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4:45 PM ET, October 24, 2020


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Bill Sanderson / New York Daily News:
Ivanka, Jared: Don't blame us on Times Square billboards for Trump administration COVID-19 death toll — we'll sue  —  “The billboards will stay up,” it went on.  “We consider it important that in Times Square, the crossroads of the world, people are continuously reminded of the cruelty …
Kenneth Garger / New York Post:
Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump threaten to sue Lincoln Project over Times Square ads … Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump are threatening to sue over a pair of giant, side-by-side, pro-Joe Biden campaign billboards in Times Square that blast the couple's response to the coronavirus crisis.
Bob Brigham / Raw Story:
Jared and Ivanka threaten to sue the Lincoln Project for ‘enormous’ damages over Times Square billboards on COVID: report  —  Attorneys representing Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump are threatening to sue the Lincoln Project over two Times Square billboards criticizing the administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Discussion: Politico, and Law & Crime
Matthew Chapman / Raw Story:   Trump campaign sending out Ivanka in last-ditch effort to win over suburban women: report
Mark Leibovich / New York Times:
While Her Father Rails Against ‘Idiot’ Scientists, Ivanka Trump Talks Ice Cream
Discussion: Electronics Ward News
Meredith Deliso / ABC News:
Lawyer for Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner threatens suit over ‘defamatory’ Lincoln Project billboards
Discussion: Reuters and Raw Story
Natasha Bertrand / Politico:
Former Giuliani associate raises questions about Hunter Biden's ‘hard drive from hell’  —  President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani was offered salacious photos and other documents belonging to Joe Biden's son Hunter in the spring of 2019, earlier than previously known …
Discussion: The Daily Beast
Thomas Rid / Washington Post:
Insisting that the Hunter Biden laptop is fake is a trap.  So is insisting that it's real.  —  The lesson of 2016 is to be even more careful with potential disinformation in 2020.  —  “You mean the laptop is now another Russia, Russia, Russia hoax?  You got to be kidding me,” …
Tina Nguyen / Politico:
The MAGAverse tries to summon another Clinton-FBI moment
Discussion: Raw Story
Jonathan Lai / The Philadelphia Inquirer:
Pennsylvania GOP again asks U.S. Supreme Court to block mail ballot deadline extension  —  Pennsylvania Republicans asked the U.S. Supreme Court again late Friday to overturn a mail ballot deadline extension ordered by the state's high court, quickly returning to an issue on which the Supreme Court …
Michael Ellsberg / The Daily Beast:
Meet the Dominatrix Forcing Trump Supporters to Vote Biden  —  PAYBACK'S A B*TCH … Empress Delfina is talking her submissive fans into seeing the error of their ways for the low price of $1.99 a minute.  —  This election season, many people who wouldn't be natural allies …
Associated Press:
The Latest: Trump voting in Florida; Bon Jovi joining Biden  —  President Donald Trump is casting his ballot Saturday morning, taking advantage of Florida's early voting system.  —  Trump will be voting in West Palm Beach, Florida, near his private Mar-a-Lago club.
Sam Gringlas / NPR:
Trump Votes Early In Florida ‘For A Guy Named Trump’
Wall Street Journal:
As Biden Eyes Expanded Electoral Map, Memories of 2016 Linger
Discussion: Political Wire and Politico
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
How The Epoch Times Created a Giant Influence Machine  —  Since 2016, the Falun Gong-backed newspaper has used aggressive Facebook tactics and right-wing misinformation to create an anti-China, pro-Trump media empire.  —  For years, The Epoch Times was a small, low-budget newspaper …
Andrew Solender / Forbes:
Trump Sons Hint At 2024 Runs As President's Polling Looks Dire  —  President Trump's two eldest sons, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, both of whom have been deeply involved in their father's reelection campaign, broke with the “Keep America Great” message on Saturday to hint at their own runs in 2024 …
Discussion: Raw Story
Post-debate poll finds Biden strong on every major issue  —  This is one of the bigger signs of trouble for President Trump that we've seen in a poll: Of the final debate's seven topics, Joe Biden won or tied on all seven when viewers in a massive Axios-SurveyMonkey sample were asked who they trusted more to handle the issue.
Discussion: Political Wire
Jeffery C. Mays / New York Times:
If A.O.C. Is So Heavily Favored, Why Has Her Race Drawn $30 Million?  —  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is expected to cruise to re-election, yet the race for her congressional seat is the second most expensive House campaign in the nation.  —  All the money in the world is not likely to influence …
Jed Graham / Investor's Business Daily:
Trump Vs. Biden Race Tilts Toward Democrat After Last Debate, IBD/TIPP Presidential Poll Shows  —  The latest IBD/TIPP Trump vs. Biden poll finds former Vice President Joe Biden with a wider lead over President Donald Trump.  The tracking poll, which includes five days of polling …
Discussion: Breitbart
Pranshu Verma / New York Times:
Biden, an Amtrak Evangelist, Could Be a Lifeline for a Rail Agency in Crisis  —  Amtrak has reduced service and is poised to cut thousands of jobs.  Rail supporters argue that, win or lose, the Democratic presidential candidate could shift the debate over the agency's future.
Shawn Boburg / Washington Post:
Trump campaign flouted agreement to follow health guidelines at rally, documents show  —  The start of President Trump's rally was still hours away when it became clear that his campaign would not keep its promise.  —  In the days leading up to the Sept. 30 event in Duluth, Minn. …
Discussion: Raw Story
Jenny Gross / New York Times:
Far-Right Groups Are Behind Most U.S. Terrorist Attacks, Report Finds  —  White supremacist groups have carried out a majority of “terrorist plots and attacks” this year, according to a report by a think tank, the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Washington Post:
Fearful calls flood election offices as Trump attacks mail-in voting, threatening participation in GOP strongholds  —  Weber County, a majority-Republican community of 260,000 on the eastern shores of Utah's Great Salt Lake, held its first by-mail election in 2013.
Discussion: Raw Story
Washington Post:
How Trump abandoned his pledge to ‘drain the swamp’  —  ‘The 45th President’: One in a series looking back at the Trump presidency  —  On a Friday evening in late September, President Trump huddled with high-dollar donors, lobbyists and corporate executives in a private room at the hotel …
Edmund Lee / New York Times:
The White Issue: Has Anna Wintour's Diversity Push Come Too Late?  —  Vogue's September issue celebrated Black culture and contributors.  But some employees say the magazine's powerful editor fostered a workplace that sidelined women of color.  —  Vogue's September issue was different this year.
Zoe Christen Jones / CBS News:
Member of far-right group charged with rioting at George Floyd protests  —  The Department of Justice on Friday charged a self-described member of a far-right organization, the Boogaloo Bois, with one count of participating in a riot.  Ivan Harrison Hunter, 26, traveled from Texas …
Lest We Forget the Horrors: A Catalog of Trump's Worst Cruelties, Collusions, Corruptions, and Crimes: The Complete Listing (So Far): Atrocities 1- 944  —  To be read before the 2020 Presidential Election.  —  Register to vote, or check to make sure you're registered to vote here.
Elisabeth Egan / New York Times:
Pete Buttigieg Dropped Out of the Presidential Race and Wrote a Best Seller  —  MAYORAL FEAT In April, while the average stir-crazy citizen was binge-watching “Tiger King,” Pete Buttigieg took a different tack: He started writing a book.  First, the former presidential candidate and two-term mayor …
Joseph Wulfsohn / Fox News:
Chelsea Handler explains shaming of Trump-backer 50 Cent: ‘I had to remind him that he was a Black person’  —  'He shouldn't be influencing an entire swath of people who may listen to him because he's worried about his own personal pocketbook,' Handler explained  —  Rappers 50 Cent, Ice Cube receive backlash for backing Trump
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Sara Fischer / Axios:
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Discussion: The Hill and Political Wire
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NBC News:
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Samantha Power / Washington Post:
Two things Facebook still needs to do to reduce the spread of misinformation
Sam Stein / The Daily Beast:
National Republican Party Formally Backs QAnon Supporter
Discussion: Associated Press and The Hill