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What We’re Reading Today: Biden Flips, Castro Limps, Bloomberg Hints … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020

Michael Bloomberg Actively Prepares to Enter 2020 Presidential Race  — New York Times

With an Eye Toward Beto O’Rourke Voters, Castro Campaign Limps On — Real Clear Politics

Steyer aide offered money for endorsements — AP  

Biden, who backed moving US Embassy in Israel, suddenly changed course — Fox News

Poll: 75 Percent of Democrats Would Back Democratic Socialist Candidate — Breitbart

Iowa (Quinnipiac): Warren 20, Buttigieg 19, Sanders 17, Biden 15 — Real Clear Politics

Medicare Folly For All

Has Elizabeth Warren Wrecked the Left? — Wall Street Journal

Hillary Clinton: Warren’s Medicare for All Plan Wouldn’t Pass the Senate — Washington Free Beacon

Who Is The Whistleblower?

Alleged Whistleblower Cited in Mueller Report For Emails Leaked to NYT — PJ Media

Alleged Whistleblower Was Biden Guest at State Department Banquet — Washington Examiner

Impeachment

Testimony bombshell: Obama administration tried to partner with Hunter Biden’s Ukrainian gas firm but was blocked over corruption concerns — John Solomon Reports

Don’t Tell Anybody

US, China Take Another Step In Trade Talks, Chinese Official Says — Daily Caller

Dow and S&P 500 hit new record on trade deal optimism — CNN

Rotten Apple

Is New York City Barreling Toward Its Own Housing Crisis? — Reason

Iron Pyrite State

Calif. Taxpayers on Hook for Six-Figure Government Pensions — Washington Free Beacon

Tolerant Left

Melania Trump’s visit to sick kids protested by staff at Boston hospital — Washington Times

Antifa’s Ultimate Goal Is Communism, Journalist Attacked by Adherents Says — Daily Signal

North Korea

Trump’s ‘huge win’ on North Korea nuke talks at risk — Washington Times

Climate Nonsense

New Zealand Commits To Being Carbon Neutral By 2050 — With A Big Loophole — NPR


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