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9:10 PM ET, August 18, 2022

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CNN:
CNN Exclusive: ‘Ludicrous.’ ‘Ridiculous.’ ‘A complete fiction.’: Former Trump officials say his claim of ‘standing order’ to declassify is nonsense  —  Trump's contentious history with the FBI 02:50  —  In the days since the FBI seized classified and top secret documents from Donald Trump's Mar …
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Rolling Stone:
FBI Questioning Trump's National Security Staff About His Top Secret Document Alibi  —  The ex-president claims he's able to declassify whatever he wants.  The feds are grilling former NSC personnel for answers, sources familiar tell Rolling Stone … Now, the feds are investigating Trump's alibi …
Maggie Haberman / New York Times:
Another Trump Mystery: Why Did He Resist Returning the Government's Documents?
Discussion: Raw Story and Mediaite
Politico:
Trump's legal woes enter yet another protracted phase  —  WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Donald Trump entered Thursday demanding answers about the basis for the FBI search of his private residence and calling for a swift end to the investigation.  Instead, the former president got few new details …
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New York Times:
Judge May Release Affidavit in Trump Search, but Only After Redaction  —  A federal judge ordered the government to propose redactions to the affidavit that was used to justify the F.B.I. search last week at the former president's Florida home.  —  WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. …
Palm Beach Post:
Mar-a-Lago search hearing update: Hearing ends; Judge says parts of search affidavit can be released
David Folkenflik / NPR:
Brian Stelter to depart CNN as it cancels ‘Reliable Sources’ media show  —  CNN is canceling its Sunday media affairs show Reliable Sources, and host Brian Stelter is departing the network, Stelter tells NPR.  —  In a statement to NPR, Stelter says he's grateful for the show and his team's examination of …
Dana Blanton / Fox News:
Fox News Poll: Barnes edges Johnson in Wisconsin Senate race  —  More of Johnson's supporters will vote for him enthusiastically  —  Fox News Flash top headlines for August 18  —  While Democratic challenger Mandela Barnes is narrowly preferred over incumbent Ron Johnson in the Wisconsin Senate race …
Discussion: Political Wire and Just The News
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Victoria Balara / Fox News:
Fox News Poll: Kelly holds 8-point lead over Masters in Arizona Senate race  —  Hobbs has 3-point edge over Lake in gubernatorial contest  —  Fox News Flash top headlines for August 18  —  Republican candidates have some convincing to do among their base, as Democrats hold the early advantage in battleground Arizona.
Discussion: The Hill and PoliticusUSA
Andrew J. Tobias / Plain Dealer:
National Republican group plans massive ad buy boosting J.D. Vance, signaling deepening GOP focus on Ohio's Senate race  —  COLUMBUS, Ohio — A political action committee with close ties to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is launching a massive new ad campaign in Ohio …
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Jessica Taylor / Cook Political Report:
Senate Control is a Toss Up, Rating Changes in Pennsylvania, Colorado and Utah  —  Nightmares of Sharron Angle, Christine O'Donnell, Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock are taunting Republican lawmakers and Senate strategists as fears grow that this midterm cycle could be 2010 and 2012 all over again.
Debra Kamin / New York Times:
Home Appraised With a Black Owner: $472,000.  With a White Owner: $750,000.  —  Nathan Connolly and his wife, Shani Mott, say an appraisal company undervalued their home based on their race.  The couple has filed a lawsuit in Maryland.  —  Last summer, Nathan Connolly and his wife …
Discussion: The Root and Lawyers, Guns & Money
Sam Levine / The Guardian:
Florida officials arrest and charge 20 people with illegal voting  —  State governor Ron DeSantis said at a press conference that those charged had previous felony convictions  —  Florida officials have arrested and charged 20 people with felony convictions and charged them with illegal …
Discussion: The Floridian
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Shawn Fleetwood / The Federalist:
Florida Charges 20 Individuals For Committing Voter Fraud In Past Elections
New York Times:
Allen Weisselberg, a Top Trump Executive, Pleads Guilty in Tax Scheme  —  Mr. Weisselberg has refused to cooperate in the Manhattan district attorney's broader investigation into Donald J. Trump and his family business.  —  One of Donald J. Trump's most trusted executives stood before a judge …
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Steve Benen / MSNBC:
Former Trump Organization CFO pleads guilty in fraud case
Karen Weise / New York Times:
How Dan Price's Social Media Fame Fueled Abuse Allegations  —  Dan Price was applauded for paying a minimum salary of $70,000 at his Seattle company and criticizing corporate greed.  The adulation helped to hide and enable his behavior.  —  SEATTLE — Kacie Margis, a model and artist …
Philip Elliott / TIME:
The GOP Just Borrowed a Soviet Skill and Disappeared Liz Cheney  —  This article is part of The D.C. Brief, TIME's politics newsletter.  Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox.  —  In the good ol' Soviet days, a fall from political grace manifested itself in party propaganda.
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Matt Labash / Slack Tide:
Chronic Trump Fatigue
Discussion: The Guardian and Politico
Marjorie Cortez / Deseret News:
After their daughters were beat by a girl in sports, Utah parents triggered investigation into whether she was transgender  —  School opened girl's enrollment records dating back to kindergarten to confirm she was female, Utah High School Activities Association representative tells legislators
Joel Rose / NPR:
A majority of Americans see an ‘invasion’ at the southern border, NPR poll finds  —  More than half of Americans say there's an “invasion” at the southern border, according to a new NPR/Ipsos poll, part of a broader decline in support for immigrants overall.
Discussion: HotAir, Townhall, Washington Post and WND
Associated Press:
GOP group apologizes for mistakenly posting KKK image  —  A Republican group in Alabama is apologizing after accidentally using a picture of the GOP elephant that contained Ku Klux Klan imagery.  The Lawrence County Republican Party intended to post an image of the GOP elephant on its Facebook page …
Ben Kesslen / New York Post:
Mom chops off boyfriend's penis after he tried to rape her daughter: report  —  A mother in India allegedly sliced off her boyfriend's penis on Wednesday after he tried to rape her 14-year-old daughter.  —  “I have no regrets for what I did,” the 36-year-old unnamed mom told the Times of India.
The Fine Print:
What Is Pamela Paul Thinking?  —  After struggling to get out of marketing, a brief and quarrelsome marriage to Bret Stephens, and ascending to one of publishing's most powerful perches, the former editor of The New York Times Book Review made a confounding choice to jump head first into the fractious culture wars
Ben Tsujimoto / Buffalo News:
On radio show, Paladino said Merrick Garland ‘probably should be executed’; he later said he was being ‘facetious’  —  Republican congressional candidate Carl Paladino said on a radio show last week that U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland “probably should be executed” following the raid of Donald Trump's estate in Mar-a-Lago.
Gerrard Kaonga / Newsweek:
Lock Trump Up Video Viewed by Over 1 Million People  —  A video calling for former President Donald Trump to be “locked up” has been viewed more than 1 million times.  —  The video was posted to the Meidas Touch Twitter feed on Wednesday.  According to the page, Meidas Touch was created with the intent of …
Josh Israel / The American Independent:
Grassley claims to support $35 insulin cap he helped kill  —  Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) voted against including a price cap for diabetic Americans with private insurance in the Inflation Reduction Act.  —  Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) told constituents on Wednesday that he backs a $35 cap on the price of a month's supply of insulin.
Discussion: The Hill and Plain Dealer
Andrew Travers / The Atlantic:
How to Kill a Newspaper  —  Here in Aspen, the air is thin, the snow is perfect, and money is everywhere.  This is a singular American town in many respects.  Among them is this: Aspen had, until very recently, two legitimate daily newspapers, The Aspen Times and the Aspen Daily News.
Ty Roush / Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: NYC thug, 55, who put on gloves to knock out diner in unprovoked attack is FREED after being arrested for attempted murder as DA charges him with misdemeanor : Left victim in a coma with fractured skull three years after leaving prison for rape  — Bui Van Phu, 55, from the Bronx …
Eric Neugeboren / The Texas Tribune:
Louie Gohmert leaves Congress having passed one law and spread countless falsehoods  —  Gohmert was a precursor to former President Donald Trump's brand of populist, establishment-bucking conservatism that delights in offending progressives and makes no apologies for spreading misinformation.
Discussion: CNN
 
 
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Vladimir Isachenkov / Associated Press:
Russia deploys hypersonic missiles to its Baltic exclave
Michael Graham / NH Journal:
Another Poll Gives Mowers ‘Commanding Lead’ in NH-01 GOP Primary
Discussion: The Hill
Margaret Hartmann / New York Magazine:
A Guide to the Many Houses Mehmet Oz Forgot He Owns
Discussion: Insider and ABC News
Eli Yokley / Morning Consult:
America Has Become Less Liberal, but Not Necessarily More Conservative
Discussion: The Hill and Townhall
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 Earlier Items: 
NBC News:
A Jan. 6 participant has been harassing police officers at a Capitol attack trial
Discussion: Insider and Raw Story
The Daily Beast:
Trump Hates When Anyone Except Him Grifts Off the Trump Name
Discussion: Raw Story and Lucid
Zachary Kussin / New York Post:
NYC's 9/11 Tribute Museum to close: 'It's a huge loss'
New York Times:
A Mother, a Daughter and an Unusual Abortion Prosecution in Nebraska
Discussion: Washington Post
Natasha Korecki / NBC News:
New Cortez Masto ad goes after Laxalt's family upbringing in tight Nevada Senate race
Discussion: New York Magazine
Paul Sperry / RealClearInvestigations:
FBI Unit Leading Mar-a-Lago Probe Earlier Ran Discredited Trump-Russia Investigation
Discussion: WND, BizPac Review and Breitbart
Elizabeth Nolan Brown / Reason:
The Satanic Panic Is Back, and It's Bipartisan
Discussion: USAPP
Roger Sollenberger / The Daily Beast:
Madison Cawthorn Personally Lost Big Money With Failed Campaign
Discussion: Vanity Fair and Raw Story
 

 
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