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Roger Stone hiding in 'undisclosed location' because he's worried about getting 'Jack Rubyed': documentary filmmaker

President Donald Trump's oldest political adviser, Roger Stone, has made remarks suggesting he fears for his life after being charged with lying to investigators pursuing Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign.

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Airport workers 'shut down the shutdown' -- and that should scare Trump: Robert Reich

While Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is getting much-deserved for her handling of the shutdown President Donald Trump instigated in an effort to get Americans to pay for the border wall he promised voters that Mexico would pay for in 2016, she is not the only one who should draw praise for the abrupt end to the showdown.

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Fox News' Sean Hannity appears to have acted on directives from newly revealed Stone-WikiLeaks emails

Fox News host Sean Hannity appears to have acted on directives from emails between President Donald Trump's longtime political adviser Roger Stone and an intermediary who claimed to have communicated with WikiLeaks.

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'I can’t believe they’re that blind': Iowans stunned that Trump die-hards are standing by him during shutdown

Farmers in Iowa have been hit hard by President Donald Trump’s trade war with China and the government shutdown, but continue to support Trump, much to the chagrin of their neighbors.

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SNL's 'Donald Trump' and 'Nancy Pelosi' face off in a hilarious game of 'Deal or No Deal'

Saturday Night Live has been on hiatus since before President Donald Trump's shutdown showdown started.

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Sally Yates' warnings about Russia's stronghold on Mike Flynn just took on a whole new significance

The day before President Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey to allegedly relieve pressure on himself over the investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, acting Attorney General Sally Yates testified to Congress about the activities of Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn.

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'Blockbuster’ Manafort revelations should finally end ‘witch hunt talk’: Conservative columnist

A conservative Washington Post columnist has written a column in which she argues the latest revelations about former Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort sharing confidential campaign polling data with accused Russian spy Konstantin Kilimnik is “a blockbuster revelation should end talk of a ‘witch hunt.'”

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Violent Trump supporter attacked attendee at Elizabeth Warren rally: police

A Trump supporter was arrested in Iowa after allegedly hitting an attendee at Elizabeth Warren's rally there, NBC News reports.

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Nobel-winning economist says Ocasio-Cortez tax policy is 'fully in line with serious economic research'

Whether or not Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is ultimately an effective congressperson remains to be seen, writes New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, but she's already doing a great job of advancing tax policy.

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Qanon conspiracy believers complain of being 'isolated from loved ones' during holidays

Believers in the rightwing conspiracy Qanon, an elaborate fantasy in which President Donald Trump and Robert Mueller are secretly working together to battle a cabal of prominent people who are child molesters, complained of being lonely and isolated from loved ones in a new Daily Beast report.

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Watch: Retired GOP senator goes off the rails when CNN asks about his Republican colleague

Late Monday night, the Washington Post published a letter signed by 44 former U.S. Senators warning that the chamber is at a critical juncture and must set aside partisanship to do what’s right for the country if the special counsel’s investigation shows collusion.

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'I don't think this presidency is ever going to regroup from today': Harvard prof explains why Trump is done

The flurry of developments in the investigations surrounding the presidency of Donald Trump and his ties to Russia came fast and hard on Friday, with new court filings revealing a bevy of new factoids and allegations.

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Kremlin official backs Trump into a corner on Putin meeting as Mueller encircles president

A defiant Russian official said the country will not “beg” President Donald Trump for a meeting, Bloomberg News reports.

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MSNBC's Rachel Maddow explains how we finally know why Mike Flynn lied

As the Mueller investigation has moved along, names like Roger Stone, Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen have moved to center stage.

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Two million federal workers receive memo warning they can't use the word 'resist' or discuss Trump impeachment at work

All federal workers have received a memo warning that they cannot discuss the possibility of Donald Trump being impeached at work, reports the New York Times.

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Here are five possible reasons Paul Manafort lied to special counsel Robert Mueller

Why did former Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort lie to prosecutors after striking a plea deal to avoid spending the rest of his life in prison?

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Watch: CNN conservative S.E Cupp reveals how Trump is prepping for 'rectal exam' from House Democrats

In the immediate aftermath of the election, President Donald Trump was predictably petty and given to lashing out, conservative CNN host S.E. Cupp on Saturday.

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Trump Economy: Wisconsin's Foxconn plant looking to bring in Chinese workers for US taxpayer-funded jobs

A Wisconsin tech plant which has been hailed by President Donald Trump as a major step forward for American manufacturing is looking to bring in Chinese workers to staff the plant, the Wall Street Journal reports.

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Saturday Night Live Destroys Fox News' Frenzied Coverage of the Migrant Caravan

Saturday Night Live opened this week's show by hilariously mocking Fox News' hysterical coverage of the so-called "migrant caravan."

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Noam Chomsky Explains How 'Criminally Insane' Republicans Quietly Filed 'The Most Evil Document In History'

Progressive intellectual Noam Chomsky famously called the Republican party the “the most dangerous organization in world history" after the election of Trump.

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FBI Investigating Whether Manhattan DA Who Refused to Prosecute Ivanka and Trump Jr Took Bribes: Report

The Manhattan district attorney’s office is being investigated for closing cases against the wealthy and powerful after getting big campaign donations, the New York Daily News reports.

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Respected Polster Explains Why 'Nice' Midwestern Voters Have Turned on Trump: ‘Red Wave Ain’t Gonna Happen'

University of Virginia political scientist Larry Sabato is famous for his “crystal ball” predictions of American elections. Although he got 2016 wrong, Sabato has historically been one of the most accurate predictors of election results.

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White House Counsel Prevented FBI From Full Kavanaugh Investigation Even After Trump OK'd It: Report

Last week, President Donald Trump agreed to allow the FBI to conduct an investigation of the rape and attempted rape charges levied against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) demanded them before agreeing to support the nominee.

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Bill Maher's HBO Panel: 'Beta Male' Lindsey Graham Needs 'Dead Boyfriend' John McCain

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The panel discussion on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher unloaded on both "dirty dog" Brett Kavanaugh and "beta male" Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) in a scorching discussion of the Thursday's Supreme Court nomination hearings.

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Watch the Entire United Nations Burst into Laughter as Trump Claims His Administration Is Historically Successful

Donald Trump is addressing the United Nations in New York today, and opened his speech by bragging about his accomplishments.

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Kavanaugh Friend Stumbles Through Fox News Interview After Refusing to Say Christine Blasey Ford is Lying

On Tuesday, “Fox & Friends” interviewed one of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s “best friends,” Meghan McCaleb.

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NYT’s Haberman Explains Why Trump Might Have Skipped Labor Day Golf Outing After Getting Dressed to Play

Donald Trump abruptly canceled his Labor Day plans on Monday, returning to the West Wing after he was dressed and ready to spend his holiday golfing. The Secret Service and press pool had been loaded into their motorcade, and were all send away after the president went back inside to “make phone calls.”

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Watch: Kavanaugh Hearing Spirals into Chaos as Democrats Refuse to Allow Opening Statement from Republican Chair

The confirmation hearing for Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, began in chaos as several Democratic senators interrupted the opening remarks.

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