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 2018-10-16 01:39 

Washington Post

Trump to headline Monday rally in Houston for GOP candidates...

President Donald Trump's campaign office has announced it will host a rally at NRG Arena in Houston to "expand" Republican majorities in Congress, but doesn't specifically mention Texas Sen. Ted Cruz....

 2018-10-16 01:32 

MSNBC

Donald Trump has added some interesting art to the White House...

The world got a glimpse of Donald Trump's newest art acquisition last night, courtesy of "60 Minutes"....

 2018-10-16 01:32 

The Daily Beast

The Week in 7 Insane Photos: October 12, 2018...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast From President Trump and Kanye West's surreal Oval Office meeting to the devastation in Florida after Hurricane Michael, the Daily Beast brings the best photos of the week. Read more at The Daily Beast....

 2018-10-16 01:30 

Daily Kos

Minnesota's racist Republican Senate candidate once compared Michelle Obama to a chimpanzee...

Minnesota's Senate race may not be drawing much attention for being competitive—polling shows Sen. Tina Smith, appointed to replace Sen. Al Franken, is comfortably in the lead—but the Republican nominee there is yet another headline-worthy...

 2018-10-16 01:20 

MSNBC

Parkland survivor Emma Gonzalez is mobilizing young voters...

Gun control advocate Emma Gonzalez is doing the hard work of holding politicians accountable because "it's their job to make our world better."...

 2018-10-16 01:19 

Washington Post

How Trump bobs and weaves to avoid the truth...

In '60 Minutes' interview, the president resorted to his favorite moves to sidestep facts...

 2018-10-16 01:18 

MSNBC

Trump floats "rogue killers" on Khashoggi disappearance...

Trump floated the idea that "rogue killers" were responsible for journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance at a Saudi consulate....

 2018-10-16 01:13 

CNN

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Mattis says he's on Trump's 'team' after President says he's 'sort of a Democrat'...

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis said Monday he has...

 2018-10-16 01:00 

Daily Kos

What happens when low-income people don't have Medicaid? They don't get medical care...

It's an obvious conclusion that, in the United States, having health insurance of some kind is a prerequisite for getting regular health care, but it's a point that has to keep being made over and over and over again. So there's another report...

 2018-10-16 00:59 

Media Matters

Tucker Carlson says Elizabeth Warren mocked Native Americans, then makes a Trail of Tears joke, calls her Lie-awatha, Fake-ajawea, and Fraud-azuma...

TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): Fauxcahontas is on the warpath this evening. For decades, as you know, the senator from Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren has claimed to be an American Indian. Now, she did this to advance her career, and it worked. Harvard Law School...

 2018-10-16 00:55 

Washington Post

Warren accuses Trump of 'creepy' comments about her DNA test...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is suggesting President Donald Trump's comment about him personally administering a DNA test to her to prove her Native American heritage is "creepy."...

 2018-10-16 00:43 

Washington Post

Trump tops $100 million in fundraising for his own reelection...

The president raised more than $18 million last quarter through three committees....

 2018-10-16 00:36 

Washington Post

Sessions criticizes court order on deposition in census case...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is criticizing a court order that allows for the questioning of a Trump administration Cabinet member in a legal dispute over the 2020 census...

 2018-10-16 00:30 

Daily Kos

Which seats make up the House battleground? Our new outside spending tracker can show you...

With Election Day three weeks away, we're rolling out our newest tool to help keep tabs on the large playing field that will determine control of the House: a spreadsheet that sums up the independent expenditures made prior to Monday by the four large...

 2018-10-16 00:27 

Slate Magazine

Bare Necessities? Not in Alaska....

Listen to Slate's The Gist:...

 2018-10-16 00:23 

Washington Post

Trump suggests 'rogue killers' murdered Saudi journalist...

Turkish crime scene investigators search the Saudi consulate where journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared...

 2018-10-16 00:23 

CNN

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Warren's DNA test showcases shift in tactics ahead of 2020...

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren used to briskly walk through the Capitol and ignore reporters -- often with an aide by her side shielding her from questions. She used to resist engaging on issues and controversies beyond ones that launched her political ...

 2018-10-16 00:20 

Slate Magazine

Federal Judge Dismisses Stormy Daniels Defamation Suit Against Donald Trump...

A federal judge, on Monday, dismissed a defamation suit filed by former porn star Stormy Daniels against Donald Trump that claimed Trump's tweet calling her assertion that she was threatened when she came forward with the story of their affair "a ...

 2018-10-16 00:15 

Washington Post

The Latest: Cherokee Nation faults Sen. Warren on DNA test...

A Cherokee Nation official says Sen. Elizabeth Warren "is undermining tribal interests with her continued claims of tribal heritage."...

 2018-10-16 00:08 

CNN

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Washington governor slams plan to use West Coast military bases to ship coal, natural gas...

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee called a Trump administration proposal to use West Coast military bases and federal properties to ship coal and natural gas to Asia...

 2018-10-16 00:05 

ThinkProgress

Unvaccinated Florida child becomes first death of U.S. flu season...

The Florida Department of Health announced Monday that a child who hadn't received a flu vaccination was the first confirmed fatality of flu season in the United States. The unidentified child was said to be healthy before testing positive for influen...

 2018-10-16 00:04 

CNN

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Harvard trial opens with challenge to recruitment practices...

In the first day of a trial focused on Harvard's admissions process, lawyers challenging the Ivy League campus laid out multiple ways that they allege it discriminates against Asian Americans, beginning with its recruitment practices....

 2018-10-16 00:03 

NY Times

Showdown in Georgia Governor's Race Reflects a Larger Fight Over Voting Rights...

The uproar over voting seems almost an inevitable development in the race, which pits two candidates on opposite sides of the nation's voting wars....

 2018-10-16 00:00 

Daily Kos

The other way you can beat Republicans this November: Enroll in the ACA...

It's that time again—in two weeks open enrollment in the Affordable Care Act opens. Despite eight years of Republican repeal efforts. Despite all of the unindicted co-conspirator's sabotage efforts. Obamacare lives and is still getting peopl...

 2018-10-16 00:00 

Vox

Vox Sentences: Lights out in Northern California...

PG&E shuts off the power in Northern California to prevent fires; some 13 million people risk starvation in Yemen in the next three months....

 2018-10-15 23:58 

Washington Post

Minnesota Senate candidate Karin Housley compared Michelle Obama to a 'chimp' in 2009...

In a Facebook post, Housley said that a chimpanzee from a 1951 film "stood up straighter than Michelle. Uh-oh, someone is going to make a comment."...

 2018-10-15 23:57 

Washington Post

Sessions criticizes court order on deposition in census case...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is criticizing a court order that allows for the questioning of a Trump administration Cabinet member in a legal dispute over the 2020 census...

 2018-10-15 23:56 

CNN

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Separating families again? What we know about the proposed 'binary choice' policy...

Administration officials are weighing a proposal that could result in parents and kids once again being split up by the US government -- but this time, it would be the parents' choice....

 2018-10-15 23:55 

Washington Post

How Trump bobs and weaves to avoid the truth...

In "60 Minutes" interview, the president resorted to his favorite moves to sidestep facts....

 2018-10-15 23:53 

NY Times

Trump Campaign Doubles Spending Rate as the 2020 Race Draws Nearer...

The president's re-election operation raised $18 million in the third quarter, a slight increase, as it built up its capacity for the campaign ahead....

 2018-10-15 23:51 

MSNBC

Watch Ralph Nader's zany appearance with two rap DJs...

Political activist Ralph Nader joins Radio legends Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia for a special "fallback" edition. Nader puts "The New York Times" on blast for printing "more war criminals" than "major peace advocates...

 2018-10-15 23:49 

MSNBC

Liberal shock: Ralph Nader touts Bloomberg 2020...

Political activist and Green Party Presidential candidate, Ralph Nader, who is known for being tough on Democrats tells Ari Melber it would be good for Mike Bloomberg to run against Trump as a Democrat in 2020, saying "Wall Street is his weakness"...

 2018-10-15 23:49 

Mother Jones

Paint Companies Will Still Have to Pay $400 Million to Clean Up Lead in California Homes...

Today, the Supreme Court turned down an appeal from several paint companies who were ordered to pay at least $400 million to clean up the damage done from the lead once found in their product. In 2014, a California Superior Court judge ruled that decades ...

 2018-10-15 23:47 

MSNBC

Presidential historian: Trump doesn't learn from the past...

Renowned Presidential historian, Doris Kearns Goodwin, joins Ari Melber to discuss the key strengths of past Presidents and how their leadership differs from President Trump. Goodwin notes that Trump sees the ability to admit being wrong as "a weaknes...

 2018-10-15 23:46 

CNN

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5 things we learned from Elizabeth Warren's DNA test...

On Monday morning, Elizabeth Warren released a 5+ minute video aimed at making two simple points: 1) She is, as she claimed for years, at least marginally Native American and 2) She never got ahead because of it....

 2018-10-15 23:46 

MSNBC

'Am I a baby?': Ari Melber and Katy Tur on Trump's deepest wound...

President Trump declared that he's "not a baby" twice in a new interview. Ari Melber and Katy Tur examine the several occasions in which Trump has used the term "baby" as an insult and why it seems to "resonate" particularly wi...

 2018-10-15 23:44 

CBS News

Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against Trump...

In dismissing the suit, the judge said Mr. Trump's tweet was a...

 2018-10-15 23:43 

CBS News

Company set up by Michael Cohen offers to drop Stormy Daniels' hush-money agreement...

Company dropped plans for its threatened $20 million lawsuit against the porn actress for allegedly violating the deal...

 2018-10-15 23:42 

Mother Jones

Federal Judge Ditches Stormy Daniels' Defamation Suit Against President Trump...

A federal judge in Los Angeles dismissed Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump Monday afternoon. The lawsuit, filed in April, concerned Daniels' claim that she had been approached and threatened by a man in a Las Vegas ...

 2018-10-15 23:41 

The Atlantic

The Atlantic Daily: Occupying Two Worlds at the Same Time...

The future of affirmative action, intensifying hate on the internet's supposedly kindest platform, DNA tests, and more...

 2018-10-15 23:40 

MSNBC

Democrats gaining ground in midwest, Trump country...

With this fall's midterm now just 22 days until the midterm elections, we return to races in states that President Trump carried in 2016....

 2018-10-15 23:34 

Washington Post

In dust-up with Elizabeth Warren, President Trump shows he's pulling the strings in the Democratic presidential contest...

The Massachusetts senator responded to months of "Pocahontas" gibes from Trump, but the reaction took away from discussion of the 2018 races....

 2018-10-15 23:30 

MSNBC

WaPo: Kushner planning to continue support of Saudi Arabia...

The Washington Post reports that "Kushner ... has already signaled that he has no intention of turning his back on the crown prince."...

 2018-10-15 23:30 

Daily Kos

Trump EPA ends two more advisory panels as agency's war on science continues...

In two apparently related decisions, the Trump "Environmental Protection Agency" is terminating outside panels of experts formed to advise the EPA on soot and on ground-level ozone pollution. The ozone panel hadn't even been formed yet; the EP...

 2018-10-15 23:29 

MSNBC

Saudi govt considering plan to admit Khashoggi killed in consulate...

Saudi Arabia's government is discussing a plan to admit that missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, three people with knowledge of the situation tell NBC News....

 2018-10-15 23:21 

NBC

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Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels' defamation suit against President Trump...

In a ruling filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, Judge James Otero found that the tweet...

 2018-10-15 23:15 

MSNBC

Trump says Mattis 'could be' leaving Defense Dept...

The President went on to call his Defense Secretary a "Democrat" when asked whether Mattis was leaving....

 2018-10-15 23:14 

Slate Magazine

Elvis Costello's New Album Is His Best This Century...

The young, horn-rimmed, punk-era rocker whose bony knees seemed driven to go to war with each other while he spat out barrages of alliterative puns and internal rhymes savaging every existing social structure, whether public or intimate, along with himsel...

 2018-10-15 23:07 

Slate Magazine

Despite Trump's "Rogue Killers" Speculation, More D.C. Power Brokers Abandon Saudi Arabia...

Saudi Arabia's extensive—and expensive—network in the D.C. power broker community and in the rest of the Western business and political world has gotten a little smaller. Two major lobbying firms, one more aligned with Democrats and the ot...

 2018-10-15 23:04 

CNN

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Read the judge's dismissal of Stormy Daniels' lawsuit against Donald Trump...

A federal judge has dismissed adult film star Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump....

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