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Received this e-mail today from singer-songwriter James Taylor in support of Jon Ossoff (D. GA) & Rev. Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaigns: Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) & Jon Ossoff (D. GA) This year, I went all-in on helping elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in the most...

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  • December 28, 2020

Stories do have consequences, and following Trump’s American Carnage, truth will out in the larger American narrative. This James Fallows essay is worth reading, made important by the trial balloon of making Andrew Cuomo the AG nominee. For Biden personally, as president, the best thing he can do for most of...

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  • December 13, 2020

There’s a whole bunch of polling out of Michigan today and over the weekend. First, from Research Co.: Trump ended a streak of six consecutive presidential elections where the Great Lakes State was won by Democrats, defeating Hillary Clinton by 10,704 votes in 2016 (47.5% to 47.3%) Biden heads to...

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  • November 2, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Michigan: Michigan Democratic U.S. Senator Gary Peters has increased his lead over Republican challenger John James heading into the final stretch of the 2020 election, a new WDIV/Detroit News poll shows. The race for the U.S. Senate seat in Michigan has been a...

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  • October 28, 2020

Donna Provencher at The American Independent has a great piece about how U.S. Senate candidate, John James (R. MI), has been cozening up right-wing extremists like Ted Nugent (pictured above) and some other awful groups: He has been photographed with and is alleged to have received campaign contributions from Ryan...

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  • October 12, 2020

Trump couldn’t last but 18 minutes for a scheduled 30 minute speech Saturday, but he’s now the Taliban’s favorite son in the 2020 election. Trump trying to appeal to a Clark Kent / Superman meme reveals his infantile amusement with his cult doing socialist realism images of “Trump the strongman” as literal....

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  • October 11, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of Michigan courtesy of Emerson University’s latest poll. First, the presidential election: A new Emerson College/NewsNation poll of the Great Lakes state shows former Vice President Joe Biden holding a ten-point lead over President Donald Trump. Fifty-two percent (52%) of voters plan to support Biden,...

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  • October 9, 2020

Some big news today out of Michigan: Michael Taylor, the GOP mayor of Sterling Heights, announced Friday he is endorsing U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) for reelection. Taylor said Peters has a track record of working across the aisle to get things done for Michigan. Taylor backed John James,...

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  • August 28, 2020

From The Detroit Metro Times: Like Trump, James's company appears to be master dealmakers, at least for themselves. According to documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and reviewed by Metro Times, under his tenure James's company took nearly $2 million in tax...

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  • August 27, 2020

One of the best and honest speeches given at Congressman John Lewis' funeral was by James Lawson, an activist of activists from the early days. The words of James Lawson are ones every activist must listen to now. x x YouTube Video Watch the full episode here. While President Obama...

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  • August 2, 2020

Scott Bixby at The Daily Beast has a great piece out that calls out U.S. Senate candidate, John James (R. MI), for following the GOP playbook to talk tough on China as a way to rile up their base. But of course, like pretty much every GOPer trying to make...

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  • July 30, 2020

Received this e-mail from singer-songwriter James Taylor is support of former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign: Joe Biden I'm reaching out personally to ask because this election is the most important one in my lifetime: can you chip in $16 to elect Joe Biden and defeat Donald Trump? In just...

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  • July 14, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Democratic strategist, James Carville, in support of Dr. Al Gross’ (I. AK) U.S. Senate campaign: Dr. Al Gross (I. AK) Hey there, Here's what I wrote in an op-ed for NBC: Dr. Al Gross has one of the best political bios in history. I'm not...

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  • June 15, 2020

Some more good news today out of Michigan: x MICHIGANBiden 50% (+15)Trump 35%.#MIsen:Peters (D-inc) 48% (+16)James (R) 32%@KiaerResearch 5/31-6/7https://t.co/aaKlXWJIBC— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) June 9, 2020 Here’s some more info: This poll, sponsored by Kiaer Research, consists of 543 likely voters in Michigan. Data collection took place from 5/31 to 6/7....

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  • June 9, 2020

Project Veritas Infiltrates Antifa, Reveals Organized Training in Violent Action Not unlike an episode of transphobic Portlandia, James O’Keefe tries to reframe reality like Leni Riefenstahl’s Best Boy Grip. Meanwhile we enter the second decade of waiting for our Soros check. x As CEO and founder of Antifa, I want...

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  • June 4, 2020

Some very good news today out of Michigan: x MICHIGANBiden 50% (+6)Trump 44%.#MIsen:Peters (D-inc) 48% (+9)James (R) 39%@ppppolls/@ProgressMich (D) 5/29-30https://t.co/Jdpcx5a2tL— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) June 1, 2020 Click here for the fulls results. Let’s keep up the momentum and win Michigan. Click below to donate and get involved with Peters, Biden...

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  • June 1, 2020

More great work from Lachlan Markay at The Daily Beast: x Great to spend some time this afternoon with @DonaldJTrumpJr and @mschlapp to talk about why business and battle-tested leadership is so critical for our nation right now. Thank you all who joined the discussion today! 🇺🇸 #LetsFlyMI pic.twitter.com/svjPcz7dko— John...

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  • May 19, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords (D. AZ) in support of Veteran & Military Attorney James Mackler’s (D. TN) U.S. Senate campaign: James Mackler (D. TN) I'm proud that Giffords PAC has endorsed James Mackler. He is a proven champion on gun safety and we must help...

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  • May 12, 2020

Some good news today out of Michigan courtesy of PPP’s latest poll: x #MIsen: Sen. @GaryPeters (D) led 2018 nominee @JohnJamesMI (R) in this month's poll by @ppppolls for the Democratic group Progress Michigan. Peters: 46%James: 37%Undecided: 17% (April 28-29; 1270 RVs)https://t.co/0dkbsNMckR— Madelaine Pisani (@MadelainePisani) April 30, 2020 Gov. Gretchen...

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  • May 1, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of Michigan courtesy of PPP’s latest poll: New PPP polls in Michigan, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and California over the last week have shown a big contrast in how voters are reacting to Donald Trump and Democratic Governors’ handling of the coronavirus. In our new Michigan...

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  • April 3, 2020

Big news today out Michigan courtesy of the GOP polling firm, Marketing Research Group: Looking at the U.S Senate race, Democrat candidate Gary Peters has increased his lead to 42 percent compared to 35 percent who support Republican John James. This an increased spread of four points compared to the...

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  • March 25, 2020

The year-round Silly Season continues and apparently there is a primary insurgency against Nancy Pelosi, as if we could have imagined Steny Hoyer holding Trump’s tiny feet to the impeachment fire. Then there’s celebrity endorsers. Actress and activist Susan Sarandon hit back at 2020 Democrat Pete Buttigieg for claiming that...

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  • February 24, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of Michigan today courtesy of Quinnipiac University’s latest poll: MICHIGAN SENATE RACE In the Michigan Senate race, incumbent Democrat Gary Peters leads Republican John James, 45 – 39 percent. From February 12th – 18th, Quinnipiac University surveyed: 845 self-identified registered voters in Michigan with a...

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  • February 20, 2020

MSNBC had James Carville on to opine on the Iowa caucuses, and he cited a Marine Corps saying as a critique of the Democratic party not providing a winning strategy for winning in 2020. I will be setting my TV on something other than the SOTU. We’ve had three years of...

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  • February 4, 2020

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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  • December 21, 2019

Matt Taibbi deployed a deceptive ellipsis to make it appear that former Director of National Intelligence and virulent Trump critic James Clapper threw President Obama under the bus during a CNN interview about the now “criminal” ( you can deploy that word as you will) investigation being conducted by AG Barr into...

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  • October 26, 2019

James Comey slumps strategically in restaurants — all 6-foot-8 of him, drooping faux-furtively with his back to the room — and daydreams about deleting the civic-minded Twitter feed where a bipartisan coalition pronounces him a national disgrace. He sleeps soundly — nine hours a night, he ballparks — and organizes...

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  • October 12, 2019
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