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New York Times:
LONG-CONCEALED RECORDS SHOW TRUMP'S CHRONIC LOSSES AND YEARS OF TAX AVOIDANCE  —  The Times obtained Donald Trump's tax information extending over more than two decades, revealing struggling properties, vast write-offs, an audit battle and hundreds of millions in debt coming due.
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David Leonhardt / New York Times:
18 Revelations From a Trove of Trump Tax Records  —  Times reporters have obtained decades of tax information the president has hidden from public view.  Here are some of the key findings.  —  The New York Times has obtained tax-return data for President Trump and his companies that covers more than two decades.
Dean Baquet / New York Times:
An Editor's Note on the Trump Tax Investigation  —  The New York Times has examined decades of President Trump's financial records, assembling the most comprehensive picture yet of his business dealings.  —  Today we are publishing the results of an examination of decades of personal …
Dahlia Lithwick / Slate:
The Contempt of “Notorious ACB”  —  One thing Justice Ginsburg used to say is how much she hated making a suggestion only to have a man suggest the same thing 10 minutes later and get the credit.  It was an act of erasure that affronted her.  And as much as she minded being erased herself …
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Andrew Desiderio / Politico:
Senate Dems ready tactics to muck up Supreme Court confirmation  —  Senate Democrats can't stop Mitch McConnell from confirming a new Supreme Court justice, but they are already planning to make it as painful as possible.  —  Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has his caucus on board …
Timothy P. Carney / Washington Examiner:
Thank God and Chuck Schumer for Amy Coney Barrett: The four Democratic overreaches that got us here
Discussion: The Daily Signal
USA Today:
Amy Coney Barrett was our professor. She'll serve America as well as she served her students.
Discussion: Raw Story
Erika Bachiochi / Politico:
Amy Coney Barrett: A New Feminist Icon
Melinda Henneberger / USA Today:
Amy Barrett: If Democrats attack her over People of Praise membership, they'll regret it
Discussion: Washington Post and New York Times
CBS News:
Tight races in Georgia and North Carolina, while Supreme Court is another factor — Battleground Tracker  —  Voters say the Supreme Court vacancy has added to the already high stakes of the presidential election.  —  In the battlegrounds of Georgia and North Carolina, most say it makes …
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New York Times:
Voters Believe Winner of Election Should Fill Court Vacancy, Poll Shows  —  A Times/Siena College poll showed that 56 percent said the next president should nominate a Supreme Court justice.  And Joe Biden retained a clear lead over President Trump, 49 to 41 percent.  —  THE NEW YORK TIMES / SIENA COLLEGE POLL
Sydney Ember / New York Times:
Republicans clear the way for a rapid confirmation, while Democrats make their case to voters.
Andrew Wolfson / Courier-Journal:
Ballistics don't support AG Cameron's claim Breonna Taylor's boyfriend shot officer  —  | Louisville Courier Journal Show Caption Hide Caption … LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky State Police ballistics report does not support Attorney General Daniel Cameron's assertion that Breonna Taylor's boyfriend …
Discussion: ABC News, The Hill and New York Post
Michael Kranish / Washington Post:
Donald Trump, facing financial ruin, sought control of his elderly father's estate.  The family fight was epic. … Donald Trump was facing financial disaster in 1990 when he came up with an audacious plan to exert control of his father's estate.  —  His creditors threatened to force …
Discussion: Raw Story
Tom Ridge / The Philadelphia Inquirer:
I was a Republican governor of Pa. I'm voting for Joe Biden.  —  I will cast my vote for Joe Biden on Nov. 3.  It will be my first vote for a Democratic candidate for president of the United States.  But it is not the first time I have said “no” to Donald Trump.  I urge my fellow Pennsylvanians to join me.
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Anita Kumar / Politico:
Trump readies thousands of attorneys for election fight
Discussion: Raw Story and The Guardian
Ben Smith / New York Times:
Trump Wants to Discredit the Election.  This Nerd Could Stop Him.  —  Fox News, the president's favored network, will face enormous pressure to call the election for Mr. Trump.  The outcome rests on a little-known 65-year-old wonk who will declare the winner.
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Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times:   Shepard Smith, Fox News Apostate, Is Starting Over at CNBC
David Bauder / Associated Press:   Nearly a year after sudden exit, Shepard Smith returns to TV
New York Times:
By Lowering the Debate Bar for Biden, Has Trump Set a Trap for Himself?  —  President Trump has worked overtime to persuade followers that Joe Biden is addled and incoherent.  That could backfire if Mr. Biden doesn't fit the caricature.  —  WASHINGTON — President Trump has framed …
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Danielle Wallace / Fox News:
Trump calls for Biden to take a drug test before upcoming presidential debate
Washington Post:
U.S. tells Iraq it's planning to pull out of Baghdad embassy  —  BEIRUT — The United States has told the Iraqi government and its diplomatic partners that it's planning a full withdrawal from its sprawling embassy in Baghdad unless Iraq reins in attacks on personnel linked to the American presence there …
Discussion: Political Wire
New Yorker:
The Private Trump Angst of a Republican Icon  —  James Baker thinks Trump is “nuts,” but he voted for him once—and may soon do so again.  —  Over lunch a few blocks from the White House on a bright, sunny day in the summer of 2019, one of the architects of the modern Republican Party admitted he was thinking the unthinkable.
Ben Jacobs / New York Magazine:
‘Classic Authoritarian’: How Historians Rate Trump's Danger to Democracy  —  President Donald Trump has repeatedly refused to commit to the peaceful transfer of power if he loses to Joe Biden, but his rhetoric escalated last week, only 40 days before the presidential election.
Discussion: Raw Story and The Daily Caller
Harry Enten / CNN:
How Trump's base appeals have backfired  —  (CNN)Poll of the week: A new Quinnipiac University national poll finds Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden with a 52% to 42% lead over President Donald Trump among likely voters.  —  That's somewhat of a more optimistic result for Biden …
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and Raw Story
Greg Braxton / Los Angeles Times:
A Black reporter recalls racism in the newsroom and finally gets his day of reckoning  —  An uneasy calm had settled over Los Angeles a few weeks after the 1992 riots sparked by the acquittal of four police officers in the brutal beating of motorist Rodney King, but the Los Angeles Times newsroom was still in full adrenaline mode.
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Los Angeles Times:
Our reckoning with racism  —  This year, across America, we've engaged in conversations …
Andrew E. Kramer / New York Times:
Fighting Flares Between Azerbaijan and Armenia  —  The governments of both countries reported action with tanks, military helicopters and artillery in a rapid escalation of a long-simmering conflict.  —  MOSCOW — Fighting that was reported to be fierce broke out on Sunday between Azerbaijan …
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
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Jenna Johnson / Washington Post:
‘All in’ for Trump: These White men, the strongest Trump supporters, say they can't be swayed  —  SANDUSKY, Ohio — The parade of boats was decked out in flags and banners screaming support for President Trump, led by a barge that had been used in previous summers for bikini-tops-optional parties …
 
 
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Associated Press:
Military suicides up as much as 20% in COVID era
Discussion: Fox News and New York Post
Will Bunch / The Philadelphia Inquirer:
Yes, the Reichstag IS on fire, but the American people have water to put it out
Ty Tagami / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Georgia withholds school COVID-19 counts from public
Molly Nagle / ABC News:
Biden preps for personal attacks from Trump ahead of Tuesday's debate
Discussion: NBC News, abc7NY and Althouse
 Earlier Items: 
Nicholas Kristof / New York Times:
To Beat Trump, Mock Him
Jeff Schogol / Task & Purpose:
It's been 80 days since DoD leaders promised to release an investigation ‘within days’ into an Army helicopter buzzing protesters
Discussion: Raw Story
Salena Zito / Washington Examiner:
Top Republican in Pennsylvania Senate shoots down ‘false’ theory that legislature would rig Electoral College for Trump