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Who cares about Cynthia Nixon’s weird bagel order or Ted Cruz’s tofu? – CNN

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

CNNWho cares about Cynthia Nixon’s weird bagel order or Ted Cruz’s tofu?CNN(CNN) There is nothing more tiresome in politics than New Yorkers telling people how to eat bagels. Or pizza. Or BBQ disputes involving North Carolina and Texas. They’re predictable and totally beside the point. Usually, in New York, it’s the sin of a …What your bagel order says about you and your fitness to governWashington PostCynthia Nixon Orders Cinnamon Raisin Bagel With Lox And OnionsHuffPostCynthia Nixon’s bagel order is a crime against humanityToday.comDeadspin -New York Times -CityLab -Eaterall 83 news articles »

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US Officials: Russia Is Main Suspect in Mystery ‘Attacks’

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Intelligence agencies investigating mysterious “attacks” that led to brain injuries in U.S. personnel in Cuba and China consider Russia to be the main suspect, three U.S. officials and two others briefed on the…Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images, File

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Bob Woodward: ‘Great Washington Denial Machine’ Driven By Politics, Not Truth – NPR

Monday, September 10th, 2018

NPRBob Woodward: ‘Great Washington Denial Machine’ Driven By Politics, Not TruthNPRUpdated at 11:35 a.m. ET. Bob Woodward, the author of an explosive new portrayal of President Trump’s White House, tells NPR that administration officials are denying his account out of “political necessity.” In his book Fear, which comes out Tuesday, …The White House staff snake pit just keeps getting more venomousCNNBob Woodward book: Gary Cohn was ‘astounded at Trump’s lack of basic understanding’ about the federal debtBusiness InsiderTrump promises a ‘real book’ on his White House as he seeks to discredit other accountsWashington PostNewsweek -CBS News -New York Times -NPRall 474 news articles »

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Bob Woodward: ‘Great Washington Denial Machine’ Driven By Politics, Not Truth – NPR

Monday, September 10th, 2018

NPRBob Woodward: ‘Great Washington Denial Machine’ Driven By Politics, Not TruthNPRUpdated at 11:35 a.m. ET. Bob Woodward, the author of an explosive new portrayal of President Trump’s White House, tells NPR that administration officials are denying his account out of “political necessity.” In his book Fear, which comes out Tuesday, …The White House staff snake pit just keeps getting more venomousCNNBob Woodward book: Gary Cohn was ‘astounded at Trump’s lack of basic understanding’ about the federal debtBusiness InsiderTrump promises a ‘real book’ on his White House as he seeks to discredit other accountsWashington PostNewsweek -CBS News -New York Times -NPRall 474 news articles »

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NY Dems Link Nixon to Anti-Semitism in 11th Hour Mailer

Monday, September 10th, 2018

The New York Democratic Party sent out a mailer four days before the primary election which called Cynthia Nixon weak on Jewish issues and accused her of being silent on anti-Semitism.Photo Credit: Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Follow the White House press briefing – CNN

Monday, September 10th, 2018

CNNFollow the White House press briefingCNNOur live coverage of the White House press briefing has concluded. For more, visit CNN Politics. 46 min ago. Sanders: Claims of 25th Amendment conversations are “ridiculous”. From CNN’s Kevin Liptak. Sarah Sanders dismissed as “ridiculous” reported …I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump AdministrationNew York TimesPrivacy Policy – Digital First MediaDigital First Mediaall 58 news articles »

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White House Continues to Criticize Woodward Book

Monday, September 10th, 2018

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday denied the truthfulness of elements of Bob Woodward’s new book “Fear: Trump in the White House.”

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Sessions Defends Trump’s ‘Zero Tolerance’ Border Policy

Monday, September 10th, 2018

The Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy is “perfectly legitimate, moral and decent,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions told a new class of immigration judges Monday in Virginia, according to…Photo Credit: J. Scott Applewhite/AP

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Woodward’s Book Places Pressure on Trump White House

Monday, September 10th, 2018

The Trump White House is under increasing pressure as Bob Woodward gives his first interviews about his new book, “Fear,” which hits store shelves Tuesday.During an exclusive interview Monday with NBC…

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Bob Woodward: ‘Great Washington Denial Machine’ Driven By Politics, Not Truth – NPR

Monday, September 10th, 2018

NPRBob Woodward: ‘Great Washington Denial Machine’ Driven By Politics, Not TruthNPRBob Woodward, the author of an explosive new portrayal of President Trump’s White House, tells NPR that administration officials are denying his account out of “political necessity.” In his book Fear, which comes out Tuesday, Woodward describes Trump …Woodward: Trump ‘detached’ from reality, jeopardizes national securityNBCNews.comTrump promises a ‘real book’ on his White House as he seeks to discredit other accountsWashington PostTrump blasts Woodward and threatens to ‘write real book’ on presidencyThe GuardianHuffPost -CBS Newsall 276 news articles »

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Trump Admin. Takes Harder Line on N. Korean Nukes: Sources

Monday, September 10th, 2018

President Donald Trump may be complimenting Kim Jong Un, but evidence shows that North Korea continues to make nuclear weapons — and the U.S. administration is taking a more aggressive stance in response,…Photo Credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images, File

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Papadopoulos: Sessions ‘Enthusiastic’ About Putin Meeting

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

George Papadopoulos, a one-time Trump campaign adviser who was sentenced on Friday to 14 days in jail as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, said Sunday that Attorney General…Photo Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images

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Trump Admin. Cuts $25M in Aid for East Jerusalem Hospitals

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

The Trump administration is withdrawing $25 million it had committed to the East Jerusalem Hospital Network after a review found that the funds were not advancing U.S. interests, a State Department official…Photo Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images, File

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Beto O’Rourke: Democrats dream of 2020 run for their new rock star – The Times

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

The TimesBeto O’Rourke: Democrats dream of 2020 run for their new rock starThe TimesBeto O’Rourke is the new rock star of American politics. The rangy, toothy Texan is running an insurgent campaign to unseat Senator Ted Cruz in November’s mid-term elections. The latest polling has him just a single point behind, unheard of for a …and more »

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Former White House Counsel Dean Warns Against Confirming Kavanaugh

Friday, September 7th, 2018

Former Nixon White House counsel John Dean urged a Senate committee on Friday to reject the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh Dean said, in part,, “If Kavanaugh’s confirmed, a president who…

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Obama on Midterms: ‘The Biggest Threat to Democracy Is Indifference’

Friday, September 7th, 2018

Former President Barack Obama returned to the political stage Friday at the University of Illinois, where he delivered a speech about the importance of voting in the upcoming midterm elections.

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Obama on Anonymous NYT Op-Ed: ‘That’s Not a Check’ on Trump

Friday, September 7th, 2018

Former President Barack Obama reacted to the controversial New York Times op-ed written by an anonymous White House staffer who said they and others are resisting President Donald Trump’s worst urges.

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‘It Wasn’t Me’ a White House Rallying Cry on Trump Op-Ed

Friday, September 7th, 2018

“It wasn’t me” has become a rallying cry among White House staff in the wake of Wednesday’s bombshell anonymous New York Times op-ed from an anonymous self described member of the…

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Anonymous Trump Op-Ed: Treason or Simply Disloyalty?

Friday, September 7th, 2018

President Donald Trump has asked whether the person who wrote the anonymous op-ed in The New York Times has committed treason, but that isn’t the case, NBC News reported. It could be considered an act…Photo Credit: Evan Vucci/AP

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Anonymous Trump Op-Ed: Treason or Simply Disloyalty?

Friday, September 7th, 2018

President Donald Trump has asked whether the person who wrote the anonymous op-ed in The New York Times has committed treason, but that isn’t the case, NBC News reported. It could be considered an act…Photo Credit: Evan Vucci/AP

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Rick Scott, Mike Pence: When campaign fundraising met tax incentives for Scott’s company

Friday, September 7th, 2018

By Dan Christensen
FloridaBulldog.org
Vice President Mike Pence flew into Florida Thursday to fundraise and campaign for Gov. Rick Scott. What you didn’t read in the political coverage of Pence’s short visit was about his previous symbiosis with Scott and how as governor of Indiana in April 2016, Pence helped Scott’s Continental Structural Plastics (CSP) obtain $650,000 in tax credits and grants.
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At Rally, Trump Mentions Impeachment to Embolden Voters

Friday, September 7th, 2018

If Republicans want to protect President Donald Trump from impeachment, they’ve got to show up and vote, he said at a rally in Montana Thursday night, NBC News reported.”This election, you aren’t just…Photo Credit: Susan Walsh/AP

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At Rally, Trump Mentions Impeachment to Embolden Voters

Friday, September 7th, 2018

If Republicans want to protect President Donald Trump from impeachment, they’ve got to show up and vote, he said at a rally in Montana Thursday night, NBC News reported.”This election, you aren’t just…Photo Credit: Susan Walsh/AP

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Obama Won’t Hold ‘Punches’, Starts Midterm Campaign Push

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Former President Barack Obama is set to launch a political offensive designed to focus his party’s energies in the midterm elections, breaking from his self-imposed political exile with a message that will draw…Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Booker Threatens to Release Confidential Docs on Kavanaugh

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., backed by Sen. Dick Durbin and Sen. Masie Hirono, threatened to release “committee confidential” documents related to Trump Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh despite…

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Kavanaugh Ducks Sen. Kamala Harris’ Questions About Mueller

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh avoided directly answering questions from Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., about whether or not he discussed special counsel Robert Mueller or the Mueller’s…

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Migrant Kids Allowed to Be Held Indefinitely, Gov. Says

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

The Trump administration announced a new rule Thursday that would allow immigrant children with their parents to be held in detention indefinitely, upending a ban on indefinite detention that has been in…Photo Credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP, File

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‘Late Night’: Nixon Is Taking on the Political Establishment

Thursday, September 6th, 2018


Seth Meyers chats with Cynthia Nixon, who is running against incumbent Andrew Cuomo for the governor’s seat in New York, about a number of things, including corporate money in politics and The New…

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Trump Admin. Hyped Terror Threat From Refugees: Ex-Officials

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Former officials say the Trump administration dismissed an intelligence assessment last year that showed refugees did not present a significant threat to the U.S., NBC News reported.Photo Credit: Robert F. Bukaty/AP, File

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Mueller Subpoenas Conspiracy Theorist With Roger Stone Ties

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

A conspiracy theorist linked to both ex-Trump aide Roger Stone and Infowars host Alex Jones has been subpoenaed to testify before a federal grand jury in Washington, D.C., Friday as part of special counsel…Photo Credit: Charles Sykes/AP (File)

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