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Zachary Basu / Axios:
Merrick Garland rapidly erasing Trump effect at Justice Department  —  Attorney General Merrick Garland is quickly negating the Trump administration's law enforcement legacy, dismaying conservatives with a burst of aggressive reversals and new policies.  —  Why it matters: As a former prosecutor …
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ABC News:
Biden administration to return billions in border wall funding Trump diverted from Pentagon  —  All related construction contracts will be canceled, an official told ABC News.  —  Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.  —  John Moore/Getty Images
Discussion: Washington Examiner and Politico
Rebecca Shabad / NBC News:
‘One god-awful mess’: Biden lays border crisis on Trump admin's refusal to cooperate
Politico:
‘Disgusting’ robocall accuses Texas candidate Wright of causing husband's death  —  Texas Republican congressional candidate Susan Wright is seeking help from federal law enforcement the day before her special election, after supporters reported receiving robocalls that accused her of being responsible for the death of her late husband.
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Ben Jacobs / VICE:
The Fight for the GOP's Post-Trump Future Starts This Weekend in Texas
Discussion: The Texas Tribune and Daily Kos
Dareh Gregorian / NBC News:
Major changes: Biden dog getting prepped for first feline's White House arrival  —  Ruff times could be ahead for the Biden family dogs — they're soon going to be joined at the White House by the family's cat.  —  “She's waiting in the wings,” first lady Jill Biden told NBC's “TODAY” …
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Maria Pasquini / People.com:
Joe Stops to Pick Flower for Jill Biden on Their Way to Ga. Rally and to Visit Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter  —  While en route to Georgia, the president shared a brief moment with his wife, stopping to pick her a dandelion before they boarded Marine One  —  President Joe Biden and wife First Lady …
The Daily Beast:
Bombshell Letter: Gaetz Paid for Sex With Minor, Wingman Says  —  PEN PALS … The Daily Beast has obtained a confession letter that Joel Greenberg wrote after asking Roger Stone to help him obtain a pardon.  —  A confession letter written by Joel Greenberg in the final months …
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Garrett M. Graff / Politico:
'I'd Never Been Involved in Anything as Secret as This'  —  On the morning of May 1, 2011, most Americans had never heard of Abbottabad.  By that night, the dusty midsize city near the mountains of northwest Pakistan was the center of the biggest story in the world.
Discussion: Washington Post
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NBC News:
In nod to Trump, Florida is set to ban ‘deplatforming’ by tech companies … Florida is on track to be the first state in the nation to punish social media companies that ban politicians like former President Donald Trump under a bill approved Thursday by the state's Republican-led Legislature.
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Meridith McGraw / Politico:
Mike Pence reemerges.  But Trumpworld is moving on.  —  The final weeks of the Donald Trump-Mike Pence partnership were an unmitigated disaster.  Pence, the fiercely loyal vice president, was ushered to safety in the halls of Congress after he refused his boss' wishes to not certify the election results.
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Heather Mongilio / capitalgazette.com:
Kamala Harris to speak at Naval Academy commissioning
Discussion: The Hill
Oriana Gonzalez / Axios:
White House to restrict travel from India  —  The White House will restrict travel from India starting at midnight on Tuesday, May 4, White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced on Friday.  —  Driving the news: The Biden administration cited a steep rise in coronavirus cases in the country …
Discussion: CNBC, NBC Boston and Instapundit
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Aidan McLaughlin / Mediaite:
Fox News Parts Ways With Anchor Months After He Disappeared From the Air  —  Fox News anchor Leland Vittert, a fixture of the network's weekend lineup for years, has left the network.  —  When reached for comment, Fox News confirmed his departure: “We have mutually and amicably parted ways with Leland Vittert.”
The Daily Beast:
Rudy Giuliani Taps Alan Dershowitz for Legal Advice Following Federal Raid  —  Trump's former personal attorney Rudy Giuliani is seeking advice from another former Trump attorney: Alan Dershowitz.  —  On Wednesday, former New York City mayor and Donald Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani's apartment and office were raided by the feds.
JONATHAN TURLEY:
Why Didn't The FBI Agents Take Hard Drives In Seizing Giuliani's Electronic Devices?  —  I have been a long critic of Rudy Giuliani going back years, including interviews and press conferences that I have condemned for making unsupported statements (as well as comments inimical to his client's interest).
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Washington Post:
FBI warned Giuliani, key Trump ally in Senate of Russian disinformation campaign targeting Biden
Adam Serwer / Penguin Random House:
The Cruelty Is the Point  —  Buy the Audiobook Download:  — Apple- Audible- downpour- eMusic- audiobooks.com  —  ABOUT THE CRUELTY IS THE POINT  —  From an award-winning journalist at The Atlantic, these searing essays make a damning case that cruelty is not merely an unfortunate byproduct …
CNN:
CNN Poll: Americans are divided on what causes problems in US elections  —  (CNN)Amid a flurry of changes to voting rules and regulations across the country, the American public is divided over whether the bigger problem with elections in America is that it is too hard to vote or that it is too easy to cheat …
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Philip Bump / Washington Post:
Half of Republicans incorrectly think there's evidence Biden didn't win legitimately
Discussion: The Hill
Jennifer Bendery / HuffPost:
Democrat Cheri Bustos Announces Retirement From Congress  —  The Illinois lawmaker will finish out her term, but said she is ready for something new after serving in the House for 10 years.  —  After 10 years in Congress, Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) announced Friday that she will not run for reelection in 2022.
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Dylan Matthews / Vox:
How the US won the economic recovery  —  I looked for a country that got the economic response to Covid-19 right.  I found the US.  —  Graphics by Christina Animashaun … Jasmine Holloway knows it sounds odd.  But March 2021, when she and the rest of America were enduring the 13th month …
Brad Bannon / The Hill:
We must thank Sanders for Biden's success  —  Share to Facebook Share to Twitter  —  This week is President Joe Biden's big week.  He gave an address Wednesday to a joint session of Congress, and today, the new president is celebrating the 100th day of his presidency.
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Meagan Flynn / Washington Post:
Manchin says he doesn't support D.C. statehood bill  —  Sen. Joe Manchin III told reporters in his home state of West Virginia on Friday morning that he does not support the bill to make D.C. the nation's 51st state, according to audio provided by the Democrat's office and a report from WVNews.
Discussion: WV News
Alison Knezevich / Baltimore Sun:
Kushner apartment company violated consumer laws in Maryland, judge rules  —  The apartment company of Jared Kushner violated Maryland's consumer protection laws numerous times at Baltimore-area properties by collecting debts without the required licenses, charging tenants improper fees …
Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: McConnell takes on the 1619 Project  —  DRIVING THE DAY  —  IF YOU READ ONE THING — GARRETT GRAFF'S oral history of the bin Laden raid: “'Congratulations, You Killed Osama bin Laden': How the hunt for the world's most notorious terrorist actually went down—as told by the people inside the room.”
Dan Noyes / ABC7:
EXCLUSIVE: Trump supporter shares what he uncovered after infiltrating anti-fascist group in Sonoma Co. … EXCLUSIVE: Trump supporter infiltrates North Bay anti-fascist group  —  SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) — Shocking comments were made during an online meeting of far-left activists in Sonoma County …
Discussion: HotAir, RedState and The Gateway Pundit
Charles C. W. Cooke / National Review:
Biden's Con against America  —  One-hundred days in, Biden's radical presidency makes clear that his campaign was, in fact, a fraud.  —  It's the unspoken Biden formula," reports Axios. “  Talk like a rosy bipartisan; act like a ruthless partisan.  Indeed, it is.  And to this maxim we might add a few others.
Discussion: HotAir
Lachlan Markay / Axios:
John Kerry discloses millions in income from finance, energy firms  —  John Kerry disclosed millions in income and a massive stock portfolio that he's moved to liquidate since taking office as President Biden's special climate envoy, according to a financial filing obtained by Axios on Friday.
Brooke Singman / Fox News:
Noem sues Biden administration for canceling Mount Rushmore Independence Day fireworks  —  National Parks Service notified South Dakota of decision to cancel fireworks display in March  —  Is Mount Rushmore next?  Gov. Noem won't stand for ‘radical rewriting of history’
Rachel Yang / Yahoo News:
Over 450 past Jeopardy contestants call on show to address alleged ‘white power’ symbol  —  UPDATE: Jeopardy contestant Kelly Donohue  —  issued a statement condemning white supremacy Thursday.  —  EARLIER: A growing list of more than 450 former  —  Jeopardy contestants are calling …
Sarah Chaney Cambon / Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Household Income Surged by Record 21.1% in March  —  Higher income, spending and saving are expected to help power a fast economic recovery  —  Household income rose at a record pace of 21.1% in March as federal-stimulus checks helped fuel an economic revival that is poised to endure with an easing pandemic.
Discussion: Raw Story, Joe.My.God. and The Week
 
 
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Washington Post:
Biden administration forges new path on North Korea crisis in wake of Trump and Obama failures
JONATHAN TURLEY:
Georgetown Professor Under Fire For Reading The “N-Word” In A Class On Free Speech and Racism
Discussion: The College Fix
Laura Vozzella / Washington Post:
Aide traveling with Va. gubernatorial candidate Amanda Chase brandishes gun amid ‘road rage’ incident
Discussion: Blue Virginia and Raw Story
Paige Winfield Cunningham / Washington Post:
The Health 202: CDC's mask guidance is still too strict for the vaccinated, some experts say
Discussion: HotAir, Political Wire and Politico
Petula Dvorak / Washington Post:
Why are the liberals of Takoma Park suing to protect a piece of asphalt?