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Nina Totenberg / NPR:
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Dies At 87  —  Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the demure firebrand who in her 80s became a legal, cultural, and feminist icon has died.  The Supreme Court announced her death, saying the cause was complications from cancer.
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Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87  —  “Our nation has lost a jurist of historic stature,” Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. said in a statement.  —  WASHINGTON — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday of “complications of metastatic pancreas cancer,” the Supreme Court announced.
NBC News:
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87  —  Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court justice who was as pioneering as she was brash, died on Friday, the court said.  She was 87.  —  Despite her diminutive stature, Ginsburg was larger than life, both on and off the bench.
ABC News:
Donald Trump to put forth nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in coming days: Sources  —  The shortlist includes at least one woman, sources said.  —  Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.  —  Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images  —  President Donald Trump is expected …
Discussion: Balloon Juice
Linda Greenhouse / New York Times:
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court's Feminist Icon, Is Dead at 87  —  The second woman appointed to the Supreme Court, Justice Ginsburg's pointed and powerful dissenting opinions earned her late-life rock stardom.  —  Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court …
Discussion: The Mahablog
CNN:
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87
Discussion: The Moderate Voice, Vox, Slate and The Week
New York Times:
A Deal on Drug Prices Undone by White House Insistence on ‘Trump Cards’  —  The White House and the pharmaceutical industry were nearing a major deal to lower drug prices.  Then the administration demanded that $100 cash cards be sent to millions of seniors before the election — and the industry balked.
Discussion: Axios, Mother Jones, Raw Story and Mediaite
Noah Weiland / New York Times:
Emails Detail Effort to Silence C.D.C. and Question Its Science  —  Emails from a former top Trump health official and his science adviser show how the two refused to accept Centers for Disease Control and Prevention science and sought to silence the agency.
Jamie Ross / The Daily Beast:
U.S. Admits That Congressman Offered Pardon to Assange If He Covered Up Russia Links  —  Republican congressman Dana Rohrabacher offered Assange the deal in 2017, a year after the emails that damaged Hillary Clinton had been published.  —  LONDON—Lawyers representing the United States …
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Gene Weingarten / Washington Post:
A neighbor asked for a tomato.  This is where the story gets weird.  —  The following account is completely true, and, no, there is nothing funny about it.  —  I was on my laptop in the dining room of my rowhouse in downtown Washington, D.C., when someone rapped at the window.
Task & Purpose:
New emails reveal the chaotic final days of Brett Crozier's command of the USS Theodore Roosevelt  —  The situation was so dire on the USS Theodore Roosevelt that by March 30 leaders on the coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier found themselves “inside a tornado fighting a war,” …
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Matthias Gafni / San Francisco Chronicle:
Exclusive: Capt. Brett Crozier explains why he sent email warning of Roosevelt coronavirus outbreak
Discussion: Associated Press
Erin Coates / The Cain Gang:
Police Haul Man Out of Library for Not Wearing Mask During Meeting About Wearing Masks  —  A man was physically removed from a school board meeting in Mitchell, South Dakota, on Monday night because he refused to wear a protective face covering.  —  Reed Bender had attended meetings in the past …
Tom Batchelor / Newsweek:
Hundreds of Heavily-Armed Gun Activists Surround Michigan State Capitol  —  Hundreds of pro-gun activists have demonstrated at Michigan's State Capitol in support of the right to open-carry firearms inside the government building.  —  Heavily-armed protestors, some waving Confederate flags …
Discussion: MLive.com and The Hill
indystar:
Satchuel Cole, leader in the fight for racial equality in Indianapolis, lied about own race  —  Satchuel Cole, a highly visible community leader advocating for racial and social justice in Indiana, has apologized for misleading people about Cole's own race, saying “I have taken up space as a Black person while knowing I am white.”
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Christopher Ingraham / Washington Post:
The United States is backsliding into autocracy under Trump, scholars warn  —  The weakening of democratic values — a path that's difficult to reverse — has accelerated, according to hundreds of indicators assessed each year  —  Three years into the Trump administration …
Katie Shepherd / Washington Post:
An Idaho ‘no-masker’ pastor prayed against a mask mandate.  He's now in intensive care for covid-19.  —  When coronavirus cases began increasing in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, in late July, Pastor Paul Van Noy prayed with his congregation that the city council would not pass a mask mandate.
Discussion: Mediaite
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CNN:
An Idaho pastor skeptical of masks lands in the ICU for Covid-19
Discussion: NBC News and Lawyers, Guns & Money
Washington Post:
Virginians come out in force to cast ballots on the first day of early voting  —  Voters stood in line for up to four hours in the Northern Virginia suburbs on Friday to cast ballots in a bitterly contested presidential election, turning out in force on the first day of early voting …
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Colby Itkowitz / Washington Post:
Trump campaign manager didn't vote for his boss in 2016 — or at all
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and The Hill
Timothy P. Carney / Washington Examiner:
Biden's fact-free ‘Park Avenue vs. Scranton’ line: A reminder that the major media will never fact-check Biden  —  Three years ago, Donald Trump had a nice turn of phrase when explaining why he would reject the Paris climate accord and instead defend U.S. industry.
Discussion: Townhall, Breitbart and The Daily Beast
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Abby Livingston / The Texas Tribune:
Republican U.S. House campaign arm cancels $2 million in Houston-area advertising  —  The region is home to multiple competitive races, including Congressional District 7 where Republicans are seeking to unseat U.S. Rep. Lizzie Fletcher  —  WASHINGTON - The National Republican Congressional Committee …
Discussion: Political Wire
Associated Press:
Judge: Michigan must count absentee ballots that arrive late  —  A judge has cleared the way for more absentee ballots to be counted in Michigan  —  FBI director says there is little evidence for potential mass voter fraud  —  While he says there is little evidence for mail-in voter fraud …
New York Times:
Virus Pulls Down Trump, Poll Shows, and G.O.P. Senators Suffer With Him  —  A New York Times/Siena College survey showed Joe Biden leading President Trump by wide margins in Maine and Arizona, and effectively tied in North Carolina.  Susan Collins trailed her Democratic rival in Maine's Senate race.
Washington Post:
The Falwells, the pool attendant and the double life that brought them all down  —  For 2½ years, Giancarlo Granda had been telling his family about the generosity of his business partners.  The wealthy couple from out of town had taken him under their wing, he said …
New York Times:
A Danish Children's TV Show Has This Message: ‘Normal Bodies Look Like This’  —  The program aims to counter social media that bombards young people with images of perfect bodies.  —  COPENHAGEN — “OK, children, does anyone have a question?” the TV show's host, Jannik Schow, asked.
Andrew Sullivan / The Weekly Dish:
We Are All Algorithms Now  —  Is that what's really destroying the legitimacy of our democracy?  —  I've never felt this way about an election before.  For my entire adult life, campaigns could be exhilarating, tedious, crowded with incident or laden with foreboding, but you always felt that …
Ken Klippenstein / The Nation:
White Supremacists Are a Threat to Elections, Says the DHS  —  While the Trump administration publicly downplays the rise of the far right, Homeland Security anticipates “physical threats” to the 2020 election.  —  Last week, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) whistleblower told the press …
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
A White House Aide Just Warned Us That Donald Trump Is a Sociopath  —  A procession of former Trump administration officials, speaking both on and off the record, have depicted the president as fundamentally unfit for office.  Yesterday, the latest addition to their ranks …
Paul Waldman / Washington Post:
Trump: America's perfection shall not be questioned, except by me  —  Every successful presidential candidate promises the voters rewards both material and emotional.  They say they'll improve our lives in tangible ways — better health care, higher wages — but they'll also make us feel how we want to feel …
Politico:
State Dept. provides House Dems docs previously given to Ron Johnson's Biden probe  —  The State Department on Friday turned over 16,000 pages of documents to a House committee that were previously given to Senate Republicans investigating Joe and Hunter Biden — providing Democrats …
Discussion: The Hill
Alayna Treene / Axios:
Scoop: Trump, Pence criticize U.S. Chamber CEO  —  President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence criticized the CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce during a phone call Thursday, venting their frustrations over its recent endorsement of nearly two dozen vulnerable House Democratic freshmen, two sources familiar with the call tell Axios.
Discussion: Breitbart, National Review and The Hill
Devlin Barrett / Washington Post:
Book excerpt: An FBI sex crimes investigator helped trigger 2016's ‘October Surprise’  —  This article is adapted from “October Surprise: How the FBI Tried to Save Itself and Crashed an Election,” which will be published Sept. 22 by PublicAffairs.  The book is a comprehensive …
Discussion: The Hill
Nomaan Merchant / Associated Press:
AP Exclusive: More migrant women say they didn't OK surgery  —  HOUSTON (AP) — Sitting across from her lawyer at an immigration detention center in rural Georgia, Mileidy Cardentey Fernandez unbuttoned her jail jumpsuit to show the scars on her abdomen.  There were three small, circular marks.
Nick Niedzwiadek / Politico:
Trump hits FBI director again over testimony on antifa, Russia  —  President Donald Trump on Friday expressed further dissatisfaction with FBI Director Christopher Wray over testimony he gave to Congress on foreign and domestic threats and did not rule out the possibility of replacing him.
Eric Boehlert / PRESS RUN:
The media's 3 unforgivable sins of the Trump era  —  Failing the challenge … Subscribe to PRESS RUN  —  Trump's election four years ago presented the American media with a unique challenge in terms of covering the most radical player in U.S. presidential history.
 
 
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Michael Starr Hopkins / The Hill:
Whoever wins this election is reflection of us as Americans
Wall Street Journal:
Saudi Royal Family Divides Over Potential Embrace of Israel
James Hamblin / The Atlantic:
How We Survive the Winter  —  On April 13, Robert Redfield, the director of the U.S. Centers …
Discussion: Reason
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
No, a Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Didn't Partner With a Pro-Communist Chinese Group
Discussion: TheBlaze
Kamala Harris / The Philadelphia Tribune:
National Black Voter Day: A call to ensure that Black voters are heard
Discussion: IJR, The Hill and bet.com
Detroit Free Press:
Peters holds narrow lead over James in Michigan's US Senate race
Discussion: Townhall
Des Moines Register:
What do Iowans think about the U.S. Senate, presidential races? A new Iowa Poll will offer answers
Maxwell Tani / The Daily Beast:
Biden's Crew Will Go on Fox, ‘Even if Questions Are Insane’
 Earlier Items: 
Justin Baragona / The Daily Beast:
All Hell Breaks Loose on ‘The View’ After Guest Brings Up Joy's Blackface Incident
Discussion: ABC News, Breitbart and The Hill
The Daily Beast:
How the Trump Campaign Lit a Billion Dollars on Fire
Discussion: Raw Story
ProPublica:
Poorly Protected Postal Workers Are Catching COVID-19 by the Thousands. It's One More Threat to Voting by Mail.
Discussion: Washington Post
David Segal / New York Times:
Housekeepers Face a Disaster Generations in the Making
David Wasserman / The Cook Political Report:
Rating Change: Republicans Sound Alarm, Riggleman's VA-05 Moves to Toss Up
Discussion: Blue Virginia