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New York Times:
Oath Keepers Leader Convicted of Sedition in Landmark Jan. 6 Case  —  A jury in federal court in Washington convicted Stewart Rhodes, the leader of the far-right militia, and one of his subordinates for a plot to keep Donald Trump in power.  —  Stewart Rhodes, the leader …
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Washington Post:
Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes guilty of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy  —  A federal jury on Tuesday convicted Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes of seditious conspiracy for leading a months-long plot to unleash political violence to prevent the inauguration of President Biden, culminating in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol.
NBC News:
Two Oath Keepers, including founder, convicted of seditious conspiracy in Jan. 6 case
Taylor Lorenz / Washington Post:
Twitter ends its ban on covid misinformation  —  Doctors and public health officials say Musk's decision is a ‘huge step backwards’ and will lead to more deaths  —  Twitter will no longer enforce its policy against coronavirus misinformation, worrying experts who say the move …
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The Intercept:
Left-Wing Voices Are Silenced on Twitter as Far-Right Trolls Advise Elon Musk … Elon Musk claims to be “fighting for free speech in America” but the social network's new owner appears to be overseeing a purge of left-wing activists from the platform.  —  Several prominent antifascist organizers …
Jill Colvin / Associated Press:
Trump's dinner disaster sparks new rules for his campaign  —  Donald Trump is betting he can win his way back to the White House by reviving the outsider appeal that fueled his success in 2016.  But his dinner with a Holocaust-denying white nationalist and a rapper who has spewed antisemitic conspiracies …
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Brooke Singman / Fox News:
Trump fires back at ‘loser’ McConnell, says Fuentes' views 'wouldn't have been accepted' if raised at dinner  —  Trump said he ‘had never heard of’ Nick Fuentes and ‘had no idea’ about his antisemitic views  —  Jonathan Swan hits Trump for dining with Ye, Nick Fuentes at Mar-a-Lago: ‘Two is worse than one’
Marc Caputo / NBC News:
The inside story of Trump's explosive dinner with Ye and Nick Fuentes
Washington Post:
Senate passes bill to protect same-sex, interracial marriages  —  The Senate on Tuesday passed the Respect for Marriage Act, which would enshrine marriage equality into federal law, granting protections to same-sex and interracial couples.  —  The bill passed in a 61-36 vote, with 12 Republicans joining Democrats to vote for it.
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Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: The Hill's big choice: Omnibus or struggle bus?
Discussion: Political Wire
Alliance Defending Freedom:
US Senate passes legislation disrespecting marriage, endangering religious freedom
Discussion: Alpha News, Aleteia and The Daily Wire
Diego Mendoza / Semafor:
SBF says he secretly donated to Republicans as much as Democrats  —  Sign up for Semafor Flagship: A global, insightful daily briefing.  —  Your Email addressSign Up  —  Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of the cryptocurrency exchange service FTX, revealed in a new interview that he donated …
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Mark Leibovich / The Atlantic:
Just Wait Until You Get to Know Ron DeSantis  —  Governor Ron DeSantis has a growing store of admirers.  This includes many who have watched the cantankerous Floridian only from afar.  They have heard glowing things.  He was the biggest winner of an otherwise dark election cycle for Republicans.
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Andrew Solender / Axios:
McCarthy's math problem  —  House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) met on Tuesday with key members of his conference — including several right-wing detractors — as part of an intensifying effort to cobble together the votes he needs to become speaker. … I will not be voting for Kevin McCarthy."
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Washington Post:
Whip count: Here's how much trouble Kevin McCarthy is in
NBC News:
House Democrats will elect a new generation of leaders Wednesday  —  WASHINGTON — House Democrats will elect their new leadership team Wednesday morning, ushering in a younger generation of leaders after Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer decided to step aside after Democrats narrowly lost the majority this month.
Mike Wendling / BBC:
Oath Keepers: 'How I escaped my father's militia'  —  The son of militia leader Stewart Rhodes spent years plotting to help his family escape from his father's control.  Now that the elder Rhodes faces decades in prison, the rest of the family is rebuilding their lives.  —  The time had come.
Tom Nichols / The Atlantic:
Never Trump Means Never  —  This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories of the day, helps you discover new ideas, and recommends the best in culture.  Sign up for it here.  —  Never Trump is—still—a movement that is about more than just one man.
CNN:
Rail unions decry Biden's call for Congress to block strike.  Businesses praise the plan  —  New York CNN Business —  President Joe Biden was in the unusual position Tuesday of being praised by business interests and attacked by his normal allies in the labor movement after calling …
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Reuters:
U.S. House to vote to block rail strike despite labor objections
New York Times:
Jiang Zemin, Leader Who Guided China Into Global Market, Dies at 96  —  Mr. Jiang, a wily and garrulous politician, presided over a decade of meteoric economic growth in the post-Tiananmen era.  —  Jiang Zemin, the Shanghai Communist kingpin who was handpicked to lead China …
Discussion: UPI, Associated Press and NPR
Michelangelo Signorile / The Signorile Report:
The powerful gay man behind Tucker Carlson's bloodcurdling hate  —  Justin Wells is in charge of Carlson's entire Fox News empire.  He's helped ramp up vitriol against LGBTQ people while rising higher still at News Corp. … On his first Fox News broadcast following the November 19th mass shooting …
Discussion: HuffPost
Bill Rankin / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
S.C. court directs Meadows to appear before Fulton grand jury  —  The South Carolina Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows' attempt to avoid testifying before the special grand jury investigating former President Donald Trump and his allies for their alleged meddling with the 2020 elections.
Wall Street Journal:
FDA Plans to Allow More Gay, Bisexual Men to Donate Blood  —  Current rules bar blood donations from men who recently had sex with men due to HIV transmission risk  —  Gay and bisexual men in monogamous relationships would be allowed to donate blood without abstaining from sex under guidelines …
Craig Mauger / Detroit News:
State Senate votes to hold Michigan's 2024 presidential primary earlier  —  Lansing — The Republican-controlled Michigan Senate voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to move the 2024 presidential primary a month earlier, a development that could bolster Democrats' bid to shift the state toward the front of the national schedule.
New York Times:
As Haiti Unravels, U.S. Officials Push to Send in an Armed Foreign Force  —  Fearing a mass exodus, some Biden officials are pressing for a multinational force, but they don't want to send U.S. troops and haven't been able to persuade other countries to take the lead.
Discussion: IJR and Fox News
 
 
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