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8:45 PM ET, January 15, 2019

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Des Moines Register:
The Register's editorial: Steve King should resign for the good of Iowa  —  Some may argue that 4th District voters are getting what they deserve.  But the entire state needs a healthy rural economy.  Low commodity prices and President Trump's tariffs have hit farmers hard.  —  CONNECT
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Yashar Ali / HuffPost:
NBC News Tells Staffers Not To Directly Call Steve King's Racist Remarks Racist  —  “It is ok to attribute to others as in ‘what many are calling racist,’” an email from the standards department reads in part.  —  NBC News' standards department sent an email to staffers Tuesday telling …
Michael Gors / siouxcityjournal.com:
OUR OPINION: Steve King should resign  —  It's time for Steve King to go.  He should resign his seat in the U.S. House.  A new election should be held for voters in Iowa's 4th Congressional District to choose a replacement.  —  After near-universal condemnation from both sides of the political aisle …
Discussion: Political Wire
New York Times:
After Her Brexit Deal Is Crushed in Parliament, Theresa May Faces a No-Confidence Vote  —  LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday suffered a humiliating defeat over her plan to withdraw Britain from the European Union, thrusting the country further into political chaos with only 10 weeks …
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BBC:
Brexit: Theresa May's deal is voted down in historic Commons defeat  —  Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal has been rejected by 230 votes - the largest defeat for a sitting government in history.  —  MPs voted by 432 votes to 202 to reject the deal, which sets out the terms of Britain's exit from the EU on 29 March.
Washington Post:   Brexit vote: British Parliament rejects Theresa May's Brexit deal, leaving withdrawal from E.U …
The Daily Beast:
Theresa May's Brexit Deal Walloped in Biggest Parliamentary Defeat in British History
Jackson Richman / JNS.org:
Democratic National Committee drops partnership with Women's March  —  The Democratic National Committee has dropped its partnership in the Women's March over anti-Semitism concerns, according to a Democratic source.  —  This development comes amid accusations of anti-Semitism within …
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Jonathan S. Tobin / New York Post:
Pelosi, Democrats should discipline Tlaib's anti-Semitism
Discussion: NB Blog and Washington Examiner
Jordain Carney / The Hill:
McConnell blocks House bill to reopen government for second time  —  Senate Republicans blocked a House-passed package to reopen the federal government for a second time in as many weeks on Tuesday.  —  Democratic Sens. Chris Van Hollen (Md.) and Ben Cardin (Md.) asked for consent …
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The Hill:
Democrats turn down White House invitation for shutdown talks  —  No Democrats will attend a lunch on Tuesday with President Trump designed to reach an agreement to end the government shutdown and fund a border wall, the White House said.  —  Trump had invited several moderate House Democrats …
Justin Sink / Bloomberg:   Trump's Attempt to Bypass Democratic Leaders on Wall Falls Flat
Aaron Rupar / Vox:
Trump's tweet about “hamberders” illustrates just how effortlessly he lies  —  Trump boasted about serving the Clemson football team 300 burgers.  Since then, the number has grown exponentially.  —  While not as significant as his lies about the situation at the southern border or his dealings with Russia …
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TMZ.com:
Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence Loved Trump's Fast Food, Can't Wait to Come Back!
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
President Trump's extravagant, $3,000, 300-sandwich celebration of Clemson University
Associated Press:   Trump's burger-fest brings roasting from late-night TV hosts
Elena Schneider / Politico:
Kirsten Gillibrand launches presidential exploratory committee  —  Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand launched a presidential exploratory committee Tuesday night, joining the crowded Democratic hunt to win the White House in 2020.  —  The New York Democrat, a longtime advocate for women in politics …
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Dylan Scott / Vox:
Exploratory committees, the opening bells of the 2020 campaign, explained
Discussion: Politico
Washington Post:   Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand enters the Democrats' 2020 presidential race with a pitch that puts gender front and center
Alan Feuer / New York Times:
El Chapo Trial: Former Mexican President Peña Nieto Took $100 Million Bribe, Witness Says  —  Former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto took a $100 million bribe from international drug traffickers, according to a witness at the trial of Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the infamous crime lord known as El Chapo.
Discussion: Althouse
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Brendan Pierson / Reuters:   ‘El Chapo’ trial witness tells of alleged $100 mln bribe to Pena Nieto
Emily Saul / New York Post:   El Chapo paid $100M bribe to ex-Mexican president: secretary
Pardes Seleh / Mediaite:
CNN Analyst Calls Out Fox News' David Webb On-Air For ‘White Privilege’.  Webb Informs Her He's Black.  —  2019 is so woke that you don't even need to be white to be accused of “white privilege” anymore.  —  CNN analyst Areva Martin accused Sirius XM radio and Fox Nation host David Webb of benefitting from …
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Brian Flood / Fox News:
CNN legal analyst Areva Martin accuses David Webb of ‘white privilege’ before learning he's black
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
The Guardian:
Chris Christie accuses Jared Kushner of political ‘hit job’ in explosive new book  —  Exclusive: ex-New Jersey governor, who had prosecuted Kushner's father, was sacked as head of Trump's transition team  —  Chris Christie, who was ousted as chairman of Donald Trump's White House transition team in 2016 …
Wall Street Journal:
Mueller Probe Likely to Restrict Michael Cohen's Testimony  —  Trump's former lawyer may be barred from discussing matters related to talks with the special counsel and Manhattan federal prosecutors  —  WASHINGTON—The testimony of Michael Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer …
Benjamin Siegel / ABC News:
After threats of subpoena, acting attorney general Whitaker to testify on Hill next month  —  Acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker has agreed to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Feb. 8, committee chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-New York, said in a letter released Tuesday.
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Rachael Bade / Politico:   Acting Attorney General Whitaker to testify before Congress in February
Marcy Gordon / Associated Press:
The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers to handle tax returns  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the government shutdown — nearly 60 percent of its workforce — to handle tax returns and pay out refunds.  The employees won't be paid.
Discussion: Splinter
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Brian Faler / Politico:   IRS plans to bring back thousands of workers for tax filing season
Mark Joseph Stern / Slate:
The Supreme Court Just Handed a Big, Unanimous Victory to Workers.  Wait, What?  —  On Tuesday, the Supreme Court handed a victory to American workers, ruling unanimously that independent contractors who work in transportation may not be forced into mandatory arbitration.
Ali Dukakis / ABC News:
Mueller plows ahead, issuing more subpoenas to associates of conservative commentator  —  Special counsel Robert Mueller has zeroed in on at least three new witnesses associated with a conservative commentator connected to former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone, signaling …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Washington Post:
‘The essence of involuntary servitude’: Federal unions sue the Trump administration to get paid for shutdown work  —  BREAKING: A federal judge Tuesday refused to compel the government to pay federal employees who have been forced to work without pay during shutdown.  This article will be updated.
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Rebecca Rainey / Politico:
Federal judge sides with Trump, allowing workers to go unpaid during shutdown
Discussion: Bloomberg and ABC News
Jared Holt / Right Wing Watch:
Did the Wall Street Journal Fall for a Prank Directed at Laura Loomer?  —  Laura Loomer, who operated as an anti-Muslim online activist before she was suspended permanently from Twitter, was duped by internet pranksters into believing that her suspension occurred due to alleged lobbying …
Discussion: Newsweek
Paul Crookston / Washington Free Beacon:
MSNBC Anchor Suggests Trump Is Blackmailing Graham Over ‘Extreme’ Secret  —  MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle implied without evidence Tuesday that Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) has something to hide and the president is blackmailing him over it.  —  Graham has become one of the President …
Jon Levine / The Wrap:
MSNBC's ‘Morning Joe’ Ratings Surged 12 Percent in 2018 as Fox News and CNN Declined  —  Fox News' “Fox & Friends” and CNN's “New Day” both declined in viewership last year  —  MSNBC's “Morning Joe” grew its total viewership 12 percent in 2018, to nearly 1.1 million on average …
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Brian Stelter / CNN:
John Kasich signs with CNN as senior political commentator
NEWS.com.au:
Handcuffed, drugged with ketamine: Truth behind Thai cave rescue  —  Parents of the trapped Thai cave boys were told their boys were being taught to swim to freedom, but really they were handcuffed and drugged.  —  Thai boys reunited with their families1:15
Discussion: The Daily Caller
David French / National Review:
The FBI's Counterintelligence Investigation of Trump Was Prudent and Proper  —  Who gave the FBI the power to investigate the president?  The president did.  —  Let's begin with a series of difficult questions.  What should the FBI do when it possesses information that causes trained …
 
 
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Glenn Harlan Reynolds / USA Today:
Donald Trump is a symptom of a new kind of class warfare raging at home and abroad
Discussion: Power Line
Foreign Policy:
Global Thinkers  —  Welcome to Foreign Policy's annual list …
Rob Price / Business Insider:
Facebook is introducing new rules for employees about discussing politics and religion on its internal Workplace app
Discussion: The Daily Caller
The Daily Beast:
Why Conservative Media and the Far Right Love Tulsi Gabbard for President
Discussion: Salon
NBC News:
American ISIS member detained in Syria says he ‘wanted to go see exactly what the group was about’
Associated Press:
APNewsBreak: Feds say ‘star’ DEA agent abroad stole millions
Rich Noyes / NB Blog:
Networks Trashed Trump With 90% Negative Spin in 2018, But Did It Matter?
Nahal Toosi / Politico:
‘Vino Vixen,’ alleged blacklist creator, leaves State
Discussion: CNN and Raw Story
 Earlier Items: 
Jason Samenow / Washington Post:
The polar vortex has fractured, and the eastern U.S. faces a punishing stretch of winter weather
Scott Lincicome / The Bulwark:
A Failure to Adjust
Discussion: National Review
Annie Karni / New York Times:
White House Considering Indra Nooyi to Head World Bank
Larry Neumeister / Associated Press:
Judge bars citizenship question from 2020 census
Olivia Gazis / CBS News:
Adam Schiff makes specialty hires for reopened Russia probe