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Are ALL of Rep. Dave Reichert's constituents marching to his Washington office today?

14 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Fuse Washington is a progressive organization in the state of Washington that brings “Washington residents together to support progressive causes and leaders.” Fuse organizers were on hand today to capture Rep. Dave Reichert’s constituents as they marched to his  Issaquah, Washington, office. Show More Summary

Maddow: Is the Trump administration stupid or nefarious?

Rachel Maddow reviews a litany of mistakes and infractions committed in the opening month of the Trump administration and wonders if they're a sign of malice...

Highly unpopular Trump is losing his war on the media and judges, big league

14 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Donald Trump has done journalists a huge favor, inadvertently using his insane unpopularity to boost voters' trust in them. Apparently when you get attacked by a prsident who has the lowest approval ratings in the history of presidential...Show More Summary

Donald Trump's mystery billion confuses the Air Force

15 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Another day, another million jobs created and billion dollars saved … in Donald Trump’s mind. Trump’s penchant for claiming to have saved jobs when he hasn’t, created jobs that aren’t new, and saved billions that he didn’t is nothing new. Show More Summary

Customs Agents Demand Passengers' Papers On Domestic Flight At JFK

Another day, another disgusting abuse of our civil rights. Today, passengers on a domestic Delta flight from San Francisco to New York were forced to show their "papers" to Customs and Border Protection agents before disembarking at JFK. Just a reminder - San Francisco and New York are both American cities. Show More Summary

House Republicans move to relax restrictions on drug testing people on unemployment

15 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

House Republicans want states to be free to deny unemployment benefits to people who test positive for drugs. Last week, they approved legislation that would scrap an Obama administration rule limiting exactly which recipients of unemployment benefits states can legally drug test. Show More Summary

Trump Wants to Expand U.S. Nuclear Arsenal

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he wants to ensure the U.S. nuclear arsenal is at the "top of the pack." He said, "I am the first one that would like to see... nobody have nukes, but we're never going to fall behind any country even if it's a friendly country, we're never going to fall behind on nuclear power. Show More Summary

Republican divide over Medicaid deepens

16 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Medicaid is proving to be one of the toughest sticking points for Republicans in their bumbling efforts to repeal Obamacare (forget about replace—they're still fighting repeal) as the hard-liners in the House continue to push for straight repeal and the end of Medicaid expansion. Show More Summary

Don't expect job discrimination protections in Donald Trump's America

16 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Donald Trump’s top appointees have brought with them some terrifying headlines about what they plan to do to the United States. But what’s equally terrifying is that below the people who make headlines are hundreds more Republicans doing Trump’s will in ways that you might not hear about—but that will do damage nonetheless. Show More Summary

ICE Invades Sanctuary Cities; Religious Leaders Create 'Underground Railroad'

Religious leaders are alarmed by increasingly broad sweeps of immigrant communities and are doing something about it. All over the country, they are creating a new "underground railroad" of sorts, finding spaces to hide and give sanctuary...Show More Summary

Court Upholds Maryland Ban on 'Military-Style' Arms

A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that a Maryland ban on assault-style rifles and large-capacity magazines isn't subject to the Constitution's right to keep and bear arms. The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit inShow More Summary

Pence further carves out his niche: Selling Trump's lies to America, this time on 'voter fraud'

17 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

When former national security adviser Michael Flynn needed someone to assure the American people that he hadn't had conversations with Russians that he did indeed have, Vice President Mike Pence showed up in spades on CBS's Face the Nation. Now, Pence has a new assignment: selling Trump's voter fraud delusions. Show More Summary

California senator removed after criticizing late lawmaker

(AP) — A California lawmaker was removed from the state Senate floor Thursday after refusing to stop delivering a speech criticizing late state Sen. Tom Hayden for his leadership role in the anti-Vietnam War movement of the 1960s. Many fled South Vietnam and blame the U.S. Show More Summary

Remember the State Department? Trump doesn't.

17 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Last week the State Department was feeling isolated, underutilized, and under threat. Senior state department officials who would normally be called to the White House for their views on key policy issues, are not being asked their opinion. Show More Summary

White House Tried To Bully FBI Into Denying Trump-Russia Stories

In the ongoing saga of Trump and his deep ties to Russia, a new wrinkle. According to CNN, the White House tried to put the kibosh on stories published last week concerning evidence that there were in fact ongoing communications between...Show More Summary

Trump White House asked FBI to rebut stories of campaign-Russia collusion—but the FBI refused

18 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Is the Trump White House now attempting to use the Federal Bureau of Investigations as their own political prop? Why yes. Yes they are. The FBI rejected a recent White House request to publicly knock down media reports about communications...Show More Summary

Trump tried to influence FBI investigation of Russia ties

CNN is reporting that the Trump White House violated federal rules by attempting to influence an ongoing investigation by the FBI (and other agencies) into contacts between Donald Trump’s campaign staff and other associates and Russian intelligence during the 2016 presidential campaign. CNN reports that the Trump White House wanted the FBI and other agencies to help kill […]

White House expects Justice crackdown on legalized marijuana

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal law against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday, offering the Trump administration's strongest indication to date of a looming...Show More Summary

Susan Collins pretends to be willing to subpoena Trump's tax records, media falls for it

18 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The sun rises in the east and sets in the west and Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins gets credit she doesn’t deserve for being a moderate who stands up to her party. The latest: would Collins, as a member of the Senate Intelligence...Show More Summary

Obamacare May Survive

Here’s a remarkable admission from former Speaker of the House John Boehner: The ACA will not be repealed. Former Speaker of the House John Boehner said Thursday that the idea that Congress would completely repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act was “happy talk” and “not going to happen.” Boehner was speaking at a health […]

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