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You Should Resign, Governor Cuomo  —  The editorial board is a group of opinion journalists whose views are informed by expertise, research, debate and certain longstanding values.  It is separate from the newsroom.  —  Last winter, after the first wave of accusations of sexual misconduct …
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
Michael Luciano / Mediaite:
Newsmax's Greg Kelly Defends Cuomo: ‘I Can See a Freakin’ Witch Hunt When It Happens'
Wall Street Journal:
The Andrew Cuomo Standard
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: Mediaite
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Scott Powers / Florida Politics:
Poll: Ron DeSantis approval rating sags as COVID-19 rages
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 …
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Fox News:
Obama scales back plans for 60th birthday party amid coronavirus concerns
Discussion: The Hill, RedState and The Daily Caller
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 …
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 …
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 …
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Washington Post:
Biden administration planning to announce new action to limit housing evictions
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Democratic Insider and a Republican Backed by Trump Win Ohio House Races  —  The victories by Shontel Brown, a Democrat supported by the national establishment, and Mike Carey, a Republican endorsed by Donald Trump, provided a lift to the leadership of both parties.
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Allahpundit / HotAir:
Dem establishment holds off progressives in Ohio special election
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
Lachlan Markay / Axios:
Donations fizzle to GOP AG group involved in Jan. 6 rally  —  Donations to the Republican Attorneys General Association dipped considerably in the months following the Jan. 6 siege on the U.S. Capitol, records show.  —  Driving the news: Large companies that gave in the past — such as Amazon …
Discussion: Raw Story
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Judd Legum / Popular Information:
These corporations just donated to a Republican group that helped create the January 6 mob
Discussion: Raw Story
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
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 …
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.
Discussion: KATV-TV, Raw Story and POLITICUSUSA
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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: Joe.My.God. and Raw Story
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
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” …
Quin Hillyer / Washington Examiner:
Kill this awful ‘infrastructure’ bill  —  The Senate infrastructure bill spends too much money, adding too much debt, for too many unnecessary projects while using too many budgetary gimmicks to claim it is “paid for” when it is not.  —  All of that is before considering that Democratic leaders …
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 …
The Hill:
Bad week in Trumpland signals hope for American democracy  —  The last five years' deluge of disinformation and discord make it easy to lose faith in democracy, something never helpful to preserving it.  Just when many lamented the Republican pilgrimages to Mar-a-Lago as signs …
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
 
 
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