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    Why the Bernie Movement Must Crush Beto O’RourkeA movement and a candidate on a collision course.
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    Report: Michael Cohen Visited Prague and Trump-Russia Collusion Is on the TableAn explosive new story says Michael Cohen did visit Prague, at the time he allegedly met Russian agents to collude for Trump.
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    Trump Accidentally Exposes the Location, Identities of U.S. Navy Seal Team 5In his first visit to a combat zone, the commander-in-chief botched a basic tenet of op-sec.
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    Trump Fears Greatest Economy in History Is on Brink of CollapseIf the economy was as strong as Trump says, it could easily withstand some small interest rate hikes.
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    Trump Wants to End the Filibuster. He’s Right.The Senate rules make no sense.
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    Trump Is Building a Team of Lackeys to Go to War With MuellerAs General Mattis raises questions about Trump’s fitness for office, the president is shutting down the government and locking in his base.
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    Why Fox News Made Trump Shut Down the GovernmentDonald Trump had a plan to pretend Mexico paid for the wall. Conservative media decided not to buy it.
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    Now We Know Trump Picked William Barr to Shut Down Mueller’s InvestigationThe attorney general nominee wrote a long, secret memo attacking Mueller earlier this year, and submitted it to the administration.
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    Paul Ryan’s War on the Safety Net Failed Because Democracy WorkedPolitics defeated Ryan, and the country is immensely better off for it.
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    Michael Flynn’s Judge Destroys Trump’s Conspiracy TheoryLock him up.
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    Trump’s Crooked Foundation Dissolves, But Investigation ContinuesIt’s the grift that keeps on grifting.
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    Giuliani Almost Admits Trump Colluded and Committed a CrimeRudy gives an extremely revealing answer to George Stephanopoulos.
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    I Have Seen the Future of a Republican Party That Is No Longer InsaneToday’s GOP needs to die in a fire. The Niskanen Center has a plan for what comes next.
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    Why Donald Trump Keeps Giving Mick Mulvaney More JobsTrump can’t find a lot of willing candidates, so he settled for a guy who knows how to brief him using pictures.
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    Trump Had Nothing to Do With His Own Inauguration, White House SaysTrump’s not the kind of person who would pay attention to the massive sums being raised and spent off his name.
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    Feds Investigating Trump Inauguration for Alleged Bribery and EmbezzlementSo many crimes.
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    Don’t Blame Trump for Losing the Shutdown Battle to These Legislative GeniusesA close analysis of how Democrats somehow outmaneuvered the great negotiator.
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    Trump Boasts at Least 10 Americans Willing to Take Job As His Chief of StaffDouble figures! Well, low double figures.
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    Everybody Says Mueller Is Almost Done. What If He Isn’t?What we know from Mueller is still a small fraction of the publicly available facts about Trump’s long relationship with Russia.
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    The More Republicans Lose, the Harder They Work to Rig the GameAnti-democratic forces are winning the post-election.
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    The Department of Justice Calls Donald Trump a FelonTrump’s lawyer was a criminal, he is providing evidence on Trump and Russia.
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    Tillerson, Who Privately Called Trump ‘Moron,’ Pretty Much Confirms It in Public“Pretty undisciplined, doesn’t like to read, doesn’t read briefing reports, doesn’t like to get into the details of a lot of things.”
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    Giuliani: The Dog Ate My Counter-Report to MuellerGiuliani promised a devastating response to Mueller. A timeline of his “progress.”
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    Mueller Reports Michael Flynn Is Singing Like a CanaryThe special counsel reports that Michael Flynn has given up a lot of useful information on his former Trump colleagues.
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    Michael Avenatti’s Campaign Failed Because Democrats Don’t Want Their Own TrumpTrump didn’t prove that unqualified television personalities can win the presidency, only that Republican ones can.
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    Republicans Renounced George Bush So They Could Have Donald TrumpConservatives discarded all Bush’s successes and glorified his misdeeds.
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    The Good BushUnlike his son, “H.W.” was not a bad president. Why didn’t he get more respect in his time?
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    Trump’s Crooked Attorney General Stonewalled Probe Into His Crooked FirmThe acting attorney general has experience obstructing justice.
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    Trump Lied About His Very Legal and Very Cool Russia Deals for No ReasonIt’s possible some of his other claims are also false.
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    Paul Ryan Departing Washington in a Blaze of FraudulenceSpeaker who spent career increasing deficits lauded for “working to solve” problem he created.
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    Michael Cohen Admits Lying on Trump’s Behalf About Russia DealsTrump, 2016: “I have nothing to do with Russia.” Not exactly.
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    If Trump Didn’t Collude, Why Does He Keep Obstructing Justice?The theory that Trump is simply upset about his election’s legitimacy being questioned is looking worse and worse.
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    Trumponomics Tries to Praise Trump, But Instead Exposes His CorruptionLawrence Kudlow, Stephen Moore, and Arthur Laffer lack the self-awareness to realize how bad their book makes Trump look.
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    Report: Trump Associate Roger Stone Colluded With Email HackersMore denials about contact with WikiLeaks fall apart.
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    Trump Does Not Understand What ‘Special Counsel’ MeansIt’s not that Robert Mueller is considered a special person. He is tasked with investigating a specific set of crimes.
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    Trump Threatening GM Over Its Plant Closure Is the Real ‘Gangster Government’Trump has spent his brief political career systematically exposing the bad faith of every complaint Republicans made against Barack Obama.
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    The Deficit Grew Because Trump’s a Republican, Not Because He’s an IdiotDon’t get us wrong, he’s definitely an idiot.
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    McGahn Wouldn’t Lock Up Hillary. So Trump Hired Whitaker.When Don McGahn didn’t help President Trump pressure the Department of Justice to go after Hillary Clinton, he turned to Whitaker.
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    Trump Writes Bonkers Defense of Saudi Prince for Murder of JournalistEven by Trump standards, the president’s argument is insane.
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    White House Briefings Are Democracy Theater. That’s Why Trump Is Clamping Down.The symbolism of the White House briefing is important to democracy. Trump hates it for that reason.
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    A Former FBI Lawyer Is Dropping Big Hints About Trump Obstructing JusticeThe collusion has more mystery, but the obstruction is more blatant.
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    Trump Says in Interview He Is the Sole Arbiter of TruthTrump promises First Amendment will be protected by America’s greatest First Amendment champion, Donald Trump.
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    Trump Just Blurted Out the Real Reason He Hired Matt Whitaker“As far as I’m concerned this is an investigation that should have never been brought.”
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    Trump: Photo ID Is Needed to Legally Purchase Cereal. (It Isn’t.)The president is sure vote fraud is rampant; does not have a clear sense of how it works.
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    Forget Impeachment. Mueller’s Real Threat to Trump Is in 2020.Trump won’t be impeached, but he does face more legal peril than any president in history.
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    McConnell: The American People Didn’t Vote for What They Voted ForRepublican senator sees election as a mandate to continue policy of not investigating any Trump crimes.
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    The Republican Denial of Trump’s Racism Is AbsurdOver the last week, Trump’s bigotry has grown even more obvious and undeniable. Republicans deny it anyway.
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    Trump Is Trapped, and Trying to Protect Himself at All CostsHolding him accountable serves not only Democrats’ self-interest but the rule of law. That process begins now.
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    Trump Denies Knowing Attorney General Matt Whitaker, Who He Met a Dozen TimesPresident still hasn’t come up with a plausible cover story for his obvious obstruction of justice.
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    Trump Has Found His Roy Cohn in Matt Whitaker. The Rule of Law Is Under Attack.Trump and Whitaker are completely transparent about their plan to corrupt the Department of Justice.
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