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 2019-09-16 12:08 

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Purdue Pharma Files for Bankruptcy...

Purdue Pharma, the company owned by the Sackler family at the center of the prescription opioid crisis, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to The New York Times. The company is the subject of more than 2,600 lawsuits at both the state and fede...

 2019-09-16 12:00 

Washington Post

Kamala Harris grew up in a mostly white world. Then she went to a black university in a black city....
 2019-09-16 12:00 

Daily Kos

Cartoon: Trapped in the stupidverse...

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 2019-09-16 12:00 

MSNBC

Why impeaching Brett Kavanaugh is back on......

Misconduct allegations against the conservative Supreme Court justice have returned to the fore, and Democrats have raised the specter of impeachment....

 2019-09-16 11:55 

Talking Points Memo

Inside The Birmingham National Weather Service Office During Trump's Attacks...

The employees at the Birmingham National Weather Service outlet are generally apolitical, abstaining from partisan talk in favor of backyard......

 2019-09-16 11:50 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Kicks Off Week Suggesting House Judiciary Probe Obama Book, Netflix Deals...

President Trump started the week with an early morning-tweet storm suggesting that instead of investigating him, the House Judiciary Committee......

 2019-09-16 11:49 

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Monday...

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE... A Slight Revision Among my private papers destined for display in the Bill in Portland Maine Library and Mop Closet is a ragged piece of construction paper on which is scrawled my attempt at age 7 (circa March, 1972, below...

 2019-09-16 11:34 

Washington Post

Trump lashed out at the media for reporting he would meet with Iran with 'no conditions.' He's said as much on camera twice....

Both Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed last week that Trump remained open to such talks....

 2019-09-16 11:30 

Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: New allegations surface about Brett Kavanaugh's past behavior...

Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly /NY Times: But while we found Dr. Ford's allegations credible during a 10-month investigation, Ms. Ramirez's story could be more fully corroborated. During his Senate testimony, Mr. Kavanaugh said that if the incident...

 2019-09-16 11:28 

Washington Post

The Cybersecurity 202: North Korea's hackers accused of blurring lines between spies and criminals...

Sanctions highlight more than $1 billion in alleged digital thefts....

 2019-09-16 11:26 

Washington Post

The Finance 202: Trump's Wall Street rule rollback raises 'too big to fail' alarms...

Former regulators are criticizing deregulation....

 2019-09-16 11:00 

The Daily Beast

Warren Goes After Trump's Sister in Anti-Corruption Push...

The Massachusetts Democrat, who had already introduced a massive anti-corruption bill, is adding some new aspects to her plan....

 2019-09-16 11:00 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Warren's latest anti-corruption plan would put strict new limits on lobbyist power...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a sweeping new set of anti-corruption proposals Monday ahead of a rally in New York City, where she will speak a short walk from the site of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, an infamous 1911 disaster that led to the pas...

 2019-09-16 11:00 

Daily Kos

Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 AM ET!...

Happy Monday! Once again, the Trump World weekend takes us crashing through multiple bombshells. ZOMG! There's further corroboration that Brett Kavanaugh... WAIT! ZOMG! We might be taking military orders from Mr. Bone Saw! And, of course, we'll al...

 2019-09-16 11:00 

The Atlantic

Downton , Downton , Revolution...

The beloved British stately home drama is back, and the timing couldn't be worse....

 2019-09-16 11:00 

Washington Post

Carly Fiorina: Trump didn't cause dysfunction in politics. He's the result 'of all the dysfunction.'...

The former GOP presidential candidate looks back at her 2016 run and what makes good leadership....

 2019-09-16 11:00 

Washington Post

Warren releases plan to tackle Washington corruption...

The Democratic presidential candidate's proposal seeks to limit the influence of lawmakers and lobbyists while expanding worker protections....

 2019-09-16 11:00 

Vox

Elizabeth Warren's first priority as president: ending government corruption...

Warren's bold plan to crack down on corruption in Washington, explained....

 2019-09-16 10:56 

MSNBC

Trump says 'Fake News' he would meet with Iran with no preconditions...

Iran is dismissing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's accusation that it was behind attacks on one of the world's largest oil processing facilities in Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, Trump says 'Fake News' he would meet with Iran with no preconditi...

 2019-09-16 10:50 

MSNBC

Biden delivers significant speech on race in Birmingham...

2020 presidential candidate, former VP Joe Biden, delivered remarks on race Sunday while commemorating the 56th anniversary of the bombing at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. The panel discusses....

 2019-09-16 10:37 

MSNBC

Thousands of General Motors workers go on strike...

Tens of thousands of auto workers across the country went on strike Sunday night after negotiations faltered between their union and General Motors. The Morning Joe panel discusses....

 2019-09-16 10:20 

Vox

Big Tech is "scary" because it wants to be the solution to everything, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says...

On the latest Recode Decode, de Blasio called for antitrust investigations into Facebook and Google, and dismissed universal basic income as a cure-all in the face of job automation....

 2019-09-16 10:07 

Washington Post

Power Up: The other impeachment fight: 2020 Democrats seize on new Kavanaugh allegation...

The #MeToo movement is front and center again....

 2019-09-16 10:05 

Vox

Vox Crossword...

For the curious nerd in all of us. Can you solve it?...

 2019-09-16 10:01 

The New Republic

The Blood-Dimmed Tide...

Climate change is poised to alter the face of global conflict....

 2019-09-16 10:00 

The Atlantic

The Michael Bennet Problem...

What does it say about American politics that the Colorado senator hasn't managed to stand out in the presidential race?...

 2019-09-16 10:00 

The Atlantic

Trapped in Jurez: Life in the Migrant Limbo...

Migrants hoping to cross legally into the United States wait along the Mexican border, where life is a mixture of instability, violence, and luck....

 2019-09-16 10:00 

The Atlantic

Running for President When Nothing and Everything Is Presidential...

Presidents are, by definition, "presidential." But Trump has scrambled what that word means....

 2019-09-16 10:00 

NY Times

The C.I.A. Spy Inside the Kremlin...

We look at the story of an informant who, through his access to President Vladimir V. Putin, helped deliver explosive revelations about Russian election meddling in 2016....

 2019-09-16 10:00 

Slate Magazine

Dear Care and Feeding: My Parents Are Spoiling My Little Sister...

Parenting advice on mothers-in-law, a dead cat, and 19th-century life....

 2019-09-16 10:00 

The New Republic

Democrats Are Trapped in Trump's "Deep State" War...

Their agenda should not be to restore the national security status quo but to overhaul it....

 2019-09-16 10:00 

The New Republic

Opioid Settlement Needs to Transform the Pharmaceutical Industry...

Though seen as insufficient by many states, the proposed deal with Purdue Pharma hints at public alternatives to for-profit drug companies....

 2019-09-16 10:00 

The New Republic

Schrdinger's Impeachment...

House Democrats have begun the process of impeaching Trump—whether they admit it or not....

 2019-09-16 09:27 

The Daily Beast

The Martini: The King of Cocktails & Opinions...

We look at the famed drink that has started 1,000 arguments and also the new "Martini Book" by Robert Simonson....

 2019-09-16 09:27 

The Daily Beast

Jos Samuel Solis Lopez, a Citizen by Any Other Name, Is a Prisoner Now...

He neither expected nor asked much of his adopted country—basically just the chance to earn a paycheck and be free from government and employer intimidation....

 2019-09-16 09:25 

The Daily Beast

It's Great to See Democrats Falling in Love With Elizabeth Warren—and Terrible to See Them Hating on Joe Biden...

She's sailing; he's staggering. But he's still the frontrunner to be the nominee, and if beating Trump matters, dragging him is an awfully dangerous game....

 2019-09-16 09:24 

The Daily Beast

Facebook Wants Gamers to Play Minecraft With Its AI-Powered Bot...

The social media giant turned to the blocky, endless virtual world for research into natural language processing....

 2019-09-16 09:24 

The Daily Beast

Why Your Carbon Footprint Is Meaningless...

Liberals who call for personal sacrifice to combat climate change aren't helping. In fact, they're hurting....

 2019-09-16 09:24 

The Daily Beast

Phone Tracking Data Is Notoriously Unreliable. So Why Are We Still Using It in Court?...

A crisis hitting the Danish criminal justice system could easily happen here....

 2019-09-16 09:23 

The Daily Beast

Greta Thunberg Is the Climate Heroine We Need...

Greta Thunberg was dying from depression and starvation when she had a nightmare about climate change that saved her life. It might just save all of us....

 2019-09-16 09:23 

The Daily Beast

Right-Wing Media Personalities Flood Into House Races...

MAGA media characters like prankster Joey "Salads" Saladino are trying to make it to Congress—and increase their social media following along the way....

 2019-09-16 09:23 

The Daily Beast

Charli XCX Is Still Waiting for the World to Catch Up to Her...

The British pop star returns with her most personal record yet, a dazzling force of next-level sounds combined with serious self-examination....

 2019-09-16 09:00 

NY Times

Democrats' Afghan Strategy Sounds Familiar. It's a Lot Like Trump's....

The 2020 Democratic candidates have one major goal for Afghanistan: Get out. They are struggling to differentiate themselves from a president they say has a feckless, isolationist view of American power....

 2019-09-16 09:00 

NY Times

Supreme Court Says Judges Are Above Politics. It May Hear a Case Testing That View....

A new petition asks the court to decide whether Delaware can factor in the political affiliations of judges to try to seek ideological balance on its courts....

 2019-09-16 09:00 

The Atlantic

Does Socialism Need Bernie?...

Democratic socialists across the country disagree on their 2020 strategy....

 2019-09-16 09:00 

Slate Magazine

Is Texas Moving on Guns?...

Possibly—and very, very slowly....

 2019-09-16 07:00 

Washington Post

Eric Trump's Four-Pinocchio claim that the Obamacare website cost more than Trump's border barrier...

The president's son also claimed he was quoting the actor Tim Allen, but that's wrong, too....

 2019-09-16 05:09 

CNN

[ Politics ]

New Kavanaugh claims detonate in heat of 2020 election...

President Donald Trump and Democratic White House hopefuls have plunged into a new battle over Justice Brett Kavanaugh because they have strong incentives to put the Supreme Court at the epicenter of the election....

 2019-09-16 04:34 

The Daily Beast

The 'Couples Therapy' Obsession: How Watching Other Couples Fight Makes Us Feel Better About Ourselves...

Filmmakers Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg break down the juiciest, most addicting show on TV: Showtime's voyeuristic look inside real couples' brutal therapy sessions....

 2019-09-16 04:27 

Washington Post

Trump's rally in New Mexico a bid for an upset next year...

Trump's rally in New Mexico is an early bid for an upset next year...

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