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Arizona Republic:
Hand count in audit affirms Biden beat Trump, as Maricopa County said in November  —  Jen Fifield Robert AnglenArizona Republic  —  A monthslong hand recount of Maricopa County's 2020 vote confirmed that President Joe Biden won and the election was not “stolen” from former President Donald Trump …
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Ben Giles / KJZZ:
Arizona Election Audit Confirms Biden's Win In Maricopa County, But Also Casts Doubts  —  A widely criticized, GOP-led review of the 2020 election in Maricopa County concluded that Joe Biden received more votes for president than Donald Trump.  —  According to a draft copy of the findings obtained by KJZZ …
New York Times:
Republican Review of Arizona Vote Fails to Show Stolen Election  —  The much criticized review showed much the same results as in November, with 99 more Biden votes and 261 fewer Trump ones.  —  PHOENIX — After months of delays and blistering criticism, a review of the 2020 election …
Rosalind Helderman / Washington Post:
Draft report of GOP-backed ballot review in Arizona confirms Biden's win  —  A Republican-commissioned review of nearly 2.1 million ballots cast last year in Arizona confirmed the accuracy of the official results and President Biden's win in Maricopa County, according to a draft report prepared …
Hank Stephenson / Arizona Agenda:
We got the Senate audit report  —  And it says — no joke — that Biden won  —  The Arizona Senate is set to release its report on the Maricopa County 2020 election audit tomorrow, but we got our hands on a copy early.  —  Volume 1: Executive Summary and Recommendations  —  Volume 2: Methodology and Operations
Amy B Wang / Washington Post:
Texas secretary of state's office announces audit of 2020 election results after Trump calls for one  —  The Texas secretary of state's office announced late Thursday it would audit the results of the 2020 election in the state's four largest counties, hours after former president Donald Trump called …
Discussion: USA Today and Politico
Melissa Blasius / KNXV:
First look at draft of election audit report ahead of Friday release  —  What will be the major takeaways of the audit report on the Maricopa County election set to be presented tomorrow?  A draft copy obtained by ABC15 shows a glimpse at findings ahead of the release.
Discussion: Mediaite
Axios:
Spoiler alert: Arizona “recount” finds Biden won (bigger)
Discussion: The Stream
Select Committee to Investigate …:
SELECT COMMITTEE SUBPOENAS INDIVIDUALS TIED TO THE FORMER PRESIDENT IN THE DAYS SURROUNDING JANUARY 6TH  —  Washington—Chairman Bennie G. Thompson today announced that he has issued a round of subpoenas for documents and testimony to four individuals with close ties to the former President …
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Politico:
Jan. 6 committee subpoenas 4 from Trump's inner circle  —  The select panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection is issuing subpoenas to four current and former top aides to President Donald Trump, including his most recent chief of staff Mark Meadows.  —  The committee issued its first subpoenas …
CNN:
White House moving to release information on Trump to congressional investigators
Discussion: Wall Street Journal
Robert Kagan / Washington Post:
Our constitutional crisis is already here  —  “Is there no virtue among us?  If there be not, we are in a wretched situation.”  —  The United States is heading into its greatest political and constitutional crisis since the Civil War, with a reasonable chance over the next three to four years …
New York Times:
C.D.C. Chief Overrules Agency Panel and Recommends Pfizer-BioNTech Boosters for Workers at Risk  —  In a highly unusual decision, the C.D.C. director, Rochelle Walensky, reversed a move by agency advisers and endorsed additional doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for health care workers, teachers and other workers at risk.
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Rachel Roubein / Washington Post:
CDC director has overruled her agency's advisors on booster shots
Discussion: Politico, UPI and HotAir
Susan B. Glasser / New Yorker:
It's Too Early to Consign Joe Biden to the Ash Heap of History  —  But not too early for Democrats to start panicking.  —  Is Joe Biden's Presidency actually “dead,” “failed,” and all but “over,” as you have surely heard by now?  The Republicans and their conservative allies in the commentariat …
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Brianne Pfannenstiel / Des Moines Register:
Iowa Republican US Sen. Chuck Grassley will run for reelection in 2022 Senate race  —  After months of deliberation, U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley announced early Friday morning he will run for reelection in 2022 — a decision Republicans believe will give them their best chance to hold onto the coveted Senate seat.
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Burgess Everett / Politico:
Grassley will seek reelection, boosting GOP's majority hopes
Dan Diamond / Washington Post:
Trump's election challenges distracted from covid response, White House adviser told colleagues  —  Emails obtained by House panel detail priorities as virus surged last year  —  White House officials prioritized former president Donald Trump's attempt to challenge the election …
Discussion: Insider and Raw Story
Hugo Gurdon / Washington Examiner:
White House whoppers  —  Joe Biden winning the presidency may turn out very badly for the Democratic Party because success obscures problems that need fixing.  If we're winning, it's working, the thinking goes, so there can't be much wrong with what we're doing.  —  This is delusional.
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American Greatness:   National Sabotage by Immigration
Shelley Ross / New York Times:
Chris Cuomo Sexually Harassed Me.  I Hope He'll Use His Power to Make Change.  —  Ms. Ross is a veteran television journalist and former executive producer at ABC and CBS.  —  I was Chris Cuomo's boss at ABC News nearly two decades ago, and I am a regular viewer of CNN today …
Carl Zimmer / New York Times:
Ancient Footprints Suggest Humans Arrived In Americas During Ice Age  —  Human footprints found in New Mexico are about 23,000 years old, a study reported, suggesting that people may have arrived long before the Ice Age's glaciers melted.  —  Ancient human footprints preserved in the ground across …
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Science:
Evidence of humans in North America during the Last Glacial Maximum
Discussion: Boston.com
Tara Palmeri / Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: Scoop: Fox to Rudy: You're banned  —  DRIVING THE DAY  —  BREAKING OVERNIGHT: The Arizona Republic scooped the results of the Maricopa County “audit” paid for by “Stop the Steal” and DONALD TRUMP allies: It found that Trump lost the key county by a wider margin than the official election results.
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Joseph Wulfsohn / Fox News:   Ron Klain hasn't retweeted Jennifer Rubin since Politico reported on lovefest between Biden WH, WaPo columnist
Washington Post:
Black Democrats outraged with Biden over Haiti deportations, policy failures  —  President Biden's relationship with Black leaders and activists has rapidly deteriorated, as many have condemned his treatment of Haitian migrants and grown angry with his failure to overhaul policing and enact sweeping laws protecting voting rights.
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Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
The Jolt: Trump's 2022 prediction for Brian Kemp: 'The base isn't going to show up'  —  Senior Republicans can't seem to get Donald Trump to lay off Gov. Brian Kemp, as much as they wish he would.  In an interview Thursday, the former president called Kemp “a disaster” and predicted …
Jeffrey Goldberg / The Atlantic:
Adam Kinzinger: Republicans Are ‘Frigging Crazy’  —  In each edition of my newsletter, I'll bring readers inside The Atlantic, and discuss the issues that concern us the most.  Was this email forwarded to you?  Sign up here to get future issues of Notes from the Editor in Chief.
Discussion: Raw Story and Bulwark+
Washington Post:
CIA station chief in Vienna recalled amid criticisms of management and handling of ‘Havana Syndrome’ cases  —  The CIA has removed its top officer in Vienna following criticism of his management, including what some considered an insufficient response to a growing number of mysterious health incidents …
Discussion: Fox News and The Hill
Roger Sollenberger / The Daily Beast:
J.D. Vance Defends Texas Abortion Ban, Calls Rape ‘Inconvenient’  —  J.D. Vance, who is trailing several GOP candidates in the Senate primary, told Spectrum News 1 that “in Texas they're trying to make it easier for babies to be born.”  —  In a local news interview published Wednesday …
Discussion: Spectrum News 1 Ohio and The Hill
Burgess Everett / Politico:
McConnell warms to Herschel Walker as primary war with Trump fizzles  —  Republicans are hand-wringing over former President Donald Trump's hand-picked candidate Herschel Walker entering a critical Senate race.  Surprisingly, Mitch McConnell isn't one of them.
Discussion: HuffPost
Bloomberg:
China Bans Crypto Transactions, Vows to Stop Illegal Mining  — Crypto currencies can't be circulated, PBOC says in statement  — Planning agency says crackdown important to meet carbon goals  —  China banned all crypto transactions and vowed to stop illegal crypto mining …
Elena Kadvany / San Francisco Chronicle:
El Farolito can't open taqueria in North Beach under chain ban, city says  —  But if the owners make “sufficient changes” on the concept, they could potentially still move ahead  —  El Farolito, the iconic San Francisco-born string of taquerias, cannot open a new location in North Beach under …
 
 
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The Daily Beast:
Prosecutors Pit Trump Org Dynasties Against Each Other
Discussion: Raw Story
Anna Gustafson / Michigan Advance:
After threats to Kent Co. health director, GOP officials won't back statement condemning violence
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Michael Edison Hayden / Southern Poverty Law Center:
Jan. 6 Video Suggests ‘Russia Insider’ Entered Capitol
Dan Froomkin / Press Watch:
Press Watch mission statement: Political journalism needs a reset
Discussion: PRESS RUN
Marshall Cohen / CNN:
January 6 rioter who took beer from Pelosi's office pleads guilty
Discussion: Washington Examiner