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 2018-06-18 02:42 

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"A Deep and Visceral Hatred", The Timeline...

Over recent days I've been noting abundant evidence from the DOJ Inspector General's report, Rep. Devin Nunes and other sources......

 2018-06-17 21:39 

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First Lady Calls On 'Both Sides' To Change President's Own Family Separation Policy...

A spokesperson for first lady Melania Trump called on "both sides" of the political aisle to address the Trump administration's......

 2018-06-17 19:41 

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Hundreds Of Children Wait In Border Patrol Facility In Texas...

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Hundreds of children are waiting away from their parents inside a Border Patrol holding facility in......

 2018-06-17 18:49 

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Schiff: Nunes Didn't Share FBI Agents' Tip About Clinton Emails On Weiner Laptop...

House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA) said Sunday he hadn't heard at the time that FBI agents had......

 2018-06-17 17:48 

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Conway Falsely Says 'Congress Has To Act' To End Trump's Family Separation Policy...

The White House on Sunday continued to lie and evade about its new policy of splitting up migrant families at......

 2018-06-17 17:33 

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Schiff: First We Heard About Leaks To Nunes...

Fascinating but unsurprising. Rep. Adam Schiff says it's the first he's heard of the "good FBI agents" immediately leaking news......

 2018-06-17 14:55 

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Giuliani: Mueller Probe Defendants 'Not Excluded' From Presidential Pardons...

After saying that President Donald Trump "is not going to issue pardons in this investigation," and that he would advise......

 2018-06-17 14:49 

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Stunning Brexit/Farage/Russia Revelations...

Big states have big ambitions. The backdrop to what we call the "Trump/Russia4; story is how Russia has suborned a......

 2018-06-17 14:25 

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WaPo: Stone Met During Campaign With Russian National Offering Clinton Dirt...

Despite his past claims to the contrary, Trump confidante Roger Stone did in fact meet with a Russian national during......

 2018-06-17 13:29 

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Trump To Nominate OMB Official To Lead Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump intends to nominate an associate director at the Office of Management and Budget to......

 2018-06-17 13:19 

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1 Dead, 20 Injured In Shooting At New Jersey Arts Festival...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Shooting broke out at an all-night art festival in Trenton, New Jersey, early Sunday, sending people......

 2018-06-16 20:41 

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Trump Congratulates Hungary's Authoritarian PM On Re-Election...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is congratulating Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary on his recent re-election. The White......

 2018-06-16 20:28 

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NYT: Clashes Within Trump Admin Ensue As Border Separation Policy Draws Ire...

The Trump administration is privately having "considerable unease" amid mounting public furor over their policy of separating migrant parents from......

 2018-06-16 19:52 

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More Evidence of the Critical Failure of the IG Report...

Yesterday I posted this lengthy post about a critical shortcoming in the 2016 election IG Report. Despite specifically being to......

 2018-06-16 17:37 

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McCain Adapts To Trump Era With Tweets Incorporating His Maverick Ways...

PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. John McCain's legacy was thrust into focus nearly one year ago when he announced his brain......

 2018-06-16 17:23 

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Pope Francis: Abortion Is 'White Glove' Equivalent To Nazi-Era Eugenics Program...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis denounced abortion on Saturday as the "white glove" equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program......

 2018-06-16 15:57 

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Connecticut Elementary School Named In Honor Of Obama...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A new Connecticut elementary school will be named after former President Barack Obama. New Haven......

 2018-06-16 15:51 

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California Appeals Court Reinstates Right-To-Die Law...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A state appeals court has reinstated — at least for now — California's law allowing terminally......

 2018-06-16 15:22 

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Trump: IG Report 'Destroys Comey And His Minions' Who Started 'Witch Hunt'...

In a Saturday morning tweet, President Donald Trump continued railing against former-FBI director James Comey and his "minions" Peter Strzok......

 2018-06-16 14:13 

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Trump: 'Bad Photos (Implying Anger)' At G7 By 'Fake News Media' Are 'WRONG!'...

President Donald Trump kicked off his weekend by attempting to dispel the G-7 summit drama last week when he refused to......

 2018-06-16 13:33 

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Trump Frustrated That He's Not Earning Enough Praise For North Korea Deal...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his deal with North Korea's Kim Jong Un will save tens of millions......

 2018-06-16 00:27 

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There's Something Fatally Wrong in the IG Report on the FBI and DOJ...

A few weeks ago I explained in a post that the reason the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails was so......

 2018-06-15 21:01 

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Ex-Cambridge Analytica Staffers Quietly Working For Trump 2020 Campaign...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A company run by former officials at Cambridge Analytica, the political consulting firm brought down by a......

 2018-06-15 20:56 

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Nunes: FBI Agents Leaked Clinton Info to Me...

In light of the fact that the Inspector General's report ignored the questions about anti-Clinton bias in the FBI's New......

 2018-06-15 20:40 

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Will Donald Trump's Cheapness Cause Cohen To Flip? And Other News: Your Prime Week In Review...

Happy weekend, Prime subscribers! Here's what happened in Prime this week. On Thursday, before the Department of Justice's Inspect General's......

 2018-06-15 20:29 

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Scott Pruitt Is Our Duke Of The Week...

For those tracking our weekly list of VIPs and their unscrupulous behavior, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt could handily......

 2018-06-15 19:35 

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This Week: Manafort Goes To Jail Over Witness Tampering...

Paul Manafort, chairman of Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, was sent to jail on Friday by a federal judge. Manafort......

 2018-06-15 19:13 

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Lotta Discoverin'...

The government has recovered 731 pages of encrypted text messages from the devices seized from Michael Cohen from WhatsApp......

 2018-06-15 19:07 

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Giuliani: Mueller Probe Could Get 'Cleaned Up' By Presidential Pardons...

On the heels of Paul Manafort being sent to jail, Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani hinted Friday that anyone convicted as......

 2018-06-15 19:00 

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Judge Wrestles With Who Should Get Sensitive Info In Russian Troll Case...

A federal judge in Washington expressed concern Friday morning about giving a Russian company charged with conspiring to influence the......

 2018-06-15 18:45 

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2000 Migrant Minors Separated From Families At Border Over 6-Week Period...

WASHINGTON (AP) — About 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the border over a six-week period during......

 2018-06-15 18:22 

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Trump Attacks Judge's 'Very Unfair' Decision To Jail Manafort Before Trial...

President Trump decried on Twitter the "tough sentence" handed down to Paul Manafort Friday — an apparent reference to a......

 2018-06-15 17:41 

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Rand Paul's Neighbor Gets 30 Days In Prison For Attack Over Yard Waste...

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul's neighbor has been sentenced to 30 days in prison for attacking......

 2018-06-15 17:11 

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DNC Pushes 2020 Convention Date Up To Mid-July...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have set their 2020 presidential nominating convention for the middle of July. Democratic National Committee Chairman......

 2018-06-15 17:07 

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Cohen on the Edge...

I wanted to share some background information on just what's happening with Michael Cohen. CNN is reporting that Michael Cohen......

 2018-06-15 17:01 

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Pruitt Used Office To Get His Daughter White House Internship, Into Law School...

As has become an often-repeated theme, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is again being accused of using his post for personal......

 2018-06-15 16:40 

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Important, Under-The-Radar Stories...

Once a week, TPM's Matt Shuham is rounding up examples of the administration's abuse of power, conflicts of interest, and......

 2018-06-15 16:19 

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How To Improve Your Home Security From Your Smartphone, For Under $50...

Robbers, prowlers, cat burglars — call 'em what you want, but none of them are welcome in your home. Household......

 2018-06-15 16:02 

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BREAKING: Judge Sends Manafort To Jail After Revoking His Bail...

A federal judge Friday revoked the bail of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and ordered him taken into custody......

 2018-06-15 15:51 

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BREAKING: Manafort Sent To Jail...

The Judge had enough, sends Manafort to jail....

 2018-06-15 15:40 

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CNN: Cohen Signaling Willingness To Cooperate With Feds...

Michael Cohen is telling his friends and family he may cooperate with federal prosecutors investigating him for possible financial crimes,......

 2018-06-15 15:29 

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Big Picture, Folks, Big Picture...

Sometimes it is important to step back and see the larger picture. On Fox News this morning, President Trump called......

 2018-06-15 15:23 

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WATCH: Manafort Arrives In DC Court For Bail Hearing (VIDEO)...

Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort arrived at federal court Friday morning for a hearing on whether his bail should......

 2018-06-15 15:21 

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Manafort's Immediate Fate About To Be Decided...

Tierney Sneed reports in from the federal courthouse in D.C. where a judge is considering whether to revoke former Trump......

 2018-06-15 15:18 

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McConnell Wants Mueller Probe To 'Wrap Up,' Falls In Line With Trump...

Going a step further than he has before, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that it's time to "wrap......

 2018-06-15 15:13 

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'This Is Not America': Outrage Spreads Over Trump Mural At Migrant Children Facility...

Lawmakers, advocates and journalists are outraged at the the mural of President Donald Trump at a holding center for migrant......

 2018-06-15 15:05 

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DOJ: Journos Wined And Dined FBI Staff, Gave Them Tix To Sports Events...

Journalists wined and dined FBI employees and gave them perks like tickets to sporting events, according to the report released......

 2018-06-15 14:48 

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SD Deputy Fired Minute After Defeating Boss In Election Offered Temporary Job...

TYNDALL, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota sheriff's deputy who was fired by his boss after defeating him in a......

 2018-06-15 14:35 

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Trump 'Hates' Families Being Parted At Border, Insists Dems Must Change Law...

President Donald Trump said Friday that he "hates" migrant parents being separated from their children at the U.S.-Mexico border and......

 2018-06-15 14:17 

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China Retaliates Against Trump Tariffs By Imposing Penalties Of 'Same Scale'...

BEIJING (AP) — China's government said Friday it will retaliate for U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff hike on Chinese goods......

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