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 2019-11-13 14:39 

Washington Post

The Latest: Powell sees steady US growth, pause in rate cuts...

Fed Chairman Powell sees steady US growth and signals rate cuts on hold...

 2019-11-13 14:30 

Daily Kos

The problem with the Republican strategy to blame Giuliani for Ukraine extortion? Trump's own words...

With the official impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump's extortion of Ukraine beginning on Wednesday morning, the Republican strategy to defend Trump's words and actions is to never, ever mention Trump's words and actions. Which leaves nonsen...

 2019-11-13 14:22 

Washington Post

The impossibility of separating Giuliani from Trump...

Giuliani clearly and repeatedly acted with Trump's mandate—as he reiterated on Tuesday....

 2019-11-13 14:22 

CNN

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Suspicionless phone searches at the border are unconstitutional, court rules...

A federal court ruled Tuesday that suspicionless searches of international travelers' smartphones and laptops at US ports of entry are unconstitutional....

 2019-11-13 14:20 

MSNBC

For some, Trump's Ukraine scheme carried......

"While Trump was playing politics on Ukraine, people who depended on U.S. military aid were getting killed and wounded."...

 2019-11-13 14:15 

NBC

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Trump campaign says Pelosi 'lost control'...

Trump campaign says Pelosi 'lost control'...

 2019-11-13 14:12 

NBC

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The impeachment hearings could turn out to be more unpredictable than you think...

The impeachment hearings could turn out to be more unpredictable than you think...

 2019-11-13 14:11 

NBC

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Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan endorses Joe Biden for president...

Former presidential candidate Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, endorsed Joe Biden Wednesday. Ryan ended his presidential campaign in October, and at the time hadn't signaled who he would support....

 2019-11-13 14:07 

NBC

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Republicans explain why they're not watching hearings...

Live blog of the House of Representative's public impeachment hearing. Witnesses George Kent and William Taylor testify about President Trump....

 2019-11-13 14:04 

Talking Points Memo

Despite Objections, WH To Mount Webcams To Stream Wall Building That Trump Can Tweet...

The White House, led by Jared Kushner, is angling to get webcams set up to stream the construction of the......

 2019-11-13 14:01 

Washington Post

'Solemn undertaking': Trump's impeachment hearings go public...

Americans who haven't had time to 'read the transcript' as encouraged by President Trump can start tuning in to TV to hear firsthand from witnesses in the House impeachment inquiry; Democrats call the proceedings a 'solemn undertaking'...

 2019-11-13 14:00 

Daily Kos

The impeachment hearings are here and it's Republicans who bear the burden of proof...

As the curtain rises Wednesday on the historic impeachment hearings exploring Donald Trump's extortion of Ukraine, the key questions facing the country are whether facts still matter to a solid majority of Americans and if, in turn, that could move th...

 2019-11-13 14:00 

Washington Post

The Technology 202: Disinformation campaigns targeting veterans are in the spotlight on Capitol Hill today...

One group's spokesman says it's acting as 'unpaid consultant' to Facebook...

 2019-11-13 14:00 

Vox

The case for taking Trump's black outreach seriously...

There's some evidence Democrats have lost ground with black voters....

 2019-11-13 13:54 

Media Matters

The many, many conflicting and shifting defenses of Trump's Ukraine scandal from right-wing media...

By now, it's apparent that right-wing media outlets are taking a "Gish Gallop" approach of overloading their audiences with a flood of factually dubious arguments to defend Donald Trump through his impeachment inquiry, and that's made for ...

 2019-11-13 13:48 

NBC

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Dems release response to GOP strategy memo...

Dems release response to GOP strategy memo...

 2019-11-13 13:45 

Washington Post

The Latest: Kremlin weighs in on Trump impeachment hearings...

Kremlin draws a parallel between the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump and accusations of Russia's interference in his election...

 2019-11-13 13:43 

Talking Points Memo

New Book By The Anonymous Op-Ed Writer Racking Up Huge Preorder Numbers...

The book "A Warning," written by the anonymous author of the famous New York Times op-ed, is already racking up......

 2019-11-13 13:42 

NBC

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The impeachment hearings could turn out to be more unpredictable than you think...

While most in Washington assume they know how impeachment hearings will play out, there's nothing more predictable in today's politics than the unexpected....

 2019-11-13 13:40 

MSNBC

Trump weighs punishments for intel......

Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson did his job. It's why Donald Trump might try to fire him....

 2019-11-13 13:40 

Vox

A bill on President Trump's desk would make animal cruelty a federal crime...

Animal abuse isn't illegal at the federal level. The PACT Act looks to change that....

 2019-11-13 13:35 

Washington Post

US consumer prices climb 0.4% in October on surging gasoline prices...

US consumer prices climb 0.4% in October on surging gasoline prices...

 2019-11-13 13:30 

Daily Kos

Morning Digest: The 2020 election cycle officially kicks off with Alabama's filing deadline...

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...

 2019-11-13 13:29 

Washington Post

Former Democratic presidential hopeful Tim Ryan endorses Joe Biden...

The Ohio congressman said he thinks the former vice president is the candidate most able to appeal to blue-collar voters in key states....

 2019-11-13 13:28 

NBC

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Who is George Kent? Diplomat is testifying at Trump impeachment hearing...

Live blog of the House of Representative's public impeachment hearing. Witnesses George Kent and William Taylor testify about President Trump....

 2019-11-13 13:28 

NBC

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Who is Bill Taylor? Witness testifying at Trump impeachment hearing...

Live blog of the House of Representative's public impeachment hearing. Witnesses George Kent and William Taylor testify about President Trump....

 2019-11-13 13:23 

Crooks and Liars

Seth Meyers Checks In On Trump's Unqualified Judicial Appointments...

Although there are some laughs, Seth Meyers is deadly serious about explaining the utter unsuitability of Trump's ideological nominees for lifetime federal judicial appointments. "To put it into perspective, in eight years, Barack Obama did not mo...

 2019-11-13 13:22 

NBC

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Impeachment 101: Now that hearings are airing, what happens next?...

Live blog of the House of Representative's public impeachment hearing. Witnesses George Kent and William Taylor testify about President Trump....

 2019-11-13 13:14 

MSNBC

President Trump and fmr. Amb. Haley, in their own words...

On TODAY, fmr. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley doubled down on her belief that President Trump is fit for his job: "I never had any concern on whether he could handle the job."...

 2019-11-13 13:13 

NBC

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OPINION: Impeachment gives Trump staffers a choice: Loyalty and maybe prison, or betrayal and derision...

Live blog of the House of Representative's public impeachment hearing. Witnesses George Kent and William Taylor testify about President Trump....

 2019-11-13 13:11 

MSNBC

'We have the core facts': Intel member preps for hearings...

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-NY, sits on the Intel Committee, and he joins Morning Joe to discuss the first day of public impeachment hearings....

 2019-11-13 13:11 

NBC

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Trump kicks off impeachment hearing day by bashing Schiff...

Live blog of the House of Representative's public impeachment hearing. Witnesses George Kent and William Taylor testify about President Trump....

 2019-11-13 13:10 

Talking Points Memo

Giuliani Peddles Nonsensical Notion That Trump Only 'Requested,' Didn't 'Demand' Quid Pro Quo...

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani penned a Wall Street Journal op-ed Tuesday, centering his case for President Donald Trump's innocence on......

 2019-11-13 13:09 

Washington Post

The Energy 202: Dakota Access operators call climate change 'undefined, vague, and ambiguous' in official filing...

The pipeline operators called the request 'overly broad' and 'unduly burdensome.'...

 2019-11-13 13:07 

NBC

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White House readies for rapid response...

White House readies for rapid response...

 2019-11-13 13:05 

Media Matters

Trump's Ukraine scandal is a Fox News story...
 2019-11-13 13:03 

Crooks and Liars

Stephen Colbert Introduces America To His Impeachment Holiday Tree...

In honor of today's first impeachment hearing, Stephen Colbert introduced his first impeachment tree. "I'm so excited, I won't be able to sleep. So like every other night of the Trump presidency. I've already decorated my impeachment t...

 2019-11-13 13:02 

Washington Post

Live updates: Trump lashes out at Democrats before historic impeachment proceeding is set to begin...

Democrats have called two diplomats whose testimony they see as key to making the case that the president improperly pressed Ukraine for investigations that could benefit him politically....

 2019-11-13 13:01 

Washington Post

The Finance 202: John Bolton takes heat for speaking to Morgan Stanley clients but not Congress...

Industry speeches are increasingly controversial. But not so many Trump officials get booked....

 2019-11-13 13:00 

MSNBC

Why Dems see 'bribery' among Trump's......

As the impeachment process reaches a new stage, the questions aren't limited to "high crimes and misdemeanors." This is also about bribery....

 2019-11-13 13:00 

NY Times

Impeachment Hearings Updates: What to Expect From Taylor, Kent and Congress...

Hearings begin Wednesday on Capitol Hill as lawmakers consider whether to impeach President Trump for what Democrats say was an effort to use the power of his office for political gain....

 2019-11-13 13:00 

Daily Kos

Cartoon: The generational forever war...

Pre-order my new book, We Should Improve Society Somewhat , out March 2020 from Clover Press. Featuring 184 pages of my best comics from the Trump era and an introduction from Tom Tomorrow....

 2019-11-13 13:00 

Vox

Nearly half of Americans say they've been hit with a surprise medical bill...

Many Americans have gotten a surprise medical bill and had trouble paying it off....

 2019-11-13 13:00 

Slate Magazine

Dear Prudence Podcast: Help! My Mom Wants Me to Keep Her Affairs Secret....

I've seen the sexts on her phone....

 2019-11-13 12:53 

The Atlantic

Is Deval Patrick Obama's Natural Heir?...

Alumni of the Obama administration love Joe Biden. But some of them think that Deval Patrick is better equipped to win the presidency....

 2019-11-13 12:52 

Crooks and Liars

Chuck Rosenberg: Nikki Haley Deserves Zero Credibility...

Oh, Chuck Rosenberg. You're so quiet and calm, level and reassuring, not so much as a raised eyebrow, or a microscopic increase in decibel level in your voice. And yet, your words slice through what is left of Nikki Haley's reputation like a Ginsu...

 2019-11-13 12:51 

Crooks and Liars

Roger Stone Trial Ends, Rick Gates Testifies That Trump Was In On Wikileaks Dump...

On Tuesday, the prosecution rested in the Roger Stone trial after putting on one final witness: Rick Gates, former partner with Paul Manafort, consultant to the Trump campaign through the inaugural, and witness to the fact that Donald Trump was in on the ...

 2019-11-13 12:51 

Crooks and Liars

Steve Schmidt: Trump Will Dump Pence For Nikki Haley...

Not really buying this from Schmidt, but hey, if anyone knows about picking a Hail Mary VP pick after what McCain did in 2008 it'd be Steve Schmidt. Source: The Hill MSNBC contributor and GOP strategist Steve Schmidt said Tuesday that he believes Pres...

 2019-11-13 12:51 

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday...

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE... "Deploy the Butt Kissers!" You're waiting for the hearings to start. I'm waiting for the hearings to start. We're all waiting for the cockadoodie hearings to start. As the minutes drag on toward 10am, h...

 2019-11-13 12:47 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Campaign Bulking Up Comms Team To Prepare For 2020, Impeachment...

The Trump campaign is paying special attention to its communications department, hiring and promoting to prepare for the double-headed onslaught......

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