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Alan Fram / Associated Press:
Biden hosting budget talks in Delaware with Schumer, Manchin  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden was hosting two pivotal senators for meetings in Delaware on Sunday in hopes of resolving lingering disputes over Democrats' long-stalled effort to craft an expansive social and environment measure.
Ronn Blitzer / Fox News:
Schumer, Manchin to meet with Biden in Delaware: report  —  The president and Senate leader will continue to try to reach an agreement with the moderate Manchin on a massive social spending package  —  Manchin denies reports he's considering leaving Democratic Party
Discussion: Politico, CNN and The Guardian
Politico:   Dems weigh ditching Medicare expansion and paid leave in eleventh hour of social spending talks
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: The Wrap and WTOP
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Courtland Jeffrey / KNXV:   Grant Woods, former Arizona Attorney General, has died unexpectedly at age 67
KASW-TV:
Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods dies at 67
Discussion: The Hill
Washington Post:
Sen. Joe Manchin wants to restrict who gets the child tax credit.  These West Virginians may pay the price if he gets his way.  —  Manchin supports new requirements for the expanded child tax credit that would likely end the benefit for thousands of families in his state.
Josh Kraushaar / National Journal:
Democrats overplaying the Trump card In Virginia governor's race  —  Terry McAuliffe can't stop talking about the former president, even though many Virginia voters have moved on.  —  Terry McAuliffe's campaign strategy in the Virginia governor's race has been to relentlessly link his opponent …
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Mel Leonor / Richmond Times-Dispatch:   Youngkin calls for police in all Virginia schools, tapping into heated school issues to close his campaign
Doyle McManus / Los Angeles Times:
Why is Trump running for president again?  To stay out of jail  —  Throughout his epic, scandal-ridden career, Donald Trump has compiled an astonishing record of impunity, constantly staying one jump ahead of prosecutors, plaintiffs and creditors.  —  He is the only president to be impeached twice …
Discussion: Raw Story
Insider:
The January 6 insurrection, in all its heart-pounding detail, from 34 people who lived through it … “We have the building!”  Those words sent “a wave of terror” through congressional staffer Jay Rupert as he barricaded himself in his House office on January 6 while an angry pro-Trump mob breached security and ransacked the building.
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.
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 Times:
A C.I.A. Fighter, a Somali Bomb Maker, and a Faltering Shadow War  —  The hunt for an elusive Somali militant illustrates why Al Shabab, despite a decade of American covert action, are at their strongest in years.  —  MOGADISHU, Somalia — The C.I.A. convoy rolled out of Mogadishu in the dead of night …
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.
Discussion: Twitchy
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Julia Cherner / ABC News:
Pediatric vaccines will ‘very likely’ be available 1st or 2nd week of November: Fauci  —  Dr. Anthony Fauci appeared on ABC's “This Week” Sunday.  —  Vaccines for children will “very likely” be available the first or second week of November, White House Chief Medical Adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday.
Discussion: The Hill
Pamela K. Browne / Washington Examiner:
FBI incompetence let Anwar al Awlaki slip away, say retired investigators  —  More than 20 years after 9/11, two key investigators who made the case their lives' work have revealed they are still haunted by the fact that the FBI let the terrorists' spiritual adviser slip away, only to inspire more deadly attacks in the name of Islam.
Reid J. Epstein / New York Times:
How Misinformation Threatened a Montana National Heritage Area  —  Civic boosters in central Montana hoped for some federal money to promote tourism.  A disinformation campaign got in the way.  —  GREAT FALLS, Mont. — In the summer of 2020, as pandemic shutdowns closed businesses …
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.
Christine Jordan Sexton / Florida Politics:
Senate President blasts Florida Surgeon General for his ‘unprofessional’ actions  —  Simpson sent a memo to all members and Senate staff.  —  Senate President Wilton Simpson late Saturday sharply criticized a top official in the administration of Gov. Ron DeSantis for failing to adhere …
Discussion: Raw Story
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
Ryan Grim / Bad News:
Kyrsten Sinema's long march through the institutions  —  So Kyrsten Sinema is now pushing an income tax on billionaires.  —  It's fun to think that Sinema has actually never left the days when she was an anarcho-curious, black bloc protester committed to tearing down the power structure …
Discussion: Mediaite
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.
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 …
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.
Discussion: Althouse
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 …
 
 
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Judith Butler / The Guardian:
Why is the idea of ‘gender’ provoking backlash the world over?
Discussion: Althouse
CNN:
Virginia Democrats sue USPS over delayed delivery of election-related material
Discussion: Democracy Docket
St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
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New York Post:
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Fox News:
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Discussion: New York Post and The Daily Caller
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