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The leader of the FEC has mostly given up hope of reining in abuse that may occur in the upcoming 2016 campaign, which may generate a whopping 10 billion for the "buy your way into office" spending ...
by windsong01
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 01:44 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Recently, the Supreme Court decided that people running in judicial elections could not personally solicit campaign contributions. By doing so, they have technically reversed not only Citizens ...
by LegallyBlindGamer
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 01:26 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
“Is there any point to which you would wish to draw my attention?' 'To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time.' 'The dog did nothing in the night-time.’ ''That was the curious ...
by cnewhall
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 12:57 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Tomorrow, Mike Huckabee is planning to announce his second Presidential run. Cillizza notes that his strength is that ...
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 12:54 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon and darling of conservatives announced today that he will be entering the Presidential race on the GOP ticket.He plans to make a formal announcement lmonday in his ...
by windsong01
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 07:25 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
When I opened the Daily Kos Recommended e-mail today, I was presented with a petition, which I'd seen before, asking me, in a nutshell, to endorse Hillary Clinton for President, and, seemingly, to ...
by Daily Squirrel
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 04:19 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
President Obama calls the Baltimore kids "thugs". Did he throw that term around when he was working in Chicago's South Side before he found his place in history? How about calling those sadistic ...
by FredMarkus
Comment Count 56 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 09:05 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
April 2015 Celebrating another month of incredible work from the White House Photographers. A look inside the White House for the months of April. All photographs were taken by the White House ...
by bsegel
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 04:36 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
Tipping points are funny things. People don't always see them. Sometimes people don't even realize that they happened a long time ago. The conventional story is that Occupy Wall Street was a ...
by pseudonym76
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 02:45 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
I don't know why, but I think some variation on the title of this article should be the slogan for Senator Sanders' Presidential run. Maybe I think that because nobody who says what he does in the ...
by pseudonym76
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 12:29 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Over the course of the last 50 years, we've seen some remarkable generational shifts that ushered in dramatic political change. From Kevin Phillips' Emerging Republican Majority , to Ruy Teixera's ...
by Velvet Revolution
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 10:28 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
With deference and thanks to Lawrence O'Donnell, the term "liberal" has lost a considerable amount of the tarnish it has worn as a political label in recent history, in no small part because of "the ...
by pseudonym76
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 09:29 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Bernie Sanders's announcement that he was running for President, and the ensuing fulfillment of the potential for a lively Democratic primary after all, got me thinking about primary season in ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 06:32 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
In May of 2009, Harvard University researchers Devah Pager, Bruce Western, and Naomie Sugie released the results of a large scale field experiment conducted in New York City about the effects of ...
by pseudonym76
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 01:59 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
After being called out by name during the WHCA dinner as a joke about the lack of real journalists at CNN, Brooke Baldwin proves the degree of underlying truth in PBO's remarks.
by annieli
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 09:26 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Now if they would just put down the Xbox controller... The availability of such e-books on smart phones could make a real difference if reading could only be made like ...
by annieli
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 07:09 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
did I figure out how to do this stupid poll function?? Whether you support Rand Paul or not, what ...
by RETIII
Comment Count 97 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 06:19 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Whether you support Rand Paul or not, what portion of you consider yourselves libertarians? Or lean ...
by RETIII
Comment Count 96 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 05:50 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
More quixotic progressivism at its best and worth so many bits/bytes of rux/sox in DK, and acceptable only if the party runs a complete 50-state campaign to retake Congress as well. Sanders is ...
by annieli
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 06:18 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
People who support the Administration's efforts on the TPP have been known to reply to my posts on this subject by attempting to ridicule the scenarios I've presented as possible under the TPP ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 12:10 PM PDT with 20 Recommends