Mickey Kaus

Political Commentator and Author

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Mickey Kaus is a political commentator and the author of The End of Equality. A former blogger for Newsweek, Slate and the Daily Caller, he now blogs at KausFiles. He was also a former candidate for the Democratic nomination for Senate against then-incumbent Barbara Boxer.

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At least one Alabama Republican has revealed that he did NOT vote for the GOP nominee -- Roy Moore. And this wasn't just any voter but Alabama's other Senator -- Richard Shelby.

Waiting on Alabama

At least one Alabama Republican has revealed that he did NOT vote for the GOP nominee -- Roy Moore. And this wasn't just any voter but Alabama's other Senator -- Richard Shelby.

from One Year Later

Is a ready supply of immigrant workers keeping the working class from fatter paychecks -- or are other factors at play?

Are immigrants driving down the wages of American workers?

Is a ready supply of immigrant workers keeping the working class from fatter paychecks -- or are other factors at play?

from One Year Later

Wins for Democrats, trouble for Roy Moore, and a look at the year that was.

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Wins for Democrats, trouble for Roy Moore, and a look at the year that was.

from Left, Right & Center

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The recall election could end up with three very different results for the future of Gov. Gavin Newsom and of politics in California. Here’s how the scenarios could play out.

from News Stories

Josh Barro, Tim Carney and David Dayen discuss President Biden’s vaccine mandates, early cuts and bargaining chips in the Democrats’ spending bill, and America’s post-Trump…

from Left, Right & Center

California’s recall election has been powered by some small business owners who are disgruntled about pandemic-era restrictions and pessimistic about the state’s future.

from Greater LA

Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and David Dayen discuss the Texas law prohibiting most abortions, Senator Manchin’s warning shot, and the future of the Fed.

from Left, Right & Center

After initial returns showed the recall failing by a nearly 70% to 30% margin, the Associated Press and TV networks called the race for Newsom.

from News Stories

Governor Newsom’s focus on the negative during the recall campaign was a missed opportunity for California unification, suggests Joe Mathews.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Some 100,000 refugees are resettling in America so far after the U.S. ended its 20-year war in Afghanistan, and some are settling in Los Angeles.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh, David and Tim discuss the pay-fors of Democrats’ big spending plans, a looming government shutdown, the debate about booster shots, and California’s failed recall election.

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