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 2020-09-28 11:52 

Talking Points Memo

Biden Campaign Pounces On NYT Bombshell Report On Trump's Tax Returns...

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's campaign zeroed in on the New York Times' blockbuster report on President Donald Trump's elusive......

 2020-09-28 11:29 

MSNBC

Dem challengers show gains in Senate race polling...

The Morning Joe panel looks at Senate polling from North Carolina, Maine, South Carolina and other states....

 2020-09-28 11:24 

Washington Post

Election live updates: Trump to deliver remarks on the coronavirus amid fallout from report he avoided taxes...

Democratic presidential nominee has no events scheduled Monday but is dispatching his running mate to North Carolina to highlight the battle over the president's Supreme Court nominee....

 2020-09-28 11:22 

CBS News

How Trump and Biden are preparing for their first debate...

The president and Joe Biden will participate in the first presidential debate on Tuesday in Cleveland....

 2020-09-28 11:19 

CBS News

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson backs Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in first public presidential endorsement...

"In this critical election, I believe Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are the best to lead our country," Johnson wrote in social media posts....

 2020-09-28 11:19 

The Atlantic

The Fox News Powder Keg...

On November 3, the network's framing of the election narrative may help alleviate nationwide chaos—or sow it....

 2020-09-28 11:05 

Crooks and Liars

Sen. Roy Blunt: ACA Repeal No Big Deal, And By The Way, No Virus Relief Anytime Soon...

On Press The Meat yesterday, Chuck Todd asked Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt what Republicans would do if the Affordable Care Act is overturned. "Is it your hope that if Justice Barrett -- if Judge Barrett becomes Justice Barrett -- that it leads to the over...

 2020-09-28 11:04 

Crooks and Liars

Senator Amy Klobuchar Tears Lyin' Ted Cruz To Shreds...

During a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting Thursday, Senator Amy Klobuchar ripped into Texas Senator Ted Cruz for his usual pack of lies about the topic o'the day, which was the pending attempt to ram through a right-wing extremist justice to replace...

 2020-09-28 11:03 

Crooks and Liars

Sen. Mike Lee Really Doesn't Want To Talk About The Impact Of Ripping Healthcare Away From Millions...

Utah Sen. Mike Lee was more than happy to weigh in on his opinion of the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act and the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, but really didn't want to say anything about what it would mean for the lives of milli...

 2020-09-28 11:03 

Crooks and Liars

The Future Of American Political Leadership: Mondaire Jones...

This year, Mondaire Jones started to climb a hill most people thought was impossible. He began a primary campaign against one of Pelosi's most powerful allies in Congress, Nita Lowey, who was first elected to Congress when Mondaire was 2 years old, an...

 2020-09-28 11:01 

CBS News

Former Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale hospitalized after threatening to harm himself, police say...

Parscale, a close ally of the Trump family, was replaced as campaign manager in July....

 2020-09-28 11:00 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Analysis: Tax bombshell reveals Trump's image is a sham...

It was the moment when Donald Trump's...

 2020-09-28 11:00 

The Atlantic

Dear Therapist: My Daughter's Friends Aren't Allowed to Play at Our Home...

I have extended a standing invitation to her friends to visit my house for playdates or sleepovers, but none has ever come....

 2020-09-28 11:00 

Vox

What's Halloween 2020 going to be like?...

Candy companies, haunted houses, and Party City are still ready for the spookiest holiday....

 2020-09-28 10:59 

MSNBC

Trump avoided taxes for years, paid $750 in 2016: Report...

The New York Times obtained two decades of President Trump's tax information, reporting Sunday that the president paid only $750 in federal income taxes the year he won the presidency and again during his first year in office....

 2020-09-28 10:50 

MSNBC

New polling shows Biden up in several key states...

New battleground polling shows Joe Biden up in several key states ahead of the November election. The panel discusses....

 2020-09-28 10:42 

Washington Post

'An ER visit costs more': Trump's $750 tax bill inspires a rush of comparisons...

Of all the revelations in a bombshell New York Times report on Trump's tax returns, it was the $750 he paid in federal taxes that proved most insulting to the president's critics....

 2020-09-28 10:30 

The Atlantic

The Tedium of Trump...

No matter how many crazy things happen, the fundamentals are the same: The president is a greedy racist and misogynist who does not understand his job....

 2020-09-28 10:19 

MSNBC

Head of 'Voter Protection' fund on possible November outcomes...

National Voter Protection Action Fund founder, Don Calloway, discusses election scenarios in November and what happens if Trump refuses to concede if he loses....

 2020-09-28 10:17 

Washington Post

Trump suggested naming his daughter Ivanka as his running mate in 2016, according to new book by Rick Gates...

Gates, who served as Trump's deputy campaign manager, said he viewed the idea as a sign of the then-GOP candidate's unconventional appeal....

 2020-09-28 10:00 

FiveThirtyEight

How A Conservative 6-3 Majority Would Reshape The Supreme Court...

President Trump's third nominee to the Supreme Court is Amy Coney Barrett. The nomination process is moving ahead at warp speed, and the court is that much closer to having a 6-3 conservative majority. The historic nature of this nomination is abundan...

 2020-09-28 10:00 

The Atlantic

Judiciary Reform Is Not Revenge...

Expanding the Supreme Court makes sense for both practical and constitutional reasons....

 2020-09-28 10:00 

Washington Post

Trump brings divisiveness and invective back to the rally stage...

The president believes that he alone, unfiltered, can rescue his reelection chances. But it's not clear that his incendiary words are persuading many voters....

 2020-09-28 10:00 

Washington Post

The Undecideds: Sure, Biden and Trump are very different. But maybe neither is right for the job....

The choice is especially tough for voters who are socially liberal but fiscally conservative....

 2020-09-28 10:00 

The New Republic

"Just the Hint of Something Coming Here Terrorizes You"...

Hurricane Irma radically changed how Lynda and Tom Ciano think about global warming....

 2020-09-28 10:00 

The New Republic

How Corporations Scam Their Shareholders and Screw Over Workers...

C-suite executives use share buybacks to manipulate stock prices for their own benefit, and no one else's....

 2020-09-28 10:00 

The New Republic

The Vampire Ship...

How the seizure of Europe's largest heroin shipment created bloody fallout throughout the world—and sparked still-raging political corruption scandals in Turkey, Greece, and the Middle East...

 2020-09-28 10:00 

The New Republic

Big Banks Cratered the Economy. Now They Swear They'll Fix It....

What do we make of Citigroup and other banks' racial and economic justice initiatives?...

 2020-09-28 10:00 

Slate Magazine

Dear Care and Feeding: My 6-Year-Old Says I'm "Bossing Her" When I Ask Her to Do Anything...

Parenting advice on bossy moms, good cries, and "I wish gloves."...

 2020-09-28 09:45 

Slate Magazine

There's a Looming Eviction Crisis, and We Have No Idea How Bad It Will Be...

America is very good at tracking when people buy homes—and terrible at tracking how many are booted from them....

 2020-09-28 09:33 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Battleground voters not buying Trump's tough talk on China, new poll shows...

Voters in 12 battleground states see pandemics as a bigger concern than China, a new survey shows....

 2020-09-28 09:30 

Slate Magazine

"Own the Libs" Is Gradually Morphing Into "Kill the Libs"...

And far from just a GOP slogan, it's becoming actual policy....

 2020-09-28 09:00 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Redfield voices alarm over influence of Trump's new coronavirus task force adviser...

CDC head Robert Redfield says President Donald Trump is getting inaccurate information from controversial task force member Scott Atlas....

 2020-09-28 09:00 

NBC

[ Politics ]

First debate is Biden's chance to cancel Trump's attacks on his mental fitness. Or fall prey....

Donald Trump and Joe Biden will debate for the first time on Tuesday in Cleveland....

 2020-09-28 09:00 

Slate Magazine

Who Is Amy Coney Barrett?...

And how will she vote on key issues?...

 2020-09-28 08:50 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale hospitalized following reported suicide attempt...

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Brad Parscale was hospitalized Sunday following reports of a suicide attempt at his Florida home, CNN has learned....

 2020-09-28 08:48 

The Daily Beast

Trump's Fake Populism Gives the Real Thing a Bad Name...

Nobody knows populism like journalist and political historian Thomas Frank, who argues that the grassroots movement started in the 19th century is as relevant as ever....

 2020-09-28 08:48 

The Daily Beast

The Kid Who Masterminded El Chapo's Secret Phone Network...

When the FBI got a tip in 2009 that the elusive Chapo Guzmn had his own secret, encrypted phone network, they were skeptical. Then things got truly weird....

 2020-09-28 08:47 

The Daily Beast

Biden's Job Tuesday Night: Just Don't Screw It Up...

Joe Biden doesn't exactly have to win the first debate. He just needs to avoid disaster. And say "200,000" a lot....

 2020-09-28 08:44 

The Daily Beast

Trump's 'Peace Deal' Fuels Orgy of Mideast Arms Sales Not Seen Since the Cold War...

Trump's plan to sell the world's most expensive fighter jets to the UAE will only increase a deadly weapons splurge that threatens to spiral out of control....

 2020-09-28 08:44 

The Daily Beast

Donald Trump Is a Liar. We Can Prove It....

We know he makes false claims at a faster clip than any other president, we know he makes the same false claims repeatedly, and we know he uses predictable linguistic "tells."...

 2020-09-28 08:43 

The Daily Beast

Escape the West Coast with this Utah Road Trip...

Readers dismayed by the fires on the West Coast may want to hit the road to Utah and visit some of its unique outdoor sights....

 2020-09-28 08:43 

The Daily Beast

Forget Policy. Biden Just Needs to Let Trump Expose Himself....

Biden should be calm, presidential, nice-old-man-next-door tranquil, while letting Trump show America once again what a coarse buffoon he is....

 2020-09-28 08:43 

The Daily Beast

Marriage Equality Is 'in Danger,' Says Supreme Court Victor Jim Obergefell...

Jim Obergefell, whose Supreme Court case led to the legalization of same-sex marriage, says he is "terrified" Amy Coney Barrett's appointment may lead to the law being reversed....

 2020-09-28 08:42 

The Daily Beast

Richard Nixon in 1968 Was Bad. Donald Trump in 2020 Is Much Worse....

While Nixon ran in 1968 as the solution to American chaos on a Democratic president's watch, Trump is the cause of the chaos he's absurdly vowing to fix in a second term....

 2020-09-28 08:42 

The Daily Beast

Ex-Fox News Anchor Shepard Smith Vows to Fight Disinformation With New CNBC Show...

"No pundits and no opinion," the consummate newsman promises of his first show since leaving Fox News, debuting this week on CNBC....

 2020-09-28 08:41 

The Daily Beast

How Team Trump Keeps Twisting the Real Election Threat...

Trump officials keep trying to say that China and Iran pose at least as big an election threat as Russia. All of the publicly available evidence points in a different direction....

 2020-09-28 08:36 

The Daily Beast

Carla Bruni on Remaining Hopeful During COVID and the Time She Confronted a Lying Trump...

The French-Italian chanteuse opens up to Marlow Stern about her lovely new album, time as first lady, and a seriously bizarre episode with Donald Trump....

 2020-09-28 08:30 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Trump's team belatedly stopped playing the debate expectations game on Biden's behalf...

President Donald Trump's campaign goes into the Tuesday debate trying to lower the bar for Trump while raising it for Joe Biden to reverse a narrative it spent nearly a year putting in place....

 2020-09-28 06:56 

Vox

Whose vote counts, the Netflix series, explained...

Three new Explained episodes on the ways our democracy is broken....

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