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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

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EPA head Pruitt is spending millions on security measures worthy of a heist movie

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action If the amount of money you spend on security is related to how important you are, then Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, is a Very VERY Important Person. Pruitt’s mission to destroy the agency...Show More Summary

Is health insurance cheap if it doesn't pay your bills? Under Trump, a lot more people will find out

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action Thanks to Donald Trump, a lot more Americans will get to explore the question of whether cheap health coverage is really cheap if it doesn’t pay your medical bills. Trump’s recent healthcare executive order includes a push...Show More Summary

Myeshia Johnson 'very upset and hurt' by Trump's heartless phone call—Trump calls her a liar

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sargent La David Johnson who was killed in Niger, tells ABC News that she didn’t reply to Donald Trump’s sympathy-free phone call. Stephanopoulos: What did you say to the president? Johnson: I didn’t say anything. Show More Summary

Morning Digest: GOP struggles with fundraising in the race to hold a blue-leaning Florida House seat

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 ? FL-27 : When longtime GOP Rep. Show More Summary

Cartoon: State of denial

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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Cheers and Jeers: Monday

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Hispanic Federation Fund for Puerto Rico Relief Link - From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE … Hot Monday Morning Brain Biscuits If by a "Liberal" they mean someone who looks ahead and not behind, someone who welcomes new ideas without rigid...Show More Summary

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

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Well, there’s still more work to be done in rehabbing the KITM World Headquarters. We were all set to soldier on, regardless, but then I got wind that Greg wasn’t going to be able to make it for today’s show, so I thought I’d spare you...Show More Summary

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Politicians panic over party positioning

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Josh Kraushaar/National journal (free article): House GOP Fears Wave in 2018 as Money Woes Grow The odds of Nancy Pelosi becoming speaker again are rising as Republican donors show frustration over the party’s stalled agenda on Capitol...Show More Summary

NFL's Chris Long will be donating all of his 2017 football salary to education charity

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

While presidents and their enablers shake their impotent fists at the peaceful protests of Americans, NFL linebacker Chris Long has been doing some real patriotic work. About a month ago, Long and his wife announced that they would be...Show More Summary

Introspection gives us the empathy to give those who oppose us a second chance—even the racists

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Like most men, I grew up being sexist and homophobic. It did not help that it was part of the culture of the Latin American country I am from. My path away from homophobia deserves a whole article of its own. But most importantly, my...Show More Summary

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker succumbs to 'Whataboutism'

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

At work, many of us are expected to multitask. As parents, we often have to have eyes in the back of our heads just to keep up with what the kids are doing. As human beings, we are capable of focusing on more than one thing at a time—it’s in our nature. Show More Summary

It is time to claim our human rights

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

In my mind’s eye, I can see the last legitimate president dealing with Harvey Weinstein and other men of his ilk. In my imagination, I can see him briskly approaching the podium, his stone-faced sober mien hiding the anger that is just beneath. Show More Summary

Want to increase black turnout? Make the fight for voting rights a core campaign issue

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

If Democrats want to win elections—which is how we’ll be able to make positive changes and make America a more just place—we need to connect the dots. Two articles came out this week about black voters. One looked back to voter suppression in 2016, while the other was about black turnout in upcoming elections this fall. Show More Summary

We now know that America is truly a racist nation

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

We now know that America is truly a racist nation. The question is: What can we do about it? It really can’t be denied anymore that America is rife with racism, even though there are a great many people deeply invested in the argument that all of America’s racism is in the past. Show More Summary

Polls: Media offer fake news, but news from Trump seen as phoniest of all

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

With conclusions that should surprise no one, a new poll reports that most people in the country admit to being duped at one time or another by a false report or conspiracy theory masquerading as news. But the majority of Americans in this poll said the biggest source of fake news is none other than the administration of Donald J. Show More Summary

Puerto Rico: Symbols and songs from the island of Borikén

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

As the desperate post-Maria crisis in Puerto Rico continues and worsens, support efforts for our beleaguered fellow citizens often use the Puerto Rican flag as a logo. Wherever you find Puerto Rican Americans, whether on the island or mainland, you will see Puerto Rican flags alongside the United States flag. Show More Summary

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: The politics of being above politics

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

x This is when military officers present themselves as above politics - but using that itself as a political stance, to be beyond criticism /2 — Tom Nichols (@RadioFreeTom) October 21, 2017 NY Times: Kelly, in Defending Trump Call, Holds Up Military as an Elite Class After his remarks, Mr. Show More Summary

Nuts & Bolts: The DNC meets in Las Vegas

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Welcome back, Saturday Campaign D.I.Y.ers! For those who tune in, welcome to the Nuts & Bolts of a Democratic campaign. Each week we discuss issues that help drive successful campaigns. If you’ve missed prior diaries, please visit our...Show More Summary

This week in creepy science: Halloween edition

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Interviews with people who were brought back from the brink of death combined with some basic neurophysiology lead to a rather macabre conclusion: in some cases it may be possible to perceive, feel, and perhaps even think after you are technically dead, or so close to being dead there’s little difference. Show More Summary

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