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10:50 PM ET, May 21, 2022

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Eric Peterson / Salt Lake Tribune:
Utah hunting guide faces felony charge for Donald Trump Jr.'s big-game hunt  —  Court documents say guide Wade Lemon used ‘a pile of grain, oil and pastries’ to lure a bear that Trump Jr. then killed.  —  The following story was written and researched by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project …
Discussion: Mediaite, Raw Story and Political Wire
New York Times:
Perdue Had Trump.  In Georgia, Kemp Had Everything Else.  —  David Perdue challenged Gov. Brian Kemp because of Donald Trump's fury over his 2020 loss.  Thoroughly outflanked and failing to gain traction, he is now staring down defeat.  —  In September 2021, former Senator David Perdue …
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Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: Sean Patrick Maloney dodges a bullet  —  With help from Eli Okun and Garrett Ross  —  DRIVING THE DAY  —  WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING — President JOE BIDEN took a break from his five-day diplomatic swing through parts of Asia to handle some housekeeping: Early this morning …
Discussion: HotAir and USA Today
Ed Kilgore / New York Magazine:
Trump Faces Another Round of Humiliation in Georgia
Discussion: HuffPost, Raw Story and Slate
Alex Seitz-Wald / NBC News:   Georgia electrical vehicle factory becomes Kemp, Perdue campaign battle
Brooke Singman / Fox News:
Trump reacts to testimony that Clinton spread Russia allegations: ‘Where do I get my reputation back?’  —  Trump says, ‘For three years, I had to fight her off,’ referring to Hillary Clinton  —  Fox News Flash top headlines for May 21  —  EXCLUSIVE: Former President Donald Trump reacted …
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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.
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New York Times:
WHAT FRANCE DEMANDED … In 1825, France demanded five annual payments of 30 million francs.
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
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Will Welch / All:   Have I Been Redistricted? Search Your Redrawn Political Districts in New York
The Guardian:
Trump shares CPAC Hungary platform with notorious racist and antisemite  —  Hungarian talkshow host who has called Jews ‘stinking excrement’ and Roma ‘animals’ addresses rightwing conference  —  A notorious Hungarian racist who has called Jews “stinking excrement”, referred to Roma as …
Hannah Natanson / Washington Post:
Va. Republicans seek to limit sale of 2 books in Barnes & Noble for ‘obscenity’  —  Two Virginia Republicans have asked a court for restraining orders that would prevent private bookseller Barnes & Noble from selling two books to minors, marking an escalation in the conservative campaign to limit students' access to literature.
Tom Boggioni / Raw Story:
Lauren Boebert targeted by same group that took out Madison Cawthorn  —  In an interview with the Daily Beast's Matt Lewis, one of the members of the conservative group that pulled out all the stops to make sure that Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) lost his primary last Tuesday claimed …
Laura Vozzella / Washington Post:
Va. Gov. Youngkin restores voting rights to thousands of ex-felons  —  RICHMOND — Gov. Glenn Youngkin, a conservative Republican who has typically projected a tough-on-crime image, announced Friday that he has restored voting and other civil rights to 3,496 ex-felons.
James Gordon / Daily Mail:
Virginia board is set to return names of the Confederate generals Stonewall Jackson, Turner Ashby and Robert E Lee to two schools after they were changed during George Floyd protests  — A Virginia school board is considering restoring names of schools that had originally been named for Confederate generals
Timothy Bella / Washington Post:
Russia bans 963 Americans, including Biden and Harris — but not Trump  —  Russia is permanently banning nearly 1,000 Americans, including President Biden and Vice President Harris, from entering the country in response to the United States' support of Ukraine and the historic sanctions facing …
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 …
Washington Post:
Russia tries to rebound in Ukraine as prospects for victory fade  —  The Russian military, mired in a war with no end in sight, is attempting to resuscitate its sputtering offensive in Ukraine, firing commanders, splitting combat units into smaller formations, and redoubling its reliance on artillery and other long-range weapons.
Discussion: The Sun, The Hill and Associated Press
Wilson Chapman / Variety:
John Mulaney Draws Criticism for Having Dave Chappelle Open, Tell ‘Transphobic Jokes’ at Ohio Show … During a Friday performance on his “From Scratch” tour, comedian John Mulaney surprised his audience — and drew criticism from some fans — when Dave Chappelle appeared as the opener and told …
Khaya Himmelman / The Dispatch:
Fact Checking Dinesh D'Souza's ‘2,000 Mules’  —  The film's ballot harvesting theory is full of holes.  —  On May 7, 2,000 Mules, a documentary film from right-wing provocateur Dinesh D'Souza, debuted in more than 270 theaters across the country.  The movie, which grossed more than $1 million …
Davey Alba / Bloomberg:
Dangerous DIY Baby Formula Recipes Go Viral as Parents Get Desperate  —  As a nationwide baby formula shortage sends parents into crisis mode, social media posts containing dangerous misinformation about homemade formula recipes have gone viral online, racking up views in the millions.
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
Washington Post:
Poll: Black Americans fear more racist attacks after Buffalo shooting  —  Two years after George Floyd's murder, nearly 8 in 10 Black Americans say there has been little or no improvement in how police treat Black people, according to a Washington Post-Ipsos poll
Discussion: Mother Jones and The Hill
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Washington Post:   Telling George Floyd's story gave us a deeper understanding of racism
 
 
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Susan Carroll / NBC News:
The top elected official in Texas' smallest county is charged with cattle theft
Discussion: Raw Story and UPI
Jenny Goldsberry / Washington Examiner:
Gen. Mark Milley tells West Point graduates technology will change the future of war
Discussion: Fox News and Associated Press
Financial Times:
China seeks more island security pacts to boost clout in Pacific
Wall Street Journal:
Crypto Might Have an Insider Trading Problem
 Earlier Items: 
Jay Michaelson / Rolling Stone:
MAGA Law: How the Trump Judges Twist U.S. Justice
Discussion: RedState and Raw Story
Zeke Miller / Associated Press:
US sees risk of COVID supply rationing without more funds
NBC News:
McKinsey & Co. worked with Russian weapons maker even as it advised Pentagon
Discussion: РИА …
Yascha Mounk / The Atlantic:
The Doom Spiral of Pernicious Polarization
Discussion: Election Law Blog
Damien Cave / New York Times:
Australia's Labor Party Wins as Scott Morrison's Coalition Concedes