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 2018-04-21 23:06 

MSNBC

Nuclear analyst: N. Korea is calling the shots before summit...

MSNBC Anchor Richard Lui and his panel discuss the significance of Kim Jong Un's decision to suspend nuclear testing. Gordan Chang, columnist for The Daily Beast, says they are only suspending because North Korea's accomplished what they needed to...

 2018-04-21 23:03 

MSNBC

Fmr. Prosecutor: Trump choosing Giuliani is a 'good move'...

As President Trump's long-time lawyer and "fixer", Michael Cohen, faces possible criminal charges, MSNBC's Richard Lui and panel discuss his willingness to "flip" on the president. NY1's Grace Rauh believes he will and former G...

 2018-04-21 23:00 

Daily Kos

Arizona Republican's history of copying and pasting lobbyist-written legislation...

Arizona State Sen. Republican Debbie Lesko is running in the special election on April 24, for the vacant seat of Republican scandal-resigner Trent Franks's seat, against Democrat Hiral Tipirneni. She is favored to win the red seat back for the Republ...

 2018-04-21 22:59 

Slate Magazine

Ben Simmons Highlights Are So Good, You Should Have to Tank to Watch Them...

Look what tanking hath wrought. The Philadelphia 76ers beat the Miami Heat 106-102 on Saturday to take a 3-1 series lead, and they look as sharp a team as any in the Eastern Conference. Point guard Ben Simmons stole the show in Game 4, posting a nifty sta...

 2018-04-21 22:57 

BuzzFeed

Bernie Forces Ask Clinton And Top Democrats To Recommit To Cutting Superdelegates...
 2018-04-21 22:55 

Slate Magazine

Trump Takes Aim at Washington Post, Denies He Ever Called Jeff Sessions Mr. Magoo...

Looks like it's media-bashing Saturday for President Trump as he took time out from his busy Florida afternoon to deny another piece of "Fake & Disgusting news," as he called it. A few hours after he criticized the New York Times , it was the ...

 2018-04-21 22:50 

CNN

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A mother-son story: How Barbara Bush tried to save Jeb Bush's campaign...

A trio of housekeeping staff noticed Barbara Bush standing in a hotel hallway with her son, Jeb, on a snowy February day in Concord, New Hampshire....

 2018-04-21 22:33 

Mother Jones

Scott Pruitt May Have Violated Oklahoma Ethics Rules as a State Senator...

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt used a shell company in 2003 to buy a home in Oklahoma from a retiring lobbyist, according to an investigation by the New York Times. At the time, Pruitt was a state senator in Oklahoma. The shell company...

 2018-04-21 22:30 

Crooks and Liars

Trump Goes Off On Maggie Haberman, And Other News...

The New York Times and a third rate reporter named Maggie Haberman, known as a Crooked H flunkie who I don't speak to and have nothing to do with, are going out of their way to destroy Michael Cohen and his relationship with me in the hope that he wil...

 2018-04-21 22:14 

MSNBC

Nuclear analyst: N. Korea is calling the shots before summit...

MSNBC Anchor Richard Lui and his panel discuss the significance of Kim Jong Un's decision to suspend nuclear testing. Gordan Chang, columnist for The Daily Beast, says they are only suspending because North Korea's accomplished what they needed to...

 2018-04-21 22:00 

Daily Kos

As GOP tries to stop Don Blankenship from winning Senate primary, Democrats come in to aid him...

National Republicans are airing ads for the May 8 GOP primary against notorious West Virginia coal baron Don Blankenship , whom they fear is unelectable against Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, and now, a Democratic group is trying to help Blankenship get nom...

 2018-04-21 21:50 

The Daily Beast

Is Natalie Portman's Israel Protest a Tipping Point?...

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin JERUSALEM — The Wall may really have been wailing last week. How could Oscar-winning, Israeli-born actress Natalie Portman as well as one of the most prestigious—and heavily Jewish—colleges in the U.S. hit Israel wit...

 2018-04-21 21:49 

Washington Post

An old-school proper goodbye for Barbara Bush, a first lady of grace and grit...

American political royalty turned out to honor the wife of a president and mother to another, who friends and family remembered as a "loving enforcer."...

 2018-04-21 21:46 

Slate Magazine

Trump Says He's Considering Pardon of Boxing Legend Jack Johnson at Stallone's Request...

President Donald Trump says he is considering a posthumous pardon for boxer Jack Johnson following a request from actor Sylvester Stallone . Johnson, an African-American heavyweight champion, was convicted in 1913 of transporting a white woman across stat...

 2018-04-21 21:40 

CNN

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Al Franken to make first public appearance since leaving Senate over sexual harassment allegations...

Al Franken will make his first public appearance next month since leaving the Senate last December over sexual harassment allegations....

 2018-04-21 21:40 

MSNBC

Fmr. prosecutor: Trump choosing Giuliani is a 'good move'...

As President Trump's long-time lawyer and "fixer", Michael Cohen, faces possible criminal charges, MSNBC's Richard Lui and panel discuss his willingness to "flip" on the president. NY1's Grace Rauh believes he will and former G...

 2018-04-21 21:40 

Talking Points Memo

More Than 1,000 Bid Farewell To Barbara Bush At Texas Funeral...

HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush was remembered as the "first lady of the greatest generation" during a funeral Saturday attended......

 2018-04-21 21:30 

Talking Points Memo

Former Lawyer For Stormy Daniels, Karen McDougal Cooperating In Cohen Probe...

Keith Davidson, the lawyer who represented both Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal in negotiating their hush agreements, is cooperating with......

 2018-04-21 21:30 

Daily Kos

Russia is losing the space race ... again...

Last Tuesday, the Russian news agency TASS ran a story with a surprising statement. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin believes that Russia should by no means seek competition with Elon Musk and his company SpaceX on the market of launch vehicle...

 2018-04-21 21:27 

BuzzFeed

Actor Verne Troyer, Who Played Mini Me In Austin Powers, Has Died...
 2018-04-21 21:27 

BuzzFeed

The Five Most Heartwarming Moments Of Barbara Bush's Funeral...
 2018-04-21 21:22 

The Atlantic

The Island Where France's Colonial Legacy Lives On...

A memorial for the slaves of Guadeloupe has become a flashpoint for still-unresolved social and economic grievances....

 2018-04-21 21:17 

MSNBC

The DNC's Multimillion Dollar Lawsuit: What will be the response?...

Former Adviser to Hillary Clinton Philippe Reines and GOP Strategist Jen Kerns delve into the legal layers of the DNC's lawsuit alleging that the Russian government, the Trump campaign, and WikiLeaks conspired to interfere during the 2016 election....

 2018-04-21 21:17 

Washington Post

White House privately skeptical of North Korea's plans to freeze nuclear testing...

Aides questioned whether Kim's moves are aimed at appearing reasonable and willing to compromise ahead of the summit with Trump....

 2018-04-21 21:16 

NBC

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Who was Jack Johnson, the boxer Trump is considering pardoning?...

Boxing's first black heavyweight champion, the late Jack Johnson was convicted by an all-white jury for accompanying a white woman across state lines....

 2018-04-21 21:15 

MSNBC

Ambassador Christopher Hill: "I'd hold off on the paperwork for the Nobel Peace Prize"...

Ambassador Christopher Hill on why North Korea's suspension of missile testing may not be a reason to celebrate....

 2018-04-21 21:11 

Slate Magazine

Verne Troyer Has Died at 49...

Verne Troyer, the actor best known for his recurring role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers franchise, died Saturday afternoon, TMZ reports ....

 2018-04-21 21:09 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Denies Report That He Calls Sessions 'Mr. Magoo'...

President Donald Trump on Saturday denied a new report in the Washington Post alleging that Trump will refer to Attorney......

 2018-04-21 21:00 

Daily Kos

State rules that Mitt Romney nephew Doug Robinson doesn't make GOP ballot for governor of Colorado...

On Friday, GOP Secretary of State Wayne Williams announced that, while former state Rep. Victor Mitchell had collected enough valid signatures to make the June GOP primary ballot for governor of Colorado, investment banker Doug Robinson had fallen short ....

 2018-04-21 21:00 

Crooks and Liars

AM Joy Panel Sees So Many Legal Parallels With Watergate...

A lot of Democrats have been complaining and even ridiculing the DNC lawsuit that was just filed against the Trump campaign, not understanding the historical context. So AM Joy took a little stroll down memory lane this morning, as Joy Reid and former Wat...

 2018-04-21 21:00 

The Daily Beast

Beyonc's Coachella Performance Pt. 2: How to Watch, Listen...

Kevin Winter On Saturday night, Beyonc returns to the Coachella stage for her second, history-making headlining performance . It's hard to imagine how she'll manage to top last weekend's blockbuster performance that featured appearances from b...

 2018-04-21 20:55 

CNN

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Trump tweets 'Democrats have sued the Republicans for Winning'...

President Donald Trump mocked Democrats for their lawsuit against his presidential campaign, among others, and suggested Republicans could use it to their advantage....

 2018-04-21 20:54 

Slate Magazine

Barbara Bush Remembered as "Role Model on How to Live a Life of Purpose and Meaning"...

Four former presidents, three former first ladies, and the current first lady were part of a group of some 1,500 people who gathered at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston for the invitation-only funeral service of former first lady Barbara Bush,...

 2018-04-21 20:46 

CNN

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Donald Trump considering pardon for boxer Jack Johnson...

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he is considering granting a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson on the advice of actor Sylvester Stallone....

 2018-04-21 20:45 

CNN

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NYT: Pruitt purchased home from lobbyist in 2003, using a shell company...

EPA chief Scott Pruitt purchased a house in 2003 from a retiring lobbyist through a shell company registered to a business partner who now holds top political job at the agency The New York Times reported Saturday....

 2018-04-21 20:32 

Mother Jones

Raw Data: The Price of Housing in America...

How much has the cost of housing gone up over the last few decades? There are several different ways of measuring this, but here are five: The Case-Shiller index since 1960. This is a national index of home prices only, not apartment rentals. The CPI for ...

 2018-04-21 20:14 

Washington Post

Barbara Bush remembered at funeral...

Barbara Bush was remembered by her son Jeb as a sharp-tongued but caring figure whose devotion to her family was matched only by her commitment to service....

 2018-04-21 20:13 

Pamela Geller

Christian girl set on fire for turning down Muslim man's marriage proposal...

A Christian girl was set ablaze by a Muslim man for "refusing to renounce her faith and marry him." In the West, the left and the feminists stand firmly with the Islam....

 2018-04-21 20:05 

Pamela Geller

Feds Strip US Citizenship From Muslim Migrant Diversity Visa Winner who fraudulently obtained citizenship for fake family...

Jihad immigration fraud. Another grateful recipient of the 'diversity visa program". Paying us back in spades....

 2018-04-21 20:05 

ThinkProgress

Colin Kaepernick receives a humanitarian prize — but no NFL job offers...

He can't get an NFL team to hire him, but former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick — whose "take a knee" protest against racism sparked a nationwide movement — was awarded another major human rights prize Saturday, this time from ...

 2018-04-21 20:00 

Daily Kos

New suit seeks to bar private prison from forcing detained immigrants to work for $1 per day...

Even most lawyers will admit it's rare that a legal complaint makes for captivating reading. The complaint that the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) filed this week against CoreCivic, a private prison company, as part of a class action suit is the e...

 2018-04-21 19:56 

BuzzFeed

A Former Texas Official Asked A Biracial Student Whether He Got Into Harvard On "Merit Or Quota"...

Drake Johnson is valedictorian, student body president, and a world champion cheerleader, among a slew of other accomplishments....

 2018-04-21 19:56 

Washington Post

Michael Cohen, once at pinnacle of Trump's world, now poses threat to it...

The outcome of a criminal investigation into the president's longtime lawyer could determine the fate of both men, who have relied heavily on each other for years....

 2018-04-21 19:55 

ThinkProgress

Experts: North Korea talks likely to happen, but maybe not likely to succeed...

With Kim Jong Un signaling he's met key preconditions for talks with the United States about his country's nuclear program, a once-unthinkable summit between the North Korean totalitarian and the White House is significantly closer to actually hap...

 2018-04-21 19:55 

Mother Jones

Trump Is Considering Another Presidential Pardon...

President Donald Trump on Saturday announced on Twitter that he is considering granting a posthumous pardon to the late boxing legend Jack Johnson after speaking with actor and filmmaker Sylvester Stallone. Sylvester Stallone called me with the story of h...

 2018-04-21 19:44 

Mother Jones

Donald Trump Is Mad at Maggie Haberman...

Donald Trump is unhappy with today's New York Times piece about how he treats Michael Cohen "like garbage," which might cause Cohen to flip: The New York Times and a third rate reporter named Maggie Haberman, known as a Crooked H flunkie who I...

 2018-04-21 19:30 

Daily Kos

'We ain't racial': white Ohioans defend disgusting display of Confederate flags and black statues...

About thirty miles east of Cincinnati, Louie Jones, Jr. lives with his daddy in a house that would disturb pretty much any person of color, and most white people. The front porch is positively saturated in creepy black statues and Confederate flags. Despi...

 2018-04-21 19:25 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Treasury Sec. Mnuchin meets with Russian counterpart to discuss sanctions...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met with his Russian counterpart this week to help clarify questions on recently imposed US sanctions....

 2018-04-21 19:22 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Steve Scalise released after 'successful' surgery...

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has been released from a Washington, DC, hospital following a...

 2018-04-21 19:21 

Slate Magazine

North Korea Offer Comes With Implication That it Must Now Be Recognized as Nuclear State...

Cautious optimism. That seems to be the name of the game as analysts start looking at the fine print of North Korea's surprising statement that it would suspend nuclear tests and do away with a test site ahead of the summits planned with South Korea a...

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