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Russia Rejects Trump’s Bid For Pre-Election Nuke Deal

The Guardian reports: US-Russian nuclear arms control talks have sunk into confusion after the top American negotiator claimed there was “an agreement in principle” between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, a claim Moscow quickly rejected as a “delusion”. Marshall Billingslea, the US special envoy for arms control, said he had flown to Helsinki on Monday to meet the Russian deputy …

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Labor Sec’s Wife Tests COVID+, Attended Barrett Event

Yahoo News reports: Trish Scalia, the wife of Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia, tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday afternoon, the Labor Department told staffers in an email on Tuesday night. Trish Scalia is “experiencing mild symptoms but doing well,” the Labor Department said, while the secretary has tested negative for the virus and has not shown any symptoms. Trish Scalia, …

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Trump Tweets Meme Showing Biden In Wheelchair

The Daily Beast reports: Despite recent national polls showing President Donald Trump losing among voters aged 65 and older by more than 20 points, a key demographic that Republican presidential candidates have carried for 20 years, the president decided to mockingly tweet a photoshopped image of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden as a nursing home resident on Tuesday night. The …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Billboard Magazine reports: Sparked by a viral TikTok video featuring the song, Fleetwood Mac’s former No. 1 single “Dreams” re-enters the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Oct. 17) at No. 21, landing on the chart for the first time since its original 1977 run. In the TikTok clip, Idahoan Nathan Apodaca rides his longboard while drinking a large bottle of Ocean …

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Yet Another Trump Ad Uses Footage From Russia

Politico reports: A new pro-Trump super PAC ad uses stock footage from Russia and Belarus in a major ad buy that’s airing in three swing states. It’s the fourth time in three months that an ad promoting President Donald Trump’s reelection has used footage from Russia. America First Action last Thursday launched an ad called “Pandemic Tax” in Florida, Pennsylvania …

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Ohio May Also Charge Jacob Wohl And Jack Burkman

The Columbus Dispatch reports: Ohio authorities are considering whether charges are warranted against a pair of conservative extremists already accused of voter intimidation targeting minorities in Michigan. A total of 3,449 robocalls were answered on Ohioans’ phones from the duo: Jack Burkman, 54, of Arlington, Virginia, and Jacob Wohl, 22, of Los Angeles, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost said Tuesday. …

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Woman Vows To Sue Over Neighbor’s Biden Sign

TMZ reports: Joe Biden lawn signs are triggering people in certain parts of the country … like this woman who threatened to sue her neighbor in an epic meltdown captured on video. Home security footage shows the lady storming up to her neighbor’s front door, ringing the doorbell twice and demanding to talk. When the other woman inside says she …

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Barr’s “Unmasking” Probe Collapses In Pile Of Nothing

Glorious Leader will be ever so pissed: The federal prosecutor appointed by Attorney General William P. Barr to review whether Obama-era officials improperly requested the identities of individuals whose names were redacted in intelligence documents has completed his work without finding any substantive wrongdoing, according to people familiar with the matter. The revelation that U.S. Attorney John Bash, who left …

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Pelosi Rages At CNN’s Wolf Blitzer After He Suggests Accepting GOP’s $1.8 Trillion Stimulus Package [VIDEO]

I’ve never seen Pelosi so fired up: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday ardently defended her decision to hold out on coronavirus negotiations and not accept the White House’s $1.8 trillion offer. In a heated exchange with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, Pelosi pushed back on some dissent from members within her own party, saying they don’t understand how the negotiations are …

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