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2:40 PM ET, October 25, 2020

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Devan Cole / CNN:
White House chief of staff: ‘We are not going to control the pandemic’  —  Mike Pence's top adviser tests positive for Covid-19  —  Washington (CNN)White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said Sunday that the US is “not going to control” the coronavirus pandemic, as cases surge across …
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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 …
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.
Washington Post:   Election live updates: Trump rallies supporters in N.H.; Biden holds virtual ‘I Will Vote’ concert
CNN:
At least 5 people in Pence's orbit, including chief of staff Marc Short, are positive for coronavirus
Associated Press:   The Latest: Pelosi says she's not giving up on virus relief
Wall Street Journal:
Health Agency Scraps Coronavirus Ad Campaign, Leaving Santa Claus in the Cold  —  The $250 million federally funded effort had aimed to ‘defeat despair, inspire hope’ on pandemic  —  A federal health agency halted a public-service coronavirus advertising campaign funded by $250 million …
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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: Axios, Slate and Associated Press
E.J. Dionne / Washington Post:
Enlarging the Supreme Court is the only answer to the right's judicial radicalism
Ross Douthat / New York Times:
The Last Temptation of NeverTrump  —  A voice in my head makes the case to re-elect the president.
New York Times:
We Were Clerks at the Supreme Court. Its Legitimacy Is Now in Question.
Discussion: Raw Story and CNN
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.
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 …
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA
CBS News:
Trump-Biden race is tight in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina — CBS News Battleground Tracker poll  —  In the final stretch of the campaign, we find three Southern battlegrounds that could still go either way.  Our estimates show Joe Biden with just a two-point edge over President Trump in Florida …
Will Bunch / The Philadelphia Inquirer:
Trump, TV pundits don't have a fracking clue about Pennsylvania and fossil fuels  —  Both President Trump and a small army of TV talking heads were on full alert at Thursday night's debate for a Joe Biden “gaffe” that could change the dynamic of an election that the incumbent seems to be losing by a large margin.
Discussion: Associated Press
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Andy Mehalshick / PAhomepage.com:   One-on-one interview with Joe Biden
Andrew Anthony / The Guardian:
'Deep down, he's a terrified little boy': Bob Woodward, John Bolton and others on Trump  —  The authors of recent exposés, including Mary Trump and Anthony Scaramucci, on the president, his time in office - and what they expect to happen at the polls  —  Interviews by Jude Rogers and Andrew Anthony
Discussion: Raw Story
James Arkin / Politico:
GOP Senate majority besieged on multiple fronts  —  Democrats began the 2020 election cycle with only a narrow path back to the Senate majority.  But entering the final week before the election, there are competitive races everywhere.  —  Republicans are scrambling resources into red …
Discussion: Michigan Advance and Raw Story
John Harwood / CNN:
Why Trump could face a Jimmy Carter scenario  —  Harry Enten polling analysis: Trump is dragging down GOP  —  (CNN)The last president facing re-election troubles like Donald Trump's was Jimmy Carter in 1980.  Injured by recession and impotent against a national crisis, Carter lost big.
Chris Kahn / Reuters:
Majority will accept result of U.S. election, even if they dislike the winner: Reuters/Ipsos poll  —  (Reuters) - As the 2020 presidential election enters its final week, a majority of Americans appear ready to accept the result of an exhausting campaign even if their preferred candidate loses, a Reuters/Ipsos poll found.
Discussion: The Hill and Axios
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Kendall Karson / ABC News:
Trump, Biden favorability unchanged as 2020 race heads into final week: POLL
Discussion: Political Wire, NPR and Slate
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 …
Gaia Pianigiani / New York Times:
Pope Francis Appoints First African-American Cardinal  —  Wilton Gregory, the archbishop of Washington, who led the Roman Catholic Church's response to the sexual abuse crisis in the early 2000s, was among 13 new cardinals named on Sunday.  —  ROME — Pope Francis said on Sunday that Wilton Gregory …
Discussion: Bloomberg and ABC News
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Chico Harlan / Washington Post:   Pope appoints America's first African American cardinal, D.C.'s Wilton Gregory
Evie Fordham / Fox News:
Joe Biden ‘has been caught in repeated lies over Biden Inc’: Sen. Johnson  —  Joe Biden said “my son has not made money” from China  —  Joe Biden ‘has been caught in repeated lies over Biden Inc.’: Sen. Johnson  —  Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden “has been caught in repeated lies over Biden Inc. …
Discussion: USA Today and Breitbart
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Jessica VanEgeren / UpNorthNews:
Trump Debuts New Lie In WI: Essential Workers And Doctors Are Inflating Pandemic Numbers  —  President predicts another surprise win in Wisconsin even as coronavirus cases rise in the state, in the nation, and in his wake.  —  President Donald Trump's rally in Waukesha Saturday night …
Axios:
AOC: “Extremely important” that Biden offer Bernie Sanders a Cabinet position  —  Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said on CNN's “State of the Union” Sunday that she believes it's “extremely important” that Joe Biden offer Sen. Bernie Sanders and other progressive leaders Cabinet positions if he's elected president.
Discussion: Political Wire and Breitbart
Meridith McGraw / Politico:
Tough questions undercut Trump's reliance on local media coverage  —  The cash-hungry Trump campaign has turned to a cheaper strategy to try to remain on the airwaves, flooding TV and radio through local media bookings and back-to-back-to-back rallies.  —  But the gambit has been challenged …
Discussion: Political Wire and Raw Story
Washington Post:
Tumult at home, ailing alliances abroad: Why Trump's America has been a ‘gift’ to Putin  —  ‘The 45th President’: One in a series looking back at the Trump presidency  —  Under President Trump, the United States has abandoned international climate and nuclear arms agreements.
 
 
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Politico:
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Financial Times:
Concerns grow inside Downing Street as polls point to Biden victory
Deborah Danan / Breitbart:
Netanyahu Praises Trump for 3 Peace Deals in 6 Weeks
Richard Read / Los Angeles Times:
Coronavirus bears down on a small Montana town
 Earlier Items: 
Bonchie / redstate.com:
GOP Spokeswoman Absolutely Wrecks CNN's Christiane Amanpour Over Joe Biden Scandals
Discussion: Instapundit
Shadi Hamid / The Atlantic:
Americans Are Losing Sight of What Fascism Means
Mark Niesse / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Appeals court stops more paper backups of Georgia voter records
Discussion: Associated Press
Chris White / Slate:
Stop Calling Famous Composers by Their Last Names
Discussion: Instapundit
Gabriel Debenedetti / New York Magazine:
Here's Who Biden Is Considering for Top Jobs in His Administration
Discussion: Townhall, Fox News and Daily Kos
Sarah Mucha / CNN:
Brad Pitt narrates new Biden campaign ad airing during World Series