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New Light on Ukraine Timeline \ Iraq Back on Radar \ Anti-Semitic Attacks on the Rise \ Ivanka File Searcher

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Ah, nothing like some damning new emails to close out 2019. Turns out the US was withholding aid from Ukraine for longer than we all thought. US airstrikes targeted militias in Iraq this weekend, bringing the country (and a certain Dem candidate) back in the spotlight. Plus, a string of anti-Semitic attacks around Hanukkah points to larger global trends.

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This Year in Bullshit

This Week in Bullshit

Forget about This Week in Bullshit. Capitol Hill’s given us enough material this year to serve you up something special. That’s why we at The Recount are breaking format to survey a bleak year in this foul habitat, filled with henchmen and stooges talkin' outta their hat, all to get a pat on the back from a would-be autocrat. Without further ado, here is This YEAR in Bullshit.

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Dems Throw Punches While Bloomberg Throws Cash

Recap 2020

Picture this: a contested 2020 Democratic National Convention. It could be in the cards if you consider the patterns of Michael Bloomberg's record-setting campaign spending. Understand the all-out ad-blitz strategy put into practice by the two billionaire Democratic candidates in this week's Recap 2020.

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DOJ Watchdog Testifies \ Dems Prep Impeachment Vote \ One-Term Biden? \ Public Service Announcement

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The DOJ watchdog found no evidence of political bias in the FBI's probe of the 2016 Trump campaign — but if you thought this would cause Republicans to stop defending their boss, think again. A handful of House Dems could derail what was supposed to be an easy impeachment vote. Could Joe Biden be a one-and-done kinda guy? And Lindsey Graham makes us all want to shower in Purell.

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Trump Hypes Jobs Report \ Dem Frontrunners' Fights \ House Impeachment Deadline \ Bullshit Corner

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If you haven't seen Trump's tweets today, he wants you to know unemployment is down. Really far down. The 2020 Dems started swinging this week, at each other and at voters. And, we found out The White House will not participate in Monday's impeachment hearing. Plus, in other non-shocking news, Rudy was in Ukraine (again) this week. Actually. We're not joking.

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As Kamala Exits, Dems Ponder Debates' Legacy

Recap 2020

With Kamala Harris's exit, an awkward reality dawned on Democratic leaders: The cast of the December debate is shaping up to be all-white. That reality, in turn, sparked a wider unease with how the party has handled the debates… John Heilemann is analyzing this and more in Recap 2020.

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Articles of Impeachment \ Biden Ad Hits Trump \ Food Stamp Crackdown \ Pelosi: Don't Mess With Me

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Sharpen your colored pencils, folks — the House is drawing up official articles of impeachment and McConnell is at the ready. Biden capitalizes on Trump's NATO summit embarrassment. The SNAP food stamp program is under attack, just in time for Christmas. Plus, remind us to never incite the wrath of Pelosi.

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Ukraine Timeline in Question \ Impeachment Phase 2 \ Biden Steady, Warren Slips \ Rocky Trump

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Turns out Trump may not have been truthful about the timeline of this whole Ukraine scandal. Can you imagine that? Plus, we're breaking down those new Dem polls and what you should expect when the House Judiciary Committee takes over the impeachment probe next week.

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Public Impeachment Week 2 \ Trump's Hospital Visit \ Obama’s 2020 Warning \ Biden on Marijuana

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NINE witnesses are testifying publicly this week. Yes, you read that right: N-I-N-E, including three White House staffers who were on that July 25th call with Ukraine. It might be time for Trump to cut back on his McDonald's visits after a last-minute, non-routine doctor's visit this weekend. Plus, Obama sends a pointed warning to 2020 Dems about being #TooFarLeft.

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