Ceres as revealed by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 4, 2015, from a distance of 8,400 miles (13,600 kilometers). The bright spots may be water ice. We throw a lot of terms around here on Daily Kos, mostly in politics, sometimes in science. Show More Summary
Today’s conservative legislators may not be as dumb as a box of rocks or so dumb it takes them an hour and a half to watch 60 Minutes (HT: Rodney Dangerfield) but Daily Kos writer Hunter is willing to claim that they’re “the dumbest we've ever had. Show More Summary
See OceanDiver's post. Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs, Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) normally appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Show More Summary
Today, I'm just going to say, "Josh Duggar" over and over for one hour and fifty-two minutes. Then, Rosalyn MacGregor's Michigan update will fill the rest. Oh, wait. Greg. OK, Greg will interrupt me by saying "Josh Duggar" before I do...Show More Summary
When it comes to taking questions from representatives of the legacy media, Hillary Clinton has been making herself rather scarce, and Daily Kos founder and publisher Markos Moulitsas thinks that’s just peachy. “The day when the political media was instrumental in getting a candidate's message out is over,” wrote Kos in a Thursday post. Show More Summary
Washington Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee Leading Off: • WA-Gov, Sen: Washington's Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee only won a narrow victory when he was first elected in 2012. However, Public Policy Polling suggests he'll have an easier time when he runs for re-election, even if it's a rematch against ex-Attorney General Rob McKenna. Show More Summary
We've got a few stories to follow up on these days, so maybe it's time to check back in on them. I mean, it's not as if there's an entire industry dedicated to presenting new and interesting stories every morning for our discussion,Show More Summary
Cleveland Police posthumously charged 12-year-old Tamir Rice with "aggravated menacing" and "inducing panic," according to documents obtained by the Daily Kos on Wednesday.
Check out the saga of the green heron hunting for lunch Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs, Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) normally appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Show More Summary
Cleveland police charged 12-year-old Tamir Rice with “aggravated menacing” and “inducing panic,” according to documents published by the Daily Kos on Wednesday. The incident report is dated Nov. 29, 2014, a week after Rice was fatally shot by 26-year-old Officer Timothy...
Matt Bevin holds an 83-vote lead with all precincts reporting Leading Off: • KY-Gov: We were expecting a tight GOP primary, but not this tight! With all precincts reporting, tea partying businessman Matt Bevin leads state Agriculture Commissioner James Comer by just 83 votes, a 0.04 percent margin. Show More Summary
Kentucky held state-level primary elections yesterday, and there were also contests in scattered municipalities. I'll quote Daily Kos Elections' Jeff Singer on the race discussed most often in national media,...
It's Wednesday, and that's Joan McCarter day! No matter what Pinterest says! Listen LIVE at 9:00 ET, here: Click this Link to Listen on your iTunes, Winamp or Windows Media Player Daily Kos Radio's Kagro in the Morning show podcastsShow More Summary
Yes, it's been a while since I've done a GunFAIL update here at Daily Kos. But no, I never stopped keeping records on accidental shootings, guns left behind in bathrooms, and the like. In fact, I began using other social media like Pinterest,...Show More Summary
One year after a devastating primary loss to Mitch McConnell, Matt Bevin may emerge as the GOP's gubernatorial nominee in Kentucky Voters in Kentucky and Philadelphia go to the polls Tuesday to select candidates in their primaries, while Jacksonville, Florida, will host a general election for mayor. Show More Summary
Republican Rep. Frank Guinta Leading Off: • NH-01: Rep. Frank Guinta has certainly seen better days. Last Wednesday, the New Hampshire Republican paid a fine to the FEC over a mysterious (and illegal) $355,000 campaign loan from his parents, perhaps thinking that he could put this long-running story behind him. Show More Summary
As usual, tons of good material to draw from. Only reality can intercede! And it will have a hard time doing so, since we'll be without Greg Dworkin this morning, even though he totally said he'd be here today. You all heard him sayShow More Summary
New Hampshire Republican Rep. Frank Guinta in better days Leading Off: • NH-01: Republican Rep. Frank Guinta, who represents New Hampshire's swingy 1st District, has spent the last few years ignoring questions about a mysterious six-figure donation he made to his campaign in 2010. Show More Summary
It's Monday again. Back to the grind! No sooner have you wrapped up a biker weekend gun battle than it's once again "time to make the donuts." Same old, same old. Listen LIVE at 9:00 ET, here: Click this Link to Listen on your iTunes,...Show More Summary
Russ Feingold, the once and future senator? Leading Off: • WI-Sen: On Thursday, ex-Wisconsin Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold announced that he would seek a rematch with Republican incumbent Ron Johnson, who defeated him in 2010. Both parties...Show More Summary