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9:05 AM ET, September 28, 2020

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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.
Jason Easley / POLITICUSUSA:
Ivanka Trump Could Be Going Down Thanks To Her Dad's Tax Fraud  —  Donald Trump's tax returns show that he paid his daughter Ivanka as a consultant, even though she is a member of the company which is against IRS rules.  —  Via The New York Times: … Fake consulting deals with members …
Timothy L. O'Brien / Bloomberg:
Trump's Taxes Show He's a National Security Threat  —  What trade-offs would a president with this level of indebtedness be willing to make to save face?  —  In a tour de force of hard won reporting, the New York Times has put numerical clothing on what we've known about President Donald Trump …
Dean Baquet / New York Times:
An Editor's Note on the Trump Tax Investigation
Jennifer Starks / AOL.com:
NY Times: Trump paid $750 in U.S. income taxes in 2016, 2017
Discussion: Bloomberg and Redstate
Brett Clarkson / Sun-Sentinel:
Former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale hospitalized after he was armed and threatening to harm himself, Fort Lauderdale police say  —  FORT LAUDERDALE — A tense situation unfolded at a home owned by Brad Parscale, the former campaign manager for President Donald Trump's reelection campaign …
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Michelle Solomon / WPLG-TV:
Former Trump campaign manager, Brad Parscale, armed, barricades self in Fort Lauderdale home, police called  —  FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Former campaign manager for Donald Trump, Brad Parscale, who was replaced by the President less than four month until November's vote was reportedly armed …
New York Times:
Brad Parscale, Ex-Campaign Manager for Trump, Is Hospitalized in Florida  —  The Fort Lauderdale police said that Mr. Parscale's wife called the authorities to their home because he was armed and threatening to hurt himself.  —  MIAMI — President Trump's former campaign manager, Brad Parscale …
Discussion: Bloomberg
Brooke Seipel / The Hill:   Former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale hospitalized after threatening self-harm: report
Miranda Devine / New York Post:
Project Veritas uncovers ‘ballot harvesting fraud’ in Minnesota  —  A ballot-harvesting racket in Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar's Minneapolis district — where paid workers illegally gather absentee ballots from elderly Somali immigrants — has been busted by undercover news organization Project Veritas.
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Monica Alba / NBC News:
Redfield voices alarm over influence of Trump's new coronavirus task force adviser  —  WASHINGTON — The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has grown increasingly concerned that President Donald Trump, pushed by a new member of his coronavirus task force …
Washington Post:
Trump suggested naming his daughter Ivanka as his running mate in 2016, according to new book by Rick Gates  —  As Donald Trump's top campaign aides began a discussion in June 2016 about who the presumptive Republican presidential nominee should select as his running mate, the candidate piped up with an idea.
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Jennifer Jacobs / Bloomberg:
Trump Considered Daughter Ivanka as 2016 Running Mate, Book Says
Discussion: The Guardian
Sharyn Alfonsi / CBS News:
Why a private section of the border wall is allegedly failing  —  60 Minutes reports on the construction firm that earned billions of dollars in government contracts after working with a conservative fundraising campaign accused of fraud to build sections of the border wall on private land that engineers say will likely fail.
Discussion: Political Wire
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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Washington Post:
With five weeks left, Trump plays defense in states he won in 2016
Washington Post:
Poll: USPS should be run like a public service, not a business, Americans say 2-to-1  —  The Postal Service continues to rate favorably despite recent delivery backlogs and President Trump's ongoing attacks on mail voting  —  Postmaster General Louis DeJoy was brought on, in part …
Discussion: Denver Post
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Spencer Hsu / Washington Post:
Third U.S. judge bars Postal Service delivery cuts before November presidential election
Discussion: CNN, Axios and Political Wire
Politico:
Pelosi begins mustering Democrats for possible House decision on presidency  —  Speaker Nancy Pelosi has begun mobilizing Democrats for the possibility that neither Joe Biden nor President Donald Trump will win an outright Electoral College victory, a once-in-a-century phenomenon that would send …
Alec MacGillis / New Yorker:
The Students Left Behind by Remote Learning  —  The desire to protect children may put their long-term well-being at stake.  —  This article is a collaboration between The New Yorker and ProPublica.  —  Shemar, a twelve-year-old from East Baltimore, is good at math, and Karen Ngosso …
Andrew Solender / Forbes:
Polls Show Lindsey Graham In Deep Trouble Amid Supreme Court Battle  —  New polls released Sunday show Sen. Lindsey Graham's reelection bid deeply threatened by Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison as the former gears up for what promises to be a brutal partisan battle over the Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett.
Discussion: The Bulwark, Fox News and Raw Story
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Sydney Ember / New York Times:
Republicans clear the way for a rapid confirmation, while Democrats make their case to voters.
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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Wall Street Journal:
TikTok Download Ban Is Blocked by Judge
Rana Foroohar / Financial Times:
Concentrated power in Big Tech harms the US
Washington Post:
The racist anti-vote effort by Florida Republicans hits a new low
David Bauder / Associated Press:
Nearly a year after sudden exit, Shepard Smith returns to TV
Discussion: New York Times
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
 Earlier Items: 
Jenna Johnson / Washington Post:
‘All in’ for Trump: These White men, the strongest Trump supporters, say they can't be swayed
Ben Jacobs / New York Magazine:
‘Classic Authoritarian’: How Historians Rate Trump's Danger to Democracy
Discussion: Raw Story and Politico
Andrew Wolfson / Courier-Journal:
Ballistics don't support AG Cameron's claim Breonna Taylor's boyfriend shot officer
Discussion: ABC News, The Hill and New York Post
Washington Post:
U.S. tells Iraq it's planning to pull out of Baghdad embassy
Discussion: Informed Comment
Michael Kranish / Washington Post:
Donald Trump, facing financial ruin, sought control of his elderly father's estate. The family fight was epic.
Discussion: Raw Story