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11:50 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
Jeet Heer / New Republic:
Stephen Bannon's Long Game  —  How the Breitbart CEO will keep Trumpism alive long after Election Day.  —  Stephen Bannon, the CEO of Donald Trump's presidential team, has kept a low public profile, even if his fingerprints are all over Trump's attacks on Bill Clinton's sex scandals and the Clinton Foundation.
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
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.
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
Jason Furman / Blog Daily Listings RSS:
The Employment Situation in October  —  The economy added 161,000 jobs in October—well above the pace needed to maintain a low and stable unemployment rate—as the longest streak of total job growth on record continued.  U.S. businesses have now added 15.5 million jobs since early 2010.
Discussion: Politicus USA and Hot Air
Michelle Jamrisko / Bloomberg:
Payrolls in U.S. Rose by 161,000 in October as Wages Accelerate
Discussion: Politico
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.
Allegra Kirkland / Talking Points Memo:
Surrogate Mike Huckabee Calls Trump ‘A Car Wreck’  —  Former Arkansas governor and Donald Trump surrogate Mike Huckabee called the Republican nominee a “car wreck” on Friday morning.  —  “Trump may be a car wreck, but at least his car is pointed in right direction,” Huckabee wrote in a tweet.
Discussion: Washington Post, and Jezebel
Matt Shuham / Talking Points Memo:
Trump Tells Medal Of Honor Recipients At Rally: I'm ‘Financially Brave’ (VIDEO)  —  Donald Trump told a group of Medal of Honor recipients sitting on stage behind him at a Thursday night rally that he was “brave in other ways” than they had been.  —  Acknowledging the war heroes sitting …
Discussion: Daily Mail
David Caplan / ABC News:
Donald Trump Tells Veterans He's ‘Financially Brave’
Deborah Netburn / Los Angeles Times:
Feeling anxious about the election?  Here's how to cope with election stress disorder  —  If the presidential election is stressing you out, you're not alone.  Here's some advice on how to deal with your anxiety.  (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)  —  Are you suffering from election stress disorder?
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.
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
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 …
The Daily Beast:
Christie Allies Convicted on All Bridgegate Charges  —  Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Baroni, Jr. were found guilty on Friday of all charges related to the 2013 orchestrated lane closures on the George Washington Bridge.  Kelly and Baroni were indicted in 2015 on nine counts of conspiracy, fraud, and other charges.
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
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
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Jake Sherman / Politico:
Pence to campaign with Ryan and Sen. Johnson in Wisconsin
Matea Gold / Washington Post:
Legal team seeking to undo super PACs files suit to push FEC to act
Erin Murphy / The Gazette:
Trump clings to small edge in Iowa
Alex Pfeiffer / The Daily Caller:
Politico Reporter Gets Caught AGAIN Sending A Story To A Clinton Staffer For Approval
Discussion: RedState
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times:
‘It Really Does Get Into Your Head.’ The Election, Through the Eyes of Teenage Girls.
Discussion: Mother Jones and Althouse
 Earlier Items: 
Jasmine C. Lee / New York Times:
How States Moved Toward Stricter Voter ID Laws
Discussion: VoteRiders
How Macedonia Became A Global Hub For Pro-Trump Misinformation
Media refutes baseless Fox News report on FBI Clinton Foundation ‘indictment’
Eric Trump: David Duke ‘deserves a bullet’