Sept. 15, 2017

While you weren’t looking: 5 political stories from the week that didn’t strike deals with Democrats

Trump refuses to comply with a court order and a new kind of nuclear weapon may soon be considered.

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Sept. 15, 2017

Trump: ESPN should ‘apologize’ after Jemele Hill comments

The remarks come two days after White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called Hill's "white supremacist" comments a "fireable offense."
Sept. 15, 2017

Trump is rapidly nominating federal judges. Democrats are facing more pressure to not confirm them.

"She's been a disappointment to Californians," one progressive said of Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
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Sept. 15, 2017

Mic Wakeup: Trump on the “alt-left,” North Korea fires a new missile and how to protect your credit

Here are three stories for Friday, Sept. 15, to help you reshape the world.
Sept. 15, 2017

Trump condemns “loser terrorist” in London subway attack

His condemnation came much quicker than his comments on the attack in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Sept. 15, 2017

Virginia activists fear Richmond Confederate monument rally could turn violent before DC’s MOAR

“Richmond could be worse than Charlottesville.”

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Sept. 14, 2017

Trump doubles down on statement that “both sides”were to blame for Charlottesville violence

"You have some pretty bad dudes on the other side."
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Sept. 14, 2017

Conservative media unifying around backlash to Jamele Hill’s comments on Trump

Many on the right see Jamele Hill keeping her job at ESPN as a sign of media bias.
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Sept. 14, 2017

Poll: Mexican opinion of US takes big hit in the age of Trump

According to a new poll, 65% of Mexicans view their neighbors to the north unfavorably, up from just 29% two years ago.
Sept. 14, 2017

Trump blames cell phone reception for delay in calling Mexican president after deadly earthquake

Though Trump tweeted he had attempted to reach Peña Nieto for three days, the earthquake in question rocked southern Mexico a full week ago.
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Sept. 14, 2017

Trump’s base bashes “Amnesty Don” as president issues confusing statements on immigration

Trump juggles his base of immigration hardliners and the majority of Americans who support a path to citizenship for "Dreamers."

Sept. 14, 2017

Hillary Clinton recommends a picture book to Donald Trump, after he pans her new memoir

After he attacked her new memoir, Clinton recommended Trump instead read a picture book she authored.
Sept. 14, 2017

How firm is the newfound love Democratic senators have for single payer?

"There may be other bills worth supporting," said one senator who on Wednesday backed Sen. Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for all" proposal.
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Sept. 14, 2017

Mic Wakeup: Pharma Bro jailed, Tiffany Trump snubbed and Facebook is finally under investigation

Here are three stories for Thursday, Sept. 14 to help you reshape the world.
Sept. 14, 2017

Trump defends DACA recipients, but denies he reached a deal to protect them

President Donald Trump said DACA recipients shouldn't be deported, but denied that he made a deal with Democrats to protect them.
Sept. 13, 2017

The Jemele Hill controversy is what happens when bigotry becomes partisan politics

Bigotry and conservative politics have become so entwined that it's hard to denounce one without implicating the other.

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Sept. 13, 2017

Flynn may have concealed more foreign contacts. Here’s how that could impact the Russia probe.

Investigators could leverage possible charges against Flynn for more information about the Trump campaign's alleged ties to Russia.
Sept. 13, 2017

Tiffany Trump loves New York Fashion Week — but NYFW doesn't love Tiffany

An investigation into Tiffany Trump's tragic, unrequited love affair with NYFW.
Sept. 13, 2017

Poll shows strong support for keeping DACA, even among Trump supporters

There is broad support for Congress to shield DACA recipients from deportation.
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Sept. 13, 2017

Congress sent Trump a resolution that could finally force him to publicly denounce white supremacy

The resolution now heads to the president’s desk for his signature. The question is whether he’ll strongly rebuke white supremacists.
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Sept. 12, 2017

3 takeaways from Trump’s election integrity panel hearing in New Hampshire

Kobach defended a controversial 'Breitbart' article as the panel continued to investigate Trump's unsubstantiated voter fraud claims.

Sept. 12, 2017

After Irma and Harvey, experts disagree on role of climate change in major storms

The science is in. But depending on whom you ask, the numbers tell very different stories.
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Sept. 12, 2017

Here are 4 times Congress has introduced legislation specifically to rein in Trump

Kirsten Gillibrand and Susan Collins are seeking to reverse Trump's transgender military ban. It's not the first time Congress has sought to handcuff the president.
Sept. 12, 2017

Hope Hicks has been named permanent White House communications director

Her promotion fills the position most recently vacated by Anthony Scaramucci, who was fired in disgrace.
Sept. 12, 2017

GOP senators are worried about primary threats. Here’s why Republican strategists say they should be.

"This is about punishing those who did not keep their promise."
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Sept. 12, 2017

Mic Wakeup: Health care, Mexico rescinds offer for Harvey aid and Pope Francis talks DACA

Here are three stories for Tuesday, Sept. 12 to help you reshape the world.

Sept. 11, 2017

Pope Francis: Trump can’t end DACA and consider himself “pro-life”

Francis also had choice words for those who deny climate change.
Sept. 11, 2017

Some people now say Donald Trump is an “independent,” not a Republican. Tell us what you think.

The president may find a way to play the "independent" narrative to his advantage. And it will mean more focus on Trump's style and less on the substance of his governance.
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Sept. 11, 2017

Miss Texas on Trump’s Charlottesville response: “It was very obvious that it was a terrorist attack”

Miss Texas Morgana Wood delivered a blistering takedown of President Donald Trump's response to the terrorist attack in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Sept. 9, 2017

DACA protesters to Trump: We will not be used as bargaining chips

DACA recipients are making clear, this is about more than them. And they won't stop fighting for their entire community.