Tag: final

Mar 19

Time for the final push to replace conservative Democrat Dan Lipinski with progressive Marie Newman

Illinois voters go to the polls for the state’s primaries on March 20, and one key House primary is of national interest. Conservative Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski faces a serious challenge from Marie Newman, who has gathered endorsements from Daily Kos, NARAL Pro-Choice America, Human Rights Campaign, EMILY’s List, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and some Illinois unions. …

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Mar 13

Morning Digest: Final poll has Democrat Conor Lamb beating Republican Rick Saccone in Pennsylvania

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off ● PA-18 (special): Monmouth released their final poll of this race on the eve of Tuesday’s special election, …

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Feb 18

Ethiopia: Final days of the TPLF regime

Under relentless popular pressure the Ethiopian Prime-Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, has been forced to resign, other members of the government are expected to follow. The ruling party responded with panic, and instead of entering into talks with opposition groups, imposed another State of Emergency – this follows on from the previous one, which last ten months …

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Jan 28

Obama’s ‘Final Year’: Epitaph for an Illusion

A sad documentary from inside the bubble of American power. “The Final Year,” with its all-star cast of President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, U.N. adviser Samantha Power, and national security deputy Ben Rhodes, might be the saddest movie of the year. It's a fly on the wall, political campaign-style documentary of the last year …

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Jan 28

SpaceX has plans for Texas – but border wall could be final frontier to progress

Elon Musk is eyeing land near Brownsville for a Mars launch site but locals fear Trump’s plans for a barrier will ruin the area forever It is the place where Elon Musk might one day launch rockets on missions to colonise Mars, though it did not look like much on a recent drizzly and frigid …

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Jan 19

After a final Trump sabotage of negotiations, the Trump Shutdown is on

It’s after midnight in Washington, D.C. and officially the government has shut down. The Senate finally just completed the vote, McConnell casting the final “no” vote, a procedural vote that allows him to bring it back. Previous to that, senators were furiously negotiating on the floor for over an hour, holding the cloture vote open with the possibility …

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Dec 15

Need health care? Don’t miss out on 2017’s final hours of Obamacare enrollment

There are just hours left before open enrollment through healthcare.gov closes until next year—if Republicans haven’t killed it off by then. Heaven knows they’re trying. But one way to raise the cost they face for doing that is to make Obamacare successful here and now. The more people it’s helping, the more political will it will take to kill …

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Dec 07

Cory Booker, John Lewis and other Democrats to make final push for Alabama’s Doug Jones

The polls remain close in the Alabama Senate race between Democrat Doug Jones, notable prosecutor of child murderers and child molesters, and Republican Roy Moore, actual child molester. Make of that what you will; certainly, the entire nation is watching to see what decision Alabama voters come to. It will come down to a moral …

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Nov 08

Daily Kos Elections Nov. 7, 2017 liveblog final thread

It’s Election Day in America! We’ve spent the evening liveblogging the results of all the key races nationwide and tweeting as well. You can also review the top contests on our new election results big board. In addition, we’ve put together a list of key resources you’ll want to keep open as you scan tonight’s returns: Hour-by-hour …

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