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A lifelong Blue girl in a Red state, I'm now Senior Political Writer for Daily Kos. On any given day, I'd rather be horseback, but there's more demand for political writers than cowgirls.

Groups: Daily Kos Elections, Daily Kos, Saturday Evening Geek Out, Social Security Defenders, Social Security, Kos Katalogue, Daily Kos Labor, VirtuallySpeaking, Transcripts and Documents, Daily Kos Economics, Pushing back at the Grand Bargain

Twitter: @joanmccarter

Diaries published: 9364 (0 days since last diary on Mon May 04, 2015 at 06:00 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 30446 (1 day since last comment on Mon May 04, 2015 at 01:08 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 273890

Total Comment Ratings: 82761

Most Recommended Diary: Koch brothers freak out in response to Rolling Stone expose, 524 comments, 1052 recommends

People Following Joan McCarter: 1319

Joan McCarter's Most Recent Diaries:

Rural communities are facing a heightened healthcare crisis as hospitals are closing at an alarming rate around the country, with the highest ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 06:00 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
The healthcare wonks putting the Affordable Care Act together back in 2009-10 had a lot of ideas about a lot of small, varied projects that could reduce healthcare spending. They tried one of them�
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 12:59 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
He might just make the cut with primary ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 11:08 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Congress has a little under a month to reauthorize expiring provisions of the ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 10:10 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
House Speaker John Boehner visited the National September ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 08:46 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
House Speaker John Boehner was Chuck Todd's star interview on Sunday's Meet the ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 77 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 07:55 AM PDT with 57 Recommends

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