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 2018-11-17 19:12 

Washington Post

In defeat, Abrams casts aside traditional expectations...

Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end...

 2018-11-17 19:04 

Mother Jones

There Are Now More Than 14,000 Immigrant Kids in Federal Custody—a New Record...

The number of immigrant children in federal custody has reached an all-time high, with more than 14,000 children currently being held in government facilities, the San Francisco Chronicle first reported Friday. Officials at the Department of Health and Hu...

 2018-11-17 18:41 

CNN

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Trump: Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen 'not under consideration' for extradition 'at this point'...

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he is not considering extraditing a Turkish cleric who has been blamed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for a failed coup in 2016....

 2018-11-17 18:40 

Vox

The host of You Must Remember This on writing a book as essential as her podcast...

Karina Longworth tells us all about her new book, Seduction, which is one of the best nonfiction reads of the year....

 2018-11-17 18:38 

ThinkProgress

Seb Gorka is hosting a new Sinclair propaganda special about the rise of socialism...

Sebastian Gorka, the former Trump aide with ties to a Hungarian Nazi party, is hosting a new must-run show for Sinclair about the "dangers" of socialism. As Media Matters wrote Friday, the 30-minute special appears to be the first in a multipart s...

 2018-11-17 18:25 

Washington Post

In Mississippi, Republican concern rises over a U.S. Senate runoff that should have been a romp...

Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith has faltered over remarks seen as racially insensitive. Mike Espy, a black Democrat and former congressman, appears poised to take advantage....

 2018-11-17 18:22 

CNN

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Trump offers to help Pelosi secure votes for speaker bid...

President Donald Trump voiced support on Saturday for Rep. Nancy Pelosi's bid for speaker of the House, even offering to help the California Democrat secure votes....

 2018-11-17 18:02 

CBS News

Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says military's job at border is "not to deny access to migrants...

"The tasks that we are providing are in support of the Department of Homeland Security. And nothing that we are doing is illegal," he said...

 2018-11-17 18:00 

The Atlantic

Echo...
 2018-11-17 18:00 

Daily Kos

House Republicans will use some of their last days in power rehashing Hillary Clinton's emails again...

Republicans won't have control of the House for much longer, but by gum they're going to use their final weeks to stir up as many far-right conspiracy theories as possible. The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to subpoena former FBI Director...

 2018-11-17 17:58 

CNN

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Trump on Fla. AG Pam Bondi: 'I'd love to have her in the administration'...

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he would consider Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi for any position in his administration as he weighs making changes to his Cabinet....

 2018-11-17 17:54 

CNN

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President Trump visits California after wildfires...

President Trump visits California to see the aftermath of the deadly wildfires. Follow here for the latest....

 2018-11-17 17:47 

The Atlantic

The Radical Evolution of WikiLeaks...

While the revelation of an apparent indictment against Julian Assange sets an ominous precedent for news organizations, it also serves as a reminder of his group's stark transformation....

 2018-11-17 17:32 

Talking Points Memo

As California Struggles To Locate 1,000 People, Trump Visits...

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump heads to Northern California on Saturday to see firsthand the grief and devastation......

 2018-11-17 17:30 

Daily Kos

Nevada's Cortez Masto makes history again, as first Latina to lead Senate Democrats' campaign arm...

Nevada's Catherine Cortez Masto, who in 2016 made American history as the first Latina to be elected to the United States Senate, has achieved another first in 2018, picked this week to head the Senate Democrats' campaign arm, making her the first...

 2018-11-17 17:28 

Washington Post

Killer wildfire, bar shooting draw Trump to California...

The killer wildfire in Northern California and the recent country-music bar shooting hundreds of miles south are drawing President Donald Trump to the state on Saturday...

 2018-11-17 17:25 

Vox

CIA reportedly concludes that Jamal Khashoggi was killed on the Saudi crown prince's orders...

Anonymous CIA officials say the agency has...

 2018-11-17 17:21 

NBC

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Trump to visit California wildfire zones after criticizing forest management...

President Donald Trump on Saturday headed to California to visit parts of the state that have been devastated by ongoing wildfires....

 2018-11-17 17:21 

MSNBC

Fmr. Deputy Natl. Security Advisor: The WH knows more than its saying on Khashoggi...

Former Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes breaks down why he thinks the White House may know more than they're saying in regards to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....

 2018-11-17 17:17 

MSNBC

Former Trump Campaign Aide: "Donald's Not Loyal"...

Former Obama Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Philippe Reines and former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg give their altering opinions on Roger Stone and the Russia meetings....

 2018-11-17 17:16 

The Daily Beast

Pamela Anderson: My Open Letter to Australian PM Scott Morrison on Julian Assange...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Dear Prime Minister Morrison, Your comments following my appeal to you on 60 Minutes were disappointing. You trivialized and laughed about the suffering of an Australian and his family. You followed it with smutty, un...

 2018-11-17 17:14 

ThinkProgress

Federal prosecutors confirm Kentucky grocery store victims were killed for being black...

The murders of two black shoppers at a Kentucky grocery store last month were indeed motivated by race-hate, federal prosecutors confirmed this week. Gregory Bush had attempted to gain entry to a prominent black church in the Louisville suburbs shortly be...

 2018-11-17 17:11 

Washington Post

Trump again suggests California mismanaged forests as he heads to fire-damaged state...

The president will meet with firefighters and others responding to the deadliest wildfire in California history...

 2018-11-17 17:08 

MSNBC

"Frankly the evidence is not there," Noah Rothman on Stacey Abram's claims that the Ga. election was illegitimate....

MSNBC contributor Noah Rothman and Brooklyn NAACP President L. Joy Williams debate whether or not Stacey Abrams has plausible evidence in regards to whether or not the Ga. Election was run fairly....

 2018-11-17 17:00 

Daily Kos

Republicans in Mississippi sink low to defend their racism, calling abortion 'black genocide'...

Republicans in Mississippi are unapologetically showing their racism this week. First, Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith made a deplorable comment about happily attending a "public hanging" that she refuses to apologize for—a racist and insensitive r...

 2018-11-17 16:58 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Holds GOP Speaker Votes Over Pelosi's Head: 'I Will Give Her The Votes'...

As House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) continues to count votes for her bid to regain her former title of Speaker......

 2018-11-17 16:50 

Mother Jones

"Senator, Why Are You Being Arrested?"...

The morning of Tuesday, November 13, started out like many others for Nikema Williams. The Democratic state senator, who since 2017 has represented a diverse district covering a broad swath of Atlanta, showed up to work at the Georgia State Capitol for a ...

 2018-11-17 16:49 

Crooks and Liars

RIP, California GOP: 'You Just Lost Reagan Country'...

The Trump debacle, their continued idiotic war on Obamacare, and problems with Hispanic, African-Americans, LGBT, women, and many other groups have decimated California's Republican Party. This is a good thing. Source: Politico LOS ANGELES — In ...

 2018-11-17 16:49 

Washington Post

What has President Trump learned from defeat?...

Some presidents have changed course after setbacks; so far Trump has been loath to admit the problems he caused his party....

 2018-11-17 16:47 

Slate Magazine

CIA Concludes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Ordered Khashoggi Murder in Istanbul Consulate...

Six weeks after the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the CIA says it has concluded that responsibility for ordering the hit goes to the very top—Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The Washington Po...

 2018-11-17 16:36 

The Daily Beast

A New Khashoggi Murder Tape Bolsters CIA Case Against Saudi Crown Prince...

YASIN AKGUL/AFP/Getty ISTANBUL—Turkish authorities have a second recording of a Saudi hit team murdering Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that reportedly contradicts conclusions made by the official Saudi investigation and further implicates Saudi C...

 2018-11-17 16:35 

NY Times

Midterms Aside, Big Donors See a Leftward Path to Beating Trump...

Even though moderate Democrats helped propel the party in the midterm elections, influential donors suggested that their priority in 2020 would be to back progressive appeals in Sun Belt states....

 2018-11-17 16:30 

Daily Kos

California Republican concedes defeat in race she said months ago wasn't even competitive...

On Friday, a little more than a week after she launched the briefest of campaigns to head the NRCC , California GOP Rep. Mimi Walters conceded defeat to Democrat Katie Porter in the election for the state's 45th Congressional District. Walters' ab...

 2018-11-17 16:30 

NBC

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Mike Pence laughs off reports that Trump questioned his loyalty...

A New York Times story reported that multiple aides and outside advisers to the president had said Trump was openly asking whether Pence was loyal to him....

 2018-11-17 16:24 

Talking Points Memo

Lawyer For WikiLeaks' Assange Says He Would Fight Charges...

WASHINGTON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not willingly travel to the United States to face charges filed under......

 2018-11-17 16:24 

NY Times

'We Were Told That He Did Not Play a Role' in Khashoggi Killing, Trump Says of Saudi Crown Prince...

The president said he would be briefed about the killing of a dissident journalist as he traveled to California to meet with those affected by the wildfires....

 2018-11-17 16:20 

The Atlantic

The Abrams Machine is Not Done Yet...

Democrat Stacey Abrams acknowledged Republican Brian Kemp would become Georgia's governor, but promised to continue her fight against voter suppression....

 2018-11-17 16:11 

CBS News

Trump: "I would help Nancy Pelosi" if she needs votes for speaker of the House...

President Trump was a frequent critic of Nancy Pelosi before the election...

 2018-11-17 16:10 

ThinkProgress

Trump calls Saudi Arabia 'spectacular ally,' denies he is plotting to kidnap Turkish dissident...

Saudi Arabia is a "spectacular ally" whose leader may have commissioned the murder of a journalist with legal resident status in the U.S., President Donald Trump said Saturday. The CIA has concluded that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) pers...

 2018-11-17 16:03 

Talking Points Memo

Trump, Pence Dismiss NYT Report That Trump Questions Pence's Loyalty...

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday dismissed a Friday New York Times report that Trump is......

 2018-11-17 16:02 

CNN

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Trump says 'good time' for a government shutdown if no money for border wall...

President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House Saturday that this would be a...

 2018-11-17 16:00 

Daily Kos

Next healthcare mission for Democrats: save the VA system from Trump's privatization scheme...

The Trump administration is rushing headlong into its plan to privatize veterans' health care, ProPublica reports , reneging on a legislative deal made with a bipartisan group of members of Congress. Last June, the traitor in the White House signed th...

 2018-11-17 16:00 

Crooks and Liars

Elvis' Medal Of Freedom May Be A Dog Whistle...Or Not...

Chris Richards, a pop music critic at The Washington Post, thinks one of the White House's Medal of Freedom picks is a dog whistle: Yes, the late Elvis Presley will receive the Medal of Freedom from President Trump on Friday. Yes, Trump is sending a m...

 2018-11-17 15:58 

ThinkProgress

Newt Gingrich says Republicans lost the House because of 'the size of the union-based machines'...

Newt Gingrich blamed GOP losses in California, New Jersey, and New York on unions, during an interview with Fox News' Laura Ingraham. "Is that what was defeated in California, Trump Republicanism, Newt?" Ingraham asked the former House speaker...

 2018-11-17 15:57 

CBS News

Trump says written responses to questions will go to Mueller team next week...
 2018-11-17 15:56 

MSNBC

Does having a Mar-a-Lago membership qualify you to become a diplomat?...

MSNBCs David Gura discusses what it takes... or costs... to become an ambassador in the Trump Administration....

 2018-11-17 15:51 

Vox

Trump says Pelosi deserves speakership, offers Republican votes...

Nancy Pelosi has an unexpected (and unwelcome) ally in her bid to lead the incoming Democratic majority....

 2018-11-17 15:50 

MSNBC

Does President Trump know something about the Russia investigation that the rest of us do not?...

MSNBCs David Gura discusses what it takes... or costs... to become an ambassador in the Trump Administration....

 2018-11-17 15:30 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Expects CIA Briefing On Khashoggi Amid Reports MBS Ordered Killing...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump awaited a briefing Saturday from the CIA on the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi......

 2018-11-17 15:30 

Daily Kos

Washington Post reports CIA has concluded that Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi murder...

Shane Harris, Greg Miller, and Josh Dawsey at The Washington Post report : The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul last month, contradicting the Saudi government...

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