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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, of Calif., speaks to the media as he returns to a closed-door meeting where Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland is being interviewed as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) ** FILE **

Adam Schiff, old 'shifty' eyes, facing GOP censure fire

- The Washington Times

House GOPers are forcing a vote on Rep. Adam Schiff's censure. What good will that do? Likely: Little. The House is Democratic-controlled and honestly, censuring someone as "shifty" as Schiff, as Rep. Jody Hice calls him, would have about as much effect on controlling his anti-Donald Trump behavior as pelting him with marshmallows.

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BOOK REVIEW: 'Deep State'

James B. Stewart's mission here, however, is much different, an apparent attempt to breathe new life into the Mueller report by sorting through the tons of material that came out of it, simplifying it, and supplying it with a primary narrative plot.

Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, listens during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/New York Times at Otterbein University, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Westerville, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Gabbard is anti-Hillary, but still far-left fringe

- The Washington Times

Democratic candidate for president Tulsi Gabbard, in a widely watched Twitter-posted YouTube video, condemned the "rich, powerful" gang of elites who surround Hillary Clinton and demand Democrats either "toe the line" or stay silent. That's good. But let's remember: Gabbard is a far-left progressive; no friend of conservatives.

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., takes questions from reporters following a closed-door briefing on Iran, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE **

Lindsey Graham speaks the obvious -- and the press goes nuts

- The Washington Times

Sen. Lindsey Graham said "sure," he'd support impeachment of Donald Trump -- if in fact it were shown the president had committed an impeachable offense, that is. And from that, all the anti-Trumpers in the media went: One of Trump's biggest supporters wants to impeach! This is a classic example of bias masked as news.

Members of the San Francisco 49ers celebrate after an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, in Landover, Md. San Francisco won 9-0. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

SNYDER: 49ers party with Redskins' season already a washout

With conditions to remind them of home -- wet, windy and chilly -- the 49ers displayed a mindset directly from the school of positive psychology, finding sunshine on a rainy day. Meanwhile, the elements provided a perfect reflection for the Washington Redskins' damp and dreary season, which is already a washout less than halfway through.

Bill tantamount to infanticide

According to "Judge issues mixed ruling in Virginia abortion law challenge" (Web, Sept. 30), U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson upheld the sections of the law requiring that a licensed physician perform an abortion; that the woman be given the option of viewing an ultrasound if she so desires; that she have the right to receive state-written information prior to signing informed-consent documents; and that there be a 24-hour waiting period from the time she decides to end her pregnancy and the actual abortion.

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