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1:00 PM 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.
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.
Discussion: Washington Post
Aaron Rupar / ThinkProgress:
Giuliani says he was leaked information about emails days in advance of Comey letter  —  “You're darn right I heard about it.”  —  During an Friday morning appearance on Fox & Friends, Trump surrogate Rudy Giuliani admitted “former FBI agents” leaked information to him about the Bureau's renewed interest …
Maggie Haberman / New York Times:
Presidential Election: Any Surprises Left?
Discussion: Political Wire and Althouse
Nikita Vladimirov / The Hill:
Michael Moore: Giuliani ‘knew something’ before FBI announcement
Discussion: Hot Air
Matt Zapotosky / Washington Post:
'He's got to get control of the ship again': How tensions at the FBI will persist after the election
New York Times:
Sorting Through the Clinton Email Case and What the F.B.I.'s Options Are
Discussion: The Week
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.
New Jersey Online:
Bridgegate verdicts are in, follow live updates  —  NEWARK—The jury in the Bridgegate trial has reached a verdict.  Defense attorneys and federal prosecutors were notified to immediately return to the courtroom of U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton in Newark, after jurors sent out a note saying …
Discussion: Above the Law and Mediaite
New Jersey Online:
Bridgegate verdict: Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly guilty on all counts  —  NEWARK — Two former Christie administration insiders charged in a bizarre scheme of political retaliation against a mayor who refused to endorse the governor for re-election were found guilty Friday on all counts in the long-running Bridgegate saga.
Ryan Hutchins / Politico:
Two former Christie allies found guilty on all counts in Bridgegate trial  —  NEWARK — Jurors on Friday found two former allies of Gov. Chris Christie guilty of closing lanes to the George Washington Bridge in what prosecutors had alleged was an act of political retribution.
Discussion: Vox and The Week
Bridgegate case verdict: Former officials guilty on all counts
Discussion: Hot Air and
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 …
David Ingram / Reuters:   U.S. authorities warn of al Qaeda threat to election
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
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.
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.
Soo Oh / Vox:   Electoral College map 2016: make your election result predictions
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 …
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
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.
Jim Kasuba / The News-Herald:
Allen Park man charged for allegedly holding kids at gunpoint over damaged Trump lawn sign  —  A 56-year-old Allen Park man has been charged with seven felonies after he allegedly pointed a gun at six children he accused of destroying his Donald Trump lawn sign.
Discussion: Mediaite, Law News, Raw Story and TheBlaze
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?
EXCLUSIVE WTHR/HPI Poll: Young pulls ahead of Bayh in Senate race  —  INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Republican Todd Young inched ahead of Democrat Evan Bayh in the hotly contested Senate race by 5-points.  —  The WTHR/HPI Indiana Poll has Young with a 46% to 41% lead over Bayh with Libertarian Lucy Brenton with 6% and 7% still undecided.
New York Times:
‘The Voter Suppression Trail’  —  Note to viewers: “The Voter Suppression Trail” is the first-ever video game for Op-Docs, and also the final installment of our series of Op-Docs about the 2016 election.  We hope you enjoy playing, and let us know what you think in the comments.  —The Editors
Discussion: The Verge and Mashable
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Jason Furman / Blog Daily Listings RSS:
The Employment Situation in October
Discussion: Politicus USA and Hot Air
Alice Miranda Ollstein / ThinkProgress:
Trump violates federal labor law, refuses to negotiate with his Vegas workers' union
Discussion: Politico
Erin Murphy / The Gazette:
Trump clings to small edge in Iowa
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: 
Michelle Jamrisko / Bloomberg:
Payrolls in U.S. Rose by 161,000 in October as Wages Accelerate
Discussion: Politico
Steven Shepard / Politico:
Democratic insiders: Clinton's ground game will sink Trump
How Macedonia Became A Global Hub For Pro-Trump Misinformation