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'We know this is not who you are': Connecticut cops give white suspect in double homicide major pass

'We know this is not who you are': Connecticut cops give white suspect in double homicide major pass

It pays to be a white college student, apparently even when suspected of killing two people and kidnapping another. Peter Manfredonia, a 23-year-old University of Connecticut senior from Sandy Hook,
CNBC host snaps on Trump pundit: ‘You have used and abused your position’

CNBC host snaps on Trump pundit: ‘You have used and abused your position’

When Andrew Ross Sorkin isn’t interviewing billionaires to get their brilliant ideas on why we shouldn’t tax them or writing hypocritical pleas to protect executives over workers, he’s usually hosting
Jerry Falwell Jr. mocks COVID-19 safety orders; will only wear mask if it features blackface

Jerry Falwell Jr. mocks COVID-19 safety orders; will only wear mask if it features blackface

Jerry Falwell Jr. has been pushing anti-COVID-19 propaganda for a couple of months now. He tried to keep Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, open during quarantine. He did this in opposition
Joe Biden marks grim milestone of 100,000 U.S. COVID-19 deaths with White House-worthy message

Joe Biden marks grim milestone of 100,000 U.S. COVID-19 deaths with White House-worthy message

On Wednesday, the United States officially passed the grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from the COVID-19 virus. While Donald Trump marked the occasion by attacking members of the media and floating
COVID-19 news: Trump wants a political fight, but the virus doesn't care

COVID-19 news: Trump wants a political fight, but the virus doesn't care

With the U.S. over the 100,000 mark for COVID-19 deaths, Donald Trump keeps working to make this a political battle in which his base will rally to him. He’s having mixed success. On the one hand,
Purged watchdog who found 'severe' medical supply shortages persists with 14 ongoing investigations

Purged watchdog who found 'severe' medical supply shortages persists with 14 ongoing investigations

As Donald Trump tries to replace the independent watchdog at the Health and Human Services Department post-haste, she has continued doggedly investigating his endlessly inept handling of the
Local health officials shy away from confronting the meat industry over COVID-19 outbreaks

Local health officials shy away from confronting the meat industry over COVID-19 outbreaks

The meatpacking industry seems to be following Donald Trump’s approach to coronavirus statistics: if people don’t know how bad it is, they can’t blame you. Oh, the meatpacking companies say their
Trump is losing to Biden. That's why he's turning everything into a mind-bending partisan battle

Trump is losing to Biden. That's why he's turning everything into a mind-bending partisan battle

Donald Trump is done trying to actually win over new voters. Ya know, campaigning—that thing you do when you're trying to actually get to 50-plus-one to win an election. Last year, the Trump campaign
Cartoon: Trump 100K Golf Classic

Cartoon: Trump 100K Golf Classic

Join us at the Donald J. Trump 100K Golf Classic. So much winning!
Most Republicans won't get coronavirus vaccine, still don't think it's worse than the regular flu

Most Republicans won't get coronavirus vaccine, still don't think it's worse than the regular flu

The same denial leading ridiculous numbers of people to ignore the reality that social distancing and mask-wearing protects everyone during a pandemic seems to be prevailing when it comes to a
Veterans Administration won't prescribe medical marijuana because of ridiculous federal pot ban

Veterans Administration won't prescribe medical marijuana because of ridiculous federal pot ban

All too many elected officials treat military veterans like decorations on patriotic holidays and then forget about them just as they do the red, white, and blue bunting that’s tucked away until the
White House press secretary admits she has voted by mail 11 times in the last 10 years

White House press secretary admits she has voted by mail 11 times in the last 10 years

Donald Trump and Republicans have been working overtime to squash vote by mail, even during a deadly pandemic that has killed more than 101,000 to date. Even as experts predict we will have another
Astronauts prepare to launch from the United States for the first time since the Space Shuttle

Astronauts prepare to launch from the United States for the first time since the Space Shuttle

Unless weather intervenes, astronauts will drive out to the Falcon 9 rocket on Wednesday afternoon and launch aboard a flight that will take them and their Dragon capsule to the International Space
The next stupid Republican trick, suing Pelosi over keeping lawmakers safe

The next stupid Republican trick, suing Pelosi over keeping lawmakers safe

House Republicans want to make sure that corporations can't be taken to court for harming or killing customers or employees as a result of their actions in the pandemic. But they sure are happy to
Donald Trump's lies are so outrageous that now God is calling him out

Donald Trump's lies are so outrageous that now God is calling him out

On May 21, Timothy Klausutis wrote a letter to Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter. In it, Klausutis pleaded with Dorsey to excise a conspiracy-laden, fact-free tweet the president of the United States
'This is dire': Emergency food assistance isn't reaching vast majority of hungry kids

'This is dire': Emergency food assistance isn't reaching vast majority of hungry kids

It's been two months since Pandemic-EBT, an emergency food program for children to replace school meals, was passed by Congress and signed into law. But out of 30 million children intended to get the
We’re going live! Join Daily Kos for 'Abortion Access in the Age of COVID-19' on Friday

We’re going live! Join Daily Kos for 'Abortion Access in the Age of COVID-19' on Friday

Hi, Daily Kos community!Many of you may recognize my name from campaign action emails you receive from the Daily Kos activism team. For those of you who don’t know me, however, I’m Sarah Hogg, a
Experts predict 'avalanche of evictions' as Republicans refuse to pass housing assistance

Experts predict 'avalanche of evictions' as Republicans refuse to pass housing assistance

The skyrocketing unemployment rate is about to be followed by a giant wave of evictions as renters are unable to pay and temporary holds on evictions in some states expire. A Census Bureau Survey
White supremacist Rep. Steve King claims top House Republican promised him 'exoneration'

White supremacist Rep. Steve King claims top House Republican promised him 'exoneration'

Rep. Steve King is fighting for his political life. The notorious white supremacist faces four primary challengers in next week’s Iowa primary—and if he gets through them, he faces a strong Democratic
White supremacists are thriving on Facebook, despite its promises to crack down

White supremacists are thriving on Facebook, despite its promises to crack down

If it feels as though white supremacists are coming out of the woodwork everywhere these days, particularly on social media, you’re not alone—and it’s not a figment of your imagination. On Facebook