In the News

Here is some stuff in the news today...

RIP Janet Reno: "Janet Reno, who rose from a rustic life on the edge of the Everglades to become attorney general of the United States—the first woman to hold the job—and whose eight years in that office placed her in the middle of some of the most divisive episodes of the Clinton presidency, died on Monday at age 78. She died at her home in Miami-Dade County, Fla., from complications of Parkinson's disease, according to her sister, Margaret Hurchalla." My condolences to her family, friends, and colleagues.

Nope, nope, and more nope: "Donald Trump's cabinet-in-waiting is taking shape in the final days of the race, as aides eye a number of Trump loyalists for major posts should he win on Tuesday. Among the names being considered, according to conversations with three campaign advisers who requested anonymity to speak freely: Rudy Giuliani for attorney general, Newt Gingrich for secretary of state, retired Lt. Gen Michael Flynn for defense secretary or national security adviser, Trump finance chairman Steve Mnuchin for Treasury secretary, and Republican National Committee finance chair Lew Eisenberg for commerce secretary." That entire list is terrifying, but Rudy Giuliani as AG?! ABSOLUTELY NOT.

"The Justice Department announced today that its Civil Rights Division plans to deploy more than 500 personnel to 67 jurisdictions in 28 states for the Nov. 8, 2016, general election." Good.

This is a moving piece about EMILY's List on the cusp of electing (fingers crossed!) the first female president.

Here's a thing I wrote for Shareblue today: "Clinton's massive ground game reaches 14.5 million people in final weekend." Whoa, right?!

And finally! Please enjoy this video of a small dog dressed as a panda!

What have you been reading?

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