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 2019-05-21 00:07 

The Daily Beast

Jeff Daniels Tears Apart 'Worthless' Republicans Enabling Trump: 'Democracy Is at Stake'...

If the Democrats end up losing to Trump in 2020, the actor predicted 'the end of democracy.'...

 2019-05-21 00:04 

The Daily Beast

'Out' Magazine Chief Phillip Picardi Threatens to Quit in Battle Over Unpaid Writers...

Dozens of freelancers have yet to be compensated by the magazine's owners. And now its top editor might resign amid the bizarre intra-company feud....

 2019-05-21 00:00 

MSNBC

Chris Matthews: In campaign launch, the Bidens showed patriotism...

On Joe Biden's launch, Chris says: "What I liked about the message in Philly on Saturday, from both Bidens, is that those who love this country need to restore its historic values of unity and leadership."...

 2019-05-21 00:00 

Daily Kos

Amy Klobuchar makes it 13 Democratic candidates pledging not to accept fossil fuel money...

Showing the momentum behind opposition to fossil fuel-driven politics, Sen. Amy Klobuchar became the 13th Democratic presidential candidate to pledge not to take fossil fuel industry money . "I pledge not to take contributions over $200 from oil, gas,...

 2019-05-20 23:58 

MSNBC

Coming October 2019: Blowout...

Corrupted democracy, rogue state Russia, and the richest, most destructive industry on Earth...

 2019-05-20 23:54 

Washington Post

The Latest: Trump says Tuesday special election a 'big race'...

President Donald Trump is telling rallygoers in Pennsylvania that "we have a big race tomorrow" as he campaigns for a Republican candidate seeking to fill an open congressional seat...

 2019-05-20 23:48 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Mississippi law banning abortions as early as 6 weeks heads to federal court...

Judge who threw out a ban on abortions after 15 weeks to hear challenge to a more restrictive law as a growing number of states move ahead with laws that challenge Roe v. Wade...

 2019-05-20 23:46 

MSNBC

Deutsche Bank becomes focal point in multiple Trump investigations...

In an explosive new report, the New York Times has revealed that: "Anti- money- laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving legal entities controlled by Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jar...

 2019-05-20 23:42 

Talking Points Memo

Cohen To Congress: I 'Believe' Sekulow Knew About Trump Tower Moscow Lie...

Trump attorney Jay Sekulow knew Michael Cohen was lying about the dates of the President's involvement in the Trump Tower......

 2019-05-20 23:30 

MSNBC

Harris goes in on Barr: Can't do job, he's "biased" toward Trump...

Presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris harshly criticized Attorney General Bill Bar, who she said is "biased" toward President Trump, in an interview with MSNBC's Ari Melber. Responding to Barr's appearance on Fox News, and a new int...

 2019-05-20 23:30 

Daily Kos

Congressional leaders, Trump set to meet on budget, debt ceiling, infrastructure...

It's a very short week for Congress, starting late Monday afternoon and ending midday Thursday before a 10-day Memorial Day recess. Nevertheless, legislators are all going to pretend like they're working hard by having meetings to talk about how t...

 2019-05-20 23:29 

ThinkProgress

Republicans are undermining Michigan's redistricting effort, secretary of state says...

Michigan's secretary of state on Monday accused Republican lawmakers of undermining the state's redistricting process by using "budgeting gimmicks" and political sleight of hand to circumvent "the will of the voters." Secretary of ...

 2019-05-20 23:28 

MSNBC

Don McGahn says he won't testify before House Judiciary Committee...

President Trump escalated his stonewalling of Congress today, directing Former White House Counsel Don McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena and skip a House Judiciary hearing scheduled for tomorrow. In a separate letter McGahn's lawyer confirmed he...

 2019-05-20 23:27 

MSNBC

Kamala Harris: "Women deserve to be paid as much as men"...

2020 Presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris is out with a new plan to hold corporations accountable for gender pay gaps, requiring them to receive a certification to prove they are paying men and women equally for analogous work and fining them if...

 2019-05-20 23:26 

Washington Post

Trump team to brief Congress on Iran; Dems seek counterpoint...

With questions mounting over President Donald Trump's tough talk on Iran, top national security officials are heading to Capitol Hill to brief Congress...

 2019-05-20 23:22 

MSNBC

Kamala Harris's dream running mate: Muhammad Ali...

2020 candidate Sen. Kamala Harris joined MSNBC's Ari Melber for a lightning round of questioning, where they touched on her dream running mate, her favorite cooking recipe, her favorite album, and why she quoted Bob Marley in her announcement speech....

 2019-05-20 23:20 

Washington Post

What Michael Cohen says about the origin of his false congressional testimony...

Walking through what Cohen's said publicly -- and to the special counsel....

 2019-05-20 23:16 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Report: Kobach demanded perks, top Cabinet post to become Trump's 'immigration czar'...

Former Kansas GOP Secretary of State Kris Kobach gave the White House a list of demands for perks, status and authority if he were to accept the role of...

 2019-05-20 23:16 

MSNBC

Kamala Harris full interview: Gender Pay, Barr bias, obstruction...

Presidential candidate and Senator Kamala Harris is launching a new plan to close the gender wage gap, that would force corporations to prove they are paying equally across genders or face strict fines from the federal government. In a new interview with...

 2019-05-20 23:07 

MSNBC

Cohen says Trump attorney Jay Sekulow told him to give false info to Congress...

President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen told lawmakers behind closed doors that Jay Sekulow, one of the president's attorneys, encouraged him to give untrue information to lawmakers about the Trump Tower project in Moscow, according t...

 2019-05-20 23:05 

CNN

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READ: Don McGahn's lawyer sends letter saying ex-White House counsel won't testify before House panel...
 2019-05-20 23:03 

Washington Post

Powell says he sees 'moderate' risk from corporate debt...

Fed Chairman Powell says he sees potential risks from a sharp rise in corporate debt as moderate...

 2019-05-20 23:00 

Daily Kos

Congressional Democrats demand review of Putin ally Deripaska's big new investment in Kentucky...

Congressional Democrats are demanding that the Trump administration review the $200 million investment Russian conglomerate Rusal is going to be putting into a Kentucky aluminum rolling mill. Rusal and the American firm Braidy Industries announced last we...

 2019-05-20 22:56 

Washington Post

Trump says there's 'no indication' of threatening actions by Iran...

"If they do something, it'll be met with great force. But we have no indication that they will," Trump told reporters Monday outside the White House....

 2019-05-20 22:47 

Crooks and Liars

Actor Jeff Daniels Rips GOP Cowards: 'Democracy Is At Stake'...

Actor Jeff Daniels, who is playing Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird , had some things to say about the cowardice of the Republican party. And the racism. During a discussion of TKAM, Daniels brought up the point in the story "where Atticus talks...

 2019-05-20 22:43 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Democrats say some GOP members "twist" Iran intel...

As the Trump administration prepares to brief lawmakers Tuesday on the threat posed by Iran, Democrats are charging that Republicans are misrepresenting intelligence to make the danger from Tehran seem more dire than it actually is....

 2019-05-20 22:40 

Splinter

Asshole Being Considered For Immigration Czar Sure Has a Lot of Demands...

President Trump has been considering the creation of a bullshit new position, "immigration czar," to oversee the administration's wide ranging abuses of migrants across government agencies. He may have found the perfect person for the job in K...

 2019-05-20 22:39 

Washington Post

In Alabama, Sanders makes appeal to Deep South black voters...

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has made an appeal to black voters in the Deep South...

 2019-05-20 22:37 

Washington Post

House panel releases transcripts of Cohen interviews...

House intelligence committee releases transcripts of closed-door interviews with President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer...

 2019-05-20 22:36 

Vox

A federal judge just ruled Trump can't block a House subpoena for his financial records...

Judge Amit Mehta just upheld a House Oversight Committee subpoena for Trump's financial records....

 2019-05-20 22:35 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Cohen told lawmakers that Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow encouraged him to give false information to Congress...

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, told lawmakers during a closed-door meeting earlier this year that Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow told him to lie to Congress in a 2017 statement about efforts to build a Trump Tower in Mosco...

 2019-05-20 22:30 

Daily Kos

Cohen told lawmakers Trump's lawyer told him to make false claims about timing of Trump Tower Moscow...

Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen told the House Intelligence Committee earlier this year that an attorney for Donald Trump told him to lie about how long negotiations over a Moscow real estate deal extended into the 2016 campaign. According to the Washin...

 2019-05-20 22:29 

CNN

[ Politics ]

House committee votes to release transcript of Michael Cohen interviews...

The House Intelligence Committee on Monday released a transcript of roughly 15 hours of closed-door testimony from President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen....

 2019-05-20 22:29 

Washington Post

Michael Cohen's allegation underscores that the Mueller report is not case closed...

How far did the eventual president of the United States go to hide his Russian business deals with voters? Congress want to know....

 2019-05-20 22:28 

NY Times

House Releases New Transcripts of Michael Cohen Interviews...

Lawmakers appeared to be interested in his testimony that lawyers for President Trump and his family helped shape his false testimony about a Trump Tower proposal in Moscow....

 2019-05-20 22:27 

Washington Post

Trump to hold Pennsylvania rally days after rival Biden did...

President Donald Trump is heading to Pennsylvania to boost a Republican congressional candidate facing a special election this week...

 2019-05-20 22:27 

Washington Post

Trump says Iran provocations will be met with 'great force'...

President Donald Trump is threatening to meet provocations by Iran with "great force," but says he's also willing to negotiate...

 2019-05-20 22:26 

MSNBC

Mayor Pete calls out conservative media...

NYT's Peter Baker, former Congressman David Jolly, Move On's Karine Jean-Pierre, and MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann on how Trump was outraged at Fox News after Mayor Pete Buttigieg made an appearance and called out some of the netwo...

 2019-05-20 22:26 

Slate Magazine

That Astonishing Gift to Morehouse Students Will Teach Us Valuable Things About Debt Forgiveness...

We just have to wait 10 years for the lessons....

 2019-05-20 22:18 

Washington Post

Architects of post-9/11 CIA interrogation program to testify...

Two former CIA contractors who designed the harsh interrogation program used after the Sept. 11 attacks are being summoned to testify before the military tribunal at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention center...

 2019-05-20 22:15 

Slate Magazine

Trump Administration Formally Instructs Former White House Counsel to Disobey Congressional Subpoena to Testify...

"Congress may not constitutionally compel the president's senior advisers to testify about their official duties," the DOJ argued....

 2019-05-20 22:15 

MSNBC

And then there was one: Republican congressman breaks rank on impeachment...

NYT's Mike Schmidt, former US Attorney Joyce Vance, former Congressman David Jolly, Move On's Karine Jean-Pierre, and MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann on Rep. Amash breaking from his party, saying the Mueller report reveals the presid...

 2019-05-20 22:13 

Media Matters

Fox's Jesse Watters accidentally endorses progressive policy of billionaires paying off student loan debt...

JESSE WATTERS (CO-HOST): Why don't we just get a bunch of billionaires, you know like Bezos, Bill Gates -- JUAN WILLIAMS (CO-HOST): Warren Buffett. WATTERS: Warren Buffett, maybe they can pony up a few billion to clear the student loan debt. ... Amazo...

 2019-05-20 22:10 

Washington Post

4 important points about Michael Cohen's big allegation against Jay Sekulow...

1) It's not clear Sekulow knew that the testimony was wrong, and 2) Mueller wasn't able to interview Trump's personal attorneys as part of his probe....

 2019-05-20 22:09 

Splinter

Splinter...

This Wall Street Journal story about the gilded underworld of "site selectors," the consultants who help corporations milk state and local governments for subsidies, is an excellent demonstration of why the entire practice should be illegal....

 2019-05-20 22:06 

Slate Magazine

Federal Judge Rejects Trump Attempt to Block Congress from Subpoenaing His Financial Records...

An emphatic ruling against the president's frivolous effort to impede Congress' investigative powers....

 2019-05-20 22:05 

NY Times

Tornadoes, Joe Biden, Huawei: Your Monday Evening Briefing...

Here's what you need to know at the end of the day....

 2019-05-20 22:05 

Daily Kos

Judge sides with House Democrats, orders accounting firm to turn over Trump's financial records...

A federal district judge in D.C. on Monday rejected an attempt by Donald Trump's lawyers to prevent an accounting firm from turning over 10 years of Trump's financial records in response to a subpoena from the House Oversight Committee. U.S. Distr...

 2019-05-20 22:04 

MSNBC

Full McCaffrey: 'We genuinely do not want a shooting war with Iran'...

Retired General Barry McCaffrey addresses President Trump's strategy of increasing pressure on Iran and keeping them confused about his next steps....

 2019-05-20 22:04 

MSNBC

Jeff Daniels: 'If the big gamble is to go all the way to 2020... and lose, it's the end of democracy'...

Actor Jeff Daniels joins Nicolle Wallace to discuss the Trump presidency, the average American voter, and how the current political climate impacts his performance of Atticus Finch in Broadway's "To Kill a Mockingbird"...

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