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4:35 PM ET, April 3, 2019


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New York Times:
How Rupert Murdoch's Empire of Influence Remade the World … 1. ‘I LOVE ALL OF MY CHILDREN’  —  Rupert Murdoch was lying on the floor of his cabin, unable to move.  It was January 2018, and Murdoch and his fourth wife, Jerry Hall, were spending the holidays cruising the Caribbean on his elder son Lachlan's yacht.
Kirsten Powers / USA Today:
Mayor Pete Buttigieg's countercultural approach to Christianity is what America needs now  —  Here are a few facts about ‘Mayor Pete.’  —  In a pugilistic take-no-prisoners era, Mayor Pete preaches grace towards political foes while doubting Trump's Christianity.  —  CONNECT
Tucker Higgins / CNBC:
Rising Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg said ‘all lives matter’ in 2015, putting his record on race in the spotlight  — Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg in 2015 addresses two local police controversies in South Bend, Indiana, by saying in an official speech that “all lives matter.”
Zack Beauchamp / Vox:
The Pete Buttigieg boom
Kate Storey / Esquire:
Mayor Pete Buttigieg Impressed the Hell Out of Ben Folds During a Duet in 2015
Jennifer Rubin / Washington Post:
Trump is unraveling before our eyes.  He isn't fit for reelection.  —  Far too much media time has been devoted to mulling whether former vice president Joe Biden, as svelte and vigorous as he has ever been and showing no sign of mental deterioration, is too old to run for president …
Discussion: CNN
Philip Klein / Washington Examiner:   That Joe Biden's touching is only becoming an issue now confirms liberal media bias
New York Times:
Biden's Tactile Politics Threaten His Return in the #MeToo Era
Brian Beutler / Crooked Media:   Why the Mueller Report Coverup Can't Be Allowed to Succeed
Rachael Bade / Washington Post:
House panel votes to authorize subpoenas to obtain full Mueller report
NBC News:
Donors to the Trump inaugural committee got ambassador nominations.  But are they qualified?  —  “Trump's picks are less qualified than prior presidents',” said a law professor at Marquette who has looked at the qualifications of nearly 2,000 nominees.  —  When President Donald Trump's pick …
Wall Street Journal:
In Sign of Expanding Probe, House Panel Seeks to Interview Top Organizer of Trump Inauguration  —  The House Intelligence Committee is seeking information from a top organizer on President Trump's inaugural committee, indicating Congress is expanding a probe into how more than $100 million was raised and spent.
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
New York Times:
House Intelligence Committee Seeks Documents From Trump's Inaugural
Discussion: Raw Story
Burgess Everett / Politico:
Coming soon: The death of the filibuster  —  The filibuster is in peril.  —  With Republicans expected to change the Senate rules to slash debate time on President Donald Trump's nominees this week, it will mark the third time the “nuclear option” — changing Senate rules by a simple majority — has been triggered in just six years.
Burgess Everett / Politico:   Republicans trigger ‘nuclear option’ to speed Trump nominees
Helaine Olen / Washington Post:
Enough with the excuses.  It's time for Sanders to release his tax returns.  —  It has been more than a month since Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) told a national audience during a CNN town hall that he would release 10 years of his personal taxes “soon,” adding, “We have to do just a few little more things.”
Discussion: Salon, Hullabaloo and The Week
Holly Otterbein / Politico:
Bernie Sanders 2020  —  The online fundraising powerhouse took …
Discussion: Splinter, The Daily Caller and CNN
Rebecca Morin / Politico:
Fox News says it will host a Bernie Sanders town hall
ABC News:
Trump's economic advisers want to exempt commercial trade if he closes border  —  Trump has said border security is more important than trade.  —  President Donald Trump has not yet made a decision about closing the southern border, the head of the National Economic Council said on Wednesday …
Kimberly Kindy / Washington Post:
Pork industry soon will have more power over meat inspections  —  The Trump administration plans to shift much of the power and responsibility for food safety inspections in hog plants to the pork industry as early as May, cutting the number of federal inspectors by about 40 percent and replacing them with plant employees.
New York Times:
Trump's Takeover of the Republican Party Is Almost Complete  —  On Election Day in 2016, the Republican Party was divided against itself, split over its nominee for president, Donald J. Trump.  —  In Ohio, a crucial battleground, the state G.O.P. chairman had repeatedly chided Mr. Trump in public …
Discussion: The Mahablog and Raw Story
Todd C. Frankel / Washington Post:
After hundreds of crashes, this Britax jogging stroller faced recall.  Then Trump appointees stepped in.  —  The crashes were brutal.  With no warning, the front wheel on the three-wheeled BOB jogging strollers fell off, causing the carriages to careen and even flip over.  Adults shattered bones.
Discussion: Common Dreams
The Guardian:
Juncker rejects May appeal for a further short Brexit delay  —  European commission president says 12 April ‘ultimate deadline’ for MPs to pass deal  —  Theresa May's appeal for a short Brexit extension has been rejected by Jean-Claude Juncker, who said that unless the withdrawal deal …
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Thomas L. Friedman / New York Times:
The United Kingdom Has Gone Mad
Discussion: Splinter
John Bresnahan / Politico:
Cummings: Tax firm asks for subpoena before providing Trump docs  —  An accounting firm is asking the House Oversight and Reform Committee to issue it a subpoena before sending lawmakers 10 years of President Donald Trump's financial records, the panel's chairman said on Wednesday …
Discussion: Raw Story and Axios
Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News:
Old, Online, And Fed On Lies: How An Aging Population Will Reshape The Internet  —  Older people play an outsized role in civic life.  They also are more likely to be online targets for misinformation and hyperpartisan rhetoric.  —  Reporting From  —  Fort Washington, Maryland
Anita Kumar / Politico:
As Trump rages over border, Kushner quietly plans legal immigration boost  —  Hardline activists are ready to oppose any move to expand immigration.  —  Even as President Donald Trump threatens to shut down the southern border, his administration is quietly working on a plan to expand some forms of legal immigration into the U.S.
Ashley Parker / Washington Post:
New book details Trump's topsy-turvy relationship with Congress  —  During a Republican retreat at Camp David last year, President Trump seemed particularly enthralled as Gary Cohn, then his chief economic adviser, delivered a briefing on infrastructure.  The president impressed …
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Trump Says Wind Turbine Noise Causes Cancer.  (It Does Not.)  —  President Trump has long despised wind power.  He has repeatedly blamed wind turbines for killing birds (which they do at a lower rate than other energy sources) and for allegedly causing electrical power to halt when the wind stops blowing …
John Wagner / Washington Post:
On Tuesday, Trump claimed wind turbines cause cancer.  Today, 19 senators urged more federal funding for them.
Discussion: The Daily Beast
Sindy Flores / New York Times:
We Fled the Gangs in Honduras.  Then the U.S. Government Took My Baby.  —  I still don't know where or in whose care my daughter was when we were apart.  She's still traumatized.  —  Ms. Flores is a migrant from Honduras.  —  SAN FRANCISCO — I am an asylum seeker from Honduras and a mother of three children.
Jeremy Barr / Hollywood Reporter:
Shani Hilton Leaving BuzzFeed News For Los Angeles Times (Exclusive)  —  She is relocating to Los Angeles and will serve as deputy managing editor for news.  —  Shani Hilton, who has worked hand-in-hand with editor-in-chief Ben Smith in running BuzzFeed News for the last few years …
Andrew Keiper / Fox News:
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hit with FEC complaint for alleged ‘subsidy scheme’  —  EXCLUSIVE — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has been hit with another Federal Election Commission (FEC) complaint, this one alleging she and her campaign manager operated a “subsidy scheme” that ran afoul of campaign finance laws.
Neil Irwin / New York Times:
America's Biggest Economic Challenge May Be Demographic Decline  —  Slower growth in the working-age population is a problem in much of the country.  Could targeted immigration policy help solve it?  —  For many years, American economists have spoken of Japan and Western Europe as places …
New York Times:
Attacks by White Extremists Are Growing.  So Are Their Connections.  —  U.K.  —  AUSTRALIA … U.S. … FRANCE  —  White extremist attacks, 2011-17  —  NEW  —  North America  —  Europe  —  Oceania  —  CANADA  —  RUSSIA  —  U.K.  —  AUSTRALIA … U.S.  —  White extremist attacks, 2011-17
John Wagner / Washington Post:
Beto O'Rourke reports raising $9.4 million for his presidential bid  —  Beto O'Rourke, the former congressman from Texas, said Wednesday that his campaign raised $9.4 million during the first quarter of the year, a haul that places him third among Democratic presidential hopefuls who have announced totals.
Discussion: Politico and Axios
Why Tucker Carlson pretends to hate elites … Why would Tucker Carlson, who used to brag about being an “out-of-the-closet elitist,” use his primetime Fox News show to rail against the “ruling class?”  —  Tucker Carlson has branded himself as a populist, condemning the “liberal elite” …
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Kyle Smith / National Review:
Chasing Bonnie and Clyde
Discussion: Instapundit
Jim Swift / The Bulwark:
President Trump is Mentally Unwell
Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
Facebook Brexit ads secretly run by staff of Lynton Crosby firm
Dave Levinthal / Center for Public Integrity:
At the Federal Election Commission, no watchdog for the watchdogs
Caitlin Oprysko / Politico:
NATO chief calls for confronting Russian aggression in speech to US Congress
Discussion: Axios and Politico
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Sophie Tatum / ABC News:
States sue Trump admin over rollbacks on school lunch standards
Discussion: Axios
Tommy Craggs / Mother Jones:
Russiagate Is Ending Like Any White-Collar Crime
Kevin Drum / Mother Jones:
Chart of the Day: Democratic Fundraising So Far
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Caitlin Emma / Politico:
Wilbur Ross rejects second invite to testify before Congress
Discussion: Shareblue Media, Axios and Roll Call
Bob Brigham / Raw Story:
‘Abhorrent’: Watch ex-federal prosecutor's epic takedown of White House breaking the law …
The Daily Beast:
On Middle East Peace, the White House Turns to... Alan Dershowitz

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Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
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Temur Durrani / Globe and Mail:
Toronto-based venture fund Good Future plans to buy a majority stake in Canadian tech industry publication BetaKit

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
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