As if New Jersey roads aren’t clogged enough already: This goat grabbed her “get out of jail free” card and hoofed it. The intrepid animal, named ‘Sky’ by police, went rogue on New Jersey’s Pulaski Skyway during Tuesday’s morning rush hour. Small, chocolate brown, and armed with a will to survive, the escapee darted back [...]
Daily Kos Radio's Kagro in the Morning show podcasts are now available through iTunes. I thought I was done with the gun-toting Utah teachers, but alpaca farmer brought up a good point that I want to get to, and then that led me to another one. Show More Summary
This can’t be good: An Orlando man who was shot and killed by an agent with the FBI early this morning was friends with the Boston bombings suspects, according to a friend of the victim. That man, Khusn Taramiv, thinks it was his friend — Ibragim Todashev — who was shot this morning in the [...]
So, apparently, we have the wrong state bird. Carl Golden: Opinion: Buono, Sweeney, and the Democratic Version of 'Mission Impossible' Sweeney, DiVincenzo and assorted county leaders are coming across as openly rooting for a Christie victory. Show More Summary
Following several weeks of hints and signs, former congressman Anthony Weiner makes it official: Nearly two years after he resigned from Congress because of a sexting scandal, Anthony Weiner is running for mayor. He formally announced his candidacy with a two-minute, 16-second video that he posted online at midnight Wednesday. “I made some big mistakes [...]
Compromise is often an unhappily revealing art. “Ideals may tell us something important about what we would like to be. But compromises tell us who we are,” the philosopher Avishai Margalit writes. In finding compromises with Republicans...Show More Summary
The question isn't whether comprehensive immigration reform will pass the Senate; the question is when and by what margin.
Ramona's Voices: Six things media personalities could and should avoid when covering a disaster. Rumproast: Coburn the compassionate. Not the Singularity: When conservatives don’t get climate science, part 3,461. A Taxing Matter: Times...Show More Summary
House lawmakers say they are in the dark about the DOJ-AP investigation. The House is expected to approve construction of part of the Keystone XL pipeline today. A fatal shooting in Orlando, Florida may be tied to the Boston Marathon bombing. The Boy Scouts organization meets to …
Will Republicans still want to keep it open? New details on the administration’s budget request emerged on Tuesday and underscored the contradiction of the president waging a political fight to shutter the facility while the military calculates the financial requirements to keep the installation operating. The budget request for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 [...]
Former First Daughter Caroline Kennedy and her fellow jurors took just over an hour to acquit a Harlem man of charges that he sold four "nickel bag" crack rocks at $5 each to an undercover officer near New York City's Harlem River Park. Show More Summary
(Bloomberg): "New L.A. Mayor Garcetti confronts deficits through 2017" (Politico): "Anthony Weiner announces NYC mayoral run" (New York Times): "Another chilling leak investigation" (BuzzFeed): "Sen. Patrick Leahy withdraws amendment to include gay couple in immigration reform bill" (Politico): "Senate Judiciary panel passes immigration bill"
Oklahoma Medical Examiner's office revises death toll down to 24, including 7 children: http://t.co/... #tornado — @TPM via MarketMeSuite Welcome news amidst tragedy. The next set of questions is about why OK doesn't want to spend the...Show More Summary
It is certainly possible that the Cincinnati Office of the IRS looked more dubiously into tax exemption claims from various “Tea Party” groups than others. But there are a few logical reasons this should probably have occurred. There are two things true about “Tea Party” groups — They HATE government and they REALLY HATE paying [...]
AP: "Pope Francis' fascination with the devil took on remarkable new twists Tuesday, with a well-known exorcist insisting Francis helped "liberate" a Mexican man possessed by four different demons despite the Vatican's insistence that no such papal exorcism took place."...
By Michael J.W. Stickings What the hell's the matter with Texas? It's not just that it's batshit crazy, or at least in the hands of batshit crazy Republicans, it's that the craziness is deeply anti-American: Christmas may be seven months away, but Texas is ready for it. Show More Summary
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A recent Fox News poll of registered voters, which purports to illustrate that a majority of voters agree with the network's dark narrative on the Obama administration's response to the 2012 Benghazi attacks, relies on questions from...Show More Summary
At The Nation, John Nichols writes 'Our Liberty Cannot Be Guarded but by the Freedom of the Press': A genuine left-right coalition has developed over the past several days in response to the revelation that the Department of Justice seized Associated Press telephone records in its recent investigation of a CIA leak. Show More Summary