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Police said a New York City bus was hijacked in Queens and crashed into a pole by a suspect Thursday. No one was hurt and the suspect was arrested.

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  • October 28, 2022

Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share a virtual kitchen table with other readers of Daily Kos who aren’t throwing pies at one another. Drop by to talk about music, your weather, your garden, or what you cooked for supper…. Newcomers may notice that...

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  • April 10, 2021

More NYC stories of anti-Asian hate. Because bullies and haters come in all shapes and sizes. TRIGGER WARNING NYPD says 65-year-old Asian American woman was walking to church this morning when suspect assaulted her and said “f*** you, you don’t belong here.” Happened in front of 360 W. 43rd St....

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  • March 30, 2021

Remember that the Trump pardon will not protect Steve Bannon from NY prosecution on his multimillion-dollar border wall grift. Investigators employed by the state attorney general were deputized to work as prosecutors with the team led by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. (D), whose investigation of Bannon began shortly after...

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  • March 28, 2021

http://www.wsj.com/… Republican Congressman Tom Reed who represents NY CD-23, the southern tier of counties in upstate New York, has just announced he will not seek re-election nor run for New York State governor. This comes after allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct, according to the Wall Street Journal. The district, which...

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  • March 22, 2021

Little Marco Rubio thinks the Covid-19 relief bill is all about helping Pelosi and Schumer: This isn’t a #Covid relief bill pic.twitter.com/YrptBJQssD — Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) March 3, 2021 At 1:49, he says this: “I’m not going to get punked into voting for a bill that helps Pelosi bail out...

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  • March 3, 2021

After the Supreme Court rejected Trump’s latest attempt to bar the Manhattan DA from getting his tax  returns and other financial records, the disgraced, twice-impeached, and — most important — former president issued a statement which, even by his standards, is a doozy: Trump responds to SCOTUS decision on his...

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  • February 22, 2021

A legal Bassmaster always wins the fishing expedition, even with all those witches and their lures. Tax and accounting records will go to the Manhattan DA. Trump called the action fascism, making his declaration with some measure of experience. Supreme Court rejects Trump’s effort to shield tax records from New York prosecutor. On...

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  • February 22, 2021

There are now so many pardon requests there’s a spreadsheet for them, but Trump’s so angry at the lost loyalty, the list could be smaller. Trump just sees no evil, even in a mirror. There may be a firing spree, among other irrational acts by a Trump now confronted by...

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  • December 16, 2020

It’s hard to argue that any citizens have been more targeted under the Trump administration than those living in Democratic-led states, which was by Donald Trump’s own vindictive design. Whether it was singling them out for punishment with tax legislation, stealing their medical supplies, holding out disaster relief, or even attacking their...

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  • December 4, 2020

Hey, three of our most populous states have “gone to hell” (or are well on their way) under Trump! Four more years! x California is going to hell. Vote Trump!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 12, 2020 x New York has gone to hell. Vote Trump! — Donald J. Trump...

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  • October 12, 2020

We don’t know how Trump’s infection by Covid-19 will affect the presidential race which has remained incredibly stable for more than a year. One would have to guess it will, to some degree, dishearten his supporters and destroy his narrative that the pandemic is pretty much going away. Most likely there...

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  • October 2, 2020

cookpolitical.com/… Consistent polling weakness in two Midwestern states that Trump won easily four years ago has convinced Cook Political Report to move Iowa and Ohio from Lean Republican to Tossup. In June they moved both states from Likely Republican to Lean Republican. Trump is polling much worse among white voters in...

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  • September 30, 2020

I live in a blue state, and it’s pretty clear what Donald Trump thinks of me. From his peevish attitude toward the tribulations of Puerto Ricans to his threats to cut off disaster funding to California, it’s become more than obvious that Trump sees some Americans as more American than others. And...

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  • August 16, 2020

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D. NY) in support of these New York Democrats running for Congress: I first ran for Congress in 2006 in a long-shot bid to flip a 2-1 Republican district. I was very much the underdog—just about the only person who believed I...

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  • August 9, 2020

Red Letter day tomorrow, especially in NY state, where the AG may indeed open the first step to ending one of the greatest political crimes. I guess Trump doesn't wish her (27 year DOJ veteran Sally Yates) well. https://t.co/foBQlBwOuF — Neal Katyal (@neal_katyal) August 5, 2020 NY AG Letitia James...

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  • August 6, 2020

cookpolitical.com/… Cook Political Report has shifted six US Houses, five in the direction of the Democratic candidates. A week ago Cook changed ratings on five Senate seats all in the direction of the Democratic candidate, and said the Democrats are now favored to take control of the upper house this fall....

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  • July 31, 2020

They’ve left Seattle, now it’s time for Portland. “Why can't we all just get along”, as the ACLU charges that law enforcement has targeted journalists at the Portland protests. Trump continues to hope for more atrocities to distract from his other failures. x Protesters walk and sit in silence in Chapman...

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  • July 29, 2020

In a move somewhat reminiscent of 2018’s blue wave in US House elections, Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball has shifted ratings on 10 US House away from the Republican candidates and has moved one Democratic seat in the other direction. Four of the ones shifted today are GOP seats in Texas. centerforpolitics.org/… Table 1: Crystal...

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  • July 2, 2020

Rutherfraud B. Trump’s second term will doom any third Reconstruction, but before then, military ceremonies prop up his uses of the armed forces in political campaign stunts. Bringing cadets back to campus was only designed for another IMPOTUS* photo-op, and some self-congratulations: For the first time in 70 years, we established...

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  • June 13, 2020

Trump delivering a White House speech on race relations written by Stephen Miller is like faking a concussion because you’re supposed to be a hard-core member of Antifa. Trump will simply repeat all his same useless lies and proclaim again that he’s the best thing since Lincoln. The White House...

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  • June 10, 2020

Much of this narrative still has to play out, but birding, animal cruelty, privilege, Central Park, class, culture, all are part of this bit of meme. COVID-19 has wound everyone up in the hotspots. Which Fox News pundit will take the lead on this. Imagine the counternarrative (he was trying...

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  • May 26, 2020

His name is Joseph LaLima, and he is the going to be soon infamous barber of Kingston, New York who helped spread the coronavirus to his customers.  For those that hadn’t heard, COVID-19 Joe decided that rules are not for him.  COVID-19 Joe kept cutting hair during the viral pandemic...

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  • May 17, 2020

Ed Scarce over at Crooks and Liars has a disturbing piece up about anti-lockdown protesters in Long Island, New York threatening a reporter who was wearing a mask and covering their protest.  The reporter is Ken Vesey of News 12.  Vesey has video of the incident, and the cops were...

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  • May 16, 2020

projects.fivethirtyeight.com/… A number of recent state polls have been released over the past week and almost all have good news for Biden. The bump Trump got in his approval in March is now history, in fact a Morning Consult Poll shows Trump’s rating of his handling of the pandemic has...

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  • April 28, 2020

A top emergency room doctor at a major Manhattan hospital died by suicide on Sunday, according to her father. Dr. Lorna M. Breen, the medical director of the emergency department at NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, died in Charlottesville, Va., where she was staying with family, her father said in an interview....

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  • April 27, 2020

First of all, how refreshing is it that the actual president of the United States is at war with our nation’s governors during the worst health crisis of our lifetime? Hey, you’re doing a heckuva job, Clownie. Today, Donald Trump tweeted this at the governor of one of our insufficiently...

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  • April 17, 2020

First of all, how refreshing is it that the actual president of the United States is at war with our nation’s governors during the worst health crisis in a century? Hey, you’re doing a heckuva job, Clownie. Today, Donald Trump tweeted this at the governor of one of our insufficiently...

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  • April 17, 2020

It’s enough to steam your pants. x “He took a gamble and got it wrong.” They know he blew it. Now they will spend eight months lying to America about it. https://t.co/GUsI9owSun — subscribe to my newsletter (@brianbeutler) April 2, 2020 x How Kushner and Hope Hicks are the main...

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  • April 2, 2020

The redoubtable Gabriel Sherman has another missive from the Festering Wing of the Blight House, and it’s yet another eye-opener. For starters, blunderkind Jared Kushner was apparently the source of Donald Trump’s late-night raving about New York not needing as many ventilators as Gov. Andrew Cuomo insists they do. Vanity Fair:...

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  • April 1, 2020

No, not Sean Hannity. Trump could mail out smallpox blankets in Swiss Colony cheese boxes and Hannity would scold us for not being grateful. It’s New York sportscaster Mike Francesa, who is seeing this American carnage up close and went on a righteous tirade on Monday: “We’re watching one thing happen in...

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  • March 31, 2020

Only 12% of medical groups say they have received anything from the Feds (CNN). x Governors failing to praise Trump sufficiently are having emergency supplies held back. Exactly what Trump did to Ukraine. https://t.co/m6Q11qwv1O — James Farro (@JF991) March 29, 2020 Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those...

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  • March 28, 2020

Trump’s attempt to throw out E. Jean Carroll’s case fails. Her defamation case moves forward. Trump probably should have “moved” to Florida even earlier. Should there be a GoFundMe to DNA test E. Jean Carroll’s dress. Maybe Mike Bloomberg can check his couch cushions for change. Trump asks a New...

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  • January 9, 2020

Recalling his photo-op use of graves in Normandy, he can’t stop being provocative. BREAKING. This is going to politicize the NYC Veterans Day parade like it’s never been politicized before. Having Trump there will turn a day that is normally about unity, into a controversial, political spectacle. https://t.co/H5DFycdldM — Paul...

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  • November 7, 2019

talkingpointsmemo.com/… Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC), a member of House GOP leadership, appears to be the unnamed “Public Official A” in a bombshell public corruption probe unsealed on Tuesday. A federal grand jury indicted four men, including North Carolina Republican Party Chairman Robin Hayes, in a bribery scheme in which businessman Greg Lindberg...

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  • April 3, 2019
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