I was born on February 12, Lincoln's birthday, leaving me little choice but to love the man and everything he represents. I had Lincoln-themed parties as a kid, and in elementary school my Dad came ...
North Carolina Democrats put up a valiant fight, but Mitt Romney managed to edge out President Obama 50.46% to 48.29% in the Tar Heel state in 2012. Except for provisional ballots, which have yet to ...
Many of us were stunned---- stunned, I tell you ----by the right's apoplectic reaction to this election. I mean, the data was out there for all to see. Day after day, week after week, month ...
What is happening in Arizona right now is an atrocity. On November 7th the Secretary of State, Ken Bennett, said there were 162,373 provisional ballots across Arizona that remained uncounted. Today, ...
I'm sure there were many hugs on the way to President Obama's re-election on Tuesday, but I didn't start really noticing them until the Democratic National Convention when this embrace happened.
The political world is still reeling from the stunning revelation that Mitt Romney and his advisers had no idea they were going to lose until the returns came in. It turns out that Romney's push ...
Wednesday morning, November 7, 2012, I awoke to a beautiful sunrise coming up over the trees that outline the field behind my home. I could already hear the hustle of workers making their way to ...
The official Daily Kos Community Quilt, by Sara R and winglion, hanging at the office. The center piece is from the late Ben Masel's quilt.
Having written about the things that annoyed me, now it's ...
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I mean that question pretty literally.
Since Tuesday's election, I've heard "public Christians" --those speaking on TV, radio, the media-- talking about the horrible ...
Rather than act helpless about voter suppression, we fight back—like taking out Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted in 2014.
How about a little Friday meta? We did some incredible things this year,