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 2018-12-17 13:56 

LifeZette

What to Do if You're Not in the Holiday Spirit...

'Say no to the noise and the booze and the calories, and say yes to a quiet, healing walk with a friend'...

 2018-12-17 13:56 

Washington Post

The Technology 202: Major tech companies could be battered by ACA ruling if it's upheld...

Many Uber and Lyft contractors rely on the exchanges for health care....

 2018-12-17 13:55 

Washington Post

Trump suggests a Supreme Court ruling invalidating the Affordable Care Act would lead to better health care...

In morning tweets, the president also weighed on border wall funding and an upcoming Federal Reserve interest rate decision....

 2018-12-17 13:50 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Poll: Americans don't believe Trump has received the message from the midterms...

Just 10 percent of Americans say Trump has gotten the message that voters wanted a change in direction and that he's making the necessary adjustments....

 2018-12-17 13:48 

Crooks and Liars

If You're Not A Loyal Republican, Are You Allowed To Be An American?...

I'm a few days late getting to this clip, but it seems to be going semi-viral, so I'll just say a few words about it. It's Donny Deutsch on MSNBC this past Wednesday, talking about Donald Trump's legal troubles. Deutsch says: The word "...

 2018-12-17 13:48 

Washington Examiner

Google will spend $1 billion to expand New York City office...

Google will spend $1 billion to grow its New York City office, the company said on Monday, an announcement that follows significant expansion plans from other tech giants....

 2018-12-17 13:48 

Crooks and Liars

Republicans Broke The ACA So Now We'll Do Medicare For All...

On Friday, Republicans broke the Affordable Care Act, and with it, the protections for people with pre-existing conditions. Even if the judge's ruling is overturned on appeal, it doesn't matter because their evil agenda of denying health care to p...

 2018-12-17 13:47 

Crooks and Liars

Neil Cavuto Shreds Devin Nunes' Desperate Spin Of Flynn's Guilty Plea...

By the end of Neil Cavuto's interview with ex-Intel Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, Nunes was so thoroughly debunked that he was forced to admit that all his excuses and defenses for why Mike Flynn admitted to lying were only his opinion and little mo...

 2018-12-17 13:39 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Claims 'Boarder Security' Without Wall Would Cost Billions...

President Donald Trump took to Twitter Monday, claiming with creative spelling that "boarder security" without his $5 billion wall would......

 2018-12-17 13:39 

The Political Insider

Clinton Sends Letter To Third-Grade Girl Who Lost Class President Election To A Boy...

An 8-year-old girl who ran and lost an election for class president received a condolence letter from Hillary Clinton, the failed presidential candidate....

 2018-12-17 13:38 

The Political Insider

Adam Schiff Reveals Plan to Obtain Phone Record Proving Trump Lied to Mueller...

Rep. Adam Schiffrevealed his desire to obtain a phone record proving President Trump lied to Robert Mueller, who is in charge of the Russian investigation....

 2018-12-17 13:35 

Talking Points Memo

Jim Jordan On Second Comey Hearing: 'Hope He Actually Answers Questions'...

Ahead of former FBI Director James Comey's second interview with Congress, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) complained about Comey's first hearing......

 2018-12-17 13:31 

The Hill

Google announces new $1B campus in New York...

Google announced Monday that it plans to invest more than $1 billion to establish a new campus in New York....

 2018-12-17 13:30 

Talking Points Memo

House Dems To Make Aggressive Push On Gun Control, Even If Stymied In Senate...

In a possibly symbolic move, House Democrats are planning a slate of gun control measures which will likely meet their......

 2018-12-17 13:30 

The Hill

There's nothing 'courageous' about opposing the First Step Act, it's part of the GOP platform...

Now is the chance to truly do both what constituents want and what the GOP Platform calls for....

 2018-12-17 13:30 

MSNBC

New WH Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and the fine art of failing up...

The more Mick Mulvaney's record took ridiculous turns, the more impressed Donald Trump became....

 2018-12-17 13:30 

Vox

The Republican Party versus democracy...

In 2018, we learned how Trump's GOP behaves after losing elections. It could prove disastrous in 2020....

 2018-12-17 13:29 

The Hill

Pelosi: Dems 'will act boldly and decisively' on new gun laws...

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said House Democrats will act "boldly and decisively" to pass gun reform legislation when they take the majority in the House when Congress gets back in session next year....

 2018-12-17 13:29 

The Political Insider

Trump Considers Delaying Border Wall Fight Until January...

President Trump may cave again on his demand for $5 billion in border-wall funding, delaying the spending fight until next month....

 2018-12-17 13:28 

Washington Examiner

Trump: Congress can make healthcare 'great' after judge struck down Obamacare...

President Trump said Monday that Congress now has a chance to rewrite federal healthcare rules now that a judge has found Obamacare to be unconstitutional....

 2018-12-17 13:26 

The Hill

Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs, ex-bankers in multi-billion dollar scandal...

Malaysia filed criminal charges Monday against Goldman Sachs and two ex-employees of the bank in an alleged money laundering and corruption scheme tied to a state-owned fund,...

 2018-12-17 13:22 

Talking Points Memo

Report Prepared For Senate Shows Scale Of Russia Disinformation Larger Than Expected...

A new report that was put together by the Oxford University Computational Propaganda Project and a network analysis firm for......

 2018-12-17 13:20 

The Hill

Trump: Supreme Court striking down ObamaCare 'will lead to GREAT' health care...

President Trump on Monday expressed hope that the Supreme Court would affirm a Texas judge's decision to strike down the Affordable Care Act, arguing that such a ruling would lead to "GREAT" health care for the country....

 2018-12-17 13:20 

The Hill

Prescribing nature for improved health makes an economic case for the Land and Water Conservation Fund...

From both a public health and economic perspective, we must conserve, protect, and in some areas, create more public green spaces....

 2018-12-17 13:20 

Vox

The 7 most essential TV shows of 2018...

From Atlanta to The Americans and The Terror to Superstore. Plus: 14 runners-up and a bunch of other cool odds and ends....

 2018-12-17 13:19 

Washington Examiner

93% college professors hit Trump foreign policy in Ivory Tower 'diss...

Republican presidents have never fared well in the offices of America's mostly liberal college professors, but President Trump is taking it especially hard, according to a unique survey of "international relations scholars" and political scien...

 2018-12-17 13:18 

Washington Post

The Health 202: Trump and GOP say now is golden chance to replace ACA. Say what?...

Democrats do not agree....

 2018-12-17 13:17 

The Daily Caller

Liberals Exploit Tragedy (Again), Mika's Non-Apology And Obamacare's Demise...

Mika is sorry, and she sort of apologized...

 2018-12-17 13:15 

Washington Examiner

Hillary Clinton sends letter to girl, 8, who lost run for class president, 'a role that's only been sought by boys'...

Hillary Clinton this month told a third-grade girl who lost her bid to become class president that it's not easy to run for an office that's...

 2018-12-17 13:14 

Talking Points Memo

Coons: GOP 'Sadly Silent' On Mueller, 'Confident' Bill With Flake Will Be Blocked...

Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) sounded resigned Monday morning, conceding that his bill to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller, co-championed with......

 2018-12-17 13:10 

Vox

How Facebook killed Lean In...

Facebook helped make Sheryl Sandberg a women's empowerment icon. Now it's destroying her brand....

 2018-12-17 13:05 

The Hill

10 pieces of evidence proving Carter Page is a diabolical Russian spy...

If Carter Page weren't a spy, it would suggest top intelligence officials who targeted him were incompetent or corrupt....

 2018-12-17 13:02 

Washington Examiner

Melania Trump's spokeswoman slams media's 'consistent negative coverage'...

Melania Trump's spokeswoman on Monday ripped the press for its constant criticism of the first lady, and said reporters are ignoring the work she's doing with children....

 2018-12-17 13:02 

The Hill

Teen vaping sees unprecedented jump: study...

A study released Monday found that high schoolers' use of e-cigarettes roughly doubled over the past year in what researchers determined was an unprecedented increase....

 2018-12-17 13:01 

HotAir

House conservatives: Bring on the border wall shutdown!...

He will...

 2018-12-17 13:01 

Politico

WHITE HOUSE, AGENCIES PREPARE FOR SHUTDOWN -- Pelosi's next task -- HOUSE DEMS PLAN TO PUSH GUN BILLS -- Boehner writing a memoir...
 2018-12-17 13:01 

Reason.com

Did the Florida Supreme Court Just Give Cops More Leeway to Kill With Impunity?...

The decision says a police officer, like any other Florida resident, has a right to a pretrial hearing on his self-defense claim....

 2018-12-17 13:00 

Talking Points Memo

Boehner At Work On A Memoir: 'Notes From A Smoke-Filled Room'...

Former Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) is working on writing a memoir about his decades in Washington, Politico......

 2018-12-17 13:00 

MSNBC

Trump's wrong: there's nothing 'great'......

What Trump sees as "great news" is actually horrible news for everyone, including Trump -- whether he realizes it or not....

 2018-12-17 13:00 

The Hill

Alan Dershowitz: Did Michael Flynn lie? Or did the FBI act improperly?...

The media is asking the wrong question about this case and the way agents conducted themselves....

 2018-12-17 13:00 

NY Times

Russian 2016 Influence Operation Targeted African-Americans...

Two reports commissioned by the Senate Intelligence Committee take a deeper look at the fake social media accounts used by Russia in the American election....

 2018-12-17 13:00 

Vox

The comically large Democratic 2020 field, explained...

Everyone's running....

 2018-12-17 13:00 

Politico

Mick the Chief...

Trouble for Trump on the economy — Biden leads early — Dividends keep flowing...

 2018-12-17 13:00 

Infowars.com

Philosopher: Yellow Vest Movement is "Historic," Unlike Any Other Protest...

People from both left and right have lost faith in the political elite and the media....

 2018-12-17 13:00 

Crooks and Liars

Trump Lies About FBI's Legal Search Of Cohen's Office, Claims FBI 'Broke In'...

Caught in waves of desperation over Michael Cohen's sentencing memo implicating him, Donald Trump tweeted (which is an official White House statement) that Cohen is a rat because the FBI "broke into his office" and obtained evidence illegally....

 2018-12-17 13:00 

Slate Magazine

The TV Club, 2018...

Pals,...

 2018-12-17 13:00 

Reason.com

Understanding the New Obamacare Decision, Texas v. United States: Part II...

[Part of a continuing series of guest posts by Prof. Josh Blackman (South Texas College of Law). -EV]...

 2018-12-17 12:59 

The Political Insider

Meet The Man Likely To Replace Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke...

President Donald Trump will likely name David Bernhardt, the current number-two official at the Department of the Interior, as acting secretary....

 2018-12-17 12:59 

The Hill

Rising: December 17, 2018...
 2018-12-17 12:58 

The Hill

Obama blasts judges decision striking down Affordable Care Act: 'Republicans will never stop'...

Former President Barack Obama took to Facebook to express his disdain with a federal judge's decision to strike down core parts of ObamaCare, writing that "Republicans will never stop trying to undo" the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which...

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