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Spotlight on green news & views: Buffalo storm elicits 'where's global warming' duncery, GOP v. EPA

Protesters are arrested for their tribal chant in the Senate gallery after the Keystone XL pipeline vote. See Pakalolo's diary. Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. Show More Summary

Brown Killed 148 Feet from Wilson's SUV, Not 35

Shaun King, Daily Kos: For 104 days, the police have lied and said Mike Brown was killed 35 feet away from Darren Wilson's SUV. It was actually 148 feet. This distance is essential to the defense and how Darren Wilson must demonstrate...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: FAIR critiques Keystone XL media coverage

Every week Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting presents a mini-critique of a few stories the media have (or have not) covered. Here is this week's edition: Blast from the Past. At Daily Kos on this date in 2011—Newt Gingrich takes lead in CNN survey: It's been a decent week for Newt Gingrich. Show More Summary

Daily Kos endorses Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia for mayor of Chicago

Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia, Rahm slayer. Ah, Chicago, my birth town, home of my favorite sports teams (and those of my son, because I'm a perfect dad) and one of the coolest places on earth when it's not winter. Also, it's the latest place that Rahm Emanuel is stinking up. You guys don't need a rundown on Rahm's escapades. Show More Summary

Analyst: Video Proves Police Lied About Where Mike Brown Was Killed

In a detailed investigation complete with the above video, the Daily Kos reports that the distance between Darren Wilson's SUV and the point on Canfield Drive where Michael Brown collapsed was not 35 feet, as Ferguson police have been saying for over 100 days: rather, it was 148 feet. Read more...

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Kansas GOP may be in for some more intra-party hellfire

Republican Rep. Tim Huelskamp is looking at primarying Sen. Jerry Moran Leading Off: • KS-Sen: Well, this would be funny at least. Rep. Tim Huelskamp isn't ruling out the possibility that he'll challenge Sen. Jerry Moran in the Republican...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!

There's simply no telling what subjects we might cover during a Friday episode of the Kagro in the Morning show, because lawlessness! Which, of course, could lead to ethnic cleansing. But, duh! You knew that! Want me to tell you something...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: The battle begins to succeed Julian Castro in San Antonio

2014 Democratic lieutenant governor nominee and San Antonio mayoral candidate Leticia Van de Putte Leading Off: • San Antonio Mayor: Plenty of big cities will hold mayoral elections next year, and it looks like we'll have an exciting race to look forward to in the nation's seventh largest city. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!

We hardly ever know exactly what will come our way, news-wise, each morning. But this morning there are so many pots boiling, it seems even more confusing than normal. The Uber story continues to roil. Republicans are already issuing their outraged statements in response to a speech President Obama hasn't given yet. Show More Summary

Spotlight on green news & views: Keystone XL blocked until new year, Shell loses on Arctic drilling

See OceanDiver's post about these swans. 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

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: California, get ready for some crazy ballot action in 2016

The Golden State may get a lot more ballot measures next cycle Leading Off: • CA Ballot: Thanks to low ballot access hurdles, tons of proposed referendums and constitutional amendments confront California voters almost every year. 2014...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!

Good morning, and welcome to Wednesday. It's another Joan McCarter Day! Can you believe it? 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 More Summary

McGraw-Hill joins Pearson in removing climate change denial from textbooks

Daily Kos and Texas Freedom Network gathered 116,582 petition signatures. On the eve of submitting science textbooks for approval by the Texas State Board of Education, McGraw-Hill publishing has removed climate change denial from its...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: What went wrong for Sean Parnell?

Outgoing Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell Leading Off: • AK-Gov: On Friday, multiple media outlets called Alaska's gubernatorial race for independent Bill Walker. More ballots still need to be counted but Walker currently holds a 48-46 percent lead over Republican Gov. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!

Journo Twitter exploded last night with the story of an executive at Uber threatening to do something terrible. Let's talk about that! Also, everything else is awful, too. Details to follow. Listen LIVE at 9:00 ET, here: Click this Link...Show More Summary

Daily Kos supports Donna Edwards for DCCC chair

Rep. Donna Edwards for DCCC chair. Last week I talked about the problems with Sen. Jon Tester as head of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, a conservative Democrat in tune with his state, but not with the national party nor...Show More Summary

Daily Kos is pushing Donna Edwards to chair the DCCC

Donna Edwards at her victory rally on February 13, 2008 In the next few days, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will appoint a new chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC)—which recruits and fundraises for House...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Democrat Ami Bera surges into the lead in tight overtime race

Democratic Rep. Ami Bera Leading Off: • CA-07: On Wednesday, Democratic Rep. Ami Bera took the lead for the first time. An additional 22,839 ballots (more than we believed were still out) were counted and Bera moved from a 530-vote deficit...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!

OK, everybody freeze! Stop talking! Stop reading the news! I have a collection of interesting and otherwise intriguing stories from off the beaten path that I need to share. So let's all put current events on pause for a minute so we...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Only a recount stands between Martha McSally and Congress

Good news... for Martha McSally! Leading Off: • AZ-02: On Tuesday most of the remaining ballots were counted in this swing district, and it appears that Republican Martha McSally has unseated Democratic Rep. Ron Barber. McSally currently leads Barber by 133 votes, with only about 200 to 250 ballots remaining countywide. Show More Summary

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