Kansas

It feels like red states are continually trying to one-up each other when it comes to restricting reproductive rights. If, say, Kansas announces it’s going to make patients jump through hoops to access abortion services, Oklahoma may stand up and say, “Hold my middling, watered-down American simulacrum of a beer and...

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  • February 11, 2022

Here’s the latest news today out of Pennsylvania: Lou Barletta, the Republican Party’s Donald Trump-endorsed nominee for U.S. Senate in 2018, is running for governor of Pennsylvania. Barletta, 65, becomes the most prominent figure to enter a 2022 governor’s race that Republicans have won every time in the past half-century...

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  • May 17, 2021

President Joe Biden announced today that every state has removed age eligibility for Covid-19 vaccinations so anyone 16 or over can received a Pfizer/BioNtech shot and anyone18 or over can receive a dose of Moderna’s vaccine. Biden’s goal of 200 million vaccinations in his first 100 days should be reached this Wednesday, eight days...

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  • April 19, 2021

Sometimes the New York Times gets it right: How Trump Steered Supporters Into Unwitting Donations During the 2020 campaign, Trump kept running short of cash. (Anything less than “all of it” is short of cash in his eyes.) So he died what unscrupulous advertisers often do: He rigged his donation...

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  • April 3, 2021

WaPo’s Greg Miller’s “main takeaway from ODNI report is that America’s enemies learned more from Russia-2016 about how to muck around in U.S. elections than the U.S. learned/did about how to stop it.” It didn’t stop Russia from trying to interfere again, although this time the Russians relied more on...

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  • March 17, 2021

Some big news this week out of Missouri: A Missouri Democrat who works at an organization that fights corporate monopolies on Tuesday became the latest candidate to announce a bid for U.S. Senate. Lucas Kunce, 38, is the national security policy director at the American Economic Liberties Project, an organization...

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  • March 11, 2021

W.H. Press Secretary Jen Psaki squashes the talking point Republicans have infused in the mainstream media about COVID Relief Bill bipartisanship. Jen Psaki relentlessly on proper narrative See full episodes here. For too long, White House Press Secretaries, Democratic politicians, and Progressives have allowed the Republicans to define their policies’ narrative via...

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  • February 28, 2021

Sadly too many Americans allow the con from Republicans on spending. Ali Velshi exposes what is hidden in plain sight that should give us pause. Ali Velshi exposes Republicans, Mitch McConnell See full episodes here. The House of Representatives passed the COVID-19 relief bill. The House passed its $1.9 trillion...

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  • February 27, 2021

We must make the Texas Catastrophe the nail-in-the-coffin for post-Reagan failed economics. Economist Paul Krugman is not sure. I am! Why? Post-Reagan failed economics must end See full episodes here. Conservative economic policies hurt the poor and middle-class as it transfers wealth to a few. The Texas Electric grid catastrophe is...

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  • February 24, 2021

An initial note — I’ve always thought that the most effective tool by far against Trump is to mock him.  That weakness has been central to this rube from Queens who spent a lifetime craving Manhattan’s (unavailable) approval. With that in mind, I need to point out one of the weirdest (although typical)...

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  • February 24, 2021

The Washington Post did a version of the NY Times profiles of Trumpists, albeit those who were involved in the 6 January insurrection, and there does seem to be a class struggle, not quite like one would expect. The participation of people with middle- and upper-middle-class positions fits with research...

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  • February 10, 2021

In the first 19 days since Joe Biden took office about 26.7 million Covid-19 vaccinations have taken place. Altogether, more than 32.9 million Americans had received at least one shot of vaccine as of yesterday, that is 9.9% of the total population and 12.5% of those old enough to be eligible. Between...

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  • February 10, 2021

Just in case you too have no life and are watching Super Bowl commercials, a live blog opportunity. x Lack Of Super Bowl Party Will Not Hamper Woman’s Plan To Make 10 Pounds Of Buffalo Wing Dip https://t.co/nVdRow6zmy pic.twitter.com/oIbITm1Hid— The Onion (@TheOnion) February 7, 2021 < p class=”is-empty-p”> The Kansas...

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  • February 7, 2021

http://www.nytimes.com/… The number of Americans who have received at least one Covid-19 dose exceeded 25.2 million yesterday, as the number of shots administered Friday was more than 1.5 million for the day. This includes over 1.1 million who received their first shot and almost 400,000 who received their second. Joe Biden set a...

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  • January 31, 2021

http://www.nytimes.com/… The number of Americans who have received at least one Covid-19 dose exceeded 25.2 million yesterday, as the number of shots administered Friday was more than 1.5 million for the day. This includes over 1.1 million who received their first shot and almost 400,000 who received their second. Joe Biden set a...

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  • January 31, 2021

Not much here at the moment, because the situation in DC has attracted most of the coverage, but NBC affiliate KSN confirms that “protesters” [sic] have also breached the Kansas statehouse and seized the rotunda. Capitol police have apparently responded and are on site but have not engaged, allowing the...

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  • January 6, 2021

The Trump crazies are now, metaphorically speaking, slitting their own throats as uncontrolled Covid infections rage through their communities. These simpletons have turned their very lives over to an incompetent, impotent, and illegitimate buffoon and his administration along with Fox News and the GOP. NPR’s All Things Considered radio show has...

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  • January 2, 2021

Dodge City, Kansas Mayor Joyce Warshaw quit two things, her mayorship, and her Republican Party. She felt safe, no more. Kansas Mayor would take it no more. x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. According to the Washington Post, The emails and voice mails to Dodge City, Kan., Mayor Joyce...

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  • December 17, 2020

Lack of standing is the reason for SCOTUS dismissing the Ken Paxton suit to overturn the votes of four states. Meritless frivolity remains. x #BREAKING: #SCOTUS throws out Texas's suit attempting to challenge presidential election results in four battleground states, granting Texas leave to file its complaint but summarily dismissing its...

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  • December 11, 2020

The latest GOP logical fallacy is how not finding fraud is proof that there is fraud.  Remember that one of the 17 AGs supporting the Texas AG’s attempt to get a pardon, South Dakota AG Jason Ravnsborg hit and killed a man in his car, left the scene, and told police the...

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  • December 10, 2020

Texas is making the case to the Supreme Court that its citizens were damaged by how other states conducted their elections. They are seeking to throw out 20 million legally cast votes in four states, and asking SCOTUS push back the date on which electors vote, even though only Congress can...

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  • December 9, 2020

Old John Brown’s body lies moldering in the grave, While weep the sons of bondage whom he ventured all to save; But tho he lost his life while struggling for the slave, His soul is marching on. Abolitionist John Brown was executed by the state of Virginia on December 2, 1859. pic.twitter.com/AOAIpDQKPG — Haymarket Books (@haymarketbooks) December 2,...

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  • December 2, 2020

This should be grounds to take Fox News off of our airwaves for being an anti-mask promoting network that caused thousands of lives. Fox News comes clean x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Fox News Steve Doocy seemed to have gotten an epiphany. Masks work. The network ridiculed those...

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  • December 2, 2020
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I’m all in for this: President-elect Joe Biden will join the lineup of influential Democrats involved in Georgia's ongoing senatorial campaigns, according to his recently-named forthcoming chief of staff. Ron Klain—who will formally step into the role when become Biden assumes office in January—discussed the outcomes of Georgia's two runoff...

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  • November 16, 2020

This is how I see the outcome. Ohio will be close but ultimately will go to Trump. Florida, from what I’m hearing from Miami and Pinellas, will not be close. Texas will also be close, but given that the courts are refusing to disenfranchise the Houston drive-through voters, I believe...

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  • November 3, 2020
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Apparently, with four days left, time has run out for the 2016-style October Surprise. Only a major terror attack(s) could make a shift in what looks to be a trending Biden victory. There’s plenty of spookery in how Giuliani and Bannon developed the pre-impeachment attempts to sway the 2020 election. Lots...

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  • October 30, 2020

Some very good news out of Kansas courtesy of Dr. Barbara Bollier’s (D. KS) internal polling: x #KSsen:Bollier (D) 46% (+1)Marshall (R) 45%Buckley (L) 4%@GBAOStrategies/@BarbaraBollier (D) Internal Poll, LV, 10/25-27https://t.co/ESgRxzXfvt— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) October 28, 2020 To: Interested Parties From: GBAO Date: October 28, 2020 RE: Recent Polling in Kansas...

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  • October 28, 2020

From The Huffington Post: x YouTube Video Two Republican super PACs used the same supposed voter in newly released ads for at least three different Senate races, including those in Maine, Iowa and Kansas. In an ad produced by American Crossroads that aired in Kansas, a brown-haired woman criticizes Democratic...

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  • October 28, 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

Here’s the latest news today out of Kansas courtesy of the New York Times/Siena College latest poll: President Trump, who won Kansas by more than 20 percentage points four years ago, maintains only a single-digit lead in the state, according to a New York Times/Siena College poll released Thursday, an...

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  • October 22, 2020

From The Daily Beast: x An internal poll from Ossoff’s camp, conducted by Garin Hart Yang Research Group on Oct. 11-14 and shared with The Daily Beast, found that in a head-to-head race, Ossoff met the 50 percent threshold to avoid a runoff, with Perdue at 45 percent https://t.co/mrp54kSeAh— The...

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  • October 21, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Kansas courtesy of PPP’s latest poll: x NEW POLL: 45% of Kanas voters say they’re less likely to vote for @RogerMarshallMD due to his vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act with no replacement. #ProtectOurCare #KSSEN— Protect Our Care (@ProtectOurCare) October 21, 2020...

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  • October 21, 2020

projects.fivethirtyeight.com/… It’s nearly all plus signs for Joe Biden in today’s state polls. The forecast from 538 has Biden with a 87% of winning and a 10% national lead (some of today’s national polls are quite Republican). Being tied at 47% in Texas is a great achievement for the Biden campaign. poll.qu.edu/…...

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  • October 21, 2020

There’s better news for 2020 because the Dornsife poll had predicted the approaching bad news for Clinton in the 2016 election, however accidentally. Biden is in much better shape with three weeks left. But there will be disinformation as the GOP gets desperate. For example, it can be hazardous to draw broad conclusions...

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  • October 12, 2020
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There aren’t a lot of Governor races for me to cover this year. Governors Roy Cooper (D. NC) and Jay Inslee (D. WA) are looking good heading into re-election and Montana’s Governor race is the only real toss-up. But if there’s one race that could possibly break late, it’s the...

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  • October 11, 2020

Some big news today out of Kansas: x Kansas Senate Poll: Bollier (D) 45%Marshall (R) 42% Sunflower State Journal (R)— Political Polls (@PpollingNumbers) October 8, 2020 Sunflower State Journal is a GOP firm and the author himself confirms this: x New poll shows Bollier with narrow lead in U.S. Senate...

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  • October 8, 2020

From The Huffington Post: x YouTube Video NextGen America, which focuses on turning out voters under age 35, is expanding its target list to include Senate races in Alaska and South Carolina, and House elections for Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District and Kansas’ 2nd and 3rd Congressional districts. The group, funded...

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  • October 8, 2020

From CNN: The last time Kansas sent a Democrat to the US Senate, the kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby was all over the news. “Tarzan the Ape Man” was a hit movie. And Franklin Delano Roosevelt won his first term, crushing incumbent Herbert Hoover. The year, as you history majors...

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  • October 5, 2020

Hot damn! Democrat Cal Cunningham raised more than $28 million in the third quarter of the year for his campaign to unseat Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), setting a record for the most raised in a single quarter by any North Carolina politician. Cunningham’s $28.3 million quarterly haul is nearly four...

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  • October 2, 2020

From The Kansas City-Star: The bulk of Kansas Republican Rep. Roger Marshall’s Senate campaign team have health insurance because of the law their boss and other Republicans have repeatedly sought to repeal. Marshall’s campaign staff are independent contractors rather than employees. It means that the campaign does not have to...

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  • October 1, 2020

Some big news today out of Kansas: x #KSsen:Bollier (D) 45% (+2)Marshall (R) 43%Buckley (L) 7%@GBAOStrategies/@BarbaraBollier (D) Internal Poll, LV, 9/24-27https://t.co/TvC6KAOwdY— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) September 30, 2020 Here’s some more info: Bollier leads Marshall 45 % to 43 %, according to a survey of 600 likely voters conducted between Sept....

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  • September 30, 2020

The Houston Chronicle highlights how the Supreme Court vacancy is reigniting the health care debate in the U.S. Senate race between incumbent U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R. TX) and veteran MJ Hegar (D. TX): The Supreme Court vacancy stands to alter the Senate race more than just about any other...

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  • September 27, 2020

projects.fivethirtyeight.com/… While the polls are showing Joe Biden maintaining his lead (Siena +8%, and ABC News +10%), Senate polls are almost all favorable for Democratic candidates. Recent Senate Polls State Pollster & Rating Democrat Republican AZ Hart (B/C)* Data Prog. (B-) Kelly                   55%...

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  • September 27, 2020

Big news today: x I’m proud to endorse these outstanding Democratic candidates who will work to get the virus under control, rebuild the economy and the middle class, and protect Americans’ health care and preexisting conditions protections. Support these candidates––and vote early if you can. pic.twitter.com/KETni3uwBt— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) September...

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  • September 26, 2020

The Kansas Reflector wrote an op-ed to the Kansas Board of Healing Arts asking them to suspend  U.S. Senate candidate and U.S. Representative, Dr. Roger Marshall’s (R. KS) medical license for constantly campaigning without a mask: As many in your profession have said repeatedly, masks are one of the simplest...

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  • September 23, 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

Some very good news out of South Carolina today: x #SCsen: The @dscc just announced a “seven-figure” investment in South Carolina after @harrisonjaime (D) was tied with @LindseyGrahamSC (R) in a recent poll. Buy will support TV ads, polling, field org etc. Read more about how SC has become competitive...

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  • September 17, 2020

End this long national nightmare. GOTV The Senate seats most likely to flip in November Republicans have a slim, three-seat majority in the Senate that they’re trying to hold on to in November. And they are in for a battle to do it: There are 13 chances on this list...

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  • September 16, 2020

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D. OH) in support of Barbara Bollier (D. KS), Sara Gideon (D. ME), Theresa Greenfield (D. IA), MJ Hegar (D. TX), and Paulette Jordan’s (D. ID) U.S. Senate campaigns: We need to flip four seats to take back the Senate and remove...

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  • September 16, 2020

Men’s basketball has been in the Bubble and fittingly (I guess) the women are in the Wubble. Baseball is playing before packed houses of canned noise and football began in earnest yesterday, before empty seats of orange, blue, and green. Boxing and professional wrestling (if you consider that a sport)...

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  • September 14, 2020
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