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 2018-01-22 11:59 

Washington Post

Just your best guess, do you think members of Trump's campaign colluded with Russia to try to influence the 2016 presidential election, or not?...
 2018-01-22 11:59 

Washington Post

A special counsel at the U.S. Justice Department, Robert Mueller, has been investigating possible ties between Trump's presidential campaign and the Russian govt. Do you approve or disapprove of t...
 2018-01-22 11:59 

Washington Post

Do you support or oppose a program that allows undocumented immigrants to stay in the United States if they arrived here as a child, completed high school or military service and have not been convict...
 2018-01-22 11:59 

Washington Post

Do you support or oppose building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico? Do you feel that way strongly, or somewhat?...
 2018-01-22 11:59 

Washington Post

Do you think the new federal tax law (favors the rich), (favors the middle class), (favors the poor) or (treats all people about equally)?...
 2018-01-22 11:59 

Washington Post

Do you think the new federal tax law enacted by Congress and the Trump administration is a good thing for the country or a bad thing for the country?...
 2018-01-22 11:59 

Washington Post

Do you think the continuation of Obamacare is a good thing for the country or a bad thing for the country?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

Do you think a reduction in the number of federal government employees is a good thing for the country or a bad thing for the country?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

Do you think reduced federal regulations on businesses is a good thing for the country or a bad thing for the country?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

Do you think the federal crackdown on undocumented immigrants is a good thing for the country or a bad thing for the country?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

How much credit do you think the Obama administration deserves for the country's economic situation - a great deal, a good amount, only some or hardly any?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

Would you describe the state of the nation's economy these days as excellent, good, not so good or poor?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

How much credit do you think the Trump administration deserves for the country's economic situation - a great deal, a good amount, only some or hardly any?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

Do you think leaders of the Democratic Party are mainly (presenting alternatives to Trump's proposals), or mainly (criticizing Trump's proposals without presenting alternatives)?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

In the past year, have actions by Trump mainly (helped) or (hurt) you and your family, or have they made no difference? Is that a great deal or somewhat?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

Trump has been president for about one year. Would you say he has accomplished a great deal during that time, a good amount, not very much or little or nothing?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president? Do you approve/disapprove strongly or somewhat?...
 2018-01-22 11:55 

The Daily Beast

Bye-Bye, Black: The Return of Color to the SAG Red Carpet...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Read more at The Daily Beast....

 2018-01-22 11:51 

Talking Points Memo

DOJ Foreign Agent Order On RT Already Hurting Kremlin-Funded TV Channel...
 2018-01-22 11:44 

Talking Points Memo

Trump To Face Mixed Welcome At World Economic Forum In Davos This Week...
 2018-01-22 11:41 

The Daily Beast

Computer Program That Calculates Prison Sentences Is Even More Racist Than Humans, Study Finds...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast A computer program used to calculate people's risk of committing crimes is less accurate and more racist than random humans assigned to the same task, a new Dartmouth study finds . Before they're sentenced, pe...

 2018-01-22 11:37 

Talking Points Memo

Pence In Middle East: Proud To Be In 'Israel's Capital, Jerusalem'...
 2018-01-22 11:33 

MSNBC

Government shutdown heads to third day...

As the government shutdown heads into its third day on Monday, the Morning Joe panel discusses reporting on the president and Congress....

 2018-01-22 11:06 

CNN

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Republicans consider releasing some classified intel behind memo alleging FISA abuses...

Top House Republicans are considering publicly releasing some of the underlying intelligence behind a memo spearheaded by Rep. Devin Nunes that alleges FBI abuses of surveillance laws....

 2018-01-22 11:01 

Talking Points Memo

How (Some) Democrats Dropped Their Opposition To Trump's Border Wall...
 2018-01-22 11:00 

Talking Points Memo

Did Citizens United Help Russians Funnel Money To NRA?...
 2018-01-22 11:00 

The Daily Beast

Big Gamble to Find MH370 Begins: U.S. Team Deploys Robot Swarm to Find Jet...

Courtesy of Ocean Infinity What may well be the last chance of finding the remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is about to get under way. A U.S.-led team aboard one of the world's most advanced undersea search vessels has arrived at the search are...

 2018-01-22 11:00 

Washington Post

Jared Kushner's father on probe into family company: "We are not at all concerned."...

Charles Kushner spoke in his first interview since son became President Trump's adviser....

 2018-01-22 09:50 

The Atlantic

Muslim Refugees Team Up With Anarchists To Shame Greece...

"We try to scandalize the practices of the state, the EU, and even the NGOs."...

 2018-01-22 09:45 

NY Times

Cline, Hedi Slimane, and the Grown-Up Woman...

The most disruptive designer of his generation is back. But what will it mean for the legions of women who once found their power clothing at Cline?...

 2018-01-22 09:17 

The Daily Beast

FBI: Devin Nunes Won't Show Us Memo Alleging Surveillance Abuses...

Mark Wilson/Getty The FBI has not been permitted to see the memo Rep. Devin Nunes and his staff wrote about alleged abuses by the intelligence community, The Daily Beast has learned. "The FBI has requested to receive a copy of the memo in order to eva...

 2018-01-22 07:25 

Washington Post

Schumer's moment: Shutdown puts spotlight on Dem leader...

For Republicans, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is the face of the government shutdown. For immigration advocates, he's their best hope....

 2018-01-22 07:06 

CNN

[ Politics ]

One year later, Women's March returns...
 2018-01-22 06:49 

Washington Post

AP FACT CHECK: Trump hates the jobless rate until it's his...

Donald Trump, the presidential candidate, would not like the way Trump, the president, is crowing about today's unemployment rate. He'd be calling the whole thing a "hoax."...

 2018-01-22 06:46 

Washington Post

After a challenging first year, Trump has hands full...

The sequel to President Donald Trump's first year in office is opening with the lead player hamstrung by a government shutdown and hunkering down amid investigations, crises and political unease....

 2018-01-22 06:00 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Senate to vote at noon on whether to end government shutdown...

The Senate is scheduled to have a key vote at noon Monday on a bill to reopen the government and fund it for three weeks, though it's unclear if this plan will win over enough Democrats to pass....

 2018-01-22 05:59 

Mother Jones

A Decade After the Great Recession, We're Outsourcing Home Appraisals to India...

The Wall Street Journal reports that banks are getting tired of performing actual appraisals for high-volume home loans, and are turning instead to less rigorous broker price opinions: Now these perfunctory valuations abound, underpinning tens of billions...

 2018-01-22 04:30 

Crooks and Liars

Open Thread - Daniel Day Lewis Plays Barack Obama?...

From 2013. Open thread below......

 2018-01-22 04:29 

The Atlantic

The Shutdown Will Go On...

The federal government won't reopen on Monday, with Democrats rejecting an offer from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Sunday night. But an agreement might not be far off....

 2018-01-22 04:00 

Crooks and Liars

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Lucinda Williams...

My much better half and I went out to do some grocery shopping. I heard the opening chords of this come over the in-store sound system. And it wasn't the Mary Chapin-Carpenter version. It was the original version of the woman who wrote it, Lucinda Wil...

 2018-01-22 03:56 

MSNBC

Sen. Jeff Flake explains latest movements in push to reopen government...

Sen. Jeff Flake explains to Kasie Hunt where things stand as lawmakers try to break the logjam in the Senate....

 2018-01-22 03:48 

Washington Post

Hispanics forgo health services to avoid officials' attention, advocates say...

Legal immigrants fear their information could lead enforcement agencies to undocumented relatives....

 2018-01-22 03:38 

Washington Post

Opening statements to begin in Pennsylvania mayor's trial...

Opening statements are scheduled to begin in the federal corruption trial of the mayor of Pennsylvania's third-largest city....

 2018-01-22 03:32 

Washington Post

No, 'nearly 3 in 4' convicted of terrorism aren't foreign-born...

Trump says a new report on terrorism shows the dangers of immigration. We dig into the facts, and find fishy math and misleading language....

 2018-01-22 03:32 

MSNBC

Voters describe Trump in one word...

President Trump has assured voters he has "great respect for women," but what do women think of Donald Trump? We asked women from the Women's March and the March for Life to tell MSNBC one word that describes the president....

 2018-01-22 03:29 

MSNBC

Inside Trump's talks with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus...

Rep. Lujan Grisham, chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, describes her meeting with President Trump and claims that while he did not provide specifics for his immigration stance, he seemed to try to "minimize" his demands for a multi.....

 2018-01-22 03:27 

ThinkProgress

Mitch McConnell thinks Democrats are very dumb...

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) went to the Senate floor on Sunday night and laid out his position on the government shutdown. Thus far, McConnell has rejected repeated overtures from Democrats to keep the government open for three or four more day...

 2018-01-22 03:08 

NY Times

A President Not Sure of What He Wants Complicates the Shutdown Impasse...

Democrats struggle with a president who says he wants to compromise but then is reined in by his own staff, while Republican leaders are loath to guess at his intentions....

 2018-01-22 03:00 

The Atlantic

Trust Is Collapsing in America...

When truth itself feels uncertain, how can a democracy be sustained?...

 2018-01-22 03:00 

Washington Post

'Defiance Disorder': Another new book describes chaos in Trump's White House...

"Media Madness: Donald Trump, The Press, And The War Over The Truth," by journalist Howard Kurtz will be published this month....

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