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Colin Young-wolff / AP Joy Reid has backed out of a planned speaking event, according to people involved in the conference, as the MSNBC host claims that recently ...
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Aaron P. Bernstein / Reuters A prominent liberal donor is trying to connect the kinds of donors who write big checks with data about what races are most ...
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Center for American Progress Action Fund President Neera Tanden at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Mike Segar / Reuters Center for American Progress president and CEO Neera Tanden ...
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Joshua Roberts / Reuters In battleground states in the middle of the country, some Democrats watched with frustration as their party grabbed headlines last week with a splashy ...
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Colin Young-wolff / AP A nonprofit internet library on Tuesday challenged MSNBC host Joy Reid’s claim that someone added anti-gay material to an archived version of her now-defunct ...
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One of Washington's leading liberal institutions grappled with a divisive internal battle over sexual harassment during and in the aftermath of the 2016 election, according to documents obtained ...
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Jake Tapper Nurphoto / Getty Images Last month, the lawyer for a Russian businessman suing BuzzFeed over the Trump dossier paused in the middle of my deposition to ...
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Eric Thayer / Reuters Sens. Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, and Kirsten Gillibrand have all suggested they would support plans for the federal government to guarantee a job for ...
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Sinclair Broadcast Group executives reprimanded and ultimately ousted a local news reporter who refused to seed doubt about man-made climate change and “balance” her stories in a more ...
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Andrew Harnik / AP A top Bernie Sanders official is asking Democratic leaders, including Hillary Clinton, to sign a draft letter recommitting to vastly shrinking or effectively eliminating ...
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Eric Thayer / Reuters Cory Booker brought his campaign to make legalized marijuana a centerpiece of the movements for social and racial justice to Al Sharpton’s annual convention, ...
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Kevin Lamarque / Reuters In two of James Comey's memos about his interactions with President Donald Trump, the former FBI director says that Trump made a point to ...
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President Trump and James Comey. Carlos Barria / Reuters In a series of memos documenting his interactions with President Donald Trump, former FBI director James Comey wrote that ...
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Trump campaigns in Minnesota before Election Day 2016. Evan Vucci / AP Minnesota is the bleeding edge of how Donald Trump is remaking Midwestern politics — and positioned ...
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Joshua Roberts / Reuters Sen. Chuck Schumer now supports decriminalizing cannabis. Schumer, the Senate's top Democrat, has crafted a broad outline for a bill that includes "removing marijuana ...
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Shannon Stapleton / Reuters Donald Trump's personal attorney has dropped a defamation lawsuit against BuzzFeed over the publication of a "dossier" alleging ties between the Trump campaign and ...
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Rainmaker Photo / MediaPunch / IPx Say you work on a political campaign. Say a colleague on that campaign is harassing you, making your daily work environment untenable. ...
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The Trump administration said Monday that it was "considering additional sanctions on Russia," a day after U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley stated emphatically that such ...
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California authorities pushed back Monday on a Trump administration official's claim that Gov. Jerry Brown rejected terms of the National Guard's initial deployment to the Mexican border. Source: ...
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A $12,000 charter flight by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was reviewed and approved by department ethics officials without complete information, because staffers who helped schedule the trip did ...
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Lawmakers on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee introduced new Authorization for the Use of Military Force legislation to replace current war authorizations from 2001 and 2002 that have ...
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A federal judge on Monday denied a request from President Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen to review the documents seized from the lawyer's home and office last week ...
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The Trump administration said Monday that California Gov. Jerry Brown rejected terms of the National Guard’s initial deployment to the Mexican border, but a state official said nothing ...
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Attorneys for Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, in their latest court filing, blasted the FBI for its “unprecedented” raid on his properties last week and claimed the feds seized ...
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