David Kurtz

David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.

Articles by David

Bernie leads Hillary in Iowa: 41-40.

You've heard this tune before: Legally suspect Obamacare lawsuit brought by health care reform dead-enders suddenly finds receptive federal judges and turns into real live threat to the biggest social justice reform of the last half century.

Here we go again.

Read More →

Confusing reporting coming out on just what is prompting the federal judge in Kentucky to release Kim Davis from jail and what comes next. Apparently her lawyers are saying she will block her deputies from issuing same-sex marriage licenses after she is released. Does that mean the judge may scuttle her release? Haul her right back to court as soon as she gets back to the office and starts causing trouble? Will Mike Huckabee and Ted Cruz shackle themselves to her flowing tresses and insist on being jailed, too? Stay tuned!

A great read on the macho world of "tactical training instructors," who for a nice fee purport to train, berate, and bullshit you into taking on terrorists and other active shooters on your own.