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Arizona Republic:
Grant Woods, former Arizona attorney general, dies at 67  —  Craig Harris Maria PollettaArizona Republic  —  Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods, the prosecutor and politician who frequently broke with his longtime party to support Democratic candidates and causes, died Saturday from a heart attack.
Discussion: WTOP
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Courtland Jeffrey / KNXV:
Grant Woods, former Arizona Attorney General, has died unexpectedly at age 67  —  Grant Woods, former Attorney General for Arizona, died unexpectedly Saturday at the age of 67, according to his wife, Marlene Galan Woods.  —  “Grant was the love of my life.  My best friend.  My heart is broken.
KASW-TV:
Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods dies at 67  —  PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Former Arizona Attorney General and politician Grant Woods died Saturday afternoon.  Woods served as Attorney General from 1991 until 1999 and was a supporter of former senator John McCain.
Discussion: The Hill
Mel Leonor / Richmond Times-Dispatch:
Youngkin calls for police in all Virginia schools, tapping into heated school issues to close his campaign  —  1 of 11  —  As many Virginia localities examine the role of police in schools, Republican Glenn Youngkin is calling on every school in the state to have a law enforcement officer on its campus …
Discussion: Washington Post
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Anne Kim / Washington Monthly:
McAuliffe Needs Passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill—Now
Discussion: Althouse
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
Virginia's gubernatorial race tests the fear-of-Trump factor as a political motivator
Discussion: Shore News Network
Wall Street Journal:
Facebook Services Are Used to Spread Religious Hatred in India, Internal Documents Show  —  Company researchers say anti-Muslim material is rife and calls to violence coincided with deadly riots last year.  Facebook says it's working to improve enforcement.
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New York Times:
In India, Facebook Struggles to Combat Misinformation and Hate Speech
Politico:
Dems weigh ditching Medicare expansion and paid leave in eleventh hour of social spending talks  —  Axing either of the two provisions would infuriate progressives and alienate valuable voting blocs.  Yet the party might just have to.  —  Sen. Joe Manchin speaks on Capitol Hill on Oct. 19.
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Washington Post:
Sinema's silence on spending bill vexes many Democrats while she digs in on talks out of public view
Discussion: Politico
Washington Examiner:
Biden is driving families apart  —  The fates of families were dividing along demographic lines even before the COVID pandemic made the division worse.  That is the core finding of a new study this week by the American Enterprise Institute, the Institute for Family Studies, and Brigham Young University's Wheatley Institute.
Susan J. Demas / Michigan Advance:
The soul-crushing fight of parents battling right-wing COVID nihilism  —  If you had told me two years ago that there would be a movement of angry parents, however small, yawping against basic measures to stop their kids from getting sick and dying with the full backing of a major political party, I wouldn't have believed it.
South China Morning Post:
In Germany, Hamburg is at the heart of a growing dilemma over China  —  Hamburg's economic ties with China are stirring concerns it could be exposed to the vagaries of great power politics as US-China tensions spill into global supply chains How to handle that delicate balance of interests …
Discussion: Bloomberg
Reuters:
Fact Check-Biden talked about corporations not paying ‘a cent’ in town hall hand gesture moment  —  A hand gesture U.S. president Joe Biden made during a CNN town hall in Baltimore on Oct. 21 was in reference to corporations not paying taxes.  Some social media users are isolating a screenshot …
Chelsea Janes / Washington Post:
Travis Tritt, who is against vaccine mandates, to sing national anthem before Game 6 of NLCS  —  ATLANTA — If Game 6 of the National League Championship Series were held at Dodger Stadium, country star Travis Tritt likely would not be willing to perform the national anthem.
Discussion: Twitchy
Emily Kopp / CQ.com:
NIH grantee in Wuhan faces questions, deadline for more information  —  A U.S. partner of the Wuhan Institute of Virology manipulated a coronavirus to generate up to 10,000 times the viral load, violating provisions of its National Institutes of Health contract that forbade unregulated research …
Daren Butler / Reuters:
Turkey to expel U.S. envoy and nine others, Erdogan says  —  Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that he had told his foreign ministry to expel the ambassadors of the United States and nine other Western countries for demanding the release of philanthropist Osman Kavala.
New York Post:
Alec Baldwin ignored the No. 1 rule of gun safety: Hollywood weapons expert  —  Alec Baldwin failed to follow the No. 1 rule of gun safety before the fatal shooting on the set of “Rust,” a Hollywood weapons expert tells The Post.  —  “Loaded or unloaded, a weapon never gets pointed at another human being …
Discussion: Breitbart, Daily Mail and HotAir
Paul Kane / Washington Post:
Democrats' problem is not focusing on issues most vital to independents, 2 prominent pollsters say  —  Joel Benenson has a feeling of deja vu watching President Biden's agenda grind into a long, drawn-out negotiation as middle-of-the-road voters recoil at the process taking place in Congress.
New York Post:
Hunter Biden's wife seen at SoHo gallery as controversial art show opens  —  The hotly anticipated and controversial solo art show by Hunter Biden finally opened Saturday in SoHo.  —  Workers took down the paper covering the windows and posted Biden's paintings, and Biden's wife stopped by the space.
Insider:
Facebook undersea cable project marred by ‘frac outs,’ sinkholes, a drone dispute, and buried broken equipment on the Oregon coast  — Regulation of undersea cable projects was passed this year in Oregon, in large part due to Facebook's problems.  — After an initial drilling incident …
Washington Post:
White supremacists are returning to Charlottesville.  But this time, they're on trial.  —  As hundreds of white supremacists prepared to descend on Charlottesville in 2017, they hashed out logistics in private chat groups.  They suggested a dress code of polo shirts during the day and shirts with swastikas at night.
Judith Butler / The Guardian:
Why is the idea of ‘gender’ provoking backlash the world over?  —  Increasingly, authoritarians are likening ‘genderism’ to ‘communism’ and ‘totalitarianism’  —  n June, the Hungarian parliament voted overwhelmingly to eliminate from public schools all teaching related to …
Discussion: Althouse
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
U.S. Struggles With Afghan Evacuees Weeded Out, and Now in Limbo  —  No final decisions have been made, but dozens red-flagged for apparent criminal pasts or links to militants have been sent to a base in Kosovo, where their fate is uncertain.  —  WASHINGTON — Two months after the evacuation …
St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Bannon's subpoena defiance is illegal, yet the ‘law and order’ party defends it  —  For anyone who still needs it, most Republican House members last week provided more evidence that the GOP — once the “law-and-order” party — is now the party that coddles criminals.
David E. Sanger / New York Times:
Biden Said the U.S. Would Protect Taiwan.  But It's Not That Clear-Cut.  —  After the president's remarks at a CNN event, the White House quickly declared that the American policy of “strategic ambiguity” over the island's defense had not changed.  —  WASHINGTON — American presidents …
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The Hill:
Biden remarks on Taiwan leave administration scrambling
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
 
 
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Derek Thompson / The Atlantic:
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CNN:
Virginia Democrats sue USPS over delayed delivery of election-related material
Discussion: Democracy Docket
Holman W. Jenkins, Jr / Wall Street Journal:
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Fox News:
Organized migrant caravan moves toward US, surging past Mexican forces
Discussion: New York Post and The Daily Caller
Ed Yong / The Atlantic:
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Daniel Boguslaw / The Intercept:
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