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The Conway marriage is a baffling psychodrama – and here’s what it says about America

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White House advisor Kellyanne Conway and her husband, George Conway, often clash over President Donald Trump.

On Friday, Vanity Fair’s Tina Nguyen wondered whether the two still share a room and if the survival of their marriage portends the future re-unification of America in a post-Trump era.

“The marital psychodrama of Kellyanne and George Conway, fueled by respective love and loathing for Donald Trump, has erupted once again into public view following the release of the Mueller report,” Nguyen writes.

They run through the wide gamut or reactions to the report, from gloating to horror at the many brazen lies revealed in the report.

Nguyen concludes on a hopeful note.

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“Bifurcated as the media landscape is, it is tempting to see in the continued union of the Conways a sign that perhaps American, too, might survive this moment of political rancor,” she writes.

“If George Conway can brush off his wife’s boss calling him a ‘stone-cold loser,’ ‘husband from hell,’ and a ‘whack job,’ and still go home to his family at night, then perhaps there is hope for the rest of us, too,” she writes.

“And yet, there is no doubt the country’s political marriage is on the rocks as we enter a post-Mueller era that is, perhaps unsurprisingly, just as resistant to reconciliation as before.”

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Kim Jong-un threatens to restart nuke tests as Trump’s efforts to talk to the regime fall apart again: report

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On Tuesday, CNN's Brian Todd reported that the North Korean regime is on the brink of rescinding what little they promised President Donald Trump, as the future of his efforts to continue talks appear uncertain.

"Kim Jong-un's regime is once again in negotiation by intimidation," said Todd. "Just two weeks after their historic meeting at the DMZ, and President Trump's short stroll into North Korea, North Korea's dictator Kim Jong-un appears to be threatening to start testing his nuclear weapons again. In a new statement, Kim's foreign ministry calls the joint U.S./South Korean military exercises planned for next month a breach of the main spirit of what President Trump and Kim agreed to in Singapore, and says, 'We are gradually losing our justifications to follow through on the commitments we made with the U.S."

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‘He’s ignorant — not stupid’: NYT columnist says Trump is trying to ‘bait’ Democrats because he wants to run against AOC

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President Donald Trump is not going to get the 2020 opponent he wants, so he's going to pretend that his actual opposition is being led by the four young women in Congress known as The Squad, New York Times columnist Frank Bruni wrote on Tuesday.

Trump has spent the last few days with racist attacks on the four first-term members, who are Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI).

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‘Nickel and Dimed’ for the sharing economy: Inside the hellish new reality of low-wage work

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In 2001, journalist Barbara Ehrenreich's investigative book "Nickel and Dimed" revealed to those who weren't on low-wage payrolls how expensive it is to be a member of the working poor in America. Some things haven't changed since Ehrenreich's experiences working as a Walmart clerk, a restaurant server and a maid, among other jobs. Housing can still be prohibitively expensive on low hourly wages, and high turnover remains a constant. Workers still risk their health — mental, physical and emotional — every precarious day.

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