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2:35 AM ET, March 29, 2019

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New York Times:
Mueller Report Exceeds 300 Pages, Raising Questions About Four-Page Summary  —  WASHINGTON — The still-secret report on Russian interference in the 2016 election submitted by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, last week was more than 300 pages long, according to American officials …
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NBC News:
House Democrats increasingly troubled by Barr's plan for Mueller report  —  House majority staff members described their frustration with the attorney general.  —  WASHINGTON — House Democrats are on a collision course with Attorney General William Barr as it appears increasingly unlikely …
Elaina Plott / The Atlantic:
Inside Trump's Strategy to Use Mueller on the Campaign Trail  —  It's been just four days since the president learned that Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion, but Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump's lawyer, is no longer in the mood to celebrate.  He's thrilled about the outcome, of course, as is his client.
Andrew Desiderio / Politico:
Intel Republicans dismiss Mueller's intelligence findings before seeing them
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Alexis Levinson / BuzzFeed News:
Matt Gaetz Has Been Trump's Biggest Defender Against Impeachment. So Now What?
Robert Costa / Washington Post:
Pelosi urges Democrats to take a ‘deep breath’ — and takes charge of her party
Discussion: Slate and Breitbart
David A. Fahrenthold / Washington Post:
How Donald Trump inflated his net worth to lenders and investors  —  Reporter covering the Trump family and its business interests.  —  and Jonathan O'Connell  —  Reporter covering economic development with a focus on commercial real estate and the Trump Organization
Lee Roupas / ilpba.org:
IPBA Statement on Jussie Smollett Case Dismissal  —  The Illinois Prosecutors Bar Association serves as the voice for nearly 1,000 front line prosecutors across the State who work tirelessly towards the pursuit of justice.  The events of the past few days regarding the Cook County State's Attorney's handling …
Discussion: RedState and Breitbart
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Hannah Yasharoff / USA Today:
Jussie Smollett is nominated for an NAACP Award, and host Anthony Anderson hopes he wins  —  ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett, who was accused of staging a hate-crime attack, was dropped of all charges by prosecutors.  How does the FBI define a hate-crime attack?  We explain.  —  CONNECT
Caleb Ecarma / Mediaite:
Jussie Smollett's Attorney: Nigerian Brothers May Have Been Wearing Whiteface During Attack  —  Actor Jussie Smollett's attorney suggested the Osundairo brothers, two Nigerian men who claim Smollett hired them to stage a hate crime, may have been wearing “whiteface” during the incident.
Burgess Everett / Politico:
McConnell to Trump: Health care's all yours  —  Mitch McConnell has no intention of leading President Donald Trump's campaign to transform the GOP into the “party of health care.”  —  “I look forward to seeing what the president is proposing and what he can work out with the speaker,” …
Discussion: CNBC and Washington Post
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Jennifer Epstein / Bloomberg:   Trump Says He Asked Senators for ‘Spectacular’ Plan to Replace Obamacare
New York Times:
‘The Russian Hoax Is Finally Dead,’ Trump Tells Michigan Rally  —  GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — President Trump, fresh off what he claims was vindication in the special counsel's Russia investigation, told supporters here on Thursday that “after three years of lies and smears and slander, the Russia hoax is finally dead.”
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Caleb Howe / Mediaite:   Trump Mocks and Jeers Media, Calls For Revenge as Crowd Chants ‘Lock Them Up!’
Washington Post:
‘The Russia hoax is finally dead’: At Michigan rally, Trump declares victory in Mueller investigation
Discussion: Politico
Eric Curl / Savannah Morning News:
Two black candidates for Savannah's mayor attend meeting that bars white reporters  —  Race was front and center on Wednesday night during a meeting coordinated to garner support for just one black candidate in Savannah's mayoral election.  —  With signs stating “Black press only” …
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Associated Press:
Only black reporters allowed in Georgia mayoral race event  —  SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Organizers of a meeting to discuss an upcoming mayoral race in Georgia barred reporters from attending — unless they were African-American.  —  The Wednesday meeting at a church in Savannah was held to try …
Alberto Nardelli / BuzzFeed:
The European Union Thinks The UK Is Left With Two Choices After The Last 24 Hours Of Brexit Chaos  —  BuzzFeed News has seen a diplomatic note of an EU27 ambassadors meeting on Thursday that states that the UK's remaining options are no-deal or a long delay to Brexit.
New York Times:
The Constitution and the President's Tweets  —  Should the First Amendment prohibit officials from retaliating against constituents on social media?  Some courts are saying yes.  —  The editorial board represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher.
Discussion: Raw Story and WREG-TV
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Christina Cauterucci / Slate:
Is Pete Buttigieg Just Another White Male Candidate, or Does His Gayness Count as Diversity?  —  It's been two months since South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg announced the formation of his presidential exploratory committee, and the national profile of his fledgling candidacy has steadily risen.
CNN:
Sources to CNN: During Puerto Rico visit, Trump talked about using nuclear football on North Korea  —  (CNN)He was there to survey the path of destruction left by Hurricane Maria.  But when President Donald Trump visited Puerto Rico in October 2017, the island's dire predicament was hardly the only topic on his mind.
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CNN:
Exclusive: Puerto Rico governor warns White House: 'If the bully gets close, I'll punch the bully in the mouth'
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Supreme Court Refuses to Block Ban on Bump Stocks  —  WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to block a Trump administration initiative banning bump stocks, the attachments that enable semiautomatic rifles to fire in sustained, rapid bursts.  —  The court's action …
Discussion: Splinter and WTVR-TV
Julia Ainsley / NBC News:
DHS to ask Congress for sweeping authority to deport unaccompanied migrant children  —  Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's proposal will also include more money for detention beds and the ability to hold families in detention longer than currently permitted.
Discussion: Axios
Ewan Palmer / Newsweek:
Laura Ingraham Guest Says Trans People Will ‘Destroy’ Gender Norms to Create ‘New Species’—'Human and Part Machine'  —  A guest on The Laura Ingraham Podcast has claimed that transgender people are trying to use social engineering to create a new species, with the host speculating whether …
Discussion: alicublog, Boing Boing and The Root
Pew Research Center:
Majority Says Trump Has Done ‘Too Little’ to Distance Himself From White Nationalists  —  Wide partisan gap in Pelosi's early job rating  —  The public's views of Donald Trump have changed little over the course of his presidency - and this is the case for opinions about whether Trump …
Eric Levitz / New York Magazine:
The Republican Party Has an Older Voters Problem  —  Voting Republican has become an activity analogous to watching an episode of Matlock with a tall glass of Metamucil: ordinary for the elderly, but a marker of eccentricity among the young.  —  In 2016, Donald Trump commanded the support …
The Economist:
Inside the mind of Ben Shapiro, a radical conservative  —  The controversial commentator talks to The Economist about Western values, disappointment with Trump and moral clickbait  —  Editor's note (March 28th 2019): This article has been changed.  A previous version mistakenly described Mr Shapiro as an …
Jake Kanter / Business Insider:
Leaked emails reveal Facebook's intense internal discussion over Alex Jones' ‘anti-Semitic’ post on Instagram  — Business Insider has obtained a lengthy Facebook email chain in which executives discuss Alex Jones' future on Instagram and removing an inflammatory post.
Washington Post:
A Mueller mystery: How Trump dodged a special counsel interview — and a subpoena fight  —  It was March 2018, nearly 10 months into his Russia investigation, when special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, a man of few words, raised the stakes dramatically in a meeting with President Trump's lawyers …
Discussion: Breitbart and Raw Story
Jenna Portnoy / Washington Post:
College student accuses former Virginia governor L. Douglas Wilder of sexual harassment  —  A student who worked with L. Douglas Wilder at the Virginia Commonwealth University school named for the former governor reported to the university and police that Wilder sexually harassed her by kissing her without consent.
BBC:
BBC pays damages to Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko over report  —  The BBC has apologised and agreed to pay damages to Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko.  —  The apology relates to an incorrect report claiming a payment was made to extend a meeting between Mr Poroshenko and US President Donald Trump.
Discussion: New York Post
Jesse McKinley / New York Times:
Plastic Bags to Be Banned in New York State  —  ALBANY — New York State lawmakers have agreed to impose a statewide ban on most types of single-use plastic bags from retail sales.  —  The ban, which is expected to be part of the state's budget bills that are slated to be passed by Monday …
Discussion: USA Today, Slate and CBS New York
Josh Lederman / NBC News:
Trump to pick Fox News contributor for new State Dept spokeswoman  —  Morgan Ortagus will replace Heather Nauert, an ex-Fox News anchor who was Trump's pick for new U.N. ambassador but withdrew herself from consideration.  —  The Trump administration has chosen counterterrorism expert …
Washington Post:
In small towns across the nation, the death of a coal plant leaves an unmistakable void  —  ADAMS COUNTY, Ohio — The barges floating down the Ohio River no longer deliver coal to the two power plants that have stood here for decades, twin sentinels looming over this rural county east of Cincinnati.
Discussion: Raw Story
Khorri Atkinson / Axios:
Jessie Liu withdraws nomination for No. 3 Justice Dept. spot  —  Jessie Liu, the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia who President Trump recently tapped to serve as the the Justice Department's third-ranking official, has withdrawn her name from consideration, instead planning to serve …
Discussion: Washington Post and Politico
Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Supreme Court stops execution because of religious concerns, a contrast to last month  —  The Supreme Court on Thursday night stopped the execution of a Texas inmate because the state refused his request to have a Buddhist spiritual adviser with him in the death chamber.
Discussion: The Daily Beast
 
 
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The Hill:
Pelosi, Dems unveil bill to bind Trump to Paris climate accord
Discussion: Breitbart
New York Times:
Wells Fargo C.E.O. Timothy Sloan Abruptly Steps Down
Discussion: Quartz and Bloomberg
Andrew Taylor / ABC News:
Senate panel approves GOP budget plan
Dominic Holden / BuzzFeed News:
LGBT Workers At The Justice Department Said They're Quitting Amid “Declining Morale,” …
Discussion: Raw Story
Zack Budryk / The Hill:
Swamp creature crashes Interior pick's hearing
Discussion: HuffPost, IJR and ABC News
Nathan Thrall / New York Times:
How the Battle Over Israel and Anti-Semitism Is Fracturing American Politics
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Chuck Ross / The Daily Caller:
Nellie Ohr: ‘I Favored Hillary Clinton’
Discussion: Fox News
Erik Larson / Bloomberg:
FBI to Hand Comey Memos on Trump Over to Judge Weighing Release
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Raw Story
Erin Banco / The Daily Beast:
House Chairman Demands Briefing on Kushner's Trip to Saudi Arabia
Discussion: One America News Network and Axios
Eric Alterman / The Nation:
The Liberal Case Against Bernie
Dylan Scott / Vox:
The one big takeaway from every 2020 Democratic primary poll
Discussion: Politico and Breitbart
Vivian Wang / New York Times:
In Vulgar Diatribe, Cuomo Aide Calls 3 Female Lawmakers ‘Idiots’
Discussion: Splinter
Jamelle Bouie / New York Times:
Oliver North Showed Republicans the Way Out