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Matthew Brown / USA Today:
Susan Collins says Trump shouldn't testify to Jan. 6 panel, criticizes it as ‘partisan’  —  WASHINGTON — Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., over the House's select committee investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol attack, while lamenting the collapse …
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Annie Grayer / CNN:   Tensions in the House of Representatives boil over after 1/6 hearing and mask rule
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 …
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Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Senate finishing crafting $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure proposal, setting delicate debate in motion  —  Senate Democrats and Republicans on Sunday finalized a roughly $1 trillion proposal to improve the country's roads, bridges, pipes, ports and Internet connections …
Discussion: Political Wire and WHDH-TV
Seung Min Kim / Washington Post:   The quiet Biden-GOP talks behind the infrastructure deal
Fox News:
White House touts ‘strongest week’ of first-time vaccinations since early June
Discussion: CBS News
Sarah Mucha / Axios:
Obama plans Martha's Vineyard birthday bash as Delta variant rages on  —  The party will be held outdoors, all guests are asked to be vaccinated and there will be a COVID-coordinator.
Discussion: Twitchy
Kim Bellware / Washington Post:
GOP lawmaker who once spurned masks urges people to take covid-19 seriously after eight-month illness  —  A Tennessee legislator who went from unmasked gatherings with fellow legislators to being placed on ventilator days later has emerged with a message for constituents after a harrowing eight-month experience with long-haul covid-19:
Discussion: Raw Story, WTVF-TV and Political Wire
New York Times:
How Local Media Spreads Misinformation From Vaccine Skeptics  —  Facebook and other social media have been under scrutiny for vaccine misinformation, but local outlets have also sometimes been active.  —  The Freedom's Phoenix, a local news site in Phoenix, and The Atlanta Business Journal …
David Frum / The Atlantic:
Don't Let Anyone Normalize January 6  —  While he was president of the United States, Donald Trump tried to overthrow the election of 2020, first by fraud, then by violence.  His efforts were defeated in great part because of the integrity and courage of state-level Republican officials.
Discussion: Washington Times
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.
John Blake / CNN:
Democrats are on the verge of repeating a voting rights blunder that led to the rise of Jim Crow  —  (CNN)There comes a point in every awful horror movie where a character does something so careless and shortsighted a viewer loses faith in the storyteller.  —  There's the hapless victim …
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 …
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Jackie Salo / New York Post:
Dr. Fauci warns latest COVID-19 wave is ‘going to get worse’
Discussion: The Moderate Voice and The Hill
Alexander Vindman / The Atlantic:
What I Heard Trump Say on His ‘Perfect Call’  —  One phone call changed my life.  —  On Thursday, July 25, 2019, I was seated at the table in one of the two Situation Rooms in the basement of the West Wing.  The bigger room is famous from movies and TV shows, but this room is smaller …
Discussion: CBS News
Nick Allen / Telegraph:
Future president?  Kamala Harris now ‘underwater’ as sinking popularity alarms Democrats  —  Vice president to be sent abroad to raise her profile  —  Kamala Harris has become the most unpopular US vice president six months into an administration since at least the 1970s, according to polls.
Mike Schneider / Associated Press:
Florida breaks record for COVID-19 hospitalizations  —  ORLANDO, Fla. - A day after it recorded the most new daily cases since the start of the pandemic, Florida on Sunday broke a previous record for current hospitalizations set more than a year ago before vaccines were available.
Discussion: The Hill and Tampa Bay Times
The Daily Beast:
Behind the Bombshell Allegation Buried in the WaPo Lawsuit  —  DISCLOSURE FOR THEE...  A star reporter's lawsuit against her employer has dredged up a years-old allegation against another WaPo reporter—and newsroom concerns about managerial hypocrisy.
Brooke Harrington / The Atlantic:
The Anti-vaccine Con Job Is Becoming Untenable  —  Something very strange has been happening in Missouri: A hospital in the state, Ozarks Healthcare, had to create a “private setting” for patients afraid of being seen getting vaccinated against COVID-19.  In a video produced by the hospital …
Discussion: The Mahablog
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 …
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: The Hill, Salon and Political Flare
BBC:
Sky News Australia barred for week by YouTube over Covid misinformation  —  YouTube has barred Sky News Australia from uploading new content for a week, saying it had breached rules on spreading Covid-19 misinformation.  —  It issued a “strike” under its three-strike policy, the last of which means permanent removal.
Emanuel Fabian / The Times of Israel:
US, UK blame Iran for deadly strike on ship with Israel ties, weigh response  —  Blinken: ‘We are confident that Iran conducted this attack’; Britain's FM Dominic Raab condemns ‘unlawful and callous attack’ that killed a Briton and a Romanian  —  This Jan. 2, 2016 file photo shows …
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David French / The Dispatch:
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Ruby Cramer / Politico:
The Unusual Group Trying to Turn Biden into FDR
Julia Ingram / Washington Post:
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Washington Post:
An embassy wall falls, upending a rising Afghan diplomat's career
Seth A. Richardson / Plain Dealer:
Outside actors descend on Northeast Ohio in final weekend before Aug. 3 Democratic primary for 11th Congressional District special election
Discussion: Wall Street Journal, CNN and Raw Story
Doyle McManus / Los Angeles Times:
Column: Canada just surpassed us on vaccinations. Good for them, and shame on us
Jonathan Turley / The Hill:
Say goodbye to persuasion: Vaccine mandates may be coming — but will they be legal?
Discussion: Trending Politics
 Earlier Items: 
David Wallace-Wells / New York Magazine:
The U.K.'s Delta Surge Is Collapsing. Will Ours?
Robert Silverman / The Daily Beast:
How ‘Coward and Phony’ Tim Pool Became One of the Biggest Political YouTubers on the Planet
Zachary B. Wolf / CNN:
The rent is now due, America
Paul A. London / The Hill:
The war against cities  —  The Republican Party is waging a war against cities …
Olivia Solon / NBC News:
‘I will not be silenced’: Women targeted in hack-and-leak attacks speak out about spyware