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 2019-09-17 04:05 

CNN

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Trump is trapped between two impulses on Iran...

President Donald Trump is stuck in a political box -- largely of his own making -- on Iran, a predicament that becomes more intractable with each alarming cycle of escalation....

 2019-09-17 03:58 

The Daily Beast

Kamala Harris Slow Jams the News With Jimmy Fallon...

"When it comes to climate she's a real frontrunner," The Roots' lead MC crooned. "She's heatin' up like it's still Hot Girl Summer."...

 2019-09-17 03:44 

MSNBC

Edward Snowden: Trump's never really known a love that he hasn't had to pay for...

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden sounds off on the 'chaos' of the Trump era, criticizing the current president for his frequent 'aggressive and offensive comments.' He joins MSNBC's Brian Williams as part of an exclusive interview....

 2019-09-17 03:39 

MSNBC

Edward Snowden defends NSA leaks and explains what he would have done differently...

Edward Snowden explains why he leaked NSA documents in 2013, defends his actions, and discusses what has transpired since that time. He joins MSNBC's Brian Williams as part of an exclusive interview....

 2019-09-17 03:30 

Crooks and Liars

The Monarch Butterflies Are Migrating South...

It's Monarch season: Wisconsin and other Midwest states are right in the middle of the monarch migration trail or flyway. During spring and summer, the butterflies travel north toward Canada to repopulate. Now they are preparing to migrate south for t...

 2019-09-17 03:27 

MSNBC

Day 970: Trump says America is 'locked and loaded' after attack on Saudi oil site...

Trump once again says America is "locked and loaded" - and looking at Iran - after an attack on a huge Saudi oil facility. Plus his tax returns are subpoenaed and there are renewed calls to oust Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh....

 2019-09-17 03:17 

Washington Post

In New Mexico rally, Trump makes a direct appeal to Hispanic voters...

Trump's claims of Latino support belie polling data, which show overwhelming majorities of Hispanic Americans disapproving of his presidency....

 2019-09-17 03:10 

Splinter

80,000-Plus Kaiser Permanente Workers Are Going on Strike...

More than 80,000 unionized Kaiser Permanente employees plan to strike in October, marking the biggest labor action in the country in over two decades....

 2019-09-17 03:05 

Washington Post

In leaderless Hong Kong movement, Joshua Wong just 1 voice...

In Hong Kong's purposefully leaderless pro-democracy movement, Joshua Wong is just another protester...

 2019-09-17 03:04 

The Daily Beast

Trump Tells Rally Crowd They're All 'Better Looking' Than They Were Three Years Ago...

"You're wealthier—and even with the #MeToo movement, I can't say this but I'll say it anyway—you';re all better looking, including the men. Including the men....

 2019-09-17 03:03 

MSNBC

Nearly 50,000 UAW members strike at GM factories...

United Auto Workers members are walking out of GM factories across the country for the first time since 2007. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) tells Lawrence she stands behind the autoworkers and reacts to the destructive attack on Saudi oil facilities....

 2019-09-17 03:01 

Crooks and Liars

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Jimmy Lee Williams...

As a Georgia born farmer, Jimmy Lee Williams days consisted of growing soybeans, peanuts, and watermelons. His weekend evenings though were all about the area's juke joints. In sessions dating from 1977 and '82, Musicologist George Mitchell record...

 2019-09-17 03:00 

Daily Kos

Volunteer pilot rescues 40 Hurricane Dorian survivors from devastated Bahamas village...

Campaign Action Hurricane Dorian swept into the Bahamas two weeks ago as a Category 5 storm and wreaked havoc on the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama Island. The full extent of the damage is still unknown; 50 are reported dead, 2,500 are reported missing , ...

 2019-09-17 02:55 

MSNBC

NY Times reporters on Kavanaugh reporting and controversial Editor's Note...

New York Times reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly discuss the reporting in their new book, "The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation" about the allegations of sexual misconduct that came out during the confirmation hearing of now-Su...

 2019-09-17 02:53 

MSNBC

Harris: Trump military conflict with Iran 'completely avoidable'...

Senator Kamala Harris talks with Rachel Maddow about why she thinks Donald Trump is more concerned with his own personal insecurity than U.S. national security, and why the U.S. should not be risking tragic loss of life in a completely avoidable military...

 2019-09-17 02:51 

MSNBC

Harris makes case against Trump's long political rap sheet...

Senator Kamala Harris talks with Rachel Maddow about how her 2020 president campaign is progressing and her focus on defeating Donald Trump and re-uniting the American electorate....

 2019-09-17 02:30 

Daily Kos

Muslim-American mayor was wrongfully detained at JFK for hours, asked if he knew any terrorists...

The Muslim-American mayor of Prospect Park, New Jersey, was harassed and wrongfully detained by Customs and Border Protection after flying into John F. Kennedy International Airport last month, saying that agents asked him if he knew any terrorists during...

 2019-09-17 02:25 

MSNBC

Harris: Trump White House choreographed 'sham' Kavanaugh hearing...

Senator Kamala Harris talks with Rachel Maddow about how the White House meddling in the investigation of accusations against Brett Kavanaugh has created a crisis of confidence in the Supreme Court, and why she is calling for the impeachment of Kavanaugh....

 2019-09-17 02:21 

Crooks and Liars

Sean Spicer's Rehab Campaign Takes A Twirl For The Worse On DWTS...

Sean Spicer has gone from fascist enabler as Trump's very first lying press secretary to fawned-over man-pundit on the Outnumbered White Supremacist Couch. His latest stop on the image rehab tour jet came tonight on Dancing With The Stars, wherein he ...

 2019-09-17 02:20 

The Daily Beast

Sean Spicer Has Most Embarrassing 'Dancing With the Stars' Debut Ever, Period...

"It's like you were being attacked by a swarm of wasps," one judge said after Spicer attempted a salsa dance....

 2019-09-17 02:10 

Washington Post

Trump rallies backers in New Mexico in bid to turn state red...

President Donald Trump is rallying his supporters in New Mexico as he talked up his chances to turn the state red as he seeks to expand his grip on the Electoral College in next year's presidential election...

 2019-09-17 02:08 

CNN

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House intel chair says he confronted acting spy chief about whistleblower complaint...

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff said Monday that he had confronted acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire in a phone call about a whistleblower complaint that was never alerted to the committee despite the intelligence community i...

 2019-09-17 02:00 

Daily Kos

Joe Biden is a dinosaur...

Oh my god. Listen to this story (as long as you can manage to stick with it). x This is BIZARRE! Here's Joe Biden telling the story of his face-off with a gang of razor-wielding ne'er-do-wells led by a guy named 'Corn Pop.' pic.twitter.com...

 2019-09-17 02:00 

Splinter

Here Is Your First Thrilling Look at Sean Spicer on Dancing With the Stars...

Sean Spicer, a man who once professionally lied to the American public about the size of Donald Trump's inauguration crowd, among other things, is now a contestant on Dancing With the Stars, because the punishment for attempting to rationalize a Musli...

 2019-09-17 01:56 

Washington Post

Warren, before huge NYC crowd, touts herself as an heir to female pioneers...

The senator invoked activism that followed the deadly 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist fire to argue that outrage can spark positive change....

 2019-09-17 01:50 

MSNBC

The latest on the emoluments lawsuit against Trump...

Joy Reid and Zephyr Teachout discuss the latest movements in the emoluments-clause case against Trump....

 2019-09-17 01:30 

Daily Kos

In separate incidents, 3 children were shot in their homes in 1 Texas county—on the same day...

In the span of a couple of hours, three children were shot in three separate incidents on Sunday in Tarrant County, Texas. One of the children, an 8-year-old girl, is expected to make a full recovery. A 4-year-old boy died after he was shot by a "juve...

 2019-09-17 01:22 

CNN

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READ: White House sends letters saying former campaign manager and aides won't testify in front of House panel...

The White House sent letters to the House Judiciary Committee on Monday regarding the testimony of former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former aides Rick Dearborn and Rob Porter, who were all subpoenaed to appear on Tuesday....

 2019-09-17 01:17 

Washington Post

The Latest: Trump arrives in New Mexico for rally...

Trump has arrived in New Mexico and is on his way to a rally in a suburb of Albuquerque...

 2019-09-17 01:09 

MSNBC

Nearly 50,000 auto workers strike against GM...

Filmmaker Michael Moore joins Chris Hayes to talk about the political impact of the biggest nationwide strike in 12 years....

 2019-09-17 01:00 

The Daily Beast

Famed MIT Computer Scientist Who Defended Epstein Resigns...

Richard Stallman had also advocated for the legalization of child pornography and pedophilia on his personal blog for 15+ years....

 2019-09-17 01:00 

Daily Kos

Striking auto workers draw solidarity from unions and support from top Democrats...

Striking workers at General Motors are drawing solidarity from other unions and from Democratic politicians. One of the key acts of solidarity is that the Teamsters have said that they will honor UAW picket lines, which means that they won't be delive...

 2019-09-17 00:50 

CNN

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President Trump rallies in New Mexico...

President Trump is holding a rally in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Follow here for the latest....

 2019-09-17 00:40 

Washington Post

Inaction on Kavanaugh allegations reignites political rancor...

Sen. Christopher A. Coons, who urged "follow up" four days before Brett M. Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court, questions "constrained"; FBI probe....

 2019-09-17 00:38 

Slate Magazine

The New Kavanaugh Reporting Shows How Far Trump's Control Goes...

The FBI, the DOJ, SCOTUS—Trump controls it all....

 2019-09-17 00:36 

Washington Post

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao faces investigation over 'troubling' ethics allegations...

The Committee's letter to Chao cites media reports that the Secretary leveraged her position to help Foremost Group -- a New York-based shipping company that carries goods between the U.S. and China and that is owned by her father and sisters -- to ga...

 2019-09-17 00:34 

MSNBC

Hayes: Trump is ready to dispatch the U.S. armed forces at the direction of a foreign prince...

"Today we are at a point where the President is threatening war, threatening to put American lives, blood, and treasure on the line for the guy who hacked Jamal Khashoggi to death—for a regime that spends lots of money at his hotels."...

 2019-09-17 00:33 

CNN

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Omar: An administration 'that lies about weather maps' can't be trusted on Iran...

Rep. Ilhan Omar on Monday dismissed President Donald Trump's ability to navigate escalating tensions with Iran, pointing to the controversy over Hurricane Dorian's path and whether it would hit Alabama....

 2019-09-17 00:32 

MSNBC

Whistleblower inside intelligence community silenced...

Rep. Eric Swalwell says "The red light is flashing" over a refusal by the Acting DNI to share a whistleblower complaint with the House Intel Committee....

 2019-09-17 00:30 

Daily Kos

House committee investigating Elaine Chao for possible efforts to boost her family's fortunes...

The House Oversight and Reform Committee has asked Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to provide documents relating to her family's shipping company, The New York Times reports. The committee is investigating whether she has acted in her capacity as...

 2019-09-17 00:25 

Washington Post

Biden, other hopefuls set for down-home Southern politics...

Four of the Democrats seeking their party's presidential nomination have descended on South Carolina for what organizers call the oldest traditional stump speech event in the country...

 2019-09-17 00:24 

Washington Post

White House blocks two former aides from testifying before House Judiciary Committee...

The administration directed Rick Dearborn, the former White House deputy chief of staff, and Rob Porter, the former White House secretary, not to answer questions by the panel. Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, however, will....

 2019-09-17 00:19 

NY Times

Trump Goes to the Bullpen in Awarding His Latest Presidential Medal of Freedom...

Mr. Trump bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Mariano Rivera, a member of five Yankees championship teams who is widely considered the best relief pitcher in baseball history....

 2019-09-17 00:17 

MSNBC

Full interview: Edward Snowden on Trump, privacy, and growing threats to democracy...

On the eve of his memoir 'Permanent Record' being published, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden talked at length from Moscow with MSNBC's Brian Williams in an exclusive interview. This is their discussion in its entirety, edited down slightly fo...

 2019-09-17 00:11 

Washington Post

Trump's dual instincts on Iran: Big threats and an eagerness to deal...

Trump is caught between a political imperative to confront Iran, pleasing hawkish Republican supporters and allies Israel and Saudi Arabia, and his own political instincts against foreign intervention and toward cutting a deal....

 2019-09-17 00:09 

CNN

[ Politics ]

White House tells Lewandowski not to answer questions and asserts immunity for Dearborn and Porter...

The White House is asserting that two former senior White House aides have immunity from testifying and is directing former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski not to answer questions about events that occurred after President Donald Trump was electe...

 2019-09-17 00:08 

The Daily Beast

Team Trump: Saudis See This Attack as Their 9/11...

"It seems like a trivialization of the tragedy of 9/11, but from a Saudi point of view it is a way of explaining their shock to Americans," one expert says....

 2019-09-17 00:07 

Washington Post

White House orders 2 former aides to defy House subpoenas...

The White House has instructed two former aides to President Donald Trump not to appear at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday...

 2019-09-17 00:00 

Daily Kos

Daily Kos founder weighs in on Dem primaries: 'Biden is not the future of the party'...

On Friday, Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas once again joined Chuck Todd on Meet the Press Daily alongside fellow panelists Alexi McCammond, Doug Thornell, and Ramesh Ponnuru to talk about the leading candidates in the Democratic primaries and how each ...

 2019-09-17 00:00 

Splinter

Ayanna Pressley Will Officially Call for a Kavanaugh Impeachment Inquiry...

Politicians have been calling for an impeachment inquiry into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh since the New York Times reported on new sexual assault allegations against him. On Tuesday, Rep. Ayanna Pressley will take it a step further: she plans to...

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