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 2018-10-17 10:00 

The Atlantic

Elizabeth Warren's DNA Is Not Her Identity...

As a geneticist and a member of the Navajo Nation, I have some thoughts on the senator's announcement....

 2018-10-17 10:00 

The Atlantic

Using Technology to Preserve the Culture of a Chinatown Shop...

Alice Liu, a 24-year old community advocate, on how she's helped modernize her parents' small shop...

 2018-10-17 10:00 

Mother Jones

What the Democratic Party Can Learn from Nevada Casino Workers, Cooks, and Housekeepers...

Eighty-nine days before the November election, Ashenafi Hagezom is up before dawn. From his two-bedroom house in northwest Las Vegas, which he shares with roommates, it can take up to an hour to reach the Bellagio, the faux-Italian luxury hotel and casino...

 2018-10-17 10:00 

The Hill

Credit union group to spend $1.8 million for vulnerable Dem, GOP incumbents...

The political arm of the largest U.S....

 2018-10-17 10:00 

CBS News

Top Iran expert says Tehran may seek to wait out Trump administration...

Karim Sadjadpour talks with Michael Morell on "Intelligence Matters" this week about the realm of possible outcomes from the U.S.-Iran standoff...

 2018-10-17 10:00 

Politico

RNC posts $56 million quarter as donations boom ahead of midterms...
 2018-10-17 10:00 

USA Today

Trump hones midterm campaign themes: Kavanaugh, impeachment, nicknames...

President Donald Trump is on a record-breaking pace of midterm campaigning as he tried to ward off a Democratic takeover of Congress....

 2018-10-17 10:00 

USA Today

President Trump: Fact checking five applause lines the president trots out on the campaign trail...

Trump continues to inflate the record, even when the record is on his side. From defense spending to the economy, the president repeats debunked claims....

 2018-10-17 10:00 

USA Today

[ Opinion ]

Don't repeat deadly limo crash safety mistakes with driverless cars...

Driverless cars would seem to be the perfect antidote to the awful limo crash in New York. But not if we don't require them to meet safety standards....

 2018-10-17 10:00 

Politico

‘Canada First’ on pot...

Members press DHS for more on marijuana — Freeland freer with words post-USMCA...

 2018-10-17 10:00 

NY Times

New York Today: The Proud Boys and Politics...

Wednesday: The political effects of a brawl, and an anniversary for the Red Steps....

 2018-10-17 10:00 

Slate Magazine

Does Climate Change Mean I Shouldn't Have Kids?...

Care and Feeding is Slate's parenting advice column. Have a question for Care and Feeding? Email careandfeeding@slate.com or post it in the Slate Parenting Facebook group ....

 2018-10-17 10:00 

The New Republic

The Democrats' Incredible Shrinking Message...

Impeachment? #MeToo? Corruption? Collusion? Nope, nope, nope, nope....

 2018-10-17 10:00 

Axios

Rumor of an election hack could be as damaging as the real thing...

A hostile actor could cause just as much chaos after the midterm elections by making it look like someone had meddled with votes as by actually doing so, security experts say. Why it matters: Actually hacking votes takes a lot of work. Making it look like...

 2018-10-17 09:55 

USA Today

Beto O'Rourke goes after Cruz as 'Lyin' Ted' at debate in Austin ahead of Election Day...

Beto O'Rourke came out swinging, calling Republican incumbent Senator Ted Cruz by a nickname popularized by President Donald Trump:...

 2018-10-17 09:55 

Slate Magazine

Hart Throb...

Spark Notes is a recurring series about lightbulb moments in sexual development....

 2018-10-17 09:47 

Washington Post

Power Up: Democrats insist they can retake the Senate. Here's your reality check....

And the latest on Jamal Khashoggi....

 2018-10-17 09:36 

Conservative Review

Williams: The Electoral College debate...

Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, seeking to represent New York's 14th Congressional District, has called for the abolition of the Electoral College. Her argument came on the heels of the Senate's confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Sup...

 2018-10-17 09:33 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

Mueller ready to deliver core findings on Trump probe after midterms: report...

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is set to issue findings of some of the core aspects of his investigation into the collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia shortly after the November midterm elections, Bloomberg reported....

 2018-10-17 09:25 

NewsBusters

'Mayans M.C.:' Dead Mexicans 'A Bonus' In 'This Administration'...

FX's Mayans M.C. has been a wild card of issues as far as TV goes. We've jumped from wall jabs to racist border enforcers to abortion all within seven episodes. This latest week, however, gets us back to what's really important: taking down Tr...

 2018-10-17 09:16 

Washington Post

Tornadoes are spinning up farther east in US, study finds...

A new study finds that lately, tornado activity is shifting east away from Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas...

 2018-10-17 09:16 

Politico

Bernie Sanders Is Quietly Remaking the Democrats' Foreign Policy In His Own Image...

The gadfly senator suddenly finds himself in an unfamiliar role: consensus-builder....

 2018-10-17 09:08 

Politico

Members of Congress, businesses push for homegrown weed...

Lawmakers say America's patchwork of state laws — and federal ban on marijuana — put U.S. pot companies at a high disadvantage....

 2018-10-17 09:06 

Politico

BIRTHDAY OF THE DAY: Julie Rovner, chief Washington correspondent at Kaiser Health News...

Happy birthday!...

 2018-10-17 09:06 

Politico

The other spending war: Appropriations race gets ugly...

The fight over who leads the powerful committee could be a major headache for Kevin McCarthy....

 2018-10-17 09:05 

Roll Call

Trump Getting Plenty of 2020 Company on the 2018 Campaign Trail...

President Donald Trump is getting ready for a swing through the Mountain West for campaign rallies, but he won't be alone. Many of his potential 2020 rivals are hitting the trail themselves, serving as surrogates for Democratic candidates in 2018. For...

 2018-10-17 09:04 

Politico

Dissecting Trump’s inheritance and tax history...

Why did that story disappear so rapidly?...

 2018-10-17 09:04 

Roll Call

Their Districts Are at Risk. But They Still Vote 'No' on Climate Action...

He lives just half a mile away from the beach in Sarasota, Florida, but Len Seligman, a local musician, has barely enjoyed the sun and sand by the waterside recently, discouraged by the stench of dead fish and other marine animals washed ashore, poisoned ...

 2018-10-17 09:04 

Politico

Jodi Picoult: Justice Kavanaugh should read my book...

Picoult offers book recommendations for Justice Brett Kavanaugh and President Donald Trump's supporters...

 2018-10-17 09:03 

Roll Call

Lobbyists in D.C. Inch Away From Saudi Cash...

Washington lobbyists still on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's payroll amid fallout from the presumed death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are awaiting the outcome of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's trip to the region this week before making any furt...

 2018-10-17 09:02 

Politico

Hurricane aftermath threatens to unleash Florida election chaos...

One option for Gov. Rick Scott: Use his emergency power to delay state elections....

 2018-10-17 09:02 

Roll Call

Republicans With Fundraising Struggles Have Outside Help — For Now...

Scores of Republicans were once again outraised by their Democratic opponents in the recently concluded third quarter. And GOP outside groups now have to decide how to best allocate their finite resources with less than three weeks to go until Election Da...

 2018-10-17 09:01 

Roll Call

Cory Gardner Has a Really Good Mitch McConnell Impression...

Sen. Cory Gardner does a decent Mitch McConnell. His impression was spot-on as he described that time during the tax debate when the pair talked marijuana....

 2018-10-17 09:00 

Roll Call

Capitol Ink | Red Wave...

Get breaking news alerts and more from Roll Call on your iPhone or your Android....

 2018-10-17 09:00 

Roll Call

NewDemPAC Helps Candidates Navigate Trump, Raise Money...

With 38 endorsed candidates, the political arm of the moderate New Democrat Coalition is hoping to play a significant role helping Democrats win the House majority next month, and in doing so, grow their own business-friendly caucus. The coalition's p...

 2018-10-17 09:00 

NY Times

What's at Stake in Brazil's Election? The Future of the Amazon...

The next president of Brazil may shape the destiny of the Amazon, which is vital to reining in climate change. The stakes for the planet are huge....

 2018-10-17 09:00 

Washington Post

The Kavanaugh saga reminded Republicans of a big reason to vote in November: Stopping Democrats...

More Republicans are citing Democrats as a reason for their congressional vote....

 2018-10-17 09:00 

Roll Call

The Political Class Got 2016 Wrong. Could We See a Repeat?...

"The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes." So said Sherlock Holmes in "The Hound of the Baskervilles," and the great detective's observation may well apply to the upcoming midterm elections....

 2018-10-17 09:00 

USA Today

[ Opinion ]

I didn't become a Republican to 'own the libs' with Kavanaugh. So I'm leaving the GOP....

The Republican Party has adopted Donald Trump's zero-sum approach to politics. But with fights this ugly, it turns out you can get tired of winning....

 2018-10-17 09:00 

The New Republic

The Mistake Countries Repeatedly Make When Dealing With the EU...

Greece with its bailout; the UK with Brexit. The European Union is the reigning champion in this game of chicken....

 2018-10-17 09:00 

McClatchy DC

More Georgia voter suppression? Atlanta-area county now under fire...

County outside Atlanta is rejecting absentee ballots at an astounding rate. Gwinnett County says it is acting legally. But Georgia is hit by a federal civil rights lawsuit demanding that it halt all efforts to discard mailed-in ballots....

 2018-10-17 09:00 

Axios

Why ending surprise medical bills is harder than it looks...

Staggering, surprise medical bills are finally getting some scrutiny from policymakers. But to take patients off the hook for those bills, the money has to come from somewhere else — usually from higher insurance premiums, or out of doctors' bot...

 2018-10-17 08:54 

The Daily Beast

Fox News Airs Trump's 'Horseface' Insult But Won't Show Stormy Daniels' Response...

Fox News Fox News anchor Shepard Smith read President Trump's tweet, in which he threatened to "go after" Stormy Daniels or "Horseface" as he called her , in full on his Tuesday afternoon broadcast. His only real commentary on it was a...

 2018-10-17 08:44 

Slate Magazine

In Defense of Soylent Green Inventor Henry C. Santini...

On October 16, 2018, Popular Mechanics published a deeply weird tribute to mercurial industrialist Elon Musk , in which a carefully-curated group of technology journalists and Musk's fellow rich people praised him for trying , regardless of what he wa...

 2018-10-17 08:38 

NewsBusters

'Black Lightning' Mocks Photo With George W. Bush...

Once again, CW's Black Lightning is playing politics. First the series claimed the police are straight-up murdering black kids, and now they're going after George W. Bush. And here I thought Trump jokes were getting old!...

 2018-10-17 08:30 

The Intercept

Ele est por trs da maior 'operao antifraude' das urnas. Mas frauda o prprio currculo....

Operao Antifraude quer embasar a contestao do resultado das urnas mas s se Bolsonaro perder, claro. The post Ele est por trs da maior 'operao antifraude' das urnas. Mas frauda o prprio currculo. appeared first on The Intercept ....

 2018-10-17 08:30 

Axios

New normal: out of wedlock births have stabilized...

Data: Council of Europe (2006), NIPSSR (2017), Eurostat (2018), and Martin et al. (2018) via United Nations Population Fund; Note: Final values for Russia and Japan are from 2015; Chart: Harry Stevens/Axios While having a baby without being married was un...

 2018-10-17 08:24 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

Trump dismisses Bloomberg's possible 2020 bid, says Democrats 'will eat him up' in primaries...

President Trump said on Tuesday that Michael Bloomberg is unlikely to be his 2020 presidential opponent because the Democrats "will eat him up" during the primaries....

 2018-10-17 08:20 

NewsBusters

CNN's Don Lemon on Trump's Looks: 'Does He Own a Mirror?'...

President Trump drew widespread condemnation from the liberal media on Tuesday after he put out a tweet describing porn star Stormy Daniels as having a "horseface" following news that a judge threw out a defamation suit she filed against him. And ...

 2018-10-17 08:00 

USA Today

[ Opinion ]

MIA from the midterms: How to pay for Medicare and Social Security as deficits rise...

Ronald Reagan and Democrats compromised on Social Security in 1983. Today's politicians don't make deals. They aren't even talking about the problem....

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