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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Doyle McManus
Los Angeles Times
David Plouffe, the political wizard who helped President Obama win two elections, summed up this year’s presidential contest concisely last week.
Anne Gearan
The Washington Post
Democrat Hillary Clinton will contrast Republican Donald Trump’s admiration for authoritarian figures with her view that the United States is uniquely positioned to lead the world by democratic example during a speech to veterans Wednesday, her campaign said.
Pete Williams
The Foreign Denial and Deception Committee is said to be examining recent alleged cyberattacks by the Russians. This comes after U.S. officials say Russian hackers failed to hack into Arizona’s online voter registration system.