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3:20 PM ET, February 25, 2021

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Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Twitter announces paid Super Follows to let you charge for tweets  —  It's also planning a groups feature  —  Twitter announced a pair of big upcoming features today: the ability for users to charge their followers for access to additional content, and the ability to create and join groups based around specific interests.
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Peter Hall / Morning Call:
Pennsylvania man charged in Capitol insurrection after ex-girlfriend turns him in to FBI
Discussion: The Hill, NPR and Raw Story
CNN:
Trump's tax returns and related records turned over to Manhattan district attorney  —  (CNN)Tax records that former President Donald Trump tried to keep secret for years are now in the hands of the New York district attorney.  —  Prosecutors obtained the records on Monday, according to a source …
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Kate Bennett / CNN:
Trump plots future — and revenge — from sunny Florida links  —  (CNN)In a South Florida war room, occupied most days by a party of one, a former President of the United States is plotting his return — and his revenge.  —  He typically spends mornings on his nearby golf course …
Discussion: Raw Story
Washington Post:
Biden's chief of staff at center of controversy over White House budget pick  —  White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain has adamantly defended Neera Tanden, both in public and internally  —  White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain is at the center of the controversy over President Biden's choice …
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John McCormack / National Review:
Sasse Blasts Becerra: ‘Hell of a Lot More Dangerous Than Tanden’
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
What terrible things did Neera Tanden tweet? The truth.
Discussion: Twitchy and Lawyers, Guns & Money
Tim Miller / The Bulwark:
Chip Roy Is A Cowardly Goldfish  —  Butching up with MAGA by condemning people who hold the same position you did six weeks ago.  —  Here's a take on Donald Trump that sounds like something you might've read here in The Bulwark or heard on MSNBC: … Hard to argue with, right?
Discussion: Mediaite
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Liat Kaplan / New York Times:
My Year of Grief and Cancellation  —  What was I trying to accomplish with my anonymous Tumblr?  —  If you were on Tumblr in the early 2010s, you may remember a blog called Your Fave Is Problematic.  If not, its content should still sound familiar to you.
Andrew Kaczynski / Washington Post:
My baby daughter died of brain cancer.  Here's what we can do to save other kids.  —  Opinion by Andrew Kaczynski  —  Andrew Kaczynski is an investigative reporter and founder of CNN's KFile Team.  —  It was a beautiful September day that began with a long, relaxing walk across Brooklyn …
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Alina Selyukh / NPR:
Costco To Raise Minimum Wage To $16 An Hour: 'This Isn't Altruism'
Discussion: CBS News and Vox
Jennifer Rubin / Washington Post:
The GOP is not even trying to disguise its racism anymore  —  This week, Sen. John Neely Kennedy (R-La.) played up White victim mentality during the confirmation hearing for attorney general nominee Merrick Garland.  Kennedy took issue with Garland's use of the term “implicit bias,” …
Discussion: Forbes, EXPOSEDbyCMD and NBC News
Katie Shepherd / Washington Post:
Marjorie Taylor Greene blasted for attacking colleague's transgender daughter: ‘Sickening, pathetic, unimaginably cruel’  —  After a contentious debate on the Equality Act, which would extend civil rights protections to the LGBTQ community, Rep. Marie Newman (D-Ill.) on Wednesday raised …
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Siobhan Hughes / Wall Street Journal:
House Vote Over Discrimination Divides Lawmakers
Discussion: Al Jazeera and KTLA
New York Times:
Nursing Homes, Once Hotspots, Far Outpace U.S. in Covid Declines  —  20% 40% 60% 80% 100% 120% of weekly deaths compared with start of vaccinations July Sept. Nov. Jan. 2021 Feb. 7Vaccinationrollout begins  —  Deaths among nursing home residents have dropped significantly since vaccinations began.
Discussion: KYMA-TV, KFF and Forbes
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Capitol Police chief: Security will remain high due to State of the Union threat  —  The Capitol Police is keeping its security posture high in response to intelligence that indicates some extremists who joined the Jan. 6 insurrection have discussed plans to attack the building during the State of the Union …
NBC News:
New public report to blame Saudi crown prince for 2018 killing of Jamal Khashoggi  —  The Biden administration will release an intelligence report Thursday that concludes that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to three U.S. officials familiar with the matter.
Rob Stutzman / San Francisco Chronicle:
The spectacular rise and fall of the anti-Trump Lincoln Project  —  The Lincoln Project's members' fall from their perch of anti-Trumpist fame to political grifters sidestepping sexual predation in their midst has had the velocity of a super collider.  —  The depth of the crater from the detonation …
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John F. Harris / Politico:
The Way to Fix the Lincoln Project: Shut It Down for Good
Discussion: Fox News
Burgess Everett / Politico:
Kennedy: I'm sorry for calling Haaland a ‘whack job’  —  Sen. John Kennedy apologized on Thursday for calling President Joe Biden's Interior Department nominee, Deb Haaland, a “whack job.”  —  The Louisiana Republican said he regretted the remark about Haaland, explaining that he was searching …
Discussion: Power Line and Fox News
Ian Millhiser / Vox:
A single Trump judge is already sabotaging Biden's efforts to slow deportations  —  Biden is likely to spend his presidency fighting Republican judges who block his policies for legally dubious reasons.  —  Less than a week after President Joe Biden took office, a Trump-appointed judge handed …
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Laurence Tribe / The Hill:
Justice Thomas is out of order on 2020 election
Alan I. Abramowitz / Sabato's Crystal Ball:
Assessing the Impact of Absentee Voting on Turnout and Democratic Vote Margin in 2020  —  Dear Readers: Tomorrow at noon, the McIntire School of Commerce will be hosting a virtual event featuring Sonja Hoel Perkins, a UVA alumna.  A preeminent venture capitalist and philanthropist …
Discussion: FiveThirtyEight
Errol Louis / New York Daily News:
What my father taught me: Remembering Edward J. Louis  —  This week I lost my hero and best friend, Edward J. Louis.  Let me tell you about this extraordinary man.  —  My father, from as long back as I can remember, would load a gun and quietly leave the house to hunt down criminals.
Daniel N. Gullotta / The Bulwark:
QAnon and the Satanic Panics of Yesteryear  —  What they can teach us about what to expect.  —  Many details concerning the beliefs of QAnon are bizarre and difficult to piece together.  Ambitious works of journalism, decent explainer articles, and even a vast and messy Wikipedia page …
Discussion: Raw Story
NBC News:
Lawyers have found the parents of 105 separated migrant children in past month … WASHINGTON — The lawyers working to reunite immigrant parents and children separated by the Trump administration reported Wednesday that they have found the parents of 105 children in the past month.
Discussion: CNN, Daily Kos and The Hill
Alejandro N. Mayorkas / Washington Post:
How my DHS will combat domestic extremism  —  Opinion by Alejandro N. Mayorkas  —  Alejandro N. Mayorkas is secretary of homeland security.  —  Domestic violent extremism poses the most lethal and persistent terrorism-related threat to our country today.
Discussion: NBC News and Wall Street Journal
Marc Caputo / Politico:
The GOP's choice in 2024: Trump Ultra, Trump Lite or Trump Zero  —  At least eight 2024 hopefuls will speak at CPAC, the conservative movement's premier conference this weekend in Florida, giving Republicans their clearest look yet at who's competing in the traditional GOP presidential lanes.
Axios:
Senate confirms former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm as energy secretary  —  The Senate voted 64-35 on Thursday to confirm former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm as secretary of the Department of Energy.  —  Why it matters: Granholm, only the second woman to head the department …
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Some journalists are debating when it's okay to use the n-word.  But this one should be easy.  —  A lot of problems facing the media industry have no easy solutions: Rampant disinformation.  The hemorrhaging of ad revenue that is destroying local newspapers.  Cable news shows that offer little more than fodder for outrage.
Discussion: Vanity Fair
Jonathan Bernstein / Bloomberg:
Why Biden Prefers Politicians Over Experts  —  Cabinet secretaries need political skills far more than subject-matter expertise.  —  Senator Ted Cruz (AWOL-Cancun) is on a roll, criticizing Xavier Becerra, President Joe Biden's nominee to lead the Department of Health and Human Services …
Viola Zhou / VICE:
China Gave US Diplomats Anal COVID Tests ‘In Error,’ American Officials Say  —  The U.S. State Department says it is committed to preserving the “dignity” of American diplomats.  —  VZ  —  The Chinese government has promised to stop using anal swabs on American diplomats to test for COVID-19 …
Luke Broadwater / New York Times:
Black Officers Gives Account of Capitol Riot  —  “Black officers fought a different battle” on Jan. 6, said Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn.  Here is what he saw and heard when rioters, including white supremacists, stormed the Capitol.  —  WASHINGTON — The racist slurs hurled …
CNN:
Cuomo denies former aide's sexual harassment allegations  —  New York (CNN)New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is denying allegations from a former aide who accused him of sexual harassment, including an unwanted kiss, in a Medium post on Wednesday.  —  Lindsey Boylan alleged that in 2018 …
Susan Ferrechio / Washington Examiner:
Pelosi: Riot commission must focus on rise in white supremacy  —  Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended her proposal to create a Democratic-majority commission to examine the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, arguing it was necessary to ensure the panel focused on the rise in white supremacy and other forms of domestic terrorism.
Discussion: ABC News
 
 
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Ronn Blitzer / Fox News:
Cuomo expected to join governors meeting with Biden amid scandals, as ex-aide defends nursing home order
Discussion: Washington Examiner
Maura Judkis / Washington Post:
The joy of vax: The people giving the shots are seeing hope, and it's contagious
PR Newswire:
The Ad Council and COVID Collaborative Reveal 'It's Up To You' Campaigns to Educate Millions of Americans about COVID-19 Vaccines
Discussion: The Hill and HotAir
James Arkin / Politico:
Early crowd of candidates pack Democratic Senate primaries
Aaron Blake / Washington Post:
The GOP might oppose one of the most popular bills in decades. How risky is that?
 Earlier Items: 
Thomas Black / Bloomberg:
UPS Expects 40% Jump in Vaccine Doses Next Week, Peak in May
Tom LoBianco / Insider:
Here's what GOP insiders are saying about the 2024 presidential field: It's still Trump's party, but it's Ron DeSantis' moment
Stephen Battaglio / Los Angeles Times:
Mehdi Hasan joins MSNBC weekend lineup with new opinion program
Discussion: The Hill and Variety
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