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A lifelong Blue girl in a Red state, I'm now Senior Political Writer for Daily Kos. On any given day, I'd rather be horseback, but there's more demand for political writers than cowgirls.

Groups: Daily Kos Elections, Daily Kos, Saturday Evening Geek Out, Social Security Defenders, Social Security, Kos Katalogue, Daily Kos Labor, VirtuallySpeaking, Transcripts and Documents, Daily Kos Economics, Pushing back at the Grand Bargain

Twitter: @joanmccarter

Diaries published: 9358 (3 days since last diary on Fri May 01, 2015 at 01:32 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 30438 (3 days since last comment on Fri May 01, 2015 at 01:32 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 273731

Total Comment Ratings: 82761

Most Recommended Diary: Koch brothers freak out in response to Rolling Stone expose, 524 comments, 1052 recommends

People Following Joan McCarter: 1319

Joan McCarter's Most Recent Diaries:

The House Judiciary Committee struck a blow against Senate Majority Leader Mitch ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 01:32 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Gov. Chris Christie's high-school buddy and former Port ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 83 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 10:25 AM PDT with 63 Recommends
Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) Republicans might ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 52 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 09:00 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
Attorney General Loretta Lynch capped her first, ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 66 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 07:02 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
Rep. Tammy Duckworth, veteran, saves the day. House Republicans were all set ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 01:13 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
This is precisely what Republican leadership deserved to get when recruiting and backing unhinged zealots like the newly elected Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR). Now ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 47 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 12:15 PM PDT with 51 Recommends

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