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 2020-02-19 04:42 

CNN

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Buttigieg tells voter worried about 'socialist' Sanders losing to Trump: 'I share that concern'...

Pete Buttigieg agreed with a voter here in Nevada on Tuesday who said he worries that...

 2020-02-19 04:25 

NBC

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Attorney General William Barr said to have considered resigning over Trump tweets...

Attorney General William Barr is said to have considered resigning over President Donald Trump's continued messages on Twitter about the Justice Department....

 2020-02-19 04:11 

Washington Post

Democratic senator is criticized by Trump, GOP after meeting with Iran's foreign minister...

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) defended the meeting with Javad Zarif, saying...

 2020-02-19 04:09 

MSNBC

Trump issues pardons, calls himself nation's top law enforcement official...

The president has pardoned and commuted the sentences of 11 different people including a fmr. contestant on Trump's reality TV show and someone who frequently talked glowingly about him on FOX News....

 2020-02-19 04:03 

Washington Post

Buttigieg hits back at Trump, Limbaugh over homophobic attacks...

Buttigieg said the president and the conservative radio host are unfit to lecture "anybody on family values."...

 2020-02-19 04:00 

Daily Kos

The Boy Scouts of America declare bankruptcy following thousands of alleged sexual abuse lawsuits...

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) declared bankruptcy Tuesday after thousands of former scouts pursued lawsuits against the nonprofit organization following several states extending their statute-of-limitations rules. Thousands of former scouts across the n...

 2020-02-19 03:55 

CNN

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The Point: Here's the secret to getting a Trump presidential pardon...

President Donald Trump runs his White House (and his life) by two simple principles:...

 2020-02-19 03:49 

MSNBC

Fmr. federal prosecutor: Trump uses his pardons as a signal to associates...

Joyce Vance tells Lawrence O'Donnell that Trump uses pardons and commutations like the ones he just granted as a means of signaling to his criminal friends that he will take care of them if they don't testify against him....

 2020-02-19 03:49 

CNN

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Greater Idaho: Rural conservatives in Oregon look to join Idaho...

Some residents in Oregon are fed up with living under Democratic control of their state government and have launched a ballot initiative campaign to join Republican-led Idaho....

 2020-02-19 03:42 

MSNBC

Fmr. federal prosecutor: Trump 'doing what predators do,' that's 'grooming his victims'...

Barbara McQuade argues to Lawrence O'Donnell that Trump's new round of commutations and pardons is to desensitize "the public to this idea that corruption is not a big deal" so it'll be more palatable when Trump decides to pardon his c...

 2020-02-19 03:38 

Washington Post

Sanders rejects Ocasio-Cortez's suggestion on health-care compromise...

In a rare break with a prominent supporter, the senator says his "Medicare-for-all' plan is already a compromise....

 2020-02-19 03:37 

Washington Post

Tiffany takes GOP primary for Duffy seat...

State Sen. Tom Tiffany has won a Republican primary in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy in northern Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District...

 2020-02-19 03:34 

CNN

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North Carolina appeals court blocks voter ID law...

North Carolina's Court of Appeals on Tuesday blocked the state's new voter ID law from taking effect, a move that will likely prevent it from being in place in time for the 2020 elections....

 2020-02-19 03:30 

Daily Kos

This company offers free clothes to women candidates running for office...

Whether you're interviewing for a job, running for office, or even giving a presentation in class, what you wear really does matter. For a variety of reasons, including racism, ableism, fatphobia, and other biases, this is an unfair standard and an ou...

 2020-02-19 03:25 

NBC

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Blagojevich thanks president for setting him free: 'I'm a Trump-ocrat'...

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich thanked President Trump after he was released from prison Tuesday after the president commuted his sentence....

 2020-02-19 03:20 

CBS News

Barr has considered quitting over Trump's tweets about Justice Department...

A Justice Department spokesperson said Barr "has no plans to resign."...

 2020-02-19 03:16 

CNN

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Trump makes empty slams on Obama economy...

His reelection bid accelerating, President Donald Trump has again seized credit for an economic turnaround, claimed record job creation and accused his predecessor of a...

 2020-02-19 03:11 

MSNBC

Lawrence and Rachel question reports that Barr might leave DOJ over Trump tweets...

Lawrence O'Donnell and Rachel Maddow react with skepticism to new reporting that suggests Barr is considering resigning over Trump's tweets about DOJ investigations, believing that this is more of a public relations campaign for Barr than an actua...

 2020-02-19 03:08 

CNN

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Analysis: Why Bernie Sanders is the current favorite for the Democratic nomination...

The Democratic presidential race is about to enter hyper speed -- and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is currently in the driver's seat....

 2020-02-19 03:00 

Daily Kos

Warren says Bloomberg at debate will show 'how we each take on a egomaniac billionaire'...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren and her supporters have been pushing online to get out their campaign's message now that the traditional media has decided that there can be no more than one lefty candidate. On Monday, Presidents Day, Warren supporters were able...

 2020-02-19 02:55 

Washington Post

Who did Trump pardon or grant clemency to?...

President Trump granted pardons to seven people and granted clemency to another four, including former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich and a former New York police commissioner Bernie Kerik....

 2020-02-19 02:54 

Washington Post

AP source: Barr tells people he might quit over Trump tweets...

Attorney General William Barr has told people close to him he's considering quitting his post after President Donald Trump wouldn't heed his warning to stop tweeting about Justice Department cases...

 2020-02-19 02:49 

Washington Post

AP source: Attorney General William Barr has told people close to him he's considering quitting over Trump's tweets...

AP source: Attorney General William Barr has told people close to him he's considering quitting over Trump's tweets...

 2020-02-19 02:34 

Washington Post

Sanders to seek partial recount in Iowa as margin narrows to a sliver...

Recanvass shrinks Pete Buttigieg's lead on state delegate equivalents from 2.774 to 0.08....

 2020-02-19 02:31 

Slate Magazine

Trump Pardons the Crimes He Would've Committed...

Just wait until you hear about the sex cult and dirt transferring station....

 2020-02-19 02:30 

Slate Magazine

Bloomberg Is the Crisis, Not the Cure...

Trump has severely damaged American democracy. Bloomberg would finish it off....

 2020-02-19 02:30 

Daily Kos

NBC News/Wall Street Journal erase Elizabeth Warren in their new national poll...

You can't make this stuff up: A new NBC News/ Wall Street Journal poll chose five Democratic candidates to test against Donald Trump in a new national poll. Elizabeth Warren, who is tied for third in the poll, wasn't one of them. Instead, the outl...

 2020-02-19 02:27 

CNN

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Trump says he has 'total confidence' in Barr...

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he has...

 2020-02-19 02:25 

The Daily Beast

Russian Intelligence Recruited Mexican Man to Spy on FBI Informant in Miami, Feds Say...

Hector Alejandro Cabrera Fuentes was tasked with locating the car of an informant who provided information on Russian intelligence to the U.S....

 2020-02-19 02:12 

Washington Post

Bloomberg would sell business interests if elected president...

A top campaign adviser says Mike Bloomberg would sell the financial data and media company that bears his name if elected U.S. president...

 2020-02-19 02:11 

Washington Post

Post-impeachment, Trump declares himself the 'chief law enforcement officer' of America...

Through pardons and tweets, Trump has directly intervened in an array of criminal matters, alarming legal experts who say his actions undermine confidence in the rule of law....

 2020-02-19 02:04 

CNN

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Democratic senator: Zelensky has no plans to meet with Giuliani...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told US senators last week he has no plans to meet with President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, according to one of the senators who sat down with Zelensky....

 2020-02-19 02:03 

MSNBC

Sen. Brian Schatz on whether we can trust Trump to handle coronavirus...

Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI): "To the extent we've been fortunate with this disease is because of its epidemiology, not because of some sort of coordinated response from the government."...

 2020-02-19 02:00 

Daily Kos

The Diamond Princess now has more cases of COVID-19 than everywhere else outside China combined...

The number of COVID-19 cases reported in China is now lower than it has been since the end of January. Laboratory-tested cases peaked around Feb. 5, but now the total of all cases—both lab-confirmed and clinically diagnosed—has slipped below 2...

 2020-02-19 01:51 

CNN

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Trump pardons former New York police commissioner Bernie Kerik...

President Donald Trump has pardoned former New York police commissioner Bernie Kerik, he announced at Joint Base Andrews on Tuesday....

 2020-02-19 01:51 

MSNBC

How Trump handled the last global health crisis...

Can we trust Trump to handle coronavirus? His response to the Ebola outbreak in 2014—and his recent comments—don't offer much reason for optimism....

 2020-02-19 01:37 

CNN

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Trump is once again weighing commuting Blagojevich's prison sentence...

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday he's commuted the prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich....

 2020-02-19 01:32 

Washington Post

Bloomberg to go face to face against rivals after ad blitz...

For Mike Bloomberg, the one-way conversation with Democratic voters is about to end...

 2020-02-19 01:30 

Daily Kos

Kansas Republican holding health care for 150,000 people hostage for her U.S. Senate campaign...

Kansas is poised to finally accept Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, through an agreement achieved by Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly and Sen. Jim Denning, the Republican leader of the state Senate. This would be very good news for the 9% of K...

 2020-02-19 01:29 

MSNBC

Rep. Maxine Waters on what Democrats can do about an 'out of control' President...

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA): "He is going to get revenge. He is going to show you that there are no limits to the presidential power."...

 2020-02-19 01:26 

CNN

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Intel lawyer who initially blocked Ukraine whistleblower complaint from Congress set to resign...

The top intelligence community lawyer whose initial decision to block the Ukraine whistleblower complaint from reaching Congress helped set off the House impeachment inquiry, will resign from his post, a spokesperson for the Office of the Director of Nati...

 2020-02-19 01:22 

Washington Post

Bloomberg's debate debut set to shake up Democratic primary...

Billionaire Mike Bloomberg is making his debate debut as six Democrats face off in Nevada for a presidential debate that could fundamentally change the direction of the party's 2020 nomination fight...

 2020-02-19 01:16 

MSNBC

'King Trump?': Hear the chilling moment a professor saw Trump's impact on her law...

NYU Law Professor Melissa Murray shares a sobering story on "The Beat with Ari Melber" about her students "jaded and cynical" reaction to the "prospect of justice."...

 2020-02-19 01:08 

Crooks and Liars

Out-of-Control Trump Declares Himself 'Chief Law Enforcement' Officer...

Jim Acosta's report here depicts a president utterly out of control, living completely outside reality and giving us all a taste of what is yet to come if we do not remove this man from the White House in November. After pardoning the likes of Rod Bla...

 2020-02-19 01:04 

MSNBC

'The law is going to come after him': Obama Lawyer warns 'lawless' Trump after Pardons...

In the latest installment of "Opening Arguments", former Acting U.S. Solicitor General, Neal Katyal discusses Trump's "lawless" and "unprecedent"; pardon of his "friends" and "campaign contributors." Katyal argue...

 2020-02-19 01:04 

NBC

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Bloomberg would sell company if elected, campaign says...

Bloomberg built his company from scratch, and it now employs an estimated 20,000 people...

 2020-02-19 01:01 

CNN

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California's Obamacare signups rise after state requires coverage, enhances subsidies...

California has reversed several years of slipping sign ups on its Affordable Care Act exchange....

 2020-02-19 01:00 

MSNBC

Chris Matthews on 2020 Dems: The shape of the field determines the winner...

With the crowded Democratic field, Chris has a prediction for who can grab the most votes in the battle for the nomination....

 2020-02-19 01:00 

Daily Kos

McConnell trolls on Supreme Court vacancies, again...

This has been screamingly obvious since forever, or at least since Moscow Mitch McConnell stole a Supreme Court seat from President Barack Obama, but the Senate majority leader has once again confirmed that he has different rules when a Republican is pres...

 2020-02-19 00:59 

Washington Post

The Latest: Sanders pledges to take on NRA if he's president...

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is pledging to take on the NRA if he's elected president...

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