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Feb 23, 2018

Some conservatives seek safe spaces as Florida teens fight for gun control
As survivors of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting have mobilized to pressure public officials on gun control while rebutting the arguments of right-wing commentators, hurt conservatives are suggesting they would like a safe space from the teenagers' insults.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 23, 2018

Scenes From CPAC 2018
The head of America's National Rifle Association lashed out Thursday at critics of the powerful gun lobby, accusing them of exploiting last week's deadly school shooting in Florida for political advantage.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 23, 2018

Trump on Parkland shooter: 'A teacher would have shot the hell out of him before he knew what happened'
President Trump on Friday castigated the armed resource officer in Parkland, Fla., who resigned from the Broward County Sheriff's office after surveillance footage showed he waited outside the school during last week's mass shooting.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 23, 2018

As Ivanka visits South Korea, Trump targets the North
President Trump announced that the U.S. was imposing a new round of sanctions taking aim at North Korea, the latest effort to tighten the economic vise in response to the Stalinist regime's nuclear and ballistic missile programs. He announced the sanctions as Ivanka visited the Olympic Games in South Korea.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 23, 2018

Meet the teen girl behind the National School Walkout movement: 'We are motivated, passionate people'
On April 20, the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting, high school students across the country are planning to walk out of their classes at 10 a.m. and march to demand an end to gun violence in schools. The person behind the National High School Walkout is a teenager from Connecticut: Lane Murdock. Murdock, 15, loves musical theater and poetry.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 23, 2018

'How dare you': CNN's Camerota clashes with NRA's Loesch over her claim that media 'love' mass shootings
The national spokeswoman for the National Rifle Association on Friday doubled down on her claim that members of the media "love" mass shootings, like last week's school massacre in Parkland, Fla., because of the bump in television ratings that some networks experience.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 23, 2018

House Democrats seek 20 to 30 more witnesses in Russia probe, but GOP resists
Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have a list of 20 to 30 witnesses they still want to question in the Russia investigation but fear that Republicans will obstruct them from doing so, Jackie Speier, D-Ca., says.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 23, 2018

Author Eric Metaxas, evangelical intellectual, chose Trump, and he's sticking with him
Eric Metaxas, who wrote a bestselling biography of the anti-Nazi pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer, surprised his friends when he came out in support of Donald Trump. And nothing that has happened since the election has changed his mind. Jon Ward explores what led him to this position and how he deals with the suspicions that he is "a fundamentalist in an intellectual's clothing."

Yahoo Politics
Feb 22, 2018

Sheriff at White House meeting dogged by questions about 'offensive' jokes and controversial comments
Controversial North Carolina sheriff Charles McDonald, who was among 10 local officials joining President Trump at Thursday's White House meeting on school safety, has faced questions about his spending and comments he made about anti-Trump protesters last year, and was sued by a former deputy for discrimination last month.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 22, 2018

Trump: Active shooter drills 'a very negative thing'
President Trump signaled Thursday that he does not believe that active shooter drills at the nation's schools are a good way to address the rash of gun violence plaguing them. 

Yahoo Politics
Feb 22, 2018

Trump predicts NRA will back raising age limit on gun purchases
Amid a national debate over U.S. gun laws in the wake of last week's deadly school shooting in Parkland, Fla., President Trump on Thursday pledged action and laid out his ideas for school safety — even as the National Rifle Association is resisting calls for change.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 22, 2018

Trump aides say U.S. forces can legally stay in Syria, Iraq indefinitely
President Trump has all the legal authority he needs to keep U.S. forces in Syria and Iraq indefinitely, the Pentagon and State Department told Tim Kaine, who has been pushing for a new AUMF.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 22, 2018

High school students across the U.S. protest gun violence
In a wave of demonstrations reaching from Arizona to Maine, students at dozens of U.S. high schools walked out of class Wednesday to protest gun violence and honor the victims of last week's deadly shooting in Florida.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 22, 2018

NRA's LaPierre blames FBI, mental illness and security 'failures' for Florida shooting - not guns
The head of the National Rifle Association denounced lawmakers and the media on Thursday for renewing the debate over U.S. gun laws in the wake of last week's deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 22, 2018

NRA's LaPierre blames FBI, mental illness and security 'failures' for Florida shooting — not guns
The head of the National Rifle Association denounced lawmakers and the media on Thursday for renewing the debate over U.S. gun laws in the wake of last week's deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 22, 2018

NRA's LaPierre blames FBI, mental illness and security 'failures' for Florida shooting, not guns
The head of the National Rifle Association denounced lawmakers and the media on Thursday for renewing the debate over U.S. gun laws in the wake of last week's deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 22, 2018

Trump: Arm some teachers to 'fire back if a savage sicko came to a school'
President Trump denied that he wants to arm teachers with guns, despite seeming to offer that suggestion during a "listening session" on school shootings the day before.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 22, 2018

Marco Rubio jeered at CNN town hall on school shootings
Sen. Marco Rubio endorsed additional gun control legislation after questions from survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 22, 2018

White House embraces @realDonaldTrump, not @POTUS. Sad!
A year into his administration, President Trump's most notable contribution to political communications — from a technical perspective, anyway — has been his use of a personal Twitter feed in which @realDonaldTrump speaks out candidly, often bluntly. "The president is the president of the United States, so they're considered official statements by the president of the United States," former White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters in June. The focus on @realDonaldTrump has yielded one curious result: The devaluing of the official presidential twitter feed, @POTUS.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 22, 2018

Redemption time for Romney?
Too often, Mitt Romney has treated principled rhetoric like a stretchy suit he can change into in a phone booth, then throw into a trash can when no one's looking. But if he wins a Utah Senate seat, he could become something he's never managed to be: the most influential figure in the GOP outside of the White House.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 21, 2018

At 'listening session' on school shootings, Trump urges giving teachers guns
At a White House "listening session" on school shootings Wednesday, President Trump argued that arming teachers and staff was potentially the best way to prevent tragedies such as last week's massacre at Parkland, Fla. Concealed carry, Trump said, "only works where you have people very adept at using firearms, of which you have many. It's not the first time Trump has expressed the view that the only way to stop mass shootings is with more guns rather than fewer.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 21, 2018

Parkland students: 'We will not be silenced' on guns
Survivors of last week's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., emerged from meetings with state lawmakers in Tallahassee, Fla., on Wednesday, vowing to continue their movement until U.S. lawmakers enact stricter gun laws.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 21, 2018

There will never be another Billy Graham, because the world that made him possible is gone
The world that made Bill Graham, the cohesive culture of postwar America, is gone, and no one preacher will ever again unite all strains of evangelical Christianity as he did.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 21, 2018

Skullduggery Episode 6: Michael Cohen's 'stormy' screwup
Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman examine the latest legal screwups in Washington. Did Michael Cohen just put President Trump in potential legal jeopardy after he confirmed that he paid porn star Stormy Daniels $130,000? Isikoff and Klaidman speak with Larry Noble, former general counsel of the Federal Election Commission, about the legal implications of Cohen's admission. They also speak with Lanny Davis, author of a new book, "The Unmaking of the President 2016: How FBI Director James Comey Cost Hillary Clinton the Presidency," about the legal decisions made by Comey during the 2016 election. ...

Yahoo Politics
Feb 21, 2018

NRA rep to face survivors of Parkland school shooting
The survivors of last week's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., have been outspoken in their criticism of the National Rifle Association. And the NRA's national spokeswoman, Dana Loesch, will come face to face with some of those survivors on Wednesday night during a live town hall.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 21, 2018

NRA rep to face survivors of Parkland, Fla., school shooting
The survivors of last week's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., have been outspoken in their criticism of the National Rifle Association, railing against the gun lobby and lawmakers who have resisted the post-massacre calls to change U.S. gun laws. The NRA's national spokeswoman, Dana Loesch, will come face to face with some of those survivors on Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET during a live town hall hosted by CNN.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 21, 2018

The 'crisis actors' lie spreads in wake of Florida shooting
It happens in the wake of almost any tragedy serious enough to make the national news: conspiracy theories circulate claiming that it didn't really happen, or that it was staged to advance a political agenda, or that the witnesses and family members seen sobbing on television are actually actors. ...

Yahoo Politics
Feb 21, 2018

Gun control rally in Tallahassee; Parkland students meet with lawmakers
Student activists from the Florida high school where 17 teens and staff were shot and killed will call for a ban on assault-style weapons when they meet with lawmakers and hold a rally on Wednesday in Tallahassee, the state capital. Last week's massacre, the second deadliest shooting at a public school in U.S. history, has inflamed a national debate about gun rights and prompted young people from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and across the United States to demand stricter firearms controls. "We're here to make sure this never happens again," Diego Pfeiffer, a senior at Douglas, told a rally that included hundreds of students from a Tallahassee high school on Tuesday after arriving at the capital.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 21, 2018

The public role of psychoanalysts in the Trump era: 'We live in ominous times'
Psychoanalysts Jonathan Lear, Kerry J. Sulkowicz and Jerrold Post addressed the ethical and psychological implications of commenting publicly on national figures, including President Trump, at the American Psychoanalytic Association's 2018 national meeting.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 20, 2018

U.S. intelligence chief Coats defends visit by Russian spymasters
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is defending a controversial secret visit to the United States by Russian spy chiefs — including one under U.S. sanctions imposed in 2014 to punish Russia for its annexation of the Ukrainian region of Crimea.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 20, 2018

Trump claims he 'never met' the woman who says he forcibly kissed her at Trump Tower
President Trump turned his Twitter attention Tuesday to previously disclosed claims by Rachel Crooks, who says he forced himself on her at Trump Tower in 2006.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 20, 2018

Trump claims he 'never met' the woman who says he forcibly kissed her in Trump Tower
President Trump turned his Twitter attention Tuesday to previously disclosed claims by Rachel Crooks, who says he forced himself on her at Trump Tower in 2006.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 20, 2018

Trump, inexplicably, says he has 'been much tougher on Russia than Obama'
President Trump declared on Tuesday that he has been "much tougher on Russia" than President Barack Obama, despite evidence that the opposite is true.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 20, 2018

Profiles in expediency: 'Dumb' Romney welcomes endorsement of 'con man' Trump
The relationship between Donald Trump and Mitt Romney — who has been criticized for having particularly malleable positions — has followed a long and tortuous path, and more twists and turns likely lie ahead. Here is a timeline of the more head-snapping reversals in recent years.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 20, 2018

Profiles in expediency: ‘Dumb' Romney welcomes endorsement of ‘con man' Trump
On Feb. 19, President Trump endorsed Mitt Romney's candidacy for the Senate seat of retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah. Romney accepted, relationship between Donald Trump and Mitt Romney — who has been criticized for having particularly malleable positions — has followed a long and tortuous path, and more twists and turns likely lie ahead. Here is a timeline of the more head-snapping reversals in recent years:

Yahoo Politics
Feb 19, 2018

Teenagers stage 'lie-in' outside White House in support of Parkland shooting victims
A group of Washington, D.C., teenagers staged a "lie-in" outside the White House on Monday to show their support for the victims of last week's mass shooting at a Florida high school — and to demand action from President Trump on gun control.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 19, 2018

Teens hold a 'lie-in' at White House calling for gun control
The protest came as anger among students across the U.S. grew since the latest school shooting in Parkland, Fla.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 19, 2018

Parkland students call out Trump, Rubio and the NRA
Students who survived the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., are demanding action on gun control — and they continue to call out President Trump's response to last week's massacre.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 19, 2018

Parkland students call out Trump, Rubio, and the NRA
Students who survived the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., are demanding action on gun control — and they continue to call out politicians who accept donations from the National Rifle Association in the wake of last week's massacre. "If they accept this blood money, they are against the children," senior Emma Gonzalez said on CNN's "New Day" on Monday. Both Gonzalez and David Hogg, a fellow senior at the high school, criticized Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who on Thursday expressed doubts about whether more gun laws would prevent these types of massacres.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 18, 2018

Parkland students slam Trump for tying shooting to Russia probe: 'He has already made it about himself'
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students Aly Sheehy and Giuliana Matamoros were astounded that Donald Trump would use their tragedy to push back against U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into possible collusion between Moscow and his 2016 campaign.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 18, 2018

Parkland students angered by Trump connecting shooting to Russia probe
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students Aly Sheehy and Giuliana Matamoros were astounded that Donald Trump would use their tragedy to push back against U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into possible collusion between Moscow and his 2016 campaign.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 18, 2018

Trump: Russians are 'laughing their asses off' after stirring U.S. election chaos
President Trump claimed Sunday morning that he never said Russia did not attempt to meddle with the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Rather, he maintained, the repeated mentions of a hoax referred to the allegation that his campaign had colluded with Moscow, which he adamantly denies.

Yahoo Politics
Feb 17, 2018

Florida school shooting prompts gun-control rallies
Thousands of angry students, parents and residents demanded stricter gun control laws Saturday as new details were revealed about the suspect accused of shooting and killed 17 people in a Florida high school.

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