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U.S. to Lift Travel Ban on Vaccinated Visitors  —  The Biden administration will lift travel restrictions starting in November on those from abroad who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, ending a travel ban implemented to limit the spread of disease and reopening the United States …
Oriana Gonzalez / Axios:
Biden administration to lift travel ban for fully vaccinated international travelers
Discussion: HotAir
Christian Datoc / Washington Examiner:
White House announces new system allowing fully vaccinated foreign nationals to fly to US
Discussion: ABC News and The Hill
Wall Street Journal:   U.S. to Require Foreign Nationals Seeking Entry to Show Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination
Alan Fram / Associated Press:
Senate parliamentarian deals blow to Dems' immigration push  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats can't use their $3.5 trillion package bolstering social and climate programs for their plan to give millions of immigrants a chance to become citizens, the Senate's parliamentarian said late Sunday …
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Laura Barrón-López / Politico:
Sinema tells White House she's opposed to current prescription drug plan
Hans Nichols / Axios:
Scoop - Manchin: Delay Biden plan to '22
Ronn Blitzer / Fox News:
Omar calls on Schumer, White House to ‘ignore’ Senate parliamentarian on path to citizenship
Discussion: The Hill
David Dayen / American Prospect:
Kathleen Rice's Questionable Rationale for Voting Down Drug Pricing Reform
Discussion: The Guardian
Rachel Roubein / Washington Post:
It's booster shot week
Discussion: NBC Chicago and Poynter
Max Chafkin / New York Magazine:
Peter Thiel's Origin Story His ideology dominates Silicon Valley.  It began to form when he was an angry young man.  —  Sometime around the spring of 1988, several members of the Stanford University chess team traveled to a tournament in Monterey, California, in an old Volkswagen Rabbit.
Vicky Prodeline / Monmouth University Polling …:
Public Pans Texas Abortion Law  —  Most say leave Roe v. Wade as is  —  West Long Branch, NJ - Key aspects of the new Texas law restricting access to abortions receive a thumbs down from a broad majority of Americans, especially the so-called “bounty” payment provision.
Isaac Stanley-Becker / Washington Post:
Lindsey Graham and Mike Lee personally vetted Trump's fraud claims, new book says.  They were unpersuaded.  —  “Peril,” by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa, reveals the lengths the two Republicans went to in examining the president's baseless claims.  —  Sen. Lindsey O. Graham agreed to hear Rudolph W. Giuliani out.
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Benjamin Siegel / ABC News:
Army Gen. Mark Milley was ‘not going rogue’ in secret calls to China, authors of new book claim
Discussion: Axios
CNN:
Indicted Trump Org. ex-CFO Weisselberg expects more indictments, his lawyer says  —  (CNN)Allen Weisselberg — the former Trump Organization CFO who has been charged by Manhattan prosecutors for an alleged tax evasion scheme — is expecting that more indictments will be filed in the case, his lawyer said in court Monday.
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Apoorva Mandavilli / New York Times:
Covid Vaccine Prompts Strong Immune Response in Younger Children, Pfizer Says  —  Vaccinated kids aged 5 to 11 showed evidence of protection against the virus, the company said.  The data must be reviewed by the F.D.A. before children can be inoculated.  —  The Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine …
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Jaclyn Diaz / NPR:
COVID Vaccine For Kids Ages 5 To 11 Is Safe And Effective, Pfizer Says
Glenn Greenwald:
The Indictment of Hillary Clinton's Lawyer is an Indictment of the Russiagate Wing of U.S. Media  —  The DOJ's new charging document, approved by Biden's Attorney General, sheds bright light onto the Russiagate fraud and how journalistic corruption was key.  —  A lawyer for Hillary Clinton's …
Discussion: Twitchy
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David R. Lurie / The Daily Beast:
Bill Barr's Still Making a Mockery of Justice. Merrick Garland's Letting Him.
Discussion: Raw Story
Roger Sollenberger / The Daily Beast:
This $100,000 Donation by Matt Gaetz Raises All the Eyebrows  —  Rep. Matt Gaetz' largest political donation ever went to a Chris Christie group for a very strange reason that's caught the attention of election law experts.  —  On the day Donald Trump's second impeachment trial began in the Senate …
Discussion: Raw Story
Nicole Nielsen / CBS Dallas / Fort Worth:
Rowlett Restaurant Owner Explains No-Mask Policy After Asking Family To Leave  —  ROWLETT, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — It was last week when Natalie Wester and her husband went to Hang Time, a bar and restaurant in Rowlett, with a few friends.  —  Something they say they don't do often as new parents.
Martha Pskowski / El Paso Times:
Haitian migrants face tough choices in Del Rio amid crackdown at Texas-Mexico border  —  CIUDAD ACUÑA, MEXICO — A mounted U.S. Border Patrol agent shouted commands in a tense encounter with Haitian migrants wading through the Rio Grande near Del Rio, Texas.
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Sarah D. Wire / Los Angeles Times:
Threats against members of Congress are skyrocketing.  It's changing the job  —  A few months ago Rep. Norma Torres (D-Pomona) received an anonymous video of someone following her car.  The camera pans down to a 9mm handgun on the seat as a male voice says: “I see you.  I got something for you.”
Discussion: Washington Post and The Hill
Washington Post:
The Washington Post announces the addition of 41 editing roles, including 2 masthead positions … Announcement from Executive Editor Sally Buzbee, Managing Editor Cameron Barr, Managing Editor Tracy Grant, Managing Editor Krissah Thompson, Managing Editor Kat Downs Mulder:  —  Dear Colleagues,
Tom Joyce / Washington Examiner:
Both sides should support Marjorie Taylor Greene's primary challenger  —  Jennifer Strahan wants to do the country a favor.  —  The Georgia businesswoman recently announced that she plans to primary Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene in Georgia's 14th Congressional District.
Discussion: Raw Story
Washington Post:
One lawyer's rise shows how vaccine misinformation can fuel fundraising and far-right celebrity  —  Thomas Renz, once a little-known attorney in Ohio with limited litigation experience, boosted his profile with lawsuits challenging coronavirus vaccines  —  In one of dozens of recent media appearances …
Adam Gurri / Liberal Currents:
The Case Not Made: A Response to Anne Applebaum's “The New Puritans”  —  All social relations create vulnerabilities and dependencies that are subject to abuse.  This is a fundamental fact about the social nature of humanity, a baseline from which all specific arrangements need to be judged.
Lingling Wei / Wall Street Journal:
Xi Jinping Aims to Rein In Chinese Capitalism, Hew to Mao's Socialist Vision  —  Going beyond curbing tech giants, he wants the Communist Party to steer flows of money and set tighter limits on profit-making  —  Xi Jinping's campaign against private enterprise, it is increasingly clear, is far more ambitious than meets the eye.
Politico:
'It's spreading': Phony election fraud conspiracies infect midterms  —  It started as one big, false claim — that the election was stolen from Donald Trump.  —  But nearly a year later, the Big Lie is metastasizing, with Republicans throughout the country raising the specter of rigged elections …
 
 
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