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11:30 AM ET, November 4, 2016


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CBS News:
FBI finds emails related to Hillary Clinton's State Department tenure  —  The FBI has found emails related to Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state on the laptop belonging to the estranged husband of Huma Abedin, Anthony Weiner, according to a U.S. official.
Maggie Haberman / New York Times:
Presidential Election: Any Surprises Left?  —  The final Friday of the 2016 election cycle caps a frenetic seven-day period since the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, upended the presidential race.  —  A wave of leaks from the vaunted law enforcement agency has followed Mr. Comey's revelation …
Discussion: Political Wire and Althouse
Matt Zapotosky / Washington Post:
'He's got to get control of the ship again': How tensions at the FBI will persist after the election
Discussion: Infowars and Business Insider
New York Times:
Sorting Through the Clinton Email Case and What the F.B.I.'s Options Are
Discussion: The Week and Gothamist
New York Times:
Clinton Pushes Minority Turnout as Trump Tries to Rally His Base
Discussion: Guardian
Charlie Spiering / Breitbart:
Obama: Donald Trump Would Tolerate Klan If Elected President
CBS News:
Sources: U.S. intel warning of possible al Qaeda attacks in U.S. Monday  —  NEW YORK — CBS News has learned about a potential terror threat for the day before the election.  —  Sources told CBS News senior investigative producer Pat Milton that U.S. intelligence has alerted joint terrorism task forces …
New York Times:
Donald Trump's Impeachment Threat  —  Donald Trump and other embattled Republican candidates are resorting to a particularly bizarre and dangerous tactic in the closing days of the campaign — warning that they may well seek to impeach Hillary Clinton if she wins, or, short of that …
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Who Broke Politics?  —  As far as anyone can tell, Paul Ryan, the speaker of the House — and the leader of what's left of the Republican establishment — isn't racist or authoritarian.  He is, however, doing all he can to make a racist authoritarian the most powerful man in the world.  Why?
Andrew Sullivan / New York Magazine:
America and the Abyss  —  The most frustrating aspect of the last 12 months has been the notion that we have been in a normal, if truly ugly, election cycle, with one extremely colorful and unpredictable figure leading the Republican Party in an otherwise conventional political struggle over policy.
Kurt Eichenwald / Newsweek:
WHY VLADIMIR PUTIN'S RUSSIA IS BACKING DONALD TRUMP  —  THE SCOOP VLADIMIR PUTIN DONALD TRUMP  —  In phone calls, meetings and cables, America's European allies have expressed alarm to one another about Donald Trump's public statements denying Moscow's role in cyberattacks designed to interfere with the U.S. election.
Michelle Jamrisko / Bloomberg:
Payrolls in U.S. Rose by 161,000 in October as Wages Accelerate  —  U.S. jobs continued to gain at a steady pace in October and wage gains accelerated, signs that the labor market and economy made steady progress at the start of the fourth quarter.  —  Payrolls climbed by 161,000 …
Discussion: Politico
Jason Furman / Blog Daily Listings RSS:
The Employment Situation in October
Discussion: Politicus USA and Hot Air
Gary Langer / ABC News:
Hint of Momentum for Clinton, With Issues a Defining Factor (POLL)  —  A hint of momentum for Hillary Clinton has produced a 3-point race in the latest ABC News/Washington Post tracking poll results, with wide leads for the Democrat in trust to handle the economy and health care among likely voters focused on those two issues.
Discussion: RedState
Scott Clement / Washington Post:
Clinton up 47-44 in Post-ABC Tracking Poll, despite Trump's 9-point edge on dealing with corruption  —  Hillary Clinton holds a narrow three-point edge over Donald Trump as supporters of each candidate lock in to their candidate as the best equipped to handle a variety of national issues …
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Election Update: Why Clinton's Position Is Worse Than Obama's  —  There's been a potential breach of Hillary Clinton's electoral firewall.  And it's come in New Hampshire, a state that we said a couple of weeks ago could be a good indicator of a Donald Trump comeback because of its large number of swing voters.
Steven Shepard / Politico:
Democratic insiders: Clinton's ground game will sink Trump  —  The presidential race may be tightening, but Democrats are convinced they have an Election Day ace-in-the-hole: Hillary Clinton's ground game.  They're confident it will withstand Donald Trump's late surge in key battleground states.
Media refutes baseless Fox News report on FBI Clinton Foundation ‘indictment’  —  Several of the nation's leading news outlets have rebutted a report from Fox News stating that the FBI is pursuing an indictment of the Clinton Foundation.  —  On Thursday, NBC News, ABC News and CNN all reported …
Matthew Yglesias / Vox:
The real Clinton email scandal is that a bulls**t story has dominated the campaign  —  If you agree with her on policy, vote with a clear conscience about the server.  —  Some time ago, Hillary Clinton and her advisers decided that the best course of action was to apologize for having used …
Alice Miranda Ollstein / ThinkProgress:
Trump violates federal labor law, refuses to negotiate with his Vegas workers' union  —  The National Labor Relations Board ruling against Trump comes in the final days of the presidential election.  —  As Donald Trump makes his final pitch to U.S. voters—calling himself “financially brave” …
Discussion: Politico
Daily Mail:
Melania speaks - and tells how she will battle the online bullies from the White House.  Trump's wife makes first campaign speech and reveals her cause will be making social media safe  — Melania Trump spoke to supporters today in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, part of the Philadelphia suburbs that Donald Trump needs to win
Mark Hosenball / Reuters:
FBI examining fake documents targeting Clinton campaign: sources  —  The FBI and U.S. intelligence agencies are examining faked documents aimed at discrediting the Hillary Clinton campaign as part of a broader investigation into what U.S. officials believe has been an attempt by Russia …
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times:
‘It Really Does Get Into Your Head.’ The Election, Through the Eyes of Teenage Girls.  —  They are too young to vote, but old enough to follow the news.  For teenage girls, this gender bomb of an election is happening just as they are starting to form their identities as young women.
Discussion: Mother Jones and Althouse
Dr. Harry Wilson / Roanoke College:
Final RC Poll before election shows Clinton with 7 point lead over Trump in Va.  —  Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton holds a 7 percentage point lead over Republican nominee Donald Trump among likely voters in Virginia (45%-38%), according to the latest Roanoke College Poll.
Discussion: Vox, The Hill and Washington Times
Jake Sherman / Politico:
Pence to campaign with Ryan and Sen. Johnson in Wisconsin  —  Republican Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence will appear in Wisconsin Saturday with Speaker Paul Ryan and Sen. Ron Johnson, according to a source familiar with the event.  —  The event — at Field Park in Mukwonago …
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Erin Murphy / The Gazette:
Trump clings to small edge in Iowa
Discussion: Political Wire
Alex Pfeiffer / The Daily Caller:
Politico Reporter Gets Caught AGAIN Sending A Story To A Clinton Staffer For Approval
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