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 2018-11-17 20:59 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Will Host Two Rallies For GOP Sen Who Joked About Attending Public Hanging...

President Donald Trump will hold two campaign rallies a week from Monday in support of Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), who......

 2018-11-17 20:50 

Washington Post

Democrats plot response to Trump on immigration amid fears they could go too far...

Democrats are caught in a debate over what kind of immigration system they stand for in the Trump era....

 2018-11-17 20:47 

MSNBC

Rashad Robinson: Stacey Abrams has charted course for how Democrats need to stand up...

Stacey Abrams acknowledged Brian Kemp as Georgia governor-elect, but added 'this is not a speech of concession.' Joy Reid and her panel discuss voter suppression in Georgia and beyond....

 2018-11-17 20:47 

The Daily Beast

Proud Boys Faced Off With Protesters in Philadelphia Holding Signs Praising Hockey Mascot "Gritty"...

Spencer Platt/Getty PHILADELPHIA—Members of the far-right Proud Boys and their allies were vastly outnumbered by protesters at a rally here outside the National Constitution Center on Saturday, the group's first public appearance since New York ...

 2018-11-17 20:33 

MSNBC

Donna F. Edwards: It's important to have leadership that knows what it's doing...

Rep. Nancy Pelosi is being challenged in the race for Speaker of the House by Rep. Marcia Fudge and more. Does Pelosi have the votes to regain the gavel? Joy Reid and her panel discuss....

 2018-11-17 20:30 

Slate Magazine

The Citadel's First-Half Tie Against Alabama Should Count for More Than a Moral Victory...

Saying the Alabama Crimson Tide are the best football team in the country is like describing a Biblical plague as "that bug that's been going 'round." Their margins of victory make North Korean elections look like squeakers, which is why T...

 2018-11-17 20:30 

Vox

Trump skipped Arlington Cemetery on Veterans Day because he was "extremely busy"...

The president reportedly wishes he had a...

 2018-11-17 20:17 

Washington Post

A 'stress test' for the next campaign: Florida recount sets the rules of engagement for the 2020 race...

The exhausting review of ballots in three statewide races did little to alter the dynamic in those contests, but allowed both parties to hone their political and legal strategies....

 2018-11-17 20:13 

MSNBC

Cynthia Alksne: Assange could be indicted for hacking into election...

Julian Assange will be charged according to mistakenly filed court documents, but it remains unclear what those charges will be, and how exactly they may relate to Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. Joy Reid and her panel discuss....

 2018-11-17 20:03 

CNN

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Biden adopts German Shepherd named Major...

Former Vice President Joe Biden has a new four-legged addition to his family: a German Shepherd named Major....

 2018-11-17 19:55 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump to hold rallies in Mississippi on eve of Senate runoff election...

President Donald Trump will hold two campaign rallies in Mississippi to campaign for Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith on November 26, the day before her runoff election against Democrat Mike Espy....

 2018-11-17 19:48 

MSNBC

EXCLUSIVE: Lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Speaks Out on possible criminal charges...

Jennifer Robinson, lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, speaks exclusively with MSNBC's Keir Simmons about his possible arrest as a key figure in Mueller's Russia investigation....

 2018-11-17 19:43 

Washington Post

The Latest: Trump surveys wildfire devastation in California...

President Donald Trump has arrived in Chico, California, as he surveys wildfire devastation...

 2018-11-17 19:39 

NY Times

When Covering Florida Elections Turns Into a Weekslong Endeavor...

Covering Florida elections for the past decade, I became inevitably steeped in the lore of Bush v. Gore....

 2018-11-17 19:36 

Talking Points Memo

Corker: 'Everything Points' To MBS Order In Khashoggi Killing...

Everything points to the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, MbS, ordering @washingtonpost journalist Jamal #Khashoggi's killing. The Trump administration should......

 2018-11-17 19:30 

NY Times

These Americans Are Done With Politics...

The Exhausted Majority needs a break....

 2018-11-17 19:30 

Daily Kos

Amazon HQ2 destroys plan to build 1,500 affordable housing units in New York City...

Blowback has been fierce ever since the announcement that online mega-giant retailer Amazon would be receiving billions of dollars in subsidies to build one of two new headquarters in Long Island City, New York. Besides questions surrounding the company&#...

 2018-11-17 19:23 

ThinkProgress

Trump revives shutdown threats over border wall funding...

The coming weeks "would be a very good time to do a shutdown" to force Congress to approve funding for a physical wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, President Trump said Saturday. The president has already forced the government to shut briefly two...

 2018-11-17 19:17 

Talking Points Memo

Trump: 'This Would Be A Very Good Time' To Shut Down Gov't Over Border Wall Funding...

Trump: "This would be a very good time to do a shutdown" over border wall funding. pic.twitter.com/Dmu5AcBmwj — TPM Livewire......

 2018-11-17 19:16 

Vox

Turkey: Khashoggi's dismembered body possibly carried through Istanbul's airport...

If true, it would show the Saudi operation was far bolder than known to date....

 2018-11-17 19:12 

Washington Post

In defeat, Abrams casts aside traditional expectations...

Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end...

 2018-11-17 19:04 

Mother Jones

There Are Now More Than 14,000 Immigrant Kids in Federal Custody—a New Record...

The number of immigrant children in federal custody has reached an all-time high, with more than 14,000 children currently being held in government facilities, the San Francisco Chronicle first reported Friday. Officials at the Department of Health and Hu...

 2018-11-17 19:03 

Slate Magazine

Trump Says Pence Is "100 Percent Loyal" Amid Reports He's Questioning the VP's Loyalty, Role...

Proving, once again, that President Donald Trump trusts literally no one, in the wake of the midterm elections last week, Trump has reportedly been wondering aloud to aides: Is Mike Pence my guy? Trump was asked point-blank in a press conference last week...

 2018-11-17 19:00 

ThinkProgress

Laura Ingraham lashes out over New York billboard condemning anti-gay group...

"No gays allowed," proclaims a new billboard in Times Square. "STOP Alliance Defending Freedom," smaller letters below the shocking message read. "Learn more at NoGays.org." The billboard is an attempt by the group Citizens for Tra...

 2018-11-17 19:00 

Daily Kos

View from the Left: Trump sunk Republicans in the midterms; we can help him do it again in 2020...

As the final weeks of the 2018 midterms closed in, Donald Trump's desperation was palpable. He was thrashing around about the so-called "caravan" of migrants, ordering U.S. troops to the border, holding impromptu press conferences about execut...

 2018-11-17 18:51 

Crooks and Liars

Joy Reid To Michael Steele: 'Why Did Your Pelosi Strategy Work So Well With Democrats?'...

Watch this AM Joy segment. Former RNC chair Michael Steele, who strategized the original attacks on Nancy Pelosi, is astounded at how well it's still working. "Michael, because you more than anyone elsewhere were the architect, brilliantly so, of ...

 2018-11-17 18:41 

CNN

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Trump: Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen 'not under consideration' for extradition 'at this point'...

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he is not considering extraditing a Turkish cleric who has been blamed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for a failed coup in 2016....

 2018-11-17 18:40 

Vox

The host of You Must Remember This on writing a book as essential as her podcast...

Karina Longworth tells us all about her new book, Seduction, which is one of the best nonfiction reads of the year....

 2018-11-17 18:38 

ThinkProgress

Seb Gorka is hosting a new Sinclair propaganda special about the rise of socialism...

Sebastian Gorka, the former Trump aide with ties to a Hungarian Nazi party, is hosting a new must-run show for Sinclair about the "dangers" of socialism. As Media Matters wrote Friday, the 30-minute special appears to be the first in a multipart s...

 2018-11-17 18:25 

Washington Post

In Mississippi, Republican concern rises over a U.S. Senate runoff that should have been a romp...

Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith has faltered over remarks seen as racially insensitive. Mike Espy, a black Democrat and former congressman, appears poised to take advantage....

 2018-11-17 18:22 

CNN

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Trump offers to help Pelosi secure votes for speaker bid...

President Donald Trump voiced support on Saturday for Rep. Nancy Pelosi's bid for speaker of the House, even offering to help the California Democrat secure votes....

 2018-11-17 18:02 

CBS News

Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says military's job at border is "not to deny access to migrants...

"The tasks that we are providing are in support of the Department of Homeland Security. And nothing that we are doing is illegal," he said...

 2018-11-17 18:00 

The Atlantic

Echo...
 2018-11-17 18:00 

Daily Kos

House Republicans will use some of their last days in power rehashing Hillary Clinton's emails again...

Republicans won't have control of the House for much longer, but by gum they're going to use their final weeks to stir up as many far-right conspiracy theories as possible. The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to subpoena former FBI Director...

 2018-11-17 17:58 

CNN

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Trump on Fla. AG Pam Bondi: 'I'd love to have her in the administration'...

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he would consider Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi for any position in his administration as he weighs making changes to his Cabinet....

 2018-11-17 17:54 

CNN

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President Trump visits California after wildfires...

President Trump visits California to see the aftermath of the deadly wildfires. Follow here for the latest....

 2018-11-17 17:47 

The Atlantic

The Radical Evolution of WikiLeaks...

While the revelation of an apparent indictment against Julian Assange sets an ominous precedent for news organizations, it also serves as a reminder of his group's stark transformation....

 2018-11-17 17:32 

Talking Points Memo

As California Struggles To Locate 1,000 People, Trump Visits...

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump heads to Northern California on Saturday to see firsthand the grief and devastation......

 2018-11-17 17:30 

Daily Kos

Nevada's Cortez Masto makes history again, as first Latina to lead Senate Democrats' campaign arm...

Nevada's Catherine Cortez Masto, who in 2016 made American history as the first Latina to be elected to the United States Senate, has achieved another first in 2018, picked this week to head the Senate Democrats' campaign arm, making her the first...

 2018-11-17 17:28 

Washington Post

Killer wildfire, bar shooting draw Trump to California...

The killer wildfire in Northern California and the recent country-music bar shooting hundreds of miles south are drawing President Donald Trump to the state on Saturday...

 2018-11-17 17:25 

Vox

CIA reportedly concludes that Jamal Khashoggi was killed on the Saudi crown prince's orders...

Anonymous CIA officials say the agency has...

 2018-11-17 17:21 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Trump to visit California wildfire zones after criticizing forest management...

President Donald Trump on Saturday headed to California to visit parts of the state that have been devastated by ongoing wildfires....

 2018-11-17 17:21 

MSNBC

Fmr. Deputy Natl. Security Advisor: The WH knows more than its saying on Khashoggi...

Former Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes breaks down why he thinks the White House may know more than they're saying in regards to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....

 2018-11-17 17:17 

MSNBC

Former Trump Campaign Aide: "Donald's Not Loyal"...

Former Obama Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Philippe Reines and former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg give their altering opinions on Roger Stone and the Russia meetings....

 2018-11-17 17:16 

The Daily Beast

Pamela Anderson: My Open Letter to Australian PM Scott Morrison on Julian Assange...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Dear Prime Minister Morrison, Your comments following my appeal to you on 60 Minutes were disappointing. You trivialized and laughed about the suffering of an Australian and his family. You followed it with smutty, un...

 2018-11-17 17:14 

ThinkProgress

Federal prosecutors confirm Kentucky grocery store victims were killed for being black...

The murders of two black shoppers at a Kentucky grocery store last month were indeed motivated by race-hate, federal prosecutors confirmed this week. Gregory Bush had attempted to gain entry to a prominent black church in the Louisville suburbs shortly be...

 2018-11-17 17:11 

Washington Post

Trump again suggests California mismanaged forests as he heads to fire-damaged state...

The president will meet with firefighters and others responding to the deadliest wildfire in California history...

 2018-11-17 17:08 

MSNBC

"Frankly the evidence is not there," Noah Rothman on Stacey Abram's claims that the Ga. election was illegitimate....

MSNBC contributor Noah Rothman and Brooklyn NAACP President L. Joy Williams debate whether or not Stacey Abrams has plausible evidence in regards to whether or not the Ga. Election was run fairly....

 2018-11-17 17:00 

Daily Kos

Republicans in Mississippi sink low to defend their racism, calling abortion 'black genocide'...

Republicans in Mississippi are unapologetically showing their racism this week. First, Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith made a deplorable comment about happily attending a "public hanging" that she refuses to apologize for—a racist and insensitive r...

 2018-11-17 16:58 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Holds GOP Speaker Votes Over Pelosi's Head: 'I Will Give Her The Votes'...

As House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) continues to count votes for her bid to regain her former title of Speaker......

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