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Jeb Bush Piles On Obama Over Ebola Response That Is Way Worse Than Bush’s Anthrax Response

Former Florida Governor and possible future Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush (R-Fla.) has joined the chorus of politicians jumping on the Ebola bandwagon, and trying to run President Obama over with it. Even as controversy continues to swirl around quarantine orders issued by governors from both parties, and political and media figures demand travel restrictions, [...]

For the environment, John Kitzhaber is hands-down the right choice for Governor.

By Doug Moore of Portland, Oregon. Doug is the executive director of the Oregon League of Conservation Voters. The Oregon League of Conservation Voters endorsed Gov. Kitzhaber for re-election because he shares our values, understands our issues, and we know he can deliver on our priorities. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Does Ed Gillespie sound just a tad desperate to you?

Leading Off: • VA-Sen: Republican Ed Gillespie's campaign against Democratic Sen. Mark Warner has not gone incredibly well. Gillespie consistently trails in the polls and doesn't have enough money left to run a statewide ad campaign....Show More Summary

Republicans opposed to dark money? Who knew?

Joni Ernst Republican hypocrisy has gotten to be kind of an old, tired story. But then you come across a headline this this, "Republicans Join Attacks on Big Money," and realize the astonishing depths of their ability to twist the truth,...Show More Summary

The Sad Truth Behind John Wall’s Funny New Shoe Ad

The ad for Wall's new shoes takes us -- and him -- through a "Process" that is all too prevalent for professional athletes. The post The Sad Truth Behind John Wall’s Funny New Shoe Ad appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Meet The People Behind The Viral 2-Minute Video That Perfectly Captures Street Harassment

"I really wanted to show people what it felt like to hear this again, and again, and again in just one day." The post Meet The People Behind The Viral 2-Minute Video That Perfectly Captures Street Harassment appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Midday open thread: Ernst says no 'proven proof' of climate change, gasoline prices at 4-year low

Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Trust goes bust: Here's a collection of elected Republicans or GOP candidates denying climate change on camera in 2014: Senate candidate Joni Ernst of Iowa says she has not seen "proven proof." If we turn out, we win. Show More Summary

Republican conspiracy theory: Obama plans to bring Ebola patients into U.S.

The American public doesn't seem to be all that worked up over Ebola, with 70 percent confident the federal government can prevent an outbreak and a majority—54 percent—saying the government is doing a good job now. Well, Republicans just can't have that. Show More Summary

Republicans try to undercut Maine Democrats by boosting independent Eliot Cutler

You usually don't find much agreement between two rival political campaigns, but both Democrats and Republicans acknowledge two things about the Maine gubernatorial race: The contest is tight, and the supporters of left-leaning independent Eliot Cutler will decide if Republican Gov. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: The GOP airs a desperate spot against Charlie Crist

Leading Off: • FL-Gov: Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist are close in most polls, but you wouldn't know it from this Republican Party of Florida ad. The spot features Crist being asked about donations he received from strip club owners, with Crist saying he won't return it. Show More Summary

The definitive discography of police protest songs with videos and lyrics

Below you will find a definitive list of police protest songs from 1964 until today. As unlisted songs are identified or produced, we will add to this list. Detailed annotations are forthcoming. Many brilliant and painful songs, which...Show More Summary

The RNC is out with a new ad designed to make America wet its pants

The Republican National Committee has a VERY SCARY new ad up attempting to "nationalize" the election, which is shorthand for making you forget that the Republican candidate running in your state or district has been making an ass of...Show More Summary

Meet The Only South Dakota Senate Candidate Who’s Not Afraid To Oppose The Keystone Pipeline

Weiland has vocally opposed the pipeline for economic, energy security and environmental reasons—a stance many politicians have been afraid to take, especially in energy-dominated states like South Dakota. The post Meet The Only South Dakota Senate Candidate Who’s Not Afraid To Oppose The Keystone Pipeline appeared first on ThinkProgress.

GOP Senate Hopeful: "Less Than 2,000" Women Sued My Company For Pay Discrimination

David Perdue, a former CEO and the Republican nominee for Senate in Georgia, has a lady problem—at least according to recent polls, which show Democrat Michelle Nunn ahead with women voters in this toss-up election. In a Sunday night...Show More Summary

‘Friends Don’t Deport Friends’: DREAMers Interrupt Democratic Senator At Campaign Event

Though Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) said, "I support bipartisan commonsense immigration reform," she has not always backed pro-immigration reform policies. The post ‘Friends Don’t Deport Friends’: DREAMers Interrupt Democratic Senator At Campaign Event appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Maine's gubernatorial race looks as tight as ever

Democrat Mike Michaud Leading Off: • ME-Gov: On behalf of the League of Conservation Voters, PPP takes another look at the Pine Tree State's gubernatorial contest and finds what most recent polls have found: A close and unpredictable contest between Republican Gov. Show More Summary

Hillary’s ‘You Didn’t Build That’ Moment: If It Happened, Why Are Only Conservatives Reporting It?

  Can’t find a word about it on MSNBC or, nothing on or There’s nothing on Daily Kos, or Talking Points Memo, or or anywhere else that I can find in the non-wingnut media. But I’ve seen the video. Here’s what UPI reports. Hillary Clinton was in Boston on Friday showing [...]

Late Late Night FDL: Ghost Hunt

Muppet Labs -- Ghost Hunt. It is not just Muppet Labs that are looking for ghosts. We all are. The ghost of our democracy. The ghost of our Constitution and its protections. The ghost of an independent press. The ghosts of elected officials enacting the will of the people. Show More Summary

A preview of the forthcoming Steven Wilson album

By Michael J.W. Stickings As you may have seen, we haven't been posting much lately. Suffice it to say, we've been busy, and preoccupied with other things. But we'll try to keep up the blogging now and then, so stay tuned -- and, you never know, we may turn our collective attention back to this blog before too long. Show More Summary

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