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4:30 PM ET, July 25, 2022


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Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Why the right-wing media is fracturing in its defense of Trump  —  Listen  —  Gift Article  —  The Jan. 6 House select committee's revelations have grown so overwhelmingly powerful that even some right-wing media figures have begun acknowledging their seriousness.
Dominick Mastrangelo / The Hill:
Trump: ‘Fox & Friends’ has gone to the ‘dark side’  —  Former President Trump tore into Fox News' flagship morning program on Monday, lashing out at its hosts for their coverage of his polling as he eyes another run for president in 2024.  —  “Fox and Freinds] just really botched my poll numbers …
Matt Gertz / Media Matters for America:
No, the Murdochs haven't turned on Trump  —  On Friday evening, the New York Post and The Wall Street Journal each published editorials condemning Donald Trump's refusal to stop the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by his supporters, as chronicled by the latest hearing from the House select committee investigating the assault.
Discussion: CNN, New Republic and Mediaite
ABC News:
Former Pence chief of staff appeared before grand jury probing Jan. 6: Sources  —  Marc Short appeared under subpoena, sources tell ABC News.  —  The former chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence appeared last week before a federal grand jury investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol …
Discussion: NBC News and Political Wire
Tamar Hallerman / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Judge blocks Fulton DA from questioning GOP senator in Trump probe  —  Another office will be appointed to handle inquiry into lieutenant gov. nominee Burt Jones  —  A Fulton County judge is disqualifying District Attorney Fani Willis and her office from questioning state Sen. Burt Jones …
Jeffrey Frank / New York Times:
Kamala Harris Is Stuck  —  Just months after being sworn in as president in 1953, Dwight D. Eisenhower gave an unusual task to his vice president, Richard Nixon.  —  Years earlier, when Eisenhower was the supreme commander of the Allied forces in World War II, he had been distressed …
Eugene Daniels / Politico:
Harris plots her next, more aggressive, volley in the abortion fights
Eli Yokley / Morning Consult:
Lisa Murkowski Experiences a Rarity for Senators: A Mid-Campaign Approval Bump  —  Alaskan's net approval rating is up 22 points during Biden's presidency  — 46% of Alaska voters approve and 39% disapprove of Sen. Lisa Murkowski's job performance ahead of her Aug. 16 primary.
Discussion: Breitbart and The Daily Caller
Melanie Zanona / CNN:
Joe Manchin and Lisa Murkowski test positive for Covid-19
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission:
Press Release SEC Charges Former Indiana Congressman with Insider Trading  —  Stephen Buyer allegedly used inside information to buy $1.5 million in stocks  —  The Securities and Exchange Commission today filed insider trading charges against Stephen Buyer, a former U.S. Representative for Indiana's 4th Congressional District.
Justice News:   U.S. Attorney Announces Charges In Four Separate Insider Trading Cases Against Nine Individuals, Including Former U.S. Congressman, Former FBI Agent Trainee …
Dan Diamond / Washington Post:
Biden administration weighs declaring monkeypox a health emergency  —  It also plans to name a national monkeypox coordinator  —  Listen  —  Gift Article  —  The Biden administration is weighing whether to declare the nation's monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency and also plans …
White House to launch effort to develop next generation of Covid vaccines
Giulia Carbonaro / Newsweek:
Josh Hawley's Humiliation by Jan. 6 Committee ‘Unconstitutional’—Mark Levin  —  Is it unconstitutional to embarrass a politician simply by presenting evidence of their own contradictory behavior?  That is what Fox News host Mark Levin is claiming, accusing the Jan. 6 committee of violating Article 1 …
Cameron Joseph / VICE:
JD Vance Suggests People in ‘Violent’ Marriages Shouldn't Get Divorced  —  The Ohio Republican Senate nominee claimed people “shift spouses like they change their underwear,” and that it had damaged a generation of children.  —  Cameron Joseph  —  WASHINGTON, US
Discussion: Raw Story
Jerry Dunleavy / Washington Examiner:
Hunter Biden evidence wrongly labeled disinformation by FBI: Whistleblower  —  The FBI's investigation into Hunter Biden wrongly labeled verified evidence as “disinformation,” agency whistleblower s claimed.  —  Agents investigating President Joe Biden's son “opened an assessment which was used …
Discussion: Fox News
Tim Marchman / VICE:   ICE Agent in Sex-Trafficking Unit Donated to GOP and Days Later Investigated Hunter Biden
Tim Miller / The Bulwark:
What's the Downside for Humoring Him . . . Until He Dies?  —  Republicans have their strategy all set.  —  We are all, by now, familiar with the most appalling, “boy did that age poorly” anonymous quote in the history of American politics, published by the Washington Post less than two months …
Discussion: Bloomberg and Raw Story
Susie Blann / Associated Press:
Lavrov says Russian goal to oust Ukraine's president  —  KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia's top diplomat said Moscow's overarching goal in Ukraine is to topple President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's government, expressing the Kremlin's war aims in some of the bluntest terms yet as its forces pummel …
Richard L. Hasen / Slate:
What the Critics Get Incredibly Wrong about the Collins-Manchin Election Bill  —  Last week's announcement by a bipartisan group of senators proposing reforms to the poorly written 1887 law that governs Congress' counting of the Electoral College votes is a good half-loaf measure against election subversion.
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Samantha Bee's ‘Full Frontal’ Canceled in Latest Late-Night Cutback … “As we continue to shape our new programming strategy, we've made some difficult, business-based decisions,” TBS said in a statement.  “We are proud to have been the home to “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee” and thank Sam …
‘Baked Alaska’ pleads guilty to US Capitol riot charge  —  (CNN)A far-right internet personality who goes by the name “Baked Alaska” has agreed to plead guilty to unlawfully protesting at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 — after abandoning a plea agreement in May during a hearing in which he proclaimed he was “innocent.”
Discussion: Political Wire
Christopher Hope / Telegraph:
Boris Johnson tells friend: I don't want to resign and will stay on if Tory members back me  —  Premier would ‘wipe away everything that stops me being PM in a second’ as he says unequivocally that he wishes to carry on  —  Boris Johnson has told a former treasurer campaigning to keep him in office that he …
Discussion: Political Wire and Corey's Blog
Finn McRedmond / UnHerd:
News09:22 Ukraine Government issues blacklist of ‘Russian propagandists’  —  The list includes a number of prominent Western intellectuals  —  The Government of Ukraine has issued a blacklist of individuals who they judge to be “promoting Russian propaganda” — including a number of prominent Western intellectuals.
Discussion: Washington Examiner
David Freedlander / New York Magazine:
Why Republicans Stopped Talking to the Press  —  “I just don't see the point,” said an adviser to a GOP presidential aspirant.  —  When Fox News host Tucker Carlson appeared last week at the Family Leadership Summit in Iowa — an annual cattle call for Republican would-be presidential contenders …
Michael Scherer / Washington Post:
Dems fume at Disney's Hulu for blocking ads on abortion, guns, Jan. 6  —  Listen  —  Gift Article  —  The Disney-backed streaming service Hulu is refusing to run political ads on central themes of Democratic midterm campaigns, including abortion, guns and the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol …
Washington Post:
Tensions high between Israel, Russia over looming ban of Jewish Agency  —  Listen  —  Gift Article  —  JERUSALEM — The Israeli government is pushing back against moves by Moscow to outlaw the private agency that helps Russian Jews immigrate to Israel, ramping up tensions that have worsened between …
Popular Information:
Coachella's parent company is donating major cash to an anti-abortion political organization  —  This story is being published in partnership with Rolling Stone.  Subscribe to get its biggest stories on music, culture, politics, and entertainment.  —  June 24, the day the Supreme Court …
Sarah Posner / New Republic:
How Did Maryland Republicans Nominate Two Extremist Screwballs for Statewide Office?  —  Last Tuesday, Republican primary voters in Maryland picked two radical extremists as their nominees in November's race for governor and attorney general.  In electing Dan Cox as their gubernatorial candidate …
Hayes Brown / MSNBC:
John Fetterman's trolling could win him a seat in the U.S. Senate  —  How John Fetterman is out-memeing New Jersey's Dr. Oz  —  Months ago, Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman was forced off the campaign trail in his race for the U.S. Senate after he had a stroke and underwent surgery to install a pacemaker.
Frank Heinz / NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth:
Woman Shot After Opening Fire Inside Dallas Love Field Airport: Dallas Police  —  Flight operations are suspended at Love Field; passengers asked to avoid the airport for now  —  What to Know  — Gunfire was reported inside Dallas Love Field Airport just after 11 a.m.
Los Angeles Times:
LAPD seeks suspects after 2 killed, 5 injured in shooting at crowded San Pedro park  —  Police were searching for suspects aftet two people were killed and five wounded in a shooting Sunday afternoon at a crowded San Pedro oark  —  Police said there were approximately 500 people at Peck Park …
Myanmar junta executes leading democracy activists  —  (CNN)Myanmar's military junta executed two prominent pro-democracy activists and two other men accused of terrorism, state media reported Monday, following a trial condemned by the UN and rights groups.  —  Veteran democracy activist Kyaw Min Yu …
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Isobel Asher Hamilton / Insider:
The quest to find $181 million in bitcoin buried in a dump
Mike Schneider / Associated Press:
Study: Millennials didn't stray far from where they grew up
Discussion: Bangor Daily News
Allen G. Breed / Associated Press:
How an AP reporter broke the Tuskegee syphilis story
Aaron Rupar / Public Notice:
TPUSA's Student Action Summit was the WrestleMania of crude misogyny
Devan Markham / NewsNation:
Neighborhoods hire off-duty officers through ‘crowdfunding’
Discussion: Just The News
 Earlier Items: 
Associated Press:
AP-NORC poll: 2 in 3 in US favor term limits for justices
Discussion: Daily Kos, HotAir and Bangor Daily News
Joe Flint / Wall Street Journal:
Keith Olbermann Tries His Hand at Podcasting
Ryan Busse / The Atlantic:
The Gun Industry Created a New Consumer. Now It's Killing Us.
Jeffrey C. Isaac / The Indianapolis Star:
Op/Ed: IU's silence regarding Dr. Caitlin Bernard hasn't gone unnoticed
Susan Svrluga / Washington Post:
College alumni groups spread nationally to counter ‘cancel culture’
Meridith McGraw / Politico:
Trump returns to D.C. this week. These former advisers are plotting the comeback.
Discussion: Raw Story
How The Fight To Ban Abortion Is Rooted In The ‘Great Replacement’ Theory
Bill Glauber / Journal Sentinel:
Tom Nelson drops out of Wisconsin Democratic U.S. Senate primary, throws support to Mandela Barnes