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 2020-09-24 14:24 

The Daily Beast

Breonna Taylor Grand Jury Charges Show That the Law Isn't Always the Same Thing as Justice...

In a more just world, her killers would be charged. In our world, grand juries are given extraordinary instructions not to second-guess police officers....

 2020-09-24 14:00 

Vox

4 ways to make remote learning better for everyone...

The shift to online education is worsening inequality. These schools have lessons that could help....

 2020-09-24 13:46 

Talking Points Memo

Republicans Push Back On Trump Refusal To Commit To Peaceful Transfer Of Power...

Several Republican lawmakers are pushing back on President Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he......

 2020-09-24 13:40 

Talking Points Memo

Biden On Trump Refusing Peaceful Power Transition: 'What Country Are We In?'...

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden late Wednesday pushed back on President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested he would not commit......

 2020-09-24 13:30 

Vox

Postal workers say they are ready for the mail-in voting surge...

Unless Postmaster General Louis DeJoy gets in the way....

 2020-09-24 13:27 

Crooks and Liars

New Lincoln Project Ad : If You're Over 65, Donald Trump Doesn't Care If You Die...

I just want to say that I knew exactly what Trump meant when he said this: He doesn't care about the people who died of covid because to him, they're nobodies. And of course, a lot of them are Black and brown. Which makes them even more invisible ...

 2020-09-24 13:27 

MSNBC

Sen. Booker: This president is menacing our democracy...

Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, says the president should forfeit his office over not committing to the peaceful transfer of power should he lose the election. Sen. Booker also calls out his GOP colleagues who don't condemn Trump's remarks....

 2020-09-24 13:25 

Daily Kos

Protests increase after ruling in Breonna Taylor's murder highlights injustice of the entire system...

The circuit court judge had barely finished reading the shockingly abbreviated list of charges handed down by the grand jury, when the carefully worded legal explanations began. After six months of investigation and testimony, only a single officer will f...

 2020-09-24 13:19 

Talking Points Memo

Before Limiting Ballot Drop Boxes to One Per County, Top Ohio Election Officials Secretly Consulted Promoter of Debunked Voting Fraud Fears...

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter......

 2020-09-24 13:06 

Crooks and Liars

Breonna Taylor Prosecutor Is Mitch McConnell's Protege, Which Explains A Lot...

Here's Alysin Camerota talking to Benjamin Crump this morning about the shocking verdict handed down in the Breonna Taylor case yesterday. But one of the things no one seems to be talking about? Daniel Cameron, the state AG. As a former police reporte...

 2020-09-24 13:05 

FiveThirtyEight

What State Polls Can Tell Us About The National Race...

Earlier this week, I was working on an article that claimed Joe Biden had better results in state polls than in national polls. Then on Wednesday, the inevitable happened. Biden had some excellent results in national polls, including 10-point leads in hig...

 2020-09-24 13:04 

NBC

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Trump is challenging a peaceful transition of power. We should take him at his word...

We're back to the old 2016 question about Donald Trump: Just how seriously and literally should you take him?...

 2020-09-24 13:00 

Daily Kos

Trump didn't just refuse to commit to peaceful transition of power. He actively threatened it...

Donald Trump didn't simply refuse to commit to a peaceful transition of power if he loses in November. He admitted to one of his plans to overturn the election results. "Well, we're going to have to see what happens," Trump said when first...

 2020-09-24 13:00 

Vox

The first big test of Facebook's oversight board will be the US election...

The board — which has the power to overrule Mark Zuckerberg on content decisions — will start up as soon as mid-October....

 2020-09-24 13:00 

FiveThirtyEight

Russell Wilson Is Finally Throwing Early And Often...

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is no stranger to the big moment. Last season, he tied for the NFL lead in both fourth-quarter comebacks and game-winning drives, adding to a career resume that already has him zooming up into Hall of Fame terri...

 2020-09-24 12:57 

Talking Points Memo

Schiff Urges GOPers In Trump Admin To Resign After POTUS Refuses To Promise Peaceful Transfer Of Power...

House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-CA) on Wednesday night called on Republicans working in the Trump administration to resign......

 2020-09-24 12:44 

Daily Kos

Morning Digest: Democrats are once again running more candidates for state legislatures than the GOP...

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. L...

 2020-09-24 12:36 

Talking Points Memo

870,000 Jobless Claims Filed Last Week, Labor Department Reports...

The Labor Department reported on Thursday morning that 870,000 unemployment claims were filed in the week ending September 19....

 2020-09-24 12:35 

Talking Points Memo

Biden: Grand Jury Decision 'Does Not Answer The Call' For Breonna Taylor Justice...

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Wednesday that a grand jury decision not to charge three police officers in the......

 2020-09-24 12:30 

Vox

How to fix our broken democracy...

Voting rights lawyer Janai Nelson lays out a possible path forward....

 2020-09-24 12:25 

CBS News

Formerly incarcerated face financial obstacles to voting in some states...
 2020-09-24 12:10 

Vox

What happens to the law in a world without Ruth Bader Ginsburg?...

Sloppy, purely partisan arguments are likely to prevail....

 2020-09-24 12:08 

Crooks and Liars

'Hunterghazi' Undone By GOP Star Witness, But Expect GOP To Pretend Otherwise...

Despite the best efforts of Trump's henchmen and maybe a Russian agent or two, Sen. Ron Johnson's "Hunterghazi"; report turns out to be a nothingburger. But just like with Benghazi, Republicans will probably continue pretending there's ...

 2020-09-24 12:08 

Crooks and Liars

Facebook Continues Censorship Of Liberals And Democrats While Promoting Republicans...

Conservatives have been complaining bitterly that Facebook and other social media companies only censor and erase their views, but the facts show they are ones being exalted to the stratosphere while Liberals are shown the door. The crying, whining and ho...

 2020-09-24 12:03 

The Daily Beast

Shocking Video Shows Seattle Cop Rolling Bike Over Fallen Breonna Taylor Protester's Head and Neck...

The Seattle Police Department is investigating the stomach-turning footage from Wednesday night's protests for Breonna Taylor....

 2020-09-24 12:02 

The Atlantic

How Health Care Can Stop Amplifying Racism...

Instead of reducing disparities, the system makes them worse. Here are five ways to change that....

 2020-09-24 12:00 

Daily Kos

Cartoon: Richard Scarry's Busy, Busy Day in Trump's America...

The two Tom the Dancing Bug books, Tom the Dancing Bug: Into the Trumpverse , and The Super-Fun-Pak Comix Reader , are now available. Information about the books, including how to order, and special offers here . "This fine collection of work by Mr. B...

 2020-09-24 12:00 

Vox

How Mitch McConnell is changing the Democratic Party...

What Senate Democrats are learning from Mitch McConnell....

 2020-09-24 11:50 

Vox

Can Democrats pull off another Senate win in Arizona?...

The same voters who helped Kyrsten Sinema win could boost Mark Kelly, too....

 2020-09-24 11:49 

The Daily Beast

Zoom and YouTube Cancel San Francisco State Sponsored Event Because of Extreme Palestinian Speaker...

The Lawfare Project succeeded in campaigning for Zoom and YouTube to cancel a Palestinian event featuring Leila Khaled, a convicted hijacker of an Israel-bound flight in 1969....

 2020-09-24 11:48 

NBC

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Jobless benefits for millions are expiring as Washington moves on...

After a $600 jobless benefit expired, President Donald Trump went around Congress with a $300 replacement. It's about to run out, but recipients are still struggling....

 2020-09-24 11:47 

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Thursday...

Oh! More Things I Know... Senator Mitt Romney supports a still-unannounced Supreme Court pick by an impeached president he voted to remove from office for—and I quote—"an appalling abuse of the public trust, [and] a flagrant assault on our...

 2020-09-24 11:46 

NBC

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Texas Republicans turn on GOP Gov. Abbott over early voting...

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, who has refused calls to expand mail-in voting in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic, was sued Wednesday by prominent members of his own party....

 2020-09-24 11:42 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Offers To Send Feds To KY After Shooting Of Two Cops Amid Unrest Over Breonna Taylor Case...

President Donald Trump offered to send federal law enforcement to crack down on protests in Louisville, Kentucky on Wednesday night......

 2020-09-24 11:37 

Slate Magazine

Trump Refuses to Affirm That the Winner of the Election Will Be President...

This is how elections are treated in Ankara and Moscow....

 2020-09-24 11:33 

Washington Post

Election live updates: Trump to 'pay respects' at Supreme Court before heading to N.C. and Florida...

Democratic nominee Joe Biden has advertised no public events on a day when Trump will make appearances in two states key to his reelection fortunes....

 2020-09-24 11:23 

MSNBC

Will GOP in Congress speak out against Trump remarks?...

The president again refused to commit to a peaceful transition of power if he loses to Biden in November. Joe Scarborough asks if Republicans in Congress will speak out against this?...

 2020-09-24 11:14 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump's threats and actions bring America to the brink...

President Donald Trump's refusal on Wednesday to guarantee a peaceful transfer of power if he loses to Joe Biden in November is leading America towards a dark place during a year of incendiary political tensions....

 2020-09-24 11:12 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Pay attention to nightmare election scenarios. One might come true...

Republicans have shown themselves this week to care not a whit about hypocrisy when there's a Supreme Court justice on the line....

 2020-09-24 11:11 

MSNBC

House Dems unveil changes to prevent future presidential abuses...

Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., discusses a new bill to curb presidential abuses....

 2020-09-24 11:06 

The Atlantic

The Fanatic...

Bill Barr is convinced the country is betraying its founding—and that it's up to him to stop it....

 2020-09-24 11:02 

MSNBC

Trump refuses to commit to peaceful transfer of power...

The president again refused to commit to a peaceful transition of power if he loses to Biden in November. The panel discusses....

 2020-09-24 11:00 

Daily Kos

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

Listen to our archived episodes: RadioPublic | LibSyn | YouTube Support the show: Patreon |PayPal: 1x or monthly | Square Cash Welcome to another peaceful transition from Wednesday into Thursday. You have to get that from podcasts now. Your federal "g...

 2020-09-24 11:00 

Vox

The election result the stock market is really afraid of...
 2020-09-24 10:54 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Biden's personal touch and the Supreme Court boost Democrats' enthusiasm in this swing county...

Biden's visit and a Supreme Court battle helps the Democratic nominee woo Wisconsin voters....

 2020-09-24 10:36 

MSNBC

This is a democratic emergency, says professor...

The president again refused to commit to a peaceful transition of power if he loses to Biden in November. Dartmouth professor Brendan Nyhan discusses why this moment in U.S. history is a 'five-alarm fire.'...

 2020-09-24 10:30 

The Atlantic

The Blob Meets the Heartland...

Foreign policy should work better for America's middle class....

 2020-09-24 10:30 

MSNBC

How legislatures in swing states could impact outcome...

The president again refused to commit to a peaceful transition of power if he loses to Biden in November. The Atlantic's Barton Gellman writes about how Trump could throw the election into chaos and subvert the result....

 2020-09-24 10:23 

Slate Magazine

Protests Flare Nationwide Over Breonna Taylor Grand Jury Decision; Two Officers Shot in Louisville...

Scenes of protest in cities around the country Wednesday night....

 2020-09-24 10:07 

The Daily Beast

Unearthing a Time Capsule for the Modern Cocktail Boom...

Brian Bartels' new book, "The United States of Cocktails," captures the American bar scene on the cusp of the coronavirus pandemic....

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