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Susan Page / USA Today:
Poll: Iowa caucuses are ‘up for grabs’ as Pete Buttigieg surges into top tier  —  It's a new three-way race in Iowa.  —  Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who was initially seen as a long-shot presidential contender, has surged within striking distance of former vice president Joe Biden …
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Bloomberg:
Mark Zuckerberg Has Quietly Advised Pete Buttigieg on Campaign Hires  — Facebook CEO, wife privately recommended hires to Democrat  — Zuckerberg facing barrage of criticism in DC for bias, privacy  —  Facebook Inc. chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg has privately recommended …
Los Angeles Times:
Think Warren's too liberal?  Biden's old news?  Midwesterners Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar want to talk to you
Discussion: National Review
Elena Schneider / Politico:
‘It sure feels like Buttigieg and Klobuchar have wind in their sails’
Wall Street Journal:
Private Photos of Indicted Donor Depict Ties to Trump, Giuliani  —  Dating back to 2015, the private Instagram account of Lev Parnas, a Ukrainian-American indicted for illegal campaign donations, appears to show VIP access to President Trump and a close relationship with Rudy Giuliani.
New York Times:
Why Trump Dropped His Idea to Hold the G7 at His Own Hotel  —  He knew Democrats would criticize him.  When Republicans started doing so, he changed his mind.  —  He knew he was inviting criticism by choosing his own luxury golf club in Miami for the site of a gathering of world leaders …
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Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Want Trump removed?  New data shows Fox News is a huge obstacle.  —  As the impeachment inquiry marches forward, President Trump is closely watching the Republicans in Congress, particularly in the Senate, who constitute his last line of defense against removal.  —  In that regard, Trump has a very powerful ally: Fox News.
Discussion: Contemptor, The Hill and Althouse
Washington Post:
Trump reversed course on hosting G-7 at his club after learning that impeachment-weary Republicans …
Jason Abbruzzese / NBC News:
Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook caught Russia and Iran trying to interfere in 2020  —  “They are highly sophisticated.  They signal that these nation-states intend to be active in the upcoming elections,” Zuckerberg told NBC News' Lester Holt.  —  Facebook unveiled new plans Monday to fight 2020 election interference.
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Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Facebook Discloses New Disinformation Campaigns From Russia and Iran
Donie O'Sullivan / CNN:
Facebook: Russian trolls are back. And they're here to meddle with 2020
Pete Williams / NBC News:
Supreme Court wipes out Michigan partisan gerrymander ruling  —  The court had already declared in June that such challenges involve an essentially political issue, beyond the authority of federal courts to resolve.  —  Supreme Court strikes down Michigan gerrymandering ruling
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Hallie Jackson / MSNBC:
Supreme Court strikes down Michigan gerrymandering ruling  —  The Supreme Court has tossed out a Michigan gerrymandering ruling that the court deemed too “partisan” because state voters would not be accurately represented.
Betsy Swan / The Daily Beast:
Mulvaney's Ukraine Story Undercut by Trump's Former Diplomat to the Country  —  Kurt Volker told Congress that DOJ never asked Ukraine to scrutinize election interference.  But Mulvaney said the White House held up aid to the country to get them to help DOJ.
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Guy Snodgrass / Politico:
Inside Trump's First Pentagon Briefing  —  Long before real planning for it began, and long before the first news stories about it, those of us in the top levels of the Pentagon heard President Donald Trump demand the military parade he would eventually get.
Discussion: The Week, VICE, Raw Story and Mediaite
Courtney Hagle / Media Matters for America:
CNN hired Sean Duffy, who immediately pushed conspiracy theories that CNN had already debunked  —  CNN's new hire, former Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI), has used his first two appearances on the network to push a conspiracy theory that has already been widely debunked — including by CNN's own reporting.
Discussion: Mediaite and Althouse
Emily Peck / HuffPost:
Women At Ernst & Young Instructed On How To Dress, Act Nicely Around Men  —  At the height of the Me Too movement, the message of the training seminar was “fix the women.”  —  When women speak, they shouldn't be shrill.  Clothing must flatter, but short skirts are a no-no. After all, “sexuality scrambles the mind.”
Rachel M. Cohen / The Intercept:
Warren Wants to End Vouchers and Tax Credits for Private Schools and Rein in Charters  —  Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a wide-ranging education plan Monday, pledging to invest hundreds of billions of dollars into public schools if she wins the presidency, paid in part through her proposed two-cent tax on wealth over $50 million.
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Joshua Jamerson / Wall Street Journal:
Warren Would Use Wealth Tax to Fund $800 Billion Education Plan
Discussion: Axios and Political Wire
Perry Bacon Jr / FiveThirtyEight:
Why Aren't More Democrats Endorsing Warren?  —  Sen. Elizabeth Warren has moved into the top tier of the Democratic primary field in national polls, joining former Vice President Joe Biden.  Further, she leads in Iowa and New Hampshire and raised more than anyone except Sen. Bernie Sanders from July through September.
Discussion: Political Wire, The Week and Althouse
Geoff Bennett / NBC News:
Republicans to hold vote over Adam Schiff's role in impeachment investigation  —  House Republicans are expected to push a vote on Monday on a resolution to censure House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff.  Republicans are taking issue with how Schiff is conducting the impeachment investigation.
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Washington Post:
Live updates: Pelosi details evidence of what she calls Trump's ‘shakedown’ …
Glenn Kessler / Washington Post:
Trump's claim the Saudis will pay ‘100 percent of the cost’  —  “You read where we're sending some troops to Saudi Arabia.  That's true.  Because we want to help Saudi Arabia.  They have been a very good ally.  They've agreed to pay for the cost of those troops.
Associated Press:
Residents of northeast Syria city pelt departing US troops  —  AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Angry over the U.S. withdrawal, residents of a Kurdish-dominated Syrian city hurled potatoes at departing American military vehicles as they drove by on Monday.  Defense Secretary Mark Esper said U.S. troops …
Jennifer Rubin / Washington Post:
Pompeo and Mulvaney beclown themselves  —  GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: But didn't the president put those gains at risk by pulling the troops out?  We saw the fighting immediately.  —  POMPEO: I'm very confident that this administration's efforts to crush ISIS will continue.
Discussion: Fox News
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Washington Post:
Ohio counties, four drug firms reach $260 million settlement in opioid epidemic case, averting trial  —  CLEVELAND — Two Ohio counties settled Monday with four drug companies on the eve of a landmark federal trial over responsibility for the opioid epidemic, in a $260 million deal that emerged …
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Nolan D. McCaskill / Politico:
Castro warns campaign will be ‘silenced for good’ unless he meets fundraising goal
Discussion: NBC News and Political Wire
Matt DeLong / Star Tribune:
Trump vs. Democratic candidates  —  The Star Tribune polled 800 Minnesota registered voters between Oct. 14 and Oct. 16.  Highlights from questions about potential matchups between President Donald Trump and some of his Democratic challengers in the 2020 presidential election are below.
Discussion: The Hill and POLITICUSUSA
Michael Schulman / New Yorker:
Adam Driver, the Original Man  —  Why so many directors want to work with Hollywood's most unconventional lead.  —  When white phosphorus touches skin, it can burn through to the bone.  As the particles ignite, they emit a garlic-like odor and melt everything in their path.
Ashley Feinberg / Slate:
This Sure Looks Like Mitt Romney's Secret Twitter Account (Update: It Is)  —  Earlier today, the Atlantic's McKay Coppins published a lengthy profile on Mitt Romney, apparently part of Romney's effort to set himself up as the noble Republican foil to an out-of-control president.
Nate Cohn / New York Times:
What Our Poll Shows About Impeachment Views in 6 Swing States  —  With core supporters and opponents dug in, a crucial sliver of people support the inquiry but not necessarily removal.  —  Voters in the states likeliest to decide the 2020 presidential election support the impeachment inquiry …
Discussion: Political Wire
Just Security:
The Missing Link: Getting Dirt on Biden Was Key Part of “Investigation into 2016 Election” Too  —  When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Rudy Giuliani were preparing for their appearances on Sunday morning shows on Sept. 22, the White House was more than a week deep into the Ukraine scandal.
Discussion: Raw Story
 
 
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Netanyahu says he can't form a government after election deadlock
Joan E Greve / The Guardian:
Trump attacks constitution's ‘phony Emoluments Clause’ over scrapped G7 plans - live
Discussion: Raw Story and Political Wire
Jeremy Gordon / The Outline:
This one detail about ‘Watchmen’ is driving me nuts
Tristan Kirk / London Evening Standard:
Julian Assange fights back tears and describes living ‘in fear’ during court appearance over extradition case
Discussion: Political Wire
Hillel Italie / Associated Press:
Sen Martha McSally of Arizona has a book coming out next May
Discussion: The Hill
Major Garrett / CBS News:
Mulvaney and Cipollone involved in internal White House feud over chief of staff job
Eleni Courea / Politico:
UK Brexit secretary stumbles over detail of deal with EU
Akela Lacy / The Intercept:
In New York's 16th Congressional District, a Troubling Early Poll for Longtime Incumbent Eliot Engel
Discussion: Memos
 Earlier Items: 
New York Times:
As Homelessness Surges in California, So Does a Backlash
Sil Lai Abrams / The Daily Beast:
It's Not Just Ronan Farrow: NBC News Killed My Rape-Allegation Story Too
Ceylan Yeginsu / New York Times:
Northern Ireland Set to Legalize Abortion and Same-Sex Marriage
Darren Samuelsohn / Politico:
What If Trump Wins?  —  President Donald Trump has a lot riding on 2020.
Discussion: Raw Story
Natasha Korecki / Politico:
'It's too much': Democrats shudder at Trump's money machine
Financial Times:
Russian cyberattack unit ‘masqueraded’ as Iranian hackers, UK says