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1:40 PM ET, May 18, 2021

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Christina Cameron / House Republican Leader:
McCarthy Statement on January 6 Commission Legislation  —  Washington, D.C. - House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) released the following statement on the January 6th commission legislation:
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.) …
Jeremy Herb / CNN:
McCarthy won't support January 6 commission and sides with Republicans downplaying the insurrection
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
Pelosi slams GOP for ‘cowardice’ over Jan. 6 commission
Discussion: IJR
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
Kevin McCarthy inadvertently demonstrates the utility of a Capitol riot commission
Discussion: Politico, NPR, New York Magazine and Forbes
Lindsay Wise / Wall Street Journal:
Top House Republican Opposes Plan for Jan. 6 Capitol Riot Commission
Discussion: Denver Post
Mychael Schnell / The Hill:   McCarthy says that he will not support bipartisan deal for 1/6 commission
Benjamin Siegel / ABC News:
McCarthy rejects proposed commission to investigate Jan 6. Capitol assault
Discussion: Uphill, CNN and Twitchy
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 …
Patrick Kingsley / New York Times:
In Rare Show of Unity, Millions of Palestinians Go on Strike  —  Here's what you need to know:  —  Palestinians across the West Bank, Gaza and Israel go on strike, in a rare joint action.  —  RAMALLAH, West Bank — Hundreds of thousands of Palestinian citizens of Israel downed tools …
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Politico:
How Biden Can Be a Leader in an Israeli-Palestinian Conflict That Has None
Discussion: Washington Post
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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Barry Ziman / Washington Examiner:   The inconvenience of left-wing antisemitism
Rebecca Shabad / NBC News:   Andrew Giuliani, son of former New York City mayor, announces 2022 bid for governor
Alayna Treene / Axios:
The freshmen in Congress who have missed the most votes  —  The top five are all House Republicans.
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: New York Times, Raw Story and RedState
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Julie Tulbert / Media Matters for America:
Don't believe right-wing media — overturning Roe v. Wade is a big deal
Anna Merlan / VICE:
Unvaccinated TikTok Users Believe They Will Be ‘Lone Survivors’  —  TikTok continues to ignore misinformation on its platform, as it gets weirder and more explicitly vaccine-focused.  —  Anna Merlan  —  TikTok users are falsely claiming that vaccinated people will soon die, leaving them to inherit the earth.
Discussion: Raw Story
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
Byron York's Daily Memo: When the media can't move on  —  Welcome to Byron York's Daily Memo newsletter.  —  Was this email forwarded to you?  Sign up here to receive the newsletter.  —  WHEN THE MEDIA CAN'T MOVE ON.  Republicans on Capitol Hill are alarmed, to say the least …
Discussion: spectator.us
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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,” …
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Jonathan J. Cooper / Associated Press:
Arizona Republicans fight back against election fraud claims
Discussion: HotAir and Washington Times
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 …
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 …
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: The Week and Washington Post
Justin Baer / Wall Street Journal:
Fidelity's Pitch to America's Teens: No-Fee Brokerage Accounts  —  There are some 27 million teens in the U.S., and several million households already have an account with the wealth manager  —  Fidelity Investments Inc. plans to open the door to a new generation of investors who will be able …
Discussion: CNBC, Washington Examiner and Forbes
Christina Maxouris / CNN:
More places in the US lift mask mandates.  One local leader says the honor system is already not working  —  (CNN)Several days since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said fully vaccinated Americans can — for the most part — ditch their masks, more places are announcing changes …
Amanda Hess / New York Times:
Sinead O'Connor Remembers Things Differently  —  The mainstream narrative is that a pop star ripped up a photo of the pope on “Saturday Night Live” and derailed her life.  What if the opposite were true?  —  Sinead O'Connor is alone, which is how she prefers to be.
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.
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: Daily Kos and The Hill
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
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.
 
 
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Matt Shuham / Talking Points Memo:
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Politico:
Feds have asked about Giuliani's consulting on Romania
Discussion: Raw Story
Joel Kotkin / Claremont Institute:
The Rise of Corporate-State Tyranny
Louise Matsakis / Rest of World:
Venmo is halting some payments referring to Palestine
Discussion: Insider
John McCormick / Wall Street Journal:
Trump Allies Promote Portfolios Targeting ‘Unwoke Investors’
Grant Stern / The Dworkin Report:
Senator Hirono just shamed a Republican's lone vote to allow more hate crimes
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Joseph Simonson / Washington Free Beacon:
How the AP Slanted Border Coverage to Hide the Crisis
Discussion: HotAir and Instapundit
Sally Satel / Washington Post:
Vaccines probably don't work on me. So I must rely on others to beat covid-19.
John Cassidy / New Yorker:
Why Jerome Powell and the Fed Should Ignore the Inflation Hawks
Discussion: Wall Street Journal
Evan Smith / The Texas Tribune:
Point of Order: George P. Bush supports Donald Trump in 2024, teases primary challenge to Ken Paxton
Discussion: Washington Post
Reid Wilson / The Hill:
Republicans eye new House majority through redistricting
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AT&T's Hollywood Ending Erased Billions in Value
Discussion: Washington Post
Harrison Smith / Washington Post:
David Larimer, versatile Washington Post editor, dies at 47