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 2021-05-11 01:06 

MSNBC

Sen. Warren: Bezos superyacht gives 'new round of ammunition' for wealth tax...

"Just today Jeff Bezos has given us a new round of ammunition in this fight," says Sen. Elizabeth Warren on her wealth tax plan amid reports that Jeff Bezos is building a $500 million superyacht....

 2021-05-11 00:47 

MSNBC

Jeff Bezos buys superyacht as Americans sink into poverty...

"Things are still really bad for a lot of people in this country, which makes it especially jarring when you remember that the wealthiest people in America have not just weathered the crisis—they have thrived," says Chris Hayes....

 2021-05-11 00:14 

MSNBC

Heat on MAGA Rep. Gaetz in sex crime probe as plea deadline approaches...

The sex crime probe into GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz is in a pivotal period. His indicted associate Joel Greenberg has until May 15 to strike a plea deal with prosecutors. The deal could be set at any moment, and would likely mean a major legal storm for Gaetz. M...

 2021-05-11 00:10 

Daily Kos

New Biden task force will get to work sifting through Trump administration's scientific sabotage...

The efforts to repair the damage done by the most corrupt and propaganda-devoted administration in modern U.S. history continue. President Joe Biden's new scientific integrity task force will have its first meeting at the end of the week ; the 46-pers...

 2021-05-11 00:03 

MSNBC

Joy calls Tucker Carlson and Ron Johnson are the absolute worst for spreading COVID disinformation...

Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson and Tucker Carlson falsely claim that an 'alarming number of people are dying from the vaccine.' The CDC has not established a causal link from death to COVID-19 vaccines....

 2021-05-11 00:02 

MSNBC

After raid, Giuliani literally goes Nixon: 'I'm not a crook!'...

The criminal probe into Rudy Giuliani is reportedly growing as the feds have been looking at an alleged effort by Giuliani to get a visa for an ex-Ukrainian official since 2019, according to The Daily Beast. Former White House Communication Director Antho...

 2021-05-11 00:00 

The Daily Beast

Teenage Boy Charged With Murdering 13-Year-Old Florida Cheerleader...

Tristyn Bailey left her Florida home late Saturday night and was found dead in the woods the next day....

 2021-05-10 23:51 

MSNBC

Former Arizona Attorney General on 2020 audit: 'as ridiculous as it is... it is serious'...

A 'bogus' audit is happening in Arizona, run by a firm whose CEO has promoted 'the big lie.' Former Arizona Republican Attorney General Grant Woods, now a Democrat, says the audit is serious because it is "instilling in people across t...

 2021-05-10 23:48 

NY Times

Biden Vows to 'Disrupt and Prosecute' Hackers Who Forced Shutdown of U.S. Pipeline...

The attack by a relatively new criminal group believed to have roots in Eastern Europe exposed the remarkable vulnerability of key American infrastructure....

 2021-05-10 23:37 

Crooks and Liars

Florida Man Who Bragged On Facebook, 'I Was There!' Now Arrested By The FBI...

After John Nassif posted several images and videos on Facebook a friend advised him to "Be careful what you post." Too late. The FBI nabbed him. Source: Fox13, Tampa Bay A Florida man who posted Facebook photos from the Capitol riot has now been a...

 2021-05-10 23:36 

Crooks and Liars

President Joe Biden Is Very Popular...

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research released a new poll today showing President Biden's overall approval rating has skyrocketed to 63%, and shockingly, 47% of Republicans approve them as well. In the fourth month of his presid...

 2021-05-10 23:26 

The Atlantic

Biden's 'Historic' Funding of Black Colleges...

It will take more than a onetime injection to make up for a legacy of discrimination....

 2021-05-10 23:21 

Slate Magazine

A Supreme Court Ruling Protecting Payday Lenders Could Also Save Facebook and Martin Shkreli...

The court planted more roadblocks on the path to proving that deceptive conduct merits a financial penalty....

 2021-05-10 23:20 

MSNBC

Joy Reid: 'The Antidemocratic Soul of the GOP'...

Joy says, "Liz Cheney has already lost the war to a party that doesn't believe in democracy... but rather, only in bending the knee to a failed president. And it's clear that Kevin McCarthy is not leading his party.'...

 2021-05-10 23:20 

Media Matters

On Tucker Carlson's Fox Nation show, Dave Portnoy says his prior remark about a rape case "was supposed to be funny"...
 2021-05-10 23:10 

Daily Kos

GOP leaders try to deep-six internal data showing Trump's a total drag in competitive districts...

As House Republicans line up to purge their ranks of any potential truth tellers about Donald Trump's 2020 loss, new reporting from the Washington Post suggests they are living a level of denial that exceeds mere strategic choice about how to retake t...

 2021-05-10 23:07 

NY Times

U.S. Defends Detention of Afghan at Guantnamo Despite Pullout...

In the first Guantnamo habeas corpus case under the Biden administration, the government said U.S. forces' withdrawal from Afghanistan did not erode its detention authority....

 2021-05-10 23:07 

NY Times

US Defends Detention of Afghan at Guantnamo Despite Pullout...

In the first Guantnamo habeas corpus case under the Biden administration, the government said U.S. forces' withdrawal from Afghanistan did not erode its detention authority....

 2021-05-10 22:51 

Talking Points Memo

Ernst Accuses Fellow GOPers Of Forcing The 'Cancel Culture' They Decry On Cheney...

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) on Monday doubled down on her defense of Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) by taking aim at......

 2021-05-10 22:32 

NY Times

The U.S. Confronts a Virus 'That Doesn't Understand Borders'...

As Covid cases rage overseas and vaccine drives lag, Biden faces a complex calculus....

 2021-05-10 22:25 

MSNBC

Rep. Madeleine Dean is 'shocked by the shallowness of what is going on in the GOP'...

Congresswoman Madeleine Dean (D-PA) joins Nicolle Wallace to discuss the current state of the GOP as the party gets ready to oust Liz Cheney from her leadership position. Rep. Dean says House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy has "lost all credibility....

 2021-05-10 22:18 

CBS News

McCarthy sets vote to remove Cheney from House Republican leadership...
 2021-05-10 22:15 

NY Times

Biden Has 63 Percent Approval, A.P. Poll Finds...

Sixty-three percent of Americans said they approved of the work Biden was doing as president, while just 36 percent disapproved....

 2021-05-10 22:10 

FiveThirtyEight

What Florida's New Voting Law Signifies About The GOP's Larger Motivations...

What role do Liz Cheney-type Republicans have to play in the future of the GOP (if any)? And what does Florida's new voting law tell us about the GOP's efforts to change the way Americans vote, and the party's larger motivations? You can liste...

 2021-05-10 22:10 

Daily Kos

Mass shootings didn't dominate the weekend's news ... but FYI, there were nine of them...

If a mass shooting is defined as an event where four or more people are shot, not counting the shooter, well, there were at least nine of those in the United States over the past weekend. At least 15 people died and 30 were wounded in those nine events, a...

 2021-05-10 22:04 

Talking Points Memo

Capitol Police IG Testifies On Intel Failures As Number Of Threats Against Lawmakers Explodes...

Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton testified Monday to the need to bulk up Capitol police's intelligence resources as the......

 2021-05-10 21:59 

MSNBC

BREAKING NEWS: FDA authorizes Pfizer vaccine for emergency use in children ages 12-15...

Dr. Michael Anderson, pediatric critical care physician, lauds the "historic" FDA emergency approval of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for children between the ages of 12-15, and explains what this approval means for our return to normalcy...

 2021-05-10 21:50 

MSNBC

'Democracy is still under attack' warns Beto O'Rourke...

Former Democratic Congressman from Texas Beto O'Rourke discusses the attacks on voting rights in his state and around the country, and doesn't rule out another run for statewide office to fight back...

 2021-05-10 21:50 

MSNBC

Secretary Pete Buttigieg: 'Having excellent, modern infrastructure has always been national security issue'...

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg makes the case that infrastructure is a national security issue in light of the cyberattack that shut down a major U.S. pipeline, and discusses President Biden's efforts to get bipartisan support for his infr...

 2021-05-10 21:42 

Slate Magazine

Why Techniques for Treating PTSD Should Be Used With Racially Biased Cops...

If a tainted mind can end a life, changing that mind could save one....

 2021-05-10 21:39 

The Daily Beast

The Afghan War Is Over—but Not for These Gitmo Prisoners...

Asadullah Haroon took Biden to court on Monday to win his freedom after 14 years. The prospects are far less promising for Mohammad Fahim, whom the CIA tortured....

 2021-05-10 21:37 

NY Times

Biden Defends Unemployment Benefits, Provided Workers Accept Job Offers...

The president's comments and a raft of policy announcements were a pushback to Republican criticism of his economic plan after a disappointing jobs report on Friday....

 2021-05-10 21:30 

NY Times

Biden Administration Restores Rights for Transgender Patients...

Officials invited people subject to health care discrimination to file complaints. But formal rule-making will be needed before a Trump-era policy can be fully reversed....

 2021-05-10 21:29 

MSNBC

Monday's Mini-Report, 5.10.21...

Today's edition of quick hits....

 2021-05-10 21:27 

The Daily Beast

Fox Guest Turns Tables on Host, Presses Her About Election 'Misinformation'...

"This is not the topic we're here to talk about! I'm not going to talk about that. We've talked about that before," an incensed Martha MacCallum fired back....

 2021-05-10 21:10 

Daily Kos

New data show Black voters, continued gains among college-educated whites, lifted Biden to victory...

New data analysis of the 2020 election shows that Joe Biden owes his presidency to a convergence of factors that included massive turnout, particularly among voters of color, along with continued increasing support among college-educated white voters and ...

 2021-05-10 21:06 

The Daily Beast

Violent Jerusalem Clashes Just the Start of Bloody Days to Come...

Monday saw an onslaught of violence between Israeli forces and Hamas militants in the Holy Land—but officials warn that this may just be the tip of the iceberg....

 2021-05-10 20:57 

Media Matters

Defending extreme bills, Tucker Carlson once again lies about medical care for trans youth...

Fox News' Tucker Carlson -- a serial misinformer and anti-trans bigot -- dedicated part of his May 7 show interviewing Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller, during which they both lied about a Texas bill to ban best practice medical care for tran...

 2021-05-10 20:54 

The Daily Beast

An Apollo Executive Is the 'BBQ Man' Behind Sydney's Mutant COVID Outbreak...

The previously unidentified man, nicknamed "BBQ Man," contracted a "double mutant" strain of COVID-19, spurring an outbreak that forced Sydney to impose new restrictions....

 2021-05-10 20:53 

The Daily Beast

Famed Forensic Psychiatrist to Evaluate Software Billionaire Charged in $2B Tax Evasion Scheme...

Three doctors will evaluate the mental agility of Robert Brockman, who's been charged in the largest tax evasion case in U.S. history and claims he has dementia....

 2021-05-10 20:40 

Talking Points Memo

McCarthy Claims GOPers 'Embrace Free Thought And Debate' While Announcing Vote To Ax Cheney...

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced in a letter to his GOP colleagues on Monday that the House Republican......

 2021-05-10 20:35 

The New Republic

Thanks to a Roided-Out Horse, the Cancel Culture Debate Just Got Even Dumber...

How Medina Spirit's positive drug test before the Preakness drew the ire of Donald Trump and Fox News...

 2021-05-10 20:31 

Washington Post

Free beer? Free money? What data shows works on vaccine skeptics....

Which incentive works best? Recent surveys provide some clues....

 2021-05-10 20:20 

MSNBC

Michle Flournoy on Afghanistan, pipeline shutdown, U.S. security infrastructure...

Michle Flournoy, former U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Policy in the Obama Administration joins Ayman to discuss withdrawal from Afghanistan, cybersecurity, and more....

 2021-05-10 20:20 

Vox

Facebook will push you to read articles before you share them...

The company says it wants to promote...

 2021-05-10 20:15 

The Atlantic

Will Hurd Wants His Party to Stop Owning the Libs...

Former Representative Will Hurd of Texas is trying to make the Republican Party more competitive—and more moderate. Can he succeed?...

 2021-05-10 20:10 

Daily Kos

Right-wing outlet gets a surprise when a guest brings up the Dominion lawsuit...

Over the weekend, founder and CEO of Tesla Motors Elon Musk hosted Saturday Night Live. It was news insofar as Musk is one of the richest people in the world and has made himself somewhat available for discussion over the years as an active presence on so...

 2021-05-10 20:06 

Media Matters

Steven Crowder's crew spreads false claims about vaccines...

The May 10 edition of Louder with Crowder, which streams on YouTube, featured a pair of false claims regarding billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates' history with vaccines. While host Steven Crowder was absent from this episode, his co-hosts continued...

 2021-05-10 20:04 

Talking Points Memo

'Americans Want To Work': Biden Says Modest Jobs Report Can't Be Blamed On Unemployment Benefits...

President Biden on Monday stressed that the slowdown of hiring nationwide last month is not an indicator that his administration's......

 2021-05-10 20:01 

MSNBC

Maricopa County sheriff: Arizona audit procedure is 'reckless'...

Elizabeth Howard, Senior Counsel for the Democracy Program at NYU's Brennan Center for Justice, joins Ayman to discuss the Arizona audit....

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