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 2017-01-19 03:43 

Media Matters

WHCA Vice President Says Reporters Should Yield To Trump's "Guerrilla Tactics" For Access... +

JOHN HEILEMANN (CO-HOST): [W]hen Donald Trump had his first press conference in months and months, it was a melee that took place at Trump Tower, or here in New York last week. And not only was it a melee, something that would seem to me unimaginable coul...

 2017-01-19 03:36 

MSNBC

Michael Moore: '100 days of resistance' to...... +

Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore is urging Trump's critics to spend Trump's first 100 days resisting his policies. Moore talks about the protest he's organizing with NYC Mayor de Blasio and other celebrities outside of Trump International Hotel on......

 2017-01-19 03:30 

Daily Kos

NASA says 2016 was the hottest year in the modern instrumental record... +

Via James Hansen and NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies climate division, 2016 is now officially the hottest year in the modern record: Update of the GISS global temperature analysis finds 2016 to be the warmest year in the instrumental record. ...

 2017-01-19 03:15 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Keith Ellison prods Bernie Sanders to help out DNC... +

Keith Ellison -- who Bernie Sanders endorsed to lead the DNC said Wednesday night he'd push the reluctant Sanders to hand over his massive list of supporters ...

 2017-01-19 03:05 

CNN

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Donald Trump to tap Sonny Perdue for agriculture secretary... +

President-elect Donald Trump picked the final member of his Cabinet on Wednesday, landing on former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to serve as agriculture secretary and in the process locking in an inaugural Cabinet devoid of any Latino representation....

 2017-01-19 03:02 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Pro-LGBT rights protestors dance to Mike Pence's home... +

About 200 protesters marched to Vice President-elect Mike Pence's neighborhood, turned up the music and started a dance party -- less than 48 hours before his inauguration....

 2017-01-19 03:01 

MSNBC

Obama to the press: America needs you,...... +

In his final news conference as president, Obama defended the press and called on them to hold the Trump administration accountable. Lawrence speaks with two of the reporters in that presser, April Ryan and Christi Parsons, as well as Steve Schmidt....

 2017-01-19 03:00 

Crooks and Liars

Weaseling Out Of Things Is A Core Trump Skill... +

The media still hasn't figured out how to deal with Trump and his weaseling skills. They are using the, "If a democrat did this..." model. That one was blown out of the water early. But Trump has even surpassed the "It's Okay When You Are Republican" mode...

 2017-01-19 02:25 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Wyoming school district cited by DeVos: Grizzlies, yes; guns, no... +

The superintendent for a rural Wyoming school cited by education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos in Tuesday's Senate confirmation hearing says they have no guns for grizzly bear at Wapiti School....

 2017-01-19 02:22 

CNN

[ Politics ]

John Lewis channels Trump feud energy into Obamacare fight... +

John Lewis is working to channel the Democratic anger built from his recent fight with President-elect Donald Trump into an effort to save Obamacare....

 2017-01-19 02:17 

MSNBC

Trump weak vetting a sign of poor preparation... +

Rachel Maddow lists some of the embarrassing details being learned about Donald Trump cabinet nominees while they are in the confirmation process because they were not well vetted beforehand....

 2017-01-19 01:59 

MSNBC

Trump yet to name directors at major agencies... +

Rachel Maddow reports on the many director-level positions Donald Trump has yet to fill on the National Security Council with one day left of Obama's term, and more openings still at the Pentagon and State Department....

 2017-01-19 01:46 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Donald Trump Taps Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture ... +

Transition officials confirmed that President-elect Donald Trump has made his final cabinet selection....

 2017-01-19 01:42 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Kushner in talks with Bush-Cheney veteran for WH job, sources say... +

A veteran of the Bush-Cheney White House, Neil Patel, is in talks with President-elect Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, to work with him in the White House, according to sources with knowledge of the transition....

 2017-01-19 01:41 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Chris Murphy: Betsy DeVos 'sends shivers down the spine'... +

On Wednesday evening Erin Burnett welcomed Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, for an interview, and the topic of conversation moved to Betsy DeVos....

 2017-01-19 01:38 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Schumer warns GOP against jamming Trump nominees through Senate ... +

Senate Democrats strongly complained Wednesday that Republicans were trying to ...

 2017-01-19 01:36 

The Daily Beast

Report: Perry Misunderstood Cabinet Job... +

He allegedly didn't know that the job of energy secretary included nuclear weapons. ...

 2017-01-19 01:34 

MSNBC

The problem with Trump's pick for...... +

Senator Maggie Hassan weighs in on Betsy DeVos' alarming answers on basic civil rights for children....

 2017-01-19 01:21 

MSNBC

Price grilled about questionable stock trades... +

Chris Hayes and Sen. Ben Cardin discuss the flurry of allegations about potential self-dealing by the Georgia congressman, who faced questions from Democratic senators in his confirmation hearing today....

 2017-01-19 01:18 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Tom Cotton, Joe Manchin praise Obama's 'dignity'... +

In the final days of President Barack Obama's second term, a couple of his critics took a moment to express some kind words....

 2017-01-19 01:14 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Watch live: Inauguration of Donald Trump on Apple News... +

Watch as businessman Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on Friday, January 20....

 2017-01-19 01:13 

The Daily Beast

DNC Pols Side With Ellison Over Smear... +

Regarding billionaire Haim Saban who called him an ...

 2017-01-19 01:10 

BuzzFeed

18 Reasons Hawaii Will Never Be The Same After Obamas Presidency... +

Aloha Obama. He showed the world that the shaka is the greatest hand gesture and can even be used at a presidential inauguration. Alex Wong / Getty Images The Obama ohana (family) showed ...

 2017-01-19 01:08 

The Daily Beast

The Tao of Tiffany Trump: Donald Trump’s Polarizing, Celebrity-Friendly Other Daughter... +

Actress Abigail Breslin caused a stir after posting a photo of her with the president-elects daughter with Marla Maples. But Tiffany Trump doesnt deserve the internets scorn. ...

 2017-01-19 01:06 

BuzzFeed

The Trump Administration Is Turning Cautious Liberals Into Paranoid Preppers... +

John Paczkowski / BuzzFeed News Jim Ray is the kind of urban-dwelling liberal who you’d think finds prepping a little silly. Stockpiling food and ammo in anticipation of some civilization-destroying cataclysm? That, he says, is the province of n...

 2017-01-19 01:01 

MSNBC

Sen. Schatz: No on Price, Pruitt, DeVos... +

The Democratic Senator from Hawaii plans to oppose three of Donald Trump's most controversial cabinet nominees, who are likely to be confirmed by the Republican-controlled Senate....

 2017-01-19 00:58 

MSNBC

Mayor Walsh: Our community is fearful... +

Mayor Marty Walsh of Boston sits down with Chris Matthews to discuss how Trumps incoming administration will impact city life....

 2017-01-19 00:57 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Joe Manchin: Concerned about Trump Cabinet picks Price, DeVos ... +

Sen. Joe Manchin, a moderate Democrat who Republicans hope might support some or all of President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet, on Wednesday singled out two nominees that he found objectionable and could vote against....

 2017-01-19 00:47 

The Daily Beast

Pence: Manning Commutation A Mistake... +

Called Manning a ...

 2017-01-19 00:46 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Transition Tracker: Picking apart Trump's Cabinet picks... +

Interviews with President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence and sharp questioning of the Cabinet nominees were part of a flurry of activity less than 48 hours before Trump is set to take office. ...

 2017-01-19 00:41 

CNN

[ Politics ]

44 ways to judge the Obama era... +

President Barack Obama, the 44th commander in chief, caps off eight years in office on January 20....

 2017-01-19 00:35 

The Daily Beast

Baseball HOF Picks Raines, Rodriguez... +

Jeff Bagwell, Ivan Rodriguez and Tim Raines all got in. ...

 2017-01-19 00:34 

Talking Points Memo

Palestinians Ask Putin to Use Influence Over Trump... +
 2017-01-19 00:33 

MSNBC

Sen. Franken: I will not vote for Betsy DeVos... +

Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., joins Chris Matthews to dissect the intensity of Betsy Devos confirmation hearing....

 2017-01-19 00:24 

BuzzFeed

This Video Of A Dog Being Forced Into Water For "A Dog's Purpose" Has Prompted An Investigation... +

The group responsible for ensuring animal safety on movie sets has suspended a staff monitor after video emerged Wednesday of a German shepherd being forced into churning water for the upcoming film A Dog's Purpose.The footage, which was reportedly fi...

 2017-01-19 00:24 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Live election results and coverage... +

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump wait for voters' verdict as the 2016 US election campaign ends. Follow all the latest here with live updates and analysis. ...

 2017-01-19 00:19 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Mike Pence: George H.W. Bush good model for VP job... +

Vice President-elect Mike Pence is looking to a former US vice president-turned-president as a model for his new role as he prepares to assume the second-highest office in the country. ...

 2017-01-19 00:19 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Mike Pence won't say if Russia should be punished for hacking... +

Vice President-elect Mike Pence on Wednesday declined to say whether he believes Russia should be punished for carrying out a hacking operation aimed at influencing the 2016 presidential election....

 2017-01-19 00:11 

The Daily Beast

Barack Obama, Leaving On Top, Meets the Press One Last Time as President... +

He mostly went out of his way not to say anything that will disturb the serenity of his exit on billowy clouds of good will and a 60 percent approval rating....

 2017-01-19 00:00 

Crooks and Liars

Walker Finally Pays Off Presidential Campaign Debt*... +

Good news!* Scott Walker has finally, at long last, paid off his presidential campaign debt*. And it only took him sixteen months since he ended his short-lived, Quixotic bid. Walker tried everything he could think of to raise that money. He begged for i...

 2017-01-18 23:59 

BuzzFeed

A Biotech Will Pay $100 Million Over A Monopoly Price Hike... +

Ziquiu / Getty Images Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay $100 million to settle federal and state allegations that it illegally bought rights to a competitor's drug in order to protect a monopoly and raise its drug's price by 85,00...

 2017-01-18 23:57 

MSNBC

Greta: Health Care is a Real Problem, Not...... +

'For The Record' Commentary 1/18/17 Greta Van Susteren examines the ongoing fight over Obamacare and urges lawmakers to use common sense in solving America's health care woes....

 2017-01-18 23:55 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Betsy DeVos' 'clerical error' dates back to nearly two decades... +

Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Education Department, is seeking to dismiss questions about donations to Focus on the Family from a foundation tied to her. ...

 2017-01-18 23:55 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Makes $25M Payment To Settle Trump University Fraud Lawsuits... +
 2017-01-18 23:49 

MSNBC

Patricia Arquette: Making My Voice Heard...... +

Oscar-winning actress and activist Patricia Arquette tells Greta Van Susteren why she will be participating in the Womens March on Washington after President-elect Donald Trumps inauguration....

 2017-01-18 23:45 

Crooks and Liars

HHS Nominee Tom Price Facing Allegations Of Corruption, Insider Trading... +

Senator Elizabeth Warren picked up where Senator Patty Murray left off this morning when it came to her time to question HHS nominee Rep. Tom Price on his investment habits, and specifically, his insider trading on health stocks. To review, Tom Price, whi...

 2017-01-18 23:36 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Obama offers reassurance mixed with warnings... +

A sanguine Barack Obama sought to reassure the millions of Democrats disorientated and fearful about Donald Trump's pending inauguration that presidents may change but the nation always endures....

 2017-01-18 23:32 

ThinkProgress

Hottest year ever and Arctic meltdown put the world on the brink of catastrophe... +
 2017-01-18 23:30 

BuzzFeed

This Guy Tricked Infowars Into Publishing A Completely Fake Report On Trump... +

Infowars A man based in Scotland has revealed to BuzzFeed News how he tricked the right-wing conspiracy site Infowars into publishing a completely fake report about president-elect Donald Trump.Markus Muir, a 27-year-old marketing professional from Gl...

 2017-01-18 23:28 

BuzzFeed

Netflix Says It Will Survive The Death Of Net Neutrality... +

Netflix Netflix says the changing political order in Washington won't affect its business, even though one of the company's pet causes is likely to be killed off by the Trump administration.Along with many big Silicon Valley companies, Netflix...

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