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Craig Howie / Politico:
Kinzinger: ‘Significant amount’ of subpoenas likely in Jan. 6 probe  —  Rep. Adam Kinzinger on Sunday indicated the select House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol would use its subpoena power to compel “a lot of people” to testify.  —  “I would expect to see a significant amount …
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ABC News:
Kinzinger supports issuing subpoenas for members of Congress, including McCarthy  —  The committee, Kinzinger said, is determined to get a full account of the truth.  —  Rep. Adam Kinzinger said Sunday he supports issuing subpoenas to anyone who has information about the Jan. 6 attack …
Dominick Mastrangelo / The Hill:
McCarthy jokes it will be hard not to ‘hit’ Pelosi with gavel if he becomes Speaker
Discussion: Mediaite
Jason Easley / POLITICUSUSA:
Eric Swalwell Nails It And Explains Why Jim Jordan And Kevin McCarthy Are Running Scared
Discussion: Raw Story
Molly Nagle / ABC News:
Fauci warns ‘things are going to get worse’ with COVID  —  He doesn't believe lockdowns aren't likely to return, however.  —  As the country grapples with a surge in the delta variant of the COVID-19 virus, Dr. Anthony Fauci believes that lockdowns the country saw last year are not likely to return …
Discussion: The Daily Beast, The Hill and Politico
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Jackie Salo / New York Post:
Dr. Fauci warns latest COVID-19 wave is ‘going to get worse’  —  Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sunday warned that the country's latest COVID-19 surge is “going to get worse” — but insisted he doesn't expect the climbing case numbers to trigger any new lockdown orders.
Discussion: The Hill
Gabrielle Tétrault-farber / Reuters:
EXCLUSIVE Belarusian sprinter says she won't return home  —  A Belarusian sprinter said she was taken to the airport against her wishes on Sunday to board a flight back home after she complained about national coaches at the Tokyo Olympics.  —  Krystsina Tsimanouskaya …
Zachary B. Wolf / CNN:
The rent is now due, America  —  (CNN)It's like Democrats in the White House and Congress forgot the date.  —  Now it's the first of the month and rent — and back rent — is suddenly due for millions of Americans who have been shielded from eviction during the pandemic.
Discussion: Truthout, Althouse and New York Times
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NBC News:
Our brother Paul Gosar backed Trump's lie and betrayed America.  Has he no shame?  —  In 1954, the Boston lawyer Joseph Welch famously asked Wisconsin Republican Sen. Joseph McCarthy, “At long last, sir, have you left no sense of decency?”  It was a question that marked the beginning …
Discussion: Political Flare and Raw Story
Tiana Lowe / Washington Examiner:
DC Mayor Bowser officiates maskless indoor wedding after reinstated mask mandate  —  Fewer than 24 hours after Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser celebrated her 49th birthday with a DJ and comedian Dave Chappelle, she officiated a wedding at The Line DC, a four-star hotel in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of the city.
Olivia Solon / NBC News:
‘I will not be silenced’: Women targeted in hack-and-leak attacks speak out about spyware  —  Ghada Oueiss, a Lebanese broadcast journalist at Al-Jazeera, was eating dinner at home with her husband last June when she received a message from a colleague telling her to check Twitter.
Carl Hulse / New York Times:
Why Trust Is in Short Supply on Capitol Hill  —  Suspicion and skepticism among lawmakers complicates deal-making.  —  WASHINGTON — Congress is running a serious trust deficit.  —  While a bipartisan group of centrist senators was able to strike a rare accord on infrastructure …
Discussion: Reuters
Mike Schneider / Associated Press:
Florida breaks record with more than 21,000 new COVID cases  —  ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, the state's highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic, according to federal health data released Saturday, as its theme park resorts again started asking visitors to wear masks indoors.
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Ian Fisher / Bloomberg:
Florida Daily Covid Cases Hit Record, Becomes U.S. Epicenter
Discussion: Miami Herald
Washington Post:
Trump has more than $100 million in political cash after first six months of 2021  —  The sizable war chest reveals how the former president has reaped financial rewards while claiming the election was stolen from him.  —  Former president Donald Trump's proved himself his party's …
Discussion: The Hill
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Wall Street Journal:
Trump Has $102 Million in Political Cash as GOP Eyes Midterm Elections
Discussion: New York Post
New York Times:
'It's Nowhere Near Over': A Beach Town's Gust of Freedom, Then a U-turn  —  Provincetown, Mass., the quirky community at the tip of Cape Cod, thought it was safe to return to prepandemic partying.  It wasn't.  —  PROVINCETOWN, Mass. — By the Fourth of July, Provincetown's tourist season had built to a prepandemic thrum.
Discussion: HotAir, National Review and TheBlaze
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Reid J. Epstein / New York Times:
Biden, Republicans and the Pandemic Blame Game
Discussion: Raw Story and Associated Press
New York Times:
Who Are the Unvaccinated in America? There's No One Answer.
Discussion: UPI and Trending Politics
Paul A. London / The Hill:
The war against cities  —  The Republican Party is waging a war against cities, especially those in the Northeast and on the West Coast that vote for Democrats and have large minority populations.  The GOP gleefully rammed through provisions in its 2017 tax bill that limited federal deductions …
Robert Silverman / The Daily Beast:
How ‘Coward and Phony’ Tim Pool Became One of the Biggest Political YouTubers on the Planet  —  OFF THE DEEP END … A former darling of Occupy Wall Street, Tim Pool has racked up more than a billion views and millions in earnings while dangerously whitewashing the far right.
CNN:
Less than 0.001% of fully vaccinated Americans died after a Covid-19 breakthrough case, CDC data shows  —  Nurse: Some Covid-19 patients think I'm lying about diagnosis  —  (CNN)Less than .004% of people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 experienced a breakthrough case resulting in hospitalization …
CNN:
Attendee at St. Louis County Council vote to overturn mask mandate tests positive for Covid-19  —  Health official describes racist attack after council meeting on masks  —  (CNN)A person who attended a St. Louis County Council meeting last week where officials voted to overturn a mask mandate …
 
 
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Felicia Schwartz / Wall Street Journal:
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Washington Post:
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Jon Levine / New York Post:
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Scott Mcfetridge / Associated Press:
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Discussion: TheBlaze
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