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7:20 AM ET, October 16, 2020

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Washington Post:
White House was warned Giuliani was target of Russian intelligence operation to feed misinformation to Trump  —  U.S. intelligence agencies warned the White House last year that President Trump's personal lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani was the target of an influence operation by Russian intelligence …
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Ken Dilanian / NBC News:
Feds examining if alleged Hunter Biden emails are linked to a foreign intel operation  —  WASHINGTON — Federal investigators are examining whether the emails allegedly describing activities by Joe Biden and his son Hunter and found on a laptop at a Delaware repair shop are linked …
CBS News:
What we know - and don't know - about Hunter Biden's alleged laptop  —  Wilmington, Delaware — President Trump and his allies have launched a late effort to again tarnish Joe Biden by tying him to his son Hunter Biden's overseas business interests, publicizing emails and photos supposedly …
New York Times:
Trump Said to Be Warned That Giuliani Was Conveying Russian Disinformation
Discussion: Alternet.org
Ebony Bowden / New York Post:
Biden doesn't get one question on Hunter Biden exposé at ABC News town hall
Christopher Miller / BuzzFeed News:   Facebook Gave A Platform To The Shady Ukrainians Pushing The New York Post Biden Story
The Daily Beast:
The Biden and Trump Shows: It's Mr. Rogers Vs. 'Someone's Crazy Uncle'  —  “He didn't spend the whole time yelling, he didn't piss himself... so this was as best as we could have hoped for,” said one Trump campaign adviser.  —  On one channel, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
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Politico:
Trump refuses to denounce QAnon — and other key moments from tonight's town halls  —  The second presidential debate was called off, but President Donald Trump and Joe Biden still spent Thursday night on national TV, answering questions from voters in separate town hall events.
Aaron Rupar / Vox:
The jarring contrast between Trump and Biden, in 3 moments from their competing town halls  —  President Trump and Joe Biden held competing town halls on Thursday.  Jim Watson, Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images  —  At the very moment Trump embraced QAnon, Biden embraced science.
NBC News:
5 takeaways from Trump's and Biden's dueling town halls  —  WASHINGTON — Donald Trump and Joe Biden were in different cities for the dueling town halls Thursday that replaced their debate.  But they may as well have been in different universes.  —  Replacing the presidential debate …
Sheryl Gay Stolberg / New York Times:
Fact-Checking the Trump and Biden Town Halls  — President Trump and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. each held a televised town hall on Thursday night.  Mr. Trump continued his pattern of exaggerated, misleading and false statements on many topics.  Mr. Biden stuck closer to the facts.
Molly Olmstead / Slate:
It Took Savannah Guthrie 19 Minutes to Give Trump His Toughest Grilling in Years
Politico:
Trump gets grilled as Biden coasts: Takeaways from the dueling town halls
Discussion: The Bulwark, The Nation and KVIA-TV
ABC News:
Biden's ABC town hall live updates: Former VP lays out vision in contrast to Trump
Brooke Singman / Fox News:
Biden pressed on 'you ain't Black' comment during town hall
Discussion: Breitbart
Nicholas Fandos / New York Times:
Slamming Trump, G.O.P. Senator Warns of a ‘Republican Blood Bath’  —  Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska issued a scathing takedown of President Trump during a telephone town hall with constituents, saying he cozied up to dictators and white supremacists.  —  Senator Ben Sasse, Republican of Nebraska …
Discussion: The Week, Townhall, Raw Story, Eschaton and CNN
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David M. Drucker / Washington Examiner:
Exclusive: GOP Sen. Sasse says Trump ‘kisses dictators’ butts' and mocks evangelicals  —  Republican Sen. Ben Sasse excoriated President Trump in a telephone conference call with constituents this week, saying he had mishandled the coronavirus response, “kisses dictators' butts,” …
Elie Mystal / The Nation:
There Is Only One Solution to the Amy Coney Barrett Debacle
Discussion: Alternet.org and Axios
New York Times:
By Calling Climate Change ‘Controversial,’ Barrett Created Controversy
Discussion: Associated Press and Daily Kos
Brittany Bernstein / National Review:
Biden Says He'll Clarify Court-Packing Stance before Election — with a Catch
Discussion: Instapundit
Jonathan Martin / New York Times:
Lindsey Graham Leads Jaime Harrison in South Carolina Race, Poll Shows
Discussion: The Hill and Townhall
Caroline Rose Giuliani / Vanity Fair:
Rudy Giuliani's Daughter Caroline on Voting for Joe Biden  —  I have a difficult confession—something I usually save for at least the second date.  My father is Rudy Giuliani.  We are multiverses apart, politically and otherwise.  I've spent a lifetime forging an identity in the arts separate …
CNN:
Trump administration rejects California's disaster assistance request for wildfires  —  (CNN)The Trump administration has rejected California's request for a disaster declaration for six destructive wildfires that burned hundreds of thousands of acres across the state, including …
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Andrew J. Campa / Los Angeles Times:
Trump administration blocks California wildfire relief
Maggie Haberman / New York Times:
Christie Says He Was ‘Wrong’ Not to Wear Masks at White House  —  Chris Christie, the former New Jersey governor who was hospitalized as he battled the coronavirus, urged people to follow C.D.C. guidelines in public.  —  Chris Christie, the former New Jersey governor who was recently battling …
Matt Buxton / The Midnight Sun:
Gross gains slight lead on Sullivan in latest poll  —  The latest poll on the race for Alaska's U.S. Senate seat gives Democrat-backed independent challenger Al Gross a one-point lead against Republican U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan.  —  Gross has the support of 47% of the 606 Alaska likely voters covered …
Discussion: Political Wire
Grant Stern / The Dworkin Report:
“Rigged” author explains how Russia is interfering in the 2020 election today  —  Scott speaks with author David Shimer, whose new book “Rigged: America, Russia, and One Hundred Years of Covert Electoral Interference” has received critical acclaim, including from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Franklin Foer / The Atlantic:
Biden Wants to Transform America (Really)  —  If Joe Biden prevails, his basement will rest alongside William McKinley's front porch in the annals.  In his subterranean retreat, Biden not only sat still while his opponent spectacularly self-destructed, but also underwent a metamorphosis.
 
 
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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
‘It will get worse before it gets better’: Wisconsin shatters previous daily records with more than 3,700 new coronavirus cases
Michael Sallah / ICIJ:
Jail bankers who allow money laundering, top Democrat in U.S. Senate banking committee says in wake of FinCEN Files
Emily Bicks / Heavy.com:
Is Thomas Schoenberger the Mastermind Behind QAnon? [EXCLUSIVE]
Jennifer Senior / New York Times:
Rod Rosenstein Was Just Doing His Job
Discussion: Bloomberg
Akshay Syal / NBC News:
Trump repeats inaccurate claim about masks, citing CDC study.
Karen Tumulty / Washington Post:
The best thing Senate Republicans can do to save themselves on Election Day
 Earlier Items: 
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Surprise! Huge early vote bodes well for avoiding electoral disaster.
Discussion: The Hill, YouGov and Daily Kos
Politico:
Adelsons pour $75M into last-ditch effort to save Trump
Discussion: Associated Press and NPR
David Bauder / Associated Press:
C-SPAN suspends Scully after he admits to lie about hack
ProPublica:
Inside the Fall of the CDC
Discussion: Wall Street Journal and Science