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 2018-10-19 23:18 

MSNBC

Houston Chronicle endorses Beto O'Rourke...

The Houston Chronicle writes that O'Rourke's "command of issues that matter to this state, his unaffected eloquence and his eagerness to reach out to all Texans make him one of the most impressive candidates this editorial board has encountere...

 2018-10-19 23:17 

Washington Post

'Close the whole thing!': Border tensions boil over as Trump's frustrations grow...

The president at one point proposed shutting down the entire 1,954-mile border, including shuttering ports of entry and blocking trade flows....

 2018-10-19 23:16 

Crooks and Liars

It Was A Fight!: Saudis Settle On Lie About Khashoggi's Death...

There's breaking news! Saudi royals have finally settled on the lie they wish to tell the world about the brutal bone saw murder of U.S. journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Yes, that's right. They will now admit he is dead, but here is their story, in a n...

 2018-10-19 23:09 

MSNBC

Saudi Arabia acknowledges Khashoggi died in consulate...

The Saudi government acknowledges journalist Jamal Khashoggi died while in the country's consulate in Istanbul....

 2018-10-19 23:01 

Washington Post

Republicans race to back protections for preexisting conditions, after trying for years to gut the law that created the protections...

The political irony: The issue that propelled the GOP to take over Congress in 2010 threatens the party now....

 2018-10-19 23:00 

Daily Kos

Nevada Republican Heller deep underwater on his healthcare votes...

Democrat Jacky Rosen is in a position to take Republican Dean Heller's Nevada Senate seat. When she does, it's going to be because of Heller's attacks on health care . New polling from PPP conducted this week for advocacy group Protect Our Car...

 2018-10-19 22:57 

CBS News

Paul Manafort to be sentenced on Virginia conviction in February...

The former Trump campaign chairman is cooperating with the special counsel's investigation...

 2018-10-19 22:56 

CBS News

Suzanne Israel Tufts, proposed inspector general for Interior Department, resigns...

The administration had moved to replace current Acting Inspector General Mary Kendall of the Interior Department...

 2018-10-19 22:53 

Washington Post

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker suspends re-election bid, three days after his lieutenant governor resigned...

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker suspends re-election bid, three days after his lieutenant governor resigned...

 2018-10-19 22:51 

Slate Magazine

In Trump's America, Violence Wins...

On Thursday night, President Donald Trump celebrated a violent crime. At a rally in Montana, Trump saluted Rep. Greg Gianforte, who pleaded guilty last year to assaulting a reporter. Trump mimicked Gianforte's takedown of Ben Jacobs, a Guardian corres...

 2018-10-19 22:36 

Washington Post

Housing official caught up in dispute with Interior resigns...

A political appointee who was caught up in a dispute between the Interior Department and Housing and Urban Development has resigned...

 2018-10-19 22:35 

The Atlantic

DOJ Says Russian Trolls Are Interfering Online with the Midterms...

A criminal complaint filed Friday charges a Russian national, employed by firm linked to Vladimir Putin and Russian intelligence, with helping direct interference in the 2018 midterm elections....

 2018-10-19 22:31 

CBS News

Trump uses migrant caravan as weapon against Democrats...

Stoking fears about the caravan is the president's latest effort to rally his base...

 2018-10-19 22:30 

CBS News

Americans feel positive about the economy, but worried about U.S. direction - CBS News poll...

They haven't felt this good about the state of the U.S. economy since 1998...

 2018-10-19 22:30 

Daily Kos

Schumer on health care: 'What McConnell did in the last three days is a game changer for us'...

Democratic Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is sounding pretty bullish just a few days after GOP Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled Republicans' deepest desires to cut Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid and take another whack at repealing the ...

 2018-10-19 22:22 

Slate Magazine

A Day in the Life of Jame Gumb, a Serial Killer Who Wakes Up Early to Walk His Dog, Always Eats Green, and Works From the Back of His Van...

Jame Gumb is always on the move. The startup exec, who makes suits out of women's skin, is also known as Buffalo Bill. After Business Insider struck viral gold with its report on a day in the life of the Bay Area's Melania Edwards , Slate asked Gu...

 2018-10-19 22:12 

Washington Post

Patagonia endorses Democrats Tester, Rosen in Senate races...

Outdoor clothing giant Patagonia has jumped into two competitive Senate races, endorsing Democrats Jon Tester of Montana and Jacky Rosen of Nevada in what the company calls its first foray into elective politics...

 2018-10-19 22:06 

Washington Post

US official: Trump likely to meet with Kim early next year...

President Donald Trump will likely have his second meeting with Kim Jong Un early next year to continue charting a way for the North Korean leader to give up his nuclear weapons in a way that can be verified...

 2018-10-19 22:04 

MSNBC

Why are conservatives pushing anti-Khashoggi propaganda?...

Jamal Khashoggi's colleague from the Washington Post, David Ignatius, responds to how some conservatives are going after Khashoggi by highlight his past association with the Muslim Brotherhood....

 2018-10-19 22:00 

Daily Kos

Cartoon: Unlikely October surprises...

We've had a century's worth of October Surprises this month. Who knows what next week will bring. Follow me on Twitter , Facebook, or Patreon ....

 2018-10-19 21:58 

MSNBC

Ignatius: Khashoggi's death is 'changing' Saudi Arabia...

Washington Post Foreign Affairs columnist David Ignatius responds to attacks focused on Khashoggi's past involvement with the Muslim Brotherhood....

 2018-10-19 21:57 

Mother Jones

New Justice Department Case Shows Russia Is Now Attacking the Midterm Elections...

On Friday, the US attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia unsealed a criminal complaint accusing a Russian national named Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova of conspiring to interfere in the US political system. The document maintains that as a financial o...

 2018-10-19 21:53 

Slate Magazine

Who Is Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova, the Latest Russian Charged With Meddling in U.S. Elections?...

On Friday, the Department of Justice charged a 44-year-old woman from St. Petersburg, Russia, named Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova with conspiracy to defraud the United States for her alleged role in an "information warfare" campaign called "Pro...

 2018-10-19 21:53 

Washington Post

Trump appointee tapped days ago to run Interior Department's watchdog office resigns amid controversy...

Suzanne Israel Tufts, a senior official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, resigned Friday from the federal government, according to administration officials....

 2018-10-19 21:51 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Senator pressures EPA over official's industry ties, meetings...

A key Democrat on the Senate environment committee has fired off two letters over concerns of a violation of President Donald Trump's ethics agreement and conflict of interest at the Environmental Protection Agency....

 2018-10-19 21:51 

Vox

Karlie Kloss and Josh Kushner's marriage adds new star power — and weirdness — to the Trump family tree...

Ivanka Trump has already tweeted her congratulations to the happy, publicly liberal couple....

 2018-10-19 21:45 

The Atlantic

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Meddling: Now in 2018...

The Justice Department charged a Russian woman for her participation in an online disinformation campaign aimed at interfering with the 2018 midterm elections....

 2018-10-19 21:44 

MSNBC

One shoe & a green jumpsuit: Inside Manafort's day in court...

Former Chief of Staff to Robert Mueller John Carlin, former federal prosecutor Paul Butler, and former DOJ Spokesman Matthew Miller on Paul Manafort's sentencing hearing & new signals about Robert Mueller's investigation...

 2018-10-19 21:43 

MSNBC

Win or lose, why Beto's candidacy will have a lasting impact in Texas...

Fmr. DOJ Spokesman Matthew Miller, WaPo columnist Jennifer Rubin, and former DNC sr. adviser Doug Thornell on Beto O'Rourke's historic campaign to unseat Ted Cruz and the implications for Democrats in the lone star state...

 2018-10-19 21:43 

MSNBC

What sparked Bolton and Kelly's profane West Wing dust-up...

NBC's Carol Lee, Fmr. DOJ Spokesman Matthew Miller, WaPo columnist Jennifer Rubin, and former DNC sr. adviser Doug Thornell on the profanity laced exchange between Trump's Chief of Staff John Kelly and National Security Advisor John Bolton...

 2018-10-19 21:40 

Washington Post

Trump appointee tapped days ago to run Interior Department's watchdog office resigns amid controversy over handling of her hiring...

Suzanne Israel Tufts, a senior official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, resigned Friday from the federal government, according to administration officials. While HUD Secretary Ben Carson had announced a week ago that Tufts would take o...

 2018-10-19 21:39 

MSNBC

Amid global outrage over missing journalist, Trump lauds violence against reporter in U.S....

NYT's Michael Schmidt, Fmr. DOJ Spokesman Matthew Miller, WaPo columnist Jennifer Rubin, and former DNC sr. adviser Doug Thornell on Trump's defense of Republican congressman Greg Gianforte, who was charged with assaulting a reporter & Trump's...

 2018-10-19 21:38 

MSNBC

Chapman University's survey of 'America's Top Fears' serves as a how-to guide for political ads...

Tonight, Chuck is obsessed with how Chapman University's recent survey is really a playbook for political advertising....

 2018-10-19 21:38 

Slate Magazine

The Midterm Elections Are Gonna Be Lit...

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 2018-10-19 21:37 

Slate Magazine

This GOP Congressman Mocked Sexual Harassment Victims in 2011, Proving Nothing Ever Changes...

Rep. Jason Lewis once mocked victims of sexual harassment on his former radio show, implying that harassment isn't worth complaining about if the victim isn't raped. In an audio clip CNN published on Friday, the Minnesota Republican—who is u...

 2018-10-19 21:34 

MSNBC

Wasserman: 'Green wave of Democratic cash' and House map polarization responsible for tight races...

The Cook Political Report's David Wasserman talks to Chuck about how midterm races have gotten tighter ahead of the November election....

 2018-10-19 21:33 

MSNBC

Blue wave or wave goodbye? Where Dems stand ahead of the election...

Dave Wasserman of the Cook Political Report joins Chuck to discuss what the Democrats' blue wave may actually look like in the 2018 election....

 2018-10-19 21:33 

CBS News

Air Force defends spending more than $300,000 on cups...

The Air Force responded to an inquiry by Sen. Chuck Grassley about the high price of their cups...

 2018-10-19 21:30 

MSNBC

Friday's Mini-Report, 10.19.18...

Today's edition of quick hits....

 2018-10-19 21:30 

NY Times

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: For Democrats, the Future Looks Female...

A record year for women sets the stage for a record presidential campaign; a barrier-breaking candidate in Texas; and a new poll in California....

 2018-10-19 21:30 

Daily Kos

'Brian Kemp tried to stop me from voting:' Georgia's GOP is obstructing Democratic votes statewide...

Brian Kemp, Georgia's secretary of state and current Republican candidate for governor, has been working at voter suppression for nearly a decade . Though he was only appointed to his position in 2010, under Kemp, the state has closed nearly 214 polli...

 2018-10-19 21:30 

Vox

How the Sears catalog transformed shopping under Jim Crow, explained by a historian...

The Sears catalog brought city goods to the country. It also unintentionally combatted white supremacy....

 2018-10-19 21:29 

CBS News

Elizabeth Warren, Geoff Diehl debate: Watch live stream of Massachusetts Senate race candidates' debate today - live stream...

This is their first debate before the November primaries -- Warren and Diehl have agreed to three debates...

 2018-10-19 21:29 

Slate Magazine

The Angle: The Trust Us Edition...

Women lie: It's kind of shocking just how quickly Republicans have reduced Christine Blasey Ford to a liar and a scammer. It shouldn't be all that surprising, though, writes Dahlia Lithwick. The manipulation of her narrative is part of the same ol...

 2018-10-19 21:27 

Media Matters

Fox guest says Trump's assertion that assaulting reporters helps Republicans win elections was "just bad timing"...

NEIL CAVUTO (HOST): You know Amber, I'm wondering what you make, I know it's a different case. Last night when the president was in Montana, he actually heaped praise on Congressman Greg Gianforte, the man who assaulted a journalist and commended ...

 2018-10-19 21:27 

Media Matters

CNN's Rick Santorum defends Trump by claiming he was only praising assault in general, not assault on reporters...

RICK SANTORUM (GUEST): Donald Trump, effectively took something that have historically plagued Republicans. Which is media basically beating up on conservatives and decided I'm not going to take it anymore and I'm going to, you know, turn it again...

 2018-10-19 21:24 

Talking Points Memo

New Complaint Offers Details On How Russian Internet Trolls Were Financed...

A new complaint unsealed Friday by the Justice Department against the alleged accountant who helped manage Russia's election-meddling activities on......

 2018-10-19 21:24 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Brother's firm becomes headache for Donnelly in Indiana Senate race...

Sen. Joe Donnelly stands holding an axe in his new campaign ad and bluntly accuses his GOP opponent of lying about his record in Congress....

 2018-10-19 21:20 

MSNBC

Federal prosecutors bust multi-million dollar Russian conspiracy interfering in 2018 elections...

NBC's Pete Williams reports on the Justice Department indicting a Russian woman who was attempting to interfere the 2018 midterm elections....

 2018-10-19 21:09 

Slate Magazine

The One Place Where Oprah Is Running for President...

In January, after she gave a stirring, politically tinged speech at the Golden Globe Awards, Oprah Winfrey had to confront the fact that a lot of people suddenly wanted her to run for president. It was easy to see why the idea animated parts of the left. ...

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