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 2018-01-23 01:40 

ThinkProgress

This is what happens when you trust Mitch McConnell...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell managed to convince Senate Democrats to vote to fund the government on Monday on the strength of his word. Based on even his recent track record, that word is worth very little. McConnell said Monday, before a vote t...

 2018-01-23 01:39 

Washington Post

A fresh GOP promise and a 'talking stick' help end shutdown...

When the Senate called it quits late Sunday night, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer declared there still was no deal to end the federal government shutdown and address a standoff over immigration....

 2018-01-23 01:35 

Washington Post

Trump hits solar panels, washing machines with tariffs...

President Donald Trump on Monday approved tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing machines in a bid to help U.S. manufacturers....

 2018-01-23 01:30 

Daily Kos

Cindy Garcia, wife of deported Michigan dad Jorge Garcia: 'There's nothing ICE can do to shut me up'...

While her family has been devastated, Cindy Garcia, the wife of deported Michigan dad Jorge Garcia, is vowing to not stay silent. "There will be no ICE coming to the door to try and deport me because I am a U.S. citizen," she said. "There'...

 2018-01-23 01:17 

Crooks and Liars

Senator Roger Wicker Caught On Hot Mic Creeping On High School-Age Senate Pages...

During the roll call to pass the short-term CR, Senator Roger Wicker apparently only had eyes for Senate pages, who are high-school age. "I thought you were going to say this was one of the most beautiful girls," Wicker said to either another sena...

 2018-01-23 01:05 

Washington Post

White House shutdown strategy: Keep Trump contained...

President stayed relatively quiet while Republicans put forward a disciplined communications effort....

 2018-01-23 01:05 

Washington Post

Schumer's 'cave'? Shutdown deal puts spotlight on Dem leader...

Republicans tried to make Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer the face of the government shutdown. Now, he's becoming the face of the Democratic retreat....

 2018-01-23 01:00 

MSNBC

Matthews: Trump still has to reckon with DREAMers...

If this deal between McConnell and the Democrats holds, there is going to be an up-or-down vote in the Senate on the Dreamers....

 2018-01-23 01:00 

Daily Kos

Trump may fire a second chief of staff as Kelly gets too big for his britches...

Uh oh. The "grown-up in the room" might not be in the White House for long—Donald Trump is reportedly Very Annoyed with his chief of staff, John Kelly, and considering a replacement. Can you say "inevitable"? Inevitable both because ...

 2018-01-23 00:58 

Washington Post

Senators relieved after vote to end shutdown...

Senators from both parties expressed relief on Jan. 22, after voting for a temporary spending bill to end the government shutdown....

 2018-01-23 00:57 

MSNBC

Watch Reagan, Bush and Bush demolish Trump on DACA...

Ari Melber's special report on how Trump's wobbling on DACA breaks with past GOP Presidents and reveals how the self-described "deal maker" struggles to make a DACA decision....

 2018-01-23 00:48 

The Daily Beast

Matt Lauer Ejected From Family Home...

Matt Lauer has been kicked out of the family home by his fed-up model wife, Annette Roque, according to a report in Page Six on Monday, and divorce papers could be in the post soon. It's not the first time relations between the two have soured—i...

 2018-01-23 00:39 

MSNBC

This federal complaint could bring Stormy Daniels and Trump to court...

A federal watchdog group filed two complaints against the Trump campaign over reported payments to adult film star Stormy Daniels arranged by Trump lawyer Michael Cohen....

 2018-01-23 00:38 

MSNBC

Is Stephen Miller "poisoning" Trump's thoughts on immigration deal?...

As government reopens, Trump adviser Stephen Miller is under attack from republicans, democrats and independents. Sen. Graham warns Miller will ensure "We're going nowhere" on DACA....

 2018-01-23 00:37 

ThinkProgress

Trump hits solar imports with tariff but still concedes millions of jobs to China...

President Donald Trump decided to slap a 30 percent tariff on imported solar cells and panels, the White House announced Monday. The tariff comes after the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled last year that China had harmed the domestic solar manufa...

 2018-01-23 00:32 

MSNBC

Trump the dealmaker? Not during the shutdown...

The events of the past few days have left many to wonder: where is that dealmaker and what does he want?...

 2018-01-23 00:30 

MSNBC

Watch Reagan, Bush and Bush demolish Trump on DACA...

Ari Melber's special report on how Trump's wobbling on DACA breaks with past GOP Presidents and reveals how the self-described "deal maker" struggles to make a DACA decision....

 2018-01-23 00:30 

Daily Kos

DHS report on immigration has a problem: it wasn't written by DHS...

As it turns out, not only were the statistics put forward by last week's report on immigration and terrorism concocted out of purposeful distortions, but even the source of the memo was falsified. The document didn't mince words. It claimed three-...

 2018-01-23 00:16 

MSNBC

Government shutdown officially over...

Democrats backed away from their call to reject a temporary funding bill without a law to help the DREAMers....

 2018-01-23 00:15 

The Daily Beast

Gloria Allred Is Ready to Take President Trump to Court: 'It's Going to Be a Battle'...

David McNew/Getty PARK CITY, Utah — This will teach you a lesson . Those six words lit a fire under Gloria Allred , the renowned women's rights attorney, that burns brightly to this day. To understand Allred—her motivations, her fears, her...

 2018-01-23 00:07 

Washington Post

Justice Dept. to leave 'no stone unturned' to find texts...

The Justice Department will "leave no stone unturned" to locate five months' worth of missing text messages from an FBI agent who was removed last summer from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team, Attorney General Jeff Sessi...

 2018-01-23 00:00 

Daily Kos

Lukasz Niec, a Michigan doctor and green card holder, faces deportation after four decades in U.S....

Nearly a week ago, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested Lukasz Niec, a Michigan physician and legal permanent resident, after four decades in the U.S. The reason? Two misdemeanor convictions from over 25 years ago. Now Dr. Niec faces ...

 2018-01-22 23:59 

ThinkProgress

After cashing in on GOP tax bill, Bank of America penalizes low-income customers...

Bank of America has eliminated its free checking account program, a service that was popular with many low-income customers looking to avoid extra fees for having a low balance. Beginning this month, all eBanking customers will face a $12 monthly fee unle...

 2018-01-22 23:56 

Washington Post

Congress votes to end shutdown...

On the third day of the government shutdown, Republican and Democratic senators reached a deal to reopen the government and vote on immigration in the coming weeks. The Senate and the House passed a short-term spending bill in the afternoon....

 2018-01-22 23:45 

The Atlantic

The Atlantic Daily: Stopgap Deal, Risky Diplomacy, Grown-Ups' Grandparents...

And more...

 2018-01-22 23:39 

Washington Post

The Latest: Solar trade group anticipates job losses...

The Latest on President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines (all times local):...

 2018-01-22 23:32 

Crooks and Liars

Dear Media, When Did Supporting DREAMers Make Dems A 'Hard-Line' Party. Too?...

Axios' Jonathan Swann told MSNBC that the Democratic party has become a more 'hard-lined party' for supporting the rights of Dreamers with vigorous energy. Since when has supporting the DREAM Act became an extreme position to take? Many polls ...

 2018-01-22 23:31 

Washington Post

Deal that broke Senate impasse: Kids' health but no DACA...

A deal was hastily assembled and approved Monday to break through the Senate stalemate over immigration and border security that shut down the government for three days....

 2018-01-22 23:30 

Daily Kos

Nervous Republicans pour another $1.5 million into special election in red Pennsylvania district...

Republicans are pulling out all the stops to save the House seat in Pennsylvania's 18th District, a heavily gerrymandered seat Donald Trump won by 20 points in 2016. The pro-House GOP Congressional Leadership Fund super PAC is prepping a $1.5 million ...

 2018-01-22 23:29 

Crooks and Liars

Is Ivanka Trying To Push John Kelly Out?...

Is Ivanka Trump trying to find a replacement for Chief of Staff, John Kelly? Rumors coming out of the White House on Monday seem to be hinting at just that. Vanity Fair is reporting that Donald Trump is looking to replace Kelly and Ivanka is playing a ...

 2018-01-22 23:19 

Talking Points Memo

House Passes Three-Week Spending Bill To End Government Shutdown...
 2018-01-22 23:19 

Washington Post

Justice Dept. to leave 'no stone unturned' to find texts...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the Justice Department will "leave no stone unturned" to locate five months' worth of text messages from an FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team....

 2018-01-22 23:17 

The Daily Beast

Royal Wedding No.2: Princess Eugenie to Wed Former Barman Jack Brooksbank...

There will be two royal weddings in 2018, after it was announced today that the Queen's favorite granddaughter, Princess Eugenie , is to marry her boyfriend Jack Brooksbank. Buckingham Palace said in a statement issued this morning on behalf of her pa...

 2018-01-22 23:13 

Washington Post

Congress votes to reopen government as House follows Senate in approving bill; Trump's quick signature expected...

Congress votes to reopen government as House follows Senate in approving bill; Trump's quick signature expected....

 2018-01-22 23:04 

Washington Post

Another Trump book illustrates a White House in chaos...

Fox News Channel media critic Howard Kurtz's upcoming book reveals colorful anecdotes about the Trump administration. Here are some highlights of the book due out Jan. 29....

 2018-01-22 23:03 

The Atlantic

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Cashing in Their CHIP...

Senate Democrats accepted an offer from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to pass a continuing resolution funding the government and the Children's Health Insurance Program, while postponing debate on immigration legislation....

 2018-01-22 23:01 

Talking Points Memo

Devin Nunes Will Do Anything to Protect Donald Trump...
 2018-01-22 23:00 

Daily Kos

45 years after Roe v. Wade, how far have we come when it comes to abortion and the right to privacy?...

January 22 marks the 45th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision which, through a Supreme Court ruling, legalized abortion in all 50 states. It has been an uphill battle to maintain that right ever since then. Though conservatives have tried and failed a...

 2018-01-22 22:57 

Washington Post

Trump hits solar panels, washing machines with tariffs...

President Donald Trump is approving tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing machines in a bid to help U.S. manufacturers....

 2018-01-22 22:49 

The Atlantic

How Federal Workers Spent Their Unexpected Day Off...

One budget analyst planned to do some vacuuming and watch Law & Order....

 2018-01-22 22:47 

MSNBC

Did Sarah Sanders' comments about Sen. Schumer cross a line?...

Bush White House alum Nicolle Wallace & Steve Schmidt discuss Sarah Sanders remarks about senator minority leader Chuck Schumer...

 2018-01-22 22:46 

MSNBC

Trump on the sidelines as shutdown comes to an end...

Trump on the sidelines as shutdown comes to an end...

 2018-01-22 22:46 

MSNBC

Fmr. Dem. Rep. Edwards: Democrats missing messaging opportunity...

Donna Edwards discusses democrats agreement to end the government shutdown...

 2018-01-22 22:46 

MSNBC

Steve Schmidt: Republicans will still get blame as shutdown ends...

GOP strategist Steve Schmidt on the possible outcome for republicans as the government shutdown ends...

 2018-01-22 22:44 

MSNBC

Dent: Use 'Queen of the Hill' rules on immigration debate...

Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pa.) joins MTP Daily to discuss a possible bipartisan immigration bill and the government shutdown....

 2018-01-22 22:37 

Media Matters

Fox News happily helps Trump administration in a highly misleading effort to blame immigrants for terrorism...

Sarah Wasko / Media Matters On January 16, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a report in concert with the Department of Justice (DOJ) alleging that, among other things, "three out of every four, or 402, individuals convicted of intern...

 2018-01-22 22:37 

Media Matters

Ted Cruz said he always opposed government shutdowns. He told Hannity something else in 2013....

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) told reporters he has "consistently opposed shut downs," a statement that contradicts his position in 2013. . @SenTedCruz : "I have consistently opposed shut downs" — Andrew Rafferty (@AndrewNBCNews) January 2...

 2018-01-22 22:35 

Washington Post

Trump approves tariffs on imported solar panels, washing machines. Critics fear the move could dampen US solar industry....

Trump approves tariffs on imported solar panels, washing machines. Critics fear the move could dampen US solar industry....

 2018-01-22 22:32 

Daily Kos

Trump's sham voter commission asked Texas to flag 'all Hispanic surnames' in voter records...

Kris Kobach and Donald Trump want him to win the 2020 election at any cost.....to minority voters Donald Trump and his racism have time and time again transcended words and been turned into real life policy. He turned his phony voting commission into the ...

 2018-01-22 22:31 

NBC

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Pennsylvania court rules congressional map unconstitutional...

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has struck down the boundaries of the state's 18 congressional districts, granting a major victory to plaintiffs....

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