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  • Kansas Supreme Court deals another blow to the worst secretary of state in the nation

    23 September 2014, 11:48 am

    Kris Kobach, the worst secretary of state in the nation, was hoping to force Democrats to name a new candidate in the U.S. Senate race after the Kansas Supreme Court ordered democrat Chad Taylor to stay off the ballot.…
  • What's wrong with the media coverage of ISIS in one picture

    23 September 2014, 10:57 am

    Seriously?…
  • Louisiana state judge steps ahead of federal judge on marriage equality

    23 September 2014, 9:54 am

    A Louisiana state judge has decided to try to bring the state into the 21st century just weeks after a federal judge in the state became the first to decide against marriage equality since the Supreme Court struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act. In…
  • Obama delivers statement on ISIL

    23 September 2014, 9:50 am

    Amid leaks from "officials" to media outlets like CNN that ISIS is planning to attack "the homeland," President Obama is scheduled to deliver a statement on ISIL and U.S. strikes that were conducted overnight against the group. President Obama's statement,…
  • Cartoon: A dose of their own medicine

    23 September 2014, 9:50 am

    (Click to enlarge) Follow Jen on Twitter at @JenSorensen
  • U.S. launches air strikes against ISIS in Syria

    23 September 2014, 8:43 am

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea launches a Tomahawk cruise missile, as seen from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush…
  • Daily Kos Elections Polling Wrap: On apples-to-apples and 'real' movement in competitive races

    23 September 2014, 8:30 am

    If his lead keeps eroding, Bruce Rauner (R-IL) may not be this happy for long.…
  • Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9am ET!

    23 September 2014, 8:22 am

    Over? Was it over when the Bahrainis bombed ISIS? Bahrainis? Yes, Bahrainis. But forget it, he's rolling.…
  • Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

    23 September 2014, 8:18 am

    From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE……
  • Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Florida Republican channels his inner Rick Perry

    23 September 2014, 8:00 am

    Republican Carlos Curbelo…
  • Abbreviated pundit roundup: The president's legacy, climate change and more

    23 September 2014, 7:48 am

    Writing in The New York Times, James Mann believes the best of President Obama's presidency may be yet to come:Amid broad dissatisfaction, many commentators have declared his administration a spent force. (“He seems to have taken something like an early…
  • Open thread for Night Owls: Not on Sunday. Not ever on Sunday.

    22 September 2014, 11:00 pm

    St. Mary's River Falls…
  • Economics Daily Digest: Minimum wage boost would trickle up for all

    22 September 2014, 10:30 pm

    By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal…
  • Banned Books Week: 'There is more than one way to burn a book'

    22 September 2014, 9:30 pm

    Far too often, it seems like people's first response to things they don't like is to let loose screams to ban it. With the recent start of the school year, children received school reading lists for their classes. Invariably, some parents somewhere are going…
  • The U.S. is doing broadband wrong

    22 September 2014, 8:00 pm

    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler…
  • Donald Trump says Boston Brown is seeking his support, may make robocalls in New Hampshire

    22 September 2014, 5:30 pm

    Will Scott Brown play the Trump card?…
  • Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Bruce Rauner accuses Pat Quinn of letting murderers go free

    22 September 2014, 4:57 pm

    Leading Off:…
  • Google chairman on ALEC: 'They’re just literally lying'

    22 September 2014, 4:39 pm

    Eric Schmidt…
  • Election Diary Rescue: Week 37

    22 September 2014, 4:00 pm

    The following diaries are examples of this week's Election Diary Rescue. This post features a collection of 70 diaries.…
  • Midday open thread: Turtles, keg stands and South Park

    22 September 2014, 3:00 pm

    Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is Building blocks of war:…
  • Rick Perry says Joan Rivers may not have died if New York had Texas-style anti-abortion laws

    22 September 2014, 2:48 pm

    Go. Away.…
  • Democrats refocus on protecting Social Security for 2014

    22 September 2014, 2:34 pm

    Gone are the days of "chained CPI" and deficit peacockery among elected Democrats. At least for the duration of this election. Democrats are finally recognizing the electoral gold Republicans have provided them. They're running on protecting Social Security…
  • Donald Trump endorses Mitch McConnell for Speaker of the House

    22 September 2014, 2:30 pm

    Watch out John Boehner:Why would the people of Kentucky want a rookie Senator-- they have Sen. Mitch @McConnellPress who may be next Speaker & bring $'s to KY?— @realDonaldTrump…
  • Walmart goes too far in pushing PAC donations, groups say

    22 September 2014, 2:18 pm

    Three advocacy groups have teamed up to file a complaint about Walmart's dodgy campaign finance practices with the Federal Election Commission. Public Citizen, Common Cause, and OUR Walmart say that Walmart's reward for workers donating to the company's PAC…
  • Fox & Friends ponders bringing back polling tests

    22 September 2014, 2:11 pm

    Should we require passing a test in order to vote? Let's hear from Fox & Friends on this one, because Fox & Friends is the lead paint of news.On Monday, Utah Civics Education Initiative co-chair Lorena Riffo-Jensen told [Fox & Friends host Elisabeth…
  • Unlike Republicans, we want everybody to vote. Have you signed up to register voters tomorrow?

    22 September 2014, 1:55 pm

    Over 1,900 groups are registering voters tomorrow for National Voter Registration Day.…
  • Rockefeller family divesting $50 billion from fossil fuel investments

    22 September 2014, 1:41 pm

    The Rockefeller family is putting its money where its mouth is:Heirs to the Rockefeller family, which made its vast fortune from oil, are to sell investments in fossil fuels and reinvest in clean energy, reports say.…
  • Andrew Cuomo's running mate endorses endorsing Republicans

    22 September 2014, 1:36 pm

    Andrew Cuomo and Kathy Hochul, standing up for Republicans everywhere.…
  • RNC plans 'Voter Challenge' Facebook app, 'described exclusively' to Politico

    22 September 2014, 1:30 pm

    This prompts three questions, and not in that order:The Republican National Committee is tapping into the spirit of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge this week with a new social media campaign designed to pressure GOP voters into going to the polls by Election Day.…
  • Asking Ted Cruz to shut up until November doesn't mean the GOP is making a 'move to the middle'

    22 September 2014, 12:00 pm

    Asking Ted Cruz to shut up until November is not exactly a grand gesture…

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