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|US NEWS POLL: Bernie to win nomination
|(UPDATE) BREAKING: BERNIE RAISES $1.5 Million in 24 hours :)
Great news via CNN : Bernie Sanders' nascent presidential campaign announced Friday that it raised more than $1.5 million in its first 24 hours, a number that far outpaces what Republican ...
|ATTN MoveOn - She's NOT RUNNING. Support Bernie now!
Frankly, this is getting a little embarrassing. Whenever I hear people still pining for Warren to run I cringe. She's not running folks. It's getting into tin foil hat territory. Liberal groups ...
|Tea Party Blogger switching vote to Hillary BECAUSE of OBAMACARE!
I saw this pop up on my Facebook feed today: (apologies if it has already been posted) WATCH: Terrified ‘Tea Party Patriot’ realizes he could lose Obamacare if GOP wins in 2016 A ...
|WeThePeople.gov "Make Election Day a National Holiday"
"It would be transformative if everybody voted. That would counteract money more than anything. If everybody voted, then it would completely change the political map of this country." - President ...
|2015 House Budgets still PRIVATIZES MEDICARE
Forget the lead in the main article on the site "Surprise! House Republican budget repeals Obamacare" ... the real headline is that this budget still has the goal of PRIVATIZING MEDICARE . The plan ...
|Chuck Norris and now Romney is going to fight Holyfield? Is it April Fools?
Ok this is insane. Did someone move April fools up 2 weeks? First Chuck Norris endorses Bibi.... and now ROMNEY IS GOING TO GET INTO THE RING AN FIGHT HOLYFIELD!?!? WTF? http://talkingpointsmemo.
|RICK PERRY - "We don't settle political differences with indictments in this country."
A steamed Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Saturday decried a Travis County grand jury's indictment of him on two felony counts, saying allegations that he abused his power by threatening to veto funding ...
|OBAMACARE - The albatross that will destroy the GOP
Boehner's going to regreat these words: Today’s ruling is also further proof that President Obama’s health care law is completely unworkable. It cannot be fixed. Ummm... it could be fixed in ...
|If corporations are people... does that mean they can get married?
So now that T-mobile and Sprint are talking about tying the knot? Should we hold a ceremony? Or maybe not because they're of the same "sex" (phone companies) and that just isn't right. They'll ...
|WRONG - A "REALITY" show like "Undercover Boss" does not prove anything!!
I work as an editor for reality TV - in fact I should be cutting right now instead of writing this - so I should know. (I have never edited "Undercover Boss") This diary by Vyan draws the correct ...
|CoveredCA almost gave me a heart attack today
On December 14th, I signed up - through a buggy and a poorly designed site - and was able to purchase health care for a family of 5 for $870/month no subsidies in CA. I ended up choosing the Blue ...
|BREAKING: NO DEAL!
Boehner says there's no deal: House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) told House Republicans in a closed meeting this morning "that there is no deal to reopen the government and hike the debt ceiling, ...
|Why does Kaiser have the highest rates on the CA exchange?
I was shocked to see this comment from QuarterHorseDem : Kaiser just raised my premium 40%! There is virtually no competition in Northern CA(Aetna dropped out of the market for self employed ...
|BAM! Obama tells it like it is! "Keeping people uninsured the centerpiece of [the GOP's] agenda"
Bam! What did I say in this diary here: ROPE-A-DOPE 101: How it's all going to go down on October 1st TPM has the scoop : President Obama blasted Republicans Tuesday for their crusade to ...
|ROPE-A-DOPE 101: How it's all going to go down on October 1st
The rope a dope is coming - I can see it. The government shuts down and Pres. O. comes to the podium for a statement. "The Republican party just shut down the government in an attempt to prevent ...
|We're going to win back the House in 2014
I promise you. Here it goes: 1. Republicans in the House refuse to extend the Middle Class Bush tax cuts. Everybody's taxes go up. 2. Obama campaigns and pounds relentlessly and runs ads in 2014 ...
|CAN WE F***ING GOVERN NOW?
Saw this: http://politicalwire.com/archives/2012/11/08/clinton_vs_bush_in_2016.html Meanwhile, Public Policy Polling says they'll be releasing 2016 primary polls for Iowa and New Hampshire later ...
|HUGE NEWS - PUERTO RICO VOTED TO BE A STATE!
Why isn't this bigger news? 2 more senators and one more house member if it's approved by congress. http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/puerto-rico-votes-to-become-state Puerto Rico voted ...
|MOTHER JONES: 4 of 5 Town Hall Debate Undecideds Now Support Obama
Now that's a good omen: At the second presidential debate, a town hall forum held at Hofstra University, 11 undecided voters from Long Island asked President Obama and Mitt Romney questions on a ...
|"Someone paid me to vote for Romney"
I was doing calls into Ohio... spoke to a male in his 20s and that's what he said. "Someone paid me to vote for Romney" He didn't sound happy about it. I just said "ok" and marked him down for ...
|What's up with the RAND roller coaster?
Yes we're still leading... but the sudden drop over the last few days is a little disconcerting... But if you look back - roller coasters every 10 days or so. Hopefully tomorrow it'll stabilize ...
|Pollster: Undercounted Cell Phone Users Hide Obama's Lead
Playing devil's advocate here... but isn't this what we said when we were losing in 2004 and 2010? Granted it's been 8 years since 2004 and I've changed to a cell phone only family in that time. (...
|DKOS Virtual Phonebank (Sunday 10/28) - STOP obsessing over polls. CHANGE THEM!
Ok... I'm sick of all of the fretting. (myself included) I always think that its better making calls with other people. So... let's do it! Yesterday I got 2 people who weren't going to vote in ...
|Soledad O'Brien: 68% (11 of 16) undecideds "now support Obama" after watching debate
Want to know how much Obama took command last night? Our undecideds thought pres Obama won. Some wanted to keep their vote private but 11 of 16 said they now support Obama. 9 still undecided — ...
|NYT: Voters With Questions at Debate Still Have Them
Very interesting article on NYT: Mr. Ladka’s question, about the attack that killed four Americans last month in Benghazi, Libya, spurred one of the most replayed exchanges of the evening.... On ...
|BOUNCE OVER? Obama leads Nationally again!
A couple of things of awesomeness: The ABC Poll out late last night: 49-46 The new Politico/GWU Battleground poll released this morning: 48-47 And the new Newsmax/
|Obama's FIRED UP and AWESOME in Miami, FL
I watched this live on a livestream... and man... he's raring to go. He's on his game! Best line: He's trying to go through an extreme makeover. After running for more than a year in which he ...
|BRUTAL NEW OBAMA AD on MEDICARE!!!!!
This is freaking awesome. Run this ad 24/7!!!!!!! TPM : The Obama campaign has a new ad set to air in Florida, Ohio, and Virginia tying Mitt Romneys' remarks decrying the 47 percent of Americans ...
|GOOD NEWS from GALLUP buried in the story
Did you notice this little nugget? Although Gallup's main focus is on seven-day rolling averages, a breakdown of interviewing over shorter periods can be helpful in understanding the short-term ...
|KOS PPP Poll - Romney in the Lead
Not to douse anyone's hopes: This week's dkos/SEIU weekly poll has Romney in the lead. Bulk of calls were made Thu & Fri, after R's post-debate bounce. Details Tuesday — Markos Moulitsas (@markos)
|Nate 538 is betting on Romney?
Maybe this is just worded very strangely... BUT: The FiveThirtyEight forecast did show a clear shift toward Mr. Romney on Friday, giving him a 15.1 percent chance of winning the Electoral College —
|RAS Swing state Daily Tracker: OBAMA 50-45
Some heartening news: This is now the fifth day in a row that the president has been at the 50% mark or better, the only time either candidate has done that well in this survey. But Romney now ...
|OBAMA: Romney was "Fact Checked by his own campaign!"
HAHAAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAH! :) Awesomeness. During his appearance just now in the DC suburbs of northern Virginia, President Obama referred to that part of Wednesday’s debate when Mitt Romney ...
|BAD POLLS in OH & FL :(
Some disheartening news this morning: Ohio: Romney 47%, Obama 46% (We Ask America) (last poll was 48-40 Obama on 7/24) Florida: Romney 49%, Obama 46% (We Ask America) (last poll was 49-46 Obama on ...
|PPP: Modest bump for Romney but no game changer
Some samples from their Twitter feed: We do 4 day fields so no final numbers until Sunday but early indications that Romney may have gotten small, but hardly game changing bump — ...
|OBAMA: Romney Will Ignore Wall Street, "Crack Down On Sesame Street"
This is awesome. Would have been awesome-er if he said it LAST NIGHT. But that doesn't change the fact that it's awesome. President Obama made fun of Mitt Romney's debate call to cut off federal ...
|GALLUP jumps to 54% Approval - highest since July 2009
Gallup jumped to 54% approval today from 50% . Disapproval is at 42% from 44%. A full 6 point jump folks. The last time he had a 54% approval was July, 26th 2009!!! I know this doesn't take into ...
|OBAMA TIP: "If you judge a debate by who LIED the most, then yes Romney won."
What I would say if I was Obama: *** "If you judge a debate on who lied the most, the yes Romney won last night. But the American people didn't win last night. If you judge a debate on who ...
|12 point SURGE in North Carolina - SurveyUSA 49-47
Woohoo. :) Survey USA finds Obama has gained 12 points in 3 weeks in North Carolina: wral.com/wral-news-poll… — PublicPolicyPolling (@ppppolls) October 2, ...
|Just keep DIGGING... just keep DIGGING! (Mitt on NBC)
Oh my... this guy is the stupidest person on the planet. Who was it that said that Obama is lucky in his opponents. From the NBC interview: “[D]on’t forget — I got everybody in my state ...
|PPP IOWA: Obama leads with EVERYONE 51-44
WHAM BAM: Obama leads with both men and women, within every age group, and with independents in Iowa now: publicpolicypolling.com/main/2012/09/o… — PublicPolicyPolling (@ppppolls) September 26, ...
|GALLUP aligns....50-44 - 6 POINT LEAD
But but but but .... Gallup! That was all we heard last week. It's neck and neck in Gallup! The bounce has recedded. There's no impact from the 47%.... That changes today. Gallup 50-44. 6 POINTS UP.
|Claire McCaskill unloads a WORLD OF HURT on Todd Akin
You just have to see this ad to believe it. It is.... "eviscerating" as we say around here: Todd Akin in his own words... On March 18th, 2011, Todd Akin said he didn't like Social Security. ...
|$7.2 MILLION difference between Romeny's 2011 preliminary & final return
What's he hiding? There's a $7.2 MILLION dollar difference between the preliminary return that Mitt Romney released earlier this year and now: Mitt Romney apparently adopted a new tax strategy at ...
|BOOM! Obama smacks Romney again. “We Don't Need An Inside Job In Washington”
Woah... he smacks him down hard. “What kind of inside job is he talking about," Obama asked. "Is it the job of rubber-stamping the top-down, you’re-on-your-own agenda of this Republican ...
|The 47% Fallout SURGE BEGINS!
A couple of data points.... First... PPP's Wisconsin new poll: Obama's lead on our Wisconsin poll is the largest we've found for him there since February — PublicPolicyPolling (@ppppolls) ...
|Romney is AWKWARD on UNIVISION
Wow - he looks extremely nervous. He's saying that people should self deport and he likes the AZ immigration law and people are cheering? He must have shipped them in. Watch live here: https://...
|ANVIL TIME - Senate R's kill Veterans Job Corps Act
You read that correctly... The Republican Senators just killed the Veterans Job Corps Act! http://takingnote.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/19/g-o-p-blocks-veteran-jobs-bill/ Veterans won’t be ...
|PPP - Wisconsin - HUH?
How do these three tweets correlate? Did the polling they did change to favor Romney over the past day? Or are they being sarcastic? PPP twitter yesterday: Wisconsin first place we've polled since ...
|Obama is trouncing Romney 58-42 in the 7-ELECTION poll (UPDATED)
Stop the presses! Obama is trouncing Romney in the 7-ELECTION poll 58-42 Can I repeat that? 58-42 In each of the three previous presidential elections, the poll has accurately predicted who will ...
|NATE 538 - "Our senate forecasts will be a bit "newsy"
Our senate forecasts will be a bit "newsy". Pretty clear trend in the polls over the past few weeks. — Nate Silver (@fivethirtyeight) September 17, 2012 That's translatable to perhaps... Dems on ...
|OUCH! Burn! Obama: "You can’t stand up to China when all you’ve done is send them our jobs"
That's gotta hurt!. From TPM President Obama will attack Mitt Romney's credibility on the issue of trade with China in a campaign speech Monday in Ohio, where he plans to announce a new trade ...
|AWESOME PPP POLLS...Obama VA 51-46, Warren MA 48-46 (UPDATED)
Yes oh yes.... And once again we find Obama with a decent sized lead in Virginia- has been the case every time we've polled there this cycle — PublicPolicyPolling (@ppppolls) September 16, 2012 ...
|Hillary & Obama briefly hold hands at moving ceremony at Andrews AFB
Obama and Clinton briefly hold hands in midst of moving repatriation ceremony at Andrews AFB — Paul Adams (@BBCPaulAdams) September 14, 2012 Photo to come?
|Elizabeth Warren's KILLER new ad "The Fighter"
This ad is awesome: This is the kind of ad she needs. From the e-mail I received: Art is the owner of Ramalho's West End Gym -- the Lowell boxing gym made famous by the hit movie The Fighter. ...
|via TPM - Jon Kyl: Embassy Statement Was Like Telling A Raped Woman She ‘Asked For It’
Are you AKIN crazy? "It's like the judge telling the woman who got raped, 'You asked for it because of the way you dressed.' OK? That's the same thing. 'Well America, you should be the ones to ...
|GALLUP - The BOUNCE continues - 50-43 - SEVEN POINT LEAD!
The sugar high feels good: Approval rose to 51/42 (from 50/43). The head to head went to 50/43 (from 50/44) THAT'S A SEVEN POINT LEAD LADIES AND GENTLEMEN! :) Mitt Romney is unfit to be our ...
|GALLUP - Obama moves to 6 POINT LEAD 50-44
Short but sugary sweet: Obama increases his lead to 50-44 (was 49-44) over Romney. Obama unfavorables move down a point while favorables stay the same at 50-43 (was 50-44). SWEETNESS. :)
|HOLY $%^# - We can take back the House... LOOK AT THIS CHART!
Sorry for the short diary... but I just mentally screamed the above title and my jaw dropped when I saw this chart on Sully's site :
|Someone needs to READ OUTLOUD THE ENTIRE GOP PLATFORM at the DNC
Since the GOP didn't talk about their platform at the RNC... we should simply do it for them. It's simple.... someone should walk out to the podium holding the document below and just read straight ...
|GALLUP: Romney's speech polled worse than Bob Dole's
Again via Josh Marshal at TPM : Gallup has only been tracking the question back to 1996. And Romney’s fared worse than any of the convention speeches back those 16 years. In other words, Dole’...
|"FOUR YEARS AGO"
via Josh Marshal at TPM - I generally despise the counter-intuitive pundit take (pace TNR). But I think there’s a chance this renewed focus on the ‘4 years ago’ question could backfire on ...
|MITT ROMNEY: “When we had the lead, we let people down"
via WSJ via Mother Jones : Mitt Romney said Saturday that his party had fallen short on its fiscal promises even as he campaigned alongside a top Republican congressional leader.... “When we had ...
|It's OFFICIAL: The GOP will CHANGE MEDICARE FOREVER
It's official. Earlier it was leaked. They didn't change it. It's in the official doc. READ: The full Republican platform The first step is to move the two programs away from their current ...
|HUGE: GOP Details Huge Medicare Change In Leaked Platform
In relation to my earlier diary ... this is HUGE. The platform, snagged by Politico on Friday night after the Republican National Committee accidentally posted it to its website before taking it ...
|MEDICARE - Are the Republican lies working?
You have to wonder? Registered voters nationwide narrowly trust Mitt Romney over President Barack Obama to handle Medicare, according to the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll released Monday. - ...
|BAM - Gawker Posts 950 Pages Of BAIN Documents
BAIN PAIN! Gawker has posted a whopping 950 pages of purported internal documents from Bain-related entites, claiming the trove of information includes new details on Bain's offshore Caribbean ...
|If you work hard, Romney and Ryan want to TAX YOU.
How to reframe the Romney/Ryan budget (and Ryan Plan) into an attack on jobs and taxes. (like we need any more Anvils that this Ryan VP pick is giving us - and boy is it giving us them) If you work ...
|Obama To Give Speech On Ryan Budget Tomorrow
From TPM: President Obama will deliver a speech Tuesday on the new House GOP budget, a White House official confirms to TPM. He'll speak at the American Society of Newspaper Editors convention in ...
|ELIZABETH WARREN: "All Your Worth" and YNAB
Inspired by the I was the freak in Citibank today. At least,
|BOEHNER - Obama's American Jobs Act is a "Gimmick"
John Boehner just handed President Obama some "gold": In speech to the Economic Club of Washington, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) on Thursday called the tax cuts in President Obama’
|#FINREG Senate Cloture Fun LIVEBLOG (UPDATED - PASSED 60-40)
No one else seems to have done it. So here it is... Post updates here....
|How to WIN BIG in November
On Sunday something extraordinary happened. The Democratic party went from being a party that couldn't get anything done (why is another topic) to a party that passed the most sweeping overhaul of ...
|BREAKING VIA CNN: Cao May Vote Yes
TPM is reporting that Cao may vote yes. This was reported yesterday too.. but hopefully this is a new development.
|Kucinich To Hold Presser Tomorrow To Announce Vote
via TPM and Jamie Dupree via Twitter ...
This may sound like an oxymoron - but it's probably the best way to describe my beliefs right now. As a man, I was raised in a Democratic Protestant family and have been progressively Pro-Choice ...
|Triggered PO Ok by me if Exchange is open to EVERYONE
So it seems the senate is too conservative to get this thing done with a nation PO. Sad but true.
|Stop the DEMOCRATIC Health Care Filibuster
As David Waldman pointed out in his excellent diary post... the Republican Filibuster is a myth. We need to get the word out so people know who is really blocking Health Care Reform.
|Rush Limbaugh RUNS OVER AL GORE... TWICE.
In tonight's episode of Jay Leno, Rush Limbaugh lives out his wildest fantasy...
|ACTION: Rebrand the Public Option to MEDICARE FOR ALL
This is truly what I believe needs to be done. I know it's been said many times on DailyKos... BUT we need to start a movement calling for this. MEDICARE FOR ALL needs to be not only our rallying ...
|APM: The Story on the "ruins" of Detroit
I heard a very interesting piece last night on NPR about Jim Griffioen, a stay at home Dad living in Detroit who decided to photograph the decay and abandoned buildings in Detroit. To photograph the ...
|Forget Drudge and Zogby: 7-11 poll O 60, M 40
They got it right in 2000 and 2004! :)
|Obama to Wolf Blitzer: McCain doesn't know how to capture Osama Bin Laden
I apologize if this has already been diaried - but damn saw this excerpt from the Blitzer interview:
|CALL TO ACTION: Will you Drive for Change in NevAda in my stead?
I'm a phonebanker volunteer in CA. It's pretty easy as the Obama CA HQ is a block from my apartment. I have a 9 month old child and my wife is supportive of me leaving her with him for an hour or ...
|DEAD CAT BOUNCE? - (UPDATED with CALL FOR ACTION)
Oh the drama of poll watching. I used to spend every day waiting for 10am (I'm in CA) to look at the latest Gallup daily numbers. 10 more days to go... and I'm beggining to think we might be able ...
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