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 2019-11-17 07:24 

CNN

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Schiff calls out Mulvaney for not complying with subpoena to testify...

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff on Saturday again called on White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and others to comply with congressional subpoenas and testify before Congress in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump....

 2019-11-17 07:07 

CNN

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Aide gives first details of Pence call with Zelensky...

An aide to Vice President Mike Pence told lawmakers that she was on a call between Pence and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and that it was...

 2019-11-17 07:03 

CNN

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Ex-NSC official says Trump July 25 call transcript mistakenly moved to classified system...

Tim Morrison, the National Security Council's former senior director for Europe and Russia official, testified earlier this month that he was told the transcript of President Donald Trump's July 25 call with his Ukrainian counterpart was moved to ...

 2019-11-17 06:43 

Crooks and Liars

C&L's Sat Nite Comedy Club With Wanda Sykes...

How's everybody doing? It's an open thread with comedy. Enjoy!...

 2019-11-17 06:07 

Crooks and Liars

Trump Arrives At Walter Reed This Weekend For A 'Surprise' Physical...

Apparently, Donald Trump had a little free time away from one of his golf courses this weekend, so he thought that he'd pop by Walter Reed and get a little head start on his annual physical. At least, that's the story they want you to believe . Tr...

 2019-11-17 05:43 

NY Times

Trump Went for a Medical Checkup That Was Not on His Public Schedule...

The White House said that the president wanted to get a head start on portions of his annual physical exam and that he was in good health....

 2019-11-17 05:17 

Slate Magazine

President Trump Must Immediately Pardon General Frances X. Hummel...

If General Hummel was guilty of anything, it was excess patriotism, plus stealing chemical weapons....

 2019-11-17 05:16 

The Daily Beast

SNL: Jon Hamm's Bill Taylor Brings 'Pizzazz' to Impeachment Hearings...

"Saturday Night Live" turned the proceeding into an overly dramatic soap opera to appease people who found them "boring."...

 2019-11-17 04:23 

Vox

Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards hangs on to his seat in Louisiana...

John Bel Edwards hangs onto his seat as Governor of Louisiana....

 2019-11-17 04:23 

Washington Post

Biden holding Democratic campaign town hall at Vegas school...

Former Vice President Joe Biden brought an alarmist warning to a diverse crowd of Democrats in early-caucus Nevada during a town hall, saying the country is at risk as long as Donald Trump is president....

 2019-11-17 04:19 

CNN

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READ: Transcript of House testimony from Pence aide Jennifer Williams...

The House committees running the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Saturday released the deposition transcript of Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence. Read the transcript below:...

 2019-11-17 04:09 

CNN

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House impeachment deposition transcripts of Jennifer Williams and Tim Morrison released...

House committees conducting the impeachment inquiry released transcripts of closed door depositions of White House adviser Tim Morrison and Pence aide Jennifer Williams....

 2019-11-17 04:06 

NBC

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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards wins re-election in blow to Trump...

Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards was projected Saturday win re-election as Louisiana governor, delivering another blow to President Donald Trump....

 2019-11-17 04:01 

The Daily Beast

Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards Defies Trump Opposition to Win Re-Election in Louisiana...

The Democrat won after Trump visited the state three times to rally for his ouster and throw support behind his Republican challenger....

 2019-11-17 03:58 

CBS News

Louisiana governor election: Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards wins reelection...

The race was closely watched by political observers, as it could be a bellwether for President Trump's electoral chances in 2020...

 2019-11-17 03:57 

Daily Kos

Democrat John Bel Edwards wins a second term as governor of Louisiana...

On Saturday, Democrat John Bel Edwards won a second term as governor of Louisiana by defeating wealthy Republican Eddie Rispone. Edwards is the first Democratic chief executive to claim a second consecutive term since Edwin Edwards in 1975, as well as the...

 2019-11-17 03:36 

CNN

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Trump arrives at Walter Reed to begin 'portions' of annual physical exam...

President Donald Trump is beginning...

 2019-11-17 03:17 

Washington Post

Attorney General Barr accuses Democrats of using oversight powers to try to cripple executive branch...

"The sheer volume of what we see today, the pursuit of scores of parallel investigations through an avalanche of subpoenas, is plainly designed to incapacitate the executive branch,...

 2019-11-17 03:00 

Washington Post

Sanders stars with Biden, Warren absent at California forum...

Bernie Sanders was greeted with a raucous welcome at as convention of California Democrats, as the Vermont senator seeks to capture the biggest prize in next year's presidential primary season...

 2019-11-17 03:00 

Daily Kos

Nuts & Bolts: Inside a Democratic campaign—Governance...

It's another Saturday, so for those who tune in, welcome to a diary discussing the Nuts & Bolts of a Democratic Campaign. If you've missed out, you can catch up anytime: Just visit our group or follow Nuts & Bolts Guide . Every week I tackle issue...

 2019-11-17 02:03 

The Daily Beast

Gordon Sondland Was Texting With Ukrainian Officials on WhatsApp Long Before July 25 Call: WaPo...

The messages are reportedly among the subpoenaed communications the State Department has refused to turn over....

 2019-11-17 02:00 

Daily Kos

Live coverage: Louisiana statewide and legislative runoff elections...

Polls closed at 9 PM ET (8 PM local time) in Louisiana, where runoff elections for governor, secretary of state, and state legislative races are being held. To better understand the returns as they come in, check out our parish-by-parish benchmark guide h...

 2019-11-17 01:49 

Washington Post

Buttigieg surges ahead of his Democratic primary rivals in Iowa, new poll shows...

The South Bend mayor has 25 percent support; Warren, Biden and Sanders are in a three-way tie for second place....

 2019-11-17 01:48 

Washington Post

New Iowa poll shows Buttigieg with a significant lead over Democratic presidential rivals...

The South Bend mayor has 25 percent support; Warren, Biden and Sanders are in a three-way tie for second place....

 2019-11-17 01:39 

NBC

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Buttigieg tops new Iowa poll of Democratic presidential hopefuls...

Buttigieg tops new Iowa poll of Democratic presidential hopefuls as Sen. Elizabeth Warren and ex-Vice President Joe Biden round out the top three....

 2019-11-17 01:27 

Washington Post

The Latest: Castro says he's staying in Democratic race...

Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro says he's not considering dropping out of the race, despite lagging for months in polling and fundraising...

 2019-11-17 01:18 

NY Times

Buttigieg Jumps Out to Lead in Iowa Poll...

Pete Buttigieg jumped out to a surprisingly robust lead in the latest Des Moines Register and CNN poll. Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Joseph R. Biden Jr. were in a statistical tie for second....

 2019-11-17 01:00 

Daily Kos

Researchers study fish nurseries and find seven times more microplastics ... than fish...

Researchers say that coastal fish nurseries are filled with an alarming amount of microplastics. When oceanographer Jamison Gove and his colleagues set out to study larval fish congregating in ocean slicks, "ribbons of calm water that form naturally o...

 2019-11-17 00:51 

The Daily Beast

This Decision Could Be Bigger Than Impeachment...

The Supreme Court has avoided taking sides in what Bill Barr calls a "scorched earth, no-holds-barred war" between Congress and the President. That could end this week....

 2019-11-17 00:43 

The Daily Beast

Prince Andrew: I Didn't Have Sex With Virginia Roberts Giuffre. I Was Eating Pizza....

Prince Andrew told the BBC he didn't have sex with Virginia Roberts Giuffre, had "no recollection" of being photographed with her, and revealed Jeffrey Epstein had been "useful."...

 2019-11-17 00:30 

Washington Post

Warren tries to sell her Medicare-for-all shift to Iowa voters...

At a town hall, Warren said her new plan would get more people insured faster....

 2019-11-17 00:30 

Daily Kos

'Corrupt': Congresswoman shreds The Hill for publishing conspiracy theories as 'opinion' columns...

"I'm not speaking to The Hill anymore. Sorry," Rep. Jackie Speier announced to one of the site's senior writers on Friday. Citing the site's role in advancing baseless claims against former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch—who had ju...

 2019-11-17 00:00 

Daily Kos

New Jersey hits Uber with $650 million bill for back taxes, this week in the war on workers...

New Jersey says Uber owes $650 million in back taxes and interest for misclassifying workers as independent contractors. This isn't coming out of nowhere—in 2015, the state notified Uber it owed $54 million in unemployment and disability taxes. ...

 2019-11-16 23:30 

Daily Kos

Picks of the Week from the Daily Kos Community, Nov. 16 (and our first-ever POTW Challenge!)...

Oooweee, friends. It's been a week. We all know it, so I'll spare you a superficial recap and get right down to business after I recycle this quick explanation of what it is we actually do here at Picks of the Week, cribbed from myself during a we...

 2019-11-16 23:00 

Daily Kos

Spotlight on green news & views: Tucker Carlson and eco-fascism; 100s of koalas perish in fires...

This is the 618th edition of the Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue). Here is the November 9 edition . Inclusion of a story in the Spotlight does not necessarily indicate my agreement with or endorsement of it. OUT...

 2019-11-16 22:45 

MSNBC

Rep. Gallego on Trump Call with Zelenskiy: 'Mob Shakedown'...

After a week of bombshell testimony during the house's public impeachment hearings, next week promises to be no different....

 2019-11-16 22:36 

MSNBC

Memo to Trump: "Get your act together'...

A new report by the FBI shows that although there was a slight dip in hate crimes last year in 2018, violent hate crimes increased, reaching a 16-year high....

 2019-11-16 22:34 

MSNBC

Rep. Yvette Clarke on Impeachment: 'The public will hold the senate accountable'...

A damning week for President Trump, after revealing public impeachment hearing testimonies from distinguished members of the state department....

 2019-11-16 22:30 

Daily Kos

While debating gun safety legislation, senators are interrupted by another school shooting...

In a moment rich with tragic irony, two Democratic senators were engaged in a largely futile debate with their Republican counterparts over whether to strengthen background checks for gun purchases ... when they were interrupted with news of the latest sc...

 2019-11-16 22:26 

Slate Magazine

George Conway Reportedly Tells People His Wife Is in a "Cult"...

Jared Kushner is apparently trying to get Donald Trump to fire Kellyanne Conway to neutralize George Conway's attacks....

 2019-11-16 22:25 

Talking Points Memo

READ: House Intel Releases Transcripts Of Morrison, Williams Testimonies...

The House committees conducting the impeachment inquiry released transcripts Saturday of the closed-door testimonies earlier this month of outgoing National Security......

 2019-11-16 22:19 

CNN

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Senior OMB official Mark Sandy arrives on Capitol Hill for closed-door deposition in impeachment inquiry...

A senior career official at the Office of Management and Budget arrived on Capitol Hill Saturday for his closed-door deposition in the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump....

 2019-11-16 22:06 

CBS News

Pelosi: Trump has "every opportunity to present his case"...

Pelosi told CBS News that "what the president did was so much worse than even what Richard Nixon did"...

 2019-11-16 22:00 

Daily Kos

Nearly 50 cities sue the FCC over move to hand billions to the telecom industry...

Dozens of cities, including Chicago, Los Angeles, and Boston have filed appeals against Ajit Pai's Federal Communications Commission to undo an August proclamation that would greatly hamper how much control localities have over what they can charge ca...

 2019-11-16 21:58 

Vox

Obama says that Americans are seeking "improvement" not "revolutionary" change...
 2019-11-16 21:55 

Washington Post

Senior national security official feared leaks of Trump's call to Ukrainian leader could be damaging...
 2019-11-16 21:46 

MSNBC

House releases transcripts of testimony from Timothy Morrison and Jennifer Williams...

The House has released the transcripts from meetings with Timothy Morrison and Jennifer Williams in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump....

 2019-11-16 21:41 

Washington Post

Senior national security official feared leaks of Trump's call to Ukrainian leader could be damaging...

In his sworn deposition to House investigators, National Security Council official Timothy Morrison said he suggested to NSC lawyers that "we restrict access to the package" — a reference to the July 25 call in which President Trump pressure...

 2019-11-16 21:40 

Talking Points Memo

Jordan Brushes Off Testimony Of Diplomat Who Described Trump-Sondland Call...

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) brushed off the impeachment testimony of David Holmes, an aide to former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine......

 2019-11-16 21:30 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Yovanovitch offers a stirring tribute to the foreign service -- and a warning about its future -- amid attacks...

In the face of attacks from the President of the United States and relative silence from the State Department, former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie...

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