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8:55 AM ET, October 25, 2020

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Maggie Haberman / New York Times:
Covid-19 Live Updates: 4 Pence Aides Test Positive  —  Six states broke records as the virus surged at an alarming pace.  Dr. Anthony Fauci suggested the U.S. might need a national mask mandate.  —  RIGHT NOW Pence's chief of staff and three other aides test positive for the virus.
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Bloomberg:
Mike Pence's Chief of Staff Tests Positive for Coronavirus  — Infections among Pence associations add to White House cases  — Pence traveled to Florida to deliver campaign speech Saturday  —  Mike Pence's chief of staff, Marc Short, has tested positive for coronavirus infection …
Maggie Haberman / New York Times:
Members of Pence's Inner Circle Test Positive for Coronavirus  —  Along with Marc Short, the vice president's chief of staff, three additional staff members and a Pence adviser have also tested positive, according to people briefed on the developments.  —  Several members of Vice President …
Discussion: NPR and BuzzFeed News
ABC News:
Mike Pence's chief of staff, other top aide test positive for COVID-19  —  The vice president has been on the campaign trail for weeks.  —  Visual Tracking: COVID-19 and the White House  —  At least 34 people connected to the White House have tested positive for COVID-19, many of whom attended a Rose Garden event in late September.
Washington Post:
Pence's chief of staff, Marc Short, tests positive for the coronavirus  —  Vice President Pence's chief of staff, Marc Short, has tested positive for the coronavirus and has begun isolating, the White House announced late Saturday night.  —  Short has traveled extensively with Pence …
Jeremy Diamond / CNN:
Pence adviser Marty Obst tests positive for coronavirus
Discussion: The Guardian, Raw Story and Bloomberg
Axios:
Pence chief of staff Marc Short tests positive for coronavirus
Discussion: Raw Story and Political Wire
Anita Kumar / Politico:   White House's top ranks hit with new round of coronavirus cases
Tia Mitchell / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Staffers for Kelly Loeffler test positive for COVID-19  —  She tested negative and plans to participate in Monday's Supreme Court confirmation vote.  —  WASHINGTON — Two people who work for U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler recently tested positive for the coronavirus.
Discussion: Reuters and CNN
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Ross Douthat / New York Times:
The Last Temptation of NeverTrump  —  A voice in my head makes the case to re-elect the president.
Discussion: The Guardian
Noah Feldman / Bloomberg:
The Supreme Court Doesn't Need to Be Reformed
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money and Althouse
Lauren Egan / NBC News:   Murkowski reverses course, will vote to confirm Barrett to Supreme Court
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Washington Post:
Trump privately tells donors it would be ‘very tough’ for GOP to hold Senate  —  President Trump privately told donors this past week that it will be “very tough” for Republicans to keep control of the Senate in the upcoming election because some of the party's senators are candidates he cannot support.
UnionLeader.com:
Our choice is Joe Biden*  —  This year's general election ballot presents the voter with a dilemma.  We have wrestled with this year's choices, as we imagine many voters have.  Up and down the ticket we are faced with choices in political ideologies, personalities, backgrounds and governing styles.
Discussion: Forbes and Business Insider
Greg Bluestein / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Joe Biden will travel to Georgia on Tuesday in late push to flip state  —  Democratic nominee Joe Biden is headed to Georgia on Tuesday, several national outlets reported, part of a late effort by the campaign to flip a state that Republicans have carried in every White House contest since 1996.
Discussion: Political Wire
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Michael McFaul / Washington Post:   The Joe Biden most Americans don't get to see
Robert T. Garrett / Dallas Morning News:
Biden rebounds to edge over Trump in Texas, as Hegar slightly narrows Cornyn's lead in Senate race  —  A new Dallas Morning News/UT-Tyler poll shows Texas is up for grabs, with the former vice president posting gains among independents, Hispanics.  —  AUSTIN — Former Vice President Joe Biden …
Gabriel Debenedetti / New York Magazine:
Here's Who Biden Is Considering for Top Jobs in His Administration  —  For a few months now, senators, ex-lawmakers, donors, operatives, local leaders, investors, and activists have quietly been nudging a small group of Democratic officials in D.C. and Delaware.
Sarah Mucha / CNN:
Brad Pitt narrates new Biden campaign ad airing during World Series  —  (CNN)Actor Brad Pitt narrated an ad for Joe Biden's presidential campaign that's airing Saturday night during the fourth game of the World Series.  —  The 60-second spot during Major League Baseball's highly watched …
Chris White / Slate:
Stop Calling Famous Composers by Their Last Names  —  There will be a time when we'll go to concerts again.  We will buy our tickets, shuffle shoulder to shoulder down the aisle, and find our seats.  The lights will dim, and the conductor will walk onto the stage to introduce the program.
Annie Karni / New York Times:
Why Trump Can't Take Red Counties in North Carolina for Granted  —  Even some people in Gastonia, N.C., are a little perplexed about why the president was holding a rally in a small community that's already in his camp.  —  GASTONIA, N.C. — Republicans in Gaston County still have pictures …
New York Times:
The Republican Party After Trump  —  The Party of Lincoln had a good run.  Then came Mr. Trump.  —  The editorial board is a group of opinion journalists whose views are informed by expertise, research, debate and certain longstanding values.  It is separate from the newsroom.
Michael Goodwin / New York Post:
Why I voted for Trump in 2016 and will vote for him again  —  In March of 2016, I wrote that I would likely support Donald Trump because he was the only presidential candidate speaking for working-class Americans.  I also viewed the contempt for Trump by the media and elite of both parties as contempt for his supporters as well.
Kendall Karson / ABC News:
Trump, Biden favorability unchanged as 2020 race heads into final week: POLL  —  The new ABC News/Ipsos comes just over a week until Election Day.  —  Polling 101: Should You Trust The Polls In 2020?  FiveThirtyEight  —  FiveThirtyEight database journalist Dhrumil Mehta explains why you shouldn't give up on polling.
Discussion: Reuters, Political Wire, NPR and Slate
Isabel Vincent / New York Post:
Astor Place Hair to close after 75 years due to COVID-19  —  Astor Place Hair Stylists, the iconic salon and barbershop that has been an East Village fixture for 73 years, is the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic.  —  Management at the basement barber shop, which counted everyone …
Shadi Hamid / The Atlantic:
Americans Have Lost Sight of What Fascism Means  —  How do Americans decide what to be outraged about?  It seems like ancient history now, but that was one of the questions The New York Times inadvertently raised in June when it appended an editor's note to an op-ed by Senator Tom Cotton …
New York Times:
Democrats Hope 2020 Is the Year They Flip the Texas House  —  Republicans have controlled the state government since 2003.  An anti-Trump surge could give Democrats a crucial boost.  —  BEDFORD, Texas — Deep in the suburbs northeast of Fort Worth, Democrats trying to win the Texas House …
Meridith McGraw / Politico:
Trump team bets on local coverage to cover cash shortfall  —  But the president and his surrogates are getting critical questions from local reporters about Trump's decision to hold large rallies in their communities during a pandemic.  —  President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Duluth International Airport.
 
 
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