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Today the New York Times revealed that Michael Cohen recorded his October 2016 conversation the God-King about a payoff to former Playboy model Karen McDougal, and federal investigators now have that recording. Also, Think Progress’s Casey Michel reports on U.S. white supremacist groups vying for support from Russia and Mother JonesMark Follman reports on the Russian agent Maria Butina’s years-long infiltration of the NRA, while the Brennan Center released a report on illegal voter purges between the 2012 and 2016 elections. And Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell threatened to hold a confirmation vote on Brett Kavanaugh right before the November midterms if Democrats continue to demand records of Kavanaugh’s White House service under President George W. Bush. Would a late-October-early-November confirmation showdown cost Democrats votes … or boost Democratic turnout?


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