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New York Times:
How the El Paso Killer Echoed the Incendiary Words of Conservative Media Stars  —  Tucker Carlson went on his prime-time Fox News show in April last year and told his viewers not to be fooled.  The thousands of Central Americans on their way to the United States were “border jumpers,” not refugees, he said.
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New York Times:
Trump Rule Targets Legal Immigrants Who Rely on Food Stamps and Other Aid  — Legal migrants who use public programs, such as food stamps and housing subsidies, will face penalties, under a new rule to curb immigration.  — It's part of a sweeping policy aimed to narrow the demographic …
Discussion: Common Dreams and Daily Kos
Wall Street Journal:   Trump Administration to Make Legal Immigrants Who Draw From Social Programs Ineligible for Green Cards
Washington Post:
Trump administration to penalize immigrants who use or might use public benefits, a move aimed …
Discussion: Political Wire
New York Times:
U.S. Officials Suspect New Nuclear Missile in Explosion That Killed 7 Russians  —  American intelligence officials are racing to understand a mysterious explosion that released radiation off the coast of northern Russia last week, apparently during the test of a new type of nuclear-propelled …
Washington Post:
‘It was inevitable’: Officers watching Epstein were on overtime due to jail staffing shortage, union president says  —  The two correctional officers assigned to watch the special unit in the detention center where financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was being housed …
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Jennifer Rubin / Washington Post:   This is how to respond to Trump's conspiratorial lunacy
Andrew Egger / The Bulwark:
If Only We Could Be Surprised That Trump Is Retweeting Epstein Conspiracy Theories
Gabby Orr / Politico:
'Using the Lord's name in vain': Evangelicals chafe at Trump's blasphemy  —  Paul Hardesty didn't pay much attention to President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Greenville, N.C., last month until a third concerned constituent rang his cell phone.  —  The residents of Hardesty's district …
Lisa Friedman / New York Times:
Trump Administration Weakens Protections for Endangered Species  —  WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday announced that it would change the way the Endangered Species Act is applied, significantly weakening the nation's bedrock conservation law credited with rescuing the bald eagle …
Discussion: Progress Pond
Jonathan Capehart / Washington Post:
What I learned about the Democrats at a family barbecue in North Carolina  —  Every second Saturday in August, my mother and her siblings host a family barbecue, a simple gathering under the enormous pecan tree in the side yard of the house where they grew up in Severn, N.C. In the mix …
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Associated Press:
Warren wows in Iowa as candidates' sprint to caucuses begins  —  DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The chant — “2 cents, 2 cents, 2 cents” — started in the back of a crowd that packed sidewalks at the Iowa State Fair.  Elizabeth Warren, basking in the spontaneous adulation of her proposed wealth tax …
Discussion: Jewish Insider
Brian Schwartz / CNBC:
L Brands CEO Les Wexner has been giving documents to investigators showing alleged Jeffrey Epstein theft  —  KEY POINTS  — L Brands founder Les Wexner and his legal team have been providing documents to federal investigators that they believe show Epstein misappropriated funds while the child predator was Wexner's money manager.
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Sarah Blaskey / Miami Herald:
What happens to Jeffrey Epstein's money and homes now?  Can feds seize everything?  —  Jeffrey Epstein's apparent suicide is a significant obstacle for federal prosecutors, who spent months painstakingly building a case against the multimillionaire who was charged in July in New York federal court with sex trafficking of minors.
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Ishaan Tharoor / Washington Post:   The protesters of Hong Kong and Moscow aren't backing down
Brian Pascus / CBS News:
Tulsi Gabbard to report for active duty for 2 weeks  —  Tulsi Gabbard, Democrat from Hawaii and presidential candidate, will be taking a two-week absence from her campaign Monday to report for active duty with the Hawaiian Army National Guard in Indonesia, she said in an interview with CBSN's Caitlin Huey-Burns.
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Henry Rodgers / The Daily Caller:   Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Taking Two Weeks Leave From Presidential Campaign To Report For Active Duty
Francesca Bacardi / Page Six:
Sarah Silverman fired from new movie for blackface photo  —  Sarah Silverman revealed that she was recently fired from a movie over an old photo of her in blackface.  —  She said the photo, which was snapped on the set of “The Sarah Silverman Show” in 2007, recently resurfaced and caught the eye of the film's producers.
Discussion: Fox News
Laura Barrón-López / Politico:
Texas Republicans brace for 2020 drubbing  —  As bad as it's been for Texas Republicans lately, some members of the party are warning that 2020 could be even worse.  —  The rash of recent House GOP retirements is just the latest sign of a state party in distress: In last year's midterms …
Discussion: Shareblue Media and The Week
NBC News:
Trump is losing ground in America's suburbs  —  First Read is your briefing from “Meet the Press” and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.  —  WASHINGTON — For all of the discussion about whether Democrats can win Texas in 2020 …
David Rutz / Washington Free Beacon:
Abrams: Election ‘Stolen From the People of Georgia’  —  In MSNBC special, Abrams blames 2013 Supreme Court decision for her defeat  —  Democrat Stacey Abrams repeated her claim that her 2018 governor's race was “stolen from the people of Georgia” in an MSNBC special on voting that aired Sunday.
Jonathan Swan / Axios:
Scoop: Inside Trump's strange pen-pal diplomacy with Justin Trudeau  —  President Trump has sent highly unusual, Sharpie-written notes to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at least twice, Axios has learned.  —  One missive was so odd, the Canadian ambassador double-checked with the White House to be sure it wasn't a prank.
Will Sommer / The Daily Beast:
Did a Far-Right Star Recruit Jacob Wohl to Terrorize Women?  —  “I'll make it my mission to torture you so much that you end up killing yourself,” reads a text message from a phone number belonging to notorious smear merchant Jacob Wohl.  —  A perennial House candidate's alleged harassment …
Discussion: Mediaite
Washington Post:
President Trump has made 12,019 false or misleading claims over 928 days  —  President Trump's proclivity for spouting exaggerated numbers, unwarranted boasts and outright falsehoods has continued at a remarkable pace.  As of Aug. 5, his 928th day in office, he had made 12,019 false or misleading claims …
Discussion: The Week and Political Wire
Laurie Kellman / Associated Press:
Sentries, not ‘squad’: Moderate Dems ones to watch for 2020  —  CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — Abigail Spanberger talked about rural broadband.  She held court on health care, solar energy and the border crisis.  —  But as the freshman Democrat from Virginia fielded a dozen questions during …
Jennifer Rubin / Washington Post:
North Carolina's 9th Congressional District has gotten worse for Republicans  —  You might recall that out-and-out ballot fraud in the North Carolina 9th Congressional District in the 2018 midterms led to the race's invalidation.  The new election is scheduled for Sept. 10.
Harmeet Dhillon / Fox News:
Hey, California, Trump has a right to run for reelection.  The Constitution is crystal clear  —  No one - not Congress, not the president, and certainly not a state government - may unilaterally change the requirements to be president of the United States without first amending the U.S. Constitution.
 
 
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U.S. Department of Justice:
Attorney General William P. Barr Delivers Remarks at the Grand Lodge Fraternal Order …
Eleanor Ainge Roy / The Guardian:
New Zealand gun buyback: 10,000 firearms returned after Christchurch attack
Discussion: The Week and New York Post
Vann R. Newkirk II / The Atlantic:
The Great Land Robbery
Liz Sly / Washington Post:
The UAE's ambitions backfire as it finds itself on the front line of U.S.-Iran tensions
James Kynge / Financial Times:
US-China trade war data belie Donald Trump's bragging
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Richard Bernstein / RealClearInvestigations:
In France, Even Muslims Have Had It With Radical Muslims
Discussion: Real Clear Politics
Tyson J / BLACK WITH NO CHASER:
Black Mississippians Response Statement to the ICE Raids
Rebecca Tan / Washington Post:
In D.C., New York and beyond, Jews mark annual day of mourning by protesting Trump immigration policies
Discussion: Daily Wire, Common Dreams and KTLA
MSNBC:
Republican family switches support to Democrats at Iowa State Fair
Jonathan Swan / Axios:
Exclusive: Anthony Scaramucci says Trump may need to be replaced for 2020