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Jackie Calmes / Los Angeles Times:
New reporting details how FBI limited investigation of Kavanaugh allegations  —  As Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh prepares for his second year on the Supreme Court, new reporting has detailed how the limits ordered by the White House and Senate Republicans last year constrained the FBI investigation …
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Robby Soave / Reason:
Brett Kavanaugh Faces a New Accusation in The New York Times, but the Alleged Victim Didn't Confirm It  —  Associate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh faces another accusation of sexual misconduct.  Details of the previously unreported incident appeared in The New York Times on Sunday.
David French / National Review:
No, Brett Kavanaugh Has Not Been ‘Credibly Accused’  —  The accusations fail several basic tests of plausibility  —  Yesterday the Kavanaugh Wars erupted again, thanks to a since-revised essay in the New York Times that purported to bring forward a new allegation against Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Seung Min Kim / Washington Post:
Senator told FBI last fall of new information about Kavanaugh  —  A Democratic senator last fall told the FBI of a new allegation of sexual impropriety against then-Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh — a claim that was not investigated at the time but has since become public …
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Not just Kavanaugh: Another alarming reason to fear the Supreme Court  —  The long conservative takeover of the Supreme Court is getting another round of scrutiny in light of new allegations against Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh.  Though they are inadequately sourced, the New York Times's latest reporting …
Axios:
The 3 villains of Democrats' 2020 plan  —  Democrats plan to portray President Trump, Justice Brett Kavanaugh and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as the three villains defining the three branches of government for the 2020 campaign.  —  Why it matters: Each of these white men …
Discussion: Breitbart
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Judiciary chairman throws cold water on Kavanaugh impeachment
Discussion: Washington Post and Axios
Sandra E. Garcia / New York Times:
Calls for Kavanaugh's Impeachment Come Amid New Misconduct Allegations
Ian Millhiser / Vox:
How to remove Brett Kavanaugh without impeaching him
Astead W. Herndon / New York Times:
Working Families Party Endorses Elizabeth Warren  —  The progressive group, whose electoral influence has grown since it backed Bernie Sanders in 2016, is now supporting Ms. Warren for the Democratic presidential nomination.  —  The Working Families Party, the labor-aligned progressive group …
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Elizabeth Warren:
End Washington Corruption … In 1958, the National Election Survey first asked Americans a simple question: Do you trust the government to do the right thing most of the time?  That year, 73% of Americans said yes.  —  In 2019, that number is just 17%.  Five out of every six Americans …
Gideon Resnick / The Daily Beast:
Warren Goes After Trump's Sister in Anti-Corruption Push  —  The Massachusetts Democrat, who had already introduced a massive anti-corruption bill, is adding some new aspects to her plan.  —  Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is adding some new proposals to her anti-corruption plan …
Ella Nilsen / Vox:
Elizabeth Warren's first priority as president: ending government corruption
Discussion: The Week
Daniel Marans / HuffPost:
Top Progressive Group Endorses Elizabeth Warren For President
Discussion: The Daily Beast
Amy B Wang / Washington Post:   Warren releases plan to tackle Washington corruption
Timothy L. O'Brien / Bloomberg:
Trump Is Cornered by the Saudi Drone Attacks  —  The president's inconsistency on Iran and his ties to the Saudis don't bode well for how he will handle a monumental foreign policy challenge.  —  A small squadron of drones — and possibly cruise missiles — penetrated Saudi Arabia's air defenses …
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Martha Raddatz / ABC News:
Iran fired cruise missiles in attack on Saudi oil facility: Senior US official  —  Iran launched nearly a dozen cruise missiles and over 20 drones from its territory in the attack on a key Saudi oil facility Saturday, a senior Trump administration official told ABC News Sunday.
Washington Post:
Saudi Arabia says drones used to attack its oil facilities were Iranian  —  ISTANBUL — Yemen's Houthi rebels have threatened additional attacks on Saudi oil installations just days after claiming a crippling assault on facilities in the desert kingdom, the group's al-Masirah TV reported Monday.
Caitlin Oprysko / Politico:
Trump suggests Iran responsible for Saudi oil attack
Yahoo News:
Exclusive: Russia carried out a ‘stunning’ breach of FBI communications system, escalating the spy game on U.S. soil  —  On Dec. 29, 2016, the Obama administration announced that it was giving nearly three dozen Russian diplomats just 72 hours to leave the United States and was seizing …
Darren Samuelsohn / Politico:
Hillary Clinton's Zombie Impeachment Memo That Could Help Fell Trump  —  A document Hillary Clinton helped write nearly a half century ago has returned from the dead to threaten the man she couldn't vanquish in 2016.  —  The bizarre, only-in-D.C. twist centers on a congressional report penned …
Marissa J. Lang / Washington Post:
Women's March cutting ties with three original board members accused of anti-Semitism  —  Calls for the co-chairs to resign arose before the 2019 Women's March on Washington.  —  The Women's March is cutting ties with three inaugural board members who have been dogged by accusations of anti-Semitism …
Christopher Rowland / Washington Post:
Purdue Pharma, drugmaker accused of fueling the opioid epidemic, files for bankruptcy  —  Purdue Pharma, the drug manufacturer accused of triggering the nation's epidemic of opioid addiction through its sale of the profitable but highly addictive painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy Sunday.
Detroit News:
Vape flavor ban doesn't help kids, hurts adults  —  While Michigan's flavor ban won't help kids, it will harm adults.  —  “As governor, my number one priority is keeping our kids safe,” Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told The Washington Post.  Unfortunately, her executive order to ban flavored e-cigarettes will not accomplish that goal.
Discussion: Splinter
Meredith Newman / delawareonline:
‘Corn Pop’ is real: How the Wilmington resident became a part of Biden's 2020 campaign  —  Yes, ‘Corn Pop’ is a real person.  —  This weekend, a clip of presidential candidate Joe Biden recalling his time as a Wilmington lifeguard in the 1960s went viral.  He was speaking in Wilmington in 2017 …
Dana Mattioli / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon Changed Search Algorithm in Ways That Boost Its Own Products  —  The e-commerce giant overcame internal dissent from engineers and lawyers, people familiar with the move say  —  Amazon.com Inc. AMZN -1.81% has adjusted its product-search system to more prominently feature listings …
Discussion: Vox and The Verge, more at Techmeme »
Jessica Kegu / CBS News:
Edward Snowden wants to come home: “I'm not asking for a pass.  What I'm asking for is a fair trial”  —  In an exclusive U.S. TV interview, Edward Snowden says he would like to return home but that the U.S. won't agree to a fair trial.  —  “I would like to return to the United States.
Public Citizen:
Financial Transactions Tax Would Cost Most People Little, Be Paid by the Wealthy, Discourage High-Frequency Trading  —  Report Refutes Spate of Misleading Claims Likely to be Repeated By U.S. Chamber  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. - Most middle- and low-income families would pay little or nothing …
Washington Post:
Most American teens are frightened by climate change, poll finds, and about 1 in 4 are taking action  —  In a coastal town in Washington, climate change has a high school junior worried about the floods that keep deluging his school.  A 17-year-old from Texas says global warming scares him so much he can't even think about it.
Discussion: Earther
Christina Capatides / CBS News:
American kids with money and privilege are more likely to binge drink  —  Watch the CBSN Originals documentary “Drinking Culture: American Kids and the Danger of Being Cool” in the video player above.  —  In America, there are a number of epidemics endangering our kids.
Alberto Nardelli / BuzzFeed News:
Donald Trump Keeps Telling World Leaders The Same Bizarre Story About Kim Jong Un  —  It has become Donald Trump's anecdote of choice for world leaders.  At the last two G7 summit meetings — which bring together the heads of government of Germany, France, Italy, Japan, Canada, the UK and the US …
Discussion: The Week and Mediaite
Carlin Becker / Washington Examiner:
Biden struggles to recall the word ‘escalator’ when denouncing Trump's 2015 rapists comment  —  Democratic front-runner Joe Biden struggled to recall the word “escalator” while bashing President Trump during a campaign stop in Miami.  —  Speaking at the historic Ball & Chain nightclub …
Discussion: The Daily Caller
 
 
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Chandelis Duster / CNN:
Joe Walsh says Republican Party is a ‘cult’ and will go straight to the voters after canceled primaries
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Robin Givhan / Washington Post:
Kamala Harris grew up in a mostly white world. Then she went to a black university in a black city.
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Gabby Orr / Politico:
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Jonathan Blitzer / New Yorker:
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Discussion: Axios and The Week
Victor Davis Hanson / American Greatness:
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Tia Goldenberg / Associated Press:
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Discussion: Washington Monthly and Politico
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Emily Shugerman / The Daily Beast:
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