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 2022-12-09 19:14 

MSNBC

Jim Jordan brazenly lies about GOP's 'Kanye. Elon. Trump.' tweet...

During a House hearing, the Ohio Republican tried to paper over a now-infamous tweet saluting three popular right-wingers tarred by racist controversies....

 2022-12-09 19:07 

MSNBC

NYC healthcare worker sounds alarm on city's mental health crisis...

Anthony Almojera, a paramedic and lieutenant for the New York City Fire Department, joins Morning Joe to share his thoughts on NYC Mayor Eric Adams' plan to move homeless people with mental illness to hospitals, possibly involuntarily....

 2022-12-09 19:04 

MSNBC

Congress takes unimpressive stab at Alito leak claim, with key questions lingering...

Don't mistake Thursday's House Judiciary hearing for an investigation. We're no wiser about the alleged 2014 leak of Alito's Hobby Lobby opinion....

 2022-12-09 18:59 

MSNBC

John Brennan: Bout may try to revive 'atrophied' contacts, methods to boost Russian force in Ukraine...

Former CIA Director John Brennan joins Andrea Mitchell to break down "Merchant of Death" Viktor Bout's dangerous history as a "notorious international arms merchant," and the implications of the U.S. returning Bout to Moscow in exchang...

 2022-12-09 18:58 

MSNBC

WNBPA Executive Director 'overjoyed' by Griner's return: 'Our prayers have been answered'...

WNBA star Brittney Griner is back on U.S. soil after a harrowing 300-day nightmare in Russian custody. Terri Jackson, Executive Director of the Women's National Basketball Players Association, joins Andrea Mitchell with her reaction. "We are overj...

 2022-12-09 18:55 

Daily Kos

Elon Musk fired Twitter's unionized cleaning workers and wants to replace them with robots...

Some on the Twitter cleaning force had worked at the company for more than 10 years. But none of that mattered to its new owner, Elon Musk, when he kicked them to the curb just weeks before the holidays. "It's a sad and frustrating thing for our f...

 2022-12-09 18:50 

MSNBC

Marc Fogel's sister feels 'disenchanted' by U.S. government: 'He should have been on the plane'...

While WNBA star Brittney Griner is back in the U.S., other Americans are still being held in Russia. Unlike Griner, Marc Fogel, an American teacher serving a 14-year sentence in Russia, has not been officially designated by the U.S. State Department as &#...

 2022-12-09 18:47 

Daily Kos

Republican Tim Scott's fundraising reaches new low with misleading 'Emergency Notice' emails...

The last time we checked in with Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, he was fundraising on of the profoundly unscientific claim that Democratic officials wanted to "grant abortions up to 52 weeks." Many of you will know from grade school ...

 2022-12-09 18:39 

Media Matters

Fox News contributor says there is a "war on Christians" in America...
 2022-12-09 18:26 

NY Times

In D.C. With the First Gen-Z Congressman...

Last month, Maxwell Frost, 25, was elected as the youngest member of the House. I followed him around during his first few weeks in D.C. as he settled into the Beltway....

 2022-12-09 18:24 

Media Matters

FoxNews.com is mimicking Libs of TikTok's anti-LGBTQ strategy...

FoxNews.com has begun to publish anti-LGBTQ articles that use TikTok videos in place of meaningful reporting, mimicking a strategy popularized by the virulently anti-LGBTQ Twitter account Libs of TikTok....

 2022-12-09 18:23 

The New Republic

Kyrsten Cynical...

The Arizona senator's decision boils down to daring Democrats to run a challenger against her in 2024 and risk handing the state to a Republican....

 2022-12-09 18:23 

FiveThirtyEight

How Geno Smith Found Redemption In 2022...

It's fair to say that both Geno Smith and the Seattle Seahawks entered the 2022 season with very low expectations. Coming off a disappointing 7-10 season in 2021 that saw the team finish last in the NFC West, Seattle was considered to be in full rebui...

 2022-12-09 18:19 

Talking Points Memo

Ruben Gallego Goes After Sinema For Leaving Democratic Party...

Gallego put out a statement going after Sinema after the senator announced Friday that she'd left the Democratic party to become an independent.Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) put out a statement going after Sen. Krysten......

 2022-12-09 18:17 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Judge to hold hearing Friday on DOJ's request to hold Trump's office in contempt over documents...

The Justice Department requested a judge hold Trump's office in contempt over a grand jury subpoena seeking the return of documents with classified markings....

 2022-12-09 18:14 

Slate Magazine

I'm Worried My Sister-in-Law's Latest Transformation Is Going to Mess With My Girls' Heads...

Parenting advice on diet culture, worried grandmothers, and new babies....

 2022-12-09 18:09 

The New Republic

No, Progressives Didn't "Make" Sinema Leave the Party...

Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema alienated her own voters. Let's not pretend otherwise....

 2022-12-09 17:57 

Media Matters

Right-wing media echo Russian state TV in attacks on Brittney Griner...

Russian state TV and right-wing media are pushing the same line of attack on WNBA player Brittney Griner almost verbatim in the wake of her release from Russian prison as part of a negotiated prisoner exchange, arguing she was prioritized over another Ame...

 2022-12-09 17:52 

MSNBC

Forbes/Know Your Value luncheon spotlights successful women over 50...

A look back at Thursday's Forbes 50 Over 50 Luncheon in New York City honoring successful women over the age of 50....

 2022-12-09 17:45 

MSNBC

Meet the Republicans who flipped on the Respect for Marriage Act...

A curious group of Republicans supported the Respect for Marriage Act over the summer, only to change their minds after the bill became more conservative....

 2022-12-09 17:43 

Daily Kos

House GOP settles into the doom of Jan. 3 chaos, with Freedom Caucus running the show...

Reality is starting to sink in for Republicans who aren't Kevin McCarthy or Freedom Caucus maniacs that they are going into Jan. 3 and a House majority without any kind of a plan for what happens when they can't agree on a speaker. Kevin McCarthy ...

 2022-12-09 17:42 

Talking Points Memo

Listen To This: Georgia On Our Minds...

A new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast is live! This week, Josh and Kate discuss the last Senate race of the midterm cycle and a big day of oral arguments at the Supreme Court. You can listen to...A new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast is live! Th...

 2022-12-09 17:35 

New Statesman

Meghan's Netflix documentary is made for Americans like me, not British people...

It gets to the heart of transatlantic cultural differences over openness, class and racism....

 2022-12-09 17:35 

FiveThirtyEight

The Cavaliers Bet Big On Donovan Mitchell. Here's Why It's Working....

Last season, the Cleveland Cavaliers were arguably the NBA's most improved team. After going just 22-50 during the pandemic-shortened 2020-21 campaign, Cleveland improved its record all the way to 44-38, making the second-largest season-to-season jump...

 2022-12-09 17:30 

Media Matters

Newsmax paid Dick Morris to tell viewers Republicans would win midterms in a "wipeout" and Democrats would become "extinct"...

In 2013, Fox News dropped Dick Morris after he confidently predicted that Mitt Romney would win in a "landslide," among other comical prognostications. Newsmax has so little respect for its viewers that it's now airing Morris' hopium, incl...

 2022-12-09 17:28 

The Atlantic

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Another COVID Surge...

Once again, our pandemic numbers are creeping in the wrong direction....

 2022-12-09 17:26 

The New Republic

Arizona Voters Hate Kyrsten Sinema Across Party Lines...

Kyrsten Sinema left the Democratic Party and registered as independent. But polls show the majority of Arizona voters, regardless of party, hold her in low regard....

 2022-12-09 17:20 

CBS News

Filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi on her father Paul Pelosi's recovery: "The emotional scars, I don't know if those ever heal"...

Preview: In an interview airing on...

 2022-12-09 17:18 

Slate Magazine

Get Ready for the Best Game of the World Cup So Far...

The two heavyweights are each other's greatest test yet....

 2022-12-09 17:17 

Media Matters

Following Brittney Griner's release from Russian detainment, right-wing media figures blast her with racist attacks...

After news broke that WNBA star Brittney Griner had been released from Russian custody on Thursday morning as a part of the negotiated prisoner exchange, right-wing media figures responded by attacking her, calling her a "pot-smoking,4; "Americ...

 2022-12-09 17:14 

The Daily Beast

Club Q Suspect Spent $30K From Grandma on 3D Guns, Uncle Warned...

However, Anderson Lee Aldrich's family refused to testify in court about their fears, leading to charges being dropped after an alarming incident in 2021....

 2022-12-09 17:11 

Talking Points Memo

Congress' Silence Around ECA Reform Could Be A Good Thing...

As the year comes to a close, so does the 117th session of Congress. Time is running low for Democrats trying to cram their priorities through the chambers before a divided Congress takes over in...As the year comes to a close, so does the 117th session.....

 2022-12-09 17:08 

The Atlantic

Kyrsten Sinema Is Going to Be a Perpetual Pain for Democrats...

What else is new?...

 2022-12-09 17:05 

Daily Kos

Nothing Sinema does can take away Democrats' Senate majority—she's just an isolated weirdo...

Like you, I spat a few curses when I woke up this morning to the news that Kyrsten Sinema had left the Democratic Party to become an independent. Had she just snatched defeat from the jaws of our victory and dumped it on our laps? Turns out the answer is ...

 2022-12-09 17:04 

The Daily Beast

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Spots a Jamboree of Stars Hiding in a Nebula...

An exquisite follow-up to a record-setting photo taken earlier this year....

 2022-12-09 17:01 

Slate Magazine

Congress' Best Idea to Save Local Journalism Would Actually Hurt It...

The Journalism and Competition Preservation Act would only enrich the people already squeezing local news....

 2022-12-09 17:00 

MSNBC

Friday's Campaign Round-Up, 12.9.22...

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country....

 2022-12-09 16:59 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Sinema's decision to quit the Democratic Party jolts Arizona 2024 Senate race...

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema's decision to leave the Democratic Party could make it tougher for Democrats to hold onto her Senate seat in 2024....

 2022-12-09 16:59 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Arizona rules mean Sinema likely won't struggle to make ballot as independent...

For Sinema, political questions loom larger after her party switch than questions about ballot access....

 2022-12-09 16:54 

MSNBC

Rev. Al: 'Loudmouth' shows me and the country growing into different phases...

The Rev. Al Sharpton joins Morning Joe to discuss 'Loudmouth,' the new documentary that spans more than 40 years of his journey to becoming one of the most recognizable civil rights leaders....

 2022-12-09 16:49 

Washington Post

Tracking which 2020 election deniers are winning, losing in the midterms...

Follow live results where 291 Republican election deniers, who disputed the 2020 election results, are winning or losing their 2022 midterm election races....

 2022-12-09 16:48 

The New Republic

The Government Should Stop Funding For-Profit Hospice Care...

A recent story shows it's a racket. Because it's taxpayer-funded through Medicare, it shouldn't be too hard to end it....

 2022-12-09 16:47 

Media Matters

Right-wing media ignore the broader aims of the extremist legal organization behind SCOTUS case targeting LGBTQ protections...

In their coverage of 303 Creative v. Elenis, the case concerning Colorado web designer Lorie Smith and her alleged right to deny certain services to gay couples, many right-wing media outlets have ignored the context of the case and how it fits into the l...

 2022-12-09 16:46 

NY Times

Inside the Prisoner Swap That Freed Brittney Griner...

U.S. officials say Moscow had been pushing for the release of a Russian assassin being held in Germany before finally agreeing to release Ms. Griner for Viktor Bout, a Russian arms dealer....

 2022-12-09 16:40 

New Statesman

ChatGPT proves that AI still has a racism problem...

Even the most advanced artificial intelligence is hindered by the inherently racist data it's trained on....

 2022-12-09 16:36 

Daily Kos

Young voters are the future for Democrats, with young women leading the charge...

Young voters—and particularly younger women—voted overwhelmingly more Democratic than their older counterparts, according to a newly released post-election survey of more than 5,000 registered voters conducted by Navigator Research. Gen Z vote...

 2022-12-09 16:24 

New Statesman

Footieflation: Watching the World Cup is more expensive than ever for England fans...

Is it cheaper to watch matches at home or the pub? The football cost-of-living crisis in numbers....

 2022-12-09 16:20 

Slate Magazine

"I Got Rid of the Taliban—I Am Sure I Will Not Get Rid of Roaches"...

How Afghan refugees are navigating the U.S....

 2022-12-09 16:19 

MSNBC

On 2024, Romney won't back Trump, even if he's the GOP nominee...

Mitt Romney is the first Republican senator to say he won't support Donald Trump in 2024, even if the former president is the GOP presidential nominee....

 2022-12-09 16:13 

The Daily Beast

Failed GOP Candidate Ordered to Pay $115,000 to Candace Owens...

Klacik sued Owens for $20M after the right-wing talker claimed the ex-candidate was a strip club "madame" who used campaign funds on cocaine. A judge has now dismissed the suit....

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