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 2018-04-23 15:45 

Media Matters

Laura Ingraham attacks companies that stopped advertising on her Fox show after she insulted Parkland survivor...

LAURA INGRAHAM (HOST): Just look at what they did to that Kevin Williamson at The Atlantic magazine. He was a never Trumper, or is a never Trumper, can't stand Trump. They fired him from The Atlantic because he wrote about the pro-life issue, or talke...

 2018-04-23 15:45 

Media Matters

YouTube removed a compilation of Alex Jones' Sandy Hook lies due to "harassment." His own videos are still up....

On April 17, two Sandy Hook families announced defamation lawsuits against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. While Media Matters has long documented Jones' claims that the 2012 mass shooting in Newtown, CT, was staged , upon hearing the news of the lega...

 2018-04-23 15:42 

BuzzFeed

People Want Netflix To Drop This Comedian After Discovering He Did Yellowface...

A sketch showing Moroccan French comedian Gad Elmaleh dressed as a stereotypical Asian character has provoked outrage on social media....

 2018-04-23 15:42 

The Daily Beast

Wall Street Journal Editor Gripes About Pulitzer Judges' Qualifications...

Andrew Burton/Getty Wall Street Journal editor in chief Gerry Baker griped about the Pulitzer Prize judges and urged his staff not to be upset that the paper didn't win any Pulitzer Prizes this year. In a memo to staff on Friday obtained by The Daily ...

 2018-04-23 15:40 

Daily Kos

Republican extremism on farm bill leaves food, environment, agriculture groups nervous...

Campaign Action The farm bill that passed out of the House Agriculture Committee last week with only Republican votes is so extreme in its attacks on the poor and on the environment that agriculture groups are worried about its passage. John Larson, execu...

 2018-04-23 15:35 

ThinkProgress

Net Neutrality is officially dead...

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) officially ended Net Neutrality on Monday, scraping the regulations from the Federal Register and hastening the introduction of a corporate-controlled internet. The final ruling ends the Obama-era regulations, w...

 2018-04-23 15:34 

Mother Jones

Country Music Is Not Trump Country...

Back in 2003, when the Dixie Chicks said "we're ashamed that the President of the United States is from Texas," they were practically tossed out from the country music business on their ears. Shania Twain discovered yesterday that times have c...

 2018-04-23 15:29 

Talking Points Memo

Fifth Republican Lawmaker Calls On Scott Pruitt To Resign...

Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) on Sunday joined a handful of his Republican peers in calling for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt......

 2018-04-23 15:26 

Crooks and Liars

The Good Ol' Days: Georgia Republican Challenges GOP Rival To Shoot-Out...

Remember when political disputes were settled by having a duel? It's back . And it's in Georgia. Two political rivals in the Republican lieutenant governor primary are damn and determined to get the NRA endorsement. Last week the NRA endorsed stat...

 2018-04-23 15:22 

Slate Magazine

John Oliver Tries to Save the Iran Deal by Taking Out an Ad on the President's Favorite Show...

Last Week Tonight has distinguished itself in the late-night landscape with its long, comprehensive segments that focus on specific, and often obscure, topics. But on Sunday's episode, host John Oliver acknowledged that even 20 minutes wasn't enou...

 2018-04-23 15:22 

Crooks and Liars

Newt Gingrich's Lifetime Achievement Award For Hypocrisy...

Newt "Ka-Ching" Gingrich cashes another paycheck at Fox. He's paved the way for Republican Congressmen alright, in terms of 1. Demonizing the opposition for no goal but amassing political power. 2. Cashing in on his ability to speak in complet...

 2018-04-23 15:21 

Talking Points Memo

Hannity Says He Didn't Personally Discuss Real Estate Loans With HUD...

Fox News host Sean Hannity came out swinging Monday after The Guardian published a report on several companies linked to......

 2018-04-23 15:20 

MSNBC

Playing a risky game, Trump predicts......

Trump seems awfully nervous about the investigation into his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen. There's almost certainly a good reason for that....

 2018-04-23 15:20 

Pamela Geller

Islamic State bombs voter-registration site in Afghanistan, 57 DEAD...

Because free and fair elections - individual rights - is unislamic. The message is clear - purple fingers (remember that?) get blown off.Respect it, infidels....

 2018-04-23 15:18 

CNN

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Kellyanne Conway was dead wrong when she tried to play the gender card this weekend...

On Sunday on CNN's...

 2018-04-23 15:16 

The Atlantic

'Wop' Doesn't Mean What Andrew Cuomo Thinks It Means...

The New York governor recently repeated a common, but dubious, explanation for the epithet....

 2018-04-23 15:13 

Talking Points Memo

The Week In Voting Rights: Kobach in Contempt; Maine Gets Ranked-Choice Voting...

The lawsuits against the Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for adding a citizenship question to the Census keep coming. The latest......

 2018-04-23 15:11 

MSNBC

Fresh from college to WH, new memoir on 'West Winging It'...

Author Pat Cunnane joins Morning Joe to discuss his new book 'West Winging It: An Un-Presidential Memoir.'...

 2018-04-23 15:09 

Slate Magazine

British Woman Gives Birth to Baby...

Apparently the woman above in the dark jacket (Katie Holmes) has given birth to a boy! Congratulations!...

 2018-04-23 15:09 

The Atlantic

Alexa and the Age of Casual Rudeness...

"Alexa, play Jeopardy!" my son will bark. And she follows his command....

 2018-04-23 15:08 

Washington Post

Trump renews threat to tie border crossings to new NAFTA deal...

The president's latest comments on Twitter come as trade negotiators wrestle with other thorny issues....

 2018-04-23 15:04 

Talking Points Memo

Marc Short On Mike Pompeo's Committee Vote: 'It Looks Iffy'...

White House director of legislative affairs Marc Short voiced his doubts Monday morning about secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo's......

 2018-04-23 15:03 

The Atlantic

23andMe Wants Its DNA Data to Be Less White...

The company is offering free kits to researchers studying populations in Africa, Asia, and elsewhere—but the ethics are tricky....

 2018-04-23 15:00 

Pamela Geller

ISIS Threatens 'Satanic' CNN, Universal Studios Hollywood, NASA...

The first poster, telling adherents to "think smart," shows a devilish figure looming over several icons in flames: the United Nations, the Federal Reserve, Universal Studios Hollywood, CNN, NATO Allied Command Transformation and NASA, along with ...

 2018-04-23 15:00 

Daily Kos

Nothing much. That's what Republicans plan to accomplish between now and the elections....

Call them the "Do we have to?" months for congressional Republicans. As in "Do we have to take hard votes, or really do anything at all, between now and the elections?" Bloomberg's Anna Edgerton runs through bills Congress could possib...

 2018-04-23 14:57 

BuzzFeed

Hi World, Please For The Last Time, This Guy Isn't Britain's Official Town Crier...

His name is Tony....

 2018-04-23 14:57 

BuzzFeed

The Bros Of The Ultimate Fighting Championship Are All In On Trump...

Trump has backed UFC for years. The people behind the fighters are returning the favor....

 2018-04-23 14:55 

Talking Points Memo

AP Poll: 78 Percent Say Public School Teachers Aren't Paid Enough...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don't make enough money, and half say they'd support paying higher taxes to......

 2018-04-23 14:45 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Considering Posthumous Pardon For Boxing Champion Jack Johnson...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's considering a posthumous pardon for boxing's first black heavyweight......

 2018-04-23 14:40 

MSNBC

Trump does himself no favors ahead of......

Ahead of talks with Kim Jong-un, Trump weakening his negotiating posture -- for no apparent reason other than short-term domestic politics....

 2018-04-23 14:38 

CNN

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White House press briefing: Live updates...

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders takes reporters' questions for the first time in more than a week. Follow here for the latest....

 2018-04-23 14:38 

ThinkProgress

Pennsylvania's most homophobic lawmaker lashes out at liberals in unhinged rant...

One of Pennsylvania's most notorious lawmakers let loose in a homophobic rant on Facebook Friday. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R) lashed out at several of his past critics, including "lying homosexual" Rep. Brian Sims (D) and "constant touchy-feel...

 2018-04-23 14:37 

The Atlantic

The Supreme Court's 'Fire Mueller' Trial Balloon...

An upcoming case could show how the justices would react to the special counsel being dismissed....

 2018-04-23 14:36 

MSNBC

The ups and downs of covering Hillary for a decade...

Writer Amy Chozick details her ten years of covering Hillary Clinton in the new book 'Chasing Hillary,' and she joins Morning Joe to discuss the experience and her interactions over the years with Clinton's male aides....

 2018-04-23 14:35 

Talking Points Memo

Bill O'Reilly's Next 'Killing' Book Set For September Release...

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O'Reilly's next "Killing" book will be set during World War II. "Killing the SS" is......

 2018-04-23 14:33 

The Gateway Pundit

Federal Law Shows Dirty Cop Mueller NEVER Would Have Passed Special Counsel 'Conflict of Interest' Test...

Guest post by Joe Hoft Rosenstein was Required by Law to Ensure Mueller had No Conflicts of Interest to be Special Counsel No Way Mueller Could Have Passed! The Special Counsel law requires that the Attorney General or Assistant Attorney General ensure th...

 2018-04-23 14:27 

MSNBC

Is the WH worried about Gina Haspel's CIA nomination?...

Marc Short, Director of Legislative Affairs in the White House, comments on the nominations of Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State and Gina Haspel for CIA Director....

 2018-04-23 14:26 

Talking Points Memo

On Heels Of Second Felony Charge, Greitens Bashes 'Liberal Media'...

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens promised supporters that he'd continue to fight for conservative policies in a Saturday speech that came......

 2018-04-23 14:24 

MSNBC

#GoodNewsRuhles: Hero family dog saves missing Australian toddler...

A family fog is being hailed a hero after helping save a lost three-year-old girl who went missing in the Australian bushland for over fifteen hours....

 2018-04-23 14:23 

ThinkProgress

Fox News host calls on Trump to fire Scott Pruitt...

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt is facing more friendly fire after this weekend, as a fourth Republican representative along with a Fox News host called on Pruitt to resign following a barrage of scandals. On Sunday, in re...

 2018-04-23 14:22 

Washington Post

Turin fixes legal loophole, registers babies of gay parents...

The Italian city of Turin has moved to fill a legal loophole by registering three babies born to gay parents who conceived abroad via artificial insemination....

 2018-04-23 14:20 

Daily Kos

Rescinding school discipline guidance sends a clear message that assaulting black students is okay...

Though educators continue to debate how best to address discipline in schools, there is increasing evidence that black students and other students of color experience harsher punishment for the same behaviors as their white peers. Still, this hasn't s...

 2018-04-23 14:19 

Mother Jones

Semi-Raw Data: Urban Density and Productivity...

One of the strongest arguments in favor of increasing big-city density is that it raises economic productivity. The higher the density, the more productive everyone is. In a rough sense, this is something nobody argues with: big cities have been cauldrons...

 2018-04-23 14:19 

Talking Points Memo

What We're Watching: April 23, 2018...

Good morning. Here's what our writers and editors have their eyes on as we head into this week. Stories We're......

 2018-04-23 14:17 

MSNBC

Hearst Magazines COO: 'Generational gap' in who cares about data harvesting...

Joanna Coles is the Chief Content Officer of Hearst Magazines. She joins Stephanie Ruhle to discuss how the data harvesting situation with Cambridge Analytica and Facebook has affected our digital lives....

 2018-04-23 14:16 

The Daily Beast

The 'Westworld' Premiere's Most Shocking Twists: What Do They All Mean?...

"That answer doesn't seem to satisfy you." In the opening scene of Sunday's season two premiere of Westworld , Bernard ( Jeffrey Wright ) gauges that his vague, existential explanations to Dolores's ( Evan Rachel Wood ) seemingly simpl...

 2018-04-23 14:15 

MSNBC

John Bolton chaired anti-Muslim think tank: report...

John Bolton, President Trump's new national security adviser, chaired a nonprofit that has promoted misleading and false anti-Muslim news, some of which was amplified by a Russian troll factory, an NBC News review found. Reporter Heidi Przybyla discus...

 2018-04-23 14:13 

MSNBC

WSJ: Trump tax cuts likely to deepen trade deficits he criticizes...

Money Power Politics: President Trump loves touting his tax plan and the money people will see in their paycheck, but a Wall Street Journal report says the plan could actually make Americans poorer. The author of that article Greg Ip joins Stephanie Ruhle...

 2018-04-23 14:12 

Crooks and Liars

Bret Stephens: 'Sean Hannity Is A Welfare Queen For HUD'...

It's not often that we get to hear Sean Hannity called a welfare queen, but NYT columnist Bret Stephens did it this morning. The topic? The Guardian's extensive story about Sean Hannity's real estate empire, linking him to a chain of shell com...

 2018-04-23 14:11 

MSNBC

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt's long pattern of questionable behavior...

The New York Times is highlighting a long pattern of questionable behavior for Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt. Stephanie Ruhle and her panel The New York Times' Bret Stephens and Princeton Professor Eddie Glaude discuss the...

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