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Showing no shame, Donald Trump turns the war dead into political footballs

Donald Trump made some big claims about his own policy of reaching out to the families of service members killed in action and about his predecessors’ policies on the same. Monday, at a time when he hadn’t yet sent letters to or called...Show More Summary

Trump is now against the Obamacare deal he engineered

For a brief few hours on Tuesday, we had a return to normal, if you squinted at it right and totally ignored the orange blob off to the side. Two powerful senators came to a bipartisan agreement to fix the looming crisis of Trump's Obamacare sabotage and actually do their job. Show More Summary

Second federal judge blocks parts of Trump's latest Muslim ban

Donald Trump issues another Muslim ban, and boom, boom, it gets blocked by one court after another. Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson, in Hawaii, granted a temporary restraining order against the ban on travelers from eight countries. Show More Summary

Cartoon: Gun nuts always need more bullets

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#MeToo hashtag raises awareness but falls short on creating action to combat racism and sexism

Over the weekend and into this week, women on social media responded to actress Alyssa Milano’s call to write “me too” if they have ever experienced sexual harassment and abuse. Because sexism, misogyny and abuse of women are commonplace in our society, Twitter feeds and Facebook timelines were inundated with survivor stories. Show More Summary

Trump denies telling grieving widow 'he knew what he signed up for'

Nearly two weeks after Sgt. La David Johnson died in Niger, Donald Trump called his widow to offer condolences … if “he knew what he signed up for … but when it happens it hurts anyway” counts as condolences. Wednesday morning, Trump...Show More Summary

Morning Digest: New polls find tight race for Virginia governor, but Democrats lead in fundraising

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...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE … What Obama Did In The Middle of the Night  (Hint: It Wasn’t Tweeting) October, 2009 x x YouTube Video - I’ll keep this short. Donald Trump is a malignant narcissist, a gaslighter and a heartless moron. And he can go to hell. Cheers and Jeers starts below the fold...

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It’s Wednesday. And most weeks, that means visits from both Greg Dworkin and Joan McCarter. Well, that’s what it means this week, too. Fooled ya! Ha ha! You thought they weren’t coming! Oh, man! You should’ve seen your face when I said that! It looked totally normal. But as you know: This is not normal. Show More Summary

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Remember when things were (nearly) normal?

Politico: Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray say they have reached an agreement on a bipartisan Obamacare deal to fund a key insurance subsidy program and provide states flexibility to skirt some requirements of the health care law. There is no assurance that the agreement will get to the Senate floor, however. Show More Summary

Google Doodle honors the late Mexican-American superstar Selena

Google is honoring the memory of the late Mexican-American superstar Selena Quintanilla Perez in her first-ever Doodle, which also launched on the  28th anniversary of her first solo album’s debut. Having sung almost exclusively in Spanish...Show More Summary

Senate Intelligence Committee comes for the stupidest man in the Trump–Russia investigation

Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn has a son who is also named Michael Flynn. Flynn the younger is best known for his outlandish statements in support of every possible conspiracy theory, such as a Russian bribery scandal...Show More Summary

Trump finally calls military widow, tells her 'he knew what he signed up for'

Good God: U.S. President Donald Trump   told U.S. Army Sgt. La   David Johnson's widow Tuesday that "he knew what he signed up for...but when it happens it hurts anyway," when he died serving in northwestern Africa, according to Rep....Show More Summary

White House won't answer congressional questions over official business done on private emails

Trump golden boy son-in-law Jared Kushner and a number of other top Trump officials have been using private email addresses to do official business all along, we learned last month, despite that whole Trump campaign “lock her up” thing because Hillary Clinton used a private email server. Show More Summary

Good news: 'Trump's unpopularity has been massively underplayed in the media'

Campaign Action If you're downright sick of the media narrative that no matter how ignorant and incompetent Donald Trump proves to be, his true believers just won't abandon him—here's some polling data to delight in taken from a grab...Show More Summary

Schumer: Republicans 'own the health-care system in this country from top to bottom'

Campaign Action Senate Democrats hold a lot of cards right now as Republicans are scrambling to clean up the mess popular vote loser Donald Trump has dumped on them with just about every action he's taken, but particularly with regards to the Affordable Care Act. Show More Summary

Scientists detect collision of neutron stars for the first time, sparking a new age in astronomy

In what is being described as a “transformational” moment in astronomy, scientists for the first time have verified the existence of an explosion known as a “kilonova” thanks to detectors across the globe that spotted gravitational waves...Show More Summary

Spicer's day-long interview with special counsel Mueller

Special counsel Robert Mueller reportedly interviewed former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Monday, and Spicer appears to have had a lot to say. Politico writes: President Donald Trump’s former press secretary Sean Spicer...Show More Summary

With FEMA largely MIA, Chicago woman treks to Puerto Rico to aid her ailing parents

Donald Trump’s treatment of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (you’re president of that too, Donald) has been criminally negligent. As he’s golfed five times in nine days, it’s been civilians like chef  José Andrés  who are filling the vacuum to assist their fellow Americans. Show More Summary

Poultry lobbyists hope Trump will okay dangerous chicken processing speed-up Obama rejected

The poultry industry really, really wants to process the chickens you eat at rates of more than 140 per minute. Under former President Obama, the USDA considered and then backed off of an increase to 175 chickens per minute going down the line being eviscerated and inspected. Show More Summary

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