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11:00 AM ET, May 18, 2021

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Axios:
McCarthy comes out against bipartisan deal on Jan. 6 commission  —  House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) will oppose a bipartisan deal announced last week that would form a 9/11-style commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, his office announced Tuesday.
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Politico:
Cheney, unbound, settles into the 'bull's-eye of controversy'  —  At her last conference meeting as a House Republican leader, Liz Cheney delivered the morning prayer for the first time.  She chose a Bible verse with a pointed message: “The truth shall set you free.”
Jeremy Herb / CNN:
McCarthy announces opposition to bipartisan deal to form January 6 commission  —  House GOP leaders yet to say if they'll back commission on U.S. Capitol attack  —  (CNN)House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday he was opposed to a bipartisan agreement struck last week that would create …
Mychael Schnell / The Hill:
McCarthy says that he will not support bipartisan deal for 1/6 commission  —  House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Tuesday said he will not support bipartisan legislation for the 9/11-style commission to probe the Jan. 6 Capitol riots.  “Given the political mi...
Politico:
Republicans not sold on bipartisan Jan. 6 commission
Discussion: Washington Examiner and HotAir
Marc Caputo / Politico:
Val Demings to run for Senate against Rubio  —  ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida Rep. Val Demings is planning to run for the U.S. Senate, rather than governor, providing Democrats with a big-name candidate to take on Republican Sen. Marco Rubio next year.  —  For months, Demings mulled …
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Carl Campanile / New York Post:
Andrew Giuliani announces 2022 bid for New York governor  —  Andrew Giuliani has dreams of turning next year's gubernatorial race into another “Fight of the Century.”  —  The son of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will announce Tuesday that he's officially running for the Republican primary …
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Rebecca Shabad / NBC News:
Andrew Giuliani, son of former New York City mayor, announces 2022 bid for governor
Discussion: The Week
Adam Brewster / CBS News:
Cuomo set to receive $5.1 million for COVID-19 book
Discussion: CNN and Breitbart
New York Times:
Cuomo Set to Receive $5.1 Million From Pandemic Book Deal
Politico:
How Biden Can Be a Leader in an Israeli-Palestinian Conflict That Has None  —  The Middle East might be low on his priority list but there are meaningful steps he can take to prevent future violence.  But the question is, will he?  —  Despite Benjamin Netanyahu's vow that Israeli airstrikes …
Discussion: Washington Post
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Washington Post:
Biden calls for cease-fire in Israel-Hamas fighting as pressure mounts to halt violence
Alayna Treene / Axios:
The freshmen in Congress who have missed the most votes  —  The top five are all House Republicans.
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
Trump Justice Dept. Tried to Use Grand Jury to Identify Nunes Critic on Twitter  —  An unsealed court filing shows that the social media company fought the subpoena, which the Biden administration is said to have withdrawn.  —  WASHINGTON — The Justice Department under President Trump secretly obtained …
Perry Bacon / Washington Post:
The misguided identity politics of the anti-Trump Republicans  —  Opinion by  —  It's good that Republicans such as former president George W. Bush, Sen. Liz Cheney (Wyo.) and Sen. Mitt Romney (Utah) have made clear that they oppose former president Donald Trump because of his anti-democratic and racist behavior.
Discussion: Bloomberg, USA Today and Political Wire
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Mark Joseph Stern / Slate:
Elena Kagan Has Had Enough of Brett Kavanaugh's Judicial “Scorekeeping”  —  Last year, the Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in Ramos v. Louisiana, prohibiting nonunanimous convictions of criminal defendants.  Under the Constitution, the court declared, a split jury verdict is “no verdict at all.”
Discussion: Raw Story, RedState and New York Times
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Lachlan Markay / Axios:
DOJ signals scrutiny of popular fundraising gimmick  —  A little-noticed line in a recent criminal filing suggests federal prosecutors consider a popular political fundraising tactic to be legally questionable.  —  Why it matters: Fundraisers often boast of “5x” or other contribution matches to coax small-dollar donations.
Rosalind Helderman / Washington Post:
‘Our democracy is imperiled’: Maricopa County officials decry 2020 recount as a sham and call on Arizona Republicans to end the process  —  The Republican-dominated Maricopa County board of supervisors Monday denounced an ongoing audit of the 2020 vote as a “sham” and a “con,” …
Robin Bravender / Insider:
EXCLUSIVE: Documents reveal how Trump is spending taxpayer money on his post-presidential offices — from printer toner to Stephen Miller's salary  — New documents show the inner workings of ex-president Donald Trump's team.  — Former White House aides Stephen Miller and Dan Scavino are still getting government salaries.
Discussion: Raw Story
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Insider:
Donald Trump donated his federal salary, but he's taken $65,600 in pension payments since January 20
Discussion: Raw Story
Washington Post:
Biden's aid programs help buttress McCarthy's district despite GOP leader's complaints about ‘socialist’ spending  —  The California district McCarthy has represented since 2007 is among the poorest in the state  —  BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) …
Harrison Smith / Washington Post:
David Larimer, versatile Washington Post editor, dies at 47  —  David Larimer, a Washington Post editor who helped shape the paper's coverage of college athletics, conflict overseas and the coronavirus pandemic, died May 15 at a hospital in Washington.  He was 47.
Lateshia Beachum / Washington Post:
Black Lives Matter activists said a man tried to hit them with his car.  The suspect turned out to be a judge.  —  A North Carolina court of appeals judge was summoned by a criminal court Friday after being accused of nearly hitting Black Lives Matter protesters at a demonstration in downtown Fayetteville on May 7.
Discussion: The Hill
Barry Ziman / Washington Examiner:
The inconvenience of left-wing antisemitism  —  Last week, in New York City, there was an antisemitic march.  But apparently, this march was not newsworthy.  —  The fact that marchers attacked and bloodied a Jewish counterprotester received only limited coverage.
Wall Street Journal:
AT&T's Hollywood Ending Erased Billions in Value  —  Telecom giant is giving up its dreams of marrying content and distribution—one of the biggest about-faces in corporate deal history  —  Three years ago, AT&T Inc. executives were in a federal courthouse fighting the Justice Department …
Annie Karni / New York Times:
In Biden White House, the Celebrity Staff Is a Thing of the Past  —  President Biden is undoing a longstanding Washington tradition in which staff members enjoy their own refracted fame.  —  WASHINGTON — Mike Donilon is one of the most trusted presidential advisers in the Biden White House …
Discussion: Washington Post
Sally Satel / Washington Post:
Vaccines probably don't work on me.  So I must rely on others to beat covid-19. … Sally Satel is a visiting professor of psychiatry at Columbia University's Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.
Edward-Isaac Dovere / The Atlantic:
The Inside Story of Joe Biden's Most Fateful Decision  —  Joe Biden was in his living room at the Naval Observatory on Election Night 2016.  He hadn't been watching the presidential results.  Hillary Clinton was going to win, obviously, so the vice president was more focused on monitoring …
Discussion: Washington Post and Roll Call
ARLnow.com:
No New Coronavirus Cases Reported Today in Arlington  —  For the second time since March 2020, no new coronavirus cases were reported in Arlington County over the past 24 hours.  —  The county's cumulative case count remained at 15,272 this morning, according to Virginia Dept. of Health data.
Discussion: DCist and Townhall
ProPublica:
REPUBLISH  —  ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power.  Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they're published.  —  The shoreline communities of Ocean County, New Jersey, are a summertime getaway for throngs of urbanites, lined with vacation homes and ice cream parlors.
Reid Wilson / The Hill:
Republicans eye new House majority through redistricting  —  Republican state legislators see this year's decennial redistricting process as a prime opportunity to gain House seats in next year's midterms — with some believing those gains alone can help the GOP take back the majority.
John Cassidy / New Yorker:
Why Jerome Powell and the Fed Should Ignore the Inflation Hawks  —  Strong growth and a tight labor market are helping workers make sustained wage gains.  —  After more than a year of unprecedented dislocation, there is good news for America's workers.  Job openings are at record levels, and wages are increasing.
Discussion: Wall Street Journal
Grant Stern / The Dworkin Report:
Senator Hirono just shamed a Republican's lone vote to allow more hate crimes  —  Scott speaks with Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) about her new book “Heart of Fire: An immigrant daughter's story” which chronicles her humble beginnings that led to her five-decade career in public service.
Deon J. Hampton / NBC News:
Ohio sees boost in shots after it announces $1 million vaccination lottery … CINCINNATI — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's $5 million lottery to encourage vaccinations appears to be an early win.  —  State health officials said Monday that more than 25,400 Covid-19 vaccine shots were administered Friday …
 
 
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Joseph Simonson / Washington Free Beacon:
How the AP Slanted Border Coverage to Hide the Crisis
Discussion: Instapundit
Samantha Artiga / KFF:
How Employer Actions Could Facilitate Equity in COVID-19 Vaccinations
Discussion: The Guardian
Evan Smith / The Texas Tribune:
Point of Order: George P. Bush supports Donald Trump in 2024, teases primary challenge to Ken Paxton
Bloomberg:
Labor, Gig Companies Near Bargaining Deal in N.Y.
Discussion: Vox
 Earlier Items: 
New York Times:
Biden Is Developing a Pardon Process With a Focus on Racial Justice
Discussion: CNN and The Week
Erin Murphy / Sioux City Journal:
State board requests information from group that claimed involvement in Iowa elections bill
Discussion: Raw Story
Politico:
Mask controversy spurs CDC to rethink its pandemic response
Discussion: The Daily Caller and Deseret News
Jennifer Epstein / Bloomberg:
Biden, Harris Incomes Dropped in 2020, Tax Returns Show
Sally Quinn / Washington Post:
The end of D.C.'s elite social scene