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  1. the national interest
    Calling Democrats the ‘Angry Mob’ is Trump’s Biggest Lie YetAuthoritarians inspire fearful responses, and use that to justify their assault on democracy.
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    Trump Tried to Kill Obamacare by Driving Premiums Up. Instead, They Went Down.All of Trump’s sabotage has failed to kill his predecessor’s central achievement.
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    Trump Says Murders Shouldn’t Stop Saudi Weapon Sales Because ‘We Have Jobs’President Trump continues to elucidate his mafia doctrine of American foreign policy.
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    Two Cheers for Socialism: Why Liberals Need Enemies on the LeftI, for one, welcome our new left-wing overlords.
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    Trump’s Op-ed Accidentally Points Out He Broke His Health Care PromiseTrump writes, “I promised that we would protect coverage for patients with pre-existing conditions,” links to article noting he failed.
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    While Mueller Stays Quiet, Suspicious Trump–Russia Clues Keep Popping UpSeveral wild Trump–Russia stories have popped up while Mueller’s gone quiet and we were distracted with Kavanaugh.
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    Trump Says Brett Kavanaugh Was ‘Proven Innocent.’ He Wasn’t.Indelible is the sound of laughter.
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    Republicans Defend and Cover Up Trump’s Tax FraudRepublicans in Congress justify their cover-up of the president’s seemingly illegal activities.
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    Republicans Have Decided to Ignore All of Brett Kavanaugh’s LiesLies about his drinking and treatment of girls does not make them suspect his other claims about drinking and treatment of girls.
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    Here Is Every Trump Administration ‘Response’ to the Report Trump Is a CrookAn index of sputtering non-denial denials.
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    The New York Times Proves President Trump Is a CrookThe art of the steal.
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    Kavanaugh Supporters Have #MeToo Moment, But for Bar-FightingIt is time to end the stigma.
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    Texts May Contradict Kavanaugh Testimony About When He Heard Ramirez AllegationAnother Kavanaugh claim to the Senate appears to have been false.
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    Trump to Female Reporter: ‘I Know You’re Not Thinking. You Never Do.’President may be jealous that somebody else is becoming the symbol of right-wing misogyny.
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    Brett Kavanaugh’s Lies Are Catching Up With HimThe Trump administration authorizes the FBI to interview anybody it wants in its Kavanaugh investigation. He’s in trouble.
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    Kavanaugh Would be the Trumpiest Supreme Court JusticeForget about calling balls and strikes. Kavanaugh appealed to raw partisan animus.
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    Julie Swetnick’s Allegations Likely to Finish Off Brett KavanaughThe odds that all these women are lying about Kavanaugh are not high.
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    Senator Dick Durbin Wishes Trump Could Appoint Even More JudgesDemocrats believe things would be better if they had allowed Republicans to keep more judicial vacancies for Trump to fill.
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    Trump Defends Kavanaugh: ‘I Understand College Very Well’The president offers a personal testimony for his Supreme Court nominee’s youthful chastity and respect for women.
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    Guess Who’s Blocking ‘Due Process’ for Brett Kavanaugh?Mitch McConnell is demanding a speedy hearing without an FBI investigation or testimony from the chief witness.
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    Brett Kavanaugh Is Probably a Goner NowWhy Trump will probably have to find a new Supreme Court justice soon.
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    Ted Cruz Attacks Beto O’Rourke for Denouncing Police Murder in a Black ChurchTed Cruz either approves of police execution or thinks campaigning in black churches is scary.
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    A Rod Rosenstein Resignation Would Be a Disaster for Mueller and the Rule of LawSpare the Rod.
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    GOP Bill ‘Covers’ Preexisting Conditions, But May Have Million-Dollar Premium“Donald Trump and Republicans will protect patients with preexisting conditions,” promises Trump. There’s just one small catch.
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    The Trump Tax Cuts Did One Thing: Give Rich People More MoneyThe economy hasn’t changed much. What’s changed is that business owners have a bigger piece of it.
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    Trump: Hurricane ‘One of the Wettest We’ve Seen From the Standpoint of Water’Whether Florence is also wet from other standpoints is a question the president did not address.
  27. 2018 midterms
    Republican Memo Admits Voters Oppose Republican PoliciesRepublicans quietly acknowledge that the American public doesn’t like their agenda.
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    Republicans: Christine Ford Won’t Have Guts to Testify on Kavanaugh. (She Does.)“This gambit basically bets that she will decline, and Republicans can then say that they tried to investigate further.” On to plan B!
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    Why Brett Kavanaugh Might Lose Supreme Court Seat Over Sexual-Assault AllegationA done deal is suddenly looking undone.
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    It Takes More Than ‘Adults in the Room’ to Control a Petulant Leader Like TrumpThere are parallels to Weimar failures in a too-forgiving GOP enamored by tax cuts.
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    Republican Extremism Is Turning Democrats Left on Health CareIf conservatives are going to destroy market-based health reform, they can’t complain when Democrats turn to government-based plans.
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    How Elizabeth Warren Is Dominating the Democratic Presidential RaceThe Massachusetts senator is co-opting Bernie Sanders’s support without copying his platform.
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    George W. Bush Raising Money to Maintain Trump Cover-upDubya working hard to ensure Congress quashes any investigation of Trump’s many scandals.
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    Obama Calls Trump the Product of a Republican Party Gone Mad“It did not start with Donald Trump,” said the former president, “He is a symptom, not the cause.”
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    Trump Praises Rep. Greg Gianforte for Assaulting Reporter“This man has fought in more ways than one, for your state. He has fought for your state. Greg Gianforte. He is a fighter and a winner.”
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    Bernie Sanders’s BEZOS Bill Would Hurt the Working Class, Not the RichA bad talking point is turned into a very bad piece of legislation.
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    Senior White House Official Confesses Anti-Trump Cabal in Newspaper Trump ReadsWhy they are revealing their secret is hard to say.
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    Trump: I Have 100 Pictures of Mueller and Comey Hugging and KissingIn Russia, Trump kompromat you.
  39. Trump Officials Keep Getting Misquoted Questioning President’s IntelligenceHe’s a very stable genius! He said so himself. Why can’t the media get this right?
  40. Report: Everybody in the White House Considers Trump an IdiotAnd also a gigantic liar. Still more tales from the court of the mad king.
  41. Trump’s War on Democracy Will Be Held in the Department of JusticeThe generalized debate about Trump’s authoritarianism has settled on a specific question.
  42. Congressional Republicans Don’t Even Pretend to Stand up to Trump AnymoreWhatever restraining force the president’s party exerted against him has now almost completely dissipated.
  43. Republican Admits Trump Broke His Popular Promises That Got Him ElectedTrump ran on an infrastructure bill, health care for all, and raising his own taxes. Republicans are thrilled he ditched those ideas.
  44. Trump Is a Snob Who Secretly Despises His Own SupportersTrump mocks Jeff Sessions for his southern accent and lack of an Ivy League degree.
  45. Ben Shapiro Proudly Declares Conservatism Nearly Kook-FreeRight-wing columnist proud that racists are marginalized on the right, apparently has not read any news in more than three years.
  46. John McCain Tried to Save the Republican Party From Itself, and Was CrushedTwo decades ago, McCain made the only serious attempt to arrest the party’s long rightward lurch. His defeat still lingers.
  47. Republican Senator: McCain ‘Partially to Blame’ for Trump Flag DisputeIt takes two to tangle, even if only one of the parties is currently alive.
  48. House Republicans Have a Secret List of Trump Scandals They’re Covering UpThe GOP’s closing argument for the midterms: look at all the corruption that will be uncovered if Democrats gain control!
  49. NRA Says FBI Is Treating Trump As Unfairly As Al Capone“They’re trying to Al Capone the president,” complains Dana Loesch.
  50. Trump, Obstructing Justice Again, Asked Lawyers About Manafort PardonTrump is just very compassionate, and willing to look guilty to help an old friend, who by the way he barely knows.
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