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Daily Kos' The Brief

Jun 30, 2021

Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas and senior political writer Kerry Eleveld talk about everything from Arizona in 2022 to Sen. Kyrsten Sinema and what is going in her mind with Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07). It also Daily Kos’ The Brief’ 25th episode!


Jun 23, 2021

Today we’re looking at the youth vote—how important it was in 2020, and how critical it will be in 2022 to have any chance of retaining control of both chambers of Congress. Our guest is Ben Wessel, the former executive director of NextGen America, an organization focused on youth voter turnout. His advice on...


Jun 16, 2021

As the Republican Party turns even more autocratic with folks like Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, what has the political press learned about covering this dangerous party? This week we’ll be talking about the media and its coverage of both the Biden administration, and of the ongoing threat to our democracy from...


Jun 9, 2021

Republican attacks on transgender Americans and transgender youth, in particular, have skyrocketed in 2021. Roughly 150 anti-trans bills combined have been introduced in over 30 state legislatures this year, setting a new record for anti-trans legislation in a single session. Today on Daily Kos’ The Brief Kerry and...


Jun 2, 2021

Remember when Republicans used to claim that America was “center-right”? They don’t claim that anymore. They don’t even pretend. At this point, they realize they’ve lost the battle for the hearts and minds of Americans, and are doing everything they can to undermine, and maybe even destroy, American democracy....