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David Weigel / Washington Post:
Trump's America will be on vivid display at annual conservative gathering  —  The conservative movement in America now belongs to President Trump.  —  Thousands of activists will arrive in Washington this week for an annual gathering that will vividly display how Trump has pushed …
Discussion: Right Wing Watch
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Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Breitbart's Milo Yiannopoulos resigns following outrage over his past comments about pedophilia  —  Milo Yiannopoulos, the incendiary writer and commentator who helped make Breitbart News a leading organ of the “alt-right,” resigned from the news organization Tuesday after a video …
Sophie Gilbert / The Atlantic:
Simon & Schuster's Completely Avoidable Milo Yiannopoulos Disaster  —  On Monday, when videos reemerged on social media in which the Breitbart News senior editor Milo Yiannopoulos seemed to condone sexual relationships between adult men and teenagers below the age of consent, the overwhelming response was one of outrage.
Nick Gillespie / Hit & Run:
CPAC Organizer Tries To Pawn Off Milo Yiannopoulos as “Libertarian”
Discussion: Mediaite and TheBlaze
Matt Lewis / The Daily Beast:
Why Conservatives Fell for Milo Yiannopoulos
New York Times:
New Trump Deportation Rules Allow Far More Expulsions  —  WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday released a set of documents translating President Trump's executive orders on immigration and border security into policy, bringing a major shift in the way the agency enforces the nation's immigration laws.
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Luis Martinez / ABC News:
How H.R. McMaster's military rank could affect his role as national security adviser  —  The naming of Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster to be President Trump's new National Security Adviser has raised some questions about how an active duty officer can serve in the job.  —  But, it has been done before.
Discussion: Politico
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Wall Street Journal:
Donald Trump Would Reconsider Bannon's Role on National Security Council If Asked, White House Says
Discussion: Hot Air and Political Wire
Jeremy Herb / Politico:
McMaster needs Senate confirmation to keep 3 stars
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Bryan Bender / Politico:
McMaster's takeaways: Don't lie, don't blame the media, don't rely on an inner circle
Michael Schwirtz / New York Times:
Ukraine Lawmaker Who Worked With Trump Associates Faces Treason Inquiry  —  Prosecutors in Ukraine are investigating whether a member of Parliament committed treason by working with two associates of President Trump's to promote a plan for settling Ukraine's conflicts with Russia.
Discussion: Business Insider and Hit & Run
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ABC News:
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Discussion: Politico
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Greg Bluestein / Political Insider blog:
A lone GOP Georgia congressman holds a rocky town hall meeting
Discussion: twitchy.com
Max Bearak / Washington Post:
Riots erupt in Sweden's capital just days after Trump comments  —  Just two days after President Trump provoked widespread consternation by seeming to imply, incorrectly, that immigrants had perpetrated a recent spate of violence in Sweden, riots broke out in a predominantly immigrant neighborhood …
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CNN:
Sweden: Riots erupt in Stockholm neighborhood  — US President Donald Trump earlier suggested immigrants in Sweden were to blame for an increase in crime  —  Stockholm, Sweden (CNN)Riots broke out in a predominantly immigrant neighborhood of Stockholm Monday night, as residents clashed …
Discussion: twitchy.com
Paulina Firozi / The Hill:
Activists place ‘Refugees Welcome’ banner on Statue of Liberty pedestal  —  Activists unfurled a “Refugees Welcome” banner on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty on Tuesday afternoon.  —  The National Park Service said the banner was placed just before 1 p.m., and rangers took …
Discussion: TheBlaze
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NBC New York:
‘Refugees Welcome’ Banner Unfurled at Statue of Liberty
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Mediaite
Jonathan Easley / The Hill:
Poll: Americans overwhelmingly oppose sanctuary cities  —  An overwhelming majority of Americans believe that cities that arrest illegal immigrants for crimes should be required to turn them over to federal authorities.  —  The poll shows that President Trump has broad public support in his effort to crack down on sanctuary cities.
Betsy Woodruff / The Daily Beast:
Why Is Facebook Helping Fund CPAC?  —  A pillar of famously-liberal Silicon Valley is underwriting Washington's biggest gathering of conservatives.  —  Sources with direct knowledge of the matter tell The Daily Beast that Facebook made a six-figure contribution to CPAC …
Ben Collins / The Daily Beast:
Tucker Carlson Couldn't Debate the Anti-Trump Organizer He Wanted, So This Actor Stepped In  —  Fox News' Tucker Carlson had a hard time booking Olga Lexell, the creator and co-organizer of the nationwide Not My President's Day protests on Monday.  —  So, after repeated refusals …
Dana Liebelson / The Huffington Post:
School Asks Teachers To Take Down Pro-Diversity Posters, Saying They're ‘Anti-Trump’  —  Now, the students are fighting back.  —  WASHINGTON School administrators in a 93 percent white Maryland county recently asked high school teachers to take down pro-diversity posters from classrooms …
Discussion: Raw Story and Mashable
Fox News:
Louisiana woman hailed as a hero for stopping man from beating police officer  —  Authorities said a Louisiana woman “made a big difference” Sunday when she jumped on a suspect's back to save a police officer from a brutal beatdown.  —  Vickie Williams-Tillman, 56, was being hailed as a hero, The Advocate reported.
Amy Bushatz / Military.com:
Federal Hiring Freeze Suspends Some Army Child Care Programs  —  A federal civilian hiring freeze ordered by President Donald Trump has forced at least two Army bases to indefinitely suspend some child care programs.  —  Officials at Fort Knox, Kentucky, notified families Feb. 17 of the suspension …
Discussion: ThinkProgress and Raw Story
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
U.S. Homeland Security employees locked out of computer networks: sources  —  Some U.S. Department of Homeland Security employees in the Washington area and Philadelphia were unable to access some agency computer networks on Tuesday, according to three sources familiar with the matter.
Discussion: Washington Monthly, Engadget and CNN
Rebecca Savransky / The Hill:
McConnell: ‘Winners make policy, losers go home’  —  (R-Ky.) on Tuesday pushed back on protesters at a speech in Kentucky, declaring that “winners make policy and losers go home.”  —  Speaking in Lawrenceburg, Ky., McConnell was met by nearly 1,000 protesters, some of whom chanted “No ban …
Tod Leonard / sandiegouniontribune.com:
Wiggins: WNBA's ‘harmful’ culture of bullying, jealousy  —  Candice Wiggins, La Jolla Country Day alumni and WNBA Woman of the Year recently described the WNBA as a “very very harmful” culture where she was bullied throughout her 8-year career.  —  Candice Wiggins had what many would consider a dream career in the WNBA.
Ariel Edwards-Levy / The Huffington Post:
Most Trump Voters Say The Media Is Their Enemy  —  Many Americans are similarly hostile toward their political rivals.  —  A narrow majority of President Donald Trump's supporters agree with him that the media is their enemy, a new HuffPost/YouGov survey finds, although most Americans overall don't feel similarly.
Tony Rizzo / Kansas City Star:
Columbia man charged with plotting Islamic State terror attack on Kansas City  —  A Columbia man is accused of plotting a Presidents Day jihadist terrorist attack on buses, trains and a train station in Kansas City.  —  Robert Lorenzo Hester Jr., 25, was charged in U.S. District Court …
Discussion: Hot Air
Associated Press:
NYC medical examiner says more study needed in death of Russian diplomat  —  NEW YORK - The cause and manner of death of Russia's ambassador to the United Nations needs to be studied further, the city medical examiner said Tuesday, a day after the diplomat fell ill at his office at Russia's U.N. mission and died at a hospital.
Discussion: Political Wire
 
 
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Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Donald Trump, Pseudoauthoritarian
Jessie Hellmann / The Hill:
Trump officials weigh fate of birth-control mandate
Katherine Gregg / providencejournal.com:
Lincoln Chafee defends Trump, criticizes Raimondo and does not rule out return to politics
Eric Owens / The Daily Caller:
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Lauren McGaughy / Dallas Morning News:
Aggressive campus anti-rape laws proposed for Texas colleges in wake of Baylor scandal
Jacob Bunge / Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Appetite for Organic Food Prompts Jump in Grain Imports; Farmers Cry Foul
Discussion: The Daily Caller and Axios
Liam Dillon / Los Angeles Times:
Storm brings record rainfall, gusts up to 199 mph and flooding to Northern California
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CNN:
Trump's brilliant choice of McMaster
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Brad Reed / Raw Story:
WATCH: GOP senator jeered after ducking travel ban question from Afghan man who served with US troops
James Fallows / The Atlantic:
‘With Such a People You Can Then Do What You Please’
Discussion: RedState
Art Swift / Gallup:
Putin's Image Rises in US, Mostly Among Republicans
Discussion: Washington Post, Hot Air and TheBlaze
Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
Donald Trump's unbroken streak of falsehoods now stands at 33 days
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Jodi Enda / CNN:
These Republicans didn't like Trump at first. They do now.
Michael Brendan Dougherty / The Week:
The arrogant thinking of liberal sports writers
Discussion: alicublog and Progress Pond