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8-Year-Old Football Players Kneel During Anthem

Every player on the Cahokia Quarterback Club football team (8 and under) took a knee during the national anthem ahead of Sunday's game at Little Devil's Field in Belleville. "One of the kids asked me if I saw (people) protesting and rioting in St. Show More Summary

Republicans explain their Graham-Cassidy support: 'It has a tremendous impact on the 2018 elections'

Senate Republicans are rushing to pass the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal bill, and the plan is to do it without a Congressional Budget Office analysis or real hearings or debate. What do they like about this bill, other than the fact...Show More Summary

With Back Against the Wall, Trump Threatens Blow a Nation to Smithereens

(Anthony Behar/Sipa USA via AP Images) President Trump addresses the U.N. General Assembly in New York on September 19. T hings are not going well for Donald Trump. So he might just blow up the world. Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign manager, appears to be getting squeezed to give up the goods on the president. Show More Summary

Cartoon: St. Louis cops on the beat

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Senate Republicans derail bipartisan health care compromise

A bipartisan health care compromise was emerging in the Senate. Republican leaders decided they couldn't allow that to continue.

RNC Paying For Trumps’ Lawyers, So, Surprise The Trumps Are Lawyers Now!

There is NOTHING these people won't steal! Did you ever wonder who steals the salt shakers at Outback Steakhouse? IT'S THEM!

Caught in a lie, Sen. Bill Cassidy lashes out at Jimmy Kimmel

During his show on Tuesday night, Jimmy Kimmel called Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) a liar. “A few months ago after my son had open heart surgery, which was something I spoke about on the air, a politician, a Senator named Bill Cassidy from Louisiana was on my show and he wasn’t very honest,” Kimmel said, […]

Sen. King: Graham-Cassidy Sponsor Is 'Rooting For Chaos'

After a terse interview with Graham-Cassidy sponsor Sen. Bill Cassidy, CNN's Alisyn Camerota asked Sen. Angus King to give his own perspective on the ACA repeal bill. "We have two problems here," King said. "I think the bill itself is a bad bill, but the process is just atrocious. Show More Summary

Jimmy Kimmel slams Republican healthcare bill: 'This guy, Bill Cassidy, just lied right to my face'

Jimmy Kimmel is not happy that Sen. Bill Cassidy’s healthcare bill fails the “Jimmy Kimmel” test Cassidy set up for himself and promised to honor. And the thing about Jimmy Kimmel is, he has a late-night talk show, so when someone—say,...Show More Summary

Tom Price's private-jet travel raises eyebrows

There's something inherently Dickensian about the story of Tom Price's private-jet travel.

Scarborough Slams 'Reckless, Radical, Irresponsible' Repeal Bill

Joe Scarborough lambasted Republicans for trying to push through another "horrible" health care bill that only a small proportion of Americans support. "It's the Republicans, they're not on Steve Bannon's 33% plan," he said. "They're on their own 17% plan. Show More Summary

Rip Van Holding attracts several Democratic opponents for Congressional seat

5 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Hopefully he'll have more time to push his trash out to the road after November 2018: On Tuesday, Raleigh businessman Ken Romley became the fourth Democrat to announce his candidacy in a district represented by Republican George Holding. Show More Summary

HHS Secretary Tom Price constantly flying by charter jet is a 'misuse of taxpayer funding'

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price was known to be corrupt before ever being named to the post. And now that he’s in the job, he’s enjoying the perks. In a sharp departure from his predecessors, Health and Human Services Secretary...Show More Summary

Former basketball player says university denied her a job for no longer identifying as gay

A former University of Southern California point guard, Camille LeNoir, alleges she was denied an assistant coaching job in the New Mexico State University athletic department because of her sexual orientation. This week, a federal judge in California decided to allow her discrimination case to advance. LeNoir’s case is proceeding just four months after Jane Meyer, the […]

Wednesday News: The cost of bigotry

5 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

ART POPE'S CIVITAS FORCED TO SELL OFF ANTI-SEMITIC WEBSITE: The conservative Civitas Institute announced Tuesday that it will no longer operate a news website that came under fire last week for promoting an anti-Semitic blog post about N.C. Show More Summary

Jimmy Kimmel: GOP's Cassidy 'lied right to my face' on healthcare

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) said he supported health care plans that passed the "Jimmy Kimmel Test" He lied -- and Jimmy Kimmel is not pleased.

Huge Quake Topples Buildings in Mexico City

A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 200 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City. President Enrique Peña Nieto said more than 20 children had died and 30 were missing after a school collapsed. Show More Summary

Morning Digest: As two polls show a close race in Virginia, another has Democrat Ralph Northam up 10

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. LeadingShow More Summary

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