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 2018-02-20 14:56 

The Hill

Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to California gun law...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to hear a challenge to a California law that requires there be a 10-day waiting period after all gun sales, even if the person is already a registered gun owner....

 2018-02-20 14:55 

The Daily Caller

West Point Posthumously Accepts Fallen Parkland JRTOC Student...

The U.S. Army West Point academy has posthumously appointed fallen Parkland JRTOC student Peter Wang to its class of 2025, Brittany Wallman of the Florida Sun...

 2018-02-20 14:54 

Mediaite

Jason Chaffetz Shills Again For Pal Romney: He Didn't Even Ask For Trump's Endorsement...

President Donald Trump, seemingly out of nowhere, endorsed Mitt Romney last night in his bid to replace Sen. Orrin Hatch in Utah. The endorsement came via tweet. No surprise there. What surprised many, however, was Romney's quick acceptance of the end...

 2018-02-20 14:53 

Mother Jones

Mueller Charges Russian-Linked Lawyer With Lying to the FBI...

Special counsel Robert Mueller has charged a Russian-linked lawyer for making false statements to investigators about his conversations with former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates. Alex van der Zwaan, the son of Russian oligarch German Khan, is expected to...

 2018-02-20 14:52 

Mediaite

BREAKING: Mueller Charges Lawyer Linked to Trump Campaign Aide With Lying to Special Counsel...

Special counsel Robert Mueller is bringing charges against a lawyer who lied to the FBI about his relationship with former Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates ....

 2018-02-20 14:51 

LifeZette

Steer Clear of 'Gendered' Language, Even 'Husband' and 'Wife,' on Campus...

Never mind big public universities — now even private Christian colleges want students to follow politically correct measures...

 2018-02-20 14:50 

Daily Kos

Mueller indicts London-based attorney connected to Gates and Manafort...

Robert Mueller has issued a new indictment, this time against London-based attorney Alex Van der Zwaan. Van der Zwaan is a fluent Russian speaker, and the son-in-law of Ukrainian-Russian oligarch German Borisovich Khan. The charges in this case would seem...

 2018-02-20 14:50 

Reason.com

Banning Porn Is a Bad Idea. Half a Decade of Science Shows It....

Is porn fueling a...

 2018-02-20 14:49 

Roll Call

Word on the Hill: What's Buzzing Over Recess?...

We're all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. Some of the best are ones we come across while reporting the big stories. There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but...

 2018-02-20 14:48 

The Hill

Ex-GOP lawmaker suggests 'left-wing groups' are coaching Fla. shooting survivors...

"Do we really think 17-year-olds, on their own, are going to plan a nationwide rally?"...

 2018-02-20 14:48 

Washington Post

Supreme Court rejects 2 gun rights appeals...

The Supreme Court is rejecting two challenges by guns rights groups to California laws regulating firearms' sales....

 2018-02-20 14:46 

Media Matters

CNN's Jack Kingston: "I have a hard time believing" that Florida school shooting survivors can organize a rally by themselves...

ALISYN CAMEROTA (CO-HOST): Jack, I want to start with something you tweeted because I don't understand it. So let me read to everyone what you tweeted on Sunday night about this. You said, "Oh, really? Students are planning a nationwide rally, not...

 2018-02-20 14:46 

Media Matters

Pro-Trump media launch attacks on student survivors of Florida school shooting...

After any mass shooting, disinformation spreads online like wildfire. It happens immediately, created and disseminated on purpose, often in real time as the event is unfolding. This week, even as the Parkland high school shooter was still at large, poster...

 2018-02-20 14:46 

WorldNetDaily

Mueller accuses lawyer of making false statements...

(Washington Examiner) Special counsel Robert Mueller has charged an attorney for making false statements to the FBI and his office, which is investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Alex Van Der Zwaan was charged with "willful...

 2018-02-20 14:45 

The Hill

Assessing Trump's impeachment odds through a historic lens...

Impeachment is ultimately a political process, not a legal one....

 2018-02-20 14:45 

Cato Institute

A Poster Child for Government Waste...

The Maryland Transit Administration suddenly shut down the Baltimore Metro last week, forcing commuters and other riders to find alternatives with less than 24 hours' notice. The state said an inspection had found unexpectedly excessive wear on the ra...

 2018-02-20 14:44 

AP

Supreme Court rejects 2 gun rights appeals...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting two challenges by guns rights groups to California laws regulating firearms' sales....

 2018-02-20 14:43 

Washington Post

The Latest: New charge filed in Russia probe...

The Latest on the Russia probe (all times local):...

 2018-02-20 14:43 

Breitbart.com

Michael Moore Marched in Anti-Trump Rally Allegedly Organized by Russians...

Documentary filmmaker and progressive activist Michael Moore participated in a November 2016 rally against then-President-elect Donald Trump that was allegedly organized by Russian interests seeking to stir political unrest in America....

 2018-02-20 14:42 

Fox News

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Mueller team charges lawyer linked to ex-Trump adviser with lying to FBI...

Prosecutors for FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe filed charges Tuesday against a lawyer connected to former Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates -- charging him with lying to investigators about his work in Ukraine....

 2018-02-20 14:42 

Cato Institute

A Basic Income Need Not Reduce Employment...

Ryan Bourne Suppose the government redistributed to every adult Briton abasic, unconditional income of 10,000 from tax revenues.Would aggregate employment levels a) rise, b) fall, or c) stay thesame? This is the blue-sky policy question that former Labour...

 2018-02-20 14:41 

Breitbart.com

Kamala Harris Calls on Congress to Listen to Emma Gonzalez on Gun Control...

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) declared Monday that Congress ought to follow the example of Emma Gonzalez, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who spoke out for gun control after last Wednesday's shooting....

 2018-02-20 14:41 

AP

The Latest: New charge filed in Russia probe...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Russia probe (all times local):9:35 a.m.Special counsel Robert Mueller's prosecutors have filed a new charge against a man they say lied to federal investiga......

 2018-02-20 14:40 

MSNBC

Mueller charges lawyer with lying about conversations with ex-Trump aide...

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has charged Russian lawyer Alex Van Der Zwaan with lying about text message conversations that he had with ex-Trump aide Rick Gates. Stephanie Ruhle and her panel discuss what this latest charge could mean in the ongoing......

 2018-02-20 14:40 

The Hill

State election officials say they struggle for information...

Election officials from states around the country say they are receiving insufficient information from the Trump administration as they prepare their election systems for possible Russian intrusions ahead of the 2018 midterms....

 2018-02-20 14:38 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Mueller charges lawyer with lying about interaction with Rick Gates...

Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed a charge against a lawyer for lying to investigators about his interaction with former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates in September 2016....

 2018-02-20 14:36 

CBS News

Robert Mueller's office charges man accused of lying to Russia probe investigators...

Mueller is charging Alex Van Der Zwaan...

 2018-02-20 14:35 

The Daily Caller

The New York Jets Sound Ready To Give Kirk Cousins Anything That's A Bad Idea...

The New York Jets are reportedly prepared to write Kirk Cousins a blank check to get him in green and white....

 2018-02-20 14:35 

Reason.com

33% Off! Attend Students for Liberty's LibertyCon in DC, March 2-4...

Speakers include Dave Rubin, John Mackey, Patrick Byrne, and Reason staffers Katherine Mangu-Ward, Matt Welch, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie....

 2018-02-20 14:34 

The Weekly Standard

'The Silent Artillery of Time'...

WILLIAM KRISTOL In a short, powerful piece in National Review , Rick Brookhiser concludes that "the conservative movement is no more....

 2018-02-20 14:33 

The Hill

Small business owners' optimism at record high after tax overhaul...

Small business owners' optimism in the economy is at a record high after the passage of tax reforms late last year, according to a new poll....

 2018-02-20 14:33 

NewsBusters

Hollywood Blasts Gun Violence, Yet 'Black Panther' Features 163 Shootings...

Black Panther set box office records on its way to becoming "a watershed in cultural history of African Americans," wrote The Miami Herald's Leonard Pitts Jr. Yet, the movie was typical Hollywood filled with violence, including 163 shootings, ...

 2018-02-20 14:33 

ThinkProgress

Trump gives full-throated endorsement to Pennsylvania GOP's gerrymandering effort...

On Monday morning, President Trump urged Pennsylvania Republicans to challenge a new map of the state's congressional districts issued by the state supreme court after justices determined the previous map drawn by Republican lawmakers was unconstituti...

 2018-02-20 14:30 

The Hill

The CIA may need to call White House to clarify Russia meddling...

Mike Pence has made the latest conflicting statement on the effect of Russian meddling in our election....

 2018-02-20 14:30 

Crooks and Liars

David Brooks Wants To Teach The World To Sing In Perfect Harmony...

. @nytdavidbrooks writes that he's been thinking this week about a group that's in the trust and respect business. Better Angels is a nonprofit that finds members of the Red and Blue Tribes and brings them together for long, humbling conversations...

 2018-02-20 14:29 

Washington Post

Special counsel's office files new charge against man accused of lying to investigators in Russia probe...

Special counsel's office files new charge against man accused of lying to investigators in Russia probe....

 2018-02-20 14:28 

The Hill

Mueller charges man who communicated with Gates with making false statements...

Special counsel Robert Mueller is charging a man who communicated with former Trump campaign adviser Richard Gates with making false statements to the FBI....

 2018-02-20 14:28 

The Gateway Pundit

TRUMP TWEET STORM: President Trump Takes on Obama, DNC and Democrat's Russia Hoax...

President Trump cut loose on Twitter again on Tuesday morning. The Republican president went off on Barack Obama again, the Democrat Party and the far left's Russia collusion hoax. Trump hit Barack Obama on his Russia policy. I have been much tougher ...

 2018-02-20 14:26 

The Hill

GOP strategist confronts ex-Trump staffer: 'I'm sick of you guys making excuses for him'...

Republican strategist Tara Setmayer clashed with former President Trump advisor Jason Miller in a heated debate on CNN over the president's response to the Russia probe....

 2018-02-20 14:25 

Daily Kos

Romney's gonna Romney: Brags about endorsement from man he called 'phony' and 'fraud'...

Mitt Romney's big Senate announcement last Friday was overshadowed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's latest wave of indictments, but Romney gets another shot at some attention now, with Donald Trump's endorsement and a potent reminder of wha...

 2018-02-20 14:25 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

Mueller's Russia investigation: What to know...

The investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election continues with Special Counsel Robert Mueller at its helm....

 2018-02-20 14:23 

MSNBC

Indictment rings alarms on Facebook, so what can be done?...

The special counsel's indictment of Russian nationals from last week shows the central nature of Facebook as part of the meddling, and it also shows how ill-equipped the social media network was at preventing interference. Ramesh Srinivasan discusses....

 2018-02-20 14:22 

RealClearPolitics

Guns and Midterms; Redrawing Pa.; Memo to Comey; Breaking Barriers...

Good morning, it's Tuesday, February 20, 2018. I hope you had a meaningful three-day weekend, although this Presidents' Day was riven by bitter and ever-escalating debates over gun control, the FBI investigation into Russia spying, and President T...

 2018-02-20 14:21 

HotAir

Marines quietly lower combat training requirements to help female officers...

Of course, that's not why they say they're doing it...

 2018-02-20 14:21 

The Atlantic

Devin Nunes's Fake Oversight...

The House Intelligence Committee chairman's actions are toxic to the democratic process and dangerous to American national security....

 2018-02-20 14:21 

The Daily Caller

Emma Watson's Vogue Cover Is Certainly Worth Checking Out...

Emma Watson tweeted out her Vogue Australia cover late Monday night, and she's looking pretty good....

 2018-02-20 14:21 

Mediaite

Trump: 'I Have Been Much Tougher on Russia Than Obama, Total Fake News!'...

Milking that executive time for all its worth....

 2018-02-20 14:21 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

Jennifer Lawrence to take yearlong break from acting to 'fix our democracy'...

Jennifer Lawrence is quitting acting for a year so she can devote her time to effort to help fix our democracy, according to a report....

 2018-02-20 14:20 

Roll Call

Rob Porter's Ex-wives Accept Apology from Hatch...

Former White House aide Rob Porter's ex-wives appeared to accept Sen. Orrin Hatch's apology letters for his initial statement on the abuse allegations against their former husband. "I feel like it's a sincere apology," Jennie Willoughb...

 2018-02-20 14:19 

RealClearPolitics

How Much Will Redrawn Pa. Map Affect the Midterms?...

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania recently revealed its newly drawn maps for the commonwealth. If you're interested in a down-in-the-weeds analysis of what the court's 5-2 Democratic majority did with each congressional district, I recommend this ...

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