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What We’re Reading Today: Who Is The ‘Whistleblower’? Virginia Blues, Media Malpractice … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Impeachment Follies

Schiff Announces Impeachment Hearing Schedule. Here’s Who Will Testify — Daily Caller

No, Sondland’s Revised Testimony Doesn’t Prove There Was a Quid Pro Quo — PJ Media

Democrats’ ‘Star Witness’ Admits He Wasn’t On Trump-Ukraine Call, Sole Source Was NY Times — ZeroHedge

Impeachment testimony is also giving Trump a quid pro quo defense — Los Angeles Times

Senate Republicans consider including Bidens in Trump impeachment trial — Washington Post

Poll: Trump Impeachment Support Slips — Newsmax

Blowing the ‘Whistleblower’s’ Cover

Whistleblower attorney called for ‘rebellion,’ ‘impeachment’ in 2017 — Fox News

Alleged ‘Whistleblower’ Eric Ciaramella Worked Closely with Anti-Trump Dossier Hoaxer  — Breitbart

Elections 2020

The Trump-era realignment is a death sentence for the GOP – Tim Carney, Washington Examiner

Poll: Majority expect Trump to win in 2020  —  Politico

Biden Calls Warren Jab “Elitism” – Reuters

Dem Lawmakers Give Warren’s Health Plan the Cold Shoulder — The Hill

Tuesday’s Elections Show Impeachment Might Not Boost GOP As Much As It Hoped — NPR

Media Malpractice

Here’s What ABC Ran With While Holding Up Epstein Bombshell Over Journalistic Concerns — Daily Caller

Brian Stelter Uses Epstein Story to Hit ‘Right-Wing’ for Stoking ‘Hatred of the Media’ — Washington Free Beacon


White House Backing Off $8.6 Billion Demand for Wall Funding — Roll Call

Tuscon: Voters in liberal US city reject sanctuary city status — BBC


Iran Says It Will Resume Operating Centrifuges in Violation of Nuclear Deal — PJ Media

Virginia Turns Blue…

‘Virginia is officially blue.’ Democrats regain control of legislature, clearing way for liberal policies — USA Today

 Virginia lawmaker jailed for teen sex scandal wins state Senate seat — WJLA

Message from Virginia: Blue states emerge from expanding federal governments — Monica Showalter, American Thinker

… As People Flee to Red States

Top 10 inbound vs. top 10 outbound US states: How do they compare on a variety of tax burden, business climate, fiscal health, energy/housing costs and economic measures? — Mark Perry, Carpe Diem

Since 2006, Over a Million Californians Have Left the State — The Daily Signal

Judicial Activism

Obama-appointed judge strikes down HHS rule protecting medical providers objecting to abortion — Washington Times

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