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Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Democrats hope ice cream mogul Doug Ducey faces a rocky road

Leading off: • AZ-Gov: The RGA has been hitting Democrat Paul DuVal since the late August Republican primary ended, and now national Democrats are entering the fray. During the primary, eventually winner Doug Ducey's opponents attacked...Show More Summary

Damaged Kochs launch new warm and fuzzy PR effort, while ruthlessly attacking liberal groups

Ad showing how great it is to work for the would-be shadow government Kochs. The Kochs are apparently feeling the blowback from their efforts to buy a Congress that will do their bidding, and are launching a new public relations effort with two aims: making them appear as warm and fuzzy patriotic job creators and attacking liberal groups. Show More Summary

Sorry, Republicans: We know exactly 'what Reagan would do' about ISIS

American hostages have been brutally murdered by terrorists in the Middle East. Other Western captives may suffer the same fate at the hands of the Islamic State. In response, President Obama's opponents are doing what they always do...Show More Summary

A User’s Guide To The Biggest Climate March In History

Everything you need to know about the march, the summit and over 100 other climate events in September. The post A User’s Guide To The Biggest Climate March In History appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Mike's Blog Round Up

Corrente - Zephyr who? sigh, my blue dog governor... emptywheel - just another bunch of OLC excuses, nothing to see here! Hullabaloo - W made me a blogger; Middle Class Political Economist - Tesla, Nevada, and the race to the bottom; The...Show More Summary

Sunday Talking Heads: September 7, 2014

Rise & Shine, it’s Chuck Todd Day! Chuck Todd’s new and improved Meet the Press (Now with more Edge!) starts this weekend. By now you’ve heard the fab news (RIP MTP) that Luke Russert is coming on as a regular at Chuck Todd’s new and improved roundtable (not sure what the Russert family has on NBC, but it’s gotta be big and dirty).

Late Late Night FDL: Saw Mill

Dudley Do-Right -- Saw Mill. This Jay Ward Productions cartoon first aired on August 21, 1962.

Lunatic Soul: "Cold"

By Michael J.W. Stickings Here's a track off the forthcoming album, its fourth, by Lunatic Soul, Walking on a Flashlight Beam. Lunatic Soul is the solo project (known for its lack of electric guitars) of Riverside singer and bassistShow More Summary

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Mike Rounds gets incredibly defensive over the EB-5 visa program

Leading Off: • SD-Sen: A few days ago, Democrat Rick Weiland ran a spot hitting Republican Mike Rounds for allegedly auctioning off permanent resident cards (EB-5s) to the highest bidders. This is a story that's been out there for quite...Show More Summary

A Zero Emissions Manifesto for the Climate Justice Movement

Zero has become the most important number for humanity. Why? Any chance of stabilizing the climate hinges on transitioning to zero greenhouse gas emissions as quickly as humanly possible. Simply slowing the rise of emissions will not work. Show More Summary

Ron Washington Resigns as Rangers Manager

"Ron Washington informed us today that he has chosen to resign as Rangers manager in order to turn his full attention to addressing an off-the-field personal matter," general manager Jon Daniels said. "Out of respect for Ron's privacy,...Show More Summary

Late Late Night FDL: Live Medley

Les Paul and Mary Ford -- Live Medley (I Really Don't Want to Know, There's No Place Like Home, and Tiger Rag) on The Colgate Comedy Hour, March 21, 1954.

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Why you should never film an ad on an empty stomach

Leading Off: • IA-03: Republican David Young is out with his first spot in this swing district and it's a little weird. Young spends most of the ad decrying how much Washington sucks (never mind that he spent 17 years working in the Senate). But Young seems to have been really hungry when he filmed the ad. Show More Summary

Massachusetts Brown: 'I'm a job creator.' New Hampshire Brown: 'Jobs aren't my job.'

Ah, Scottie. Why do you actually want to be senator? Asked a very good question about what he would do as senator to bring good, long-term jobs to the state of New Hampshire, Scott Brown punted, saying literally that that's not his job. "Here’s the thing. Show More Summary

Joan Rivers has died – here are a few classic videos

I've got one video from 1967, when Joan went on the Ed Sullivan Show. It's amazing to see her that young.

Kathy Hochul, Cuomo's pick for lt. governor: 'I've become very conservative in my voting record'

Why is Kathy Hochul the wrong candidate for lieutenant governor in dark blue New York? Just watch the video above (or read the transcript below) and let her tell you why: I've heard from a lot of Republicans... they think I'm a different...Show More Summary

Joan Rivers Was One Of The Earliest And Loudest Gay Icons

In addition to her legacy as an Emmy-award winning talk show host, Tony nominated actress, author, and jewelry designer, Rivers was one of Hollywood's most vocal supporters of LGBT equality. The post Joan Rivers Was One Of The Earliest And Loudest Gay Icons appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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