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Tim Elfrink / Washington Post:
Hundreds of Trump supporters stuck in the cold for hours when buses can't reach Omaha rally  —  By the time President Trump finished speaking to thousands of supporters at Omaha's Eppley Airfield on Tuesday night and jetted away on Air Force One, the temperature had plunged to nearly freezing.
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Reece Ristau / Omaha World-Herald:
Trump campaign says ‘strong precautions’ in place for Omaha rally as coronavirus cases rise
Discussion: New Republic
Erin Banco / The Daily Beast:
Trump's COVID Task Force Is Livid Over the Trump White House's ‘We Ended COVID’ Report  —  “There's no world in which anyone can think that is true.”  —  Health officials and scientists working on the Trump administration's coronavirus response said on Tuesday they are personally offended …
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Matt Wilstein / The Daily Beast:
'The View's' Sunny Hostin Schools Bari Weiss on ‘Court Packing’  —  Former “New York Times” columnist Bari Weiss filled the void left by Meghan McCain on Tuesday's episode of “The View.”  —  Bari Weiss has been relatively quiet since she canceled herself from The New York Times earlier this year.
Lauren DeBellis Appell / USA Today:
My ‘suburban mom’ demographic is supposedly all in for Biden. But I'm voting for Trump.
Nathaniel Weixel / The Hill:
White House science office says Trump ended COVID-19 pandemic as US hits record cases
Discussion: Political Wire
Washington Post:
Post-ABC polls: Biden leads Trump narrowly in Michigan, significantly in Wisconsin  —  Strong support among women powers Biden's advantages in both states.  Coronavirus concerns rise in Wisconsin and are hampering the president.  —  Former vice president Joe Biden continues to outpace President Trump …
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Gary Langer / ABC News:
COVID surge hurts Trump in Wisconsin; Biden leads in a closer Michigan contest: Poll  —  Biden has sizable leads among women, moderates and independents in both states.  —  Trump, Biden race to the finish on the campaign trail  —  President Trump will hit three states he won last election …
Tina Nguyen / Politico:
MAGA scrambles to repair the Hunter Biden narrative  —  Weeks ago, when Rudy Giuluani first threw the contents of Hunter Biden's alleged laptop online, he promised a trove of even more damning information 10 days before the election.  —  Yet with less than a week to go, Giuliani …
New York Times:
How Trump Maneuvered His Way Out of Trouble in Chicago  —  When his skyscraper proved a disappointment, Donald Trump defaulted on his loans, sued his bank, got much of the debt forgiven — and largely avoided paying taxes on it.  —  The financial crisis was in full swing when Donald J. Trump traveled …
Curtis Houck / Newsbusters:
Here Are Ten Moments from the Bobulinski Interview the Liberal Media Will Ignore  —  Text to Speech Font Size  —  With the Wall Street Journal's news side having gotten cold feet and the rest of the liberal media engaging in one of their most brazen cover-ups, Tony Bobulinski took his story …
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Jaclyn Peiser / Washington Post:
A guard asked two sisters to put on a mask.  They stabbed him 27 times instead, prosecutors say.  —  When Jessica Hill and her sister, Jayla, tried to walk into a shoe store in Chicago on Sunday, a security guard asked the pair to put on masks and use store-provided hand sanitizer.
Washington Post:
Trump's attacks on political adversaries are often followed by threats to their safety  —  The CIA's most endangered employee for much of the past year was not an operative on a mission abroad, but an analyst who faced a torrent of threats after filing a whistleblower report that led to the impeachment of President Trump.
Axios:
The GOP's monstrous math problem  —  Republicans, win or lose next week, face a big — and growing — math problem.  —  The state of play: They're relying almost exclusively on a shrinking demographic (whites), living in shrinking areas (small, rural towns), creating a reliance on people …
Mark Sherman / Associated Press:
Justice Thomas' wife boosts unsupported claims against Biden  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is using her Facebook page to amplify unsubstantiated claims of corruption by Joe Biden.  —  Ginni Thomas, a longtime conservative activist …
Chuck Ross / The Daily Caller:
Feds Obtained FISA Warrant Against Hunter Biden's Chinese Business Associate, Documents Show  — A federal court authorized a foreign surveillance warrant against one of Hunter Biden's Chinese business partners, court documents show.  — The existence of a FISA warrant against the Biden associate …
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Nate Cohn / New York Times:
The Election's Big Twist: The Racial Gap Is Shrinking  —  Racial and ethnic divides?  Actually, Biden is making gains with white voters, and Trump with nonwhite ones.  —  American politicians, including presidents, have often sought to exploit the nation's racial and ethnic divides for political gain.
Alex Thompson / Politico:
October surprise: Biden's zipped lips  —  THE QUIET AMERICAN — If Achilles had his heel, then Joe Biden has had his mouth.  —  The topic came up in the most important job interview of Biden's life, when David Axelrod and David Plouffe brought up his verbosity during a 2008 meeting about becoming Barack Obama's running mate.
Discussion: NBC10 Philadelphia
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Ryan Lizza / Politico:   Beto O'Rourke Has Some Final Advice for the Biden Campaign
Washington Post:
Some Americans refuse to wear masks even as their hometowns become covid-19 hot spots  —  Resistance to mask-wearing and other efforts to control the spread of the coronavirus has hardened in the final days before the presidential election, demonstrating how the pandemic has been politicized …
Aaron Zitner / Wall Street Journal:
Six Days to Go  —  We're tracking campaign news nationwide, both in the presidential race and in Senate and House races.  Follow updates below.  —  The Day Ahead: Wednesday, Oct. 28  —  President Trump will hold rallies in Bullhead City, Ariz., and Goodyear, Ariz.
Discussion: Political Wire and The Daily Beast
The Philadelphia Inquirer:
Police officers who killed Walter Wallace Jr. wore body cameras.  Release the footage.  —  Again a Black man is killed by police — this time 27-year-old Walter Wallace Jr. from West Philadelphia.  —  On Monday afternoon, Philadelphia police officers arrived at the 6100 block of Locust Street …
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Heather Mac Donald / City Journal:
Waking to the Woke  —  Northwestern University's president takes a commendable hard line against student rioting—but he helped create the climate for the destructive behavior.  —  The Social Order  —  Public safety  —  Since June, a group of Northwestern University students has demanded …
Discussion: National Review
Michelle Ruiz / Vanity Fair:
AOC's Next Four Years  —  The history-making congresswoman addresses her biggest critics, the challenges that loom no matter who wins, and what she's taking on next.  —  Her Republican colleagues had, up until then, been civil.  But one day in late July, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stood …
Sophie Lewis / CBS News:
Russia orders national mask mandate as coronavirus cases spike  —  Russian President Vladimir Putin's administration is taking its most drastic measures yet to curb the second wave of COVID-19.  The Russian government on Tuesday implemented a nationwide mask mandate, as coronavirus cases spike worldwide.
Discussion: WLNS-TV
Nancy Scola / Politico:
Is Twitter Going Full Resistance?  Here's the Woman Driving the Change.  —  On a late fall day last year, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sat down on a couch on the company's San Francisco roof deck and dug into a problem.  —  Next to him was the company's general counsel, Vijaya Gadde.
Colby Bermel / Politico:
Judge orders USPS to reverse mail collection limits now  —  A federal judge on Tuesday night ordered the U.S. Postal Service to reverse limitations on mail collection imposed by Trump-backed Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, giving the agency until Wednesday morning to inform workers …
Discussion: The Hill
Shawn McCreesh / New York Times:
Can We Trust Pennsylvania's Polls?  —  They show Joe Biden clinching crucial counties.  So why does it feel so different on the ground here?  —  Mr. McCreesh is an editorial assistant for the Opinion section.  —  BENSALEM, Pa. — Two men, one in a Ford F-15 truck bedecked with Trump decals …
Discussion: Breitbart, Althouse and Twitchy
Daniel Lippman / Politico:
Rick Gates, who flipped on Trump in Russia probe, seeks redemption  —  As attempted comebacks go, it's an audacious gambit.  —  Rick Gates, the former Trump aide who pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in the Robert Mueller probe — and then helped put other Trump associates in jail …
Discussion: Political Wire
New York Times:
As Election Nears, Trump Makes a Final Push Against Climate Science  —  The administration is imposing new limits on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that would undercut action against global warming.  —  WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has recently removed …
Laura Barrón-López / Politico:
These white women voted for Trump in 2016.  They're having second thoughts.  —  Eight college-educated white women who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 participated in their final focus group with a Republican pollster on Tuesday.  —  Only one said she would vote for the president again.
Brittany Shammas / Washington Post:
Kansas nursing home faces severe federal penalties after deadly coronavirus outbreak  —  The first hint that the novel coronavirus was tearing through the nursing home in rural Kansas arrived in a Facebook post this month.  The Andbe Home was in the grips of “a full COVID outbreak,” …
Briana Bierschbach / Star Tribune:
Pot party candidate said GOP recruited him to ‘pull votes’ from Minnesota Democrat  —  Voice mail left by deceased 2nd District challenger says GOP recruited him to siphon votes.  —  TEXT SIZE  —  MORE  —  Four months before Legal Marijuana Now Party candidate Adam Weeks died in September …
Discussion: MinnPost
TMZ.com:
Lesley Stahl Gets Security Due to Death Threat After Trump Interview  —  The “60 Minutes” interview President Trump cut short over what he felt was unfair questioning from Lesley Stahl has left her, and her family, in a dangerous situation ... TMZ has learned.
 
 
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Paul Sonne / Washington Post:
O'Brien's travels to swing states days before election raise ethics concerns
John Hudson / Washington Post:
Senior Trump official tests positive for coronavirus after trip to Europe
Discussion: The Hill and CNN
Matt Naham / Law & Crime:
SDNY Prosecutors Dismiss Kris Kobach's Attempt to ‘Inject’ Himself into Steve Bannon Fraud Case; More People May Be Implicated
Discussion: Raw Story
Jonathan Watts / The Guardian:
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Discussion: Occupy Democrats
Jesse McKinley / New York Times:
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Gregory Korte / Bloomberg:
Trump Campaign Shifts Florida Ad Spending Burden to RNC