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Alice Miranda Ollstein / Politico:
Supreme Court sets Dec. 1 for arguments in challenge to Roe v. Wade  —  The Supreme Court on Monday set Dec. 1 arguments on Mississippi's ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy — a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade.  —  Mississippi's ban has been blocked by lower courts …
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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Jose Pagliery / The Daily Beast:
Trump Org Prosecutors Find New Evidence—in a Basement  —  A lawyer for Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg revealed in open court that prosecutors have found more evidence and that more indictments are expected.  —  Prosecutors have discovered a tranche of evidence …
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.
Discussion: Raw Story and POLITICUSUSA
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Danika Fears / The Daily Beast:
Peter Thiel Claimed Zuckerberg Agreed to Push ‘State-Sanctioned Conservatism’ Under Trump Deal, Book Says
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
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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Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Ominous new details about Trump's coup attempt require Democrats to act  —  In case you need more evidence of how much damage keeping the filibuster might end up doing, add this to the list: It could make a future stolen presidential election more likely.  —  This is thrust upon us …
Benjamin Siegel / ABC News:
Army Gen. Mark Milley was ‘not going rogue’ in secret calls to China, authors of new book claim
Discussion: HotAir, Axios and Newsbusters
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New York Times:
U.S. to Lift Travel Ban on Vaccinated Visitors
Washington Post:
Deportees land in Port-au-Prince: ‘Nobody told us we were going back to Haiti’  —  PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — He crossed the Mexican border into Texas only two weeks ago, joyous at the prospect of building anew in the United States.  Now part of the first wave of deportees rapidly ejected …
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Dan Margolies / KCUR 89.3:
St. Louis Couple Who Waved Guns At BLM Protesters Face Suspension Of Their Law Licenses  —  Mark and Patricia McCloskey made national headlines in June 2020 when they confronted a group of mostly Black protesters who entered their gated community en route to demonstrate in front of the nearby home of a former St. Louis mayor.
Discussion: The Root and Raw Story
Benjamin Wittes / Lawfare:
On the Special Counsel's Weird Prosecution of Michael Sussmann  —  Attorney General William Barr appointed John Durham, lo these increasingly-many years ago, to investigate a supposed scandal inside the FBI: There had been an attempted coup, President Trump alleged, and Barr himself hinted …
Discussion: The Reactionary
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Ed Morrissey / HotAir:
Sussman indictment: “Bizarre coda,” or harbinger of deep-state exposure?
Discussion: Instapundit
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
Chad Pergram / Fox News:
Democratic leaders need to worry about more than just Manchin, Sinema on spending plan: Reporter's Notebook  —  Lots of other lawmakers who need to be on board if congressional Democrats are going to pull this off  —  Fox News Flash top headlines for September 20  —  Let's call them “the others.”
Discussion: Washington Examiner
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Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Kyrsten Sinema Threatens to Kill Her Own Infrastructure Bill Democrats in Congress are melting down.
Associated Press:
Federal officer arrested at Capitol rally won't be charged  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal law enforcement officer was arrested carrying a gun at Saturday's rally at the U.S. Capitol billed to support the suspects charged in January's insurrection but will not be prosecuted.
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit and Insider
Charles C. W. Cooke / National Review:
My Going Maskless Is Different, Says San Francisco Mayor, Because ‘I Was Feeling the Spirit’  —  The Mayor of San Francisco says that she shouldn't be criticized for breaking her own COVID rules, because, and I quote, “I was feeling the spirit and I wasn't thinking about a mask.”  CBS reports:
Emmanuel Camarillo / Chicago Sun-Times:
Professor yelled racial slurs, spit on Black woman and her 7-year-old daughter outside Oak Park Jewel-Osco, prosecutors say  —  Alberto Friedmann also sped toward the woman in his Jaguar and almost hit her, according to prosecutors.  —  A health sciences professor has been charged …
Discussion: Raw Story
Bari Weiss / Common Sense with Bari Weiss:
Everybody Hates the Jews  —  A disturbing new study confirms what many Jewish Americans are feeling.  —  Everybody hates the Jews.  That's the refrain from the brilliant satirist Tom Lehrer in “National Brotherhood Week,” a song that I had memorized by the time I was ten …
Colby Hall / Mediaite:
WATCH: Children Tell CNN They Blame Tucker Carlson For Their Father's Covid Death  —  Katie and Evan Lane recently lost their 45-year-old father to Covid, and have made a public plea for others to get vaccinated.  Their efforts took them to CNN New Day Monday morning, an appearance …
Jennifer Rubin / Washington Post:
How Trump mobilized women — including me  —  This essay was adapted from the book “Resistance: How Women Saved Democracy from Donald Trump” by Jennifer Rubin.  Copyright 2021 by Jennifer Rubin.  William Morrow/HarperCollins Publishers.  —  Donald Trump's victory in 2016 came as a shock …
Discussion: Raw Story
Dana Rubinstein / New York Times:
Glitch Reveals Ballot Choices of N.Y.C. Voters, Including Mayor's Son  —  The Board of Elections inadvertently allowed the mayoral primary votes of 378 New Yorkers to become public, a report found.  —  When a well-known 20-something New Yorker cast his Democratic primary ballot in June …
Gary Fineout / Politico:
Emails, text messages undercut claim Florida's election overhaul wasn't political  —  TALLAHASSEE — Florida Republicans this spring insisted a contentious new election law curtailing access to ballot boxes was needed to prevent electoral fraud.  It was not, they said, an attempt to gain a partisan advantage.
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and Florida Politics
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,
Ann Marimow / Washington Post:
Texas doctor who violated state's abortion ban is sued, launching potential first test of constitutionality  —  A lawsuit that could test the constitutionality of the nation's most restrictive abortion ban was filed in Texas Monday against a doctor who admitted to performing an abortion considered illegal under the new law.
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 …
Discussion: Raw Story
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, Raw Story and The Hill
Washington Post:
Biden to raise refugee admissions cap to 125,000 in the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1  —  The Biden administration is raising the refugee admissions cap for the next fiscal year to 125,000, according to two people familiar with the plan, a reflection of the goal to which the president aspired during the 2020 campaign.
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
Chase Woodruff / Colorado Newsline:
At Colorado's tight-lipped air pollution agency, a ‘culture of fear’ prevails  —  During the Front Range's smoggiest summer in over a decade, its embattled air-quality watchdog has gone quiet.  Ex-employees say they're not surprised.  —  Smog and wildfire smoke obscure the Rocky Mountains west of Denver on July 29, 2021.
 
 
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