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Court may extend voter registration deadline in Virginia after computer snafu locks out thousands

Virginia’s governor is asking a federal court to extend the state’s voter registration deadline after a computer crash on Sunday and Monday prevented as many as tens of thousands from registering. (Gov. Terry) McAuliffe made the request...Show More Summary

There is no 'Al Gore defense' against what Trump said

When your candidate has just made a basic assault on democracy, it’s understandable that some desperate ploys might get made in searching for an excuse. But Trump’s surrogates say the Republican presidential nominee isn’t doing anything...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton gives the single most complete defense of Roe v. Wade in recent memory

During the final presidential debate, Hillary Clinton did not shy away from her views that women should be in charge of their own health care decisions. Read the excerpt, then watch the video below: CLINTON: Because Roe v. Wade veryShow More Summary

Trump refuses to say he'll accept the election results, Ryan and McConnell refuse to comment

The entire world is buzzing about one thing after last night's debate: Donald Trump's refusal to say he'd accept the results of the election. It's the lead story on all the morning news shows. It's been condemned by pundits and politicians alike—Democrats and Republicans. Show More Summary

What you need to know about debate fact-checks: Donald Trump lies. A lot. Tremendously. Big league.

Throughout the presidential campaign, from the primaries to the general election, Donald Trump has been a special kind of liar. So why would things change during the third and final debate of the campaign? Trump continued to lie an astonishing amount, according to fact-checks. Show More Summary

Cartoon: Trump's angrier things

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Morning Digest: Hillary Clinton's allies start spending to make sure she has a Democratic Senate

Leading Off: ? NH-Sen, PA-Sen: With Donald Trump's numbers in the gutter nationwide, the well-funded pro-Hillary Clinton super PAC Priorities USA can devote some of its resources to ensuring that Clinton gets to work with a Democratic Senate. Show More Summary

Unsweetened, condensed Trump—Donald's debate boiled down

Two thirds of the way through last night’s debate, Trump gave … that answer. The one that’s headline grabbing because, eh, when a man in the middle of an election says he’s not going to listen to the outcome of that election, that’s genuine news. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 AM ET!

Everybody survived the debate, I assume. The Republic might not have made it, but we can’t say for sure. I will just have to keep you in suspense on that score. Quite frankly, I am not so sure that I’m willing to accept that it’s still only Thursday. Show More Summary

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Trump and Pence refuse to accept peaceful democratic transfer of power

x Shorter WSJ: Ballgame — Richard Goldwasser (@_Goldwasser_) October 20, 2016 Remember, the best post-debate stories will come tomorrow and have not been written yet. The most important moment of the debate was captured by the WSJ and AP (see headline above) and simply put, is a disqualifier.  Mike Pence, when asked, agreed with Trump. Meanwhile …

Final Presidential Debate: 'I will look at it at the time'

Before the debate began, the narrative was simple enough: Donald Trump’s biggest problem was his need to demonstrate steady leadership, while Hillary Clinton’s lead allowed her to play defense and take a cautious approach. That didn’t happen. Donald Trump didn’t present a reasonable face, because it’s not in his ability. Show More Summary

We won. But we can win bigger. Oh we can win much, much bigger.

Hillary Clinton was allowed a victory lap: x 3/3. #SheWon — Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) October 20, 2016 Our House candidate slate If those numbers look familiar, it’s because they’re looking more and more like the national polling. Show More Summary

'Donald Trump's Contempt for Democracy'

Headlines from around the country are focused on one stunning moment from Wednesday night’s final presidential debate … here are just a few of them: The Wall Street Journal: Final Debate: Donald Trump Declines to Commit to Respecting...Show More Summary

Three-for-three: Post-debate polls declare Hillary Clinton the winner—again!

As they did both the first and second times, polls of debate watchers once again have declared Hillary Clinton the winner. CNN/ORC: Hillary Clinton: 52 Donald Trump: 39 YouGov: Hillary Clinton: 49 Donald Trump: 39 But even if Clinton...Show More Summary

Debate reactions roundup: Trump refuses to accept November election results

An overview of press and pundit reactions to tonight’s debate reveals only one response. And here it is. x LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Asked if he will accept result of presidential election, Donald Trump says, 'I will look at it at the time.'...Show More Summary

Bully vs. future president: The final debate is finished. Let's talk about it.

Finally. Discuss. Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 · 2:41:59 AM +00:00 · Susan Gardner Donald Trump: “She’s a nasty woman.” x ThatâÂ?Â?s President Nasty to you. — Teresa (@TeresaKopec) October 20, 2016   Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 · 2:51:21 AM +00:00 · kos I can’t decide my favorite part of the night. Show More Summary

Bully vs. future president: Final debate, open thread #10

Which group has Trump given most cause to be offended so far: women, immigrants, Muslims, people of color, reasonable adults? Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 · 2:27:36 AM +00:00 · Joan McCarter What the hell is Trump talking about now? I lost track. Show More Summary

Bully vs. future president: Final debate, open thread #9

This is your official debate drinking game health check-in. Hydrate, stay safe, and definitely don ’t drive for a day or two if you ’ve been drinking when Trump lies or attacks. Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 · 2:17:47 AM +00:00 · Susan Gardner The...Show More Summary

Bully vs. future president: Final debate, open thread #8

No, it’s not over. It’s not November 8. It’s not all a bad dream. Donald Trump is really up there speaking as the Republican presidential nominee. Still. Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 · 2:09:27 AM +00:00 · Susan Gardner x WAIT. WAIT. WAIT. Trump just refused to commit to accepting the outcome of the election. Show More Summary

Clinton compares her experience to Trump's: I was in the Situation Room, you were on The Apprentice

Hillary Clinton compared her 30 years of experience to Trump's experience decade by decade. Here was her last observation: And on the day when I was in the Situation Room, monitoring the raid that brought Osama Bin Laden to justice, he was hosting "The Celebrity Apprentice." x YouTube Video

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