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New York Times:
You Should Resign, Governor Cuomo
David K. Li / NBC News:
New details emerge about how CNN anchor Chris Cuomo advised Gov. Andrew Cuomo in sex harassment inquiry
Daniel Greenfield / Front Page Magazine:
The Cuomosexual Chickens Come Home to Roost
Discussion: Breitbart
Robert Schmad / Washington Examiner:
Andrew Cuomo's COVID policy killed thousands — that's what should have ended his career
Andrew Stanton / Newsweek:
Arkansas Governor Hutchinson Regrets Signing Mask Ban Into Law as State Sees Delta Surge  —  Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson said he regrets signing a bill into law that bans state and local government authorities from implementing mask mandates amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in the state.
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Andrew Romano / Yahoo News:   Poll: Most Americans now favor mask mandates to slow Delta's rapid spread
Issie Lapowsky / Protocol:
NYU researchers speak out after Facebook disables their accounts  —  On Tuesday, Facebook suspended the accounts, apps and pages of several New York University researchers who have been using scraping tools to better understand political ads and disinformation on Facebook.
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David Gilbert / VICE:
Facebook Just Suspended the Accounts of Some of Its Biggest Critics  —  Facebook has made good on its threat to kick out a group of researchers who've been among the platform's biggest critics.  —  The Cybersecurity for Democracy project at New York University has revealed major flaws …
Judd Legum / Popular Information:
These corporations just donated to a Republican group that helped create the January 6 mob  —  Judd Legum, Tesnim Zekeria, and Rebecca Crosby … That was an excerpt from robocalls sent on January 5 by the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA), through its self-described “policy branch,” the Rule of Law Defense Fund (RLDF).
Discussion: Raw Story
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Lachlan Markay / Axios:
Donations fizzle to GOP AG group involved in Jan. 6 rally
Discussion: Raw Story
Annie Karni / New York Times:
Obama Significantly Scales Back 60th Birthday Party as Virus Cases Rebound  —  Hundreds of former Obama administration officials, celebrities and Democratic donors had been planning to attend the huge bash on Martha's Vineyard on Saturday.  —  WASHINGTON — The party plans had been months …
Janelle Irwin Taylor / Florida Politics:
Shock poll: Charlie Crist leads Ron DeSantis amid COVID-19 surge … Janelle Irwin Taylor  —  Janelle Irwin Taylor has been a professional journalist covering local news and politics in Tampa Bay since 2003.  Most recently, Janelle reported for the Tampa Bay Business Journal.
Discussion: Crooks and Liars and Mediaite
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Scott Powers / Florida Politics:
Poll: Ron DeSantis approval rating sags as COVID-19 rages
Ally Mutnick / Politico:
Establishment prevails as Brown beats Turner in Ohio special election  —  BEDFORD HEIGHTS, Ohio — The Democratic establishment dealt a crushing blow to the progressive movement Tuesday, when Shontel Brown, the preferred candidate of party stalwarts, triumphed over Nina Turner …
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Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: Reports of Trump's demise are exaggerated
Discussion: Townhall and Financial Times
Allahpundit / HotAir:
Dem establishment holds off progressives in Ohio special election
Discussion: National Review
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Democratic Insider and a Republican Backed by Trump Win Ohio House Races
Suzanne Ciechalski / NBC News:
Virginia Covid patient goes from ‘invincible’ to hospital-bed vaccine advocate … An unvaccinated Virginia man who's been hospitalized with Covid-19 is using social media to urge others to go out and get the shot.  —  Travis Campbell, 43, has been in the hospital for more than a week …
Eesha Pendharkar / Education Week:
A $5 Million Fine for Classroom Discussions on Race?  In Tennessee, This Is the New Reality  —  Remove  —  Tennessee aims to levy fines starting at $1 million and rising to $5 million on school districts each time one of their teachers is found to have “knowingly violated” …
Nancy Lapid / Reuters:
Delta infections among vaccinated likely contagious; Lambda variant shows vaccine resistance in lab  —  The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19.  —  Delta breakthrough infections likely contagious
C. Ryan Barber / Insider:
How a tiny legal office inside the Justice Department is tormenting Trumpworld  — The Justice Department's policing of foreign influence is bedeviling Trumpworld figures.  — Rudy Giuliani and the Trump ally Tom Barrack caught prosecutors' attention over foreign dealings.
Michael Wilner / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Fauci warns COVID-19 cases may double in delta variant surge  —  Coronavirus cases driven by the delta variant are rising in a “very steep fashion” across the United States and may double in the coming weeks to 200,000 cases a day, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wednesday.
Discussion: Sacramento Bee
Glenn Kessler / Washington Post:
Mayor Bowser's poor spin about not following her own mask mandate  —  “We all know what the rules says about sitting at a dining table and dining.  Don't be ridiculous. ...  They took a picture of me where dinner and drinks were served.”  — Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D), speaking to reporters, Aug. 3
The Daily Beast:
Website Run by ‘Dumbest Man on the Internet’ Helped Fuel Trump's Effort to Cancel Democracy  —  Trump told officials that they were not “following the internet the way I do” as he tried to subvert the election.  He was referring in part to conspiracy site The Gateway Pundit.
Discussion: Raw Story and Joe.My.God.
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 …
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Robert Reich / The Guardian:   A Trump bombshell quietly dropped last week. And it should shock us all
Stephen Collinson / CNN:
Biden shows he's ready to make drastic moves in Covid-19 fight — even if he's not sure they're legal  —  (CNN)Even President Joe Biden doesn't know whether his new federal eviction moratorium for renters is legal and sustainable.  But crushing humanitarian and political pressure left …
FIRE:
Lhamon fails to advance out of Senate committee; full Senate should not allow her nomination to proceed further  —  Today, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions considered Catherine Lhamon's nomination to be the next assistant secretary for civil rights at the Department of Education …
New York Times:
F.D.A. Aims to Give Final Approval to Pfizer Vaccine by Early Next Month  —  The Food and Drug Administration's move is expected to kick off more vaccination mandates for hospital workers, college students and federal troops.  —  WASHINGTON — With a new surge of Covid-19 infections ripping through …
KFF:
KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor: July 2021  —  , Mellisha Stokes , and Mollyann Brodie  —  The KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor is an ongoing research project tracking the public's attitudes and experiences with COVID-19 vaccinations.  Using a combination of surveys and qualitative research …
Zeynep Tufekci / New York Times:
The C.D.C. Needs to Stop Confusing the Public  —  Dr. Tufekci is a contributing Opinion writer who has extensively examined the Covid-19 pandemic.  —  “Be first, be right, be credible,” are among the most important principles for health authorities to follow in a crisis …
Discussion: Washington Examiner and Vox
Harper Neidig / The Hill:
Trump asks court to block release of tax returns to Congress  —  Former President Trump's personal attorneys are asking a federal judge to block the release of his tax returns to Congress after the Biden administration issued a legal memo authorizing that the records be handed over to House Democrats …
Mark Hemingway / RealClearInvestigations:
1619 Project, Touted as Racial Reckoning, Ignores Democratic Party Racism  —  Democrats who advanced a bill in June to remove statues of white supremacists from the U.S. Capitol ignored a central fact about those figures: All of them had been icons of their party, from Andrew Jackson's adamantly …
Discussion: Real Clear Politics
Tom Nichols / The Atlantic:
The American Obsession With Decline  —  Whether economic times are good or bad, the lament for the old days of factories and mills never changes.  —  About the author: Tom Nichols is a contributing writer at The Atlantic and the author of the book Our Own Worst Enemy: The Assault From Within on Modern Democracy.
 
 
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Biden Has a Growing Problem With Independents
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Two House Democrats who broke quorum missing from Washington, D.C., reportedly vacationing in Portugal
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Why We Need the $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Package
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Is the Delta Variant Making Younger Adults ‘Sicker, Quicker’?
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Kill this awful ‘infrastructure’ bill
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Mask mandates and lockdowns from petty tyrants? No, not again. Choose freedom
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The Voters Who Could Turn California Red
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The Hill:
Bad week in Trumpland signals hope for American democracy
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Meryl Kornfield / Washington Post:
Missouri governor pardons Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who waved guns at protesters