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 2018-01-16 23:25 

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Trump regime on the verge of okaying two new warheads that could make nuclear war more likely...

As has been reported since last summer, the Trump regime seeks to build two new nuclear weapons, one of which—a low-yield warhead for submarine-launched ballistic missiles—could make nuclear war more likely, say critics. The other warhead woul...

 2018-01-16 23:20 

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 2018-01-16 23:00 

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Undocumented dad, too old to qualify for DACA, deported after three decades in the U.S....

Campaign Action Too old to qualify for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), 39-year-old Jorge Garcia was deported Monday to a country he had not stepped foot in for nearly three decades. Garcia is married to a U.S. citizen, has two U.S. citizen ...

 2018-01-16 22:35 

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Trump admin to appeal court order that forced them to resume accepting DACA renewals...

As expected, Donald Trump's Justice Department is set to appeal the court decision that forced United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to resume accepting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewal applications: The Justi...

 2018-01-16 22:10 

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Sociopathic Republicans leaning toward pitting CHIP kids against DACA kids in shutdown fight...

It's been 108 days since the Republican Congress allowed funding to expire for the Children's Health Insurance Program and community health centers and only Republicans can be this monstrous. x What House GOP leadership is likely to propose to ran...

 2018-01-16 21:50 

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Good news: Trump's in 'excellent' health, meaning he comes by being a petulant man-child naturally...

Dr. Ronny Jackson, the same doctor who did President Obama's exam, gave Donald Trump a clean bill of health during Tuesday's White House briefing. "Overall his health is excellent," Jackson declared. No cognitive issues ( he did test at Tr...

 2018-01-16 21:20 

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Trump was pretty pleased with his 'shithole' comment before people started calling him 'racist'...

Donald Trump may have finally had enough of White House reporters yelling questions at him like the ones they began hurling last Friday: " Mr. President, are you a racist? " Perhaps, that was one of his first clues that calling African countries &...

 2018-01-16 20:55 

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Suicides are up in Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria, as the government abandons the island...

While Donald Trump and the Republicans spend this week fighting with Democrats over the DACA program and curbing migration from "shithole" countries, one particularly marginalized group of Americans remains in crisis yet completely ignored. Puerto...

 2018-01-16 20:30 

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Trump's clumsy press Q & A had just one little question that Robert Mueller will also be asking...

Donald Trump's Tuesday press gaggle was most notable for its continuation of Trump's casual racism and for how quick he was to toss a reporter from the White House for asking the wrong question. But down there at the very tail end of the whole ses...

 2018-01-16 19:40 

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Senate votes Tuesday on bill to give Trump's racist administration surveillance power...

Campaign Action Tuesday afternoon, the Senate will convene and have a vote to move forward to give the Trump administration, in the hands of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, nearly unfettered access to Americans' electronic data. Their emails, chats, p...

 2018-01-16 19:15 

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Anti-immigration hardliners Stephen Miller and John Kelly worked furiously to sink the DACA deal...

Before Sens. Dick Durbin and Lindsey Graham could get to the White House last Thursday to relay their bipartisan deal on DACA and border security to Donald Trump, two Trump aides took a hatchet to the deal, which had originally been received quite well by...

 2018-01-16 18:50 

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DHS Secretary tries to excuse Trump's racist statements ... and only makes everything worse...

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has an explanation for why Trump's request that we stop allowing people to immigrate from "shithole" countries and bring in more people from Normay Norway isn't racist. Trump wasn&...

 2018-01-16 18:25 

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Homeland Security chief says Dreamers won't be ICE priority, but ICE has already been targeting them...

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen went on national television Tuesday morning to lie about Donald Trump's racist "shithole countries" rant, so why in the world would anyone believe her claim that Deferred Action ...

 2018-01-16 18:00 

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Steve Bannon subpoenaed by Robert Mueller...

While Donald Trump's former chief strategist is testifying behind closed doors in front of the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, it appears he's already been served with a request for another closed-door session . Stephen K. Bannon, Preside...

 2018-01-16 17:30 

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Bumbling Republican leadership still scrambling to avoid shutdown...

Republican incompetence, ill will, and general awfulness are steering the country toward a government shutdown. If it happens, it will be the first time in the modern era that a unified government—one party controlling the House, Senate, and White H...

 2018-01-16 17:00 

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DEFCO[URTS] 1: Senate Democrats rallying to fight Trump's judges and the stakes couldn't be higher...

Senate Democrats are finally in a position to push back against Republicans' campaign to take over the judiciary. It's not a moment too soon. Justice Neil Gorsuch was President Donald Trump's worst blow to the judiciary, but that's not to ...

 2018-01-16 16:30 

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Thanks, Trump. 3.2 million people lost health insurance in 2017...

For the first time since the Affordable Care Act began, the uninsured rate went up in 2017 , despite surprisingly robust Obamacare enrollments at the end of the year. Gallup has been tracking the uninsured rate since the beginning of 2008 every quarter, s...

 2018-01-16 16:00 

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Donald Trump will not apologize ... because rich media figures can't be wrong...

The AP has put together a running series of comments from the White House on Tuesday morning where Sarah Huckabee Sanders upholds Donald Trump as America's unrepentant 'hole. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says President Donald Trump is...

 2018-01-16 15:30 

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Attention media: Only the Republicans can shut down the government...

Dear media: When Donald Trump shoots down a bipartisan immigration proposal because it would allow in too many (black) people from "shithole countries" when he wants more (white) people from Norway, it is not the Democrats' fault if the govern...

 2018-01-16 15:00 

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Steve Bannon now testifying before the House Intelligence Committee...

Steve Bannon will appear before the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday morning, supposedly to answer questions about his role in Trump's campaign and any connection to Russian operatives. This comes after Bannon first described the meeting at Tru...

 2018-01-16 14:35 

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Donald Trump claims that he is not a racist. So do most Americans. How true is it?...

Since the comments in which he called Haiti, El Salvador and every single nation on the African continent a "shithole," much of the country has spent the last five days debating whether or not Donald Trump is a racist. Frankly, this debate is a co...

 2018-01-16 14:00 

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Behind the 'shithole' meeting, a pathetic Trump and toxic Republicans...

How did Donald Trump end up calling a host of nations "shithole countries" whose (mostly black) people were undesirable immigrants to the U.S.? The overarching answer, of course, is that he's a vile racist. But to get to the specifics, the Was...

 2018-01-16 13:30 

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Morning Digest: False missile alert already a real campaign problem for Hawaii Gov. David Ige...

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off HI...

 2018-01-16 13:00 

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Cartoon: Worse than idiocracy...

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 2018-01-16 12:50 

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Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday...

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE... Pussyhats on the March, Part II We marched the two-mile route downhill from [Portland's] Eastern Promenade west to Congress Square. An attendee at last year's Portland, ME march. Then we looked back and saw a sea o...

 2018-01-16 12:37 

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Abbreviated pundit roundup: Massive conflicts of interest at Trump's properties...

We begin today's roundup with this analysis of the massive amount of money spent at Trump Properties by foreign governments, candidates, etc.: Sixty-four trade groups, foreign governments, Republican candidates and others stayed at or held events at p...

 2018-01-16 12:00 

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Slow start to the week, since Trump stayed on vacation, playing golf again on Monday. That usually keeps him from rage-tweeting, for a while. If an extra 18 houses of golf is all it takes to keep him quiet, I guess we can't complain too much. Minus th...

 2018-01-16 03:30 

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Tom Cotton, racist Arkansas senator, threatens government shutdown over immigration...

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) has made it his current mission in life to derail any hopes of an immigration compromise that allows Dreamers to stay in the only country they've ever know. Now he's trying to put all the blame for that on Democrats. x So De...

 2018-01-16 03:00 

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Romney reportedly running to become next 'never-Trump' senator to give in to Trump's will...

According to Utah's Gov. Gary Herbert, he has confirmation third-hand that Mitt Romney is indeed going to run for the Senate seat Orrin Hatch is finally vacating. Now all of Republican-land is wondering what kind of race Romney will run: Trump or anti...

 2018-01-16 02:30 

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Convicted criminal Joe Arpaio found out on live TV that he admitted guilt by taking Trump's pardon...

Did noted racist, convicted criminal, U.S. Senate candidate, and disgraced former sheriff Joe Arpaio really find out on live television that by accepting Donald Trump's presidential pardon after being found guilty of criminal contempt of court, he was...

 2018-01-16 02:00 

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Hospital, physician groups sound urgent alarm over CHIP defunding...

It's been 107 days since the Republican Congress allowed funding to expire for the Children's Health Insurance Program and community health centers. Here's today's headline about the havoc that is wreaking: " Hospitals, Doctors Brace F...

 2018-01-16 01:30 

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Trump's unqualified choice to be NASA chief runs into turbulence...

The signature requirement of any Trump staff member is that they be unqualified—or better yet, ironically unqualified, like Scott Pruitt at the Environmental Protection Agency, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and Betsy DeVos at Education. These aren...

 2018-01-16 01:00 

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Aziz Ansari and the perils of implied consent...

On Saturday, a web publication by the name babe published a woman's account of the worst night of her life, as she calls it. "Grace" was excited to go on a date with Aziz Ansari, an actor, comedian and author she greatly admired. The evening e...

 2018-01-16 00:30 

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VP Pence became 'visibly red-faced' at a Sunday service when the pastor denounced Trump's racism...

Vice President Mike Pence visited a historical black church over the weekend and probably got more than he bargained for when Pastor Dr. Maurice Watson of the Metropolitan Baptist Church directly denounced Donald Trump's hateful words toward Haiti and...

 2018-01-16 00:00 

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Caregiver of 6-year-old paraplegic boy wins temporary stay of deportation...

Yancarlos Mendez Perez, t he caregiver and father figure of a six-year-old paraplegic boy, has won a stay of deportation from a federal appeals court. While only temporary, it could buy some precious time for Mendez Perez, who remains in federal immigrati...

 2018-01-15 23:30 

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Republicans plan on salvaging the midterms with their ace in the hole—Trump!...

Woo boy—Donald Trump spent two weekends ago declaring himself a " stable genius " in response to snowballing questions about his mental fitness and he followed up last weekend with denials that he's a stone cold racist . After nipping th...

 2018-01-15 23:00 

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Paul Ryan shows his true colors, refuses to shut extremists out of immigration debate...

So House Speaker Paul Ryan started this Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with this: x Today we remember a great man and his work. We read his sermons. We recall his sacrifices. We give back. In doing these things, we raise our gaze and renew the spirit in ...

 2018-01-15 22:30 

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Mitch McConnell wants you to forget that time he banned Coretta Scott King's words in the Senate...

Mitch McConnell is not going out of his way in public to recognize the significance of this day, when the nation honors Martin Luther King, Jr. He did, however, put up a Facebook post which reads in part: As we celebrate Dr. King's birthday today, we ...

 2018-01-15 22:00 

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Republicans keep lying about Trump's 'shithole' remarks, showing total contempt for voters...

Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin, visibly shaken on Friday , went on the record to confirm Donald Trump's repeated use of the term "shithole" to refer to African countries during an immigration meeting Thursday in the Oval Office. After Durbin&mdas...

 2018-01-15 21:30 

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Republicans declare it's all Dick Durbin's fault for squealing on da boss...

Republicans have settled on the real problem with Donald Trump's white nationalist statements that America needs more Aryan immigrants rather than immigrants from those "shitholes" that actually want to come here. After careful thought, none o...

 2018-01-15 21:00 

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Trump administration quietly resumes accepting DACA renewal applications...

Campaign Action Without so much as an official press release, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) quietly began accepting Deferred Action for Childhood (DACA) renewals this past weekend after a federal judge ruled that Donald Tr...

 2018-01-15 20:30 

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Republicans hurtle toward government shutdown in support of their racist president...

This says it all . President Donald Trump—with the quiet, but strong support of congressional Republican leaders— has rejected the lone bipartisan proposal on the table to address the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program . R...

 2018-01-15 19:20 

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Using candy and picture books, House Majority Leader McCarthy is becoming Trump's new best buddy...

The Washington Post is out with a new look at Republican House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's lavish attempts to cater to President Idiot Manchild's every whim. Including, of course, sorting through Starburst candies to present the Moron in Chie...

 2018-01-15 18:40 

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Racist congressman who said 'diversity is not our strength' decides to quote MLK, Jr....

Oh look, Iowa's most notorious pendejo has managed to out-pendejo himself, just days after defending Donald Trump's racist "shithole" remarks, and a little more than a month after he said that "diversity is not our strength": x Mar...

 2018-01-15 18:00 

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Donald Trump says 'I am not a racist' over and over ... because he's a racist...

In support of Donald Trump's latest utterance of "I am not a racist," Republicans have gone from feigning deafness to declaring that Democrats are hearing things. As with every other incident showing that Trump holds positions that are overtly...

 2018-01-15 17:20 

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Donald Trump honors Martin Luther King Jr. with civic work and community service—oh, wait—by golfing...

On Friday, Trump said: I will now sign the proclamation making January 15, 2018 the Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday and encourage all Americans to observe this day with acts of civic work and community service in honor of Dr. King's extraordi...

 2018-01-15 16:40 

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Trump blames Democrats for killing the DACA program he killed...

A couple of things regarding one of Donald Trump's tweets over the weekend: x DACA is probably dead because the Democrats dont really want it, they just want to talk and take desperately needed money away from our Military. " Donald J. Trump (@rea...

 2018-01-15 15:50 

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Donald Trump: Racist. Republicans: Enablers...

Welcome to 2018. One of the nation's newspapers of record, The Washington Post, is committed to documenting day-by-day the lies of the current occupier of the Oval Office. We're well over 2,000 for his first year in office as of today. The other m...

 2018-01-15 14:55 

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D-gate: Trump declares Wall Street Journal interview fake news because it's missing a single letter...

The Trump White House has issued multiple attacks on the Rupert Murdoch-owned Wall Street Journal, declaring their transcript of a interview with Donald Trump "fake news." And the point of contention, in an 8,500 word interview is a single letter....

 2018-01-15 14:00 

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Racist-in-Chief declares 'I'm not a racist'...

On this day, set aside to honor the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a word from the racist currently occupying the Oval Office: "No, I'm not a racist," he told reporters. "I'm the least racist person you have ever inte...

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