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 2019-04-25 07:16 

The Atlantic

The U.S. Can't Make Allies Take Sides Over China...

Washington wants its friends to steer clear of Beijing, but they can't ignore the allure of its Belt and Road Initiative....

 2019-04-25 07:00 

Washington Post

Kamala Harris's misfired talking point: 'Majority of women are minimum wage workers'...

In a CNN town hall, the Democratic presidential hopeful offered a statistic that would be shocking if true....

 2019-04-25 06:06 

The Daily Beast

Trevor Noah Mocks Trump for Throwing 'Ridiculous' Tantrum Over How Many Twitter Followers He Has...

"It's like breaking the news to a child that Santa isn't real," joked the comedian....

 2019-04-25 06:00 

Crooks and Liars

Trump's 'Crackdown' On Iran Oil Exports Could Backfire Badly...

Nafis Alam , University of Reading The US has unnerved the world oil market by ramping up the pressure in its long-running dispute with Iran. It has announced that, after May 1, it won't renew the exemptions given to eight countries that enable them t...

 2019-04-25 05:14 

NY Times

Amid Charged Atmosphere at Amherst, Jeff Sessions Calls for Country to Move on From Mueller Report...

Amherst College Republicans invited Mr. Sessions to speak on Wednesday night. The event drew protests from students and faculty members at Amherst, as well as from nearby schools....

 2019-04-25 05:09 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Joe Biden will confront a new political era as he launches his campaign...

Joe Biden's mission in the presidential bid he will launch on Thursday is to prove he's not a man out of step with the times....

 2019-04-25 04:43 

The Daily Beast

Tucker Carlson Guest: Islam Is the 'Most Hateful, Intolerant Religion on Earth'...

During an extended criticism of Mayor Pete Buttigieg and his 'fake feud' with Mike Pence, the Fox News host's guest Chadwick Moore took a left turn into religion....

 2019-04-25 04:25 

Splinter

The Trump Administration Is Attacking Trans People's Healthcare...

The Trump administration's Health and Human Services agency is close to enacting policies that would roll back rights for trans people and women seeking reproductive services, according to Politico....

 2019-04-25 03:53 

MSNBC

Trump complains on Twitter that he never gets any credit for anything...

The president is again lashing out at Democrats investigating him on the Hill and bemoaning on Twitter that he never gets any credit for anything. Jon Meacham and Eugene Robinson join to discuss....

 2019-04-25 03:44 

MSNBC

WSJ: Former Trump fixer Cohen walked back parts of his guilty plea...

In newly uncovered phone recordings from The Wall Street Journal, fmr. Trump attorney Michael Cohen seemed to backpedal on some portions of his guilty plea. Emily Jane Fox joins to discuss....

 2019-04-25 03:43 

Talking Points Memo

Beaming Kim Prepares for Rendezvous with Putin...

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Vladivostok for a summit with North Korean leader Kim......

 2019-04-25 03:30 

Crooks and Liars

Ozzy Man Reviews The Latest 'Game Of Thrones'...

Shorter Ozzy: Everybody's entered "the game," but "they need a bigger table for the Army of the Dead pieces." Not work safe language, and of course, spoilers, in this video. Open thread below......

 2019-04-25 03:20 

MSNBC

NYT: WH chief of staff told DHS boss not to talk Russia threat with Trump...

The New York Times is reporting that, in the months before she was forced out, DHS head Kirstjen Nielsen was advised not to talk about the threat from Moscow with the president. Ashley Parker, Clint Watts, and Frank Figliuzzi react....

 2019-04-25 03:19 

MSNBC

Lawrence's Last Word: more video of Republican hypocrisy on impeachment...

Watch Republican Senator John Thune condemn a president lying to the American people when it's a Democratic President....

 2019-04-25 03:09 

MSNBC

Rep. Hill: Where do we draw the line?...

Rep. Katie Hill, Vice-chair of the Oversight Committee, talks to Rachel Maddow about Trump's willingness to defy subpoenas and why she believes it is embarrassing and dangerous to our national security for him to continue to try and obstruct oversight...

 2019-04-25 03:01 

Crooks and Liars

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Tom Waits...

Twenty years ago this month Tom Waits released his twelfth studio album Mule Variations . So far it is the 2nd of his fifteen albums to go gold in the US. The other one being 1985's Rain Dogs . I have a feeling though that things such as having a huge...

 2019-04-25 03:00 

Daily Kos

Is America a nation of hypocritical prudes?...

There's an underlying level of hypocrisy that has permeated American life for a long time, but which has become writ large in recent years as some of those among us who profess their piety have shown they think lies are okay, abuse is okay, and crimes...

 2019-04-25 02:55 

CBS News

Joe Biden 2020 fundraiser to be hosted by Comcast executive...

The former vice president is expected to announce his presidential candidacy Thursday...

 2019-04-25 02:55 

CBS News

Joe Biden 2020: How CBS News covered Joe Biden's first presidential announcement on June 9, 1987...
 2019-04-25 02:52 

MSNBC

Trump thinks justices he appointed can overturn impeachment...

Constitutional law professor Laurence Tribe calls Trump's contempt of Congress an "astonishing exercise in arrogant obstruction of justice" and an impeachable offense. Tribe explains to Lawrence why Trump cannot fight impeachment in the Suprem...

 2019-04-25 02:51 

Washington Post

Who's running for president? Meet the Democratic candidates...

Who's running for president? Meet the Democratic candidates...

 2019-04-25 02:48 

CNN

[ Politics ]

White House says Stephen Miller won't testify on immigration to House Oversight...

The White House has informed the House Oversight Committee that Stephen Miller will not testify before the panel about his role in President Donald Trump's controversial immigration policies, according to a letter obtained by CNN....

 2019-04-25 02:39 

Washington Post

White House rejects Democrats' call for Stephen Miller to testify on immigration...

Miller is the mastermind behind the Trump administration's immigration policies....

 2019-04-25 02:36 

MSNBC

She the People holds first ever presidential forum...

First ever She the People Forum Presidential forum is held in Houston, Texas where eight of the Democratic hopefuls made their case to an audience of African American women voters....

 2019-04-25 02:34 

MSNBC

Trump's scramble to block congressional investigations...

Rachel Maddow takes a look at the op-ed Hillary Clinton penned for the Washington Post in response to the Mueller Report, new information on a curious footnote in the report about Russian "tapes" and Trump's scramble to block investigations in...

 2019-04-25 02:33 

MSNBC

Fmr. Nixon Attorney: Trump's criticism of Don McGahn 'risky'...

William Jeffress, Former Nixon Attorney, talks to Rachel Maddow about the "risky" behavior he sees coming from the president and this White House since the Mueller report's release....

 2019-04-25 02:33 

MSNBC

White House orders officials to defy congressional subpoenas...

The White House is openly defying Elijah Cummings and the Oversight Committee urging officials to ignore congressional subpoenas....

 2019-04-25 02:30 

Daily Kos

Parkland student journalists singled out during Pulitzer Prize announcements...

During the Pulitzer Prize ceremonies, the student journalists of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School got special recognition for coverage that should have never been needed: Their coverage of the mass shooting that had just taken place at their school . ...

 2019-04-25 02:29 

MSNBC

Trump obstruction is 'disrespecting American public' Dem Congressman...

Rep. John Sarbanes tells Lawrence O'Donnell that Trump has made Democrats "more determined" to conduct robust oversight in the wake of his stonewalling efforts and refusal to provide any witnesses or documents before congressional committees. ...

 2019-04-25 02:15 

Washington Post

Sanders gets tough reception at minority women's event, signaling challenges ahead...

Boos, heckling, groans greet Sanders's speech at the "She the People" forum....

 2019-04-25 02:14 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Gwyneth Paltrow and Bradley Whitford will host a fundraiser for Buttigieg...

Actors Gwyneth Paltrow and Bradley Whitford will host a fundraiser for Pete Buttigieg on May 9 in Los Angeles, according to a Democrat with knowledge of the event....

 2019-04-25 02:13 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Tax overhaul means some Gold Star families paying much higher taxes on survivor benefits...

President Donald Trump's tax overhaul is forcing some military families to pay thousands of dollars more in taxes on their survivor benefits, according to a nonprofit organization that helps those families....

 2019-04-25 02:00 

Daily Kos

Wow: New census data shows the electorate was less white in the 2018 midterm than it was in 2016...

On Tuesday, the Census Bureau released its estimates of the 2018 midterm electorate as part of its Current Population Survey, a statistical survey of Americans, and one key finding is simply historic: The bureau has concluded that voters who showed up in ...

 2019-04-25 01:52 

Washington Post

NRA at center of new lawsuit against the Federal Election Commission...

Anti-gun-violence group led by Gabrielle Giffords alleges campaign finance violations....

 2019-04-25 01:50 

Splinter

This Is Not Julin Castro...

Here's a fun fact about 2020 Democratic primary candidate Julin Castro: he has an identical twin brother named Joaquin Castro. The above is a photo of Joaquin, not Julin....

 2019-04-25 01:44 

Washington Post

Some women of color frustrated by Biden's expected 2020 bid...

Some women of color frustrated by Biden's expected 2020 bid...

 2019-04-25 01:40 

Daily Kos

Danger: Angry Trump supporter showed up at Hillary Clinton's home to demand her arrest...

On April 22, self-proclaimed Christian activist Dave Daubenmire drove eight hours from his home in Ohio to Hillary and Bill Clinton's Chappaqua, New York, home to demand Hillary Clinton's arrest. In a live video, "Coach Dave" called on mil...

 2019-04-25 01:32 

Slate Magazine

White Supremacist Executed for Racially Motivated 1998 Murder That Changed How Hate Crimes Are Prosecuted...

John William King was the first white man in modern Texas history to be given the death penalty for killing a black person....

 2019-04-25 01:30 

NY Times

Strong Support Here Helped Trump Win Pennsylvania in 2016. 2020 Could Be Different....

President Trump promised to be the champion of the "forgotten American." To some Republicans in Altoona, that promise is unfulfilled....

 2019-04-25 01:20 

Daily Kos

Militia leader who detained asylum-seekers at gunpoint has reportedly been attacked in jail...

A 69-year-old militia leader was reportedly hospitalized after being attacked in the Dona Ana County Detention Center in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Larry Hopkins had been imprisoned in the facility since Monday after having been arrested and charged with ill...

 2019-04-25 01:05 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Kamala Harris chooses women of color to drive her campaign...

More than half of California Sen. Kamala Harris' top staffers in her presidential campaign are women of color. The campaign says they're key decision makers, who reflect the concerns of vital groups of voters as well as reaching out to them....

 2019-04-25 01:00 

The Daily Beast

'Ink' on Broadway: How Rupert Murdoch's 'Sun' Changed Tabloids—and Britain—Forever...

The story of how a young Rupert Murdoch torched up Britain's tabloid wars comes to Broadway. But don't expect 'Ink' to put the media tycoon's morals and use of power on trial....

 2019-04-25 01:00 

The Daily Beast

Joe Biden's Big 2020 Advantage: He Has the Obama Email List...

It is the most coveted list in politics, but will its magic work a third time?...

 2019-04-25 01:00 

Daily Kos

Washington's King County seeks to block ICE from using its airport to deport immigrants...

Over the past eight years, roughly 34,000 immigrants have been deported on hundreds of flights leaving from Washington state's King County International Airport, or Boeing Field. Now in what is believed to be a first in the nation, Dow Constantine, th...

 2019-04-25 00:58 

MSNBC

Sen. Warren on why you should vote for who you believe in...

Joy Reid asks Elizabeth Warren what she would say to people who are concerned voters still aren't ready to elect a female president after Hillary Clinton's loss in 2016....

 2019-04-25 00:58 

MSNBC

Beto O'Rourke on diversity in the 2020 field...

Former Congressman Beto O'Rourke of Texas spoke about why voters of color should choose him in a year with such a diverse field....

 2019-04-25 00:56 

MSNBC

Presidential candidate forum: Sanders on white nationalism...

At today's "She The People" presidential candidate forum in Houston, Senator Bernie Sanders answered questions on how he would win over Hillary Clinton voters and how he would address the rise of white nationalism in this country....

 2019-04-25 00:56 

Washington Post

Trump's defiance puts pressure on Congress's ability to check the president...

Since taking office, President Trump has consistently treated Congress as more of a subordinate than an equal....

 2019-04-25 00:56 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Buttigieg pokes at Sanders: 'I have a hard time seeing the coalition ultimately coming together'...

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg doesn't anticipate that fellow candidate and 2016 alum Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont will garner the necessary coalition of Democratic voters to win in 2020, in an interview with The New York Times....

 2019-04-25 00:51 

MSNBC

Sen. Booker: It's not enough to just say 'I'm not a racist'...

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker responds to a question about Rep. Ilhan Omar, race, and Islamophobia at the She the People Presidential Forum today in Houston....

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