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Alex Seitz-Wald / NBC News:
Georgia electrical vehicle factory becomes Kemp, Perdue campaign battle  —  RUTLEDGE, Ga. — There are few things politicians love more than creating jobs and cutting ribbons.  —  But what if those jobs are on the wrong side of the culture war?  —  Plans to build a massive electric vehicle factory …
Discussion: The Hill
Ed Kilgore / New York Magazine:
Trump Faces Another Round of Humiliation in Georgia  —  Last December, when Donald Trump talked former U.S. senator David Perdue into challenging his bitter enemy, Georgia governor Brian Kemp, in the state's May 24 Republican primary, it initially looked like a political coup for the ex-president.
Luke Broadwater / New York Times:
Giuliani Meets With Jan. 6 Committee for Over 7 Hours
Discussion: HuffPost and WTOP News
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Rod Mcguirk / Associated Press:
Australian prime minister concedes election defeat  —  CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister conceded defeat after an election Saturday that could deliver a minority government.  —  Scott Morrison acted quickly despite millions of votes yet to be counted …
Discussion: Associated Press
Politico:
Court ruling could upend Pa. Senate race  —  A little-watched federal court case could upend the neck-and-neck Republican Senate primary in Pennsylvania between Dr. Mehmet Oz and David McCormick.  —  On Friday afternoon, a three-judge panel for the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals issued …
Discussion: Raw Story, WITF and Washington Post
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Jon Levine / New York Post:
Eric Adams eyeing White House run in 2024: sources  —  Mayor Adams may be eyeing a White House run if President Biden doesn't seek a second term, confidantes and City Hall insiders told The Post.  —  “Eric has told me repeatedly that he thinks that he has a platform to run for national office, for president in 2024.
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Politico:
National Dems are calling in a new communications expert: Eric Adams
Discussion: No More Mister Nice Blog and PIX11
Bess Levin / Vanity Fair:
Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy: Our Maternal Death Rates Are Only Bad If You Count Black Women  —  “If you correct our population for race, we're not as much of an outlier as it'd otherwise appear.”  —  As conservatives across the country wage war on reproductive rights …
New York Times:
The Root of Haiti's Misery: Reparations to Enslavers  —  Lire en français Li an Kreyòl  —  DONDON, Haiti — Adrienne Present steps into the thin forest beside her house and plucks the season's first coffee cherries, shining like red marbles in her hands.  —  The harvest has begun.
Nicholas Fandos / New York Times:
Judge Approves N.Y. House Map, Cementing Chaos for Democrats  —  The new district lines, approved late Friday night, will create pickup opportunities for Republicans and force Democratic incumbents to run against each other.  — Give this article- - - Read in app
Washington Post:
Voting is surging in Georgia despite controversial new election law  —  Tuesday's primary is the first big test of new election legislation, which was opposed by voting-rights groups and Democrats.  —  GRIFFIN, Ga. — When the Spalding County Board of Elections eliminated early voting on Sundays …
Discussion: Election Law Blog and POLITICUSUSA
Brian Slodysko / Associated Press:
Herschel Walker's ties to veterans program face scrutiny  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Herschel Walker, the football legend and leading Republican Senate candidate in Georgia, often boasts of his work helping service members and veterans struggling with mental health.
Discussion: HotAir and Raw Story
Eric Levai / The Daily Dot:
EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Loudermilk gave a radio interview that blows up his denials about hosting Jan. 6 protesters in his office  —  The Daily Dot has obtained a radio interview from Jan. 6, 2021, from WBHF in Cartersville, Georgia, in which Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.) says, “about a dozen” …
Discussion: Peach Pundit
Washington Post:
Telling George Floyd's story gave us a deeper understanding of racism  —  Two reporters reflect on the pain and hope they encountered as Black men while reporting their new book  —  In their new book, “His Name Is George Floyd,” Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa examine the conditions of Black life in America.
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Have I Been Redistricted?  Search Your Redrawn District in New York  —  Congressional and state seats have changed.  Before this summer's primary elections, find out how your old districts stack up with your new ones.  —  After a chaotic redistricting process, New York's political boundaries …
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Pete Davidson Expected to Exit ‘Saturday Night Live’ (EXCLUSIVE) … Chad, Li'l Baby Aidy, Barbara DeDrew and Baby Yoda are all leaving Studio 8H.  —  Pete Davidson, Aidy Bryant, Kate McKinnon and Kyle Mooney are all expected to leave “Saturday Night Live” after it ends its 47th season tomorrow evening …
Kate Lý Johnston / Heartland Signal:
Sen. Ron Johnson's campaign communications director resigns  —  Sen. Ron Johnson's (R-WI) campaign for a third term is already getting messy, as his communications director quit three months into the job.  —  Jake Wilkins, who started working for Johnson last February …
Wall Street Journal:
Princeton Targets a Dissenting Professor  —  The school may purge Joshua Katz after he criticized a faculty letter.  —  1x  —  Everyone knows American universities are dangerous places these days if you dare to express unpopular views.  But Princeton University's handling …
Discussion: Simple Justice
Yascha Mounk / The Atlantic:
The Doom Spiral of Pernicious Polarization  —  The U.S. is more dangerously divided than any other wealthy democracy.  Is there a way back from the brink?  —  About the author: Yascha Mounk is a contributing writer at The Atlantic and the author of The Great Experiment: Why Diverse Democracies Fall Apart and How They Can Endure.
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 …
Discussion: Raw Story
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 …
New York Times:
Judge Orders Government to Continue Migrant Expulsions on Border  —  LAFAYETTE, La. — A federal judge on Friday blocked the Biden administration from lifting a pandemic-related health order whose scheduled expiration on Monday would have reopened the doors of the United States to asylum seekers …
Discussion: HotAir and Washington Examiner
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Adam Shaw / Fox News:
Federal judge blocks Biden admin from ending Title 42 border expulsions
Wall Street Journal:
Garcetti Ambassador Nomination Stalled in Senate Over Questions About Former Aide's Conduct  —  Biden's pick for ambassador to India hasn't secured enough Senate confirmation votes  —  WASHINGTON—Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's nomination to be ambassador to India has stalled in the U.S. Senate …
Wills Robinson / Daily Mail:
Hillary Clinton APPROVED sharing debunked ‘covert’ communications between Trump and Kremlin-backed bank with press - even though she wasn't ‘totally confident’ in the legitimacy, ex-campaign manager tells Durham trial  — Robby Mook testified on Friday about the campaign meeting on the data
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Marshall Cohen / CNN:
Hillary Clinton personally approved plan to share Trump-Russia allegation with the press in 2016, campaign manager says
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
 
 
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John Sexton / HotAir:
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Bill McKibben / New Yorker:
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Discussion: The Crucial Years
Isabela Dias / Mother Jones:
Meet the Muslim Mom Who Has Mobilized Asian American Parents in the War on Public Schools
Phillip Jackson / HuffPost:
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László Komáromy / miniszterelnok.hu:
Speech by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán at the opening of CPAC Hungary
Discussion: Mother Jones
Andrew Sullivan / The Weekly Dish:
The Sinister Symmetry Of CRT And GRT