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OFA to launch ads pressuring Republicans in Latino districts to oppose wall, deportation force

11 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

As Kerry Eleveld noted earlier this week,  Democrats are already promising to walk from any government funding deal that includes money for Donald Trump’s border wall (that Mexico was supposed to pay for, right?) and his ruthless, mass deportation force. Show More Summary

Crazification Factor Smashed

Kung Fu Monkey has a sad. Paul Ryan has totally crushed his crazification factor h/t Kerry Eleveld This issue has made Paul Ryan into the most unpopular politician in the country. At the start of the Trump administration he had a 33% approval rating, with 43% of voters disapproving of him. Now his approval has […]

Daily Kos Writer: Since Trump’s Obviously a ‘Sociopath,’ MSM Should Boycott His Press Conferences

The mainstream media should practice a little benign neglect in their coverage of the Trump administration, suggested Kerry Eleveld in a Tuesday post. Eleveld called President Trump “a totally repugnant human being” but conceded that...Show More Summary

Jeff Sessions attorney general confirmation hearing liveblog #9

Click here to send an email to your senators against Jeff Sessions. Tell them in your own words why Sessions would be a terrible attorney general. T uesday, Jan 10, 2017 · 11:47:20 PM +00:00 · Kerry Eleveld OK, Washington Post is out with the missing letter from Corretta Scott King opposing Sessions’ 1986 nomination for federal judge. Show More Summary

Jeff Sessions confirmation hearing liveblog #3

If you’re just tuning in, welcome to the train-wreckification of American justice. Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 · 4:17:33 PM +00:00 · Kerry Eleveld Sen. Leahy demanding to know why Sessions voted against the Violence Against Women Act, which also protected LGBT people, immigrants, and people on tribal lands. Show More Summary

Election night 2016. Finally. Liveblog #26

Republicans understand there’s no way they can win an election if it’s fair. Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016 · 5:01:55 AM +00:00 · Kerry Eleveld NC Gov. race looking better for Dems... x Roy Cooper has pulled ahead by 2000 votes with 16 precincts remaining! #NCGov — Taniel (@Taniel) November 9, 2016  

Dead man walking: The town hall debate, liveblog #6

Once again, Donald, this is a no-groping zone. Monday, Oct 10, 2016 · 1:45:34 AM +00:00 · Kerry Eleveld To be fair, it's not fair to expect Trump to remember the Question 30 seconds after it's been asked. Monday, Oct 10, 2016 · 1:45:52 AM +00:00 · Joan McCarter Clinton reminds everyone on what the country was founded on and the constitution. Show More Summary

Dead man walking: The town hall debate, liveblog #5

Donald Trump's appearance tonight sponsored by the Kremlin. Monday, Oct 10, 2016 · 1:34:55 AM +00:00 · Kerry Eleveld Great to hear Donnie wants to replace Obamacare with  “something that works ” vs. something that doesn ’t work. A VERY...Show More Summary

Writer Chronicles Fight for Marriage Equality in New Book

2 years agoLGBT / Gay :

Kerry Eleveld will be read from and sign copies of her new book Don’t Tell Me to Wait in New York and Washington, D.C.

Obama's Legacy: A Domino Effect of Freedom

The president's deft repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" set the stage for a remarkable string of LGBT wins, writes Don't Tell Me to Wait author Kerry Eleveld.

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Once More Unto the Breach…or Not Late last week Kerry Eleveld and li'l old me posted about a walking, talking punchline of the Bible-thumping variety who was planning to gather petition signatures for a 2017 referendum that would strip decade-old statewide LGBT protections from Maine's human rights law. Show More Summary

Democrats debate in Flint, open thread #5

This debate is about to come to a close, with Tuesday about to bring primaries in Michigan and Mississippi. Monday, Mar 7, 2016 · 2:51:02 AM +00:00 · Kerry Eleveld Q on fracking: do you support it because it often pollutes water? Clinton...Show More Summary

Democrats debate in Flint, open thread #4

It continues. (Until 10 PM ET, allegedly.) Watch on CNN or Monday, Mar 7, 2016 · 2:32:34 AM +00:00 · Kerry Eleveld Q on Detroit schools and issues with rats, mold, non-certified teachers, etc. Our students need help. Who's going...Show More Summary

Marco Rubio's tax and spending plans constitute a snare and a delusion

Republican math never seems to add up. Well, that’s not quite true—it adds up plenty when we’re talking about the 1 percent and above.  Marco Rubio’s tax and spending plans are a case in point. My colleague Kerry Eleveld poked a hole in one of Rubio’s proposals last week. Show More Summary

‘Don’t Tell Me to Wait,’ by Kerry Eleveld

How the president came to support marriage equality and an end to “don’t ask, don’t tell.”

Kerry Eleveld's Message to Obama: 'Don't Tell Me to Wait'

The line to get a picture taken with the president and first lady at White House holiday parties runs like clockwork. Marines systematically process a queue that’s about 250 couples deep over the course of roughly ninety minutes, ensuring...Show More Summary

Don’t Tell Me to Wait

Kerry Eleveld's out with a new book on the LGBT movement's relationship with President Obama. Read it.

Go Listen to Kerry Eleveld Talk About LGBTQ Rights, Obama, and the Fight for Marriage Equality

2 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Buy Eleveld's new book, then get her to sign it for you tonight at Town Hall. Maria Fernanda Albarracin I just re-read the post that Savage wrote the day the Supreme Court came out in favor of marriage equality and re-remembered that day and now I'm all emotional: "I never thought this day would come—not in my lifetime. Show More Summary

Clinton's support for precinct-based 50-state strategy the right move for any Democratic candidate

Making new an old-fashioned party-building approach. Hillary Clinton is making a big deal out of rebuilding state Democratic parties, as noted here by Kerry Eleveld last week. That's an important move that every Democrat of whateverShow More Summary

Op-ed: We Are Not Gay, We Are Human

Democrats not only missed an opportunity to help on immigration reform, they missed the point, argues Kerry Eleveld. read more

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