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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

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Trump keeps covering his 'he knew what he signed up for' lies by attacking Rep. Frederica Wilson

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Two days after Donald Trump insisted it was “totally fabricated” that he told a grieving widow that a soldier killed in an ambush in Niger “knew what he signed up for,” we’re still waiting for the “proof” he claimed to have that it was a fabrication by Rep. Show More Summary

Morning Digest: Our massive quarterly House fundraising chart, covering 141 races, is now here

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 AM ET!

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

At least it’s Friday. Again. Again. More work on the World HQ today, as well. Maybe a little hammering. Maybe a little sawing. Maybe a wrecking ball or two. Who knows? We’ll do our best to keep our composure, and get you braced for another...Show More Summary

Abbreviated pundit roundup: The emoluments case against Trump, the enabling GOP, and more

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

We begin today’s roundup with an editorial at The New York Times on President Trump’s “self-dealing” presidency: If Donald Trump thinks there’s nothing wrong with exploiting the presidency for his personal profit, he should read theShow More Summary

Bernie Sanders crushing Ted Cruz on tax reform is so much fun to watch!

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

It’s easy to forget that one of the main reasons Donald Trump is president is that he won the Republican Party’s nomination—handily. If you go back in that fantasy time machine where President Obama is still in office and Donald Trump is smacking around GOP candidates, you’ll recall that Princeton’s top debater, and all-around sack of waste, Sen. Show More Summary

NFL owner says Trump's bashing of the league is calculated revenge because he was denied a team

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

In March, Donald Trump publicly needled Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder at an event because Snyder did not endorse him. As others tried to laugh it off, Trump added "I never forget." And he seemed deadly serious. Jacksonville Jaguars owner...Show More Summary

Michigan congressman tells constituents to 'get a life' after town hall complaints about Trump

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Thanks to Michigan political blog Eclectablog from bringing this story to our attention. Rep. Tim Walberg (MI-07) held a town hall in his district and although he had several crotchety supporters in the audience, he did take a few questions...Show More Summary

Ryan won't meet with Wisconsin Dreamers, so they went to New York to protest his speech

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Paul Ryan has said that DACA recipients have nothing to worry about, so why does he refuse to meet with them? Wisconsin Dreamers have gone on a hunger strike outside his Racine office to demand the DREAM Act, yet he refused to sit with...Show More Summary

Former CIA officers step up to run for Congress as Democrats

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Well, this should convince Donald Trump that the Deep State really is out to get him: Democratic congressional candidates for 2018 include some former CIA officers and others with intelligence backgrounds. Abigail Spanberger spent eight years as an operations officer for the CIA, recruiting and developing spies, with a focus on counterterrorism. Show More Summary

The nation's 'top lawyer' has no idea how executive privilege works

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Attorney General Jeff Sessions didn't want to answer a lot of questions during his Wednesday testimony and he used a claim of "executive privilege" to dodge many of the toughest ones. Why did Trump fire Comey? Sorry. “Until such time...Show More Summary

After questions from the Washington Post, Trump finally sent a promised payment to grieving father

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

After 22-year-old  Army Cpl. Dillon Baldridge  was killed in Afghanistan, Donald Trump called his father, Chris Baldridge and made an offer to send him $25,000. The conversation happened nearly five months ago and Baldridge said he was initially...Show More Summary

After college LGBTQ center opens, someone spread flyers telling LGBTQ students to kill themselves

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Haters reportedly marked the opening of  Cleveland State University’s LGBTQ student center last week  by posting flyers on campus encouraging LGBTQ students to kill themselves. The graphic shows a person with a rainbow heart and a rope...Show More Summary

Mnuchin previews Trump tax plan: 'It’s very hard not to give tax cuts to the wealthy'

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Cut taxes for the wealthy or else, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is warning Congress: “There is no question that the rally in the stock market has baked into it reasonably high expectations of us getting tax cuts and tax reform done,” Mnuchin said in the interview. Show More Summary

Day 19: Senate too busy on tax cuts for the rich to address children's health insurance expiration

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action The majority of the Senate’s work this week has been focused on passing their budget resolution, the bill that sets their spending priorities, but more importantly gives them "instructions" that allow them to pass a massive...Show More Summary

This Week in Statehouse Action: You Give Laws A Bad Name edition

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

It’s not as hot as Virginia’s election action this fall, but New Jersey is also home to gubernatorial and state legislative elections next month. And while political rock star Barack Obama is rallying Virginia Democrats for Northam this...Show More Summary

Obama hits the campaign trail for Democrats in Virginia and New Jersey

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Two states will elect new governors in November, and former President Barack Obama will campaign for the Democrats in both races: Obama will first drop in on campaign workers in Newark, New Jersey, for a private “canvass kickoff” for Democratic candidate Phil Murphy, who is running against Republican Lt. Show More Summary

'Stunned': Chief of staff Kelly jumps into Gold Star fray to scapegoat female member of Congress

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action White House chief of staff John Kelly on Thursday said he was "stunned" by the uproar over Donald Trump's phone call to the grieving widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed earlier this month in Niger. Kelly then...Show More Summary

'It’s confusing. There is no explanation': Some green card holders getting turned away from US Army

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

As a civilian and reality show host, Donald Trump sent out at least 60 tweets exploiting Benghazi, but when it comes to addressing the deadliest combat mission yet of his presidency, he’s preferred to discuss anything but the fact that he’s had time to golf five times in nine days but has failed to contact numerous Gold Star families. Show More Summary

Most Republican senators—and Trump—still don't know how Obamacare actually works

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action It has come to our attention that after seven years of fighting against the Affordable Care Act and promising to repeal and replace it, many Republicans have absolutely no clue how any part of the law works. Even Sen....Show More Summary

California lawmaker passes bill to get public schools to provide free tampons to low-income girls

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

While it’s clear that the Trump administration hates girls and women and will do everything it can to violate our rights, local lawmakers are doing what they can to make life more normal and equitable for girls—particularly those from marginalized communities. Show More Summary

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