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Pakistani Christian woman set to die after drinking “Muslim” water

Some liberals are more concerned about offending Islam than the fact that a woman is about to die for "blasphemy."

Joni Ernst's Got A Gun

The wild and wacky Joni Ernst Campaign show just keeps getting better and better. Joni Ernst, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Iowa, said during an NRA event in 2012 that she would use a gun to defend herself from the government. “I...Show More Summary

Illinois Republican asked to name one job he's responsible for creating. Crickets.

There's a good reason for Bruce Rauner's deer-in-headlights look. Bruce Rauner, chairman of R8 Capital Partners and the former chairman of the private equity firm GTCR, based in Chicago, is running on his business record as the Republican candidate to unseat Illinois Gov. Show More Summary

Pope Frank: Abolish Death Penalty, Life Imprisonment

I really do admire this man: VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis called for abolition of the death penalty as well as life imprisonment, and denounced what he called a "penal populism" that promises to solve society's problems by punishing...Show More Summary

Giuliani on Rick Scott: 'This is not a guy who should be governor, it is as simple as that'

Rudy Giuliani was on the campaign trail for Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday, and besides whining about Charlie Crist not endorsing him in the 2008 Florida primary, one presumes Rudy would have had something to say about Rick Scott. Maybe...Show More Summary

Pope demotes anti-gay cardinal as Vatican refuses to codify watered-down gay statment

Judging by the reactions of conservatives, the Pope was serious about forging a kinder & gentler papacy after all.

Fox Host: Pro-gun Control Supermodel Is 'Known For Her Bottom... She Should Stick To That'

When it comes to expressing opinions on gun control, Fox News host Andrea Tantaros said on Thursday that supermodels should keep their mouths shut and their clothes off. Following the shooting near Parliament in Ottawa, Canada on Tuesday,...Show More Summary

Trailing in the polls, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback sinks to despicable new low

In December 2000, Reginald and Jonathan Carr murdered four people on a cold winter day in Wichita, Kansas. The crime became known as the "Wichita Massacre" and the community was justifiably outraged. After being shot in the head andShow More Summary

NYC is like a huge movie theater with ridiculously expensive candy

I thought DC was expensive, what with our $4 gallons of milk. In NYC, I'm paying $5.50!

The Economy: What Is The Closing Argument Of Democrats?

How should Democrats make their case on the economy? In the last days of the election, this isn’t a rhetorical question. For all the furor about Ebola, ISIS, Ferguson, the Secret Service, and Obama, the economy will remain the determining issue in this election. Show More Summary

Wisconsin voters beware: Scott Walker's public and private words don't match up on key issues

Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Oh, look. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has been saying (or not saying) very different things on the public campaign trail and privately to far-right groups. Walker hasn't wanted to talk publicly about his position...Show More Summary

On Islam, liberals actually agree on what’s important

Deconstructing a recent discussion (yell-fest) on Bill Maher over whether American liberals coddle Islam.

Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!

It's our Friday pot luck breakfast, with contributions from Rosalyn MacGregor. And as a new feature, I thought it'd make sense to include the summary of the previous day's show, down below, so those of you still teetering on the edge...Show More Summary

North Carolina Republicans still trying to suppress the student vote

Students at Elizabeth City State University in Pasquotank County, North Carolina, protest efforts to keep them from voting last year. If you can be drafted at 18, be sent overseas to kill and die for your country, you should be able to cast a ballot. Show More Summary

Reagan-judge Posner for Supreme Court?

I'd like to see the GOP try to filibuster a Reagan-appointed, academically unimpeachable judge like Posner.

Republican Congressman Is Unaware There Is No Surgeon General To Address Ebola

One would think Republicans are aware that they blocked President Obama’s nominee for surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy, due to a backlash from the National Rifle Association.  But, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) says Ron Klain is “off to a bad start” in his new role as the president’s Ebola response coordinator, and that the U.S. Surgeon [...]

Hispanic man delivers absentee ballots in Arizona: Conservatives demand he be killed

LOOK OUT EVERYONE HE'S REALLY REALLY TAN This may be the stupidest conservative panic to come over the transom all year. All. Year. In the video — which was posted at Glenn Beck’s The Blaze under the headline, “Surveillance video apparently...Show More Summary

Governor's races demonstrate fading potency of Obamacare as an issue for Republicans

Who's going to take her family's health insurance away? That thing that Republicans feared so much about Obamacare has come to pass: it became law, millions have benefitted from it, and it's now too late to undo it. Sure, most Republican...Show More Summary

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