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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 …
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Jonathan Allen / NBC News:
Trump tax records show duplicity.  That's devastating for his campaign. … WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump told the tax man he was the country's biggest loser, according to Internal Revenue Service filings obtained by The New York Times, and that will make it harder for him to win re-election.
Christopher Ingraham / Washington Post:
How Trump's taxes compare to those of other presidents  —  Jimmy Carter voluntarily paid $6,000 in 1976 despite a zero tax bill, while other recent predecessors typically paid tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars  —  In 1977, President Jimmy Carter had a problem, according to presidential tax historian Joseph Thorndike.
Dylan Matthews / Vox:
Here's how much you had to make in 2017 to pay more income tax than Donald Trump  —  Trump hawks his book How to Get Rich in 2004.  Ramin Talaie/Corbis via Getty Images  —  A single adult without kids making $18,000 would have paid more.  —  On Sunday night, the New York Times revealed …
Timothy P. Carney / Washington Examiner:
Trump's millions from Turkey and the Philippines are corrupt  —  When President Trump speaks glowingly of brutal strongmen atop the governments in Turkey and the Philippines, remember that he's making millions of dollars in these countries with the tacit approval of these authoritarian governments.
Discussion: Vox, IJR and The Guardian
Dan Alexander / Forbes:
Yes, Donald Trump Is Still A Billionaire. That Makes His $750 Tax Payment Even More Scandalous
Dan Mangan / CNBC:
Trump claims without offering proof that he has little debt and paid millions in taxes after NYT report
Ryan Ellis / The Federalist:
New York Times' Trump Tax Return ‘Bombshell’ Is A Joke
Zach Montellaro / Politico:
Nearly 1 million Americans have already voted
Discussion: WTOP, The Triad and OpsLens
David Corn / Mother Jones:
Why Donald Trump's Tax Returns Matter
Mario Ariza / Sun-Sentinel:
Ex-Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale was drunk and agitated in standoff, police say.  Then his cop friend showed up.  —  FORT LAUDERDALE — Bradley Parscale, former campaign manager to president Donald Trump, was in the middle of an armed standoff with police at his Fort Lauderdale home …
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Brett Clarkson / Sun-Sentinel:
Former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale hospitalized after he was armed and threatening to harm himself, Fort Lauderdale police say
Channel 4 News:
Revealed: Trump campaign strategy to deter millions of Black Americans from voting in 2016  —  Channel 4 News has exclusively obtained a vast cache of data used by Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign on almost 200 million American voters.  —  It reveals that 3.5 million Black Americans …
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DW.COM:   US: Religious data platform ‘targets mentally ill, vulnerable people’
Washington Post:
Joe Biden for president  —  In order to expel the worst president of modern times, many voters might be willing to vote for almost anybody.  —  Fortunately, to oust President Trump in 2020, voters do not have to lower their standards.  The Democratic nominee, former vice president Joe Biden …
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Andrew Restuccia / Wall Street Journal:
Cindy McCain Joins Biden Transition Team Advisory Board  —  Wife of late GOP Sen. John McCain endorsed Biden's presidential bid last week  —  WASHINGTON—Cindy McCain, the wife of the late GOP Sen. John McCain of Arizona, is joining the board of Joe Biden's presidential transition team …
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 …
Steve Peoples / Associated Press:
Pandemic overwhelms Trump's message in critical N. Carolina  —  WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump is fighting to fill a Supreme Court vacancy, howling with unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud and warning that violent mobs are infiltrating the suburbs.
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Meredith College:
Meredith Poll Provides Snapshot of N.C. Voter Opinions as Election 2020 Approaches
Discussion: The Hill
Nate Cohn / New York Times:
If Race Comes Down to Omaha, Poll Shows Biden Has an Edge  —  Nebraska's Second Congressional District could play a decisive role in a very close election.  —  In a close race, the presidential election could be decided by an unlikely spot: Nebraska's Second Congressional District, including Omaha and most of its suburbs.
Discussion: Fox News
Zachary Petrizzo / The Daily Dot:
This voter fraud insider touted by Trump runs a non-existent organization  —  Project Veritas, the right-wing undercover operation headed up by James O'Keefe, released a 16-minute long video Monday depicting alleged “ballot harvesting” in Minnesota.  —  The video put out by the huckster …
Vanessa Handy / Washington Square News:
We're Resigning from WSN.  Here's Why.  —  We, the undersigned WSN Fall 2020 Editorial Staff, have collectively decided to resign from Washington Square News, effective immediately.  This was extensively deliberated in collaboration with 43 staff editors, and it was not a decision we enjoyed making.
USA Today:
Trump wants to run on his record.  We hope he does.  It's been a disaster for America.  —  Trump's historically, mind-bogglingly bad record is on the ballot.  He has destroyed lives and livelihoods, weakened America and risked our democracy.  —  At some point during the debates …
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.
Christina Johnsen / Polls:
Voters Split on Filling SCOTUS Seat  —  Some bothered by Trump position on transfer of power;  —  Few expect first debate will change their minds  —  West Long Branch, NJ - There has been a slight narrowing in the presidential race in the latest national Monmouth ("Mon-muth") University Poll.
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 …
Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: ‘Throw him out of MY building.’ Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski tells how the rivalry between him and John Kelly exploded when the White House chief of staff threw him against a wall outside the Oval Office in new book  — Corey Lewandowski and John Kelly nearly came …
Discussion: Amazon.com and Political Wire
Seung Min Kim / Washington Post:
Democratic super PAC jumps into South Carolina race against Lindsey Graham  —  The main super PAC supporting the election of Democrats to the Senate is preparing to invest millions in South Carolina — a fresh signal that Democrats see the race against Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) as winnable.
Discussion: Politico and The Hill
Natasha Bertrand / Politico:
Trump sought deals with Moscow mayor  —  In a meandering press conference on Sunday, President Donald Trump repeatedly accused his Democratic opponent's son, Hunter Biden, of receiving millions of dollars from the wife of Moscow's late mayor Yury Luzhkov, asking why “nobody even has any question about it.”
Discussion: Fox News, Raw Story and The White House
Eric Lichtblau / TIME:
Exclusive: As States Prepared Mail-in Ballots, Postal Service Failed to Update at Least 1.8 Million Addresses  —  For three weeks in August, as election officials across the country were preparing to send out mail-in ballots to tens of millions of voters, the U.S. Postal Service stopped fully updating …
Discussion: Forbes and Law & Crime
IC3.gov News:
False Claims of Hacked Voter Information Likely Intended to Cast Doubt on Legitimacy of U.S. Elections  —  The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are issuing this announcement to raise awareness of the potential threat posed …
 
 
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