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Reminder -- all roads lead back to Trump's tax returns

CNN - Tue, 2018-10-16 18:32
On Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted this: "For the record, I have no financial interests in Saudi Arabia (or Russia, for that matter). Any suggestion that I have is just more FAKE NEWS (of which there is plenty)!"

A Jewish prayer book owned by Marilyn Monroe is going up for auction

CNN - Tue, 2018-10-16 18:24
Jewish prayer books can be found online for anywhere between $12 to $200, but one in New York could be worth thousands.

Trump seems eager to contain, not confront, fallout from journalist’s disappearance

Washington Post - Tue, 2018-10-16 18:18
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made no public mention of Jamal Khashoggi’s case as he met Saudi leaders for what the White House said was a tough fact-finding mission.

Indicted Rep. Duncan Hunter is running an anti-Muslim campaign against his opponent

CNN - Tue, 2018-10-16 18:16
Republican Rep. Duncan D. Hunter is running a brazenly anti-Muslim campaign against his Democratic opponent, a Christian who is the son of a Mexican-American mother and Palestinian father.

With a House Takeover, Democrats Could Get Trump’s Tax Returns. Would They?

NY Times - Tue, 2018-10-16 18:11
An obscure provision in the tax code dating to the Teapot Dome scandal allows Congress to retrieve tax returns. But with President Trump, it almost certainly would be a fight.

Is It Possible to Be an Anti-Abortion Democrat? One Woman Tried to Find Out

NY Times - Tue, 2018-10-16 18:11
In Missouri, where Democrats’ fortunes have been dwindling for years, party members are trying to figure out how to win back voters.

'Here we go again': Trump tells AP the criticism over a Saudi journalist's disappearance is premature

CNN - Tue, 2018-10-16 18:10
President Donald Trump defended Saudi Arabia in an interview Tuesday, suggesting the wave of criticism the Middle Eastern kingdom has received over a missing Saudi journalist is premature.

Beto O'Rourke touts support from 'lifelong Republican' mom, but records show she has also backed Democrats

CNN - Tue, 2018-10-16 18:02
On the campaign trail, Rep. Beto O'Rourke has cast his mother, Melissa O'Rourke, as a lifelong Republican. The Texas Democrat's comments serve a purpose: his Republican mother is the exact sort of voter he'll need to win over in order to defeat GOP Sen. Ted Cruz in the red state and become the first Democrat to win a Senate seat there for the first time since 1988.

Suspects in Khashoggi Case Had Ties to Saudi Crown Prince

NY Times - Tue, 2018-10-16 17:48
Links between Prince Mohammed and at least four suspects in the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi may make it harder to advance a “rogue killers” explanation.

Judge unblocks Obama rule on student debt relief after delays by DeVos

CNN - Tue, 2018-10-16 17:41
An Obama-era rule designed to help students cheated by for-profit colleges get relief on their education debt finally took effect Tuesday after efforts by the Trump administration to block it.

'Halloween' stars return for film reboot

CNN - Tue, 2018-10-16 17:36
40 years later, Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie Strode to face the murderous Michael Myers on her own terms. Rick Damigella reports.

Poll: Cruz leads O'Rourke with 3 weeks to go

CNN - Tue, 2018-10-16 17:34
Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz appears well-positioned for re-election over his Democratic challenger Rep. Beto O'Rourke, topping him 52% to 45% among likely voters, a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS finds.

Saudi Arabia's money in US politics

CNN - Tue, 2018-10-16 17:26
CNN's Jake Taper highlights Saudi Arabia's long-standing financial influence in US politics.
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