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What We’re Reading Today: Polls Tighten, Hunter Hurts Joe, COVID Death Rates Decline . . . And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Politics: Polls & Hunter Biden

Biden’s ahead in polls — but so was Hillary Clinton. Can Trump still win? — Fox News

Trump, Biden, Hunter, Chaos — Wall Street Journal

New York Post Stories on Hunter Biden Emails Thrive Online Despite Big Tech Blackout — CNSNews

Joe Biden Rejects ‘Garbage’ From ‘Rudy Giuliani, Trump’s Henchmen’ — Newsmax

Here’s How We Know the Hunter Biden Emails Are Real, and a Serious Threat to Joe Biden — PJ Media

Biden faces backlash for saying ‘America was an idea’ that ‘we’ve never lived up to’ — Fox News

The Last Debate

How Trump Should Approach the Final Debate — National Review

Breaking with media polls, Trump debate strategy to pummel Biden on corruption — Just The News

COVID-19 : Politics &Trends

Studies Point To Big Drop In COVID-19 Death Rates — NPR, Via Marginal Revolution

Covid deaths in Europe have caught up with the U.S. — Bruno Maçães, Twitter

Gov’t Officials, Judges Need to Be Reminded: There’s No “Pandemic Exception” to the Constitution — Heritage Foundation

Government Policies Have Worsened the Coronavirus Crisis — American Institute for Economic Research

Students who catch Covid may be saving lives — RationalOptimist.com Blog, via Dissecting Leftism

Barrett Supreme Court Nomination

Report: Senate Democrats To Boycott Amy Coney Barrett Committee Vote — Daily Caller

Clyburn: Barrett Confirmation Will ‘Throwback’ SCOTUS to Days of Segregation, Slavery — Breitbart

Bidenomics, Plus Trouble In Stimulus Land?

Sen. McConnell: Dems Won’t Renew PPP Unless It Sends Money to Planned Parenthood and Criminals in Prison — CNSNews

Key tenet of Biden economic policy platform could eliminate two million jobs, according to report — Just The News

Bill Gates: ‘Shutting down’ economy ‘nowhere near sufficient’ to stop climate change — Just The News

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