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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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Josh Feldman / Mediaite:
Trump Goes Off on IG Report at Rally: ‘Scum’ at the FBI Destroyed People's Lives!  —  President Donald Trump unloaded on “scum” at the FBI at his rally in Pennsylvania tonight, following yesterday's IG report from DOJ inspector general Michael Horowitz.  —  Horowitz's report concluded …
Eli Lake / Bloomberg:
The FBI Inspector General's Report Has Bad News for Democrats, Too  —  The party is increasingly becoming the chief defender of the national surveillance state.  —  The long-awaited report from the Justice Department's inspector general on the origins of the FBI's investigation …
Jennifer Rubin / Washington Post:
The ‘travesty’ is William Barr
Discussion: Slate
QU Poll:
Release Detail  —  December 10, 2019 - Buttigieg Slips, While Biden And Sanders Gain In Primary, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Slightly More Than Half Of Voters Say Don't Impeach Trump  —  In the Democratic primary race for president, former Vice President Joe Biden …
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Monmouth University Polling Institute:
Washington, Obama, and Trump, Oh My!
ABC News:
Andrew Yang qualifies for last Democratic debate of 2019 as lone candidate of color
Discussion: The Hill
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Why Democrats sidelined Mueller in impeachment articles  —  On Dec. 2, as Speaker Nancy Pelosi was on a trip to a climate change conference in Spain, she held a conference call with about a dozen of the most vulnerable Democrats who delivered her the House.  —  Their message to Pelosi …
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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.
Jonathan Bernstein / Yahoo Finance:   Pelosi's Impeachment Plan Isn't Set in Stone Yet
New York Times:
Trump Targets Anti-Semitism and Israeli Boycotts on College Campuses  —  The president's order would allow the government to withhold money from campuses deemed to be biased, but critics see it as an attack on free speech.  —  WASHINGTON — President Trump plans to sign an executive order …
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Associated Press:   Trump to sign order targeting anti-Semitism at colleges
New York Times:
3 Crime Scenes and 6 Dead: Rampage Stuns Jersey City  —  The violence ended at a kosher market where three bystanders were slain.  The mayor said the shooters had “targeted the location.”  —  The shooting began outside a cemetery in Jersey City, N.J., on Tuesday when a 40-year-old detective tried …
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ABC News:
Officer, 3 civilians dead after massive gun battle breaks out in New Jersey  —  The New Jersey police officer was shot before the suspects fled to a store.  —  LIVE NOW  —  A New Jersey police officer and three civilians have died after a gun battle was prompted by what is believed …
Edward-Isaac Dovere / The Atlantic:
What Pete Buttigieg Says He Did at McKinsey  —  Last month, a source emailed a colleague of mine with a complicated theory that, the source claimed, proved Pete Buttigieg had been in the CIA.  “The American people have the right to know if he was ever an agent or officer,” the person wrote …
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Elena Schneider / Politico:
Buttigieg releases names of consulting clients  —  Pete Buttigieg released a list of nine clients, including corporations and government agencies, he worked for during his tenure at McKinsey and Company, as his campaign tries to suppress attacks on his brief business record.
New York Times:
How Pete Buttigieg Spent His McKinsey Days: Blue Cross, Best Buy, U.S. Agencies
Discussion: Mic, CNN and Axios
Josh Dawsey / Washington Post:
Giuliani says Trump asked him to brief Justice Dept. and GOP senators on his Ukraine findings  —  Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump's personal lawyer, said Tuesday that the president has asked him to brief the Justice Department and Republican senators on his findings from a recent trip …
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Washington Post:
The case for impeachment
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Washington Post:   A day of history accentuates America's divide and the distortions of truth in the Trump era
Nick Miroff / Washington Post:
Federal judge blocks Trump plan to spend $3.6 billion in military funds on border wall  —  A federal judge in El Paso on Tuesday blocked the Trump administration's plan to pay for border barrier construction with $3.6 billion in military funds, ruling that the administration does …
Discussion: Slate and New York Times
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Priscilla Alvarez / CNN:
Federal judge blocks use of billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build border wall  —  Washington (CNN)A federal judge in Texas blocked the Trump administration from using billions of dollars in Pentagon funds for the construction of the border wall.  —  Judge David Briones …
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and Raw Story
Orion Rummler / Axios:
Judge blocks Trump from using billions in Pentagon funds to build border wall
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Washington Post:
‘We ate their lunch’: Democrats claim legislative victories with dealmaker Trump
Discussion: Mediaite
The Daily Beast:
Trump Claims He's Heard FBI ‘Lovers’ Had a ‘Restraining Order,’ Admits He Has No Evidence  —  The president tosses out the baseless claim to supporters before admitting he doesn't “know if it's true.”  But “it could be true,” he insists.  —  Not long after Donald Trump took to the stage …
Discussion: Fox News, HuffPost and IJR
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Gordon Ahl / Lawfare:
Former FBI Lawyer Lisa Page Sues Justice Department and FBI
Yahoo News:
FBI warned six months ago about loophole Pensacola shooter used to obtain a gun  —  WASHINGTON — More than six months before the Dec. 6 shooting at a naval base in Pensacola, Fla., where a Saudi gunman used a weapon obtained using a hunting license exemption, the FBI issued a report warning about precisely this loophole.
Discussion: New York Times and Breitbart
The Daily Beast:
Pro-Trump Network OAN Tried to Get This Ukrainian Millionaire a Visa Before His Arrest  —  The Trumpiest of TV channels tried to bring a peddler of Biden dirt to America.  The Ukrainian went to jail instead.  —  Before catching the eye of German law enforcement, former Ukrainian parliamentarian …
Discussion: Raw Story
Annabelle Dickson / Politico:
Liberal Democrat leader stands by promise to cancel Brexit  —  LONDON — Britain's only political party pledging to cancel Brexit if it wins power on December 12 is “just being honest,” its leader said.  —  Jo Swinson, whose Liberal Democrats have gone into reverse in the polls since …
Mediaite:
Megan Rapinoe Calls Out Sports Illustrated's Lack of Diversity in Sportsperson of the Year Award Speech  —  USA Women's Soccer superstar Megan Rapinoe was named Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year on Monday, joining the likes of athletes and teams that have put on stunning displays …
Discussion: Redstate and Twitchy
Carly Stern / Daily Mail:
‘Our values are the same’: Michelle Obama defends her friendship with George W. Bush, insisting they have the same views about ‘humanity and love’ despite ‘disagreeing on policy’  — The former first lady, 55, said that while she and Bush, 73, disagree on ‘policy,’ they don't disagree on ‘humanity,’ ‘love,’ or ‘compassion’
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Committee to Protect Journalists:
China, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt are world's worst jailers of journalists  —  For the fourth consecutive year, at least 250 journalists are imprisoned globally as authoritarians like Xi Jinping, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Mohammed bin Salman, and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi show no signs of letting up on the critical media.
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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Brent Scher / Washington Free Beacon:
TIME Set to Name Whistleblower, Impeachment Witnesses ‘Person of the Year’
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
NBC News:
Pentagon IG opens review into troop deployment at U.S.-Mexico border
Discussion: Law & Crime, ABC News and Axios
Jessica Pishko / The Appeal:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY ENDORSES GEORGE GASCÓN FOR DISTRICT ATTORNEY
Pre Coin News:
Big Tech Is Under Attack, and Investors Couldn't Care Less
Stacy Cowley / New York Times:
DeVos Tries Again to Cut Debt Relief for Students Who Were Misled
Discussion: Raw Story
Abdullah Hasan / ACLU of Virginia:
ACLU Urges Court to Keep ‘Devin Nunes’ cow' Twitter Account Identity Anonymous
Joe Garofoli / San Francisco Chronicle:
Mike Bloomberg wins backing in California and an event with Jerry Brown
Discussion: The Hill
HuffPost:
Trump May Be ‘So Much Worse’ Than Nixon But Republicans Don't Seem To Care
 Earlier Items: 
Will Bunch / The Philadelphia Inquirer:
With GOP certain to acquit Trump, should he be impeached for the history books?
Discussion: New York Times
New York Times:
Iran Banks Burned, Then Customer Accounts Were Exposed Online
Discussion: National Review
Matt Fuller / HuffPost:
Trump's Strongest Allies In Congress Don't Care How History Will Remember Them
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Rachel Sweet / Associated Press:
Mason student says teacher pulled off her ‘Women For Trump’ pin
Discussion: PJ Media Home and The Daily Caller
Andrew Freedman / Washington Post:
The Arctic may have crossed key threshold, emitting billions of tons of carbon into the air …
Chris Mooney / Washington Post:
Greenland's ice losses have septupled and are now in line with its highest sea-level scenario, scientists say
Discussion: Mic, UPI and New York Times