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7:30 PM ET, September 28, 2020

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Daniel Shaviro / Just Security:
Ten Quick Takeaways from the New York Times' Bombshell Article on Trump's Tax Returns  —  Sunday night's New York Times article on Donald Trump's taxes has a great deal of content that will take time (and additional supporting detail) to digest fully.  What's more, this article is apparently …
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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 …
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.
Justin Baragona / The Daily Beast:
CNN Anchor Shuts Down Trump Spox for Attacking NYT Reporters on Tax Story  —  “It's not okay to accuse them, with no facts, of coordinating with the Democratic Party.  Please stop doing that or this interview will end,” Harlow exclaimed.  —  CNN anchor Poppy Harlow finally hit her limit …
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 …
David Frum / The Atlantic:
Trump Just Lost Control of the Game  —  This matters.  —  Remember: Back in 2015, when Donald Trump announced his campaign for president, about one-third of Republicans and Republican-leaners condemned the distribution of wealth in the United States as unjust.
Ryan Ellis / The Federalist:
New York Times' Trump Tax Return ‘Bombshell’ Is A Joke
Dan Alexander / Forbes:
Yes, Donald Trump Is Still A Billionaire. That Makes His $750 Tax Payment Even More Scandalous
Timothy P. Carney / Washington Examiner:
Trump's millions from Turkey and the Philippines are corrupt
Discussion: Vox, IJR and The Guardian
Washington Post:
Trump probably paid less in federal income tax than average middle-class American
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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
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Evie Fordham / Fox News:
10 guns confiscated from Trump aide Parscale's home after call from wife: police
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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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 …
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Brooke Singman / Fox News:   Trump coronavirus adviser Atlas fires back against Redfield criticisms, says advice based on ‘current science’
Mark Niesse / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Judge orders emergency paper backups of voter records in Georgia  —  A federal judge on Monday required paper backups of voter registration and absentee voting information at every Georgia polling place, a safeguard to allow voters to continue casting ballots if computers fail on Election Day.
Discussion: Associated Press
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Zach Montellaro / Politico:
Poll: Two-thirds of voters don't expect to know Biden-Trump winner on election night
Discussion: Political Wire and The Hill
IC3.gov News:   False Claims of Hacked Voter Information Likely Intended to Cast Doubt on Legitimacy of U.S. Elections
Fadel Allassan / Axios:
Pennsylvania GOP asks Supreme Court to halt mail-in ballot extension  —  Republicans in Pennsylvania on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt a major state court ruling that extended the deadlines for mail-in ballots to several days after the election, The Morning Call reports.
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Greg Sargent / Washington Post:   How the ‘minority rule’ problem could get much worse
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.
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 and Raw Story
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.
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.
Emma Austin / Courier-Journal:
EMMA AUSTIN  —  LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The sole Louisville police officer charged in connection to the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor pleaded not guilty to three counts of wanton endangerment at his arraignment Monday.  —  Former Louisville Metro Police Detective Brett Hankison was indicted …
Discussion: Axios, The Hill and Washington Post
USA Today:
Florida schools reopened en masse, but a surge in coronavirus didn't follow, a USA TODAY analysis finds … Many teachers and families feared a spike in COVID-19 cases when Florida made the controversial push to reopen schools in August with in-person instruction.
Discussion: TheBlaze
NBC News:
Voter interest surges after Ginsburg death and National Voter Registration Day, group says  —  WASHINGTON — Voter registration and mail ballot request numbers have surged after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, coupled with National Voter Registration Day.
Discussion: The Hill
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
 
 
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Elise Viebeck / Washington Post:
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Simon van Zuylen-Wood / New York Magazine:
QAnon Goes to Washington Twenty-four followers of the grotesque conspiracy theory are running for Congress in November. Where does this end?
Discussion: Political Wire
Eric Lichtblau / TIME:
Exclusive: As States Prepared Mail-in Ballots, Postal Service Failed to Update at Least 1.8 Million Addresses
Discussion: Forbes and Law & Crime
USA Today:
Trump wants to run on his record. We hope he does. It's been a disaster for America.
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Hilary Sargent / The Informant:
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New York Times:
What's the Plan if Trump Tweets That He's Won Re-election?
Seung Min Kim / Washington Post:
Democratic super PAC jumps into South Carolina race against Lindsey Graham
Discussion: Politico and The Hill
Washington Post:
Trump suggested naming his daughter Ivanka as his running mate in 2016, according to new book by Rick Gates