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The RNC is out with a new ad designed to make America wet its pants

The Republican National Committee has a VERY SCARY new ad up attempting to "nationalize" the election, which is shorthand for making you forget that the Republican candidate running in your state or district has been making an ass of...Show More Summary

Scott Walker starts pointing fingers

How bad are things going for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's re-election campaign? So bad that he's already pointing fingers at fellow Republicans for not giving him the money he says he needs to win re-election: Asked if he was satisfied...Show More Summary

David Perdue is proud that 'less than 2,000' women sued his company for pay discrimination

David Perdue is really a piece of work. In the same Senate debate at which he insisted that he somehow was a career outsourcer without outsourcing jobs, Perdue was pushed to address the class action suit against Dollar General over gender discrimination during his time as CEO. Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Colorado senate candidates stop using doctored photo, Reagan astrologer dies

Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is Other dangerous epidemics: Here's something you'll definitely want to bookmark for election night: the Daily Kos Elections map of poll closing times for the entire country. That way, you can know when to start checking returns in each state as results roll in on Nov. Show More Summary

Key leaders in get-out-the-Native-vote campaign in South Dakota thank Daily Kos for its support

Sisseton-Wahpeton activist Dustina Gill South Dakota State Rep. Kevin Killer, one of the principal leaders of the get-out-the-Native-vote effort statewide told Daily Kos this weekend: As always, Pilamiya ("Thank You" in Lakota) for the wonderful support. Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell finally confirms he wants to repeal health insurance for 500,000 Kentuckians

For the past several months, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has tried to have it both ways on Kynect, Kentucky's popular implementation of Obamacare that has delivered health insurance to more than 500,000 Kentuckians. On the...Show More Summary

When she's not delaying executions for fun and profit, Florida AG continues fight to discriminate

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi campaigns with Mitt Romney and Sen. Marco Rubio in 2012. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is firmly in the camp of those who'll have to be dragged kicking and screaming into reality on marriage equality. Show More Summary

Oops: John Boehner appears to have forgotten to file his lawsuit to stop Obama's dictatorship

More evidence for teapartiers that Boehner is enabling the Obama tyranny Remember just a few short months ago when House Speaker John Boehner proudly announced his plan to file a lawsuit against President Obama to restore democracy and save America from the tyranny of the president's lawless dictatorship? Well, that was then. Show More Summary

Chris Christie finds out he is not a doctor, reverses Ebola-panic order

Tough guy governors Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) and Chris Christie (R-NJ) made big news Friday when they announced a mandatory quarantine of people returning to the U.S. from the Ebola-stricken countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia....Show More Summary

Perdue claims he outsourced production without outsourcing jobs. (He thinks voters are that stupid.)

David Perdue has come up with yet another way to try to limit the damage from revelations about his long career in outsourcing. At a Georgia Senate debate Sunday night: Perdue said some of the outsourcing claims were false and that his...Show More Summary

Joni Ernst is giving out hugs to DC media, but still won't talk to Iowa press

Joni Ernst may not be talking to the Iowa press, but she's apparently letting style reporters from the Washington Post ride along in her RV as she travels around Iowa campaigning against Washington politics. But why not let the Washington...Show More Summary

Cartoon: Other dangerous epidemics

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Daily Kos Election Outlook: Playing the percentages

When we come up with percentages on the Democratic odds of retaining control of the Senate, and individual odds in each race, it may see all very sterile and abstract, maybe even arbitrary as to what comes out of the black box. However,...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Maine's gubernatorial race looks as tight as ever

Democrat Mike Michaud Leading Off: • ME-Gov: On behalf of the League of Conservation Voters, PPP takes another look at the Pine Tree State's gubernatorial contest and finds what most recent polls have found: A close and unpredictable contest between Republican Gov. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Nov. 4, 2014 poll closing times map

Bookmark this handy map of poll closing times for the Nov. 4, 2014 general elections so that you can know when to start checking returns in each state on election night. Note that all times are Eastern, not local. You can click the map for a larger version: Special thanks to Miles Kurland.

Cheers and Jeers: Monday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… The Week Ahead Monday You are here. Friday is down there. Here's a spoon. Start digging. It's mayoral election day in Toronto, and among the candidates is Doug Ford who, like his younger brother Rob whom he's running in place of, is a human gaffe machine. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!

We're ticking down the last week before the elections! Chris Christie has captured Ebola's #2 operative. We'll consider whether humanitarian relief workers can really be bred in captivity. And of course, we'll have our usual potpourri...Show More Summary

Abbreviated pundit round-up: Fronting for Cuomo, making oligarchy official, where are new Bradlees?

Thad Kousser at the Los Angeles Times urges action on the promising results of study he helped undertake in Want to increase voter turnout? Here's how: Campaigns generally focus their efforts on those they have reason to expect will vote. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Are morning people, 'intermediate' people, or night owls more moral?

This looks perfectly moral to late risers. At Ars Technica, Cathleen O'Grady writes Are mornings for morality? Night owls might disagree: The question of why good people do bad things has fascinated psychologists for decades. Stanley...Show More Summary

The California ballot, part 1: Statewide and congressional races

Bear down and go vote. Are you an insomniac who will be up all night waiting for the returns to come in from Alaska? Do you worry that as the results from Colorado become clear, you won't have anything to entertain you until then because...Show More Summary

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