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 2018-11-12 17:45 

The Daily Beast

California Fires Scorch 200,000 Acres and 4 Other Videos You Have to See Right Now...

Welcome to the Video Cheat Sheet, your source for the videos you absolutely have to see right now. Today we have the deadly wildfire in southern California; "Avengers: Infinity War" actress Dania Gurira paying tribute to first responders; the topl...

 2018-11-12 17:42 

Talking Points Memo

Defeated GOPer Blames McCain For House Loss In Veterans Day WSJ Op-Ed...

Defeated Republican Rep. Jason Lewis (MN) blamed late Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) for Republicans' loss of the House last week......

 2018-11-12 17:42 

Vox

California's wildfires are hardly "natural" — humans made them worse at every step...

We fuel them. We build next to them. We ignite them....

 2018-11-12 17:39 

ThinkProgress

Trump wants to cut off disaster relief to Puerto Rico...

President Donald Trump wants to cut off disaster relief to Puerto Rico because he believes, without evidence, that officials there are misusing the money to pay down debts, according to Axios. Puerto Rico is still recovering from Hurricane Maria, which ki...

 2018-11-12 17:37 

Washington Post

Ohio Democratic senator weighing 2020 presidential run...

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, one of the winningest Democrats in Ohio history, says he is seriously considering a 2020 presidential run...

 2018-11-12 17:36 

MSNBC

'Headstrong Project' provides assistance for veterans struggling with mental health...

Joe Quinn, the Executive Director of "Headstrong Project" - an organization founded to help veterans struggling with mental health issues, joins Craig Melvin to discuss the everyday challenges veterans face....

 2018-11-12 17:36 

The New Republic

Trump's North Korean love story is turning out to be a fantasy....

President Donald Trump loves touting his diplomatic opening with North Korea as one of the signature achievements of his administration, often speaking about it in extravagant terms that are closer to the language of romance than foreign policy. In a Sept...

 2018-11-12 17:36 

MSNBC

Republican conspiracy theory about......

Republican conspiracy theories about Arizona's Senate race are so unbelievable, some in the GOP won't repeat them....

 2018-11-12 17:31 

Talking Points Memo

Sherrod Brown 'Seriously' Considering 2020 Run, Cites 'Crescendo' Of Support...

Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is "seriously" considering a bid for the presidency in 2020, saying on Monday that he's......

 2018-11-12 17:31 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump does not want more relief funding sent to Puerto Rico...

White House officials have told congressional leaders and appropriators that President Donald Trump does not want any additional relief funding sent to Puerto Rico, a congressional leadership aide told CNN on Monday....

 2018-11-12 17:30 

CBS News

Sen. Sherrod Brown says he's considering presidential run...

The Ohio Democrat says he's been encouraged to run for president since winning reelection last week...

 2018-11-12 17:30 

Vox

The races that still haven't been called in Arizona, Florida, and Georgia, explained...

Where things stand as votes continue to be counted — and recounted — in four major statewide races....

 2018-11-12 17:30 

Crooks and Liars

Wait, What? Trump Blames 'Presidential Harassment' For Stock Market...

After fictitiously blaming the California Forest management for the destruction and loss of human life caused by the ongoing fires, then proclaiming the Florida elections should be awarded to Republicans, Trump is now blaming criticisms directed at him fo...

 2018-11-12 17:28 

Mother Jones

Trump Decides to Skip Arlington Ceremony Too...

Let me get this straight. On Saturday Donald Trump skipped a memorial service for Americans killed during World War I at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in France. Today he's not bothering to attend the Veterans Day wreath-laying at Arlington Cemetery e...

 2018-11-12 17:24 

MSNBC

Kornacki's ballot breakdown...

Steve Kornacki breaks down the Florida races still being watched nearly a week after the midterm elections, and how the states' ballot design may have played a major role in the outcome....

 2018-11-12 17:20 

Daily Kos

House Democrats intend to exercise their healthcare mandate over the next two years...

Throughout the duration of the 2018 campaign, health care was the key issue for voters and the key issue for Democrats. It gave them the House of Representatives with a net gain of 33 seats and the chance of even more gains with eight races still uncalled...

 2018-11-12 17:18 

Mother Jones

Donald Trump's Delusion du Jour: Blaming House Democrats for Sinking Stocks...

Days after threatening House Democrats who plan to investigate his administration, Donald Trump leveled a new, baseless claim against his rivals in Congress. The prospect of Presidential Harassment by the Dems is causing the Stock Market big headaches! &m...

 2018-11-12 17:17 

Talking Points Memo

Trump: Talk Of House Dem Probes Causing 'Big Headaches!' For Stock Market...

The prospect of Presidential Harassment by the Dems is causing the Stock Market big headaches! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)......

 2018-11-12 17:10 

Crooks and Liars

GUILTY: Trump Is Putin's 'Accessory After The Fact'...

In case you missed it, this short clip from Saturday's "Up with David Gura" is worth the click. Former federal prosecutor Glenn Kirshner takes to reading the federal statute for the crime of "accessory after the fact." Trump is guilty....

 2018-11-12 17:10 

Slate Magazine

Trump Has Something New to Blame for a Sluggish Stock Market: "Presidential Harassment"...

The Trump administration seems wedded to two views: that the stock market is a useful indicator of the overall success of their agenda and that their policies will always be good for the stock market. Seeing as the markets are, since the beginning of this...

 2018-11-12 17:10 

Slate Magazine

Trump Has Something New to Blame for a Sluggish Stock Market: "Presidential Harassment"...

The Trump administration seems wedded to two views: that the stock market is a useful indicator of the overall success of their agenda, and that their policies will always be good for the stock market. Seeing as the markets are, since the beginning of thi...

 2018-11-12 17:09 

Talking Points Memo

Abrams Files New Lawsuit To Demand Absentee And Provisional Ballots Counted...

Democratic Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams filed a new lawsuit on Sunday evening to try to force counties not to......

 2018-11-12 17:00 

MSNBC

Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 11.12.18...

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country....

 2018-11-12 16:59 

Crooks and Liars

Republican Tells Crowd: 'If He Invited Me To A Public Hanging, I'd Be On The Front Row"...

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith's racism became a focal point after she evoked Mississippi's horrendous history of lynchings, calling them "public hangings" and used it as a gracious compliment to bestow on one of her supporters while she is running...

 2018-11-12 16:58 

MSNBC

As VA struggles to administer GI Bill benefits, veterans suffer financially...

The delay by the Department of Veterans Affairs in administering the GI Bill benefits is caused by a series of information technology glitches. NBC's Phil McCausland offers more details....

 2018-11-12 16:57 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Defeated GOP congressman blames McCain for House flipping...

A Republican unseated in the midterm elections last week has come out with an op-ed blaming the late Arizona GOP Sen. John McCain for the party losing control of the House....

 2018-11-12 16:43 

Washington Post

Sen. Sherrod Brown, fresh off reelection, says he's weighing a White House bid...

The Ohio Democrat said his Senate campaign provides a blueprint for defeating President Trump in 2020....

 2018-11-12 16:43 

Talking Points Memo

House Dems Plan To Probe Trump Involvement In Hush Payments...

House Democrats have already started looking into President Trump's involvement in hush payments made to at least two women who......

 2018-11-12 16:42 

Talking Points Memo

Conway Cheers Potential Clinton Run In 2020: 'Dear God, Please, Yes'...

Senior White House advisor Kellyanne Conway on Monday cheered in response to speculation that Hillary Clinton will run for president......

 2018-11-12 16:41 

MSNBC

California wildfire survivors share their escape stories...

Deadly wildfires burning across Northern and Southern California have forced the evacuation of hundreds of thousands people across the state. "We were seeing deer and other animals on fire," said Jackie Gayle, a mother who survived the wildfire. N...

 2018-11-12 16:40 

Daily Kos

109 days past federal judge's deadline, migrant kids are still separated from parents...

Campaign Action Monday, November 12, marks 109 days since a federal judge's reunification deadline, yet migrant children kidnapped from the arms of parents at the southern border continue to remain separated from their families, according to the most ...

 2018-11-12 16:34 

The Atlantic

Matthew Shepard, 20 Years After His Murder...

During a time that finds Americans grappling anew with the horrors of normalized bigotry, the icon's personal belongings have found a new home at the Smithsonian....

 2018-11-12 16:23 

ThinkProgress

Mississippi Senator insists 'public hanging' joke was merely an 'exaggerated expression of regard'...

On Sunday, Louisiana political blogger Lamar White Jr. shared a video of Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) light-heartedly talking about "public hangings" in front of a group of jovial supporters at a campaign event on November 2. "If he invited me...

 2018-11-12 16:22 

Talking Points Memo

Multiple Secret NK Missile Sites Discovered Despite Trump Talk Of Denuclearization...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. analysts say they have located more than half of an estimated 20 secret North Korean missile......

 2018-11-12 16:20 

MSNBC

Steve King's comments about Mexican......

If Steve King's Republican brethren are serious about "standing up against white supremacy," there are steps they could take to prove it....

 2018-11-12 16:20 

Slate Magazine

Last Week Tonight Called Trump's Head of Oil Rig Safety, Who Gives His Cell Phone Number to Industry Executives...

Donald Trump's fondness for snappy mantras that his supporters can chant has been well documented, and on Sunday, John Oliver looked at one of those mantras in particular. "The odds are, if your whole political platform is just screaming random th...

 2018-11-12 16:17 

The New Republic

Trump's trip to France was a fiasco....

Under any normal presidency, a visit to France to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I would be one of the easiest possible diplomatic assignments. After all, France is one of America's oldest allies and American participation in the t...

 2018-11-12 16:16 

The Atlantic

Smino's Funky Raps Soothe the Soul...

On his masterly sophomore album, NIR, the St. Louisborn rapper incorporates gospel, R&B, and jazz influences with an inventive flourish....

 2018-11-12 16:15 

Washington Post

Trump blames downturn in stock market on expected investigations by Democrats...

In a tweet, the president characterized what's coming as "Presidential Harassment by the Dems."...

 2018-11-12 16:14 

Washington Post

A reader's guide to 12 Trump administration targets House Democrats are preparing to investigate...

One incoming chairman says they won't be handing out subpoenas like candy, but there is plenty to chew on....

 2018-11-12 16:10 

Vox

I'm a woman who fought wildfires for 7 years. Climate change is absolutely making them worse....

Warmer climate is creating the perfect conditions for long wildfire seasons in the West....

 2018-11-12 16:09 

Crooks and Liars

Sen. Sherrod Brown Takes A Shot At Big Pharma's Advertising Deduction...

Sherrod Brown was a guest on Morning Joe today, probably because he's a strong progressive who just won reelection in Ohio. "You know what's important to people regardless of their party, infrastructure, health care costs, things like that. ed...

 2018-11-12 16:06 

CNN

[ Politics ]

What Donald Trump's fact-free claims about elections in Florida and Arizona tell us about 2020...

President Donald Trump spent the weekend in Paris, but his Twitter feed is evidence that he kept a close eye on events stateside -- most notably the ongoing recounts in Florida and the still-uncalled Senate race in Arizona....

 2018-11-12 16:00 

Daily Kos

Republican senate candidate in Mississippi 'jokes' about a lynching ... her opponent is a black man...

Oh, the laughs never stop in Mississippi when it comes to "jokes" about lynching: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row." That's Mississippi's Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who is facing a runoff el...

 2018-11-12 16:00 

Vox

How to capture the feeling of a movie in a single font...

The type designers and typographers behind Suspiria, Sorry to Bother You, and The Favourite explain their creative processes....

 2018-11-12 15:59 

Talking Points Memo

Opponent Of MS Sen Who Joked About 'Public Hanging' Calls Remarks 'Reprehensible'...

The black, Democratic opponent of Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) has denounced the senator's "public hanging" joke as "reprehensible." In a......

 2018-11-12 15:58 

Slate Magazine

Post-Election Truths of the Caravan...

To listen to this episode of Trumpcast, use the player below:...

 2018-11-12 15:54 

The Daily Beast

Trump: Stop Counting Florida Votes, Republicans Already Won...

Carlos Barria/Reuters FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida—President Donald Trump demanded on Monday that Florida shut down its recount of last week's election results, which is mandated under state law , and suggested that the final tally shouldn't be ...

 2018-11-12 15:51 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Step right up: The recount circus has come back to Florida...

18 years after Bush v. Gore, Broward County has another divisive recount. This one is between Bill Nelson and Rick Scott in the Senate race, and Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis in the governor's race....

 2018-11-12 15:50 

Washington Post

Trump's blatantly political use of pardons and Medals of Freedom...

Of 11 living recipients of pardons, commutations or Medals of Freedom, eight have served political purposes for Trump....

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