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10:25 PM ET, August 13, 2020

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The Philadelphia Inquirer:
USPS says Pennsylvania mail ballots may not be delivered on time, and state warns of ‘overwhelming’ risk to voters  —  The United States Postal Service warned Pennsylvania that mail ballots may not be delivered on time to be counted because the state's deadlines are too tight for its …
Discussion: CNBC and Raw Story
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Aaron Gordon / VICE:
The Post Office Is Deactivating Mail Sorting Machines Ahead of the Election  —  Good thing nobody's predicting a huge surge in mail any time soon.  —  Aaron Gordon  —  The United States Postal Service is removing mail sorting machines from facilities around the country without …
Dan Mangan / CNBC:
Sen. Elizabeth Warren demands ‘corruption’ probe after report of Amazon options purchase by Postal Service chief Louis DeJoy  — Sen. Elizabeth Warren demanded that the U.S. Postal Service's internal ethics watchdog investigate alleged “corruption by” Postmaster General Louis DeJoy …
Washington Post:
Trump opposes election aid for states and Postal Service bailout, threatening Nov. 3 vote  —  President Trump on Thursday said he opposes both election aid for states and an emergency bailout for the U.S. Postal Service because he wants to restrict how many Americans can vote by mail …
Senator Susan Collins:   Senator Collins Calls on USPS to Address Delays in Mail Delivery
Brad Reed / Raw Story:
Trump openly admits to sabotaging Post Office to boost his re-election chances
Discussion: Mediaite, The Daily Caller and Reason
John C. Eastman / Newsweek:
Some Questions for Kamala Harris About Eligibility  —  , PROFESSOR OF LAW, CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY AND SENIOR FELLOW, CLAREMONT INSTITUTE  —  Editor's note: Some readers reacted strongly to this essay, seeing it as an attempt to ignite a racist conspiracy theory.  That is entirely inaccurate, as this Note explains.
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Katie Rogers / New York Times:
Trump, Repeating a Baseless Theory, Suggests Kamala Harris Is Not Eligible to Serve  —  President Trump said he heard that Ms. Harris, the presumptive Democratic vice-presidential nominee born in California, was not eligible for the ticket, repeating a theory that is rampant among his followers.
Discussion: Washington Post, Newsweek and The Week
Associated Press:
Trump gives credence to false, racist Harris conspiracy  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday gave credence to a false and racist conspiracy about Kamala Harris' eligibility to be president, fueling an online misinformation campaign that parallels the one he used to power his rise into politics.
Discussion: CNN, Reuters, Politico, Breitbart and Raw Story
Jack Shafer / Politico:
The Media's Sudden Crush on Kamala Harris  —  As the lights at the Kamala Harris presidential campaign flickered and powered down last December, weeks before the voting started, the press corps delighted in cataloging her deficiencies as a candidate and a campaigner.
Molly Jong-Fast / The Daily Beast:   Donald Trump's Woman Problem Just Got a Whole Lot Worse
Jill Filipovic / GEN:   The Great Gen X vs. Boomer Debate Comes for Kamala
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Matt Viser / Washington Post:
With early momentum, Harris to focus on connecting with minorities, activists, women in swing states
Discussion: Raw Story and Defense One
Eli Yokley / Morning Consult:
Voters See Harris as More Moderate Than Trump or Pence
Discussion: The Hill and Fox News
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New York Post:
Trump plans to deliver RNC speech on White House lawn  —  WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday confirmed to the The Post he intends to give his Republican National Convention speech from the White House lawn, defying critics who said the location was inappropriate.
Discussion: Politico, Axios, The Hill and Raw Story
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Jonathan Swan / Axios:
Michael Cohen releases excerpt, cover from Trump tell-all book  —  President Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen on Thursday released the cover and a 3,700-word foreword from his upcoming tell-all book, “Disloyal.”  —  Why it matters: Cohen, who pleaded guilty to lying to Congress on Trump's behalf …
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NBC News:   Michael Cohen book claims Trump colluded with Russia and will ‘never leave office peacefully’
Dana Blanton / Fox News:
Fox News Poll: Voters pick Biden, yet more think their neighbors back Trump  —  Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is up 49-42 percent over President Donald Trump in a head-to-head matchup, according to a national Fox News survey of registered voters.  Nine percent are undecided or back a third-party candidate.
Discussion: The Hill and Politico
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Dana Blanton / Fox News:
Fox News Poll: Big shift in asking government to ‘lend me a hand’ amid pandemic, unrest
Discussion: Raw Story
USA Today:
President Trump requests mail-in ballot for upcoming Florida primary, despite rhetoric  —  For the second time as a Palm Beach County voter, President Donald Trump has requested a vote-by-mail ballot ahead of Florida's primary election on Tuesday.  —  And the president who has just spent …
Discussion: The Hill
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Associated Press:
Mail-in ballots sent to Trump, First Lady in Florida
Discussion: Axios and The Hill
Noga Tarnopolsky / The Daily Beast:
Trump's Peace Plan Rescues Benjamin Netanyahu.  For Now.  —  Trump's surprise announcement of a peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates gets Benjamin Netanyahu out of a bind—but resistance to the plan is brewing.  —  Whatever Donald Trump intended with his surprise announcement of …
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Rogerlsimon / theepochtimes.com:
Trump Again Proves He Cares More for Israel Than Most American Jews
U.S. Department of Justice:
Justice Department Finds Yale Illegally Discriminates Against Asians and Whites in Undergraduate Admissions in Violation of Federal Civil-Rights Laws  —  The Department of Justice today notified Yale University of its findings that Yale illegally discriminates against Asian American …
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Nick Anderson / Washington Post:   Justice Department accuses Yale of illegal bias against White, Asian American applicants in admissions
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Besieged on all sides, Ron Johnson says his probe ‘would certainly’ help Trump win reelection  —  Sen. Ron Johnson this week said his probe of Obama-era intelligence agencies would help President Donald Trump win reelection, igniting fury from Democrats who say it was an explicit admission he's using …
Kyle Murphy / Just Security:
I Resigned from U.S. Government After My Own Leaders Began to Act Like the Autocrats I Analyzed  —  I recently resigned as a senior analyst with the Defense Intelligence Agency after experiencing firsthand the actions of U.S. government leaders to suppress nonviolent dissent during the recent nationwide protests for racial justice.
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Matt Naham / Law & Crime:
Intel Analyst Says He Resigned Because He Didn't Think Defense Secretary Would ‘Refuse Unlawful Orders’ from Trump
Discussion: Raw Story
Jeff Passan / ESPN:
Dodgers, LeBron James team up to make Dodger Stadium a polling site  —  Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James' voting-rights group has partnered with the Los Angeles Dodgers to make Dodger Stadium a polling place for the November general election, marking the first time a Major League Baseball team …
Discussion: Fox News
CNN:
Trump goes after FBI director Wray, whom he appointed, and issues warning to Barr  —  Trump lashes out at FBI director for stating facts  —  (CNN)President Donald Trump on Thursday again attacked his own FBI director, whom he appointed, and pushed Attorney General William Barr to pressure …
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Evan Perez / CNN:
US intel report on Russia could undercut Trump's hopes for Durham probe
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Alexander Mallin / ABC News:
Kansas City police arrest alleged killer of 4-year-old LeGend Taliferro, namesake of ‘Operation LeGend’  —  President Trump and Attorney General Barr applauded the news Thursday.  —  The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department announced on Thursday the arrest of a suspect in the murder case …
Discussion: Breitbart
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Denise Lu / New York Times:
The True Coronavirus Toll in the U.S. Has Already Surpassed 200,000  —  Estimated deaths above normal, March 1 to July 25  —  Note: Data is most likely an undercount for some states in recent weeks.  —  Nationwide, 200,000 more people have died than usual since March.
New York Post:
Trump says spike in crime, high taxes could help him win New York in 2020 election  —  President Trump said during an exclusive Oval Office interview on Thursday that his campaign is “putting New York in play” against Democrat Joe Biden in the 2020 election.
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA
 
 
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Washington Post:
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Daniel Lippman / Politico:
U.S. global media agency hires shock jock who called Obama ‘Kenyan’
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Byron York / Washington Examiner:
Coup porn: Resistance sees military removing Trump from office
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