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Today in Conservative Media: Mike Pence Was Right About Being Alone With Women

16 hours agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

A daily roundup of the biggest stories in right-wing media. Sexual misconduct continued to dominate discourse on the right on Friday. National Review’s David French argued that the recent wave of controversies suggests the wisdom ofShow More Summary

Ohio Gubernatorial Candidate Inadvertently Announces He Made Love to Senator Bob Taft in a Hayloft

17 hours agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

Ohio Supreme Court justice Bill O'Neill announced in late October that he is running for the Democratic nomination in next year's state governor's race. On Friday, he made an equally important announcement: That he has done the nasty with so many smokin' hot babes you wouldn't believe it. Show More Summary

Navy Apologizes, for Some Reason, for Using Airplane to Draw Majestic Penis in the Sky

17 hours agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

An upsetting story out of Washington state as pushover Navy administrators have been pressured into condemning the hero aviators who used airplane contrails to draw a hilarious penis on the canvas of the heavens: In a statement to KREM...Show More Summary

Today in Conservative Media: Let’s Be Frank About Franken

17 hours agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

A daily roundup of the biggest stories in right-wing media. Conservatives weighed in on the sexual assault allegation against Democratic Sen. Al Franken on Thursday. “As we’ve been bringing to you, the most obnoxious, arrogant liberal...Show More Summary

Keystone Pipeline Leak Spills 210,000 Gallons of Oil in South Dakota

17 hours agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

The Keystone pipeline leaked some 210,000 gallons of oil in northeast South Dakota Thursday morning. The spill is the latest in a series of mishaps in the 2,687-mile pipeline system that transports material extracted from the oil sands in Alberta, Canada into the Great Plains where it’s refined and stored. Show More Summary

Trump Nominee Brett Talley Seems to Have Called Same-Sex Marriage An “Absurd Constitutional Argument”

19 hours agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

Brett Talley, whom Donald Trump has nominated for a lifetime appointment to the federal judiciary, appears to have expressed a series of bizarre and tendentious opinions on the website TideFans.com. BuzzFeed has reported that Talley seems to have written 16,381 posts over 12 years under the username BamainBoston. Show More Summary

Jaylen Brown Leads Celtics to Win Over Warriors After Death of His Best Friend Trevin Steede

19 hours agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

On Thursday night, the Boston Celtics beat the Golden State Warriors 92-88 for their 14 th win in a row. While the crowd in Boston chanted “M-V-P” for Kyrie Irving, Jaylen Brown was the Celtics’ best player, scoring 22 points, grabbing 7 rebounds, and playing great defense against the Warriors’ Kevin Durant. Show More Summary

“I'm Not Asking Him to Step Down,” Franken’s Accuser Says

19 hours agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

This post has been updated with recent news developments. Leeann Tweeden, who accused Democratic Sen. Al Franken of forcing her to kiss him and later groping her when they performed together at a 2006 USO show in Afghanistan, has commented on the Franken's reaction to her story in an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper. Show More Summary

Trump Judicial Nominee Brett Talley Appears to Have Disparaged Muslims in Message Board Posts

19 hours agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

Brett Talley, Donald Trump’s 36-year-old nominee to a federal district court in Alabama, appears to have blogged prolifically on the message board TideFans.com. As BuzzFeed has reported, Talley seems to have written about sports, politics, and law under the username BamainBoston, posting more than 3½ times per day. Show More Summary

Today’s Impeach-O-Meter: If Republicans Won’t Get Rid of Roy Moore, They’ll Never Get Rid of Trump

19 hours agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

The Impeach-O-Meter is a wildly subjective and speculative daily estimate of the likelihood that Donald Trump leaves office before his term ends, whether by being impeached (and convicted) or by resigning under threat of same. Impeaching...Show More Summary

House Republicans Easily Pass Their Tax Reform Bill

19 hours agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

House Republicans easily passed their mammoth tax reform bill Thursday afternoon, by a vote of 227 to 205, with just 13 Republicans joining every Democrat to vote against it. Both the vote and the build-up were about as drama-free as...Show More Summary

How Democrats Are Responding to the Franken Assault Allegation

19 hours agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer abruptly canceled an afternoon press conference on Thursday morning, as the Democratic conference was rattled by allegations that one of their own, Sen. Al Franken, had kissed and groped a woman without...Show More Summary

The Zimbabwean Military Says This Isn’t a Coup. It’s a Coup.

19 hours agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

It appears to be time for another round of a not-so-fun game: coup or not coup? Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who was placed under house arrest by the military on Wednesday, is reportedly refusing to give up power over the country he has ruled for 37 years. Show More Summary

Trump Nominee Brett Talley Appears to Support 20-Year-Old Woman Having Sex with 14-Year-Old Boy

19 hours agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

BuzzFeed first reported earlier this week that 36-year-old Brett Talley, Donald Trump’s nominee for a federal district judgeship in Alabama, appears to have written 16,381 posts on the message board TideFans.com under the username BamainBoston. Show More Summary

A High School Senior Wouldn’t Give Roy Moore Her Number So She Says He Called Her at School

A new wave of accusations were leveled at Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore Wednesday, including two by women who said Moore made unwanted advances on them while they were working in the Gadsden mall, where the thirtysomething Moore was notorious for cruising to meet high school girls. Show More Summary

Today in Conservative Media: It’s Too Late to Say Sorry About Bill Clinton

A daily roundup of the biggest stories in right-wing media. On Wednesday, conservatives scoffed at the wave of liberal journalists reappraising the sexual misconduct allegations against Bill Clinton, including a column by Michelle Goldberg...Show More Summary

Two More Women Come Forward to Accuse Roy Moore of Misconduct

Another two women came forward Wednesday with personal stories detailing misconduct by Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. The story published on AL.com comes a day after a lawyer for Moore and his wife served the local Alabama newsShow More Summary

Trump Judicial Nominee Brett Talley Appears to Have Called Roe v. Wade “Indefensible”

Brett Talley, Donald Trump’s controversial 36-year-old judicial nominee, appears to have written prolifically on the University of Alabama fan message board TideFans.com. As BuzzFeed has reported, Talley likely wrote 16,381 posts under the username BamainBoston, many of which involve politics and law. Show More Summary

Prominent Right-Wing Advocacy Group Seemingly Suggests Critic Named "Weinstein" Is a Greedy Thief

Turning Point USA is an advocacy group founded by a 24-year-old named Charlie Kirk; its raison d'etre is presenting conservative ideas in a millennial-friendly format. On Wednesday, after a writer named Adam Weinstein criticized/mocked...Show More Summary

Obama-Era Head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Step Down

One of the last remaining Obama appointees in the world of banking regulation announced Wednesday he will step down as the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, likely allowing the Trump administration to remake it as a more...Show More Summary

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