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Greg Miller / Washington Post:
Trump has concealed details of his face-to-face encounters with Putin from senior officials in administration  —  President Trump has gone to extraordinary lengths to conceal details of his conversations with Russian President Vladi­mir Putin, including on at least one occasion taking possession …
New York Times:
Trump Tweets Lengthy Attack on F.B.I. Over Inquiry Into Possible Aid to Russia  —  WASHINGTON — President Trump on Saturday unleashed an extended assault on the F.B.I. and the special counsel's investigation, knitting together a comprehensive alternative story in which he had been framed by disgraced …
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Charles P. Pierce / Esquire:
Report on the Trump FBI Investigation  —  This is the most astounding evidence of Oval Office criminality since the release of the “smoking gun” tape in 1974.  —  Deep in  —  The New York Times's latest bombshell  —  is one singularly deadly word, a lethal bit of shrapnel aimed directly …
Tamar Auber / Mediaite:
Trump Doesn't Deny He's a Russian Agent When Asked By Fox News' Jeanine Pirro  —  On Saturday, President Donald Trump called into Jeanine Pirro's Fox News show.  —  During that interview, host Jeanine Pirro asked Trump about a New York Times report that claimed that the FBI opened an investigation …
Isaac Chotiner / New Yorker:
How the Times Reported the F.B.I. Counterintelligence Investigation Into President Trump: An Interview with the Journalist Adam Goldman  —  On Friday evening, the Times reported that, days after President Trump fired the F.B.I. director James Comey, on May 9, 2017, the Bureau opened …
Washington Post:
‘In the White House waiting’: Inside Trump's defiance on the longest shutdown ever  —  When President Trump made a rare journey to the U.S. Capitol last week, he was expected to strategize about how to end the government shutdown he instigated.  Instead, he spent the first 20-odd minutes delivering a monologue about “winning.”
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Nancy Cook / Politico:
Trump touts shutdown plan, but advisers say ‘no one knows what he will do’  —  President Donald Trump said Saturday he was alone in the White House with a plan at the ready to reopen the federal government, but close White House advisers and staff said they remained in the dark about how he would end the three-week partial shutdown.
Discussion: Political Wire, Raw Story and Mediaite
Associated Press:
Pence's pickle: How to bargain when no one speaks for Trump  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Progress made, said one.  —  Not so, said the other.  —  We'll meet again, said one.  —  Waste of time, said the other.  —  Such has been the life lately of Mike Pence, the loyal soldier dispatched …
Discussion: KTLA
New York Times:
Mercurial Trump Has Made Path Out of Shutdown Much Harder to Find
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
Darren Sands / BuzzFeed News:
In A Private Meeting, Kirsten Gillibrand Signaled She Will Run For President  —  New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Saturday signaled to a group of about 20 influential women that she will run for president, according to a person familiar with the meeting.  —  Gillibrand made her intentions clear …
Nate Cohn / New York Times:
As Trump Sticks With His Wall, His Ratings Stay Stuck in Place  —  The border wall remains popular only with the president's base, and shutting down the government over the issue seems unlikely to win new fans.  —  By insisting on a border wall, President Trump is emphasizing an issue …
Discussion: Balloon Juice
Maggie Astor / New York Times:
Julián Castro, Former Housing Secretary, Announces Presidential Run  —  Julián Castro, the former housing secretary and former mayor of San Antonio, announced on Saturday that he would run for president, one of the most high-profile Latino Democrats ever to seek the party's nomination.
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CBS News:
Julián Castro announces he is running for president in 2020
Discussion: Breitbart
Jenna Johnson / Washington Post:
Former HUD secretary Julián Castro joins 2020 Democratic presidential field
Discussion: Axios and ABC News
The Guardian:
Blind date: ‘I left my knickers at a house party we crashed’  —  What happened when Joanne, 24, barista, met Morgan, 24, children's social worker?  —  What were you hoping for?  —  A fun evening on the Guardian's dime!  —  First impressions?  —  Cute, chatty and early.  —  What did you talk about?
New York Times:
V.A. Seeks to Redirect Billions of Dollars Into Private Care  —  WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs is preparing to shift billions of dollars from government-run veterans' hospitals to private health care providers, setting the stage for the biggest transformation of the veterans' medical system in a generation.
Globe and Mail:
By granting asylum to Saudi woman, Canada shows its moral leadership  —  Bessma Momani is professor at the University of Waterloo and Balsillie School of International Affairs.  She is a senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation and author of Arab Dawn: The Demographic Dividend Arab Youth Will Bring.
Kimberly Ross / RedState:
Senator Tim Scott Excoriates the GOP For Being Silent on Rep. Steve King & Racism in Blistering Op-Ed  —  U.S. Rep. Tim Scott, left, speaks to the media during a news conference as South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley looks on at the South Carolina Statehouse on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, in Columbia …
Discussion: theGrio, TheBlaze and The Guardian
Adam Bernstein / Washington Post:
Patricia Wald, pathbreaking federal judge who became chief of D.C. Circuit, dies at 90  —  Shortly before she graduated from Yale Law School in 1951, Patricia Wald secured a job interview with a white-shoe Manhattan firm.  The hiring partner was impressed with her credentials …
Henry Olsen / Washington Post:
The GOP must stamp out the seeds of hatred before it's too late  —  Henry Olsen is a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and author of “The Working Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism.”  —  The left has wrongly tarred conservatives as racists for decades.
Mary McNamara / Los Angeles Times:
John Lasseter's return proves that Hollywood still does not understand the damage he did  —  It is so reassuring to discover that David Ellison's recent decision to hire former Pixar chief, Disney executive and billionaire frat house-atmosphere generator John Lasseter to head his company, Skydance Animation, was not one he made lightly.
New York Times:
Who Is MacKenzie Bezos?  —  Her divorce from the Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has made this novelist, and her private life, a public fascination.  —  In her 25 years of marriage to Jeff Bezos, MacKenzie Bezos has been a loyal ambassador for Amazon, the company that made her and her husband the richest couple in the world.
Discussion: The Guardian and Althouse
Amanda Sakuma / Vox:
Megyn Kelly wanted to be the next Oprah.  Her split with NBC shows why that may never happen.  —  Kelly is taking the reminder of her $69 million contract with her.  —  Megyn Kelly has officially split with NBC, taking the reminder of her $69 million contract with her …
David Bauder / Associated Press:
TV station backs off accusation that CNN played politics  —  NEW YORK (AP) — An executive at a San Diego television station that accused CNN of rejecting an appearance by one of its reporters for political reasons conceded Friday he didn't really know why the network turned him down.
Tim Fitzsimons / NBC News:
‘Serial predator’: L.A. writer has been sounding alarm on Ed Buck for over a year  —  Long before a second man died in the political donor's home, writer Jasmyne Cannick has been publishing accounts from his alleged victims.  —  When authorities in Los Angeles found Timothy Dean dead …
Ben Widdicombe / New York Times:
Their Warhols Are at the Whitney.  Their Ugly Divorce Is on Display, Too.  —  The tawdry divorce of Libbie and David Mugrabi is not just a tabloid story.  At stake are a trophy townhouse, works by Andy Warhol and Jeff Koons, and the inner-workings of one of the world's most influential art dealer families.
Emma Best / Gizmodo:
The U.S. Government Has Amassed Terabytes of Internal WikiLeaks Data  —  Late last year, the U.S. government accidentally revealed that a sealed complaint had been filed against Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks.  Shortly before this was made public, the FBI reconfirmed its investigation …
 
 
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Beth Reinhard / Washington Post:
Justice officials were briefed months ago on allegations against McCrae Dowless, operative …
Jackie Kucinich / The Daily Beast:
Southern Poverty Law Center Quietly Joins the Roster of Big Groups Walking Away from the Women's March
Paul Bedard / Washington Examiner:
30 Democrats in Puerto Rico with 109 lobbyists for weekend despite shutdown
Discussion: Townhall and twitchy.com
Yahoo News:
Russian lawyer at Trump Tower meeting says she won't come to U.S. to fight charges
Discussion: Raw Story
Arnie Seipel / NPR:
It's Official: The Partial Government Shutdown Is The Longest In U.S. History
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA
Melissa Jeltsen / HuffPost:
Domestic Violence Shelters Are Cutting Services Because Of The Shutdown
New York Times:
Trump Claims There Is a Crisis at the Border. What's the Reality?
Discussion: Hullabaloo
 Earlier Items: 
Roger Cohen / New York Times:
Donald Trump Just Cannot Help It
Astead W. Herndon / New York Times:
Kamala Harris Is Hard to Define Politically. Maybe That's the Point.
Discussion: Axios
Paul Kane / Washington Post:
A McCain staffer and an institution within the institution bids farewell to the Senate
Ian Livingston / Washington Post:
D.C.-area forecast: Snow develops later today, with at least several inches likely tonight through Sunday
Daniel Strauss / Politico:
'You couldn't spend a dime?': Jay Inslee ticks off the wrong state
Jeff Hauser / HuffPost:
Prosecute Donald Trump To The Full Extent Of The Law