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Democrats set a sharp, critical tone in first day of Gorsuch Supreme Court confirmation hearings

While FBI Director James Comey was blowing up the news cycle with his revelation that there is indeed an ongoing investigation into popular vote loser Donald Trump's campaign ties to Russia, that potentially illegitimate president'sShow More Summary

News roundup: Comey confirms investigation into 'coordination' between Trump campaign, Russia

I have been authorized by the Department of Justice to confirm that the FBI, as part of our counter-intelligence mission, is investigating the Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. And that includes...Show More Summary

Manafort 'played a very limited role,' Carter Page was a 'hanger-on,' plus platform hijinks

There’s nothing like a day in which the FBI director reveals that there is an active investigation into connections between the Trump campaign and Russian intelligence to send Republicans scuttling for something, anything, to serve as...Show More Summary

Donald Trump's deportation force is a domestic abuser's dream come true

Donald Trump’s radical immigration policies putting just about any undocumented immigrant in the U.S. at risk of deportation add up to a domestic abuser’s dream come true. Fearing his deportation force, some undocumented women are opting to stay away from domestic violence courts and law enforcement agencies sworn to protect them. Show More Summary

Got laid off? Republicans plan to make you pee in a cup for your unemployment benefits

Last week, Congressional Republicans pushed through a measure undoing Obama-era rules for when states can drug test applicants for unemployment insurance. But it seems House Speaker Paul Ryan wanted to save it in order to make a splash...Show More Summary

Former U.S. intelligence chief: in 'best interest of all Americans' to investigate Trump-Russia ties

As FBI Director James Comey and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster appear before the House Intelligence Committee to discuss the now-confirmed investigation into the Trump campaign’s possible collusion with the Russian government to interfere in the U.S. Show More Summary

Republicans at Comey hearing show why we need a special prosecutor now

If any doubt remained that a special prosecutor is needed to investigate Russian interference in our election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign, that doubt is gone, because Donald Trump is clearly directing the line of questions...Show More Summary

Republican pollster gives Jon Ossoff some good news in Georgia special election

On behalf of the blog ZPolitics, the conservative pollster Clout Research is out with its second survey of the April 18 all-party primary for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. The numbers are below, with the results of their February...Show More Summary

Trump continues wooing extremists for Trumpcare, jeopardizing the bill's Senate prospects

While the Russia shadow over the Trump regime gets a lot bigger and a lot darker, the popular vote loser himself is investing his tarnished political capital in getting Trumpcare out of the House this week. But in doing so, he's making...Show More Summary

Spicer deflects and denies on Trump Russia ties, says 'nothing has changed' after Comey testimony

Melissa McCarthy had better be ready for another Saturday Night Live appearance, because White House press secretary Sean Spicer is back at it. While FBI Director James Comey was talking to the House Intelligence Committee at a hearing...Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Spring has sprung, Gamecocks are crowing

Today’s comic by Tom Tomorrow is So many distractions: What you missed on Sunday Kos... Walking in black folks' shoes, by   Denise Oliver Velez When Paul Ryan gave the game away on health care rationing,  by Jon Perr Trump and Ryan could...Show More Summary

Ted Cruz: Gorsuch has 'super legitimacy' as Supreme Court nominee

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-lord knows) is just gonna Cruz his way through the confirmation hearings (which should be halted given the new revelations about how popular vote loser Donald Trump's campaign is under investigation for Russia ties)....Show More Summary

Republicans going to ludicrous lengths to talk about anything but the subject of Russia hearing

Are Democrats the low life leakers? Republican Peter King thinks it could be so. Don't you think so, Mr. Comey? Don't you? Won't you list for us the names of everyone who was appointed by Barack Obama who knew anything about anything...Show More Summary

Trump ignores FBI chief Comey's words to insist he 'refuses to deny' Obama briefing

FBI Director James Comey has been very clear that viewers of the House Intelligence Committee’s hearing on Russia and the 2016 elections should not “draw any conclusions from the fact that I may not be able to comment on certain topics.”...Show More Summary

Comey, asked what would prompt an FBI investigation, says 'a credible allegation of wrongdoing'

Since James Comey confirmed that there is an active FBI investigation into Russian interference into our election and potential collusion with the Trump campaign, Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee have bent over backwards to change the subject. Show More Summary

Former Gorsuch law student: He told class that women 'manipulate' employers' maternal leave

A former student of Neil Gorsuch at the University of Colorado Law School has written to the Senate Judiciary Committee, describing a class lecture in which Gorsuch said that employers, and particularly law firms, should ask women job...Show More Summary

FBI chief Comey confirms that Russia used WikiLeaks—which Trump loves—to release hacked information

FBI Director James Comey told the House Intelligence Committee that “ The Russian intelligence services hacked into a number of enterprises in United States, including the Democratic National C ommittee” and that Russian intelligence...Show More Summary

Rep. Adam Schiff opens security hearing with a list of what we know—and it's amazing

Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) provided a calm, measured opening statement for the security hearing. In doing so, Schiff went through a list of the things we know including actions of Flynn, Gordon, Manafort, Sessions and Page. AShow More Summary

Republicans want to talk about anything but Comey's bombshell statement

FBI Director James Comey's opening statement during today’s House Intelligence Committee hearing was extraordinary, confirming far more than anyone had expected. I have been authorized by the Department of Justice to confirm that the...Show More Summary

Comey revelation changes everything, Senate should postpone Gorsuch Supreme Court nomination hearing

The Senate Judiciary Committee has begun the confirmation hearings for Neil Gorsuch, popular vote loser Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee. But they should stop early and postpone the process because of today’s revelation from FBIShow More Summary

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