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10:05 AM ET, September 26, 2023


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Washington Post:
Biden, Trump square off for Michigan's working-class voters  —  In visits on back-to-back days, the two will test their appeal among workers in a key swing state  —  President Biden on Tuesday will arrive in Detroit and become the first president to walk a picket line when he joins members …
Playbook: Will Senate Dems turn on Bob Menendez?  —  Presented by With help from Eli Okun and Garrett Ross  —  DRIVING THE DAY  —  FUN ONE — As Washington wrings its hands over the aging Senate, WaPo's Jesús Rodríguez checks in with some of the chamber's voluntary retirees …
Matt Friedman / Politico:
Bob Menendez's defiance could be an electoral nightmare for Democrats  —  If he runs in 2024, Republicans would have their best shot in 52 years to flip a Senate seat from New Jersey.  —  Bob Menendez won't resign, and it's giving some of his fellow Democrats nightmares.
Reid J. Epstein / New York Times:
Americans Are Down on Biden. Why Does His Party Keep Winning Elections?
Discussion: The Messenger
Max Boot / Washington Post:
If you want to save democracy in 2024, Biden is the only viable choice
Al Weaver / The Hill:
Second Senate Democrat calls for Menendez resignation
Dan Merica / The Messenger:
Fetterman Plans to Give Back Menendez Donation In Cash-Filled Envelopes (Exclusive)
Cassidy Hutchinson's new book reveals a Trump White House even more chaotic than previously known  —  In her new book “Enough,” former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson paints the closing days of the Trump White House as even more chaotic and lawless than she previously disclosed in her shocking televised testimony last summer.
Eva Surovell / The Messenger:
Cassidy Hutchinson Book Reveals Chaos at End of Trump White House: 'I Don't Want People To Know We Lost'  —  Hutchinson recounts the final days of the Trump administration, including Jan. 6, 2021, in her new book  —  A Facebook icon representing an external link to share the article on Facebook …
Discussion: Raw Story, UPROXX and HuffPost
William Vaillancourt / The Daily Beast:
Cassidy Hutchinson Begs GOP to Stop Donald Trump Before It's Too Late  —  On MSNBC, the former White House aide warned that Trump “almost destroyed democracy in one day” and “wants to do it again.”  —  Former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson, whose testimony before the House Jan. 6 Committee …
New York Times:
Trump Tells Gun Store He'd Like to Buy a Glock, Raising Legal Questions
Zachary Leeman / The Messenger:
Trump Tells South Carolina ‘This Country Is Finished’ if He Doesn't Win 2024: 'I Hate To Say It. It's Horrible'
Hunter Biden sues Rudy Giuliani and his former attorney, alleging they tried to hack his devices  —  Hunter Biden filed a civil lawsuit Tuesday against Rudy Giuliani and his former attorney, claiming they caused “total annihilation” of his digital privacy and violated federal …
Dan Mangan / CNBC:
Hunter Biden sues former Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani over infamous laptop  — Hunter Biden sued former Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani and another attorney over alleged violations of computer fraud and data access related to a laptop computer Biden is said to have left at a Delaware repair shop.
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Inside the courtroom of Trump's D.C. judge
Brian Klaas / The Atlantic:
Trump Floats the Idea of Executing Joint Chiefs Chairman Milley
Ben Kamisar / NBC News:
Asa Hutchinson misses out as seven candidates qualify for second GOP debate  —  Former President Donald Trump is skipping another debate, while Hutchinson is the only candidate who made the first debate to miss the second one.  —  Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson fell short of qualifying …
Maeve Reston / Washington Post:
Seven GOP presidential candidates are set to debate Wednesday night
Discussion: Breitbart and Fox News
Zach Montellaro / Politico:
Here's who made the second Republican presidential debate
Lawrence Hurley / NBC News:
Supreme Court rejects Alabama's bid to use congressional map with just one majority-Black district  —  The court's decision is in line with its June ruling in the same case that reaffirmed key protections for minority voters.  —  WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a defeat …
David Wildstein / New Jersey Globe:
Tammy Murphy is a possible U.S. Senate candidate  —  In the days following Bob Menendez's indictment last week, New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy has received calls from political advisors and key Democrats locally and in Washington about running for the United States Senate in 2024, the New Jersey Globe has confirmed.
Discussion: The Messenger
Michelle Cottle / New York Times:
What Is J.D. Vance's Angle?  —  J.D. Vance was trying to find his groove.  I had just shown up at his office last week to interview the Ohio Republican about his first nine months in the Senate, where he has proved curiously hard to pigeonhole.  As we sat down, Mr. Vance — at 39 …
Discussion: The Nation
Zoë Richards / NBC News:
Georgia judge orders jurors' identities to stay secret during Trump election interference trial  —  Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis had requested an order that would put limitations on revealing jurors' names and likenesses during any trial in the case.
Discussion: Raw Story and The Messenger
Miles Parks / NPR:
In some states, more than half of the local election officials have left since 2020  —  Josh Daniels got into running elections by accident.  —  A Marine veteran and registered Republican, Daniels was recruited in 2019 by a friend who'd been elected clerk in Utah County, Utah, to be her deputy.
Discussion: Denver Post and Raw Story
Jocelyn Kiley / Pew Research Center:
Majority of Americans continue to favor moving away from Electoral College  —  How we did this  —  The Electoral College has played an outsize role in some recent U.S. elections.  And a majority of Americans would welcome a change to the way presidents are elected, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.
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New York Times:
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New York Times:
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