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Steven Shepard / Politico:
Poll: Trump approval sinks 5 points after Mueller report, tying all-time low  —  President Donald Trump's approval rating has dropped 5 points, equaling his presidency's low-water mark, since last week's release of the special counsel report into the 2016 election, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll.
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Washington Post:
House Democratic leaders say no immediate plans to open impeachment proceedings against Trump  —  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told lawmakers Monday that there are no plans to immediately open impeachment proceedings against President Trump, rejecting calls from several Democrats to initiate steps to try to oust the president.
Washington Post:
Sen. Kamala Harris says she supports impeaching Trump
Discussion: Political Wire, Fox News and Breitbart
Kurt Bardella / USA Today:
What would Republicans do with a Mueller report? Build an impeachment case.
Washington Post:
Constraints on presidency being redefined in Trump era, report fallout shows
CBS News:
House Democratic leaders urge caution on impeachment as members plot way forward
Jamelle Bouie / New York Times:   The Lure of Impeachment  —  We need congressional action to cure …
Garrett M. Graff / Wired:
14 Mueller Report Takeaways You Might Have Missed  —  Robert Mueller's final 448-page report on Russian interference in the 2016 election—and Donald Trump's apparent attempts to obstruct justice along the way—takes some time to read fully.  On close examination, it turns …
Discussion: Vox
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Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
Mueller's findings: Too stupid to conspire.  Too incompetent to obstruct.  —  I learned the hard way that predictions are perilous in the current age: I literally ate a column asserting that Republicans would never nominate Donald Trump for president.  —  So please forgive this victory lap …
Discussion: Rolling Stone
Matthew Choi / Politico:
Trump's Monday night retweeting blitz
Discussion: Breitbart and Fox News
Garrett M. Graff / Wired:
Mueller Makes It Clear: Trump Was Worse Than a ‘Useful Idiot’
Discussion: New York Times
Eric Tucker / Associated Press:   AP FACT CHECK: Mueller interviewed many close to president
Washington Post:   Trump is accused of gross abuse of his office. We're not talking about the Mueller report.
Joseph Wulfsohn / Fox News:
Klobuchar has ‘please clap’ moment, says CNN's Chris Cuomo ‘creeping’ over shoulder during town hall  —  2020 presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., saw a couple of viral moments during a televised town hall on Monday night.  —  The first: what critics and analysts have called her “please clap” moment.
Discussion: Breitbart
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Chelsea Janes / Washington Post:
Harris promises to impose new gun rules if Congress won't  —  MANCHESTER, N.H. — Sen. Kamala D. Harris said Monday that as president she would give Congress 100 days to pass broad gun control legislation — and if it fails to do so, she would take executive action to expand background checks …
Discussion: Breitbart
Astead W. Herndon / New York Times:   Kamala Harris Proposes Executive Orders on Gun Control
Stephanie Murray / Politico:
From impeachment to getting 'Hillary'd': 2020 Democrats face off in town halls
Discussion: Breitbart
Washington Post:
Christianity under attack?  Sri Lanka church bombings stoke far-right anger in the West.  —  Sunday's bombings in Sri Lanka marked the country's deadliest violence in a decade, leaving 290 dead and more than 500 injured.  But the attacks, which targeted a religious minority …
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New York Times:
Sri Lanka Was Warned of Possible Attacks.  Why Didn't It Stop Them?  —  COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — The confidential security memo laid it all out: names, addresses, phone numbers, even the times in the middle of the night that one suspect would visit his wife.  —  In the days leading …
CNN:
Trump Fed pick Stephen Moore called it a ‘travesty’ that women ‘feel free’ to play sports with men  —  (CNN)One of President Donald Trump's picks to serve on the Federal Reserve Board has written that women should be banned from refereeing, announcing or beer vending at men's college basketball games …
Joe Lockhart / New York Times:
There's a Bigger Prize Than Impeachment  —  Keeping Trump in office will destroy the Republican Party.  —  Mr. Lockhart served as White House press secretary from 1998 to 2000.  —  In the fall of 1998, Erskine Bowles, the White House chief of staff, traveled to Capitol Hill to meet with the speaker of the House.
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Paul Waldman / Washington Post:
No bottom: Republicans show they'll defend just about anything Trump does
Philip Klein / Washington Examiner:
Elizabeth Warren's plan to cancel student loan debt would be a slap in the face to all those who struggled to pay off their loans  —  In the escalating battle of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to see who can offer the most free stuff, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. …
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Elizabeth Warren / Team Warren:
I'm calling for something truly transformational: Universal free public college and cancellation of student loan debt
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
What to do about Sarah Sanders?  White House reporters have a few ideas.  —  Reporters have long approached White House press secretary Sarah Sanders with a trust-but-verify attitude, knowing full well that Sanders is tasked with spinning some of the more unspinnable statements made by her boss, President Trump.
Sayanti Chakraborty / Reuters:
Facebook hires State Department lawyer as general counsel  —  (Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Monday named the legal adviser to the U.S. State Department as its general counsel, as the social media giant faces growing regulatory hurdles and privacy concerns.  —  Jennifer Newstead …
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Steven Overly / Politico:
Facebook hires Trump State Department official as general counsel
Herman Cain:
The real reasons I withdrew from Fed consideration - direct from me, the only source you need  —  I was on the phone earlier explaining why I had decided to ask President Trump not to nominate me to the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank.  Shortly after I went through the detailed explanation of my reasons, I was informed:
Julian Borger / The Guardian:
US threatens to veto UN resolution on rape as weapon of war, officials say  —  Exclusive: US warns it will reject measure over language on sexual health in latest example of hardline abortion stance  —  The US is threatening to veto a United Nations resolution on combatting the use of rape …
Discussion: CNN
CNN:
White House tells official not to comply with Democratic subpoena over security clearances  —  (CNN)The White House has instructed a former official who was in charge of the security clearance process to not comply with a House subpoena demanding his appearance for an interview …
Manu Raju / CNN:
GOP senator says she doesn't think it's ‘necessary’ for Mueller to testify  —  How both parties will spin the Mueller report in 2020  —  Washington (CNN)Republican Sen. Joni Ernst, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Monday she didn't think testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller …
Discussion: Shareblue Media, Raw Story, IJR and The Week
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Jeremy Herb / CNN:
Republican lawmaker sees less-redacted Mueller report
Discussion: Shareblue Media, KTLA and CNSNews
Courier-Journal:
Is Braidy Industries of Kentucky getting in bed with Russian mobsters?  —  Kentucky might be going into business with the Russian mafia.  —  Not the rough-and-tumble “Godfather” crowd with the bent noses and such names like Tessio, Barzini and Luca Brasi.  —  If all goes according to plan …
Liam Dillon / Los Angeles Times:
California housing bill targeting wealthy cities could rezone nearly all of Palo Alto … Few California communities have as many trappings of the good life as Palo Alto.  The Silicon Valley suburb is home to two of the state's highest-earning neighborhoods, top-performing public schools …
Erin Banco / The Daily Beast:
Sen. Lindsey Graham Bewilders Ivanka Trump's Women's Conference With Terrorism Rant  —  As he spoke, confused attendees at the Women Entrepreneurship Finance Initiative could be heard asking each other in hushed tones what Graham was talking about.  —  While on a trip to Cote d'Ivoire …
Discussion: Raw Story
Catherine Rampell / Washington Post:
Trump left our allies at the altar.  Now he's mad they're moving on.  —  What a jerk you were to let me dump you.  —  That's the message the Trump administration is sending to some of our closest allies and most important economic partners.  The most recent target is Japan …
John Rossomando / Sara A. Carter:
Ilhan Omar Slammed U.S. Soldiers Involved in ‘Black Hawk Down’ Incident  —  Investigative Journalist John Rossomando works with the Investigative Project on Terrorism.  IPT gave SaraACarter.com permission to reprint the article in full.  For more on Rossomando's work please visit here.
Alison Frankel / Reuters:
Purdue's Sackler family wants global opioids settlement: Sackler lawyer Mary Jo White  —  (Reuters) - Mary Jo White of Debevoise & Plimpton represents four members of the family that controls Purdue Pharma, the company that developed and marketed the painkiller OxyContin.
Branko Marcetic / In These Times:
These 2020 Candidates Are the Darlings of Wall Street.  The Numbers Are Proof.  —  Cory Booker, Kamala Harris and Kirsten Gillibrand are among the top beneficiaries of Wall Street money, despite their rhetoric about regulating the banking industry.  —  The 2020 Democratic presidential race …
Chris Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Mayor Pete Buttigieg Sets L.A. Fundraiser Hosted by Gay Hollywood A-List (Exclusive)  —  The co-hosts of the event include some of the highest-profile names in Hollywood including Ryan Murphy, Matt Bomer, Simon Halls, Bryan Lourd, Bruce Bozzi, Greg Berlanti, Robbie Rogers, Kevin Huvane and Billy Eichner.
Max Boot / Washington Post:
My former party's reaction to the Mueller report fills me with disgust  —  Having declared the Republican Party to be morally bankrupt last month — after 90 percent of GOP lawmakers voted to approve President Trump's unconstitutional state of emergency — I am not remotely surprised …
 
 
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NBC News:
Sanders releases internal poll showing lead over Trump in PA, WI and MI
Jordain Carney / The Hill:
McConnell pledges to be ‘Grim Reaper’ for progressive policies
Discussion: Splinter and Shareblue Media
Ariel Edwards-Levy / HuffPost:
The Mueller Report Really Didn't Change Much At All: Poll
Discussion: Associated Press
Janie Har / Associated Press:
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Andrew Taylor / Associated Press:
Medicare, Social Security face shaky fiscal futures
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Trump plausibly committed impeachable offenses. A leading expert explains how.
Discussion: The Mahablog and Raw Story
Sacha Pfeiffer / NPR:
Inside The Mueller Report, This Man Saw A Photo Of His Dad Being Used By Russians
Discussion: Politico