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Bob Woodward / Washington Post:
'Don't feel sorry for me,' Powell said as the end approached  —  As death approached, Colin L. Powell was still in fighting form.  —  “I've got multiple myeloma cancer, and I've got Parkinson's disease.  But otherwise I'm fine,” he said in a July interview.  —  And he rejected expressions of sorrow at his condition.
Discussion: Insider, New York Times, CNN and WTOP
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Oliver Darcy / CNN:
Right-wing media figures dishonestly use Colin Powell's death to question Covid vaccines  —  (CNN Business)Some prominent conservative media figures on Monday dishonestly used the death of former US Secretary of State Colin Powell, who died of Covid-19 complications, to cast doubt on the effectiveness of the coronavirus vaccines.
Spencer Ackerman / Forever Wars:
The Only Man Who Could Have Stopped The Iraq War Is Dead  —  Colin Powell chose to sell a war he knew was wrong.  Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis were unavailable for comment on his death  —  Buy REIGN OF TERROR: How The 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump
Kori Schake / The Atlantic:   What Working For Colin Powell Taught Me
Summer Concepcion / Talking Points Memo:
Fox News Anchor Thoroughly Dragged For Boosting Anti-Vax Talk After Powell's Death
Politico:
Trump sues Jan. 6 committee, National Archives  —  Donald Trump is suing the Jan. 6 select committee and the National Archives to block the release of his White House's records related to the Capitol attack.  —  The former president's lawyers filed the 26-page suit in D.C. district court on Monday …
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Justin Klawans / Newsweek:
Psaki Says Trump ‘Incited Insurrection,’ Pressured DOJ to ‘Propagate Lies’  —  White House press secretary Jen Psaki responded Monday to a reporter who attempted to compare the recent actions of President Joe Biden to the usage of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) by former President Donald Trump.
Discussion: WITF and WAVY-TV
Select Committee to Investigate …:
Thompson & Cheney Statement on the Former President's Lawsuit
Discussion: Insider
Jill Colvin / Associated Press:
Trump files lawsuit to block release of Jan. 6 documents
Washington Post:
Jan. 6 committee lays out legal arguments against Bannon's subpoena defiance in private letter to his attorney
Joe Otterson / Variety:
‘History of the World Part II’ Variety Series Ordered at Hulu, Mel Brooks to Write and Executive Produce (EXCLUSIVE) … “History of the World, Part I” is finally getting a Part II, with Hulu ordering a variety series followup to the classic Mel Brooks comedy film, Variety has learned exclusively.
New York Post:
Midnight runs: Biden secretly flying underage migrants into NY in dead of night  —  Planeloads of underage migrants are being flown secretly into suburban New York in an effort by President Biden's administration to quietly resettle them across the region, The Post has learned.
Discussion: Townhall
Chuck Culpepper / Washington Post:
Washington State football coach Nick Rolovich fired after failing to comply with vaccine mandate  —  In perhaps the most striking case to date of a public employee being terminated because of a coronavirus vaccine mandate, Washington State football coach Nick Rolovich was dismissed Monday …
Discussion: USA Today and Fox News
Charlie Warzel / Galaxy Brain:
JOE ROGAN DESTROYSSSSSS CNN YOU WONT BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENS NEXT  —  (We all lose) … The Least Productive Conversation  —  Today, I want to talk about a way that our media ecosystems can take even relatively boring exchanges and turn them into internet chum that helps basically nobody.
Justin Rohrlich / The Daily Beast:
Dennis Prager Announces He Has COVID After Hugging ‘Thousands’ to Get It  —  The right-wing personality offered dangerous advice to his audience about achieving natural immunity, which can kill a person in the process.  —  Right-wing personality and talk radio host Dennis Prager, who once …
Discussion: Mediaite and TheBlaze
Huma Abedin / Vogue:
Huma Abedin on the Moment Her Private Life Went Public  —  To listen to this excerpt, click the play button below: … When I awoke in Buckingham Palace, it was as if I were still in a dream.  I turned my head to the tall, narrow windows, where sunlight was just beginning to peek through the gray clouds.
New York Times:
F.D.A. to Allow ‘Mix and Match’ Approach for Covid Booster Shots  —  The agency may act this week, when it is expected to authorize booster shots for recipients of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.  —  WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is planning to allow Americans …
Robert Kuttner / American Prospect:
Jerome Powell Sold More Than a Million Dollars of Stock as the Market Was Tanking  —  Disclosure documents reveal that the spectacle of Fed officials personally trading stocks extended to the chair himself.  —  Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell sold between $1 million and $5 million worth …
Brian Stieglitz / Daily Mail:
Beginning at 10pm on Tuesday, the mob ran amok through the streets and shattered windows, setting fires, spraying graffiti messages like ‘anarchy means attack,’ ‘riots work,’ and ‘breaking windows is good’  —  The exception to the new law is when the circumstances constitute a riot …
Julia Manchester / The Hill:
McAuliffe rolls out ad invoking Charlottesville riots in latest effort to tie Youngkin to Trump  —  Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe rolled out an ad on Tuesday invoking his response as governor to the 2017 far-right riots in Charlottesville, Va. in his latest effort …
C. Ryan Barber / Insider:
Senate Republicans have put a ‘hold’ on Biden's pick to oversee the January 6 prosecutions  — Senate Republicans have put a “hold” on Biden's pick for US attorney in Washington, DC.  — Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton confirmed the block on the nominee but declined to provide details.
Washington Post:
Emanuel touts support among Black leaders ahead of confirmation hearing for ambassador job.  But senators have questions.  —  At least one member of Laquan McDonald's family is backing the former mayor,  —  Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is touting his support among Black organizations …
Julie Ray / Gallup:
U.S. Ratings at Record Low as Trump Exited, Rally Under Biden  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Six months into Joe Biden's presidency, approval ratings of U.S. leadership around the world had largely rebounded from the record-low ratings observed during the Trump administration.
Discussion: Opinion Today and Fox News
Salena Zito / Washington Examiner:
Special elections show how much the parties have changed  —  IOWA — There is always a bit of unchecked hubris in politics ahead of a big midterm election.  Special elections, at times, lull strategists into believing their party will safely hold on to its majority or snatch it away from the other side.
Christopher Tremoglie / Washington Examiner:
No gold coffins or public funerals for officer Dylan Harrison  —  Alamo, Georgia, police officer Dylan Harrison just had his funeral.  Harrison was ambushed outside the Alamo Police Department on Oct. 8.  Although WGXA streamed the funeral service on Facebook, Harrison did not get a public funeral.
Joseph Choi / The Hill:
Trump goes after Cassidy after saying he wouldn't support him for president in 2024  —  Former President Trump blasted Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) on Monday after the senator said in an interview he would not vote for the real estate mogul if he ran for president again in 2024.
Politico:
State IG launches investigations into end of Afghanistan operations  —  The State Department's inspector general is launching a series of investigations into the end of the Biden administration's diplomatic operations in Afghanistan, according to State Department and congressional officials, as well as documents viewed by POLITICO.
Jeff Stein / Washington Post:
Democrats to scale back Treasury's IRS bank reporting plan amid GOP uproar  —  Business groups and Republicans had blasted the White House proposal alleging government overreach.  —  Senate Democrats on Tuesday will unveil a scaled-back version of a Biden administration proposal to crack …
Discussion: Bloomberg and The Hill
Kevin Breuninger / CNBC:
Supreme Court will consider fast track appeal of Texas abortion law  — The Supreme Court agreed to a request from abortion-rights advocates and providers to quickly consider taking up their challenge of a restrictive Texas law that bans most abortions after as early as six weeks of pregnancy.
Stephanie Saul / New York Times:
University of North Carolina Can Keep Affirmative Action, Judge Rules  —  Students for Fair Admissions vowed to immediately appeal in a case that appears destined for the Supreme Court.  —  The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill may continue using race as a factor in its admissions process …
Kimberly Kindy / Washington Post:
Supreme Court reaffirms police protection by qualified immunity, a legal doctrine targeted in protests  —  The U.S. Supreme Court sided with police Monday in two separate rulings on qualified immunity, a legal doctrine shielding officers from lawsuits that has been at the center of protests …
Discussion: WHYY, CNN, Slate and Washington Examiner
Eric Levitz / New York Magazine:
Manchin Hasn't Killed Biden's Climate Agenda (Yet)  —  The cornerstone of Joe Biden's climate agenda looks dead.  —  Last week, Joe Manchin told the White House that he strongly opposes the president's Clean Electricity Performance Program (CEPP), a policy that would require all electric utilities …
 
 
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New York Times:
Why Public Health Faces a Crisis Across the U.S.
Brian Klaas / Washington Post:
Republican ‘election audits’ have been used before — by dictators
Discussion: HotAir
Joshua Yaffa / New Yorker:
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Neil Weare / Slate:
Biden Made a Promise to End Discrimination Against Puerto Ricans. He's About to Break It.
Ross Ibbetson / Daily Mail:
The Taliban will help America get US citizens and Afghans at risk out of Kabul as evacuation flights are set to resume before the end of the year
Discussion: HotAir and National Review
Alex Tabarrok / Marginal REVOLUTION:
Be Green: Buy a Coal Mine!
Eric Bradner / CNN:
Calls to end Wisconsin Republicans' review of 2020 election grow amid investigator's blunders
Discussion: Raw Story
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Aaron Keller / Law & Crime:
Capitol Siege Defendant Who Admitted Tasing Michael Fanone Files Court Documents Suggesting He Was ‘Acting Upon’ Donald Trump's ‘Authorization’
Discussion: Raw Story
Maegan Vazquez / CNN:
Biden to participate in CNN town hall in Baltimore on Thursday
Discussion: The Hill and Twitchy
Emily Ashton / Bloomberg:
Boris Johnson Sees ‘Extremely Tough’ Global Climate Talks in Glasgow
Adam Kredo / Washington Free Beacon:
GOP Lawmakers Concerned Biden Admin Delaying Iranian Agent Trial To Appease Iran
Discussion: Washington Examiner
Seth Hettena / Rolling Stone:
Steve Bannon Thought Jeffrey Epstein Was a Spy
New York Times:
Jefferson Statue Will Be Removed From N.Y.C. Council Chambers