Daily Kos Morning Digest 8/28/15… Business owners remove all voters from business district, but forget one college kid

Normally gerrymandering in a medium-sized town that doesn’t even pertain to city council elections would be too down-in-the-weeds, but this story from the Columbia Tribune is too funny to ignore……

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Clinton Campaign flexs at DNC get together…

“In 2008 I got a lot of votes, but I didn’t get enough delegates. So I think it’s understandable that my focus is going to be on delegates as well as votes this time.”

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MoveOn going after Schumer on his anti-Iran deal vote….

The effort will be wasted money…

New York Democratic Senator Chuck is only going to worry about his base in Brooklyn….Which is why he’ll vote against the deal knowing it WILL go thru and his base had him ‘do the right thing’ in their eyes….

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US Advisors in Afghanistan…Update…

“We could go and do the mission” for the Afghans, said Command Sgt. Maj. James Napolet, the senior enlisted man among American special-operations troops here. “But our intent is for them to be a fully capable force that can do the mission on their own.”

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Political Roundup for August 28, 2015…Bush campaign staffers asked to tighten their belts?….RRH Elections

Jeb Bush’s campaign, which once promised to shock and awe his opponents, has begun taking steps to rein in campaign spending. Campaign staff have been asked to take pay cuts as part of the belt tightening……

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Clinton camp claims to have 1/5 of delegates needed for nomination already…

To be sure, Clinton had a superdelegate edge early against Barack Obama in 2008, and superdelegates are free to change their allegiance at any time between now and next summer’s convention. But Clinton is ahead of the pace she had eight years ago in securing these commitments…..

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Federal Appeals Court overrules Judge Stop order on NSA data collection…

A federal appeals court reversed a judge’s order to stop the National Security Agency from collecting phone records, sending the case back to a lower court for further hearings between privacy advocates and government lawyers…..

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Iran deal support ignites a fight among American Jews….

Beyond the name-calling is real concern about geopolitical implications. With momentum on Mr. Obama’s side, the chances that Congress can scuttle the deal appear remote,

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State of emergency declared in Florida; tropical storm nears….

The storm could hit the peninsula Monday. Scott made his declaration shortly after forecasters adjusted the trajectory of the storm to show that it’s predicted to strike the southern tip of the state and then traverse northward……

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Add Christie to those sending government email ‘s from a private server…

Gov. Chris Christie has criticized Hillary Clinton in recent days over her use of private email to do State Department business. But the only email he provided to the Legislature last year came from his private Yahoo account…..

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Few insiders think Joe Biden will mount another run for President…

“An objective reading of VP Biden’s chances of winning the nomination will force him to accept the reality that he should not enter the race for the Democratic nomination,” an Iowa Democrat said….

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Meanwhile…Kasich is gaining on Bush…

With many in the Republican Party seeking to find a Trump-killer, Kasich’s late summer surge is threatening to steal away the mantle of establishment favorite that Bush had long been expected to claim…..

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Serena…With the Kim like side view selfie….

Serena Williams shared a bootylicious belifie on Instagram….

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Clinton campaign will work with the Democratic National Party to raise money for the 2016 Election….

The Clinton campaign will likely provide the party with a fundraising boost, as she’s shown an ability to attract donors in record numbers. Her more than $45 million second-fundraising quarter from April to June is more than any other candidate had ever raised in a three-month period….

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Trump and Cruz to stop at Wash DC anti-Iran Deal Protest…

Donald Trump revealed Thursday that he’s been coordinating with Ted Cruz for a joint appearance at an event opposing the Iran deal in Washington…..

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The Lockheed C-5 Galaxy Military Cargo plane can carry a LOT of heavy things in one shot…

The Lockheed C-5 Galaxy has the largest lift capacity of any US transport aircraft, and the 3rd largest in the world……

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