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11:50 AM ET, February 10, 2019


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Washington Post:
Border talks at impasse as shutdown looms Friday, officials say  —  Bipartisan talks aimed at resolving the border wall dispute and averting a government shutdown Friday have broken down and are at an impasse, two people familiar with the situation said Sunday.
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA, The Guardian and The Week
Heather Caygle / Politico:
Shutdown talks stalled  —  Negotiations to avert another government shutdown have stalled, leaving lawmakers in the same place they've been for months.  —  Although lawmakers were optimistic going into the weekend about reaching a border security deal and funding the government past Feb. 15 …
Discussion: Axios, The Week and Breitbart
Houston Chronicle:
20 years, 700 victims: Southern Baptist sexual abuse spreads as leaders resist reforms  —  Thirty-five years later, Debbie Vasquez's voice trembled as she described her trauma to a group of Southern Baptist leaders.  —  She was 14, she said, when she was first molested by her pastor in Sanger …
Elena Schneider / Politico:
Klobuchar's opening pitch sidetracked by staff horror stories  —  MINNEAPOLIS — Sen. Amy Klobuchar is pitching herself for the White House as the common-sense Midwestern answer to President Donald Trump — while former staffers portray her as a brutal boss who mistreated them.
Discussion: Axios, Balloon Juice and TheBlaze
Dan Merica / CNN:
Klobuchar expected to announce 2020 presidential bid  —  Minneapolis (CNN)Sen. Amy Klobuchar is expected to announce a presidential bid on Sunday, people close to her tell CNN, vaulting the three-term senator from Minnesota into the crowded field of Democrats angling to take on Trump in 2020.
Discussion: Reuters and The Week
Daily Mail:
Mother, 38, is arrested in front of her children and locked in a cell for seven HOURS after calling a transgender woman a man on Twitter  — More than two months after her arrest and she has had neither her mobile phone or laptop returned  —  A mother was arrested in front of her children …
Discussion: Louder With Crowder and Breitbart
Michael Brice-Saddler / Washington Post:
This petty poster war says everything you need to know about the immigration debate in Congress  —  There may be no better way to understand the immigration debate on Capitol Hill than to take a walk through the second floor of the Rayburn House Office Building.
Discussion: ImmigrationProf Blog
Jim Clifton / Gallup:
What If There Were 42 Million at the Border?  —  Here's a good question about caravans: How many more are coming?  —  Gallup asked the whole population of Latin America.  There are 33 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.  Roughly 450 million adults live in the region.
Paul Schwartzman / Washington Post:
Michael Cohen's secret agenda … NEW YORK — At first, Michael Cohen appeared indifferent as he listened to the group of Republican leaders urge his boss to run for governor.  —  It was the fall of 2013, and Donald Trump was already fixated on “the big thing,” as he referred to running for president.
Discussion: Politico and Raw Story
Mike Allen / Axios:
Scoop: Bob Woodward writes email to Jeff Bezos: “It's Watergate redux”  —  Bob Woodward — author of “FEAR: Trump in the White House,” and an associate editor of The Washington Post, where he has worked since 1971 — wrote an email of support on Friday to Post owner Jeff Bezos, following his Medium post defying the National Enquirer:
Discussion: Bloomberg and Talking Points Memo
Manuel Roig-Franzia / Washington Post:
What happens when billionaires battle gossipmongers? Prepare for explosions.
Alice Miranda Ollstein / Politico:
Republicans can't wait to debate Medicare for All  —  The only people more eager than progressive Democrats for hearings on Medicare for All are conservative Republicans.  —  GOP lawmakers, fresh off an electoral shellacking fueled in large part by health care concerns …
Washington Post:
Virginians are split on governor's fate amid blackface scandal  —  Poll Questions  —  Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Ralph Northam is handling his job as governor of Virginia?  Do you approve/disapprove strongly or somewhat?  —  Hide Results  —  Q: Northam has been governor for about one year.
Discussion: The Week and Politico
The Daily Caller:
Ocasio-Cortez's Adviser Went Viral For What He Told Tucker Carlson — But He Got It Wrong  — A policy adviser for New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claimed that her Green New Deal proposal did not include economic protections for those “unwilling to work” and claimed that the phrase came from a “doctored document.”
Eliza Relman / Business Insider:
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's staff says a document that supported paying Americans 'unwilling …
Discussion: and Townhall
Committee on Foreign Affairs:
McCaul Statement on Administration's Response to Magnitsky Act  —  Media Contact:  —  Washington D.C. - House Foreign Affairs Lead Republican Michael McCaul (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the Administration's failure to meet …
Katha Pollitt / New York Times:
Day Care for All  —  The progressive to-do list is missing a very important idea.  —  Ms. Pollitt is a columnist at The Nation.  —  When Bernie Sanders ran for president, he promised to fight for free public college, universal health insurance and a $15 minimum wage.
Mary Papenfuss / HuffPost:
Protesters Raise Funds To Transport Trump Baby Blimp In Time For President's El Paso Rally  —  A major protest is planned as Trump kicks off his first campaign rally of the year in the Texas border city.  —  In less than a day, activists from El Paso raised enough money to transport …
Discussion: CBS News and New York Times
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