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 2018-08-16 13:01 

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Trump Lawyers Prepared To Take Potential Mueller Subpoena To SCOTUS...

President Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that the President's legal team is already preparing a memo to oppose a......

 2018-08-16 12:47 

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Trump Accuses Gov. Andrew Cuomo Of Having A 'Total Meltdown'...

After New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) made comments about how "America was never that great" on the subject of......

 2018-08-16 12:35 

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Italy Says Death Toll, Already At 39, Will Grow In Genoa Bridge Collapse...

GENOA, Italy (AP) — The death toll from the collapse of a highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa......

 2018-08-16 12:26 

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Trump Gives Impromptu WSJ Interview, Ties Brennan Clearance Decision To 'Witch Hunt'...

As White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders attempted to subdue suspicions that President Trump's decision to revoke the security......

 2018-08-16 12:17 

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343 Outlets Set To Publish Editorials Denouncing Trump's Attacks On Press...

Almost 350 publications of all sizes, from the New York Times to local papers, are set to publish editorials Thursday......

 2018-08-16 11:48 

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Brennan: Trump Pulling My Clearance Is Attempt To 'Scare' Others 'Into Silence'...

As President Donald Trump mulls whether to revoke the security clearance of at least nine other former officials who have......

 2018-08-16 11:47 

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Conway On Husband's Tweets: 'Disrespectful,' 'Violation Of Basic Decency, If Not Marital Vows'...

White House advisor Kellyanne Conway has a complicated relationship with her husband, George, who is a vocal critic of the......

 2018-08-16 11:06 

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FCC Shuts Down Alex Jones' Pirate Flagship Radio Station...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission has shut down a pirate radio station that served as the flagship......

 2018-08-16 11:02 

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Suspect Says Smashing Trump's Star Was 'Right And Just Act'...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man accused of smashing President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame called......

 2018-08-16 10:58 

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Lincoln Library In Debt, Contemplating Selling Off His Top Hat, Bloodied Gloves...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The hunt for auctioneers to settle a $9.7 million debt by selling off parts of a......

 2018-08-16 10:48 

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Senate Report: Government Is Putting Migrant Children At 'Significant Risk'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government has made only incremental improvements to its troubled efforts to care for thousands of migrant......

 2018-08-16 10:02 

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Midwestern Dems Look For Big Midterm Gains After Decade Of Electoral Disaster...

RACINE, WI — As he campaigned for GOP Senate candidate Leah Vukmir on Monday, retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI)......

 2018-08-16 02:38 

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Yes, I Agree...

From TPM Reader JO ... Great job by Tierney and Caitlin covering the Manafort trial. Their dispatches were every bit......

 2018-08-15 23:12 

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Report Done On Boy's Near-Hanging, But Not Released...

CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP) — Almost a year after an 8-year-old biracial boy was nearly hanged, the New Hampshire attorney general's......

 2018-08-15 22:31 

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Report: SEC Subpoenas Tesla About CEO's Buyout Plans...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal is reporting that government regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper......

 2018-08-15 21:27 

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Brennan: Trump Revoking My Clearance Is 'His Way Of Trying To Get Back At Me'...

Former CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday called President Donald Trump's decision to strip his security clearance "part of a......

 2018-08-15 20:42 

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Republicans Flip Out Over Pearl Jam's 'Gory' Poster Depicting Trump Corpse...

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republicans on Wednesday condemned a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames......

 2018-08-15 20:18 

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Trump Revoked Brennan's Clearance Weeks Ago. Sanders Said It Happened 'Today'...

Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday announced President Donald Trump's decision to revoke former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance —......

 2018-08-15 19:04 

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Twitter CEO Calls 'Time Out' The Right Response To Alex Jones' Call To Arms...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Wednesday stood behind his company's decision to temporarily ban conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from the......

 2018-08-15 18:57 

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Trump Strips John Brennan Of Security Clearance...

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced that President Donald Trump is revoking the security clearance of former CIA......

 2018-08-15 18:45 

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Let's Call It What It Is...

Trump blacklists Brennan....

 2018-08-15 18:21 

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Report: Hackers Targeted Dem Opponent Of Putin Darling Rep. Rohrabacher...

The FBI has been investigating a year-long series of successful cyberattack against the campaign of Dr. Hans Keirstead, a Democrat......

 2018-08-15 18:20 

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GOP's Attempt To Remove Chris Collins From Ballot Will Likely End In Court...

Democrats are watching Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) like a hawk, promising to bring legal action if Republicans try to scrub......

 2018-08-15 18:15 

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Trumpian Cognition and the Specter of the Russia Probe...

When I wrote this post about Trump's pre-Twitter, 2011-12 video blog I went back and watched a decent number of......

 2018-08-15 18:02 

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When Sarah Sanders And The ACLU Teamed Up For Voting Rights...

As the midterm elections approach, Republican state officials and lawmakers have stepped up efforts to block students from voting in......

 2018-08-15 17:55 

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WATCH LIVE: White House Press Briefing At 2:00 PM ET...

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is scheduled to deliver an on-camera press briefing at 2:o0 p.m. ET Wednesday.......

 2018-08-15 17:23 

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Manafort's Lawyers Make Their Case...

We haven't heard much from the defense during Paul Manafort's financial crimes trial. Manafort's lawyers didn't call any witnesses or......

 2018-08-15 16:11 

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Prosecution Emphasizes Manafort 'Lied' In Closing Statement...

ALEXANDRIA, VA — Prosecutor Greg Andres completed his closing statement in Paul Manafort's Virginia trial on Wednesday morning, emphasizing to......

 2018-08-15 15:25 

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Closing Arguments Underway In The Manafort Trial...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort lied to keep himself flush with cash and to maintain his luxurious lifestyle when......

 2018-08-15 15:10 

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Kilmeade: Omarosa 'Seems To Have Outsmarted The President'...

"Fox and Friends'" co-host Brian Kilmeade said Wednesday that former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman "seems to have outsmarted......

 2018-08-15 14:55 

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Lewandowski: White House NDAs Probably Not Valid, Enforceable...

Two days after President Trump and senior adviser Kellyanne Conway confirmed the administration's unprecedented practice of making White House staffers sign non-disclosure......

 2018-08-15 14:50 

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Biden Cancels Illinois Dems Appearance Due To 'Doctor's Orders Not To Travel'...

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday cancelled an appearance at an Illinois Democratic event due to "doctor's orders not......

 2018-08-15 14:15 

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Today's Agenda: Manafort Trial, Day 12...

Good morning. The Manafort trial is drawing to a close. Today, we expect each side to make their closing argument.......

 2018-08-15 13:45 

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Twitter Suspends Alex Jones For A Week After CEO Refuses To Ban Him...

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one......

 2018-08-15 12:53 

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EPA To Unveil New Plan Which Reverses Obama-Era Coal Power Plant Regulation...

President Donald Trump's EPA will unveil a plan in coming days that unravels an Obama-era regulation meant to wean the......

 2018-08-15 12:41 

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Report: Treasury May Be Intentionally Crippling Senate Intel Committee Probe...

The Treasury Department has gone to unprecedented lengths to avoid responding to financial record requests and other inquiries related to......

 2018-08-15 12:29 

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Italian Leader Blames Fatal Bridge Collapse On Private Company Greed...

ROME (AP) — Italy's deputy premier, Luigi Di Maio, is blaming the collapse of a major highway bridge in Genoa......

 2018-08-15 12:14 

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Pentagon Spox Under Investigation For Making Aides Run Her Personal Errands...

Chief Pentagon spokeswoman and top aide to Defense Secretary James Mattis Dana White is under investigation by the DOD Inspector......

 2018-08-15 12:08 

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Giuliani Brags About Being Closer To Trump Than Omarosa: 'I Know She's Lying'...

President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani shielded the President from Omarosa Manigault Newman's allegations that he knew about the DNC......

 2018-08-15 11:38 

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'People Are Terrified': White House Braces For Next Omarosa Tape...

White House current and former staffers are living in abiding fear over what might be revealed next as former aide......

 2018-08-15 11:33 

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Omarosa: DeVos Said Black Students Lack 'Capacity To Understand' Her Agenda...

According to former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos chalked up her panned commencement speech at......

 2018-08-15 10:57 

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Despite Allegations, Ellison Easily Wins Minnesota AG Democratic Primary...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rep. Keith Ellison, the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee and first Muslim elected to Congress,......

 2018-08-15 10:48 

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Onetime Teen Mom, Now Celebrated Teacher, Wins US House Primary...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A onetime teen mother who became a celebrated teacher defeated a veteran politician Tuesday in the......

 2018-08-15 10:41 

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Steil, 'Iron Stache' To Face Off For Paul Ryan's Seat In November...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Randy Bryce, a union ironworker known by the nickname "Iron Stache," won Tuesday's Democratic primary in......

 2018-08-15 10:34 

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Trump's Picks, Democrat Diversity Among Primary Winners...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democrats embraced diversity Tuesday in a primary night of firsts, while Republicans in Minnesota rejected......

 2018-08-15 04:27 

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Scott Walker Faces The Toughest Gubernatorial Race Of His Career...

MADISON, WI — Gov. Scott Walker (R) and his Democratic detractors have been in a no-holds-barred brawl for eight years......

 2018-08-15 03:15 

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Vukmir Wins Primary To Face Tammy Baldwin In Wisconsin Senate Race...

Wisconsin state Sen. Leah Vukmir (R) has defeated former Marine Kevin Nicholson (R) for the right to face Sen. Tammy......

 2018-08-15 03:11 

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Tim Pawlenty Goes Down In Minnesota GOP Gubernatorial Primary...

County Commissioner Jeff Johnson has beaten former Gov. Tim Pawlenty in Minnesota's Republican primary for governor, derailing Pawlenty's bid to......

 2018-08-15 02:37 

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Somali-American MN Rep. Poised To Make History In Congress After Primary Win...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The nation's first Somali-American state legislator is poised to set the same historic mark in Congress after......

 2018-08-15 02:26 

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Hallquist Becomes First Transgender Candidate To Win Major Party Nom For Governor...

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Republican Gov. Phil Scott, despite a backlash from his base over gun restrictions he supported, won......

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