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CNN commentator: Jorge Ramos is like Dylann Roof because he talks about race

Talking about immigration makes you JUST like this guy. CNN likes to brand itself as "The Most Trusted Name in News." Usually that boils down to extreme blandness, but occasionally CNN tries to get in on the Fox News crazy game. If that's the intent in hiring political commentator Jeffrey Lord, well played, CNN. Show More Summary

Donald Trump on his racist supporters: 'Everybody likes me'

Donald Trump has become the de facto candidate of white supremacist groups. He's got the blessing of David Duke, and his rallies continue to attract open racists. You might think this would bother Donald Trump—but only if you did not...Show More Summary

Trump: The opposite of coattails

Republicans are finally cluing into the fact that The Donald might be killing their chances of holding on to the Senate, not to mention the House, in 2016. Democrats only need four pick ups with Republicans defending 24 Senate seats while Dems defend 10. Show More Summary

Murdered reporter's father says stronger guns laws are now his 'mission in life'

The killing of Virginia reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward has created at least one new crusader for stronger gun laws: Parker's father Andy. Wednesday, the day his daughter was killed, Parker told Fox News' Megyn Kelly that...Show More Summary

Poll shows Hillary Clinton leading. Headlines show ... something else.

Another day, another round of breathless reporting over a seriously problematic presidential election poll. Up now, a Quinnipiac poll that shows any number of things—Donald Trump takes 28 percent in the Republican primary, more than twice the 12 percent of runner-up Ben Carson; Hillary Clinton has 45 percent to Sen. Show More Summary

Cartoon: God-Man! (with minor character God-Girl)

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Morning Digest: Good riddance to a craptacular ex-Democrat (but maybe not)

Artur Davis (right) loses again Leading Off: • Montgomery Mayor: On Tuesday, Artur Davis' comeback attempt fizzled out. Davis, a former Democratic congressman who joined the GOP soon after Team Blue overwhelmingly rejected him in the...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!

Wow, what a Wednesday. Glad that one's over. We'll try not to top yesterday with today's news. But, as always, we'll strive to bring you a better show than the day before. So in addition to our regular news roundup with Greg Dworkin,...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Thursday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Oh! More Things I Know: The steady drip…drip…drip of Democrats announcing they'll vote "Yes!" on the Iran nuclear agreement is working better from a P.R. standpoint than the Republican strategy of shouting...Show More Summary

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: The Trump effect and GOP losers

Greg Sargent: But [Megyn] Kelly is absolutely right to note, in the context of the birthright citizenship debate, that Trump has answered questions “explicitly,” while Cruz won’t. This illustrates, once again, that Trump’s immigration...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Alabama already tried Trump-style immigration policy. It was a disaster.

Lost in the raw spectacle of Donald Trump's xenophobia-riddled Alabama appearance: Alabama, the state, has already had a very real go-round with the sort of hard-right anti-immigrant proposals that Trump has made the cornerstone of his impromptu presidential bid. Show More Summary

Prairie View, Texas, city council votes to name street where she was arrested Sandra Bland Parkway

Sandra Bland... alive and well. On Tuesday, the Prairie View City Council voted to rename the street where Sandra Bland was originally arrested right outside of Prairie View A&M University, Sandra Bland Parkway. I understand and even...Show More Summary

Maine Gov. Paul LePage again contemplates a run for the Senate

Sure, why not. If Ted Cruz can be a senator, surely the craziest man in political office deserves the same chance. [Maine] Gov. Paul LePage has again told a Boston radio host that he is considering a run for the U.S. Senate in 2018 against incumbent Angus King. [...]Show More Summary

GOP a threat to U.S. economy, say economists

While all eyes have been focused on the worldwide stock market plunge, a recent survey of economists by the Wall Street Journal identified a different threat to the vitality of the U.S. economy. But it's not the instability of Chinese...Show More Summary

Chris Christie wants a line-item veto on his kids' college tuition

Apparently this is the kind of bold policy idea Chris Christie thinks could revive his limp presidential hopes: I just paid the bills, I’ve got two in college. Between Princeton and Notre Dame this year it’s $122,000 for the two of them. Show More Summary

Iranian dissidents video their support for nuclear pact as members of Congress choose sides

Iranians in Tehran celebrate announcement of nuclear agreement in July. When the Iran nuclear agreement was announced July 14, thousands of Iranians took to the streets in celebration. Since then, as backers and foes have lobbied members of the U.S. Show More Summary

New non-lethal weapons a step but not a solution

Engineers have created a new weapon that has the potential to reduce the injury and death caused by law enforcement, and it’s already getting some traction with police departments in cities across America. Blunt impact projectiles (BIPs)...Show More Summary

Here's what happens when Democrats go along with relaxing campaign finance rules

Remarkably, he makes a point. Last year, in the waning days of the Senate Democratic majority, Democrats in Congress agreed with Republicans to include a weakening of campaign finance limits to the party national committees in a spending bill. Show More Summary

Military's ban on transgender service set to end next May

Couldn't come too soon. The Pentagon’s ban on transgender troops would end May 27 under a draft timeline on repeal of the policy that affects about 12,000 troops, according to a document obtained by USA TODAY. The memo, circulated last...Show More Summary

Spotlight on green news & views: Wildfires; First Nations battle Chevron; cow power; the Black Hills

See RockyMtnHigh's post. The Green Spotlight will not appear Saturday, Aug. 29. Environmentally oriented diaries published between now and then will be included in the Spotlight published Wednesday, Sept. 2. Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Show More Summary

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