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Steven Arons / Bloomberg:
Mueller Subpoenas Trump Deutsche Bank Records  —  Mueller is said to ask about bank's dealings with president  —  Trump owes lender about $300 million for real estate loans  —  Special prosecutor Robert Mueller zeroed in on President Donald Trump's business dealings with Deutsche Bank AG …
Arno Schuetze / Reuters:
Deutsche Bank receives subpoena from Mueller on Trump accounts: source  —  FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Special Counsel Robert Mueller has asked Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) to share data on accounts held by U.S. President Donald Trump and his family, a person close to the matter said on Tuesday.
The Daily Beast:   Mueller Subpoenas Deutsche Bank, Friendly to the Trumps, Mercers, and Russians
Stephanie Kirchgaessner / The Guardian:   Trump's personal banking information handed over to Robert Mueller
Handelsblatt Global Edition:
Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation engulfs Deutsche
Discussion: Mother Jones
Jenny Strasburg / Wall Street Journal:
Trump's Deutsche Bank Records Subpoenaed by Mueller
Discussion: Politicus USA
Yamiche Alcindor / New York Times:
Conyers Won't Seek Re-election in Wake of Harassment Claims, Relative Says  —  WASHINGTON — Representative John Conyers Jr., who faces allegations that he sexually harassed former employees, plans to announce Tuesday that he will not seek re-election, according to a family member who now plans to run for his seat.
CBS News:
Rep. John Conyers announces retirement, endorses son to run for seat  —  Embattled Rep. John Conyers, D-Michigan, has announced that he will be retiring Tuesday and has endorsed his son, John Conyers III to run for his seat.  —  “My legacy can't be compromised or diminished in any way by what we're going through now.
Todd Spangler / Detroit Free Press:
Another John Conyers accuser comes forward, saying he groped her in church
Corey Williams / Associated Press:
Woman says Rep. Conyers groped her while they were in church
Karma Allen / ABC News:
Rep. Conyers announces he's retiring, endorses son to fill seat
Detroit News:
Rep. Conyers: ‘I am retiring today’
Discussion: NBC News, The Root and The Week
Daniel Lippman / Politico:
Discussion: Associated Press
Sahil Kapur / Bloomberg:
‘Death to Democrats’: How the GOP Tax Bill Whacks Liberal Tenets  —  SALT deductions, education benefits among those under attack  —  Conservatives bolstered by other provisions in GOP tax plans  —  Some of the biggest losers under the Republican tax overhaul include upper-middle class families …
David Dayen / New Republic:
The Republican Tax Plan Is a Gift to the Next Democratic Majority
Discussion: The Week and Business Insider
Alex Roarty / McClatchy Washington Bureau:   Dems warn GOP: We're prepared for class war
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
Pelosi denounces GOP tax reform as ‘armageddon’
Discussion: Political Wire
Steven Moore / Washington Examiner:   Democrats are now the party of the rich — so why not tax the rich?
Stephen Collinson / CNN:
Trump's Russia defense in disarray  —  STORY HIGHLIGHTS  —  (CNN)President Donald Trump's legal defense against Robert Mueller's unrelenting special counsel investigation is beginning to look as chaotic as his early days in the White House.  —  A sequence of reflexive tweets and comments …
Katie Bo Williams / The Hill:
Mueller probe's expenses totaled $6.7M in early months  —  The total cost of the federal investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. election over the first four and a half months of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation is over $6.7 million, according to the first public accounting of the probe.
Discussion: Raw Story and The Daily Caller
Darren Samuelsohn / Politico:
Mueller's probe cost $3.2 million in opening 4.5 months
Discussion: Associated Press and NTK Network
McKay Coppins / The Atlantic:
God's Plan for Mike Pence  —  No man can serve two masters, the Bible teaches, but Mike Pence is giving it his all.  It's a sweltering September afternoon in Anderson, Indiana, and the vice president has returned to his home state to deliver the Good News of the Republicans' recently unveiled tax plan.
Edward-Isaac Dovere / Politico:   Trump's Threat to Take Down the GOP Still Stands
The Intercept:
TRUMP WHITE HOUSE WEIGHING PLANS FOR PRIVATE SPIES TO COUNTER “DEEP STATE” ENEMIES  —  The Trump administration is considering a set of proposals developed by Blackwater founder Erik Prince and a retired CIA officer — with assistance from Oliver North, a key figure in the Iran-Contra scandal …
Steven Zeitchik / Washington Post:
John Oliver grills Dustin Hoffman over sexual harassment allegations  —  NEW YORK — HBO host John Oliver hammered Dustin Hoffman about allegations of sexual harassment and the actor fired back with a ferocious defense, as a seemingly benign screening became an explosive conversation about Hollywood sexual misconduct on Monday night.
New York Times:
McFarland Contradicted Herself on Russia Contacts, Congressional Testimony Shows  —  WASHINGTON — An email sent during the transition by President Trump's former deputy national security adviser, K.T. McFarland, appears to contradict testimony she gave to Congress over the summer …
Rich Lowry / National Review:   No, Michael Flynn Didn't Violate the Logan Act
New York Times:
U.S. to Recognize Jerusalem as Israel's Capital, Trump Says, Alarming Middle East Leaders  —  President Trump told Israeli and Arab leaders on Tuesday that he plans to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a symbolically fraught move that would upend decades of American policy …
Matthew Boyle / Breitbart:
Exclusive — RNC Jumps Back into Alabama Race Behind Judge Roy Moore  —  MOBILE, Alabama — The Republican National Committee (RNC) is now again backing Judge Roy Moore, the GOP nominee for the U.S. Senate in Alabama.  The RNC's decision to now publicly support Moore again comes in the wake …
Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Supreme Court seems divided in case of baker who refused to create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple  —  The Supreme Court seemed closely divided Tuesday over whether the First Amendment protects a Colorado baker from creating a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, with Justice Anthony M. Kennedy likely to cast the deciding vote.
Discussion: Axios and Joe.My.God.
Rachel Leah / Salon:
“Alt-right” women are upset that “alt-right” men are treating them terribly  —  Some prominent “alt-right” women are calling for more equality and acceptance within the movement  —  There's trouble brewing in the MAGA world, as prominent women in the “alt-right” are upset that white nationalists are being misogynistic towards them.
Discussion: Right Wing Watch and Raw Story
Stephanie Baker / Bloomberg:
Author Disputes Mueller's Claim That Manafort Ghostwrote Op-Ed  —  Ex-Ukraine foreign ministry spokesman says he wrote it  —  Manafort suggested changes on NATO and nuclear disarmament  —  To the list of activities attracting the attention of prosecutors, President Donald Trump's former …
One Nation, Divided, Under Trump: Findings from the 2017 American Values Survey  —  Current Controversies: Sexual Harassment, the National Anthem, Confederate Monuments, and Bias in the Media  —  Seven in ten (70%) Americans say that recent stories about women being sexually harassed …
Discussion: Washington Post and Political Wire
Rebecca Savransky / The Hill:
Three Obama tweets, no Trump posts make list of 2017's most retweeted  —  No tweets by President Trump made Twitter's list of the year's most retweeted posts.  —  But three tweets by former President Obama made the list.  —  Obama's tweets, on “The 9 Most Retweeted Tweets of 2017,” …
Yashar Ali / HuffPost:
Netflix Ousts Actor Danny Masterson Amid Rape Allegations  —  Four women have accused Masterson of violent rape.  —  Actor Danny Masterson has been ousted from the Netflix show “The Ranch” amid multiple rape allegations, the streaming service announced in a statement sent to HuffPost on Tuesday.
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David Faber / CNBC:
Disney and Fox are closing in on deal, could be announced next week: Sources
Selina Wang / Bloomberg:
How the Kremlin Tried to Pose as American News Sites on Twitter
Josh Eidelson / Bloomberg:
FEMA Tells Staffers They Might Get Billed for Working Too Much
Discussion: Axios and The Slot
Harvard University:
Fall 2017 Poll  —  Two-thirds of youth fearful about America's future …
Discussion: Political Wire
Ronald Brownstein / CNN:
These are the women who could elect Roy Moore
 Earlier Items: 
Mike Allen / Axios:
Trump's survival plan
Isaac Chotiner / Slate:
Pressing the legal celebrity on his Trump-approved, controversial stance on the Mueller investigation.
Jon Levine / The Wrap:
MSNBC to Cut Ties With Sam Seder After Roman Polanski Rape Joke (Exclusive)
Stephanie McCrummen / Washington Post:
Woman shares new evidence of relationship with Roy Moore when she was 17