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9:40 AM ET, May 29, 2022


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Daniel Arkin / NBC News:
Texas police chief who delayed response did active shooter training in December  —  The police chief who officials said decided to wait to confront the gunman at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, completed an active shooter training course in December, according to law enforcement records.
Associated Press:
TIMELINE: Texas elementary school shooting, minute by minute  —  In the hours and days following the fatal shooting of 19 children and their two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday, authorities gave shifting and at times contradictory information of what happened and how they responded.
Minyvonne Burke / NBC News:
GOP Congressman, former NRA endorsee says he would support ban on assault weapons in aftermath of Buffalo, Uvalde  —  Congressman Chris Jacobs (R-NY), who was endorsed by the National Rifle Association in 2020, said he would support a ban on assault weapons following two horrific mass shootings …
Discussion: The Daily Wire
Washington Post:
At NRA gathering in Texas, Winsome Sears says guns aren't the problem
Discussion: Blue Virginia
New York Times:
Democratic States Push Gun Control Bills with Congress Gridlocked  —  Democratic state leaders from California to New Jersey are demanding immediate action after the Uvalde shooting.  — Give this article- - - Read in app  —  SACRAMENTO — Congress failed to impose gun restrictions …
Jelani Cobb / New Yorker:
The Atrocity of American Gun Culture  —  After mass shootings like those in Uvalde and Buffalo, pro-gun officials say they don't want to politicize tragedy.  But the circumstances that allow for the mass murder of children are inherently political.  —  May, a month we traditionally associate …
New York Times:
Debate Over Guns Unfolds in Uvalde, a Rural Texas Town in Grief
Discussion: Daily Kos
Washington Post:
Uvalde: 90 minutes of terror, a failed police response and shattered trust  —  UVALDE, Tex. — After slipping into Robb Elementary through an unlocked side entrance, 18-year-old Salvador Rolando Ramos stormed into adjoining classrooms and informed terrified fourth graders that it was “time to die.”
Rachel Monroe / New Yorker:
The Staff of Uvalde's Local Paper Cover the Worst Day of Their Lives
Washington Post:   Uvalde picks up pieces as shifting accounts of attack trouble officials
Maya Shimizu Harris / Casper Star-Tribune:
Trump tells Wyoming to ‘fire’ Cheney  —  Former President Donald Trump told a rapturous crowd of supporters on Saturday to “fire” Rep. Liz Cheney and back his choice to replace her, land attorney Harriet Hageman.  —  Trump did not visit Wyoming as president.
Rod Miller / Cowboy State Daily:
Regulate Our Militia, And Regulate Them Well  —  ***For All Things Wyoming, Sign-Up For Our Daily Newsletter***  —  Armed Americans are killing our schoolkids while they study.  They routinely kill them by the dozens for various reasons all across our country.  Let me repeat that, armed Americans are killing our schoolkids.
Washington Post:
No evidence of exploitation of Dominion voting machine flaws, CISA finds  —  The federal government has found no evidence that flaws in Dominion voting machines have ever been exploited, including in the 2020 election, according to the executive director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
Discussion: CNN
New York Times:
To Fight Monkeypox, Remember the Lessons of Covid and H.I.V.  —  When Covid-19 cases were exploding across the United States in early 2020, public health officials remained in the dark, in large part because of major errors in developing a test for the illness.
Stephen Gandel / New York Times:
The Texas Law That Has Banks Saying They Don't ‘Discriminate’ Against Guns  —  Recent legislation requires firms to declare that they don't “discriminate” against the firearm industry — or risk losing lucrative business with the state.  — Give this article- - - Read in app
Rachel Cheung / VICE:
Why Tom Cruise's Jacket in ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Had Taiwan Moviegoers Clapping and Cheering  —  Hollywood just did something “unprecedented” with the new Top Gun movie, a film critic said.  —  RC  —  Classic '80s action flick Top Gun is back with a sequel.
Discussion: Variety and RedState
Adam Shaw / Fox News:
Harris, at funeral for Buffalo shooting victim, says America experiencing ‘epidemic of hate’  —  10 people were killed when a gunman opened fire at a grocery store in Buffalo  —  Kamala Harris: America experiencing an ‘epidemic of hate’  —  Vice President Kamala Harris on Saturday spoke …
Jesse McKinley / New York Times:
How a Mapmaker Became New York's Most Unexpected Power Broker  —  Jonathan Cervas, a former bartender from Las Vegas, radically redrew New York's House district lines, forcing some Democratic incumbents to scramble for new seats.  — Give this article- - - Read in app
Discussion: Election Law Blog
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Zachary Petrizzo / The Daily Beast:
GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy Booed By Trump Supporters At Rally
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Emma Bowman / NPR:
More baby formula shipments arrive from overseas in an effort to ease the shortage
Maddy Hayden / Office of the Governor:
Governor Lujan Grisham statement on cause of Calf Canyon Fire
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Jon Levine / New York Post:
Ex-Staten Island Rep. Max Rose facing long odds in redrawn 11th District
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