Saturday, October 20, 2018

Employees at Sinclair Broadcast Group, the largest owner of television stations in the U.S., say that the company orders them to air biased political segments, and that it feeds interviewers questions intended to favor Republicans, NYer reports.

NEW: CIA officials have listened to an audio recording that Turkish officials say proves the journalist was killed and dismembered by a team of Saudi agents inside the consulate, according to people familiar with the matter.

#GOP gubernatorial nominee #KrisKobach BEGS JUDGE NOT TO RELEASE HIS SWORN DEPOSITION about the #Trump admin His attorney argued that the release of the deposition’s videotape would case “PERMANENT, IRREPARABLE HARM” to his political

Ignore the cutout factor, the Russian midterm attack is Putin's responsibility. He must pay

"Given the toadying from Trump and Pompeo this week, it’s not impossible to imagine a day when Trump announces that U.S. laws should be informed by the wisdom of the Quran because, you know, his instincts on this are good"

Jared Kushner’s family businesses have sought or gotten funding from institutions in at least 6 foreign countries. He has worked on foreign policy concerning all 6 of them.

After lying for more than two weeks about the death of Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi government has now announced a series of new lies about his murder in ways that insult both Jamal’s memory and our intelligence

Missouri GOP sent thousands of voters false info about absentee ballots

Perspective: The Christian conspiracies that keep evangelicals on Trump’s side

GA VOTERS: We have people getting turned away from early voting because the address on their ID doesn’t match their voter registration address. THIS IS WRONG. YOUR ADDRESSES DO NOT HAVE TO MATCH. If you are turned away, call 866-OUR-VOTE immediately!!

"It’s beyond hypocrisy—it’s a double-folded state of being, and it will go on so long as the need to make excuses for Donald Trump continues,"

Some Of Trump’s Judicial Nominees Have Private Twitter Accounts They Aren’t Sharing With The Public

Bannon retained a stake in Cambridge Analytica when he entered the White House. He sold his stake last year, but SCL / Cambridge Analytica first did work for the Saudi government in 2014. Around that time Bannon was running CA's operations.

These 32 Republicans say they want to protect pre-existing conditions. They're baldfaced liars. Here are their votes to repeal the ACA

BREAKING: The Houston Chronicle, the Texas newspaper that endorsed Romney over Obama and both George Bush Sr and Jr when they ran for President, has endorsed Beto O'Rourke over Ted Cruz for the U.S. Senate.

Day 96 at the #KremlinAnnex protest!

Republicans keep trying to strip protections for preexisting conditions

Russian troll guidance from the latest DOJ charges: "Any attempt to remove Trump is a direct path to a civil war in the United States. Name those who oppose the president and those who impede his efforts to implement his pre-election promises."

Opinion: What do Republicans need to win? Selective memory loss.

NEW: Congressman @SteveKingIA keeps going to Austria. On his latest trip, he gave a shockingly racist interview to an Austrian alt-right site

I just published #Miami GOP Chairman just caught leading Proud Boys in attack on Democratic campaign office

How Russian trolls manipulated American politics

Alabama House candidate says over 50,000 voters in her district have been disqualified

Justice Dept. Rank-and-File Tell of Discontent Over Sessions’s Approach

Republican Matt Gaetz deletes slanderous tweet accusing slain journalist of being a member of the Muslim Brotherhood

107,000 purged from Georgia voter rolls for not voting in past elections: report

Washington Post columnist Max Boot says "the Saudis are truly insulting our intelligence by expecting us to believe" their explanation for Jamal Khashoggi's death, "but Donald Trump is happy to collaborate in this cover-up"

"I was born Robert Francis O'Rourke ... From day one, in El Paso ... If you are born Robert ... your community calls you 'Beto' that's my nickname that I've gone by for my entire life," O'Rourke explains, "This is part of who I am and where I'm from"

The Houston Chronicle endorses Beto O'Rourke for Senate. In 2012, the Chronicle endorsed Ted Cruz. "He would help to serve as a check on a president who is a danger to the republic. Cruz is unwilling to take on that responsibility."

What if the Republicans Win Everything Again? It Will Be Trump’s American. And Not Democracy As We Know It. The American Experiment Will Have Failed! This Prospect Is A True Nightmare!

Wow. Trump admin isn't allowing Corker, the chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, to view intelligence regarding Khashoggi’s likely murder

Saudi Arabia fires 5 top officials, arrests 18 Saudis, saying Khashoggi was killed in fight at consulate

The new criminal complaint lays out how the Russians’ messaging has copied Trump’s almost verbatim:

A new poll released today shows Beto O'Rourke ahead of Ted Cruz for the first time ever!