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  1. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford Opens Negotiations Over TestimonyHer attorneys told Senate staffers she’s willing to testify on Thursday if they offer “terms that are fair and which ensure her safety.”
  2. comforter-in-chief
    Trump to Hurricane Florence Survivor: ‘Have a Good Time’Incredibly, he said the same thing to victims of Hurricane Harvey last year.
  3. the kavanaugh hearings
    Republicans Regain Confidence in Fight to Confirm KavanaughRepublicans who initially stood up for Ford appear to have accepted their colleagues’ argument that she deserves a speedy hearing, but no FBI probe.
  4. fox news
    Trump Ordered the Release of Sensitive Intelligence at Sean Hannity’s RequestTrump reveals that he ordered the release of unredacted FBI text messages – over his advisers objections -– because “the great Sean Hannity” said to.
  5. russia probe
    Trump Declassifies Russia Probe Documents in Latest Attempt to Undermine MuellerIn an unprecedented move, Trump ordered the release of some material from an ongoing probe over the objections of intelligence officials.
  6. sexual assault
    Kavanaugh and His Accuser Both Say They’re Willing to Testify Before Congress“She decided to take control of this and tell this in her own voice,” a lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford said.
  7. brock long
    FEMA Head Doesn’t Get Why People Care About Real Hurricane Maria Death TollHe also used an unfortunate example involving spousal abuse to illustrate his problems with a updated victim estimates.
  8. james mattis
    Report: Mattis Not Enough of a Suck-Up for Trump, May Be on the Way OutTrump would prefer a defense secretary who disdains international agreements and laughs at his jokes a little harder.
  9. interview
    Bob Woodward on the ‘Best Obtainable Version of the Truth’ About TrumpThe legendary journalist explains Trump’s nervous breakdown, when to believe a White House official, and why he isn’t visiting Moscow anytime soon.
  10. hurricane maria
    Trump Continues to Promote Puerto Rico Deaths Conspiracy TheoryThe president will never back down from a lie that makes him look good, and this one is no different.
  11. conspiracy theories
    Trump: Democrats Faked 3,000 Hurricane Deaths in Puerto Rico to Make Me Look BadThe president argues that months-long shortages of electricity, food, and medical care couldn’t possibly have killed more than 18 people.
  12. puerto rico
    Trump: Democrats Faked 3,000 Hurricane Deaths in Puerto Rico to Make Me Look BadThe president argues that months-long shortages of electricity, food, and medical care couldn’t possibly have killed more than 18 people.
  13. president trump
    Trump Signs Order Enabling Sanctions on Foreign Election MeddlingThe order would give Trump discretion over whether to impose sanctions on a given country or entity. Congress wants the penalties to be automatic.
  14. puerto rico
    Trump: My Handling of the Hurricane in Puerto Rico Was an ‘Unsung Success’Trump says that his response to Hurricane Maria (which is estimated to have killed nearly 3,000 U.S. citizens) was “an incredible, unsung success.”
  15. 2018 elections
    Voters Hate Trump More Than They Like This EconomyTrump’s approval rating is falling, even as wages and consumer confidence rise. That suggests the economy won’t save Republicans in November.
  16. 2020 elections
    The Case for Michael Avenatti 2020The celebrity lawyer’s stunt candidacy just might teach Democrats that they can’t make progress without breaking a few norms.
  17. scandals
    Trump Admits Stormy Daniels Hush Agreement Wasn’t Valid, Seeks to End LawsuitMichael Avenatti, Daniels’s attorney, accused Trump of “pulling a legal stunt” in an attempt to avoid giving a deposition in the case.
  18. politics
    Ben Sasse Has Considered Leaving the GOP to Support the GOPThe senator’s self-proclaimed independence from the Republican Party and Trump continues to be a distinction without a difference.
  19. nicolas maduro
    Report: U.S. Official Met With Rebel Venezuelans Who Wanted to Overthrow MaduroNothing ever came of the gatherings, but Venezuela’s hardline leader will likely use them to bolster his anti-American bona fides.
  20. authoritarianism
    Trump: New York Times Must Turn Op-ed Writer ‘Over to the Government at Once!’The president rebuts an anonymous staffer’s claim that he has “anti-democratic instincts” by ordering a newspaper to arrest said staffer.
  21. trump administration
    All the Theories on Who Wrote the Anonymous Anti-Trump Op-edCould it be Mike Pence? A Trump true believer framing his White House enemies? Literally hundreds of other “senior officials”? Here’s the evidence.
  22. trump administration
    The Rogue White House Official Who Wrote That Times Op-ed Is a Moral CowardIf you recognize the president is “anti-democratic,” you should not “want the administration to succeed.”
  23. trade deficit
    As Trump Doles Out Tariffs, the U.S. Trade Deficit SoarsThe trade deficit rose 10 percent in July, putting the U.S. on pace for its widest annual gap in a decade.
  24. colin kaepernick
    Trump Suggests Nike’s Kaepernick Hire Is Fine – Because They Rent From Him“Nike is a tenant of mine. They pay a lot of rent.”
  25. immigration
    Trump Has Scared Immigrants Into Forfeiting Their Kids’ Nutritional BenefitsAmerican babies are going without formula because the Trump administration threatened to deny green cards to immigrants who use welfare.
  26. labor
    15 Ways President Trump Has Hurt the American WorkerDonald Trump loves the working class as a mascot — but despises it as a class.
  27. president trump
    Trump: DOJ Shouldn’t Have Indicted Republicans So Close to an ElectionIf you’re looking for some blatant corruption in your presidential tweets, this will do nicely.
  28. richard trumka
    Trump Celebrates Labor Day by Attacking Labor LeaderThe president honored the spirit of the holiday by working extra hard at angry tweeting.
  29. politics
    Speeches and Scenes From John McCain’s Memorial in Washington D.C.Speakers, including former presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, celebrated McCain’s life on Saturday.
  30. beto o'rourke
    Report: Beto O’Rourke Tried to Flee Scene of Drunk-Driving CrashThe Texas Senate hopeful has been open about his past indiscretions, but apparently left some details out.
  31. white house
    Why on Earth Is Trump Making Infomercials From the Rose Garden?Lately, the president has been standing outside and yelling about various things. The reason involves his new communications director, Bill Shine.
  32. trade wars
    Trump Vows to Pull U.S. Out of WTO If ‘They Don’t Shape Up’Meanwhile, the president is reportedly planning to impose tariffs on another $200 billion worth of Chinese goods next week.
  33. 2020 elections
    Elizabeth Warren’s 2020 Maneuvering Is Getting Even More AggressiveShe’s already laid serious groundwork to take on Trump, and recent moves could have her muscling further ahead of the other potential candidates.
  34. john mccain
    Trump Aides Decided to Go Ahead With Rally Despite McCain MemorialsThe White House reportedly considered canceling Trump’s rally in Indiana on Thursday night, but what’s one more controversy?
  35. trump white house
    Trump, Angered by Growing Legal Troubles, Finds Ways to Make Them Even WorseWith allies worried that he’s ill-equipped to handle new subpoenas, or even impeachment, Trump pushed out McGahn and resumed efforts to fire Sessions.
  36. trade wars
    Trump’s Quiet Assault on Small Newspapers Just Came to an EndThe International Trade Commission ruled that Trump tariffs on newsprint are illegitimate — but not before those duties devastated regional papers.
  37. foreign policy
    The U.S. Has Blood on Its Hands in Yemen, and Can’t Wash It OffMattis’s threat to reduce support for Saudi-led bombings rings hollow in light of the Trump administration’s broader stance on Mideast arms sales.
  38. hurricane maria
    Puerto Rico Raises Hurricane Maria Death Toll to Almost 3,000A meticulous new study found that 2,975 people perished, making the storm the second-deadliest in American history.
  39. student debt
    Trump’s Student Debt Policies Are Mind-bogglingly CorruptThe government’s student-loan watchdog just resigned after realizing that Trump is committed to helping sham colleges fleece students and taxpayers.
  40. lanny davis
    Blockbuster CNN Trump/Russia Story in More Doubt After Cohen’s Lawyer RecantsLanny Davis now admits he was an anonymous source for a story he says he can’t corroborate.
  41. corruption
    Internal Watchdog Thinks White House Might Have Interfered in FBI HQ PlansDid Trump strong-arm the FBI into keeping its headquarters across the street from his hotel? A new inspector general’s report invites that question.
  42. white house flag
    White House Lowers Flag Back to Half-staff for McCain After Day of OutrageAfter enduring a barrage of criticism, President Trump did the absolute minimum to commemorate a man he clearly despised.
  43. nafta
    Trump Threatens to Kill NAFTA After U.S., Mexico Reach Preliminary Trade DealPresident Trump claims he’ll be terminating the old agreement, but his administration’s actions say otherwise.
  44. john mccain
    Trump Reportedly Nixed Statement That Called McCain a ‘Hero’Instead, he tweeted two lines expressing his “deepest sympathies” to the McCain family, then stayed quiet as he spent Sunday golfing.
  45. rip
    Senator John McCain Dead at 81The iconic senator survived more than five years as a P.O.W. and more than three decades as a member of Congress.
  46. north korea
    Trump Just Admitted That North Korea Isn’t Actually DenuclearizingThe president called off Mike Pompeo’s trip to North Korea, citing a lack of progress on denuclearization.
  47. allen weisselberg
    Prosecutors Grant Immunity to Trump Organization CFOAnother integral member of Trump’s inner circle has flipped.
  48. trump organization
    NYC DA Mulls Slapping Trump Organization With Criminal ChargesBecause Trump wouldn’t be able to pardon his way out of this, it’s a potentially momentous development.
  49. the national circus
    Frank Rich: The Endgame for Trump Comes Into ViewThe tumult of this week hasn’t finished off his presidency yet, but the final stages look closer by the day.
  50. president trump
    National Enquirer’s Pecker Snitched on Trump in Michael Cohen CaseThe president’s staunchest ally in print media just implicated him in a federal crime.
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