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1:10 PM ET, August 23, 2016


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Rosalind S. Helderman / Washington Post:
Emails reveal how foundation donors got access to Clinton and her close aides at State Dept.  —  A sports executive who was a major donor to the Clinton Foundation and whose firm paid Bill Clinton millions of dollars in consulting fees wanted help getting a visa for a British soccer player with a criminal past.
Michael Falcone / ABC News:
The Note: The Clinton E-mail Saga Continues  —  NOTABLES  —CLINTON TELLS JIMMY KIMMEL SHE'S ‘EMBARRASSED’ BY ‘BORING’ EMAILS: Hillary Clinton took on two controversial topics in a late-night interview on ABC's ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Monday.  First, Kimmel quizzed the Democratic presidential candidate …
The Intercept:
Consultant Raised Cash for Hillary Clinton, Used Access to Seek Meeting for Coal Giant, Emails Reveal
Shane Goldmacher / Politico:
Hillary Clinton's historic free pass on the airwaves
Discussion: The Week
Nick Gass / Politico:
Carville: ‘Somebody is going to hell’ over Clinton Foundation attacks
Discussion: and Hot Air
New York Times:
Hillary Clinton's 15,000 New Emails to Get Timetable for Release
The Huffington Post:
Donald Trump Jacked Up His Campaign's Trump Tower Rent Once Somebody Else Was Paying It  —  Office rent soared in July after Trump's campaign began accepting donor contributions.  —  S.V. Date  —  WASHINGTON After bragging for a year about how cheaply he was running his campaign …
Alex Thompson / VICE News:
Trump's kids are cashing in on his campaign  —  Republican Donald Trump has so far paid $7.7 million in campaign contributions to his own companies and children, according to a filing with the Federal Elections Commission, and as the campaign transitions to the general election those payments are increasing.
Discussion: RedState
Matea Gold / Washington Post:   Trump campaign takes over two new floors of Trump Tower as it plans staff expansion
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
Here's where the Trump campaign has spent money on Trump brands
Discussion: Daily Kos and FiveThirtyEight
Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo:
Trump Appears To Embrace Obama's Deportation Policy  —  During a series of interviews Monday evening, Donald Trump appeared to reverse his mass deportation policy, saying that he will do the “same thing” as President Obama regarding deportation but “perhaps with a lot more energy.”
New York Times:
The Fake $400 Million Iran ‘Ransom’ Story  —  The first thing to know about the latest controversy over the Iran nuclear deal is that the Obama administration did not pay $400 million in “ransom” to secure the release of three American detainees.  Yet that's the story critics are peddling …
Aaron David Miller / Wall Street Journal:   Why ‘Cash for Prisoners’ May End Up Being Least of U.S. Concerns Over Payment to Iran
Jim Dwyer / New York Times:
Andrea Tantaros of Fox News Claims Retaliation for Sex Harassment Complaints  —  Andrea Tantaros, a former Fox News host, charged in a lawsuit filed Monday that top executives at the network, including the man who replaced Roger Ailes, punished her for complaining about sexual harassment by Mr. Ailes.
Judd Legum / ThinkProgress:
The Explosive New Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Bill O'Reilly, Detailed  —  After complaining, a former Fox News host was banned from his show.  —  Roger Ailes is out at Fox News but the troubles for the network might just be getting started.  —  In a new lawsuit filed …
Discussion: Raw Story
Kelsey Sutton / Politico:
Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros sues for sexual harassment
Discussion: BuzzFeed and Mediaite
NBC News:
Clinton Continues to Hold Big Lead Over Donald Trump  —  Hillary Clinton continues to hold a large national lead over Donald Trump, 50 percent to 42 percent, weeks after the Democratic National Convention.  —  Clinton's 8-point advantage is virtually unchanged from her 9-point lead last week …
Katherine Krueger / Talking Points Memo:
Megyn Kelly Grills Top Trump Aide About Personal Attacks On ‘Morning Joe’ Hosts (VIDEO)  —  Donald Trump's newly-minted campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, made clear Monday night that while she doesn't support personal attacks, she thinks her boss was only hitting back when he accused the hosts of MSNBC's …
Discussion: The Week
Nate Cohn / New York Times:
What Are the Chances That Democrats Retake the House?  —  With less than three months to go until the presidential election, there's still time for Donald J. Trump to make it a closer race.  —  But suppose that he doesn't, and that Hillary Clinton enters the final stretch with a clear and consistent lead?
Ben Schreckinger / Politico:
Anti-Trump operatives targeted in online ‘catfishing’ scheme  —  Steven Wessel is a convicted con man with a Big Apple flair, feigning connections to Ronald Reagan and pretending to be an Oxford man while bilking rich Manhattanites of $750,000.  But his last scam before heading to prison …
Discussion: RedState
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit:
WOW!  Monmouth Refigures Poll After Trump Comes Out With Lead Over Hillary Clinton  —  WOW!  These people are sooo corrupt!  —  Monmouth University released a poll today that had Donald Trump defeating Hillary Clinton.  —  Trump was up 41-39 so they weighted the poll with more Democrats to give Hillary the lead.
Dr. Harry Wilson / Roanoke College:
RC Poll: Clinton opens wide lead over Trump in Va.  —  Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has opened a 16-point lead over Republican Donald Trump among likely voters in Virginia (48%-32%), according to The Roanoke College Poll.  Libertarian Gary Johnson received the support …
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Trump Unpopular, But Still Heavily Favored in Utah  —  In a year where much has been made of voters not liking their choices for President, there's probably nowhere that's truer than Utah.  Donald Trump has a 31/61 favorability rating in the state.  That makes him the popular candidate there …
Mike Levine / ABC News:
FBI Investigating Possible ISIS-Inspired Knife Attack in Virginia  —  The FBI has launched a federal terrorism investigation into a weekend stabbing in Roanoke, Va., looking at whether the attacker may have been trying to behead his victim in an alleged ISIS-inspired assault, sources tell ABC News.
Joe Concha / The Hill:
CNN headline makes blacks and felons synonymous  —  Sometimes in this business of media analysis, you just have to shake your head in disbelief.  —  Today's “WTF” moment comes courtesy of the following CNN Politics headline: … You read that one right.  —  First off, before getting …
Discussion: Politico and Instapundit
Victor Davis Hanson / National Review:
The Nine Lives of Donald J. Trump  —  Whatever his faults, a Trump victory is preferable for the Republic.  —  Seasoned Republican political handlers serially attack Donald Trump and his campaign as amateurish, incompetent, and incoherent.  The media somehow outdid their propaganda work …
Jesse Byrnes / The Hill:
Clinton to give speech linking Trump to ‘alt-right’  —  will deliver a speech Thursday linking Donald Trump  —  to the “extremism” of the “alt-right” movement.  —  Clinton's campaign announced Tuesday morning that her Reno, Nev., speech would focus on Trump and his aides' “embrace of the disturbing ‘alt-right’ political philosophy.”
Discussion: Guardian and Vox Popoli
Allegra Kirkland / Talking Points Memo:
Trump: I Would Stop Crime By Letting ‘Tough’ Cops Take Charge  —  Pushed by Fox News host Bill O'Reilly to provide specifics on curbing violent crime in cities like Chicago, Donald Trump said Monday that he would simply put “tough” cops in charge.  —  “So, specifically, specifically.  How do you do it?
The 21st Century's 100 greatest films  —  The best that cinema has had to offer since 2000 as picked by 177 film critics from around the world.  —  “They don't make 'em like they used to.”  —  How often have we all heard that resigned expression?  How often have we said it ourselves?
Discussion: IndieWire, Deadline, Guardian and Mashable
Debbie Emery / The Wrap:
Hillary Clinton Proves to Jimmy Kimmel That She's Not Dying  —  Presidential nominee has her pulse checked and opens a jar of pickles in response to rumors about her health  —  Hillary Clinton is willing to do a lot to prove she's fit enough to be president.
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Steve Guest / The Daily Caller:
CNN Cries ‘Sexism’ During Discussion About Hillary's Health [VIDEO]
Timothy Cama / The Hill:
Dem in West Virginia governor race won't support Clinton
Daniel Lippman / Politico:
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Discussion: Hot Air
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Gabriel Debenedetti / Politico:
Bernie Sanders' new group is already in turmoil
Discussion: BuzzFeed and Balloon Juice
Ethan Lou / Reuters:
Hundreds of Americans wash up illegally in Canada after river party
Discussion: Mashable