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Kate Kelly / New York Times:
Details on F.B.I. Inquiry Into Kavanaugh Draw Fire From Democrats  —  The F.B.I. said some of the 4,500 tips it received about Justice Brett Kavanaugh were given to the Trump White House, leading some Democrats to call the process a sham.  —  Nearly three years after Justice Brett M …
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ABC News:
Pelosi considering adding former GOP congressman as adviser to Jan. 6 committee  —  Rep. Liz Cheney had pushed the idea even before Pelosi rejected two GOP picks.  —  Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats are considering inviting former House Republican Rep. Denver Riggleman to serve …
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CNN:
Pelosi considering adding GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger to the 1/6 select committee
Libby Cathey / ABC News:
Pelosi says she won't let GOP ‘antics’ distract from Jan. 6 committee investigation
Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Mississippi asks Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade in upcoming case  —  Mississippi is asking the Supreme Court to overrule Roe v. Wade in order to uphold the state's restrictions on abortion access, and to renounce the court's landmark holding a half-century ago that the Constitution protects a woman's right to obtain an abortion.
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Ariane de Vogue / CNN:
Mississippi asks the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade  —  (CNN)Mississippi's attorney general told the Supreme Court on Thursday that Roe v. Wade was “egregiously wrong” and should be overturned as she urged the justices to allow a controversial law that bars most abortions after 15 weeks to go into effect.
Jeffrey Toobin / CNN:
Clarence Thomas Is the new Chief Justice
Discussion: Reason
Siobhan Hughes / Wall Street Journal:
Bill to Strip Social Media of Protections for Health Misinformation  —  Sen. Amy Klobuchar's legislation would create exception to law known as Section 230  —  WASHINGTON—Sen. Amy Klobuchar introduced a bill Thursday that would strip online platforms such as Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc …
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Neil Vigdor / New York Times:
A Grizzly Bear Terrorized a Man for Days in Alaska.  The Coast Guard Saw His SOS.  —  Down to his last rounds of ammunition, with bruises and a leg injury, the man was rescued by a helicopter crew that just happened by.  —  He was sleep-deprived and nearly out of ammunition, alone in the wilderness of Alaska.
Apoorva Mandavilli / New York Times:
Why Vaccinated People Are Getting ‘Breakthrough’ Infections  —  The vaccines are effective at preventing serious illness and death, but they are not a golden shield against the coronavirus.  —  A wedding in Oklahoma leads to 15 vaccinated guests becoming infected with the coronavirus.
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CNN:
Fact check: Biden makes false claims about Covid-19, auto prices and other subjects at CNN town hall  —  Washington (CNN)President Joe Biden participated Wednesday in the second CNN town hall of his presidency, taking questions from anchor Don Lemon and local residents in Cincinnati.
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Riley Vetterkind / madison.com:
US Sen. Ron Johnson: ‘I may not be the best candidate’ for 2022  —  U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is sending out some mixed signals on whether he'll run for re-election in 2022.  —  In an interview this week, Johnson, R-Oshkosh, said he “may not be the best candidate” for the 2022 U.S. Senate race …
Discussion: The Hill, Raw Story and Gingrich 360
Becky Sullivan / NPR:
CIA Director Says He Is Escalating Efforts To Solve ‘Havana Syndrome’ Mystery  —  CIA Director William Burns says he has redoubled the agency's efforts to uncover the cause of Havana Syndrome — the mysterious set of ailments that has afflicted more than 200 U.S. officials and family members around the world.
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NPR:   Transcript: NPR's Full Conversation With CIA Director William Burns
Tara Parker-Pope / New York Times:
Why Everyone Has the Worst Summer Cold Ever  —  As pandemic restrictions begin to relax, common viruses that cause drippy noses, stuffy heads and other cold symptoms have roared back to taunt your immune system.  —  Yes, the summer cold and cough season really is worse than usual.
Politico:
Biden sanctions Cuban regime after crackdown on protesters  —  MIAMI — President Joe Biden on Thursday announced plans to slap targeted individual sanctions on Cuba regime officials and entities, bucking the progressive voices in his own party who called for an end to the embargo.
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Politico:
Biden's obsession with scoring a bipartisan deal suddenly looks quite doable  —  President Joe Biden may finally be nearing the bipartisan win he's long yearned for but that some in his party say is politically unnecessary and may ultimately prove fleeting.  —  Despite a failed vote …
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David Wildstein / New Jersey Globe:
Kim Guadagno, Christie's Lt. Governor, leaves the Republican Party  —  Former New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, who was elected twice on a ticket with Gov. Chris Christie, has left the Republican Party and is now an unaffiliated voter, the New Jersey Globe has confirmed.
Discussion: The Hill and Political Wire
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Matt Friedman / Politico:   Kim Guadagno, who served as Christie's lieutenant governor, leaves GOP
Russell Gold / Wall Street Journal:
Startup Claims Breakthrough in Long-Duration Batteries  —  Form Energy's iron-air batteries could have big ramifications for storing electricity on the power grid  —  A four-year-old startup says it has built an inexpensive battery that can discharge power for days using one of the most common elements on Earth: iron.
Gary Fineout / Politico:
DeSantis vows no lockdowns as Florida Covid cases surge  —  TALLAHASSEE — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday pledged that there would be no mask mandates in schools or Covid-related lockdowns this fall even as the virus surges in the state and across the nation.
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Kirby Wilson / Miami Herald:
Florida AG Moody tests positive for COVID days after being with DeSantis in Texas
Discussion: The Hill and NBC 6 South Florida
Susan Page / USA Today:
At 98 and facing cancer, Bob Dole reckons with legacy of Trump and ponders future of GOP  —  Bob Dole turns 98 years old Thursday and is battling lung cancer, but he is still outspoken about what's going on in the Washington he once helped lead - from the Keystone Pipeline to the need to protect the Senate filibuster.
Discussion: CNN, Insider, POLITICUSUSA, Raw Story and IJR
Mallory Moench / San Francisco Chronicle:
$20,000 trash cans?  S.F. looks to roll out costly prototypes for pilot on street corners  —  San Francisco has long wanted to replace its universally loathed green trash receptacles seen on sidewalks all over the city.  On Wednesday, a supervisors' committee learned new prototypes will cost between $12,000 and $20,000 each.
Discussion: SFist
Eric Ting / SFGATE:
Big warning signs for Gavin Newsom in latest recall poll  —  US virus cases nearly triple in 2 weeks amid misinformation  —  Big warning signs for Gavin Newsom in latest California recall poll  —  We finally have a new poll of the Gavin Newsom recall election in California …
Discussion: RedState, The Hill, KRON4 and KTLA
Roger Sollenberger / The Daily Beast:
The Matt Gaetz-Marjorie Taylor Greene Fundraising Tour Is Actually a Cash Fire  —  Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene have teamed up and formed a joint fundraising committee.  Unfortunately for them, they're losing money.  —  At the height of the controversy surrounding Rep. Matt Gaetz …
Ed Yong / The Atlantic:
America Is Getting Unvaccinated People All Wrong  —  Last week, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said that COVID-19 is “becoming a pandemic of the unvaccinated.”  President Joe Biden said much the same shortly after.  They are technically correct.  Even against the fast-spreading Delta variant …
Geoffrey Skelley / FiveThirtyEight:
Why Biden's Approval Rating Has Barely Budged In His First 6 Months  —  The first six months in the White House are often frenzied for presidents as they push for big policy changes to try to live up to their campaign promises.  President Biden is no exception.
Josh Kurtz / Maryland Matters:
Steele Creates Exploratory Committee for Possible Gubernatorial Bid  —  Michael S. Steele, the former lieutenant governor and one-time chairman of the Republican National Committee, has created an exploratory committee ahead of a possible run for governor in 2022.
CNN:
Not all Republicans are embracing McConnell's vaccine push.  Read what some had to say when asked this week  —  (CNN)Nearly half of House Republicans still won't say publicly​ whether they are vaccinated against Covid-19, even as new cases rise nationwide.
Discussion: The Hill, Insider and Washington Post
CBS News:
Alabama city leader who used n-word in council meeting says he won't apologize and might run for mayor  —  TARRANT, Ala. — A White city leader captured on video using a racial slur toward Black people during a council meeting said he won't apologize, and might run for mayor.  Others are calling for his resignation.
Discussion: New York Post, CBS 42 and TheBlaze
Caitlin Flanagan / The Atlantic:
The University of California Is Lying to Us  —  “Liberté, égalité, fraternité!” is the cry that once stirred a nation to action, but out here in the crumbling state of California, we're at a lower ebb.  A hobbled people rally to a revolutionary whimper: “Put your pencils down.”
 
 
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CNN:
Sleepaway camp in New York says 31 campers under age 12 tested positive for Covid-19
Discussion: The Hill and Mercury News
Hanna Trudo / The Hill:
Fauci praises GOP encouraging vaccines: ‘A very good thing’
Tommy Orange / GQ:
The Untold Stories of Wes Studi
BGOV:
Sparse Voter-Fraud Cases Undercut Claims of Widespread Abuses
Discussion: Raw Story and Political Wire
Politico:
Capitol physician considers recommending masks again due to Delta variant
Discussion: BuzzFeed News and Fox News
Sam Stockard / Tennessee Lookout:
Years in the making, Forrest busting out of State Capitol
Aaron Gordon / VICE:
Congrats to Andrew Cuomo on His Useless LaGuardia AirTrain
Discussion: Gothamist
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Jackeline Luna / Los Angeles Times:
Is California's electric car revolution bad for the planet?
Discussion: Twitchy
The Dworkin Report:
Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn's harrowing firsthand account of the January 6th insurrection
Wright Thompson / The Atlantic:
His Name Was Emmett Till