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8:50 AM ET, January 29, 2019

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CNN:
Former Obama aide joins Howard Schultz's team.  Democrats aren't happy.  —  (CNN)Bill Burton, a former adviser to President Barack Obama, defended his decision to join Howard Schultz's team as the former Starbucks CEO considers an independent presidential bid in 2020, pushing back against suggestions that Schultz could be a spoiler.
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Mike Bloomberg:
Mike Bloomberg Statement on Independent Runs  —  Last fall I spent over $100 million of my own money to elect Democrats to the House because I believed it was absolutely imperative to ensure a congressional counterweight to President Trump.  Thankfully, we were successful.
Dan Primack / Axios:
If Howard Schultz decides to run in 2020, Starbucks might have a big problem  —  Starbucks chairman emeritus Howard Schultz is a long shot to win the White House, but a sure bet to create headaches for the coffee chain he turned into a global empire.  —  Why it matters: Schultz's reputation …
Discussion: ABC News
Jessica Taylor / NPR:
Ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Says He Wouldn't Be A Spoiler In Race For White House  —  Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says he is seriously considering a White House bid in 2020 as a “centrist independent,” but many Democrats are increasingly alarmed that a third-party run could split …
Armando Garcia / ABC News:
Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz heckled during book tour after teasing independent run for president  —  Billionaire and former CEO of Starbucks, Howard Schultz, launched his book tour in New York City on Monday, but it's his presidential ambitions that caused a stir at the sold out event inside a Barnes & Noble.
Daniel Strauss / Politico:
Schultz camp says he can save Democrats from Trump
Discussion: Washington Post
Travis Gettys / Raw Story:
Ethics watchdog calls out Trump for threatening Starbucks to ‘keep putting money in his pocket’
Discussion: Political Wire, New York Times and NPR
CNN:
Mueller team signals to Stone associate another indictment may be in the works  —  Washington (CNN)A defense attorney for Andrew Miller, who's fighting a subpoena from Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, learned Monday afternoon that the special …
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John A. Farrell / Politico:   Watergate Created Roger Stone. Trump Completed Him.
Seth Hettena / Rolling Stone:
Is There a Secret Hiding in Roger Stone's Indictment?
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Major iPhone FaceTime bug lets you hear the audio of the person you are calling ... before they pick up  —  A significant bug has been discovered in FaceTime and is currently spreading virally over social media.  The bug lets you call anyone with FaceTime, and immediately hear the audio coming …
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Todd Haselton / CNBC:
Apple FaceTime bug lets you listen in on people you call, even if they haven't picked up their iPhone
Discussion: WQAD-TV and 9to5Mac
Washington Post:
Democrats' 2020 presidential contest is wide open as danger mounts for Trump, new Washington Post-ABC News poll shows  —  Amid new signs of danger for President Trump's reelection hopes, the opposition race to replace him is wide open, with most Democratic voters not able to name their favorite candidate …
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Sofi Sinozich / ABC News:   Welcome to 2020: Obstacles for Trump and a wide-open Democratic race
Maeve Reston / CNN:
Kamala Harris defines her fight against Trump in CNN town hall  —  How Kamala Harris plans to debate Trump  —  (CNN)As Kamala Harris introduced herself as a 2020 presidential candidate to Iowa caucus-goers and the nation on Monday night, she showed exactly why she is viewed as such a formidable contender.
Discussion: Bloomberg
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Joe Scarborough / Washington Post:   Kamala Harris has what it takes
CNN:
Kamala Harris' big challenge
Discussion: Breitbart, Raw Story and WQAD-TV
New York Times:
Our Dreams of Peace: Envisioning an End to War in Afghanistan  —  Fahim Abed, 30, and Fatima Faizi, 24, are Afghan reporters for The New York Times in Kabul.  —  KABUL, Afghanistan — On Day 4 of the peace talks between the Americans and the Taliban last week, we looked up from our desks across …
Discussion: FOX2now.com
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Washington Post:
The Trump administration's tentative deal with the Taliban could return Afghanistan to chaos
Michael Hirsh / Foreign Policy:
Ryan Crocker: The Taliban Will ‘Retake the Country’
Discussion: CNN, New Republic and New York Times
The Daily Beast:
Trump Does the Unthinkable in Response to Latest Wave of Tell-All Books: He Shuts Up  —  Jared Kushner and Kellyanne Conway, two of the senior officials portrayed as villains in new books, were among the aides advise the president to hold his peace about them.
Discussion: Raw Story and Joe.My.God.
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Anita Kumar / Politico:
Trump admin blames shutdown for ‘slow roll’ on House oversight
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman / Jerusalem Post:
A cure for cancer?  Israeli scientists say they think they found one  —  “We believe we will offer in a year's time a complete cure for cancer.”  —  A small team of Israeli scientists think they might have found the first complete cure for cancer.  —  “We believe we will offer in a year's …
Discussion: New York Post and Daily Wire
Danielle Paquette / Washington Post:
The lowest-paid shutdown workers aren't getting back pay  —  Janitors, security guards and cooks aren't guaranteed compensation after losing wages  —  Her debt was mounting: $156 for the gas bill, $300 for electricity, $2,000 for the mortgage.  She could no longer afford her blood pressure pills.
Jonathan Allen / NBC News:
Bolton: ‘All options are on the table’ for Trump in Venezuela  —  The U.S. announced sanctions Monday against Venezuela's state-owned oil company amid a constitutional power struggle in that nation.  —  WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is leaving open the possibility of a U.S. military intervention …
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Washington Post:
Trump administration announces sanctions targeting Venezuela's oil industry
Peter Hasson / The Daily Caller:
Rashida Tlaib's Ties To Anti-Semitism Run Deeper Than Previously Known  —  One of Rep. Rashida Tlaib's key fundraisers, Maher Abdel-qader, has repeatedly promoted anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.  —  The Michigan Democrat is a member of a Facebook group where Abdel-qader and other members have shared anti-Semitic content.
Discussion: Daily Wire
Jeremy Barr / Hollywood Reporter:
Former Sen. Jeff Flake Joins CBS News as Contributor  —  A moderate Republican, Flake used his announcement to rule himself out for the 2020 presidential contest.  —  Former Sen. Jeff Flake has landed as a CBS News contributor and announced on air on Tuesday that he will not run for president in 2020.
Molly Jong-Fast / The Bulwark:
Let Them Fight  —  The #AlwaysTrump MAGA-heads and the Build-the-Wall nativists have gone to war.  And it is glorious.  —  Last Friday the president of the United States trudged into the Rose Garden a torpid mess, with his tuft of hair-like substance sitting lifelessly on his head.
Caitlin Oprysko / Politico:
Trump calls Bible literacy classes in schools ‘great’  —  President Donald Trump on Monday cheered on the controversial push to introduce Bible literacy classes to public schools.  —  “Numerous states introducing Bible Literacy classes, giving students the option of studying the Bible.
Adam Sabes / Campus Reform:
EXCLUSIVE: Calif. board of trustees scraps Pledge of Allegiance over ‘white nationalism’ history  — Robert Miller, president of the Santa Barbara City College Board of Trustees, said that the board would no longer be reciting the pledge, claiming that it was “steeped in expressions of nativism and white nationalism.”
Emily Crockett / Shareblue Media:
Americans don't trust Trump, and women hate his guts  —  Women hate Trump more than ever, according to new polls.  —  Most Americans think Trump is a lousy dealmaker who can't be trusted and doesn't understand the problems of ordinary people — and women especially think so.
Wall Street Journal:
Wynn Resorts to Settle Nevada Regulator's Probe  —  Wynn Resorts executives turned a blind eye as Steve Wynn over more than a decade was accused of sexually assaulting or harassing cocktail servers, salon workers and flight attendants employed by his casino empire, according to allegations contained in a regulator's report.
Sarah Ferris / Politico:
Republicans may block Trump from another shutdown  —  Senate Republicans can't stomach another shutdown.  —  After weathering 35 days of a partial government closure, the Senate GOP is dreading the possibility another one will hit in less than three weeks — a sentiment …
Fenit Nirappil / Washington Post:
On patrol with the enforcer of D.C.'s plastic-straw ban  —  Warning letters in hand, Zach Rybarczyk patrolled the food court at Union Station, looking for offenders.  —  Past Auntie Anne's, past Johnny Rockets.  At Lotus Express, a Chinese food joint, Rybarczyk peeled the wrapper …
Jenny Singer / The Forward:
Footage Of Shirtless Bernie Sanders Drunkenly Singing With Soviets In '88 Surfaces  —  Na Zdorovye and welcome to another round of Attempted Smear of Political Candidate Via Videos Of Their Youth Only Serves To Make Candidate More Appealing.  —  Forget dancing queen AOC or bangin' Beto …
 
 
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Desert Sun:
Joshua Tree National Park fans rally, decry impact from shutdown
Discussion: Newsweek and The Guardian
Stephen Collinson / CNN:
Trump shows weakness as 2020 rivals emerge
Robert Nicholson / Providence:
The Strange Gift of the Holocaust
Marc Caputo / Politico:
Biden says he'll make ‘the decision soon’
David Wildstein / New Jersey Globe:
Addiego switches parties
Discussion: Raw Story
Washington Post:
Henry A. Olsen joins The Washington Post Opinions as a columnist
 Earlier Items: 
Annie Snider / Politico:
Exclusive: Trump EPA won't limit 2 toxic chemicals in drinking water
Discussion: Washington Post
Matthew Perpetua / Fluxblog:
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Eric Tucker / Associated Press:
Trump AG pick says he's discussed Mueller probe with Pence
New York Times:
Spy vs. Spy: Watchdog Group Turns the Tables on an Undercover Agent
Andrew Martin / McSweeney's:
I Am So Progressive That I Am Already Preparing My 2020 Protest Vote For Donald Trump
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