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11:55 PM ET, May 27, 2023


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Ken Paxton Impeachment / The Texas Tribune:
Ken Paxton updates: Texas House impeachment vote will be an intra-GOP showdown  —  The embattled attorney general has criticized a Republican-led push that could remove him from office.  The Texas House is set to debate 20 articles of impeachment at 1 p.m.  —  Watch the impeachment proceedings at 1 p.m.
Christopher Hooks / Texas Monthly:
The Texas Legislature Finally Comes for Ken Paxton  —  The Texas attorney general has spent nearly eight years—and won two elections—under indictment.  So why a vote to impeach now?  —  At the start of this week, the Texas Legislature was sliding toward the conclusion of yet another underwhelming, but basically normal, session.
Lauren McGaughy / Dallas Morning News:
Donald Trump, Ted Cruz stand with Texas AG Ken Paxton as impeachment vote about to begin  —  The former president weighed in on the Trump-backed website Truth Social less than 20 minutes before lawmakers took up impeachment on Saturday.  —  AUSTIN — Former President Donald Trump …
Adam Shaw / Fox News:
Texas House votes to impeach Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton  —  Former President Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas had backed Paxton  —  The Texas House of Representatives voted Saturday to impeach Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton over charges of bribery, disregard of official duties …
New York Times:
Paxton Impeachment: Live Updates: Texas House Votes to Impeach Ken Paxton  —  Mr. Paxton, the state attorney general who has become a conservative star, is the first Texas official to be impeached in the House of Representatives in nearly half a century.
Discussion: Joe.My.God. and The Texas Tribune
Biden, McCarthy have tentative US debt ceiling deal - sources  —  U.S. President Joe Biden and top congressional Republican Kevin McCarthy have reached a tentative deal to raise the federal government's $31.4 trillion debt ceiling, ending a months-long stalemate, two sources familiar with the negotiations said on Saturday.
Discussion: CBS News, Insider, and TheBlaze
New York Times:
White House and G.O.P. Strike Debt Limit Deal to Avert Default  —  With the government on track to reach its borrowing limit within days, negotiators sealed an agreement in principle to raise the debt ceiling for two years while cutting and capping certain federal programs.  —  Reporting from Washington
Biden, McCarthy Forge Debt-Limit Deal in Bid to Avert US Default  —  White House and Republican negotiators reached a tentative deal late Saturday to raise the US debt ceiling and avert a default that threatened to send tremors through the global economy.  —  President Joe Biden …
Washington Post:
Biden, McCarthy reach ‘agreement in principle’ to raise debt ceiling as default looms  —  President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) reached an “agreement in principle” to raise the debt ceiling and slash federal spending, clinching a critical first step toward preventing …
McCarthy and Biden reach agreement in principle on debt limit  —  Now they have to get it to President Joe Biden's desk in time.  —  White House and congressional GOP negotiators have reached an agreement in principle to avert a debt default, according to two people familiar with the deal.
Steve Benen / MSNBC:
Kevin McCarthy's Freedom Caucus headache is just getting started
Tim Dickinson / Rolling Stone:
Charlie Kirk's TPUSA Teamed Up With a Registered Sex Offender  —  Kirk decried the sexualization of kids at his Pastors Summit.  The founder of one of its sponsors was convicted of attempted “coercion and enticement” of a minor  —  TURNING POINT USA CEO Charlie Kirk is cheerleading …
Discussion: Raw Story and
David Cox / The Guardian:
Immunologist Akiko Iwasaki: ‘We are not done with Covid, not even close’  —  The Yale professor and long Covid expert on why the virus is causing ongoing illness for so many, and the challenges she faces as a woman of colour in science  —  ccording to the most recent estimates …
Discussion: Ars Technica and NPR
Cleveland 19 News:
Cleveland 19 News receives bomb threat against 5 Targets as stores face LGBTQ+ controversy  —  CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cleveland 19 News received a bomb threat Friday afternoon against five Target stores in the area.  —  The threat, received at 12:26 p.m. via email, centered around Target's LGBTQ+ merchandise.
Discussion: RedState, Twitchy and
Jesus Jiménez / New York Times:
Winnie the Pooh ‘Run, Hide, Fight’ Book Draws Parents' Ire  —  The Dallas school district apologized for not providing guidance to parents when it sent students home with a book that teaches how to respond to dangerous situations at school.  —  The school district in Dallas has drawn backlash …
Discussion: Al Jazeera and Associated Press
Ed Morrissey / HotAir:
Did WaPo reporters conspire with extremists to attack National Gallery of Art?  —  And if they did, will anyone from the Washington Post face charges over it?  Readers might remember this stunt from a month ago at the National Gallery of Art, in which climate-change protesters vandalized a display of an Edgar Degas sculpture.
Jonathan Guyer / Vox:
Henry Kissinger is 100, but his legacy is still shaping how US foreign policy works  —  How Kissinger centralized White House power, went corporate, and never apologized.  —  I was sitting on the mezzanine of the Yale Club's ballroom in midtown Manhattan as a sea of men in dark suits and women …
Discussion: The Guardian, Associated Press and TASS
Adam Sabes / Fox Business:
AOC calls to ‘eliminate the debt limit’ at chaos-filled town hall  —  AOC said the debt limit should be eliminated because of the ‘Constitutional reasons’  —  Democratic socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., said during a town hall on Friday night that the debt limit should be eliminated because of the Constitution.
Aaron Navarro / CBS News:
DeSantis campaign will receive $500K raised by super PAC, a source says.  Campaign finance experts call it “unprecedented”  —  A super PAC backing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' presidential run has raised $500,000 into a separate draft committee that is expected to be transferred directly …
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Curtis Williams / Reuters:
US forecasters call for near-normal Atlantic hurricane season
Sanchez Manning / Daily Mail:
Leading sanitary products brand is accused of ‘erasing’ girls in a new guide to periods by referring to them as ‘bodies with female sex organs’
Discussion: Twitchy
Julia Shapero / The Hill:
Most Americans say they would support stricter gun control laws: poll
Discussion: KRDO
Wall Street Journal:
Henry Kissinger's Warning at Age 100
Discussion: Jacobin
Michael Kranish / Washington Post:
Nikki Haley let the Confederate flag fly until a massacre forced her hand
Discussion: Raw Story
David J. Lynch / Washington Post:
U.S. leaders gamble with world's most trusted asset in debt showdown
Discussion: Just The News and New York Times
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Erin Allday / San Francisco Chronicle:
Attacks on trans athletes have little basis in science
Discussion: HuffPost and Twitchy
Michael Luciano / Mediaite:
Rep. Matt Gaetz Guest-Hosts on Newsmax, Network Insider Calls It the 'Worst Idea I've Heard in a Long Time'
Discussion: Joe.My.God. and Washington Post
Nate Carlisle / FOX 13 News Utah:
Patriot Front member pleads guilty to child pornography charges in Utah
Dan Rosenzweig-Ziff / Washington Post:
Scientists find way to make energy from air using nearly any material