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 2021-09-22 20:17 

NBC

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Biden admin seeks contractor to run migrant detention facility at Gitmo, guards who speak Creole...

The Biden admin seeks a contractor to run a migrant detention facility at Guantanamo Bay and guards who speak Spanish or Haitian Creole, government records say....

 2021-09-22 20:14 

NY Times

Harris announces $250 million in global funding to fight future pandemics....

The new fund was established to address a range of issues like disease surveillance, vaccine development and health care worker support in order to counter future biological threats....

 2021-09-22 20:02 

MSNBC

Dean Heller, running for governor of Nevada, won't acknowledge Biden won 2020 election...

Dean Heller, a Republican running to be the next governor of Nevada, refuses to say President Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election. NBC's Mark Murray has details....

 2021-09-22 20:00 

NY Times

It's Not Really a '$3.5 Trillion' Bill...

The fiscal impact of the Biden spending plan would be smaller than that figure suggests....

 2021-09-22 19:58 

The Daily Beast

Florida Just Found a Way to Be Even More COVID Reckless...

"It is literally a political ploy," one expert said of a wild new policy in the U.S. capital of pandemic death....

 2021-09-22 19:48 

NY Times

Your Thursday Briefing...

Biden urges a 'go big' response to the pandemic....

 2021-09-22 19:41 

MSNBC

Mogul behind Whitney Houston, Diddy & Joplin on secrets to hits and business | MSNBC Summit Series...

Music mogul Clive Davis recounts launching the careers of Janis Joplin, Whitney Houston and dozens of other artists; explains why he views Gil Scott-Heron as the first rapper; how to tell when a song is a hit; and why he defends the Grammys while also sup...

 2021-09-22 19:30 

Washington Post

Trump campaign debunked Dominion conspiracies, internal memo shows, days before backers kept spreading them...

Trump campaign researchers debunked various conspiracy theories about Dominion Voting Systems rigging the election for President Biden, new records included in a lawsuit show....

 2021-09-22 19:25 

Slate Magazine

Did True Crime Influencers Really Help Solve the Death of Gabby Petito?...

"I don't know that I'm not doing more harm than good."...

 2021-09-22 19:24 

The Atlantic

Can Watching Other People Get Therapy Help Me Too?...

Couples Therapy has all the drama of reality TV, but it might be more than just entertainment....

 2021-09-22 19:22 

Media Matters

Right-wing figures co-opted "my body, my choice" to attack vaccine mandates...

Right-wing media have adopted the pro-choice mantra "my body, my choice" to attack vaccine mandates, connecting two major news events from earlier this month. These supposedly overlapping narratives came as the nation's strictest abortion law,...

 2021-09-22 19:20 

Daily Kos

LGBTQ+ allies worried for safety of youth after conservative group posted faces in now-viral tweet...

Nothing maddens a certain kind of person like seeing openly LGBTQ+ people happy. For some of the most nefarious conservatives, frankly, seeing an LGBTQ+ person out and about, even—if they're not happy, but simply existing— can be enough to...

 2021-09-22 19:19 

NBC

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Countering Trump, former President George W. Bush to hold fundraiser for Liz Cheney...

Former President George W. Bush will hold a fundraiser for Rep. Liz Cheney, whose seat has been targeted by former President Donald Trump....

 2021-09-22 18:54 

MSNBC

Biden and Macron speak on the phone after rift in relations that 'stung' the U.S. president...

Ashley Parker, Phil Rucker and David Ignatius join Andrea Mitchell to discuss the call between President Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron earlier today....

 2021-09-22 18:51 

MSNBC

'We have a shrinking window': Dr. Michael Mann urges immediate action on climate change...

Climate scientist Dr. Michael Mann joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss the climate provisions in the reconciliation bill and why it is essential that we move quickly to pass legislation....

 2021-09-22 18:46 

Washington Post

Court dissolves gun rights ruling on sales to people under 21...

The plaintiff challenging the minimum age requirement turned 21 before the ruling took effect....

 2021-09-22 18:45 

Crooks and Liars

Local GOP Chair And Anti-Vaxxer Now Urges Vaccination After Getting COVID...

Korin refused to get vaccinated but has now spent 44 days in Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids and is urging others to get vaccinated. He's still adamantly against vaccine mandates, however. Source: Minnesota Reformer By the time Mark Korin leaves the hos...

 2021-09-22 18:42 

NY Times

Why Are Moderates Trying to Blow Up Biden's Centrist Economic Plan?...

In attacking the Build Back Better Act, they are working against their own purported aims....

 2021-09-22 18:41 

NBC

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Bipartisan police reform legislation talks end without a deal, Sen. Booker says...

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., said attempts at brokering a bipartisan police reform bill have failed after months of negotiations....

 2021-09-22 18:40 

Daily Kos

Florida remains screwed as DeSantis picks hydroxychloroquine-supporting quack as new surgeon general...

Florida has a new state surgeon general today, and I'm sure everybody is itching to know who Gov. Ron DeSantis—the man who devoted himself to attacking pandemic safety measures as a means of furthering his political ambitions in the party of Tru...

 2021-09-22 18:35 

CBS News

U.S. debt default could wipe out 6 million jobs and $15 trillion in wealth, Moody's says...

Failure by lawmakers to raise the government's borrowing limit would throw economy into reverse, economist warns....

 2021-09-22 18:35 

Vox

How decades of stopping forest fires made them worse...

Can burning forests on our own terms help mitigate the damage?...

 2021-09-22 18:31 

The New Republic

Biden Is to Blame for the Border Misery...

The administration continues to use the pandemic as a pretext for deportations, including thousands of Haitian asylum-seekers....

 2021-09-22 18:30 

Crooks and Liars

CNN Host Claps Back At Reporter Calling Debt Ceiling 'Toxic Vote' For Dems...

CNN host Kate Bolduan clapped back at CNN Manu Raju's description of raising the debt ceiling when he described it as a "toxic vote," but only for Democrats. Republicans' refusal to pay the bills they charged on the credit card are irrelev...

 2021-09-22 18:24 

MSNBC

Rep. Cuellar: Migrants not covered by asylum laws must be sent back to Haiti, Northern Triangle...

Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Tx.) lists asylum law restrictions as the border in Del Rio, Tx. faces a surge of migrants from Haiti and other countries....

 2021-09-22 18:23 

Slate Magazine

Star Wars: Visions Is the Best Show on Disney+...

Marvel, take note....

 2021-09-22 18:23 

CBS News

Fed ready to start reeling in emergency stimulus measures as economy heals...

Economic recovery remains on course despite surge in COVID-19 cases, according to U.S. central bank....

 2021-09-22 18:22 

MSNBC

Facebook's latest scandal is a reminder that it's past time to delete our accounts...

The ReidOut with Joy Reid: Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Sheryl Sandberg propaganda Wall Street Journal...

 2021-09-22 18:17 

Slate Magazine

The Biden Administration Hasn't Ended the Cruel Treatment of Migrants...

The U.S. is the last hope for many long-displaced Haitians. But a Trump-era rule that's still in effect is leaving them to suffer....

 2021-09-22 18:15 

Talking Points Memo

Yep. Sinema's Cratering Back Home...

Let me share a few more thoughts on the post from yesterday......

 2021-09-22 18:01 

Slate Magazine

Democrats Are at War Over Joe Biden's Agenda. Here's One Big Idea That Could Save It....

Progressives want to spend more on climate. Moderates want to spend less on everything. There's a smart way both sides can win....

 2021-09-22 18:00 

Daily Kos

'They have all the power': Thousands rally to demand Democrats deliver on pathway to citizenship...

Thousands of immigrants and allies on Tuesday marched to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters before gathering in front of the U.S. Capitol for a rally that also featured top Democratic Congressional leaders to demand a pathway to citize...

 2021-09-22 17:54 

Media Matters

A Fox prime-time power struggle mounts over Texas gubernatorial race...

A power struggle over the Republican Party's direction is playing out in Fox News' prime-time block....

 2021-09-22 17:54 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Dean Heller, running for governor of Nevada, refuses to say Joe Biden won presidency...

Former Nevada Sen. Dean Heller, now running for governor, refused to say that Biden is president in an interview with the Las Vegas Review-Journal....

 2021-09-22 17:52 

CBS News

Bipartisan police reform talks, sparked by George Floyd's death, collapse in Congress...

Lawmakers for months have been trying to reach agreement over police reforms....

 2021-09-22 17:43 

Washington Post

Republicans usually lose shutdown fights. So why are they going there again?...

A look at the history of shutdown and debt ceiling fights....

 2021-09-22 17:41 

Talking Points Memo

Michigan GOP Lawmaker Needs To Be Babysat At Work After Threatening His Ex...

32-year-old Michigan state Rep. Steve Marino (R) now has to be chaperoned......

 2021-09-22 17:41 

MSNBC

Sen. Kaine: When Democrats 'need him, Joe Manchin is there'...

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) discusses the latest on the looming deadlines for Congress as President Biden is about to meet with moderate and progressive Democrats....

 2021-09-22 17:31 

FiveThirtyEight

Is It Time To Go All-In On The Raiders?...

Four years ago, the poorest owner in the NFL committed over $1.1 billion he didn't have toward building a $1.9 billion stadium in Las Vegas, at a time when NFL policies forbid team owners, staffers and players from even appearing to have connections t...

 2021-09-22 17:28 

The Atlantic

Full Lineup Announced for The Atlantic Festival's Ideas StageHappening Live September 2730 from 2 to 4 p.m....

Festival to include interviews with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Eric Schmidt, Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynthia "Cynt" Marshall, EPA Administrator Michael Regan , and Senators Marco Rubio and Ben Sasse . Events beg...

 2021-09-22 17:20 

MSNBC

Police reform talks 'officially dead' in Congress...

NBC News' Leigh Ann Caldwell reports that police reform talks are done on Capitol Hill saying,...

 2021-09-22 17:17 

NY Times

Thousands of Haitian Migrants Are Being Let Into U.S., Official Says...

Thousands of migrants who arrived in Del Rio, Texas, are being allowed into the country and must report to immigration officials at a future date, according to an official familiar with the matter....

 2021-09-22 17:10 

Daily Kos

'Every node of this supply chain is maxed out,' and the consequences could hit you at home...

Bare toilet paper shelves in supermarkets were a big story early in the coronavirus pandemic but they may not remain a thing of the past, and consumers are being warned to do their holiday shopping early—like, now—thanks to supply chain proble...

 2021-09-22 17:08 

The Daily Beast

'Didn't Seem Right': Witness Was Deeply Alarmed by Van-Life Couple's Fight...

A newly released incident report gives further details into what went on between Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie during their final days together....

 2021-09-22 17:02 

Media Matters

MSNBC's Ari Melber fact-checks Tucker Carlson's vaccine mandate conspiracy theories...
 2021-09-22 17:02 

MSNBC

On the comeback trail, a candidate shows what today's GOP is all about...

What does it take to run for statewide office as a Republican? Even in a state that's becoming increasingly...

 2021-09-22 16:58 

Media Matters

Mainstream outlets treat potential U.S. debt default as "good news" and "opportunity" for Republicans who are threatening to destroy up to 6 million jobs...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) vow that Republicans will filibuster an increase to the debt ceiling — which would trigger a default on U.S. debt payments for spending that had been accumulated by both parties — needs to be...

 2021-09-22 16:56 

Talking Points Memo

Former Federal Judge Lays Out Advice He Gave Pence To Ignore Trumpian Scheme To Steal Vote...

A former federal judge on Tuesday night pulled back the curtain on......

 2021-09-22 16:55 

Crooks and Liars

'Effing Loser': Trump Lawsuit Over His Taxes Is Hysterical...

[Above: Rachel Maddow tries to read a sentence from Agolf Twitler's lawsuit against his niece Mary Trump without laughing. She fails. -- eds.] It's easy to forget that Donald Trump has siblings. That's because they don't appear at their br...

 2021-09-22 16:49 

The Atlantic

The Atlantic Daily: Let's Circle Back on That...

We're giving American office culture its quarterly performance review....

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