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 2020-07-06 04:40 

Washington Post

Trump's bluster doesn't beat a virus, calm a restive nation...

First came the coronavirus, then unrest over racial injustice...

 2020-07-06 04:26 

Washington Post

Trump's bluster doesn't beat a virus, calm a restive nation...

First came the coronavirus, then unrest over racial injustice...

 2020-07-06 04:16 

Washington Post

1 ad, 3 accents: How Democrats aim to win Latino votes...

To win Florida and other pivotal swing states in November, Joe Biden is not only hoping to run up the score against President Donald Trump with Latino voters, but also push the community's turnout to levels far higher than when Hillary Clinton was def...

 2020-07-06 03:00 

Crooks and Liars

Vladimir Putin Is Working From Home...

Via @Kargs84 Open thread below......

 2020-07-06 02:32 

Washington Post

Trump to hold outdoor campaign rally in Portsmouth, N.H....

President Donald Trump is set to hold an outdoor campaign rally Saturday in Portsmouth, New Hampshire...

 2020-07-06 02:04 

MSNBC

Life After Trump. How soon will the Republican Party have to figure out its future?...

Veteran Republican operatives Matt Gorman and Michael Steel talk with NBC's Kasie Hunt about the future of the Republican Party and how President Trump's campaign will impact it this election cycle...

 2020-07-06 02:00 

MSNBC

Roberts' tenure on Supreme Court keeps observers guessing...

With high-profile cases set to be decided this week, NBC Justice Correspondent Pete Williams talks to NBC's Capitol Hill Correspondent Kasie Hunt about early signs from how the court may rule, as well as the recent decisions from Chief Justice John...

 2020-07-06 01:54 

MSNBC

Kearns Goodwin: Your election has to be tied to the good of the country...

Pulitzer Prize-winning Presidential Historian and Author Doris Kearns Goodwin talks with NBC's Kasie Hunt about how President Trump's leadership during the coronavirus pandemic matches up with former presidents and the temperament needed for a suc...

 2020-07-06 01:30 

Crooks and Liars

FDA Commissioner Dodges Trump's Reckless Claim That 99% Of COVID Cases Are 'Harmless'...

During his hate-filled speech on Independence Day on the south lawn of the White House, Trump told another dangerous lie about the pandemic that's still raging out of control in the United States with new infections now at a rate of over 50,000 a day ...

 2020-07-06 01:20 

The Daily Beast

Broadway Star Nick Cordero Dies After Months-Long Battle With Coronavirus...

The Tony-nominated actor has died at 41, his wife announced....

 2020-07-06 01:00 

Daily Kos

Neo-Nazi neighbor guns down Oklahoma woman for swiping his swastika banner...

Alexander John Feaster wasn't terribly popular with his neighbors in Hunter, Oklahoma. An unrepentant neo-Nazi, he liked to decorate his home with bright red swastika banners, and would go out on the town dressed in full Nazi regalia, including the re...

 2020-07-06 00:26 

CBS News

Trump to hold next rally outdoors in Portsmouth, New Hampshire...

In a survey of New Hampshire voters released last month, the president trails Joe Biden....

 2020-07-05 23:40 

Daily Kos

Nuts & Bolts: Inside a Democratic campaign...

It's another Sunday, so for those who tune in, welcome to a diary discussing the Nuts & Bolts of a Democratic campaign. If you've missed out, you can catch up any time: Just visit our group or follow the Nuts & Bolts Guide . Every week I try to ta...

 2020-07-05 23:25 

MSNBC

Glaude: 'We have to build a country that's just'...

On this Independence Day weekend Kasie Hunt discusses the deepening of a divided America and its foundations with the framers of the Constitution themselves with Jon Meacham and Eddie Glaude Jr....

 2020-07-05 22:48 

Slate Magazine

Trump Campaign "Strongly" Encourages Face Masks at Outdoor Rally in New Hampshire...

It will be the president's first official campaign rally since the sparsely attended event in Tulsa last month....

 2020-07-05 22:38 

Vox

Trump is going all in on divisive culture wars. That might not work this time....

Trump's Independence Day fear-mongering about...

 2020-07-05 22:20 

Daily Kos

Nonprofits fill government aid void for struggling Los Angeles residents...

An East L.A. family leans on community during the pandemic as government lets down low-income immigrants. By Angelika Albaladejo, for Capitol and Main Jenny's family lives paycheck-to-paycheck on Los Angeles' Eastside. Usually, they can piece toge...

 2020-07-05 22:13 

Crooks and Liars

White Couple Destroys Black Lives Matter Mural While Claiming 'There Is No Racism'...

A woman was caught on video destroying a Black Lives Matter mural in Martinez, California. The incident was said to have occurred during Saturday's Fourth of July holiday. Multiple videos of the incident were shared on social media. The woman, who was...

 2020-07-05 22:01 

Washington Post

Duckworth emerging as a contender to be Biden's running mate...

Tammy Duckworth, senator from Illinois and a war hero, is being looked at seriously....

 2020-07-05 22:00 

Crooks and Liars

Video Appears To Show Oregon Cop Flashing 'White Power' Hand Sign To Proud Boys Member...

Video captured at a protest in Salem, Oregon over the weekend shows an officer interacting with anti-Black Lives Matters protesters, who were identified as members of the Proud Boys group. A clip shared on social media on Saturday appears to show an offic...

 2020-07-05 21:40 

Daily Kos

Face the Nation says Trump team has denied CDC interviews for 3 months, but toadies remain plentiful...

There is clearly no number of deaths that will make Donald Trump, Mike Pence, and their associated toadies take the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic seriously. On CBS' Face The Nation, host Margaret Brennan started off by informing viewers that (despite so...

 2020-07-05 21:29 

Talking Points Memo

Texas Mayors Hit Back At Trump's Claim That 99% Of COVID-19 Cases Are 'Harmless'...

The mayors of two Texas metropolitan areas on Sunday expressed their dismay with President Trump's false claim that 99% of coronavirus......

 2020-07-05 21:03 

Washington Post

Trump to hold outdoor campaign rally in Portsmouth, N.H....

President Donald Trump is set to hold an outdoor campaign rally Saturday in Portsmouth, New Hampshire...

 2020-07-05 21:00 

Daily Kos

Working parents cannot return to their jobs if they can't afford diapers...

It's not yet clear if the forms of economic activity resuming in most states will quickly reduce the nation's high unemployment rates, but one thing is certain: it won't happen without diapers. Most child care operators will not accept a baby ...

 2020-07-05 20:59 

Washington Post

Grandfather: Stray bullet killed boy grabbing phone charger...

A grandfather says his 11-year-old grandson was grabbing a phone charger on the way to a cookout in Washington when he was struck and killed by a stray bullet...

 2020-07-05 20:43 

MSNBC

Trump campaign 'encourages' masks at next rally...

President Trump will provide masks at his next rally in Portsmouth, N.H. This is a change from his past rallies where he did not encourage wearing a mask amid the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-05 20:21 

MSNBC

Who Won the Week? Weigh in on the week's top stories...

Jada Pinkett Smith, the black wealth gap, Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr., and more are discussed on AM JOY on MSNBC as Tiffany Cross in for Joy Reid and her panel debate: Who Won the Week?...

 2020-07-05 20:20 

Daily Kos

Car plows into George Floyd protesters, killing 1 and critically injuring another in Seattle...

A 24-year-old protester has died after disturbing video shows a white jaguar speeding down a closed Seattle freeway into a crowd of George Floyd protesters on the Fourth of July. Summer Taylor died after being transported to Harborview Medical Center, acc...

 2020-07-05 20:09 

Washington Post

Trump turned July Fourth into a partisan event. The damage could be long lasting....

The president is losing the war against the novel coronavirus, and his reelection campaign is struggling. In response, he has decided to start a different war....

 2020-07-05 20:05 

Talking Points Memo

Susan Rice Rips Trump For Claiming He Was Never Briefed On Russia Bounty Plot...

Former national security adviser Susan Rice on Sunday slammed President Trump for claiming that he was never briefed on the intelligence......

 2020-07-05 19:45 

MSNBC

Pundits say race, gender are center state in 2020 press coverage...

Donald Trump made many statements during the 2016 presidential election cycle, which critics decried as racist and sexist, but which tended not to be explicitly called such by much of the media. Tiffany Cross in for Joy Reid and her panel discuss race and...

 2020-07-05 19:40 

Daily Kos

Teacher layoffs are coming, and this teacher's story shows how messy it can get...

Right now, state and local governments are trying to figure out how to safely reopen schools with plenty of social distance ... and, in some areas, a lot less teachers. Cities and towns are responding to budget shortfalls by laying off teachers and parapr...

 2020-07-05 19:20 

Washington Post

Protester dies after being hit by speeding car in Seattle...

The driver entered a closed stretch of highway and drove into a protest march....

 2020-07-05 19:15 

MSNBC

Is Kanye West 2020 a real thing? Pop start tweets his late entry...

Donald Trump apparently had a supporter in Kanye West in the past, but on Saturday, July 4th, the pop star tweeted that he's running for president in the 2020 election....

 2020-07-05 19:00 

Daily Kos

Florida and Texas reported highest surge in cases within 24 hours of Independence Day weekend...

Across the country, as the novel coronavirus continues to spread, officials urged Americans to be mindful of their July 4 plans. A number of community displays were canceled out of fears of worsening the current outbreak that has seen an 89 percent increa...

 2020-07-05 18:52 

MSNBC

Commissioner on DeSantis: We're in serious trouble in Florida...

Florida recently hit 11,458 new coronavirus cases in a daily record for the state. Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Nikki Fried tells Tiffany Cross in for Joy Reid that under the leadership of Republican Governor Ron DeSantis and...

 2020-07-05 18:36 

Slate Magazine

Hundreds of Scientists Call on WHO to Recognize Coronavirus Airborne Risk...

A group of 239 scientists say the WHO is ignoring evidence showing there is real risk of airborne transmission, particularly in poorly ventilated spaces....

 2020-07-05 18:28 

Talking Points Memo

NJ Governor Urges National Mask Requirement: 'Not Debatable'...

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) on Sunday said that there should be a national mask requirement to combat the......

 2020-07-05 18:22 

MSNBC

Officials search for multiple suspects in fatal S.C., nightclub shooting...

Officials are searching for multiple suspects in a Greenville, S.C., nightclub shooting. The event was partially violating the state's coronavirus restrictions since venues across S.C., are closed due to the virus. More than eight people were injured ...

 2020-07-05 18:20 

Daily Kos

Who called the cops?...

The image of young Elijah McClain playing his violin for rescue animals in a shelter won't leave my brain lately. I can't stop thinking about his last walk, listening to his music and dancing as he went. I can't stop thinking about his last wo...

 2020-07-05 18:14 

MSNBC

Florida pollster says 2020 vote will be a 'referendum on Trump'...

Florida is a battleground state in the 2020 election in which Donald Trump faces off against Joe Biden in a 'referendum' on his performance as president, pollster and political strategist Fernand R. Amandi asserts to Tiffany Cross in for Joy Reid....

 2020-07-05 18:08 

Crooks and Liars

Fox & Friends Promotes Kanye West's Presidential Bid: 'The Unifying Force We've All Been Waiting For'...

The hosts of Fox & Friends argued on Sunday that Kanye West could unite the country by running for president in 2020. During a segment on the Fox News morning show, host Jedidiah Bila noted that West had recently hinted on Twitter that he may be a candida...

 2020-07-05 18:00 

The Daily Beast

These Skullcandy Earbuds Ensure You Never Lose Them...

Audio manufacturer Skullcandy has partnered with Tile—the company behind those little Bluetooth trackers—to ensure lost earbuds are a thing of the past....

 2020-07-05 17:54 

Crooks and Liars

Joni Ernst Says The Confederacy And Slavery Are Mere 'Blemishes' On American History...

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) on Sunday both acknowledged and downplayed America's racist history by saying that the country had "blemishes" in its past. During an interview on CNN, Ernst was asked if she was comfortable with President Donald Trump&#...

 2020-07-05 17:49 

MSNBC

Doctor on COVID-19: Don't choose BBQ and beer over your life...

Coronavirus cases could spike through large, public gatherings this July 4th weekend, as Dr. Corey Hbert expresses his alarm that so many Americans are not wearing masks and social distancing while still in phase one of the COVID-19 outbreak....

 2020-07-05 17:41 

Talking Points Memo

AR Gov: I Would've 'Liked To See More' Masks At Trump's SD Event But It's A 'Controlled Environment'...

Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R-AR) said that he would've liked to see more face coverings at President Trump's Fourth of July......

 2020-07-05 17:40 

Daily Kos

Sen. Joni Ernst says 130,000 American deaths show Trump is 'stepping forward'...

Though it is a holiday weekend, the Sunday news shows continued on in mostly the usual fashion. Trump ally Sen. Joni Ernst, one of the corrupt man-child's most ardent defenders as the Republican Senate nullified impeachment charges against Trump witho...

 2020-07-05 17:36 

Washington Post

The politics of race are shifting, and politicians are struggling to keep pace...

Race has reshaped America's two major parties and defined its politics....

 2020-07-05 17:35 

MSNBC

Shocking viral videos spark debates on race in America...

Black Lives Matter and George Floyd protests have coincided with an apparent rise in viral racist incidents captured on video. Tiffany Cross in for Joy Reid and her panel discuss these shocking viral videos sparking debates on the state of race relations...

 2020-07-05 17:28 

Mother Jones

CNN Asked the FDA Commissioner to Correct Trump's Lies. He Wouldn't Do It....

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