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4:20 PM ET, August 19, 2016

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Shane Goldmacher / Politico:
Paul Manafort resigns from Trump campaign  —  Donald Trump's campaign is still trembling from its shakeup this week.  —  Trump on Friday announced that campaign Chairman Paul Manafort had resigned, two days after the Republican nominee put in place a new leadership structure that appeared to minimize Manafort's role.
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Robert Costa / Washington Post:
Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns  —  Trump campaign chairman and chief strategist Paul Manafort resigned on Friday, following a staff shake-up this week that reduced his role in the campaign.  —  GOP nominee Donald Trump confirmed the resignation in a statement Friday morning …
Nick Gass / Politico:
Trump blasts ‘rigged’ Clinton system in first general election TV ad  —  Donald Trump's campaign rolled out its first general election ad Friday, part of a buy totaling nearly $5 million in battleground states where he is currently trailing Hillary Clinton.  Its message: Trump will keep …
Olivia Nuzzi / The Daily Beast:
Paul Manafort Thrown From Trump Crazy Train  —  In the end, a 48 hour period in August may be remembered as the moment that Donald Trump stopped trying to win the presidency.  —  On Wednesday, Trump announced that he had hired as the “CEO” of his campaign Steve Bannon …
Maggie Haberman / New York Times:
Paul Manafort Quits Donald Trump's Campaign After Tumultuous Run  —  Paul Manafort, installed as the chief strategist for Donald J. Trump's campaign after the firing of his original campaign manager, handed in his resignation on Friday morning.  —  Mr. Manafort left after a major shake …
Veronica Stracqualursi / ABC News:
Donald Trump Slams President Obama for Vacationing Instead of Visiting Flood-Ravaged Louisiana  —  Donald Trump today slammed President Obama for not interrupting his vacation to visit Louisiana after deadly flooding in Baton Rouge and parts of Lafayette.  —  While speaking with volunteers …
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cbs8.com:
Clinton calls La. governor to discuss floods  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton has called Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards to discuss the state's devastating flooding and says the state's relief effort, “can't afford any distractions.”  —  The Democratic presidential nominee …
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit and AOL
USA Today:
Louisiana flooding is worst disaster since Sandy, but people aren't talking about it
Amy Chozick / New York Times:
Hillary Clinton Told F.B.I. Colin Powell Advised Her to Use Private Email  —  Pressed by the F.B.I. about her email practices at the State Department, Hillary Clinton told investigators that former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell had advised her to use a personal email account
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Ethan Barton / The Daily Caller:   Clinton's State Department Blew $6 Billion In Contracts, And We're About To Learn Why
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Trump's ugly and dishonest new TV ad shows he isn't changing a thing  —  THE MORNING PLUM:  —  Last night, Donald Trump delivered a speech in which he spoke in soothing tones about the need to unify the country and expressed “regret” about any remarks that have caused “personal pain,” …
Discussion: Right Wing Watch, alan.com and Politico
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Jonathan Martin / New York Times:
Republicans Worry a Falling Donald Trump Tide Will Lower All Boats
Discussion: Daily Kos and Talking Points Memo
ABC News:
Former Breitbart Staffer to Powerhouse Politics: Bannon Ran Meetings That Sounded Like White Supremacists Talking  —  A former Breitbart News spokesman slammed Donald Trump's new campaign chief executive, Stephen Bannon, for allegedly using racist rhetoric during editorial meetings at Breitbart …
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Rebecca Ballhaus / Wall Street Journal:
Trump Shake-Up Reflects Hedge-Fund Manager's Growing Influence
Nicholas Confessore / New York Times:
How One Family's Deep Pockets Helped Reshape Donald Trump's Campaign
Discussion: ThinkProgress and WNYC News
Chris Kahn / Reuters:
Clinton leads Trump by eight points: Reuters/Ipsos poll  —  Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leads Republican rival Donald Trump by 8 percentage points among likely voters, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Friday.  —  The Aug. 14-18 survey showed 42 percent …
Discussion: The Week
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David Nierenberg / CNBC:
I've been a Republican since 1980 but I'm voting for Hillary Clinton
Discussion: Daily Kos and Politico
The Daily Beast:
Breitbart Editor Milo Yiannopoulos Takes $100,000 for Charity, Gives $0  —  The alt-right icon promised to give scholarships to white men, but almost a year later he still hasn't filed with the IRS or handed out a penny.  —  Months after he was supposed to give away more than $100,000 …
Ashley Killough / CNN:
Half-Indian man escorted out of Trump rally  —  Charlotte (CNN)A man who identified himself as half-Indian was escorted out of a Donald Trump rally on Thursday out of concern that he was a protester, but the man insisted he was a Trump supporter and said he feels that he was racially profiled.
Discussion: The Atlantic and Mediaite
Sam Biddle / The Intercept:
The NSA Leak Is Real, Snowden Documents Confirm  —  On Monday, a hacking group calling itself the “ShadowBrokers” announced an auction for what it claimed were “cyber weapons” made by the NSA.  Based on never-before-published documents provided by the whistleblower Edward Snowden …
Discussion: The Atlantic, Forbes, The Verge and Mashable
Kai Reed / WBALTV:
Dog dies after shielding infant from fire  —  Firefighters rescue child from second floor of home  —  An 8-month-old infant is in serious condition after a fire late Sunday in Baltimore.  —  The girl is alive today thanks to an act of heroism and a heart-breaking loss for her family.
Media Matters for America:
Joe Scarborough Tries To Convince His Panel That The “Screaming, Racially Insensitive” Trump Is Just A “Character He's Playing”  —  JOE SCARBOROUGH (HOST): Fake it 'til you make it.  Fake it until you make it.  And that is a question.  I will say, though, one of the great ironies of this campaign …
Discussion: Daily Wire and Politicus USA
Alice Speri / The Intercept:
The Justice Department Is Done With Private Prisons.  Will ICE Drop Them Too?  —  The Justice Department's announcement on Thursday that it would seek to end the use of private contractors to run its federal prisons was a monumental one that quickly sent private prison stocks plunging …
Julian Hattem / The Hill:
GOP preps tough perjury case against Clinton  —  House Republicans are doubling down in their effort to bring perjury charges against Hillary Clinton  —  over her testimony last year to the House Select Committee on Benghazi.  —  GOP lawmakers have claimed that the Democratic presidential nominee broke …
Discussion: Infowars and AFF
Tierney Sneed / Talking Points Memo:
Smoking Gun Memo Could Bolster Voting Rights Case Against North Carolina  —  North Carolina's Republican Party has had an interesting response to a recent appeals court ruling that said a number of voting restrictions passed by the state's GOP legislature were enacted with the intent …
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
Two Fox News senior vice presidents leaving the company  —  The Fox News housecleaning continues.  —  Two more executives closely associated with ex-chairman Roger Ailes, Brigette Boyle and Nikole King, left the network this week.  —  A Fox spokeswoman described Boyle's departure as a “mutual and amicable parting.”
U.S. Federal Election Commission:
FEC Adopts Interim Verification Procedure for Filings Containing Possibly False or Fictitious Information  —  WASHINGTON - The Federal Election Commission today announced an interim procedure staff will follow to verify information in filings from the 2016 election cycle that appear to be unlawfully false or fictitious.
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
Cruz's Image Among Republicans Tanks After GOP Convention  —  PRINCETON, N.J. — Republicans' views of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz have gotten significantly worse since he refused to endorse Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention, with his favorable rating falling from 59% to 43%.
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Politico
Ian Millhiser / ThinkProgress:
Federal Judge Says Religion Gives You A Right To Discriminate  —  There are two narratives, both of which are true, that can be told about America's long history of bigotry and discrimination.  —  The first is a narrative of progress and improvement.  In this version, the descendants of former slaves serve in Congress.
 
 
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Edward-Isaac Dovere / Politico:
Top DNC fundraiser to depart following shakeup
Brian Miller / fed-soc.org:
Who's ‘Weaponizing the First Amendment’—the Left or the Right?
Discussion: RedState
Miranda Blue / Right Wing Watch:
Sandy Rios: If Target Boycott Fails, ‘We Will Not Be Able To Go To The Bathroom Anywhere’
Discussion: Raw Story
Numbers / Pew Research Center:
Trump supporters far less confident than Clinton backers that votes will be counted accurately
Karen Heller / Washington Post:
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Rachel Weiner / Washington Post:
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Nikita Vladimirov / The Hill:
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