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 2017-12-12 08:38 

Washington Post

5 things to watch in Alabama's high stakes Senate race...

As Alabama votes to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the choice between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones has taken on outsized significance. Moore has faced allegations of sexual misconduct with teenagers, dividing the ...

 2017-12-12 08:36 

Washington Post

Minorities and young people rally behind Doug Jones...

Supporters of Democratic senatorial candidate Doug Jones rallied behind him at a campaign event on Dec. 11 in Birmingham, Ala....

 2017-12-12 08:35 

Washington Post

Dems divided on when to fight over fate of young immigrants...

For Illinois Rep. Luis Gutierrez, a passionate, liberal Democrat of Puerto Rican descent, there is no more important issue in the year-end budget showdown than protecting from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally ...

 2017-12-12 08:15 

CNN

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5 things to watch in Alabama's Senate election...

On Tuesday, Alabama voters will deliver their verdict on Roy Moore.Doug Jones has benefited from help from Barack Obama and other key Democrats...

 2017-12-12 06:48 

Washington Post

Alabama father whose gay daughter committed suicide speaks outside Moore rally...

Nathan Mathis, an Alabama farmer who lost his gay daughter to suicide, stood outside Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moores campaign rally on Dec. 11 and spoke out against the candidate's homophobic comments....

 2017-12-12 06:43 

Mother Jones

Your Smartphone Is the Latest Excuse for Low Inflation...

Heres the latest bizarre excuse for low inflation: Holiday shoppers with smartphones can retrieve instant price comparisons that make bargain hunting easierand the Federal Reserves job tougher.Most Fed policy makers agree they should keep gradually raisin...

 2017-12-12 06:43 

CNN

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Former NBA-player Charles Barkley: I feel 'nervous' about special Alabama election...

Alabamian and former NBA-player Charles Barkley, on Monday suggested he was worried about the possible outcome of Tuesday's special Senate race between Democrat Doug Jones, who he is supporting, and Republican nominee Roy Moore. ...

 2017-12-12 05:32 

MSNBC

RNC struggles to explain support for Moore...

Michael Beschloss, NBC News presidential historian, talks with Rachel Maddow about Alabama history and why a Roy Moore victory in Alabama's senate race could be a bigger political problem for Donald Trump than the short-term embarrassment of Moore los...

 2017-12-12 05:27 

Washington Post

'I'll go to battle with this guy': Moore supporters rally behind him in the final hours...

Supporters of Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore turned out at his final campaign rally on Dec. 11 and explained why they continued to stand behind him despite the allegations of sexual harassment....

 2017-12-12 05:27 

MSNBC

Trump on report he watches 8 hours of TV daily: Wrong!...

Trump blasted a New York Times report stating he watches up to 8 hours of cable news every day. But that's despite the fact he talks about what he sees on TV. A lot. Peter Baker discusses....

 2017-12-12 05:23 

MSNBC

Why Mueller is focusing on the Trump-Flynn timeline...

A new NBC News exclusive report finds that Russia Special Counsel Robert Mueller is focusing on an 18-day period in the early days of the Trump presidency. Julia Ainsley and Jeremy Bash discuss....

 2017-12-12 05:19 

MSNBC

Calls for Trump to resign over sexual misconduct claims...

Three women are again going public detailing their claims of sexual misconduct by Trump as some Democrats say he should resign in the face of the allegations against him. Our panel discusses....

 2017-12-12 05:13 

MSNBC

Roy Moore & Doug Jones make final push in Alabama race...

Alabama gets ready to go to the polls in one of the most watched & hotly-contested Senate races in living memory. Our panel breaks it all down....

 2017-12-12 04:54 

MSNBC

GOP tax bill protesters brave winter weather...

Rachel Maddow notes some of the protests against the Republican tax bill that took place despite challenging winter weather, and Secretary Mnuchin's meager report on the plan's expected performance....

 2017-12-12 04:37 

MSNBC

RNC struggles to explain support for Moore...

Kyle Whitmire, a political columnist for AL.com, talks with Rachel Maddow about how influential Senator Richard Shelby's decision not to support Roy Moore is, Alabama's recent history of political scandal, and the challenge of polling the special ...

 2017-12-12 04:35 

MSNBC

How Alabama can change the state's image Election Night...

A Democrat last won an Alabama Senate seat in 1992, but as more Republicans come out against Moore, the race with Doug Jones is close. Alabama native and former New York Times Executive Editor Howell Raines says Alabamans often regret the outcome of......

 2017-12-12 04:30 

Crooks and Liars

Open Thread - Cartoon Of The Day...

Why Not? pic.twitter.com/pQNfxaL0c8 — Tomthunkit (@TomthunkitsMind) December 11, 2017 Open thread below......

 2017-12-12 04:20 

MSNBC

Accuser: I'm 'confirming' Trump's confessed misconduct...

Samantha Holvey, one of the women who has accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct, joins Lawrence O'Donnell and explains "I'm just confirming" a story of sexual misconduct that Trump himself shared on the Howard Stern Show in 2005....

 2017-12-12 04:19 

CNN

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Kayla Moore: We're no bigots, our attorney 'is a Jew'...

Roy Moore's wife, Kayla, argued that her husband is no bigot at a Monday night campaign rally, saying that ...

 2017-12-12 04:19 

MSNBC

Lawrence: Treasury's defense of GOP tax cut is a lie...

Ex-Treasury Sec. Lawrence Summers is breaking tradition by criticizing the current Secretary after the Dept. released an assessment of the GOP tax cut plan so outlandish it's being called a lie. He says it's like assuming Trump could beat Roger Fe...

 2017-12-12 04:15 

MSNBC

When did Donald Trump know that Flynn lied?...

Rachel Maddow looks at new reporting by NBC News into Robert Mueller's apparent focus on the question of Donald Trump's obstruction of justice in the Flynn case, what Trump knew, when he knew it, and what it means for the story the White House has...

 2017-12-12 04:06 

BuzzFeed

Roy Moore's Last And Weirdest Campaign Event...

Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore stands behind his wife, Kayla, as she speaks during a campaign event Monday night in Midland City, Alabama. Joe Raedle / Getty Images Roy Moore's closing argument was an airing of grievances. In his first appearan...

 2017-12-12 04:00 

MSNBC

GOP looks to oust Mueller as probe heats up...

Rachel Maddow notes the sudden criticism of Robert Mueller in right-wing media as the Trump Russia investigation begins to show results....

 2017-12-12 04:00 

Crooks and Liars

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With The Gap Band...

Without fail, every Monday morning I wake up and this song is stuck in my head. What are you listening to tonight?...

 2017-12-12 03:56 

Crooks and Liars

Rally Speaker Tells Voters About Roy Moore Visit To Bordello With Child Prostitutes...

Roy Moore pulled out all the stops at his final campaign rally before the upcoming election, bringing friends and family forward to testify to how fine, upright and upstanding he is. One of them, Bill Sailing, shared a story from Moore's time in Vietn...

 2017-12-12 03:43 

NBC

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Moore attacks accusers on election eve...

On the eve of this state's special Senate election, Republican Roy Moore returned from a six-day campaign hiatus to attack the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct....

 2017-12-12 03:31 

Daily Kos

Disney close to acquiring most of Fox's assets...

I was at the mall on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, and during the Black Friday weekend. What struck me were two things: the presence of fewer people, and the degree to which retailers were discounting their products to try to deal with fewer customer...

 2017-12-12 03:30 

Talking Points Memo

Quite The Closing Argument...

Roy Moores wife Kayla appeared quite sure that shed decisivelyput to rest the charges of anti-Semitism once and for all.......

 2017-12-12 03:30 

Talking Points Memo

Roy Moore's Wife Says They Aren't Anti-Semites: 'One Of Our Attorneys Is A Jew' (VIDEO)...

MIDLAND CITY, Ala. Kayla Moore used the final campaign rally for her husband to fire back against accusations that......

 2017-12-12 03:15 

CNN

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Sean Spicer announces he's writing a book...

Sean Spicer is writing a book to ...

 2017-12-12 03:12 

Crooks and Liars

Alabama Farmer Who Lost Gay Daughter To Suicide Protests Roy Moore's Homophobia...

Sometimes it takes a devastating loss for someone to see the impact of their hateful, homophobic and bigoted views. In this video, a heartbroken dad named Nathan Mathis is seen outside a Roy Moore rally in Wicksburg, Alabama. Mathis is seen holding a phot...

 2017-12-12 03:07 

ThinkProgress

Speaker at Moore event says he accidentally went with Moore to a brothel with child prostitutes...

Roy Moore, who is running for U.S. Senate in tomorrow's special election, is facing multiple allegations of child sex abuse. He has largely avoided the campaign trail since these allegations first surfaced. But on Monday night, the last day before the...

 2017-12-12 03:01 

Daily Kos

Watergate reporter: Fox News hosts are 'abetting the cover-up' in White House special counsel probe...

Fox News hosts have launched an all-out attack on Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his probe into whether the Trump campaign colluded with the Russians during the 2016 presidential election. CNN gathered a string of recent clips that are simply jaw-drop...

 2017-12-12 02:51 

CNN

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Moore: Alabama won't let people from out of state control this election...

Republican Roy Moore cast the sexual allegations he faces as an outside effort to tank his Senate candidacy Monday night at his final rally before Tuesday's special election. ...

 2017-12-12 02:44 

MSNBC

Roy Moore a lose-lose situation for Trump...

Michael Beschloss, NBC News presidential historian, talks with Rachel Maddow about Alabama history and why a Roy Moore victory in Alabama's senate race could be a bigger political problem for Donald Trump than the short-term embarrassment of Moore los...

 2017-12-12 02:37 

CNN

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Doug Jones tells Alabamians to get out and vote...

On the eve of the Alabama special election, Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones rallied a crowd in Birmingham calling on Alabamians to turn out and vote. ...

 2017-12-12 02:31 

Daily Kos

Supreme Court agrees to hear potentially landmark Maryland case over partisan gerrymandering...

On Friday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal from Republicans who are challenging Maryland's Democratic-drawn congressional map as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. Since the 1980s, the Supreme Court has repeatedly held that partisan ...

 2017-12-12 02:30 

Media Matters

Lou Dobbs: Trump should be exonerated in the Russia investigation because "we elected a Republican president"...

JASON CHAFFETZ: I have sat with Attorney General [Jeff] Sessions in person and I talked to him on the phone. My own personal opinion, I don't think the attorney general is up to the job. I just don't. It's sad because I think he has a storied ...

 2017-12-12 02:19 

Media Matters

How cable news covered Trump's robocall in support of reported child molester Roy Moore...

On the eve of Alabama's special election, CNN and MSNBC repeatedly aired President Donald Trump's robocall in support of reported child molester and Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore. In early November, The Washington Post reported the stories...

 2017-12-12 02:19 

Media Matters

Lou Dobbs: Barack Obama "unleashed" Bangladeshi immigrants into the United States...

LOU DOBBS (HOST): I think we can say it straightforwardly, President Barack Obama unleashed the -- the migration of these folks into this country, did so purposefully. You look at the numbers, the -- for example, Bangladeshi nationals. Think about this, m...

 2017-12-12 02:19 

Media Matters

Breitbart radio is a bigoted and misogynistic cesspool...

SiriusXM under fire after agreeing to new Breitbart radio deal SiriusXM announces deal with Breitbart to expand its shows and bring back Stephen Bannon. The satellite radio broadcasting company SiriusXM announced on December 5 that Stephen Bannon, the cha...

 2017-12-12 02:13 

MSNBC

Macron brings U.S. scientists to Paris for rest of Trump term...

French President Emmanuel Macron awarded climate change grants worth millions of euros to 13 U.S.-based scientists, relocating them to Paris for the remainder of Trump's term - grants he calls "Make Our Planet Great Again."...

 2017-12-12 02:12 

Mother Jones

Another Look at Donald Trump's Job Approval Rating...

Via Gallup, heres the latest look at approval levels of Donald Trump and three other recent presidents during their first year in office: Its worth noting that Trumps decline is pretty normal. On average, the other three presidents declined from 58.7 perc...

 2017-12-12 02:01 

Daily Kos

Trump's first response after explosion in New York City is a tweet about himself, of course...

While officials in New York City are feverishly working to ensure public safety and figure out the details of a Monday morning explosion in the subway near the Port Authority bus terminal, you'd think that the leader of the country would be seeking in...

 2017-12-12 01:57 

MSNBC

Did President Trump tell Flynn to lie to the FBI?...

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is examining the period before Flynn's firing, according to NBC News, focusing on what the president knew and when....

 2017-12-12 01:55 

MSNBC

Cory Booker: Roy Moore won't be accepted in the Senate...

The Democratic senator headed south to Alabama to campaign for Senate Democratic candidate Doug Jones in his battle against Roy Moore....

 2017-12-12 01:37 

Washington Post

Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military...

Transgender recruits will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, the Pentagon said Monday, as President Donald Trumps ordered ban suffered another legal setback....

 2017-12-12 01:31 

Daily Kos

Pro-net neutrality Sen. Patrick Leahy's identity stolen for a fake anti-net neutrality FCC comment...

You'd think this would be enough for the FCC to delay action on reversing net neutrality rules and having a transparent, serious investigation of the anti-open internet hacking campaign of the comment system. It won't be. A comment submitted to th...

 2017-12-12 01:26 

Washington Post

The Latest: Bannon pitches vote for Moore as vote for Trump...

The Latest on the Alabama Senate race (all times local):...

 2017-12-12 01:23 

Mother Jones

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