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8:00 PM ET, August 3, 2021

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ABC News:
DOJ officials rejected colleague's request to intervene in Georgia's election certification: Emails  —  The DOJ officials rejected the request from another department official.  —  Top members of the Department of Justice last year rebuffed another DOJ official who asked them to urge officials …
Washington Post:
Biden calls for Cuomo to resign after investigation finds the New York governor sexually harassed 11 women  —  New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo sexually harassed current and former state employees, creating a hostile work environment for women in violation of state and federal law, state Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday.
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CNN:
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, state attorney general report says
Allahpundit / HotAir:
Breaking: NY AG says Cuomo broke law by sexually harassing multiple women
Associated Press:
Cuomo defiant after probe says he sexually harassed 11 women
Eoin Higgins / The Flashpoint:
“We Have To Impeach”: NY State Lawmakers Call for Cuomo to Resign or Be Removed
Washington Post:
Biden administration planning to announce new action to limit housing evictions  —  The move would come after congressional Democrats complained that the White House allowed a CDC eviction moratorium to lapse.  —  The Biden administration is expected to announce a new action to limit housing evictions …
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Wall Street Journal:   Biden Administration Set to Issue New Eviction Moratorium
Emma G. Fitzsimmons / New York Times:
New York City is expected to require proof of vaccination for indoor dining and fitness.  —  Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to announce Tuesday morning that New York City will require proof of vaccination for people participating in indoor activities, including at restaurants, gyms and performances …
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Zac Anderson / Sarasota Herald-Tribune:
DeSantis downplays COVID-19 concerns during Sarasota and Miami events Tuesday  —  Gov. Ron DeSantis downplayed concerns Tuesday about record COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Florida and the highly contagious new delta variant spreading in schools as they reopen this month.
Discussion: NBC 6 South Florida
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Politico:
House Dem campaign chief warns the majority at risk without message reboot  —  During a closed-door lunch last week with some of his most vulnerable incumbents, House Democrats' campaign chief delivered a blunt warning: If the midterms were held now, they would lose the majority.
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CNN:
‘Ignore us at your peril’: Democrats fear losing House as party leaders push to sharpen message
Discussion: Daily Montanan and Slate
David Edwards / Raw Story:
‘We do something new here’: Jen Psaki destroys Peter Doocy with her best 10-second smack down yet  —  White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki responded to Fox News correspondent Peter Doocy on Tuesday by taking a shot at former President Donald Trump's administration.
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Charles C. W. Cooke / National Review:
President Biden Announces on Live TV That He Intends to Break His Oath of Office  —  President Biden knows that the CDC's eviction moratorium is illegal, having, per Gene Sperling, “not only kicked the tires,” but “double, triple, quadruple checked.”  He also knows that the Supreme Court …
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
The Madness of Teachers Unions Opposing a Vaccine Mandate  —  Last week, two new reports confirmed the catastrophic damage caused by a year of remote schooling.  Not only did American schoolchildren fall dramatically behind in the school year, the damage was substantially greater for low-income …
Discussion: Newsbusters
Washington Post:
Biden administration preparing to offer vaccines to migrants along Mexico border  —  The Biden administration is preparing to begin offering coronavirus vaccines to migrants in U.S. custody along the Mexico border, where illegal crossings are at the highest levels in more than two decades …
Kansas City Star:
Coroner in Missouri county keeps COVID off of death certificates |  The Kansas City Star  —  Macon County Coroner Brian Hayes handles the death certificates for this cattle, corn and soybean region of 15,000 in north-central Missouri, near Kirksville — roughly 130 to 140 deaths each year.
Ruth Ben-Ghiat / Lucid:
Tucker Carlson & Viktor Orbán Plan Our Fascist Future  —  “You Should Know What's Happening Here in Hungary,” read the Fox News chyron as Tucker Carlson kicked off a week of broadcasts from Budapest.  Earlier that day, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán had posted a photograph …
CNN:
Police officer dies following shooting outside the Pentagon building, law enforcement sources say  —  (CNN)A police officer died Tuesday following a shooting outside the Pentagon building, according to three law enforcement sources.  —  While the exact circumstances of the shooting are still unclear …
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Georgi Kantchev / Wall Street Journal:
Belarusian Olympic Athlete Who Refused to Go Home Says She Will Never Return  —  Krystsina Tsimanouskaya said she is looking to continue her athletic career in another country  —  TOKYO—The Belarusian sprinter who refused her team's orders to fly home after a public dispute …
Max Moran / Revolving Door Project:
Matt Yglesias' Case Against Powell Critics Is Weak  —  Share Created with Sketch.  Created with Sketch.  Created with Sketch.  —  The blogger Matthew Yglesias has spent decades cultivating a persona as someone who is savvy, policy-oriented...in a word, a wonk™.
Charlie Sykes / Morning Shots:
The Fascist-Curious Right  —  Salazar, Orban, and the yearning for an American Caesar  —  Let's start with this: The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has had it with the bogus Cyber Ninja election audit and is openly defying the latest subpoena from the state senate.
American Oversight:
American Oversight v. Arizona Senate - Court Order to Produce Public Records and Related Minute Entry  —  Order and related minute entry from the Arizona Superior Court compelling the Arizona Senate to produce records to American Oversight in litigation concerning the “audit” …
Amanda Silberling / TechCrunch:
Substack doubles down on uncensored ‘free speech’ with acquisition of Letter  —  Substack announced last week that it acquired Letter, a platform that encourages written dialogue and debate.  The financials of the deal weren't disclosed, but this acquisition follows Substack's recent $65 million raise.
Discussion: Freddie deBoer
Spencer Ackerman / Forever Wars:
Out of The Newsroom  —  I've been part of newsrooms since I was 19.  Goodbye to all that.  —  THE FIRST THING I ever did in journalism was beg someone to let me open her mail.  —  I was 19 years old.  Weeks before, I had been turned down for an internship at New York Press …
Margaret Talev / Axios:
Axios-Ipsos poll: The blame game  —  Americans place the most blame for rising COVID-19 cases and the spread of new variants on the unvaccinated, people from other nations traveling to the U.S. and Donald Trump, according to the latest installment of the Axios/Ipsos Coronavirus Index.
Meryl Kornfield / Washington Post:
Missouri governor pardons Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who waved guns at protesters  —  A St. Louis couple who gained national notoriety for brandishing guns at peaceful protesters last year and pleaded guilty to firearm charges were pardoned by Missouri Gov. Mike Parson last week.
DFRLab:
Eight trends in online militia movement communities since the US Capitol Riot  —  In the months since January 6, militia movement supporters have shifted their approach to propaganda and organizing  —  Unlawful militia movement groups appeared more prominently in the public spotlight …
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
CDC Issues Eviction Order in Areas of Substantial and High Transmission  —  CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky today signed an order determining the evictions of tenants for failure to make rent or housing payments could be detrimental to public health control measures to slow the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Human Rights Watch:
“They Killed Us from the Inside”  —  An Investigation into the August 4 Beirut Blast  —  Graffiti at the damaged port area in the aftermath of a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon August 11, 2020.  © 2020 Hannah McKay/Reuters  —  Summary  —  Following decades of government mismanagement …
Adam Manno / Daily Mail:
California business owner, 61, is arrested for storming the Capitol on January 6 after he sent a selfie to his prayer group that was forwarded to the FBI  — Glenn Allen Brooks ‘boasted’ about being at the riot to his church group chat  — A member of the chat turned his photos and texts over to the FBI in January
Discussion: Los Angeles Times
 
 
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Wall Street Journal:
Law School Loses Luster as Debts Mount and Salaries Stagnate
Discussion: Discourse.net
Sean Sullivan / Washington Post:
Karen Bass signals openness to Los Angeles mayoral run
Christopher Flavelle / New York Times:
In the Infrastructure Bill, a Recognition: Climate Change Is a Crisis
Ann Wagner / The Missouri Times:
It's time to get our country back on the right track
Discussion: Washington Examiner and The Hill
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Schumer, McConnell race to cameras
Discussion: Fox News, Insider and The Dispatch
 Earlier Items: 
Joel Gehrke / Washington Examiner:
'They can't sit calmly in Tehran': Israel vows to retaliate against Iran if US won't
Discussion: BBC, Politico and The Times of Israel
Conrad Black / The Hill:
Honeymoon's over: Biden's record may have Americans demanding a divorce
Jonathan Turley / The Hill:
Democrats' election bills ignore the Founders' principles
Max Boot / Washington Post:
Republicans aren't conservatives. They're nihilists.
Discussion: Raw Story
Meridith McGraw / Politico:
Trump raised millions but spent none of it on audits and GOP candidates
Discussion: CNN