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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 …
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Bernie Sanders / New York Times:
Why We Need Medicare for All  —  This is a pivotal moment in American history.
Discussion: Axios and The Daily Caller
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
Democratic leaders keep distance from Sanders single-payer plan
Discussion: Vox and The Resurgent
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.
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Lawmakers force Trump to formally condemn white supremacists  —  Congress is putting a bipartisan squeeze on President Donald Trump to condemn white supremacists and commit his administration's resources to combating domestic terrorism by neo-Nazis and other racist groups.
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Cristina Marcos / The Hill:
House sends resolution urging Trump to condemn white supremacists
Discussion: ABC News
Alex Pfeiffer / The Daily Caller:   Trump Has Always Backed Amnesty, White House Says
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.
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.
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David Corn / Mother Jones:
How Donald Trump Lied to Conceal His Moscow Business Partner
Discussion: Politicus USA
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.
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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Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Over liberals' objections, Supreme Court says Texas need not draw new districts now
Discussion: New York Times and The Week
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 …
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Sarah Karlan / BuzzFeed:   Edith Windsor, Hero Of The Marriage Equality Movement, Dies At 88
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.
Discussion: The Week
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Lisa Friedman / New York Times:
Top White House Official to Discuss Climate Change at U.N.
Discussion: Axios
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
Elena Schneider / Politico:
Ryan transferred $2M to NRCC in August  —  House Speaker Paul Ryan in August transferred $2 million to the NRCC, bringing his total haul for House Republicans' campaign arm to nearly $30 million in 2017.  —  Ryan's fundraising accounted for more than half of what the NRCC raised in August …
Discussion: Breaking News USA
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Edward-Isaac Dovere / Politico:
Teflon Don confounds Democrats  —  Democrats tried attacking Donald Trump as unfit for the presidency.  They've made the case that he's ineffective, pointing to his failure to sign a single major piece of legislation into law after eight months in the job.  They've argued that Trump is using …
CNN:
Dems to Mueller: Flynn failed to disclose trip to broker Saudi-Russian business deal  —  STORY HIGHLIGHTS  — It's illegal under federal law to knowingly falsify or conceal relevant information from a security clearance form  —  Washington (CNN)House Democrats sent special counsel Robert Mueller …
Discussion: Raw Story
New York Times:
‘It Was a Frat House’: Questions Over C.E.O.'s Conduct Cloud Social Finance  —  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 …
The White House:
Press Briefing by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders  —  MS. SANDERS: Good afternoon.  —  Q Good afternoon.  —  MS. SANDERS: There's at least one person to say “hi” back.  (Laughter.)  —  The President and the entire administration —  Q Good afternoon, Sarah.  —  Q Good afternoon, Sarah!
Discussion: RT, Power Line and AOL
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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: The Gateway Pundit and TheBlaze
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.
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 …
Lesley Messer / ABC News:
‘Hand in Hand’ telethon raises more than $44 million for hurricane survivors  —  A-list celebrities came out in droves on Monday night to take part in the “Hand in Hand” hurricane relief benefit, which raised more than $44 million for the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Jim Rutenberg / New York Times:
RT, Sputnik and Russia's New Theory of War  —  How the Kremlin built one of the most powerful information weapons of the 21st century — and why it may be impossible to stop.  —  Martin Steltner showed up at his office in the state courthouse building in western Berlin.
Joe Concha / The Hill:
Bannon to appear at Berkeley ‘Free Speech Week’ with Yiannopoulos, Coulter  —  Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon will join conservative firebrands Milo Yiannopoulos and Ann Coulter and more than a dozen speakers at “Free Speech Week” on the University of California, Berkeley campus later this month.
Discussion: Los Angeles Times, Politico and IJR
Jacqueline Thomsen / The Hill:
Twitter account sells Ted Cruz merch following ‘liked’ porn tweet  —  The Twitter account behind the porn tweet Sen. Ted Cruz  —  's (R-Texas) official account “liked” Monday night is now selling merchandise relating to the senator.  —  “Sexuall Posts,” the name of the account …
 
 
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Brian Ross / ABC News:
Flynn could face new pressure in Russia probe as Dems allege he concealed contacts
Melody Gutierrez / San Francisco Chronicle:
California leaders announce $30 million plan to help DACA recipients
38 North:
North Korea's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site: Satellite Imagery Shows Post-Test Effects …
Discussion: New York Times
Associated Press:
De Blasio wins Democratic primary for New York City mayor
Discussion: Politico and New York Magazine
Joe Pompeo / Vanity Fair:
For Time's Nancy Gibbs, “It's Time”
Bari Weiss / New York Times:
A Political Conservative Goes to Berkeley
Discussion: Daily Wire
Michael Grunwald / Politico:
Florida Sen. Bill Nelson: Republicans ‘denying reality’ on climate change
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Allie Gross / Detroit Free Press:
Kid Rock denies Detroit Free Press credentials for Little Caesars Arena concert
Kate Mather / Los Angeles Times:
L.A. saw a big drop in homicides this summer, falling to levels seen in 1966
Peter Beinart / The Atlantic:
The Logic of Trump's Sexist Attacks
Discussion: IJR
Megan R. Wilson / The Hill:
Heritage lamented Dems, moderates on Trump voter fraud commission
Chauncey DeVega / Salon:
Harvard psychiatrist Lance Dodes: Donald Trump is a “sociopath” and “a very sick individual”
Discussion: Raw Story, Daily Kos and Campus Reform