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 2016-12-05 22:39 

Talking Points Memo

House, Senate Leaders Reach Deal On California Drought, Flint Aid ... +

WASHINGTON (AP) House and Senate leaders have reached a bipartisan agreement on a bill to authorize $170 million for Flint, Michigan and other cities beleaguered by lead in drinking water, and to provide relief to drought-stricken California. ...

 2016-12-05 22:34 

Talking Points Memo

Ryan: Obamacare 'Transition' Will Take Time To Make Sure 'No One Is Worse Off'... +
 2016-12-05 22:30 

MSNBC

Monday's Mini-Report, 12.5.16... +

Today's edition of quick hits....

 2016-12-05 22:26 

Media Matters

WRKO’s Howie Carr Pitches Ad For AquaSonic Wave While Mocking Nancy Pelosi's Face... +

HOWIE CARR (HOST): Today’s poll question is brought to you by the AquaSonic Wave. The jewelry you’re wearing right now three times as dirty as a public restroom. Clean your jewelry at home with the AquaSonic Wave and kill 99.9 percent of those germs. Grac...

 2016-12-05 22:23 

MSNBC

What Happens When Fake News Becomes Real...... +

Many questions remain about what happens when conspiracy theories lead to real danger after a man was arrested for discharging a firearm inside a DC pizzeria....

 2016-12-05 22:06 

ThinkProgress

Trump transition official is active on white nationalist social media platform... +
 2016-12-05 22:04 

MSNBC

Trump Taking on Foreign Leaders: What is...... +

Former Ambassador, Christopher Hill, joins MTP Daily to discuss President-elect Trumps relationship with foreign leaders and what this means for his foreign policy strategy....

 2016-12-05 21:52 

Talking Points Memo

Ryan: 'We Will Decide Later' How And When To Tackle Medicare Privatization... +
 2016-12-05 21:51 

ThinkProgress

Despite damning video, judge declares mistrial in shooting of Walter Scott... +
 2016-12-05 21:36 

MSNBC

Clinton campaign: Hill was too big to climb... +

What did the Trump campaign get right in the 2016 election, according to those from within the Clinton campaign? Joel Benenson, former chief strategist for Hillary Clinton's campaign, joins MSNBC's Steve Kornacki to discuss....

 2016-12-05 21:22 

MSNBC

Mistrial declared in Scott case... +

MSNBC's Ari Melber explains details surrounding the mistrial of South Carolina police Officer Michael Slager who was accused of murdering Walter Scott in 2015....

 2016-12-05 21:22 

MSNBC

Ryan says Trump wants to 'reset the balance o... +

If Ryan has watched Trump's authoritarian displays and has concluded that Trump wants to wield less power, the congressman is going to be disappointed....

 2016-12-05 21:18 

ThinkProgress

Eyes on the prize... +
 2016-12-05 21:13 

Daily Kos

Judge declares mistrial for cop captured on video shooting unarmed black man in the back... +

A mistrial has been declared in the case against Michael Slager, the former police officer that shot and killed Walter Scott, an unarmed black man, in South Carolina in April 2015. A circuit judge confirmed the mistrial after the jury was unable to come ...

 2016-12-05 21:05 

The Daily Beast

Michael Slager Goes Free for Killing Walter Scott After Judge Declares Mistrial... +

A jury was unable to reach a verdict despite clear video evidence that the white officer gunned down the black suspect as he ran away....

 2016-12-05 20:53 

MSNBC

What pizza-gate shooting says about news... +

Politico's Ken Vogel discusses how the shooting at a pizzeria in Washington D.C. is connected to the publics attitude toward the press....

 2016-12-05 20:52 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Economic Adviser Says 'Screw 'Em!' If China Is Upset By Taiwan Call (AUDIO)... +
 2016-12-05 20:47 

Talking Points Memo

Mistrial Declared In Walter Scott Murder Trial ... +
 2016-12-05 20:47 

Talking Points Memo

Democratic Senator Says He Looks Forward To Working With Donald Trump... +
 2016-12-05 20:46 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Federal appeals court puts ACA lawsuit on hold... +

A federal appeals court ordered Monday that a lawsuit filed against the Affordable Care Act by lawyers for the House of Representatives be put on temporary hold until after the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump....

 2016-12-05 20:42 

The Daily Beast

House GOP Leaders Rebuff Trump’s Tariff... +

McCarthy and Ryan express disagreement with Trumps vow....

 2016-12-05 20:40 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Senate Dems, powerless to stop Trump nominees, regret 'nuclear option' power play... +

Senate Democrats are eager to make Donald Trump pay a political price for nominating staunch conservatives to fill out his Cabinet, hoping to exact revenge for the GOP's stubborn opposition to President Barack Obama's nominees....

 2016-12-05 20:40 

MSNBC

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 2016-12-05 20:40 

The Atlantic

An Easy Way to Avoid Foreign-Policy Mishaps... +

Presidential transitions have helped bring disasters from the Bay of Pigs to the Middle Eastall because of inadequate intelligence briefings....

 2016-12-05 20:40 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Supreme Court tackles racial gerrymander cases... +

The Supreme Court on Monday tackled two racial gerrymander cases in a fresh attempt to determine how race can be taken into consideration when states draw district lines....

 2016-12-05 20:39 

MSNBC

Judge declares mistrial in South Carolina...... +

NBCs Gabe Gutierrez reports on the mistrial of South Carolina police Officer Michael Slager who was accused of murdering Walter Scott in 2015....

 2016-12-05 20:38 

Talking Points Memo

Chuck Schumer Really Doesn't Think Ben Carson Is Qualified For HUD... +
 2016-12-05 20:38 

The Atlantic

How a Family-Owned Butcher Shop Survives... +

A short film takes us to Lismore, Ireland, where a small business has been around since the 1600s....

 2016-12-05 20:37 

The Daily Beast

Fake News Purveyors and Trump’s Conspiracy Theorists Have Real World Consequences... +

An armed man in Washington Sunday showed that there are many Americans who take insane ideas both literally and seriously....

 2016-12-05 20:36 

Crooks and Liars

Hey, Senate Dems, More Of This, Please!... +

Many in the Democratic establishment have been calling for a halt to "identity politics," the bogus term created by conservatives to smear President Obama's presidential terms and protect them from their racist proclivities. That's why Fox News and their...

 2016-12-05 20:32 

The Atlantic

Why For-Profit Colleges Are Undaunted by the Trump University Case... +

Many players in the sector have seen their stocks climb since the election....

 2016-12-05 20:32 

Crooks and Liars

Senate Democrats Have One Shot At Saving SCOTUS - Will They?... +

It is now time for Senate Democrats to take their shot at saving this country from fascists assuming the reins of power in January. It can be done, but it will require them to be courageous and aggressive. David Waldman (KagroX on Twitter) has outlined ho...

 2016-12-05 20:26 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Al Gore Meets With Trump For 'Extremely Interesting' Conversation ... +

Former Vice President Al Gore met with President-elect Donald Trump for what he described as ...

 2016-12-05 20:22 

The Atlantic

What Caused the Deadly Oakland Warehouse Fire?... +

Firefighters have now found 36 bodies inside the artist collective where dozens of people lived together....

 2016-12-05 20:20 

Media Matters

Pundits Defend Trump’s Dangerous Phone Call With Taiwan’s President... +

In Breach Of Diplomatic Protocol, Trump Has Phone Conversation With Taiwanese President Wash. Post: Trump Breaks Protocol By Speaking With Taiwanese Leader. The Washington Post reported that President-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday with Taiwan President ...

 2016-12-05 20:18 

MSNBC

Trumps Taiwan call ruffles feathers... +

Ambassador Nicholas Burns, Former U.S. Ambassador to Greece, discusses the implications of President-elect Donald Trumps conversation with President of Taiwan Tsai Ing-wen....

 2016-12-05 20:15 

Talking Points Memo

Is He In? Allen West Meets With Pence, Flynn, McFarland At Trump Tower... +
 2016-12-05 20:13 

ThinkProgress

Western Europe still without an anti-immigrant populist leader, for now... +
 2016-12-05 20:12 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Then vs. Now: A Statistical Look at Obama's Presidency... +

Is the country better off than it was when President Barack Obama first took office nearly eight years ago?...

 2016-12-05 20:10 

Daily Kos

Arizona Rep. Gallego takes up fight for civilian control of military: 'I cannot support a waiver'... +

Campaign Action Arizona Rep. Ruben Gallego on Monday joined Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in opposing Donald Trump's Secretary of Defense nominee, former Marine Gen. James Mattis, who only resigned from the military two years ago. Gallego, an Iraq War veteran,...

 2016-12-05 20:06 

Talking Points Memo

US Goals Missed On Obesity, Food Poisoning, Hospital Infections Despite Government Push... +
 2016-12-05 20:06 

ThinkProgress

Ivanka reportedly wants to move to D.C. Its a bad idea.... +
 2016-12-05 20:01 

Talking Points Memo

Court Grants House GOP Request To Delay Its Anti-Obamacare Lawsuit... +
 2016-12-05 19:46 

MSNBC

The post-election impact of fake news... +

Man opened fire at a DC pizzeria as the result of a fake news story. MSNBC's Jacob Soboroff joins Thomas Roberts to discuss....

 2016-12-05 19:36 

ThinkProgress

Identity politics actually won in North Carolina... +
 2016-12-05 19:27 

The Atlantic

The Link Between Race and Solitary Confinement... +

Men of color are overrepresented in isolation, while whites are typically underrepresented....

 2016-12-05 19:24 

MSNBC

How Trump "resonated" with Americans... +

Former Arizona Governor Jan Brewer joins MSNBC's Thomas Roberts to discuss why she thinks Donald Trump connected with the American public....

 2016-12-05 19:14 

The Atlantic

The Long Fall of Taiwan... +

The island once had a seat on the UN Security Council. Now a simple phone call with its leader is international news....

 2016-12-05 19:13 

The Atlantic

The North Carolina Governor's Race Is Finally Over... +

Republican Pat McCrory on Monday conceded the very close race to his challenger, Democrat Roy Cooper....

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