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 2018-02-23 11:00 

The Hill

Listen: Trump tests NRA on gun reform...

In today's morning podcast: How President Trump's rhetorical embrace of certain gun restrictions tests the NRA's tolerance....

 2018-02-23 11:00 

Bill O'Reilly

Five-Minute Fridays (02/23): Highlights from this Week's No Spin News...

Check out a "best of" of the No Spin News from this past week including clips on the LeBron James/Laura Ingraham feud, gun violence, and the CNN Town Hall in Florida....

 2018-02-23 10:47 

The Daily Beast

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Indicted for Taking Nude Photo of Woman Without Consent...

Jeff Roberson/AP Missouri's Republican Governor Eric Greitens, once viewed as a rising star in the party, was indicted Thursday afternoon on a felony charge. According to the indictment from the Circuit Attorney of the City of St. Louis, a grand jury ...

 2018-02-23 10:35 

The Weekly Standard

White House Watch: Is McMaster on His Way Out?...

MICHAEL WARREN It wouldn't be a week at the Trump White House if there weren't talk of a staff shakeup , and that's how this week appears to be closing....

 2018-02-23 10:31 

The Intercept

Departamento de Cidadania e Imigrao dos EUA vai abolir o termo "nao de imigrantes" de sua misso...

Na quinta-feira, diretor do servio anunciou por e-mail sua equipe o novo texto que define objetivos da agncia. The post Departamento de Cidadania e Imigrao dos EUA vai abolir o termo "nao de imigrantes" de sua misso appeared first on The Intercept...

 2018-02-23 10:27 

Politico

BIRTHDAY OF THE DAY: S.E. Cupp, host of HLN’s “SE Cupp Unfiltered”...

Happy birthday!...

 2018-02-23 10:12 

AP

China prosecuting tycoon who considered Kushner investment...

BEIJING (AP) — The founder of one of China's biggest insurers, who had discussed possibly investing in a Manhattan skyscraper owned by the family of U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adv......

 2018-02-23 10:12 

The Daily Beast

Experts: The Myth of Video Games Making Killers Is 'Nuts'...

Getty In a meeting on Thursday with Pam Bondi, Florida's attorney general, President Trump suggested the root of America's gun violence problem actually lay in violent video games and movies: Meanwhile, New Jersey Rep. Tom MacArthur released a sta...

 2018-02-23 10:10 

Herman Cain

Shooting survivor accuses CNN of forcing scripted questions. CNN issues strong denial, but......

Why would you ever believe CNN? By now, you've probably seen the accusation. Stoneman Douglas High School student Colton Haab, a member of the JROTC program who shielded other students dur...

 2018-02-23 10:09 

Politico

The nation's cartoonists on the week in politics...

Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hun...

 2018-02-23 10:07 

Washington Post

Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea for Winter Games closing ceremony...

First daughter and adviser to the president, Ivanka Trump arrived in South Korea on Feb. 23, to attend the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics....

 2018-02-23 10:07 

Politico

Why 2018 Is Do-or-Die for Democrats...

It's a chance to reverse the party's lost decade—or slide further into irrelevance....

 2018-02-23 10:06 

Politico

How Donald Jr. Got Loud...

Long the silent son, the younger Trump has emerged as his father's most provocative defender. It may be helping him more than the president....

 2018-02-23 10:05 

Roll Call

Ratings Changes: 15 Races Shift Toward Democrats, 1 Toward Republicans...

Less than eight months before Election Day, the midterm landscape is still taking shape. It's still not clear whether Democrats will have a good night (and potentially fall short of a majority) or a historic night in the House that puts them well over...

 2018-02-23 10:04 

Roll Call

Administration Pushes Abstinence Promotion...

Recent administrative actions signal a shift from promoting comprehensive sexual health information to abstinence-only education, which concerns reproductive rights advocates who question abstinence promotion's efficacy at preventing teen pregnancy. T...

 2018-02-23 10:02 

Politico

Gillibrand urges Senate to take up harassment policy overhaul...

"The House has acted, now it is time for the Senate to do its part," she wrote to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in a letter....

 2018-02-23 10:02 

AP

AP sources: Adelson offers to help pay for Jerusalem embassy...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of a new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, four U.S. officials told T......

 2018-02-23 10:01 

Politico

Kasich's team gears up for possible 2020 bid...

A primary challenge to Trump is under discussion, though supporters say the outgoing governor is more likely to run if Trump doesn't....

 2018-02-23 10:01 

Politico

Nerdcast: Parkland students push for gun reform...

It's time for Episode 95 of the Nerdcast....

 2018-02-23 10:00 

Politico

Scott Walker wants to save Obamacare in Wisconsin...

Walker wants to prop up the state's individual market with a $200 million program that would compensate health insurers for high-cost patients so they don't hike premiums for everyone....

 2018-02-23 10:00 

USA Today

[ Opinion ]

Trump's awful plan to arm teachers is straight from the NRA playbook...

Trump's embrace of 'scholastic carry' is a recycled NRA talking point from 2012. And it's still a really bad idea....

 2018-02-23 09:59 

The Conservative Tree House

House Intelligence Committee Staff Begin Reviewing Political Construct of IC Joint Analysis Report......

Ever since the sketchy "Russian Malicious Cyber Activity Joint Analysis Report" was originally released late December 2016 we identified the construct as a mostly political intelligence document ......

 2018-02-23 09:50 

The Daily Beast

Ex-Trump Staffer Rick Gates Fires His Lawyer in Russia Probe...

Joshua Roberts Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates has fired his lawyer, The Daily Beast has learned. And, contrary to recent media reports, Gates is not about to make a deal with the Special Counsel Robert Mueller, according to sources familiar wit...

 2018-02-23 09:45 

The Daily Beast

'The Simpsons' Showrunner Fires Back at Ted Cruz Over CPAC Comments...

FOX Ted Cruz claims to love The Simpsons . They do not love him back. During an appearance at CPAC on Thursday, The Federalist founder Ben Domenech began his interview with Senator Cruz (R-TX) with a reference from The Simpsons . "Homer points out tha...

 2018-02-23 09:29 

NBC

[ Politics ]

For conservatives at CPAC, the FBI is Public Enemy No. 1...

CPAC speakers, including the NRA's Wayne LaPierre, put the FBI, the Justice Department and Special Counsel Robert Mueller at the top of their most wanted list....

 2018-02-23 09:17 

The Weekly Standard

Turmoil and Travel...

Danny Heitman In 1885, nearly broke from bad investments and dying of cancer, Ulysses S. Grant spent his final days writing the bestselling memoir that gave his family financial security after he was gone....

 2018-02-23 09:09 

PJ Media

Trump Proposes Bonuses for Armed Teachers as Economical Way to Protect Schools...
 2018-02-23 09:00 

Reason.com

Brickbat: Quick on the Trigger...

When an armed man entered the Faith City Mission in Amarillo, Texas, security guards took the man down and a student wrestled his gun away from him. Then...

 2018-02-23 08:53 

The Weekly Standard

Reed College Update...

THE SCRAPBOOK A few months ago in these pages, our Ethan Epstein rhapsodized about his alma mater, Reed College (" My Old School ," November 10)....

 2018-02-23 08:53 

The Weekly Standard

'Full Emotional Availability'...

THE SCRAPBOOK For a few weeks now, Nashville mayor Megan Barry has been embroiled in quite the sex scandal. It seems Barry has been engaged in an affair with the police sergeant who was the head of her security detail....

 2018-02-23 08:52 

The Weekly Standard

Visit Scotland, It's Dementia-Friendly...

THE SCRAPBOOK The Scrapbook takes a fairly dim view of the field known as "economic development." We're not opposed to governments facilitating economic growth when they can, but there are very few things government can do, proactively, to spu...

 2018-02-23 08:52 

The Weekly Standard

Readymade Duchumps...

THE SCRAPBOOK By acclamation the Art Institute of Chicago is already one of the great museums of the world, but earlier this month it laid hands on a work that its director called a "transformative acquisition." The work is by the absurdist painte...

 2018-02-23 08:51 

The Weekly Standard

Can California Lurch Leftward?...

Tony Mecia On election night 2016, political activist Jess Self wasn't in much of a partying mood. She'd just spent four days knocking on doors in neighboring Nevada....

 2018-02-23 08:51 

The Daily Caller

Should There Be A Black History Month?...

Our national stories do not always make us proud, but they always teach us...

 2018-02-23 08:49 

The Weekly Standard

How to Dig Up Dirt from the Russians...

ERIC FELTEN Special counsel Robert Mueller's February 16 indictment of 13 Russians and three Russian companies for interfering with the 2016 election fits with much that we already know....

 2018-02-23 08:47 

The Weekly Standard

The Man Who Lost the Movies...

Carl Rollyson In 1960, already a movie buff, educated by Bill Kennedy, the ex-film-actor host of CKLW's programs featuring old Hollywood classics, I took the bus from my east-side Detroit home to the Fox Theatre downtown....

 2018-02-23 08:47 

The Weekly Standard

Meddling Bear...

Michael Ramirez...

 2018-02-23 08:45 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

Illinois governor demonstrates diversity by drinking chocolate milk...

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner illustrated his commitment to workplace diversity in the state Wednesday -- by drinking a glass of chocolate milk....

 2018-02-23 08:43 

The Weekly Standard

An Evangelical Saint...

Barton Swaim At the height of his influence in the 1960s and '70s, Billy Graham was a man about whom nearly every adult in America had an opinion....

 2018-02-23 08:42 

The Weekly Standard

Olympic Surprises...

Tom Perrotta To someone watching snowboarding for the first time, it might look like a mix of skiing, surfing, and skateboarding....

 2018-02-23 08:41 

The Weekly Standard

Jared Loses His Privileges...
 2018-02-23 08:40 

The Weekly Standard

Chicago, Then and Now...

Joseph Epstein The big news out of Chicago, city of my birth and upbringing, is murder. According to a reliable website called HeyJackass!, during 2017, someone in Chicago was shot every 2 hours and 27 minutes and murdered every 12 hours and 59 minutes....

 2018-02-23 08:39 

The Weekly Standard

Rage and Misery...

The Editors On February 14, a deeply troubled young man named Nikolas Cruz walked into the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida....

 2018-02-23 08:39 

The Weekly Standard

BARNES: Look who's stupid now...

FRED BARNES For decades, Republicans have been stuck with the epithet "the stupid party," and they've often deserved it....

 2018-02-23 08:38 

The Weekly Standard

The Crusader Goes to His Reward...

MATT LABASH Just a few days before America's Pastor, Billy Graham, succumbed to Parkinson's or cancer or pneumonia (when you're 99-years-young, ailments tend to arrive in multiple-choice fashion), I was walking through Washington's new Mus...

 2018-02-23 08:36 

The Weekly Standard

TERZIAN: The Angela Davis papers: Why would anyone want them?...

PHILIP TERZIAN I was struck by the convergence of two stories in a recent edition of the New York Times. The first, on the front page, was an anodyne anniversary feature: The Berlin Wall, which went up in 1961 and came down in 1989, has now (in the Times ...

 2018-02-23 08:32 

The Daily Caller

The Impeccable Integrity Of Billy Graham By Graham's Former 'Pastor'...

It was my great joy to be called his 'pastor' during my years at the First Baptist Church in Dallas...

 2018-02-23 08:31 

The Weekly Standard

Marvel Does Bond...

JOHN PODHORETZ Black Panther is the least superhero-y of the Marvel superhero movies. T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman), its protagonist, gets some unearthly abilities from drinking the juice of a plant, but I can't tell you what they are really, and th...

 2018-02-23 08:29 

The Weekly Standard

J.M. Coetzee: Novel Critic...

Malcolm Forbes In 2003, when J.M. Coetzee was announced the recipient of that year's Nobel Prize in Literature, the news wasn't met with outraged cries of "Who?" or "Why?" With nine brilliant novels under his belt, along with a hau...

 2018-02-23 08:22 

The Conservative Tree House

Broward County Sheriff's Office Did Not "Miss Warning Signs" or Make "Mistakes"......

A few points need to be emphasized for those unfamiliar with the Broward County system. First, with revelations of frequent LEO contact and calls from people warning about school shooter Nikolas Cr......

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