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Samuel Chamberlain / New York Post:
DHS chief pushes back on claim whips used against Haitian migrants  —  Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas denied Monday that Border Patrol agents used whips to prevent Haitian migrants from crossing the Rio Grande to reach an encampment set up under a Texas bridge where thousands of other migrants have gathered.
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Emily Green / VICE:
US Border Agents Are Removing Haitian Migrants Using Horses and Whips
Washington Post:
Biden to raise refugee admissions cap to 125,000 in the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1
Washington Post:
Two GOP operatives indicted for allegedly routing money from Russian national to support Trump campaign  —  A political strategist who was pardoned by the former president after being convicted in a 2012 campaign finance scheme is facing new charges related to an alleged 2016 plot …
Politico:
Dems fear Biden's domestic agenda could implode  —  Internal Democratic discord has wounded President Joe Biden's massive social spending plan, raising the prospect that the package could stall out, shrink dramatically — or even fail altogether.  —  Myriad problems have arisen.
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New York Times:
Where are the tests?  —  Your daughter wakes up with a scratchy throat, and you can't decide whether she should go to school.  —  You can't shake a runny nose and start wondering whether it's really because of allergies.  —  You're planning a family gathering, but you are nervous about your aging parents being there.
Andrew C. McCarthy / New York Post:
Dem plot to ‘Steele’ the White House: Anatomy of a political dirty trick  —  There is a long game and a short game going on in special counsel John Durham's indictment of Democratic Party lawyer Michael Sussmann on a false-statements count.  —  The short of it is this …
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Techno Fog / The Reactionary:   Where does John Durham go from here?
Konrad Putzier / Wall Street Journal:
Google to Buy New York City Office Building for $2.1 Billion  —  Manhattan deal is priciest sale of a U.S. office building since pandemic began  —  Google said it is buying a Manhattan office building for $2.1 billion, one of the clearest signals yet of Big Tech's growing appetite for office space …
Stephen Gruber-Miller / Des Moines Register:
Iowa Poll: 62% of Iowans disapprove of the job Joe Biden is doing as president  —  Fewer than one third of Iowans approve of the job Joe Biden is doing as president, a steep drop from earlier this year.  —  Thirty-one percent of Iowans approve of how Biden is handling his job …
CNN:
Memo shows Trump lawyer's six-step plan for Pence to overturn the election  —  Washington (CNN)A conservative lawyer working with then-President Donald Trump's legal team tried to convince then-Vice President Mike Pence that he could overturn the election results on January 6 when Congress counted …
Washington Post:
Biden seeks to open a new chapter in world affairs, facing fresh skepticism from allies  —  NEW YORK — President Biden, who was welcomed by much of the world as the steady hand who would restore trust in American leadership and repair alliances ruptured by President Donald Trump …
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Michelle Nichols / Reuters:   EU backs France in submarine dispute, asking: Is America back?
Joe Concha / The Hill:
Bill Maher, Isiah Thomas score over the NFL's playing of ‘Black national anthem’  —  “I saw last night on the football game, Alicia Keys sang ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing,’ which now I hear is called the ‘Black national anthem.’ Now, maybe we should get rid of our national anthem, but I think we should have one national anthem.
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
Democrats Begin Effort to Curb Post-Trump Presidential Powers  —  But to appeal to Republicans, a bill being introduced in the House to impose checks on executive authority may be broken into pieces in the Senate.  —  WASHINGTON — House Democrats are planning to introduce a package of proposed …
Mark Judge / The Stream:
Rubin Is Not Good for the Jennifers  —  The WaPo NeverTrump columnist is a sexist stereotype, come to life Like Pinocchio.  —  Jennifer Rubin is not an ideologue.  She is an emotive teenager.  —  A Marxist, for instance, is someone with a deadly serious worldview.
Benjamin Mullin / Wall Street Journal:
Fortune Appoints Insider's Alyson Shontell as Top Editor  —  Digital-media veteran plans to focus on increasing business magazine's online readership and subscriptions  —  Fortune hired digital-media veteran Alyson Shontell as its next top editor, in a bid to expand the business magazine's online readership …
Kylie Atwood / CNN:
Member of CIA chief's team reported Havana syndrome symptoms on recent trip to India  —  Washington (CNN)When CIA Director Bill Burns traveled to India earlier this month a member of his team reported symptoms consistent with Havana syndrome and had to receive medical attention, according to three sources familiar with the matter.
Washington Examiner:
Joe Biden's ship has started to sink  —  August 2021 will probably be remembered as the month when Joe Biden's presidency was holed below the waterline.  September is the month when it started to sink.  —  Biden is beset by several disasters at once.  All the blame is his …
Kelly Weill / The Daily Beast:
‘Private Funding’ Fueled Nazis in Charlottesville: Lawsuit  —  A lawsuit brought by the victims of violence at Charlotteville's hate rally has exposed how white supremacists paid for their activities.  —  BEAST INSIDE  —  Organizers of a deadly 2017 white supremacist rally had “private funding …
Discussion: Raw Story
Felicia Schwartz / Wall Street Journal:
J&J Says Covid-19 Vaccine Booster Two Months After First Shot Increases Protection  —  Trial participants in the U.S. who received a second dose eight weeks after the first had 94% protection against the illness  —  Johnson & Johnson said a booster dose of its Covid-19 vaccine administered …
Ann Marimow / Washington Post:
Texas doctor who violated state's abortion ban is sued, launching test of constitutionality  —  A lawsuit that could test the constitutionality of the nation's most restrictive abortion ban was filed in Texas on Monday against a doctor who admitted to performing an abortion considered illegal under the new law.
Last Positivist / The Sooty Empiric:
Personal Tribute to Charles Mills  —  Like many in the philosophical world today I am in dismay at the loss of Charles Mills.  I feel compelled to honour him with a public tribute, as he meant more to me than almost anyone else in the profession and I think socialised affection and grief are a fitting response to this sort of tragedy.
Michelle Goldberg / New York Times:
The Middle-Aged Sadness Behind the Cancel Culture Panic  —  “The Chair,” a Netflix comic drama about academia starring Sandra Oh, turns on a particularly absurd and unfair cancellation.  In the first episode Bill, a onetime superstar English professor who's falling apart after the death of his wife …
Discussion: Liberal Currents
Will Sommer / The Daily Beast:
Eric Trump Signs Up to Hype Daddy's Record at Anti-Vax Event  —  Eric Trump said the vaccine push during his dad's tenure could end up “one of the greatest accomplishments of any president in history.”  His hosts called it a “SHOT OF POISON!”  —  Donald Trump's son Eric Trump will give …
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.
Mikael Thalen / The Daily Dot:
After the Capitol riot, ‘Stop the Steal’ organizer Ali Alexander was scrambling to hide his digital footprint  —  The ‘Stop the Steal’ founder's data was swept up in the breach of web hosting company Epik.  —  Just days after supporters of former President Donald Trump violently stormed …
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Politico:
‘Cowboys for Trump’ founder's Jan. 6 case highlights challenges facing prosecutors
Discussion: Raw Story
Anna Gustafson / Michigan Advance:
Kent Co. health director tells commissioners after almost being run off the road: ‘I need help’  —  Email details abuse after department issued school mask mandate  —  After a woman attempted to run Kent County Health Department director Adam London off the road just hours after he issued …
Financial Times:
Top EU official warns ‘something broken’ in transatlantic relations  —  Thierry Breton's intervention comes as Franco-American tensions threaten broader diplomatic efforts  —  Thierry Breton, the EU commissioner for internal markets, has warned that “something is broken” in transatlantic relations …
Discussion: War on the Rocks
Adam Cancryn / Politico:
Becerra takes a back seat while others steer Covid response  —  As President Joe Biden's health secretary, Xavier Becerra runs the sprawling department responsible for delivering on the administration's vow to end the coronavirus pandemic.  But when Biden's senior health officials gathered …
 
 
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Eli Clifton / Responsible Statecraft:
Groups urge Congress to strengthen rules on defense lobbying
Discussion: Washington Post
David Edwards / Raw Story:
Marjorie Taylor Greene's impeachment rant goes off the rails: ‘God will no longer provide protection’
Nate Raymond / Reuters:
U.S. Senate confirms Biden judicial pick Rossman to 10th Circuit
Discussion: LAW.com
Andrew Solender / Forbes:
Key House Republicans Balk At Saving $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill From Progressive Boycott
Beth LeBlanc / Detroit News:
Whitmer's job approval falls, splitting Michigan voters, poll finds
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Dana Rubinstein / New York Times:
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Discussion: HotAir
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