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Dem Candidate Encourages Wealthy Manhattan Residents to Use Address of Second Home for Voter Registration

A New York congressional candidate and his supporters have encouraged wealthy New York City residents to register to vote where they own alternate homes outside the city, specifically in the 1st Congressional District.

Perry Gershon, who is challenging incumbent Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin (N.Y.), appeared at a lecture at Stony Brook University in early October when he made the remarks, according to audio posted on Zeldin’s Facebook page.

New Poll Shows Rohrabacher With 9-Pt Lead Over Rouda Just Days From Election

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R., Calif.) has run up a nine-point lead over Democratic challenger Harley Rouda in his traditionally conservative Orange County district that Democrats are heavily targeting this year.

The strong margin for Rohrabacher, coming just days before Tuesday’s midterm elections, has political analysts declaring the district a “firewall” to the Democrats’ predictions of a blue wave rushing through California and sweeping Democrats into the House majority.

Alec Baldwin Arrested in NYC for Punching a Man in a Parking Lot

Actor Alec Baldwin, known for many roles including playing President Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live,” was arrested in lower Manhattan on Friday after punching someone in a dispute over a parking spot, according to an official from the New York Police Department.

The incident happened around 2 p.m. near Baldwin’s home on East 10th Street in Manhattan. He is being held at the 6th precinct and assault charges are pending.

China Reveals Plans for ‘Phantom’ Underwater Drone War Against U.S.

China’s military is preparing to wage autonomous underwater warfare against the United States, including the use of drone submarine attacks on American aircraft carriers, according to the official Chinese military newspaper.

“Underwater offensive and defense operations constitute a major battle domain for the seizure of sea supremacy, and represent a major means of winning superiority in maritime operations,” the newspaper of the People’s Liberation Army stated in an Oct. 25 report.

The Trump Economy Continues to Surge

Not even Jared Bernstein, former economic adviser to Joe Biden, could put a negative spin on Friday’s jobs report. The U.S. economy created some 250,000 jobs in October, beating expectations. The labor participation rate increased even as unemployment held steady at 3.7 percent. That’s a 50-year low. The best part: Wages rose 3 percent in the highest rate of growth since the Great Recession a decade ago. “Pretty much everything you could want in a monthly jobs report,” Bernstein tweeted.

Continetti: If Dems Take Back Congress, It’ll Be Because of Moderate Candidates in Suburban Districts

Washington Free Beacon editor-in-chief Matthew Continetti said on Thursday that if Democrats have a good night on election night it will be because of support for moderate candidates in suburban districts and not because of far-left candidates.