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 2021-12-06 03:14 

NBC

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Diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing expected to be announced...

The Biden administration is expected to announce a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing this week, a senior administration official told NB...

 2021-12-06 03:06 

The Atlantic

Has Succession Done the Unthinkable?...

An episode chock-full of emotional violence may have ended with real tragedy....

 2021-12-06 03:05 

The Daily Beast

'Succession' Drops the Dick Pic to Daddy That Could Change Everything...

Mommy's wedding has everyone feeling a little dysfunctional. Shiv wants to "bank some embryos" with Tom, Roman's obsessing over Gerri's boyfriend, and Kendall is... oh, no....

 2021-12-06 03:05 

Slate Magazine

Here Are All the Clues That Set Up Succession 's Huge Plot Twist...

Turns out the HBO show has been dropping hints all season....

 2021-12-06 03:00 

The Daily Beast

'Mrs. Doubtfire' on Broadway Is a Terrible Drag...

"Mrs. Doubtfire" has been reimagined as a Broadway musical with little of the fun of the original 1993 movie, and cringingly stuck between dreary slapstick and "Kramer vs. Kramer."...

 2021-12-06 03:00 

Daily Kos

News Roundup: Omicron, Tucker, and Marjorie (sigh) Taylor Greene, yet again...

In the news today: The omicron variant of COVID-19. Tucker Carlson's dangerous demonization of supposed enemies apparently is something for the cameras, because in his personal life? Different story. And Marjorie Taylor Greene continues to make the na...

 2021-12-06 02:46 

MSNBC

Pumping the brakes on the omicron variant...

If you've been following the news at all this week, you've likely seen a lot of alarming updates about the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. Cases detected in over a dozen states, including New York, the D.C. area, California, and Georgia...

 2021-12-06 02:39 

MSNBC

Democrats, we have a problem...

Brian Stryker, a Democratic pollster, is sounding alarm bells ahead of the 2022 midterm election, urging his party to shift focus from social issues to the economy. Stryker's warning comes as a group of 22 House Democrats plead with leadership to pass...

 2021-12-06 02:27 

MSNBC

Mehdi Hasan shares his questions for Sen. Kyrsten Sinema...

Last week, Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) sat down with CNN for a rare TV interview. NBC's Mehdi Hasan breaks down her responses and pitches some follow-up questions....

 2021-12-06 02:24 

MSNBC

As Omicron spreads, US still not taking virus seriously...

Ten days ago, we'd never heard of the Omicron variant. Now it's spreading rapidly across the world. While European leaders take decisive action, the United States is struggling to control Covid-19. NBC's Mehdi Hasan says that more than 18 mont...

 2021-12-06 02:21 

MSNBC

The declining U.S. birthrate comes as no surprise...

There are a lot of headlines detailing a drop in birth rates, but has anyone wondered why? MSNCB's host of American Voices, Alicia Menendez, details how the state of our country is impacting those statistics....

 2021-12-06 02:08 

MSNBC

'It's just wrong': Documentary sheds light on U.S. military veterans facing deportation...

PBS documentary "American Exile" features two U.S. military veterans who fought in Vietnam, only to fight back deportation notices received decades later. While the threat of deportation for Army veteran Valente Valenzuela and Marine Corps veteran...

 2021-12-06 02:08 

MSNBC

Tom Nichols on keeping the anti-Trump coalition together...

A nationwide effort by state Republicans to secure control of legislatures ahead of the 2022 midterms could allow the GOP, and Donald Trump, to win an election even without winning a majority of votes. But there remains a broad coalition of voters who are...

 2021-12-06 02:00 

The Daily Beast

14-Year-Old Mexican Girl Jailed for Escaping Arranged Wedding Ceremony...

When the child bride realized what her family had signed her up for, she tried to escape, but the local authorities apprehended her and locked her up....

 2021-12-06 02:00 

Daily Kos

For Muslim eco-activists, protesting the L3 Minnesota pipeline is a religious responsibility...

by Tasmiha Khan This story was originally published at Prism . Coverage of the fight against climate change in the U.S. often ignores the efforts of Muslim activists, for whom caring for the environment is a religious obligation. However, Muslims have bee...

 2021-12-06 01:50 

MSNBC

After Roe: Battle over abortion heads to the states...

If the Supreme Court overturns or guts Roe V. Wade, states will have the power to restrict abortion access. MSNBC Contributor Melissa Murray and MSNBC Political Analyst Brittany Packnett Cunningham joined American Voices with Alicia Menendez to discuss th...

 2021-12-06 01:45 

MSNBC

'American Radical': MSNBC podcast investigates how one woman goes from apolitical to radicalized...

A new MSNBC podcast is investigating the radicalization of Rosanne Boyland, a 34-year-old from Kennesaw, Georgia, who was one of the five people who died during the January 6th insurrection.In...

 2021-12-06 01:37 

MSNBC

Rep. Barbara Lee on threat to abortion rights: 'I hope that this is a wake-up call'...

The Supreme Court appears willing to overturn Roe vs. Wade after hearing arguments on a Mississippi abortion ban this week. Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee of California says the conservative majority is "trying to roll the clock back to... the days of Ji...

 2021-12-06 01:34 

MSNBC

January 6th Committee begins turning the screws...

The January 6th Committee this week announced that it has conducted at least 250 interviews with people related to the Capitol attack. The panel plans to conduct public hearings beginning sometime in 2022. A panel joins American Voices with Alicia Menende...

 2021-12-06 01:01 

The Daily Beast

Dems Know the GOP Will Retaliate—They Want to Punish Boebert Anyway...

Republicans are openly floating the idea that they'll kick Democrats off of committees if the GOP takes back the House. Democrats still want to punish Republican misdeeds....

 2021-12-06 01:00 

Daily Kos

KosAbility: Internalized ableism is a consequence of an ableist society. Let's dismantle both...

Ableism is pervasive in society, accepted as normal and "how things are," because too many people are oblivious to the myriad ways systemic ableism determines how we build out human spaces and interact. Even if you aren't disabled, read on&mda...

 2021-12-06 00:00 

Daily Kos

Nuts & Bolts—Inside a Democratic campaign: It's okay to be human...

Welcome back to the weekly Nuts & Bolts Guide to small campaigns. I've written about rest in campaigns and why I think it is important . Today I want to talk about rest and ease, and what both can offer potential voters when candidates embrace them. T...

 2021-12-05 23:10 

Slate Magazine

I Just Discovered the Secret to Mind-Blowingly Hot Sex. The Problem Is, It Wasn't With My Girlfriend....

I want to do it with her, but I have a dilemma....

 2021-12-05 23:00 

Daily Kos

Trump may self-publish memoir to prevent 'humiliation' of getting smaller advance than Obama...

After normal presidents stop presidenting, they're typically deluged with offers from major publishing houses for the right to release their memoirs. But judging from the blowback The Wall Street Journal received after publishing Donald Trump's re...

 2021-12-05 22:48 

Washington Post

Seven days: Following Trump's reckless coronavirus trail...

From the day of his first positive test until his hospitalization last year, the former president came in contact with more than 500 people in proximity to him or at crowded events, according to a Washington Post analysis....

 2021-12-05 22:44 

Vox

What Peng Shuai's rape accusation says about China...

The tennis star's disappearance is part of a larger pattern of censorship and misogyny....

 2021-12-05 22:20 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Ally David Perdue Will Challenge Kemp For GOP Nod In Georgia Governor's Race...

Former Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) is set to announce his bid challenging Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) this week, marking a GOP primary clash in the battleground state amid former President Trump'Former Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) is set to announce his bid ...

 2021-12-05 22:08 

Slate Magazine

Sexual Misconduct Allegation Led to CNN Firing Chris Cuomo, Attorney Claims...

Debra Katz says her client, who wishes to remain anonymous, detailed the allegations to CNN last week....

 2021-12-05 22:00 

Daily Kos

What went wrong in America's record-low refugee admissions? Not just Trump...

by Aysha Khan This article was originally published at Prism . The Biden White House has ended its first fiscal year with a stunning new record: admitting the lowest number of refugees to the U.S. ever since the Refugee Act passed in 1980. Refugee advocat...

 2021-12-05 21:20 

Talking Points Memo

GOP Sen Suggests Abortion Laws Should Be 'Turned Back To States' As Roe Comes Under Threat...

Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN) on Sunday suggested that abortion laws should be left to states to decide, days after conservatives on the Supreme Court demonstrated a lack of pretense as they questioned Roe v.Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN) on Sunday suggested that aborti...

 2021-12-05 21:01 

Washington Post

Former senator David Perdue to challenge incumbent Brian Kemp for Georgia governor...

Perdue was narrowly forced into a runoff in the 2020 election and lost his seat to Sen. Jon Ossoff (D-Ga.)....

 2021-12-05 21:00 

Daily Kos

Rep. Eric Swalwell reminds us who really has the right to complain when it comes to COVID-19...

Even though I'm not a parent (you can thank me later, nonexistent kids who were never forced to explain my Igloo cooler-sized head and piquant yeti musk to your friends and classmates), I feel every bit of this mini-Twitter thread from Rep. Eric Swalw...

 2021-12-05 20:43 

Slate Magazine

Bob Dole, Longtime Senator and Presidential Hopeful, Dies at 98...

Dole ran for the presidency three times and was the Senate Republican leader for more than a decade....

 2021-12-05 20:36 

Mother Jones

With the Supreme Court Ready to Gut Roe, Amy Klobuchar Says Congress Needs to Act—and Fast...
 2021-12-05 20:05 

Washington Post

U.S. Capitol flags to be flown at half-staff for former Sen. Dole; Biden remembers 'American statesman' and friend...

Dole died Sunday at age 98....

 2021-12-05 20:00 

Daily Kos

How the right corrupted the idea of 'freedom' to promote its racist agenda...

As the COVID-19 pandemic has unfolded we've heard an awful lot from the right—a near-constant refrain, in fact—about their "freedom." The word itself has become a shibboleth, wielded like a bludgeon against any attempts to rein in ...

 2021-12-05 19:30 

The Daily Beast

Perdue to Spark New GOP Civil War by Challenging Gov. Brian Kemp...

The winner is expected to face Democrat Stacey Abrams, who made her own campaign official last week....

 2021-12-05 19:00 

Daily Kos

Forget horse paste. Anti-vaxxers are now literally eating dirt to stay healthy...

What else might people do to prevent COVID-19—aside from taking a free, safe, effective, FDA-approved vaccine? Horse paste was all the rage for a while. Bleach injections never really took off, despite the ocher abomination's imprimatur. Oh, I k...

 2021-12-05 18:40 

NBC

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Bipartisan tributes pour in following death of Bob Dole...

Republican and Democratic members of Congress sent an outpouring of condolences on Sunday following the news of the death of longtime lawmaker and World War II hero Bob Dole....

 2021-12-05 18:39 

Talking Points Memo

Omar Is 'Very Confident' Pelosi Will Take 'Decisive Action' Against Boebert Over Islamophobic Slurs...

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on Sunday said that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has assured her that Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on Sunday said that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi......

 2021-12-05 18:32 

The New Republic

Bob Dole's Disability Rights Legacy Marked the End of a Bipartisan Era...

The former Republican leader played a key role in the Americans with Disabilities Act, but stuck with the GOP as the party turned its back on the law....

 2021-12-05 18:22 

MSNBC

White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary on Pandemic, Gun Control and Biden's meeting with Putin...

White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre sat down with Jonathan to talk about curbing the spread of the Omicron Covid variant, President Biden's upcoming call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, gun control in the wake of the...

 2021-12-05 18:20 

MSNBC

The uncertain future of precedent in the Supreme Court...

More than 65 million Americans could lose access to abortion care if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. The Washington Post's Ruth Marcus and MSNBC legal analyst Maya Wiley join Jonathan Capehart to discuss....

 2021-12-05 18:20 

Mother Jones

Days After the Michigan School Shooting, a GOP Lawmaker Posted a Gun-Filled Family Photo...
 2021-12-05 18:19 

MSNBC

San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Trump: "He Loves San Francisco, Doesn't He?"...

San Francisco's mayor London Breed sat down with Jonathan Capehart to discuss the unique challenges facing her city, including the Omicron variant and the city's homelessness crisis - and why Donald Trump can take his suggestions elsewhere....

 2021-12-05 18:19 

MSNBC

New investigations into Michigan school shooting, more charges expected...

New investigations and more charges are expected in the Oxford school shooting after new details arise on what happened when Ethan Crumbley was taken into custody after the shooting. NBC's Heidi Przybyla reports....

 2021-12-05 18:19 

MSNBC

Extremists have taken over the Republican Party...

Stuart Stevens and Michael Steele tell Jonathan Capehart why...

 2021-12-05 18:16 

MSNBC

The Bye Line: Just like the 1980s AIDS crisis, COVID is not "overhyped"...

In this week's Bye Line, Jonathan Capehart responds to Sen. Ron Johnson's remarks that Dr. Fauci "overhyped" the 1980s AIDS crisis and is doing the same with Covid. "AIDS wasn't 'overhyped'. It was ignored,...

 2021-12-05 18:11 

FiveThirtyEight

One Misplaced Pawn May Have Just Clinched The World Chess Championship...

We didn't see much of Ian Nepomniachtchi on Sunday, though the Russian grandmaster is nominally competing for the World Chess Championship in Dubai. He spent much of the day in a private room, hidden away from spectators and cameras, while the chess w...

 2021-12-05 18:09 

Washington Post

Rep. Ilhan Omar says Pelosi will take 'decisive action' on Boebert's anti-Muslim rhetoric this week...

Omar also called House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy...

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