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7:15 AM ET, October 19, 2020

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Katie Robertson / New York Times:
New York Post Published Hunter Biden Report Amid Newsroom Doubts  —  Some reporters withheld their bylines and questioned the credibility of an article that made the tabloid's front page on Wednesday.  —  The New York Post's front-page article about Hunter Biden on Wednesday was written mostly …
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Peter Sterne / New York Magazine:
New York Post Insiders Slag ‘Very Flimsy’ Hunter Biden Stories  —  The New York Post's own journalists say they are skeptical of the paper's stories about Hunter Biden, including the man who wrote most of the “smoking gun” story and would not put his name on it, four newsroom sources told Intelligencer.
Discussion: The Week and The Gateway Pundit
Andrew O'Reilly / Fox News:
Charlie Kirk says he's in ‘a hostage situation’ with Twitter after social media giant blocks his account
Discussion: Breitbart
Chris Willman / Variety:
Beastie Boys License a Song for an Ad for First Time Ever, for Joe Biden Spot Focused on Live Music Shutdown … The Beastie Boys had never before licensed any of their songs for an advertisement, but that commercial blackout came to an end during Sunday's Steelers/Browns game, when the sounds of …
Discussion: The Week and POLITICUSUSA
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Allan Smith / NBC News:
Trump mocks Biden for trusting scientists while Biden slams Trump for Covid-19 ‘lie’
Tobias Gerhard Schminke / Europe Elects:   Polls: Europeans favour Biden over Trump by wide margins
Dan Merica / CNN:
Biden campaign blitzes pricey football games with series of new ads
Discussion: Detroit News
Jonathan LaPook / CBS News:
Fauci admits administration has restricted his media appearances, says he's not surprised Trump got COVID  —  In a wide-ranging 60 Minutes interview, Dr. Anthony Fauci expresses his frustration with a Trump campaign ad; explains why, early in the pandemic, masks were largely recommended …
Chris Willman / Variety:
Brian Wilson Disavows Trump's Beach Boys Benefit in California (EXCLUSIVE) … It will be fun, fun, fun under the California sun for many well-heeled attendees at today's Donald Trump fundraiser in Newport Beach — but not for Beach Boys Brian Wilson and Al Jardine, who are chagrined …
Discussion: The Wrap
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The Dworkin Report:
Meet the journalist who asked Trump if he “regrets all the lying” to the American people  —  Scott talks to S.V. Daté the world traveler who is now White House Correspondent for HuffPost.  Daté is the author of a new book entitled, “The Useful Idiot: How Donald Trump Killed …
New York Times:
As Local News Dies, a Pay-for-Play Network Rises in Its Place  —  A nationwide operation of 1,300 local sites publishes coverage that is ordered up by Republican groups and corporate P.R. firms.  —  The instructions were clear: Write an article calling out Sara Gideon …
Keith Bradsher / New York Times:
With Covid-19 Under Control, China's Economy Surges Ahead  —  Exports jumped and local governments engaged in a binge of debt-fueled construction projects.  Even consumer spending is finally recovering.  —  BEIJING — As most of the world still struggles with the coronavirus pandemic …
Discussion: Instapundit
Michael Scherer / Washington Post:
Biden leads Trump.  So did Hillary Clinton.  For Democrats, it's a worrisome campaign deja vu  —  The polls are once again delivering feel-good boosts to Democrats: Joe Biden beats President Trump by 10, 11 or 12 points nationally, depending on the day.  His edge in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin averages eight.
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Ben Smith / New York Times:
Donald Trump Is Losing His Touch.  So Is the TV Producer Who Shaped His Image.  —  Mark Burnett helped turn Donald Trump into a national figure with “The Apprentice.”  But since 2016, his impact “has kind of gone bust.”  —  Did you catch Steve Harvey's “Funderdome” on ABC?
Ilya Somin / Reason:
Do Originalists Ignore the Reconstruction Amendments?  —  Critics of originalism sometimes claim that originalists focus only on the original 1787 Constitution, while ignoring the Reconstruction amendments, which transformed the Constitution after the Civil War.
Matthew Boyle / Breitbart:
Exclusive — Peter Schweizer: Hunter Biden's Flipped Business Partner Provided 26,000 Emails  —  The business partner of Hunter Biden who flipped on the Biden family from prison provided access to 26,000 emails, Breitbart News senior contributor Peter Schweizer said in a Saturday morning radio appearance.
Washington Post:
Trump's den of dissent: Inside the White House task force as coronavirus surges  —  As summer faded into autumn and the novel coronavirus continued to ravage the nation unabated, Scott Atlas, a neuroradiologist whose commentary on Fox News led President Trump to recruit him to the White House …
Discussion: Political Wire
Alayna Treene / Axios:
Scoop: What Trump's debate coaches are telling him  —  President Trump's team is telling him ahead of Thursday's final debate: Stop interrupting Joe Biden.  And try to be more likable.  —  What to watch: Trump will tell more jokes and try, if he can stay on message, to strike a softer tone.
Discussion: Raw Story and Forbes
Greg Bluestein / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
David Perdue's mocking of Kamala Harris yields nearly $2M haul for his rival  —  Republican U.S. Sen. David Perdue inadvertently sparked a movement that benefited his rival's campaign when he mocked the pronunciation of Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris' name.
Discussion: BuzzFeed News
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Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Perdue's mocking of Kamala Harris yields nearly $2M haul for his rival
Discussion: Electronics Ward News and The Root
JONATHAN TURLEY:
Chuck Todd: The Michigan Supreme Court Did Not “Cite Any Law” In Ruling Whitmer's Actions Unconstitutional  —  Chuck Todd interviewed Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer this morning and turned to the recent decision of the Michigan Supreme Court that ruled that she had violated the Michigan Constitution in her extended pandemic orders.
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Barbara Sprunt / NPR:
Michigan Gov. Whitmer Says Trump Incites Domestic Terrorism
Spencer Hsu / Washington Post:
Federal judge strikes down Trump plan to slash food stamps for 700,000 unemployed Americans  —  A federal judge on Sunday formally struck down a Trump administration attempt to end food stamp benefits for nearly 700,000 unemployed people, blocking as “arbitrary and capricious” …
Discussion: CNN, The Week and Axios
Wall Street Journal:
Top White House Official Flew to Syria for Talks to Free U.S. Hostages  —  Counterterrorism official's visit believed to be first such high-level meeting with Syrian officials in more than a decade  —  A top White House official recently traveled to Damascus for secret meetings with the Assad regime …
Axios:
What early voting can (and can't) tell us about the election  —  Democratic strategists think the early numbers show a 2020 electorate that's bigger, younger and more diverse than in 2016 — and not just shifting forward votes that would have otherwise arrived on Election Day.
Discussion: Reuters
Masha Gessen / New Yorker:
Alexey Navalny Has the Proof of His Poisoning  —  The Russian anti-corruption activist, who nearly died in August, talks about his recovery and his future.  —  Alexey Navalny is the biggest thorn in Vladimir Putin's side.  A decade ago, Navalny, as a young lawyer in Moscow …
Discussion: ZNAK.com Ин …
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Lesley Stahl / CBS News:
Alexey Navalny on the poisoning attack he survived and why he thinks Putin was behind it
Discussion: Axios
E.J. Dionne / Washington Post:
The crazy uncle: Trump puts right-wing extremism on the ballot  —  What if the United States is not as divided and unhinged as it has seemed these past four years?  What if the result of the 2016 election was primarily the product of a flawed electoral-college system, the mistaken assumption …
Discussion: Raw Story and Washington Times
 
 
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Michael Luo / New Yorker:
Could Joe Biden Actually Bring America Back Together?
Discussion: Althouse
Will Bunch / The Philadelphia Inquirer:
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Albany Times Union:
As NY19 Republicans clash, Delgado on cruise control
Syed Raza Hassan / Reuters:
Tens of thousands rally to demand Pakistan PM Khan resign
Amy Gardner / Washington Post:
‘My people fought for the right to vote’: With a surge of emotion, Black Americans rush to the polls
 Earlier Items: 
Miles Parks / NPR:
Early Voting Analysis: Historic Turnout Drives Long Lines, Administrative Errors
Zolan Kanno-Youngs / New York Times:
Refugees Who Assisted the U.S. Military Find the Door to America Slammed Shut
Allum Bokhari / Breitbart:
Facebook ‘Content Regulation Manager’ Anna Makanju Advised Joe Biden on Ukraine
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Hartford Courant:
Courant Presidential Endorsement: You probably think you can vote for Donald Trump but not support racism; here's why you're wrong
Discussion: The Guardian
Lauren Michele Jackson / New Yorker:
The Racial Politics of Kamala Harris's Performance Style