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John McCain: Trump is making this 'a tough campaign for me'

12 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Publicly, John McCain is one of those Senate Republicans maintaining that he can run forcre-election independently of Donald Trump. Privately, the senior senator from Arizona knows that's bullshit. "If Donald Trump is at the top of the...Show More Summary

WATCH: Donald Trump Based Campaign On Season 2 Of 30 Rock

This isn't the first time Donald Trump has been compared to 30 Rock's Republican millionaire from Manhattan, Jack Donaghy (Alec Baldwin). E! News had a quiz last summer testing "Who said it, Donald or Jack?" and some of the statements were difficult to place: "I don't have friends at NASA. Show More Summary

Taco Bowls, Cinco De Mayo And 'Hispanic Outreach'

In an effort to reach out to Latino voters on Cinco de Mayo Donald Drumpf tweeted this earlier today: Happy #CincoDeMayo! The best taco bowls are made in Trump Tower Grill. I love Hispanics! — Donald J. Show More Summary

Obama challenges Americans to give back to vets, families

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking a cue from his wife, President Barack Obama challenged Americans on Thursday to consider how they might give back to those who have served in the military and their families. Obama spoke to more than 1,300 service...Show More Summary

With Cruz out, social conservative leaders rethink Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — With their champion, Sen. Ted Cruz, now out of the presidential race, groups opposing abortion and same-sex marriage say they'll bide their time and warily assess Donald Trump before deciding whether to back him as the Republican nominee. Who Trump picks as a running mate and what signals he sends about how he'd vet future judicial nominees. [...]Show More Summary

Alabama city repeals anti-transgender 'bathroom' ordinance before mayor can sign it

12 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

While North Carolina lawmakers may be embracing cuts in federal funding over their anti-transgender bathroom policy, city council members in Oxford, Alabama, weren’t fond of that prospect. The council quickly reversed course Wednesday on...Show More Summary

Trump starts filling in policy details: He's 'open to doing something' on the minimum wage

12 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Watch out Hillary, Donald Trump is now free to really wonk out and put some meat on the bones of his policies, reports Maggie  Haberman: Within 24 hours of becoming the de facto leader of the Republican Party, Donald J. Trump on Wednesday...Show More Summary

You soon may be able to sue your bank. Watch Wall Street heads explode

12 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

“The last time you signed a contract for a cell phone plan, a bank account, or a credit card, you probably signed away your right to go to court if that company cheated you. That’s because most contracts for financial products contain forced arbitration clauses buried deep in the fine print. Show More Summary

Ron Paul Aides Guilty of Buying Iowa Endorsement

Three campaign aides for Ron Paul's presidential campaign in 2012 have been found guilty of public corruption charges in federal court over a plot to pay an Iowa state senator $73,000 for his endorsement. Prosecutors alleged that campaign...Show More Summary

Kid Buys Lunch With $2 Bill, School Calls It a Forgery

An eighth grader in Texas was investigated by her school for forgery after attempting to buy chicken nuggets at lunch with a $2 bill. Officials at Christa McAuliffee Middle School in Houston confiscated the bill. "I went to the lunch line, and they said my $2 bill was fake," Danesiah Neal said. Show More Summary

Tow Truck Driver Refuses to Tow Sanders Supporter

When 25-year-old Cassandra McWade got in a car accident on a highway in Asheville, North Carolina, on Monday, Ken Shupe drove his tow truck to the scene. But when he saw that McWade, who has disabilities, had Bernie Sanders signs on her Toyota Camry, he decided he wouldn't help. Show More Summary

"Fuzzball" Ryan

We got a new entry into the "fuzzball" Trump endorsement category: Paul Ryan. But wait, you say, he's saying he can't endorse... yet. Please. Let's go back to the explanation of the "fuzzball" category in the TPM Trump Endorsement Scorecard. Read More ?


Speaker Paul Ryan not ready to throw his support behind Donald Trump as the GOP nominee quite yet.

Ron Paul Aides Convicted For Effort To Bribe Iowa Senator In 2012

Justice is slow, but the wheels do grind. Former Ron Paul aides Jesse Benton, John Tate and Dmitri Kesari were convicted on felony counts for their effort to buy former Iowa state senator Kent Sorenson's vote away from Michele Bachmann in 2012. According to The Des Moines Register, the three were tried and convicted on multiple felony counts. Show More Summary

Paul Ryan Refuses To Endorse Trump (Updated)

Unlike his compatriot Mitch McConnell, Zombie-Eyed Granny Starver Paul Ryan has some reservations about his party's new leadership. Speaking to Jake Tapper on CNN earlier today, Ryan said, "I'm just not ready to do that at this point. Show More Summary

Thursday Day Of Action To Support Verizon Workers -- And Each Other

Thursday has been declared a Verizon Strike National Day of Action. There are 39,000 Verizon workers on strike right now. They are not just striking for better pay and conditions from Verizon; this is also about how all of the giant corporations are treating all of us, their workers and customers. Show More Summary

Tow Truck Driver Refuses To Tow Bernie Supporter's Car

Imagine being 25 years old and having your car hit by a truck. Your car with the Bernie Sanders sticker on the back of it. Imagine being 25 years old and suffering from chronic disease and having the tow truck driver inform you that no, he's not going to tow your car. Show More Summary

The Latest: Christie offers to broker Trump-Ryan truce

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he wants to broker a truce between a reluctant House Speaker Paul Ryan and the Republican Party's presumptive presidential nominee, Donald Trump. Donald Trump says he's "not ready to support" House...Show More Summary

House Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to back Donald Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the businessman must do more to unify the GOP. Even in an election cycle that's exposed extreme...Show More Summary

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