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 2021-03-04 08:00 

Washington Post

Biden's bungled claims about the Hispanic population...

Biden said Hispanics are the fastest-growing population group, but census data shows they have taken second place to Asian Americans....

 2021-03-04 05:50 

MSNBC

Trump hotel gets another chance to cash in on deluded extremist Trump supporters...

Rachel Maddow notes that while Washington, D.C. takes security precautions against potential violence from delusional extremist Donald Trump supporters bent on returning Trump to power on March 4th, Trump's hotel has tripled its rates to capitalize on...

 2021-03-04 05:31 

MSNBC

Why did the Pentagon lie about Mike Flynn's brother's role in the January 6 response?...

Rachel Maddow reports on some of the revelations to come from a Senate hearing on the slow National Guard Response to the pro-Trump riots at the Capitol on January 6, including confirmation that Mike Flynn's younger brother, Charles Flynn, was involve...

 2021-03-04 05:22 

MSNBC

Ethics probe made criminal referral for Elain Chao; not unique among Trump Cabinet...

Rachel Maddow shares details of an inspector general report finding that Trump Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao misused her office and referring her to the Department of Justice for potential prosecution. Chao is at least the fourth Trump Cabinet memb...

 2021-03-04 05:13 

MSNBC

Pence backs Trump's big lie after Capitol rioters tried to kill him...

In a new op-ed, Mike Pence gave credence to to Trump's claims that there was widespread voter fraud in the 2020 election. MSNBC's Brian Williams shares the details....

 2021-03-04 05:09 

The Daily Beast

Jimmy Kimmel Brutally Roasts QAnon Nuts for March 4th Trump Prophesy...

The late-night host can't believe that some of Trump's wackiest, most conspiracy-minded followers actually believe the guy who lost big will be inaugurated on March 4....

 2021-03-04 05:08 

MSNBC

Cuomo apologizes over harassment allegations, accusers reject his words...

Gov. Cuomo answered reporters' questions regarding the multiple accusations of sexual harassment against him. He apologized, but said he would not be resigning. New York Times reporter Luis Ferr-Sadurn tells Lawrence O'Donnell that Cuomo's apo...

 2021-03-04 04:59 

CBS News

Democrats in Congress propose monument to honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg...

The late Supreme Court justice died in September....

 2021-03-04 04:58 

The Daily Beast

Samantha Bee Demolishes New York's 'Biggest Dirtbag' Andrew Cuomo...

"Just because Governor Cuomo stepped into a leadership void during the pandemic doesn't mean he gets a pass on his consistently shitty behavior," the late-night host declared....

 2021-03-04 04:23 

MSNBC

Rep. Jason Crow: Right wing extremist movement is 'metastasizing' because of Donald Trump...

Rep. Jason Crow joins Lawrence O'Donnell to discuss why Congress needs to act quickly to "aggressively and appropriately" combat violent extremist groups "dramatically increasing" in the United States....

 2021-03-04 04:17 

MSNBC

Beto O'Rourke: Gov. Abbott's mask mandate reversal 'sure looks politically convenient'...

Former Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke says Texas Governor Greg Abbott's decision to lift the state's mask mandate and open businesses to full capacity is like going "to war on your own people." O'Rourke tells Lawrence O'D...

 2021-03-04 04:12 

NBC

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House passes sweeping voting rights, ethics bill...

The House on Wednesday passed the For the People Act, a sweeping bill that makes changes to campaign finance, voting and ethics laws....

 2021-03-04 04:07 

Daily Kos

House Democrats just passed the most important democracy reforms since the 1965 Voting Rights Act...

On Wednesday, House Democrats voted 220-210 to pass H.R. 1, the "For the People Act," which is the most important set of voting and election reforms since the historic Voting Rights Act was adopted in 1965. These reforms, which House Democrats pre...

 2021-03-04 04:00 

Crooks and Liars

CARTOON: Suppression Walls...

Open thread below......

 2021-03-04 03:52 

Vox

House Democrats just passed their massive voting rights bill HR 1...

The bill still faces a steep climb in the US Senate....

 2021-03-04 03:49 

NBC

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House passes police reform act named for George Floyd...

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, which would ban chokeholds federally and overhaul qualified immunity for officers....

 2021-03-04 03:42 

The Daily Beast

How the FBI Scares Off Would-Be Capitol Bombers...

Just a "friendly visit" from unsmiling agents lets far-right fantasists know they're on the government's radar....

 2021-03-04 03:36 

NY Times

Quotation of the Day: Biden Denounces States for Lifting Orders on Masks...

Quotation of the Day for Thursday, March 4, 2021....

 2021-03-04 03:30 

NBC

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Watchdog faulted Elaine Chao for misuse of office as transportation secretary...

The Transportation Department's watchdog asked the Justice Department to criminally investigate Elaine Chao late last year over concerns that she misused her office when she was transportation secretary, according to a report released Wednesday....

 2021-03-04 03:23 

Washington Post

House Democrats poised to pass sweeping elections bill as GOP legislatures push to restrict voting...

Democrats say that the GOP's state-level efforts make it important to act at the federal level to preserve expansive voting laws....

 2021-03-04 03:20 

Daily Kos

Catholic archdiocese rules that 2 approved COVID-19 vaccines are OK—but not that third one!...

Holy Mother of God, what foolishness is this? As reported by Ed Kilgore, writing for New York Magazine : In a ruling reminiscent of medieval speculation over the number of angels that could dance on the head of a pin, the Catholic Archdiocese of New Orlea...

 2021-03-04 03:01 

The Daily Beast

Brian Kemp Says He'll 'Absolutely' Back Trump in 2024 Despite Repeated Attacks...

A week after Mitch McConnell came crawling back to Trump, another Republican who has attracted Trump's ire said he'd back Trump if he won the GOP nomination in 2024....

 2021-03-04 02:40 

Daily Kos

Fox News asks Jen Psaki about President Biden's outrageous disregard for Dr. Seuss...

Not sure where to slot this among the growing list of Fox News pseudo-scandals. Is this glaring omission worse than Barack Obama's tan suit? That hardly seems possible. The tan suit affair nearly ended us. Our enemies saw our commander in chief arraye...

 2021-03-04 02:38 

Media Matters

Sean Hannity says voting reform bill H.R. 1 will "destroy the integrity of our elections in this country forever"...
 2021-03-04 02:34 

Vox

The House just passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act...

The bill bans chokeholds, and would end qualified immunity for police officers....

 2021-03-04 02:23 

NBC

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'The knives come out': Cuomo fights for political survival as pressure mounts...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he's...

 2021-03-04 02:21 

The Daily Beast

Cops Fear QAnon Violence Thursday. Die-Hards Call 'False Flag'...

"The main QAnon promoters—they are not on board, they are decrying this as a false flag," said Travis View, the co-host of QAnon-tracking podcast QAnon Anonymous....

 2021-03-04 02:08 

MSNBC

New report finds ex-Trump White House doctor drank on the job, abused staff...

On Wednesday, the Pentagon Inspector General released a scathing report on the conduct of former Trump White House doctor—and current United States representative, Ronny Jackson....

 2021-03-04 02:04 

Media Matters

Fox contributor Newt Gingrich: Democrats want an "anti-white" America where "transgender dominates Christianity and Judaism"...
 2021-03-04 02:00 

Daily Kos

California teacher uses racist and stereotypical gesture to describe Asians to her class...

Since the start of the novel coronavirus pandemic, crimes against the Asian community have increased globally. In the U.S.—especially because of the spread of misinformation, the use of xenophobic language, and the first case of the virus being trac...

 2021-03-04 01:48 

Mother Jones

Mississippi Is About to Ban Trans Athletes Over a Hypothetical Problem...
 2021-03-04 01:40 

MSNBC

Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 2/1/2021...
 2021-03-04 01:37 

MSNBC

Hayes to Dems narrowing eligibility for stimulus checks: 'What on Earth are you thinking?'...

"This is nothing more than a reflexive, almost neurotic, compulsive desire to signal moderation by making things worse—both substantively and politically," says Chris Hayes on Senate Democrats like Joe Manchin and Jeanne Shaheen pushing to n...

 2021-03-04 01:29 

NBC

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Data shows growing backlog of unaccompanied migrant children in Border Patrol custody...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection had 1,763 unaccompanied migrant children in its custody as of Tuesday, according to internal CBP data obtained by NBC News....

 2021-03-04 01:26 

Media Matters

Tucker Carlson attacks teachers, calling them "the most privileged government workers in the United States"...
 2021-03-04 01:20 

Daily Kos

1 million Illinois students will receive $450 to help assist with food expenses amid COVID-19 crisis...

Disparities across the country have increased amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. In terms of food security, those who struggled with food access prior to the pandemic have been facing further obstacles. With schools closed and learning being remote, man...

 2021-03-04 01:10 

MSNBC

'Toxic masculinity': Obama vet slams GOP for constant 'culture wars'...

While most elected Republicans are publicly against Biden's coronavirus bill, they are not taking extra steps to try to stop Biden's top agenda item. In fact, the latest numbers show 59 percent of Republicans back Biden's 2021 stimulus bill. M...

 2021-03-04 01:06 

MSNBC

The next mask war? 'Vaccine passports' speed reopening and reward participants...

Israel now has the record for the fastest vaccination campaign in the world, largely due to its implementation of...

 2021-03-04 01:05 

MSNBC

'This has already taken far, far too long': GOP aims to delay passage of covid relief bill...

Republicans are planning to use a number of procedural moves to delay the passage of the covid relief bill. Congresswoman Katie Porter says the process already has taken 'far, far too long.'...

 2021-03-04 00:58 

NY Times

Democrats Narrow Stimulus Payments as Biden Works to Keep Aid Plan on Track...

President Biden blessed the plan to lower the income cap for Americans receiving checks of up to $1,400, a crucial concession to moderates whose backing is needed to pass the bill....

 2021-03-04 00:56 

Washington Post

Transgender rights emerge as a growing political flash point...

As Biden pursues an array of actions to solidify transgender rights, conservatives mount a backlash that focuses on women's sports....

 2021-03-04 00:51 

MSNBC

Anti-Asian racism and violence spiking during pandemic...

A wave of anti-Asian violence is surging across the country. Michelle Kim says on The ReidOut that,...

 2021-03-04 00:44 

Washington Post

Murkowski emerges as focus of Biden effort to find GOP support for his agenda...

The independent-minded Republican senator says she is focused on securing help for Alaska, which has been hit hard by the pandemic: 'My state needs relief.'...

 2021-03-04 00:40 

Daily Kos

One year after the COVID-19 pandemic turned us upside down, how has life changed?...

One year ago this week, my Kansas Jayhawks were the leading contenders to cut down the nets at the NCAA tournament. Everything on that team was clicking. Everyone on the team was perfectly playing their parts, reaching peak performance as they headed into...

 2021-03-04 00:37 

The Daily Beast

Former Maryland Police Chief Accused of Attempted Murder, a Dozen Arsons...

David Crawford allegedly tried to burn down several houses with victims—his relatives, his doctors, public officials—still inside....

 2021-03-04 00:20 

NY Times

Biden Administration Steps Up Push for School Reopenings...

A day after President Biden said teachers should be prioritized for vaccination, the first lady and the education secretary hit the road to urge communities to return to in-person learning....

 2021-03-04 00:18 

NY Times

Officials Put 'Unusual' Limits on D.C. National Guard Before Riot, Commander Says...

Maj. Gen. William J. Walker testified that he did not receive permission to deploy troops for hours on Jan. 6, as violence by pro-Trump supporters escalated....

 2021-03-04 00:17 

MSNBC

DC police on high alert after extremist threat against Democratic lawmakers at Capitol...

DHS and the FBI sent a joint intelligence bulletin to state and local law enforcement agencies late Tuesday warning that some domestic groups have...

 2021-03-04 00:17 

NY Times

Congressman Harassed Staff and Got Drunk as White House Doctor, Watchdog Says...

Ronny Jackson, a Republican who enthused that President Donald J. Trump had "incredible genes," sexually harassed a woman on a White House trip and had "meltdowns" with his staff, a report found....

 2021-03-04 00:03 

NY Times

Targeting State Restrictions, House Is Set to Pass Landmark Voting Rights Expansion...

The omnibus voting, ethics and campaign finance bill would roll back barriers to voting enacted by Republican statehouses, but it faces an uphill battle in the Senate....

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