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 2018-01-14 20:20 

CNN

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Christie, Booker team up to oppose Trump's offshore drilling proposal...

A bipartisan group of New Jersey elected officials has teamed up to ask the Trump administration to stop talks of allowing offshore drilling off the coast of their state....

 2018-01-14 20:15 

Daily Kos

The most vulnerable House members of 2018, in two charts...

It's not too presumptuous to start talking about a "wave election" for this November's midterm. For one thing, wave elections aren't even that unusual in midterm elections; going back to the Civil War, the average loss for the party th...

 2018-01-14 20:08 

MSNBC

Waters: We're going to fight this president and his racism...

Rep. Maxine Waters on why she is not going to Donald Trump's State of the Union address, pledging to 'help this country move to the point where we're going to get rid of this president,' joining Joy Reid....

 2018-01-14 20:03 

Mother Jones

California Is Doing Fine, Thank You Very Much...

Whenever I see an op-ed insisting that California is a total, um, shithole of a state, I always check the credit line at the bottom. Four times out of five it comes from City Journal, often by professional California scold Kerry Jackson. Sure enough, that...

 2018-01-14 20:00 

Crooks and Liars

Fox's Favorite Black Racist: Trump's 'S**thole Countries' Remark 'Is What Millions Of Americans Say'...

Kevin Jackson, the Fox News contributor last seen suggesting that the FBI may have plotted to assassinate Donald Trump, was back on Fox News last night, this time in his usual role as black promoter of white racism. read more...

 2018-01-14 19:51 

MSNBC

Haitian-American GOP Rep. demands Trump's apology...

Republican Rep. Mia Love, the first Haitian-American in Congress, demands that Donald Trump apologize for his 's***hole' comments. Joy Reid and her panel discuss the president's divisive language on immigration....

 2018-01-14 19:51 

The Atlantic

Pandemonium and Rage in Hawaii...

A false alert of an impending missile attack highlights just how unprepared the country is for nuclear disaster....

 2018-01-14 19:45 

Daily Kos

Republican lawmakers take to the Sunday shows to defend Trump's racist remarks...

Campaign Action Republican lawmakers once again took to the Sunday shows to defend Donald Trump, this morning. This time it was over a Trump tantrum behind closed doors in which he complained to lawmakers that too many immigrants were coming from "shi...

 2018-01-14 19:32 

Talking Points Memo

Report: Trump Pledges To Campaign For Midterms As GOPers Fear Tough Fight...
 2018-01-14 19:21 

CNN

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FCC chairman: Hawaii lacked 'reasonable safeguards'...

The FCC investigation into Hawaii's false missile alarm is underway and already showing Hawaii lacked ...

 2018-01-14 19:00 

Daily Kos

Oprah, the Alabama Crimson Tide, and how to adjust to change...

This year's NCAA national football championship was won in dramatic fashion by the University of Alabama. Most remarkable was that the game was actually a tale of two halfs. The first half was dominated by the Georgia Bulldogs, and the second by the A...

 2018-01-14 19:00 

Crooks and Liars

Maria Cardona Smacks Down Jack Kingston For Calling Birthright Citizenship A Bargaining Chip...

CNN contributor Maria Cardona called out Trump surrogate Jack Kingston on Sunday after he suggested that Republicans should threaten to end birthright citizenship if Democrats do not agree to Donald Trump's border wall. During a discussion on CNN abou...

 2018-01-14 18:55 

The Atlantic

Saturday Night Live Takes a Swipe at Celebrity Journalism...

The shows sharpest sketch yet on the #MeToo movement skewered E!s confused coverage of the Golden Globes, while a Bill Murray parody of Steve Bannon fell flat....

 2018-01-14 18:51 

Washington Post

APNewsBreak: US set to cut UN money for Palestinian refugees...

The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the years first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major ch...

 2018-01-14 18:46 

MSNBC

Hawaii's Emergency Administrator: "He pushed the actual button instead of the test button"...

A harrowing mobile alert falsely warned Hawaiian residents of an impending ballistic missile strike. The administrator of Hawaii's Emergency Management Agency , Vern Miyagi, explains how this misuse of a vital early alert system could have bypassed th...

 2018-01-14 18:31 

CNN

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Condoleezza Rice: Kim Jong Un is 'actually pretty clever'...

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says she thinks North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is ...

 2018-01-14 18:24 

Media Matters

Fox's Howard Kurtz thinks Trump's "shithole" controversy is about "bad language" instead of racism...

HOWARD KURTZ (HOST): Many presidents, many politicians, many of us, use bad language in private. The Obama White House slogan was don't do stupid "s" in foreign policy. Would the coverage have been different if he had expressed the same sentim...

 2018-01-14 18:24 

Media Matters

Alex Jones claims false report of missile headed towards Hawaii was orchestrated by Trump's opponents to embarrass him...

ALEX JONES (HOST): I wasn't going to shoot a video or live report today because we didn't have enough information. Then I began to get calls from my CIA sources, my high-level Army intelligence sources, and analysis from my Delta Force sources and...

 2018-01-14 18:00 

Crooks and Liars

White House Attempts To Gaslight The Wall Street Journal Over Trump Quote And It Doesn't Go Well...

The Trump administration decided it would be a good idea to attack The Wall Street Journal for being "fake news" for accurately quoting what Trump said during an interview he gave them last week, and things went about as well as one would expect w...

 2018-01-14 17:45 

Daily Kos

Putting it all on the line: Black women's activism and the death of Erica Garner...

"God is in control ... She's black." "What if we just let black women run everything?" "Let me be clear: We won in Alabama because #BlackWomen led us to victory. Black women are the backbone of the Democratic Party, and we can'...

 2018-01-14 17:32 

The Daily Beast

SNL's Michael Che Sounds Off on Trump's 'Sh*thole Countries' Comment...

"Trump saying something racist isn't exactly news," the "Weekend Update" anchor said. "It'd be news if Trump said, 'You know what we need more of in this country? Haitians.'"...

 2018-01-14 17:31 

NBC

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GOP Rep. Mia Love on Trump's vulgar remarks: 'I can't defend the indefensible'...

Rep. Love said Sunday that she can't defend the indefensible when it comes to the presidents vulgar remarks in reference to immigration from African nations....

 2018-01-14 17:19 

The Daily Beast

Sam Rockwell Drops Uncensored F-Bomb on SNL...

The host joined Jenny Slate and Charles Rocket as one of the few people to say "fuck" on 'Saturday Night Live.'...

 2018-01-14 17:17 

Crooks and Liars

Chris Wallace To DHS Secretary On Trump's 'S***hole' Comment: To Say 'I Don't Recall' Seems 'Implausible'...

Trump's new Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen seemed like she wanted to take "the Fifth" when she was pressed by Fox News Sunday's Chris Wallace when asked if Trump used the word "shithole" saying, "I don't recal...

 2018-01-14 17:12 

CNN

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The Trump-Graham relationship takes a hit...

Trump's relationship with Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) could change after the Republican didn't rush to the president's defense after his vulgar comments. ...

 2018-01-14 17:01 

Crooks and Liars

Fox Uses Obama's Criticism Of Fox-Bubble To Push Phony Nunes Unmasking 'Scandal'...

Fox continues to give Rep Devin Nunes (R-CA) cover for muddying the waters in the Mueller investigation. And in other news, water is still wet. As we already discussed here, President Obama dared to say out loud what anyone with a functioning brain alread...

 2018-01-14 17:00 

The Daily Beast

SNL: Bill Murray's Steve Bannon Confronts Fred Armisen's Michael Wolff Over 'Fire and Fury'...

We finally found out who's been hiding in the Steve Bannon-as-Death costume this whole time on 'Saturday Night Live.'...

 2018-01-14 17:00 

Crooks and Liars

Fox Pundit Says Dems To Blame For Hawaii Alert System Failure: It's A 'Butt Dial' From A 'Blue State'...

Fox News pundit Dan Bongino, a former NYPD officer, suggested on Sunday that Democrats were to blame for a failed test of Hawaii's emergency missile notification system. Over the weekend, Hawaii Emergency Management Agency sent out an alert advising r...

 2018-01-14 16:47 

Crooks and Liars

Tom Cotton Calls Dick Durbin A Liar -- But Still Refuses To Deny Trump Made 'S**thole' Remark...

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) on Sunday defended Donald Trump against accusations that he used a racist slur to describe African countries, and he suggested that Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) regularly lies about things said in the Oval Office. While speaking to Cotto...

 2018-01-14 16:40 

NBC

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Meet the Press - January 14, 2018...

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO), Andrew Young, David Brody, Helene Cooper, Elise Jordan, Andrea Mitchell...

 2018-01-14 16:39 

ThinkProgress

Trump attacks Wall Street Journal for quoting him accurately on North Korea, as audio confirms...

This weekend, the White House has been lashing out at the Wall Street Journal, quibbling over a quote President Donald Trump made about his relationship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. The Journal reported that Trump said, "I probably have a v...

 2018-01-14 16:37 

CNN

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GOP senator: 'Gross misrepresentation' of Trump's remarks...

Georgia Republican Sen. David Perdue said Sunday that President Donald Trump did not use the phrase ...

 2018-01-14 16:36 

Washington Post

Why the GOP tax cuts are boosting stocks and who gains most...

President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers late last year rushed $1.5 trillion in tax cuts into law the most sweeping rewrite of the tax code since 1986....

 2018-01-14 16:32 

ThinkProgress

Education Department chooses firm with ties to Secretary DeVos in debt-collection deal...

The Department of Education on Thursday selected two firms to help collect unpaid student loans — one of which, Performant Financial Corp., once had financial ties to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. According to The Washington Post, the Education D...

 2018-01-14 16:30 

Daily Kos

Republicans are why we can't have anything nice. Not even Oprah....

Republicans seem to specialize in ruining everything they touch, from bipartisanship to the norms of governance and impeachment. They have also managed to ruin the prospects for any responsible Democratic celebrity who wishes to run for the presidency. It...

 2018-01-14 16:16 

NBC

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Long before 2018 votes, retirements make GOP map tougher...

The political landscape of an election takes shape long before votes are cast, and 2018 is not shaping up well for President Trump and the GOP....

 2018-01-14 16:10 

CNN

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John Lewis calls Trump a racist, won't vote on government funding without DACA deal...

Rep. John Lewis called President Donald Trump a ...

 2018-01-14 16:00 

Media Matters

CNN's Rick Santorum derails segment after claiming the immigration policies Trump is backing "are not racial"...

RICK SANTORUM (CNN POLITICAL COMMENTATOR): As the one person defending the president here -- it's 3-to-1 here, OK? So let me at least have the -- JAKE TAPPER (HOST): No, there are a lot of Republicans -- [CROSSTALK] SANTORUM: I'm talking about thi...

 2018-01-14 16:00 

Crooks and Liars

Ryan Calls Shithole Comments 'Unfortunate, Unhelpful'...

Lyin' Paul Ryan hadn't commented for a whole day after news of Trump's racist shithole comment broke. It was only when pressed to do did Ryan give a response to it, and to say it was lackluster would be an understatement: "I read those com...

 2018-01-14 15:50 

Washington Post

Gun violence focus of Kennedy's Illinois governor campaign...

Few people running for public office have been more personally affected by gun violence than Chris Kennedy, who was a child when his father and uncle, Sen. Robert Kennedy and President John F. Kennedy, were assassinated....

 2018-01-14 15:46 

CNN

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McAuliffe: Trump 'embarrasses us'...

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a top Democrat newly out of office, had choice words for President Donald Trump on Sunday, calling him ...

 2018-01-14 15:42 

Talking Points Memo

GOP Rep. Says Trump's Remarks On Haiti, Africa Are 'Indefensible'...
 2018-01-14 15:36 

The Atlantic

Low-Wage Workers Finally Get a Raise...

Full employment and state policies are aiding the working poor, though some companies are giving Trump's tax cut the credit....

 2018-01-14 15:28 

ThinkProgress

Georgia Senator claims 'gross misrepresentation' of Trump meeting, doesn't deny 's***hole' comment...

Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) went on the attack Sunday morning, attempting to smear Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and defend President Donald Trump from accusations that he said during a meeting on Thursday that he does not want immigrants coming to the U.S. from &...

 2018-01-14 15:24 

The Daily Beast

The Oprah 2020 Fantasy: Saving Us From Our Sh*thole President...

Engaging in an imaginary debate over Oprah's imaginary run is so much better than facing the reality of our Tweeter-in-Chief....

 2018-01-14 15:19 

The Daily Beast

Capturing the Civil Rights Era Through the Lens of Gordon Parks...

Gordon Parks captured the beauty, horror, and complexities behind the lives of those how lived during the Civil Rights Era....

 2018-01-14 15:19 

ThinkProgress

Following federal court ruling, Trump administration resumes accepting DACA renewals...

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency announced Saturday that it would accept renewal applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, following San Francisco's federal court ruling last week that blocked the ...

 2018-01-14 15:15 

Daily Kos

Trump's 'fake news' awards put him in dictator territory...

The undisputed king of fake news has been tweet-bragging about holding his own "awards" show: Giving out "THE MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR." Too bad a real group beat him to it. Now Donald Trump has been given a new ti...

 2018-01-14 15:11 

The Daily Beast

Spice your Winter with Juniper...

Earthy juniper berries complement hearty and warming dishes....

 2018-01-14 15:09 

CNN

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Mia Love: The President's comment about 'shithole countries' was racist...

Republican Rep. Mia Love deplored President Donald Trump for reportedly criticizing immigrants coming to the United States from what he called ...

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