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Daily Kos' The Brief

Dec 29, 2021

This episode original aired July 21, 2021.

Democrats have long considered the rural vote as completely unchangeable. Are we wrong about that? Are rural values aligned with those of the Democratic Party? How can we change our messaging to appeal to rural voters without losing our progressive ideals? J.D. Scholten and...


Dec 22, 2021

This episode originally aired December 8, 2021. Happy Holidays!

As we all prepare for the holidays, today, we’re going to talk to Monica Guzman, journalist and author of the upcoming book I Never Thought of it That Waynow available for pre-order. There are clear challenges reconciling our partisanship with Guzman's...


Dec 15, 2021

When we first checked in with Demand Justice executive director Brian Fallon, back in Marchhe it made clear that “[i]f we go to the trouble of getting rid of the filibuster to pass H.R. 1 … but then we forget to do anything about the structural problem of the judiciary that has been utterly ‘Trumpified’ over...


Dec 8, 2021

Today, we’re going to talk to Monica Guzman, journalist and author of the upcoming book I Never Thought of it That Waynow available for pre-order. There are clear challenges reconciling our partisanship with Guzman's desire to “be curious” when talking to our political foes, but the advice is wise and applies...


Dec 1, 2021

We at Daily Kos were prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic from the very start thanks to comprehensive and relentless coverage by Mark Sumner. He wrote his first story on the emerging pandemic on Jan. 23, 2020, and has since written 382 additional stories, including a recent update on the omicron variant. Today, Mark joins...