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9:35 PM ET, September 28, 2016


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New York Times:
New Debate Strategy for Donald Trump: Practice, Practice, Practice  —  Campaign advisers to Donald J. Trump, concerned that his focus and objectives had dissolved during the first presidential debate on Monday, plan to more rigorously prepare him for his next face-off with Hillary Clinton …
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Republicans in Denial That the Debate Exposed Donald Trump As Unfit for Office  —  If you're a Republican who has been clinging to the wan hope that Donald Trump might somehow, in his eighth decade on Earth, develop into a plausibly competent president of the United States, the first debate should have been your moment to abandon ship.
Discussion: Dallas Morning News
Jennifer Wang / Forbes:
Donald Trump's Fortune Falls $800 Million To $3.7 Billion  —  Despite decades of precedent among presidential candidates, Donald Trump has been steadfast in his refusal to release his tax returns.  “You don't learn that much from tax returns,” he said at the first presidential debate on Monday …
Discussion: Mediaite and Occupy Democrats
Raw Story:
Donald Trump's net worth fell $800 million over the past year: Forbes  —  DON'T MISS STORIES.  FOLLOW RAW STORY!  —  U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's estimated net worth is $3.7 billion, $800 million less than a year ago, Forbes magazine reported on Wednesday …
Carla Field / WYFF-TV:
Child airlifted after shooting at Townville Elementary School  —  At least one child was injured and airlifted after a shooting at Townville Elementary School.  —  Anderson County Sheriff's Office Lt. Sheila Cole said the shooting shortly after 1 p.m. was at Townville Elementary School …
USA Today:
2 students injured in school shooting; suspect in custody
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Senate overrides Obama 9/11 veto in overwhelming vote  —  The Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to override President Obama's veto of a bill that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia.  —  The 97-1 vote marks the first time the Senate has mustered enough support to overrule Obama's veto pen.
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
White House lashes out at ‘embarrassing’ Senate veto override
Discussion:, Politico and JP Updates
Scott Horsley / NPR:
Senate Votes To Override Obama's Veto On Sept. 11 Lawsuit Bill
Los Angeles Times:
In a first, Senate rebukes Obama with veto override of Sept. 11 bill
Alex Griswold / Mediaite:
Fmr Miss Universe Machado on Allegation She Was a Murder Accomplice: 'I'm Not a Saint Girl'  —  Alicia Machado, the former Miss Universe Donald Trump allegedly called ‘Ms. Piggy’ and ‘Ms. Housekeeping,’ reacted somewhat flippantly Tuesday night when asked by CNN's Anderson Cooper whether …
Gabe Ortíz:
For All The “Miss Housekeepings”—Including My Mom
Discussion: Washington Monthly
J. Michael Diehl / Washington Post:
I sold Trump $100,000 worth of pianos.  Then he stiffed me.  —  The Republican nominee is a callous businessman.  —  At Monday night's debate, Donald Trump was called out for stiffing the people who work for him.  Trump has been accused of failing to pay hundreds of contractors.
Daniel Ducassi / Politico:
Clinton campaign in ‘panic mode’ over Florida black voters  —  MIAMI — To kill Donald Trump's chances of capturing the White House, Hillary Clinton needs to win Florida.  And to do that, she needs a big minority turnout.  —  But Democrats are beginning to worry that too many African-American voters …
Michael D. Shear / New York Times:
President and Michelle Obama Lash Out at Donald Trump
Discussion: V 101.9
True Pundit:
RIGGED: Damning Video Busts Hillary Using Hand Signals To Trigger Lester Holt  —  A comprehensive video has surfaced that rather convincingly shows Hillary Clinton using hand signals like a third base baseball coach to prompt moderator Lester Holt to quickly call on her to counter comments …
Michael Barone / Washington Examiner:   Did Donald Trump deconstruct Hillary Clinton with marginal voters?
Prachi Gupta / Cosmopolitan:
Chelsea Clinton Discusses the First Debate, Her Mom's Pneumonia, and More  —  Chelsea Clinton responds to Trump's remarks about her father's infidelity and her mother's “stamina.”  —  With the election less than two months away, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump just faced off …
Christopher Massie / BuzzFeed:
Eric Trump: It Took “Courage” For My Dad To Not Mention Bill Clinton's Infidelity
Oliver Darcy / Business Insider:
Memo: Fox News VP reminds staff that online debate polls ‘do not meet our editorial standards’  —  A Fox News executive sent a memo to television producers and the politics team on Tuesday afternoon reminding employees that unscientific online polls “do not meet our editorial standards.”
Louis Nelson / Politico:
Trump polls supporters about bringing up Clinton scandals in next debate  —  Donald Trump is turning to his supporters for advice on debate prep just days after completing his first head-to-head matchup with Hillary Clinton — one he was widely perceived to have lost.
Discussion: New York Magazine
Mike Coppinger / USA Today:
Colin Kaepernick: ‘Embarrassing’ that Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton are candidates
Discussion: Daily Wire and The Daily Caller
Matt Shuham / Talking Points Memo:
Trump Keeps Citing Online Votes Even As Polls Show He Lost The Debate  —  While the Ipsos/Reuters national tracking poll released Wednesday showed Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump in both head-to-head and four-way matchups, an Ipsos/Reuters States of the Nation poll conducted in Iowa …
Jill Disis / CNNMoney:
U.S. warns Samsung washing machine owners after explosion reports  —  Samsung, maker of the troubled Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, has another problem on its hands.  —  U.S. regulators on Wednesday warned owners of certain top-loading Samsung washing machines of “safety issues” following reports that some have exploded.
Discussion: ABC News, KXAN-TV, Gizmodo and Mashable
AP Story / Associated Press:
Reason to cringe: Female voters react to Trump … KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) — When Donald Trump challenged Hillary Clinton's stamina on the debate stage, Pennsylvania voter Patricia Bennett said she heard a “dog whistle” that smacked of unmistakable sexism.
Discussion: WRIC-TV, WAVY-TV, Power Line and Breitbart
Michiko Kakutani / New York Times:
In ‘Hitler,’ an Ascent From ‘Dunderhead’ to Demagogue  —  How did Adolf Hitler — described by one eminent magazine editor in 1930 as a “half-insane rascal,” a “pathetic dunderhead,” a “nowhere fool,” a “big mouth” — rise to power in the land of Goethe and Beethoven?
New York Times:
California Suspends Ties With Wells Fargo  —  Citing Wells Fargo's “venal abuse of its customers,” the California treasurer took the unusual step on Wednesday of suspending many of its ties with the San Francisco bank as it continues to reel from the scandal over the creation …
Discussion: The Atlantic
Wil S. Hylton / New York Times:
Baltimore vs. Marilyn Mosby  —  In the midst of a national crisis of police violence, Baltimore's state's attorney gambled that prosecuting six officers for the death of Freddie Gray would help heal her city.  She lost much more than just the case.  —  A little before 7 the other night …
Michelle Ye Hee Lee / Washington Post:
Trump's false claim that stop and frisk in NYC wasn't ruled unconstitutional  —  Moderator Lester Holt: “Stop and frisk was ruled unconstitutional in New York, because it largely singled out black and Hispanic young men.”  —  Donald Trump: “No, you're wrong. … — Exchange at the first presidential debate, Sept. 26
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Mikaela Porter / Hartford Courant:
Nathan Carman: Grandfather Was “Like A Father to Me”   Find
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Andrew Schneider / Houston Public Media:
Houston Taco Trucks Doubling As Voter Registration Booths   Find
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Jennifer Wang / Forbes:
Donald Trump's Fortune Falls $800 Million To $3.7 Billion   Find
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Matt Fuller / The Huffington Post:
House Sets Up Vote On Flint Funding In Bid To Avert Government Shutdown   Find
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Mikaela Porter / Hartford Courant:
Nathan Carman: Grandfather Was “Like A Father to Me”
Discussion: NBC News and AOL
Matt Fuller / The Huffington Post:
House Sets Up Vote On Flint Funding In Bid To Avert Government Shutdown
Discussion: Vox and Daily Kos
Richard Pollock / The Daily Caller:
EXCLUSIVE: Hillary Failed To Take Highest Security Training at State Dept In 2009
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Mediaite
Glenn Reynolds / Instapundit:
LIFE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE: So the whole “investigation” …
Discussion: National Review
Katie Bo Williams / The Hill:
FBI silent on pending Clinton perjury probe
Discussion: Wall Street Journal and Hot Air
 Earlier Items: 
German Lopez / Vox:
Trump defended the NYPD's stop-and-frisk policy. The NYPD said Trump got the facts wrong.
Thomas L. Friedman / New York Times:
Trump?  How Could We?  —  My reaction to the Donald Trump …
David Hernandez /
Man shot, killed by El Cajon police officer
Marilyn Berger / New York Times:
Shimon Peres of Israel Dies at 93; Built Up Defense and Sought Peace