In a single day, both The New York Times and CBS News suspended top journalists in the wake of sexual-harassment allegations, and Democrats moved a step closer to losing one of their most vocal advocates in the Senate, who is facing similar accusations. The post-Weinstein reckoning has torn through the ranks of the entertainment and media industries at an unprecedented pace, bringing long-simmering rumors to the surface and exposing abusers at every level. And with the allegations against Alabama Senate Candidate Roy Moore as a catalyst, it was inevitable that it would soon reach Capitol Hill, the Valhalla of the power hungry.
As American taxpayers, millions of our money went to pay sexual harassment settlements involving Congresspeople. I want to know, I demand to know, who these congresspeople are. It’s our damn money. No more cover-ups.- Ana Navarro
The World Is A Safer Place Without
- Additional remains of Sgt. La David Johnson found in Niger
- Russia denies nuclear accident after radioactive traces found
- The Islamic State Is Finished In Iraq and Syria, Iran Declares
- Does Rex Tillerson Support Using Child Soldiers? Secretary of State Accused of Violating Federal Law
- Trump and Putin speak for an hour about Syria, Ukraine, North Korea
- Homeland Security inspector: Botched rollout of Trump travel ban led agents to violate court orders
Today, more than 200 utility experts from New York arrive in Puerto Rico to help restore the power grid. By the end of the month there will be 400 workers deployed.
NY is proud to continue to expand our support to aid in PR recovery. - Gov. Andrew Cuomo
US Is Back In Afghanistan Fighting The War On Drugs
The United States has launched its first counter-narcotics military offensive in partnership with local allies in Afghanistan to try to deprive the resurgent Taliban of its largest source of funding. The move follows years of criticism that international forces are not doing enough to curb the opium trade.
- Trump's return to Mar-a-Lago: No pepper spray, pocket knives or laser pointers
- Trump administration to send Haiti earthquake victims home in 2019
- Trump's golf course reimbursed his charity after using funds to settle lawsuit
- Trump’s lawyers playing down Mueller probe to stop rage
- Fox News host Neil Cavuto blasts Donald Trump: 'You're the President. Why don't you act like it?'
- Fox News Should Shut the Hell Up About NASA Faking the Moon Landing
- Unhinged Sean Hannity fans send death threats to Media Matters: ‘Gunshots’ will be ‘the last sound you hear’
- Judge grants Manafort, Gates 'limited release' for Thanksgiving
- 'UGH!': Zinke's wife's travel caused headaches for Interior staff
- Congress speeds toward shutdown over Dreamers
Thanksgiving: when the people who told us "All Lives Matter" amend it to exclude Haitians.- John Fugelsang
Goodbye, Net Neutrality, Hello, Screaming At Your Modem
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai will reportedly seek to completely repeal net neutrality rules put in place under former President Obama, according to a Monday report.
Sources close to the matter tell Politico that Pai will seek to completely remove the net neutrality rules, which reclassified internet service providers (ISPs) as telecommunications companies and required them to treat all web traffic equally.
President Trump didn’t pardon the whole turkey, just the white meat. - Conan O'Brien
A Policewoman Verifies Roy Moore's Predatory Habits
A retired Alabama police officer told MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell on Tuesday that she had to keep an eye on Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore in the 1980s at local high school football games because he would regularly harass the team’s teenage cheerleaders.
Faye Gary, who for 37 years was an officer at the Gadsden Police Department, explained to Mitchell that Moore’s reputation for pursuing underage girls was widely known throughout the community.
Almost every politician will have shame-resigned because of a harassment scandal, leaving Congress comprised of only women and Roy Moore. - Erik Bransteen
Rock The Voter News
- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called for an Ethics Committee investigation of Rep. John Conyers
- Survey: 60 percent of US women say they've experienced sexual harassment
Seems like Morning Joe spent about 14 hrs in last week talking about Bill Clinton misconduct. how much time have they spent this morning discussing their buddies Glenn Thrush and Charlie Rose? - Eric Boehlert tweet
Charlie Rose Was Next To Have His Pants Pulled Down
Television journalist Charlie Rose said in the wake of numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against him that he was not involved in any "wrongdoings."
Al Franken: "I'm deeply sorry"
Charlie Rose: "I'm deeply sorry"
Donald Trump: "Those women are liars"
Roy Moore: "Those teenagers are liars"
George H.W. Bush: "Women can't take a joke"
It's almost as if personal responsibility has a liberal bias.- Jeff Tiedrich
- More travelers say TripAdvisor blocked warnings of rapes and injuries at hotels around the world
- Eighth child death from fallen IKEA dresser prompts recall reminder
- US Sales of Previously Owned Homes Rise as Storm Impact Fades
- Dish Network in tiff with CBS; network stations dropped
Remember the good ol' days when we put pedophiles in jail and didn't vote for them so the super wealthy could get a tax cut?- Erik Bransteen
Google Steps Up To The Fake News Plate
Google will "derank" stories from two of Russia's largest news outlets, according to Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google parent Alphabet.
The Alphabet chairman said the search engine's algorithms will be used to limit the reach of RT (Russia Today) and Sputnik...
According to reports, Donald Trump Jr. spoke briefly last year with a Russian banker with ties to Vladimir Putin while attending an event hosted by the NRA. Wait, hold on one second. Don Jr., OK … Putin … NRA! I won Evil Bingo! - Seth Myers