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8:25 AM ET, September 1, 2018

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Lisa Mascaro / Associated Press:
Trump administration withholds 100K Kavanaugh pages  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is withholding more than 100,000 pages of Brett Kavanaugh's records from the Bush White House on the basis of presidential privilege ahead of the Supreme Court nominee's confirmation hearing.
Discussion: BuzzFeed News
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Alexander Mallin / ABC News:   Kavanaugh won't commit to recusal from Trump, Mueller-related matters
Lauren Duca / Teen Vogue:
The Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Feels Inevitable.  But We Can Actually Stop Him.
Amanda Terkel / HuffPost:   ‘Liberal Feminist Lawyer’ Stands To Gain From Her Public Advocacy For Brett Kavanaugh
Laura Bassett / HuffPost:
Don't Count On Susan Collins To Save Roe v. Wade
Discussion: Daily Kos and Vox
Jeremy Herb / CNN:
Ohr says Steele told him Russian intel believed they had Trump ‘over a barrel’  —  Washington (CNN)A Justice Department lawyer whose ties to the infamous dossier about President Donald Trump and Russia has drawn the ire of Republicans told House lawmakers that he was told Russian intelligence thought …
Discussion: Associated Press, Daily Kos and Axios
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Bruce Schlesman / Judicial Watch:
Judicial Watch: Justice Department Discloses No FISA Court Hearings Held on Carter Page Warrants  —  ‘[N]o such hearings were held with respect to the acknowledged FISA applications.  Accordingly, no responsive hearing transcripts exist.’  —  (Washington, DC) - Judicial Watch today announced …
Christopher Robbins / Gothamist:
The Village Voice Is Officially Dead  —  Three years after buying The Village Voice, and a year after the paper shut down its print edition, owner Peter Barbey told the remaining staff today that the publication will no longer be posting any new stories.  —  “Today is kind of a sucky day …
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New York Times:   The Village Voice, a New York Icon, Closes
Harry Siegel / The Daily Beast:
The Rube Who Came to New York and Killed the Village Voice Lied To My Face
Discussion: The Week
Oliver Darcy / CNNMoney:   After more than 60 years, The Village Voice folds
Randall D. Eliason / Washington Post:
Don't be so sure Mueller will back off before midterms  —  It's just over 60 days until the midterm elections.  As we approach that mark, there's increasing chatter about their potential effect on the investigation by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III.  Some claim Justice Department …
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CNN:
Giuliani preps report to rebut potential Mueller findings
Discussion: Mediaite
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Trump's latest rally rant is much more alarming and dangerous than usual
Discussion: VICE News and CNN
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
Rest in peace, Lindsey Graham  —  We lost two mavericks within a week.  —  On Saturday, we lost the legendary John McCain.  —  On Tuesday, we lost his loyal sidekick, Sen. Lindsey O. Graham.  —  Graham remains alive and well, but after serving for two decades as Robin to McCain's Batman …
Discussion: Raw Story, Mediaite and New Republic
Fox News:
‘Cosby Show’ actor Geoffrey Owens spotted bagging groceries at NJ Trader Joe's  —  “Cosby Show” alum Geoffrey Owens, who played Elvin Tibideaux, the young doctor who married into the Cosby family on the famous sitcom, was photographed working at a Trader Joe's in New Jersey.
Discussion: Daily Mail
John Merline / Investor's Business Daily:
Trump's Approval Number Nose-Dives, Dems' Blue Wave Might Be Building: IBD/TIPP Poll  —  Just 36% say they approve of the job President Trump is doing, a 5-point drop from last month, according to the latest IBD/TIPP poll.  Fifty six percent disapprove of Trump's job performance, up from 53% the month before.
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Jeff Burlew / Tallahassee Democrat:
Racist robocalls tied to neo-Nazi group target Andrew Gillum  —  Robocalls against Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum that say they were paid for by a neo-Nazi group in Idaho are going out to voters in Tallahassee.  —  The automated calls are narrated by someone pretending …
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Jon Swaine / The Guardian:
Manafort associate paid Trump inauguration $50,000 in Ukrainian cash  —  A Republican political consultant linked to Paul Manafort and Cambridge Analytica has admitted to funneling $50,000 from a Ukrainian oligarch to Donald Trump's presidential inauguration committee.  —  Read more
Discussion: Radio Free Europe, AOL and Mother Jones
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U.S. Department of Justice:
Two Indicted for Making Corporate Contributions to U.S. Senate Campaign  —  The former president of a Kentucky-based corporation and a political consultant were both indicted today for using corporate funds to make contributions to the campaign of a candidate for U.S. Senate and for causing …
Discussion: twitchy.com and Roll Call
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Lexington Herald-Leader:
Father of Alison Lundergan Grimes indicted in campaign finance conspiracy
Discussion: Political Wire
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Christina Wilkie / CNBC:
Trump says he will go to deeply Republican Texas to campaign for Sen. Ted Cruz, as Democrat Beto O'Rourke surges in the polls  — President Donald Trump will travel to Texas in October to campaign for Sen. Ted Cruz, an incumbent Republican in a deep red state who is facing an unexpectedly tough re-election fight.
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Amber Athey / The Daily Caller:
The List Of CNN's Bungled Reporting Is A Sight To Behold  —  Despite CNN's assertion this week that it “does not lie,” the network has an extensive history of bungled reporting — some of which has gone uncorrected.  —  President Donald Trump called out CNN for its questionable report …
Discussion: Breitbart
Nick Wooten / shreveporttimes.com:
Shreveport mayoral candidate denies calling woman n-word after forum  —  A Shreveport mayoral candidate referred to black people as “negroes” but denies she got into a heated verbal exchange in which she called a black woman the n-word following a mayoral forum Thursday night.
Discussion: Raw Story
Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Plaintiffs in N.C. gerrymandering case say new maps not an option for November  —  The plaintiffs who persuaded federal judges to declare unconstitutional North Carolina's Republican-drawn congressional maps have “reluctantly concluded” that there is not enough time to draw new maps in time for the November elections.
Discussion: ABC News
Louise Matsakis / Wired:
What Happens When Facebook Mistakenly Blocks Local News Stories  —  IN JULY, DANIELLE Bostick joined a nationwide movement against sexual violence on school campuses when she made a Facebook page for her daughter.  “Justice for Francesca” is meant to raise awareness about the 15-year-old …
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
California lawmakers vote to pass toughest net neutrality law in the nation  —  California lawmakers rallied enough votes Friday to pass the nation's toughest net neutrality law to prevent Internet providers from favoring certain websites, setting up a fight with federal regulators who voted last year to erase such rules.
Talia Lavin / Village Voice:
Prisonstrike: A Rebellion Inside America's Profitable Gulag Archipelago … On the website for Unicor, the newly renamed Federal Prison Industries — the 84-year-old government-run corporation that utilizes incarcerated people for labor — there's a section called “Shopping.”
 
 
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Christen Smith / Guns.com:
Dick's Sporting Goods will pull hunting products from 10 stores later this year
Discussion: Breitbart
Jo Craven McGinty / Wall Street Journal:
Tattoo Industry Wins Over Millennials
Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
Trump and Arizona governor spoke following McCain's death
Jon Ralston / The Nevada Independent:
National Republicans abandon Tarkanian, go all in for Hardy
Richard C. Paddock / New York Times:
She Gambled on Her Claim to Link Russians and Trump. She Is Losing.
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty:
Ukrainian Separatist Leader Zakharchenko Killed In Cafe Bombing
 Earlier Items: 
CBS News:
John Kerry won't rule out 2020 White House run
Joe Concha / The Hill:
Media's praise for McCain is warranted — but where was it in '08?
Hunter Walk:
“You need to be extremely good at picking up on subtleties and subtext in communication …
Graham Piro / The College Fix:
Pepper spray, arrests, obscenities: Heated UNC Silent Sam protest engulfs campus
Discussion: Daily Wire
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
The Coming Crisis  —  In little over two months, we'll face …
John Harwood / CNBC:
Democratic House candidate Abigail Spanberger suffers the kind of election year smear John McCain would recognize
Olivia Nuzzi / New York Magazine:
Why on Earth Is Trump Making Infomercials From the Rose Garden?
Discussion: Observer and Raw Story