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Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst says she owes everything she is today to Kochs

This June, the Koch brothers had one of their annual shadowy retreats where a whole mess of Republican candidates and incumbents appeared to, well, grovel before their overlords, apparently. Like Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst, who...Show More Summary

Secret recording shows McConnell making big promises to big donors if GOP takes Senate

Before Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told the world (or at least the readers of Politico) his plan to cripple the government or force a shutdown, he told the secret Koch brothers-hosted gathering of millionaire and billionaire Republican donors about the plan. Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell prays for the health of five Justices on the Supreme Court (there's nine of them)

What about the other four, Mitch? Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, when speaking behind what he thought were closed doors at the Koch brothers' retreat for the ultra-rich last June: The best Supreme Court in anybody’s memory... Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: PPP pegs Iowa Senate race as a deadlock

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here. Leading Off: • IA-Sen, Gov: Several recent polls have shown a close race in the U.S. Senate contest in the Hawkeye State, and Public Policy Polling adds another one. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9am ET!

"Embed Image"? Ha ha! Ew. OK, I'm going to have to admit up front that there are some gun stories that just have to get told today. Well, I mean, unless Burger King buys Bárðarbunga this morning or something. But there's more to life than just GunFAIL, of course. Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Evolution. It's a thing. The annual Beloit College Mindset List from the Wisconsin school (Go, Fightin' Buccnaeers!) is out and generating the usual gasps and titters. The annual list reflects on how the...Show More Summary

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Pretty robust foreign policy for a guy playing golf

He scares some Republicans too... "@TheFix: Rand Paul says he scares Democrats. Should he? — @ananavarro One of the dumbest themes from the press in years is this idea that Obama plays too much golf. Presidents neverShow More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Arizona, Florida, and Oklahoma primary liveblog #6

Tonight voters in Arizona and Florida go to the polls in their party primary, and Oklahoma will hold a runoff in races where no candidate cleared 50 percent in June (Vermont is also up, but there are no notable federal or statewide races to watch). Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: S&P passes stock-market milestone, but who cares?

At the Campaign for America's Future, Richard Eskow writes A Stock-Market Milestone is Reached, But Who Cares?: There was great economic news on Monday – for somebody. Monday morning the stock market passed another historic milestone, as the S&P 500 composite index briefly passed the 2,000 mark before ending the day on a record-breaking high. Show More Summary

Economics Daily Digest: Corporations shouldn't get a free pass on tax-dodging

By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Cutting the Corporate Tax Would Make Other Problems Grow (NYT) Jared Bernstein counters recent suggestions for eliminating the U.S. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Pryor fans Ebola fears, accusing Cotton of opposing preparedness

Leading Off: • AR-Sen: Well, this is new. Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor invokes the recent Ebola scare, and accuses Republican Rep. Tom Cotton of voting against measures to prepare the country for an outbreak. This is definitely the first...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections: Arizona, Florida, and Oklahoma primary preview

Interactive map of Arizona's congressional districts Voters in Arizona and Florida go to the polls Tuesday in our penultimate primary day of the cycle (Vermont is also up, but there are no notable federal or statewide races to watch). Show More Summary

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Burger King expands realm into Canada

Burger King will purchase Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons for $11 billion, the company has confirmed. But the company won't just stake a northern claim, but will relocate its headquarters to Canada, thereby legally avoiding...Show More Summary

New PPP survey finds Iowa's Senate race deadlocked

Democratic Senate nominee Bruce Braley Several recent polls have shown a close race in the U.S. Senate contest in the Hawkeye State, and Public Policy Polling adds another one. They find Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley leads Republican state Sen. Show More Summary

Democrat Ro Khanna, praised for 'right-of-center' views, attacks Mike Honda as 'old, orthodox'

Ro Khanna Ro Khanna's challenge to Rep. Mike Honda, a fellow Democrat, has always been predicated on just two things: Khanna's belief that Honda is insufficiently subservient to Silicon Valley's tech titans, and that, at age 73, the congressman is too old to serve. Show More Summary

Meet the Press wants to get 'edgier'

If Meet the Press wants edginess, they can give Poochie the Dog a shot. Groan. Her new vision for “Meet the Press” includes adding a regular panel of journalists who will question guests, something of a return to the venerable show’s original format. Show More Summary

Marco Rubio turns against Latino kids

Once upon a time, this: That cover was predicated on the idea that Republicans needed Latinos to win national elections, and since his last name was "Rubio," ta-da! The Republicans were saved! And for a while, Rubio was okay on immigration reform, even helping move a reform package out of the Senate. Show More Summary

Midday open thread: 5 major hurricanes already this season, environmental groups need diversity

Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is If cops treated bankers the way Ferguson cops treat black people: "Tonight, voters in Arizona, Florida, and Oklahoma head to the polls in our penultimate primary night of the year. Arizona will have a...Show More Summary

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