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Falcons Will Face Patriots in Super Bowl 0x33

The Atlanta Falcons steamrolled the Green Bay Packers 44-21 in the NFC Championship Game and the New England Patriots did likewise to the Pittsburgh Steelers 36-17 in the AFC Championship Game. The teams advance to Super Bowl 0x33 in Houston (LI in Roman, 51 in decimal). Show More Summary

Supreme Court rejects latest effort to salvage Texas's odious voter ID law

The Supreme Court on Monday took a pass on hearing challenges to a lower court ruling that struck down Texas's voter ID law, providing a temporary victory to voting rights advocates. Richard Wolf writes: Chief Justice John Roberts warned...Show More Summary

Atlanta Falcons Advance to Super Bowl 0x33

The Atlanta Falcons steamrolled the Green Bay Packers 44-21 in the NFC Championship Game to advance to Super Bowl 0x33 in Houston (LI in Roman, 51 in decimal). Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan threw for 393 yards and four touchdowns. Receiver Julio Jones caught two of those and had 180 receiving yards. Show More Summary

If Trump guts Obamacare, History may Repeat itself -- the Australian Lesson

Is history repeating itself? With Donald Trump's executive order to agencies to waive or delay any part of the Affordable Care Act that imposes a financial or regulatory burden, Obamacare's days appear numbered. The administration has...Show More Summary

Kellyanne Conway: Sean Spicer 'Gave Alternative Facts' About Trump's Crowd Size

Trump aide Kellyanne Conway defended White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Sunday by saying that he had presented "alternative facts" about the crowd size at President Donald Trump's inauguration. During an interview on Meet the...Show More Summary

Stephen Colbert: Trump's Inaugural Address Like Lincoln Huffing Paint Thinner

Late Show host Stephen Colbert breaks down the Trump inauguration for those of us too disgusted to watch it ourselves: Stephen Colbert delivered a long rundown of Inauguration Day Friday on the Late Show. "So that's it. Donald Trump is president. Show More Summary

Trump disses Chief Justice John Roberts, rest of Supreme Court

One of the things that happens normally in inauguration week is that the president-elect visits the Supreme Court at the invitation of the Chief Justice, meeting with those justices who are available. But popular vote loser Donald Trump,...Show More Summary

He Will Not Divide Us

"Shia LaBeouf is no stranger to curious uses of streaming video -- this is the guy, after all, who livestreamed himself watching his entire filmography in reverse chronological order in 2015. But the Beef is taking his internet ambitions...Show More Summary

AP source: Crowd packs entire route of Women's March, preventing organizers from leading formal march toward White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — AP source: Crowd packs entire route of Women's March, preventing organizers from leading formal march toward White House.

George H.W. Bush, wife Barbara, recovering from illnesses

HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, continued to improve Saturday as they recover from illnesses at Houston Methodist Hospital, a family spokesman said. "President Bush is breathing well without any mechanical assistance, his spirits are high, and he is looking forward to getting back to a regular schedule," spokesman Jim McGrath said.

New White House look: Trump gives the Oval Office a makeover

WASHINGTON (AP) — It took just a few hours for President Donald Trump to give the Oval Office a makeover, including some fresh gold trim. There were changes from floor to ceiling as the White House brought reporters into the Oval Office...Show More Summary

Senate confirms two Trump nominees: Mattis at Defense and Kelly at Homeland Security

The Senate confirmed on Friday Donald Trump’s Secretary of Defense, retired Gen. James Mattis  (98-1),  and his pick to head the Department of Homeland Security, retired Gen. John Kelly (88-11). Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand cast the sole “no” vote against Mattis. Show More Summary

If Trump ends America's world leadership, who will step up?

For generations, the U.S. has largely set the terms for the global economy, policed international security threats and spearheaded response to crises like Ebola and Haiti's earthquake.

Trump Declares Jan. 20th 'Day Of Patriotic Devotion'

Donald Trump has sent out a proclamation across the land, retroactively, which would be fine, except he got the wrong day. In a document scheduled to be published in the Federal Register tomorrow, Trump declared January 20th a National Day of Patriotic Devotion. "A new national pride stirs the American soul and inspires the American heart," it reads. Show More Summary

Pope Francis: ‘Hitler did not steal power’

The pontiff has cautionary words for Western democracies: Pope Francis on Saturday warned against populism, saying it could lead to the election of “saviours” like Adolf Hitler. In an hour-long interview with Spanish newspaper El Pais conducted as Donald Trump was being sworn in as US president, the pontiff also condemned the idea of using [...]

Trump spent his first weekend in a hissy-fit over reports of his small inauguration crowd

26 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Donald Trump is, and forgive us if you've heard this before but when the Nobel Prize for Obviousness comes around next year we want to make damn sure we're in the running, mentally unfit for office. He proved that yet again only hours after being inaugurated, and it would have ripple effects throughout the weekend. Mr. Show More Summary

AP NewsAlert

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate panel votes along party lines to approve President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state.

Trump’s treatment of Melania on Inauguration Day was abhorrent

Two images this weekend speak volumes about Donald Trump. He basically ignored his wife Melania.

Democrats demand more information on alleged insider trading from Trump HHS pick Tom Price

41 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Georgia Rep. Tom Price, popular vote loser Donald Trump's pick to be secretary of Health and Human Services, has emerged as perhaps the most ethically challenged of all of Trump's nominees—which is saying a helluva lot. The very strong...Show More Summary

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