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8:40 PM ET, February 9, 2023


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ABC News:
Mike Pence subpoenaed by special counsel overseeing Trump probes: Sources  —  It follows months of negotiations between prosecutors and Pence's legal team.  —  Former Vice President Mike Pence has been subpoenaed by the  —  special counsel  —  overseeing probes into former President Donald Trump …
First on CNN: Trump's former national security adviser subpoenaed in special counsel probes of classified documents, January 6  —  Former national security adviser Robert O'Brien has been subpoenaed by special counsel Jack Smith in both his investigation into classified documents found …
Discussion: Washington Examiner and Raw Story
Pence subpoenaed by special counsel investigating Trump  —  Former Vice President Mike Pence has been subpoenaed by the special counsel investigating Donald Trump and his role in January 6, 2021, a source familiar with the matter told CNN.  —  Special counsel Jack Smith's office …
Steve Peoples / Associated Press:
AP source: Pence subpoenaed by special counsel probing Trump
Discussion: Raw Story and CBS News
Elon Musk fires a top Twitter engineer over his declining view count  —  Inside Twitter 2.0, turmoil leaves employees stretched to the max  —  For weeks now, Elon Musk has been preoccupied with worries about how many people are seeing his tweets.  Last week, the Twitter CEO took …
Taylor Lorenz / Washington Post:
Extremist influencers are generating millions for Twitter, report says
Ron DeSantis once expressed support for privatizing Social Security and Medicare giving his rivals an opening  —  Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis expressed support for privatizing Medicare and Social Security during his first campaign for Congress in 2012, giving political rivals who have pledged …
Isaac Arnsdorf / Washington Post:
GOP hopefuls' past positions on Social Security loom over 2024 primary
New York Times:
Chinese Balloon Had Tools to Collect Electronic Communications, U.S. Says  —  China's surveillance balloons have flown over more than 40 countries and are directed by the Chinese military, the State Department said.  The F.B.I. is studying debris.  —  WASHINGTON — The Biden administration provided …
Washington Post:
U.S. exposes China's sprawling balloon surveillance program  —  The State Department on Thursday released several data points on China's high-altitude balloon surveillance program, declassifying information collected by U.S. U-2 spy planes and other sources to expose what it's calling …
Fox News:
Senators say ‘very disturbing possibility’ US manufacturing may have helped build Chinese surveillance balloon
S.V. Date / HuffPost:
Trump Put Nearly $1 Million Of Donor Money Into His Own Pockets Since Leaving Office  —  He failed to spend money on the things he promised to do but did spend it at properties he owned, with the profits flowing to him personally  —  WASHINGTON — Donald Trump failed to spend much of the money …
David Freedlander / Politico:
The GOP Is Starting to Plot Against Donald Trump
Meridith McGraw / Politico:
Trump brings back Jason Miller
Discussion: The Hill and Political Wire
Tim Miller / The Triad:
The DeSantis Soft Bois Can Dish It, But Can't Take It  —  Groomer slander for thee, but not for me.  —  You are not going to believe what happened, dear reader.  —  In a shocking breach of decorum, the former president of the United States, Donald J. Trump, issued a social media post slandering …
Washington Post:
See how many all-cash buyers snagged houses in your neighborhood  —  Rising interest rates, soaring home prices and decreasing inventory aren't the only things making it difficult to buy a home these days.  —  Last year, nearly a third of U.S. homes were purchased with cash, according to data provided by the realty company Redfin.
Discussion: WPRI-TV
Holmes Lybrand / CNN:
Man who used Confederate flag against Capitol Police officer on January 6 sentenced to 3 years in prison  —  A Delaware man who carried a large Confederate flag inside the US Capitol during the January 6, 2021, riot and was part of the mob that chased a US Capitol Police officer has been sentenced to three years in prison.
Daniel Barnes / NBC News:
Man who carried a Confederate flag in the Capitol on Jan. 6 is sentenced to 3 years
CBS News:
Kevin Seefried, Jan. 6 rioter who carried Confederate flag through Capitol, sentenced to 3 years in prison
Discussion: UPI
Jamie Reed / The Free Press:
I Thought I Was Saving Trans Kids.  Now I'm Blowing the Whistle.  —  There are more than 100 pediatric gender clinics across the U.S. I worked at one.  What's happening to children is morally and medically appalling.  —  I am a 42-year-old St. Louis native, a queer woman, and politically to the left of Bernie Sanders.
Stuart A. Thompson / New York Times:
Steve Bannon's Podcast Is Top Misinformation Spreader, Study Says  —  A large podcast study found that Mr. Bannon's “War Room” had more falsehoods and unsubstantiated claims than other political talk shows.  —  When Stephen K. Bannon, the White House strategist turned podcaster …
New York Times:
Florida Officials Had Repeated Contact With College Board Over African American Studies  —  In a recent letter to the College Board, state officials list a series of emails and meetings over the last year, often discussing course material about race that state regulations might bar.
Timothy Bella / Washington Post:
Missouri Republicans block proposed ban on kids carrying guns in public  —  The Republican-controlled Missouri House of Representatives rejected a proposal Wednesday that would have banned children from being able to openly carry firearms on public land without adult supervision.
Mollie Reilly / HuffPost:
Congresswoman Assaulted In Her D.C. Apartment Building  —  Rep. Angie Craig, a Democrat representing Minnesota, was not severely injured in the attack.  —  Rep. Angie Craig (D-Minn.) was assaulted in her Washington, D.C., apartment building Thursday, her office said in a statement.
Billy House / Bloomberg:
Minnesota Congresswoman Escapes Attack in DC Apartment Building Elevator
The Philadelphia Inquirer:
Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman hospitalized overnight in Washington  —  Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman was hospitalized overnight “for observation” after feeling lightheaded, but did not show any signs of suffering another stroke, his office announced late Wednesday night.
Washington Post:
Ukraine's rocket campaign reliant on U.S. precision targeting, officials say  —  Ukrainian officials say that they almost never launch HIMARS rounds without detailed coordinates provided by U.S. military personnel situated elsewhere in Europe  —  KYIV, Ukraine — Ukrainian officials …
Discussion: The Daily Caller
David Badash /
House Democrat: George Santos getting access to 'America's secrets' was ‘final straw’ for expulsion effort  —  U.S. Rep. Robert Garcia (D-CA) says that Speaker Kevin McCarthy's decision to allow U.S. Rep. George Santos access to classified intelligence on Thursday was the “final straw” …
David Bauder / Associated Press:
Biden's State of the Union draws audience of 27.3 million  —  1 of 2  —  An estimated 27.3 million people watched President Joe Biden's State of the Union address on television, the second smallest audience for the annual event in at least 30 years, the Nielsen company said on Wednesday.
Dasl Yoon / Wall Street Journal:
North Korean Parade Puts Missile Production Prowess on Display  —  Leader Kim Jong Un showcases at least 11 Hwasong-17 intercontinental ballistic missiles  —  Watch: Kim Jong Un and Daughter Attend Military Parade in North Korea  —  Created with sketchtool.
Joey Roulette / Reuters:
SpaceX curbed Ukraine's use of Starlink internet for drones -company president  —  SpaceX has taken steps to prevent Ukraine's military from using the company's Starlink satellite internet service for controlling drones in the region during the country's war with Russia, SpaceX's president said Wednesday.
Miles Klee / Rolling Stone:
Who Is @Catturd2, the Sh-tposting King of MAGA Twitter?  —  How one cranky Florida man caught the ear of Donald Trump, Elon Musk and Tucker Carlson — with fart jokes  —  ON A RECENT “Weekend Update” segment for Saturday Night Live, Michael Che relayed the news that Ronna McDaniel had just won …
Omari Daniels / Washington Post:
Residents seek action as tire and rim thefts increase  —  Police in D.C. and Maryland say they saw a rise in the thefts in 2022, while numbers decreased in Virginia  —  When a neighbor knocked on Marquise Chapman's Temple Hills door one morning in early December to alert her to mischief involving …
Lee Brown / New York Post:
NJ councilman Russell Heller shot dead just a week after slaying of Eunice Dwumfour  —  A New Jersey municipal council member was shot dead in his car Wednesday, exactly a week after the unsolved slaying of Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour.  —  Russell Heller, 51, was found dead just after 7 …
Wall Street Journal:
Shinzo Abe Book Criticizes Trump as Weak on North Korea  —  Late Japanese leader wanted more-hawkish policy, but then-president thought he was helping prevent war  —  TOKYO—In a posthumously published book, former Japanese leader Shinzo Abe said he pushed then-President Donald Trump …
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Luis Ferré-Sadurní / New York Times:
A New Round in the Contentious Fight Over N.Y.'s Next Top Judge
Discussion: Gothamist and New York Post
Gabby Birenbaum / The Nevada Independent:
Poll: Biden remains unpopular in Nevada as 2024 campaign approaches
Discussion: New Jersey Online
Jessica Valenti / Abortion, Every Day:
Abortion, Every Day (2.9.23)  —  New abortion ban horror stories from Kentucky & Ohio
Joe Schoffstall / Fox News:
Ilhan Omar's campaign cash to consultants dipped by millions after halting payments to husband's firm
Discussion: Washington Examiner
Madiba Dennie / The Atlantic:
Originalism Is Going to Get Women Killed
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William Westhoven / Daily Record:
Mayor and entire council change party affiliation from Democrats to GOP in East Hanover
Sean Lyngaas / CNN:
US and UK sanction Russian cybercriminal gang accused of infecting millions of computers worldwide
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FOX News' Hillary Vaughn and Peter Doocy Welcome Baby Girl: 'Best Assignment I've Ever Had'
Discussion: The Hill, The Daily Caller and Fox News
Wyatte Grantham-Philips / USA Today:
19,300 dead in Turkey, Syria earthquake: Death toll among worst in recent history, surpassing 2011 Japan disaster
Washington Post:
Biden weighs border deal that would deport non-Mexicans to Mexico