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Washington Post:
Trump wanted Barr to hold news conference saying the president broke no laws in call with Ukrainian leader  —  President Trump wanted Attorney General William P. Barr to hold a news conference declaring the commander in chief had broken no laws during a phone call in which he pressed …
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New York Times:   Attorney General Declined Trump Request to Declare Nothing Illegal in Ukraine Call
Phillip M. Bailey / Courier-Journal:
Senate president: Kentucky governor's race could be decided by state legislature  —  Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers threw another wrench into the state's razor-thin gubernatorial outcome late Tuesday night, saying that the legislature could decide the race.
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Timothy P. Carney / Washington Examiner:
The Trump-era realignment is a death sentence for the GOP  —  Gov. Matt Bevin's loss should send a message to embattled Republicans in Trump Country: President Trump is not going to save you if you're drowning.  —  Republicans' loss of both chambers of Virginia's legislature should send …
Discussion: Raw Story
Ronald Brownstein / The Atlantic:
The Suburban Backlash Against the GOP Is Growing  —  The shift of metro areas away from the Republican Party under President Donald Trump rumbled on in yesterday's elections, threatening the fundamental calculation of his 2020 reelection plan.  —  Amid all the various local factors that shaped GOP losses …
Will Steakin / ABC News:
Trump back in Louisiana to rally support for GOP gubernatorial candidate
Discussion: Politico, TheHill and Breitbart
Julia Terruso / Inquirer.com:
The blue wave crashes down on Pennsylvania again, as voters from Philly to Delaware County turn left
Joe Sonka / Courier-Journal:
A Bevin-Beshear recount? These are the possible next steps under Kentucky election law
New York Times:
Facing Investigation, Giuliani Needed a Lawyer, but Firms Stayed Away  —  After weeks of looking, Mr. Giuliani said he assembled a legal team to represent him as he comes under scrutiny from federal prosecutors.  —  President Trump's personal lawyer, Rudolph W. Giuliani …
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New York Times:
Behind the Deal That Put Giuliani Together With a Dirt-Hunting Partner  —  The president's lawyer wanted $500,000 to help a venture started by a man who would go on to help him in Ukraine.  A Republican donor from Long Island put up the money.  —  WASHINGTON — It has been one of the enduring mysteries …
Discussion: Political Wire and Shareblue Media
Rosalind Helderman / Washington Post:   President Trump's lawyer Giuliani hires his own lawyers, as investigations mount
Washington Post:
Former Twitter employees charged with spying for Saudi Arabia by digging into the accounts of kingdom critics  —  The Justice Department has charged two former Twitter employees with spying for Saudi Arabia in a case that raises concerns about the ability of Silicon Valley to protect …
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Daisy Nguyen / Associated Press:
US: Saudis recruited Twitter workers to spy on users  —  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Saudi government recruited two Twitter employees to get personal account information of their critics, prosecutors said Wednesday.  —  A complaint unsealed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco detailed …
Discussion: The Daily Caller and TechCrunch
Sam Dorman / Fox News:
CIA staff complained about Obama White House's political correctness, new book claims  —  A new book claims that top CIA employees have compared President Trump favorably to his predecessor, indicating that former President Barack Obama's administration micromanaged intelligence matters and was too concerned with political correctness.
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CNN:
Fox News brass to network hosts and personalities: Do not identify the whistleblower  —  New York (CNN Business)Fox News hosts and personalities have been instructed over the last several days not to identify the whistleblower whose complaint sparked an impeachment probe against President Trump …
Justin Baragona / The Daily Beast:   Trump Book Author Admits He Screwed Up by Wrongly Claiming Obama Held ‘Political Correctness’ Meetings
Leada Gore / al.com:
Alabama SGA warns groups: Protest Trump during LSU game, risk losing reserved seating  —  The Student Government Association at the University of Alabama is warning groups that protesting President Trump during the Tide's Saturday game vs. LSU could result in loss of reserved seating for the remainder of the season.
Gregg Re / Fox News:
‘Coup has started,’ whistleblower's attorney said in 2017 posts calling for impeachment  —  Report: Lawyer for whistleblower says client is willing to answer GOP questions in impeachment probe  —  Mark Zaid, one of the attorneys representing the whistleblower at the center …
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Ramsey Touchberry / Newsweek:   Law firm representing whistleblower calls Trump Jr.'s speculation on client's identity ‘disgusting and reckless’
Tim O'Donnell / The Week:
Lindsey Graham claims Trump is too incompetent to pull off a quid pro quo  —  Well, it wasn't the most flattering defense.  —  While Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) has said it's actually becoming easier to defend President Trump amid the congressional impeachment inquiry, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) had to dig deep to do so on Wednesday.
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CNN:
Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon expected to testify against Roger Stone
Discussion: FOX 61
Joe DePaolo / Mediaite:
Bill Gates Goes After Warren on Wealth Tax, Won't Commit to Backing Her Over Trump: Voting for Whoever's ‘More Professional’  —  Wall Street has not been shy in expressing reservations over Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-MA) presidential candidacy — given her desire to install a wealth tax.
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Colby Hall / Mediaite:   PA Swing Voters Tell CNN They Would Still Vote For Trump If He Shot Someone: 'You'd Have to Know Why He Shot Him'
Yashar Ali / HuffPost:
Exclusive: Book Claims Senior Officials Believed Pence Would Support Use Of 25th Amendment  —  The anonymous author of “A Warning,” reportedly a current or former White House official, said talk of removing Trump escalated after Comey was fired.  —  The much-anticipated book “A Warning,” …
Discussion: The Daily Beast
Julia Davis / The Daily Beast:
Thanks to Rand Paul, Russian Media Are Naming the Alleged Whistleblower  —  Outing “the whistleblower” is the most egregious, but certainly not the only, example of Kremlin-funded media cheerleading the fight against impeachment.  They love “their” Trump.  —  Standing beside an approving Donald Trump …
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Erin Banco / The Daily Beast:
House GOP Lawyer Tried to Out Whistleblower in Bill Taylor Interview
Discussion: The Daily Caller and NBC News
Yashar's Newsletter:
Scoop: ABC News/Epstein  —  I hope you'll subscribe to my newsletter by clicking the button above or the button at the end of this post.  Please follow me on Twitter and Instagram.  —  Scoop: ABC News Executives Believe They Have Identified Former Employee Who Accessed Amy Robach Hot Mic Footage
Associated Press:
Halperin's ‘How to Beat Trump’ sells 502 copies in 1st week  —  NEW YORK — Mark Halperin's first book since his career was upended by allegations of sexual harassment is clearly no “Game Change.”  —  “How to Beat Trump” sold just 502 copies in its first week.
Justin Sayers / Arizona Daily Star:
Tucson voters overwhelmingly strike down ‘sanctuary city’ proposal  —  From the 2019 election results: Regina Romero becomes Tucson's first Latina mayor, ‘Sanctuary city’ initiative rejected series  —  Tucson voters overwhelmingly opted against the “sanctuary city” initiative …
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Sam Radwany / KGUN-TV:
Tucson voters soundly reject ‘sanctuary city’ initiative
Jason Lemon / Newsweek:
Trump Spiritual Adviser Paula White Prays Against President's Opponents, Suggests They ‘Operate in Sorcery and Witchcraft’  —  President Donald Trump's personal spiritual adviser, Paula White, launched a prayer effort alongside other evangelical Christian leaders on Tuesday …
Discussion: DeadState
Washington Post:
Jeff Sessions, ex-attorney general forced out by Trump, to run for former Senate seat in Alabama, say people familiar with his plan  —  Sessions, who resigned from the Senate to work in the Trump administration, plans to announce as soon as Thursday that he will vie for the Republican nomination …
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Bennett Minton / Washington Post:
A bright blue Virginia leaves the Confederacy behind  —  With the Democratic sweep in Richmond, protecting Civil War monuments won't be high on the agenda in the town that was once the seat of the Lost Cause.  —  The Confederacy in Virginia is dead.  And Donald Trump presided.
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Maggie Astor / New York Times:
The Equal Rights Amendment May Pass Now. It's Only Been 96 Years.
Discussion: Vox, HuffPost, Slate and CNN
Polls:
Trump 2020 Reelect Stable  —  Warren and Sanders catch up to Biden on ‘electability’  —  West Long Branch, NJ - President Donald Trump's reelection prospects have not taken a hit since the House formally moved ahead with impeachment proceedings.  The latest Monmouth University Poll finds …
Discussion: CNN, Fox News, Political Wire and Politico
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NBC News:
Leaked documents show Facebook leveraged user data to fight rivals and help friends  —  NBC News is releasing almost 7,000 pages of leaked documents showing how Facebook treated user data as a bargaining chip with external app developers.  —  A cache of leaked Facebook documents shows how the company's CEO …
Tal Axelrod / The Hill:
Kentucky GOP files complaint against potential McConnell challenger  —  The Kentucky Republican Party filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Wednesday accusing Democrat Matt Jones of “serious violations” of campaign regulations.  —  The state GOP said Jones …
Yeganeh Torbati / ProPublica:
How Mike Pence's Office Meddled in Foreign Aid to Reroute Money to Favored Christian Groups  —  Officials at USAID warned that favoring Christian groups in Iraq could be unconstitutional and inflame religious tensions.  When one colleague lost her job, they said she had been “Penced.”
Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News:
These Hugely Popular Local News Sites In The US And Canada Are Fake  —  Since 2004, more than 2,000 newspapers have closed in the United States, and many local news outlets are struggling to build a digital business.  But one remarkable success story is the Albany Daily News …
 
 
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Erica L. Green / New York Times:
Appeals Court Nominee Shaped DeVos's Illegal Loan Forgiveness Effort
Rene Marsh / CNN:
Pence aide — who was concerned about July 25 call — will testify if subpoenaed
Discussion: Political Wire
BuzzFeed News:
Facing Scrutiny Of Their Donation To Top Republicans, Giuliani's Associates Turned To A Major Trump Ally For Help
Brian Faler / Politico:
Federal judge raises possibility of compromise in House Democrats' suit for Trump's tax returns
Discussion: The Hill
Washington Post:
Live updates: Acting ambassador says it was his ‘clear understanding’ …
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Jeremy Barr / Hollywood Reporter:
Fox News Host Mark Levin Rallied, Fundraised for Virginia Political Candidate
James Comey / Washington Post:
Why our oldest law could drive impeachment
Discussion: Axios and Raw Story
WKYT-TV:
Libertarian Party says it's happy to cause ‘delicious tears from Bevin supporters’
Discussion: Fortune and Raw Story
CNN:
Pompeo has lost confidence at State amid impeachment probe
Discussion: Washington Post
Michael Macagnone / Roll Call:
Most Republicans on impeachment committees aren't showing up, transcripts reveal