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5:55 PM ET, November 14, 2017

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Jason Leopold / BuzzFeed:
Secret Finding: 60 Russian Payments “To Finance Election Campaign Of 2016”  —  The FBI is scrutinizing more than 60 money transfers sent by the Russian foreign ministry to its embassies across the globe, most of them bearing a note that said the money was to be used “to finance election campaign of 2016.”
Siobhan Hughes / Wall Street Journal:
McConnell Says Roy Moore Should Abandon ‘Collapsing’ Senate Bid  —  Senate majority leader wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions to seek his old Alabama seat  —  WASHINGTON—Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell deepened his bid to persuade Roy Moore to drop out of the race …
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The Daily Beast:
Steve Bannon And Allies Have Second Thoughts About Roy Moore, Sources Say … Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon is keeping the door open to ditching Roy Moore as the sexual-assault allegations against the Alabama Republican Senate candidate continue to pile up.
al.com:
Our view: Roy Moore grossly unfit for office  —  New sexual misconduct allegations against Roy Moore  —  Roy Moore simply cannot be a U.S. Senator.  Even if his party and many of its adherents still think it possible, it is unthinkable — for his state, and his country.
Howard Koplowitz / al.com:
Mo Brooks sticking by Moore: GOP agenda ‘vastly more important than contested sexual allegations’  —  U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Huntsville, is sticking with Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations, arguing Monday that the conservative agenda is …
Bill Riales / WKRG-TV:
Curious Robocall Seeks ‘Damaging’ Information on Moore  —  UPDATE 3:31 p.m. — The Executive Editor, Marty Baron, of the Washington Post released the following statement:  —  “The Post has just learned that at least one person in Alabama has received a call from someone falsely claiming to be from The Washington Post.
Cameron Joseph / Talking Points Memo:
Alabama GOP Moves Toward Deciding Roy Moore's Fate Later This Week
Associated Press:
The Latest: McConnell: GOP still hopes to keep Alabama seat
Discussion: Washington Times and ABC News
James Hohmann / Washington Post:
The Daily 202: Whether Roy Moore wins or loses, there is no good outcome for Senate Republicans
Discussion: Daily Kos
Redding Record Searchlight:
Five people confirmed dead in Rancho Tehama shooting  —  Five people have been killed, including the shooter, in a small community about 15 miles southwest of Red Bluff.  —  Undersheriff Phil Johnston with the Tehama County Sheriff's Office said there were seven shooting scenes and there may be more victims.
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Los Angeles Times:
3 dead after shooting at elementary school in Northern California  —  Rancho Tehama School near Corning (KTLA)  —  Authorities said at least three people are dead following a shooting at an elementary school in Northern California on Tuesday morning.  —  Among the dead are the gunman, who was killed by police, authorities said.
Washington Post:
At least 4 dead after gunman ‘randomly picking targets’ shoots at California school and other locations, police say  —  Authorities said at least four people were killed Tuesday morning in Northern California after a gunman shooting at random opened fire at an elementary school and several other locations.
Discussion: Shakesville
Heidi Rene / KHSL News:
Tehama Sheriff's Office: Multiple deaths at school shooting in Tehama County  —  Tehama County Sheriff deputies are at the scene of a reported shooting in the area of Rancho Tehama in Tehama County at this hour.  —  UPDATE 10:25 a.m.: According to Enloe Medical center three people were transported by ground and one by helicopter.
Haleigh Pike / KRCR-TV:
Five dead, seven scenes being investigated after Rancho Tehama shooting
Discussion: ABC News and New York's PIX11
Richard Pérez-Peña / New York Times:
At Least 4 Killed in Shooting in Northern California
Discussion: CBS San Francisco
Fox News:
Shooting near California elementary school leaves several dead, children wounded
Discussion: Townhall.com and Faithwire
CNN:
‘Nothing about it felt right’: More than 50 people describe sexual harassment on Capitol Hill  —  STORY HIGHLIGHTS  —  (CNN)Be extra careful of the male lawmakers who sleep in their offices — they can be trouble.  Avoid finding yourself alone with a congressman or senator in elevators …
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Amanda Terkel / HuffPost:
Congresswoman Says At Least 2 Members Of Congress Are Sexual Harassers  —  Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) has been an outspoken advocate for making it easier for Congress workers to report sexual misconduct.  —  WASHINGTON Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) said Tuesday that she knows of two members …
Elana Schor / Politico:
Members of Congress engaged in sexual harassment, lawmakers say
Discussion: Axios and ABC News
The Daily Beast:
Troll Smearing Roy Moore's Accuser Stole Dead SEAL's Identity … The rightwing blog The Gateway Pundit pushed a single-sourced rumor from the anonymous Twitter account @Umpire43 that claimed one of Roy Moore's accusers was offered $1,000 by The Washington Post to go public with her claims.
Associated Press:
Trump in Asia: A break from the past but uncertain results  —  In his travels across Asia, President Donald Trump offered himself as a sharp break from presidents past.  He pushed regional leaders to reshape trade deals to America's liking, opted against spotlighting human rights abuses …
Discussion: Axios
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Andrew Restuccia / Politico:
Trump returns home from Asia with few clear wins
Discussion: Politico
Jon Swaine / The Guardian:
Roy Moore challenged Alabama law that protects rape victims, documents reveal  —  Cases were among 10 where Moore, as Alabama's top judge, dissented from court's majority view and sided with alleged offenders, Guardian review finds … Roy Moore challenged the scope of an Alabama law …
Politico:
Sessions casts doubt on need for Hillary Clinton special counsel  —  Trump allies have been clamoring for a new investigation of a 2010 deal that transferred some U.S. uranium production capacity to a company with Kremlin links.  —  Attorney General Jeff Sessions threw cold water Tuesday …
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Thomas Kaplan / New York Times:
Senate Plans to End Obamacare Mandate in Revised Tax Proposal  —  WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans have decided to include the repeal of the Affordable Care Act's requirement that most people have health insurance in a sprawling overhaul of the tax code, merging the fight over health care with the high-stakes effort to cut taxes.
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Washington Post:
Senate GOP to add repeal of Obamacare insurance mandate into tax bill
Discussion: New Republic
CBO's Publications:
Effects of legislation that would raise deficits by an estimated $1.5 trillion over the 2018-2027 period  —  Letter to the Honorable Steny H. Hoyer  —  Information about the effects of legislation that would raise deficits by an estimated $1.5 trillion over the 2018-2027 period …
Discussion: Vox, AOL and IJR
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Niv Elis / The Hill:
GOP tax bill could spur $25 billion in Medicare cuts: CBO
Discussion: National Review
Max Jaeger / New York Post:
De Blasio staffer says pizza from Chicago is better than New York  —  This was clearly a half-baked idea.  —  The press secretary for the mayor of New York City — America's pizza epicenter — took to Twitter to claim that a Chicago pizzeria makes better pies than all of New York.
Melanie Ehrenkranz / Gizmodo:
Arianna Huffington Ignored Sexual Misconduct at The Huffington Post  —  When Susan Fowler rocked Uber's world with a meticulous account of the company's sexual harassment and gender discrimination issues, the ride-sharing service turned to its only female board member to help clean up its culture (and its image).
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Peter Beinart / The Atlantic:
Reflections of an Affirmative-Action Baby  —  In 1991, the African American Yale Law School professor Stephen Carter wrote a book called Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby.  I remember reading part of it at the time.  Little did I realize that the book's title applied to me.
Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: ‘Socialist’ doctor ‘assaulted’ Kentucky Senator Rand Paul because the congressman's trees were ‘in the way’ and were ‘devaluing his $740,000 home that he is desperately trying to sell’  — Rene Boucher, 59, told neighbor Rand Paul that he hadn't been able to sell his house …
Shaun Walker / The Guardian:
Russia's ‘irrefutable evidence’ of US help for Isis appears to be video game still  —  The Russian defence ministry used social media to claim US connivance in Syria - using screenshot from AC-130 Gunship Simulator, online sleuths say  —  Russia's defence ministry has tried to pass off …
Boston Herald:
College to name school for late journalist Gwen Ifill  —  BOSTON — A college in Boston will name one of its schools after the late Gwen Ifill (EYE'-ful), a co-host of PBS' “NewsHour” and veteran journalist who moderated two vice presidential debates.  —  Simmons College announced Tuesday …
Discussion: The Root
BBC:
Bryan Cranston: ‘There may be a way back for Weinstein’  —  Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston has told the BBC there may be a way back for Harvey Weinsten and Kevin Spacey, if they show they are “truly sorry”.  —  Speaking to the BBC's Will Gompertz, he added “it would take a society to forgive them”.
Discussion: Mediaite and IndieWire
 
 
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Andy Blatchford / Canadian Press:
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Politico:
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Discussion: Washington Free Beacon and IJR
Karin Brulliard / Washington Post:
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David Dayen / The Intercept:
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Stephen Dinan / Washington Times:
ICE agents rebel, say Trump ‘betrayed’ them by leaving Obama's people in place
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Andrew Higgins / New York Times:
U.S. Hires Company With K.G.B. Link to Guard Moscow Embassy
Mike DeBonis / Washington Post:
Quiet Californians will make the difference for GOP tax bill in the House
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