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New York Times:
Biden Creating Commission to Study Expanding the Supreme Court  —  The White House is taking action after progressives pushed to add seats to the court to balance the conservative stamp put on it by President Trump.  —  WASHINGTON — President Biden on Friday will order a 180-day study …
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The White House:
President Biden to Sign Executive Order Creating the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States … President Biden will today issue an executive order forming the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States, comprised of a bipartisan group of experts on the Court and the Court reform debate.
Max Boot / Washington Post:
How do the immigrants who run Fox feel about Tucker Carlson's anti-immigrant rants?  —  Tucker Carlson, the top-rated host on Fox “News” Channel, has been attracting attention for a while with his vile rhetoric against immigrants.  Yet now he's reached a new low.
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Yael Halon / Fox News:
Tucker: Every time Democrats ‘import a new voter,’ they dilute Americans' political power
Discussion: Forbes
House Committee on Ethics:
Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Matt Gaetz  —  Pursuant to Committee Rule 7, the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics (Committee) determined to release the following statement:
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The Daily Beast:
Facing New Ethics Investigation, Matt Gaetz Declares He's ‘Not Going Anywhere’
Discussion: Salon, Breitbart and HuffPost
New York Times:
White House Border Coordinator to Step Down  —  Roberta S. Jacobson's departure comes amid the administration's efforts to reduce the flow of immigration from Central America.  —  WASHINGTON — Roberta S. Jacobson, the former ambassador to Mexico whom President Biden chose as his “border czar” …
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Emma Ockerman / VICE:
Cops Caught on Video Holding a Black Army Lieutenant at Gunpoint, Then Pepper-Spraying Him  —  When Lt. Caron Nazario said he was afraid to get out of the vehicle, one officer responded, “Yeah, you should be.”  —  EO  —  Caron Nazario was driving his newly-purchased Chevy Tahoe home …
CNN:
Texas GOP chairman Allen West falsely says Texas could secede from the US: ‘We could go back to being our own Republic’  —  (CNN)Texas Republican Party chairman Allen West falsely suggested that Texas could secede from the United States and become an independent country, a CNN KFile review of his comments in recent months shows.
Christopher Cadelago / Politico:
How an online ‘Lego’ gamer infiltrated the White House press corps  —  Four times in recent weeks, members of the White House press corps have relayed questions to press secretary Jen Psaki from someone claiming to be a fellow reporter who was not able to be there in the room due to Covid protocols.
Discussion: Raw Story and Mediaite
Caitlin Owens / Axios:
America may be close to hitting a vaccine wall  —  There are growing signs that parts of the country may be close to meeting demand for the coronavirus vaccine — well before the U.S. has reached herd immunity.  —  Why it matters: For the last few months, the primary focus of the U.S …
Discussion: KFF, HotAir and Mission Local
Daniel Lippman / Politico:
State Department revokes security clearance for acting chief of staff to UN ambassador  —  A top aide to the U.S. envoy to the United Nations has stepped aside after her security clearance was revoked, according to two people familiar with the matter.  —  Jennifer Davis, the de facto chief …
Yascha Mounk / The Atlantic:
When to Reopen  —  Let's stop pretending that pandemic rules that made sense in April 2020 still make sense a year later.  —  Contributing writer at The Atlantic  —  America has entered a confusing stage of the pandemic.  It is vaccinating its citizens at an impressively fast clip.
Washington Post:
Putin is slowly murdering Alexei Navalny.  Here's how the U.S. can save him.  —  RUSSIAN PRESIDENT Vladimir Putin's regime is slowly but very intentionally murdering his leading political opponent, Alexei Navalny.  Mr. Navalny, whom the Russian secret police unsuccessfully sought to kill …
Discussion: Insider
Kathy Frankovic / YouGov:
Half of vaccine rejectors believe it is safe to travel now, compared to 29% of vaccinated adults  —  Economist/YouGov Poll Politics & current affairs  —  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now say it is safe for fully vaccinated Americans to travel.
Discussion: HotAir, National Review and Mediaite
BBC:
Nikolai Glushkov: Putin critic ‘strangled in London home by third party’  —  A Russian exile was strangled in his own home by a third party, a coroner has ruled.  —  Businessman Nikolai Glushkov, who was critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was found dead in New Malden in south-west London in March 2018.
Washington Post:
CDC ramps up scrutiny of rare post-vaccination ‘breakthrough infections’  —  Experts say the number of people testing positive for the virus after being inoculated is to be expected  —  As tens of millions of people in the United States reach the coronavirus vaccination finish line …
Washington Post:
Migrant boy found wandering alone in Texas had been deported and kidnapped  —  Boy was seen by many in viral video as emblematic of desperation of migrant children.  —  The 10-year-old had been lost for hours — crying and shaking as he wandered a vast scrubland— when he saw the Border Patrol officer.
Kim Tingley / New York Times:
A year ago, they infamously demonstrated the dangers of singing in the pandemic.  What will it take to get the choir of Washington's Skagit Valley — and the rest of the world's choral musicians — back together again?  —  The Skagit Valley Chorale last sang together in person on the evening of March 10, 2020.
PR Newswire:
Joe diGenova Apologizes To Former CISA Director Chris Krebs  —  WASHINGTON, April 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —  On November 30, 2020, I appeared on the Howie Carr Show.  During the show, I made regrettable statements regarding Christopher Krebs, which many interpreted as a call for violence against him.
New York Times:
Amazon Workers Appear to Defeat Union Drive at Alabama Warehouse  —  The company's victory deals a crushing blow to organized labor, which had hoped the time was ripe to start making inroads.  —  Amazon appeared to beat back the most significant labor drive in its history on Friday …
Corky Siemaszko / NBC News:
YouTube pulls Florida governor's video, says his panel spread Covid-19 misinformation  —  Video of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and a panel of scientists apparently trading in Covid-19 misinformation has been pulled from YouTube.  —  The video of DeSantis' roundtable discussion last month …
Ally Mutnick / Politico:
Republicans draft veteran candidates to reclaim House majority  —  Republicans blew a chance at winning the House majority in 2020, with a number of weak recruits unable to take advantage of a better-than-expected national environment on Election Day.  —  To avoid a similar fate in the 2022 midterms …
Dan Diamond / Washington Post:
Trump officials celebrated efforts to change CDC reports on coronavirus, emails show  —  Political appointees also tried to blunt scientific findings they deemed unfavorable to Trump, according to new documents from House probe  —  Trump appointees in the Health and Human Services department …
Luke Thompson / National Review:
The Rise and Fall of the Lincoln Project  —  There have been plenty of grifters in the political world.  But what made the Lincoln Project grift unique was that much of it played out on television.  —  here was nothing special about the Lincoln Project.  Its ads were coarse …
Discussion: HotAir
Sara Goddard / Green That Life:
Talking to a Climate Change Skeptic?  6 Successful Communication Strategies  —  I live in a part of the country where people profess to be climate savvy.  I don't know anyone who'd publicly label him- or herself a climate change skeptic, but there are plenty who have poked holes in the fundamental tenets of climate science.
CBS News:
Preview: John Boehner on “political terrorists” in Congress  —  In this preview of an interview to be broadcast on “CBS Sunday Morning” April 11, former House Speaker John Boehner, author of the scorching memoir “On the House,” talks with CBS News' John Dickerson about two Congressional Republicans he deems to be “political terrorists.”
Jeremy Duda / Arizona Mirror:
Election auditor wrote ‘election fraud facts’ report for GOP senators who tried to overturn the 2020 election  —  The head of the team that Senate President Karen Fann put together to audit the 2020 election in Maricopa County drafted a document for U.S. senators who planned to object …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Houston Keene / Fox Business:
Biden niece worked in Coca-Cola government relations as company lobbied against Uyghur forced labor bill  —  Missy Owens left position at soda giant last November  —  President Biden's niece worked in The Coca-Cola Company's government relations arm as the company lobbied against a bill …
Discussion: Breitbart
 
 
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Damian Garde / STAT:
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Alexandra Stevenson / New York Times:
China's Forced-Labor Backlash Threatens to Put N.B.A. in Unwanted Spotlight
Discussion: The Daily Signal
Will Vitka / WTOP:
Pentagon officer charged with murder in Takoma Park shooting that left 2 dead
Discussion: CNN, TheGrio and New York Post
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
‘60 Minutes’ embraces innuendo in Ron DeSantis story
Discussion: The Daily Signal
Arkansas Online:
Transgender name ban advances
Discussion: The Hill and Political Wire
 Earlier Items: 
Ed Pilkington / The Guardian:
Revealed: Republican-led states secretly spending huge sums on execution drugs
Discussion: Althouse
Christopher Miller / BuzzFeed News:
A Double Killing in Florida. An American On The Run In Ukraine.
Washington Post:
The GOP is Trump's party, so ‘all Republican roads lead to Mar-a-Lago’
Discussion: Bloomberg, HillReporter.com and Insider
Marilyn Berger / New York Times:
Prince Philip, Husband of Queen Elizabeth II, Is Dead at 99
Susan Page / USA Today:
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Centers for Disease Control:
Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Racism and Health