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9:45 AM ET, January 20, 2020

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New York Times:
Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren  —  THE DEMOCRATS' BEST CHOICES FOR PRESIDENT  —  American voters must choose between three sharply divergent visions of the future.  —  The incumbent president, Donald Trump, is clear about where he is guiding the Republican Party …
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Lisa Lerer / New York Times:
New York Times Editorial Board Endorses Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren  —  The New York Times editorial board endorsed the two leading female candidates for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination on Sunday, throwing its support behind Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts.
Discussion: New Republic
Washington Post:   Their gender didn't help other female presidential candidates. Will Elizabeth Warren's help her?
Maayan Schechter / The State:
Joe Biden tells The State he is the best 2020 candidate to help down ballot SC races  —  Former Vice President Joe Biden defended himself against questions of whether he was the best candidate to win in November, telling The State newspaper on Sunday that his 2020 presidential candidacy …
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Astead W. Herndon / New York Times:
The Big Ask of Black Voters: Trust the Government  —  Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg are trying to woo older black voters with policy.  Those policies may be why they're struggling to win their support.  —  DANVILLE, VA. — Ten minutes into a small community meeting …
Discussion: NBC News and Bloomberg
The State:
Biden's presidential win can help South Carolina democrats  —  Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks about his electability and how that can be of benefit to South Carolina democrats also running in 2020.
Discussion: BuzzFeed News and Washington Post
Deb Riechmann / Associated Press:
AP sources: Security probe targets Trump's Russia adviser  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House adviser on Europe and Russia issues has been placed on administrative leave pending a security-related investigation, two people with knowledge of his exit said Sunday.
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA
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NBC News:
White House's top Russia official put on leave pending investigation
Discussion: CNN, The Daily Caller and Axios
Axios:   Trump legal team to argue calling new witnesses could compromise national security
Anne Gearan / Washington Post:   Top National Security Council official placed on leave pending security investigation
Axios:
Trump to decide in coming days on when to release Middle East peace plan
Discussion: Raw Story
Zephyr Teachout / The Guardian:
‘Middle Class’ Joe Biden has a corruption problem - it makes him a weak candidate  —  We don't have to choose Biden's way, which would give Trump a perfect foil  —  Democrats are trying to choose a candidate to beat Donald Trump, the most corrupt president in history.
Discussion: Bad News, Bern Notice and HuffPost
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Kurt Bardella / NBC News:
Trump's MAGA supporters and Twitter Bernie Bros have this ugly tactic in common
Discussion: Associated Press and Daily Kos
Eliza Collins / Wall Street Journal:
Sanders Lands Key Endorsement of Progressive Rep. Pramila Jayapal
Discussion: Common Dreams and HuffPost
Vanity Fair:
“It's Like a Foreign Language”: Donald Trump's Encounter With the Constitution Did Not Go Well  —  While being filmed for a documentary, the president stumbled through his chosen passage, taking his frustration out on everyone around him, Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig write in A Very Stable Genius.
Discussion: Political Wire
Dana Loesch:
A Note for Fellow Second Amendment Supporters Rallying in Virginia  —  Some in media and many anti-gun/gun control advocates are desperately trying to gaslight everyone into thinking that Virginia's Second Amendment lobby day will be Charlottesville 2.0.  Since 2002 the Virginia Citizens' Defense League …
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Laurence Tribe / Washington Post:
Trump's lawyers shouldn't be allowed to use bogus legal arguments on impeachment  —  Laurence H. Tribe is the Carl M. Loeb University Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard and the co-author, most recently, of “To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment.”  His Twitter handle is @tribelaw.
Discussion: Mediaite, Raw Story, Vox, HuffPost and Politico
Gregg Re / Fox News:
GOP senators considering ‘kill switch’ option should impeachment trial spiral out of control  —  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reportedly is close to finalizing a rule that would allow President Trump's team to move to dismiss the articles of impeachment in the Senate quickly …
Discussion: Axios, Politico and The Federalist
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Washington Post:
When McConnell speaks, Trump listens. Impeachment trial will test the unlikely bond.
Discussion: Politico
Rachel Elbaum / NBC News:
Bloomberg says he'd vote to convict Trump if he were a senator  —  “I'd have to swallow two or three times, but I would say I would vote to convict,” said the billionaire former New York mayor.  —  Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg would vote to convict President Donald Trump …
Discussion: The Hill
Washington Post:
President Trump made 16,241 false or misleading claims in his first three years  —  Three years after taking the oath of office, President Trump has made more than 16,200 false or misleading claims — a milestone that would have been unthinkable when we first created the Fact Checker's database that analyzes …
Anita Kumar / Politico:
How Trump fused his business empire to the presidency  —  He has spent one out of every three days as president visiting one of his luxury resorts, hotels or golf courses.  He has leveraged his powerful international platform to promote his developments dozens of times.
Discussion: Raw Story
KHNL:
Suspect fatally shot 2 Honolulu officers, set fire that destroyed several homes: Sources  —  HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Two police officers were fatally shot Sunday, a third was injured and at least four homes in an affluent Diamond Head neighborhood were destroyed by fire …
Eitan Hersh / The Atlantic:
College-Educated Voters Are Ruining American Politics  —  Many college-educated people think they are deeply engaged in politics.  They follow the news—reading articles like this one—and debate the latest developments on social media.  They might sign an online petition or throw a $5 online donation at a presidential candidate.
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Roberts under pressure from both sides in witness fight  —  Senate Democrats are pressing Chief Justice John Roberts to rule in favor of calling witnesses at President Trump's impeachment trial, while Republicans argue it could force his recusal from potential Supreme Court cases.
NBC News:
Biden campaign warns against media use of Trump disinformation during impeachment trial  —  A campaign memo warns against the spread of “malicious and conclusively debunked” theories about the Bidens by Trump allies.  —  WASHINGTON — A day before the opening of President Donald Trump's …
Discussion: National Review and NB Blog
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Trump Lawyers Argue No President Can Be Impeached for Any Abuse of Power  —  Yesterday, in response to a detailed 111-page brief outlining the House of Representatives' case for impeachment, President Trump's legal time filed a six-page response.  It is notable primarily for advancing …
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
 
 
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Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
As Senate Trial Begins, 44% Approve of Trump
Discussion: The Hill
Alayna Treene / Axios:
Republican PAC endorses Rep. Steve King's primary challenger
Politico:
Plastic bags have lobbyists. They're winning.
Chris Hamby / New York Times:
How Boeing's Responsibility in a Deadly Crash ‘Got Buried’
Tucker Carlson / Fox News:
2020 is about what kind of country we should have. Dems want it to be more like California
Heather Long / Washington Post:
Sanders, Warren are hot discussion topics as global elites gather in Davos
Discussion: Bloomberg
Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura / New York Times:
Rutgers to Name Its First Black President, School Official Says
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Rebecca Mansour / Breitbart:
‘Profiles in Corruption’ Contains 1,126 Endnotes, No Unnamed Sources
David French / The French Press:
‘And No One Will Make Them Afraid’
New York Times:
Will The Chicago Tribune Be the Next Newspaper Picked to the Bone?
Wall Street Journal:
Lev Parnas Paid His Way Into Donald Trump's Orbit
Discussion: The Moderate Voice and emptywheel
New York Times:
How U.S. Firms Helped Africa's Richest Woman Exploit Her Country's Wealth
Discussion: Quartz
Will Bunch / The Philadelphia Inquirer:
Pomp and censorship: Trump impeachment trial already reveals a broken America