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Daily Kos Elections 4Q 2015 House fundraising reports roundup

16 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Quarterly fundraising reports for federal candidates, covering the period from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, were due at the Federal Elections Commission on Sunday night. Below is our list of fundraising numbers for House candidates in all the key 2016 races. Show More Summary

Chris Christie Calls Out A Fox & Friends Co-Host For "Rooting For Trump" On The Network

From the February 5 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor: BILL O'REILLY (HOST): You are are running in single digits in all the polls in New Hampshire. You've spent a lot of time there. You got a lot of media attention. I think we've...Show More Summary

Sanders Supporters Banned from Tinder

Stumping for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Tinder is getting some women banned from the online dating app. Two women -- one from Iowa and the other from New Jersey - confirmed to Reuter on Friday that they received...Show More Summary

Friday Open Thread

16 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft

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Maine's Gov. LePage halts rules for protecting transgender students 'cuz he says so

17 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

What do you do about a governor like LePage? In his latest installment of “adventures in governing,” LePage has blocked the Maine Human Rights Commission and Department of Education from issuing new rules that would provide protections...Show More Summary

Federal Judge Restrains Center For Medical Progress From Further Video Distribution

It looks like David Daleiden and his ilk have more legal woes on their hands. This afternoon, U.S. Judge William Orrick issued a restraining order prohibiting the distribution of Daleiden's falsely-edited videos at a National Abortion...Show More Summary

Jeb Bush is not pleased with all these swear words these days

17 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

As further evidence that the entire 2016 Republican presidential campaign may be an elaborate prank, I present, once again, Jeb Bush. Jeb Bush has a new complaint, and it is that there is too much swearing these days. He jokingly apologized...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY!

17 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Late Night Snark: Cacophony in Corn Country Edition "Ted Cruz's [Iowa] victory last night raises a lot of questions, like one: can he keep this momentum going into New Hampshire? And two: just how muchShow More Summary

Crane Collapses in Manhattan, Killing 1

A pedestrian was killed and three other people injured -- two seriously -- when a massive construction crane collapsed in Lower Manhattan on Friday morning while it was being lowered as a precaution due to the wind, officials said. David Wichs, 38, of West 81st Street had been standing on the street when the crane crashed down on him, killing him. Show More Summary

Apollo 14’s Edgar Mitchell dead at 85

Now read this:Maurice White of Earth Wind and Fire dead at 74 (Feb 4, 2016) Bob and Ray’s Bob Elliot dead at 92 (Feb 3, 2016) Bowie’s Buddhism to culminate in scattering of ashes in Bali (Jan 31, 2016) Musk: Mars by 2025 (Jan 30, 2016) Jefferson Airplane’s Paul Kantner dead at 74 (Jan 29, [...]

Manufacturing Employment Hits 7-Year High, Fox Complains About Lack Of Manufacturing Jobs

Fox News attempted to negatively spin a January jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) by complaining about a lack of manufacturing jobs being created. Unfortunately for Fox, the report actually revealed robust job creation...Show More Summary

Kentucky anti-abortion activists trying to stonewall newly opened Planned Parenthood facility

18 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Anti-abortion activists are in a twit because a new Planned Parenthood facility in Louisville, Kentucky, started offering abortion services on Jan. 21. Now they plan to protest the facility this Saturday because adding a second abortion provider in the state is just—Too. Show More Summary

Cruz’s college classmates ‘horrified’ he could be president

Now read this:Audio: Cruz campaign spread lies that Carson was quitting to get Iowa votes (Feb 4, 2016) Cruz and Rubio sign amicus brief hoping to weaken Roe v. Wade (Feb 4, 2016) Firefighter union: Cruz ‘disgusting’ (Feb 4, 2016) Cruz superPAC spells ‘country’ wrong (Feb 4, 2016) Iowa governor: Cruz used ‘unethical and unfair’ [...]

Wash. Examiner Misleadingly Claims The U.S. Lost 665,000 Jobs Last Month

A Washington Examiner column attempted to negatively spin the Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) jobs report for January 2016 by misleadingly claiming that the American economy shed 665,000 jobs last month. The column failed to account...Show More Summary

Chris Christie Afraid Of Rachel Maddow

Governor Chris Christie, the beater upper of teachers, is apparently deathly afraid of Rachel Maddow. Christie: Rachel, you beat the crap out of me for years, you expect me to voluntarily come on your program, come on. Maddow: Oh, come on. Show More Summary

National Poll: Hillary 44%, Sanders 42%

Hillary Clinton's strong national lead over Sanders is essentially gone and, instead, the Democratic race is incredibly close, according to a national Quinnipiac poll released today. Clinton received 44 percent of support while Sanders can boast about 42 percent, his highest support in any national poll to date. Show More Summary

Cartoon: Climate change denial winter exercises

19 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Denying climate change exists because it’s cold out is just the tip of the rapidly melting denial iceberg. Unfortunately it’s a well-funded iceberg that’s kept afloat by the indifference of folks who’ll be dead before they’ll have to deal with the consequences of their consumption.

Pew Study Reveals Huge Disparity Between Public And Media Perceptions Of GOP Approach To Poverty

New polling from the nonpartisan Pew Research Center found that 62 percent of Americans viewed the Republican Party as favoring the rich, compared to 26 percent who see Republicans as favoring the middle class, and 2 percent who see them as favoring the poor. Show More Summary

He's Comfortable Anywhere He Goes, Mr. Weird Heads.

Donald Trump and Marco Rubio are up in arms about President Obama going to a Mosque. Rubio’s objections are far more sinister, of course, because he’s a pro at this. Rubio then compared anti-Muslim bigotry to friendly sports rivalries, and argued that Obama’s speech was really the thing causing division. Show More Summary

The Clinton campaign's pathetic fundraising emails

19 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

I got two emails from Team Hillary yesterday. The first: You've probably heard by now, but let me say it again… WE WON THE IOWA CAUCUS! Now take that enthusiasm and channel it, because we've got our work cut out for us: Bernie's supporters chipped in $3 million  within 24 hours  of the caucus. Show More Summary

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