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John Oliver praises Parkland massacre survivors for refusing to be told it’s ‘not the time to talk about gun control’

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 11:31pm

HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” returned for Season Five on Sunday night and host John Oliver wasted no time in addressing the school shooting massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. “These events are now so familiar that we basically automatically know ho...

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‘A wave is coming’: Republicans brace for heavy losses in November as Democrats gain momentum

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 11:03pm

Republican lawmakers, candidates, strategists and funders are sounding the alarm that November’s elections could be disastrous for the party and that only key structural advantages could shield the party from losing both houses of Congress. Vanity Fair‘s Abigail Tracy said on Sunday that...

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Students across US stage protests and plan Washington march to demand gun control

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 10:30pm

Stunned by the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history, students mobilized across the country on Sunday to organize rallies and a national walkout in support of stronger gun laws, challenging politicians they say have failed to protect them. Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School,...

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Atlantic writer: Trump administration ‘snowflakes’ get upset when anyone else ‘says it like it is’

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 8:39pm

Sunday night, on MSNBC’s “Kasie D.C.” with Kasie Hunt, the panel mocked members of President Donald Trump’s administration — like EPA head Scott Pruitt — who keep getting caught spending lavishly on private planes, first class seats on commercial flights and luxur...

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US and Chinese officials got into physical scuffle over ‘nuclear football’ in November: report

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 7:35pm

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, a U.S. military aide, members of the Secret Service and Chinese officials got into a physical scuffle over the so-called “nuclear football” in November, said a Sunday evening report from Axios.com. Five sources told Axios’ Jonathan Swan that o...

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Eric and Don Jr. egged on Trump’s weekend Twitter tirade against the FBI: CNN

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 6:31pm

CNN’s Boris Sanchez reported on Sunday that sources say President Donald Trump’s weekend Twitter attacks on the FBI and special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation were spurred by his sons Donald Jr. and Eric. Sanchez told anchor Fredericka Whitfield that the president has chose...

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Obama ethics czar: Gates guilty plea shows Mueller’s flipping Trump allies ‘like a short order cook’

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 5:55pm

Norm Eisen — founder and board chair of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) — compared special counsel Robert Mueller to a “short order cook” in response to news that former Trump 2016 official Rick Gates is now a cooperating witness. “Norm, what...

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Rick Gates will testify against former boss Paul Manafort and enter guilty plea: report

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 4:53pm

WASHINGTON — A former top aide to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign will plead guilty to fraud-related charges within days and has made it clear to prosecutors that he would testify against Paul Manafort, the lawyer-lobbyist who once managed the campaign....

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Dem lawmaker hammers Paul Ryan on guns: He’ll ‘say some really cute words, maybe cry’ but do nothing

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 4:41pm

Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) told MSNBC’s David Gura that he stands by his Saturday morning tweet saying that the United States will “regret the day” that “psychopath” President Donald Trump was born. “You are such a psychopath that you have to make even the death of...

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Trump’s unpopularity giving huge boost to Democratic chances for 3 New Jersey Congressional seats

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 4:20pm

Trump’s unpopularity helps boost Democratic chances in 3 N.J. House races WASHINGTON — Democratic chances of keeping one House seat in New Jersey and winning two more have improved, according to one of the Washington-based publications tracking congressional races. In its latest ratings,...

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School walkouts for gun control are already being planned by Women’s March organizers

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 4:12pm

School walkouts for gun control are already being planned by Women’s March organizers Support continued to grow over the weekend for a planned March 14 National School Walkout protest in the aftermath of the Valentine’s Day school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida...

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‘Stormy Daniels is not the only one’: Ex-adult star hints more performers may be coming forward to expose Trump

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 3:29pm

Speaking with MSNBC host Alex Witt, a former adult film star who still has connections in the industry claimed more actresses may come forward with tales of dalliances with President Donald Trump, According to RebeccaKensington, who writes for the Daily Beast while still using her acting name, other...

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Missouri third-graders sell AR-15 raffle tickets after Florida students are gunned down with similar weapon

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 3:05pm

A group of third graders in Missouri has been asked to sell raffle tickets for an AR-15 military-style assault weapon after a similar gun was used in a mass shooting in Parkland, Florida. Community baseball team coach Levi Patterson told The Kansas City Star that the decision to sell raffle tickets ...

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Howard Dean: Devin Nunes and people like him ‘belong in jail’

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 2:23pm

Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean (D) on Sunday asserted that Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) “belongs in jail” for using his power as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee to obstruct the investigation into Russia’s interference in the U.S. election. In an interview on MSNBC, host Al...

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Parkland’s Emma Gonzales schools Trump for lack of Twitter maturity: ‘The best thing for us to do is ignore him’

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 1:47pm

Emma Gonzales, a survivor of the mass shooting Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, said on Sunday that President Donald Trump was using his Twitter account to divert attention away from gun control. During an interview on MSNBC, host Alex Witt asked the student about a recent ...

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WATCH: Jill Stein comes unglued when asked about her visit to Russia in bonkers MSNBC interview

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 1:36pm

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein attempted a frantic defense Sunday afternoon over reports that Russian hackers worked to promote her campaign in an effort to defeat Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Speaking with MSNBC’s Alex Witt, the two-time nominee at times shouted over the...

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Rush Limbaugh attacks Parkland students for marching and ‘bashing’ NRA: ‘This is totally political’

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 12:55pm

Radio host Rush Limbaugh attacked a group of students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida for organizing marches after 17 were killed in a mass shooting at their school. While speaking to Fox News Sunday, Limbaugh was asked by host Chris Wallace if a planned march by stude...

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AM Joy guest rips GOP for attacking FBI: They only like them when they are ‘bashing black people in the head’

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 12:50pm

During a panel discussion on MSNBC’s AM Joy, host Joy Reid and her guests took the Republican Party to the woodshed for attacking the FBI in an effort to derail an investigation into President Donald Trump’s White House. After running clips of Fox News personalities Jeanine Pirro and Tuc...

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GOP rep. shuts down Fox hosts wanting Hillary jailed over Mueller’s Russia indictments: ‘There’s nothing illegal’

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 12:08pm

A Republican lawmaker on Sunday refused to take the bait on Fox News when he was asked if Hillary Clinton could be put in jail over indictments of Russians that we revealed last week by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. The host of Fox & Friends asserted in a Sunday morning segment that the indic...

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‘He’s scared out of his mind’: Ex-official nails Trump over blaming FBI for shooting to deflect from Russia probe

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 11:19am

Appearing on AM Joy, former FBI Assistant Director for Counterintelligence Frank Figliuzzi harshly criticized Donald Trump for attacking the FBI over the tragedy in Parkland, Florida, in an attempt to deflect attention away from Friday’s bombshell indictments of 13 Russians accused of meddling...

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