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 2019-07-18 12:48 

NBC

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'An abomination': Jon Stewart blasts Rand Paul for blocking 9/11 victims bill...

Comedian Jon Stewart, an outspoken advocate for 9/11 first responders, put Sen. Rand Paul on blast after the lawmaker blocked a 9/11 victims compensation bill....

 2019-07-18 12:42 

NBC

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Most Democratic primary voters are 'still shopping' for a 2020 candidate...

Exactly 200 days from the Iowa caucuses, the most significant news is the overwhelming number of Democratic voters who say they've yet to make up their minds....

 2019-07-18 12:29 

Talking Points Memo

Tracking The GOP Response To The 'Send Her Back' Chant At Trump's Rally...

President Donald Trump dropped Rep. Ilhan Omar's (D-MN) name at his rally in North Carolina Wednesday night, nodding as the......

 2019-07-18 12:28 

Washington Post

The Health 202: Democratic-led House votes to get rid of 'Cadillac tax'...

The nearly unanimous vote is a rare spot of bipartisan agreement....

 2019-07-18 12:26 

Talking Points Memo

After NC Rally, Trump's 'Go Back' Rhetoric Will Morph Into Staple Of 2020 Campaign...

During his 2020 campaign rally in North Carolina on Wednesday evening, President Trump, predictably, could not let his venom toward......

 2019-07-18 12:21 

Talking Points Memo

Omar Responds To The 'Send Her Back' Chant With Photos And Poetry...

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) took to Twitter soon after vicious chants of "send her back" broke out at President Donald......

 2019-07-18 12:15 

Splinter

House Votes to Hold Barr and Ross in Criminal Contempt...

After many, many threats, the House finally followed through and held Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress on Wednesday, according to Politico. It's only the second time in history that Cong...

 2019-07-18 12:00 

Daily Kos

Cartoon: Patriotic Americans send malcontent Trump back to where he's originally from...

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 2019-07-18 12:00 

MSNBC

Rand Paul slammed after blocking 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund...

Jon Stewart called Rand Paul's posturing "absolutely outrageous," and given the circumstances, I'm hard pressed to imagine how anyone would disagree....

 2019-07-18 12:00 

Crooks and Liars

Trump Urges Rally Crowd Against Rep. Ilhan Omar With 'Send Her Back!' Chant...

You may shoot me with your words, You may cut me with your eyes, You may kill me with your hatefulness, But still, like air, I'll rise. -Maya Angelou https://t.co/46jcXSXF0B — Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) July 18, 2019 It's so exhausting. The const...

 2019-07-18 11:50 

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Thursday...

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE "We'll return after these messages..." The Emmy nominations were announced Tuesday, and among the categories is one for best commercial. Here are three of this year's impressive nominees, starting with Sandy H...

 2019-07-18 11:41 

Washington Post

The Finance 202: Budget deal or no deal? Pelosi and Mnuchin are talking, but not inking deal yet...

Time is running short to lift the debt ceiling before the August recess....

 2019-07-18 11:30 

Daily Kos

Abbreviated pundit round-up: Eric Garner's killer roams free; Trump incites NC crowd...

Jessica T. Matthews at The New York Review of Books writes— America's Indefensible Defense Budget : A parable, to begin: in 2016, the 136 military bands maintained by the Department of Defense, employing more than 6,500 full-time professional mu...

 2019-07-18 11:30 

Slate Magazine

How Worried Should You Be About That Face-Aging App Made by a Russian Company?...

The viral sensation offers a glimpse at how quickly millions of faces could be gathered up for nefarious purposes—and how lax we are with our privacy....

 2019-07-18 11:28 

MSNBC

1992 tape of Trump and Epstein unearthed...

The Day that Was 7/18/19: November 1992 tape in the NBC archives shows Donald Trump partying with Jeffrey Epstein at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate more than a decade before Epstein pleaded guilty to felony prostitution charges in Florida. MSNBC hosts disc...

 2019-07-18 11:28 

The Atlantic

Stevens Didn't Go Far Left. The Court Went Far Right...

The late justice's dissents will serve as a springboard for criticizing Trump era jurisprudence....

 2019-07-18 11:21 

The Atlantic

Where Is Ivanka?...

Her silence on the border crisis and on her father's racist tweets shows she has abandoned even the pretense of being a voice of reason inside the White House....

 2019-07-18 11:19 

Washington Post

The Cybersecurity 202: States don't have enough money to secure the 2020 election, new report warns...

There are still gaping holes after Congress's cash infusion....

 2019-07-18 11:18 

The Atlantic

'Send Her Back': The Bigoted Rallying Cry of Trump 2020...

The president's supporters at a North Carolina rally showed contempt for naturalized citizens and the Constitution....

 2019-07-18 11:10 

The Atlantic

Michael Collins Was Just Fine...

The Apollo 11 astronaut is famous for orbiting the moon in solitude. Now he wishes you'd leave him alone....

 2019-07-18 11:10 

Vox

Bernie Sanders's years-long feud with Goldman Sachs's former CEO is now part of his campaign...

It's Bernie vs. Blankfein....

 2019-07-18 11:00 

Daily Kos

Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 AM ET!...

At this point, I often end the show with the "prediction" that things will get noticeably worse before we get back on the air the next day. But this time, it wouldn't really have been fair as a prediction, since there was a Trump rally schedul...

 2019-07-18 11:00 

Washington Post

How to watch the second Democratic debate...

When, where and who to watch, and what to watch for....

 2019-07-18 11:00 

Vox

Royal baby Archie will have a huge impact on Britain's economy...

Meghan Markle has had a big effect on the fashion economy — and her infant son is poised to do the same....

 2019-07-18 10:57 

MSNBC

Jeffrey Epstein to learn if judge will grant him bail...

Registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is due back in court Thursday, where he is expected to learn from a federal judge if he will be granted bail as he awaits trial on new sex crimes charges. The panel discusses Epstein and newly-found 1992 footage....

 2019-07-18 10:54 

Washington Post

10 arrested during sit-in protest at ICE headquarters in DC...

Protesters angered by the federal detainment of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border blocked access to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in Washington, D.C., and staged a sit-in...

 2019-07-18 10:38 

MSNBC

Joe: This is day trading of the worst sort; it is immoral...

The president again went after freshman Democratic women lawmakers Wednesday at a re-election rally in Greenville, N.C., which also found the crowd chanting 'Send her back!' in regards to Rep. Ilhan Omar, who immigrated from Somalia as a child. Th...

 2019-07-18 10:33 

MSNBC

Watch live: Aspen Security Forum 2019...

NBC's Andrea Mitchell and Kristen Welker and MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle are among the speakers at this year's Aspen Security Forum....

 2019-07-18 10:30 

The Atlantic

The Shocking Lack of Lawyers in Rural America...

While cities are trying to reform their criminal-justice systems, smaller, more far-flung locales are struggling to provide basic services....

 2019-07-18 10:16 

Washington Post

Power Up: Nancy Pelosi is locked in a game of impeachment whack-a-mole...

Liberal lawmakers see Mueller's testimony as next pressure point....

 2019-07-18 10:01 

CNN

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24 Democrats are running for president. Voters and donors like only five of them....

There are nearly as many Democrats running for president as there are days in July. With so many choices to choose from, you might be wondering how potential Democratic primary voters are wading through all of the candidates. But as the latest fundraising...

 2019-07-18 10:00 

Mother Jones

The White House Is Taking Credit for Reducing Opioid Deaths. Here's The Catch....

For the first time in nearly three decades, drug deaths appear to be declining: Overdoses fell by five percent in 2018, according to preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An estimated 69,000 Americans died of overdoses in 2...

 2019-07-18 10:00 

The Atlantic

The Future of the City Is Childless...

America's urban rebirth is missing something key—actual births....

 2019-07-18 10:00 

The Atlantic

He Killed an Unarmed Man, Then Claimed Disability...

The latest twist in the police shooting of Daniel Shaver....

 2019-07-18 10:00 

The Atlantic

Chuck Klosterman Doesn't Believe in 'Good Taste'...

To the author of Raised in Captivity, a critic's job is more about entertainment than edification....

 2019-07-18 10:00 

The Atlantic

Trump Is Running Out of Time to Denuclearize North Korea...

So what does he have time to accomplish?...

 2019-07-18 10:00 

The Atlantic

The Three Myths of the Iran Deal...

Any solution to the current crisis will require a clear-eyed understanding of the challenges posed by the regime....

 2019-07-18 10:00 

Mother Jones

Virginia's Anti-LGBTQ Laws May Finally Come to an End Thanks to Some Clever Campaigning...

Days before the Virginia House of Delegates was set to consider two nondiscrimination bills in January, gay and transgender activists were excited for what they thought would end in a long-sought victory. For years, LGBTQ activists in Virginia had been wo...

 2019-07-18 10:00 

CNN

[ Politics ]

'Squad' drama frustrating some House Democrats...

House Democrats were united in their vote to condemn President Donald Trump's racist tweets this week, but some Democratic lawmakers are quietly expressing concern that far-left progressives have outsized influence in their caucus....

 2019-07-18 10:00 

Mother Jones

A Border Patrol Agent Reveals What It's Really Like to Guard Migrant Children...

This story was originally published by ProPublica. The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency's detention center in McAllen, Texas, for close to a month when the team of court-appointed lawyers and doc...

 2019-07-18 10:00 

Slate Magazine

Help! My Fianc Wants to Pay Off My Debt. Should I Let Him?...

Prudie's column for July 18....

 2019-07-18 10:00 

Washington Post

'Send her back': Trump's incitement on Ilhan Omar...

On Wednesday night, the president married two longstanding political tactics: suspicion of Muslims, and extrajudicial calls to action....

 2019-07-18 10:00 

The New Republic

We're Having the Wrong Debate About a $15 Minimum Wage...

Will it cost jobs? Maybe. But there are other important questions to ask....

 2019-07-18 10:00 

The New Republic

It's Not Strategy, It's Racism...

Pundits say Trump's tweets about...

 2019-07-18 10:00 

The New Republic

The Very Small World of VC...

The people who bet big on disruptive technologies have a lot in common....

 2019-07-18 09:59 

Slate Magazine

Dear Care and Feeding: I Don't Ever Want My Mom Alone With My Kids. What Should I Tell Her?...

Parenting advice on setting boundaries, potty humor, and racism....

 2019-07-18 09:24 

Slate Magazine

Crowd at Trump Rally Chants "Send Her Back!" About American Congresswoman Ilhan Omar...

The racism is the point. The racism is the election strategy....

 2019-07-18 09:00 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Bank lobby builds 'political machine' to spend for 2020 House and Senate races...

The trade association for the nation's banking industry is ramping up its political operation in Washington, planning an eight-figure effort to shape more congressional races in 2020 than ever before....

 2019-07-18 09:00 

Slate Magazine

Trump Wants to Outsource His Border Crisis...

How is the president trying to bully Central America into fixing a problem exacerbated by his administration?...

 2019-07-18 08:55 

CBS News

FaceApp security "risks" not worth it for 2020 presidential campaigns, Democratic National Committee warns...

Artificial face-aging app has exploded in popularity, but given tech experts' concerns over privacy, DNC says...

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