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  1. migrant caravan
    For Trump and the Republicans, the Migrant Caravan Served Its Political PurposeThe Central American migrant caravan dominated Trumpland for weeks. Its political value expired after the midterms.
  2. interns
    That White House Press Intern Goes Through a Real Power Trip on SNLHow many microphones does she have to confiscate?
  3. politics
    BMI Informs Trump Campaign They Can No Longer Play Rihanna’s MusicThe organization reportedly removed the singer’s work from the Trump campaign’s blanket music license.
  4. immigration
    What’s Important to Know About the Migrant CaravanTrump has called the group of 7,000 migrants walking to the U.S.–Mexico border a national emergency. It’s not.
  5. nevertheless she persisted
    How Long Until This Elizabeth Warren Insult Becomes a Piece of Wall Décor?“Impolite arrogant woman” is already being printed on T-shirts.
  6. password is a bad password
    Read This If You Want to Hack Into Kanye West’s iPhoneA video from West’s meeting with Trump revealed his poor OpSec habits.
  7. trump
    Alec Baldwin Says ‘Black People Love Me’ Since Playing TrumpHe also reflects on #MeToo.
  8. trump
    Family Guy Will Have Trump Prey on Meg and We’re Already So Tired“We’re just playing to what Trump has already confessed to, say, on a bus.”
  9. the judicial branch
    With Mitch McConnell’s Help, Trump Now Has 60 Confirmed Federal JudgesThe Senate has confirmed the president’s nominations for federal judges across the country, under the leadership of Mitch McConnell.
  10. #metoo
    In Defense of Al Franken, Chelsea Handler Points Out She’s Groped Many People“That’s not rape.”
  11. white house drama
    Omarosa Has Incriminating Video, Texts and Emails, Says a Source Close to HerShe was offered a high-paying position to stay “positive” about the president.
  12. everybody hates brett
    Only 28 Percent of Women Want Kavanaugh to Be a Supreme Court JusticeA new CNN poll confirms that most women across party lines don’t like Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
  13. family separation policy
    ICE Official Has a Pretty Twisted Idea of What Summer Camp Is LikeHe said immigrant detention centers, where children sleep in cages, have basketball courts, exercise classes, and soccer fields.
  14. a long talk
    MSNBC’s Ari Melber Wants to Bring Hip-hop to Cable NewsThe host of The Beat explains why “culture is everywhere” in the Trump era — especially the nightly news.
  15. close reads
    Mission: Impossible — Fallout Is the Perfect Movie for Our Summer of UnrealityIn pop culture and politics, the line between truth and fiction has blurred almost beyond recognition.
  16. sunday funday
    CBS Evening News Anchor Jeff Glor Bags Two Surprise Sit-Downs With TrumpFormer CNN host Piers Morgan also scored an interview.
  17. protests
    The Best Signs From the London Trump Protest“Piss off.”
  18. family separation policy
    Only 57 Immigrant Kids Under the Age of 5 Have Been Reunited with Their FamiliesHere’s what we know about what will happen next.
  19. What Does Russia Look Like, Now?Putin, as bad as he is, is well within the mainstream of Russian politics. Whereas Trump is a radical fringe figure.
  20. Trump at NATO Summit: Germany Is ‘Captive to Russia’The president kicked off the summit by deriding America’s European allies as “delinquent,” and berating Germany for relying on Russian fuel sources.
  21. It’s Normal for the U.S. to Put Corporate Profits Above Babies’ HealthUnder Trump, America undermined global public health for the sake of enriching corporations. It did the same thing under Clinton and Obama.
  22. roe v. wade
    Women Are Sending Coat Hangers to Senator Susan CollinsThey want to make sure she takes Roe v. Wade into account when voting to appoint a new Supreme Court justice.
  23. food fight
    Trump Trade War Spoiling Export Market for American Cheese MakersAmerican companies are facing new tariffs, while the European Union signs deal to cut tariffs and increase protections on European cheese.
  24. loneliness
    Trump Staffers Can’t Get Laid“The last person I would want to be is a single Trump supporter dating in D.C. right now.”
  25. last night on late night
    Samantha Bee: Trump ‘Fixed’ Child-Separation Policy ‘With the Next Worst Thing’“Who knew conservatives were so sensitive about the C-word? I should make a note of that.”
  26. Trump Sidelines Bolton to Keep Peace With North KoreaTrump did not invite Bolton to his recent meeting with a North Korean envoy, after being advised that including him would be “counterproductive.”
  27. books
    Fire and Fury Publisher on Trump Memo: ‘How Do You Say ‘F You’ to the President’“I knew people would see it.”
  28. Pete ‘Shade Master’ Souza Is Writing a Book About, Well, ShadeThe former Obama White House photographer has spent months shading Trump on Instagram.
  29. Preet Bharara’s Former Deputy on His Old Boss’s Firing and Michael Cohen CaseFormer acting U.S. attorney Joon Kim discusses leading the Southern District of New York under the Trump administration.
  30. New York AG Calls for Closing Presidential Pardon LoopholeRight now, if Trump pardons cronies for a federal offense, New York can’t prosecute them for crimes related to the same act.
  31. Trump Unsure If Pruitt Is Too Corrupt for EPA – Or Just Corrupt Enough to Be AGDespite the EPA director’s scandals, Trump floated firing Jeff Sessions and making Pruitt attorney general just this week.
  32. Tillerson’s Firing Brings America Closer to War With North KoreaThe secretary’s departure suggests Trump will kill the Iran deal in May – and sabotage the prospects of diplomacy with North Korea in the process.
  33. secondhand embarrassment
    Trump Just Had an Incredibly Awkward Moment With a SteelworkerThe President told the guy that his father is “looking down” on him. Only one problem with that.
  34. Despite Conflicts of Interest, Kushner Is Still Running U.S. DiplomacyThe Mexican government has discussed exploiting Kushner’s inexperience and venality. Kushner just met privately with Mexican officials anyway.
  35. Trump Bids Good-bye to Gary Cohn — and Empirical RealityThe president’s worst impulses had been constrained by deference to the stock market and corporate America. Now, he’s thumbing his nose at both.
  36. Did Facebook Really Charge Trump Less for Advertising?Did they?
  37. We Finally Know Why Omarosa Was Fired From the White HouseAccording to a new report from Politico.
  38. drama
    Omarosa Now Says She Would Not Vote for Trump Again“Not in a million years, never.”
  39. You Better Believe Omarosa Will Be Serving Trump Tea at the Big Brother HouseShe says she was “haunted” by his tweets.
  40. Forget the State of the Union Address: Trump Wants a Military ParadeTrump wasn’t joking about wanting a great big jingoistic display. It’s happening.
  41. hmmm
    Trump Adviser Says You Don’t Need the Flu Shot Because of Jesus“Jesus himself gave us the flu shot. He redeemed us from the curse of the flu.”
  42. That Trump ‘Dow Joans’ Tweet Is FakeApparently there isn’t always a tweet.
  43. last night on late night
    Late Night Skewers Trump’s State of the Union: ‘I Have to Say, He Did All White’Samantha Bee, Trevor Noah, and Seth Meyers had responses to the speech.
  44. state of the union
    All the Lawmakers Skipping the State of the Union AddressRBG will not be in attendance on Tuesday night.
  45. habits
    Trump Says He Tweets From Bed, Surprising Absolutely NobodyThe president admitted the extent of his screen time habit.
  46. style
    Stormy Daniels Is to Trump As Trump Is to AmericaThe distinction between porn-star news and presidential politics is blurrier than we think.
  47. 14 Good Things That Happened During Trump’s First Year in OfficeIt wasn’t all bad news.
  48. science of us
    Why Is Clock-Drawing Used in Cognitive Tests, Like the One Trump Took?How a simple task tests a wide range of abilities.
  49. my next guest needs no introduction
    David Letterman and Barack Obama Avoid Talking About Trump on New Netflix SeriesBoth make occasional reference to the country’s current fraught political climate, but neither mentions the current president directly.
  50. Israel Strikes Gaza in Response to Rocket FireTrump bucked precedent — and the entire international community — by naming Jerusalem the capital of Israel. Riots and rockets ensued.
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