Philly mayor says Trump needs to put his ‘big boy pants on’ and acknowledge he lost the election

Daily Kos Staff Friday November 06, 2020 · 10:30 AM PST 2020/11/06 · 10:30 Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and elections officials held a press conference to answer questions about the remaining ballots and Biden’s widening lead in the Keystone State. Kenney was blunt in his assessment, saying it was time for Donald Trump to “put…

There are only so many ways to say that the GOP’s ship is sinking, but we’ll say it once more

• IL-06 (Likely D to Safe D): Republicans have shown little interest in targeting freshman Democratic Rep. Sean Casten, who handily unseated one of their incumbents two years ago. Illinois’ 6th Congressional District, located in the Chicago area, is almost the archetype of the affluent, well-educated suburban district that has fled the GOP in recent…

North Carolina Republican running for Congress busted as owner of racist attack website

On his attack website, Cawthorn has this section attacking Tom Fiedler, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and former dean of the Boston University College of Communication.  Tom Fiedler, who works with Moe Davis’ advocates, is working to tear down Madison Cawthorn. After this report, the language on the website was quickly deleted and changed to read that Fiedler “quit his…

Rep. Deb Haaland: Representation matters in Congress, and throughout our government

Native women were not represented in Congress until 2018 when Sharice Davids and I became the first Native women elected to the House of Representatives. According to data compiled by Indian Country Today and Advance Native Political Leadership, in 2020, nine Native American women are running for Congress and six will advance to the general…

Science candidates are standing by to defeat COVID-19, improve health care, and fight climate change

Like Bollier, Nancy Goroff has another chance to check off a “first” that should have been achieved years—make that decades—ago. Believe it or not, if Goroff beats out Lee Zeldin, who was the key Republican congressman in running Donald Trump’s impeachment defense, she would be the first female PhD scientist in Congress. That’s exciting. And…

Trump staffers worry choosing to work for an authoritarian might not look so great on a resume

Some of former officials have already gotten a taste of a post-Trump life. For former White House press secretary Sean Spicer, “[t]here’s been no cushy landing on K Street or high-profile consultancy at a major lobbying or public relations firm,” The Post said. While he published a book about being a taxpayer-funded liar, it flopped. Another one…

VoteVets and the Lincoln Project collaborate on one of the most devastating Trump videos yet

While the Lincoln Project continues to line its organizers’ pockets, the silver-lining of the PAC is that they have been very prodigious in their video output. More specifically, their videos are attacks on Donald Trump and his record and how awful he is. This relentless barrage of fact has allowed Vice President Joe Biden the…