HEADLINES: Catch Up On the Rest of the News 10/25/2022

ADIDAS DROPS YE: Adidas announced Tuesday it has ended its partnership with Ye, also known as Kanye West, over a series of antisemitic comments he made recently in a series of social media posts and interviews. The sports apparel giant said it would immediately halt production and marketing of his Yeezy fashion brand. Read more.

STACEY ABRAMS ORG PAID MILLIONS TO CLOSE FRIEND’S FIRM: Fair Fight Action, a voting rights organization founded by Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, paid $9.4 million over two years to a boutique law firm owned by Abrams’ close friend and campaign chairwoman, Allegra Lawrence-Hardy. Read more.

DEMOCRATS WITHDRAW LETTER ASKING BIDEN TO NEGOTIATE WITH PUTIN: Following backlash from members of their own party earlier this week, a group of 30 House Democrats on Tuesday retracted a public letter urging President Joe Biden to negotiate directly with Russian President Vladimir Putin to end the war in Ukraine. Read more.