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Matt Sheffield at Salon reports—Brexit engineer Nigel Farage hired to promote effort to break California in two: Nigel Farage, the British politician known for his successful campaign to get the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, has teamed...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The current sitting president is an idiot manchild. On a related note: During last weekend's meeting between Idiot Manchild and German leader Angela Merkel, the idiot manchild allegedly handed Merkel a printed "bill" for roughly 370 billion Euros, the...
From: Daily Kos | By: Hunter | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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If non-college educated whites are the base of the Republican Party in the Trump-era, the GOP is in long-term trouble. Middle-aged whites with little or no college are dying younger and with less children than they have in decades. The trend toward...
From: Daily Kos | By: DarkSyde | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Tax reform was never going to be easy. But now, flailing politically in the wake of the health care debacle, GOP fissures are already clouding the party's efforts to overhaul the tax code. The White House likely won't be keen to let Paul Ryan's House...
From: Daily Kos | By: Kerry Eleveld | Monday, March 27, 2017
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We’re back for a live Monday show, and weekend catch-up time with Greg Dworkin. This is Week 10 of The Presidential Apprentice, and things aren’t getting any easier for Donald Trump. Could this be the week PeeGate is verified? Many people are saying...
From: Daily Kos | By: David Waldman | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Leading Off ● GA-06: On behalf of Fox 5 Atlanta, independent pollster Opinion Savvy gives Democrat Jon Ossoff two good pieces of news in Georgia's 6th Congressional District. The poll shows Ossoff easily advancing past the April 18 top two primary,...
From: Daily Kos | By: Daily Kos Elections | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Watching and reading news stories about immigrants in the U.S. fleeing to Canada for fear of being deported by Donald Trump’s xenophobic policies prompted thoughts of a past when black Americans fled to Canada to escape slavery. While U.S. schools...
From: Daily Kos | By: Denise Oliver Velez | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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In case you missed the news, Congress screwed us royally today. It’s really the perfect 21st Century upgrade of the fascist state: a law that promotes profit obtained via theft and gives the government access to data it has no legitimate reason to...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Fresh off their humiliating display of incompetent healthcare "reform” (by which they meant a tax cut for rich people), Donald Trump and the Republican Party alike are moving on to their next big agenda item: tax reform. This will also consist of...
From: Daily Kos | By: Hunter | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Trump regime's open racism, travel bans, threats to "sanctuary cities,” and already stepped-up deportation efforts are having one big, probably-not-intentional-but-who-knows effect: More kids are going hungry. That's because families with undocumented...
From: Daily Kos | By: Hunter | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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House Republicans are hunky dory with internet service providers and big telecom doing pretty much anything they like with your most sensitive internet data—your browsing history, your financial transactions, your Social Security number, whatever....
From: Daily Kos | By: Joan McCarter | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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From: Daily Kos | By: keefknight | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Campaign Action The White House seems to have gone to great lengths to make sure Sally Yates doesn't provide public testimony to Congress. Why would someone who was elevated to the position of acting Attorney General for a total of 10 days give Trump...
From: Daily Kos | By: Kerry Eleveld | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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What got Michael Flynn in trouble—supposedly—isn’t that he was having frequent chats with the Russian ambassador. It’s that he wasn’t being open about those chats and explaining what they were really about. Who else is known to be in a similar...
From: Daily Kos | By: Mark Sumner | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Today’s comic by Jen Sorensen is One weird trick for dealing with government-bashers: An Activists’ Calendar of Resistance Events • Senator wants Treasury Secretary Mnuchin’s Lego movie comments reviewed: The top Democrat on the Senate Finance...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Showing that climate science deniers really are in charge now, Pr*sident Donald Trump took a giant leap backward Tuesday with his signing of the “Energy Independence Executive Order.” The order begins the process of undoing President Barack Obama’s...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Apparently, there just wasn't enough humiliation to go around last week when House Speaker Paul Ryan was forced to pull Trumpcare from the floor amid mass defections from both Freedom Caucus and moderate Republicans. They're looking for more. Just days...
From: Daily Kos | By: Joan McCarter | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Donald Trump, who is forever taking credit for other people's work, bragged this morning about JOBS! JOBS! JOBS! coming back to the United States. As we have now come to expect, it's all flash, no substance. xThe big news ended up being only 130 jobs...
From: Daily Kos | By: Hunter | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Grifter-in-Chief Donald Trump isn’t just set on bilking Americans for the “f*cking wall” that Mexico isn’t paying for—he wants to steamroll straight through their homes too: Even before President Trump was inaugurated, U.S. citizens who...
From: Daily Kos | By: Gabe Ortiz | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Minutes after the White House released an unsigned statement Tuesday calling reporting that it had tried to muzzle Sally Yates “entirely false,” CBS tweeted a March 24 letter showing former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates was told by...
From: Daily Kos | By: Kerry Eleveld | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Reacting to news that not just House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes, but the entire Trump regime has been working to silence Sally Yates, Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA) is calling for a return to public hearings and letting the truth come out. Today,...
From: Daily Kos | By: Mark Sumner | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Campaign Action Every House member's phone line needs to be jammed today—call the switchboard to be forwarded to your rep's office: 202-224-3121—to protect our online privacy. Last week, while the nation was all distracted calling the House about...
From: Daily Kos | By: Joan McCarter | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The events of the last few days haven’t exactly kept the Trump–Russia story out of the news or soothed concerns about the number and depth of connections. So what’s a Donald to do when even those who’ve been dismissive of the story to this point...
From: Daily Kos | By: Mark Sumner | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Speculation on Monday evening suggested that the primary target of Devin Nunes’ odd behavior over the previous days was preventing the next public hearing of the Intelligence Committee, a hearing at which former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates...
From: Daily Kos | By: Mark Sumner | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Follow Jen on Twitter at @JenSorensen...
From: Daily Kos | By: Jen Sorensen | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Energize An Ally Tuesday Riddle me this, Batman: what's better than one Democrat winning a Republican-held House seat in a special election (as Jon Ossoff appears well-positioned to do in Georgia's 6th District, where...
From: Daily Kos | By: Bill in Portland Maine | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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We begin today’s roundup with Jonathan Bernstein at Bloomberg: Gallup's first post-health care presidential approval poll showed President Donald Trump down to 36 percent approval, a new low. He had previously fallen slightly below Barack Obama's...
From: Daily Kos | By: Georgia Logothetis | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Meet the Swamp. Since Carl Icahn, the billionaire investor, was named by President Trump as a special adviser on regulatory matters, he has been busy working behind the scenes to try to revamp an obscure Environmental Protection Agency rule that governs...
From: Daily Kos | By: Hunter | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democratic member of the House Intelligence Committee, is now calling on committee chair Rep. Devin Nunes to recuse himself from the Russia and Trump investigations. This is not a recommendation I make lightly, as the Chairman...
From: Daily Kos | By: Hunter | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Trumpcare flopped bigly last week, so Donald Trump’s regime has fallen back to doing what they always do best: attacking undocumented immigrants and their families. During a press conference earlier today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions pledged to...
From: Daily Kos | By: Gabe Ortiz | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The subject of Devin Nunes’ antics dominated much of the afternoon press conference with Sean Spicer as reporters tried to make sense of what seemed to be an information loop beginning and ending at the White House. Under questioning, Spicer claimed...
From: Daily Kos | By: Mark Sumner | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Today’s comic by Tom Tomorrow is The Trump diaries: What you missed on Sunday Kos …  Signs of hope for Democrats in 2018? A cautious yes, by Sher Watts Spooner If Democrats fail to fight Gorsuch, they look weak and share the blame for future decisions,...
From: Daily Kos | By: Barbara Morrill | Monday, March 27, 2017
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In between his lashing out—especially Democrats—at everybody for failing him on Trumpcare, popular vote loser Donald Trump tweeted to the people not to worry, because "we will all get together." Democrats have basically two words in response. Fat...
From: Daily Kos | By: Joan McCarter | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Popular vote loser Donald Trump just hit a new Gallup low in the wake of his Trumpcare flop:   xTrump down to 36% in Gallup in poll conducted from Fri-Sunday, largely after ACHA failure https://t.co/rMlHnQjR84 pic.twitter.com/HkG97T9ouo—...
From: Daily Kos | By: Gabe Ortiz | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, had to rush to the White House to inform Donald Trump that he had come across information connecting Trump associates to intelligence investigations. Nunes refuses to reveal where he got this...
From: Daily Kos | By: Mark Sumner | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Until the last couple of weeks, few people had any reason to run into the name Devin Nunes. Nunes’ storied political career consists of being appointed a state agriculture commissioner by George W. Bush, then moving from there to California’s newly...
From: Daily Kos | By: Mark Sumner | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Popular vote loser Donald Trump reacted to the stunning loss of the Republican party's seven-year raison d'etre as you would expect him to, on Twitter, with a threat and a promise. xObamaCare will explode and we will all get together and piece together...
From: Daily Kos | By: Joan McCarter | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Thousands upon thousands of words can—and have—been written about what a total disaster of infighting and backstabbing the Trump White House has become, but this detail from Politico’s Alex Isenstadt may tell you everything you need to know about...
From: Daily Kos | By: Laura Clawson | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Follow me on Twitter: @tomtomorrow. And if you’re in the area, come see me at the Los Angeles Times Book Festival on April 23!...
From: Daily Kos | By: Tom Tomorrow | Monday, March 27, 2017
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If you’ve been waiting for the moment when Donald Trump hands over power … good news! But Trump isn’t officially placing his magic marker scrawl on a resignation. It’s just that, after two whole weeks of trying to get a health care bill passed,...
From: Daily Kos | By: Mark Sumner | Monday, March 27, 2017
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We know that many Trump voters only watch Fox, but local outlets will disseminate the news regardless. It will take time for them to come to grips, and some will never do so. Nevertheless, some will and — more importantly — everyone else including...
From: Daily Kos | By: Greg Dworkin | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Oh look, somebody thinks they're about to get sued. Conspiracy theorist and radio host Alex Jones was pressured to air an apology for his role in spreading the false “Pizzagate” conspiracy theory, which led to a Jones listener firing a gun inside...
From: Daily Kos | By: Hunter | Monday, March 27, 2017
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U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman has been living off of government assistance since 1993—first as a Wisconsin State Assembly member, then as a Wisconsin state senator, and now as Wisconsin’s representative from the 6th Congressional District. He does...
From: Daily Kos | By: Mark E Andersen | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Before I start criticizing anyone, let me start with this: I appreciate any Republican who stands up to criticize this sorry excuse for a president. Two such anti-Trump Republicans are the NYT’s Ross Douthat and David Brooks. My appreciation for their...
From: Daily Kos | By: Ian Reifowitz | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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After the stunning ineptness with which Republicans presented their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, a bill doomed less by its promise to strip insurance from 24 million Americans for the sake of another tax cut than by Republican infighting over...
From: Daily Kos | By: Hunter | Monday, March 27, 2017
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In an interview with Forbes, Donald Trump's dumbest son Qusay gives away the game: Even the ruse of Trump handing ownership of his companies to his own sons while in elected office, ownership that he will then reclaim after he leaves that office, was...
From: Daily Kos | By: Hunter | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Five days after the presidential election, I wrote a concession message to Trump voters congratulating them for what they had won. To those Trump promised would get “sick of winning,” I predicted, “You've won his ‘big and beautiful’ Obamacare...
From: Daily Kos | By: Jon Perr | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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They call people like us—meaning progressives—pro-choice. But we are also pro-life—actually, really pro-life. We want policies that maximize life. Those who wrap themselves in the pro-life mantra but sneer at our pro-choice stance should be joining...
From: Daily Kos | By: Egberto Willies | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Yup. After presiding over the meltdown of Republican Obamacare repeal efforts, Trump went golfing again. Sunday's trip marked the president's 13th trip to a golf course since taking office. He has made a trip to a Trump-owned property eight weekends...
From: Daily Kos | By: Hunter | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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A couple of years ago I changed my auto insurance from one state to another due to a move. But I did not save a lot on my car insurance! In fact, it cost me about $350 a year more. I asked why and the reasons given were greater exposure for the company...
From: Daily Kos | By: DarkSyde | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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