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 2021-01-26 21:40 

Talking Points Memo

Biden Admin Announces Plan To Purchase 200 Mil More COVID Vaccine Doses...

The Biden administration is planning on purchasing COVID-19 vaccine doses for 100 million more Americans, White House officials announced on......

 2021-01-26 21:39 

NBC

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Most Republicans declare Trump's trial unconstitutional. Here's what that means for conviction....

Senate Republicans eye procedural escape in Donald Trump impeachment trial, citing legal concerns with trying a former president....

 2021-01-26 21:30 

NBC

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Biden administration orders additional 200 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine...

The Biden administration is purchasing an additional 200 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, a move that would provide enough doses for nearly every American to get fully inoculated by the end of the summer, said a senior administration official....

 2021-01-26 21:16 

Media Matters

Fox reporter Trace Gallagher asks senator if he will "get some of the fat out" of the COVID relief bill...
 2021-01-26 21:10 

MSNBC

Why the Senate vote on Rand Paul's impeachment trial plan matters...

Rand Paul's gambit to declare Trump's impeachment trial unconstitutional didn't work, but today's vote told us quite a bit about what's going to happen....

 2021-01-26 21:05 

Vox

Biden had his first call with Putin. He said everything Trump wouldn't....
 2021-01-26 20:58 

MSNBC

Harris receives second dose of Covid-19 vaccine...

Vice President Harris received her second dose of the Covid-19 at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md....

 2021-01-26 20:56 

Media Matters

Here are the platforms still streaming Steve Bannon's podcast...

After former Trump White House chief strategist Steve Bannon was banned by YouTube and Twitter for repeatedly pushing misinformation and calls for violence, other platforms including Apple and Google podcast apps and app stores, SoundCloud, iHeartRadio, a...

 2021-01-26 20:51 

Washington Post

Why a secret impeachment vote isn't going to happen...

There's neither a mechanism for nor certainty of casting impeachment votes in secret....

 2021-01-26 20:50 

Daily Kos

An American president finally confronts Putin on Russian hacking, bounties targeting U.S. troops...

The only "reset" President Biden is establishing with U.S.-Russian relations is the fact that he no longer plans on the person sitting in the Oval Office being " Putin's puppy ," as Biden himself once called Donald Trump. In his first ...

 2021-01-26 20:50 

Vox

Violent anti-lockdown protests sweep the Netherlands...

The rioters are a mix of anti-government groups and bored hooligans....

 2021-01-26 20:47 

Talking Points Memo

Only Five Republicans Join Democrats In Vote For Impeachment Trial To Proceed...

Only five Republicans joined with all the Democratic senators Tuesday afternoon to vote that the Senate impeachment trial is constitutional......

 2021-01-26 20:46 

Slate Magazine

Japan's Biggest Box-Office Hit of All Time Is Now on Netflix...

Here's why you should stream Demon Slayer....

 2021-01-26 20:45 

FiveThirtyEight

Women's Hockey Is Seeing A Sponsorship Boom...

In the back-and-forth battles over women's pro hockey, corporate sponsorships have been fundamental. When the Canadian Women's Hockey League shut down two years ago, its board of directors cited the difficulties in securing sponsors as a factor. S...

 2021-01-26 20:44 

The Daily Beast

Teen Killed 6 Family Members After Dad Scolded Him for Leaving the House: Reports...

Police said the Sunday incident was the "largest mass casualty shooting" Indianapolis has seen in more than a decade....

 2021-01-26 20:38 

Media Matters

As the United States rejoins the Paris climate accord, Fox News ramps up its climate misinformation campaign...

Fox has covered the United States' reentry into the agreement significantly more than its competitors. From January 20-25, Fox aired 16 segments about the Paris accord, while MSNBC aired four, and CNN aired two. Rather than contextualizing the efficac...

 2021-01-26 20:36 

Slate Magazine

"Honestly It Was Just Idiotic Enthusiasm": A Reddit User Explains Why He Bought GameStop Stock...

He saw the memes and concluded reality had nothing to do with it....

 2021-01-26 20:30 

Vox

Biden's latest executive action is a win for chickens and meatpacking workers...

Biden's reversing Trump's effort to speed up line speeds at chicken packing plants....

 2021-01-26 20:27 

Talking Points Memo

McConnell Has Not Spoken With Trump Since Accepting Reality Of Biden's Win...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Tuesday said that he has not spoken with former President Trump since December......

 2021-01-26 20:20 

Daily Kos

In new executive order, Biden orders Justice Department not to renew private prison contracts...

In a new executive order issued today, President Joe Biden is ordering the Justice Department not to renew contracts with private prisons . This follows a campaign trail promise to reduce government use of for-profit prison contractors; to begin with, at ...

 2021-01-26 20:16 

MSNBC

Dr. Fauci: Covid-19 vaccine demand is exceeding supply...

NBC's Richard Engel discusses his interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci and says that...

 2021-01-26 20:08 

Media Matters

Marjorie Taylor Greene endorsed a deranged conspiracy theory about Democrats and satanic child murder...

Note: This piece describes in some detail a false claim of graphic child abuse....

 2021-01-26 20:04 

Washington Post

GOP senators to question basis for Trump impeachment, signaling likely acquittal...

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) offered procedural objection to the forthcoming impeachment trial, prompting a test vote that showed deep support in the GOP ranks for a theory questioning the constitutionality of impeaching a former president....

 2021-01-26 20:00 

The Atlantic

Photos From the 2021 Dakar Rally...

Some of the scenes from this year's 14-day, 4,751-mile race through Saudi Arabia...

 2021-01-26 19:55 

Washington Post

One problem with the dream of a traditional Congress: Most members have never seen one...

Want a Congress that looks like those of the late 1990s? Only 1-in-5 members of the House and Senate were around then....

 2021-01-26 19:54 

Talking Points Memo

Biden Made His First Call To Putin After Years Of Trump Coddling Russian Leader...

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Tuesday that President Biden called Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss, among......

 2021-01-26 19:50 

Vox

The national GOP is broken. State GOPs might be even worse....

In the past week, extreme moves by Republicans in Oregon, Arizona, and Hawaii all point to a discouraging conclusion: The post-Trump GOP shows no signs of reforming....

 2021-01-26 19:46 

Media Matters

Here's how right-wing media will lie about the Equality Act...

Right-wing media are portraying the Equality Act and its nondiscrimination protections for trans people as a threat to women's sports, particularly by fearmongering about allowing trans athletes to compete....

 2021-01-26 19:45 

Daily Kos

Trump plots death-by-a-thousand-cuts for Republican Party...

Aides to Donald Trump have apparently jingled some keys in front of him just long enough to divert him away from forming his own party, but that has only renewed his focus on torturing what remains of the Republican Party. First and foremost, that means f...

 2021-01-26 19:43 

MSNBC

Senators sworn-in for second Trump impeachment trial...

Senators took an oath and were sworn-in ahead of the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump....

 2021-01-26 19:25 

MSNBC

Biden announces executive orders focused on 'diversity, equity and inclusion'...

President Biden announced executive orders he would be signing that focused on his administration's plans for racial equity. This includes a move to eventually end the Justice Department's use of private prisons....

 2021-01-26 19:21 

NBC

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Biden scheduled to hold first phone call with Russia's Putin...

President Joe Biden was scheduled Wednesday to have his first phone call since taking office with Russian President Vladimir Putin....

 2021-01-26 19:20 

Crooks and Liars

WATCH LIVE: Joe Biden Outlines Racial Equity Initiatives And Signs Executive Orders...

Pres. Joe Biden is walking the walk, wasting no time in doing what he can to erase the atrocious and toxic racist policies of the Trump administration with executive orders of his own. According to NBC News , The executive actions will direct the Departme...

 2021-01-26 19:20 

Vox

Poll: Most Americans want to break up Big Tech...

Breaking up companies like Amazon and Facebook has rare bipartisan support but different rationale....

 2021-01-26 19:20 

Crooks and Liars

Joe Biden Outlines Racial Equity Initiatives And Signs Executive Orders...

Pres. Joe Biden is walking the walk, wasting no time in doing what he can to erase the atrocious and toxic racist policies of the Trump administration with executive orders of his own. According to NBC News , The executive actions will direct the Departme...

 2021-01-26 19:19 

MSNBC

Rubio believes presidents like Trump are above the law...

Marco Rubio still thinks holding Trump accountable is more polarizing than Trump's actual behavior....

 2021-01-26 19:18 

Mother Jones

Biden Will End the Justice Department's Use of Private Prisons...
 2021-01-26 19:16 

Talking Points Memo

Paul Reaches New Heights Of False Equivalency By Claiming Dems Actually Incite Violence...

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) took to the Senate floor Tuesday afternoon arguing that impeaching former President Donald Trump is unconstitutional......

 2021-01-26 19:16 

Talking Points Memo

States Trickle Out Of Trump Admin Private Partnership To Vaccinate Nursing Homes...

At least two states are opting out of the federal partnership with pharmacies to distribute vaccines to nursing homes, one......

 2021-01-26 19:10 

MSNBC

'This is unacceptable' Dr. Amesh Adalja says about vaccine rollout...
 2021-01-26 19:10 

Daily Kos

D.C. National Guard commander says he wasn't allowed to respond to Capitol insurgency...

In the early afternoon of January 6, as insurgents forced themselves past one police line then another, as thousands gathered around the Capitol, and as the small number of Capitol Police fell under assault from seditionists attacking them with flag poles...

 2021-01-26 19:09 

NBC

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Senate confirms Antony Blinken as Biden's secretary of state...

The Senate confirmed Antony Blinken as President Joe Biden's secretary of state on Tuesday with overwhelming bipartisan support....

 2021-01-26 19:05 

MSNBC

Biden to sign executive actions on racial equity...

MSNBC's Trymaine Lee discusses Biden signing executive actions on racial equity today....

 2021-01-26 19:00 

Vox

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell is banned from Twitter...

Mike Lindell's continued false claims of election fraud lost him his account....

 2021-01-26 18:56 

Mother Jones

Is Democracy Really in Danger in the US?...
 2021-01-26 18:52 

MSNBC

Biden and Putin have first call...

NBC's Peter Alexander discusses President Biden's call with President Putin saying...

 2021-01-26 18:48 

Washington Post

What McConnell got — and didn't — on the filibuster...

It's unlikely that all of this changed too much....

 2021-01-26 18:48 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Acting U.S. Capitol Police chief says department 'failed' during Jan. 6 riot...

The acting chief of U.S. Capitol Police told members of Congress Tuesday that her agency "failed" in its efforts to protect the Capitol complex on Jan. 6 when pro-Trump rioters stormed the building....

 2021-01-26 18:35 

Daily Kos

Biden executive orders on racial equity to include renewed ban on military equipment to local police...

One of the executive orders President Biden signed on Inauguration Day related to racial equity: setting up a review of equity throughout the federal government. Less than a week later, he's returning to the issue with a set of executive orders . Amer...

 2021-01-26 18:30 

Vox

What Joan Didion means to us...

Her new book, Let Me Tell You What I Mean, taps into what makes Didion an icon....

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