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10:05 AM ET, February 4, 2019

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Ben White / Politico:
Soak the rich?  Americans say go for it  —  The prospect of 70 percent tax rates for multimillionaires and special levies on the super-rich draw howls about creeping socialism and warnings of economic disaster in much of Washington.  —  But polling suggests that when it comes to soaking the rich …
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Aída Chávez / The Intercept:
Ana Maria Archila, Queens Woman Who Confronted Jeff Flake, Will Be Ocasio-Cortez's SOTU Guest  —  Ana Maria Archila, the Queens woman who famously confronted Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake in a Capitol Hill elevator, will be Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's State of the Union guest on Tuesday.
Claire Williams / Morning Consult:   Warren's Proposed Tax on Wealthy Draws More Support Than Ocasio-Cortez's
Keach Hagey / Wall Street Journal:
Site Behind Northam Revelations Is Backed by GOP Operatives  —  The website that broke the story of the racist yearbook photo that is imperiling Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam is a scrappy, pro-Trump outfit backed by Republican operatives.
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Vann R. Newkirk II / The Atlantic:
Ralph Northam's Mistake  —  On Friday, faced with a photo on his medical-school yearbook page featuring one person in blackface and another wearing a Ku Klux Klan robe, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam apologized.  By Saturday, he said he'd never taken the photo, never seen the yearbook …
Washington Post:
Northam controversy threatens to complicate Democrats' bid to draw sharp contrast with Trump, GOP on race
Washington Post:
‘Democracy Dies in Darkness’  —  When we go off to war. When we exercise our rights. When we soar to our greatest heights.  —  When we mourn and pray. When our neighbors are at risk. When our nation is threatened. There's someone to gather the facts.  —  To bring you the story. No matter the cost.
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Reuters:
Iraqi president says Trump did not ask permission to ‘watch Iran’
Discussion: Political Wire and VICE News
WWBT-TV:
Lt. Gov. Fairfax slams ‘defamatory and false’ sexual assault allegation  —  RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax issued a statement early Monday after an online article hinted at sexual assault allegations against him in 2004.  —  The site “Big League Politics” …
Discussion: WVEC and WTVR-TV
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Axios:
Scoop: Leaked private schedules show Trump spent 60% of last 3 months in “Executive Time”  —  A White House source has leaked nearly every day of President Trump's private schedule for the past three months.  —  Why it matters: This unusually voluminous leak gives us unprecedented visibility into how this president spends his days.
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Steven Shepard / Politico:
Poll: Democrats have reason to fret Schultz  —  Democrats have broken into a panic over Howard Schultz's talk of an independent bid for president.  A new poll suggests they have reason to be worried.  —  The POLITICO/Morning Consult poll shows anti-Trump and Democratic voters are more open …
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and Political Wire
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Emerson College:
Iowa Poll: One year out from Caucus: Biden leads Democratic Field- Third Party Candidacy Helps Trump.
CNN:
CNN Poll: 4 in 10 call this the worst governing of their lifetimes  —  State of the Union: Paralyzed over border wall fight  —  (CNN)With a looming February 15 deadline to fund parts of the US government, few are optimistic the President and Congress will be able to reach agreement …
Discussion: Political Wire
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Anita Kumar / Politico:
Dems hope to draw blood from potential Trump SCOTUS pick  —  When the conservative lawyer Neomi Rao appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week, she'll be interviewing for a job on the country's second most powerful court.  —  But both her allies and enemies will be watching …
Associated Press:
Trump campaign takes steps to prevent a challenge within GOP  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about a potential Republican primary challenge, President Donald Trump's campaign has launched a state-by-state effort to prevent an intraparty fight that could spill over into the general-election campaign.
Discussion: Political Wire
Edward-Isaac Dovere / The Atlantic:
Biden Is Close to Saying Yes  —  Joe Biden reliably blows through every public and private deadline for making a decision about running for president.  But he's giving everyone he's seen in recent weeks the feeling that he's very close to saying yes.  —  The urgency of Biden's planning …
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Attacking a Pay Wall That Hides Public Court Filings  —  WASHINGTON — The federal judiciary has built an imposing pay wall around its court filings, charging a preposterous 10 cents a page for electronic access to what are meant to be public records.  A pending lawsuit could help tear that wall down.
USA Today:
Watergate's lesson?  If Democrats want to heal America, Trump must be held accountable  —  Accountability is essential to the long-term health of our democracy, more important than even healing the nation's partisan divisions.  —  CONNECT  —  Democrats are wrestling with how aggressively …
Discussion: Raw Story
New York Times:
Schumer and Sanders: Limit Corporate Stock Buybacks  —  Corporate self-indulgence has become an enormous problem for workers and for the long-term strength of the economy.  —  Mr. Schumer and Mr. Sanders are U.S. senators.  —  From the mid-20th century until the 1970s …
Discussion: CNBC
J.D. Capelouto / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
BREAKING: ICE arrests rapper 21 Savage, says he is actually British and overstayed visa  —  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested rapper 21 Savage early Sunday morning, claiming that he is actually from the United Kingdom and overstayed his visa, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has learned.
Allan Smith / NBC News:
Trump says he doesn't know if he wants Mueller report made public  —  “It depends,” Trump said.  “I have no idea what it's going to say.”  —  President Donald Trump said in a CBS News interview that aired Sunday that he isn't sure if he wants special counsel Robert Mueller's report to be made public.
Discussion: Just Security
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James Hohmann / Washington Post:
The Daily 202: Northam imbroglio suggests a #MeToo moment on race has arrived
Wall Street Journal:
Steel Tariff Profiteers
Discussion: Cafe Hayek
Washington Post:
'It's way too many': As vacancies pile up in Trump administration, senators grow concerned
Discussion: The Week
Julian Brave NoiseCat / The Guardian:
His side of the story: Nathan Phillips wants to talk about Covington
Washington Post:
Bernie Sanders's estate tax plan would reduce the federal debt and help even the playing field
Dan Diamond / Politico:
Trump's State of the Union pledge: Ending HIV transmissions by 2030
Steven L. Hall / Washington Post:
I was in the CIA. Trump's petty fights and insults will make us all less safe.
Washington Post:
He helped Trump confront North Korea.  Now Ji Seong-ho wonders whether human rights will be left behind.
Discussion: Associated Press
 Earlier Items: 
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
Can moderate Dems talk Pelosi out of her extreme position in the border negotiations?
Washington Post:
Trump-appointed prosecutor focused on allegations of voting fraud by immigrants amid warnings …
Suzanne Vranica / Wall Street Journal:
‘Game of Thrones’ Hijacks Bud Light's Super Bowl Ad to Pump Its Return
Discussion: WTOP, Vox and The Week
Ruth Eglash / Washington Post:
Palestinians refuse to meet with Trump's adviser, so he's tweeting them
Discussion: Political Wire
Andrew Marchand / New York Post:
Rising ESPN star Adnan Virk fired, escorted out in leak investigation
Peter D'Abrosca / Big League Politics:
Dear Daily Caller: It's Time To Talk About The Ethics of Benny Johnson
Caroline Orr / Shareblue Media:
Every extremist murder in 2018 was linked to right-wing terrorism
Matt Gorman / Fox News:
Republicans need to do better with women, starting with getting them elected
Discussion: Hullabaloo