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Kyrsten Sinema / Washington Post:
We have more to lose than gain by ending the filibuster  —  Kyrsten Sinema, a Democrat, represents Arizona in the U.S. Senate.  —  Everyday Arizonans are focused on questions that matter most in their daily lives.  —  Is my job secure?  Can I expand my business?  Can we afford college?
Wall Street Journal:
Donald Trump's Former Bodyguard Under Scrutiny in New York Probe  —  Matthew Calamari, now the Trump Organization's chief operating officer, has hired his own attorney as prosecutors investigate the company's employee perks  —  New York prosecutors are investigating whether …
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ABC News:
Trump Organization sues New York City for wrongful termination of contracts  —  Mayor Bill de Blasio moved to terminate the contracts after the Capitol riot.  —  Former President Donald Trump's company sued New York City Monday for allegedly wrongfully terminating contracts the Trump Organization had to operate city facilities.
CNN:
Pressure mounts on Trump Organization CFO to cooperate against Donald Trump  —  (CNN)The Trump Organization's chief financial officer is staring down a decision: whether to cooperate with prosecutors against former President Donald Trump and the Trump Organization or potentially face criminal tax-related charges.
Discussion: Insider, POLITICUSUSA and Raw Story
Erica Orden / CNN:   The winner of Tuesday's Manhattan DA primary is poised to take over Trump investigation
David Freedlander / New York Magazine:
The Berserk End of the Campaign Yang and Garcia team up.  Adams cries victim.  Wiley goes after them all.  —  A Democratic mayoral primary that mostly played out in the tiny confines of a square box on Zoom spun into full Technicolor berserk in the race's final days.
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Averi Harper / ABC News:
New Yorkers cast ballots in mayoral primary, using ranked-choice voting for 1st time
Discussion: Bloomberg, BuzzFeed News and NPR
Politico:
‘No one is gonna steal the election from me’: Echoes of 2020 in NYC mayor's race
Discussion: New York Times
Paul Blumenthal / HuffPost:
Democrats To Introduce Bill To Combat Election Subversion As Part Of Voting Rights Push  —  The bill will try to stop state-level Republicans from fulfilling Trump's dream of giving them the power to overturn future elections.  —  Democrats plan to introduce legislation in the House and Senate …
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Rafael Bernal / The Hill:
Obama: Voting rights bill must pass before next election
Discussion: NBC News, Breitbart and IJR
Sabrina Imbler / New York Times:
When an Eel Climbs a Ramp to Eat Squid From a Clamp, That's a Moray  —  Moray eels can hunt on land, and footage from a recent study highlights how they accomplish this feat with a sneaky second set of jaws.  —  In the video, forceps nudge a piece of squid that sits on a ramp as an offering.
Barrington D. Martin II / MSN:
Listen to Black Parents Furious With Critical Race Theory  —  In a nation of hundreds of millions of people, each with their own thoughts, beliefs, and ideas, there will be those with ugly thoughts committing ugly deeds.  Racial prejudice will to a certain degree never be truly eradicated.
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Spencer Hsu / Washington Post:
Federal judge tosses most claims against Trump, Barr and U.S. officials in clearing of Lafayette Square  —  A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed most claims filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of D.C., Black Lives Matter and others who in lawsuits accused the Trump administration …
Ruby Cramer / Politico:
Bill de Blasio Has Some Regrets  —  BROOKLYN, N.Y.—  The mayor likes to walk in the middle of the day, preferably around 2:30 p.m. This is the best time, when the sun has traveled across Prospect Park, just beginning its descent west, and when, on weekdays, the shaded trails are empty and still.
Ted Nesi / WPRI-TV:
Whitehouse under scrutiny for belonging to exclusive Newport beach club  —  You have been added to Nesi's Notes Newsletter  —  Nesi's Notes  —  PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Sheldon Whitehouse is one of the most outspoken Democrats in the U.S. Senate, popping up regularly on MSNBC to criticize oil companies …
Discussion: The US Sun, RedState and Fox News
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Felicia Sonmez / Washington Post:
Sen. Whitehouse defends family's membership in private beach club amid questions about whether it is all-White
Ryan J. Reilly / HuffPost:
A Lawyer For Jan. 6 Defendants Is Giving Her Clients Remedial Lessons In American History  —  D.C. attorney H. Heather Shaner says that books and movies about the uglier parts of American history are “a revelation” for some of her Capitol attack clients.  —  At first glance …
Discussion: Raw Story
Paul Sperry / RealClearInvestigations:
Georgia Conducting Secret 2020 Ballot Review — Keeping Plaintiffs in the Dark  —  After several Fulton County, Ga., poll monitors testified last year that boxes of mail-in ballots for Joe Biden looked liked they'd been run through a photocopy machine, state investigators quietly broke the seal …
Jim Swift / The Bulwark:
The Legend of the Restaurant Workers Too Lazy to Work  —  The notion that the food-services industry can't find workers because they like being on the dole is a gross simplification of complicated economic trends.  —  After a year of applause—or worse, silence—about “Trump Bucks,” …
The Daily Beast:
Trump Wanted His Justice Department to Stop ‘SNL’ From Teasing Him  —  “SNL” amounted to “nothing less than unfair news coverage and Dem commercials,” Trump tweeted in 2018, pondering whether his thought “should be tested in courts, can't be legal?”  —  It was the middle of Donald Trump's presidency …
The National Pulse:
SCALP: Daszak Recused from COVID Commission After National Pulse Exposés.  —  Compromised scientist Peter Daszak has been removed from the Lancet's COVID-19 commission following a number of leading exposés by The National Pulse investigative team surrounding Daszak's work with the Chinese Communist Party.
Bloomberg:
A Record Buyout Is Just the Start as Wealthy Flee U.S. Tax Hike  — Fear of higher capital gains tax spurs Medline sale and others  — Families, private equity firms are preparing a deluge of deals  —  For 110 years, four generations of Mills family members earned their money …
Wall Street Journal:
Afghans Who Spied for CIA Can't Get U.S. Visas  —  Thousands of Afghans who worked for the U.S. but were given no paperwork to prove it are at risk of Taliban retaliation as U.S. leaves the country  —  KABUL—Rahmat says he carried out secret missions spying on the Taliban …
Discussion: HotAir
Abigail Shrier / Common Sense with Bari Weiss:
The Books Are Already Burning  —  The question is only: How long will decent people stand by quietly and watch it happen?  —  6 hr ago … One hundred and forty-six people in Halifax, Nova Scotia wait on a list to borrow a library book.  A question hangs over them: Will activists let them read it?
Discussion: HotAir
PNAS:
Stewardship of global collective behavior  —  Joseph B. Bak-Coleman, Mark Alfano, Wolfram Barfuss, Carl T. Bergstrom, Miguel A. Centeno, Iain D. Couzin, Jonathan F. Donges, Mirta Galesic, Andrew S. Gersick, Jennifer Jacquet, Albert B. Kao, Rachel E. Moran, Pawel Romanczuk, Daniel I. Rubenstein …
Abha Bhattarai / Washington Post:
Retail workers are quitting at record rates for higher-paying work: 'My life isn't worth a dead-end job'  —  Some 649,000 employees gave notice in April, the sector's largest one-month exodus in over 20 years, a reflection of pandemic-era strains and a strengthening job market
Discussion: The Atlantic and Payday Report
Eva Dou / Washington Post:
Wuhan lab's classified work complicates search for pandemic's origins  —  In May 2019, the Wuhan Institute of Virology's staff filed into an old-fashioned lecture hall.  A local representative of China's National Administration for the Protection of State Secrets was at the podium.
Michael Isikoff / Yahoo News:
Egyptian intelligence chief to face questioning over alleged involvement in Khashoggi killing  —  A human rights group is calling on members of Congress to interrogate the chief of Egyptian intelligence on Tuesday about a Yahoo News report that a Saudi plane carrying a team of assassins stopped …
Hans Nichols / Axios:
Top White House officials heading to Senate for infrastructure talks  —  White House officials are heading to Capitol Hill Tuesday for a briefing on the status and details of the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure proposal — another sign that President Biden is serious about finding a compromise with Republican senators.
Discussion: Bloomberg
Washington Post:
Biden administration to endorse bill to end disparity in drug sentencing between crack and powder cocaine  —  The Biden administration plans to endorse legislation that would end the disparity in sentences between crack and powder cocaine offenses that President Biden helped create decades ago …
Discussion: The Hill, HuffPost, ACLU and Raw Story
Andrew Higgins / New York Times:
Populist Leaders in Eastern Europe Run Into a Little Problem: Unpopularity  —  The leaders of Slovenia, Hungary and Poland, who rode to power on waves of anti-elitism anger, face rising opposition over their pandemic responses and heavy-handed policies.  —  LJUBLJANA, Slovenia …
Discussion: Raw Story
Andrew Stiles / Washington Free Beacon:
What I Learned From the Bloomberg Equality Briefing on Driving Inclusive Transformation in Corporate Equity  —  One of the biggest challenges facing American corporations today is figuring out how to performatively express support for the various social justice causes that educated young professionals tend …
Discussion: Instapundit
Evie Fordham / Fox News:
US Olympic athlete Chelsea Wolfe threatened to burn flag on podium  —  BMX Freestyle rider Chelsea Wolfe identifies as a trans woman  —  Fox News Flash top headlines for June 21  —  EXCLUSIVE - BMX Freestyle rider Chelsea Wolfe, who qualified as an alternate to represent the U.S …
Matt Lewis / The Daily Beast:
Chris Christie Wants to Out-Trump Trump  —  BULLY PULPIT … The public bullying as a political power play pioneer isn't waiting for the president who stole his act to make up his mind about a comeback run before testing the waters himself. … Clinton wasn't talking specifically …
Discussion: Raw Story
Brian Flood / Fox News:
New York Times' scribe Maggie Haberman can't quit Trump, largely ignores Biden  —  ‘She traded in what credibility she had during the Trump administration for 15 minutes of cable news fame,’ Chris Barron said  —  New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman serves as a Washington correspondent …
Joe Killian / NC Policy Watch:
UNC Press now in the crosshairs of Board of Governors, which is refusing to re-appoint professor who criticized handling of Silent Sam monument  —  Eric Muller served two five-year terms on the UNC Press Board.  —  In an unprecedented move, the UNC Board of Governors is refusing to re-appoint …
 
 
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Mark Weiner / Syracuse Post-Standard:
Donald Trump offers to back challenger to Rep. John Katko: ‘He is bad news’
Mark Judge / The Stream:
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Kristen V Brown / Bloomberg:
Delta Variant Gains Steam in Undervaccinated U.S. Counties
David Frum / The Atlantic:
Remember Who Tucker Carlson Is
Michael Kunzelman / Associated Press:
US hits encouraging milestones on virus deaths and shots
NBC News:
New Texas law aims to protect parents wrongly accused of child abuse
Discussion: The Hill
 Earlier Items: 
Washington Post:
‘In the Heights’ is just more of the same whitewashed Hollywood
Adam Klasfeld / Law & Crime:
After Courtroom Beatdown, Ex-'Kraken' Lawyer Withdraws Lawsuit Against MLB Over All-Star Game
Discussion: Raw Story
Hannah Allam / Washington Post:
In Oklahoma, the 1995 bombing offers lessons — and warnings — for today's fight against extremism
Joe Nocera / Bloomberg:
NCAA's Era of Exploiting College Athletes Is Ending
New York Times:
When It Comes to Big City Elections, Republicans Are in the Wilderness
Discussion: Raw Story
Michael Gerson / Washington Post:
I'm a conservative who believes systemic racism is real