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  • Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Halbig, King and perspective

    23 July 2014, 7:30 am

    If only Obamacare'€™s authors were around & we could ask them if the federal exchange wasn'€™t supposed to get subsidies  http://t.co/...— @ObsoleteDogma…
  • In a surprise, David Perdue upsets Jack Kingston in Georgia runoff

    22 July 2014, 11:33 pm

    Newly minted GOP Senate nominee David Perdue…
  • Open thread for night owls: Five fat corporadoes want to abandon United States to avoid taxes

    22 July 2014, 11:01 pm

    Dave Johnson at the Campaign for America's Future writes 5 Giant Un-American Corporations Trying to Bolt U.S. to Avoid Taxes:Corporations get enormous benefits that regular “persons” do not. One of the biggest is limited liability. This means that the…
  • The issue of honesty in Masters of Sex

    22 July 2014, 10:00 pm

    Lizzy Caplan as Virginia Johnson in Showtime's Masters of Sex…
  • Cartoon: Worst Choke Jobs

    22 July 2014, 5:50 pm

    Because cartoonists gotta eat too:   1. The Round Table Keef Cartoon Subscription Service! 2.Modern-day patronage courtesy of Patreon
  • Court: Senator lacks standing to file anti-Obamacare lawsuit

    22 July 2014, 5:30 pm

    Sen. Ron Johnson, left, filed the lawsuit…
  • Grimes hits McConnell's 'Not my job' remark in new ad

    22 July 2014, 4:25 pm

    In a new ad similar in style to her previous ad on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's support for Rep. Paul Ryan's Medicare budget, Kentucky Secretary of State and Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate Alison Lundergan Grimes is taking aim at McConnell's…
  • New report shows negative impact of names like R*dsk*ns on Indian and Alaskan Native children

    22 July 2014, 4:00 pm

    Some honoring of Indians by a R*dsk*ns fan.…
  • Ryan budget depends on Obamacare subsidies GOP wants courts to strike down

    22 July 2014, 3:39 pm

    When two appeals courts issued conflicting rulings Tuesday on whether Obamacare's health insurance subsidies apply to the 34 states that chose to let the federal government run their exchanges, Republicans were quick to pounce on the one decision they liked.…
  • Midday open thread: Georgia primary run-offs tonight, Schumer wants to end partisan primaries

    22 July 2014, 3:10 pm

    Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is 1-800-GOON-SQUAD:…
  • McDonald's fires woman arrested for letting her kid go to the park alone

    22 July 2014, 2:43 pm

    A disgusting, terrible story, just got disgusting-er and terribler: McDonald's has fired Debra Harrell, the woman who was arrested for letting her nine-year-old daughter play alone at the park while she was at work. Because what else is a working mother who…
  • Fox News anchor breaks the news: Supreme Court rules against Obamacare

    22 July 2014, 2:30 pm

    Not even the Fox Chyron writers got the story as wrong as Jon Scott…
  • North Carolina voters are extremely unexcited about Thom Tillis

    22 July 2014, 1:07 pm

    One of the Republican Party's paths to Senate control was supposed to go straight through North Carolina, where Democratic incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan was supposed to be mortally wounded by Obamacare. But Hagan not only holds onto a lead in a new Public Policy…
  • Second Obamacare ruling of day upholds subsidies in federal exchanges

    22 July 2014, 12:38 pm

    Well, that didn't last long—roughly two hours after a D.C. circuit court panel ruled that Obamacare does not allow subsidies in federally-run exchanges, a panel in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, located in Virginia, has unanimously ruled that Obamacare…
  • Not a surprise: Predictions of Obamacare premium spikes were wrong

    22 July 2014, 12:38 pm

    Do Republican "experts" on these things ever tire of being wrong? No, Obamacare has not led to massive premium spikes.Nearly 20 states have released preliminary information about premiums for insurance policies sold on their insurance exchanges, and the…
  • Now they've gone too far. Time for Harry Reid to blow up the filibuster and confirm all nominees now

    22 July 2014, 12:18 pm

    If at first you don't succeed ...…
  • Perry 'militarizing our border' in response to migrant children

    22 July 2014, 11:26 am

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry…
  • Federal court panel votes to defund Obamacare, but ruling isn't the last word

    22 July 2014, 11:11 am

    As expected, a three-judge panel on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has voted by a two-to-one margin to defund Obamacare in states which did not set up their own health insurance exchanges. At issue is whether Obamacare allows subsidies in…
  • They're keeping kids in kennels

    22 July 2014, 11:07 am

    Two refugee girls sleep in a holding cell, as the children are separated by age group and gender, as hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.…
  • Poll: Just 20% of Americans think they could live on the minimum wage

    22 July 2014, 10:08 am

    The vast majority of Americans know they couldn't support their families on the $7.25 an hour federal minimum wage. According to a new poll, just 20 percent believe they could "support your household on a minimum-wage salary, which comes out to $1,250 per…
  • Marco Rubio compares himself to Hillary ... Hillary wins

    22 July 2014, 10:07 am

    Republican Sen. Marco Rubio—still pretending that he's not sure if he's running for president in 2016—had this to say during a recent interview:Rubio, who is 43, said his continuing career in public service is motivated by the nation being at a…
  • Idaho casino dumps Ted Nugent

    22 July 2014, 10:05 am

    Well, this escalated quickly:Less than seven hours after being asked about the racist legacy of rock entertainer Ted Nugent, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe of American Indians this evening cancelled a scheduled performance next month by the controversial performer.…
  • Cartoon: 1-800-GOON-SQUAD

    22 July 2014, 9:50 am

    (Click to enlarge) Follow Jen on Twitter at @JenSorensen
  • Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9am ET!

    22 July 2014, 8:30 am

    Daily Kos Radio's Kagro in the Morning show podcasts are now available through iTunes.…
  • Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

    22 July 2014, 8:16 am

    From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE……
  • Economics Daily Digest: Why net neutrality is all or nothing

    22 July 2014, 8:14 am

    By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal…
  • Jon Stewart exposes GOP lies about Reagan's response to downed airliner

    22 July 2014, 8:00 am

    Last night, Jon Stewart ripped into how the GOP is attacking Obama for his response to Russia over the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 by invoking a mythical version of Ronald Reagan.…
  • Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Two new polls show John Walsh down but still in the fight

    22 July 2014, 8:00 am

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  • Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Immigration, health care, the law and more

    22 July 2014, 7:30 am

    Public Policy Polling for Americans United for Change…
  • Open thread for night owls. Susan Faludi at The Baffler on 'Facebook feminism'

    21 July 2014, 11:00 pm

    After a quarter-century, The Baffler has rolled out its new digital self for the silver jubilee issue, with a fully retrievable, erudite archive dating back to 1988. But it's not shackled to its countercultural past; it has a countercultural present and speaks…

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