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5:55 PM ET, May 20, 2022

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Emma Brown / Washington Post:
Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court justice, pressed Ariz. lawmakers to help reverse Trump's loss, emails show  —  Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, the conservative activist and wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, pressed Arizona lawmakers after the 2020 election to set aside Joe Biden's …
Tal Kopan / San Francisco Chronicle:
S.F. archbishop says Pelosi will be denied communion over abortion  —  WASHINGTON — The San Francisco archbishop issued a notice Friday that he would no longer allow House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to receive Communion, an escalation of his feud with the Catholic Democrat over abortion politics.
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Adam Shaw / Fox News:
San Francisco archbishop bars Pelosi from receiving Holy Communion due to abortion support  —  Pelosi has said she is a ‘devout’ Catholic despite her abortion advocacy  —  Fox News Flash top headlines for May 20  —  San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone announced Friday …
Luke Coppen / Catholic News Agency:
BREAKING: Archbishop Cordileone bars Nancy Pelosi from Communion until she ends abortion support  —  Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone announced on Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should not be admitted to Holy Communion in the Archdiocese of San Francisco, nor should she present herself …
Fox News:
Hillary Clinton approved dissemination of Trump-Russian bank allegations to media, campaign manager testifies  —  Clinton's former campaign manager said he took the idea of leaking Trump-Russia allegations to multiple senior campaign officials  —  Special counsel John Durham releases evidence …
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Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Eastman provides new details of Trump's direct role in legal effort to overturn election  —  John Eastman, the attorney who architected Donald Trump's last-ditch legal strategy to overturn the 2020 election, revealed Friday that he routinely communicated with Trump either directly or via …
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CNN:
Ohio GOP House candidate J.R. Majewski called for secession in livestream following 2020 election  —  J.R. Majewski shared pro-QAnon material online.  Now, he's running for Congress  —  (CNN)Ohio Republican congressional candidate J.R. Majewski said in a livestream following the 2020 election …
Discussion: Raw Story and DCCC
Katelyn Polantz / CNN:
Right-wing attorney who challenged election results says Trump wrote him handwritten notes
Discussion: Washington Post and Raw Story
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Mark Trevelyan / Reuters:
Struggling in Ukraine, Russia paves way to sign up over-40s for army
Washington Post:
Oracle's Larry Ellison joined Nov. 2020 call about contesting Trump's loss  —  The billionaire GOP donor participated along with Fox's Sean Hannity and Sen. Lindsey Graham, according to court filings and a participant  —  Larry Ellison, the billionaire co-founder and chairman …
Kate Sosin / The 19th:
A lesbian mom raised her son for two years.  An Oklahoma judge erased that in 15 minutes.  —  For more stories like this, subscribe to our daily newsletter.  —  For the first two years of her son's life, Kris Williams read him the book “Love You Forever” before bedtime most nights.
Discussion: Digby's Hullabaloo
Dwight Garner / New York Times:
Roger Angell, Who Wrote About Baseball With Passion, Dies at 101  —  In elegantly winding articles for The New Yorker loaded with inventive imagery, he wrote more like a fan than a sports journalist.  —  Roger Angell, the elegant and thoughtful baseball writer who was widely considered among …
Nicholas Riccardi / Associated Press:
Biden's approval dips to lowest of presidency: AP-NORC poll  —  President Joe Biden's approval rating dipped to the lowest point of his presidency in May, a new poll shows, with deepening pessimism emerging among members of his own Democratic Party.  —  Only 39% of U.S. adults approve …
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Jennifer Benz / AP-NORC:
Increasingly negative views on national outlook and economy
Discussion: Bloomberg, Breitbart and Mediaite
Flora Garamvolgyi / The Guardian:
Viktor Orbán tells CPAC the path to power is to ‘have your own media’  —  Hungarian leader also tells Republicans at Budapest conference that shows like Tucker Carlson's should be broadcast ‘24/7’  —  The Hungarian leader, Viktor Orbán, has told a conference of US conservatives …
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László Komáromy / miniszterelnok.hu:
Speech by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán at the opening of CPAC Hungary
Discussion: Mother Jones
Josh Margolin / ABC News:
2 Secret Service employees being sent home from South Korea ahead of Biden's arrival after alleged incident: Sources  —  Agency spokesman told ABC News they'll be “placed on administrative leave.”  —  Two Secret Service employees — an agent and an armed physical security specialist …
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CNN:
Clarence Thomas calls out John Roberts as Supreme Court edges closer to overturning Roe v. Wade  —  (CNN)There was a little seen warm moment between Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Clarence Thomas last November 1, just before the Supreme Court heard arguments on Texas' abortion ban.
Discussion: Raw Story, Reason and HotAir
Maya King / New York Times:
In Georgia, a G.O.P. Primary Tests the Power of a Trump Vendetta  —  Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is fending off a challenger fueled by Donald J. Trump's election lies.  But do voters still care about 2020 as much as the former president does?  —  ATLANTA — An anti-Trump Republican …
Discussion: Politico and Washington Post
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National Review:   Yes on Kemp, No on Greene
Andrew Sullivan / The Weekly Dish:
The Sinister Symmetry Of CRT And GRT  —  The extremes of right and left on immigration are fueling each other.  —  The MSM rushed last weekend to explain the previously obscure conspiracy theory that motivated a mass-murderer on a shooting spree in a black neighborhood in Buffalo, New York.
CBS News:
2 killed, 8 wounded in mass shooting outside a Chicago McDonald's  —  A suspect is in custody after two people were killed and eight others wounded in a mass shooting in downtown Chicago late Thursday night.  —  Police said it happened just after 10:40 p.m. outside a McDonald's a few blocks …
Washington Post:
Clyburn: ‘We still refuse to admit that we have a race problem in this country’  —  Good morning to everyone, especially Rihanna and her baby boy.  Tips?  Comments?  Baby pics?  We're all eyes: earlytips@washpost.com.  Have a lovely weekend.  🫶
Discussion: The Hill
Sam Adler-Bell / New York Magazine:
The Liberal Obsession With ‘Disinformation’ Is Not Helping  —  On Wednesday, the Washington Post's Taylor Lorenz reported on the disastrous rollout of the Department of Homeland Security's Disinformation Governance Board.  Announced on April 27 with a hazy remit to “coordinate countering …
Jack Ewing / New York Times:
Tesla's Aura Dims as Its Plunging Stock Highlights the Risks It Faces  —  Investors are reassessing the premise that justified Tesla's astronomical stock price and made its founder, Elon Musk, the richest person in the world.  —  Tesla's $1 trillion valuation made sense only if investors believed …
Casper Star-Tribune:
Wyo GOP chairman quietly assumed power as party fractured  — Victoria Eavis and Rone Tempest Casper Star-Tribune and WyoFile  —  W. Frank Eathorne says two of the most important moments in his life occurred when he was 7 years old, living on the family ranch in the Thunder Basin grasslands of eastern Wyoming.
Discussion: Mediaite
Hailey Fuchs / Politico:
Eric Garcetti's parents register to lobby for their son's ambassador bid  —  The parents of Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti have enlisted the help of prominent lobbyists to aid their son's beleaguered nomination to serve as U.S. ambassador to India.  —  McGuireWoods Consulting registered …
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Greg Jaffe / Washington Post:
Doug Mastriano warned of left-wing ‘Hitlerian Putsch’ in 2001 paper  —  The Pennsylvania GOP governor nominee's thesis argued morally debauched political leaders weren't fit to oversee the U.S. military  —  Two decades before he was Republican nominee for Pennsylvania governor …
Dominick Mastrangelo / The Hill:
Kellyanne Conway: Media coverage of daughter was ‘unconscionable and unforgivable’  —  Kellyanne Conway, a former top aide to ex-President Trump, says she is still bothered by the way news outlets covered the social media postings of her teenage daughter around the time she left the White House.
Discussion: IJR and People.com
Ben Samuels / Haaretz:
57 U.S. Lawmakers Demand FBI, State Dept. Inquiry Into Shireen Abu Akleh Killing  —  A quarter of all House Democrats signed a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Blinken and the FBI's director demanding an independent investigation into the killing of the Palestinian journalist in the West Bank city of Jenin
 
 
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Andrew Desiderio / Politico:
Inside McConnell's bid to quash GOP ‘isolationists’
Graham Moomaw / Virginia Mercury:
Va. Republicans try to restrict minors' access to two books after judge's obscenity finding
Discussion: Washington Free Beacon, WJLA-TV and UPI
Jerod MacDonald-Evoy / Arizona Mirror:
The Yuma sheriff isn't investigating election fraud because of ‘2000 Mules’
Discussion: The Daily Beast
Shane Goldmacher / New York Times:
Bernie Sanders Prepares for ‘War’ With AIPAC and Its Super PAC
Christian Schneider / The Bulwark:
In Defense of Unwritten Rules
Discussion: Overtime
 Earlier Items: 
Marisa Kabas / New Republic:
George W. Bush Makes a Brutal Return to Our Psyche
Discussion: The Guardian
Alan Feuer / New York Times:
Group Chat Linked to Roger Stone Shows Ties Among Jan. 6 Figures
Discussion: Raw Story
Hannah Natanson / Washington Post:
This Florida teacher married a woman. Now she's not a teacher anymore.
Discussion: Daily Kos and TheBlaze