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 2018-10-17 19:01 

CNN

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Sen. John Kennedy: We've all said things like 'horseface'...

Republican Sen. John Kennedy responded to President Donald Trump calling adult film actress Stormy Daniels...

 2018-10-17 18:56 

Talking Points Memo

New Concrete Blocks Outside NYT Building Part Of 'Efforts To Enhance Security'...

The new New York Police Department concrete blocks lining the outside of the New York Times building are part of......

 2018-10-17 18:56 

ThinkProgress

Twitter opens the floodgates on fake Russian and Iranian tweets...

Twitter announced on Wednesday that it would finally release all of the tweets it had been able to link to Russian and Iranian fake social media operations. The mammoth release totaled about 10 million tweets: 9 million from Russian accounts and one milli...

 2018-10-17 18:55 

ThinkProgress

Millennials have a chance to transform state legislatures this November...

Millennials could nearly double their representation in state legislatures this year, according to a new report out Wednesday from the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) and Run for Something, a group that aims to build the Democratic party&...

 2018-10-17 18:53 

Slate Magazine

Mitch McConnell Admits That the GOP Doesn't Actually Want to Fix the Deficit While They're in Charge...

Mitch McConnell says that Republicans will not take any serious steps to reduce the deficit, unless they can also share blame for unpopular entitlement cuts with Democrats....

 2018-10-17 18:50 

Talking Points Memo

WI Dem Lt. Gov. Candidate: 2009 Lingerie Party Theme Was 'Immature'...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Mandela Barnes was tagged as the co-host of a lingerie party......

 2018-10-17 18:50 

Vox

"This is voter suppression": black seniors in Georgia ordered off of bus taking them to vote...

Voting rights advocates are accusing local officials of voter intimidation after the incident....

 2018-10-17 18:42 

CNN

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Republican senator: Khashoggi disappearance won't be 'swept under the rug'...

Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska tells CNN that the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi will not be...

 2018-10-17 18:41 

The New Republic

Game of Thrones has a political message. Republicans probably won't hear it....

In an interview posted Tuesday by The New York Times, novelist George R.R. Martin discussed the political allegories and echoes in his epic fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire (the basis for the HBO show Game of Thrones). In addition to saying he saw si...

 2018-10-17 18:40 

Daily Kos

Mitch McConnell says it out loud—Republicans are coming for Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid...

In December 2017, the Republican-led Senate took a 2 AM vote to pass one of the largest tax cuts in history, cuts that would grossly benefit corporations and the wealthiest Americans, leaving nothing but crumbs for most Americans. Like thieves in the nigh...

 2018-10-17 18:40 

Vox

Judge bans Paul Manafort from wearing a suit at court hearings...

The former Trump campaign manager, whose expensive wardrobe was used as evidence against him, will wear a prison uniform....

 2018-10-17 18:39 

MSNBC

President Trump calls the Fed raising rates his 'biggest threat'...

President Trump is complaining about rising interest rates again, this time going as far as to say the United States Federal Reserve raising those rates is his "biggest threat." Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle are joined by American Enterprise Inst...

 2018-10-17 18:39 

MSNBC

What Canada's marijuana legalization means for the U.S....

Marijuana is now legal in the entire country of Canada. Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle are joined by NBC's Stephanie Gosk to discuss what it means for the budding industry in the U.S....

 2018-10-17 18:38 

Mother Jones

Ryan Zinke Fires Annoying Inspector General...

Here's the latest from the most corrupt administration since ... um, forever: At last count, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was the subject of 14 separate government investigations. (A new record!) But that number could soon be zero. That's because...

 2018-10-17 18:38 

Talking Points Memo

CNN: Cohen Prepared To Campaign For Dems In Midterms, 2020...

Per an unnamed Democratic source, Michael Cohen is prepared to back the Democrats in the midterms and in 2020, escalating......

 2018-10-17 18:36 

MSNBC

A new hate group wants to take over the GOP...

NBC News has an inside look at one of the most active new hate groups in America. Stephanie Ruhle and Ali Velshi take a look at "Identity Europa" and its mission to "take over the GOP." Weighing in: NBC News Senior Investigative Producer A...

 2018-10-17 18:35 

The Atlantic

To Prevent Loneliness, Start in the Classroom...

Young people are among the loneliest of all Americans. Schools that teach kids how to deal with feelings of isolation could help put a dent in the epidemic....

 2018-10-17 18:35 

CNN

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Trump asks Cabinet secretaries for 5% budget cut...
 2018-10-17 18:33 

The Atlantic

How to Respond to a Diplomatic Crisis Like Khashoggi's Disappearance...

"This is not a good example on how to handle these situations....

 2018-10-17 18:33 

The Atlantic

Oops, the Oldest Fossils Ever Found Might Be Just Rocks...

A set of cone-like formations in Greenland was said to be the work of 3.7-billion-year-old bacteria, but another team maintains it's really not....

 2018-10-17 18:33 

MSNBC

U.S. Treasury employee leaked Suspicious Activity Reports...

The United States Attorney's Office is alleging that Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards, an employee at the U.S. Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, leaked Suspicious Activities Reports. NBC's Tom Winter joins Ali Velshi and Stephani...

 2018-10-17 18:31 

MSNBC

President Trump pushes GOP candidates ahead of midterms...

The crucial midterm elections are just 20 days away and President Trump is continuing his media blitz. NBC's Steve Kornacki and Bill Kristol, Editor-at-Large of the Weekly Standard, join Stephanie Ruhle and Ali Velshi to discuss how the president admi...

 2018-10-17 18:30 

Slate Magazine

Trump: I'm Going To Have A "Long Talk" About What Happened to Khashoggi. (By the Way, Saudi Arabia Is Buying Lots of Weapons.)...

President Trump told reporters Wednesday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is doing his best to find out from Saudi Arabia what happened to missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi but made sure to point out that Saudi Arabia buys a lot of weapons from the U....

 2018-10-17 18:30 

MSNBC

How Khashoggi's murder suspects are tied to the Saudi Crown Prince...

President Trump is defending Saudi Arabia as we learn more about the likely death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Stephanie Ruhle and Ali Velshi are joined by NBC's Bill Neely and the former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Robert Jordan to break ...

 2018-10-17 18:30 

Vox

Will Mueller show his cards soon after the election? Here are 3 scenarios....

Many in the political world think that may be the time....

 2018-10-17 18:29 

NY Times

Why Many Native Americans Are Angry With Elizabeth Warren...

The anger is about what it means to be Native American, and who gets to decide....

 2018-10-17 18:22 

Slate Magazine

Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson's Lasting Legacy: Never Get Couple's Tattoos...

When news broke Sunday night of Pete Davison and Ariana Grande's tragically short-lived betrothal, it felt like the final nail in the coffin of a long, sweaty summer of celebrity engagements . Fall has arrived and reportedly so has the end of "Gra...

 2018-10-17 18:22 

The Atlantic

Robots at Work and Play...

Recent images of robotic technology around the world....

 2018-10-17 18:21 

ThinkProgress

EPA quietly puts controversial 'secret science' plan on hold — for now...

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) appears to have put a deeply controversial plan limiting the use of scientific data in policymaking on hold for the time being. The move follows significant outcry from experts and the agency's own staff. A ru...

 2018-10-17 18:21 

MSNBC

Trump crafts new excuse for massive......

The president could take responsibility for his own fiscal decisions. Instead, Trump expects people to believe hollow excuses about forest fires....

 2018-10-17 18:21 

CBS News

Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio sues New York Times for libel...

The immigration hardliner and former Senate candidate sues New York Times, saying it has damaged his chances of running for Senate again...

 2018-10-17 18:20 

Vox

Nearly everything Meghan Markle has worn since her pregnancy announcement has sold out...

The...

 2018-10-17 18:15 

NY Times

In Virginia House Race, Anonymous Attack Ads Pop Up on Facebook...

The ads, with language and imagery not typically found in even the roughest campaigns, were purchased by a critic of Jennifer Wexton, a Democrat trying to unseat the Republican incumbent....

 2018-10-17 18:15 

Daily Kos

What does early voting look like in Georgia? Massive turnout, long lines, and voter suppression...

In-person early voting began in Georgia on Monday and, by the numbers, it's off to an incredible start. On the first day alone, 69,049 people voted—a massive increase compared to the 20,898 people who participated in the first day of in-person e...

 2018-10-17 18:12 

Talking Points Memo

McConnell Says He's Not Going To 'End Up' Shutting Down Gov't Over Border Wall...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) told reporters Wednesday that he didn't think Congress would "end up" shutting down the......

 2018-10-17 18:10 

Vox

California and Florida voters could change the lives of millions of animals on Election Day...

Animal welfare, stalled in the legislature, could make major progress at the ballot box....

 2018-10-17 18:06 

Talking Points Memo

GOP IL AG Candidate: Victims Of Sexual Harassment 'Become Very Promiscuous'...

CHICAGO (AP) — A former Miss America who is running for Illinois attorney general once said that many victims of......

 2018-10-17 18:03 

Washington Post

Fed officials discussed hiking rates to 'restrictive' level...

Fed minutes: Officials discussed possible need to push interest rates to restrictive level...

 2018-10-17 18:00 

Vox

Pat Cipollone is Trump's new White House counsel...

The Washington lawyer could be dealing with an onslaught of investigations should the Democrats succeed in taking the House....

 2018-10-17 17:59 

MSNBC

White nationalist group looking to 'take over the GOP'...

Identity Evropa is pushing its members to stealthily infiltrate Republican politics to move the party towards its agenda of banning non-white immigration....

 2018-10-17 17:50 

Mother Jones

Getting the Kids to Vote...

Here's something I don't get. Maybe it's because I'm dumb. Or maybe it's because I live in California and I don't see the same TV ads as everyone else. But here it is. We liberals spend a lot of time griping that young people don&#...

 2018-10-17 17:50 

Daily Kos

Journalists are obsessing over a new voter—suburban women—and not a moment too soon...

Oh, yes, surely we will still be hearing liberally from Trump voters whose only regret is their hero's failure thus far to actually drop someone on 5th Avenue. But even Washington journalists seem to have tired of them a bit. And just in time for the ...

 2018-10-17 17:50 

Vox

Republicans were supposed to run on their tax cuts. Instead, they're running away from them....

Turns out a tax bill that overwhelmingly benefits rich people and corporations isn't the most winning issue with voters....

 2018-10-17 17:43 

Washington Post

The Latest: Ellison: Unsealing of divorce record 'shameful'...

Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison says it's shameful that a court has unsealed a file on his divorce from his former wife Kim...

 2018-10-17 17:40 

CNN

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McConnell predicts no shutdown over the border wall, warns of a 'challenge' to US-Saudi relations...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell confidently predicted Wednesday that there would not be a year-end government shutdown and warned that the apparent murder of a journalist is...

 2018-10-17 17:40 

Vox

Fighting climate change won't destroy the economy...

Trump and other Republicans are using the economy as an excuse to stall on climate change....

 2018-10-17 17:37 

Talking Points Memo

ICE Reaches Lucrative Deal To Keep Texas Immigrant Detention Facility Open...

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government has quietly reached a new agreement to keep open a 2,400-bed detention facility used......

 2018-10-17 17:37 

Washington Post

Oldest fossils on Earth? New look finds might just be rocks...

New study says what were billed as the oldest fossils on Earth may just be rocks...

 2018-10-17 17:33 

Washington Post

Let's quickly note how bad Trump's current climate-change argument is...

His uncle was a scientist, guys....

 2018-10-17 17:32 

Talking Points Memo

Mueller Okay With Dropping Deadlocked Manafort Counts If Cranky Judge Insists...

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team told a federal judge in Virginia Wednesday that it is amenable to dismissing the 10......

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