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Trump takes his ball and goes home, disbands business advisory councils

Under increasing pressure, Trump’s best buddies—all the CEOs he hangs with and considers his peers—were getting ready to disband the White House advisory councils they sit on and save face. Because imagine being the last CEO to leave...Show More Summary

Historians explain the difference between George Washington and Confederate monuments

Donald Trump thinks it’s a slippery slope from taking down statues of Confederate leaders like Robert E. Lee to taking down statues of Founding Fathers like George Washington and Thomas Jefferson because they were slave owners. Donald...Show More Summary

Majority of CEOs seem to be okay associating with the racist White House

Campaign Action Five business and labor organizations have determined that associating officially with Donald Trump on his business advisory committees is a very bad idea. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and colleague Thea Lee, Kenneth...Show More Summary

There is no such thing as a 'fine person' who goes along with racism and hate

The only surprising thing about Donald Trump’s furious defense of Nazis is how unsurprising it is. After all, this is the guy who didn’t want blacks touching his money because they’re inherently lazy … and because that’s what Jews are for.  “The only kind of people I want counting my money are short guys that wear yarmulkes every day. Show More Summary

Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine commanders publicly say what the president will not

One of the lead organizers of the Charlottesville white nationalist rally has been identified as a former Marine, one who apparently began leading his white nationalist organization while he was still in the U.S. Marine Corp. From CNN: The...Show More Summary

White House gives Republicans their talking points on Nazis: 'The president was entirely correct'

No wonder Republicans won’t name Donald Trump and call him out for defending white supremacists and neo-Nazis while assailing anti-racist counter-protesters. They have their marching orders direct from the White House. The Atlantic’s...Show More Summary

Republicans need to name names—or name—if they want anti-white supremacy statements to count

A series of Republican members of Congress came out on Tuesday to say that white supremacists and neo-Nazis are bad. But the majority of them failed a simple test: they didn’t name Donald Trump. These Republicans weren’t just randomly...Show More Summary

Cartoon: What gets Trump mad

Follow me on Twitter at @MattBors  or like my Facebook page. New: check out the new animated political cartoons I’m making.

'What do we do when DACA is under attack? Fight back': Immigrant youth and allies lead day of action

Undocumented youth and allies in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Texas, Washington, D.C., and across the nation rallied in defense of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary ProtectedShow More Summary

GOP on the brink: Embrace Nazis or reject Trump

In what was certainly the most astounding White House session of this century, and a good candidate for all time champ, Donald Trump determined that Nazis, and people who fight Nazis, are morally equivalent. And the Nazis loved it. “Thank...Show More Summary

Morning Digest: Roy Moore and Luther Strange advance to GOP runoff in Alabama

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 ? AL-Sen : On Tuesday night, former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore edged Sen. Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE … The Wit of Will This week marks the 82nd anniversary of Will Rogers' death in a plane crash in Alaska. In 1935 Roosevelt (whom he supported) had only been in office for two years and my parents were still in diapers. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Radio is ALL-NEW at 9 AM ET!

Whoops! Ha ha! Once again, I’m forced to remark on what a terrific/terrible time I picked to go on vacation! Donald Trump is a filthy scumbag! And all the shows are talking about it! But I’ve got something different for you! Sort of! Exclamation point! You all know that Donald Trump is a Nazi sympathizer. Show More Summary

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: The inflection point of a white supremacist apologia

This twitter heavy APR tries to capture the stunned outrage yesterday during and after Donald Trump’s bizarre press conference defending the Nazis in Charlottesville. It’s blindingly clear Donald Trump is a racist and white supremacist. Show More Summary

California sues the Trump administration over 'sanctuary city' funding threat

California has sued the Trump regime over Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III’s plan to starve the state of millions of dollars in federal funding over so-called “sanctuary city” policies, with the lawsuit arguing that...Show More Summary

Trump administration refuses to say if they'll uphold the law, in this case Obamacare

In ongoing reporting, TPM has documented the Trump administration's severing of ties with a large coalition of groups that had worked with the Obama administration to promote the Affordable Care Act and increase enrollments in hard-to-reach populations. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls. M.D. Smith: As a nation, we condemn slavery, but why not its defenders?

Mychal Denzel Smith at The Nation writes—Historical Amnesia About Slavery Is a Tool of White Supremacy. Where we have (mostly) condemned slavery, we as a country have refused to condemn its defenders: The Commonwealth of Virginia began observing the January 19 birthday of Confederate General Robert E. Show More Summary

Hundreds rally in support of Oakland nurse, family members facing deportation within hours

Some 200 members of the Alameda Health System joined Oakland community leaders to rally in support of  Maria Mendoza-Sanchez, a Highland Hospital nurse and undocumented immigrant who, barring a last-minute intervention, will be deported Tuesday. Show More Summary

Sheriff David Clarke is being sued for inmate's dehydration death that occurred under his watch

Sheriff David Clarke may finally be getting his comeuppance. After all, the man in charge of the Milwaukee County jail most certainly deserves it. Under his tenure, there have been multiple deaths at the jail and allegations of abuse...Show More Summary

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