Author: By Travis M. Andrews

Megyn Kelly’s dismal ratings rise with focus on sexual harassment. Next up: Trump accusers. – Washington Post

GOOGLE NEWS NBC host Megyn Kelly attends an event in New York City on Nov. 29. (Monica Schipper/Getty Images) Megyn Kelly’s hour of NBC’s “Today” show is still struggling but showing slight ratings improvement. During the first month after the show’s Sept. 25 debut, its ratings dropped severely — and remained low. They began to climb in late October, when Kelly shifted the focus of her show from lighthearted banter to the ongoing discussion about sexual harassment, including interviews with accusers of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein as well as media titans Bill O’Reilly and Mark Halperin. And now she’s taking on President Trump, despite her pledge...

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‘The President Stole Your Land’: Patagonia, REI blast Trump on national monument rollbacks – Washington Post

GOOGLE NEWS Screengrab of the Patagonia website’s homepage on Monday night. Anyone who visited Patagonia’s website on Monday night in search of a warm winter fleece or a pair of snow pants was in for a surprise. Replacing the usual shopping choices were giant white letters on a black background offering a stark message: “The President Stole Your Land.” The message continued in smaller letters: “In an illegal move, the president just reduced the size of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments. This is the largest elimination of protected land in American history.” The page was referring to President Trump’s order...

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Trump revives ‘Crooked Hillary’ nickname. Clinton fires back with ‘covfefe’ – Washington Post

GOOGLE NEWS Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. (AFP/Paul J. Richards; AP/David Goldman) Perhaps attempting to escape the afterglow of his strange tweet that included the now famous combination of letters “covfefe,” President Trump revived his old favorite moniker for Clinton on Wednesday: “Crooked Hillary.” He was responding to comments made by Clinton earlier in the day at the Recode Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., where she was interviewed on stage by two tech journalists and spoke in detail about the 2016 presidential election. “I take responsibility for every decision I made, but that’s not why I lost,” she...

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Robert Bentley joins a growing list of Alabama governors who had trouble with the law – Washington Post

GOOGLE NEWS Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley held a news conference Wednesday at the state capitol in Montgomery, Ala. (Albert Cesare/Montgomery Advertiser via AP) Newly resigned Alabama governor Robert Bentley, a Republican, might be surprised to be leaving office in disgrace and with a criminal record, but the state’s residents have seen this before — many times over. After all, three of the state’s last six governors have been found guilty of various crimes. Only one was eventually pardoned. Let’s begin with Harold Guy Hunt, a Baptist preacher, who served from 1987 to 1993. He was the first Alabama governor removed from office...

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