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 2017-03-23 16:00 

MSNBC

Thursday's Campaign Round-Up, 3.23.17... +

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country....

 2017-03-23 15:47 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Democrat: Nunes Apologized For Surprise White House Visit... +

House Intelligence Chair Devin Nunes apologized to committee members after sharing info with White House before them....

 2017-03-23 15:38 

The Atlantic

The Video Game That Claims Everything Is Connected... +

Instead, it shows how individual and unique things really are....

 2017-03-23 15:36 

The Atlantic

Selling What They Preach... +

From Amazon to Apple, from Starbucks to upscale hotel chains, brands are making claims not just about what people should buy, but about what people should be....

 2017-03-23 15:34 

The Atlantic

An Israeli American Teen Has Been Arrested in the JCC Bomb Threats Case... +

Officials have taken a suspect into custody in connection with threatening calls made to Jewish institutions in the U.S. and abroad....

 2017-03-23 15:33 

Crooks and Liars

Whoops! Devin Nunes Realizes His Trip To Trump Backfired... +

House Intelligence Committee Chairman and today's hashtag "fail" Devin Nunes went behind closed doors with his committee this morning and issued an apology for running off to Donald Trump with information he had not even shared with the committee. The gu...

 2017-03-23 15:30 

NY Times

Democrats Willing to Filibuster to Thwart Gorsuch Nomination... +

Judge Neil M. Gorsuch appears to be short, at least for now, of the eight Senate votes he must earn from the Democratic caucus to reach the 60-vote threshold....

 2017-03-23 15:29 

The Atlantic

Trump: When the President Says It, That Means It’s True... +

The commander in chief embraces a peculiar worldview in which bogus claims are retroactively justified and evidence simply conjured into existence....

 2017-03-23 15:23 

NY Times

Lacking Evidence of Voter Fraud, Legislatures Target Its Specter... +

After failing to find widespread voter fraud, Republican state lawmakers are calling for tighter restrictions on voting based on perception of tainted ballots....

 2017-03-23 15:20 

MSNBC

New poll shows Trump slipping further, even a... +

Americans just aren't buying what Donald Trump is selling. It's a problem that's now affecting the president's own far-right base....

 2017-03-23 15:15 

The Atlantic

When Feelings About Money Have Nothing to Do With Actual Finances... +

Republicans say their money situation is looking up, and Democrats report a downturn. But the only thing thats changed is the president....

 2017-03-23 15:11 

Daily Kos

Chuck Schumer is not making any deals, will filibuster Trump's Supreme Court pick... +

Any spineless Senate Democrats considering a deal to confirm Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick, Neil Gorsuch, will most definitely be trying to cut that deal without support from their leadership. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has announced he will...

 2017-03-23 15:06 

Talking Points Memo

The 7 Wildest Moments From Trump's Fact-Free Time Magazine Interview... +

President Donald Trump sat down with Time Magazine on Wednesday for an interview centered on the idea of "truth," which prompted the President to fiercely defend some of the most baseless and bizarre claims he has made both on the campaign trail a...

 2017-03-23 15:06 

The Atlantic

Power Rangers Is Exactly as Silly as It’s Supposed to Be... +

The big-budget reboot of the 90s kids TV show never takes itself too seriously, even as it dials up the teen angst. ...

 2017-03-23 15:00 

ThinkProgress

The effort to filibuster Gorsuch just got a big boost... +
 2017-03-23 14:58 

Talking Points Memo

Schumer Threatens Democrats Will Filibuster Neil Gorsuch Confirmation... +

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced on Thursday that he will oppose President Donald Trump...

 2017-03-23 14:57 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Key Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch... +

The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding another round of hearings Thursday on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, this time with 28 outside witnesses who will testify both for and against him, as two Democrats announced they're voting no on his nomi...

 2017-03-23 14:57 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Nunes apologizes to House Intel Committee, member says... +

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes apologized to committee members Thursday, a Democrat on the panel told reporters, coming the day after Nunes told the public and the President that communications of him and associates may have been collec...

 2017-03-23 14:55 

The Atlantic

A Final, Frantic Scramble for the Republican Health-Care Bill... +

Hours before the vote, President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan are in search of a deal with conservatives to salvage a faltering plan....

 2017-03-23 14:54 

Talking Points Memo

Reports: Koch Groups Promise Money In Exchange For Vote Against GOP Bill... +

Groups funded by the Koch brothers will financially support Republicans who vote against the House GOP...

 2017-03-23 14:50 

Talking Points Memo

Islamic State Claims Responsibility For London Car, Knife Attack... +

LONDON (AP) The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for an attack by a man who plowed an SUV into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death on the grounds of Parliament, and the investigation shifted ...

 2017-03-23 14:49 

ThinkProgress

Border agent allegedly sexually assaulted Guatemalan sisters seeking safety in the United States... +
 2017-03-23 14:49 

MSNBC

Trump's ability to separate fact from...... +

In Trump's mind, he's the president, and he's doing well, because he's the president....

 2017-03-23 14:39 

Talking Points Memo

Relatives: Utah Man Killed In London Attack, Wife Injured... +

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) A statement from the Mormon church issued on behalf of relatives says a Utah man was among those killed in a London attack and his wife was seriously injured. ...

 2017-03-23 14:37 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump defends wild claims: 'I'm president, and you're not'... +

President Donald Trump defended some of the most controversial claims of his young political career in a wide-ranging interview with Time magazine published Thursday, in which he offered a simple and absolute defense of his method: ...

 2017-03-23 14:36 

Talking Points Memo

Nunes: It Was 'Judgment Call’ To Brief Press, Trump First About Surveillance... +

House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes (R-CA) said Thursday that his decision to go to the press and to the White House with fresh intelligence reports before going to his own committee, which is investigating Russias interference in the U.S. elec...

 2017-03-23 14:35 

NY Times

Neil Gorsuch and the War on Terror... +

The Trump administration has released more than 150,000 documents from Judge Neil M. Gorsuch's tenure as a Justice Department official in 2005 and 2006. They show that he was heavily involved in the Justice Department's work dealing with a range o...

 2017-03-23 14:29 

Talking Points Memo

It's ACA Repeal Day (Or Not!), Obama Urges Congress Not To Make Care 'Worse' And Clearing Up Dinosaur Facts... +

Check out Thursday's newsletter!...

 2017-03-23 14:23 

The Atlantic

Is Economic Despair What's Killing Middle-Aged White Americans?... +

Two Princeton economists elaborate on their work exploring rising mortality rates among certain demographics....

 2017-03-23 14:19 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Obama defends signature health care law as GOP seeks repeal... +

Former President Barack Obama defended his signature health care achievement on its seventh anniversary Thursday as the House of Representatives prepares for a major vote to repeal it....

 2017-03-23 14:17 

The Daily Beast

Anti-Putin Exile Gunned Down in the Streets of Ukraine... +

Denis Vornonenko was once part of the Moscow elite. Then he fled Russia and started to speak out against Russian security services. Now hes dead....

 2017-03-23 14:11 

Talking Points Memo

Today's The Day The House Repeals Obamacare ... Or Not!... +

The day the House of Representatives was supposed to vote on a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act dawned in disarray. As of 9 a.m., the vote had not been scheduled. The House Rules Committee had not finished its markup of the bill after 13 hours of ...

 2017-03-23 14:07 

ThinkProgress

Republicans gut essential health benefits, endangering bill in the Senate... +
 2017-03-23 14:05 

MSNBC

Dems take aim at Wall Street lawyer...... +

Donald Trump, who spent months railing against the influence of the financial industry in Washington, wants a Wall Street insider to oversee Wall Street....

 2017-03-23 14:02 

Talking Points Memo

So Much #flail... +

The very latest from our two reporters on the Hill about where things stand this morning on Obamacare repeal. Could be a very late night....

 2017-03-23 14:02 

The Daily Beast

Utah Man Killed in London Attack... +

Wife seriously injured at Westminster....

 2017-03-23 14:00 

Crooks and Liars

Democrats Must Proclaim Trump Presidency Illegitimate... +

Now that Comey has finally come clean and admitted that Trump was and still is under FBI investigation for colluding with Russia during the election, it's time for Democrats to start obstructing. There's no reason to debate or even vote. Anything and ever...

 2017-03-23 13:56 

ThinkProgress

Trump defends three of his biggest lies in new interview... +
 2017-03-23 13:55 

Daily Kos

Why the big rush on Trumpcare? Ryan needs to destroy Medicaid for the big tax cuts to rich later... +

The House of Representatives is now operating under what's actually called "martial law." That means that the rules that say there has to be at least a day between a bill being introduced and being sent to the floor are thrown out. So between now and Mond...

 2017-03-23 13:52 

Talking Points Memo

Hawaii Republican Resigns From Party After Criticizing Trump ... +

HONOLULU (AP) A Hawaii lawmaker who says she was pressured to give up her leadership post at the statehouse after criticizing President Donald Trump resigned Wednesday from the Republican Party. ...

 2017-03-23 13:50 

Daily Kos

Cartoon: Visit the Trumpiest place on Earth, Mar-a-Lago Theme Park!... +

FOLLOW @RubenBolling on the Twitters and a Face Book. JOIN Tom the Dancing Bug's subscription club, the Proud & Mighty INNER HIVE, for exclusive early access to comics, extra comics, other stuff, and other stuff still. GET Ruben Bolling’s new hit bo...

 2017-03-23 13:50 

Talking Points Memo

Rick Perry Decries Election Of First Gay Texas A&M Student President ... +

HOUSTON (AP) U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is suggesting that the election that gave his alma mater, Texas A&M, its first openly gay student body president was "stolen." ...

 2017-03-23 13:49 

MSNBC

Joe Walsh: President Trump, this is a bad...... +

There is a lot of last minute wrangling for GOP votes on the American Health Care Act. Former Representative Joe Walsh, R-IL, joins MSNBCs Stephanie Ruhle to share why he believes the new plan is not a repeal of Obamacare....

 2017-03-23 13:47 

Talking Points Memo

Subject Of 'Frozen Trucker' Case: It's 'Surreal' To Be Topic Of SCOTUS Nomination Hearing... +

DETROIT (AP) During Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch...

 2017-03-23 13:45 

Daily Kos

Dear America, Donald Trump is completely insane... +

That may seem like hyperbole. The use of the word “insane” is something that many people feel strongly about, rightly concerned that turning the word into a casual alternative for “jackass” is a slight to people with genuine mental illness. But no. I don’...

 2017-03-23 13:39 

Talking Points Memo

Police: Man Accused Of Stabbing NY Man To Death Traveled To City To Target Black Men... +

NEW YORK (AP) New York City officials are calling the death of a black man who they say was repeatedly stabbed with a sword by a white U.S. Army veteran from Baltimore, "an assault" on the city...

 2017-03-23 13:39 

Talking Points Memo

GOP Rep: Health Bill Is 'Probably A Little Short' On Votes In The House... +

A Republican congressman expressed some dismay at the state of the White Houses preferred bill to replace Obamacare Thursday, saying his head is going to explode if one more senator tells him its dead on arrival....

 2017-03-23 13:38 

MSNBC

TIME puts spotlight on Trumps falsehoods... +

Donald Trumps interesting relationship with the truth is this weeks cover story for TIME magazine. TIMEs Washington Bureau Chief, Michael Scherer conducted that interview with Trump. He joins MSNBCs Stephanie Ruhle to discuss....

 2017-03-23 13:37 

The Atlantic

Measuring College (Un)affordability ... +

As many as 95 percent of schools are out of reach for low-income students....

 2017-03-23 13:36 

Talking Points Memo

Ahead Of Vote, Obama Urges GOP Not To Make Health Care System ‘Worse’... +

Just hours ahead of the Houses Thursday vote to gut and replace the Affordable Care Act, former President Barack Obama marked his signature health care law...

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