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What We’re Reading Today

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Moore Calls Fed Board Candidacy Criticism ‘Smear Campaign’ — Newsmax

The NRA’s circular firing squad— Washington Times

A Couple Dozen People Go To Beto Campaign Event — The Daily Caller

House Democrats Feel Little Pressure From Voters to Impeach Trump — New York Times

Injured California rabbi gets a call from President Donald Trump: ‘He was just so comforting’— USA Today

Democrats see Biden as wobbly 2020 front-runner— Politico

Mapping San Francisco’s Homeless Hypodermic Needle Challenge — Open The Books

Socialist Sanders Touts American Capitalist System He So Vehemently Criticizes — Andy Puzder

Swing-state voter: I’ll probably vote for Trump again — CNN

Congress Returns With Tensions Running High—Wall Street Journal

There’s nothing funny about today’s highly potent marijuana. It killed my son.— USA Today

Trump Campaign Manager Believes President Can Flip Nevada, N.H., Colorado — Newsmax

A Despicable Cartoon in The Times— Bret Stephens, New York Times

Where are the social conservative women?— New York Times

Documented? Undocumented? AOC doesn’t care– Citizen Free Press

Iran foreign minister will visit North Korea— Washington Times


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John Merline

Veteran journalist John Merline was Deputy Editor of Commentary and Opinion at Investor's Business Daily. Before IBD, he launched and edited the Opinion section of AOL News, and was a member of the editorial board of USA Today, where he continues to be a regular contributor. He’s been published in the Washington Post, National Review, Detroit News, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Forbes, and numerous other publications. He is regular commentator on the One America News Network and on local talk radio. He got his start in journalism under the tutelage of M. Stanton Evans.

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