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QAnon Family Behind Pence Event Donates $1.6M

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump recently accepted $1 million in campaign contributions from a couple whose vocal support for the QAnon conspiracy theory led to the cancellation of a fundraiser they were supposed to host for Vice President Mike Pence last month. The couple, Caryn and Michael Borland, have shared QAnon memes and retweeted posts from QAnon accounts, …

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Report: Trump’s Campaign Manager Thinks He’ll Lose

Jonathan Swan reports at Axios: Three senior Trump advisers who recently talked to campaign manager Bill Stepien walked away believing he thinks they will lose. The big picture: The Trump campaign is filled with internal blaming and pre-spinning of a potential loss, accelerating a dire mood that’s driven by a daily barrage of bleak headlines, campaign and White House officials …

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Ex-GOP State Rep Charged For Assaulting Poll Worker

The Raleigh News & Observer reports: A former Republican state legislator was charged with assaulting an election worker at a Wake County early voting site on Friday morning. Gary Pendleton was an official Republican poll observer at the Northern Regional Center, 350 East Holding Ave. in Wake Forest, where he was charged with a misdemeanor assault. Pendleton, 73, served in …

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Joe Biden +9 Over Trump In Latest Michigan Poll

The Hill reports: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is leading President Trump in the critical swing state of Michigan by 9 points, roughly three weeks out from Election Day, according to a new Hill-Harvard poll conducted by HarrisX. Fifty-four percent of voters said they supported Biden, while 43 percent said the same about Trump, according to the poll that was …

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Joe Biden Wins Ratings Battle Of Dueling Town Halls

CNN Business reports: Joe Biden’s town hall on ABC averaged 13.9 million viewers on Thursday night, easily surpassing the Nielsen ratings for President Trump’s town hall on NBC. That alone was a result virtually no one in the TV business expected. And that’s not even the most surprising part. The Trump town hall was simulcast by two of NBC’s cable …

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RNC Files FEC Complaint Against Twitter: Blocking The NY Post Is An “In-Kind Contribution” To Biden Campaign

Fox News reports: The Republican National Committee (RNC) on Friday filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) alleging that the censorship of the New York Post article about Hunter Biden’s overseas business dealings and former Vice President Joe Biden’s alleged knowledge of those dealings amounts to an “illegal corporate in-kind political contribution” to the Biden campaign, Fox News …

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Both Sides Romney Hits Trump For QAnon Refusal

From a statement issued by Romney today: The President’s unwillingness to denounce an absurd and dangerous conspiracy theory last night continues an alarming pattern: politicians and parties refuse to forcefully and convincingly repudiate groups like Antifa, white supremacists, and conspiracy peddlers. Similarly troubling is their silence regarding anti-vaxxers, militias and anarchists. Rather than expel the rabid fringes and the extremes, …

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Trump May Sell Estate At Center Of NY Tax Probe

The Wall Street Journal reports: The Trump Organization is considering selling its sprawling Westchester, N.Y., estate, according to people familiar with the matter, after years of unsuccessful development attempts that ended with an agreement to preserve part of the property. The New York attorney general’s office has said it is examining whether any benefits Mr. Trump received from that agreement …

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Michigan Bans Open Carry In And Near Polling Places

The Detroit News reports: Michigan is prohibiting the open carry of guns within 100 feet of polling places amid fears of voter intimidation during the pivotal Nov. 3 election, prompting criticism by Second Amendment advocates. Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson sent guidance to local election officials on Friday — 18 days before Election Day — to clarify that the open …

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Flailing Susan Collins Backs Two Local QAnon Nutbags

The Mainer reports: Sen. Susan Collins is financially supporting the state legislative campaigns of two fellow Maine Republicans who fervently believe in QAnon, the perverse conspiracy theory whose adherents are considered a domestic terror threat by the FBI. In recent days, Facebook and YouTube have announced actions to curb the spread of QAnon content due to mounting fears that its …

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