Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
1:55 PM ET, September 12, 2021

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Andy Kroll / Rolling Stone:
Biden Tells Top Democrats He's Preparing Lobbying Blitz on Filibuster Reform, Voting Rights  —  The president, sources say, has promised to lean on centrists to change the filibuster rules and save Democrats' imperiled effort to pass a new voting rights bill
Discussion: Bipartisan Report
RELATED:
Julia Cherner / ABC News:
Manchin, Sanders at odds over $3.5 trillion budget resolution  —  Sen. Joe Manchin and Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared on ABC's “This Week” Sunday.  —  Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., reiterated his call on Sunday for a strategic pause on the $3.5 trillion budget resolution, while Sen. Bernie Sanders …
Jessica Chasmar / Fox News:
Sen. Sanders: ‘There is a real danger’ infrastructure, reconciliation bills will fail over Dem infighting  —  Progressives have vowed to block $1.2 infrastructure bill if moderates don't support $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation  —  Even Bernie Sanders concerned about Big Tech censoring leaders, author says
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Democrats see $3.5T spending goal is slipping away
Discussion: New York Times and Political Wire
Justin Gomez / ABC News:
Murthy calls Biden's new COVID-19 actions an ‘appropriate response’ to tackle pandemic
Discussion: The Hill and New York Post
CNN:
Most Republicans want Trump as the GOP's leader but are divided about whether he'd help them retake the White House  —  Donald Trump is ‘99, 100 percent’ likely to run for president in 2024  —  (CNN)Most Republicans want former President Donald Trump to remain their party's leader, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.
Devlin Barrett / Washington Post:
FBI releases 9/11 investigation document that scrutinized Saudis  —  The FBI has released the first of what are expected to be several documents from its investigation into whether agents of the Saudi Arabian government provided support to the Sept. 11, 2001, terror plot …
Discussion: Common Dreams
RELATED:
Eric Tucker / Associated Press:
FBI releases newly declassified record on Sept. 11 attacks
Jon Gambrell / Associated Press:   US pulls missile defenses in Saudi Arabia amid Yemen attacks
Olivia Nuzzi / New York Magazine:
Where the Meaning of Flight 93 Can Never End The national memorial was built to allow multiple interpretations.  —  Paul Murdoch did not set out to heal the wound in the Earth, but to preserve it as a scar.  The architect of the Flight 93 National Memorial has spent most of the last two decades refining …
Ronn Blitzer / Fox News:
Justice Breyer opposes politics surrounding Supreme Court, supports one possible reform  —  Breyer, 83, plans to retire from the court, but he has not said when that will happen  —  Justice Breyer reacts to Biden's Supreme Court commission on ‘Fox News Sunday’
Discussion: Politico and New York Post
Yelena Dzhanova / Insider:
Doctor says ‘death is imminent’ for a woman on a hospital bed in Michigan who refused the COVID-19 vaccine ‘adamantly’  — Dr. Nicole Linder from Michigan said she watched a patient's COVID-19 symptoms worsen for weeks.  — Her patient, Kathy, refused to get vaccinated, and now it's too late, Linder said.
Gary Detman / NewsBreak:
Florida leader who called Dr. Fauci ‘Dr. Falsey’ hospitalized with COVID-19  —  VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. (CBS12) — A Florida county councilman who referred to Dr. Anthony Fauci as “Dr. Falsey” and promoted conspiracy theories about the coronavirus pandemic is hospitalized with COVID-19.
NBC News:
‘Overall crime decreased in 2020’ in the United States, report finds  —  WASHINGTON — After crime rates in the United States surged in the second half of the 20th century, moderate Democrats persuaded the party to toughen up its platform in the 1990s to channel widespread voter concerns spreading from big cities to the suburbs.
Axios:
Bush alludes to Capitol rioters' “determination to defile national symbols” in 9/11 speech  —  Former President George W. Bush on Saturday warned of homegrown violent extremism while speaking at the Flight 93 memorial on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Discussion: TheBlaze and CNN
RELATED:
Katie Rogers / New York Times:   In Shanksville, Biden says the future of democracy is on the line.
Reuters:
Taliban say women can study at university but classes must be segregated  —  Women in Afghanistan will be allowed to study in universities as the country seeks to rebuild after decades of war but gender-segregation and Islamic dress code will be mandatory, the Taliban's new Higher Education minister said on Sunday.
KIRO 7 News Seattle:
NY hospital to pause baby deliveries after staffers quit over vaccine mandate  —  LOWVILLE, N.Y. — An upstate New York hospital said it will pause the delivery of babies in two weeks because of a spate of resignations by maternity unit workers who are objecting to COVID-19 vaccination mandates.
Susan J. Demas / Michigan Advance:
Republicans never had a COVID plan.  They just wanted us to accept mass death.  —  When COVID-19 first paralyzed our nation last winter, many Republican leaders blasted stay-home orders, arguing they would kill businesses and inconvenience folks who had to pause going to the mall or the movies.
Aaron Blake / Washington Post:
The GOP's halting, uneven journey toward becoming the anti-vaccine mandate party  —  Or in this case, toward opposing something that isn't a vaccine mandate at all.  —  There are a couple of perplexing things about the political opposition to the Biden administration's decision …
Maria Godoy / NPR:
Yes, Gov. DeSantis, Studies Do Show Masks Curb Covid-19 In Schools  —  From a political and legal standpoint, the battle over whether mask wearing should be enforced in schools is still raging.  But from a scientific standpoint, there's little debate: Masks really do help curb the spread of the coronavirus in school.
Matt Bai / Washington Post:
Chris Christie comes back to reality  —  No leading Republican did more to legitimize Donald Trump, as he was battling to secure the party's nomination in 2016, than Chris Christie.  And yet this week, the former New Jersey governor took dead aim at both Trump and his more ardent followers.
Politico:
Dems hurtle toward a new fiscal cliff  —  Democrats' internal wrangling over a massive new social spending plan will soon be eclipsed by much more urgent problems: avoiding an economic collapse and a government shutdown.  —  There is growing worry among some rank-and-file Democrats …
Jazz Shaw / HotAir:
BoJo scraps immunity passports for UK  —  There had been consistent rumors circulating across the pond that if the United Kingdom couldn't get their surge in COVID cases under control, extended or additional lockdowns might be coming over the winter.  Also, there were plans being drawn …
Discussion: Reuters
CBS News:
Transcript: Representative Adam Kinzinger on “Face the Nation,” September 12, 2021  —  The following is a transcript of an interview with Representative Adam Kinzinger, Republican of Illinois, that aired on Sunday, September 12, 2021, on “Face the Nation.”  —  MARGARET BRENNAN …
Discussion: Washington Examiner and Forbes
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 1:55 PM ET, September 12, 2021.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Mastodon
 
 
 More Items: 
American Greatness:
A Failure of Memory and Nerve
Deepa Shivaram / NPR:
San Francisco Schools Have Had No COVID-19 Outbreaks Since Classes Began Last Month
Discussion: Balloon Juice and Crooks and Liars
Michael S. Schmidt / New York Times:
Behind the Texas Abortion Law, a Persevering Conservative Lawyer
Noah Smith / Noahpinion:
The 9/11 Era is over.  Good.  —  A few last words as my generation's defining event recedes into history
New York Times:
Phony Diagnoses Hide High Rates of Drugging at Nursing Homes
Chris Jewers / Daily Mail:
REVEALED: 26 out of the 27 Lancet scientists who trashed theory that Covid leaked from a Chinese lab have links to Wuhan researchers
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
TIME:
The U.S. Needs an Operation Warp Speed for Rapid COVID-19 Testing
Leila Fadel / NPR:
For Many American Muslims, The Legacy Of 9/11 Lies In The Battle For Civil Rights
 Earlier Items: 
David J. Lynch / Washington Post:
Biden's vaccine push wins cautious business support as political opponents fume
Garrett M. Graff / New York Magazine:
Escape From New York The great maritime rescue of lower Manhattan on 9/11.
Michael D. Shear / New York Times:
Republicans seize on Biden's novel use of a law on workplace safety to attack his vaccine mandates.
Karen Townsend / HotAir:
The Taliban flag flies at the Afghan presidential palace on 9/11
Discussion: Associated Press and Axios
Danny Westneat / The Seattle Times:
'Sophie's choice, over and over': Death panels are the new phase of the pandemic
Marcelo Rochabrun / Reuters:
Abimael Guzman, founder of Peruvian rebel group Shining Path, dies at 86
Discussion: The Guardian and New York Post
United States Capitol Police:
USCP's January 6 Internal Investigations
 

 
From Techmeme:

Nick Robins-Early / The Guardian:
Insurer Parametrix estimates that the global outage sparked by CrowdStrike's faulty update will cost US Fortune 500 companies, excluding Microsoft, $5.4B

Emanuel Maiberg / 404 Media:
Reddit appears to be blocking search engines that don't rely on Google's indexing; Bing, DuckDuckGo, and others are not showing recent results from Reddit

Josh Eidelson / Bloomberg:
Around 500 World of Warcraft workers vote to unionize with the CWA, bringing the number of unionized US gaming employees at Microsoft to around 1,750

 
Sister Sites:

Techmeme
 Top news and commentary for technology's leaders, from all around the web
Mediagazer
 Top news and commentary for media professionals from all around the web
WeSmirch
 The top celebrity news from all around the web on a single page