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Friday Nite Videos | Jan 19, 2018

Composite of the five videos So Stupid It's Not Funny: Trump's Crackdown on Legal Immigration. Johnny Cash Sings "Man In Black" for the First Time. The Case for Potential Trump Money Laundering. How Machines Learn. Not A President, Not Yet A Dictator.

'Dossier' Testimony Leaves Breadcrumb Trail for Mueller

Natasha Bertrand Business Insider
Donald Trump at MLK Day event Glenn Simpson gave Congress investigators pointed answers about Russian money laundering, organized crime, and whether Trump could be susceptible to blackmail. The result is a long trail of breadcrumbs for investigators probing Trump's relationship with Russia.

Reince Priebus Notes Confirm James Comey Story

NYT reporter Michael Schmidt talks with Rachel Maddow about Donald Trump's pressure on Jeff Sessions not to recuse himself from the Russia probe, and Reince Priebus' notes confirming James Comey's testimony.

Beyond the Dossier: Look at Trump Bank Records

Glenn R. Simpson and Peter Fritsch The New York Times
Kremlin domes being spun like tops Trump and his organization worked with a wide array of dubious Russians in arrangements that often raised questions about money laundering.

17 Things We Learned About Money in Politics in 2017

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy Brennan Center for Justice
What did we learn about money in politics during the Earth’s ride around the Sun this year? The Trump Russia investigation could turn on campaign finance law.

Tidbits - December 28, 2017 - Reader Comments: Poverty in the U.S.; Refugees; Coates and West; Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers; AI Jobs; Russia and Korea; Catalonia and Spain; Chicago and HUAC; and more...

Reader Comments: Poverty - Running thru the U.S.; Refugees; Ta-Nehisi Coates and Cornel West; Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers; AI Jobs Revolution and nature of work and workers; Russia and Korea; Catalonia and Spain; Portside's New Look; Subversive Involvement: Chicago and HUAC - Tribute to Dr. Quentin Young - Chicago - January 12

Friday Nite Videos | December 8, 2017

Obama Invokes Nazi Germany in Warning to US. Preacher Jack - Boogie Woogie. Rachel Maddow Lifts Curtain on DNC Hacks. Alabama Women Divided on Roy Moore. Reporting on Alabama Senate Candidate Roy Moore | How to Be a Journalist.
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