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Speaker Nancy Pelosi:
Pelosi Statement on Republican Recommendations to Serve on the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol  —  Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released this statement on the Republican recommendations to serve on the House Select Committee to Investigate …
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Washington Post:
How Kevin McCarthy is boosting the integrity of the Jan. 6 investigation  —  We should be thankful that House Minority Kevin McCarthy just pulled Republicans out of any involvement in the select committee to examine the Jan. 6 insurrection.  In so doing, he ensured that the committee's investigation …
Melanie Zanona / CNN:
Banks held call with the 1/6 committee chair on Tuesday.  By Wednesday, he was off the panel.  —  Pelosi just made an unprecedented move.  Here's why  —  (CNN)Indiana Republican Rep. Jim Banks was just about to send a letter to Democrats requesting a GOP witness for the January 6 select committee's …
CNN:
McCarthy pulls his 5 GOP members from 1/6 committee after Pelosi rejects 2 of his picks  —  (CNN)House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is pulling his five Republican members selected to join the House committee that's investigating the January 6 insurrection, following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's decision …
House Republican Leader:
McCarthy Statement about Pelosi's Abuse of Power on January 6th Select Committee
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
Pelosi rejects Jordan, Banks for Jan. 6 committee
Andrea Mitchell / MSNBC:   Rep. Spanberger: ‘Only those who are willing to speak truth and seek truth’ should be on Jan. 6 committee
Dennis Pillion / al.com:
'I'm sorry, but it's too late' Alabama doctor on treating unvaccinated, dying COVID patients  —  Dr. Brytney Cobia said Monday that all but one of her COVID patients in Alabama did not receive the vaccine.  The vaccinated patient, she said, just needed a little oxygen and is expected to fully recover.
CNN:
Prosecutors had evidence last year to charge prominent Trump ally Tom Barrack  —  Tom Barrack charged by federal prosecutors  —  (CNN)Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn investigating Tom Barrack, a prominent ally to former President Donald Trump, for allegedly violating foreign lobbying laws …
Discussion: Bloomberg
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Karen DeYoung / Washington Post:
How Thomas Barrack's alleged illegal lobbying shaped Trump's policies in the Gulf  —  Writing in Fortune magazine two weeks before the 2016 election, Donald Trump's old friend and fundraiser, Thomas J. Barrack, outlined a new U.S. policy for the Middle East.
Kevin Johnson / USA Today:
DOJ restricts contact with White House, a sharp pivot from Trump administration
Discussion: Politico
Oralandar Brand-Williams / Detroit News:
FBI agent at center of Whitmer kidnap probe assaulted wife after swingers' party, authorities say  —  An FBI agent at the center of the plot to kidnap and kill Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is accused of jumping on his wife in bed and smashing her head against a nightstand after a dispute stemming …
Jordain Carney / The Hill:
GOP blocks infrastructure debate as negotiators near deal  —  Republicans on Wednesday blocked the Senate from debating a bipartisan infrastructure proposal as negotiators say they are near finalizing their agreement.  —  The 49-51 vote fell short of the 60 needed to advance what is effectively stand …
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Politico:
Infrastructure vote fails as senators try to salvage bipartisan deal
Todd Neikirk / HillReporter.com:
Catholic Monsignor Who Wanted to Deny Biden Communion Resigns After Cellphone Links Him to Gay Dating App  —  Joe Biden has long been open about his Catholic faith.  The president regularly attends Sunday mass and credits his faith with helping him get through the worst times in his life.
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Joseph Cox / VICE:
The Inevitable Weaponization of App Data Is Here
Jonathan Allen / NBC News:
As GOP supporters die of Covid, the party remains split in its vaccination message … WASHINGTON — As the delta variant of the coronavirus courses through the American bloodstream, the Republican Party can't make up its mind about vaccines.  —  Former President Donald Trump has said that people …
Jack Thomas / The Boston Globe:
I just learned I only have months to live.  This is what I want to say  —  I've been a journalist for more than 60 years.  So after doctors delivered the news, I sat down to do what came naturally, if painfully: Write this story.  —  AS A TEENAGER, I often wondered how my life would change if I knew that I would die soon.
Mike Ives / New York Times:
Kodak Deletes Post by Photographer Who Called Xinjiang an ‘Orwellian Dystopia’  —  After public backlash in China, the American company dropped an Instagram post featuring images of a region where accusations of human rights violations have drawn intense scrutiny.
Discussion: The Daily Caller
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Megha Rajagopalan / BuzzFeed News:
China Can Lock Up A Million Muslims In Xinjiang At Once
Discussion: HotAir
Axios:
Milley to Trump: “I don't expect you to understand”  —  The new book by The Wall Street Journal's Michael Bender — “Frankly, We Did Win This Election: The Inside Story of How Trump Lost” — pinpoints the moment that the relationship between former President Trump and Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley began to disintegrate.
Discussion: Raw Story, IJR and Political Wire
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Dan Diamond / Washington Post:
Nation's largest hospital group supports mandatory coronavirus vaccines for health workers  —  Universal vaccination of employees would ‘protect all patients,’ the American Hospital Association says  —  The nation's largest hospital association called Wednesday for all health workers …
Washington Post:
White House officials debate masking push as covid infections spike  —  Top White House aides and Biden administration officials are debating whether they should urge vaccinated Americans to wear masks in more settings as the delta variant causes spikes in coronavirus infections across the country …
Discussion: Arizona Mirror and Political Wire
Susan Matthews / Slate:
What Vaccinated People Should Really Know About the Delta Variant's Threat to Them  —  Recently, one of my colleagues took a trip to Florida.  He went to see family, a long-awaited visit that he had previously only managed to make once during the pandemic, driving the whole way from New York while “peeing behind dumpsters.”
Warren P. Strobel / Wall Street Journal:
Havana Syndrome Task Force to be Led by a Veteran of Hunt for Bin Laden  —  CIA Director Burns turns to an undercover agency veteran to track down cause of health incidents suffered by U.S. spies and diplomats  —  WASHINGTON—CIA Director William Burns has tapped a veteran of the agency's hunt …
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Katia Dmitrieva / Bloomberg:   Debt-Limit Steps May Run Out in October, Budget Office Says
Summer Ballentine / Associated Press:
No Black parents, teachers or scholars invited to Missouri hearing on teaching race  —  A Missouri legislative committee on Monday held a hearing on how educators teach K-12 students about race and racism without hearing from any Black Missourians.  —  No Black parents, teachers …
Jason Wilson / The Guardian:
Revealed: assistant attorney general in Alaska posted racist and antisemitic tweets  — Revelations trigger investigation at Alaska department of law  — Matthias Cicotte a supporter of Deseret nationalist group  —  The Guardian has identified an Alaska assistant attorney general …
Discussion: Law & Crime and The Root
Conor Friedersdorf / The Atlantic:
The California Dream Is Dying  —  Behold California, colossus of the West Coast: the most populous American state; the world's fifth-largest economy; and arguably the most culturally influential, exporting Google searches and Instagram feeds and iPhones and Teslas and Netflix Originals and kimchi quesadillas.
Patrick Wilson / Richmond Times-Dispatch:
Youngkins received 95% tax cut due to conservation status of their horse farm  —  GOP gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin and his wife last year successfully petitioned Fairfax County to designate their horse farm as an agricultural district, which led to a 95% reduction in the taxes they pay …
Discussion: Blue Virginia
Sam Karlin / The Advocate:
Louisiana House fails to override veto of transgender sports bill, session is over  —  A Republican majority Louisiana House voted 68-30 and failed to overturn Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards' veto of legislation that banned transgender athletes from participating in women's sports.
Brett Kelman / The Tennessean:
Republican lawmakers met privately with state leaders about ending vaccine outreach  —  In the days before Tennessee stopped encouraging teenagers to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, Republican lawmakers met privately with the state health commissioner and a representative …
Discussion: Tennessee Lookout
NBC News:
Anti-vaccine groups changing into ‘dance parties’ on Facebook to avoid detection  —  Some anti-vaccination groups on Facebook are changing their names to euphemisms like “Dance Party” or “Dinner Party,” and using code words to fit those themes in order to skirt bans from Facebook …
Discussion: Raw Story
Jeremy B. White / Politico:
Talk show host Larry Elder reinstated in California recall  —  Conservative talk show host Larry Elder was reinstated Wednesday in California's gubernatorial recall election at the eleventh hour after a judge found he complied with ballot requirements and that the state elections chief …
Victoria Eavis / Casper Star-Tribune:
New attack ad brands Cheney as ‘Clinton Republican’  —  Still over a year out from the House 2022 primary in Wyoming, the attack ads are ramping up.  —  Club for Growth, a fiscal conservative political action committee, who has been working to find a candidate challenging Rep. Liz Cheney to endorse …
Discussion: The Hill
Wall Street Journal:
Chinese Suppliers to Apple, Nike Shun Xinjiang Workers as U.S. Forced-Labor Ban Looms  —  Three suppliers do an about-face after hiring thousands of Uyghurs and Turkic Muslims  —  Chinese factories that supply Apple Inc. and Nike Inc. and make other products sold in the U.S. are shunning workers …
 
 
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Teddy Ng / South China Morning Post:
Senior US official Wendy Sherman to meet China's Wang Yi in Tianjin next week
Discussion: Breitbart and Associated Press
Jeremy Redmon / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Georgia 5-year-old dies after contracting COVID amid coronavirus surge
The Boston Globe:
Biden nominates Victoria Kennedy to be ambassador to Austria
Discussion: Fox News and The White House
David Corn / Mother Jones:
How Trump and Conservative Media Are Cashing in on Disinformation
Matt Shuham / Talking Points Memo:
Michigan Sheriff Alarms Small-Town Clerks With Shady, Mike Lindell-Inspired Elections Probe
PBS NewsHour:
Sanders: GOP ‘nervous’ about ‘overdue’ progressive policies in budget, infrastructure bill
Discussion: Breitbart
Jeremy Kohler / ProPublica:
GOP Legislators in Missouri Oppose Vaccine Efforts as State Becomes COVID Hotspot
 Earlier Items: 
Jim Henry / Tallahassee Democrat:
‘I am at peace’: FSU's Bobby Bowden diagnosed with a terminal medical condition
Will Oremus / Washington Post:
Facebook and YouTube's vaccine misinformation problem is simpler than it seems
Associated Press:
Unvaccinated staff eyed in rising nursing home cases, deaths
Discussion: HotAir, WJXT-TV and The Hill
Elisha Fieldstadt / NBC News:
Popular Massachusetts tourist destination issues mask advisory after 132 new Covid cases
Discussion: ABC News and The Hill