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6:55 PM ET, March 19, 2023

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New York Times:
Trump Grand Jury Could Hear From Critic of Prosecution's Star Witness  —  The grand jury considering the hush-money case against Mr. Trump might hear the testimony of lawyer Robert J. Costello, a critic of the ex-president's fixer.  —  A Manhattan grand jury that is expected to vote soon …
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Hugo Lowell / The Guardian:
Trump in panic mode as he braces for likely charges in Stormy Daniels case  —  Manhattan district attorney expected to file criminal charges against ex-president for payment to adult film star in 2016  —  Donald Trump is bracing for his most legally perilous week since he left the White House …
Michael Rothfeld / New York Times:
Inside the Payoff to a Porn Star That Could Lead to Trump's Indictment  —  Manhattan prosecutors investigating a payout to Stormy Daniels may be poised to make Donald J. Trump the first former president ever to be criminally indicted.  —  Rothfeld, an investigative reporter on the Metro desk …
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
Dissecting Charges That Could Arise From the Trump Investigations  —  Prosecutors in New York, Georgia and the Justice Department face complex choices about what crimes to charge if they decide to indict Donald Trump.  —  WASHINGTON — Prosecutors like to say that they investigate crimes, not people.
Ken Meyer / Mediaite:
ABC's Jon Karl Confronts Pence With Stunning Audio of Trump Defending ‘Hang Mike Pence!’  Chanters: He's ‘Justifying’ People ‘Calling for You to Be Hanged!’  —  Former Vice President Mike Pence faced an intense interview from ABC News's Jon Karl — during which he was forced to directly respond …
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Politico:
Why an indictment may help Trump — and threaten the GOP  —  Donald Trump long predicted that his MAGA followers would rush to his defense if an indictment against him materialized.  What became clear over the weekend was how quickly the rest of the Republican Party might follow.
Washington Post:
Mike Pence, unmoored from Donald Trump, finds his old voice
Discussion: Raw Story and Human Events
Jason Easley / PoliticusUSA:
Kevin McCarthy Melts Down And Attacks Manhattan DA  —  Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy attacked Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg with lies and conspiracy theories as Trump's indictment looms.  —  McCarthy tweeted: … House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries has said that he has no idea …
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Erica Orden / Politico:
Manhattan DA Bragg privately warns of intimidation after Trump calls for protest
Heather Cox Richardson / Letters from an American:
March 18, 2023  —  Rumors that he is about to be indicted in New York in connection …
Discussion: Digby's Hullabaloo
Jennifer Rubin / Washington Post:
Why white Christian nationalists are in such a panic  —  You might find it strange that a large segment of the Republican base thinks Whites are the true victims of racism and that Christians are under attack.  After all, America's biggest racial group is still Whites; the most common religious affiliation remains Christianity.
Financial Times:
UBS agrees to buy Credit Suisse for more than $2bn  —  Swiss authorities expected to change country's law to bypass UBS shareholder vote  —  UBS has agreed to buy Credit Suisse after increasing its offer to more than $2bn, with Swiss authorities poised to change the country's laws to bypass …
Daniel W. Drezner / Politico:
Is the United States Creating a ‘Legion of Doom’?  —  Moscow has directed a lot of vitriol toward the West over the past year.  The volume of that rhetoric sometimes drowns out an awkward fact about Moscow's foreign policy reorientation away from the West and toward allies like China and Iran …
Discussion: HotAir
David Edwards / Raw Story:
Proud Boys bloodied and jailed during NYC drag queen story hour protest  —  Clashes between Proud Boys and counter-protesters led to at least one arrest on Sunday.  —  The incidents occurred on 7th Avenue in New York City at the Drag Queen Story Hour with Attorney General Letitia James event.
Amy B Wang / Washington Post:
Sen. Warren calls for lifting deposit insurance cap, blasts Fed  —  A longtime critic of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell, she also urged the Fed to pause its rate hikes  —  Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Sunday called on Congress to lift the federal insurance levels …
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Steve Karnowski / Associated Press:
GOP donor faces trial on charges of sex trafficking minors  —  A formerly well-connected Republican donor, accused of plying petite, vulnerable teenage girls with cash, liquor and gifts, goes on trial Tuesday on federal charges of sex trafficking minors.  Anton “Tony” Lazzaro is charged …
Patricia Mazzei / New York Times:
Covid Politics Leave a Florida Public Hospital Shaken  —  Staff members of Sarasota Memorial Hospital are bewildered by critics who continue to wage a campaign against federal guidelines on Covid treatment.  —  SARASOTA, Fla. — The turmoil at Sarasota Memorial, one of Florida's largest public hospitals …
Michael Kranish / Washington Post:
DeSantis's pivotal service at Guantánamo during a violent year  —  “Hey, you can actually force-feed,” Ron DeSantis advised, which detainee lawyers said amounted to torture  —  Ron DeSantis was a 27-year-old Navy lawyer fresh out of Harvard Law School when he arrived in Guantánamo Bay …
The White House:
Readout of President Joe Biden's Call with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel  —  President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel.  He welcomed the March 19 meeting in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, between senior political and security officials from Israel …
New York Times:
Businesses in Phoenix Struggle As Homelessness Crisis Continues  —  As homelessness overwhelms downtown Phoenix, a small business wonders how long it can hang on.  —  Reporting from Phoenix  —  He had been coming into work at the same sandwich shop at the same exact time every weekday morning …
Harry Enten / CNN:
Voters of color are a big reason Trump leads the GOP primary  —  Former President Donald Trump holds an average double-digit advantage over Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in national 2024 Republican primary surveys.  That, in itself, isn't notable given Trump, the frontrunner, has been ahead of DeSantis …
Discussion: HotAir and Raw Story
Francesca Ebel / Washington Post:
‘Dear Vladimir Vladimirovich’ — Russian conscripts decry ‘criminal orders’  —  In a dimly lit room, a dozen or so men in Russian military uniforms, their faces concealed by dark balaclavas, stood around a man reading out a letter addressed to President Vladimir Putin.
Rachel M. Cohen / Vox:
Stop requiring college degrees for jobs that don't need them  —  Employers are finally tearing down the “paper ceiling” in hiring.  —  When President Joe Biden recently touted the hundreds of billions of dollars invested into American manufacturing in the last two years …
Discussion: Politico
 
 
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Abortion on the ballot? Not if these Republican lawmakers can help it
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Althea Legaspi / Rolling Stone:
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Invitation / The Economist:
Russia's reliance on China will outlast Vladimir Putin, says Alexander Gabuev
Discussion: Reuters
Yuka Hayashi / Wall Street Journal:
Biden's ‘Go It Alone’ Trade Deals Draw Warnings From Congress
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Jessica Piper / Politico:
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NBC News:
Trump-DeSantis drama casts a shadow over House GOP retreat in Florida
Discussion: Digby's Hullabaloo
Lawrence Hurley / NBC News:
Navajo Nation's long quest for water — and for the federal government to keep its promises — ends up at Supreme Court
Discussion: Washington Examiner
Rachel Roubein / Washington Post:
Abortion foes seek vows from 2024 GOP hopefuls
Henry J. Gomez / NBC News:
How Midwest roots shaped Ron DeSantis' political values and perspective
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Andrés R. Martínez / New York Times:
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