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5:45 PM ET, October 31, 2014


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Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press:
Maine Judge Rejects State's Attempt To Impose Ebola Quarantine On Nurse  —  FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Kaci Hickox is free to travel unrestricted after a Maine judge on Friday rejected the state's bid to limit her movements as a medical worker who has treated Ebola patients.
Discussion: Liberaland and Talking Points Memo
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Sharyl Attkisson releases video of apparent computer hack  —  Sharyl Attkisson, the former CBS News correspondent who claims that her computers were hacked by the government while she was reporting on the Benghazi scandal, has released a video she took with her cellphone of one apparent hack.
Tom Kludt / Talking Points Memo:
Benghazi Reporter Releases Video Of Her Computer Being ‘Hacked’ (VIDEO)  —  In a promotional video earlier this month for a book that details alleged government intrusions with her computer, television and phone, former CBS News investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson recalled a mysterious incident …
Discussion: Mediaite and Washington Post
Burgess Everett / Politico:
Why a GOP Senate could be short-lived  —  Senate Democrats have long awaited the 2010 tea party wave to splash back on Republicans during the 2016 election cycle.  —  That moment is almost here.  —  After two years of obsessive focus on the teetering reelection prospects of red-state Democrats …
Discussion: FOX News Radio
Maggie Haberman / Politico:
Dreamers heckle Hillary Clinton in Maryland
Discussion: Yahoo! News and Hot Air
Kenneth P. Vogel / Politico:
Democratic mega-donors: ‘To 2020 and Beyond’
Discussion: BuzzFeed and American Prospect
Maggie Haberman / Politico:
Hillary Clinton network to meet for strategy session
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Mediaite
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Senate Update: With 4 Days Left, Here's The State Of The Races  —  The GOP's chances of winning the Senate are 68.5 percent, according to the FiveThirtyEight forecast, its highest figure of the year.  —  Among the 20 new polls released Thursday — it looks like there will be no Great Poll Shortage …
Sally Kohn / The Daily Beast:
If You Like Personhood, You'll Love The GOP Senate
Discussion: Right Wing Watch
Norm Ornstein / National Journal:
A Republican Senate Victory Could Splinter the Party  —  The tension between setting out a positive agenda for governing and the pressure to continue to block and obstruct will be very, very high.  —  As polls show a movement toward Republicans—the new ABC News/Washington Post survey shows …
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Hot Air
Jay Cost / Weekly Standard:
End of the Age of Obama
Discussion: Ed Driscoll and Betsy's Page
Stuart Rothenberg / Roll Call:
Obama's Midterm Loss Record Could Make History  —  President Barack Obama is about to do what no president has done in the past 50 years: Have two horrible, terrible, awful midterm elections in a row.  —  In fact, Obama is likely to have the worst midterm numbers of any two-term president going back to Democrat Harry S. Truman.
New York Post:
Democrats: Vote or we'll kick your ass  —  Democrats are telling voters that they had better head to the polls — or else.  —  The New York State Democratic Committee is bullying people into voting next week with intimidating letters warning that it can easily find out which slackers fail to cast a ballot next Tuesday.
Peggy Noonan / Wall Street Journal:
A Lesson From My Great-Aunt  —  Is Sacrificing a bit of comfort for public health such a great indignity?  —  On a bookshelf in my home in a glass-and-brass frame I keep my great-aunt's Ellis Island health card.  It's cardboard, about as big as your hand.  She wore it on her coat during her nine-day journey from Ireland.
Andrew Kirell / Mediaite:
Anti-Gay Marriage Group Endorses Incumbent Dem Because GOP Candidate Is Gay  —  Some conservative organizations loathe the concept of same-sex marriage so much they are willing to endorse a liberal Democrat in order to prevent a gay Republican from ever taking office.
Discussion: FOX News Radio
Justin Snow / Metro Weekly:
Democrat Seth Moulton rejects support from same-sex marriage opponents
Sabrina Siddiqui / The Huffington Post:
Scott Brown Tackles New Hampshire Geography In Final Debate  —  WASHINGTON — Republican Senate challenger Scott Brown's efforts to cast himself as a New Hampshire native went awry in his final debate against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D) on Thursday when a question on economic problems facing Sullivan County turned into a geography lesson.
Josh Rogin / The Daily Beast:
Military Hates White House ‘Micromanagement’ of ISIS War  —  The Pentagon brass placed in charge of implementing Obama's war against ISIS are getting fed up with the short leash the White House put them on.  —  Top military leaders in the Pentagon and in the field are growing increasingly frustrated …
Art Swift / Gallup:
Less Than Half of Americans Support Stricter Gun Laws  —  Story Highlights  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Less than half of Americans, 47%, say they favor stricter laws covering the sale of firearms, similar to views found last year.  But this percentage is significantly below the 58% recorded …
Discussion: Hot Air and The Daily Caller
Graphic: New details released in near-beheading murder of Stillwater teen, one in custody … STILLWATER, Okla. - A 21-year-old Stillwater man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of an area college student who, according to police, was nearly decapitated.
Daniel J. Flynn / American Spectator:
The Growing Halloween Depravity of Grownups  —  Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, and Michael Myers kill kids rushing to become adults.  Is it too much to ask of the ghoulish trio to apply their talents toward adults rushing to become kids?  —  The grownups who have decimated the ranks …
Coral Davenport / New York Times:
Why Republicans Keep Telling Everyone They're Not Scientists  —  WASHINGTON — Gov. Rick Scott of Florida, a Republican who is fighting a Democratic challenge from former Gov. Charlie Crist, was asked by The Miami Herald if he believes climate change is significantly affecting the weather.
Discussion: Daily Kos
Sophie Curtis / Telegraph:
Google fined over Street View image of woman's cleavage  —  Google must pay a woman in Canada £1,250 after it published a photo showing her cleavage on its Street View mapping service  —  Google has been ordered to pay a Canadian woman $2,250 (£1,250) for an image on Street View that exposed her cleavage.
Discussion: Liberaland and FOX News Radio
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Andrew Khouri / Los Angeles Times:
Starbucks to deliver coffee to your desk starting in 2015
Sam Youngman / Lexington Herald-Leader:
Mitch McConnell widens lead over Alison Lundergan Grimes in final Bluegrass Poll
Discussion: Hot Air and American Spectator
Alan Pyke / ThinkProgress:
Second-Hand Grocery Store To Open In Pennsylvania
Melinda Deslatte / Associated Press:
Sen. Landrieu's remarks on race anger Republicans
The Huffington Post:
Ginsburg Was Right: Texas' Extreme Voter ID Law Is Stopping People From Voting
Discussion: Feeds
 Earlier Items: 
Eric Lipton / New York Times:
State Attorney General Candidates Cite Concerns Over Political Donations
Nate Cohn / New York Times:
Midterm Calculus: Early Voting Numbers Look Good for Democrats
National Journal:
They're Not Allowed to Talk. But Candidates and PACs Are Brazenly Communicating All the Time.
Discussion: ABC News
John Stoehr / Washington Monthly:
Guns Are a Greater Public Health Threat Than Ebola
Discussion: Booman Tribune
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Apologizing to Japan  —  TOKYO — For almost two decades …
Discussion: Bloomberg View
Judy Kurtz / The Hill:
Hollywood pumps cash to candidates
Discussion: Weekly Standard
Dominic Lynch / The College Fix:
HALLOWEEN 2014: Ebola suits, straitjackets and other costumes vetoed by PC police
Discussion: Hot Air