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Stars line up to remind us to 'reject NRA's radical agenda' in the wake of Las Vegas

The Las Vegas massacre faded from the headlines with shocking speed even for a nation numbed to mass shootings. But Everytown for Gun Safety has rounded up a whole bunch of stars to urge action and keep the issue of gun safety on the agenda: x Tell Congress to #RejectTheNRA's radical agenda. Show More Summary

Court rules Trump administration cannot block an undocumented young woman from an abortion

After the Trump administration’s repeated attempts to block an undocumented young woman from having an abortion, on Friday, an appeals court in Washington, D.C. ruled that she must be allowed to obtain an abortion.  A D.C. appeals court has ruled that an undocumented, pregnant teenager who is in U.S. Show More Summary

It's been 20 days since health care for children and other vulnerable populations expired

Campaign Action It's been 20 days since the Republican Congress reneged on the 9 million of the nation's children and families, allowing the spending authorization for the Children's Health Insurance Program. Because that is on its face...Show More Summary

Georgia Republican: Since people with HIV don't die so fast anymore, can we quarantine them?

Georgia state Rep. Betty Price is not just any old Republican state lawmaker. She’s married to disgraced former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price and, like him, she’s a doctor. That information is by way of context to demonstrate...Show More Summary

Gullible Trump falls for fake news, links UK crime rise to 'spread of Islamic terror'

The good news is that popular vote loser Donald Trump has sources other than Fox & Friends for keeping up with what's happening in the world. The bad news is his other source is conspiracy-theory loving One American News Network (OANN),...Show More Summary

Obama says Gillespie's racist campaign 'trying to deliver cynical as politics gets'

During a campaign stop for Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam, former President Barack Obama ripped into Republican candidate Ed Gillespie’s Trumpian embrace of anti-immigrant smear ads, saying that what Gillespie’s...Show More Summary

White House: Kelly's lies unassailable, his experience of Trump's phone call outweighs soldier's mom

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and his military service are now nothing but a tool that will be overtly wielded as a weapon to shield the White House against all honest inquiries. That's exactly how Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee...Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Chris Wallace is sad, a fake Fox 'hero' and Taiwan Jones flunked his midterm

Today’s comic by Mark Fiore is Trumptasia: What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … Puerto Rico: Symbols and songs from the island of Borikén, by Denise Oliver Velez Polls: Media offer fake news, but news from Trump seen as phoniest of all,Show More Summary

'Americans in every way but immigration status': Hundreds of colleges and universities urge DACA fix

Campaign Action Hundreds of colleges and universities have signed a letter urging Congress to “pass a long-term legislative fix as soon as possible to protect Dreamers”: Colleges and universities have seen these remarkable people up close, in our classrooms and as our colleagues and friends. Show More Summary

Trayvon Martin's mother calls out companies selling NRA-branded 'murder insurance'

If you’re the kind of “responsible gun owner” who expects that your responsible gun ownership might leave someone dead sometime soon, the NRA has something to sell you: insurance. Carry Guard insurance will pay out if a killer is found...Show More Summary

John Kelly invents his own bit of fake news to support his takedown of a Florida congresswoman

How exactly White House Chief of Staff John Kelly came to the conclusion that Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) had claimed credit for securing $20 million for an FBI building in Florida is, to put it mildly, a total mystery.  It's an accusation Kelly made Wednesday as he attacked Rep. Show More Summary

For first time in three years, Gallup survey finds uptick in uninsured rate

Campaign Action Since 2008, Gallup and Sharecare have been taking quarterly surveys of the uninsured rate. In November, 2016 they recorded a record low rate, at 10.9 percent. But since then? The percentage of U.S. adults lacking health...Show More Summary

Disgraced former sheriff Joe Arpaio is still a guilty SOB, judge rules

The racist Joe Arpaio got his precious presidential pardon but it can’t erase the fact that he intentionally violated a court order and was convicted for it, a federal judge has decided. Arpaio had petitioned the court to toss out his criminal record after Donald Trump’s pardon spared him from a possible six months in the slammer. Show More Summary

More questions than answers about Niger attack that left four U.S. soldiers dead

While there’s no serious question that Donald Trump told the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson that “he knew what he signed up for,” there are a lot of questions remaining about the attack in which Johnson and three other soldiers were killed. Show More Summary

Wisconsin lawmakers seek to ban university doctors from providing abortions at Planned Parenthood

Republicans are running the country right now—holding the White House, majorities in Congress, governorships and many state legislatures. In an ideal world, they would use that power to do good for the American people and work across the aisle to bridge the intense division and myriad of problems plaguing our country. Show More Summary

Trump's opioid emergency promise came as news to the officials who'd need to make it happen

It’s a fire drill in the Trump administration after Donald Trump promised on Monday that “next week” he’d make an emergency declaration on the opioid crisis. His advisers and the agencies that would have to make an emergency response...Show More Summary

Schumer: The Senate just passed 'one of the worst budgets Congress has ever passed'

Late Thursday night, Senate Republicans passed their non-binding budget resolution, a budget that recommends cutting Medicare by $473 billion and Medicaid by $1 trillion in order to give $1.5 trillion in tax cuts to the wealthy. Oh, and it adds $1.5 trillion to the deficit. Show More Summary

Cartoon: Trumptasia

x Vimeo Video When President Trump isn’t tormenting the families of fallen soldiers, he’s hard at work trying to give rich people a fat tax cut. In fairness, he isn’t the only one trying to give a big handout to wealthy people. The top priority of Republicans in Congress is cutting taxes. Show More Summary

Black activists unknowingly organized events for Russia, helping effort to create divisions in U.S.

While we anxiously await the results of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Trump and company’s ties to Russia during the 2016 presidential campaign, there is one thing about Russia that we know for sure: the RussianShow More Summary

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