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 2018-10-16 23:08 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Accuses Cohen, Who Said Trump Directed Him To Break The Law, Of Lying...

President Donald Trump told the Associated Press Tuesday that his former fixer and lawyer Michael Cohen was "lying" when he......

 2018-10-16 23:07 

Slate Magazine

Republicans Aren't Running on Taxes Anymore. They're Running on Bigotry....

"The tax bill is part of a bigger theme that we're going to call The Great American comeback," said Ohio Rep. Steve Stivers, chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, at the committee's planning retreat in February . ...

 2018-10-16 23:06 

CBS News

Trump says allegations against Saudis are example of "guilty until proven innocent"...

President compared allegations that Saudi government authorized killing of journalist to accusations of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh...

 2018-10-16 22:59 

Washington Post

Alaska lieutenant governor resigns over comments...

The governor of Alaska says Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott has resigned over unspecified "inappropriate comments."...

 2018-10-16 22:57 

Talking Points Memo

Remarkable and Yet Utterly Predictable...

President Trump claims Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is being mistreated in just the way Brett Kavanaugh was, being denied......

 2018-10-16 22:55 

CBS News

Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott resigns over "inappropriate comments"...

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, an independent, accepted the resignation on Tuesday...

 2018-10-16 22:52 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Confirms: Washington Lawyer Pat Cipollone To Be Next White House Counsel...

President Donald Trump on Tuesday confirmed to the Associated Press that Washington lawyer Pat Cipollone will be the next White......

 2018-10-16 22:51 

Mother Jones

Why Did Some Obama Voters Switch to Trump?...

Via Zack Beauchamp, we have a new study about what motivated certain Obama voters to switch to Trump in 2016. Long story short, economic anxiety played almost no role. Rather, it was conservative racial attitudes, primarily among working-class whites: The...

 2018-10-16 22:46 

Washington Post

Pelosi outlines agenda if Democrats retake House...

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi outlined five of the top 10 agenda items Democrats will pursue if they retake control of the House in the midterm election...

 2018-10-16 22:46 

Slate Magazine

The Heritage Foundation's New, Secretive Clerkship Boot Camp Is Going to Further Trumpify the Courts...

Are you an attorney who has accepted a clerkship with a federal judge in 2019? Congratulations! The Heritage Foundation has a program just for you. At the conservative think tank's Federal Clerkship Training Academy , you'll learn how to "exce...

 2018-10-16 22:45 

Daily Kos

Ex-Trump attorney Michael Cohen has been spending A LOT of quality time with federal investigators...

Ex-Trump lawyer/fixer Michael Cohen seems intent on atoning for his work promoting Donald Trump and although you may not necessarily be excited about his switch in party ID , you likely will be enthused about Emily Jane Fox's latest reporting : Despit...

 2018-10-16 22:43 

Mother Jones

Democrats Just Outraised Republicans in California's 10 Hottest Races...

Democrats in 10 closely watched California congressional races just posted eye-popping fundraising numbers, eclipsing their Republican rivals. Altogether, these Democratic candidates raised $28.3 million in the third quarter of 2018, compared to $8.3 mill...

 2018-10-16 22:34 

MSNBC

"The imprint of Donald Trump": Former GOP Rep. explains why he left the party...

Former Florida congressman David Jolly explains why he decided to leave the Republican party in the age of Donald Trump...

 2018-10-16 22:33 

MSNBC

Fmr CIA Dir. Brennan: Khashoggi scandal will be the downfall of Mohammad Bin Salman...

John Brennan discusses the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi's, the Saudi government's involvement, the U.S. response and the U.S.-Saudi relationship...

 2018-10-16 22:33 

Washington Post

US to enter trade talks with Japan, European Union, Britain...

Trump administration reveals plans to US to enter trade talks with Japan, European Union, Britain...

 2018-10-16 22:32 

MSNBC

Trump's 'misogyny' on display as midterms approach...

WaPo's Phil Rucker, Vanity Fair's Emily Jane Fox, MSNBC analyst Elise Jordan, presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, and former Rep. David Jolly on Trump's tweet calling Stormy Daniels 'horseface' and threatening to go after her...

 2018-10-16 22:31 

MSNBC

Michel Cohen's new lease on political life...

Vanity Fair's Emily Jane Fox discusses Cohen's decision to rejoin the Democratic party and his involvement in investigations surrounding Donald Trump and the Trump foundation...

 2018-10-16 22:30 

Washington Post

Democrat Julian Castro says he'll 'likely' run in 2020...

Democrat Julian Castro says he'll "likely" seek the presidency in 2020 after months of signs that former President Barack Obama's housing secretary is preparing for a White House run...

 2018-10-16 22:29 

ThinkProgress

Trump administration replaces independent oversight of Zinke investigations with Trump appointee...

The number of federal investigations into Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke reached double-digits earlier this year. Though members of President Donald Trump's cabinet like Scott Pruitt, Tom Price, and David Shulkin have lost their jobs over ethics concer...

 2018-10-16 22:28 

Washington Post

The Latest: Trump names DC lawyer new White House counsel...

President Donald Trump says he's selected Washington lawyer Pat Cipollone to serve as his next White House counsel...

 2018-10-16 22:28 

Washington Post

Democrats in 2 hot Kansas House races outraise Republicans...

Finance reports show that the Democratic candidates in two hot Kansas congressional races raised more money than their Republican opponents during the last quarter...

 2018-10-16 22:27 

Washington Post

Trump tells AP that Washington lawyer Pat Cipollone will serve as his next White House counsel...

Trump tells AP that Washington lawyer Pat Cipollone will serve as his next White House counsel...

 2018-10-16 22:26 

Washington Post

Trump tells AP his former attorney Cohen was 'lying' when he testified that Trump directed him to break the law...

Trump tells AP his former attorney Cohen was 'lying' when he testified that Trump directed him to break the law...

 2018-10-16 22:23 

Washington Post

What happened since Trump won Ohio...

In this edition: A deep red state gets purple, Bernie Sanders hits the trail, Joe Donnelly supports ICE, and Democrats find a reason to love Mitch McConnell....

 2018-10-16 22:20 

Slate Magazine

CDC Confirms Surge in Cases of Polio-like Disease Mostly Affecting Children...

A rare, polio-like disease is emerging in almost half of the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday....

 2018-10-16 22:20 

Daily Kos

Cartoon: Filthy mouth...

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 2018-10-16 22:16 

Washington Post

In AP interview, Trump says he won't accept blame if GOP loses control of House...

In AP interview, Trump says he won't accept blame if GOP loses control of House...

 2018-10-16 22:12 

Talking Points Memo

Group Sues Tennessee County Over Invalid Voter Registrations...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A group representing black voters is suing the election commission in Tennessee's largest county, which includes......

 2018-10-16 22:11 

CBS News

Ted Cruz - Beto O'Rourke debate tonight: Date, time, how to watch, live stream online...

Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O'Rourke square off for their second debate Tuesday...

 2018-10-16 22:05 

CBS News

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says that attacks on journalists are an "unacceptable trend"...

Sessions responded to the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who may have been killed in the Saudi consulate in Turkey...

 2018-10-16 22:03 

Talking Points Memo

5 Points On Violent Proud Boys Event That Has NYPD Scrambling To Arrest Perpetrators...

Chaos erupted outside a local Republican club on Manhattan's Upper East Side last Friday night. After a speech by Gavin......

 2018-10-16 22:03 

Talking Points Memo

Trump: 'My Biggest Threat Is The Fed'...

President Donald Trump continued his attacks against the Federal Reserve on Tuesday, calling the Fed his "biggest threat" due to......

 2018-10-16 22:02 

Washington Post

Trump tells AP that Saudi Arabia being blamed for missing journalist is another case of 'guilty until proven innocent'...

Trump tells AP that Saudi Arabia being blamed for missing journalist is another case of 'guilty until proven innocent'...

 2018-10-16 21:59 

Crooks and Liars

Brothel Owner 'Trump From Pahrump' Found Dead At Love Ranch...

Dennis Hof, Nevada brothel owner and Republican candidate who decided to run for office because of his admiration for Trump was found dead in his bed earlier today. Just last night, he held a big campaign rally with Joe Arpaio, Grover Norquist, with featu...

 2018-10-16 21:53 

MSNBC

Full Sasse: 'You don't call women Horseface,' that's 'not the way men act'...

Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) joins MTP Daily to discuss President Trump calling Stormy Daniels "Horseface" and how our politics have gotten so polarized, which he explores in his book "Them: Why We Hate Each Other and How to Heal."...

 2018-10-16 21:50 

MSNBC

Heitkamp admits political ad was 'major mistake', re-election now looks nearly impossible...

In today's Meet the Midterms, Chuck looks at the effects of a political ad from Heidi Heitkamp's re-election campaign that outed sexual assault survivors without their permission....

 2018-10-16 21:48 

Talking Points Memo

Ben Sasse Reacts To Trump: 'You Don't Call Women Horseface'...

Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) reacted to President Trump calling Stormy Daniels "horseface" on Tuesday: "You don't call women 'horseface' That's......

 2018-10-16 21:46 

Mother Jones

Putin's Favorite Congressman Denies Russia Hacked the DNC, Because That's What Julian Assange Told Him...

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) said in recent interview that he does not believe Russia hacked the Democratic National Committee or other Democrats during the 2016 presidential election, based on a denial offered by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The...

 2018-10-16 21:46 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Admin Took Cues From The Obama Admin To Achieve 'Energy Dominance'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry's keynote speech at the World Gas Conference in June opened with a marching......

 2018-10-16 21:43 

Slate Magazine

The Many Lives of Paul Allen...

Most of us would be lucky to be remembered by history for one thing after we die. Paul Allen, who died Monday at 65 of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, is being remembered for so many things that you could almost lose track of the one that made him rich and fa...

 2018-10-16 21:43 

Washington Post

Postal Service — the preferred shipper for drug dealers...

Drug traffickers ship their goods through the U.S. Postal Service, which has vulnerabilities in its network, and use its delivery record as a marketing tool....

 2018-10-16 21:41 

The Atlantic

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Stormy Chaser...

President Donald Trump praised a federal judge's decision to throw out Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against him, calling her...

 2018-10-16 21:39 

Washington Post

Pompeo: Saudis have 'serious commitment' to accountability, including for senior officials, in case of missing writer...

Pompeo: Saudis have 'serious commitment' to accountability, including for senior officials, in case of missing writer...

 2018-10-16 21:36 

MSNBC

Panel: Seems as if WH trying to give Saudis 'some kind of cover' in journalist's disappearance...

White House correspondent Hallie Jackson explains the rationale behind the administration's defense of Saudi Arabia in the wake of Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance....

 2018-10-16 21:36 

The Atlantic

What I Loved About Paul Allen...

The Microsoft co-founder pays tribute to his first business partner....

 2018-10-16 21:35 

Talking Points Memo

Trump States The Obvious: 'That Would Be Bad' If Saudis Knew Of Khashoggi Death...

President Trump told Fox Business Network on Tuesday that if Saudi leaders knew about what happened to missing journalist Jamal......

 2018-10-16 21:31 

Talking Points Memo

ACLU Sues Georgia For Rejecting Absentee Ballots Without Proper Notice...

Yet another lawsuit has been filed against Georgia election officials, this one claiming that officials are giving insufficient notice to......

 2018-10-16 21:30 

MSNBC

Tuesday's Mini-Report, 10.16.18...

Today's edition of quick hits....

 2018-10-16 21:30 

Daily Kos

As Nate Silver reminds us: We gotta run all the way through the tape on Nov. 6...

Nate Silver has been issuing a lot of cautionary tweets lately about which party is likely to win which chamber (or both) and even about specific races, like the Texas Senate matchup between Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz. There's one thing Silver is ...

 2018-10-16 21:29 

ThinkProgress

USA Gymnastics doesn't deserve any more chances...

Over the past two years, USA Gymnastics has been given every opportunity imaginable to demonstrate it is an organization with a conscious, one that cares more about the safety and security of its athletes than money and medals. It's had countless chan...

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