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Bill Barrow / Associated Press:
Jimmy Carter says he couldn't have managed presidency at 80  —  ATLANTA (AP) — Weeks shy of his 95th birthday, former President Jimmy Carter said Tuesday he doesn't believe he could have managed the most powerful office in the world at 80 years old.  —  Carter, who earlier this year became …
Discussion: Political Wire
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Mark Murray / NBC News:
NBC/WSJ poll: Biden leads Dem 2020 field, Warren's support grows  —  While Biden dominates among more moderate Democrats and black voters, Warren overperforms among whites and liberals.  —  Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., continue to top …
Ken Thomas / Wall Street Journal:
Biden, Warren Gain in Latest Poll of Democratic Primary Voters  —  WSJ/NBC survey shows former vice president with 31% support and Massachusetts senator at 25%  —  WASHINGTON—Former Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren have gained support since the summer …
Discussion: Political Wire
Trent Spiner / Politico:
Sanders campaign wracked by dissension  —  MANCHESTER, N.H. — Some of Bernie Sanders' fiercest supporters are sounding the alarm that the campaign is bogged down by disorganization, personality clashes and poor communication between state operations and national headquarters.
John Harwood / CNBC:
Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren separate themselves from the 2020 Democratic pack in new NBC/WSJ poll  —  KEY POINTS  — In a new NBC/WSJ poll, Joe Biden draws 31% compared to 25% for Elizabeth Warren.  At 14%, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders trails Warren by a double-digit margin while 15 other candidates receive support of 7% or less.
Discussion: The Last Refuge
Matt Bruenig / Jacobin:
Bernie Sanders Probably Won the WFP Membership Vote
Discussion: Washington Post and Vanity Fair
New York Times:
Acting Intelligence Chief Refuses to Testify, Prompting Standoff With Congress  —  WASHINGTON — The acting director of national intelligence will not testify before Congress this week or immediately hand over a whistle-blower complaint to lawmakers, escalating a standoff between Capitol Hill and leaders of the intelligence agencies.
Discussion: Wall Street Journal and Axios
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Kel McClanahan / Just Security:
Q&A on Whistleblower Complaint Being Withheld from Congressional Intelligence Committees  —  On September 13, House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff publicly announced that he had issued a subpoena to Acting Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Joseph Maguire because Maguire …
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Schiff: Top intel official has refused to turn over ‘urgent’ whistleblower complaint  —  The nation's top intelligence official has refused to comply with a House Intelligence Committee subpoena to provide the contents of a whistleblower complaint a government watchdog deemed “urgent” …
Zachary Basu / Axios:
Corey Lewandowski: “I have no obligation to be honest with the media”  —  Under questioning from counsel Barry Berke during the House Judiciary Committee's impeachment hearing on Tuesday, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski was forced to defend a video in which he appeared to lie to MSNBC host Ari Melber.
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Rick Wilson / gen.medium.com:
Corey Lewandowski Just Made the Democrats Look Utterly Bloodless
Discussion: The Hill and The Gateway Pundit
Olivia Beavers / The Hill:
Nadler considering holding Lewandowski in contempt
Discussion: ABC News, POLITICUSUSA and Townhall
Harry Litman / Washington Post:
Corey Lewandowski is the perfect model for a sustained Trumpian legacy
Discussion: CNN, Daily Wire and Daily Kos
Karma Allen / ABC News:
Legendary journalist and political commentator Cokie Roberts dies at 75  —  Renowned ABC News journalist and political commentator Cokie Roberts has died at the age of 75.  —  Roberts won countless awards, including three Emmys, throughout her decades-long career.
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John Wagner / Washington Post:
Trump on death of Cokie Roberts: ‘She never treated me nicely.  But I would like to wish her family well.’
Nina Totenberg / NPR:   ‘The Personification Of Human Decency’: Nina Totenberg Remembers Cokie Roberts
New York Times:
White House Fires Homeland Security Dept.'s General Counsel  —  WASHINGTON — The White House on Tuesday fired John Mitnick, the general counsel for the Department of Homeland Security, after months of shake-up at an agency responsible for carrying out President Trump's immigration agenda.
Discussion: Political Wire
Erika Martin / KTLA:
Dem Donor Ed Buck Arrested After 3rd Man's Overdose, Charged With Operating West Hollywood Drug House  —  The prominent Democratic donor and LGBTQ political activist Ed Buck was arrested Tuesday and charged with operating a drug house and providing methamphetamine to a 37-year-old man who overdosed last week, officials said.
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
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Kabc / ABC7:
Democratic donor Ed Buck arrested on drug charges after new overdose at his West Hollywood home  —  LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Democratic donor Ed Buck, who has been subject to protests and calls for prosecution in the overdose deaths of two men at his West Hollywood home, was arrested Tuesday in connection with a third overdose, police say.
Discussion: Daily Wire
Alene Tchekmedyian / Los Angeles Times:   Democratic donor Ed Buck arrested and charged with operating drug house
Gil Hoffman / Jerusalem Post:
NETANYAHU-GANTZ STALEMATE: NO CLEAR WINNER IN SUPER-TIGHT ISRAELI ELECTION  —  Both Channel 12 and Channel 13 exit polls foresee yet another stalemate, granting Blue and White the highest amount of seats.  —  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to carry on his dynasty with a historic victory …
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New York Times:   In Tight Israeli Election, Netanyahu's Tenure Appears in Peril
The Times of Israel:
Amended TV exit poll sees Arab alliance surge to 15 seats
Discussion: Breitbart and Balloon Juice
Haaretz:
Israel Election 2019: Netanyahu Fails to Secure Ruling Majority, Gantz in the Lead, Exit Polls Show
Discussion: The Week
Noah Rothman / Commentary:
Brett Kavanaugh Breaks the Democrats  —  Rarely does a story implode as spectacularly as the New York Times' latest effort to resurrect the claim that Justice Brett Kavanaugh was a teenage sexual predator.  —  By now, you know the facts: The Times published an excerpt from a forthcoming book alleging …
Discussion: CNN, Opinion Today and Common Dreams
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Melissa Quinn / Washington Examiner:
Silicon Valley heavyweights quietly aided Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford: Book
Discussion: Breitbart
Owen Daugherty / The Hill:
Arizona Democratic Party will hold vote to censure Sinema  —  The Arizona Democratic Party is planning to hold a vote this week to determine whether Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) should be censured.  —  The Arizona Republic reports the censure vote is due to the fact that progressives …
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Yvonne Wingett Sanchez / Arizona Republic:
Arizona progressives seek to censure Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema
Coral Davenport / New York Times:
Trump to Revoke California's Authority to Set Stricter Auto Emissions Rules  —  WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is expected on Wednesday to formally revoke California's legal authority to set tailpipe pollution rules that are stricter than federal rules, in a move designed by the White House …
Annie Karni / New York Times:
For Sean Spicer, the Revolving Door Led to a Dance Routine in a Lime Green Shirt  —  WASHINGTON — When Sean Spicer, the former White House press secretary, resigned from the Trump administration in 2017, ABC's “Dancing With the Stars” saw a future for him on the show.
Scaachi Koul / BuzzFeed News:
How Did Lauren Duca's Revolution Backfire?  —  The viral writer wants to galvanize young people with her new book, How to Start a Revolution.  But past controversies — and a new complaint filed by her New York University students — threaten to undermine her message.
Cristina Cabrera / Talking Points Memo:
Trump Refuses To Believe Warren's NYC Rally Crowd Size Reached 20,000 People  —  President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that 2020 Democratic candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) did not, in fact, have 20,000 people attending her rally in New York City Monday night - and that even if she did, it's not a big deal.
Caitlin Gibson / Washington Post:
‘Do you have white teenage sons?  Listen up.’ How white supremacists are recruiting boys online.  —  At first, it wasn't obvious that anything was amiss.  Kids are naturally curious about the complicated world around them, so Joanna Schroeder wasn't surprised when her 11 …
Roberta Rampton / Reuters:
Exclusive: Pence rebuffs Solomon Islands PM after nation cuts ties with Taiwan  —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has canceled plans to meet with the leader of the Solomon Islands to discuss development partnerships after the Pacific island cut ties with Taiwan in favor …
Berkeley Lovelace Jr / CNBC:
Pelosi to Cramer: There's no need to reinvent health care — just improve Obamacare  —  KEY POINTS  — Democrats should focus on making improvements to Obamacare instead of trying to reinvent the wheel with “Medicare for All,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says.
Discussion: Axios and Breitbart
John Cheves / Lexington Herald-Leader:
Lawsuit seeks to remove GOP attorney general nominee Daniel Cameron from KY ballot  —  A new lawsuit seeks to have Republican attorney general nominee Daniel Cameron's name removed from the Nov. 5 election ballot, arguing that he lacks the eight years of experience as a “practicing attorney” …
Discussion: Raw Story
 
 
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Theodore Schleifer / Vox:
Silicon Valley is throwing Trump a fundraiser. They'd just rather not talk about it.
Suzy Khimm / NBC News:
Trump administration allows pork slaughterhouses to have fewer USDA inspectors
Discussion: NPR
Josh Rogin / Washington Post:
Trump is expected to tap North Korea envoy for deputy secretary of state
Discussion: Al Jazeera and Politico
CNN:
Elizabeth Warren took selfies for 4 hours after her New York rally. It's part of her plan.
Discussion: Politico
Michael Schneider / Variety:
Norman Lear Won't Stop: TV Legend's Sony Deal Renewal Takes Him to Age 100 (EXCLUSIVE)
Discussion: New York Post
 Earlier Items: 
Richard Lardner / Associated Press:
Trump's Cabinet has had more ex-lobbyists than Obama or Bush
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA
U.S. Department of Justice:
United States Files Civil Lawsuit Against Edward Snowden
The Babylon Bee:
Hypocrisy: Right-Wingers Who Love It When The Babylon Bee Makes Stuff Up Suddenly Get Mad When The NYT Does It
Discussion: Power Line
Washington Post:
Border fence construction could destroy archaeological sites, National Park Service finds
Christine Mai-Duc / Los Angeles Times:
California Republican Rep. Paul Cook to retire from Congress, run for county supervisor seat