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 2021-03-07 20:31 

NY Times

In the Stimulus Bill, a Policy Revolution in Aid for Children...

The $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package moving through Congress advances an idea that Democrats have been nurturing for decades: establishing a guaranteed income for families with children....

 2021-03-07 20:26 

MSNBC

Children, parents burn face masks at Idaho Capitol rally...

Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, reacted to parents and children burning face masks outside Idaho's Capitol in Boise. The demonstration comes as Ohio Gov. DeWine is facing pressures to lift mask mandates in the state. Rep. Ryan said the pandemic is a...

 2021-03-07 20:09 

MSNBC

'Angry Black Woman' stereotype a myth used to hurt powerful women experts explain...

Michelle Obama, Meghan Markle, Vice President Kamala Harris, and Stacey Abrams have been wrongly called 'angry black women' for being powerful black women. State Rep. Donna Bullock (D-PA) and scholar Brittney Cooper join Jonathan Capehart to debun...

 2021-03-07 20:00 

Daily Kos

'Didn't want to tip him off': Dallas cop stayed on the job despite suspected hitman plot...

Things in some parts of Texas always seem to be messy. Officers have been recorded not only depicting extreme violence but have been released on bail despite openly firing on and killing individuals. In the most recent incident involving violence and poli...

 2021-03-07 19:52 

MSNBC

Cuomo: Resigning amid sexual harassment allegations would be 'anti-democratic'...

Cuomo says resigning amid sexual harassment allegations would be 'anti-democratic'New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he will "not resign" amid sexual harassment allegations. The governor expressed that he feels it would be "anti-democrati...

 2021-03-07 19:42 

MSNBC

Selma march remembered as Capehart champions voting rights protections today...

Voting rights protections and legislation are championed by Jonathan Capehart as he remembers the late Rep. John Lewis and his historic leadership during the Selma march in this week's 'Bye Line.'...

 2021-03-07 19:30 

The Daily Beast

Kissing Cuomo Doubles Down on 'Customs' Defense as Allegations Mount...

A defiant governor tried to use a COVID-19 call with the press on Sunday to play defense in the face of spiraling sexual-harassment allegations. It did not go well....

 2021-03-07 19:24 

Talking Points Memo

WH COVID Czar Concerned With Vaccine Inequity In 'Disproportionately' Hard Hit Areas...

White House COVID-19 response coordinator Jeffrey Zients on Sunday shared the Biden administration's concerns with vaccine inequity, particularly in communities......

 2021-03-07 19:17 

MSNBC

Biden marks 'Bloody Sunday' by signing voting rights order...

President Joe Biden signed an executive order aimed at leveraging federal resources to expand access to voting. The order comes on the 56th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," when 600 peaceful protesters marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Sel...

 2021-03-07 19:00 

Crooks and Liars

Idaho Rep. Claims Face Masks Do Injury 'To Even Our Souls'...

Sub headline in Idaho newspaper: Idaho Republican State Representative Karey Hanks said she has "done some research" and said face masks can cause injuries to "even our souls." Yeah, she doesn't want to wear a mask and there ain't ...

 2021-03-07 19:00 

Crooks and Liars

Fox Host Busts Blackburn On 'Blue State Bailout' Lie: 'Red States Get A Lot Of Money Too'...

Fox News host Eric Shawn on Sunday challenged Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) after she claimed that the COVID-19 relief bill was delayed because Democrats "wanted people to suffer." "The Democrats did not want timely relief prior to the election...

 2021-03-07 19:00 

Daily Kos

Manchin suggests he is willing to 'look at' Senate filibuster reforms...

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin made the rounds of the Sunday shows (four of them, in fact) for reasons we will not speculate on , but a bit of news did come out of it. On "Meet the Press," while speaking to the unpainted plaster wall that is Chuck To...

 2021-03-07 19:00 

The Daily Beast

I Still Have Ten Fingers Thanks to These Kitchen Gloves...

These gloves are perfect for doing anything where a clutz and a sharp blade are involved....

 2021-03-07 18:56 

Slate Magazine

Sen. Manchin Says Filibuster Should be "Painful" to Use...

The moderate West Virginia Democrat said it has become too easy to invoke the filibuster and making it more difficult could encourage compromise....

 2021-03-07 18:51 

Mother Jones

Premature Reopening Could Bring Another COVID Catastrophe, Fauci Warns...
 2021-03-07 18:31 

Vox

Joe Manchin opens the door to filibuster reform...

Joe Manchin's suggestion for changing the filibuster:...

 2021-03-07 18:30 

Talking Points Memo

Clyburn Warns Manchin, Sinema Against 'Catastrophic' Filibuster Denying Voting Rights...

House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) warned Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) against the "catastrophic4; move of......

 2021-03-07 18:22 

Washington Post

Biden signs executive order promoting voting rights on 56th anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday'...

The executive order comes amid a push by Republican-led state legislatures to restrict voting....

 2021-03-07 18:13 

MSNBC

Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 2/19/21...

Guest: Brittany Packnett Cunningham, Sally Kohn, Ani DiFranco, Wendy Davis...

 2021-03-07 18:10 

MSNBC

Rep. Clyburn vows John Lewis Voting Rights Act will be on Biden's desk by August...

President Biden will have the new John Lewis Voting Rights Act on his desk by August 6th Majority Whip James Clyburn vows. Janai Nelson, Associate Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, also joins Jonathan Capehart to discuss....

 2021-03-07 18:10 

Crooks and Liars

'That's Reparations!' Lindsey Graham Freaks Out Over Loan Forgiveness For Black Farmers...

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) expressed outrage on Sunday over a program that forgives some loans for disadvantaged farms . During an interview on Fox News, Graham said that the rules were unfair to white people. "Let me give you an example of something ...

 2021-03-07 18:10 

Crooks and Liars

Jake Tapper Grills Mississippi Governor Over Decision To Lift Mask Mandate...

CNN's Jake Tapper pressed Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves on his callous decision to put the lives of his constituents at risk by lifting the mask mandate in his state. Republicans claim to love "freedom," but not so much when it comes to a woman...

 2021-03-07 18:00 

Daily Kos

Tracking Biden's promises to Black America: Those we wish he never made and ones we pray he'll keep...

President Joe Biden would not be where he is without Black voters. Fittingly, he's made some pretty weighty promises in his plan for Black America. We're keeping track of them all in a biweekly series. Whereas we normally keep track of how the pre...

 2021-03-07 17:47 

Crooks and Liars

Chris Wallace Nails Manchin For Enjoying His 'Position Of Power A Little Too Much'...

Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday called out Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) for enjoying his "position of power a little too much." During an interview on Fox News, Wallace noted that Manchin had become a key vote when it comes to preventing Democrat...

 2021-03-07 17:43 

Crooks and Liars

Maria Bartiromo Laughs In Lindsey Graham's Face After He Fear Mongers About '1 Million' Migrants...

Fox News host Maria Bartiromo on Sunday struggled to believe Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) after he claimed that there would be an "invasion" of "1 million" migrants by the summer of 2021. Graham made the assertion during an interview on Fox ...

 2021-03-07 17:38 

MSNBC

Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 2/18/21...
 2021-03-07 17:36 

NY Times

What's in the Stimulus Bill? A Guide to Where the $1.9 Trillion Is Going...

The measure passed by the Senate, and headed to the House for final approval before going to President Biden's desk, contains money for direct checks, jobless benefits, state and local aid, and more....

 2021-03-07 17:28 

MSNBC

Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 2/17/2021...
 2021-03-07 17:20 

NBC

[ Politics ]

'Let the people vote': Biden signs executive order to expand voting access...

President Joe Biden on Sunday siged an executive order to expand voting access....

 2021-03-07 17:17 

The Daily Beast

Chris Wallace Tweaks Manchin: 'Are You Enjoying' Your Power Just a 'Little Too Much'?...

The West Virginia lawmaker insisted he did not truly enjoy being the key swing vote in Congress, saying: "Oh, my goodness. That would be horrible."...

 2021-03-07 17:15 

MSNBC

One year on the frontlines at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center: "the deaths just kept coming"...

The past 12 months have taken a toll on us all, but the hardest hit have been the women and men working on the front lines in our nation's hospitals. Ali Velshi goes in depth with a group of front line responders from Newark Beth Israel Medical Center...

 2021-03-07 17:09 

The Atlantic

The Differences Between the Vaccines Matter...

Yes, all of the COVID-19 vaccines are very good. No, they're not all the same....

 2021-03-07 17:06 

Talking Points Memo

Manchin Opens Door To Changing Filibuster To Make It More 'Painful' For Minority...

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) on Sunday said that he stood by his opposition to eliminating the filibuster entirely — but......

 2021-03-07 17:05 

Crooks and Liars

Bernie Sanders: 1.9T Bill Is Greatest Legislation To Help Working Families In Modern History...

Sen. Bernie Sanders praised the passing of the American Rescue Plan, calling it the greatest piece of legislation that has helped the working class in America in modern history. While Republicans in Congress, and their propagandists on right-wing media sc...

 2021-03-07 17:00 

Daily Kos

California city's 2-year universal basic income experiment yields great news...

In 2016, after a decade of economic devastation, Stockton, California, elected the country's youngest mayor—and the city's first Black mayor. Twenty-six-year-old Michael Tubbs' platform was simple: Instead of investing money into the app...

 2021-03-07 16:55 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Meet the Press - March 07, 2021...

Jeffrey Zients, Michael Osterholm, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Yamiche Alcindor, Jeh Johnson, Danielle Pletka and Jonathan Allen...

 2021-03-07 16:50 

CBS News

Transcript: Attorney Benjamin Crump on "Face the Nation," March 7, 2021...

The following is a transcript of an interview with civil rights attorney Ben Crump that aired Sunday, March 7, 2020, on "Face the Nation."...

 2021-03-07 16:45 

NY Times

Biden Endorses Female Generals Whose Promotions Were Delayed Over Fears of Trump's Reaction...

The unusual strategy to slow the promotions until after the election — intended to protect the officers' accomplished careers — was devised by top Pentagon leaders....

 2021-03-07 16:33 

Vox

Two more women accuse New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment...

Cuomo is facing calls for his resignation amid a growing list of sexual harassment allegations....

 2021-03-07 16:23 

The Daily Beast

Post-Mask Mississippi Guv Refuses to Say Biden 'Legitimately and Lawfully Elected'...

"Do you accept that the 2020 presidential election was free and fair?" Jake Tapper pressed Gov. Reeves on Sunday....

 2021-03-07 16:16 

Crooks and Liars

Bully-Boy Trump Threatens To Campaign Against 'Disloyal' Murkowski In Alaska...

Trump's still desperately trying to remain relevant and keep his hold over the Republican party, but as CNN's Paul Begala rightfully noted, Trump's as likely to be successful with this move "as the captain of the Exxon Valdez back in the 9...

 2021-03-07 16:16 

CBS News

Transcript: Gov. Phil Murphy on "Face the Nation," March 7, 2021...

The following is a transcript of an interview with New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy that aired Sunday, March 7, 2021, on "Face the Nation."...

 2021-03-07 16:10 

Washington Post

Narrow relief bill victory provides warning signs for broader Democratic agenda...

The triumph belied the broader challenges facing President Biden as he tries to navigate intraparty divisions to push through an ambitious agenda on voting rights, climate change, immigration and other issues....

 2021-03-07 16:02 

MSNBC

White House Press Sec. Psaki affirms Biden's commitment to $15 minimum wage...

President Biden's commitment to a $15 an hour minimum wage is affirmed by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, who also addresses the president's perspective on Senate procedures some see as a possible impediment to his agenda. White House Press...

 2021-03-07 15:53 

Crooks and Liars

Manchin Will Enable GOP Obstruction: 'I'd Make It Harder To Get Rid Of The Filibuster'...

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) on Sunday doubled down on his defense of the Senate filibuster, which is preventing Democrats from enacting most of their agenda. Manchin was asked about his support for the filibuster during an interview with Fox News host Chris W...

 2021-03-07 15:53 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Two more women accuse Andrew Cuomo of inappropriate behavior...

In reports by the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal two more women claim Gov. Andrew Cuomo was inappropriate in touching and speaking to them....

 2021-03-07 15:41 

Crooks and Liars

Former Neo-Nazi Recruiter: Fox News Driving Radicalization In America...

Former white supremacist skinhead gang member Frank Meeink who now lectures against the movement discussed what's driving the radicalization we're seeing on the right with CNN's Pamela Brown. None of this will come as any surprise to anyone wh...

 2021-03-07 15:30 

Daily Kos

Democrats must abolish the filibuster now, or risk losing the country to permanent GOP domination...

If this were a perfect country, the rejection of Donald Trump by a substantial majority of the American electorate would have resulted in a fundamental, across-the-board rebuke, where everything Trump ever said or stood for would stand repudiated, and the...

 2021-03-07 15:30 

The Daily Beast

How to Watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Oprah Winfrey Interview...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will tonight spill all the tea to Oprah Winfrey about their struggles in royal life. Here's how to watch it....

 2021-03-07 15:25 

The Daily Beast

Tapper Confronts Manchin: 'Why Were You Fighting for Less Help' During 'Cruel Economic Time'?...

"So after changes that you pushed for, enhanced federal unemployment benefits now expire about a month earlier and there's a new income cap for writing them off on your taxes."...

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