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10:30 AM ET, December 8, 2019

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David E. Sanger / New York Times:
For Trump, Instinct After Florida Killings Is Simple: Protect Saudis  —  Before issuing his own condolences, the president channeled the Saudi king's, and avoided any discussion of the hard questions about why the U.S. is training Saudi officers.  —  FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. …
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Lolita C. Baldor / Associated Press:
Pensacola naval base shooting tests US-Saudi relations
Discussion: Politico, The Hill and ABC News
CNN:   Tweet purportedly from gunman in Pensacola Navy base shooting suggests al Qaeda inspiration
Brendan Farrington / Associated Press:
Saudi aviation student was recording during Pensacola naval base shooting and other students …
Discussion: IJR
Stamford Advocate:
Investigation broadens in shooting at Naval Air Station in Pensacola
Discussion: Washington Post and UPI
Associated Press:
Official: Base shooter watched shooting videos before attack
Keren Blankfeld / New York Times:
Lovers in Auschwitz, Reunited 72 Years Later.  He Had One Question.  —  Was she the reason he was alive today?  —  The first time he spoke to her, in 1943, by the Auschwitz crematory, David Wisnia realized that Helen Spitzer was no regular inmate.  Zippi, as she was known, was clean, always neat.
Dana Blanton / Fox News:
Fox News Poll: Biden has edge over Dems in Nevada, bests Trump by 7 points  —  Democrats' strong desire for a candidate who can defeat President Trump gives Joe Biden the edge in the nomination race, while Hispanic voters help both Biden and Bernie Sanders top Trump in hypothetical 2020 matchups.
Discussion: CNN and Politico
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Ruairí Arrieta-Kenna / Politico:
How the Cool Kids of the Left Turned on Elizabeth Warren  —  Millennial socialists' favorite magazine is breaking up with Elizabeth Warren.  But it's saying: It's not me.  It's you.  —  That magazine is Jacobin, the nine-year-old publication that has become the de facto voice of the young socialist movement in America.
Dom Calicchio / Fox News:
Bernie Sanders campaign staffer departs after anti-Semitic, other offensive tweets surface: reports
Discussion: Breitbart
Eric Cortellessa / The Times of Israel:
Trump tells Jewish group they'll vote for him to protect their wealth  —  President also says some Jews are not sufficiently supportive of Israel, accused of anti-Semitism after speech to Israeli American Council  —  WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump told a conference …
The Boston Globe:
Tiny Dixville Notch may see its midnight tradition disappear  —  For six decades, Americans have woken up on the morning of the New Hampshire presidential primary, turned on the news, and heard about Dixville Notch, the tiny hamlet where perhaps a dozen voters had cast paper ballots …
Miami Herald:
Pardoned soldiers are Trump's special guests at closed-door fundraiser in Aventura  —  President Donald Trump, speaking during a closed-door speech to Republican Party of Florida donors at the state party's annual Statesman's Dinner, was in “rare form” Saturday night.
Discussion: Raw Story
Masha Gessen / New Yorker:
A Powerful Statement of Resistance from a College Student on Trial in Moscow  —  I was going to write a column about Wednesday's impeachment hearing, about the way it once again showcased the two non-overlapping realities into which American politics has split.
Kelly Weill / The Daily Beast:
Mike Huckabee Files Bar Complaint Against Twitter Critic Over Beach Feud  —  THIN SKIN  —  Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has filed a bar complaint against a Florida lawyer who's used his minor Twitter presence to poke fun at him, south Florida's Sun-Sentinel reports.
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Steve Bousquet / Sun-Sentinel:   Mike Huckabee's outrageous campaign to silence a Florida critic
Dan Diamond / Politico:
Medicare chief asked taxpayers to cover stolen jewelry  —  A top Trump health appointee sought to have taxpayers reimburse her for the costs of jewelry, clothing and other possessions, including a $5,900 Ivanka Trump-brand pendant, that were stolen while in her luggage during a work-related trip …
Discussion: The Hill and Rolling Stone
Katie Hill / New York Times:
It's Not Over After All  —  I overcame the desperation I felt after stepping down from Congress, and I'm still in the fight.  —  Ms. Hill is a former United States representative.  —  On Nov. 6, 2018, I was elected to Congress; at 31, I was one of the youngest women ever elected to the House of Representatives.
Tina Nguyen / Politico:
‘Go after your enemies’: Trump's 21-year-old impeachment playbook  —  Ever since a whistleblower alleged that President Donald Trump withheld aid from Ukraine in exchange for an investigation into his political opponent, Trump's defense has been to call the entire episode “absolutely, totally appropriate” — and then prepare for battle.
Discussion: NBC News, Raw Story and Washington Post
James Beal / The Sun:
BEASTS AT BEA'S BALL Shocking photo shows paedo Jeffrey Epstein, Harvey Weinstein & ‘pimp’ Ghislaine Maxwell at Beatrice's 18th birthday bash  —  DEPRAVED Jeffrey Epstein, his alleged pimp Ghislaine Maxwell and disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein grin at Princess Beatrice's Windsor Castle party.
CNN:
Nadler confident in Democrats' ‘solid’ impeachment case but won't commit to including Mueller evidence in articles  —  Washington (CNN)With sources telling CNN a vote in the Judiciary Committee to impeach President Donald Trump is expected as soon as this week, House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler …
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New York Times:
Behind the Scenes of Impeachment: Crammed Offices, Late Nights, Cold Pizza
Discussion: Reason, CNN and Lawfare
Wall Street Journal:
Warren Goes After Buttigieg After Slipping in Polls  —  South Bend, Ind., mayor says he understands added scrutiny from rivals, media  —  WATERLOO, Iowa—Democrats have an expression for the times when this state has flirted with backing liberals before settling on moderate presidential candidates: “Date Dean, marry Kerry.”
Anna Nemtsova / The Daily Beast:
Rudy Giuliani's Ukraine ‘Investigation’ Stars Some of Kyiv's Most Dubious Characters  —  The president's lawyer went to Ukraine to discredit impeachment with a parallel narrative, but corruption fighters know his “witnesses” have little or no credibility.  —  KYIV, Ukraine—The witnesses stand …
Discussion: Law & Crime, Hullabaloo and Raw Story
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Bermet Talant / KyivPost:
Trump's attorney Giuliani collects more dirt on visit to Kyiv
Discussion: Newsweek and TheBL.com
 
 
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Chuck Ross / The Daily Caller:
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Phil Stewart / Reuters:
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The Sunday Times:
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Mehdi Hasan / The Intercept:
Dear Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Is an Engine of Anti-Muslim Hate the World Over. Don't You Care?
David Jackson / USA Today:
Mike Pence's office says it doesn't know what Adam Schiff wants declassified in impeachment inquiry
Discussion: The Hill
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New York Times:
Video Games and Online Chats Are ‘Hunting Grounds’ for Sexual Predators
Jeremy B. White / Politico:
Duncan Hunter will resign seat after guilty plea
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Jeff Seldin / Voice of America:
Pentagon Concerned Russia Cultivating Sympathy Among US Troops
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Raw Story