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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes held a news conference on information obtained by his committee.
From: The Atlantic | By: Candice Norwood | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Paul Ryan has dreamed of slashing Medicaid since his keg-party days — and that blithe hostility is widespread
From: Salon.com | By: Chauncey DeVega | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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In light of Tomi Lahren's abortion controversy, conservatives have finally noticed their own media exploits them
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Sheffield | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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A CEO actually learns from mistakes.
From: Reason | By: Steve Chapman | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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We Gotta Talk to Each Other. Wednesday I blogged The Ship of State is Taking on Water. This morning vtdigger.org was kind enough to run the post. The mainly civil thread of comments it attracted makes me very hopeful that we can steady the ship by talking...
From: Fractals of Change | By: Tom Evslin | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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A President who peddles falsehoods and dabbles in conspiracy confronts the challenge of governing in reality...
From: Time | By: Michael Scherer | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Not every House Republican will be able to parachute into a safe district afterward.
From: Politico | By: Kevin Robillard | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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From: Politico | By: Dan Diamond | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Workers dreaming of early retirement are getting the jitters as Washington debates replacing the Obama-era health care law with a system that could be a lot more expensive for many older Americans.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Last autumn, before the election, a writer for Bloomberg asked to spend a day with me to interview me for a feature piece about my blogging on Trump, and my life in general. I could tell from the initial conversation that it was going to be a hostile...
From: Dilbert | By: Scott Adams | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Tomi Lahren has always seemed like a too on-the-nose parody of a conservative media star. Where others were tan, blonde, and young, Lahren is bronzed, platinum, and literally 24. On her nightly show on Glenn Beck’s the Blaze TV, her commentary wasn’t...
From: Double X | By: Ruth Graham | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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The conservative Koch network is promising to spend millions of dollars to defeat the health care overhaul backed by President Donald Trump and top House Republicans. The network’s leading groups, Americans for Prosperity and Freedom Partners, announced...
From: Time | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Brazile’s assistance to the Clinton campaign while pretending to be a neutral political analyst tells a larger tale
From: Salon.com | By: Jordan Chariton, The Young Turks | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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From: Washington Monthly | By: Nancy LeTourneau | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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House Intelligence Committee chair Devon Nunes, who is a huge Trump ally who helped Trump on his transition, has just gone public with what appears to be blockbuster news: US intelligence picked up communications involving the Trump transition. While...
From: AmericaBlog | By: John Aravosis | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Turns out, you might be a millennial and not even know it. Even if you’re approaching 40. According to new research by CBS’ TV ratings guru David Potluck and Nielsen Catalina Solutions, the youngest millennials should be graduating college this...
From: The Wrap | By: Tony Maglio | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold started reporting on President Trump’s charitable donation promises last summer, crowdsourcing names of charities from his Twitter followers and painstakingly recording in public the list of charities he’s...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Shan Wang | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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It's a tragedy that President Trump didn't use this moment to try to cut more, and to cut the biggest unsustainable spending: Medicare and Social Security.
From: Reason | By: John Stossel | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Leading a wave, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott even suggests states should ban cities from having regulatory powers
From: Salon.com | By: Amanda Marcotte | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The National Front leader is a serious contender for the French presidency. That could spell the end for the European Union.
From: New York Times | By: MATTHEW J. GOODWIN | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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FBI and NSA chiefs verify a Russia probe and refute the president's claims
From: Salon.com | By: Michael Winship, BillMoyers.com | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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We are now experiencing the very thing Team Trump warned about: a compromised presidency and a possible constitutional crisis.
From: New York Times | By: CHARLES M. BLOW | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Did a traitor work with Russia to help Trump?
From: New York Times | By: NICHOLAS KRISTOF | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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ESPN FC's Jason Dasey chats with former Malaysia internationals about the team's love-hate relationship with their fans. ESPN FC's Jason Dasey sits down for an exclusive interview with the Crown Prince of Johor and Chairman of JDT to discuss his vision...
From: ESPN | By: Nicolas Anil | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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American progressives will stop at nothing in overturning the presidential election results -- including provoking a military confrontation with the second most powerful nuclear power in the world. 
From: American Thinker | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Google Inc. has announced various updates for a few of its apps, including Duo, Allo, Photos and Maps.  The company made several of the announcements at its Google for Brazil event in São Paulo, many of which are aimed at areas with a poor network...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Collen Kriel | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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"Virtually every case of voter fraud I can remember in my lifetime was committed by Democrats,” Steven Curtis said
From: Salon.com | By: Sophia Tesfaye | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee today leaked information to President Donald Trump about the ongoing investigation into whether Trump's campaign collaborated with Russia to swing the election to his favor. (more…)...
From: Boing Boing | By: Xeni Jardin | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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War, paranoia, and institutional power
From: Reason | By: Jesse Walker | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Congress is taking a deep look at Trump's former National Security adviser
From: Salon.com | By: Taylor Link | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The top Republican and Democrat on the House committee investigating Russia's election meddling traded charges about snooping and partisan bias — threatening its nascent investigation.
From: NPR | By: Philip Ewing | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Just tallying up how much new spending and tax cuts the government can afford to announce is a crude way to measure any federal budget’s ambition The post A budget that hopes Canadians look past the numbers appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: John Geddes | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The House intelligence committee chair, a Trump ally, muddied waters and gave comfort to the White House, but he provided no evidence of wrongdoing or support for Trump’s “wiretap” claims.
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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In a powerful new book, the legal scholar Ganesh Sitaraman argues that America’s government will fall apart as inequality deepens.
From: The Atlantic | By: Rebecca J. Rosen | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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In a powerful new book, the legal scholar Ganesh Sitaraman argues that America’s government will fall apart as inequality deepens.
From: The Atlantic | By: Rebecca J. Rosen | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Brie Larson has elected to tackle a presidential role for a new big screen project. EW has confirmed the Oscar-winning actress will play Victoria Woodhull — the first woman in history to seek the U.S. presidency — for an upcoming Amazon Studios film...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Joey Nolfi | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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For hate groups, there's unprecedented opportunity to finally plug their fringe movements into a mainstream circuit
From: Salon.com | By: Adam G. Klein, The Conversation | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Jimmy Fallon’s light-hearted approach to covering politics has won over at least one member of the Trump family. After one of Fallon’s Tonight Show segments mocked a photo of Donald Trump Jr. sitting on a tree stump that ran as part of a recent...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Joey Nolfi | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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President Donald Trump has inaugurated back in January, but he’s already seemingly started his campaign for the 2020 election, hosting rallies across the country. To keep tabs on the president, The Daily Show is already on the beat — because as...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Chancellor Agard | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Google for Brazil: Building a more inclusive internet for everyone, everywhereBrazilians love the internet. With more than 139 million people online, Brazil ranks among the top five internet populations in the world. Brazilians are also heavy users of...
From: Google Blog | By: Mario Queiroz | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The White House is now trying to claim that Paul Manafort, who reportedly worked to further Vladimir Putin’s interests in the U.S. and overseas, was only a bit player in the president’s run for office.
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The legislative and executive branch are, together, a ruderless ship
From: Salon.com | By: Robert Reich, RobertReich.org | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The chairman of the House intelligence committee, which is investigating Russia’s electoral interference, has made public statements so hard to believe that they verge on disqualifying.
From: The Atlantic | By: Conor Friedersdorf | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The House intelligence chair seemed to let something slip: Is "one" person in the White House under surveillance?
From: Salon.com | By: Bob Cesca | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Trump has been especially good news for the fields in which he has a personal interest.
From: Politico | By: Darren Samuelsohn | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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How do private prisons work?
From: Salon.com | By: Brett C. Burkhardt, The Conversation | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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This Vox video illustrates the fact that type design was the true culprit in last month's Oscars cockup, and how easy it would have been to prevent. But backslapping award shows are only the beginning of bad design when it comes to type. The 2017 Oscars...
From: Boing Boing | By: Rob Beschizza | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Publisher of veteran left-wing weekly says the search for foreign enemies "doesn't end well" for progressives
From: Salon.com | By: Andrew O Hehir | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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On Monday evening, just hours after Congress had convened hearings investigating whether Russia had interfered with last November’s election, President Donald Trump was back in his comfort zone: on the road, flexing his unpredictable, kitchen-sink...
From: New Yorker | By: Hua Hsu | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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