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 2018-01-19 05:23 

MSNBC

Trump is 'eager' to talk to Special Counsel Mueller...

Trump attorney Ty Cobb says that his client is 'eager' to talk to Russia Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Our expert panel gives their take....

 2018-01-19 05:21 

CNN

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GOP Rep. on DACA deal: Little consistency from the White House...

A member of the Freedom Caucus -- told CNN's Chris Cuomo Thursday he remains unclear on several of President Trump's positions on a DACA deal....

 2018-01-19 05:20 

MSNBC

Russia testimony: It appears Russia infiltrated the NRA...

Glenn Simpson, the co-founder of the research firm behind the Trump-Russia dossier, said in testimony just released by the House Intelligence Committee it seems the NRA was infiltrated Moscow....

 2018-01-19 05:18 

MSNBC

Russia dossier testimony details possible money laundering...

In testimony just released by the House Intelligence Committee, Glenn Simpson, co-founder of the research firm behind the Trump-Russia dossier, details possible money laundering & collusion between Russia & Trump world. Our panel discusses....

 2018-01-19 05:02 

The Daily Beast

Dylan Farrow Breaks Down in Tears at Sight of Woody Allen on 'CBS This Morning'...

CBS/Screenshot It's been almost four years since Dylan Farrow published her open letter about Woody Allen in The New York Times . A lot has changed since then. On Thursday morning, Farrow gave her first-ever TV interview to CBS This Morning 's Gay...

 2018-01-19 05:00 

The Atlantic

Radio Atlantic : Bricks, Clicks, and the Future of Shopping...

Gillian White joins us to discuss dramatic changes underway in retail and what the industry's troubles mean for the country....

 2018-01-19 04:54 

Mother Jones

Hushmoneygate? Stormygate? Whatever. It's Getting Deeper, Faster....

While we all wait to see what happens with the #ShitholeShutdown, the Wall Street Journal tells us more about the hush money paid to porn star Stormy Daniels during the 2016 presidential campaign: President Donald Trump's lawyer used a private Delawar...

 2018-01-19 04:30 

Crooks and Liars

Open Thread - Government Shutdown...

A perennial cartoon from 2012. Open Thread below......

 2018-01-19 04:29 

The Daily Beast

Meghan Charms Wales, While William Shaves His Head...

Meghan Markle has made it clear that she wants to fully immerse herself into British life, so it was fitting, perhaps, that on the occasion of her third public engagement with her fianc Prince Harry , Meghan got to experience that most British of phenomen...

 2018-01-19 04:22 

MSNBC

John Kelly's hard lesson on Trump's belief on evolution...

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly says the president's view on a border wall has evolved. But according to reports, Trump was livid by the description. Is Kelly's future in the admin. in danger? Adam Jentleson & Francesca Chambers join Lawrenc...

 2018-01-19 04:22 

The Daily Beast

Trump, Once Again, Blows Up Congressional Negotiations Hours Before a Critical Deadline...

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Republican lawmakers found themselves in a familiar place on Thursday: trying to divine what President Donald Trump was thinking just days before a critical legislative deadline. In the wee hours of the morning, the president upende...

 2018-01-19 04:18 

MSNBC

Ex-Senate aide: Shutdown 'manufactured' by GOP...

Adam Jentleson, former aide to Sen. Harry Reid, explains why Republicans and Mitch McConnell have "manufactured4; the threat of a shutdown in the hopes of political gain. Sam Stein and Daniel Dale also join Lawrence O'Donnell....

 2018-01-19 04:16 

MSNBC

Lawrence: Shutdown looms because Trump failed on wall...

Lawrence O'Donnell explains: Donald Trump is going to shut down the American government because the Mexican President Enrique Pea Nieto shut him down and refused to pay for the wall with Mexico....

 2018-01-19 04:14 

MSNBC

Russian money ties to NRA under FBI scrutiny...

Greg Gordon, investigative reporter for McClatchy DC, talks with Rachel Maddow about news that the FBI is looking into whether Russian money was funneled to the Trump campaign through the NRA....

 2018-01-19 04:03 

MSNBC

Trump lawyer used shell to pay porn star: WSJ...

Michael Rothfeld, reporter for The Wall Street Journal, talks with Rachel Maddow about new reporting that Donald Trump lawyer Michael Cohen used a private company to pay $130,000 to porn star Stormy Daniels....

 2018-01-19 04:02 

Crooks and Liars

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Relatively Clean Rivers...

Originally recorded and released in 1976 but sounding more like 1968, Relatively Clean Rivers only album never found much success but is a fine example of weed dazed rural rock. Attention for this album got a bit of a boost after Jeff Tweedy of Uncle Tupe...

 2018-01-19 03:54 

CNN

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Trump set to leave DC hours ahead of shutdown deadline...

President Donald Trump is scheduled to depart Washington and head to his Florida resort hours before the deadline to avoid a government shutdown at midnight...

 2018-01-19 03:50 

The Atlantic

Does the Pro-Life Movement Have Science on Its Side?...

Advocates are tracking new developments in neonatal research and technology—and transforming one of America's most contentious debates....

 2018-01-19 03:37 

MSNBC

Fusion GPS testimony shows potential crimes...

Rachel Maddow reads some of the highlights of the newly released transcript of the House Intelligence Committee testimony of Glenn Simpson of Fusion GPS....

 2018-01-19 03:30 

Daily Kos

Hold up there, fella! TSA let Chris Christie know his VIP card had been revoked at Newark Airport...

Former (insert noise of joy here) Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey is used to VIP treatment. During his time as New Jersey's top state official, he billed taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars for private helicopter flights , eventually reimburs...

 2018-01-19 03:29 

The Daily Beast

Sex-Abuse Doc Larry Nassar Complains His Victims' Impact Statements Are Too Harsh...

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, who pleaded guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault , complained Thursday that he cannot stand the stress of listening to dozens of young women cry and scream at him for what he did....

 2018-01-19 03:20 

CNN

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WSJ: Cohen paid porn star through private LLC created just weeks before election...

Just weeks before the 2016 presidential election, President Donald Trump's lawyer formed a private LLC to pay a former porn star in exchange for not speaking publicly about an alleged sexual encounter with the then-candidate, The Wall Street Journal r...

 2018-01-19 03:16 

ThinkProgress

The unrepentant racism of Tucker Carlson Tonight...

On Thursday's Tucker Carlson Tonight, Fox News' highest rated program, the host and his guest, right-wing pundit Mark Steyn, were unrepentant in their embrace of anti-Hispanic racism. Steyn ominously noted to an audience of about 3 million people ...

 2018-01-19 03:13 

CNN

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Rachel Brand: the Justice Department's FISA closer...

As lawmakers on Capitol Hill began to vote Thursday afternoon to extend a fiercely debated electronic surveillance program, a small circle of officials at the Justice Department huddled around at TV in a fifth-floor conference room watching C-SPAN....

 2018-01-19 03:02 

CNN

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GOP leaders promise to whip hard-line immigration bill...

Conservative House members say they got a promise from leadership to pursue a separate hard-line Republican-only immigration bill in exchange for their votes to pass government funding Thursday night -- a measure that several Republicans doubt could pass ...

 2018-01-19 03:00 

Daily Kos

NASA is testing a compact nuclear power system that could be the key for missions to Mars and beyond...

NASA has successfully tested components for a nuclear fission system it calls KRUSTY and officials said Thursday that full-power tests planned for March could clear the way for long-duration missions to Mars and other destinations. Developed under the spa...

 2018-01-19 03:00 

Washington Post

McConnell: Trump's stance on DACA isn't 'fully apparent yet'...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Jan. 18 said President Trump's stance on DACA has "not been made fully apparent yet."...

 2018-01-19 02:59 

MSNBC

Shutdown looming, Trump plans Mar-a-lago trip...

Rachel Maddow notes that while Senate Republicans struggle to avoid a government shutdown without guidance from the White House, Donald Trump plans to leave Friday afternoon for his Florida resort....

 2018-01-19 02:58 

Media Matters

Rep. Matt Gaetz agrees with Sean Hannity on the Mueller investigation: "You are describing the very elements of a palace coup"...

SEAN HANNITY (HOST): We know felonies were committed. She fixed the primary, rigged the primary. Sounds like they are fixing and rigging here a general election or to overturn an election and, you know, I mean, whatever word you want to describe that. Fix...

 2018-01-19 02:58 

Media Matters

On Tucker Carlson Tonight , GOP Congressman peddles conspiracy theory that ISIS is responsible for Las Vegas massacre...

TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): What are your questions? CONGRESSMAN SCOTT PERRY (R-PA): Well, I smell a rat like a lot of Americans do. Nothing is adding up. It's been four months as you said. The man is dead, they said he's a lone gunman, lone shooter ye...

 2018-01-19 02:49 

Washington Post

Fact-checking President Trump's 'Fake News Awards'...

Most of the...

 2018-01-19 02:38 

BuzzFeed

Ammon Bundy Led Two Armed Standoffs Against The Government, And He's Prepared To Do It Again...

Ammon Bundy outside the Nevada courthouse last month. John Locher / AP Ammon Bundy, the former Nevada rancher who twice led an armed standoff against federal agents and twice avoided a prison sentence, told BuzzFeed News he was prepared to launch another ...

 2018-01-19 02:30 

Daily Kos

Mulvaney gets to work at consumer bureau making sure loan sharks can fleece poor people once again...

The courts are still mulling whether Mick Mulvaney can serve as the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau when Leandra English, the deputy director of the CFPB has a strong claim to the position. That claim is based in the leadership succession...

 2018-01-19 02:17 

MSNBC

GOP uses sick kids' health care as bargaining chip...

Even for Paul Ryan, this is pretty shameless....

 2018-01-19 02:16 

CNN

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Trump and the limits of transactional politics (Opinion)...

The President thinks policy successes that by chance improve black and Latino communities will impress them, but Trump is wrong, writes Andra Gillespie....

 2018-01-19 02:11 

MSNBC

Chris Hayes asks Rand Paul: Does Trump understand FISA?...

Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky had argued for changes to FISA, citing concerns with Americans' privacy....

 2018-01-19 02:05 

Media Matters

Tucker Carlson guest defends white supremacists and claims that Hispanics in Arizona represent the end of American society...

MARK STEYN: He said -- Chris Cuomo went on to say that the real problem is white supremacists in America, they are the real monsters, not these nice, hard-working illegal immigrants. And that may be well and true. I mean, for the purposes of argument, let...

 2018-01-19 02:05 

Media Matters

Tucker Carlson attacks ethnic diversity for "radically and permanently changing our country"...

TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): Just days ago, the Senate's most celebrated moral philosopher, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, spoke for the country's entire ruling class when he explained the rationale for his views on immigration: "Diversity is our...

 2018-01-19 02:02 

MSNBC

Did Russia funnel money through NRA to help elect Trump?...

It sounds like something out of a liberal conspiracy theory: Vladimir Putin takes advantage of dark money loopholes under the infamous Citizens United ruling to move huge amounts of money through the National Rifle Association...which uses that money......

 2018-01-19 02:00 

Daily Kos

Trump homeland security aide: 'Nations for millennia have suffered greatly' because of LGBT people...

Donald Trump's bigotry is pretty unvarnished, but it's all the more apparent when you check out who he surrounds himself with and elevates to positions of power : Frank Wuco, a senior White House adviser to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS...

 2018-01-19 01:52 

NY Times

The Chaos President vs. His Iron-Fisted Chief of Staff...

President Trump's public airing of grievances with John Kelly was perhaps an inevitable clash between two temperamentally similar but philosophically different alpha males....

 2018-01-19 01:49 

MSNBC

Hungarian police have active warrant for Gorka's arrest...

If Sebastian Gorka never had a security clearance in his nebulous role as advisor to President Trump, we think we may have learned why....

 2018-01-19 01:47 

BuzzFeed

The Trump Administration Just Asked The Supreme Court To Uphold The Decision To End DACA...

Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty Images The Justice Department on Thursday evening asked the Supreme Court to uphold the Tump administration's decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals as a lawful action — and to "resolve the di...

 2018-01-19 01:47 

CNN

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WH considering Trump tweet to signal government is open...

White House staffers are mulling the idea President Donald Trump could use Twitter Friday night to signal that the federal government will not close down, a senior administration official told CNN....

 2018-01-19 01:45 

Washington Post

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to immediately accept DACA case...

Solicitor general says the court should review and overturn judge's ruling that requires keeping program in place...

 2018-01-19 01:42 

Washington Post

House passes spending bill, Senate Democrats threaten to defeat it...

The House on Jan. 18 passed a short-term spending bill to keep the government running but Senate Democrats say they have enough votes to defeat the measure....

 2018-01-19 01:42 

BuzzFeed

Massage Parlors Sex-Trafficking Women In The US Have Become A Huge Industry, Researchers Find...

Getty Images Thousands of massage parlors across the US are acting as hubs for human trafficking and prostitution, raking in $2.5 billion a year in the process, according to a new report detailing a booming industry that preys on immigrants trying to supp...

 2018-01-19 01:30 

Daily Kos

Suspected of a crime? Own a computer? Now police can search your home (in KY, MI, OH, and TN)...

On Wednesday, the Sixth Circuit decided that if law enforcement officers can connect a suspect to a crime involving a computer, no matter how minor its role, they can search the suspect's home. In the instant case, a suspect's home was searched be...

 2018-01-19 01:27 

MSNBC

Senate 101: Chris Hayes & Bernie Sanders blow up GOP CHIP Lie...

Bernie Sanders says that if Mitch McConnell had brought CHIP up for a vote three months ago, he would have gotten 90 votes on the floor....

 2018-01-19 01:25 

CNN

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DOJ asks Supreme Court to review DACA ruling...

The Justice Department formally asked the Supreme Court Thursday night to review a federal judge's ruling from last week that blocked the effort to end DACA...

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