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Here We Go Again — McConnell Is Trying To Sabotage The Country

When President Obama took office in 2009, he was facing numerous crises. The economy was losing 800,000 jobs per month, the banking and auto industries were on the verge of collapse and the U.S....

When far-right groups are coming to town, what’s the best way to resist?

We’ve seen it all unfold before: the growing presence of white supremacist rhetoric online, racist flyers promoting far-right rallies and marches, Confederate flags being waved proudly in the streets, and violence and destruction that...

Sen. Brian Schatz (Hawaii) talks to Daily Kos, live today on The Brief

My YouTube show The Brief, co-hosted with Kerry Eleveld, airs every Tuesday, 1:30PT/4:30ET. Today we’re going to go deep into the Senate with the help of two amazing guests: U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz of...
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Rand Paul Sees An Exit Ramp For Trump Impeachment: Boycott!

It really is beyond shame that I have one of the most truly evil men supposedly representing me in the U.S. Senate (The Satanic Snapping Turtle Mitch McConnell), but to have a wannabee pseduo-libertarian/consitutional...

The GOP needs to figure out their Trump problem now

On his way out the door, right before it hit him in his ass, twice-impeached madman Donald Trump said, “Have a good life. We will see you soon.” What might’ve been a throwaway line from...

An unapologetic Biden is finally saying goodbye to the centrism that hobbled Democrats for...

As Barack Obama's inauguration kicked off on Jan. 20, 2009, LGBTQ Americans across the country watched with mixed emotions while evangelical pastor Rick Warren delivered the invocation. Though the vast majority of them had...

Trump’s second impeachment is about more than you think

When the House acted swiftly to impeach Donald Trump for a second time on Jan. 13, the actual Articles of Impeachment were shockingly brief. With just five pages, the first of which is completely...

Child tax credit in Biden-Harris COVID-19 relief plan would boost millions of kids out...

The Biden-Harris plan for COVID-19 relief contains a lot of good stuff tucked into it, like this: a child tax credit expansion that would lift millions of children out of poverty. The plan not only...

"Won’t you please be nice to him? It makes it so much easier."

Those words spoken by my mother over fifty years ago have been echoing in my mind since the attempted over-throw of our democracy on January 6th. They echo with every demand for “unity” from those who...

finagling a coup: the US was closer to the end of democracy than previously...

Combined with a Capitol insurrection that would frighten more than 147 legislators to overturn the Electoral College, an acting AG replaced by a Trump crony could have fronted a successful coup d'état. This does explain...

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