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9:35 AM ET, August 5, 2021

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Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: Schumer double dares McConnell  —  DRIVING THE DAY  —  SCHUMER-MCCONNELL FACEOFF ON THE DEBT CEILING — CHUCK SCHUMER is about to double-dog dare MITCH MCCONNELL and his members to vote against a debt ceiling increase this fall.  Just weeks after the minority leader implored …
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Albert Hunt / The Hill:
Ohio special election: A good day for Democrats  —  Democrats got a double dose of welcome news in two Ohio special congressional elections yesterday, fending off a left-wing candidate in one district, while a Donald Trump-backed coal lobbyist won the Republican nod in another.
Alexander Burns / New York Times:
In String of Wins, ‘Biden Democrats’ See a Reality Check for the Left  —  Progressives are holding their own with moderates in fights over policy.  But off-year elections suggest they need a new strategy for critiquing President Biden without seeming disloyal.
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Senate GOP poised to give Biden huge political victory
Discussion: Politico and Washington Monthly
James Hohmann / Washington Post:
Nina Turner's loss in Ohio means Biden doesn't need to keep caving to the left
Alexi McCammond / Axios:
Ohio special election win cements Jim Clyburn's kingmaker status
Discussion: Politico, Washington Post and HotAir
Naomi Lim / Washington Examiner:
The Left still gives Biden headaches despite primary losses
Discussion: Politico
Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times:
CNN's Cuomo Conundrum: A Star Anchor With a Brother in Trouble  —  Chris Cuomo, the top-rated host, left some colleagues confused after he did not acknowledge the calls for Gov. Andrew Cuomo's resignation during his Tuesday show.  —  Earlier this year, CNN executives floated an idea to their star anchor Chris Cuomo.
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Andrea Peyser / New York Post:
Here's why Andrew Cuomo could still survive his sordid sexual harassment scandal
Discussion: Fox News and Power Line
Josh Lederman / NBC News:
Biden to sign order aiming for half of new vehicles to be electric by 2030  —  President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order Thursday setting a national goal for electric and other zero-emissions vehicles to make up half of new cars and trucks sold by 2030, senior Biden administration officials said.
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Washington Post:
Biden calls for half of new cars to be electric or plug-in hybrids by 2030  —  The executive order comes in a suite of new goals and mandates to cut climate-warming emissions from the auto sector  —  President Biden on Thursday is set to unveil a far-reaching, multipronged plan to make U.S. cars …
Discussion: Washington Times and The Verge
Bloomberg:
Biden Sets U.S. Goal for Clean Cars to Be Half of 2030 Sales
Discussion: Reuters
The White House:
Statements on the Biden Administration's Steps to Strengthen American Leadership on Clean Cars and Trucks
Discussion: Forbes
Steve Benen / MSNBC:
As Florida hospitals fill, DeSantis tries changing the subject … It was on Tuesday afternoon when President Joe Biden sent a not-so-subtle shot across the bow of two prominent Republican governors, noting that Florida and Texas alone account for one third of the nation's new COVID-19 cases.
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Politico:
Biden's vision for the border has gone bust. But what's Plan B?
Discussion: ImmigrationProf Blog
W. James Antle III / Washington Examiner:
Biden points finger at GOP governors and possible 2024 rivals for pandemic resurgence
Discussion: New York Post and Power Line
Washington Examiner:
Biden's lawless eviction ban deals another blow to rule of law  —  A U.S. president, under severe pressure from his party's base, repeatedly denies he has the legal authority to take unilateral action his base wants him to.  Eventually, he flip-flops, taking the exact executive action …
Discussion: Wall Street Journal, Reason and Vox
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Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Real estate, landlord groups file legal salvo to stop Biden administration's new eviction moratorium
Discussion: nar.realtor and Joe.My.God.
David Shepardson / Reuters:
EXCLUSIVE U.S. developing plan to require foreign visitors to be vaccinated -official  —  The Biden administration is developing a plan to require nearly all foreign visitors to the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of eventually lifting travel restrictions that bar …
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Joshua Rhett Miller / New York Post:
Boston mayor compares NYC's vaccine mandate to slavery, birtherism
Justin Rohrlich / The Daily Beast:
Texas GOP Official Mocked COVID Five Days Before He Died of Virus  —  H. Scott Apley's Facebook page was filled with anti-mask, anti-vaccine content until he was suddenly hospitalized on Sunday.  —  A GOP official from Texas who regularly espoused anti-vaccine and anti-mask views online …
Discussion: Washington Post, Raw Story and ABC13
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Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
Mike Richards in Advanced Negotiations to Become Permanent Host of ‘Jeopardy!’  (EXCLUSIVE) … “Jeopardy!” executive producer Mike Richards is in advanced negotiations with Sony Pictures Television to become permanent host of the venerable quiz show, taking the reins of the syndicated powerhouse …
Cheryl Teh / Insider:
Donald Trump wants his supporters to carry “Trump Cards.”  — Donald Trump wants his supporters to carry “Trump Cards.”  — The Trump camp sent an email on August 4 asking supporters to choose their favorite design.  — The cards come emblazoned with gold lettering and bear the former president's signature.
Nell Gluckman / Chronicle of Higher Education:
They Were Accused of Wearing Blackface.  Now They're Suing Their College.  —  Last winter, students at California Lutheran University received a message from their president with disturbing news.  —  “Two racist incidents involving social-media posts by Cal Lutheran students occurred in the last week …
Discussion: Althouse
Jerry Lambe / Law & Crime:
Seeking Immunity From Suit Over Jan. 6th Attack, Rep. Mo Brooks Tells Judge He Was Simply ‘Cooperating’ with the ‘White House’  —  Rep. Mo Brooks asked a federal judge to declare that he was immune from a civil lawsuit filed by Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) alleging that the Alabama Republican …
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Jeff McDonald / San Diego Union-Tribune:
Majority of likely voters would remove Newsom from governor's office, poll finds  —  More than half of likely voters in California say they would vote to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom next month, according to a statewide survey released Wednesday.  —  The poll, conducted by SurveyUSA …
Discussion: Breitbart and Real Clear Politics
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Brie Stimson / Fox News:
California recall candidates slam Newsom, take shots at each other in first debate
Discussion: RedState
HuffPost:
Feds Arrest ‘George Washington’ In Jan. 6 Case Using Phone Tracking, Facial Recognition  —  The FBI arrested Missouri's Isaac Yoder, who admitted to entering the U.S. Capitol during the deadly insurrection while wearing colonial attire.  —  Federal agents arrested a man on Wednesday who stormed …
Discussion: Joe.My.God., FOX 2 and Insider
Paul Sperry / RealClearInvestigations:
Lawyer: Capitol Cop Who Shot Ashli Babbitt ‘Ambushed’ Her on Jan. 6 Without Warning  —  Officer identified as Lt. Michael Byrd, top, in House chamber before the Ashli Babbitt slaying in the hall.  A Capitol Police officer says Byrd wasn't following firearms training.  (See photo detail below.)
Discussion: Real Clear Politics
Barbara Starr / CNN:
Defense Secretary Austin expected to make Covid-19 vaccine mandatory for active duty troops  —  Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is expected to seek authorization to make Covid-19 vaccines mandatory for all active duty troops as soon as this week, following President Joe Biden's directive …
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ABC News:
Defense Secretary to announce mandatory COVID vaccinations for troops ‘soon’: Sources
Discussion: Washington Examiner
Miami Herald:
Florida COVID update: Another hospitalization record is set  —  Florida reported 16,935 new COVID cases, 140 deaths and more than 12,000 people hospitalized in the state as of Tuesday, the third day in a row of record-breaking COVID hospitalizations as Florida hospitals temporarily suspend elective surgeries …
Discussion: Insider and Raw Story
Michael S. Schmidt / New York Times:
$5,800 Whiskey Bottle, a Gift From Japan to Pompeo, Is Missing, U.S. Says  —  The State Department is investigating what happened to it.  —  The State Department is investigating the whereabouts of a $5,800 bottle of whiskey the Japanese government gave to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in 2019 …
 
 
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Discussion: USA Today and The Daily Caller
New York Post:
Everyone's deserted you, Creep Cuomo. It's over. Just go.
Discussion: Fox News and Power Line
Max Boot / Washington Post:
Yes, Trump tried to stage a coup. By denying it, the right is laying the groundwork for another one.
Jerry Lambe / Law & Crime:
Judge Orders Laura Loomer and Her Company to Pay More Than $120,000 in Attorneys' Fees Over Lawsuit Against Muslim Rights Group
Discussion: DeadState and Joe.My.God.
Mychael Schnell / The Hill:
Liz Cheney says her father is ‘deeply troubled’ about the state of the Republican Party
Discussion: RedState
Steve Hendrix / Washington Post:
'Winning a medal doesn't make him Jewish': Israel's gymnastics champion tumbles into marriage controversy
Discussion: The Times of Israel