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Stephanie Carter:
The #MeToo Story That Wasn't Me  —  It happened again two weeks ago.  I was at an industry conference comprised of my female peers—what would be my last time there as I had announced my intent to start my own company—when a friend ran up to me joyously stating she had “seen me”.
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Quint Forgey / Politico:
Ex-Defense secretary's wife says photo of her with Biden misleading
Washington Post:
Joe Biden's affectionate, physical style with women comes under scrutiny
Discussion: Althouse
Marc Caputo / Politico:
'It's so easy to Google “Creepy Biden"'
John Wagner / Washington Post:
House Judiciary plans vote this week to subpoena Mueller's report  —  The House Judiciary Committee plans to vote Wednesday to authorize subpoenas to obtain the full report of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, escalating a feud with the Justice Department over a lengthy document detailing findings …
Discussion: Politico and Political Wire
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Jerrold L. Nadler / New York Times:
The House Must See the Whole Mueller Report  —  Someday, Trump will not be in office.  Congress needs a full accounting of his misdeeds to ensure they don't happen again.  —  Mr. Nadler is the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.  —  Last Sunday, Attorney General William Barr sent us …
Discussion: CNN and Raw Story
Axios:
Scoop: Trump “saving” Judge Amy Barrett for Ruth Bader Ginsburg seat  —  As he was deliberating last year over replacing Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, President Trump told confidants he had big plans for Judge Amy Coney Barrett.  —  “I'm saving her for Ginsburg,” Trump said of Barrett …
Sen. Mitch McConnell / Politico:
Time to Stop the Democrats' Obstruction  —  It took six months of partisan delays — and several railroad accidents — before Democrats let the Senate confirm a federal railroad administrator, even though none of them actually voted against the nominee in the end.
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Jennifer Bendery / HuffPost:
Mitch McConnell Plans To Change The Rules Again To Confirm Trump Judges  —  The GOP leader, who blocked lots of Obama's court picks, is ready to make it easier to confirm district judges now.  —  WASHINGTON He changed the rules to make it easier to confirm President Donald Trump's Supreme Court picks.
Allan Smith / NBC News:
NY's attorney general is one of the most powerful in the nation.  That should worry Trump.  —  The state's chief legal officer, who is investigating the president and his company, has the ability to render a “judgment of corporate death” for business fraud.
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and Raw Story
Carlotta Gall / New York Times:
Erdogan Appears to Suffer Major Defeats in Turkey's Two Biggest Cities  —  ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party on Sunday was facing defeat in local elections in the Turkish capital, Ankara, and possibly even Istanbul, its largest city, a result that shook the nation …
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Eric Schmitt / New York Times:
Russia's Military Mission Creep Advances to a New Front: Africa  —  OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Russia has been steadily expanding its military influence across Africa, alarming Western officials with increasing arms sales, security agreements and training programs for unstable countries or autocratic leaders.
Pamela McClintock / Hollywood Reporter:
‘Unplanned’ Box Office: Controversial Anti-Abortion Pic Surprises With Strong $6M Debut  —  The R-rated pic scored the second-best start ever for faith-based distributor Pure Flix; tracking had suggested it would only earn around $3 million.  —  Graced with a coveted A+ CinemaScore …
Jonathan Swan / Axios:
Between the lines: Trump privately thinks ACA lawsuit will fail in court  —  A major misconception on Capitol Hill right now is the notion that Mick Mulvaney is behind President Trump's decision to back a lawsuit to demolish the Affordable Care Act.  —  After a week of talking …
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William Cummings / USA Today:
White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney guarantees no one will lose coverage if Obamacare struck down
Discussion: Common Dreams and Washington Post
Axios:
2020 presidential election: Pete Buttigieg has raised $7 million  —  Pete Buttigieg has raised more than $7 million since launching a presidential exploratory committee in January, the potential candidate announced Monday morning.  —  Why it matters: Buttigieg started with low name recognition …
Victor Davis Hanson / American Greatness:
The Tables Turn in Russian Collusion Hunt  —  The irony of the entire Russian collusion hoax is that accusers who cried the loudest about leaking, collusion, lying, and obstruction are themselves soon very likely to be accused of just those crimes.  —  Now that Robert Mueller's 674-day …
Glenn Kessler / Washington Post:
President Trump has made 9,451 false or misleading claims over 801 days  —  It was only 200 days ago, on his 601st day in office, that President Trump exceeded 5,000 false or misleading claims.  —  Now, on his 801st day, the count stands at 9,451, according to The Fact Checker's database that analyzes …
Robert Costa / Washington Post:
Boosted by Pence, Graham plays up his loyalty to Trump as he seeks a fourth term  —  MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) kicked off his reelection campaign here over the weekend by having Vice President Pence — perhaps President Trump's most loyal ally — underscore his own loyalty to the president.
Kevin Robillard / HuffPost:
The ACLU Is Ready To Spend $30 Million On The 2020 Election  —  The group wants 2020 candidates to commit to reducing the prison population by half.  —  The American Civil Liberties Union is pushing 2020 presidential candidates to commit to cutting the federal prison population in half …
Discussion: twitchy.com and Axios
Bloomberg:
Wall Street Embraces Weather Risk in New Era of Storms  — Climate change revs up number, intensity of weather disasters  — New high priests of finance: Forecasters who keep cash flowing  —  Every uptick in wind speed along the Gulf of Mexico shoreline is of enormous interest to Mike Eilts.
Alex Ward / Vox:
Trump has a strong foreign policy narrative for 2020  —  If you think foreign policy might be a weakness for Trump's 2020 reelection campaign, think again.  —  President Donald Trump's 2020 reelection campaign will surely be helped by the foreign policy story he can sell to voters.
Will Bunch / Philly.com:
Emboldened Trump hopes a cruel border crisis will get him reelected in 2020  —  The Honduran had taken incredible risks to reach the promise of liberty on U.S. soil — traveling 1,700 miles from his homeland by riding illegally on the network of freight trains that Central Americans call …
Associated Press:
AP Exclusive: Harris' call for reform collides with her past  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — When Kamala Harris made her much-heralded arrival in Washington as California's first African American U.S. senator, she made a curious early decision.  —  Within months of her swearing-in …
Julie Bykowicz / Wall Street Journal:
Democratic Presidential Candidates Chase Donors to Secure Debate Slots  —  As campaign kicks into higher gear, grass-roots fundraising efforts abound  —  WASHINGTON—It's the 65,000-donor question.  —  Democratic presidential candidates have been racing to reach that number of campaign contributors …
Frank Gardner / BBC:
The unlikely similarities between the far right and IS  —  Far-right extremists in Britain have been accessing terrorism material published online by the Islamic State group, counter-terrorism experts have told the BBC.  —  They say neo-Nazis and other right-wing extremists have been studying methods …
Elena Schneider / Politico:
Buttigieg dashes to catch up with his newfound fame  —  The mayor is having a moment.  His task now is to convert it into a full-fledged campaign.  —  Pete Buttigieg has the mojo.  Now he needs a campaign.  —  The South Bend, Ind., mayor is earning glowing press coverage and enjoying …
Julie Kelly / American Greatness:
Did Bruce Ohr's Testimony Defuse a NYT Bombshell?  —  As the congressional testimony of key figures in the so-called Russiagate scandal becomes public, some of it provides a basis to question the veracity of news reporting that often appeared to give cover for the same officials who participated in the scheme.
John Binder / Breitbart:
Pew Research: U.S. Home to Nearly 20% of World's Migrant Population  —  The United States is home to nearly 20 percent of the globe's migrant population, a new study finds.  —  The Pew Research Center reveals in a new study that the U.S. has admitted more foreign nationals than any other country in the world.
CNN:
This Colorado sheriff is willing to go to jail rather than enforce a proposed gun law  —  Denver (CNN)Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams disagrees so much with a gun bill making its way through the Colorado legislature that he's willing to go to jail rather than enforce it.  —  “It's a matter of doing what's right,” he said.
Discussion: Townhall
 
 
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Ronen Bergman / New York Times:
Twitter Network Uses Fake Accounts to Promote Netanyahu, Israel Watchdog Finds
Glen Carey / Bloomberg:
Trump's Golan Move Means His ‘Deal of the Century’ May Be Dead
Michael Grunwald / Politico:
Inside the Race to Build the Burger of the Future
Brad Wilmouth / NB Blog:
Open-Borders CNN Promotes ‘Sanctuary’ Activist Who Shielded Illegals from ICE Agents
Discussion: RedState
Chuck Ross / The Daily Caller:
Trey Gowdy: CIA May Stop Giving Adam Schiff Information Because He Leaks ‘Like A Screen Door On A Submarine’
Kurt Schlichter / Townhall:
The Conservative Case For Conservatism
Charlie Warzel / New York Times:
Why Courtrooms Are Kryptonite for Alex Jones
Alayna Treene / Axios:
First look: Oldest candidates are winning the youngest vote
Discussion: Political Wire
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Jonathan Swan / Axios:
White House official: Trump doesn't want a spending deal
Discussion: Chalkbeat, Raw Story and Townhall
Jackson Diehl / Washington Post:
Trump's intervention in Venezuela has stalled — because Caracas knows he's bluffing
Arijeta Lajka / CBS News:
The human coyotes helping migrants survive Central America's grueling Darien Gap jungle
Discussion: RedState and twitchy.com
Daily Mail:
Mr Livingstone told a meeting of pro-Corbyn activists that he had been victimised by ‘the elite’ …
Chuck Ross / The Daily Caller:
Jake Tapper: CNN Didn't Get ‘Anything’ Wrong In Russiagate Reporting
 

 
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Lola Fadulu / New York Times:
Nicholas Welker, leader of a white supremacist group who admitted to posting a death threat against a Brooklyn journalist, is sentenced to 44 months in prison

 
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