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John Hudson / BuzzFeed:
Russia Sought A Broad Reset With Trump, Secret Document Shows  —  A Russian proposal obtained by BuzzFeed News reveals Moscow's ambitious plan to break with the past and launch a major rapprochement with the United States.  —  Reporting From Washington, D.C.
The Seattle Times:
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray resigns after fifth child sex-abuse allegation  —  Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has resigned hours after a fifth man — a relative — made public allegations Murray molested him when he was a child.  —  Seattle Mayor Ed Murray resigned Tuesday, just hours after new allegations …
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The Seattle Times:
Mayor Ed Murray's cousin: He sexually abused me, too  —  Joseph Dyer, a younger cousin of Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, says he wants Murray punished, alleging he repeatedly molested him in the 1970s in New York.  “I have had enough ... Something has got to be done.”  Murray denies abusing Dyer, blaming a yearslong family rift.
Ben Smith / BuzzFeed:
There's Blood In The Water In Silicon Valley  —  The bad new politics of big tech.  —  BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief  —  The blinding rise of Donald Trump over the past year has masked another major trend in American politics: the palpable, and perhaps permanent, turn against the tech industry.
Rachael Bade / Politico:
Trump to huddle with House moderates Wednesday  —  A group of moderate House members is scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump on Wednesday, the latest across-the-aisle outreach by the White House to Democrats.  —  Members of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, including its co-chairmen …
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Alex Pfeiffer / The Daily Caller:   Trump Has Always Backed Amnesty, White House Says
The White House:
Press Briefing by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders
Discussion: Power Line and AOL
Anne Gearan / Washington Post:
White House spokeswoman: Justice Department ‘should certainly look at’ prosecuting Comey
Louis Nelson / Politico:
White House weighs in on Hillary Clinton's new book: ‘Sad’
Discussion: ABC News
Sahil Kapur / Bloomberg:
Conservative Democrat Open to Single-Payer Health System  —  The Senate's most conservative Democrat said Tuesday Congress should consider adopting a single-payer health-care system, a sign of how fast politics are shifting on what was once seen as a fringe issue on the left.
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David Weigel / Washington Post:
Sanders will introduce universal health care, backed by 15 Democrats  —  Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will introduce legislation on Wednesday that would expand Medicare into a universal health insurance program with the backing of at least 15 Democratic senators — a record level of support …
Discussion: The Week and Splinter
Associated Press:
Bernie Sanders' health care plan puts Democrats on the spot
Discussion: Vox and New York Times
Megan R. Wilson / The Hill:
Heritage lamented Dems, moderates on Trump voter fraud commission  —  Allowing Democrats or moderate Republicans to serve on President Trump's voter fraud commission “would guarantee its failure,” a top Heritage Foundation employee wrote to the Justice Department in an email that eventually made its way to Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Discussion: Politico and Heritage Foundation
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Dell Cameron / Gizmodo:
Jeff Sessions Was Lobbied to Exclude Democrats From Trump's Election Fraud Panel
Discussion: Rewire, USA Today and Politico
Zaid Jilani / The Intercept:
In Surprise Vote, House Passes Amendment to Restrict Asset Forfeiture  —  In a stunning move, the House of Representatives on Tuesday approved an amendment to the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act that will roll back Attorney General Jeff Sessions's expansion of asset forfeiture.
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Ian Mason / Breitbart:
Exclusive: Paul Ryan Reportedly Says No Chance for Border Wall at Private Dinner
Speaker.gov:   11 Conservative Wins in the Funding Bill
The Daily Beast:
How Omarosa Became the Most ‘Despised’ Person in the Trump White House … Omarosa Manigault made her name as one of reality TV's most notorious and hated personalities: the breakout star on season one of Donald Trump's NBC series The Apprentice.  —  Thirteen-years later, she is in the White House, not on a makeshift television set.
Discussion: Raw Story and Mediaite
Robert D. McFadden / New York Times:
Edith Windsor, Whose Same-Sex Marriage Fight Led to Landmark Ruling, Dies at 88  —  Edith Windsor, the gay-rights activist whose landmark Supreme Court case struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in 2013 and granted same-sex married couples federal recognition for the first time and rights …
Associated Press:
Justices allow Trump administration ban on most refugees  —  The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to maintain its restrictive policy on refugees.  —  The justices on Tuesday agreed to an administration request to block a lower court ruling that would have eased the refugee ban …
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Ariane de Vogue / CNN:
Supreme Court: Trump admin can keep travel ban on most refugees
Discussion: Splinter, The Week and New York Times
Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Over liberals' objections, Supreme Court says Texas need not draw new districts now
Discussion: New York Times and The Week
Jim Sciutto / CNN:
Flynn refusing new request to speak to Hill committee  —  (CNN)President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, retired Gen. Michael Flynn, has refused a new request to appear as a witness before the Senate intelligence committee, a congressional source tells CNN.
Cristina Marcos / The Hill:
House sends resolution urging Trump to condemn white supremacists  —  The House unanimously cleared a resolution on Tuesday that condemns white supremacists and urges President Trump to speak out against them.  —  The bipartisan resolution now heads to President Trump's desk for his signature …
Discussion: ABC News
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Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Lawmakers force Trump to formally condemn white supremacists
Discussion: ThinkProgress
New York Times:
‘It Was a Frat House’: Questions Over C.E.O.'s Conduct Cloud Lending Start-Up  —  SAN FRANCISCO — For months, the text messages came.  Some were flirtatious, asking her to meet him late at night.  Sometimes, the texts were sexually explicit.  —  The messages were directed at Laura Munoz …
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MSNBC:
An excerpt from Katy Tur's ‘Unbelievable’
Discussion: The Daily Caller and IJR
Fox News:
Contractors say Clinton State Department silenced them on Benghazi security lapses  —  EXCLUSIVE: Security at the State Department's Benghazi compound was so dire that another contractor was brought in to clean up the mess just two weeks before the 2012 terror attack - and was later pressured …
Discussion: TheBlaze and The Gateway Pundit
Joe Pompeo / Vanity Fair:
Maggie Haberman and Glenn Thrush Take the Next Step with Trump  —  The New York Times' masters of West Wing insider detail just made a book deal with Random House.  But they want it to be more than the book version of the reality show.  —  The announcement that New York Times White House …
Discussion: Mashable
Chauncey DeVega / Salon:
Harvard psychiatrist Lance Dodes: Donald Trump is a “sociopath” and “a very sick individual”  —  Harvard professor and psychoanalyst on the “antiquated” Goldwater rule and our president's “serious mental illness” VIDEO  —  The president of the United States is a global celebrity whose every action …
Discussion: Raw Story, Daily Kos and Campus Reform
New York Times:
White House Weighs Lowering Refugee Quota to Below 50,000  —  WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering reducing the number of refugees admitted to the country over the next year to below 50,000, according to current and former government officials familiar with the discussions, the lowest number since at least 1980.
David Corn / Mother Jones:
How Donald Trump Lied to Conceal His Moscow Business Partner  —  Perhaps this was his greatest deception of the 2016 campaign.  —  Donald Trump has told many lies and falsehoods.  He's lied about the Russia scandal.  He's lied about his ties to organized crime.
Discussion: Politicus USA
Kate Mather / Los Angeles Times:
L.A. saw a big drop in homicides this summer, falling to levels seen in 1966  —  Killings in Los Angeles saw a marked drop during the summer, falling to a total of 59 during June, July and August.  Except for 2014, when the city recorded the same number, it was the fewest killings in a summer since 1966.
Peter Beinart / The Atlantic:
The Logic of Trump's Sexist Attacks  —  On Thursday, Donald Trump tweeted that MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski had been “bleeding badly from a face-lift” when she visited Mar-a-Lago last December.  On Tuesday, in the Oval Office, he interrupted a phone call with the Irish prime minister to call …
Discussion: IJR
Associated Press:
De Blasio wins Democratic primary for New York City mayor  —  Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday handily defeated a crowded field of challengers to win the Democratic mayoral primary as he continued his quest for a second term as the leader of the country's largest city.
Discussion: Politico
Associated Press:
DOJ won't bring charges against officers in Gray case  —  The U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday it won't bring federal civil rights charges against six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest and in-custody death of Freddie Gray, a young black man whose death touched off weeks of protests and unrest in the city.
Discussion: Splinter, The Root and The Week
 
 
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Joe Pompeo / Vanity Fair:
For Time's Nancy Gibbs, “It's Time”
Bari Weiss / New York Times:
A Political Conservative Goes to Berkeley
Michael Grunwald / Politico:
Florida Sen. Bill Nelson: Republicans ‘denying reality’ on climate change
Discussion: IJR
Allie Gross / Detroit Free Press:
Kid Rock denies Detroit Free Press credentials for Little Caesars Arena concert
Jonathan A. Greenblatt / Washington Post:
It's time to update America's important anti-boycott law for Israel
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Joe Concha / The Hill:
Bannon to appear at Berkeley ‘Free Speech Week’ with Yiannopoulos, Coulter
Discussion: Politico, Los Angeles Times and IJR
Jon Meacham / New York Times:
‘What Happened’? They Lost. With Her Memoir, Hillary Clinton Joins a Haunted Club
Discussion: Liberal Values, IJR and NewsBusters
 Earlier Items: 
Clare Foran / The Atlantic:
Women Aren't Responsible for Hillary Clinton's Defeat
Discussion: YouTube and Vox
Paul Sisson / Los Angeles Times:
After 15 die in hepatitis outbreak, San Diego begins sanitary street washing
Discussion: RT and Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion
Dylan Scott / Vox:
Republicans wind up one last Hail Mary to repeal Obamacare
Discussion: Politico and New York Magazine
Betsy Woodruff / The Daily Beast:
The Trump Campaign Has Begun Turning Over Documents to Mueller
Discussion: Raw Story