Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
5:20 PM ET, April 14, 2019


 Top Items: 
New York Times:
Bernie Sanders Accuses Liberal Think Tank of Smearing Progressive Candidates  —  WASHINGTON — Senator Bernie Sanders, in a rare and forceful rebuke by a presidential candidate of an influential party ally, has accused a liberal think tank of undermining Democrats' chances of taking …
Olivia Nuzzi / New York Magazine:
Wonder Boy Pete Buttigieg is a gay Harvard alum, fluent in Gramsci, Joyce, and Norwegian.  And he's the Democrats' folksiest heartland hope.  Really!  —  By the time Pete Buttigieg arrived at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, New Hampshire, on the night of April 5 …
Alexander Burns / New York Times:
Pete Buttigieg's Focus: Storytelling First.  Policy Details Later.  —  The question was simple enough, but Senator John Edwards squirmed painfully.  For 49 long seconds, the North Carolina Democrat, a masterful courtroom orator, sputtered before a crowd at Harvard, unable to settle on a favorite movie.
Discussion: USA Today and Politico
What's behind the surging interest in Pete Buttigieg  —  Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and author, with Kevin Kruse, of the new book “Fault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974.”  Follow him on Twitter at @julianzelizer.
Howard Kurtz / Fox News:
First Beto, then Pete: How the media are culling the Democratic contenders  —  The media's hot candidate of the moment, hands down, is Mayor Pete.  —  He succeeds, at least for a few news cycles, the media's previous darling, Beto.  —  And you just know that, if she were 35 instead of 29 …
Discussion: Politico
Chelsea Janes / Washington Post:
Sen. Kamala D. Harris releases tax returns showing nearly $1.9 million in household income in 2018
Discussion: Joe.My.God., Axios and Vox
Christopher Cadelago / Politico:   Kamala Harris releases 15 years of tax returns
Maureen Groppe / USA Today:
Pete Buttigieg's campaign kickoff is a bonding moment for this father and son
Discussion: Townhall, and Joe.My.God.
Tommy Christopher / Mediaite:
Chris Wallace Refuses to Play More Than 5 Seconds of Trump's ‘Horrible’ Ilhan Omar Vid During Sarah Sanders Interview  —  Donald Trump's attack on Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MI) was so “horrible” that Fox News' Chris Wallace did not feel “comfortable” playing more than 5 seconds of it as he interviewed …
Quinn Scanlan / ABC News:
President Trump ‘calling out’ Rep. Ilhan Omar for comments a ‘good thing’: Sarah Sanders  —  Sanders said President Trump wasn't wishing “ill will” on the congresswoman.  —  White House press secretary Sarah Sanders defended President Donald Trump's criticism of a Rep. Ilhan Omar Sunday …
Andrew O'Reilly / Fox News:
Conway: House Democratic leaders frustrated with Ocasio-Cortez, Omar and other ‘radical freshmen’
Aruna Viswanatha / Wall Street Journal:
Washington Waits in Suspense for Mueller Report  —  Officials were hashing out logistics for the delivery of the 400-page document, expected this week  —  WASHINGTON—When is the Mueller report coming?  —  Thousands of Congressional staffers, reporters, White House officials …
Discussion: Raw Story
Jonathan Swan / Axios:
Behind the scenes: The White House prepares for Mueller week  —  Much of Washington has spent the weekend on pins and needles preparing for this week's release of the Mueller report.  But in one particular quarter, people seem quite relaxed.  —  Behind the scenes: Two of the president's top advisers …
Discussion: Political Wire and Raw Story
New York Times:
Emboldened by His Attorney General, Trump Confronts Mueller Report Head-On  —  WASHINGTON — The case was closed for President Trump on March 24, the day Attorney General William P. Barr delivered to Congress his four-page summary of the special counsel's 300-plus page report.
Discussion: NPR
Katie Bernard / CNN:
Kirsten Gillibrand trails the pack with $3 million in first quarter fundraising  —  Why Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand loves ‘Wonder Woman’  —  (CNN)Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand raised $3 million in the first quarter of this year, her campaign communications director said Sunday.
New York Times:
Kirsten Gillibrand Raised $3 Million in First Quarter of 2020 Run, Campaign Says  —  WASHINGTON — Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's presidential campaign raised $3 million in the first quarter of the year, a spokeswoman said on Sunday, a disappointing sum that ranked her last among the six senators currently running for president.
Discussion: Bloomberg, Washington Post and Axios
Peter Nicholas / The Atlantic:
A Survival Guide for the Trump White House  —  All the White House comings and goings raise a question: What does it take to remain in President Donald Trump's favor and keep your job?  If the show were called Survivor: White House Edition (and with the former Apprentice host as president …
Discussion: Raw Story
Devan Cole / CNN:
Republican senator: Trump may be trying to make ‘everybody crazy’ by threatening to place immigrants in sanctuary cities  —  Washington (CNN)Republican Florida Sen. Rick Scott said Sunday that President Donald Trump's threat to place immigrants into so-called sanctuary cities might just be the President trying to “make everybody crazy.”
Gregg Re / Fox News:
Sanders: Plan to send illegal immigrants to sanctuary cities under ‘thorough’ review
Kyung Lah / CNN:
Kamala Harris releases 15 years of her tax returns  —  Kamala Harris: America, we are better than this  —  (CNN)Throwing down the tax return gauntlet against both Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders and President Donald Trump, Sen. Kamala Harris of California released 15 years of her tax returns …
Los Angeles Times:
Kamala Harris releases 15 years of tax returns
Discussion: Splinter
Perry Stein / Washington Post:
They believe more students should attend neighborhood schools.  But what happens when it's their child?  —  Joe Weedon plans to prolong the decision as long as he can.  He wants to attend just one more school open house.  Talk to just a few more parents and teachers.
Associated Press:
Biden to campaign as extension of Obama's political movement  —  BLUFFTON, S.C. (AP) — Joe Biden is finalizing the framework for a White House campaign that would cast him as an extension of Barack Obama's presidency and political movement.  He's betting that the majority of Democratic voters …
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
One Month, 500,000 Face Scans: How China Is Using A.I. to Profile a Minority  —  In a major ethical leap for the tech world, Chinese start-ups have built algorithms that the government uses to track members of a largely Muslim minority group.  —  The Chinese government has drawn wide …
Simon Kennedy / Bloomberg:
Goldman Economists Say Trump Re-Election More Likely Than Not  — Incumbency and state of economy help Trump's chances  — Trump ‘more likely to win’ than lose second term, says Goldman  —  President Donald Trump enjoys a “narrow advantage” over rival candidates heading …
Discussion: Political Wire
Conor Finnegan / ABC News:
New concerns Trump administration may be laying legal groundwork for military action against Iran  —  Congress is making clear Trump does not have the authority for military action.  —  When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the Trump administration would designate a branch …
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 5:20 PM ET, April 14, 2019.

View the current page or another snapshot:

 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
 More Items: 
Joel Kurtinitis / Des Moines Register:
The compassion of Kyle Korver reads like racism
Matt Flegenheimer / New York Times:
The Many Reasons to Run for President When You Probably Don't Stand a Chance
Catherine Lucey / Associated Press:
Ivanka Trump promotes women's empowerment in Ethiopia
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Ian Kullgren / Politico:
Trump has ‘no moral authority’ to talk about 9/11, Nadler says
Discussion: Breitbart
Immigration brings out Trump's most radical self
Samantha Vinograd / CNN:
Trump's third date with Kim will likely be as unsuccessful as the last one
Discussion: The Resurgent
Brett Samuels / The Hill:
Trump learns to love acting officials
 Earlier Items: 
Washington Post:
Trump peace package for Middle East likely to stop short of Palestinian statehood
Discussion: Axios
Washington Post:
Venezuela's military, despite U.S. expectations, has not turned on Maduro
Washington Post:
Barr's spy talk emboldens Trump's allies ahead of Mueller report's release
David Bauder / Associated Press:
Study: Fox News is obsessed with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Discussion: Joe.My.God. and Axios
Andrew C. McCarthy / National Review:
Why Isn't Assange Charged with ‘Collusion with Russia’?
Discussion: emptywheel
The Babylon Bee:
‘I Disagree With Your Ideas,’ Man Says In Hateful Call To Violence
Binyamin Appelbaum / New York Times:
Everyone's Income Taxes Should Be Public
Discussion: and Althouse
Paul Mirengoff / Power Line:
Ken Starr shielded Hillary Clinton in report on Vince Foster's death