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 2017-08-24 02:46 

Washington Post

Kelly seeks to restore White House order ahead of key fights... +

In his first month on the job, White House chief of staff John Kelly has made significant progress toward imposing discipline on a chaotic operation, even as its clear he still struggles to have the same effect on the president himself....

 2017-08-24 02:44 

Washington Post

The Latest: Trump calls for patriotism, national healing... +

The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT):...

 2017-08-24 02:29 

CNN

[ Politics ]

James Clapper: Concerned by 'Jekyll Hyde' Trump pattern... +

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper reiterated his concern about President Donald Trump's ability to effectively lead the country on Wednesday night. ...

 2017-08-24 02:12 

CNN

[ Politics ]

US B-1 bombers arrive in Europe ... +

Two US B-1 bombers and one B-52 Stratofortress arrived in the United Kingdom on Wednesday for an annual international war games event taking place at the same time as a controversial Russian military exercise. ...

 2017-08-24 01:19 

Washington Post

HUD says Carson did nothing wrong by appearing with Trump... +

Legal experts said Wednesday that Housing Secretary Ben Carson likely did not violate federal law when he appeared with President Donald Trump at a campaign rally....

 2017-08-24 01:06 

Media Matters

Newt Gingrich: The left's opposition to Trump is "almost verbatim" reaction slave newspapers had to Lincoln... +

NEWT GINGRICH:Well, look, I think avery good friend of mineteachesCivilWar history at Gettysburg College and he hasmade the case that theparallels between Trump'sinaugural and Lincoln'sinaugural and the reactions tothem are amazing. That if you go and you...

 2017-08-24 01:00 

MSNBC

Trump dossier testimony could be made public... +

Rachel Maddow describes some of the history of the collection of intelligence known as the...

 2017-08-24 00:42 

MSNBC

Another Republican stock photo fail... +

The Arizona Republican Party used a stock photo for 'Asian Americans' that really got people's attention....

 2017-08-24 00:33 

MSNBC

Fall is coming: Will the government shut...... +

Congress will be back in session after Labor Day, and they won't have much time before they hit two crucial deadlines on the debt ceiling limit and the spending bill....

 2017-08-24 00:24 

CNN

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US to sanction countries 4 nations for refusing deportations... +

The Trump administration will impose visa sanctions on four countries that refuse to take back foreign nationals deemed to be in the US illegally, Department of Homeland Security spokesman Dave Lapan said Wednesday....

 2017-08-24 00:22 

MSNBC

Napolitano: Arpaio pardon would be a 'dis'...... +

Janet Napolitano warns the president against pardoning former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted of defying a court order to stop racial profiling....

 2017-08-24 00:17 

CNN

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Trump huddled to plot primary against Sen. Jeff Flake... +

President Donald Trump huddled privately with potential Republican primary challengers to Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake before taking the stage in Phoenix on Tuesday night....

 2017-08-24 00:00 

Crooks and Liars

Fox Panelist Freaks Out On James Clapper... +

Last night on CNN, James Clapper very somberly pointed out that Donald Trump is not fit to be President. And today Fox News went on the warpath against him. Tony Shaffer was brought on Fox and Friends to "defend" Donald Trump and that means attacking Ja...

 2017-08-24 00:00 

MSNBC

Trump clashed with GOP senators over...... +

Politico reports that Donald Trump made phone calls to two Republican Senators to complain about matters related to Russia....

 2017-08-23 23:58 

MSNBC

Matthews: Trump is holding the govt...... +

Trump said he is ready to bring down the US government, the government he pledged to lead....

 2017-08-23 23:58 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Virginia GOP deletes Confederate 'heritage' tweet... +

The Republican Party of Virginia deleted tweets Wednesday saying the Democratic nominee for governor was dishonoring his ...

 2017-08-23 23:50 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Almost no one thinks Trump discouraged white supremacists... +

Yes, it's true President Donald Trump has now explicitly condemned white supremacy groups -- but virtually no one in the United States thinks his comments and behavior have actually discouraged any white supremacist groups....

 2017-08-23 23:46 

CNN

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McCaskill: Don't make Charlottesville about monuments ... +

Politicians, including President Donald Trump, should resist framing this month's deadly clashes in Virginia as a fight over monuments, Sen. Claire McCaskill, a Missouri Democrat, said Wednesday....

 2017-08-23 23:44 

Washington Post

President Trumps rosy Twitter bubble... +

President Trump got great reviews for his Phoenix speech last night - at least according to the 45 accounts he follows on Twitter. Libby Casey looks at Twitter from President Trump's view using the account @trumps_feed, created by Philip Bump....

 2017-08-23 23:40 

MSNBC

Clinton: My skin crawled when Trump...... +

Secretary Clinton is telling her side, in her upcoming book, entitled...

 2017-08-23 23:18 

MSNBC

Politico: Trump clashed with GOP over...... +

The festering wound that is President Trump's relationship with the Republican party is bursting open....

 2017-08-23 23:11 

BuzzFeed

Helping US Catch Criminal Hackers Led To Russian Treason Arrests... +

FSB headquarters in Moscow. Vasily Maximov / AFP / Getty Images A former top official of Russia's primary law enforcement agency was charged with treason last year because he tipped US authorities to the whereabouts of a notorious Russian hacke...

 2017-08-23 23:10 

BuzzFeed

Taylor Swift Has Good Reasons To Release Albums When She Does... +

The pop singer has always dropped her albums in October/November. Of course, Swifties everywhere collectively lost their minds, but many people are also scrutinizing the album's release date, which falls around the one...

 2017-08-23 23:07 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Exclusive: Top Trump aide's email draws new scrutiny in Russia inquiry... +

Congressional investigators have unearthed an email from a top Trump aide that referenced a previously unreported effort to arrange a meeting last year between Trump campaign officials and Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to sources with direct...

 2017-08-23 23:03 

Washington Post

I dont know how it got this bad. Trump supporters and protesters meet in Phoenix.... +

The political and racial divisions that have deepened across the country in the past few weeks played out on this citys downtown streets this week....

 2017-08-23 23:00 

MSNBC

Trump goes nuclear in Phoenix Speech... +

Trump bashed the Democrats for not backing his wall and threatened to shut down the government if it wasn't funded....

 2017-08-23 23:00 

Crooks and Liars

Fox And Friends On Opposition To Trump's 'Wall'? It's 'Anti-American'... +

I don't think the media has spent nearly enough time talking about how utterly stupid the idea of a border wall with Mexico actually is. People who think that a border wall is possible clearly do not understand: Demography: More people are leaving FOR Mex...

 2017-08-23 22:58 

Talking Points Memo

Report: Trump Called GOP Sen. About His Bill To Shield Special Counsel... +

President Donald Trump called Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) andexpressed his unhappiness with a bill Tillisco-sponsored to shield Justice Departmentspecial counsels......

 2017-08-23 22:57 

Washington Post

HUD says Carson did nothing wrong by appearing with Trump... +

Legal experts said Wednesday that Housing Secretary Ben Carson likely did not violate federal law when he appeared with President Donald Trump at a campaign rally....

 2017-08-23 22:52 

Media Matters

Media Matters' Cristina Lpez explains alt-right lingo on PRI'sThis World... +

From the August 23 edition of PRI'sThis World: CRISTINA LPEZ: When Richard Spencer began gaining notoriety and it became fairly obvious that his views were not just far right but also ethnocentrist and white supremacist, his image became a little too t...

 2017-08-23 22:52 

Media Matters

Fox host asks whether Martin Luther King Jr. would have recoiled at Confederate statues... +

NEIL CAVUTO (HOST): What do you think yourdad and your uncle would say inthis environment? And did you know or did your dad or uncle have anything to say about growing up in the Atlanta area and the South where therewere a lot of these statues back then, ...

 2017-08-23 22:52 

Washington Post

Trump-McConnell feud threatens Republican agenda... +

President Donald Trump cant enact his agenda without Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. McConnell may not have a majority to lead without Trumps help. Its simple, and still so complicated....

 2017-08-23 22:42 

The Atlantic

The Atlantic Daily: Back to Backlash... +

Trump's inflammatory speech in Phoenix, ESPN's blunder over a name, Mattis's meeting in Turkey, and more...

 2017-08-23 22:42 

CNN

[ Politics ]

MTV seeks to bring transgender military members to VMA's... +

MTV has reached out to the military in an effort to bring active duty transgender military service members to Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards, a US defense official told CNN....

 2017-08-23 22:42 

Talking Points Memo

Panetta: 'Not Quite Sure' Which Version Of Trump Will Turn Up From Day To Day... +

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Wednesday said its hard to tell how President Donald Trump will behave from one......

 2017-08-23 22:40 

MSNBC

Can data fix America's justice system?... +

Americas justice system runs on the exchange of money for freedom. Some say thats unfair. But can data fix it?...

 2017-08-23 22:37 

Talking Points Memo

Federal Judge Blocks The 2.0 Version Of Controversial Texas Voter ID Law... +

A federal judge Wednesday rejected the changes Texas had made to its voter ID law in response to multiple previous......

 2017-08-23 22:37 

Daily Kos

White House has already prepared paperwork to pardon convicted Arizona ex-sheriff Arpaio... +

Continuing his alliance with the white-supremacist right, it appears that Donald Trump may indeed pardon an Arizona sheriff now notorious for his department's rampant racial profiling and his own criminal contempt charge for ignoring court orders to remed...

 2017-08-23 22:29 

MSNBC

Exclusive: Clinton aide says she would...... +

Philippe Reines, a Clinton aide who played President Trump in Hillary Clinton's debate prep, gives Ari Melber the inside scoop on the debate preparation and Clinton's new book....

 2017-08-23 22:26 

Daily Kos

Federal judge throws out 'discriminatory' Texas voter ID law 'root and branch'... +

A federal judge delivered a decisive one-two punch Wednesday to Texas Republicans, issuing a permanent injunction on two Texas voter ID laws—the original 2011 law, SB14, and SB5, in which the Texas GOP tried to remedy the original law by loosening its res...

 2017-08-23 22:24 

BuzzFeed

Federal Judge Bars Enforcement Of Texas' Voter ID Laws... +

Ron Jenkins / Getty Images A federal judge on Wednesday issued a permanent injunction stopping Texas from enforcing its voter ID law or the more recent amendments to that law, finding that the changes made to the initial law were not enough to elimina...

 2017-08-23 22:21 

Daily Kos

Spotlight on green news & views: Fossil fuel talking points running on empty; clean coal baloney... +

This is the 520th editionof the Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) usually appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Here is the Aug. 19 Green Spotlight. More than 27,540 environmentally oriented sto...

 2017-08-23 22:14 

MSNBC

Feminist leaders react to Clinton's...... +

Robbie Myers, Naomi Wolf and Neera Tanden discuss with Ari Melber the excerpts released from Hillary Clinton's new book and how she handled Donald Trump's behavior during the presidential debates....

 2017-08-23 22:12 

Washington Post

Kelly seeks to restore White House order ahead of key fights... +

In his first month on the job, White House chief of staff John Kelly has made significant progress toward imposing discipline on a chaotic operation, even as its clear he still struggles to have the same effect on the president himself....

 2017-08-23 22:00 

Crooks and Liars

All In: Trump Fan Goes Full Racist On Voicemail To CEO... +

It's a difficult call. If someone blasts out racism against non-White citizens of the United States, is it best to ignore it, or expose it? Do you give publicity to that kind of hate in the interest of rejecting it, or walk away knowing that any publicati...

 2017-08-23 21:57 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump-McConnell feud simmers as GOP watches in horror... +

Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell aren't exactly kissing and making up....

 2017-08-23 21:56 

BuzzFeed

Heres How Warren Buffett Bankrolled A Uranium Bank In Kazakhstan... +

The IAEA LEU bank NTI An international nuclear watchdog agency will open the first independent “bank” for nuclear reactor fuel on Aug. 29 in Kazakhstan, a bid to forestall developing nations from building their own nuclear capabilities....

 2017-08-23 21:53 

Washington Post

Federal judge again throws out Texas voter ID law that was backed by Justice Department under Trump... +

Federal judge again throws out Texas voter ID law that was backed by Justice Department under Trump....

 2017-08-23 21:53 

Talking Points Memo

State Dept. Criticizes Cambodia For 'Deterioration In Democratic Climate'... +

WASHINGTON (AP) The United States strongly criticized Cambodia on Wednesday for ordering an American democracy group to leave the......

 2017-08-23 21:48 

Media Matters

How to be a good American according to Fox News'Brian Kilmeade... +

1. Acknowledge the legacy of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and his ability to bring the country back together like no other country has ever done after civil war. BRIAN KILMEADE: Is there also a danger of trying to put today's values on yesterday's gen...

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