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Washington Post:
Netanyahu considers blocking Omar, Tlaib from entering Israel ahead of a planned weekend visit  —  Democrats in Congress are quietly bracing for a new public fight with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after his government informed congressional leaders on Wednesday that it would formally announce …
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Amir Tibon / Haaretz:
‘They Hate Israel and All Jews’: Trump Says Israel Would Be Weak to Let in Omar, Tlaib  —  Barring Congresswoman would greatly damage Israel's relations with Democratic party, Israeli diplomats warn  —  WASHINGTON — Several Israeli diplomats warned on Thursday that significant damage …
Tracy Wilkinson / Los Angeles Times:
Under pressure from Trump, Israel bans Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting  —  At the urging of President Trump, Israel on Thursday took the extraordinary step of barring two Democratic U.S. congresswomen who have been outspoken critics of the president from visiting the country.
Isabel Kershner / New York Times:
Israel Said to Deny Entry to Omar and Tlaib After Trump's Call to Block Them  —  JERUSALEM — Israel on Thursday barred the entry of two American Democratic congresswomen who had planned to visit the West Bank, the deputy foreign minister on Israeli radio said, hours after President Trump had urged the country to ban them.
Herb Keinon / Jerusalem Post:   Final decision? Latest report indicates Israel will bar Tlaib and Omar
Ilan Ben Zion / Associated Press:   Israel considers banning entry to outspoken US congresswomen
Jonathan Martin / New York Times:
Many Democrats Love Elizabeth Warren.  They Also Worry About Her.  —  COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — Senator Elizabeth Warren has built the most formidable campaign organization of any Democratic presidential candidate in the first nominating states, raised an impressive $25 million without holding …
Discussion: Political Wire
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Amie Parnes / The Hill:
Biden allies float scaling back events to limit gaffes  —  Allies to Joe Biden have been floating the idea of altering the former vice president's schedule in an effort to reduce the gaffes he has made in recent days.  —  The allies, growing increasingly nervous about Biden's verbal flubs …
Walter Shapiro / New Republic:
Arguing the World  —  Over the past four decades, the American political landscape has been littered with the wreckage of booster rockets from eagerly anticipated presidential campaigns that failed to successfully take off.  —  Begin with John Glenn, whom I profiled on the cover of Newsweek …
Discussion: Washington Post
Li Zhou / Vox:
5 reasons asking women candidates about “electability” is misguided
Discussion: Politico and Washington Post
Washington Post:
Autopsy finds broken bones in Jeffrey Epstein's neck, deepening questions around his death  —  An autopsy found that financier Jeffrey Epstein sustained multiple breaks in his neck bones, according to two people familiar with the findings, deepening the mystery about the circumstances around his death.
M.L. Nestel / New York Magazine:
Jeffrey Epstein's Bodyguard on His Former Boss's Lifestyle, Cruelty, Suicide  —  When Jeffrey Epstein pleaded guilty to soliciting an underage girl for prostitution in 2008 and served a 13-month sentence under the cushiest of conditions, it was his bodyguard and driver, former UFC fighter Igor Zinoviev …
Alexander Burns / New York Times:
Beto O'Rourke's New Approach to 2020: ‘Taking the Fight to Donald Trump’  —  After the shooting in El Paso, Mr. O'Rourke decided to abandon his focus on early primary states and more directly confront the president over immigration and gun control.  —  Beto O'Rourke plans to present himself …
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Rick Klein / ABC News:
The Note: Beto seeks El Paso reboot
Discussion: Washington Post and Hullabaloo
Wall Street Journal:
The Navarro Recession, II  —  Evidence of a tariff-inspired slowdown spooks the markets.  —  By The Editorial Board  —  After we warned last week that U.S. trade policy was courting recession, White House aide Peter Navarro took to Fox Business to denounce us for sounding like The People's Daily …
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Heather Long / Washington Post:
9 key countries are on the verge of recession, driving fears the U.S. could follow
Discussion: Rolling Stone and The Mahablog
Jordan Weissmann / Slate:
Someone Should Probably Step In and Stop the Economy From Tumbling Into a Recession
Discussion: Bloomberg and Above the Law
Brian Beutler / Crooked Media:
PollerCoaster 2020: How to Win Wisconsin  —  RE: The Work We Need To Do To Win Wisconsin  —  The latest Crooked Media-Change Research poll takes a look at the pivotal battleground state of Wisconsin.  We designed our survey to look less like a media poll that focuses on the horse race …
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Tanya Somanader / Crooked Media:   PollerCoaster 2020: What's Happening in Wisconsin
Hunter Woodall / Associated Press:
Trump's New Hampshire struggle: Voters feeling ‘Trumpgret’  —  MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — When Chad Johansen voted for Donald Trump in 2016, he hoped he was picking someone who could help small-business owners compete with bigger companies.  But that hasn't happened, and now the 26-year-old owner …
Discussion: Progress Pond
Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
‘Corey is a political hack’: Lewandowski Senate bid hits backlash in N.H.  —  President Donald Trump's Thursday evening rally in Manchester, N.H., is ostensibly about ginning up support for his reelection campaign.  —  But the state's establishment GOP class is worried he'll use the event …
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Quint Forgey / Politico:
Trump touts potential Lewandowski Senate bid ahead of New Hampshire rally
Kendall Taggart / BuzzFeed News:
Insurance Companies Are Paying Cops To Investigate Their Own Customers  —  When police showed up at Harry Schmidt's home on the outskirts of Pittsburgh, he thought they were there to help.  He was still mourning the disappearance of the beloved forest green Ford F-15 pickup that he'd customized …
CNN:
Marianne Williamson promoted anti-vaxxer theories on her radio show in 2012 episode  —  Washington (CNN)Democratic presidential candidate and author Marianne Williamson once gave a platform to the unfounded theory that vaccines are linked to autism and called on her audience to “be awake” …
Discussion: Political Wire
Inquirer.com:
In N. Philly gun standoff, alleged cop shooter Maurice Hill has a long criminal history  —  Police sources identified the gunman in a standoff at a Tioga apartment building that left six police officers injured as Maurice Hill, 36, a Philadelphia man with a lengthy history of gun convictions …
Felicia Sonmez / Washington Post:
After violent clashes in Hong Kong, Trump says Xi should meet with protesters  —  President Trump said Thursday that Chinese President Xi Jinping should meet with the pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, after violent clashes that have raised fears of a military crackdown.
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Joe Mcdonald / Associated Press:   China threatens retaliation if US tariff hikes go ahead
Nick Corasaniti / New York Times:
Flying Assassins Are Called In to Combat Aggressive Gulls  —  A Jersey Shore town has come up with a creative but costly way to tame its marauding gulls.  —  OCEAN CITY, N.J. — They are deft predators of the French fried potato, able to pluck a fresh wedge in the milliseconds it takes …
Robert Moran / Inquirer.com:
Multiple Philly police officers wounded in active shootout near Temple University's health campus  —  At least five police officers were shot in a confrontation with possibly two gunmen Wednesday afternoon in the Tioga section of North Philadelphia.  —  Police Commissioner Richard Ross …
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Jonathan Swan / Axios:
Allies worry Trump is “running out of tools” to boost the economy  —  With #TrumpRecession trending on Twitter, a source close to President Trump told Axios, “I'm very worried about the latest economic data.  A lot of us are concerned.  Without the narrative on the economy, he can't win.”
Discussion: Splinter
Alexi McCammond / Axios:
John Hickenlooper is dropping out of the presidential race  —  Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) is dropping out of the presidential race, according to a source close to the campaign.  —  Why it matters: Hickenlooper has been facing pressure from other Democrats, including Sen. Chuck Schumer …
Discussion: WHYY
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