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Iowa Poll: Pete Buttigieg rockets to the top of the 2020 field as a clear front-runner

Buttigieg’s rise from 1% in the Register’s March poll to the top of it today reflects the selling point of Iowa’s system, pollster J. Ann Selzer said.

      desmoinesregister.com  2019-11-17 00:00:00+00:00
Who's talking about this:  Brianne PfannenstielDave WassermanKen ThomasKevin RobillardChristopher CabaldonWill SaletanBrianne PfannenstielcarolhunterJosh LedermanKaren Tumulty
  • Brianne Pfannenstiel
    Brianne Pfannenstiel @brianneDMR

    NEW Iowa Poll results: @PeteButtigieg rockets to the top of the Democratic field — a 16-point rise since we last polled in September. https://t.co/yhiR1CpMjd

    Sun Nov 17 01:00:47 +0000 2019

  • Dave Wasserman
    Dave Wasserman @Redistrict

    Wow, new @DMRegister IA poll: Buttigieg 25% Warren 16% Biden 15% Sanders 15% Klobuchar 6% https://t.co/t8HBllf9Xo

    Sun Nov 17 01:20:58 +0000 2019

  • Ken Thomas
    Ken Thomas @KThomasDC

    Iowa always breaks late: CNN/Des Moines Register poll says 30% have a 1st choice and their minds are made up. 62% say they have a 1st choice but could still be persuaded, via @brianneDMR https://t.co/YUDuMvYU9A

    Sun Nov 17 01:11:45 +0000 2019

  • Kevin Robillard
    Kevin Robillard @Robillard

    “Former U.S. Rep. John Delaney of Maryland … (was) not named as a first choice by any poll respondents.” Delaney started airing ads in Iowa in 2017 and has been to all 99 counties in the state. https://t.co/PXFxC836hj

    Sun Nov 17 01:14:34 +0000 2019

  • Christopher Cabaldon
    Christopher Cabaldon @mayorcabaldon

    Iowa Poll: Pete Buttigieg rockets to the top of the 2020 field as a clear front-runner https://t.co/QE4WN8ByK8 via @DMRegister

    Sun Nov 17 02:24:44 +0000 2019

  • Will Saletan
    Will Saletan @saletan

    In the new DMR Iowa poll, Buttigieg doesn't just have the lead. He also has the best prospects, as measured by current second choice and "actively considering." Among Democratic caucus-goers, he seems to be the most broadly appealing candidate. https://t.co/wiCk4W4qNn https://t.co/wWXEDTKwix

    Sun Nov 17 03:11:15 +0000 2019

  • Brianne Pfannenstiel
    Brianne Pfannenstiel @brianneDMR

    🚨New @DMRegister Iowa Poll results🚨 Buttigieg: 25% (+16) Warren: 16% (-6) Biden: 15% (-5) Sanders: 15% (+4) Klobuchar: 6% (+3) Booker: 3% (+0) Gabbard: 3% (+1) Harris: 3% (-3) Steyer: 3% (+1) Yang: 3% (+1) Bloomberg: 2% (n/a) MOE: +/-4.4% https://t.co/yhiR1CpMjd

    Sun Nov 17 01:02:39 +0000 2019

  • carolhunter
    carolhunter @carolhunter

    Thunderclap! @DMRegister/@CNN/@MediacomCable Iowa Poll shows clear layers: @PeteButtigieg, 25%, is 9 points ahead of a tight trio: @ewarren, @JoeBiden, @SenSanders. @SenAmyKlobuchar is 9 more points back, at 6%. No one else tops 3%. https://t.co/NqtuVcCDa9

    Sun Nov 17 01:08:54 +0000 2019

  • Josh Lederman
    Josh Lederman @JoshNBCNews

    Iowa Poll: @PeteButtigieg leads in Iowa, followed by Warren, Sanders, Biden - DMR/CNN https://t.co/rGY41kK375

    Sun Nov 17 01:11:08 +0000 2019

  • Karen Tumulty
    Karen Tumulty @ktumulty

    Since September, Buttigieg has risen 16 percentage points among Iowa’s likely Democratic caucusgoers, with 25% now saying he is their first choice for president. https://t.co/JjRXo20IA5 via @DMRegister

    Sun Nov 17 12:23:06 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Louisiana delivers Trump a black eye Louisiana delivers Trump a black eye – The president lost two of three gubernatorial elections in conservative Southern states, raising questions about his standing heading into 2020.

     politico.com 2019-11-17 00:00:00+00:00
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  • Alex Isenstadt
    Alex Isenstadt @politicoalex

    NEW: Trump campaigned in 3 conservative Southern states, aiming for a string of gov wins that would demonstrate his strength heading into impeachment and 2020 The plan backfired in dramatic fashion https://t.co/2yKiypUA3M

    Sun Nov 17 15:48:49 +0000 2019

  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    The president lost two of three gubernatorial elections in conservative Southern states, raising questions about his standing heading into 2020 https://t.co/ygjy54FY4k

    Sun Nov 17 14:30:05 +0000 2019

  • Taniel
    Taniel @Taniel

    Stagnant turnout in the more heavily conservative areas of Louisiana is especially noteworthy because Trump engaged specifically in GOTV efforts, besides going to rallies. https://t.co/SwIROuG6G5 https://t.co/9Napr5tH8i

    Sun Nov 17 06:05:08 +0000 2019

  • Claude Taylor
    Claude Taylor @TrueFactsStated

    Louisiana delivers Trump a black eye - POLITICO https://t.co/yIZBoYjcQw

    Sun Nov 17 22:35:05 +0000 2019

  • Alex Isenstadt
    Alex Isenstadt @politicoalex

    Trump's Louisiana effort was extraordinary. As Pence said this week, the White House "left it all on the field." - 3 vrallies -GOTV videos+robocalls - calls to LA radio stations -A plethora of tweets https://t.co/2yKiypUA3M

    Sun Nov 17 15:52:04 +0000 2019

  • Jim Roberts
    Jim Roberts @nycjim

    Donald Trump campaigned hard for 3 GOP governor candidates in the the South this fall. Things didn’t work out very well. https://t.co/J2sOnmXXpi https://t.co/PbggNqNuEd

    Sun Nov 17 14:32:01 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Bolton and Trump Met Privately Over Withheld Aid, White House Official Testified Bolton and Trump Met Privately Over Withheld Aid, White House Official Testified – John R. Bolton, who left the White House in September, has emerged as perhaps the most conspicuous witness who has evaded House Democrats as they build their case.

     nytimes.com 2019-11-16 15:20:03+00:00
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  • Neal Katyal
    Neal Katyal @neal_katyal

    Drip...drip...drip... Bolton and Trump Met Privately Over Withheld Aid, White House Official Testified https://t.co/0jbkWcZMVp

    Sun Nov 17 16:26:28 +0000 2019

  • Greg Sargent
    Greg Sargent @ThePlumLineGS

    Another key revelation last night. In August, John Bolton privately urged Trump to release Ukraine military aid, but Trump refused: https://t.co/a4MiyhZJ8N This shows Trump's hands-on involvement in freezing aid, which undermines claim Sondland freelanced extortion plot. Reup: https://t.co/Yb4crlAgoR

    Sun Nov 17 11:58:18 +0000 2019

  • Laurence Tribe
    Laurence Tribe @tribelaw

    Bolton and Trump Met Privately Over Withheld Aid, White House Official Testified https://t.co/ejNwxRvHMr

    Sun Nov 17 17:36:54 +0000 2019

  • Amanda Carpenter
    Amanda Carpenter @amandacarpenter

    Bolton privately met with Trump in August to urge him to release aid to Ukraine. (Trump tweet-fired Bolton Sept 10). https://t.co/nXFxtoeVIw

    Sun Nov 17 13:16:04 +0000 2019

  • Nicholas Fandos
    Nicholas Fandos @npfandos

    House impeachment investigators met for a rare weekend session on Saturday to privately question a senior official from the White House budget office about President Trump’s decision this summer to freeze $391 million in security assistance to Ukraine. https://t.co/L2ovxtTVFM

    Sat Nov 16 15:25:52 +0000 2019

  • Sheryl Gay Stolberg
    Sheryl Gay Stolberg @SherylNYT

    Sunday impeachment update: John Bolton -- the most important witness who has evaded Democrat's impeachment inquiry -- met privately with Trump while pushing him to release military aid to Ukraine. But Democrats are pressing ahead without him. w/@npfandos https://t.co/neHUMglhm0

    Sun Nov 17 14:49:15 +0000 2019

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Current Status: ‘Absolutely No Mercy’: Leaked Files Expose How China Organized Mass Detentions of Muslims ‘Absolutely No Mercy’: Leaked Files Expose How China Organized Mass Detentions of Muslims – More than 400 pages of internal Chinese documents provide an unprecedented inside look at the crackdown on ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang region.

     nytimes.com 2019-11-16 12:32:55+00:00
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  • Austin Ramzy
    Austin Ramzy @austinramzy

    More than 400 pages of internal Chinese documents detail the origins and growth of the indoctrination program in Xinjiang, where a million or more predominately Muslim minorities have been held in a vast network of detention centers https://t.co/4Hwnq478nB

    Sat Nov 16 13:00:27 +0000 2019

  • Ilhan Omar
    Ilhan Omar @IlhanMN

    This is a chilling portrait of the Chinese government’s campaign of mass detention and ethnic cleansing of Uighurs. The world can no longer look away. We must hold all officials responsible for this fully accountable https://t.co/YtUdROCNaI

    Sat Nov 16 18:53:26 +0000 2019

  • Elizabeth Warren
    Elizabeth Warren @ewarren

    The Chinese government’s cruel, bigoted treatment of Muslims and ethnic minorities is a horrifying human rights violation. We must stand up to hatred and extremism at home—and around the world. https://t.co/kLWUplc88v

    Sat Nov 16 20:44:50 +0000 2019

  • Marco Rubio
    Marco Rubio @marcorubio

    Leaked documents reveal how govt of #China ordered a cruel,ruthless & systematic crackdown on ethnic minorities in the #Xinjiang region through the mass incarceration of Muslims in the #Xinjiang region. They ordered officials to show “Absolutely No Mercy” https://t.co/fKXuH0pnz1

    Sun Nov 17 03:49:12 +0000 2019

  • Denise Balkissoon
    Denise Balkissoon @balkissoon

    Unprecedented leak of docs about China's detainment of Muslims. So much important info: one official, Wang Yongzhi, quietly released 7,000 inmates. He's since disappeared. https://t.co/o0Trm1Bi42

    Sat Nov 16 18:23:08 +0000 2019

  • Mike Forsythe  傅才德
    Mike Forsythe 傅才德 @PekingMike

    Simply incredible reporting by @austinramzy and @ChuBailiang on a massive leak of documents from Xinjiang that show the government’s ruthlessness, not only against Uighurs but also against some Han officials who disagreed w/ the harshness of the crackdown. https://t.co/uAD7gQ0a5k

    Sat Nov 16 13:38:15 +0000 2019

  • The New York Times
    The New York Times @nytimes

    Read our full story of how more than 400 pages of internal Chinese documents provide an unprecedented look — in Chinese officials' own words — at the state's secretive crackdown on Muslims in Xinjiang https://t.co/xTk7vzQ9kB

    Sat Nov 16 16:06:12 +0000 2019

  • Major Gaurav Arya (Retd)
    Major Gaurav Arya (Retd) @majorgauravarya

    “Absolutely No Mercy” said Xi Jinping. Chinese Government started its inhuman crackdown on Uighur Muslims. Over a million are in prison. Yes, the same crackdown that @ImranKhanPTI knows nothing about. Yes, the same Imran Khan, PM of the “Qila of Islam”. https://t.co/sa2T36asOm

    Sun Nov 17 13:26:30 +0000 2019

  • Julián Castro
    Julián Castro @JulianCastro

    Horrific evidence of the atrocities being committed against the Uighur people. President Trump’s silence on this human rights abuse is shameful. We must speak out and restore America’s moral leadership. https://t.co/4Y27PaM3yS

    Sat Nov 16 21:32:15 +0000 2019

  • Noah Smith 🐇
    Noah Smith 🐇 @Noahpinion

    Leaked files expose how China organized the mass detention of Muslims in concentration camps. This is 1930s stuff happening in the 21st century. History ain't over, folks. https://t.co/tdz4BaXlUG

    Sat Nov 16 18:45:43 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Trump's visit to Walter Reed 'not protocol' for routine visit, source says Trump's visit to Walter Reed 'not protocol' for routine visit, source says – President Donald Trump's visit to Walter Reed on Saturday did not follow the protocol of a routine presidential medical exam, according to a person familiar with the matter.

     cnn.com 2019-11-17 18:06:19+00:00
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  • CNN
    CNN @CNN

    President Trump's visit to Walter Reed on Saturday did not follow the protocol of a routine presidential medical exam, according to a person familiar with the matter. https://t.co/S0p5S3MZB9

    Sun Nov 17 19:10:06 +0000 2019

  • Jeremy Diamond
    Jeremy Diamond @JDiamond1

    Trump's visit to Walter Reed did not follow the protocol of a routine presidential medical exam, according to a source. Typically, medical staff get a notice about a 'VIP' visit ahead of a presidential visit. That did not happen yesterday, I'm told https://t.co/n2yfiwUWGI

    Sun Nov 17 18:29:03 +0000 2019

  • Brian Stelter
    Brian Stelter @brianstelter

    New reporting from @JDiamond1: Trump's visit to Walter Reed "did not follow the protocol of a routine presidential medical exam, according to a person familiar with the matter. Medical staff at Walter Reed did not get a staff-wide notice..." https://t.co/FouPXDDRis

    Sun Nov 17 18:24:56 +0000 2019

  • Matt McDermott
    Matt McDermott @mattmfm

    “President Donald Trump's visit to Walter Reed on Saturday did not follow the protocol of a routine presidential medical exam, according to a person familiar with the matter.” https://t.co/XkeCkkc9jd

    Sun Nov 17 20:05:36 +0000 2019

  • CNN Politics
    CNN Politics @CNNPolitics

    President Trump's visit to Walter Reed "not protocol" for a routine visit, source says https://t.co/V4nNp8Zbtq https://t.co/HpFWgZPoq0

    Sun Nov 17 18:40:08 +0000 2019

  • Steve Silberman
    Steve Silberman @stevesilberman

    Thoughts and prayers to the White House as Trump faces phase one of his "routine annual physical," which hopefully will not exacerbate to the dreaded phase four. https://t.co/T9UUgdBdVF

    Sun Nov 17 18:42:46 +0000 2019

  • Audrey Irvine
    Audrey Irvine @audreycnn

    Trump's visit to Walter Reed 'not protocol' for routine visit, source says - CNNPolitics https://t.co/708GrVm96b

    Sun Nov 17 18:07:14 +0000 2019

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Current Status: How FedEx Cut Its Tax Bill to $0 How FedEx Cut Its Tax Bill to $0 – The company, like much of corporate America, has not made good on its promised investment surge from President Trump’s 2017 tax cuts.

     nytimes.com 2019-11-17 08:00:07+00:00
John Harwood Bernie Sanders Judd Legum Susanne Craig Edward Harrison Elizabeth Warren Dan Pfeiffer Erik Brynjolfsson Rutger Bregman Mick Krever
  • John Harwood
    John Harwood @JohnJHarwood

    “no question we’d see a renaissance of capital investment,” FedEx’s Smith told Kudlow 8/17 about tax-cut. “4 months later, Trump signed it. FedEx tax rate fell from 34% to less than zero. But it didn’t increase investment in new equipment, other assets.” https://t.co/ik4bG5oZVH

    Sun Nov 17 13:57:32 +0000 2019

  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders @SenSanders

    Where did the money from Trump's "tax cuts for the middle class" go? To wealthy corporations who have spent $1 trillion buying back their own stock to enrich executives and wealthy shareholders. That's not acceptable. https://t.co/tfHGRE1Dq7

    Sun Nov 17 17:33:13 +0000 2019

  • Judd Legum
    Judd Legum @JuddLegum

    "In the 2017 fiscal year, FedEx owed more than $1.5 billion in taxes. The next year, it owed nothing. What changed was the Trump administration’s tax cut — for which the company had lobbied hard." https://t.co/5lPhsM89yE

    Sun Nov 17 13:47:03 +0000 2019

  • Susanne Craig
    Susanne Craig @susannecraig

    How FedEx cuts it’s tax bill to $0. In 2017 the firm owed more than $1.5 billion in taxes. The next year, nothing. What changed? The Trump tax cut — for which the company had lobbied hard. Great piece via @jimtankersley @uwsgeezer @bencasselman https://t.co/eApK1pggz6

    Sun Nov 17 13:54:56 +0000 2019

  • Edward Harrison
    Edward Harrison @edwardnh

    How FedEx Cut Its Tax Bill to $0 - The New York Times https://t.co/XqwZ43Wbwj “Overall business investment during Mr. Trump’s tenure has now grown more slowly since the tax cuts were passed than before.”

    Sun Nov 17 14:26:08 +0000 2019

  • Elizabeth Warren
    Elizabeth Warren @ewarren

    You're probably paying more in federal income taxes than a bunch of big American corporations that make billions of dollars. It's obscene. These companies love to wave the American flag, but they won’t pitch in a dime to support the investments we make. https://t.co/6uj7ZlCt6x

    Sun Nov 17 17:54:57 +0000 2019

  • Dan Pfeiffer
    Dan Pfeiffer @danpfeiffer

    This is fodder for a devastating set of ads about how Trump ran as a “populist” but governed as a plutocrat https://t.co/cVmU90n5Kk

    Sun Nov 17 14:50:16 +0000 2019

  • Erik Brynjolfsson
    Erik Brynjolfsson @erikbryn

    "Data show no statistically meaningful relationship between the size of the tax cut that companies received and the investments they made. If anything, the companies that received the biggest tax cuts increased their capital investment by less." https://t.co/4WRNusqDdN

    Sun Nov 17 13:03:46 +0000 2019

  • Rutger Bregman
    Rutger Bregman @rcbregman

    Spend $10 million to lobby the Trump administration, and get a tax cut of $1.5 *billion*. --> How FedEx Cut Its Tax Bill to $0 https://t.co/2B6fJBSFK2

    Sun Nov 17 15:30:06 +0000 2019

  • Mick Krever
    Mick Krever @mickbk

    FedEx's effective tax rate went from "34% in fiscal year 2017 to less than zero in fiscal year 2018..." "But it did not increase investment in new equipment and other assets in the fiscal year that followed, as Mr. Smith said businesses like his would. https://t.co/2qCd13j5rM

    Sun Nov 17 13:37:18 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Bloomberg Apologizes for Stop and Frisk at Just the Right Time Bloomberg Apologizes for Stop and Frisk at Just the Right Time – Money can’t buy the good will of a crucial Democratic constituency, black voters, ahead of likely presidential bid.

      nytimes.com 2019-11-17 17:25:42+00:00
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Current Status: A radio host criticized Trump on the air. He was fired mid-show, he says. A radio host criticized Trump on the air. He was fired mid-show, he says. – “I cannot and will not toe strict Trump party line," Silverman said on Twitter.

      washingtonpost.com 2019-11-17 17:02:04.715000+00:00
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Current Status: CBS News Battleground Tracker: Buttigieg rises in Iowa and New Hampshire, Biden back atop delegate hunt CBS News Battleground Tracker: Buttigieg rises in Iowa and New Hampshire, Biden back atop delegate hunt – In the latest CBS News Battleground Tracker poll, electability remains a key test; one in five Democrats would consider Mike Bloomberg

    cbsnews.com 2019-11-17 15:30:07+00:00
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  • Zach Montellaro
    Zach Montellaro @ZachMontellaro

    New CBS/YouGov polls in all four early states (all count for the December debate) Iowa Sanders 22% Biden 22% Buttigieg 21% Warren 18% Klobuchar 5% Harris 5% N.H. Warren 31% Biden 22% Sanders 20% Buttigieg 16% https://t.co/HYPJ8Otwu7

    Sun Nov 17 15:36:11 +0000 2019

  • Zach Montellaro
    Zach Montellaro @ZachMontellaro

    Nevada Biden 33% Sanders 23% Warren 21% Buttigieg 9% Harris 4% S.C. Biden 45% Warren 17% Sanders 15% Buttigieg 8% Harris 5% https://t.co/HYPJ8Otwu7

    Sun Nov 17 15:36:28 +0000 2019

  • G. Elliott Morris
    G. Elliott Morris @gelliottmorris

    Still seems like Buttigieg has nowhere to go after IA/NH, but I will also say my priors have shifted back toward “yeah a contested convention could happen” over the past week https://t.co/bzUxPq3TAc

    Sun Nov 17 15:52:03 +0000 2019

  • Kathryn Watson
    Kathryn Watson @kathrynw5

    New CBS/YouGov poll in 18 early primary states: https://t.co/qg0JvZGtHM https://t.co/Tl8AtxcYv2

    Sun Nov 17 15:33:05 +0000 2019

  • Ed O'Keefe
    Ed O'Keefe @edokeefe

    NEW ⁦@CBSNewsPoll⁩ 2020 BATTLEGROUND TRACKER: @PeteButtigieg rises in Iowa and New Hampshire, @JoeBiden back atop the delegate hunt https://t.co/jZK78M6rEH

    Sun Nov 17 15:34:11 +0000 2019

  • Major Garrett
    Major Garrett @MajorCBS

    2020 Democratic polls: Pete Buttigieg rises in Iowa and New Hampshire; Biden back atop delegate hunt Via the excellent ⁦@SalvantoCBS⁩ & team ⁦@CBSNews⁩ ⁦@PeteButtigieg⁩ ⁦@JoeBiden⁩ ⁦@ewarren⁩ ⁦@BernieSanders⁩ https://t.co/E5JavBBzzR

    Sun Nov 17 15:41:49 +0000 2019

  • Emilio Doménech
    Emilio Doménech @Nanisimo

    🗳🇺🇸1. Nueva encuesta de CBS News sobre #presi2020 en los primeros estados que celebran primarias. IOWA • Sanders: 22% • Biden: 22% • Buttigieg: 21% • Warren: 18% • Klobuchar: 5% • Harris: 5% https://t.co/NITik5R19M

    Sun Nov 17 15:48:49 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Pete Buttigieg is struggling with black voters — and not just because he’s gay Pete Buttigieg is struggling with black voters — and not just because he’s gay – There are weaknesses in Buttigieg's candidacy "that black voters may see particularly well," a political scientist said.

    nbcnews.com 2019-11-17 13:35:00+00:00
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  • Benny
    Benny @bennyjohnson

    NBC News: African Americans are homophobic. That’s the only explanation for them not liking this gay white man running for President. My heavens — the intersectional victim-class hierarchy is going to destroy this country. Shame on those who promote it https://t.co/6xM7zLMXZi

    Sun Nov 17 19:49:38 +0000 2019

  • David Rutz
    David Rutz @DavidRutz

    Now there's a loaded headline Pete Buttigieg is struggling with black voters — and not just because he's gay https://t.co/EKDB2jwK1c via @nbcnews

    Sun Nov 17 17:24:48 +0000 2019

  • Alex Thompson
    Alex Thompson @AlxThomp

    “it’s more complex than ‘They are religious and he’s gay.’” @JanellRoss on Pete and black voters https://t.co/WsWZeNY12F

    Sun Nov 17 19:54:49 +0000 2019

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Current Status: How Elizabeth Warren Got to ‘Yes’ on Medicare for All How Elizabeth Warren Got to ‘Yes’ on Medicare for All – Health care had not been a driving issue for the Massachusetts senator. But the expansive $20.5 trillion package could come to define her candidacy anyway.

      nytimes.com 2019-11-17 10:00:10+00:00
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  • Sarah Kliff
    Sarah Kliff @sarahkliff

    New from me, @ShaneGoldmacher and @thomaskaplan: we go inside private meetings and a rush to finish a financing plan to tell the story of how Elizabeth Warren got to yes on Medicare-for-All. https://t.co/cmpz5wVyqs

    Sun Nov 17 18:52:27 +0000 2019

  • Patrick Healy
    Patrick Healy @patrickhealynyt

    Today we published a deeply reported story about how Elizabeth Warren got to “yes” on Medicare for all, an idea that was never a driving issue for her but will be a major factor in whether she wins the Democratic nomination or ultimately the presidency. https://t.co/8zdJXiQEi4

    Sun Nov 17 18:32:47 +0000 2019

  • Alex Wagner
    Alex Wagner @alexwagner

    Anonymous Warren adviser on the process of crafting a healthcare plan: “Syria is easier compared to this.” https://t.co/uNu7oL1LZc via @NYTimes

    Sun Nov 17 17:43:16 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Exclusive: After private White House meeting, Giuliani associate Lev Parnas said he was on a 'secret mission' for Trump, sources say Exclusive: After private White House meeting, Giuliani associate Lev Parnas said he was on a 'secret mission' for Trump, sources say – Among the many guests who had their pictures taken with President Donald Trump at the White House's annual Hanukkah party last year were two Soviet-born businessmen from Florida, Lev Parnas and Igor…

    cnn.com 2019-11-16 02:00:14+00:00
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  • Aaron Rupar
    Aaron Rupar @atrupar

    Here's Trump saying last month of Parnas & Fruman, "I don't know them. I don't know about them. I don't know what they do." CNN now reports Trump met privately w/them late last year & tasked them with pressuring the Ukrainian govt to investigate the Bidens https://t.co/BSbSyTmV9M https://t.co/z0TZuMBQlh

    Sat Nov 16 16:07:40 +0000 2019

  • Vicky Ward
    Vicky Ward @VickyPJWard

    EXCLUSIVE: At last year's WH Hanukkah party, Lev Parnas & Igor Fruman had a private meeting w Trump & Giuliani during which Trump tasked the two men with “a secret mission” to pressure the Ukrainian gov't to investigate Joe & Hunter Biden, sources say. https://t.co/LoeQ7msJIA

    Sat Nov 16 02:26:12 +0000 2019

  • Dr. Dena Grayson
    Dr. Dena Grayson @DrDenaGrayson

    🚨BREAKING: during a WH party, @RudyGiuliani and his #Ukrainegate henchmen—Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman—met privately with @realDonaldTrump. Right afterwards, Parnas told others "the big guy” tasked him and Fruman with "a secret mission" in #Ukraine.🔥 https://t.co/iP7RSDmmWs

    Sat Nov 16 02:30:01 +0000 2019

  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    After a private White House meeting with Trump and Giuliani last year, Lev Parnas reportedly said he was on "a secret mission" for Trump with Igor Fruman to pressure the Ukrainian government to investigate the Bidens. https://t.co/1LTOegiKel

    Sat Nov 16 14:00:00 +0000 2019

  • Jonathan Chait
    Jonathan Chait @jonathanchait

    This @VickyPJWard story came out late Friday night but it's a blockbuster. Arrested mob-linked goon Lev Parnas says he met with Trump, who directed his activities https://t.co/TeTV73IUoj

    Sat Nov 16 14:26:56 +0000 2019

  • *Palpatine voice* UNLIMITED DADPUNS🍝
    *Palpatine voice* UNLIMITED DADPUNS🍝 @AdamSerwer

    This is incredible. The president organized a criminal conspiracy at the White House Hannukah party. https://t.co/THHDoXgQxg https://t.co/xmHgVr7ILG

    Sat Nov 16 02:38:42 +0000 2019

  • Shimon Prokupecz
    Shimon Prokupecz @ShimonPro

    Giuliani would issue the President's directives while Parnas, who speaks fluent Russian, would be an on-the-ground investigator alongside Fruman, who has numerous business contacts in Ukraine. https://t.co/dl81JKDGQo

    Sat Nov 16 12:43:37 +0000 2019

  • CNN
    CNN @CNN

    Exclusive: Giuliani associate Lev Parnas said that after a private meeting in the White House, he was on a "secret mission" for Trump in Ukraine https://t.co/w8ITPCt1zR

    Sat Nov 16 02:10:05 +0000 2019

  • Katie Phang
    Katie Phang @KatiePhang

    🚨NEW: “Parnas insinuated that he clearly believed he'd been given a special assignment by the President; like some sort of ‘James Bond mission’.” https://t.co/g1Pf0oedpe

    Sat Nov 16 02:14:42 +0000 2019

  • Jon Cooper 🇺🇸
    Jon Cooper 🇺🇸 @joncoopertweets

    BREAKING: After White House meeting, Parnas said he was on a 'secret mission' for Trump in Ukraine https://t.co/rT8QibdGAL

    Sat Nov 16 02:35:06 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Career White House budget official expected to break ranks, testify in impeachment inquiry Career White House budget official expected to break ranks, testify in impeachment inquiry – A longtime career OMB official, Mark Sandy, is expected to appear on Saturday to deliver testimony in the impeachment inquiry. Other OMB officials have refused to appear.

      washingtonpost.com 2019-11-14 23:50:59.835000+00:00
Kyle Griffin Dan Rather Dr. Dena Grayson Catherine Rampell Michael Del Moro Joyce Alene Erica Werner Maddow Blog Amy Siskind 🏳️‍🌈 Carol Leonnig
  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    Breaking via WaPo: A longtime career employee at the Office of Management and Budget is expected to break ranks and testify in the House Democrats' impeachment inquiry, potentially filling in important details on the hold-up of military aid to Ukraine. https://t.co/9jvPlOMWB8

    Thu Nov 14 23:45:12 +0000 2019

  • Dan Rather
    Dan Rather @DanRather

    We are seeing many in government with a deep sense of service to country and our constitutional system. https://t.co/Z9REwqSEzg

    Fri Nov 15 00:06:04 +0000 2019

  • Dr. Dena Grayson
    Dr. Dena Grayson @DrDenaGrayson

    🚨BREAKING: A longtime career employee at the WH Office of Management and Budget is expected to defy WH orders and testify in the #impeachment inquiry, potentially providing important details on Trump’s hold-up of military aid to #Ukraine.😎 #Ukrainegate https://t.co/n9vo8D2kxt

    Fri Nov 15 00:30:28 +0000 2019

  • Catherine Rampell
    Catherine Rampell @crampell

    Career White House budget official expected to break ranks, testify in impeachment inquiry https://t.co/Ha14jrLULb

    Thu Nov 14 23:33:24 +0000 2019

  • Michael Del Moro
    Michael Del Moro @MikeDelMoro

    NEW: Attorney for career White House OMB official says if her client is subpoenaed he WILL appear for testimony, breaking ranks with other officials who have resisted. https://t.co/C3j9rrgnDn

    Thu Nov 14 23:36:35 +0000 2019

  • Joyce Alene
    Joyce Alene @JoyceWhiteVance

    This sounds important: Sandy’s signature is on at least 1 apportionment letter that prevented money allocated by Congress from going to Ukraine. Subsequently, his roll was taken over by an OMB political appointee at OMB who defied a congressional subpoena. https://t.co/HOw5DLbmaf

    Fri Nov 15 00:37:20 +0000 2019

  • Erica Werner
    Erica Werner @ericawerner

    News— Career White House budget official expected to break ranks, testify in impeachment inquiry https://t.co/fx0gD3LRZ9

    Fri Nov 15 00:02:33 +0000 2019

  • Maddow Blog
    Maddow Blog @MaddowBlog

    "Sandy’s signature appears on at least one of these so-called apportionment letters in July that prevented the money from going to Ukraine..." https://t.co/7adECvvS9H

    Fri Nov 15 02:14:13 +0000 2019

  • Amy Siskind 🏳️‍🌈
    Amy Siskind 🏳️‍🌈 @Amy_Siskind

    The dam is breaking. https://t.co/BJk6qU3Z02

    Fri Nov 15 02:47:29 +0000 2019

  • Carol Leonnig
    Carol Leonnig @CarolLeonnig

    Whoo boy. First OMB official to break ranks and testify. @ericawerner https://t.co/zJXAZi8LVL

    Fri Nov 15 01:26:19 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Michael Bloomberg Apologizes for Stop-and-Frisk: ‘I Was Wrong’ Michael Bloomberg Apologizes for Stop-and-Frisk: ‘I Was Wrong’ – Ahead of a possible Democratic run for president, the former mayor of New York City reversed himself before an important party constituency: black voters.

   nytimes.com 2019-11-17 12:15:07+00:00
Matthew Yglesias Ady Barkan🔥🌹 Jamil Smith Sherrilyn Ifill Abdul El-Sayed Julia Carrie Wong Yamiche Alcindor Ann Coulter Keith Boykin Elie Mystal
  • Matthew Yglesias
    Matthew Yglesias @mattyglesias

    “I did a racism when cops & Republicans were an important part of my political base but now that I’m running in a Democratic primary I’d like black votes.” https://t.co/t9jWxrudkG

    Sun Nov 17 17:13:03 +0000 2019

  • Ady Barkan🔥🌹
    Ady Barkan🔥🌹 @AdyBarkan

    I clerked for federal judge Shira Scheindlin in 2011-2012. I read hundreds of pages of evidence about the impact & (in)efficacy of stop-and-frisk. I delved deep into the legal arguments that NYC & the plaintiffs were making. It was not a close call. https://t.co/FweWi7pIpA

    Sun Nov 17 18:38:12 +0000 2019

  • Jamil Smith
    Jamil Smith @JamilSmith

    Oh, now @MikeBloomberg apologizes. For years, he has defended ”stop-and-frisk,” the racially discriminatory and ineffective police tactic that he backed and expanded as NYC’s mayor. Now that he is running for president and needs black votes, he’s sorry. https://t.co/Sgf6RlXwCx

    Sun Nov 17 17:56:49 +0000 2019

  • Sherrilyn Ifill
    Sherrilyn Ifill @Sifill_LDF

    Young people’s lives derailed and ruined. Communities under siege for years. Activists condemned. Years of costly litigation. Judge Scheindlin, disparaged. But now - as he prepares to run for President - he’s sorry. https://t.co/TETnprfQjM

    Sun Nov 17 19:36:20 +0000 2019

  • Abdul El-Sayed
    Abdul El-Sayed @AbdulElSayed

    A thread on @mikebloomberg & #stopandfrisk: When I was a med student in NYC, I was stopped/frisked. I was a young, brown man in a hoodie in Washington Heights. In 2012, he spoke at the @PDSoros conference. I took the Q/A opportunity to bring it up. 1/ https://t.co/NKeY2BIbyD

    Sun Nov 17 20:40:12 +0000 2019

  • Julia Carrie Wong
    Julia Carrie Wong @juliacarriew

    Imagine if, instead of spending his billions on a campaign he won’t win, he used that money to pay reparations to the people whose lives were affected by his policy https://t.co/6QhHYtBBca

    Sun Nov 17 16:50:55 +0000 2019

  • Yamiche Alcindor
    Yamiche Alcindor @Yamiche

    Michael Bloomberg is apologizing for stop-and-frisk saying, “I was wrong.” https://t.co/9iiffU0Y6O This comes 6 yrs after a judge found policy racial discriminatory & unconstitutional. Back then Bloomberg angrily said, “You’re not going to see any change in tactics overnight.”

    Sun Nov 17 17:57:46 +0000 2019

  • Ann Coulter
    Ann Coulter @AnnCoulter

    So Bloomberg is now apologizing for having kept New York livable. In return, New Yorkers apologize that they voted for the weasel. https://t.co/GUw6Ef52oA

    Sun Nov 17 22:38:33 +0000 2019

  • Keith Boykin
    Keith Boykin @keithboykin

    Under New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg's stop-and-frisk policy, nearly 700,000 people were stopped by police without cause in 2011, 87% of whom were black or Latino, and 88% of whom were innocent. Now he wants to apologize for it. https://t.co/zKueiP8YgD

    Sun Nov 17 17:02:09 +0000 2019

  • Elie Mystal
    Elie Mystal @ElieNYC

    Well, it only took 20 years for Bloomberg to admit the obvious about stop-and-frisk. Considering he was still defending this [checks notes] *last year,* consider me unimpressed. https://t.co/Wkb69avYsa

    Sun Nov 17 20:03:24 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Senior national security official ties key official more closely to Trump on Ukraine in impeachment inquiry Senior national security official ties key official more closely to Trump on Ukraine in impeachment inquiry – Tim Morrison, a former White House national security official, told House investigators in sworn testimony that he feared leaks of the contents of the July 25 call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Zelensky would be damaging, so he recommended restricting access to the transcript.

   washingtonpost.com 2019-11-17 01:18:00+00:00
Rachel Maddow MSNBC Neal Katyal Rachel Maddow MSNBC Carol Leonnig Karine Jean-Pierre
  • Rachel Maddow MSNBC
    Rachel Maddow MSNBC @maddow

    “Williams’s contemporaneous notes of the July 25 call reflected that Zelensky referenced Burisma during the call, in contrast with the call summary released by the White House... https://t.co/ZvUrwB2Bs8

    Sun Nov 17 17:37:22 +0000 2019

  • Neal Katyal
    Neal Katyal @neal_katyal

    Drip. Drip. Drip.... https://t.co/np18sA9cKV

    Sun Nov 17 15:58:10 +0000 2019

  • Rachel Maddow MSNBC
    Rachel Maddow MSNBC @maddow

    “Williams testified that the call was “unusual” given the mention of specific investigations “I guess for me it shed some light on possible other motivations behind a security assistance hold,” she said.” https://t.co/ZvUrwB2Bs8

    Sun Nov 17 17:38:33 +0000 2019

  • Carol Leonnig
    Carol Leonnig @CarolLeonnig

    Hats off to Weekend Impeachment team; Senior national security official ties key official more closely to Trump on Ukraine in impeachment inquiry @ColbyItkowitz @karoun @PostKranish @shaneharris https://t.co/RREM0qhxBB

    Sun Nov 17 01:47:06 +0000 2019

  • Karine Jean-Pierre
    Karine Jean-Pierre @K_JeanPierre

    Senior national security official feared leaks of Trump’s call to Ukrainian leader could be damaging - The Washington Post https://t.co/fQqpkuNkh0

    Sat Nov 16 22:17:38 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Trump labels top Pence aide a 'Never Trumper' Trump labels top Pence aide a 'Never Trumper' – The president tweeted that Jennifer Williams — “whoever that is” — should read the transcripts of both his calls with President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine.

     politico.com 2019-11-17 00:00:00+00:00
Bill Kristol Mark Hertling Bill Kristol POLITICO Claude Taylor Kara Swisher
  • Bill Kristol
    Bill Kristol @BillKristol

    Trump reveals a lot when he calls anyone who tells the truth a 'Never Trumper.’ https://t.co/7rOOB6vqGI

    Sun Nov 17 22:14:26 +0000 2019

  • Mark Hertling
    Mark Hertling @MarkHertling

    Confusing...how many “never Trumpers” are actually part of the administration, and do they also get credit for being “deep state?” https://t.co/DrLY6718sV

    Sun Nov 17 22:41:39 +0000 2019

  • Bill Kristol
    Bill Kristol @BillKristol

    'Never Trump’ growing by leaps and bounds (as it should be). https://t.co/7rOOB6vqGI

    Sun Nov 17 22:12:57 +0000 2019

  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    The president tweeted that Jennifer Williams — “whoever that is” — should read the transcripts of both his calls with President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine https://t.co/fNjCZXCtQY

    Sun Nov 17 22:05:02 +0000 2019

  • Claude Taylor
    Claude Taylor @TrueFactsStated

    Trump labels top Pence aide a 'Never Trumper' https://t.co/DKCYbHhLBU

    Sun Nov 17 22:09:44 +0000 2019

  • Kara Swisher
    Kara Swisher @karaswisher

    New definition of Never Trumper is anyone who tells the truth: Trump labels top Pence aide a 'Never Trumper' via @POLITICO for iOS https://t.co/JmTqHksLBJ https://t.co/TjAKM9C2OV

    Sun Nov 17 22:53:38 +0000 2019

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