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Morning Digest: GOP invents totally fake attack to smear progressive in Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Morning Digest: GOP invents totally fake attack to smear progressive in Wisconsin Supreme Court race

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel
San Fransisco to offer RVs to homeless people needing coronavirus quarantine. Why not all the time?

San Fransisco to offer RVs to homeless people needing coronavirus quarantine. Why not all the time?

On Tuesday, the city of San Fransisco announced that it will provide homeless people with temporary housing in RVs if they have tested positive for the coronavirus, or if they’ve been exposed to it
Elizabeth Warren launches effort reaching out to Latina voters: 'When Latinas fight, Latinas win'

Elizabeth Warren launches effort reaching out to Latina voters: 'When Latinas fight, Latinas win'

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign has launched an initiative reaching out to Latina voters across the U.S., saying on the Latinas Fight, Latinas Win statement page, “Latinas are at the
Morning Digest: GOP retirement in key seat boosts Democratic chances of flipping Minnesota's Senate

Morning Digest: GOP retirement in key seat boosts Democratic chances of flipping Minnesota's Senate

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel
White supremacist shooter who killed 22 in El Paso charged with federal hate crimes

White supremacist shooter who killed 22 in El Paso charged with federal hate crimes

The white supremacist terrorist who shot and killed 22 people and injured dozens of others in El Paso, Texas, last August has been indicted on federal hate crimes and firearm charges, the Justice
On Fox & Friends, Ben Carson faults 'stacks and stacks' of tech regulations for homeless crisis

On Fox & Friends, Ben Carson faults 'stacks and stacks' of tech regulations for homeless crisis

U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson appeared on Fox & Friends Tuesday morning and gave a head-scratching explanation for why the nation’s homelessness crisis is booming.
Former HUD Secretary Julián Castro endorses Sen. Elizabeth Warren for president

Former HUD Secretary Julián Castro endorses Sen. Elizabeth Warren for president

Former 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro has announced that he’s endorsing Sen. Elizabeth Warren for president, saying that she’s the
Twitter mourns Julián Castro's campaign—and what it means for the race

Twitter mourns Julián Castro's campaign—and what it means for the race

On Thursday, Jan. 2, Julián Castro suspended his bid for the Democratic nomination for president, and people took to social media to express their sadness, if not their surprise. On Thursday morning,
HUD reports homelessness is on the rise again, with 2.7% increase and eyes on California

HUD reports homelessness is on the rise again, with 2.7% increase and eyes on California

According a new report from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), homelessness in the United States is continuing to surge. While an increase in California is a key part of the
Supreme Court declines to hear case on ban against people sleeping and camping in public spaces

Supreme Court declines to hear case on ban against people sleeping and camping in public spaces

On Monday, the Supreme Court decided not to hear an appeal that would have allowed officers to ticket people who sleep and camp in public spaces; this is considered a major victory for people who are
Julián Castro is right: Iowa should not be first

Julián Castro is right: Iowa should not be first

The debate over whether the Iowa caucus should be the first test for presidential hopefuls is not new, as the issue bubbles up every election cycle. What has been a bit different this time around is
Julián Castro's perfect response to ICE's tweet 'honoring' Human Rights Day: 'Delete your account'

Julián Castro's perfect response to ICE's tweet 'honoring' Human Rights Day: 'Delete your account'

There was really only one way to respond to a tweet from the out-of-control Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency supposedly recognizing Human Rights Day—and former HUD secretary and 2020
It would suck if the next Democratic debate is all white, but there's still diversity to be proud of

It would suck if the next Democratic debate is all white, but there's still diversity to be proud of

Let’s start by acknowledging what a real loss it is that Sen. Kamala Harris decided this week to suspend her presidential campaign. Thankfully, she will not be going anywhere, and will instead
After Harris exit, Booker, Castro, and voters call out billionaires, lack of debate stage diversity

After Harris exit, Booker, Castro, and voters call out billionaires, lack of debate stage diversity

After California Sen. Kamala Harris announced she was suspending her campaign for the Democratic nomination and dropping out of the 2020 race for president, many took to Twitter to express sadness and
Julián Castro releases plan to combat hunger, including universal free lunch and SNAP expansions

Julián Castro releases plan to combat hunger, including universal free lunch and SNAP expansions

2020 presidential hopeful Julián Castro unveiled his People First Plan to End Hunger in America on Wednesday, Nov. 27. The sweeping plan seeks to combat hunger by minimizing food deserts, expanding
'OK boomer': Hundreds of activists chant and delay Harvard-Yale football game for climate protest

'OK boomer': Hundreds of activists chant and delay Harvard-Yale football game for climate protest

During the Harvard-Yale football game on Saturday, Nov. 23, up to 500 students, alumni, and spectators participated in a climate change protest during halftime, as reported by NBC News. Initially, a
Democrats honor Transgender Day of Remembrance, but what will they do in office?

Democrats honor Transgender Day of Remembrance, but what will they do in office?

The Transgender Day of Remembrance, recognized across the globe on November 20, honors the countless transgender and gender non-conforming people who have been murdered because of their gender
Standing with workers and women and disabled people ... boy, do 2020 Democrats shine

Standing with workers and women and disabled people ... boy, do 2020 Democrats shine

The 2020 Democratic presidential candidates just keep kicking ass—but the news coverage of the primary is dominated by polls and stupid horse-race concerns, and that’s when the primary manages to
Julián Castro's 'People First Disability Policy' centers people of color, students, and workers

Julián Castro's 'People First Disability Policy' centers people of color, students, and workers

Former Housing Secretary Julián Castro is the latest 2020 hopeful to reveal a campaign proposal centering the needs and rights of people with disabilities. Castro’s plan, which follows California Sen.
Julián Castro accompanies refugee to once routine ICE check-ins that can now result in deportation

Julián Castro accompanies refugee to once routine ICE check-ins that can now result in deportation

One of the most disturbing trends of the Trump administration has been the surge of what immigrant rights advocates call “silent raids”: undocumented immigrants with periodic, mandatory check-ins at