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Knives out as Dems gather for the third debate

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DNC communications director Xochitl Hinojosa on what questions she believes, that by 2020, the Democratic hope is a carrier of the focus of the third debate.

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On the roster: – knife as Dems gather for the third debate – I’ll Tell You What: A very special episode – Warren and Obama had beef -to – house Dems, by an impeachment trial launch – a serious case of the jitters

KNIVES OUT AS DEMS GATHER FOR THE THIRD DEBATE
Bloomberg: “The event in Houston for the first time is one of the top 10 candidates appear on the same debate stage. … Joe Biden in the center, flanked by Elizabeth Warren to his left, and Bernie Sanders to his right. It will be the first time, Biden and Warren appeared together in a debate. And the context has changed in the six weeks since the Democratic debate in Detroit: Two large mass shootings in the TV town hall broadcast on the climate change and further evidence of a recession on the horizon. …[M]any of the candidates have already expected telegraphed their strategies: Biden to defend the inclusion of the Obama administration… Warren says, their strategy remains the same as always: create detailed strategy plans… Sanders and his democratic, socialist message has refined over three decades and has not changed, it is much as a candidate for President. … ‘Kamala will be on Donald Trump directly,” said spokesperson Ian Sams. … A campaign aide said he expected that [Pete] Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, to be more aggressive in drawing contrasts with the other candidates…”

Some of the questions that today’s debate could be an answer – USA Today: “Biden Is a fragile front-runner? … How is mass shootings in the Form of the debate? … How long have Warren and Sanders can be friends? … That non-aggression Pact Pact is likely to be impacted by the need to differ from each other. … Does Lightning Strike? In the first debate, in June, California, Sr., Kamala Harris, the viral moment generated in the evening in an emotional exchange with Biden about his political record… you have competition for the spotlight. New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, former housing Secretary Julian Castro, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Buttigieg and [Beto] O’rourke also hope for a breakthrough, which helps propel them from the second level to the first. Who is Andrew Yang? … He seems to be the candidate with the most fun.”

O’rourke, Castro home, but away from relevance – Politically: “Two of Texas’ largest democratic star will the debate stage Thursday in her home country, but they are far from the center of the attention. Literally. Beto O’rourke, a former El Paso Congressman, and Julián Castro, the former mayor of San Antonio, stand side-by-side in Houston at the end of the debate, the stage, a mirror image of its low standing in the presidential polls. It is a bit of a subdued homecoming for the state estimated democratic prospects, both of which entered the primary accompanied by high expectations, but failed to build momentum. … The Houston debate will be the first time the two Texans will share the stage, as Castro’s most memorable lashed out at O’rourke on immigration policy…, The confrontation came on the heels of several other passive-aggressive moves between the hope that attention will be caught.”

THE RULES: THANK YOU FOR THE TREATMENT
“Not less arduous must have been the task of marking the proper line of partition between the authority of the General and provincial governments.” – James Madison, Federalist No. 37

TIME OUT: *COUGH* A SHOCKING DISCOVERY
The Atlantic: “While the animal moving story—as Alessandro Volta developed the first synthetic battery, based on his body … like the physicist Michael Faraday put his bare hands on him in his quest to understand electricity, and how modern researchers conducted a series of studies showing how amazing (and scary) his skills are—Electrophorus electricus was always considered as a single species. The electric eel. Carlos David de Santana, is a Brazilian researcher at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, thinks differently. Through the comparison of 107 samples of drawers, and Amazon pulled from museum of the basin, which found he and his team have Brazilian scientists that the notorious electric eel is actually three different types. …Significantly, the eels ” DNA way, suggests that the last common ancestor 7 million years ago, which means, to diverge that they began even before brown bears and polar bears, lions, and tigers, and even humans and chimpanzees.”

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INDICATOR
DEMOCRATIC 2020-POWER-RANKING
Biden: 29 Points
Warren: 18.6 Points
Sanders: 15 Points
Harris: 6.8 Points
Buttigieg: 5.2 Points
[Mean values are: CNN, ABC News/WaPo, IBD, Quinnipiac University, and a USA Today/Suffolk University.]

TRUMP JOB PERFORMANCE
Average Level Of Agreement: 40 Percent
The average of the rejection: 54.8 percent
Net Rating: -14.8 Per Cent
Change from a week ago: down 1.8 points
[Average, includes: NPR/PBS/Marist: 41% approve, reject – 54%; CNN: 42% approve – 54% disapprove; ABC News/WaPo: 40% approve – 55% lean; IBD: 39% approve – 55% lean; Quinnipiac University: 38% approve, reject 56%.]

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I’LL TELL YOU WHAT: A VERY SPECIAL ELECTION
This week, Dana Perino and Chris Stirewalt to discuss the Special election in North Carolina, the upcoming democratic debate, and Dana takes issue with the new Monopoly game as Chris answers trivia. LISTEN AND SUBSCRIBE HERE

WARREN AND OBAMA HAD BEEF,
Politico: “But the interviews with more than 50 top officials in the Obama White house and Treasury Department, the members of the Warren ‘ s inner circle at the time, and Warren himself, reveal a far more combative relationship between her and the administration, as you explained in the rule, in the election campaign. Tensions between Warren and Obama were noticeably White House aides… The bitter differences between Warren and his allies, and members of the Obama team, which led to the part of your decision, with the urging of Obama himself, the administration, for the Senate, instead of pursuing, the leadership of the consumer protection bureau. But you never quite subsided, and now competing approaches to a Democratic economic policy, the possibility that the next democratic President ascended to the height of the Democratic party in the policy a part of bashing the previous one.”

“How do you do, fellow kids?’: Ryan debuts platform ‘album’ on Spotify – The hill: “White house hopeful Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) ‘dropped an album,” Wednesday, in the platform, on issues such as health care to climate change and gun control. ‘I had an album. Really. Listen to my #NewAndBetter Agenda on @Spotify,’ the legislator tweeted Wednesday, sharing a link to the album on the streaming app. The agenda contains 7 tracks that focus on individual topics, in addition to an intro and outro. For example, on his ‘education’ track, Ryan explains that he believes that the American schools, the emphasis should be on a healthy diet, training, financial education, and addressing the trauma that our children come to school.'”

HOUSE DEMS STITCH START IMPEACHMENT PROBE
Fox News: “House Judiciary Democrats on Thursday took a big step in your trump to push the prosecution, as you the ground rules for a formal Committee request to hide — but the Republicans laughed at him as a ‘giant Instagram filter’, as well as the Democrats are divided really the question. The Committee voted 24-17 to define the rules for the future Committee impeachment hearings. The Committee is not in writing, indictment, and nothing is going on on the floor of the house, but the session still holds political consequences for both sides of the aisle. “The resolution before us provides the necessary next step in our investigation of corruption, obstruction and abuse of power,’ committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-NY, said in his opening statement. The vote enables it to show to the members, the impeachment-eager – base you are in motion. But the push also has some Democrats from moderate districts rattled.”

THE JUDGMENT OF THE JUDGE: FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND THE NRA
This week, Fox News Senior judicial Analyst judge Andrew Napolitano explains why the government has the freedom of speech: “We know from the simple language and the history of the First Amendment that all people have the freedom of speech. But what is with the government? … The short answer to that is: according to the theory of the Declaration of independence– that our rights to us by the Creator and are inalienable, and, in accordance with Madison’s understanding, the government has no freedom of speech. … Whatever one thinks of the NRA, the government has to condemn a business. It can condemn McDonald’s as a public health threat to the sale of fatty foods? … It may condemn the free press as an enemy of the state, when the press criticized it? The answer to all these hypotheticals … is: no. The First Amendment was written to keep the government out of the economy, the influence on the free market of ideas.” More here.

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AUDIBLE: BALL SO HARD
“I’m sorry. You have to survey 5 percent or more to play on my farm.” – Sen. Ted Cruz has the answer to our Fox News colleagues, Pat Ward‘s proposal, Cruz v. Andrew Yang – game of basketball. Yang, the senator says, “Ted replied, I would be happy to beat you in basketball,” with a Screenshot of the last of The hills survey show Yang at 5 percent.

FROM THE STANDS
“Although I am a fan of liberal think am not, I admire the quote you included, from justice Ginsberg, on Wednesday. I remember, as a boy, grew up in northern MI in the 50 ‘s & 60’ s with all four grandparents alive, and as the generation that absolutely abhorred any racial minority, and all non-Protestant religions…and were pretty vocal about it, often in front of us 4 children. We (the children) thought nothing of these comments b/c we were raised in the age of television and could see for myself what was going on in our country in comparison to the quest for tolerance. Our parents were less vocal, but none-the-less had a detectable level of intolerance in the same direction as the family of the older Generation. As the 4 of us enrolled in the late 60s and very early 70s, the me to a long naval career, where I was, in all parts of the world, my brother is studying law, then a long legal career, where he saw just about everything & my sisters in other parts of the country with their families, where things were very ethnically & religiously diverse. I’m not saying explicitly, that we have a part in “we come together to help to bring about change,” but I think that the Boomer Generation (including us 4) had a large role in the work in a like-minded fashion, change in the past 6 decades or so. I guess my point is, I see not given much credit to the boomers as a Generation for pushing the tolerance envelope. What do you say?” – Rick Randell, Bradenton, Fla.

[Ed. Note: Very much so, Mr. Randell! We had a lot to say over the years about the political costs and consequences of their generation, but that in no way diminishes our gratitude for the fact that in their time, the Americans did it so much to reach the vision of the founding of the Republic centered on the rights and sovereignty of individuals and not as members of classes or groups. That was groovy, in fact!]

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BAD CASE OF THE JITTERS
KSWB: “A man by the name of Winter has visited, at least 15,061 Starbucks locations on four continents since 1997, he claims. And what began as a search for espresso-his ticket to the world. “I call it an extreme hobby,” he said to reach out to CNN the quest you all. Winter began his mission 22 years ago in a Starbucks in Plano, Texas. There are only about 1,500 locations in the United States were, at the time, and he thought he could. each and every single one of them As the company grows, the length of Winter quest ‘ s: the 30,000 th Starbucks just opened in Shenzhen, China. It is now hard for the Winter with new shops… But at this point he has committed. He has to go to. … After drinking Pike Place and Verona roast for 22 years, he is understandably grown way bored with their offerings. He has not once tried everything on the menu, he said.”

AND NOW, A WORD FROM CHARLES…
“The American students may not know their math, but they have evidently absorbed the lessons of the newly fashionable self-esteem curriculum wherein kids are taught to feel good about themselves.” – Charles Krauthammer (1950-2018) writes for Time magazine on Feb. 5, 1990.

Chris Stirewalt , the politics editor for Fox News. Brianna McClelland contributed to this report. FOX News mid-term report in your Inbox every day wants? You can register here.

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