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Police get punched, put into headlocks, shot, but show shocking restraint with white 'Christians'

This, ladies and gentlemen, is the quintessential definition of white privilege. Somehow, police found it in their hearts, in spite of being punched in the face, put into headlocks, and even shot in a full-on battle royale parking lot...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Rubio gets bored of Senate after four years, does something else

Marco Rubio will depart the Senate to spend more time with his caucus-goers Leading Off: • FL-Sen: On Monday, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio confirmed that he will not seek re-election to the Senate in 2016, and will instead run for president. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!

OK, I think we're mostly done with the gun stuff! Plus, Greg Dworkin's due back on the show, and that means we're sure to get a broader sampling of the headlines today. But that doesn't mean there aren't still a bunch of fascinatingShow More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Happy Update Last week we told you about how the fundy windbags at the Maine Christian Civic League were crowing that their prayers had prevented Maine Family Planning from reaching their $10,000 "Pledge-A-Picketer" fundraising goal. Show More Summary

Abbreviated pundit roundup: Clinton, Rubio and more

We begin today's roundup with Eugene Robinson, who asks if history is finally on Hillary Clinton's side as she makes her bid for the presidency: No sooner had Clinton announced than the Republican National Committee issued a statement...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Marco Rubio sputters on climate change

Blast from the Past. At Daily Kos on this date in 2013—Obama, Democrats, privacy organizations still opposed to CISPA: The White House hasn't actually issued a veto threat over the current House efforts to revive last year's disastrous...Show More Summary

Mad Men 7.9 - 'New Business'

How would you like a full serving of your past? (Courtesy: AMCtv) Mad Men isn't Lost. There is no final Big Question we're trying to answer, no couples we're hoping to see reunited. To be sure, we want to know what the future will be...Show More Summary

Chuck Todd gives Rand Paul an out from his sexist behavior with female journalists

Chuck Todd interviewed Rand Paul in Las Vegas recently. He did not disappoint in following the Chuck Todd doctrine, the constant appeasing of the right by the traditional mainstream media. Rand Paul has been demonstrably sexist and condescending to women journalists when faced with legitimately tough questions. Show More Summary

Report confirms that police killed Natasha McKenna with her hands cuffed and legs shackled

Natasha McKenna This is unacceptable. A mentally ill woman who died after a stun gun was used on her at the Fairfax County jail in February was restrained with handcuffs behind her back, leg shackles and a mask when a sheriff’s deputy...Show More Summary

Republican amendments could weaken Democratic support for oversight bill on Iran nuclear deal

Iran's not-yet-online research and development reactor near Arak would have to be rebuilt under the nuclear agreement being negotiated. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will mark up S. 615 Tuesday. That's the Corker-Menendez bill—the...Show More Summary

Justice Department adrift as Republicans hold attorney general nomination hostage

Attorney General Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch, at her nomination press conference five months ago. Attorney General Eric Holder remains on the job, as Mitch McConnell continues to hold the nomination of Loretta Lynch—the first black woman to be nominated to the post—hostage to completely unrelated abortion politics. Show More Summary

Rand Paul says LGBT Americans can't have marriage, should just use 'contracts'

Umm.... Good on CNN for asking Rand Paul to 'splain himself on an issue that he really needs to 'splain himself on. CNN's Dana Bash pushed presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on his views on same-sex marriage on Sunday, asking...Show More Summary

Kristol: 'If they get to nominate Hillary Clinton, why don't we get to nominate Dick Cheney'

While musing about potential Republican presidential candidates with the round-table crew on ABC's This Week, Bill Kristol let out the biggest fart in the room: STEPHANOPOULOS: One final question for each of you, who is the most promising...Show More Summary

Like Cruz and Paul, Marco Rubio starts his race in a tough spot

That was then. It ain't now. A legitimate question for Marco Rubio: All right, you're running for president. Who's your base? [T]he senator’s attempts to win over both the conservative base and more left-leaning minorities have mainly...Show More Summary

Deputy who shot and killed Eric Harris in Oklahoma charged with manslaughter

Reserve Deputy Robert "Bob" Bates On Monday afternoon, after an intense few days of public pressure, Deputy Bob Bates was charged with second degree manslaughter in the shooting death of 44-year-old Eric Harris. The video of Eric Harris...Show More Summary

Republican senator: Let's make 'the black community not the one we drive faster through'

Sen. Mark Kirk (at right) Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois is one of the most vulnerable Republicans seeking re-election next year. He just made his odds of winning a second term that much tougher with these jaw-dropping comments highlighted...Show More Summary

Rubio: the great Republican hope with Latinos ... if only they liked him

If the GOP thinks Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's Cuban roots will automatically win over Latino voters, then per usual they're not dealing in facts. The polling firm Latino Decisions has consistently produced some of the most informative...Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Electric car batteries nearing parity, oligarchs love part-time legislatures

Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is Hey kids! It's Officer Friendly! What you may have missed on Sunday Kos... King v. Burwell unpopular, but anti-ACA propaganda having lasting effects, by Dante Atkins Income inequality: Good service is...Show More Summary

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