Today in 5 Lines
Paul Ryan said he voted “for our nominee” in an interview with Fox News, while a spokesman for John Kasich said the Ohio governor wrote in Senator John McCain for president. Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager, Robby Mook, called FBI Director James Comey’s recent announcement that the bureau is examining additional emails a “break in protocol.” Nearly 5,000 transit workers are on strike in Philadelphia over wage and health-care concerns, prompting questions about transportation on Election Day. Pope Francis told a reporter that the Roman Catholic Church will likely never permit women to serve as priests.
Today on The Atlantic
Far From Over: In the final countdown to November 8, Hillary Clinton once again faces scrutiny over her use of a private email server while secretary of state, highlighting that despite all of her preparation, the 2016 election continues to unfold in unpredictable ways. (Molly Ball)
Taking the GOP to Court: Democrats have filed nearly half a dozen lawsuits against Republicans, who they allege are “coordinating widespread voter-intimidation efforts,” in the wake of Trump’s requests for supporters to “monitor” polls for voter fraud. (Emma Green)
The 2016 Election, A Glossary: The presidential race has ushered in a wave of new terms. David A. Graham breaks them down in this comprehensive list. Here’s a sneak peek: “Comey (v.): to successfully alienate Congress, the Justice Department, both parties, and both presidential candidates.”