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Ryan Grim / The Intercept:
Andrew Cuomo Is Living to Regret the Deal He Pushed on Letitia James … In 2003, Letitia “Tish” James shook the New York Democratic political establishment, becoming the first City Council candidate to win office solely as a nominee of the Working Families Party.
Discussion: The Daily Beast, CNN, Breitbart and KYMA-TV
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Erin Durkin / Politico:
De Blasio's payback: New York mayor unloads on wounded Cuomo
Discussion: Fox News, Salon and New York Times
John Nolte / Breitbart:
Media's MeTooing of Andrew Cuomo Is Really About Protecting Four Democrat Governors
Discussion: Instapundit
USA Today:
Mask restrictions lifted by governors in Texas, Mississippi; New Orleans calls J&J vaccine ‘morally compromised’: Live COVID-19 updates  —  John Bacon Elinor Aspegren Jorge L. OrtizUSA TODAY  —  Defying warnings from federal health officials about the need to stay vigilant against the coronavirus …
Discussion: KYMA-TV, Insider, Forbes and NPR
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Morgan Phillips / Fox News:
Newsom blasts Abbott for removing Texas mask mandate: ‘Absolutely reckless’
Discussion: Politico and Liberty Unyielding
Dallas Morning News:
Gov. Greg Abbott says it is now time to open Texas 100%, end statewide mask mandate
Washington Post:
White House withdraws Tanden nomination; Biden says U.S. will have enough vaccine doses for every adult by end of May  —  The White House withdrew the nomination of Neera Tanden as director of the Office of Management and Budget on Tuesday evening, the first Cabinet-level defeat for the administration.
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Politico:
To tweet or not to tweet?  That is the question.  —  Welcome to POLITICO's 2021 Transition Playbook …
Burgess Everett / Politico:
Tanden withdrawal absolves Murkowski of difficult decision
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
On Jan. 6 came the white supremacists.  Now comes the whitewash.  —  On Jan. 6 came the white supremacists.  —  Now comes the whitewash.  —  FBI Director Christopher A. Wray, appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday to answer questions about the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol …
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Tess Owen / VICE:
No, Antifa Was Not Behind the Capitol Riot, FBI Tells GOP
Discussion: CNN and Mother Jones
Washington Post:
FBI director says domestic terrorism ‘metastasizing’ throughout U.S. as cases soar
CNN:
John Roberts has another chance to diminish the Voting Rights Act  —  (CNN)Chief Justice John Roberts has singlehandedly slowed a conservative revolution at the Supreme Court in recent years, but he has for even longer — 40 years — opposed racial remedies and narrowly construed the landmark Voting Rights Act.
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Norman Ornstein / Washington Post:
Democrats can't kill the filibuster.  But they can gut it.  —  Three reforms Manchin and Sinema might consider  —  Norman Ornstein, an emeritus scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, is a co-author of “One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate and the Not-Yet Deported.”
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Jacob Kornbluh / The Forward:
Design firm takes responsibility for CPAC stage controversy  —  The company that was hired to set up the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida last weekend has taken full responsibility for the design of the stage that resembled a Nazi insignia.
Michael Edison Hayden / Southern Poverty Law Center:
Alex Jones on Leaked Video: ‘I Wish I Never Met Trump’  —  Before multimillionaire conspiracy theorist Alex Jones riled up Donald Trump's fans with lies about a stolen election, he privately expressed revulsion over the 45th president, a video leaked to Hatewatch reveals.  —  “It's the truth and I'm just going to say it.
Will Sommer / The Daily Beast:
Feds Arrest White Supremacist Livestreamer in Dawn Raid, Rattling Supporters  —  Paul N. Miller, who's amassed more than 40,000 followers on Telegram, was arrested in Florida early Tuesday.  Some of his followers fear they could be next.  —  The FBI arrested a notorious white supremacist livestreamer …
Discussion: CBS Miami, Sun-Sentinel and Raw Story
Aaron Rupar / Vox:
Why Fox News is having a day-long meltdown over Dr. Seuss  —  Biden didn't mention Dr. Seuss in his Read Across America Day statement.  All hell broke loose from there.  —  Conservative media turned 2021's National Read Across America Day into an epic culture war meltdown.
Washington Post:
Donors gave a House candidate more than $8 million.  A single firm took nearly half of it.  —  U.S. House candidate Kim Klacik walked onto Mike Huckabee's cable talk show last August as the latest conservative celebrity, riding high on a viral campaign ad that had attracted 10 million views …
Discussion: Raw Story
John Keefe / New York Times:
Should Your School Be Fully Open?  Here's What the C.D.C. Says  —  Only 4 percent of the nation's schoolchildren live in counties where coronavirus transmission is low enough for full-time in-person learning without additional restrictions, according to the guidelines established by the Centers …
The Wrap:
David Muir Clash With George Stephanopoulos Led to ABC News Chief Ouster (Exclusive)  —  Tension between ABC News morning anchor George Stephanopoulos and evening star David Muir over the anchor title led to the sudden exit of ABC News chief James Goldston in January, TheWrap has learned.
NBC News:
D.C. police, FBI on alert ahead of QAnon's ‘true Inauguration Day’  —  Law enforcement agencies around Washington, D.C., are adding extra security out of concern about a coming date — March 4, which is Thursday — that has swirled online among QAnon supporters.
Discussion: USA Today
Sonia Moghe / CNN:
NYC Bar Association joins push to have Giuliani investigated to be disbarred  —  Hear Giuliani's response to disclaimer running before his radio show  —  New York (CNN)The New York City Bar Association added its name to the list of groups urging the state court committee that recommends whether …
Robert Frank / CNBC:
Jeff Bezos would pay over $5 billion a year under Warren's wealth tax  — Jeff Bezos would owe $5.7 billion in taxes for 2020 under the Ultra-Millionaire Tax Act proposed by a group of Senate and House Democrats and independent Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday.
Sam Stein / Politico:
The GOP is the party of half-Trump  —  Presented by The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL)  —  With help from Daniel Payne, Renuka Rayasam and Myah Ward  —  BREAKING — President Joe Biden is withdrawing Neera Tanden's nomination to be his budget director …
Discussion: New York Times, Newsweek and Fox News
Miguel Cardona / USA Today:
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona: Here is my five-point plan to get students back in school full time  —  With the right support, students are remarkably resilient.  They have risen to the COVID challenge in ways that inspire me as an educator and a father.
Discussion: Politico and NPR
Bobby Allyn / NPR:
Former Parler CEO Matze Stripped Of All Company Shares Upon Firing, Sources Say  —  The power struggle that led to conservative social media site Parler abruptly firing its founder and CEO John Matze last month became so acrimonious that when Matze was sacked, he was also involuntarily stripped …
Baltimore Sun:
Hogan doubles down on Baltimore COVID vaccine comments as data reveals most city doses going to non-city residents  —  Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan doubled down Tuesday on his comment last week that Baltimore received more COVID-19 vaccines than it was “entitled to,” though data released this week …
Tom Burt / Microsoft On the Issues:
New nation-state cyberattacks  —  Tom Burt - Corporate Vice President, Customer Security & Trust  —  Today, we're sharing information about a state-sponsored threat actor identified by the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) that we are calling Hafnium.
Washington Post:
When U.S. blamed Saudi crown prince for role in Khashoggi killing, fake Twitter accounts went to war  —  Platform closed thousands of accounts amid online influence campaign to dispute report on assassination  —  Saudi-based Twitter accounts using fake profile pictures …
Wilson Wong / NBC News:
Only one George Floyd family member at a time allowed in Chauvin trial, judge rules  —  Only one member of George Floyd's family at a time will be allowed to attend the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of Floyd, a judge ruled on Tuesday.
Meg O'Connor / The Appeal:
Tishaura Jones and Cara Spencer Win St. Louis Mayoral Primary  —  The two candidates will move on to the April 6 general election after securing the most votes under the city's new approval voting system.  —  City Treasurer Tishaura Jones and Alderperson Cara Spencer have secured the most votes …
 
 
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Joy Pullmann / The Federalist:
If You Liked Common Core, You're Going To Love Joe Biden's Anti-American Civics Project
NBC News:
After Border Patrol release, asylum-seekers test positive for Covid in Brownsville, Texas
Discussion: Breitbart
Robin Givhan / Washington Post:
Vernon Jordan made being a Black man in America look effortless
Discussion: New York Times
Brian Wong / South China Morning Post:
‘Sheer torment’ for accused as Hong Kong security law bail hearings drag on
Dylan Tokar / Wall Street Journal:
Bringing New Money-Laundering Law Into Force Falls to Tiny Treasury Unit
David Brand / Queens News:
Rockaway's lone medical center would become 15-bed ‘micro hospital’ under state proposal
 Earlier Items: 
Los Angeles Times:
At least 13 killed in crash of SUV carrying more than 2 dozen near U.S.-Mexico border
Jonathan Easley / The Hill:
Trump endorses Tim Scott for reelection
Kate Smith / CBS News:
The COVID baby boom is looking more like a baby bust
Discussion: HotAir
Ken Klippenstein / The Intercept:
Trump Administration Referred a Record Number of Leaks for Criminal Investigation
TYT.com:
Save Us, Kamala!
Tal Axelrod / The Hill:
New book: Cuomo angered Biden team with convention address