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daily kos

  • Open thread for night owls. Lehmann: CNN's Jeff Zucker explains how he became Trump's useful idiot
  • Donald Trump IS NOT a fascist. Yet.
  • Former Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane sentenced to 10 to 23 months in prison
  • Memo to Curt Schilling: Here’s why Jewish Americans overwhelmingly vote for Democrats
  • Coalition troops now reported within a just few miles of Mosul
  • Recreational marijuana could be legal in a quarter of the country following this year's elections

wonk wire

  • Restructuring Subsidies Could Help Fix ObamaCare
  • The Political Environment on Social Media
  • The World Would Be $1.1 Trillion Richer If It Treated Its Young People Like Germany
  • Can We Capture Energy From a Hurricane?
  • Out of Ammunition to Combat Recession?
  • Why Cleaning Up Abandoned Lots Can Reduce Shootings

the corner

  • The Conservative's Guide to the Best and Worst of the NBA
  • Feingold Attacks Johnson's Anti-Poverty Program
  • Unjustified Protests Against the Dakota Access Pipeline
  • Obamacare and the Fundamentals
  • Signed Copies
  • Truth vs. Social Justice


fact check

  • Clinton’s Connection to FBI Official
  • A False ‘Corruption’ Claim
  • Did the Pope Endorse Trump?
  • Video: The Final Debate
  • More Bogus Voter Fraud from Trump
  • Clinton’s Misleading Debt Claims

drudge report

  • Less than half confident ballot will count...
  • More hacking fears...
  • Clinton's Secret Weapon: New Immigrants...

talking points memo

  • Trump Camp Shuts Down Major Fundraising For Joint Effort With RNC
  • Hannity Offers To Send Obama To Kenya If Trump Becomes President
  • Trump Does Obama Impression: I Know ‘Rigged’ ‘Cuz I’m From Chicago!
  • Trump Brand Loses Luster With Affluent In The Midst Of Campaign
  • Fearing Election Day Trouble, Some US Schools Cancel Classes
  • Trump Defeating Parody With Self-Parody

politifact truth-o-meter

  • The Truth-O-Meter scorecard for the third 2016 presidential debate
  • Are the Clinton WikiLeaks emails doctored, or are they authentic?
  • Trump says Clinton and Obama paid people to cause violence at his rallies
  • The 3rd presidential debate, annotated
  • Fact-checks from the third presidential debate (running story)
  • The Truth-O-Meter scorecard for the second 2016 presidential debate

hot air

paul krugman

the hill

huffington post

  • Sean Hannity Offers To Send Obamas To Canada, Kenya Or Indonesia -- If They Don't Come Back
  • Trump Loyalists Planned Voter Intimidation Using Fake ID Badges, Fake Exit Polling -- Until HuffPost Asked Them About It
  • Newt Gingrich Defends Donald Trump By Accusing Megyn Kelly Of Being Obsessed With Sex
  • Adele Endorses Hillary Clinton During Miami Concert
  • Defeating This GOP Congressman Proves Not So Easy, Even In Anti-Trump Territory
  • Donald Trump's Latest Scare Tactic: Claiming Clinton Will Cut Social Security And Medicare

the fix

  • ‘You are fascinated with sex': That Megyn Kelly-Newt Gingrich showdown was one for the ages
  • Trump: Obama has to be ‘investigated’ over Hillary Clinton’s email server
  • Donald Trump’s campaign has spent more on hats than on polling
  • Yes, Donald Trump has been good for the media business
  • Colin Powell joins 68 Republican politicians, donors and officials who are supporting Hillary Clinton
  • Team Trump has cherry-picked the polling tree clean


  • Radio Host Derek Hunter Breaks Ranks with Never Trump: ‘The Media Needs to Be Destroyed’
  • Trump to Tallahassee: ‘In 14 Days We Are Going to Win the State of Florida’
  • Feds Charge Sheriff Arpaio With Criminal Contempt-of-Court
  • Study: Voters Turning to Internet for Election Information
  • Syrian Mother: Islamic State Baked Christians, ‘Kneaded’ Children in Bakery Machines
  • New Details about Youth Attacks on Temple University Students, Bystanders

new york times

fox news

kevin drum

  • Tweet of the Day: Most Obamacare Users Won't Pay Much More For Coverage Than They Did Last Year
  • Long Haul Truck Drivers Are Scarily Close to Being Put Out of Business
  • Here's My 11-Word, 1-Chart Plan for Fixing Obamacare
  • We Live in a Gentlemen's C- Universe
  • Donald Trump Knows Nothing About His Own Businesses
  • Are Bonds Opaque and Confusing Because They Have to Be?

little green footballs

  • In Which Sean Hannity Goes Full-Out Racist Against President Obama
  • "Blacks for Trump" Leader Seen Behind Trump at Rallies Is a Former Member of a Murderous Cult
  • Samantha Bee Has the Best Commentary on Debate 3: The Good, the Bad, the Nasty
  • Daily Beast Reports: Donald Trump's Wild Drug-Fueled Underage Sex Parties
  • New From Keith Olbermann: Would a Trump Win or a Foreign Invasion Be Worse?
  • New ABC News Poll: Clinton Heading for a Landslide

power line

  • Gabby, Ernie, and Hack: All-time best Chicago Cubs
  • American Roulette
  • Kane can do this: 10-23 months
  • No Question Now: Obama Lied [Updated]
  • Hillary’s Health Back In the Spotlight


new republic

  • The Racial Divide on Perceived Police Bias Is Widening. Thanks, Trump?
  • As Chinese Incomes Rise, So Does Pollution
  • Will Mushy Moderates Cost the Democrats a Senate Majority?
  • Grierson & Leitch Episode 40: Moonlight, Jack Reacher, Weekend at Bernie’s
  • There Will Be No Trumpism After Trump
  • Obama Was Right About Republican Extremism All Along

the volokh conspiracy

  • [Ilya Somin] Video of Harvard Kennedy School Forum on “Is Democracy in Crisis?”
  • [Eugene Volokh] Another of the suspicious missing-defendant cases goes away
  • [Ilya Somin] Why politicians lie
  • [Eugene Volokh] Two new full scholarship programs at my own UCLA School of Law
  • [Jonathan H. Adler] Former Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane sentenced to prison
  • [Ilya Somin] Podcast on “voting with your feet”

crooks and liars

  • Open Thread - About Those Trump Polls...
  • Newt Gingrich Has A Meltdown, Accuses Megyn Kelly Of Being 'Obsessed With Sex'
  • C&L's Late Nite Music Club With The Fallouts
  • State Of Virginia Scraps 'Hospital Style Code' For Abortion Providers
  • Frank Luntz: 'There's Going To Be A Lot Of Recrimination After Election Day'
  • President Obama: Trump Is Different From 'Honorable Men' McCain And Romney

the moderate voice

  • The 2016 election has held up a mirror to America, and she is not beautiful
  • Cartoon: Trump direction
  • Trump stops big bucks fundraisers that meant big cash for Republican Party
  • Health Care Costs Top New President’s Agenda
  • Greatest Outrage Ever
  • Florida is starting to slip away from Trump


  • Flashback to Obama 2010: Under ObamaCare Your Premiums Will Fall “By As Much As 3000%”
  • Newt Gingrich to Megyn Kelly: “You are fascinated with sex.” (VIDEO)
  • Electoral College Snapshot Doesn’t Look Good For Trump
  • Have We Given Up America?
  • Top Democrats Seem TERRIFIED Marco Rubio Will Win
  • Trump Financially Abandons the GOP to Fend for Themselves


  • In one corner of the law, minorities and women are often valued less
  • ‘It’s my decision’: This woman is auctioning off her virginity to help her family
  • The real story behind those ridiculous first-class cabins in viral videos
  • Big pharma is gearing up to defend drug prices
  • Why Election Day falls on the latest possible day this year
  • Wikipedia is fixing one of the Internet’s biggest flaws

congress blog

  • Ending Arctic drilling will secure president’s climate legacy
  • Legislative movement offers opportunity for dams
  • Warren seeks to thwart the will of the majority with call to remove SEC chair
  • The hidden controversy over online shopping
  • Driverless cars, ethics and public safety
  • Should the US be worried about the thriving Turkey-Russia alliance?

michelle malkin

  • Hillary proud to win endorsement of man who mocked her husband’s at-home ‘bimbo’ prowess
  • Cavalcade of ‘coincidences’: Here’s more on Hillary’s private email that Obama learned about from the news
  • Obamacare: The Final Grubering
  • Nothing to see here, just Clinton pal Terry McAuliffe donating $500k to wife of FBI official who investigated Hillary
  • Oprah coins perfect campaign slogan for Hillary: ‘You don’t have to like her’ (open thread)
  • Great news! Having worked wonders for health insurance, Obama sets sights on making air travel cheaper

oliver willis

washington monthly

atlas shrugs

  • World’s First MUSLIM TOY Shop: “Hijarbies” and “Colourful prayer mats”
  • Republicans Reporting Their Early Votes Are Being Changed To Clinton-Kaine
  • Hillary and “The White Helmets”
  • Germany: Cologne New Year’s Eve Muslim Migrant Sex Attacks WIPED from Crime Record
  • France: Muslim Screams ‘There is Only One Master — Allah’, Punches Teacher in Front of Pupils
  • Islamic Jihad Terrorists Planned Mass Casualty Attack at Israeli WEDDING

news hounds


flopping aces

  • The fate of the State Run Media depends on the outcome of this election
  • Is the Demise of Christianity part of a Plan? (Guest Post)
  • Porn star levels accusation of “unacceptable behavior” at Trump day after launching online sex shop
  • Sunday Funnies
  • Trump Defends Life, Hillary Defends Partial Birth Abortion (Guest Post)
  • The Fed Is Your Enemy, And The Elite Is In-Tow

political animal

gruntled center

  • Democratic Doctors Deal With People, Republican Doctors Deal With Bodies
  • Can Dictators Be Leaders? Authoritarians Say Yes, Democrats Say No
  • The Nobel Prize Shows Mrs. Thatcher's Continuing Gift to American Academia
  • The Just Grievances of Trump Supporters
  • Sovereign Immunity Protects the United States the Most
  • The Irony of Suburban "Covenants, Codes, and Restrictions" Is That Private Government Is More Intrusive Than Real Government

the blaze

drudge retort

  • Newt to Megyn Kelly: 'You Are Fascinated with Sex'
  • Cook Political Report: Dems Will Take Senate
  • Cubs Face Indians in World Series
  • Trump to 2020 Hopefuls: You Don't Have a Chance
  • Trump Stops Holding Fundraisers for RNC
  • Colin Powell Will Vote for Hillary


  • "Paul Beatty’s novel 'The Sellout,' a blistering satire about race in America, won the Man Booker Prize on Tuesday..."
  • At the Late Rose Café....
  • "A whopping 91 percent of news coverage about Donald Trump on the three broadcast nightly newscasts over the past 12 weeks has been 'hostile'..."
  • "I’d always thought of him as a brother. Every time I’d see his name somewhere, it was like he was in the room." Wrote Bob Dylan about Bobby Vee.
  • A New Yorker headline denies the humanity of Clarence Thomas.
  • "Can you believe someone would put that many Trump signs so close together on our roads? It’s so rude. Who is this jerk?"

vox populi

  • Why people love and hate Donald Trump
  • Scott Adams endorses Trump
  • October Surprise?
  • No freedom without nations
  • The cost of corporate convergence
  • Reality and gun control

crooks and liars

  • Open Thread - About Those Trump Polls...
  • Newt Gingrich Has A Meltdown, Accuses Megyn Kelly Of Being 'Obsessed With Sex'
  • C&L's Late Nite Music Club With The Fallouts
  • State Of Virginia Scraps 'Hospital Style Code' For Abortion Providers
  • Frank Luntz: 'There's Going To Be A Lot Of Recrimination After Election Day'
  • President Obama: Trump Is Different From 'Honorable Men' McCain And Romney

war is a crime

  • Talk Nation Radio: Timeka Drew on Protecting Voter Rights
  • Slavery Was Abolished
  • Tomgram: William Hartung, The Doctrine of Armed Exceptionalism
  • Focus: The Mosul Offensive Against Islamic State - Oct 24, 2016
  • David Swanson: “We need to unite globally around opposition to the entire institution of war”
  • Tomgram: Gary Younge, America's Deserving and Undeserving Dead Children

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