LiveBlog: Kamala Harris on TRMS (Community Live Bloggers)

Kamala Harris will appear on The Rachel Maddow Show tonight. The likely topic will be a review of Harris’s questioning of Amy Coney Barrett, featuring more dodging and some hint of hostility from Barrett. Live Blog below. x People are scared. They’re scared what will happen if the Supreme Court destroys the Affordable Care Act…

PA-01: Pete Buttigieg Helps Christina Finello (D) Expand Our House Majority

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D. IN), in support of Christina Finello’s (D. PA-01) congressional campaign: Christina Finello (D. PA-01) We’re just weeks away from the most consequential election of our lifetimes, and I’m not just talking about the presidential contest. We have the chance to make…

14% think Trump is more of a wimp

Trump is rushing SCOTUS vote to contest the election results, but GOP senators up for re-election may pay for this. Then again IMPOTUS* is sending seniors $200 “Trump cards” for their votes. x And here I thought this was hyperbole or trolling https://t.co/mgO2kSIOsV pic.twitter.com/nOHjQ7AMnk— Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) September 25, 2020 x Here's What GOP Senators Said…

AK-Sen: HuffPost, “A Secret Recording Of Mining Executives Is Shaking Up The Alaska Senate Race”

First, from The Washington Post: Mining executive Tom Collier, who boasted in secretly taped conversations that he had leveraged his ties to Republican officials to advance a controversial project in Alaska, resigned Wednesday. Collier, CEO of the Pebble Limited Partnership, offered his resignation a day after the group Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) released recordings of…

Ron Johnson Senate probe flops, actually reinforces impeachment findings

Ron Johnson and his 2019 Fourth of July visit to Russia has revealed that surprise, surprise, FAIL. Rather, he’s reinforced the actual Trump Impeachment investigation and instead affirmed that the “‘Hunterghazi’ tale has been widely debunked.” In reality, Burisma was not even being investigated at the time, and the vice president was working to oust that…

RBG has passed away at 87

Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court, died of complications from cancer. In a statement dictated to her granddaughter Clara Spera days before her death, she said, “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new President is installed.” x WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court says Justice Ruth…

PA-10: President Josiah Bartlet Endorses Eugene DePasquale (D) For Congress

Received this e-mail today from actor and activist, Martin Sheen, in support of Eugene DePasquale’s (D. PA-10) congressional campaign: Hello there, My name is Martin Sheen, though you may remember me as President Bartlet on The West Wing. I don’t have the kind of (fictional) power that I used to have as a (fictional) president. But…

Yadda—Yadda—Yadda

When Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, famously created the television sensation of the late 1980s Seinfeld, they hyped it as the show about nothing.  The resulting enigma of laughter about nothing resulted in some famous flashes of comedic brilliance known as, Seinfeld moments. Well, the Republican National Committee announced its’ party platform Monday night, and…

Collusion between Trump campaign and Russia never ended

As we begin a week of pure GOP propaganda, it’s time to remind ourselves how we got here as well as remind ourselves that the GOP is still entangled with Russia as well as malign forces. With less than 100 days before the presidential election, U.S. intelligence officials are warning that Russia and other adversaries…

Senators on vacation as the Russians keep working

GOP Senators took their three weeks off, as the COVID death toll rises, Some left to campaign for re-election, others to disinform in support of IMPOTUS*. And then there’s Trump corrupting USPS in unprecedented election meddling. All the while, even Trump cannot condemn QAnon’s tacit escalation of Trumpian themes.   x Which Senate seats are in play…