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The FCC will vote to roll back media ownership regulations wholesale in November

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Reuters is reporting that Ajit Pai and his band of telecom shills who masquerade as the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plan to get rid of landmark rules established in the 1970s in order to slow the consolidation of media outlets into the hands of a powerful few. The U.S. Show More Summary

Texas children's insurance funding could run out soon thanks to hurricane and Republican Congress

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

It’s been 25 days since Republicans let funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program expire, endangering health coverage for nearly 9 million kids. States across the country are trying to figure out how long their existing funding will last and when they need to start notifying families that their kids are about to be uninsured. Show More Summary

NAACP issues travel warning for black passengers flying on American Airlines

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

On Tuesday, NPR released the results from a survey it did of Americans and their experiences with discrimination. Though all racial groups said that they experience some form of discrimination (including whites, which is worth its own...Show More Summary

Trump campaign data team reached out to Julian Assange in effort to team up against Hillary

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

During the 2016 campaign, Julian Assange and Wikileaks acted to distribute information stolen from servers in the United States by Russian agents.  During the 2016 campaign,  Alexander Nix and Cambridge Analytica not only provided data...Show More Summary

Kamala Harris: 'I will not vote for an end-of-year spending bill' unless Dreamers are protected

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

During a press conference in support of the bipartisan DREAM Act, California Sen. Kamala Harris said she’s prepared to not back a key spending bill if it doesn’t include a congressional fix protecting undocumented immigrant youth stripped...Show More Summary

CBO: Bipartisan Obamacare fix would reduce deficit

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action Oh, hey. A healthcare bill has gotten a good report from the Congressional Budget Office—quite a novelty here in 2017. And look, it’s the bipartisan effort to stabilize the Obamacare markets! A bipartisan deal to shore...Show More Summary

Trump delivers more doozies: 'My generals and my military' authorized the Niger mission, 'I didn't'

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action Donald Trump gave a meandering impromptu interview to the press corps Wednesday in which he touched on issues ranging from the Niger mission he claimed he didn't authorize to his own superior intellectual capacities and how "extremely nice and extremely respectful" he was to the widow of slain soldier Sgt. Show More Summary

Midday open thread: The anniversary of Paul Wellstone's death and more

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today’s comic by Matt Bors is Consoler-in-Chief: Sigh: x Take a moment today to reflect on the life of Paul Wellstone, who died 15 years ago today. We need more Paul Wellstone's in our politics. pic.twitter.com/yw5g66uzFN — Matt McDermott...Show More Summary

Republicans either don't know yet or are covering up what's in their big tax plan

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Republicans are planning a big package of tax cuts, they keep telling us. But what’s going to be in it? Possibly changes to your 401(k) retirement plan, despite Donald Trump’s promise to leave those untouched. And, uh, well, beyond that,...Show More Summary

Trump claims he was 'extremely respectful' to widow ... while basically calling her a liar

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Donald Trump returned yet again to defend his conduct in his condolence call to Myeshia Johnson—and in so doing, call Sgt. La David Johnson’s widow a liar. “I can only say this: I was really nice to her,” Trump insisted, before going on to predictably undermine himself. x "One of the great memories of all time. Show More Summary

Faced with Flake's rally cry to save America, most Republicans say tax cuts are just too important

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action Sure, GOP Sens. Jeff Flake and Bob Corker made some good points Tuesday about how Donald Trump is "debasing" our political discourse and the entire country in the process, but they're retiring from the Senate. Ask any...Show More Summary

Border Patrol agents may be stalking a special needs child's hospital to detain her

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

For the second time since May,  Border Patrol agents  have reportedly  skirted their own   “sensitive locations” policy —which says that hospitals are generally off-limits, excluding “ exigent circumstances”—to target yet another immigrant family seeking urgent medical care. Show More Summary

After fighting for her right to an abortion, immigrant teen finally gets one this morning

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Yesterday, the federal appeals court in Washington, DC, ruled that Jane Doe, a 17-year-old immigrant woman in federal custody, had the right to obtain an abortion. This ended a month-long battle with the Trump administration, who repeatedly attempted to block her from terminating her pregnancy. Show More Summary

Congress to investigate deal that awarded $300M contract to Trump donor

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action Few things generate bipartisan agreement in Congress these days, but the idea that a two-man firm in Montana with absolutely no experience was hired to rebuild Puerto Rico’s electrical grid at a cost of $300 million, is enough to spur some communication across the aisles. Rep. Show More Summary

Georgia Republicans love bump stocks used by Las Vegas shooter. Democrat Stacey Abrams can stop them

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

It’s no secret that some Republicans love the 2nd Amendment so much that they’ll do anything to guarantee their access to firearms—even when it means standing by gun laws that are truly nonsensical and dangerous. In the wake of the Las...Show More Summary

Steele Dossier was funded first by Trump's GOP opponents then by Democrats—which we knew all along

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

On Tuesday, the Washington Post “broke” the story that sources connected to Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic Party had taken over funding for Christopher Steele’s Trump–Russia compilation after Trump’s Republican opponents were knocked out of the race. Marc E. Show More Summary

Immigrant youth don't need more false hopes from John Cornyn, they need the DREAM Act

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action Politico reports that Texas Sen. John Cornyn is part of a Republican group “ privately discussing the contours” of a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) deal, but color me skeptical. Now, advocates would beShow More Summary

Republicans gut protection against bank abuses in late-night vote with Pence as tie-breaker

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Mike Pence cast the deciding vote Tuesday night to allow big banks to screw consumers, as the Senate repealed a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rule making it easier for people to sue banks and credit card companies. The rule prevented financial institutions from forcing consumers into binding arbitration and blocking them from going to court. Show More Summary

Morning Digest: Arizona GOP Sen. Jeff Flake announces his retirement amid awful poll numbers

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off ? AZ-Sen : In a major surprise, Arizona Sen. Show More Summary

Cartoon: The Consoler-in-Chief

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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