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 2019-07-24 02:11 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Who voted 'no' on the House resolution opposing Israel boycott movement...

The US House of Representatives voted 398-17 Tuesday voted to pass a non-binding resolution that opposes the boycott movement against Israel....

 2019-07-24 02:04 

Washington Post

Who's in charge? Many months of acting Cabinet secretaries....

The Department of Defense will finally have a confirmed secretary after more than seven months with acting positions at the top. The situation is far from being an isolated case. Acting heads of Cabinet-level positions have become common under President T...

 2019-07-24 02:00 

Daily Kos

The reason for Mike Pence's hastily canceled trip? He might have seen an accused drug dealer...

Earlier in July there was much commotion around a suddenly canceled flight by Vice President Mike Pence to a New Hampshire roundtable on the opioid crisis. Did Trump accidentally swallow his Diet Coke button? Had John Bolton commandeered the White House s...

 2019-07-24 01:54 

Slate Magazine

Netflix Continues to Churn Out Adam Sandler Content With Halloween Movie...

This one doubles as Maya Rudolph/Kenan Thompson/Steve Buscemi content....

 2019-07-24 01:43 

Washington Post

Immigration roundup that targeted 2,100 nets 35 arrests...

The immigration enforcement operation touted by President Donald Trump as the beginning of an effort to deport 'millions' resulted in 35 arrests...

 2019-07-24 01:30 

Daily Kos

Illinois pol who almost won governor primary after racist and transphobic ad launches House bid...

Former state Rep. Jeanne Ives, a far-right social conservative who almost beat then-Gov. Bruce Rauner in last year's GOP primary, announced that she would challenge Democratic freshman Rep. Sean Casten in Illinois' 6th District. Surprisingly, Ives...

 2019-07-24 01:26 

The Daily Beast

The Inside Story of How a 9/11 First Responder Pounded McConnell Into Action...

One of the most successful legislative operations in recent memory was waged by a guy with no political experience. Here's how he did it....

 2019-07-24 01:14 

Washington Post

Australian Parliament to ban extremists from coming home...

Australia is set to pass laws to delay suspected extremists from returning home while Australian supporters of the Islamic State group are demanding to be repatriated from Syrian refugee camps...

 2019-07-24 01:13 

MSNBC

FBI Director: Domestic terror arrests up, most motivated by white supremacy...

Senator Amy Klobuchar, who serves on the Judiciary Committee and questioned FBI Director Wray, reacts to his testimony on domestic terrorism and Russian election interference....

 2019-07-24 01:10 

Splinter

Bernie Sanders, Sara Nelson Join Airport Workers Moving Toward Strike...

Airplane food is reliably bland and always overpriced. To make matters worse, the workers who prepare your food often earn about the same in one hour as the cost of your stupid, disappointing in-flight cheese plate....

 2019-07-24 01:00 

Daily Kos

In livestreamed video, ICE appears to illegally arrest a Kansas City man with his kids in the car...

Cheyenne Hoyt and Florencio Millan-Vazquez were on their way to a doctor's appointment for their 7-month-old disabled daughter when ICE agents surrounded them and blocked them in, insisting they had a warrant for Millan-Vazquez's arrest. Hoyt bega...

 2019-07-24 00:58 

MSNBC

Boris, the Britain Trump...

Boris Johnson became the new prime minister of the United Kingdom today, and President Trump hailed him as the "Britain Trump"....

 2019-07-24 00:55 

Washington Post

Mueller takes the TV stage; Democrats hope America tunes in...

Former special counsel Robert Mueller's appearance before two House committees promises to be the TV event of the year in the U.S. House...

 2019-07-24 00:54 

Washington Post

Environmental activists superglue themselves to the U.S. Capitol walls in call for action on climate change...

A group of environmental activists on Tuesday took a novel approach to calling for congressional action on climate change — by supergluing themselves to the walls of a Capitol tunnel....

 2019-07-24 00:50 

MSNBC

American held by immigration released after three weeks...

An American citizen detained by immigration was finally released after more than three weeks, but his case is far from unique....

 2019-07-24 00:44 

Washington Post

'A lack of urgency': Democrats frustrated as House investigators struggle to unearth major revelations about Trump...

The impatience is reflected in primary challenges to two committee chairmen leading investigations: Judiciary's Jerrold Nadler and Ways and Means' Richard E. Neal....

 2019-07-24 00:43 

Washington Post

Trump threatens Guatemala after its court blocks asylum deal...

Trump threatens Guatemala over Central American migrants seeking asylum in the US...

 2019-07-24 00:30 

Daily Kos

Elizabeth Warren just introduced bill to cancel $640B in student loan debt. Here are the details...

Campaign Action 2020 presidential hopeful and Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren is introducing a bill called the Student Loan Debt Relief Act that would cancel student debt for millions of Americans. The act is similar to the student debt cancellation prop...

 2019-07-24 00:27 

MSNBC

House Democrats seek unity before Mueller testimony...

Chris Hayes talks to Congressman Hakeem Jeffries about how leadership is working to find unity within the Democratic caucus....

 2019-07-24 00:26 

Mother Jones

Defending Al Franken For Real...

I am loath to write a defense of Al Franken because—well, because I'm a coward. I know that doing this will produce nothing except a tsunami of criticism from people who think I'm just another apologist for rape culture who refuses to believ...

 2019-07-24 00:25 

The Daily Beast

Maria Butina Says She's Writing a Tell-All Book About Life in a U.S. Prison...

Her father tells Russian media she's already written 900 pages and hopes to use book sales to pay off her lawyers....

 2019-07-24 00:22 

Washington Post

Bill giving Venezuelans protected status fails in US House...

A bill aimed at protecting Venezuelan citizens currently living in the United States from deportation by granting them temporary protected status fails in the House of Representatives....

 2019-07-24 00:21 

Slate Magazine

Scaring Kids Away From Drugs Won't Work. Let's Ask Why They're Drawn to Them in the First Place....

Drug abuse often masks other problems in a young person's life....

 2019-07-24 00:17 

MSNBC

'Democracy itself is in danger'...

Ian Bassin and Zerlina Maxwell tell Chris Hayes what is at stake during Robert Mueller's Congressional testimony....

 2019-07-24 00:15 

Washington Post

House opposes Israel boycott in bipartisan vote...

The House has overwhelmingly approved a resolution opposing an international effort to boycott Israel, as Democrats try to tamp down increasingly heated political rhetoric over differences with the longtime U.S. ally...

 2019-07-24 00:09 

The Daily Beast

Ousting Al Franken Was a Due Process Disaster for Democrats...

A mechanism exists for reviewing allegations against senators. It's a very flawed one, maybe, but it's the only one that exists. Bypassing it sets a dangerous precedent....

 2019-07-24 00:05 

NY Times

Fireworks, Maybe, but Will Mueller Hearing Be a Turning Point?...

The former special prosecutor has vowed to stick to his report, making it unlikely he will serve as the dramatic accuser Trump critics yearn to see....

 2019-07-24 00:04 

Crooks and Liars

Dictator-in-Chief Tells Right Wing Youth Group 'I Have The Right' To Be A Dictator...

President Donald Trump on Tuesday claimed that the U.S. Constitution gives him the right "to do whatever I want." Trump made the remarks at a event sponsored by the conservative youth group Turning Point USA. "Then I have an Article 2, where I...

 2019-07-24 00:03 

Crooks and Liars

Lindsey Graham Says Social Security, Medicare Are 'Promises We Can't Keep'...

The Republican re-programming is not going well. Seems the GOP base actually remembers the "deficits are bad" meme that was drilled into them during the Obama years. Now that Trump and the GOP Tax Scam/tax cuts for billionaires program have blown ...

 2019-07-24 00:01 

MSNBC

Chris Matthews says the Mueller testimony is the last shot at impeaching Trump...

Chris says, "It's the Democrats big chance to ignite an impeachment drive, also their final one."...

 2019-07-24 00:00 

The Daily Beast

The Curious Case of a Black Man Wanted for Murdering a White Child in Small-Town America...

HBO's new two-part documentary "Who Killed Garrett Phillips?," premiering on July 23 and 24, is a stunning—and enraging—examination of race and the U.S. criminal justice system....

 2019-07-24 00:00 

Daily Kos

You've heard of Deb Haaland and Sharice Davids—but who are the other Native leaders you should know?...

The historic elections of Rep. Deb Haaland and Rep. Sharice Davids as the first Native women elected to Congress has greatly improved the political landscape at the federal level. Many of our tribal leaders and members now have a place to go in DC where e...

 2019-07-24 00:00 

Vox

Vox Sentences: Trump's war on food stamps...

Millions could lose access to food stamps due to a new Trump administration rule; Israel begins a controversial demolition of Palestinian housing on the edge of east Jerusalem....

 2019-07-23 23:57 

Mother Jones

Would the Latest SNAP Cuts Kick a Bunch of Rich Folks Off Food Stamps?...

At a Tuesday press conference to explain the department of agriculture's latest plan to cut eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps, USDA secretary Sonny Perdue pointed to a case in Minnesota. There...

 2019-07-23 23:57 

MSNBC

Trump praises Boris Johnson as the 'Britain Trump'...

Much has been said about Boris Johnson's shared commonalities with President Trump, from their notable hair to their leadership of a populist uprising in their respective countries....

 2019-07-23 23:54 

MSNBC

MT Senate candidate on defeating Trumpism...

The Democratic mayor of Helena, Montana Wilmot Collins joins Lawrence O'Donnell to discuss his campaign against Republican Senator Steve Daines....

 2019-07-23 23:53 

MSNBC

Jemele Hill: I don't know what's so far left about equality and health care...

President Trump is pressing on with his attacks on four congresswomen of color. Jemele Hill says, "I don't know what's so far left about equality, health care. The whole thing is that the Republicans/Conservatives have always positioned progre...

 2019-07-23 23:49 

Slate Magazine

Jellicles? T.S. Eliot?! All Your Cats Questions, Answered....

How, exactly, did the author of "The Waste Land" inspire this? And how did it become so popular? Explained....

 2019-07-23 23:45 

MSNBC

Bob Woodward: Trump's not Nixon, but he tried to 'strangle' probe...

Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward, whose dogged pursuit of the Watergate story was part of the journalistic and legal process that led to Nixon's resignation joins 'The Beat' for the first time on the eve of Bob Mu...

 2019-07-23 23:44 

Washington Post

Bill giving Venezuelans protected status failing in US House...

A bill aimed at protecting Venezuelan citizens currently living in the United States from deportation by granting them temporary protected status fails in the House of Representatives....

 2019-07-23 23:36 

Slate Magazine

Congress Agrees to Keep Future Debt-Limit Crises Alive...

Democrats want to eliminate the debt limit "someday." When might that be?...

 2019-07-23 23:36 

Slate Magazine

It's Not In Your Head: Urban Flooding Is Getting Much More Common...

The flood plains aren't natural anymore....

 2019-07-23 23:30 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Kyrsten Sinema says John McCain's example is 'lighting the way' for her in first Senate speech...

Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said the late Sen. John McCain's example is...

 2019-07-23 23:30 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Here's a little secret about Donald Trump's plans tomorrow...

President Donald Trump, according to President Donald Trump, won't be watching former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony to the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees on Wednesday. Unless he does....

 2019-07-23 23:30 

Daily Kos

More than 51,000 activists call on Congress to prevent attacks on reproductive health care...

On a rainy but thankfully relatively cool summer morning in Washington, I joined People for the American Way to deliver more than 51,000 signatures to 11 members of the House, demanding support for the Women's Health Protection Act. Anti-abortion poli...

 2019-07-23 23:29 

Talking Points Memo

The History of TPM...

It does sound kind of funny to say you really liked an interview of yourself. But it's really more a......

 2019-07-23 23:16 

MSNBC

Ted Lieu: After Mueller testimony, Americans will know 'we have a felon' in the White House...

Democrats promise to "bring the Mueller report to life" on Wednesday. NBC News reports, that their intention is "to help make more swing voters aware that the Muller report, far from exonerating Trump, contains significant evidence of wrongdoi...

 2019-07-23 23:10 

NY Times

In Remarks to Young Supporters, Trump Falsely Calls Elections a 'Rigged Deal'...

President Trump also said that Representative Rashida Tlaib acted like a "crazed lunatic" while protesting at a 2016 Trump campaign event....

 2019-07-23 23:02 

Talking Points Memo

Border Patrol And ICE Detained A US-Born Citizen For Over Three Weeks...

Over three weeks ago, Customs and Border Patrol agents arrested an 18-year-old American citizen who was born in Texas, and......

 2019-07-23 23:00 

Vox

Why Mueller is going to get asked about Attorney General William Barr...

A refresher on Barr's handling of the Mueller report, ahead of the special counsel's testimony on Wednesday....

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