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11:35 AM ET, November 6, 2018

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WJLA-TV:
Trump says he regrets the tone he used during first 2 years in office  —  WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - President Donald Trump said he regrets the tone he has used during his first two years in office during an exclusive interview with Sinclair Broadcast Group.
Discussion: Washington Times and Breitbart
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Peter Baker / New York Times:
Fox News Personalities Embrace Trump at His Final Rally Before the Election  —  CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — The show on stage might well have been called Fox & Friend.  As President Trump wrapped up the midterm election cycle with a late-night rally in southwest Missouri on Monday, he was joined by a trio of conservative media rock stars.
Oliver Darcy / CNN:
Sean Hannity said he wouldn't campaign on stage at Trump's rally. Hours later, he did exactly that
Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: Happy Election Day
Discussion: Washington Post and CNN
Gabriel Sherman / Vanity Fair:
“I'm Very Worried About Don Jr.”: Forget the Midterms—West Wing Insiders Brace for the Mueller Storm  —  In the run-up to the election, Rudy Giuliani was made to shut up.  But now, with Trump making excuses for possibly losing the House, officials are bracing for a legal assault.
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Randall D. Eliason / Washington Post:
Buckle up.  The Mueller investigation may once again take center stage.  —  When it comes to news from the office of the special counsel, it has been a quiet couple of months.  It appears Robert S. Mueller III has been abiding by the unwritten Justice Department policy of avoiding significant moves …
Discussion: Bloomberg
Federal Bureau of Investigation:
Joint Statement on Election Day Preparations  —  The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)—in coordination with federal, state, local …
Discussion: Vox, CNN, The Week, Axios and BostonGlobe.com
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Axios:
2. It's going to be a long, nervous Election Day  —  By late Tuesday night or Wednesday morning, officials from both parties say we should know whether or not the Democrats have won the House.  Until then, everyone is on edge — and the tension is only going to get worse through the long election night.
Discussion: New York Times
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Aaron Blake / Washington Post:
The GOP's looming spin about the 2018 election is a fallacy
Elise Viebeck / Washington Post:
Election Day: Control of Congress at stake as voters head to the polls
Discussion: Axios
David Freeman / NBC News:
Scientists say mysterious ‘Oumuamua’ object could be an alien spacecraft  —  Harvard researchers raise the possibility that it may be “a fully operational probe sent intentionally to Earth vicinity by an alien civilization.”  —  Maybe it's an alien spacecraft.
Discussion: AOL and The Week
Eli Rosenberg / Washington Post:
Republicans attack Jewish candidates across the U.S. with an age-old caricature: Fistfuls of cash  —  Scott Kendall, the chief of staff to Alaska Gov. Bill Walker (I), said the week after the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting was not easy for him.  —  A Jewish Republican, Kendall had just spoken …
Henry Rodgers / The Daily Caller:
EXCLUSIVE: Michigan Reporter Caught On Tape Saying ‘F**k Could You Imagine John James Winning’  —  A reporter for a Michigan newspaper called Michigan Senate Republican candidate John James's campaign looking for an interview and thought she hung up the phone before leaving a voicemail saying “fucking John James ... that would suck.”
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New York Times:
Amazon Plans to Split HQ2 in Two Locations  — The surprise change would allow the tech giant to tap into the talent pools of two different regions.  —  Amazon's arrival in Long Island City could finally establish New York as a tech hub on par with West Coast rivals.
Dave Harmon / The Texas Tribune:
On election morning, Border Patrol holds public crowd control demonstration in El Paso  —  The agency has scheduled a “mobile field force demonstration” near a port of entry Tuesday morning. … As Texans go to the polls on Election Day, U.S. Border Patrol is conducting a “crowd control exercise” in El Paso and inviting the media.
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Brentin Mock / CityLab:
The Strangest Form of White Flight  —  Less than two miles from the Vulcan Materials rock quarry, where the popular fight scenes from the movie Black Panther were filmed, and near Hawkins Middle School, where the cult-status Netflix series Stranger Things is filmed, sits the castle called Eagle's Landing Country Club.
Discussion: Hill Reporter and Daily Kos
Beto for Senate:
Find Your Polling Place  —  Need help?  Call (844) TX-VOTES  —  Check Registration  —  Check your registration  —  Vote at your polling location between 7am and 7pm.  —  Bring a Photo ID  —  View list of acceptable IDs  —  Frequently Asked Questions  —  Which forms of ID can be used to vote?
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KSAZ:
Maricopa County election officials: 72 polling places not ready for Election Day
Discussion: The Week
Wall Street Journal:
Foxconn Considers Bringing Chinese Personnel to Wisconsin as U.S. Labor Market Tightens  —  The Taiwanese supplier to Apple must meet hiring, wage and investment targets by various dates to receive tax and other ‘performance-based’ benefits  —  MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis.— Foxconn Technology 2354 .15% Group …
Discussion: Raw Story
Politico:
'No idea what's going to happen': News outlets prepare for midterm surprises  —  “We're going to be nimble.  We're going to follow the results,” an ABC News exec said.  “We're not going to assume anything.”  —  CNN Washington bureau chief Sam Feist has spent a lot of time talking …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Eliana Johnson / Politico:
Trump Gambles He Can Shatter Political Norms — and Keep Winning  —  One constant of Donald Trump's ascent to the presidency and his two years in power is how behavior that would be not just risky but downright stupid for any normal politician ends up working smartly for him.
Felicia Sonmez / Washington Post:
Rep. Steve King says he hopes Supreme Court Justices Sotomayor and Kagan ‘will elope to Cuba’  —  Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said Monday that he hopes Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor “will elope to Cuba,” hours before he is set to appear with Iowa's governor in an election-eve rally.
WXYZ-TV:
Voters turned away due to missing voting machines at precinct in Detroit  —  DETROIT (WXYZ) - At Martin Luther King Jr. High School in Detroit, voters arrived shortly after polls opened ready to vote.  —  However, they were shocked to find out that the precinct wasn't prepared - they had no voting machines.
Discussion: Raw Story
Ed Stetzer / Vox:
Fellow evangelicals: stop falling for Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric  —  It's un-Christian to demonize the pilgrim.  —  President Donald Trump is trying to fool evangelicals like me.  This time, it's using a false threat of an invasion from a “caravan” of poor people marching through Mexico to seek asylum legally.
Discussion: Christianity Today and Raw Story
Catherine Rampell / Washington Post:
Four big-picture principles for making our democracy work better  —  Candidates should compete on ideas, not on how effectively they block their opponents' voters from casting ballots.  —  Normally, in a democracy, this goes without saying.  Yet it's not so obvious in the United States anymore.
Discussion: Vox, Talking Points Memo and Hullabaloo
Susan B. Glasser / New Yorker:
The Dark Certainty of the 2018 Midterms  —  Ever since 2:29 a.m. on November 9, 2016, America has been waiting for this Tuesday, when a new set of elections would start to bring more clarity to how we should think about the stunning upset that made Donald Trump President.
Lindsey Bever / Washington Post:
An 82-year-old Texas woman voted for the first time.  Then she died.  —  When 82-year-old Gracie Lou Phillips returned from early voting last week in North Texas, she “danced a little jig” around her walker, then sat down and raised her fists into the air, her family said.  —  “I voted!” she declared.
Matt Dempsey / Houston Chronicle:
Long lines and machines down at multiple polling places across Houston  —  Voters are seeing long lines at multiple polling places across Houston due to technical difficulties.  —  Xenia Kulick got to her polling place at Notre Dame Catholic Church at 6:45 a.m. with about 20 other fellow voters.
Henry Farrell / Washington Post:
Blame Fox, not Facebook, for fake news  —  Yochai Benkler, Rob Faris and Hal Robert, three scholars affiliated with Harvard's Berkman Klein Center, have a new book, “Network Propaganda:Manipulation, Disinformation, and Radicalization in American Politics,” presenting major new research about the political consequences of American media.
Katy Tur / NBC News:
Why Barack Obama's rallies feel so different from Donald Trump's  —  Analysis: NBC's Katy Tur returned to the campaign trail for the first time in two years to see two presidents offering dueling midterm visions.  —  ATLANTA — The 44th and 45th presidents of the United States flew into Georgia …
Discussion: Breitbart
Katrin Bennhold / New York Times:
One Legacy of Merkel?  Angry East German Men Fueling the Far Right  —  EBERSBACH-NEUGERSDORF, Germany — Frank Dehmel was on the streets of East Germany in 1989.  Every Monday, he marched against the Communist regime, demanding freedom and democracy and chanting with the crowds: “We are the people!”
James Comey / New York Times:
Let's Vote to Uphold Our Nation's Values  —  The lying, misogyny, racism and attacks on the rule of law from our president are awakening the vast middle of American politics.  —  Mr. Comey is the former F.B.I. director.  —  I've been traveling around the United States for six months speaking about ethical leadership.
Ron Elving / NPR:
Election Day Jitters?  Here's The Way To Keep Calm  —  Well it's finally here.  Election Day 2018.  —  After what seemed like the longest and most anxiety-ridden midterm campaign in memory, today we are ready to choose the House and one-third of the Senate for the 116th Congress …
FiveThirtyEight:
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David Brooks / New York Times:
The Central Challenge of the Age  —  Do Democrats know what unites us?  —  National identity is the most powerful force in world politics today.  Most of the strong leaders around the world were swept to power with a strong nationalist story and govern in nationalist ways.
 
 
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Matt Pearce / Los Angeles Times:
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Washington Post:
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Megan Keller / The Hill:
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Discussion: Axios and New York Times
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
6 Types of Misinformation to Beware Of on Election Day. (And What to Do if You Spot Them.)
Karen Tumulty / Washington Post:
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Laurie Kellman / Associated Press:
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Tiana Lowe / Washington Examiner:
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