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 2018-02-22 16:30 

MSNBC

Asked to reject NRA money, Rubio avoids......

Marco Rubio has supported the NRA, and the NRA has supported him right back. Some of his constituents want to know if the relationship will continue....

 2018-02-22 16:26 

CNN

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The politics of fear is withering in Africa (Opinion)...

The growing resilience of people standing up against repression and demanding respect for human rights is a cause for hope in uncertain times, Netsanet Belay says....

 2018-02-22 16:24 

CNN

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Pence addresses gun debate by touting school safety at CPAC...

Vice President Mike Pence told the audience at a conservative gathering outside Washington on Thursday that the...

 2018-02-22 16:12 

Washington Post

Pence: 'We stand up to murderous dictatorships'...

Vice President Pence criticized the North Korean regime during his address to the Conservative Political Action Conference on Feb. 22....

 2018-02-22 16:08 

Washington Post

Pence celebrates 'a year of promises made and promises kept' at CPAC...
 2018-02-22 16:04 

Talking Points Memo

NRA Spox Doesn't Hold Back In CPAC Speech: Media 'Love Mass Shootings'...
 2018-02-22 16:03 

Washington Post

Pence says school and student safety is 'our top national priority'...

While addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference on Feb. 22, Vice President Pence promised to make school safety...

 2018-02-22 16:02 

Washington Post

Trump wants to ban bump stocks, ATF doesn't know if it can...

President Donald Trump is telling his Justice Department to ban rapid-fire bump stock devices like those used in last year's massacre in Las Vegas. But some officials in the department are not sure they can....

 2018-02-22 15:52 

Washington Post

Dana Loesch's full CPAC address...

National Rifle Association spokesperson Dana Loesch spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 22, in the wake of the Florida high school shooting....

 2018-02-22 15:47 

Talking Points Memo

Trump: People Just Don't Get That NRA Heads Are 'Great American Patriots'!...
 2018-02-22 15:47 

MSNBC

Trump struggles to defend push for armed......

Trump wants the public to believe he "never said 'give teachers guns.'" He also wants the public to believe it would be awesome if we had militarized teachers....

 2018-02-22 15:44 

Washington Post

Dana Loesch: 'Legacy media loves mass shootings'...

National Rifle Association spokesperson Dana Loesch attacked the media coverage of gun violence at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Feb. 22....

 2018-02-22 15:42 

Talking Points Memo

True Colors...
 2018-02-22 15:40 

NY Times

N.R.A. Chief, Facing Gun Control Push, Offers Ardent Defense of 2nd Amendment...

Wayne LaPierre, the N.R.A. chief, delivered remarks to the annual Conservative Political Action Conference....

 2018-02-22 15:39 

CNN

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Rubio says banning semiautomatic rifles is 'well outside' mainstream...

Sen. Marco Rubio is defending his stance against a ban on semiautomatic rifles after he signaled an openness to limited gun control measures at a CNN town hall on school shootings....

 2018-02-22 15:38 

NY Times

How the N.R.A. Keeps Federal Gun Regulators in Check...

The A.T.F.'s weakened political position is partly because the N.R.A. has long used its sway to hobble the agency as well as because of a dearth of leadership and resources....

 2018-02-22 15:38 

Talking Points Memo

DC To Pay $3.5M To Family Of Unarmed Black Motorcyclist Shot, Killed By Cop...
 2018-02-22 15:35 

NY Times

U.S. Says Troops Can Stay in Syria Without New Authorization...

Even after ISIS is substantially defeated, the Trump administration will allow troops remain in Syria indefinitely without new congressional authorization....

 2018-02-22 15:35 

ThinkProgress

NRA spokeswoman claims shooting survivors wanted to 'burn her'...

NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch claimed on Thursday that the crowd of shooting survivors in attendance at CNN's gun control town hall on Wednesday night had threatened to hurt her, forcing her to flee the event with her husband to avoid any danger. "I...

 2018-02-22 15:28 

MSNBC

Hugh Hewitt: "emotion doesn't drive legislation, persuasion does."...

The annual meeting of conservatives, CPAC, kicks off today. NBC's Hugh Hewitt discusses how they might address the ongoing gun debate and why we should stay specific when talking potential gun legislation....

 2018-02-22 15:25 

The Gateway Pundit

I Am Jim Hoft's Twin Brother What CPAC and the Liberal Media Are Doing to Jim Is Deplorable...

Guest post by Joe Hoft This past year I watched as liberal demons attacked my brother, Jim, the Gateway Pundit, from all directions. Liberals have hated Jim for years because he is so effective but this past year they took it to another level. The most sh...

 2018-02-22 15:25 

Daily Kos

NRA Dana Loesch and Marco Rubio show that there are genuine 'insane monsters'...

On Wednesday night CNN had a Townhall-style debate in which NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch appeared to scowl at grieving parents and prove once and for all that the organization she represented was exactly as awful as it seems. No matter what approach was m...

 2018-02-22 15:22 

NBC

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NRA's Wayne LaPierre: Democrats put politics ahead of school safety...

NRA President Wayne LaPierre told CPAC that gun control advocates care more about limiting liberty than protecting kids....

 2018-02-22 15:17 

MSNBC

Trump: If "sicko shooter" knows teachers are armed, they won't attack...

President Trump unleashes a tweet storm on why there should be guns in schools. Stephanie Ruhle discusses with the panel: Washington Post National Political Reporter and Moderator of Washington Week on PBS Robert Costa, The Washington Post's Ashley Pa...

 2018-02-22 15:15 

CNN

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NRA's Dana Loesch: 'Many in legacy media love mass shootings'...

A National Rifle Association spokeswoman argued Thursday that...

 2018-02-22 15:12 

Washington Post

Rep. Tenney: Many mass murderers are 'Democrats'...

Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-N.Y.) claimed in a radio interview Feb. 21 that "so many" people who commit mass murders "end up being Democrats."...

 2018-02-22 15:12 

ThinkProgress

Dana Loesch deceives shooting survivors about the NRA's real positions...

If you just listened to what National Rifle Association national spokesperson Dana Loesch said on Wednesday's CNN Town Hall on gun violence, you might think that the NRA's positions on background checks and bump stocks are quite reasonable. The Te...

 2018-02-22 15:10 

Washington Post

LaPierre calls for more protection and guns at schools...

National Rifle Association chief executive Wayne LaPierre on Feb. 22 echoed calls from President Trump and advocated for more protection and armed guards or teachers at schools....

 2018-02-22 15:07 

Talking Points Memo

What We're Watching: Feb. 22, 2018...
 2018-02-22 15:07 

Bill O'Reilly

Trump Ready To Move On Guns?; Student Protests Across USA...

Our roundup of today's news for your perusal. Mueller Team: Republicans Not Welcome! One Newspaper's Slander USA Thrilled, Canada In Grief...

 2018-02-22 15:05 

CNN

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Trump defends NRA amid gun law debate...

President Donald Trump defended the National Rifle Association on Thursday as a nationwide debate boils on gun control....

 2018-02-22 15:05 

The Gateway Pundit

Angry Students Storm Governor's Office, Chant "Where's Rick Scott?!" ...He Was at Shooting Victim's Funeral (VIDEO)...

Angry high school students were driven over to the governor's office in Tallahassee on Wednesday. The kids stormed the Florida governor's office and started chanting, "Where's Rick Scott?!" Happening Now: Students chant 'Where is R...

 2018-02-22 15:04 

Washington Post

NRA leader attacks media response to Florida school shooting...

National Rifle Association chief executive Wayne LaPierre addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference on Feb. 22, in the wake of the Florida high school shooting....

 2018-02-22 15:02 

Bill O'Reilly

"Shut Up," They Explained...

Many years ago, Laura Ingraham politely advised Barbra Streisand, "Shut Up And Sing!" No one, not a soul, accused Laura of being anti-Semitic or anti-songbird...But, as you know, Ingraham crossed some strange line of demarcation last week when she...

 2018-02-22 15:00 

MSNBC

'My daughter had rights': Father of Parkland victim...

Fred Guttenberg, father of Parkland shooting victim Jaime Guttenberg, speaks about his daughter, the 2nd Amendment and assault weapons....

 2018-02-22 15:00 

The Daily Beast

Edward Albee Takes Us to the Edge: Review of 'At Home at the Zoo'...

Joan Marcus Edward Albee 's At Home at the Zoo seems such a complete piece of theater it is surprising to consider that 46 years separates the creation of its first and second act, which are in themselves two separate one-act plays. A wonderfully acte...

 2018-02-22 15:00 

MSNBC

To protect gerrymandering, Pennsylvania......

The idea of impeaching Pennsylvania Supreme Court justices to protect gerrymandering has gone from the Republican fringe to the mainstream very quickly....

 2018-02-22 14:52 

ThinkProgress

In the same tweet, Trump says he does and doesn't want to arm teachers with guns...

On Thursday morning, President Donald Trump sent out a series of tweets attempting to defend a point raised in another tweet from 2016 that suggested he was not in favor of arming teachers as a solution to school shootings. Crooked Hillary said that I wan...

 2018-02-22 14:50 

Daily Kos

Set aside how stupid it is for a minute. How much would arming teachers cost?...

Set aside all the ways arming teachers is stupid . Let's talk about something Donald Trump at least pretends to be able to understand (even if that too is debatable): money. The Washington Post's Philip Bump estimates the cost of arming teachers ,...

 2018-02-22 14:48 

NBC

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Republican congresswoman: Many mass murderers are Democrats...

A Republican congresswoman from upstate New York says...

 2018-02-22 14:39 

The Atlantic

My High School's Tragedy Actually Led to Change...

When seven of my classmates were killed, the government acted swiftly and decisively to prevent a recurrence. That's because of one crucial difference....

 2018-02-22 14:38 

The Gateway Pundit

President Trump: Give Concealed Guns to Adept Teachers to Fire Back at the "Savage Sicko"...

President Trump went on a tweet storm on Thursday morning after meeting with law enforcement and victims of mass shootings this week at the White House. President Trump called out "Fake News @CNN and @NBC" for misconstruing his suggestions on how ...

 2018-02-22 14:34 

Talking Points Memo

Lawsuit: Trump Ending TPS For Haitians, Salvadorans Was Racially Motivated...
 2018-02-22 14:29 

CNN

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Rubio takes the heat but finds his voice...

He didn't look like...

 2018-02-22 14:28 

The Atlantic

What I Saw Treating the Victims From Parkland Should Change the Debate on Guns...

They weren't the first victims of a mass shooting the Florida radiologist had seen—but their wounds were radically different....

 2018-02-22 14:27 

Talking Points Memo

'Problem Solved': Trump Rants On Twitter About Arming Teachers...
 2018-02-22 14:25 

Daily Kos

Yale University makes a profit off Puerto Rican debt as activists call for accountability...

In the wake of a years-long economic crisis in Puerto Rico, wealthy individuals and businesses have profited from the island's debt and the crushing poverty of its people. But did you know that universities have also cashed in as well? At least we kno...

 2018-02-22 14:25 

BuzzFeed

Meryl Streep Says It's "Pathetic And Exploitive" For Harvey Weinstein To Use Her Words In His Defense...

"Harvey Weinstein's attorneys' use of my (true) statement ... as evidence that he was not abusive with many OTHER women is pathetic and exploitive." In a court filing Wednesday, Harvey Weinstein asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed aga...

 2018-02-22 14:22 

MSNBC

Donald Trump is reminded of his empathy gap...

A generation after "I feel your pain," White House aides have to remind the president to at least try to appear as if he's interested in others' pain....

 2018-02-22 14:18 

The Daily Beast

Trevor Noah Rips Florida Lawmakers for Taking on Porn, Not Guns...

Comedy Central This week, lawmakers in Florida decided to declare pornography a public health issue while ignoring the pleas from high school students to take action on guns. And Trevor Noah is not happy about it. "These kids drove all the way to Tall...

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