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9:25 PM ET, September 22, 2019


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Peter Baker / New York Times:
Trump Acknowledges Discussing Biden in Call With Ukrainian Leader  —  WASHINGTON — President Trump acknowledged on Sunday that he discussed former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. with Ukraine's president as Democrats ramped up calls for an investigation into whether he improperly pressured …
Beth Baumann / Townhall:
Yikes: Biden Loses His Cool With Fox News Reporter  —  During Saturday's Steak Fry at the Iowa State Fair, former Vice President Joe Biden snapped at Fox News' Peter Doocy for not “asking the right question.”  —  The Fox News reporter asked Biden about a whistleblower's claims …
Renato Mariotti / Politico:
Trump Didn't Bribe Ukraine.  It's Actually Worse Than That.  —  Reports that President Donald Trump pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate the son of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has prompted a flurry of speculation Trump, by withholding military aid, has committed bribery or extortion.
Discussion: Slate
Alan Cullison / Wall Street Journal:
Biden's Anticorruption Effort in Ukraine Overlapped With Son's Work in Country  —  Hunter Biden served on board of Ukrainian company  —  KIEV, Ukraine— Joe Biden 's involvement with Ukraine and his son's work in the country, which President Trump has repeatedly said should be investigated …
Discussion: Raw Story, NPR and Rolling Stone
James Downie / Washington Post:
Begin impeachment hearings now  —  House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam B. Schiff (Calif.), like many senior House Democrats, has for months expressed skepticism about starting impeachment hearings against President Trump.  But in the wake of the revelations about Trump's July 25 phone call …
Discussion: RedState, Axios and USA Today
Zack Budryk / The Hill:
Romney: Trump asking Ukraine to investigate political rival ‘would be troubling in the extreme’
Jennifer Rubin / Washington Post:
We're passing the tipping point on impeachment
Washington Post:
'We've been very weak': House Democrats decry their oversight of Trump, push Pelosi on impeachment
Discussion: Raw Story
Washington Post:
Ukrainian leaders feel trapped between warring Washington factions
Ursula Perano / Axios:
Pelosi hints at impeachment over Trump-Ukraine whistleblower complaint
Deanna Paul / Washington Post:
The whistleblower complaint has Congress and Trump at an impasse. Here's what the law says.
Discussion: Raw Story
Carrie Dann / NBC News:
NBC/WSJ poll: A record share of voters dislike Trump personally, but Democrats face challenges of their own  —  Voters overall also have doubts about Democrats' most progressive policy proposals.  And many worry Joe Biden isn't up for the job.  —  WASHINGTON — As Democratic candidates compete …
Discussion: Axios
John Harwood / CNBC:   Voters are equally uneasy about Trump and his potential Democratic rivals, NBC/WSJ poll says
Haris Alic / Breitbart:
Exclusive — Another New York Times Editor Made Racist, Anti-Semitic Comments  —  Another high level employee of the New York Times made racist, antisemitic, and disparaging comments on social media.  —  Jazmine Hughes, an associate editor of the New York Times Magazine …
Rachael Bade / Washington Post:
Trump's takeover of GOP forces many House Republicans to head for the exits  —  Republican Rep. Paul Mitchell's surprise retirement began with a President Trump tweet.  —  Moments after Trump's July 14 missive telling four U.S. congresswomen of color to “go back” to their countries of origin …
Discussion: Mother Jones and Raw Story
Luz Lazo / Washington Post:
The end of an American tradition: The Amtrak dining car  —  Harrison Keely's most fond memories of riding Amtrak all include snapshots of the dining car.  The shiny silverware and white linens.  Enjoying thick slices of French toast covered with powdered sugar and drenched in syrup while taking in the scenery.
Discussion: New York Post
Brett Bruen / Business Insider:
Trump has officially blown any chance of putting together a US-North Korea deal  — President Donald Trump has squandered any chance of making a deal with North Korea and Kim Jong Un.  — Trump's meetings with Kim gave North Korea legitimacy while the US gained nothing.
Florida grandmother outraged after 6-year-old arrested for ‘tantrum’  —  ORLANDO, Fla. (CNN/WKMG) — A Florida grandmother was shocked to find out her 6-year-old granddaughter had been arrested Thursday for throwing a tantrum.  —  Meralyn Kirkland says Kaia's journey to the juvenile detention center …
Discussion: Daily Wire and New York Post
Ayman Odeh / New York Times:
We Are Ending Netanyahu's Grip on Israel  —  The leader of the Arab Joint List explains why it will use its power to help make Benny Gantz prime minister of Israel.  —  Mr. Odeh leads the Joint List, the third-largest bloc in Israel's parliament, the Knesset, and is chairman of the Hadash Party.
Joyce Karam / The National:
A constrained Middle East agenda awaits Donald Trump's third UNGA  —  The US president's approach may be hampered by outside factors, including a weakend Benjamin Netanyahu  —  Despite talking up his intentions for solving multiple crises in the Middle East, US President Donald Trump may find …
Wall Street Journal:
Some WeWork Board Members Seek to Remove Adam Neumann as CEO  —  SoftBank officials are among those expected to push for Neumann ouster  —  A bloc of WeWork directors is planning to push Adam Neumann to step down as chief executive after a tumultuous week in which his eccentric behavior …
Former WTOP political analyst Mark Plotkin dies at 72  —  Former WTOP political analyst Mark Plotkin died Sunday at the age of 72.  —  Plotkin was a staple on WTOP for 10 years.  He hosted “The Politics Program with Mark Plotkin” on Fridays, through which he delivered his colorful commentaries on air.
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 Earlier Items: 
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Legal showdown looms over Trump deposition order
Discussion: Raw Story
Bernie Sanders / Houston Chronicle:
As Trump meets with India's Modi, a reminder to put human rights at center of U.S. foreign policy [Opinion]
Discussion: Al Jazeera
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Jon Levine / New York Post:
Pressure growing for Bernie Sanders to dump ‘virulent’ Linda Sarsour
Charles Sykes / NBC News:
Trump critic and rising GOP star Ben Sasse is now a Trump apologist. How sadly predictable.