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  • Cartoon: If you're not confused, you're just not thinking clearly

    31 July 2014, 5:50 pm

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  • House Republican flailing over border bill drags on

    31 July 2014, 5:15 pm

    Welcome to leadership, Rep. Scalise.…
  • Sen. Harry Reid's office rubs some salt in Republican wounds on House border bill blunder

    31 July 2014, 4:45 pm

    After House Republicans pulled their attempt at a border bill in a conspicuous display of party incompetence, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his office rubbed some salt in those wounds:"Senator Reid agrees with House Republican leaders’ statement that…
  • House Republicans jam Senate on transportation bill

    31 July 2014, 3:54 pm

    House Republicans are just having a bang-up day in spending a lot of time and taxpayer money in hanging around on the House floor and making sure that no governing actually happen before they leave for five weeks for recess. While leadership was first killing…
  • Midday open thread: Dubya's bio of his dad, Santorum's 'religious liberty' film, cats vs. guns

    31 July 2014, 3:00 pm

    Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is Chagrin Falls: Corporate Sky-Deity Bless America:…
  • America's Dumbest Congressman says migrant children are lying about violence

    31 July 2014, 2:19 pm

    Since Rep. Steve King says that Central American families have been lured by U.S. policies to "give their daughters birth control pills and send them down a rape path all the way through Mexico, and it's a death path on the death train" to get to the United…
  • De facto House Speaker Ted Cruz gets another win, kills border bill

    31 July 2014, 2:13 pm

    He might as well just hand that gavel over to Cruz.…
  • Lawless CIA spied on computers Senate panel used to investigate agency's torture program

    31 July 2014, 1:56 pm

    John Brennan…
  • Insurers, hospitals enjoying the profit of Obamacare

    31 July 2014, 11:47 am

    Here's another nail in the coffin of the case for repealing Obamacare. Two of the major players in the healthcare industry—hospitals and insurance companies—are getting a much bigger stake in the law as they foresee profits under it.HCA Holdings Inc.…
  • Chris Christie's biggest ally: The 2016 GOP presidential field absolutely sucks

    31 July 2014, 11:15 am

    Like Romney before him, Christie faces a weak GOP primary field…
  • Cartoon: Chagrin Falls: Corporate Sky-Deity Bless America

    31 July 2014, 9:50 am

    Follow @RubenBolling on Twitter and Facebook. AND apply to join the highly selective INNER HIVE! AND a "Chagrin Falls" t-shirt?  Yes.
  • Obama to sign executive order requiring federal contractors to obey labor laws

    31 July 2014, 9:46 am

    President Obama is showing just how worried he is about Republican squealing over his executive actions by coming out with another executive order to protect employees of federal contractors. According to a White House fact sheet, the new executive order will…
  • House votes to sue Obama for doing a thing they wanted to have happen

    31 July 2014, 9:44 am

    In case you missed all the fun, House Republicans voted Wednesday to sue President Obama for delaying the implementation of a provision of Obamacare that House Republicans have voted dozens of times to repeal. They said that delay was overstepping his powers.…
  • Jon Stewart takes on 'corporate inversion'

    31 July 2014, 8:40 am

    Last night, Jon Stewart introduced us to the concept of corporate inversion, the latest way American corporations are acting wholly un-American.…
  • Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9am ET!

    31 July 2014, 8:30 am

    Oh my God! Please don't tell me you're not listening to Kagro in the Morning! This is a disastah! A yuge disastah!…
  • Cheers and Jeers: Thursday

    31 July 2014, 8:18 am

  • Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Renegade NY Democrats already backing off deal to return to fold

    31 July 2014, 8:00 am

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  • Abbreviated pundit round-up: Market Basket as community, blind spot on guns, global chaos

    31 July 2014, 7:30 am

    Harold Meyerson at The Washington Post declares Market Basket isn’t just a company, it’s a community:…
  • Open thread for night owls: FBI deploys entrapment to arrest terrorism suspects

    30 July 2014, 11:00 pm

    Amitabh Pal at The Progressive writes FBI Using Dubious Entrapment to Arrest Terrorism Suspects:A new report by Human Rights Watch and the Columbia Law School focuses on the dubiousness of federal terrorism sting tactics.…
  • House Republicans vote to sue Obama over hated healthcare law not implemented fast enough

    30 July 2014, 7:45 pm

    Yeah, we all think this is a masterful move, Joe.…
  • Fifth Circuit tells Mississippi it cannot close its last abortion clinic over admitting privileges

    30 July 2014, 7:01 pm

    Jackson Women's Health Organization still open, for now.…
  • Spotlight on green news & views: Arctic methane releases, meat inspections, unwise coal exports

    30 July 2014, 6:30 pm

    Leatherback turtles hatching on a Puerto Rico beach.…
  • Cartoon: John Kerry's Middle East travel tips

    30 July 2014, 5:50 pm

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  • Shame on Obama for suggesting his own impeachment, says Karl Rove

    30 July 2014, 4:30 pm

    Karl Rove, still recovering from the excitement of covering President Obama's razor thin 4-point victory in Ohio, appears on Fox to chastise the president for suggesting his own impeachment, of all things:"[Obama] wants nothing more than Republican and…
  • Renegade New York Democrats are already trying to back out of their bogus 'deal' to rejoin the party

    30 July 2014, 4:29 pm

    David Valesky…
  • Republicans fight to keep tax breaks for companies moving jobs overseas

    30 July 2014, 4:08 pm

    Senate Republicans once again showed their stellar values by filibustering a bill that would have cut corporate tax breaks for moving jobs overseas. That's right, Republicans are fighting to keep giving companies money to move jobs out of the United…
  • Midday open thread: NSA domestic spying costs us more than personal privacy, no hope from El Niño

    30 July 2014, 3:00 pm

    Today's comic by Matt Bors is Surgeon General's Warning: NYPD:…
  • Happy 49th, Medicare!

    30 July 2014, 2:45 pm

    President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Medicare Bill at the Harry S. Truman Library in Independence, Missouri.…
  • Steve King manages to attack Obama for birth control, rape and refugee crisis in just one sentence

    30 July 2014, 2:31 pm

    Steve King blames the unholy trinity of rape, refugee kids, and birth control pills on President Obama.…
  • Kaiser Family Foundation: 3.4 million uninsured Californians now covered

    30 July 2014, 2:06 pm

    The Kaiser Family Foundation has been conducting a longitudinal panel survey on the uninsured in California. The organization focused on that state because California has had such a large portion of the nation's uninsured, and its experience has national…

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