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As she walked through Ronald Reagan airport, Senator Krysten Sinema of Arizona confronted climate activists and others over her ongoing obstruction of the 3.5 trillion dollars build-back better plan. The former Green Party activist who campaigned for Ralph Nader in 2000 (which helped Goerge W Bush win the presidential election...

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  • October 5, 2021

As she walked through Ronald Reagan airport, Senator Krysten Sinema of Arizona was confronted by climate activists over her ongoing obstruction of the 3.5 trillion dollars build-back better plan. The 3.5 plan is where the majority of climate provisions can be found. It is strongly opposed by the fossil fuel interests that...

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  • October 5, 2021

If you have seen the movie Birds of Prey (And the Fabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), you know the underlying theme was her discovering her power amidst a world of insanity, crime, and social degradation; hence her emancipation. That brings me to the current impasse in the Senate, with...

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  • October 4, 2021

Here’s the latest news today out of Pennsylvania: Sean Parnell, a staunch support of former President Donald Trump who narrowly lost a race for Pennsylvania’s 17th congressional district in November, announced Tuesday that he plans to run for the open Senate seat in the state. “The U.S Senate is evenly...

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  • May 12, 2021

From Politico: Rep. Conor Lamb has begun telling some donors and supporters in recent days that he is likely to enter the Pennsylvania Senate race, according to multiple people familiar with the discussions. Lamb has urged some donors to contribute quickly as he ramps up his fundraising operation ahead of...

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  • April 30, 2021

If you are surprised by this headline, you haven’t been watching Donald J. Trump close enough. Donald Trump is Coriolanus Snow, the authoritarian president of Panem in the Hunger Games. According to Politico: Donald Trump was headlining a fundraiser on Wednesday night at his golf club in West Palm Beach,...

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  • March 26, 2021

Violence is not the only way political voice is uttered in a democracy, but the GQP wants it to leverage their reclaiming power. Trump’s acquittal has paved the way for more political violence https://t.co/3Y33P6U3zl — Mother Jones (@MotherJones) February 20, 2021 Last week, the Senate voted to acquit former President Donald Trump...

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  • February 21, 2021

“Lies of a feather flock together” “I think there is a very fair question here whether moderators of The Donald destroyed evidence that would aid law enforcement investigation." https://t.co/bLXNZ8fXvt — Mother Jones (@MotherJones) January 29, 2021 In the days ahead of the January 6 Capitol riot, there were warnings, but...

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  • January 30, 2021

While I didn’t plan on getting back to posting election diaries until after today, I figured it was important to post this: x This was tweeted by field director of @NRSC run by @SenRickScott. pic.twitter.com/ej5rTL82Qu— Daniel Uhlfelder (@DWUhlfelderLaw) January 20, 2021 So this is a preview of what we are...

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  • January 20, 2021

Trump campaign staffers were behind the rally that led to the violent insurrection at the Capitol according to documents obtained by the AP. The campaign denied that they were involved and blamed it on low-level former employees described as “kids.”  Throwing the kids under the bus, what vile and despicable...

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  • January 20, 2021

According to documents obtained by the AP, Trump campaign staffers were behind the rally that led to the violent and deadly insurrection at the Capitol. The Trump campaign denied that they were involved and blamed it on low-level former employees who described them as “kids.”  Throwing the “kids” under the...

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  • January 20, 2021

The national madness of 74 million people sent to the fainting couch by voting for a persistent complainer and his tweeted grievances, often as impure as their iteration. Courtesy must end if only because Trump ignored his intel briefings while in office. His only reason to want them would be...

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  • January 18, 2021

Even as DC is now better prepared for a “million militia march” on 20 January, the likelihood is that only the most foolhardy will lay their lives down for Trump’s Big Lie. Meanwhile “something of a pariah” Trump will flee to Florida to rehabilitate his now permanently abysmal position in history. And...

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  • January 17, 2021

Received this e-mail today from the Georgia Democratic Party: Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) &  Jon Ossoff (D. GA) On November 3 we made history in Georgia, and in less than one month we have to do it again to flip the Senate blue and end Mitch McConnell’s reign. Luckily,...

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  • December 9, 2020

And in case you’re giving Donald Trump credit for a level of understanding that seems beyond his ken, he also thinks Republicans will take back the House. And no one thinks that.  No, it appears he thinks the Senate is lost because there are some GOP senators he doesn’t like — and...

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  • October 24, 2020

From The Washington Post: x Trump privately told donors it would be ‘very tough’ for GOP to hold Senate, saying: ‘I don't want to help some of them’ https://t.co/3aR8MAZx6D— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) October 24, 2020 President Trump privately told donors this past week that it will be “very tough”...

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  • October 24, 2020

Nice: x YouTube Video The anti-Trump GOP group the Lincoln Project launched an ad Tuesday targeting Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) as her battle to keep her Senate seat ramps up. The group framed Ernst as a “yes woman” for President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in the ad and a press release, which come...

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  • October 14, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Theresa Greenfield’s (D. IA) U.S. Senate campaign: President Barack Obama is hosting a virtual grassroots fundraiser this Friday to help us take back the Senate — and we want you to be there! Taking back the Senate has never been more important, and these Democratic candidates in Iowa, Texas,...

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  • October 13, 2020

Kudos to Josh Israel at The American Independent for catching this: In an interview with a local radio network, Perdue seemed to suggest that cutting funding to the popular entitlement programs — which provide health insurance and benefits to American seniors — would help reduce the national debt. “This is...

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  • October 8, 2020
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Since today is a heavy Lindsey Graham (R. SC) news day on Daily Kos, I figured it was important to highlight this from The Huffington Post: Democrat Matt Lieberman hosted a fundraiser for Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) in 2013, a tough look as he tries to win over Democratic voters...

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  • October 4, 2020

Hmm, RoJo the Clown doesn’t care if he kills his supporters either, apparently.  The Daily Beast: U.S. Senator Ron Johnson tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday. But, after finding out he had the virus, which has killed more than 220,000 Americans to date, the Wisconsin Republican still chose to attend...

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  • October 3, 2020

So a plague is ripping through the White House and no one knows what to do or what’s really going on, as top officials downplay the threat and keep everyone in the dark. Man, that’s so against type for these people. New York magazine: With President Trump hospitalized for COVID-19 at Walter...

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  • October 3, 2020
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So this bull shit just happened: The Michigan Supreme Court issued a split decision late Friday that ruled against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in a battle over her power to extend emergency declarations used to mandate COVID-19 restrictions. The court's decision throws in to question orders issued by Whitmer related to...

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  • October 3, 2020

The Trump campaign goes virtual and now may attempt a national address to get more free media even after spreading the Trump virus at a fundraiser Thursday. Contact tracing may go back to the Amy Coney Barrett SCOTUS nominee announcement as the super-spreader event, even as Hope Hicks specifically has been identified....

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  • October 2, 2020

Did Trump truly believe that he could avoid catching the virus, as so much contact tracing must be done for the several days of exposure to a symptomatic Hope HIcks. “This is deadly stuff, the plague, so easily transmissible..” Aside from Karmic justice, Trump’s inner circle has spread COVID-19. He will...

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  • October 2, 2020

Did Trump truly believe that he could avoid catching the virus, as so much contact tracing must be done for the several days of exposure to a symptomatic Hope HIcks. “This is deadly stuff, the plague, so easily transmissible..” Aside from Karmic justice, Trump’s inner circle has spread COVID-19. He will...

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  • October 2, 2020

Hope Hicks was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Wednesday. She is symptomatic. Yet Trump went to a fundraiser on Thursday. Hope Hicks COVID infection is a product of Trump’s irresponsibility See full episodes here. The chronology as pointed out on MSNBC was as follows: On Wednesday morning Hope Hicks had a COVID-19...

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  • October 2, 2020

From The Houston Chronicle: “This is a state that perhaps better than any other understands the costs and consequences of Donald Trump,” O’Rourke said during a pre-debate press call hosted by the Texas Democratic Party. “And it’s a state by the way — not unrelated to that — that is...

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  • September 30, 2020

We experienced a collective freakout two days ago when Donald Trump refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the November election (which merely tells me that the piano movers they eventually hire to drag his semi-animated carcass from the Oval Office may need to carry cattle prods),...

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  • September 25, 2020
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From The Houston Chronicle: Texas has once again shattered vote registration records, adding more than 1.5 million voters since the last presidential election. Texas now surpassed 16.6 million voters, according to the latest numbers announced Tuesday by Texas Secretary of State Ruth R. Hughs. And there are still almost two...

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  • September 22, 2020

More good news today out of Texas: x BREAKING: A new poll shows us just TWO POINTS DOWN! Our momentum keeps growing. Chip in now to defeat John Cornyn: https://t.co/nMcT1Aa91Y pic.twitter.com/hRvqNVAkT4 — MJ Hegar (@mjhegar) September 21, 2020 Here are the full results. From the poll: FYI: x TEXASTrump 48%...

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  • September 21, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rouke (D. TX) and his organization, Powered By People: With Election Day just weeks away, our volunteers have been working harder than ever. And the work is paying off. Just last night, 480 volunteers made over 176,000 calls to register...

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  • September 17, 2020

In case you haven’t noticed…Almost every Front Page Post gets this comment from 2Thanks. Agreed. Taking back our country from the vlad-compromised virus spreader is of course not a matter of luck, but work. Dear Readers and Members of Daily Kos: Please donate to Joe and Kamala via our new ActBlue...

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  • September 14, 2020

Trump Russia continues, as IMPOTUS* covers for Russia, and DHS & DoJ defections continue in the assessment of 2016 and 2020 Russian actions. Will John Durham create an “interim” deliverable for Bill Barr’s ‘October Surprise’. x This is false. No independent arbiter “determined” this about Mueller. The DOJ IG said the Russia probe was...

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  • September 13, 2020

There’s a BeijingBiden website, but Trump seems to have decided not to use this insult in speeches, leaving that meme to surrogates and media bottom-feeders. The meme was important to the Trump campaign in April, but since China “prefers” Biden, no amount of “China Virus” can offset Americans’ awareness of...

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  • September 9, 2020

Trump’s handpicked (with all the gross implications that word conjures up) Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has almost certainly broken a lot of federal laws, including conflict of interest laws, in his open plot to break the Postal Service. But there is growing evidence that he has also broken North Carolina...

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  • September 7, 2020

Loving this: Joining forces with MJ Hegar, Beto O’Rourke blasted Sen. John Cornyn Thursday night as “the single greatest enabler of Donald Trump in the U.S. Senate”— urging Texans to oust the three-term Republican to save the nation from a lawless and dangerous president. “If you want to end not...

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  • September 4, 2020

From Salon: Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, who has repeatedly expressed doubt about the science behind the coronavirus pandemic, has political and lobbying ties to Gilead, the pharmaceutical giant behind COVID treatment remdesivir, which lobbied the Senate as lawmakers debated the CARES Act this March. Multiple former Cornyn aides, including a former chief of...

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  • September 2, 2020

He’s running scared: He’s in the middle of one of the most contested Senate races in the country as Republicans battle to keep control of the upper chamber. And he’s been a strong supporter of President Donald Trump and an advocate to bring the 2020 Republican National Convention to Charlotte....

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  • August 24, 2020

That’s pathetic: Arizona Republican Senator Martha McSally is asking supporters to “fast a meal” and pass along the savings to her campaign. According to an Arizona CBS local affiliate, McSally made the callous pitch at a recent event in northern Arizona. “We’re doing our part to catch up, you know, to get...

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  • August 23, 2020

The man, most responsible for the xenophobic policies of Donald Trump, was arrested yesterday morning. Steve Bannon was probably startled at 7:15 am aboard a 150-foot yacht when agents of the United States Postal Service, took him into custody, the charge, fraud.  I can imagine Mr. Bannon dining on stuffed French...

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  • August 21, 2020

So many people have been coffee boy’d by Donald Trump, you have to seriously wonder how much caffeine a person can safely consume before bleeding out their irises. The latest person/entity Trump is desperately trying to scramble away from like Sir Robin from the killer rabbit is the two-headed scandalmaker du...

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  • August 20, 2020

From Westword: During recent interviews, Gardner has said positive things about the way Colorado has conducted mail-in voting, and he did so again, more or less, during a forum not meant for public consumption: an August 5 telephone fundraiser. But in a transcript from the event obtained by Westword, he also sought to...

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  • August 13, 2020

President Vaporware is at it again. As with the “great” health care plan he assured us would replace Obamacare “immediately”; the elimination of the entire national debt in eight years; the big, beautiful wall Mexico was supposed to pay for; and a newly great America that never quite seemed to materialize, Trump...

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  • August 10, 2020

Another stunt to keep Trump in the news on a Saturday, because he’s losing. Yesterday’s presser at his golf club was such a joke, this one shouldn’t even be covered, since it’s really coordinated with a Trump fundraiser. Wimp of Wall Street. No, Democrats aren’t cheating in the election by...

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  • August 8, 2020

Fortunately, Trump has telegraphed one of his tactical options to remain in power. x For nearly 90 years, the Constitution has contained a built-in safeguard against presidents who try to retain power beyond the end of their term: presidential power automatically passes to the House Speaker at noon on January...

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  • July 31, 2020

Remember that his visit to a Texas oil-rig makes it an “official” trip. He’s whining about Fox News coverage, among other things. His fundraising shtick will have the usual things, although there likely will be some idiocy leaking from the event. Today’s meme is that “Democrats will abolish the suburbs”. The Economist’s...

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  • July 29, 2020

From Oliver Willis at The American Independent: Republican Senate candidate Kris Kobach claimed in mid-July that tallies of the number of people who have been died after being infected by the coronavirus are being exaggerated to hurt Donald Trump. “I believe that the numbers are being cooked. The books are...

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  • July 28, 2020

The land of flaming nitwits. More federal government shakedowns, courtesy of the GOP, complete with payoffs to try to get re-elected. x This may be the single greatest protest chant of all time…Please someone get some audio and play it as part of an on air segment 😂💀🙈 pic.twitter.com/XFr0mmOl0X— Jason...

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  • July 26, 2020

Apparently Trump originally wanted to do a rally to support Tommy Tuberville against Jeff Sessions, but no one in Alabama wanted it. Then the campaign wanted to use that slot to do an airport-hanger rally in New Hampshire, but now a storm may rain on the Trump parade, probably fortuitous...

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  • July 10, 2020
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