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 2018-06-22 11:28 

The Daily Beast

Charles Krauthammer's Quiet Contribution to Our Understanding of Bipolar Disease...

Getty Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist at The Washington Post , died Thursday afternoon from cancer . While best remembered for his thoughtful essays in many of the country's top publications, Krauthammer's first career wa...

 2018-06-22 11:17 

Talking Points Memo

National Enquirer Shared Stories About Trump With Cohen Before Printing...

While President Donald Trump was running for office, his personal attorney and fixer Michael Cohen quietly reviewed National Enquirer articles......

 2018-06-22 11:02 

Talking Points Memo

Ryan Struggles To Salvage Immigration Bill, Postpones Vote To Next Week...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republican immigration overhaul is dangling precariously. It is imperiled by stubborn differences between conservative and......

 2018-06-22 11:00 

Daily Kos

Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 AM ET!...

It's Friday, in a week full of Fridays. I don't want to tempt fate by guessing what could happen today that could top off the week. But it's not up to me. At least one member of this clown's team will find a way to make us think of the eve...

 2018-06-22 11:00 

Washington Post

State House primary races in Maryland show progressive discontent...

With every House and Senate seat up for reelection, some powerful incumbents face strong challenges....

 2018-06-22 10:56 

Talking Points Memo

Schiff: Nielsen Said Privately That Family Separations May Continue...

In a Thursday tweet, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said that DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen privately told lawmakers that family separations......

 2018-06-22 10:43 

Talking Points Memo

Arpaio Claims DOJ Interfered In His 2016 Sheriff Race, Seeks Investigation...

PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Arpaio is seeking an investigation into his claim that the U.S. Justice Department meddled in his......

 2018-06-22 10:42 

MSNBC

AG Jeff Sessions gets a case of the 'lying disease'...

In a new interview, Attorney General Jeff Sessions contradicts himself by saying it wasn't the administration's policy to separate children from their families at the U.S. border, which seems the opposite of what he said previously....

 2018-06-22 10:35 

MSNBC

Morning Joe remembers Charles Krauthammer...

The Morning Joe panel remembers conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer, who died from cancer Thursday at the age of 68....

 2018-06-22 10:32 

Talking Points Memo

Democrats Seek Info About Virginia Immigration Facility After Abuse Claims...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Virginia's two Democratic senators asked the Trump administration Friday for answers about operations at a juvenile detention......

 2018-06-22 10:25 

Talking Points Memo

Muted Reaction By 'Pro-Family' Groups To Family Separations...

Even as many religious organizations, from liberal to conservative, denounced the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant families at the......

 2018-06-22 10:13 

CBS News

Boy, Darwin, 7, reunited with migrant mom after she sues feds...

Justice Dept. agreed to release him after suit was filed; she sought asylum after crossing border with son following trek from Guatemala...

 2018-06-22 10:02 

MSNBC

A summer test for Trump...

Axios' Mike Allen joins First Look for Friday's 1BigThing....

 2018-06-22 10:01 

Mother Jones

How Big Soccer Plans to Keep Monkey Chants, Homophobia, and Bigotry Out of the World Cup...

Ahead of his first-ever World Cup appearance, England defender Danny Rose had to deliver a difficult message to his family: Don't make the trip to Russia. The risk of racist heckling—or worse—is too great. "I don't want to be worry...

 2018-06-22 10:01 

The New Republic

From City Hall to the White House...

Until very recently, America's most powerful mayors wouldn't have considered running. But the country has changed in ways that make it easier for them to compete nationally....

 2018-06-22 10:00 

Mother Jones

Is Hollywood Ready for Boots Riley?...

An hour before showtime at a mid-April premiere of Sorry to Bother You at Oakland's Grand Lake Theatre, moviegoers were already lined up down the block on either side of the marquee. "What's this for?" asked a passerby. "Star Wars,"...

 2018-06-22 10:00 

Mother Jones

In Some Countries, Following the Hippocratic Oath Is a Crime...

Since 1864, international law has guaranteed medical workers the ability to provide care without fear of persecution. Whether treating the wounds of enemy soldiers on the battlefield, or providing medical care to foreign nationals who may be considered su...

 2018-06-22 10:00 

CBS News

Trump aide says immigration "contentious" issue despite small immigrant workforce...

White House Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) Chairman Kevin Hassett joined CBS News' Major Garrett on...

 2018-06-22 10:00 

Mother Jones

Trump and Circumstance: White House Officials Gave Some Oddball Commencement Speeches This Year...

The Class of 2018 crosses the threshold into adulthood at a grim moment in American history. The government stores an alarming number of children in cages. Our one-time allies are now our enemies, and our enemies are now extraterrestrials. Even the Pope i...

 2018-06-22 10:00 

Mother Jones

These States Are Driving the Charge Toward Gender-Inclusive Licenses...

Last week, in a victory for LGBTQ rights, Maine became the third state (plus Washington, DC) to offer a nonbinary gender option on driver's licenses. "Having an accurate ID is important for everyone to be able to move through the world, to be able...

 2018-06-22 10:00 

The Atlantic

Don't Blame Trump's Advisers for Trump...

The tendency to look for a puppet-master behind Trump's actions is misguided....

 2018-06-22 10:00 

The Atlantic

Trump's GOP Chooses Racial Animus Over Family Values...

The migrant crisis signals an end to one era of Republicanism—and the terrifying start of a new one....

 2018-06-22 10:00 

The New Republic

The AT&TTime Warner Merger Is Already What the Government Feared...

It took only a week for the company to prove its critics right....

 2018-06-22 09:50 

Slate Magazine

The Shunned Muslim...

This is part of Season 2 of "Who's Afraid of Aymann Ismail?," a series featuring Slate 's Aymann Ismail investigating fears about Muslims in America. Watch the entire series....

 2018-06-22 09:32 

The Daily Beast

'Worse Than the Devil': 'Torture House' Parents to Stand Trial on Dozens of Abuse Charges...

Watchara Phomicinda/The Press-Enterprise via AP "I've never been out. I don't go out much." That's what the 17-year-old daughter of David and Louise Turpin told police as she struggled to remember her address in a haunting 911 call pla...

 2018-06-22 09:26 

The Daily Beast

GOP Congressman Mike Coffman to Trump: Fire Stephen Miller Now...

Rick Wilking Republican Rep. Mike Coffman , who faces a tough reelection this year in Colorado, on Thursday afternoon called on President Trump to fire senior policy adviser Stephen Miller . "The President should put a General, a respected retired CEO...

 2018-06-22 09:08 

Washington Post

Dems seek info about Virginia facility after abuse claims...

Virginia's two Democratic senators asked the Trump administration Friday for answers about operations at a juvenile detention facility in the state where immigrant children said they were bound, beaten and isolated in solitary confinement....

 2018-06-22 09:00 

The Atlantic

Separating Kids From Their Families Can Permanently Damage Their Brains...

A pediatrician explains how the trauma of family separation can change biology...

 2018-06-22 08:09 

The Daily Beast

Trump's New Plan for Immigrants: Jail Them on Military Bases...

David Vergun/U.S. Army/REX/Shutterstock EL PASO, Texas — The Trump administration's plan for immigrant families on the southern border involves holding them together on military bases for a prolonged, uncertain period of time. President Trump...

 2018-06-22 08:03 

Slate Magazine

Slate's Mistakes for the Week of June 18...

In a June 21 Brow Beat , Inkoo Kang misidentified the location where Elastigirl rides her motorcycle in Incredibles 2 . She rides it in Municiberg, not Metroville....

 2018-06-22 08:00 

The Daily Beast

'Don't Piss Me Off': XXXTentacion's Alleged Killer Boasted Online After Slaying...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast The 22-year-old arrested in the shooting of XXXTentacion is a tattoo artist who bragged on Facebook days after the rapper's death. "Don't piss me off u will never know wats next," the suspect, Dedrick ...

 2018-06-22 07:42 

The Daily Beast

'Unite the Right' to Take Its Nazi Roadshow to D.C....

Evelyn Hockstein/For The Washington Post via Getty The anniversary event for the deadly Unite the Right rally might take place in Washington, D.C. Or in Washington and Charlottesville, Virginia at the same time. It's unclear who will attend, and the e...

 2018-06-22 07:15 

Washington Post

Charles Krauthammer, prominent conservative voice, has died...

Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from "Great Society" Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, has d...

 2018-06-22 07:02 

The Daily Beast

Fox News Defends Ivanka Trump's Public Silence on Family Separation...

Fox News Samantha Bee may have been the first to highlight Ivanka Trump's "fecklessness4; when it came to her father's policy of separating immigrant families at the border. But in recent days, other, mostly female pundits have spoken out a...

 2018-06-22 06:45 

Washington Post

GOP struggles to salvage immigration bill, postpones vote...

The House Republican immigration overhaul is dangling precariously. It is imperiled by stubborn differences between conservative and moderate factions — and by President Donald Trump's running commentary about a bill he only half-heartedly suppo...

 2018-06-22 06:42 

Washington Post

Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight...

The United States attacked first, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from around the globe and threatening to hit tens of billions of dollars in Chinese products....

 2018-06-22 06:31 

The Daily Beast

Corey Lewandowski's 'Womp Womp' Co-opted by 4Chan, Daily Stormer, Reddit...

via Twitter Corey Lewandowski offered a dismissive "womp womp" reaction on Fox News on Tuesday to a story about immigrant girl with Downs syndrome being separated from her mother. Lewandowski's remark came after liberal Fox News guest Zac Petk...

 2018-06-22 05:59 

The New Republic

Donald Trump deserves to be listed as Editorial Consultant on National Enquirer....

It's long been known that the president loves to cultivate the tabloid press and has a relationship with David Pecker, chief executive of American Media Inc. (AMI), which owns The National Enquirer and many other supermarket periodicals. But a new art...

 2018-06-22 05:46 

MSNBC

National Enquirer consulted Cohen, Trump on 2016 stories: WaPo...

Rachel Maddow shares reporting from the Washington Post that the National Enquirer sent stories about Donald Trump to Michael Cohen for approval before publishing and took suggestions for stories about Hillary Clinton from Trump....

 2018-06-22 05:43 

MSNBC

Multiple states sue Trump admin to stop family separation policy...

Rachel Maddow reports on a lawsuit filed by Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson and joined by several other states to stop Donald Trump's migrant family separation policy....

 2018-06-22 05:42 

The Daily Beast

Cynthia Nixon Bristles at Trump Comparisons on 'The View'...

YouTube If Cynthia Nixon is tired of talking about Sex and the City , she seems even more frustrated by those who want to compare her to Donald Trump. The progressive New York gubernatorial candidate appeared Thursday morning on The View and was subjected...

 2018-06-22 05:10 

MSNBC

Kids removed from parents by Trump policy suffer lasting trauma...

Dr. Marsha Griffin, pediatrician and co-chair of The American Academy of Pediatrics Special Interest Group on Immigrant Health, talks with Rachel Maddow about the lasting developmental damage done to children when they're taken away from their parents...

 2018-06-22 05:08 

The Daily Beast

Exclusive: Airline Flies Snowbirds to Mexico, Deports Immigrants for ICE...

"Think beyond a flight. Charter an experience," Xtra Airways, a Coral Gables, Florida-based charter airline beckons on its sharp red, white, and blue homepage . Xtra's site describes its " customer profile " as consisting of package to...

 2018-06-22 05:04 

MSNBC

Senators push back on DoD over JAGs assigned to immigration cases...

Rachel Maddow reports on a letter sent to Defense Secretary Mattis from Senators Gillibrand, Leahy, and Ernst, asking him to reconsider sending JAGs to border states to help the DoJ prosecute immigration cases....

 2018-06-22 04:39 

MSNBC

Conscientious objectors to Trump border policy get free legal aid...

Jason Rittereiser, whose law firm has offered free legal representation federal employees who refuse to carry out Donald Trump's migrant family separation policy, talks with Rachel Maddow about response to the offer both from other lawyers wanting to ...

 2018-06-22 04:33 

The Daily Beast

Mystery Attack Ads Paint Anti-Abortion Congressman as Planned Parenthood Advocate...

Bill Clark/Getty Rep. Doug Lamborn is not a moderate on the abortion issue. He has a 100 percent rating from the National Right to Life Committee, which has endorsed his re-election bid, and a 0 percent rating from the Planned Parenthood Action Fund. But ...

 2018-06-22 04:31 

MSNBC

Melania Trump's migrant center visit marred by fashion choice...

First Lady Melania Trump makes a surprise visit to a border facility for children, but her appearance gets overshadowed by her choice of a jacket that read, 'I really don't care, do u?' Our panel reacts....

 2018-06-22 04:28 

MSNBC

Trump blames Dems after his migrant policy publicity nightmare...

During a Cabinet meeting on Thursday, Pres. Trump repeatedly blamed Democrats after his own policy of separating migrant families at the border shocked much of the nation. Jeremy Peters & Robert Costa react....

 2018-06-22 04:27 

MSNBC

Division remains a constant of the Trump presidency...

Fmr. GOP Congressman David Jolly and presidential historian and author Jon Meacham join to discuss the impact of Trump's migrant family separation policy on an already divided nation....

 2018-06-22 04:26 

The Daily Beast

Melania Heads to Mexican Border to Clean Up Trump's Mess...

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters First Lady Melania Trump on Thursday made a surprise visit to the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas, touring a nonprofit social-services facility for immigrant children. The unannounced trip was an obvious effort to clean up President Tru...

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