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3:25 PM ET, December 10, 2019

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Melanie Zanona / Politico:
Small group of Democrats floats censure instead of impeachment  —  A small group of vulnerable House Democrats is floating the longshot idea of censuring President Donald Trump instead of impeaching him, according to multiple lawmakers familiar with the conversations.
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Washington Post:
Impeachment live updates: House Democrats unveil two articles of impeachment against Trump; White House predicts ‘full exoneration’ in GOP-led Senate  —  House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Trump on Tuesday, saying he had abused the power of his office …
Heather Caygle / Politico:
‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Dems unveil impeachment charges against Trump  —  House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment on Tuesday charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, a historic step that will define Trump's presidency and plunge Washington …
Gabriella Muñoz / Washington Times:
Progressive groups unhappy with articles of impeachment  —  With House Democrats days away from voting on articles of impeachment, at least one progressive group that has spent months advocating for that outcome is disappointed.  —  CREDO Action, one of a number of progressive groups lobbying …
Jennifer Rubin / Washington Post:
For articles of impeachment, less really is more
Discussion: The Hill, Politico and Hullabaloo
Washington Post:
Democrats expected to unveil articles of impeachment against Trump, focusing on abuse of power, obstruction of Congress
Monmouth University Polling Institute:
Washington, Obama, and Trump, Oh My!  —  Biden, Sanders, Warren continue to jockey for 2020 pole position  —  West Long Branch, NJ - Most Americans agree that George Washington was a better president than either Donald Trump or Barack Obama - but there are some interesting partisan divisions in that opinion.
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Washington Post:
Mike Bloomberg is widely unpopular following campaign launch, poll finds
Discussion: Fox News
Stamford Advocate:
Michael Bloomberg is widely unpopular following campaign launch, poll finds
Discussion: Breitbart
NBC News:
Barr thinks FBI may have acted in ‘bad faith’ in probing Trump campaign's links to Russia  —  “I think our nation was turned on its head for 3 years based on a bogus narrative,” said the attorney general in an exclusive interview with Pete Williams.  —  WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr …
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Brad Reed / Raw Story:   ‘Banana Republic stuff’: Experts tear Bill Barr to pieces for calling FBI a bigger threat than Russia to elections
Gordon Ahl / Lawfare:
Former FBI Lawyer Lisa Page Sues Justice Department and FBI  —  On Dec. 10, Lisa Page filed a complaint against the Department of Justice and the FBI for alleged violations of the Privacy Act related to the disclosure of information about her to the media.  The document is available here and below.
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Byron York / Washington Examiner:   It's official: The dossier was malarkey
Eric Felten / RealClearInvestigations:   Watchdog: FBI Knew ‘Pee Tape’ Highly Dubious, Didn't Tell Trump
CNN:
Growing divide between Trump and McConnell over impeachment trial  —  Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are both looking ahead to the Senate impeachment trial, but there is a growing divide between the two over what that trial should look like, CNN has learned.
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Reuters:   Trump to address impeachment charges in U.S. Senate trial: White House
ABC News:
Massive gun battle breaks out in New Jersey  —  New Jersey police officer was shot as the suspects then fled.  —  LIVE NOW  —  A gun battle has broken out in New Jersey after a Jersey City police officer was shot by two suspects at a cemetery, police said on Tuesday.
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New York Times:
Jersey City Shooting Live Updates: Police Officers Wounded
Discussion: VICE
David Fahrenthold / Washington Post:
Trump pays $2 million in damages ordered by judge over misuse of charity funds, according to NY attorney general  —  President Trump has paid $2 million in court-ordered damages for misusing funds in a tax-exempt charity he controlled, the New York Attorney General said Tuesday.
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Allan Smith / NBC News:
New York attorney general intensifies investigation into the NRA
Discussion: New York Times and Daily Kos
Simon Shuster / TIME:
Get The Brief.  —  Sign up to receive the top stories you need to know right now.  —  Sign Up Now  —  The most crucial point at which Yermak's recollection contradicts the testimony of the inquiry's witnesses relates to a meeting in Warsaw on Sept. 1, when Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met …
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Washington Post:   The case for impeachment
Jonathan Swan / Axios:
Bolton knocks Trump administration for latest North Korea decision  —  President Trump's former national security adviser, John Bolton, is publicly criticizing the Trump administration's decision to stymie a United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea's human rights abuses.
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Lachlan Markay / The Daily Beast:
Tucker Carlson's War With a GOP Megadonor Has an Ironic Twist  —  The long and entwined history between one of the nation's top donors and Fox News' prime-time host tells the story of Trump's GOP.  —  In mid-2011, Tucker Carlson's digital media outlet the Daily Caller was looking for money …
Discussion: Vox
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Justin Baragona / The Daily Beast:
‘Disturbing’: Jewish Groups Slam Joe diGenova's Return to Fox After Anti-Semitic Remarks
Discussion: Raw Story
Spencer Hsu / Washington Post:
U.S. seeks no prison time for Rick Gates, senior 2016 Trump campaign aide, citing ‘extraordinary assistance’ in Mueller probe  —  Federal prosecutors on Tuesday recommended that former deputy Trump campaign chairman Rick Gates serve no prison time, citing his 'extraordinary assistance …
Discussion: Bloomberg and UPI
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Ali Dukakis / ABC News:   Prosecutors don't oppose Rick Gates request to be sentenced to probation
Tina Nguyen / Politico:
The mystery of Rudy Giuliani's spokeswoman  —  The gatekeeper to the lawyer for the most powerful man in the world is a 20-year-old conservative activist with a thin resume, an inflated biography and an impossible job.  —  For the past three months, Trumpworld has been both abuzz and baffled …
Discussion: Raw Story
Axios:
Trump's fine with ditching USMCA prescription drug provision  —  As they took in Game 5 of the World Series together, President Trump told House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy he doesn't want to fight for the most prominent prescription drug component of the administration's trade pact …
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ABC News:
Amid impeachment, House Democrats strike deal with White House on modified USMCA trade agreement
Discussion: Politico
Chris Mooney / Washington Post:
Greenland's ice losses have septupled and are now in line with its highest sea-level scenario, scientists say  —  That's according to 26 separate satellite measurements and 89 scientists who have produced them  —  The Greenland ice sheet's losses have accelerated so fast since the 1990s …
Clio Chang / GEN:
The Decade the Internet Lost Its Joy  —  What began as cheerful anarchy was devoured by vulture capital and ruthless consolidation  —  the beginning of 2015, Alex Balk, then-editor of the now-defunct website the Awl, wrote a post of advice for young people in which he supplied three laws about the internet.
Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: Hunter Biden's baby mama Lunden Roberts has demanded he admit that he was employed by the Burisma, how much money he was paid by the Ukrainian company and that he also received money from a Chinese person or entity  — The mother of Hunter Biden's baby has demanded that he admit …
Genaro Garcia Luna / U.S. Department of Justice:
Former Mexican Secretary of Public Security Arrested for Drug-Trafficking Conspiracy and Making False Statements  —  Genaro Garcia Luna Allegedly Received Millions of Dollars in Bribes from “El Chapo's” Sinaloa Cartel  —  An indictment was unsealed today in federal court …
Discussion: National Review and Rolling Stone
Juliegrace Brufke / The Hill:
GOP's Yoho announces retirement from Congress  —  Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) announced he will not seek re-election on Tuesday, citing his pledge to only serve four terms in Congress.  —  “I believed when I ran in term limits.  I ran on a pledge to serve four terms - eight years and come home,” he said.
Andrew Freedman / Washington Post:
The Arctic may have crossed key threshold, emitting billions of tons of carbon into the air, in a long-dreaded climate feedback  —  Report finds sweeping changes underway across the Arctic  —  The Arctic is undergoing a profound, rapid, and unmitigated shift into a new climate state …
 
 
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Media Matters for America:
Tucker Carlson hosted a guest with white nationalist ties to help him promote a run for Congress
Discussion: The Resurgent
Robert Burns / Associated Press:
Pentagon to probe legality of using troops on US border
Discussion: Axios
Kevin Carey / Democracy Journal:
No More School Districts!  —  At the root of educational inequality …
Hamed Aleaziz / BuzzFeed News:
US Border Officials Are Issuing Fake Court Notices To Keep Out Immigrants Who Have Won Asylum
Christina Cross / New York Times:
The Myth of the Two-Parent Home
Discussion: Mother Jones
Quint Forgey / Politico:
Lara Trump: ‘You do have to admire Nancy Pelosi’
Max Boot / Washington Post:
Will the GOP's born-again Trumpers ever pay the price for selling out?
Sun-Sentinel:
A generation in danger  —  Across Florida, disturbed kids dream …
 Earlier Items: 
Dmitry Zaks / Agence France-Presse:
UK's Labour tries to stage late ‘Brexit election’ comeback
Patrick Blanchfield / GEN:
The Decade America Terrorized Itself
Anna Palmer / Politico:
‘Oh, No. Lots of White Guys.’
Ian MacDougall / ProPublica:
New York City Paid McKinsey Millions to Stem Jail Violence. Instead, Violence Soared.
Discussion: Slate
Jonathan V. Last / The Bulwark:
How Are Republicans Going To Explain Voting Against an “Obstruction” Article of Impeachment?
Discussion: The Bulwark Podcast
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A 5,000-Year-Old Plan to Erase Debts Is Now a Hot Topic in America
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