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8:50 AM ET, February 8, 2023

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Toluse Olorunnipa / Washington Post:
Biden, in State of the Union, mixes bipartisanship with defiance  —  Speech is marked by unusual back-and-forth between president and Republican lawmakers  —  By Toluse Olorunnipa and Yasmeen Abutaleb  —  President Biden, facing a vocal and divided Congress, used his second State …
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Peter Baker / New York Times:
Biden Lays Down Economic Challenge to House Republicans in State of the Union Address  —  President Biden was heckled during the State of the Union address when he spoke about fentanyl and when he accused Republicans of threatening Social Security and Medicare.
Wall Street Journal:
The State of the Union Contradiction  —  If Biden is such a success, why aren't Americans pleased?  —  By The Editorial Board  —  President Biden was set to devote much of his State of the Union address on Tuesday night to celebrating what he says is a long list of legislative and economic achievements …
Politico:
Playbook: Biden's no-compromise SOTU  —  Presented by With help from Eli Okun and Garrett Ross  —  DRIVING THE DAY  —  Ukrainian President VOLODYMYR ZELENSKYY will visit Britain on Wednesday, his first trip to the U.K. since Russia's invasion began nearly a year ago and only his second …
Rex Huppke / USA Today:
Dark Brandon shows up at State of the Union, mops the floor with lost Republicans  —  Biden went off script regularly, parrying GOP lawmakers who heckled him, at one point backing the party into a corner and getting them to swear to protect Medicare and Social Security benefits.  —  View Comments
The White House:
Remarks of President Joe Biden - State of the Union Address as Prepared for Delivery  —  Mr. Speaker.  Madam Vice President.  Our First Lady and Second Gentleman.  —  Members of Congress and the Cabinet.  Leaders of our military.  —  Mr. Chief Justice, Associate Justices, and retired Justices of the Supreme Court.
The Hill:
Biden, GOP battle at raucous State of the Union  —  President Biden urged unity during his State of the Union address on Tuesday, but there was little of that on display in a raucous chamber where the president was heckled by a number of newly empowered House Republicans.
Nick Niedzwiadek / Politico:
Sarah Huckabee Sanders attacks ‘left-wing culture war’ in SOTU response  —  Republican Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders undercut President Joe Biden's State of the Union address as beholden to “woke fantasies” and untethered from mainstream America.  —  “Most Americans simply want to live …
Associated Press:
Biden speech takeaways: More conciliation than conflict  —  1 of 3  —  The State of the Union address tends to have a ritual rhythm.  Grand entrance.  Applause.  Platitudes.  Policies.  Appeals for Unity, real or imagined.  —  President Joe Biden checked those boxes, and a few more …
Kevin Liptak / CNN:
Takeaways from Biden's State of the Union address  —  When President Joe Biden took to the House Chamber on Tuesday for his annual State of the Union address, his message was one of unadulterated optimism - even in the face of open hostility.  —  The spectacle of Biden smiling and offering …
John F. Harris / Politico:   Republicans Turn Themselves into Props for Biden
Arthur Delaney / HuffPost:
Marjorie Taylor Greene Shouts ‘Liar’ At Joe Biden During State Of The Union
Washington Post:
Chinese balloon part of vast aerial surveillance program, U.S. says  —  Spy balloon effort operates in Hainan province off China's south coast and has for years collected information on military assets in several countries, officials said  —  The U.S. intelligence community has linked …
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New York Times:
Memphis Officer Texted Photo of Tyre Nichols After Beating, New Documents Show  —  The revelation came in Memphis police documents related to the firing of five officers who have been charged with murder in Mr. Nichols's death.  —  MEMPHIS — As Tyre Nichols sat propped against a police car …
CNN:
Romney told Santos 'You don't belong here' in tense exchange in House chamber before SOTU  —  Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah told GOP Rep. George Santos of New York: “You don't belong here,” according to a member who witnessed the tense exchange in the House of Representatives chamber Tuesday night.
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Igor Bobic / HuffPost:
‘A Sick Puppy’: Mitt Romney And George Santos Get Into Tense Exchange At State Of The Union
Simeon Kerr / Financial Times:
UAE grants Russian lender rare banking licence  —  Move would meet growing demand for financial services from Russian expatriates in the Gulf state  —  The United Arab Emirates has approved a licence for Russia's MTS Bank, a move that risks exacerbating concerns among western nations …
Discussion: Al Jazeera
Geoff Earle / Daily Mail:
‘He would never do such a thing!’  Trump posts photos of Ron DeSantis as a teacher, allegedly partying with high school girls, as he ramps up attacks on Republican rival  — Trump re-posted photos of Florida Gov. DeSantis allegedly in his twenties  — ‘Whistleblower’ story claimed he was pictured with high school seniors
Ryan Tracy / Wall Street Journal:
Former Twitter Executives to Face GOP Scrutiny on Hunter Biden Laptop Decisions  —  House Oversight panel hearing kicks off broader inquiry into social-media content moderation  —  WASHINGTON—House Republicans are set Wednesday to launch hearings into what they describe …
Adam Smeltz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
Pa. Democrats sweep 3 Allegheny County special elections and win the state House  —  Democrats cruised to victory in three special elections for the state House on Tuesday, giving the party control of the lower chamber of the legislature for the first time since 2010.
Discussion: Pluribus News and PoliticusUSA
Paul Seddon / BBC:
President Zelensky in first UK visit since invasion of Ukraine  —  Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has arrived in the UK for his first visit since Russia's invasion of Ukraine last year.  —  It has been announced he will meet British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and make a speech in Parliament …
Mattathias Schwartz / Insider:
Exclusive: The FBI's McGonigal labyrinth  —  The FBI's former chief New York spy hunter now faces shocking accusations.  Is the career of Charlie McGonigal a simple case of revolving-door greed, or could it be something worse?  —  2023-02-08T11:00:00Z
Michaela Mulligan / Tampa Bay Times:
First Florida voter fraud case goes to trial in Tampa, ends with split verdict  —  On Tuesday night, a jury found Nathan Hart guilty of false affirmation but not guilty of voting as an unqualified elector.  —  TAMPA — The trial of the first of about 20 people to be arrested in Florida …
Discussion: Raw Story
Jen Rice / Houston Chronicle:
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, without evidence of disenfranchised voters, calls for new Harris County election  —  Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick this week joined other GOP state officials in calling for Harris County to redo its November 2022 election based on claims that voters were turned away due …
Discussion: Off the Kuff
Meryl Kornfield / Washington Post:
Twitter reinstates Sen. Daines's account after he displayed hunting photo  —  Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) announced Tuesday that his Twitter account suspension was lifted by the social media giant's owner, Elon Musk, after the congressman had violated a policy regarding sensitive images.
Tom Cotton / Wall Street Journal:
The American Case for Supporting Ukraine  —  The U.S. can back its allies and send a message to the Chinese, without sparking a wider war in Europe.  —  WSJ Opinion: The Big Tanks Are Going to Ukraine  —  YOU MAY ALSO LIKE  —  Created with sketchtool.  —  After years of observing Russian leaders …
 
 
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