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10:25 PM ET, August 30, 2016


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FBI Recovers 30 Hillary Clinton Emails Involving Benghazi Attack  —  These emails were not previously provided by Clinton to the State Department  —  (WASHINGTON)— The State Department says about 30 emails involving the 2012 attack on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya …
Evan Perez / CNN:
FBI to release report on Hillary Clinton email investigation as soon as Wednesday  —  The FBI expects to publicly release as soon as Wednesday the report the bureau sent to the Justice Department in July recommending no charges in the Hillary Clinton email server investigation, according to multiple law enforcement officials.
Sarah Westwood / Washington Examiner:
State finds 30 deleted Clinton emails on Benghazi
Discussion: Breitbart, RedState and
Nikita Vladimirov / The Hill:
Michele Bachmann: God picked Trump to be the GOP nominee  —  's evangelical adviser Michele Bachmann  —  said that Donald Trump was “raised up” by God to win in the general election.  —  “This is one thing I know from the Book of Daniel: the bottom line of the Book of Daniel is this …
David Brody /
Only On The Brody File: Michele Bachmann Says “God Raised Up” Trump To be GOP Presidential Nominee  —  Michele Bachmann, who is one of Donald Trump's close evangelical advisors tells The Brody File that, “God raised up” Trump to be the GOP presidential nominee.  Here's what she says:
CBS News:
Pro-Trump pastor regrets cartoon of Clinton in blackface, but “not the message”
NBC News:
Is Donald Trump Gaining on Hillary Clinton?  —  Hillary Clinton's national lead over Donald Trump has narrowed slightly to 6 points, according to the latest NBC News|  SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll  —  Clinton now enjoys 48 percent support, while Trump holds steady with 42 percent.
German Lopez / Vox:   A new poll shows most Republicans appear to regret nominating Donald Trump
Ariel Edwards-Levy / The Huffington Post:
Republican Voters Wish They'd Picked A Different Nominee
Discussion: and Talking Points Memo
Paul Bedard / Washington Examiner:
Homeland eyes special declaration to take charge of elections  —  Even before the FBI identified new cyber attacks on two separate state election boards, the Department of Homeland Security began considering declaring the election a “critical infrastructure,” giving it the same control …
PBS NewsHour:
The Trump campaign has a ground-game problem  —  As the presidential election marathon breaks into a final sprint, the Trump campaign faces a jaw-dropping gap in the ground game: Hillary Clinton currently has more than three times the number of campaign offices in critical states than does Donald Trump.
Robert Costa / Washington Post:
Trump weighs meeting in Mexico with the country's president  —  Donald Trump is considering jetting to Mexico City on Wednesday for a meeting with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, just hours before he delivers a high-stakes speech in Arizona to clarify his views on immigration policy …
SETI Institute:
A SETI Signal?  —  A star system 94 light-years away is in the spotlight as a possible candidate for intelligent inhabitants, thanks to the discovery of a radio signal by a group of Russian astronomers.  —  HD 164595, a solar system a few billion years older than the Sun but centered on a star …
James West / Mother Jones:
Former Models for Donald Trump's Agency Say They Violated Immigration Rules and Worked Illegally  —  Republican nominee Donald Trump has placed immigration at the core of his presidential campaign.  He has claimed that undocumented immigrants are “taking our jobs” and “taking our money,” …
Kim Has Officials Killed by Anti-Aircraft Gun, Paper Says  —  North Korea officials were purged over graft, project, it says  —  Follows defection of high-level diplomat to South Korea  —  Two senior North Korean officials were executed with an anti-aircraft gun in early August on the orders …
Discussion: Guardian and The Daily Caller
Los Angeles Times:
LAPD seeks search warrant for Chris Brown's home after 911 call  —  Singer Chris Brown in court for a probation hearing in 2012.  (David McNew / Getty Images)  —  Los Angeles police are seeking a search warrant for singer Chris Brown's Tarzana home to look for a weapon he allegedly used …
Sasha Savitsky / Fox News:
Chris Brown posts Instagram rant from inside his house as police wait outside
Discussion: The Right Scoop
Eric Russell / The Portland Press Herald:
LePage says he is considering resignation, apologizes  —  The governor says he doesn't know whether he will finish his second term because of the impact of his recent statements on race and drugs, and his attack on Rep. Drew Gattine.  —  Gov. Paul LePage raised the possibility Tuesday …
Erik Larson / Washington Post:
Trump loses latest bid to derail university fraud lawsuit  —  Donald Trump, left, listens as Michael Sexton introduces him at a news conference in New York where he announced the establishment of Trump University on May 23, 2005.  —  Donald J. Trump and his now-defunct real-estate university …
Discussion: Raw Story and
Gary Detman / WPEC:
Vladimir Putin arrested at Publix  —  Vladimir Putin is facing trespassing charges.  —  Not Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia.  But Vladimir Putin of West Palm Beach, according to the police report.  —  Police responded to a Publix supermarket in downtown West Palm Beach following a report of a man screaming at employees.
Associated Press:
Florida Man Named Vladimir Putin Arrested After Shouting In Supermarket
Discussion: Associated Press
Aaron Kall / The Hill:
You're hired: Cuban best Trump stand-in for Clinton debate prep  —  With the first Presidential debate at Hofstra University in New York less than a month away, the Clinton campaign still hasn't settled on who will play Donald Trump  —  during their preparation sessions in the lead up to the big night.
Discussion: Business Insider, AOL and
Lloyd Grove / The Daily Beast:
Roger Ailes's Lawyers Escalate His Vicious War Against Journalist Gabe Sherman  —  Facing multiple allegations of sexually harassing female employees along with lawsuits from two of his accusers, to say nothing of advising Donald Trump on presidential debate prep, ousted Fox News Chairman …
Oliver Darcy / Business Insider:
Hannity rants against Glenn Beck, Ted Cruz, and the Never Trump movement: 'I'll blame you' if Clinton wins!  —  Sean Hannity on Tuesday laced into Glenn Beck, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, and the so-called Never Trump movement at large, saying on his radio program that he will hold those who refused …
Discussion: Hot Air and Mediaite
Sarah Kliff / Vox:
Teen births are plummeting — and the reason is incredibly simple  —  The teen birthrate has plummeted rapidly since the mid-2000s — and a new study suggests better use of birth control is entirely responsible.  —  There are 42 percent fewer teen births now than just seven years ago.
Allen West /
“The Super-Secret Handshake of the Black Community”  —  Something is happening in this presidential election cycle that has some folks totally up in arms.  A white GOP presidential candidate is addressing the issues in the black community.  And, of course, Donald J. Trump has kicked …
Burgess Everett / Politico:
McCain braces for squeaker in today's primary  —  He's expected to prevail, but a big win would go a long way to calm Republicans anxious about a potential upset.  —  PHOENIX — John McCain is hoping for a blowout in his Senate primary on Tuesday.  He's bracing for a squeaker.
Miranda Blue / Right Wing Watch:
Trump Ally: No Voting Rights For Women Using Free Birth Control & Welfare Recipients  —  Wayne Allyn Root, a Donald Trump admirer who often claims to be in frequent contact with the GOP candidate has led campaign rallies for him in Nevada, said yesterday that people who receive federal benefits …
Rudy Giuliani / USA Today:
I'm performing a public service  —  Secretary Clinton has been hiding from press scrutiny.  —  The reason I raised the issue of inadequate health disclosures is because Secretary Clinton has been hiding from press scrutiny, and Americans are wondering why.
Matt Fuller / The Huffington Post:
House Conservatives Plot Coup Against Speaker Paul Ryan  —  Gulp.  Here they go again.  —  Congressional Reporter, The Huffington Post  —  WASHINGTON House Speaker Paul Ryan's re-election to his leadership post in January is fast turning into a potential showdown between establishment Republicans …
Katie Pavlich /
John Kerry: You Media People Should Stop Reporting on Terrorism So People Don't Know What's Going On  —  Speaking from Bangladesh Tuesday morning, Secretary of State John Kerry suggested members of the media stop covering (Islamic) terrorism so people won't “know what's going on.”
Neil Eggleston / Blog Daily Listings RSS:
President Obama Grants 111 Additional Commutations, the Most Commutations Granted in a Single Month  —  Earlier this month, President Obama granted commutation to 214 federal inmates, the most commutations granted in a single day by any President in this nation's history.
Jonathan Swan / The Hill:
Exclusive: Kochs pull ads from Ohio Senate race  —  The powerful network helmed by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch is canceling advertising in the Ohio Senate race, a sign that Republican Sen. Rob Portman  —  is viewed as increasingly likely to win.
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Lee Drutman / Vox:
How race and identity became the central dividing line in American politics
Matthew Nussbaum / Politico:
Pence dismisses concerns about Clinton's health, stokes fears of ‘rigged’ election
Hadas Gold / Politico:
Trump print pool rotation includes blacklisted outlets
Discussion: CNNMoney and Political Wire
Abby Livingston / The Texas Tribune:
Rick Perry Talks “Dancing With The Stars,” Senate Speculation
Discussion: RedState and The Right Scoop
Toronto Star:
Three Quebecers charged with smuggling $30M in cocaine on cruise ship in Australia
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Woody Allen's Mysterious TV Show Releases First Photos
Discussion: Refinery29
 Earlier Items: 
Joan Walsh / The Nation:
The Media Are Doing an Abysmal Job of Covering Donald Trump's Racism