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6:10 AM ET, June 20, 2022

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Julie Turkewitz / New York Times:
Gustavo Petro wins the Colombian election, becoming the country's first leftist president.  —  For the first time, Colombia will have a leftist president.  —  Gustavo Petro, a former rebel and a longtime senator who has pledged to transform the country's economic system, has won Sunday's election …
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Gideon Long / Financial Times:
Leftist Gustavo Petro wins Colombian presidency  —  Former guerrilla's victory marks setback for conservative elite in South American country  —  Gustavo Petro, a former urban guerrilla who once spent time in jail for his political beliefs, won Colombia's presidential election on Sunday …
New York Times:
Texas Republicans Approve Far-Right Platform Declaring Biden's Election Illegitimate  —  The platform, which was voted on at the Republican state party convention in Houston, was the latest sign of Texas conservatives moving further to the right.  — Give this article- - - Read in app
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Rosalind S. Helderman / Washington Post:
At Texas GOP convention, loyalists embrace far right, anti-gay rhetoric  —  Thousands of Republican activists meeting in Houston this weekend for the state's party convention agreed to a resolution that rejects the outcome of the 2020 presidential election and refers to Joe Biden as an illegitimate president.
Peter Wade / Rolling Stone:
‘Can You Believe I Lost to This Guy?’  Trump Admitted He Lost Election, Former Aide Says  —  Alyssa Farah Griffin revealed that the former president acknowledged privately that Biden won, despite his public claims to the contrary  —  In private, former President Donald Trump admitted that he lost the 2020 election to Joe Biden.
Brandon Smith / WFYI Public Media:
Diego Morales upsets Secretary of State Holli Sullivan at Indiana GOP convention  —  Unable to load the audio player.  —  You could try direct download?  —  Former Mike Pence aide Diego Morales upset incumbent Holli Sullivan Saturday to earn the GOP nomination for secretary of state.
Discussion: NBC Chicago
Rosalind S. Helderman / Washington Post:
GOP member of Jan. 6 committee warns that more violence is coming  —  One of two Republican members of the House committee investigating the attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, starkly warned Sunday that his own party's lies could feed additional violence.
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New York Times:
What Hundreds of Photos of Weapons Reveal About Russia's Brutal War Strategy  —  Reflecting a shockingly barbaric and old-fashioned wartime strategy, Russian forces have pummeled Ukrainian cities and towns with a barrage of rockets and other munitions, most of which can be considered relatively crude relics …
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BBC:
France's Macron set to lose majority - projection  —  Less than two months after he was re-elected president, Emmanuel Macron is on course to lose control of the French National Assembly after a strong performance by rival parties.  —  His centrist Ensemble coalition is on course …
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Maria Cramer / New York Times:
Juneteenth Is a Federal Holiday, but in Most States It's Still Not a Day Off  —  One year after President Biden made Juneteenth a federal holiday, 26 states have not authorized the funding that would allow for state employees to take the day off.  — Give this article- - - Read in app
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Livia Albeck-Ripka / New York Times:
FINA Restricts Transgender Women From Competing at Elite Level  —  The international swimming federation said transgender women who had experienced male puberty could not compete in women's events.  — Give this article- - - Read in app  —  FINA, the international swimming federation …
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Shashi Tharoor / The Week:
The lessons we can learn from history  —  It is not history that has led to atrocities  —  The question raised by an American journalist on Twitter—"Why is the Indian Prime Minister spending so much time attacking a Mughal monarch who died more than 300 years ago?"—is a reminder …
The Guardian:
Carrie Johnson and the curious case of the vanishing Times story  —  Report had claimed Boris Johnson tried to hire his now wife as chief of staff when foreign secretary, but then it was deleted  —  At first glance, the story appeared to be the political scoop of the weekend.
Luis Ferré-Sadurní / New York Times:
In NY Lieutenant Governor Race, Delgado Faces Sharp Challenge From Archila  —  Lt. Gov. Antonio Delgado faces two rivals in New York's June 28 primary, including Ana María Archila, an activist who first won attention during Justice Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing.  — Give this article- - - Read in app
The Boston Globe:
There is no question: Merrick Garland must put Trump on trial  —  If the former president and his allies can get by with nary a scratch after plotting an overthrow of the US government, then what message will that send?  —  Last year, the Globe editorial board laid out the case …
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CNN:
Tuesday's January 6 hearing will show evidence of Trump's role in fake electors scheme, Schiff says
 
 
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Daniel Chaitin / Washington Examiner:
Trump corrects record, says he hasn't endorsed McCarthy for speaker
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Edward-Isaac Dovere / CNN:
US is worried about Russia using new efforts to exploit divisions in 2022 midterms
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Enrico Dela Cruz / Reuters:
Duterte's daughter sworn in as Philippines vice president
Associated Press:
Inflation taking bite out of new infrastructure projects
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Zack Colman / Politico:
Justice or overreach?: As crucial test looms, Big Greens are under fire
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Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
Peter Thiel helped build big tech. Now he wants to tear it all down.
NBC News:
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Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
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