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CNN's Jeffrey Lord compares Dreamers to Russian operatives from Trump Tower meeting

Why, for the love of god, does CNN still give Trump devotee Jeffrey Lord even one second of airtime? Not only is this pasty hobgoblin a certifiable racist as the orange pumpkin he blindly defends, he’s also delusional, yesterday comparing Dreamers—the young immigrants brought to the U.S. Show More Summary

Eighth man in Trump Tower conspiracy reinforces purpose: money laundering through real estate

The last person—so far—in the meeting held at the Trump Tower office of Donald Trump Jr. has been revealed.  Ike Kaveladze’s presence was confirmed by Scott Balber, an attorney for Emin and Aras Agalarov, the Russian developers who hosted the Trump-owned Miss Universe pageant in 2013. Show More Summary

Did Republicans underestimate difficulty of Trumpcare, or overestimate abilities of McConnell?

Campaign Action "Nobody knew healthcare could be so complicated," our idiot president infamously intoned several months back, just a few months into the process that was supposed to have been finished in Trump's first month in office. Show More Summary

Paul Ryan: Oh, hey, since we can't destroy Medicaid, let's go ahead and privatize Medicare

While Obamacare repeal—and the destruction of Medicaid—continues to crumble around Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's feet, House Speaker Paul Ryan is going back to his tried-and-true efforts to try to destroy Medicare. And this...Show More Summary

McConnell's repeal-only plan collapsing

Campaign Action Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) has become the third Republican to throw cold water on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's attempt to bring a simple repeal of the Affordable Care Act to the floor. McConnell wants to bring up...Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Fake clinics sue to lie to pregnant women; 'kids these days' complaints not new

Today’s comic by Jen Sorensen is What gets called "treason"? • Federal scientist warns that budget cuts could “reduce or eliminate” access to important data: A U.S. Geological Survey program coordinator has sent an alert to colleagues...Show More Summary

This is what mass deportation looks like

Jesus Lara, an Ohio father of four American citizens, was deported to Mexico earlier today after nearly two decades in the U.S. Lara had no criminal record, was a taxpayer, and followed ICE’s rules by checking in regularly for years....Show More Summary

Trump says he'll 'let Obamacare fail': 'I'm not going to own it'

In televised presidential remarks that can only be described as pouting and pissy, Donald Trump declared that in the wake of Senate Republicans' failure to advance legislation repealing Obamacare he will now "let Obamacare fail." From a transcript: I think we're probably in that position where we'll just let Obamacare fail. Show More Summary

Trump, McConnell: This is all the Democrats' fault, cuz blaming them will definitely work

We're going to see a rebirth of the "destroy Obamacare, blame the Democrats" game from popular vote loser Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Here's McConnell on the Senate floor Tuesday morning, after his massive, humiliating failure on Trumpcare. "I imagine many Democrats were celebrating last night. Show More Summary

CBO has already scored repeal disaster, so moderate Republicans don't have an excuse for dithering

If supposedly moderate Republicans were really concerned about the number of people who would become uninsured under Trumpcare, then they should have no problem stopping immediate repeal of Obamacare in its tracks—right now. They should deny McConnell even the first procedural vote to bring this to the floor. Sen. Show More Summary

Special counsel is investigating Donald Trump Jr.'s Russian collusion

The eighth person in the room where Donald Trump Jr.’s collusion with Russia happened has been identified, but—at least right off the bat, before we dig into Ike Kaveladze’s background—this is the most interesting piece of news coming...Show More Summary

More than a week later, we still don't know who joined the conspiracy at Trump Tower

Despite a pretense of being open, with Donald Trump Jr. dumping the emails related to his meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya hours before the New York Times was set to publish, and Donald Trump repeatedly praising hisShow More Summary

Foreign-born military recruits, once promised citizenship by the government, now fear deportation

Foreign-born military recruits who were promised U.S. citizenship in exchange for their service are now living in fear of retribution if they are deported to their home countries, following ongoing speculation that the Pentagon willShow More Summary

Who's afraid of Donald Trump? No one. No one at all.

Donald Trump, never the sharpest tool in a given set of bowling balls, promised that Obamacare would be repealed “on day one.” But Republicans weren’t exactly waiting with a replacement bill and a pen when he arrived. Repealing President Obama’s signature accomplishment became the central focus of Trump’s first 100 days. Show More Summary

McConnell forced to regroup on Trumpcare, will push repeal only

The surprise defection of Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) dealt a massive blow to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's leadership, not to mention throwing a spanner into his Trumpcare works. McConnell being McConnell, he'sShow More Summary

Sean Spicer: It's 'inappropriate' to ask whether Trump's businesses will be making things in America

During the kickoff to the White House's "Made in America Week", an event which may or may not have been orchestrated simply to give Donald the opportunity to sit in a fire truck, press secretary Sean Spicer returned to his no-cameras-allowed...Show More Summary

Morning Digest: Time for some traffic problems for Mo Brooks

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, and David Beard. Leading Off ? AL-05, AL-Sen : Despite the wishes of the Senate GOP leadership, tea partying Rep. Show More Summary

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So… how about that Treasoncare, eh? I’ve seen enough horror movies to know they should cut the head off, and probably burn the body, too. Just to make sure. But things aren’t looking too good for this horrific piece of crap bill. And...Show More Summary

Abbreviated pundit roundup: Republicans don't have the votes to pass unpopular Trumpcare bill

We begin today's roundup with The New York Times and its editorial on the failure of the Trumpcare bill: Republican legislative leaders are in a bind. While they appear to have failed for now in their goal of destroying the Affordable...Show More Summary

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