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11:35 AM ET, September 14, 2021

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Sam Tabachnik / Denver Post:
Bob Enyart, conservative firebrand and pastor, dies of COVID-19  —  Conservative firebrand Bob Enyart, the pastor of the Denver Bible Church and indelible talk show host, has died from COVID-19, his radio co-host announced Monday on Facebook.  —  “Bob Enyart was one of the smartest …
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Alex Seitz-Wald / NBC News:
As Newsom leads California recall polls, Larry Elder pushes baseless fraud claims  —  WASHINGTON — Republicans in Tuesday's California gubernatorial recall election are already laying the groundwork to argue the election was stolen — even before a single ballot is reported or a victor declared …
David Zweig / The Atlantic:
Our Most Reliable Pandemic Number Is Losing Meaning  —  At least 12,000 Americans have already died from COVID-19 this month, as the country inches through its latest surge in cases.  But another worrying statistic is often cited to depict the dangers of this moment: The number …
Friendly Atheist:
Bob Enyart, Who Mocked AIDS Victims and Spread COVID Lies, Has Died of COVID  —  Bob Enyart, a conservative Christian radio host and pastor of Denver Bible Church, has died from COVID.  (Last week, I posted about how he had tested positive.)  —  He was 62 (though I can't seem to find a good source for his birthday).
Discussion: The Wrap
Melissa Reeves / KUSA-TV:
Radio host, self-proclaimed ‘right-wing religious fanatic’ Bob Enyart dies of COVID-19  —  A former director of Colorado Right to Life, he used his cable television show to mock AIDS victims.  —  WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — Self-proclaimed “right-wing religious fanatic” radio host Bob Enyart of Colorado …
Eric Ting / SFGATE:
When will we know the outcome of the Gavin Newsom recall election in California?  —  More than 7 million ballots in the Gavin Newsom recall election have already been received by California elections officials ahead of the Sept. 14 election date.  —  Every registered voter was mailed a ballot …
Discussion: The Dispatch
Sarah K. Burris / Raw Story:
Colorado pastor who mocked AIDS deaths and spread vaccine conspiracy theories dies from COVID-19
Discussion: Crooks and Liars
Maeve Reston / CNN:
California Gov. Gavin Newsom was facing a tight race. Then Larry Elder came along.
Axios:
“Big Lie” hits California recall election
Discussion: VICE
NBC News:
Baseless GOP claims about election fraud remain dangerous for a democracy
Discussion: CNN, Mediaite, ABC30 and New York Times
Meg Cunningham / ABC News:
Gov. Gavin Newsom faces potential ousting in California recall election
Manu Raju / CNN:
Democrats cut deal with Manchin to get party behind long-shot voting overhaul bill  —  (CNN)Senate Democrats are proposing new legislation to overhaul voting laws after months of discussions to get all 50 of their members behind a single bill, allowing their caucus to speak with one voice …
Discussion: USA Today and Washington Post
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Hans Nichols / Axios:
Scoop: Sinema's secret spreadsheets  —  Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) is negotiating the size and scope of President Biden's $3.5 trillion budget plan armed with her own spreadsheets about the costs and tax hikes needed for each program, people familiar with the matter tell Axios.
Carl Hulse / New York Times:   Democrats to Propose Compromise Voting Rights Bill
Wall Street Journal:
Facebook Knows Instagram Is Toxic for Teen Girls, Company Documents Show  —  Its own in-depth research shows a significant teen mental-health issue that Facebook plays down in public  —  About a year ago, teenager Anastasia Vlasova started seeing a therapist.
BuzzFeed News:
She's One Of Congress's Leading Progressives — Just Not In Her Own Office, Staffers Say  —  WASHINGTON — Last May, Rep. Pramila Jayapal introduced the Paycheck Recovery Act, aimed at curbing layoffs during the pandemic by having the federal government pay people's salaries.
Discussion: New York Post and Fox News
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Katherine Tully-McManus / Politico:
Dems bite their tongues on Manchin and Sinema
Discussion: Washington Post
Conor Finnegan / ABC News:
Key takeaways from Blinken's Capitol Hill testimony on Afghanistan withdrawal
Sarah Spellings / Vogue:
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Sent a Message With Her First Met Gala Appearance  —  For her first appearance at the Met Gala, representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had to make a political statement.  It was only right.  And since she was at fashion's glitziest night, surrounded …
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Dorothy Moses Schulz / New York Post:   ‘Defund police’ Squad members are biggest spenders on private security
Zachary Cohen / CNN:
Memo shows how Homeland Security restricted flow of ‘election-related’ intelligence ahead of 1/6  —  Ex-FBI official warns of potential for more violence at right-wing rally  —  (CNN)A few months before rioters stormed the US Capitol, the Department of Homeland Security restricted the flow …
Discussion: Raw Story
Paula Aceves / New York Magazine:
The Fake Vaxx Card Next to You In the city, counterfeit proof is easy to buy as weed.  —  One steamy night in early August, 20-year-old Henry and his friends prepared to hit the Greenwich Village bar scene, armed with fake IDs that said they were of legal drinking age.
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Shannon Vavra / The Daily Beast:
Biden Mandate Sparks Price-Gouging for Fake Vax Cards
Discussion: Raw Story
Joseph Wulfsohn / Fox News:
New York Times stealth-edits report on Hunter Biden laptop story, scrubs ‘unsubstantiated’ following backlash  —  The FEC ruled that Twitter did not break election laws for suppressing the New York Post's reporting
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Politico:
Biden's winning the Afghan messaging  —  With help from Bryan Bender, Connor O'Brien, Paul McLeary and Lee Hudson  —  Welcome to National Security Daily, your guide to the global events roiling Washington and keeping the administration up at night.  —  FIRST IN NATSEC DAILY …
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Houston Keene / Fox News:
GOP congressman erupts at Blinken during Afghanistan hearing: 'We don't need to hear lies'
Washington Post:
Poverty fell overall in 2020 due to massive stimulus checks and unemployment aid, U.S. Census says  —  The official poverty rate rose slightly to 11.4 percent in 2020, but Census says after accounting for pandemic relief aid, the poverty rate fell to 9.1 percent.
Discussion: The Hill and New York Times
Nicole Perlroth / New York Times:
Apple Issues Emergency Security Updates to Close a Spyware Flaw  —  Researchers at Citizen Lab found that NSO Group, an Israeli spyware company, had infected Apple products without so much as a click.  —  Apple on Monday issued emergency software updates for a critical vulnerability …
Margaret Talev / Axios:
Axios-Ipsos poll: 60% of voters back Biden vaccine mandates  —  A majority of Americans — including suburban voters — support vaccine mandates for federal workers as well as private companies, according to the latest installment of the Axios/Ipsos Coronavirus Index.
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Words matter.  So these journalists refuse to call GOP election meddling an ‘audit.’  —  There's a simple but powerful idea behind the Philadelphia Inquirer's recent decision not to use the word “audit” when referring to an effort by the state GOP to investigate the 2020 election:  —  Words matter.
Charlie Smart / New York Times:
Covid Hospitalization Crisis Reaches Fever Pitch in Southern I.C.U.s  —  Share of I.C.U. beds occupied in each hospital  —  Circle size is proportional to I.C.U. capacity.  —  Wash.  —  Maine  —  Mont.  —  N.D.  —  Ore.  —  Vt.  —  Minn.  —  N.H.  —  Idaho  —  Wis.  —  S.D.
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Ben Schreckinger / Politico:
How Joe Biden Became Irish  —  While it is cliche for political figures to portray themselves as being “as American as apple pie,” President Joe Biden has long advertised another selling point: He's also as Irish as a pint of Guinness (despite being, like his predecessor, a teetotaler).
Discussion: Insider and The Hill
David Horowitz / Front Page Magazine:
The Treason Party  —  A problem the nation is so far reluctant to face.  —  David Horowitz is the author of The Enemy Within: How A Totalitarian Movement Is Destroying America, and the forthcoming (October 5th) I Can't Breathe: How A Racial Hoax is Killing America.
The Daily Beast:
Palace Admits the Queen Sent Celebratory Message to Kim Jong Un … The message was so bizarre that some believed it must be a hoax, but sources told the Daily Beast that Queen Elizabeth really did send the note to the head of a rogue regime.  —  T he North Korean state media triumphantly published …
Discussion: The Daily Beast and Raw Story
 
 
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U.S. Department of Justice:
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Chris Murphy / Crooked Media:
Why Biden's Afghanistan Critics Are Dangerously Wrong
American Greatness:
Should Vaccinated People Be Forced to Contract COVID?
Discussion: Boston.com and RedState
Sam Mellins / New York Focus:
Senate #2 Joins Mounting Opposition to Hochul's Pick for Top Financial Regulator
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Paul Steinhauser / Fox News:
Hawley backs Vance in Ohio's crowded Republican Senate primary
Discussion: Washington Examiner and The Hill
Sam Brodey / The Daily Beast:
Trumpy Madison Cawthorn Tries to Tweet Past His GOP Challengers
Discussion: Raw Story
Sun Yu / Financial Times:
China uses anti-fraud app to track access to overseas financial news sites
Jack Herrera / Texas Monthly:
Why Democrats Are Losing Texas Latinos
Discussion: Bloomberg