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Urban farming: From floating food forests to vacant lot crops

Daily Kos - ‎May 15, 2016‎
Last night's Washington primary is one more big reason to kill the caucuses · 186 226 · David Jarman · Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/25 · 2 181 · Daily Kos Elections · GOP Sen. Richard Burr, slipping in the polls, skewers his state's anti-LGBT HB2 ...

Morning Digest: Is Republican Sen. Richard Burr in trouble? The signs are very mixed

Daily Kos - ‎22 hours ago‎
All of this legerdemain didn't affect Grayson's cash-on-hand one bit; rather, it simply inflated his apparent fundraising haul past the psychologically important $1 million mark.
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Last night's Washington primary is one more big reason to kill the caucuses

Daily Kos - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Sanders, for instance, would have had his widely-attended Washington rallies prior to the primary, rather than prior to the caucus, which might have motivated more people to turn out for him in the primary.
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Officer acquitted in death of Freddie Gray

Daily Kos - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Nero faced a judge in a bench trial rather than going before a jury. Prosecutors argued during Nero's six-day trial that Nero, a former volunteer EMT and firefighter who has been with the Baltimore Police Department since 2012, committed a crime when ...
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11 reasons why Bernie Sanders lost this thing fair and square

Daily Kos - ‎May 23, 2016‎
But rather than locking in those gains and settling in for a long-haul effort, he's opted for a legacy-busting temper tantrum instead, heading out the (primary) door in a cloud of whining, conspiracy mongering, and blame casting.

Morning Digest: Surprise! The Koch brothers' latest accomplice is full of it

Daily Kos - ‎May 24, 2016‎
However, Brat got to seek renomination at a party convention rather than needing to go through a primary. Such conventions tend to be dominated by ideological activists who are more friendly to tea partying politicians like Brat than to the sort of ...
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Democrats vow to take on GOP House members who switched votes to target LGBT workers

Daily Kos - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Of course, some of these noticeable and welcome efforts are the result of party polarization and the fact that elections are more and more about turning out your base rather than swaying those who rest in the middle of the electorate. But part of the ...

Morning Digest: Republicans try to lock Democrats out of the general in blue Santa Barbara seat

Daily Kos - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Nevada's 3rd District is very competitive, and Democrats would rather face Tarkanian, who is very conservative and has some baggage from his family's failed business venture.

Trump chooses climate change hard-liner for energy advisor

Daily Kos - ‎May 23, 2016‎
But going forward, he may well consult industry-friendly polls or his “gut” to decide, rather than the consensus of researchers built on thousands of super-accurate land and space-based thermometers maintained by premier science agencies like NASA and ...
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Top Republican Benghazi investigator shoots down Republicans' own Benghazi conspiracy theory

Daily Kos - ‎May 18, 2016‎
... coincidentally be winding down soonish. You know, for reasons. Mr. Gowdy said previously that this issue might end up being the most surprising part of the House committee's final report, which he promised would be released “sooner rather than ...
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Donald Trump woos Muslim Republicans, and yep—it's working

Daily Kos - ‎May 23, 2016‎
People who have invested themselves in the notion of conservative rightness, however, would rather set themselves on fire than admit that.
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Yeah, I changed my mind. Elizabeth Warren for vice president!

Daily Kos - ‎May 16, 2016‎
I'd rather advocate for the idea without knowingly going against her wishes (in case she really wan't interested). (How was that for a meta look inside my thought processes?

Morning Digest: Republican who called Obama an 'animal': 'I could have called him a bird'

Daily Kos - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Daily Kos Elections currently rates the general as Likely Democratic. ○ VT-Gov: On Wednesday, state House Speaker Shap Smith announced that he would seek the Democratic nod for lieutenant governor rather than re-enter to the gubernatorial race.
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Charlotte City Council weighs repeal of its pro-LGBT ordinance in exchange for nothing, apparently

Daily Kos - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Both entities appear to be in the pocket of conservative lawmakers, who continue to use their power to try to intimidate businesses in the state out of criticizing HB2 rather than working to modify the law in any way that would minimize its fiscal impact.
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Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: now with instant bonus punditry, just add water

Daily Kos - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Personally, I'd rather have a place on the other side of Sanders, but there's a lot of levels in “win.” Let's win.
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Trump is not bringing new voters to the GOP

Daily Kos - ‎May 17, 2016‎
While Trump's insurgent candidacy has spurred record-setting Republican primary turnout in state after state, the early statistics show that the vast majority of those voters aren't actually new to voting or to the Republican Party, but rather they are ...

Morning Digest: Obama is 'this animal we call president,' says the Donald Trump of Florida politics

Daily Kos - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Ricardo Rangel, who rather remarkably went to work for Gravis Marketing earlier this year, has made a wiser decision about his future employment and dropped out of the Democratic primary for Florida's open 9th Congressional District.
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Game of Thrones 6.4 recap: 'The Book of the Stranger'

Daily Kos - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Rather than pitching her immediately back in her own locker, Mr. Sparrow tosses her into the cell with her long-unseen brother, Loras Tyrell.
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What's the matter with Kansas? Republicans.

Daily Kos - ‎May 15, 2016‎
For coverage of how deeply the state of Kansas is screwed, check out Chris Reeves' blog on Daily Kos. In addition to Brownback and the other Kansas political leadership, Chris has been covering Secretary of State Kris Kobach's many nefarious activities ...

Spotlight on green news & views: 'Exxon Knew' probe moves ahead; can we adapt fast enough?

Daily Kos - ‎May 18, 2016‎
I wrote this post for the UCS blog (original post here) but I thought that the Daily Kos community would be interested in it, too -- If you live in California, please consider calling your state senator in support of SB 1161.
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