, 5:50 pm

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  • Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Pat Roberts continues to paint Greg Orman as a secret Obama minion

    1 October 2014, 5:34 pm

    Leading Off:…
  • Keep the House from going completely crazy: Send two progressive fighters to Congress

    1 October 2014, 5:30 pm

    With the House GOP poised to move even further to the right in the next Congress, we need to make sure the House doesn't go completely insane. That's why we're adding Staci Appel and Rep. Carol Shea-Porter to our list of congressional endorsements.…
  • Economics Daily Digest: High-speed internet for schools, long-term unemployment, Holder's legacy

    1 October 2014, 3:51 pm

    By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal…
  • Kansas GOP slides into disarray after sinking polls, a tea party revolt and another loss in court

    1 October 2014, 3:34 pm

    Kansas Republicans are collectively having a very bad week. First up, a new Suffolk poll show a troubling trend for Senator Pat Roberts (R-VA):…
  • Appeals court panel blocks two key voter suppression provisions of new North Carolina law

    1 October 2014, 3:07 pm

    Appeals court has given same-day registration and out-of-precinct…
  • PA Gov. Corbett touts state jobs site that includes 'car dates,' 'casting couch openings'

    1 October 2014, 3:04 pm

    Now you've got "Tom Corbett" and "car date" in your head forever. You're welcome.…
  • Midday open thread: Happy 90th, President Carter. Single-use plastic bags bagged in California

    1 October 2014, 3:00 pm

    Today's comic by Matt Bors is A few good rebels:…
  • Voting is like wedding dress shopping? So say GOP young voter outreach ads

    1 October 2014, 2:27 pm

    The newest entry in the Republican campaign to insult women voters comes from the College Republican National Committee, and boy is this one ever successful. If the goal is insulting women, specifically young women in this case. Where a previous Republican ad…
  • Romney and Cantor's genius pollster: 60 percent of Americans want Obamacare repealed

    1 October 2014, 2:16 pm

    It finally happened. A new poll shows a majority that want Obamacare repealed. Sort of. And the Weekly Standard rejoices, with the headline "60 percent of voters want Obamacare to be repealed." Maybe they shouldn't rush to uncork that champagne. Because the…
  • Yes, you're getting asked for money. A lot. And that's a good thing

    1 October 2014, 2:00 pm

    Iraq War vet Jim Mowrer, competitive in his race against execrable Iowa Rep. Steve King. Should he be people powered or Wall Street powered? Answer is obvious.…
  • Republicans spending six-figures to hold onto the governorship in ... Idaho?!

    1 October 2014, 1:34 pm

    Democratic nominee A.J. Balukoff…
  • Koch brothers spend millions telling Latinos how stupid they are

    1 October 2014, 1:00 pm

    "Oh, WalMart is a virtuous family owned business? I change my mind! De ahora en adelante votaré republicano!"…
  • Cory Gardner claims 'there is no federal personhood bill' ... but there is, and he co-sponsored it

    1 October 2014, 12:22 pm

    This clip of Rep. Cory Gardner from from Denver's KDVR TV is nothing short of amazing because he spends nearly two minutes trying to claim that legislation that he co-sponsored—the federal personhood bill—does not exist:…
  • Boston Herald spices up White House intruder cartoon with racism

    1 October 2014, 11:55 am

    The Boston Herald continues its tradition of being kinda very racist:…
  • Scott Brown runs on border security, after having missed every Senate hearing about it

    1 October 2014, 11:43 am

    That's one of several attack ads Scott Brown is running against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire focused on "border security." Brown is now completely against "amnesty" and is all about security our borders against the brown hordes. Which is apparently a…
  • Shelter director calls out Tom Cotton on Violence Against Women Act vote

    1 October 2014, 10:57 am

    Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor has a powerful new ad highlighting his Republican opponent's vote against the Violence Against Women Act. The ad hits Rep. Tom Cotton hard—deservedly so—but the tone, coming from domestic violence shelter director Paulette Hill, is…
  • We're building a small-dollar people-powered party

    1 October 2014, 10:45 am

    If you want Mary Burke to beat Scott Walker in Wisconsin, you've gotta help. Burke is just one of our many great endorsed candidates.…
  • Perdue proposes economic policy ripped straight from dictator's playbook

    1 October 2014, 10:01 am

    A few weeks ago, Georgia's Republican nominee for U.S. Senate David Perdue appeared before his state's Chamber of Commerce to tout what he described as his views on the fundamental "precepts of economic development." As Amanda Terkel writes, it was nearly…
  • Stephen Colbert skewers the GOP's 2016 roster

    1 October 2014, 9:13 am

    Last night, Stephen reported on the Values Voter Summit and took a look at the great GOP candidates ready to run in 2016 ... and Sarah Palin. Full video after the jump.
  • Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9am ET!

    1 October 2014, 8:30 am

    I'm not telling you what we're doing on the show today. It's a surprise!…
  • Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

    1 October 2014, 8:18 am

  • Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Are Republicans really worried about Oklahoma? They may well be

    1 October 2014, 8:00 am

    Oklahoma Democratic gubernatorial nominee Joe Dorman…
  • Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Ebola in the US

    1 October 2014, 7:20 am

  • Kissinger crafted plans to 'clobber' Cuba

    1 October 2014, 4:29 am

    The man still advises the high and mighty.…
  • Wendy Davis knocks it out of the park in debate with Greg Abbott

    1 October 2014, 2:56 am

    Senator Wendy Davis came prepared for her debate with Greg Abbott. In the snippets in the embedded video she shows why she is qualified and Abbott is just a shill for the plutocracy. Sen. Davis did not allow Abbott to get away with his attempt at slick…

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