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Ken Dilanian / NBC News:
Senate made criminal referral of Trump Jr., Bannon, Kushner and two others to federal prosecutors  —  WASHINGTON — The Republican and Democratic chairmen of the Senate Intelligence Committee made criminal referrals of Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, Steve Bannon, Erik Prince and Sam Clovis …
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA
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Karoun Demirjian / Washington Post:
Trump's 2016 campaign chair was a ‘grave counterintelligence threat,’ had contact with Russian intelligence, Senate panel finds  —  The Trump campaign chairman's contacts with Kremlin-linked officials posed a “grave counterintelligence threat,” according to the final volume …
Ken Dilanian / NBC News:
Bipartisan Senate report describes 2016 Trump campaign eager to accept help from foreign power  —  WASHINGTON — In a thousand-page bipartisan report released Tuesday, the Senate Intelligence Committee said the Trump administration obstructed its investigation with “novel claims” of executive privilege.
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Bipartisan Senate Report Shows How Trump Colluded With Russia in 2016  —  Throughout the Trump era, the Senate Intelligence Committee has walked a careful line.  The Republican-controlled committee has taken Russian interference seriously and conducted at least somewhat bipartisan investigations …
NBC News:   Manafort associate is Russian spy, may have helped coordinate e-mail hack-and-leak, report says
New York Times:   G.O.P.-Led Senate Panel Details Ties Between 2016 Trump Campaign and Russia
Chuck Ross / The Daily Caller:   Senate Intel Panel Found ‘Absolutely No Evidence’ Of Collusion, Faced Roadblocks In Probe Of Steele Dossier
Axios:
Senate report finds Manafort passed campaign data to Russian intelligence officer
Discussion: Law & Crime and The Week
republicanleader.senate.gov:   McConnell on Intelligence Committee's Investigation: Our Adversaries Want to Undermine Our System of Government
Alexandra Jaffe / Associated Press:
AP Exclusive: Cindy McCain video on Joe Biden to air at DNC  —  WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Cindy McCain is going to bat for Joe Biden, lending her voice to a video set to air during Tuesday night's Democratic National Convention programming focused on Biden's close friendship with her late husband, Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona.
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Matt Wilstein / The Daily Beast:
Michelle Obama's DNC Speech Leaves Stephen Colbert Speechless  —  The “Late Show” host just couldn't bring himself to make fun of the former first lady.  —  As the only late-night host to go live after the Democratic National Convention Monday night, Stephen Colbert had jokes ready …
Matt Taibbi / Reporting:
The Official 2020 Democratic National Convention Drinking Game
Discussion: ABC News
Joseph Ax / Reuters:
From Bill Clinton to AOC, Democrats to highlight party's heritage and future
Discussion: Politico and Associated Press
About.usps.com:
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy Statement  —  WASHINGTON, DC — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy issued the following statement today:  —  “The United States Postal Service will play a critical role this year in delivering election mail for millions of voters across the country.
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Jacob Bogage / Washington Post:
Postmaster general announces he is ‘suspending’ policies that were blamed for causing mail delays  —  The U.S. Postal Service will halt its controversial cost-cutting initiatives until after the election — canceling service reductions, reinstating overtime hours and ceasing the removal …
Washington Post:
At least 21 states plan to sue the Postal Service over service delays, threat to election  —  At least 21 states plan to file lawsuits this week against the U.S. Postal Service and its new postmaster, Louis DeJoy, seeking to reverse service changes that have prompted widespread reports of delays …
Eric Cortellessa / Washington Monthly:
Susan Collins Engineered the USPS Disaster She's Now Protesting  —  Trump may be trying to sabotage the election, but the war against the Postal Service goes back decades.  —  At this point, it should come as no surprise that the vast majority of Congressional Republicans have responded …
Discussion: Data For Progress, DV Journal and CNN
Brian Schwartz / CNBC:
GOP and Trump ties run deep on the U.S. Postal Service's board of governors
Discussion: TheBlaze
Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: ‘Would you mind giving it a crack?’  Bill Clinton leans back and smiles while receiving neck massage from Epstein victim, 22, in never-before-seen photos during trip on pedophile's plane to Africa in 2002 - as he addresses Dem convention TONIGHT  — Bill Clinton is seen enjoying …
The Daily Beast:
TV News Networks Worried About Airing Two Hours of Trump's Convention  —  Sources said the networks have given DNC officials a new reason they won't air their event in full: Because they'd also have to air Trump's in full—lies, warts, and all.  —  Over the last few U.S. presidential election cycles …
Discussion: The Week and Raw Story
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Annie Linskey / Washington Post:
The security guard blurted ‘I love you’ to Joe Biden in an elevator.  One viral video later, she will nominate him for president.  —  WILMINGTON, Del. — She was last seen blurting “I love you” to Joe Biden as she escorted him in an elevator to an editorial board meeting at the New York Times last December …
Discussion: Axios, Mediaite and Balloon Juice
Alan Fram / Associated Press:
Senate Republicans preparing $500B virus relief proposal  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leaders are preparing a slimmed-down virus relief package of roughly $500 billion that will include extended payments for unemployed people and smaller businesses, a GOP senator said Tuesday.
Discussion: The Daily Caller
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Politico:
Rank-and-file Dems press Pelosi for more votes on coronavirus aid
Discussion: Raw Story
Megan Henney / Fox News:
Republicans to renew push for coronavirus stimulus deal with smaller aid package
Discussion: The US Sun
Adam Jentleson / New York Times:
What if Trumpism Is the G.O.P.'s Natural State?
Discussion: Washington Examiner and Raw Story
Douglas Belkin / Wall Street Journal:
After Reopening, Notre Dame to Move Classes Online Due to Coronavirus Cases  —  The school reopened last week, but male senior students who attended off-campus parties are leading a Covid-19 surge  —  The University of Notre Dame is canceling in-person classes and moving them online …
Discussion: New York Post, The Week and Mediaite
House Foreign Affairs Committee:
Engel Statement on State Department Temper Tantrum  —  Bronx, NY—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:  —  “As the Committee gets closer to answers on a range of pressing oversight issues, Secretary Pompeo has tried to thwart us at every turn.
Discussion: Axios and Foreign Policy
Mark Niesse / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Georgia voters to be made ‘inactive’ after absentee mail undeliverable  —  Tens of thousands of Georgia voter registrations are on track to be changed to inactive status because absentee ballot applications mailed to them last spring were undeliverable.  —  These voters will still be able …
Discussion: TheGrio
Eric Hananoki / Media Matters for America:
Marjorie Taylor Greene visited the Capitol and tried to get Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to retake their oaths on the Bible  —  Republican congressional candidate and right-wing pundit Marjorie Taylor Greene is a bigot both on and offline.  —  In February 2019, she visited Capitol Hill …
Discussion: Right Wing Watch
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Roger Stone drops appeals of felony convictions  —  Longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone has unexpectedly dropped the appeal of his seven federal felony convictions for seeking to thwart a House investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.  —  Stone's lawyers submitted …
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Devan Cole / CNN:
Former DHS official: Trump will ‘align with dictators around the world’ if he wins  —  (CNN)A former senior Trump administration official who is endorsing Joe Biden's presidential campaign said Tuesday that if President Donald Trump wins a second term he will “align with dictators around the world.”
Andrew Busch / The American Mind:
Sleepwalking into Secession  —  We have flirted with disaster before.  Now we must avert it.  —  Recently, the New York Times reported on a set of simulations run by a bipartisan group called the Transition Integrity Project.  Both the Project itself and the mainstream media reports …
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Trump's unhinged Twitter meltdown shows Michelle Obama drew blood  —  President Trump unleashed a torrent of rage tweets about Michelle Obama's speech at the Democratic convention that was spectacularly cringeworthy even by his standards — but it only underscored how effectively the former …
Brian Faler / Politico:
Businesses warn they won't participate in Trump's payroll tax plan  —  A raft of big-name business groups is warning many employers won't participate in President Donald Trump's payroll tax deferral plan.  —  Calling it “unworkable,” they said in a letter Tuesday to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin …
 
 
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Steve Benen / MSNBC:
Trump questions the legitimacy of any election in which he loses
Discussion: Raw Story and Talking Points Memo
Cortney O'Brien / Townhall:
The DNC Is Apparently Including Liz Warren in Tonight's Native American Caucus Meeting
Rashaan Ayesh / Axios:
MyPillow CEO defends promoting unproven COVID-19 “cure”
Discussion: Todd Starnes, Forbes and Breitbart
Politico:
Pompeo aide orders State Department to provide Biden, Russia probe documents
Discussion: Raw Story
Sean D. Naylor / Yahoo News:
Former counterterrorism chief: Trump defeat may prompt right-wing terror attacks
Washington Post:
Virginia Sen. L. Louise Lucas charged with felonies over Portsmouth's Confederate Monument protest
Discussion: Axios
 Earlier Items: 
Danny Hakim / New York Times:
The N.R.A. and Wayne LaPierre's Next Foe: One of Their Own
Discussion: Raw Story
Rainesford Stauffer / InStyle:
Inside 6 Female Reporters' Wild 18-Hour Days, from Trump's First Tweet to Radical Self-Care
Reuters:
Indians erect banners, pray for Kamala Harris to win U.S. election
Discussion: Axios, Fox News and The Hill
Sumathi Reddy / Wall Street Journal:
Men Urged to Limit Alcohol to One Drink a Day Amid New Concerns
Tatiana Siegel / Hollywood Reporter:
Pro-Trump Russiagate Doc in the Works From Daughter of Hollywood Legend (Exclusive)
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Marshall Allen / ProPublica:
Cellphone Data Shows How Las Vegas Is “Gambling With Lives” Across the Country