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The Left Column
In any normal election year, we’d compare the two presidential candidates side by side on the issues. But this is not a normal election year. A comparison like that would be an empty exercise in a race where one candidate — our choice, Hillary Clinton — has a record of service and a raft of pragmatic ideas, and the other, Donald Trump, discloses nothing concrete about himself or his plans while promising the moon and offering the stars on layaway. (We will explain in a subsequent editorial why we believe Mr. Trump to be the worst nominee put forward by a major party in modern American history.)
(WaPo) A group of 75 retired career Foreign Service officers, including ambassadors and senior State Department officials under Republican and Democratic presidents over nearly a half-century, has signed an open letter calling Donald Trump “entirely unqualified to serve as President and Commander-in-Chief.”
The diplomats said “none of us” will vote for Trump. While they said not all of them agreed with every decision made by Hillary Clinton, they said they all supported her candidacy. “Because the stakes in this election are so high,” the letter said, “this is the first time many of us have publicly endorsed a candidate for President.”
(Yahoo Finance) A new analysis from a nonpartisan group finds that Donald Trump's latest tax proposals would increase the federal debt by $5.3 trillion over the next decade, compared with $200 billion if Hillary Clinton's ideas were enacted.
The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget looked at Trump's newly revised tax plan as well as other proposals. However, it says its analysis can't be certain of the actual size of Trump's tax plan because his campaign won't spell out how it will treat certain businesses' tax liabilities. The committee took a "mid-range guess" between two estimates provided by the nonpartisan Tax Foundation.
(Guardian) Donald Trump’s campaign chair in a prominent Ohio county has claimed there was “no racism” during the 1960s and said black people who have not succeeded over the past half-century only have themselves to blame.
Kathy Miller, chair of the Republican nominee’s campaign in Mahoning County, who is white, made the remarks during a taped interview with the Guardian’s Anywhere but Washington series of election videos.
“If you’re black and you haven’t been successful in the last 50 years, it’s your own fault. You’ve had every opportunity, it was given to you,” she said.
(Politico) Donald Trump on Wednesday called for the controversial “stop-and-frisk” policing practice to be instituted nationwide as a means of combating violent crime in America’s inner cities.
In a pre-taped interview on Fox News scheduled to air Wednesday night, Trump was asked by an audience member what he would do to address “violence in the black community” and “black-on-black crime.” Trump responded by proposing that “stop-and-frisk” policing, in which an officer is empowered to stop an individual and frisk them for weapons or any other illegal contraband, be adopted nationwide.
(ABC News) The head of the agency that operates the George Washington Bridge testified Wednesday that one of the defendants charged with causing gridlock for political retribution tried to persuade him to keep the traffic lanes closed, saying it was "important to Trenton."
Patrick Foye, executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, testified at the trial of former Port Authority deputy executive director Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly, Republican Gov. Chris Christie's former deputy chief of staff.
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- United Kingdom: Jeremy Corbyn is re-elected as Leader of Britain’s Labour Party
- District of Columbia: The Washington Nationals clinched the National East Division title Saturday,
- Latin America: Argentina's Chubut Province first to approve cannabis oil for medicinal use.
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- Virginia: Salem store owner: Nothing stood out about Rahami
- Maine: Bath Iron Works to cut 160 positions in engineering, support services
- New Hampshire: Conway Daily Sun columnist charged with credit card fraud
- Vermont: Governor hopeful Scott accused of illegal ads
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3 hrs ago - Donald Trump’s campaign has not invited Gennifer Flowers, the woman who said she had an affair with former President Bill Clinton before he took office in 1992, to attend the first debate in New York Monday night. Both vice presidential candidate Mi ... (CBS News)
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21 hrs ago - No chief executive at the nation’s 100 largest companies had donated to Republican Donald Trump’s presidential campaign through August, a sharp reversal from 2012, when nearly a third of the CEOs of Fortune 100 companies supported GOP nominee Mitt Ro ... (WSJ)
22 hrs ago - CMPD has released the body and dash cam footage in the Keith Lamont Scott shooting investigation. The video was released days after protesters demanded that the footage be made public. Scott’s wife released cell phone footage she captured in the mo ... (WCCB Charlotte)
23 hrs ago - Rock legend Bruce Springsteen has described Donald Trump as a “moron” and “tragic” in an election campaign he has chosen largely to stay out of, until now. Speaking to Rolling Stone magazine, the singer said: “The republic is under siege by a moron, ... (The Guardian UK)
23 hrs ago - Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural Jr., the accordionist and ambassador of zydeco music who performed under the stage name Buckwheat Zydeco, died Saturday following a battle with lung cancer. He was 68. "It is with deep sadness that I have to announce that ... (Rolling Stone)
23 hrs ago - By Renae Merle, Wesley Lowery and Peter Holley September 24 at 4:50 PM CHARLOTTE — Police will release video footage showing officers fatally shooting Keith Lamont Scott, the black man whose violent death has sparked heated protests throughout the c ... (The Washington Post)
23 hrs ago - Green Party nominee Jill Stein was excluded from the presidential debates along with Libertarian Gary Johnson, but she is planning a protest to take place outside the building where the first debate will be held Monday evening. After the "Let Jill De ... (The Week)
Yesterday - Tours (France) (AFP) - President Francois Hollande, under pressure from the right wing, on Saturday stepped up his pledge to combat illegal migration, vowing to dismantle a squalid settlement near Calais and prevent similar camps from becoming establ ... (AFP)
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Yesterday - Donald Trump on Saturday threatened to bring a woman that Bill Clinton had an extramarital affair with when he debates Hillary Clinton. “If dopey Mark Cuban of failed Benefactor fame wants to sit in the front row, perhaps I will put Jennifer Flowers ... (The Hill)
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