Voting early? / Chicago's Saudi slap / Spicer jar

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Voting early? Your options have expanded as of today …
… including 50 more Chicago locations—one in each ward.
Unsure how—and for whom—to vote? The updated Chicago Public Square voter guide is here for ya—including guidance on all those judicial races.

‘The more I read it, the more skeptical I became.’ Political analyst Rich Miller says the lawsuit accusing Illinois gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker’s campaign of discrimination looks “fishy.”
Embattled Illinois congressman Peter Roskam’s gotten a cash infusion from The National Republican Congressional Committee …
… as his Democratic challenger, Sean Casten, has been outspending him on TV.
They’ll debate live on Ch. 11 tonight at 7.
The Washington Post: Regardless of the winners, the House is fated for massive turnover.
The BBC: A Republican governor who changed his mind on gun-control has “has reaped a political whirlwind.”
Popular Science has ranked the most important science policy issue in every state, and Illinois’ is …

Chicago’s Saudi slap. A group of aldermen is proposing to cut Chicago’s financial ties with Saudi Arabia because of Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s apparent death by dismemberment inside a Saudi consulate.
President Trump’s claims of U.S. jobs to be created by a Saudi arms deal are “getting ridiculous.”
A Turkish official tells CNN a member of the Saudi hit team suspected in Khashoggi’s death dressed up in Khashoggi’s clothes after the murder, as a decoy to be recorded by surveillance cameras.
NBC News: What we know after Saudi Arabia’s U-turn on the facts. (Cartoon: Keith Taylor—who’s just published a new collection.)

Spicer jar. Ex-Trump spokesman Sean Spicer is getting a podcast, courtesy of the company that also owns Chicago radio stations WXRT, WBBM-AM and -FM, WSCR and WBMX.
The career of Charlie Kirk, a rising conservative star known as “Kid Trump,” began at a Chicago-area high school.
Splinter: Kirk Loses His S__t … Over a Question About His Salary.”
CNN’s Brian Stelter: “Trump’s profound dishonesty” was “on display all weekend long at rallies and on Twitter.”
Vox’s Matthew Yglesias: “The biggest lie Trump tells is that he’s kept his promises.”
Esteemed journalism professor Jay Rosen slams CNN for hiring talking heads: “It doesn’t make editorial sense to have a pundit who is defending Trump, right or wrong.”

Suspect in 2-year-old’s killing. Developing coverage: Chicago police have arrested a man in connection with the death of the city’s youngest homicide victim this year.
The New Yorker’s Jelani Cobb: “You cannot turn to Donald Trump to understand Chicago.”

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