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 2020-01-17 19:03 

CNN

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Chief Justice John Roberts prepares to take the stage for impeachment trial...

Roberts, used to operating away from the cameras, will be in the national spotlight as never before, presiding over the Senate trial of President Donald Trump before an audience of millions....

 2020-01-17 18:43 

Washington Post

Advocates' hopes high as Kansas heads for medical pot debate...

Kansas lawmakers expect this year to have their most serious debate so far on medical marijuana...

 2020-01-17 18:40 

Vox

Amazon's Ring blamed hacks on consumers reusing their passwords. A lawsuit say that's not true....

Plaintiffs suing the company say they created unique passwords but were hacked anyway....

 2020-01-17 18:39 

NBC

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Hillary Clinton tells Democrats to vote for a winner — both popular vote and Electoral College...

Hillary Rodham Clinton has advice for Democratic voters faced with an unsettled field of presidential contenders: pick a winner. Clinton, who won a majority of vote in 2016 election but lost to GOP candidate Donald Trump in the electoral tally, made her c...

 2020-01-17 18:37 

Washington Post

Zimbabwe police raid opposition party offices, seek machetes...

Zimbabwe police have raided the offices of the country's main opposition party, and a spokesman says the officers were looking for machetes...

 2020-01-17 18:36 

NBC

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Pete Buttigieg's endorsement town hall interrupted by climate protesters...

At a town hall in New Hampshire, a group of protesters interrupted former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg's remarks to voice their displeasure that Buttigieg received money from someone who owns an oil company....

 2020-01-17 18:24 

Media Matters

Fox News rushes to downplay GAO report that found Trump broke the law by withholding aid from Ukraine...

On January 16, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a legal opinion that found President Donald Trump broke the law when he froze congressionally approved military aid for Ukraine to pressure the country's president to publicly announce...

 2020-01-17 18:20 

Vox

Eminem's new song "Darkness" tries to enter the mind of the Las Vegas shooter...

The rapper's surprise album, Music to Be Murdered By, features the harrowing gun control anthem at its center....

 2020-01-17 18:18 

Washington Post

Live chat with The Fix: The latest on 2020 and impeachment...

The Washington Post's Aaron Blake will be taking your questions on impeachment and the 2020 election. Join us live on Friday at 12 p.m. ET....

 2020-01-17 18:05 

NBC

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Parnas implicates Trump, Pence, Barr, Perry...

Parnas implicates Trump, Pence, Barr, Perry...

 2020-01-17 18:00 

Daily Kos

Trump's impeachment trial will have McConnell's 'somber,' 'serious' veneer, but will still be a sham...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the Washington Post tells us , wants a "drama-free" impeachment trial, and got what he wanted out of the first day with "a Senate looking somber and serious [...] A Senate that might, as he put it a day ...

 2020-01-17 17:59 

MSNBC

For the impeachment trial, Trump's legal......

Picking the most controversial member of Donald Trump's expanding legal defense team is surprisingly difficult....

 2020-01-17 17:59 

The Atlantic

Arnold Schwarzenegger Is Not Impressed...

Not with Trump, not with the Green New Deal, and not with the Democrats running for president...

 2020-01-17 17:56 

NBC

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Pompeo vows to 'evaluate' possible surveillance of ex-Ukraine envoy...

Pompeo vows to 'evaluate' possible surveillance of ex-Ukraine envoy...

 2020-01-17 17:55 

CBS News

Trump leaves for Mar-a-Lago for the weekend ahead of Senate impeachment trial — watch live stream today...

The Senate impeachment trial is set to begin on Tuesday in Washington....

 2020-01-17 17:53 

Slate Magazine

Washington's Corruption Has Created Another Humanitarian Crisis in Puerto Rico...

The island's earthquakes are its latest manmade disaster....

 2020-01-17 17:51 

The Atlantic

Eminem Tries to Fight Gun Violence While Glorifying It...

The rapper's "Darkness" video steps into the brain of the Las Vegas shooter....

 2020-01-17 17:51 

The New Republic

The Electability Monster Must Be Destroyed...

If this recursive way of thinking about politics captures our imagination, it will imperil America's future....

 2020-01-17 17:51 

The New Republic

"Electability" Is a Poisonous Political Shibboleth...

If this recursive way of thinking about politics captures our imagination, it will imperil America's future....

 2020-01-17 17:50 

Washington Post

Ukraine's president has rejected the resignation of prime minister caught on tape disparaging him...

Ukraine's president has rejected the resignation of prime minister caught on tape disparaging him...

 2020-01-17 17:49 

Crooks and Liars

'Only The Best Lawyers': Trump Hires Starr, Dershowitz, And Ray For Impeachment Trial...

[Above: Senator Pat Leahy says, "I was around to watch Ken Starr prosecute a president in the weakest impeachment case in history, and now he's back to defend a president in the strongest impeachment case in history. That's their choice. But i...

 2020-01-17 17:39 

The Atlantic

Why Twitter May Be Ruinous for the Left...

It's a machine for misunderstanding other people's ideas and identities. How do you even organize that?...

 2020-01-17 17:35 

Slate Magazine

Meet Trump's Deplorable Impeachment Defense Team...

That team includes Jeffrey Epstein's lawyer and a guy who was for impeachment before he was against it....

 2020-01-17 17:30 

Vox

11 US troops were injured in Iran's attack. It shows how close we came to war....
 2020-01-17 17:25 

Daily Kos

ICE to expand private detention facility despite abuses exposed in now public report...

A previously confidential report obtained by NPR continued to find horrific abuses at California's Adelanto Detention Center—an Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility operated by private prison profiteer GEO Group—including keeping d...

 2020-01-17 17:20 

Media Matters

Fox Nation's Tomi Lahren on proposed Virginia gun safety laws: "Stop coming for the Second Amendment" or there will be a civil war in the U.S....
 2020-01-17 17:17 

Washington Post

Trump welcomes LSU Tigers to White House...

President Donald Trump has paid tribute to the Louisiana State University football team, college football's national champions...

 2020-01-17 17:16 

The Daily Beast

Meghan McCain: McSally 'Didn't Earn' the Senate Seat She Inherited From My Dad...

"She didn't win that seat. I think that's important."...

 2020-01-17 17:10 

Slate Magazine

Trump Judges Are Playing Keep-Away With His Tax Returns and Other Financial Records...

The Ways and Means Committee first brought the tax returns case last July....

 2020-01-17 17:10 

Vox

The Women's Marches are shrinking. Their influence isn't....

It's not just about marching anymore — it's about voting....

 2020-01-17 17:08 

Media Matters

Trump's new impeachment defense team has been on Fox News over 350 times in the past year...

On January 17, CNN's Kaitlan Collins and Pamela Brown reported that attorneys Ken Starr, Alan Dershowitz, and Robert Ray are all expected to join President Donald Trump's legal team for his impeachment trial in the United States Senate. The Washin...

 2020-01-17 17:02 

Washington Post

Trump's presentation of changes in black voting is largely ridiculous — but not entirely...

Trump's close to a truth, though only accidentally....

 2020-01-17 17:00 

MSNBC

Friday's Campaign Round-Up, 1.17.20...

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country....

 2020-01-17 17:00 

Washington Post

Live chat with The Fix: The latest on 2020 and impeachment...

The Washington Post's Aaron Blake will be taking your questions on impeachment and the 2020 election. Join us live on Friday at 12 p.m. ET....

 2020-01-17 16:59 

NBC

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Fight for $15 campaign and the SEIU launch joint campaign effort in Michigan, Wisconsin...

The Fight for $15 campaign and the SEIU are launching a door-knocking operation in Michigan and Wisconsin to target black and brown communities that saw drops in voter turnout in 2016....

 2020-01-17 16:57 

Media Matters

Murdoch's flagship Australian newspaper pushes climate denial as devastating bushfires rage...

CNN reported on wildfires raging across Queensland and New South Wales. The article quoted Queensland Fire and Emergency Services official Andrew Sturgess, who called the fires "an historic event" and "an omen if you will, a warning of the fir...

 2020-01-17 16:54 

NBC

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Susan Collins 'likely' to support motion to call witnesses in impeachment trial...

Susan Collins 'likely' to support motion to call witnesses in impeachment trial...

 2020-01-17 16:52 

Washington Post

The Daily 202: Congress shows the ability to legislate through impeachment...

One Senate Republican stands alone in voting against the USMCA trade deal....

 2020-01-17 16:52 

NBC

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History shows Chief Justice John Roberts could cast tie-breaking votes at Trump's impeachment trial...

History shows Chief Justice John Roberts could cast tie-breaking votes at Trump's impeachment trial...

 2020-01-17 16:51 

Mother Jones

What Is There to Say About Ken Starr?...

I've now had my morning corn flakes and . . . I still have nothing to say about Ken Starr. He's certainly bucking for Sean Hannity's title as most egregious partisan hack of the Trump era, though I'm not sure if this move quite gets him in...

 2020-01-17 16:48 

The Daily Beast

Trump Taps Fox News Legal Panel to Defend Him in Impeachment Trial...

"He knew my positions and he asked me to present those arguments [on the Senate floor]," Alan Dershowitz told The Daily Beast....

 2020-01-17 16:44 

Crooks and Liars

Friday News Dump: Don't Worry, It's Only Betty White's Birthday -- And Other News...

When Golden Girl #BettyWhite is trending on Twitter, it has the same effect as when #RBG is trending: "Oh no!" is the universal response. But it's okay, it's Betty's birthday! She's 98: Don't everybody have a heart attack It is...

 2020-01-17 16:44 

Daily Kos

Trump's impeachment defense is heavy on Fox News and Jeffrey Epstein and Twitter has thoughts...

Donald Trump's impeachment defense team got several additions Friday morning and there is SO MUCH to say. Let's start with the new names: Pam Bondi, Alan Dershowitz, Jane Raskin, Robert Ray, Ken Starr. A few of these stand out, to say the least. B...

 2020-01-17 16:43 

MSNBC

Mika and Ginny Brzezinski tackled 'Comeback Careers'...

Mika and Ginny Brzezinski talk about their new book 'Comeback Careers,' which offers advice on reinventing your career after the age of 40....

 2020-01-17 16:41 

Slate Magazine

Was the Warren-Sanders Spat About Sexism, Honesty, or How to Govern?...

Both. But it's also a fight about how to govern....

 2020-01-17 16:40 

NBC

[ Politics ]

History shows Chief Justice John Roberts could cast tie-breaking votes at Trump's impeachment trial...

History shows Chief Justice Roberts could cast tie-breaking votes at Trump's impeachment trial, including for witnesses that Democrats are demanding....

 2020-01-17 16:39 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Rachel to Lawrence: Lev Parnas put Bolton, Pompeo, and others on witness list...

Rachel to Lawrence: Lev Parnas put Bolton, Pompeo, and others on witness list...

 2020-01-17 16:37 

The Daily Beast

Trump Just Hired Jeffrey Epstein's Lawyers...

The men who helped Jeffrey Epstein walk free in a sweetheart plea deal—and allegedly abuse again—are now on Trump's high-powered legal team for his impeachment trial....

 2020-01-17 16:36 

Talking Points Memo

GOP Sen. Facing Tough Election Takes Trumpy Victory Lap After Calling Reporter A Hack...

Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ), who faces a tough election fight in 2020, took a campaign victory lap Thursday after calling......

 2020-01-17 16:34 

Mother Jones

Donald Trump Has a New Lawyer...

I am awake and I just learned that Donald Trump has hired a new lawyer for his impeachment trial. His new lawyer is Ken Starr. I shall now eat breakfast and try to process this. brb....

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