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8:50 PM ET, October 5, 2022


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Biden's new Saudi strategy  —  President Biden has tried to convince the Saudis to pump more oil with honey.  Now he's trying vinegar. … - For some Democrats, he needs to go further: “President Biden ... should call the King himself,” Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) told Axios.
Lee Ying Shan / CNBC:
Time for U.S. to reevaluate Saudi relationship, Sen. Chris Murphy says ahead of OPEC output cut  — OPEC+'s plans to cut oil production is a “mistake,” said U.S. Senator Chris Murphy.  — “I think it is a mistake on their part.  And I think it's time for a wholesale re-revaluation …
Hanna Ziady / CNN:
OPEC announces the biggest cut to oil production since the start of the pandemic
NBC News:
OPEC will cut production by 2 million barrels a day, likely sending gas and oil prices back up
Carol D. Leonnig / Washington Post:
VP was in car accident; Secret Service first called it ‘mechanical failure’  —  A motorcade taking Vice President Harris to work was in a one-car accident on a closed roadway in D.C. Monday morning, an incident that concerned both the Secret Service director and the vice president and revived worries …
Discussion: The Hill, USA Today and
FOX 5 Poll: Raphael Warnock leads Herschel Walker after abortion allegations  —  ATLANTA - A new InsiderAdvantage/FOX 5 poll shows Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock leading Republican challenger Herschel Walker in the race for U.S. Senate in Georgia after a new report of abortion allegations against Walker.
Herschel Walker Claimed He Supervised 6 Hospitals.  He Didn't.  —  The GOP Senate candidate has a long string of exaggerations about his record.  —  In September 2011, ESPN was rolling out its new documentary about Herschel Walker — but the man of the hour wouldn't be at the big premiere because, he said, he had real work to do.
Ryan Bort / Rolling Stone:
Newt Gingrich Defends Herschel Walker: ‘He Had a Lot of Concussions’
Charlie Sykes / Morning Shots:
Herschel Walker is a Preview of 2024
Michael Hiltzik / Los Angeles Times:
How the GOP counts on Democrats' goodwill to conceal its own cruelty  —  In a world where Republicans set political standards, one could expect that migrants would be abandoned in remote places without hope of succor and that funding for infrastructure construction and disaster relief would be provided only to GOP-led communities.
US believes elements within Ukraine's government authorized assassination near Moscow, sources say
Discussion: New York Times
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Why Marjorie Taylor Greene is raging about the Biden ‘regime’  —  No U.S. lawmaker rhapsodizes about political violence as enthusiastically as Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene.  On Saturday, the Georgia Republican raged: “Democrats want Republicans dead, and they've already started the killings.”
Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Plans to Ease Venezuela Sanctions, Enabling Chevron to Pump Oil  —  The proposed deal would require Caracas to open talks with political opponents, with the aim of free elections in 2024  —  The Biden administration is preparing to scale down sanctions on Venezuela's authoritarian regime …
David Sacks / Newsweek:
The Neocons and the Woke Left Are Joining Hands and Leading Us to Woke War III  —  , VENTURE CAPITALIST AND CO-HOST OF THE ALL-IN PODCAST  —  Elon Musk got in hot water again on Twitter—for proposing peace.  On Monday, Musk proposed a peace deal to end the war in Ukraine …
NBC News:
This one demographic has driven much of the GOP's gains with Latino voters  —  Conservative Latinos have gone from Democratic-leaning voters in 2012 to base GOP voters now.  —  Of all the numbers from our recent NBC News/Telemundo poll of Latino voters, this set maybe stands out the most …
Suzanne Gamboa / NBC News:
A big chunk of Latino independent voters are undecided ahead of midterms, poll shows
Discussion: NPR and Politico
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
Elon Musk's Twitter Will Be a Wild Ride  —  His deal to buy the company is back on.  Here are six predictions about Twitter under Musk's control, if it happens.  —  Buckle up.  —  Elon Musk, who for months has been strenuously trying to back out of a deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion …
Trump Says US Agency Packed Top-Secret Documents.  These Emails Suggest Otherwise.  —  Former President Donald Trump publicly said that one reason that the FBI found boxes of classified documents improperly stored at his Florida estate was that federal workers had packed up the White House after his 2020 defeat.
Discussion: Insider and The Hill
Paul Sonne / Washington Post:
Putin faces limits of his military power as Ukraine recaptures land  —  Russia's leader is betting an impending infusion of drafted troops can change the dynamic on the battlefield in Ukraine, but he is losing time as Ukraine's counteroffensive advances  —  Russian President Vladimir Putin …
J. Miles Coleman / Sabato's Crystal Ball:
House Rating Changes: RGV versus RCV  —  Two House rating changes, both in favor of 2022 special election winners  —  KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE  — We are making a couple of House rating changes this week, both of which are to the benefit of members who won recent special elections.
Ryan Broderick / Garbage Day:
Rich guys writing weird Elon Musk fanfic  —  Read to the end for an A.I.-generated Joe Biden Pokémon  —  The “Public Square” And The “Everything App”  —  Look, I really don't want to pretend like anything of any substance has happened with Elon Musk and Twitter.
Loree Seitz / Yahoo Entertainment:
DeSantis Claims ‘National Regime Media’ Wanted Hurricane Ian to Hit Tampa to ‘Pursue Their Political Agenda’ … Florida governor Ron DeSantis claimed Tuesday that “national regime media” wanted Hurricane Ian to hit Tampa to “pursue their political agenda” without regard for the people impacted by the storm.
Lee Brown / New York Post:
DeSantis blasts ‘illegal alien’ looters after Hurricane Ian in Florida
Monmouth University Polling Institute:
Common Touch Key to Senate Race  —  Oz makes small gains but Fetterman support solidifies  —  West Long Branch, NJ - Democrat John Fetterman is seen as understanding the concerns of ordinary Pennsylvanians more than Republican Mehmet Oz, according to the latest Monmouth ("Mon-muth") University Poll of the U.S. Senate race.
Washington Post:
Ian is probably Florida's deadliest hurricane since 1935.  Most victims drowned.  —  FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. — The water was rising quickly, so the women ran to the top floor of the vacation house they had rented for Nishelle Harris-Miles's 40th birthday and huddled together on a bed.
Tom Rogan / Washington Examiner:
Trump's no-hope CNN lawsuit has nothing to do with the law  —  Former President Donald Trump is suing CNN for defamation and demanding $475 million in damages.  His lawsuit has nothing to do with the law.  Instead, it helps Trump mobilize his supporters as he looks toward a 2024 presidential run.
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Air Force:
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Discussion: The Hill
Dillon Rosenblatt / Fourth Estate 48:
Mark Finchem's voter file shows he votes by mail
Discussion: CBS News
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What Does Sustainable Living Look Like? Maybe Like Uruguay
Brett Pransky / The Rick Smith Show:
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Alexander Panetta / CBC News:
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Discussion: PoliticusUSA and The Atlantic
Julie Carr Smyth / Associated Press:
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 Earlier Items: 
Deena Winter / Minnesota Reformer:
Congressional candidate Tyler Kistner has repeatedly suggested he saw combat, but he didn't
Stuart A. Thompson / New York Times:
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Radley Balko:
The maddening irrelevance of Charlie Vaughn's innocence
Matt Gertz / Media Matters for America:
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Dan Froomkin / Press Watch:
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