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As urgent deadline approaches, here's how you can help immigrant youth with their DACA renewal fees

There is a fierce urgency as Donald Trump and Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III have announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and advocates continue to fight to bring a clean DREAM Act up for a vote in Congress. Show More Summary

Judge blocks Sessions from withholding federal funds from sanctuary cities

According to the AP, a federal judge has blocked Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III’s effort to withholding federal funding from so-called sanctuary cities unless they cooperate with Donald Trump’s mass deportation force, often in unconstitutional ways. This is a BFD: U.S. Show More Summary

Trump's Oval Office eruption at Sessions over Russia provides more fodder for obstruction inquiry

If you reveled in Thursday's New York Times account of Donald Trump losing it on Jeff Sessions over the appointment of a special counsel in the Russia probe, here's the icing on the cake: It could pose yet more evidence of Trump trying...Show More Summary

EPA is letting the lease expire on its Houston lab. One more step in Pruitt's hollowing-out scheme?

The Environmental Protection Agency plans to let the lease on its state-of-the-art Houston laboratory expire in 2020. And nobody at the agency is saying whether space for the laboratory will be leased somewhere else in Houston or nearby or even whether the lab itself will continue at all. Show More Summary

What's worse than Obamacare repeal with no replacement? This new Trumpcare bill

Rumors abound about the latest Trumpcare push by Senate Republicans. There's more indication that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is going to help all he can to ram this through, including only getting a partial score from the Congressional Budget Office, one that just talks about the money and not the loss of coverage it would cause. Show More Summary

Republicans seize the Trump moment, plan to gut the Americans with Disabilities Act

Campaign Action This will not shock you. House Republicans are advancing legislation, H.R. 620, the so-called ADA Education and Reform Act of 201, that would gut the landmark law that has allowed millions of Americans to participate in public life. Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Flynn pushed nuclear deal with Russia/Saudis; income up, but inequality is too

Today’s comic by Mark Fiore is The climate science cash cow: • What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … It's the Obama boom. Don't let Trump forget it, by Ian Reifowitz How to change the system we have (given the system we have), by David Akadjian You...Show More Summary

Move over tax reform: Immigration upends GOP legislative agenda ... again

Really, the hilarity of legislative incompetence that has emanated from Republicans' total control of the federal government has been like a grab bag of Halloween goodies. But it's not over, folks. After they drove their healthcare promise six...Show More Summary

It really isn't dead yet: Senate Republicans will push one more Trumpcare bill next week

Maybe it's because their lives are full of political uncertainty with all the deal-making Trump is doing with Democrats, and they need to retrench to something familiar. Maybe it's because they are just horrible people who want to see people suffer. Show More Summary

Reps. Gallego, Jayapal 'demand answers' as to why ICE was colluding with Motel 6 to arrest guests

After relentless pressure from the Phoenix New Times and the public, Motel 6 executives finally admitted that employees at two of their Arizona locations had been moonlighting as federal immigration agents by siccing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on their brown guests. Show More Summary

Republicans in utter disarray over tax cuts plan

Two weeks, House Speaker Paul Ryan says, in two weeks Republicans will reveal all the tax cut details. Or maybe, you know, an outline. But definitely two weeks and it'll all happen by the end of the year. We'll have a new tax system in 2018 he says. Show More Summary

'We’re going to protect our Dreamers': San Jose first city to sue Trump over DACA

A recent Boston Globe tally found that Donald Trump has been sued “ nearly three times more than his three most recent predecessors combined”—and lawsuits concerning his cowardly decision to end DACA are among those quickly piling up...Show More Summary

White police officer who shot and killed Anthony Lamar Smith, a black man, acquitted

A judge has acquitted a white St. Louis police officer who shot and killed a black motorist.  Jason Stockley shot Anthony Lamar Smith five times following a chase, saying that he felt his life was in danger. But dashboard video shown...Show More Summary

Ryan fully confident GOP will pass nonexistent tax bill by year's end

When it comes to the Republican tax bill, whatever you do, don't ask for details.  "I’m not going to get into baselines," Speaker Paul Ryan told the AP Thursday, "simply because our tax writers are going to be putting the paper up pretty...Show More Summary

Cartoon: The climate science cash cow

x Vimeo Video Is it okay to talk about climate change now? We should probably check with EPA head, Scott Pruitt, who said that we shouldn’t be talking about climate change during a hurricane. It’s probably “too soon” still. Maybe weShow More Summary

Democrats have bounced back in districts that swung hard to Trump—and almost everywhere else, too

There has been considerable consternation and many pixels spilled about the regions of the country where the Democratic margin in the 2016 presidential election fell sharply compared to 2012, including the entire states of Iowa and Ohio. Show More Summary

London hit by terrorist attack ... Trump responds by whining about ESPN

On Friday morning, in what police are describing as a "terrorist incident," a homemade bomb rocked a London subway train. This prompted Donald Trump to fire up his twitter machine and declare that … Senate Republicans should get rid of the filibuster rule. Show More Summary

Morning Digest: Virginia Democrats mull nixing primary for undemocratic convention in key House race

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 ? VA-10 : Well, this is garbage. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 AM ET!

x Mike Flynn is a spy. âÂ?Â? David Waldman, LLC (@KagroX) November 25, 2016 Maybe we’ll talk about that. Or hey, maybe he will. Listen right here at 9:00 AM ET! Podcasts! They’re hip! They’re hot! Everyone’s got one! But Daily Kos has had one since slightly after that point at which you would have been able to say that we had one before it was cool. Show More Summary

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