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 2018-01-23 21:45 

Washington Post

White House supports 'transparency' on FISA memo...

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Jan. 23 that the White House...

 2018-01-23 21:44 

Washington Post

Sanders says Trump is still cooperating with Mueller...

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Jan. 23 that President Trump...

 2018-01-23 21:44 

Washington Post

Sanders says Trump has 'complete confidence' in Wray...

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said President Trump is leaving decisions about the FBI staff in the hands of its director, Christopher Wray....

 2018-01-23 21:40 

Daily Kos

Mueller talked to Comey, then he talked to Sessions, now he wants to talk to Trump...

Earlier today the Justice Department revealed that Robert Mueller conducted an interview with Attorney General Jefferson Sessions last week. Following that, Mueller's team let slip that they had interviewed former FBI Director James Comey last year. A...

 2018-01-23 21:37 

Washington Post

Trump pick who failed to win Senate support is leaving EPA...

President Donald Trump's nominee to oversee chemical safety is departing the Environmental Protection Agency a month after withdrawing his nomination in the face of concerns over his ties to the chemical industry....

 2018-01-23 21:32 

ThinkProgress

The truth about the missing text message 'scandal' that Trump supporters can't stop talking about...

On Tuesday morning, President Trump characterized missing text messages that were exchanged by two FBI employees who were not fans of his as "one of the biggest stories in a long time." In one of the biggest stories in a long time, the FBI now say...

 2018-01-23 21:29 

Talking Points Memo

This Is A Big, Big Deal...
 2018-01-23 21:29 

Washington Post

FBI director's chief of staff takes private sector job...

FBI Director Christopher Wray says his chief of staff is leaving for a private sector job....

 2018-01-23 21:26 

BuzzFeed

Here's How To Add GIFs To Your Instagram Story...

You can now add GIF "stickers" from Giphy to your Instagram stories. " GIF stickers " are now a thing you can add to your Instagram stories. GIF stickers are rolling out to all Instagram users today. Like the current stickers available for...

 2018-01-23 21:20 

Daily Kos

Dianne Feinstein and Adam Schiff ask for investigation into Russian efforts behind #ReleaseTheMemo...

The #ReleaseTheMemo memo turns out to be nothing but four pages of puffery trying to turn the possibility that the FBI used some information from Christopher Steele when renewing Carter Page's FISA warrant into something of significance. That memo wil...

 2018-01-23 21:16 

Washington Post

McMaster warns against 'illusion of success and talks' with North Korea...

White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster said on Jan. 23 that President Trump has...

 2018-01-23 21:13 

Washington Post

The Latest: Trump rejects bipartisan immigration proposal...

The Latest on immigration legislation in Congress (all times local):...

 2018-01-23 21:02 

Crooks and Liars

Lara Trump Says Women Are Too Stupid To Know Why They Are Marching...

She's married to Eric Trump. Nuff said. Transcript via Media Matters: AINSLEY EARHARDT (CO-HOST): What do you make about all these celebrity women that are going after Melania, after your mother-in-law? You have Kristin Bell, you have Cher, you have C...

 2018-01-23 21:00 

Daily Kos

Claire McCaskill is all sorts of wrong in rationalizing her (and her party's) shutdown capitulation...

Oy vey. We're being led to believe that moderate Democrats are so, so angry at their Senate leadership. In their telling , Democrats screwed up the entire gambit. "Shutting down the government over any issue never works, and we put so much pressur...

 2018-01-23 20:58 

Washington Post

Sanders says Senate's bipartisan immigration deal is 'dead on arrival'...

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Jan. 23 called an immigration deal brokered by a bipartisan group of senators...

 2018-01-23 20:51 

BuzzFeed

Camila Cabello Is Writing Her Own Pop Rules...

Camila Cabello performs "Never Be the Same" on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Jan. 10. Andrew Lipovsky / NBC / NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images You've probably heard Camila Cabello's ubiquitous hit, "Havana," even if you...

 2018-01-23 20:51 

Washington Post

Mueller seeks to question Trump about Flynn and Comey departures...

The special counsel's interest indicates an intensifying focus on possible efforts by the president or others to obstruct the special-counsel probe....

 2018-01-23 20:50 

Crooks and Liars

Franklin Graham Worries Lefties Are Staging A 'Digital Coup' Against Trump...

In an astonishingly dishonest Sunday appearance on Fox and Friends, Franklin Graham told host Pete Hegseth that liberals are staging a coup against Donald Trump. In response to a question about how he feels about Trump's first year in office, Graham r...

 2018-01-23 20:40 

MSNBC

'Key witness' Comey interviewed by Mueller's team...

Former FBI Director James Comey was interviewed in late 2017 by special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators as part of their Russia probe. NBC News' Ken Dilanian reports on the revelation of this "key witness" to the investigation....

 2018-01-23 20:40 

Daily Kos

Border Patrol agents board Greyhound bus to demand proof of citizenship, detain passenger...

Unshackled mass deportation agents are standing by the actions from a viral video released by an immigrant rights organization, showing Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents boarding a Greyhound bus in Florida to demand proof of citizenship from all ...

 2018-01-23 20:38 

The Atlantic

Trump's Red Line on North Korea Gets Fuzzier...

Mike Pompeo adds a few caveats to America's strategy....

 2018-01-23 20:37 

Talking Points Memo

'Authoritarian' White House Puts DOJ Officials In Service of Political Agenda...
 2018-01-23 20:30 

The Daily Beast

When the U.S. Government Waged War on Its People...

Paramount Network The current political climate has seen a shift in popular culture to match it. Films and TV shows are inevitably weighed by how "of the moment" they are, and how well they reflect or address current events. (Sometimes it's wa...

 2018-01-23 20:27 

The Atlantic

Russia's Retaliation Against a Doping Whistleblower...

A lawyer for Grigory Rodchenkov says Russia wants him to face justice at home....

 2018-01-23 20:20 

Daily Kos

James Comey talked with Robert Mueller before Mueller talked to Jefferson Sessions...

Shortly after word came on Tuesday morning that special counsel Robert Mueller had pulled in Attorney General Jefferson Sessions for an interview, it was learned that Mueller previously had another conversation—one that may have shaped many of the q...

 2018-01-23 20:18 

Washington Post

In immigration debate on 'dreamers,' an unresolved question: How many are there?...

As President Trump and Congress negotiate over a potential deal, advocates on both sides have disagreed sharply on how many immigrants should potentially be granted legal status...

 2018-01-23 20:16 

BuzzFeed

Ann Curry Called Out Megyn Kelly's Feud With Jane Fonda...

"There are so many stories that we're not covering and to take time with this ... is not journalism." On Monday, Megyn Kelly used her segment on the Today show to call out Jane Fonda for not wanting to discuss her experience with plastic surge...

 2018-01-23 20:13 

The Atlantic

When the Religious Doctor Refuses to Treat You...

The Trump administration is making it easier for medical providers to object to procedures on religious grounds. Will patients suffer as a result?...

 2018-01-23 20:04 

The Atlantic

The Insanity of Downhill Ice Cross Racing...

Imagine hurtling down a narrow, twisting, hilly ice track on skates at speeds up to 50 miles per hour, then trying to go even faster so you can outpace the competitors at your elbow....

 2018-01-23 20:01 

ThinkProgress

The truth about JPMorgan's wage bump...

JPMorgan Chase is the latest big bank to make headlines for raising wages as a result of the recent corporate tax cut. 22,000 lower-paid, full- and part-time JPMorgan employees will see their wages increase from $12 and $16.50 an hour to $15 and $18 an ho...

 2018-01-23 20:01 

Washington Post

Schumer criticizes Republicans for 'diversion' in Mueller probe...

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on Jan. 23 that Republicans are trying to...

 2018-01-23 20:00 

Media Matters

Alex Jones purports to release House GOP's secret Russia memo, not realizing the document is publicly available online since at least May 2017...

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones purported to exclusively release a secret memo that Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) has touted which supposedly undermines the investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign in Russia. The document that Jones displayed on a...

 2018-01-23 19:58 

Talking Points Memo

WATCH LIVE: Sarah Huckabee Sanders To Deliver Press Briefing At 3:30 PM ET...
 2018-01-23 19:56 

Washington Post

Durbin calls on Ryan to hold immigration vote in the House...

Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) lauded the progress toward an immigration bill in the Senate on Jan. 23, and called on House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to agree on a path forward....

 2018-01-23 19:55 

Washington Post

Schumer says Democrats are 'pleased' with how shutdown worked out...

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on Jan. 23 that...

 2018-01-23 19:55 

Washington Post

McConnell: 'Our hearts' are with Kentucky community...

Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said he was sending...

 2018-01-23 19:53 

ThinkProgress

Trump's solar tariff backfires: It hits red states and U.S. taxpayers harder than China...

On Monday, President Donald Trump slapped a 30 percent tariff on imported solar cells and panels. But while the White House said the goal was to punish China for an industrial policy aimed at taking over the global solar market, the harsh reality is that ...

 2018-01-23 19:51 

Talking Points Memo

Mid-Afternoon Roundup On The Russia Probe...
 2018-01-23 19:51 

Washington Post

'Dreamers' protest on Capitol Hill: 'I believe we will win'...

Immigration advocacy group...

 2018-01-23 19:47 

MSNBC

Trump: 'Not worried at all' about Sessions' talking to Mueller...

President Trump told reporters at the White House that he's not worried about Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recent interview with the special counsel investigating his campaign....

 2018-01-23 19:40 

Washington Post

The Latest: Trump 'not at all concerned' about Sessions...

The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation (all times local):...

 2018-01-23 19:38 

ThinkProgress

Chelsea Manning spent her Saturday night with white nationalists. Why?...

Over the weekend, as Donald Trump celebrated his first year in office, a gaggle of some of the president's most outspoken, and most conspiratorial, supporters gathered in New York to ring in the anniversary. Dubbed the "Night for Freedom," the...

 2018-01-23 19:35 

Daily Kos

Women and independent voters fuel Democrats' midterm advantage...

A Washington Post/ABC poll released Monday found that Democrats have a twelve-point advantage in the generic ballot, and an even larger gap among " likely voters " (a bloc that's often kinder to Republicans): "Among those most likely to vo...

 2018-01-23 19:34 

Washington Post

McConnell: 'I intend to keep my word'...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Jan. 23 that...

 2018-01-23 19:30 

ThinkProgress

The list of cities suing major fossil fuel companies over climate change just got longer...

Richmond, California has become the ninth city in less than a year to bring major fossil fuel companies to court over climate change. On Monday, the city announced that it was filing a lawsuit against 29 oil, gas, and coal companies — including Chev...

 2018-01-23 19:28 

Talking Points Memo

NYT: Special Counsel's Office Interviewed Comey Last Year On Memos...
 2018-01-23 19:24 

ThinkProgress

DREAMers in New York will continue to be eligible for Medicaid, even if DACA expires...

New York recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will continue to be eligible for state-funded Medicaid — regardless if DACA is terminated. "Information you give us will not be shared," according to the websit...

 2018-01-23 19:23 

MSNBC

Schumer takes Trump's border-wall funding off the table...

If Trump thinks he'll be able to get Democrats to reconsider wall funding in future talks, I have a hunch the president is going to be disappointed....

 2018-01-23 19:17 

Crooks and Liars

Tony Perkins Gives Trump A 'Mulligan' On Affair With Stormy Daniels...

The head of the Family Research Council told Politico that evangelicals forgave Trump's past sexual indiscretions saying, Donald gets a "mulligan" and "a do-over here.' The religious right has soiled themselves repeatedly in their effo...

 2018-01-23 19:17 

Crooks and Liars

Border Patrol Arrests Humanitarian Worker After Video Catches Agents Emptying Water Jugs Left For Immigrants...

The U.S. border patrol arrested an activist with an organization that tries to prevent border crossing deaths hours after the group released video of agents dumping water left at the border. The Associated Press reported that 35-year-old Scott Daniel Warr...

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