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Trumpcare could make shopping for insurance a lot more complicated

As goes Obamacare, so goes the measures it took to make understanding and shopping for health insurance just a little bit easier. It's not a fun or simple thing to do, but what Obamacare did was break it down as much as possible and put it on websites where comparisons between different companies' plan could be made, apples to apples. Show More Summary

Tax Day protests demand (once again!) that Trump show us his tax returns

There are many things that Donald Trump is wrong about, one of which is that the American people don’t really care about his tax returns. Wrong! We actually do care—so much so that there are groups planning to use tax day (April 15)Show More Summary

Court gives voting rights a major victory by blocking the North Carolina GOP's attempted power grab

After Democrat Roy Cooper ousted then-GOP Gov. Pat McCrory in 2016, North Carolina’s Republican legislature used their illegally gerrymandered majority to engage in a flagrantly undemocratic power grab in a lame-duck session right before McCrory left office. Show More Summary

Trump's constant vacations are costing Palm Beach County and its businesses, big league

Donald Trump loves his time golfing and schmoozing with fellow rich people at Mar-a-Lago, but his presence there is not doing Palm Beach County any favors.  Palm Beach County officials are warning about the ballooning costs associated...Show More Summary

African summit without actual Africans? Only in Trump's America

This much is clear—Donald Trump has a plan to make America as unwelcoming to foreigners as possible. Between his wretched presidency and cabinet full of deplorables, his backward immigration policies and random, useless travel bans,Show More Summary

A retired North Carolina police chief was detained at JFK because of his name

Customs and Border Patrol allegedly detained yet another American citizen arriving in the U.S., this time a retired law enforcement head with 25 years of experience, because of his Arabic name. Former North Carolina Police Chief  Hassan Aden says he was held for nearly two hours at John F. Show More Summary

Democrats set a sharp, critical tone in first day of Gorsuch Supreme Court confirmation hearings

While FBI Director James Comey was blowing up the news cycle with his revelation that there is indeed an ongoing investigation into popular vote loser Donald Trump's campaign ties to Russia, that potentially illegitimate president'sShow More Summary

News roundup: Comey confirms investigation into 'coordination' between Trump campaign, Russia

I have been authorized by the Department of Justice to confirm that the FBI, as part of our counter-intelligence mission, is investigating the Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. And that includes...Show More Summary

Manafort 'played a very limited role,' Carter Page was a 'hanger-on,' plus platform hijinks

There’s nothing like a day in which the FBI director reveals that there is an active investigation into connections between the Trump campaign and Russian intelligence to send Republicans scuttling for something, anything, to serve as...Show More Summary

Donald Trump's deportation force is a domestic abuser's dream come true

Donald Trump’s radical immigration policies putting just about any undocumented immigrant in the U.S. at risk of deportation add up to a domestic abuser’s dream come true. Fearing his deportation force, some undocumented women are opting to stay away from domestic violence courts and law enforcement agencies sworn to protect them. Show More Summary

Got laid off? Republicans plan to make you pee in a cup for your unemployment benefits

Last week, Congressional Republicans pushed through a measure undoing Obama-era rules for when states can drug test applicants for unemployment insurance. But it seems House Speaker Paul Ryan wanted to save it in order to make a splash...Show More Summary

Former U.S. intelligence chief: in 'best interest of all Americans' to investigate Trump-Russia ties

As FBI Director James Comey and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster appear before the House Intelligence Committee to discuss the now-confirmed investigation into the Trump campaign’s possible collusion with the Russian government to interfere in the U.S. Show More Summary

Republicans at Comey hearing show why we need a special prosecutor now

If any doubt remained that a special prosecutor is needed to investigate Russian interference in our election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign, that doubt is gone, because Donald Trump is clearly directing the line of questions...Show More Summary

Republican pollster gives Jon Ossoff some good news in Georgia special election

On behalf of the blog ZPolitics, the conservative pollster Clout Research is out with its second survey of the April 18 all-party primary for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. The numbers are below, with the results of their February...Show More Summary

Trump continues wooing extremists for Trumpcare, jeopardizing the bill's Senate prospects

While the Russia shadow over the Trump regime gets a lot bigger and a lot darker, the popular vote loser himself is investing his tarnished political capital in getting Trumpcare out of the House this week. But in doing so, he's making...Show More Summary

Spicer deflects and denies on Trump Russia ties, says 'nothing has changed' after Comey testimony

Melissa McCarthy had better be ready for another Saturday Night Live appearance, because White House press secretary Sean Spicer is back at it. While FBI Director James Comey was talking to the House Intelligence Committee at a hearing...Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Spring has sprung, Gamecocks are crowing

Today’s comic by Tom Tomorrow is So many distractions: What you missed on Sunday Kos... Walking in black folks' shoes, by   Denise Oliver Velez When Paul Ryan gave the game away on health care rationing,  by Jon Perr Trump and Ryan could...Show More Summary

Ted Cruz: Gorsuch has 'super legitimacy' as Supreme Court nominee

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-lord knows) is just gonna Cruz his way through the confirmation hearings (which should be halted given the new revelations about how popular vote loser Donald Trump's campaign is under investigation for Russia ties)....Show More Summary

Republicans going to ludicrous lengths to talk about anything but the subject of Russia hearing

Are Democrats the low life leakers? Republican Peter King thinks it could be so. Don't you think so, Mr. Comey? Don't you? Won't you list for us the names of everyone who was appointed by Barack Obama who knew anything about anything...Show More Summary

Trump ignores FBI chief Comey's words to insist he 'refuses to deny' Obama briefing

FBI Director James Comey has been very clear that viewers of the House Intelligence Committee’s hearing on Russia and the 2016 elections should not “draw any conclusions from the fact that I may not be able to comment on certain topics.”...Show More Summary

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