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Allan Smith / NBC News:
Trump on peaceful transition if he loses: ‘Get rid of the ballots’ and 'there won't be a transfer' … President Donald Trump was asked Wednesday whether he will commit to a peaceful transfer of power should he lose this fall to Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.  The president declined to do so.
Discussion: Reuters and Balloon Juice
Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: Are we a banana republic?  —  DRIVING THE DAY  —  WITH 40 DAYS LEFT until Election Day, it seems as though the United States is well on its way to becoming a banana republic.  — THE PRESIDENT WILL NOT COMMIT TO A PEACEFUL TRANSFER OF POWER ... WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT THE WHITE HOUSE …
Josh Wingrove / Bloomberg:   Trump Talks Up Need for Full Court as He Casts Doubt on Election
Brenna Parker / Joe Biden for President:
Statement by Vice President Joe Biden on the Events in Louisville, Kentucky  —  Breonna Taylor was a beloved daughter, member of her community, and an essential worker who served as an E.M.T. as COVID-19 began to spread.  But she died, shot in her own home by the police.
Discussion: Breitbart
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Morgan Phillips / Fox News:
Trump exits news briefing for ‘emergency phone call’  —  President Trump abruptly exited his news conference Wednesday at the White House, saying he had an “emergency” phone call as reporters continued to press him with questions on the Breonna Taylor case.  —  “I have to leave …
Politico:
‘This is an illegitimate nomination’: Some Democrats snub Trump's pick  —  President Donald Trump hasn't announced a Supreme Court nominee yet, but some Democrats have already decided there's no point in meeting with her, no matter who it is.  —  These Senate Democrats say it's a no-brainer …
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Tim Darnell / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Mitch McConnell's campaign flagged by FEC for alleged accounting errors
Discussion: The Hill
Politico:
Democratic Senate hopefuls spurn Supreme Court expansion
Washington Post:
Republicans hope Supreme Court fight boosts Trump's reelection bid, helps GOP hold Senate majority
New York Times:
Trump Faces Challenges Even in Red States, Poll Shows, as Women Favor Biden  —  Close races in Georgia, Iowa and Texas show President Trump's vulnerability and suggest that Joseph Biden has assembled a formidable coalition, according to a New York Times/Siena College poll.
Discussion: WKBN-TV and Political Wire
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Gabby Orr / Politico:
Trump attempts a fall turnaround: Reclaiming his Catholic base  —  To salvage his flagging reelection bid this summer, President Donald Trump made a tactical decision to go all in on his base.  —  His campaign appearances, policy announcements and attacks against Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden …
Sam Brodey / The Daily Beast:
GOP's Hunter Biden Probe Digs Up Dirt on Rick Perry's Ties to Ukrainian Gas Deals  —  THREE AMIGOS  —  Instead of surfacing dirt on Hunter Biden's allegedly sketchy business ties in Ukraine, a just finished GOP-led Senate probe ended up producing new revelations about former Energy Secretary …
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Courier-Journal:
LMPD: 2 officers shot in downtown Louisville protest Wednesday night  —  Two Louisville Metro Police officers were shot in downtown Louisville Wednesday night, just eight hours after an indictment was returned in the Breonna Taylor case.  —  Interim LMPD chief Robert Schroeder confirmed …
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Matt Mencarini / Courier-Journal:
MATT MENCARINI  —  LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A grand jury decision to indict one officer involved …
Politico:
'Something's in the water': Florida Republicans see surge in voter registration  —  MIAMI — Republicans have closed the traditional voter registration gap with Democrats to an historically small margin in Florida, triggering a wave of Democratic apprehension in the nation's biggest swing state.
Discussion: The Guardian and Political Wire
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Brian Schwartz / CNBC:   Voter registration surges after Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death, groups say
Jonathan V. Last / The Bulwark:
The Strongman Cometh  —  A play in three acts.  —  People seem confused and confounded and disappointed by President Donald Trump tonight.  You know how he is.  He tweets.  He talks.  It's so unhelpful.  So irresponsible.  —  Allow me to present a play, in three acts.  —  PODCAST
Discussion: Raw Story
Richard L. Hasen / Slate:
I've Never Been More Worried About American Democracy Than I Am Right Now  —  With less than six weeks to go before Election Day, and with over 250 COVID-related election lawsuits filed across 45 states, the litigation strategy of the Trump campaign and their allies has become clear …
John Hudson / Washington Post:
Israel's Netanyahu brings his dirty laundry to Washington.  Literally.  —  Most politicians go to great lengths to conceal their dirty laundry.  —  And then there's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.  —  Over the years, the Israeli leader has developed a reputation among the staff …
NBC News:
More than 200 retired generals, admirals endorse Biden, including some who served under Trump  —  WASHINGTON — More than 200 retired generals and admirals endorsed Joe Biden for president in a letter published Thursday, saying he had the character and judgment to serve as commander …
Carly Ortiz-Lytle / Washington Examiner:
Trays of mail, including absentee ballots, found in a ditch in Wisconsin  —  Police in Greenville, Wisconsin, found three trays of mail, including absentee ballots, in a ditch.  —  The Outagamie County Sheriff's Office discovered the trays in a ditch on Tuesday morning, near Appleton International Airport, according to WLUK.
Adedayo Akala / NPR:
Cost Of Racism: U.S. Economy Lost $16 Trillion Because Of Discrimination, Bank Says  —  Nationwide protests have cast a spotlight on racism and inequality in the U.S. Now a major bank has put a price tag to how much the economy has lost as a result of discrimination against African Americans: $16 trillion.
Discussion: Raw Story
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Adam Schiff's warning: This is ‘how you see democracies come to an end’  —  House Democrats released an ambitious new package of legislative reforms on Wednesday.  It's a blueprint for how Democrats intend to prevent any future presidents — including ones from their own party — from corrupting the place as horribly as Trump has done.
Kurt Erickson / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Parson, his wife both test positive for COVID-19; governor postpones travel, debate  —  JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Mike Parson postponed an event in St. Louis Wednesday and a debate on Friday after First Lady Teresa Parson tested positive for COVID-19.  —  Later Wednesday, in a brief statement …
Discussion: Fox News and Mediaite
Jim DeFede / CBS Miami:
Exclusive: Former South Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Under Federal Investigation  —  MIAMI (CBSMiami) - Former Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is under federal investigation by the Justice Department for allegedly spending campaign money on personal trips and vacations for her and her family, CBS Miami has learned.
Bill Trott / Reuters:
Sir Harold Evans  —  1928-2020  —  Norman Parkinson/Iconic Images via REUTERS  —  none  —  He set the world's gold standard for journalism in the public interest, exposing deadly corporate secrets and the spy scandal of the century.  His peers reveal his formula: tenacity, cunning …
Dave Lawler / Axios:
U.S. no longer recognizes Lukashenko as legitimate president of Belarus  —  The U.S. no longer recognizes Aleksandr Lukashenko as the legitimate president of Belarus, the State Department said in a statement on Wednesday.  —  Why it matters: Lukashenko has clung to power with the support …
Politico:
‘The hits just keep coming’: Congress stumbles from crisis to crisis  —  Ancient Egypt had only 10 plagues.  The 116th Congress says, “Hold my staff.”  —  The House and Senate have spent the past two years staring down some of the most consequential political events of recent decades …
Discussion: Washington Post
Steve Beynon / Stars & Stripes:
Sen. Duckworth introduces bill to ban federal law enforcement from wearing camouflage  —  WASHINGTON — Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., introduced a bill Wednesday that would ban the use of camouflage uniforms by federal law enforcement following criticism during the summer that federal agents assigned …
 
 
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New York Times:
In Politically Charged Inquiry, Durham Sought Details About Scrutiny of Clintons
Brandon Moseley / Alabama Political Reporter:
Tuberville: Election is about Americanism against anti-Americanism
ProPublica:
In North Carolina, Black Voters' Mail-In Ballots Much More Likely to Be Rejected Than Those From Any Other Race
Discussion: myfox8.com and Breitbart
Jefferson Cowie / Boston Review:
Is Freedom White?  —  In a political season of dog whistles, we must be attentive to how talk …
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Robby Soave / Reason:
Yes, the 1619 Project Actually Suggests That Year Was America's True Founding, and Nikole Hannah-Jones Admits It
Discussion: Instapundit
The Guardian:
Revealed: pro-Trump activists plotted violence ahead of Portland rallies
The Daily Beast:
Trump's Justice Department and Personal Lawyer Threatened Melania's BFF Over Tell-All, Documents Show
Discussion: Raw Story and Daily Kos
Nathaniel Weixel / The Hill:
Fauci scolds Rand Paul during tense exchange at hearing