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Republican Sen. Bob Corker: Trump is 'devolving' as president

It’s not just people on the outside watching Donald Trump’s mental/emotional capacity disintegrate. Others, like Republican Sen. Bob Corker, are noticing the same thing. In a rather candid on-the-fly interview from the halls of Congress,...Show More Summary

House Republicans announce a new Russia investigation ... about Hillary Clinton

While Bob Corker is engaging in a twit-off with Donald Trump, there are other Republicans who are very, very anxious to show that they’ll still march off any cliff on Trump’s command. And they have a leader. Devin Nunes has a job. That...Show More Summary

'Trump is treason': Protester yells directly at Trump in capitol

A protester got rare access Tuesday to deliver a direct protest of Donald Trump as he entered the capitol to talk tax cuts with Republican senators.  “Why are you talking about tax cuts when they should be talking about treason?” the...Show More Summary

'What happened to him is cruelty': Yale senior fights for dad's release from ICE detention

More than 22,000 people have signed a petition in support of Melecio  Andazola Marquez, an undocumented father who went into a USCIS   appointment earlier this month for what he thought was a routine visit, only to be arrested by ICE agents. His...Show More Summary

Ryan sidelines questions about Trump's mental fitness for something far more important: tax cuts

Wherein House Speaker Paul Ryan proves how uniquely useless he is when it come to showing any kind of leadership when it comes to Donald Trump. After Trump’s five-tweet rant against “liddle’” Bob Corker Tuesday morning, Ryan weighs in...Show More Summary

Climate change is already costing billions—and it's getting worse

Being a climate change denier can be extremely profitable for energy companies and the politicians who love them. That’s why several energy companies have invested in spreading doubt. But climate change is becoming extremely expensive...Show More Summary

'No, no way' would GOP Sen. Bob Corker support Trump for president again

Sen. Bob Corker continues to do battle with Donald Trump on Twitter and in the press, with Trump hurling a series of insults at Corker, who he persists in calling “liddle’” complete with bizarre and unnecessary apostrophe, while Corker...Show More Summary

Disgraceful: GOP congressman gets three tries, won't condemn Trump's attack on soldier's widow

Campaign Action After the wife of Sgt. La David Johnson confirmed Monday morning that she was indeed upset by Donald Trump's phone call to her and his inability to remember her husband's name, Trump immediately took to Twitter to say Myeshia Johnson was lying. Show More Summary

Sarah Sanders: Kelly's lies about Frederica Wilson were 'heartfelt,' so he wasn't wrong

It’s like something out of Stephen Colbert—the old, O’Reillyesque Colbert. After White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, a retired general, lied about Rep. Frederica Wilson claiming that she had gotten funding for a new FBI building,Show More Summary

Tiny company from Zinke's hometown gets $300 million contract to rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid

In the midst of the disaster in Puerto Rico, it appears that someone may engaged in graft as large as the hurricane that hit the island. Like other electrical utilities, the state-owned  Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority has multiple mutual-aid agreements with other utilities. Show More Summary

Under Ben Carson's leadership, the entire Department of Housing and Urban Development gets sued

It hasn’t been hard to figure out that Donald Trump’s sole approach to governing has been to undermine and undo any progress toward equality for women, immigrants, people of color, poor people, members of the LGBT community, and any other marginalized groups—basically anyone who isn’t a rich, straight, white male. Show More Summary

Can Trump quit hurling insults for long enough to unite Republicans around tax cuts for the rich?

The White House is gearing up to make an all-out push for that package of tax cuts for rich people that is Republicans’ last chance to end 2017 looking like they have a clue what they’re doing. The problem is, Donald Trump is once again getting in his own way. Show More Summary

Morning Digest: Putin's favorite congressman not finding many rubles in the banana stand

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 ? CA-48 : While GOP Rep. Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE … Energize an Ally Tuesday Here’s a headline that’ll get your endorphins pumping, courtesy of The Week: There is a massive wave of well-funded Democrats prepared to challenge incumbent Republicans in 2018. The...Show More Summary

Abbreviated pundit roundup: Attacking a Gold Star widow, tax reform lies and more

We begin today’s roundup with the continued attacks on Myeshia Johnson, the widow of  Sergeant La David Johnson. First up, Amy Davidson Sorkin at The New Yorker: There were two moments during her interview on “Good Morning America” when...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Radio is ALL-NEW at 9 AM ET!

Ah, Tuesday! Tuesday doesn’t mean anything in particular—although it is United Nations Day, according to the fabulous multicultural calendar on the KITM World Headquarters refrigerator—but it does represent a brief respite from the ongoing...Show More Summary

Former Fox News anchor drops a gutsy, must-watch statement against the network and O'Reilly

Former Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly appeared on The Today Show to address the toxic culture of sexual harassment at her former network, and she specifically called out Bill O’Reilly for his repeated denials that anyone ever directly complained to the human resources department about his behavior. Show More Summary

Abortion rates are down, so the GOP will try to reduce access to birth control

Abortion rates in the U.S. are down for the eighth or ninth year in a row, and down a whopping 25 percent since 2008, according to a recently released study by the American Public Health Association. Good news for both right-to-lifers...Show More Summary

The NYT's curious euphemism for O'Reilly's alleged behavior: 'nonconsensual sexual relationship'

The New York Times deserves credit for breaking the story of Bill O'Reilly's $32 million settlement with a former Fox analyst, but the Times' curious euphemism for the behavior that resulted in that settlement is a jaw-dropper: LastShow More Summary

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