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 2018-01-22 13:15 

ThinkProgress

Trump is filling federal judgeships at a record pace, and that's bad news for Roe v. Wade...

Before he took up residency in the White House, former Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed some of the country's most restrictive abortion laws in 2016 — banning the procedure if it was sought because of fetal genetic anomalies, like Down syndrome, a...

 2018-01-22 13:13 

Washington Post

Ryan says House 'would accept' funding bill through Feb. 8...

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said on Jan. 21 that the House would pass a continuing resolution to fund the government through Feb. 8 if the Senate passes it, and continued to blame Democrats for the shutdown....

 2018-01-22 13:10 

MSNBC

Kushner is 'China's Trump Card': New Yorker...

China's ambassador to the U.S. and Jared Kushner discussed Kushner's business interests along with policy at Mar-a-Lago, according to reporting by Evan Osnos. Osnos joins Morning Joe to discuss. Carol Leonnig discusses reporting on Russia....

 2018-01-22 13:10 

Washington Post

White House defends ad calling Dems 'complicit' in killings...

The White House is defending a tough new ad by President Donald Trump's re-election campaign that says Democrats will be "complicit" in any killings committed by immigrants in the U.S. illegally....

 2018-01-22 13:00 

ThinkProgress

DOE whistleblower hopes his Rick Perry photos inspire others to expose 'public corruption'...

A Department of Energy photographer who was fired after releasing photos he took of a meeting between Energy Secretary Rick Perry and a prominent coal executive wants federal authorities to open a criminal investigation into what he calls "public corr...

 2018-01-22 13:00 

ThinkProgress

Releasing this picture got a Department of Energy photographer fired. He doesn't regret it....

A Department of Energy photographer who was fired after releasing photos he took of a meeting between Energy Secretary Rick Perry and a prominent coal executive wants federal authorities to open a criminal investigation into what he calls "public corr...

 2018-01-22 13:00 

The Daily Beast

Team Trump Bypassed DHS Analysts to Produce Bogus Terror Report...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast The document didn't mince words. It claimed three-quarters of "international terrorism" convicts were immigrants, an assertion meant to bolster Donald Trump's cherished Muslim-focused ban ...

 2018-01-22 13:00 

Daily Kos

Cartoon: The Trump news cycle continues...

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 2018-01-22 13:00 

MSNBC

As the shutdown continues, Trump......

In 2016, Donald Trump declared with pride, "Nobody knows the system better than me, which is why I alone can fix it." The shutdown is proof he had it backwards....

 2018-01-22 13:00 

Crooks and Liars

Lindsey Graham: 'As Long As Stephen Miller Is In Charge Of Negotiating On Immigration We Are Going Nowhere'...

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Sunday warned that President Donald Trump's hard-right policy adviser Stephen Miller was preventing legislation that could end the current government shutdown. On day two of President Trump's first government shutdown...

 2018-01-22 12:55 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Government shutdown day 3: Live updates...

The Senate will hold a key vote at noon today on a bill to reopen the government and fund it for three weeks. Follow here for live updates....

 2018-01-22 12:52 

MSNBC

The president is AWOL on deal: Sen. Blumenthal...

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., discusses the third day of government shutdown, and he says while there is bipartisan support for parts of the deal, the president isn't leading on the issue....

 2018-01-22 12:52 

NBC

[ Politics ]

More messages turned over from anti-Trump FBI agent taken off Mueller's team...

The Justice Department has turned over to Congress additional text messages involving an FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team....

 2018-01-22 12:50 

Washington Post

White House voice mail blames Democrats for shutdown...

The outgoing message on the White House public comment voice mail box blamed Democrats for the government shutdown. The line allows the public to leave President Trump a voice mail....

 2018-01-22 12:49 

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Monday...

Hispanic Federation Fund for Puerto Rico Relief Link - From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE... Today's Horoscopes for House Republicans Aquarius You're screwed Pisces You're screwed Aries You're screwed Taurus You're screwed Gemini You're...

 2018-01-22 12:44 

Talking Points Memo

Graham, White House Feud As Congress Enters Day Three Of Shutdown...
 2018-01-22 12:43 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Mike Pence calls Jerusalem 'Israel's capital' on visit with Netanyahu...

US Vice President Mike Pence arrived at a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, saying that it was an honor...

 2018-01-22 12:41 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Stayed Quiet This Weekend As Congress Worked To Open Government...
 2018-01-22 12:30 

Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Trump shutdown being fought over hardline immigration stance...

The next vote in the Senate on the now shorter CR (with a commitment to vote on DACA) to reopen government is at noon today. x When Schumer did not object to the vote at noon tomorrow on that tweaked version of the CR (goes to Feb. 8), that was that. It w...

 2018-01-22 12:12 

MSNBC

Haass: Pence uses troops as props while overseas...

While overseas meeting with Israeli PM Netanyahu, VP Mike Pence referred to Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Monday. Andrea Mitchell discusses Pence's visit and his remarks about the government shutdown....

 2018-01-22 12:00 

Washington Post

(AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) If the election for the U.S. House of Representatives were being held today, would you vote for (the Democratic candidate) or (the Republican candidate) in your congressional...
 2018-01-22 12:00 

Daily Kos

Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9AM ET!...

[CLOSED BECAUSE GUMMINT OR WHATEVER] Just kidding. We're working. Somebody has to tell you how much TV the dotard sloth is watching while he waits for his sleepy-eyed Nazi pet to tell him who to piss on next. Listen right here at 9:00 AM ET! Podcasts!...

 2018-01-22 12:00 

Washington Post

Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a......
 2018-01-22 12:00 

Washington Post

As you may know, the federal government might have to partially shut down later this week if (Trump and Republicans in Congress) and (Democrats in Congress) cannot agree on laws about immigration and ...
 2018-01-22 12:00 

Washington Post

Do you think Trump is or is not biased against black people? Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?...
 2018-01-22 12:00 

Washington Post

Trump has described himself as, quote, 'a very stable genius.' What's your own view - Do you think Trump is or is not a genius ?...
 2018-01-22 12:00 

Washington Post

Trump has described himself as, quote, 'a very stable genius.' What's your own view - Do you think Trump is or is not mentally stable ?...
 2018-01-22 12:00 

Washington Post

Women and independents drive advantage for Democrats ahead of midterm elections, Post-ABC poll finds...

Government shutdown and rising economic optimism could shuffle preferences before November elections....

 2018-01-22 11:59 

Washington Post

Do you think Trump's use of Twitter is doing more to (help) or to (hurt) his presidency, or is it making no difference?...
 2018-01-22 11:59 

Washington Post

Since taking office, do you think Trump has acted in a way that's (fitting and proper for a president of the United States), or has he acted in a way that's (unpresidential)?...
 2018-01-22 11:59 

Washington Post

Collusion aside, do you think Trump himself tried to interfere with the Russia investigation in a way that amounts to obstruction of justice, or did he not try to do this? (IF TRIED TO INTERFERE) Do y...
 2018-01-22 11:59 

Washington Post

Just your best guess, do you think members of Trump's campaign colluded with Russia to try to influence the 2016 presidential election, or not?...
 2018-01-22 11:59 

Washington Post

A special counsel at the U.S. Justice Department, Robert Mueller, has been investigating possible ties between Trump's presidential campaign and the Russian govt. Do you approve or disapprove of t...
 2018-01-22 11:59 

Washington Post

Do you support or oppose a program that allows undocumented immigrants to stay in the United States if they arrived here as a child, completed high school or military service and have not been convict...
 2018-01-22 11:59 

Washington Post

Do you support or oppose building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico? Do you feel that way strongly, or somewhat?...
 2018-01-22 11:59 

Washington Post

Do you think the new federal tax law (favors the rich), (favors the middle class), (favors the poor) or (treats all people about equally)?...
 2018-01-22 11:59 

Washington Post

Do you think the new federal tax law enacted by Congress and the Trump administration is a good thing for the country or a bad thing for the country?...
 2018-01-22 11:59 

Washington Post

Do you think the continuation of Obamacare is a good thing for the country or a bad thing for the country?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

Do you think a reduction in the number of federal government employees is a good thing for the country or a bad thing for the country?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

Do you think reduced federal regulations on businesses is a good thing for the country or a bad thing for the country?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

Do you think the federal crackdown on undocumented immigrants is a good thing for the country or a bad thing for the country?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

How much credit do you think the Obama administration deserves for the country's economic situation - a great deal, a good amount, only some or hardly any?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

Would you describe the state of the nation's economy these days as excellent, good, not so good or poor?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

How much credit do you think the Trump administration deserves for the country's economic situation - a great deal, a good amount, only some or hardly any?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

Do you think leaders of the Democratic Party are mainly (presenting alternatives to Trump's proposals), or mainly (criticizing Trump's proposals without presenting alternatives)?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

In the past year, have actions by Trump mainly (helped) or (hurt) you and your family, or have they made no difference? Is that a great deal or somewhat?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

Trump has been president for about one year. Would you say he has accomplished a great deal during that time, a good amount, not very much or little or nothing?...
 2018-01-22 11:58 

Washington Post

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president? Do you approve/disapprove strongly or somewhat?...
 2018-01-22 11:55 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Some parks and monuments will be affected by the government shutdown...

How does the US federal government shutdown affect you? Not every federally funded agency, program and service will grind to a halt -- just those considered nonessential....

 2018-01-22 11:55 

The Daily Beast

Bye-Bye, Black: The Return of Color to the SAG Red Carpet...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Read more at The Daily Beast....

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