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10:40 AM ET, September 23, 2018

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Ariane de Vogue / CNN:
Senate Judiciary Committee contacts Ford's friend about party  —  Kavanaugh accuser accepts request to testify  —  Washington (CNN)As the Senate Judiciary Committee staff negotiates with attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh …
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Dana Blanton / Fox News:
Fox News Poll: Record number of voters oppose Kavanaugh nomination  —  Voter support for Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court is down in the wake of Christine Ford's assault allegations, as more believe her than him.  —  Currently, 40 percent of voters would confirm Kavanaugh …
Jonathan Martin / New York Times:
Kavanaugh Was Supposed to Be a Midterm Boon for G.O.P. Not Anymore.  —  SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — No Republican Senate candidate has been as aggressive in using the Supreme Court nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh as a political weapon as Josh Hawley, the Missouri attorney general who is in an intensely tight race …
Washington Post:
‘Incredibly frustrated’: Inside the GOP effort to save Kavanaugh amid assault allegation  —  Just as he did several weeks ago to prepare for his confirmation hearings for the Supreme Court, Brett M. Kavanaugh was back inside a room at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building …
Mark Murray / NBC News:
NBC News/WSJ poll: Democrats hold the advantage in November's elections  —  But the same poll shows that Republican enthusiasm about the upcoming election has increased, drawing nearly even with Democrats.  —  Poll: Democrats open largest margin-ever over GOP in Congressional preference
Discussion: Political Wire
Dana Blanton / Fox News:
Fox News Poll: Health care boosts Democrats in upcoming midterm elections  —  There is a deluge of bad news for Republicans in the latest Fox News poll.  —  Most voters are unhappy with the direction the country is taking.  Majorities disagree with President Trump on the border wall, and extra tax-cut cash is nowhere to be seen.
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Sick to Your Stomach?  #MeToo  —  WASHINGTON — The Capitol is covered in mud.  —  Again.  —  Somewhere in the dim recesses of my mind, I can recall a time when the sight of that white dome thrilled me.  As a teenager, working for a New York congressman, I felt privileged to walk …
Discussion: Mother Jones and Balloon Juice
Paul Sperry / New York Post:
How Feinstein is conspiring to destroy Kavanaugh  —  Democrat leaders and their liberal aides, along with professional agitators, are all intermingled and conspiring together to achieve the same objective — in this case, to spike the confirmation of President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh.
John McCormack / Weekly Standard:
Blasey Ford's Female Classmate, Her Last Named Witness, Doesn't Recall Ever Attending Party With Kavanaugh  —  Christine Blasey Ford has claimed that four other people attended a small gathering at which she was allegedly assaulted by Brett Kavanaugh.  Three of those people, PJ Smyth …
Janet Hook / Wall Street Journal:
More Voters Want Democrats to Control Congress, New Poll Shows  —  Support grows among women, suburbanites for change in direction from Trump ahead of midterm election  —  The Democratic Party's political advantage has grown in the home stretch of the midterm campaign …
Charles C. W. Cooke / National Review:
Third Named Witness Rejects Kavanaugh's Accuser's Allegations
Discussion: Townhall and The Gateway Pundit
Erick Erickson / TheResurgent.com:
BREAKING: Christine Blasey Ford's Female Witness Doesn't Remember Anything
Discussion: The Resurgent, twitchy.com and Townhall
New York Times:
Tentative Deal Reached for Kavanaugh Accuser to Testify on Thursday
Seung Min Kim / Washington Post:
Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford say she has accepted Senate Judiciary Committee's request to testify against Kavanaugh
Isaac Chotiner / Slate:
The New York Times Stands By Its Rod Rosenstein Scoop  —  In a blockbuster story in Friday's New York Times, Adam Goldman and Michael S. Schmidt reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested covertly recording President Donald Trump's conversations in 2017.
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Mark Penn / The Hill:   Donald Trump's Rosenstein dilemma
Michael Goodwin / New York Post:
The ‘deep state’ leaves Trump with no good options
Discussion: Politico
Devlin Barrett / Washington Post:
Trump holds his fire as advisers urge him not to dismiss Rosenstein
Discussion: The Guardian
Peter Baker / New York Times:
Talk of the 25th Amendment Underscores a Volatile Presidency
Discussion: American Greatness
Politico:
Trumpworld divided on Rosenstein — not whether to fire him, but when
Discussion: The Daily Caller
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Nick Miroff / Washington Post:
Trump administration seeks to limit access to U.S. for immigrants who use or are likely to use public assistance
Discussion: Conservative News Today and NPR
Julia Ainsley / NBC News:   Trump admin rule would deny visas, green cards to immigrants who took public benefits
Washington Post:
For Nikki Haley, a lower profile as Trump heads back to the U.N.  —  U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley quickly became one of the administration's most visible faces and the leading advocate of a worldview in which President Trump's “America First” slogan did not mean “America alone.”
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Michael R. Pompeo / US Department of State:
Interview With Andrea Mitchell of MSNBC
Conor Finnegan / ABC News:
What to expect from the UN General Assembly
Politico:
Republicans boot their headaches until after midterms  —  But if the House or Senate flip, Washington won't be focused on the GOP agenda.  —  Congressional Republicans have found a solution to all their internal problems that plague their party: Delay them until after the midterms.
James Randerson / Politico:
Jeremy Corbyn: I will listen to members on second Brexit vote  —  U.K. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn pledged to back a second Brexit referendum if members vote for one at his party conference which begins Sunday — although he said his preferred option is still to hold a general election.
Grant Woods / Arizona Republic:
Why John McCain's death may convince me to run for Senate (just not as a Republican)  —  Opinion: Is a U.S. Senate run the best way to honor John McCain's legacy?  Grant Woods explains why his answer isn't as easy as you'd think.  —  CONNECT  —  It was only three weeks ago that we walked behind …
John Harwood / CNBC:
GOP heading for midterm wipeout as ‘blue wave’ scenario gives Democrats a 12-point generic ballot lead: NBC-WSJ poll  — The new NBC News-Wall Street Journal survey, taken six weeks before Americans head to the polls, shows Democrats leading Republicans by 52 percent to 40 percent for control of Congress.
David Boddiger / Splinter:
Beto O'Rourke May Become the 1st U.S. Senator to Reference The Clash in a Debate  —  We already knew U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke was cool because he was in punk bands when he was younger and he jammed with Willie Nelson on some pro-marijuana songs.  —  Now, in a much-anticipated …
 
 
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Reuters:
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Discussion: Mediaite
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