Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
3:55 PM ET, October 2, 2023


 Top Items: 
Christopher Cadelago / Politico:
Newsom picks Laphonza Butler as Feinstein replacement  —  California's governor chose a labor leader turned power player to serve in the Senate, and an adviser told POLITICO there were no preconditions about whether she could run in 2024.  —  California Gov. Gavin Newsom …
California's newly-appointed senator may not live in California at all  — Following Sen. Dianne Feinstein's death, California Gov. Gavin Newsom must appoint a replacement.  — Sunday evening, he announced that EMILYs List President Laphonza Butler would hold the seat.
Izzy Gardon / California Governor:
Governor Gavin Newsom Appoints Laphonza Butler to Complete Senator Feinstein's Term in the U.S. Senate
Wall Street Journal:
Gavin Newsom Appoints Laphonza Butler to Fill Dianne Feinstein's Senate Seat
Kevin Breuninger / CNBC:
Trump lawyer argues with judge at start of $250 million fraud trial in New York  — The $250 million civil fraud trial that could see Donald Trump permanently banned from doing business in New York has begun.  — Trump is present in the courtroom in Manhattan Supreme Court.
Associated Press:
Trump says New York fraud case is a ‘scam’: Latest updates  —  Donald Trump denounces New York fraud case as ‘scam’  —  New York Attorney General Letitia James: President Trump engaged in ‘persistent and repeated fraud’  —  The fraud lawsuit that could cost former President Donald Trump control …
Erica Orden / Politico:
Trump blasts judge during first day of $250 million fraud trial  —  The New York attorney general has accused Trump, his adult sons and his business empire of widespread business fraud.  —  NEW YORK — Donald Trump came face-to-face in a Manhattan court Monday with the attorney general …
New York Times:
As His Fraud Trial Begins, Trump Looks to Capitalize on It
Tom McLaughlin / Pensacola News Journal:
Rep. Matt Gaetz's father, former State Senator Don Gaetz, seeking a return to office  —  Nearly two decades after he stepped up for the first time to run for the Florida Senate, Don Gaetz, who served as that body's president from 2012-14, has announced his intention to seek office once again.
Sarah Fortinsky / The Hill:
Matt Gaetz's father seeking return to Florida Senate  —  Don Gaetz, Rep. Matt Gaetz's (R-Fla.) father, announced on Monday that he will be running again for the Florida Senate, where he served from 2006 to 2016.  —  Don Gaetz, a Republican, said that he has no intentions of seeking higher office …
GOP senators weigh go-big-or-go-home strategy on Ukraine  —  The GOP confrontation last week over continued aid was a rude awakening for Mitch McConnell and other senators who back Ukraine funding.  —  From Mitch McConnell on down, the Senate's pro-Ukraine coalition is trying to reassure …
Yuliya Talmazan / NBC News:
E.U. makes historic show of support for Ukraine after U.S. budget deal snub
Julian E. Barnes / New York Times:
Putin's Next Target: U.S. Support for Ukraine, Officials Say
Discussion: CNN
Victoria Prodeline / Monmouth University …:
Little Enthusiasm for 2024 Front-Runners  —  Voters much more likely to see Biden as too old than Trump  —  West Long Branch, NJ - There is not a lot of enthusiasm for either President Joe Biden or former President Donald Trump becoming the major party nominees in 2024.
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Anti-Trump Republicans Won't Save Democracy. Can Anybody?
Discussion: Raw Story and New York Times
Olafimihan Oshin / The Hill:
Spartz says she'll consider resigning from Congress  —  Rep. Victoria Spartz (R-Ind.) announced that she'll consider resigning from her position if Congress does not create a debt commission by the end of this year.  —  “I've done many very difficult things being one woman standing many times …
Devan Cole / CNN:
Supreme Court declines to consider longshot bid to disqualify Trump from running for president  —  The Supreme Court said Monday that it will not take up a longshot challenge to Donald Trump's eligibility to run for president because of his alleged role in the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol.
Wall Street Journal:
Matt Gaetz: 'Biden's Favorite Republican'
Rebecca Beitsch / The Hill:
Supreme Court denies Eastman petition, with rare recusal from Thomas  —  The Supreme Court on Monday denied an effort by lawyer John Eastman to appeal a ruling that found he may have acted criminally with the legal advice he gave former President Trump.  It spurred a rare recusal …
Michael Lewis / Washington Post:
Play it again, Sam  —  Inside Bankman-Fried's last year in the crypto game  —  Most of the people who went to work for Sam Bankman-Fried ended up in jobs for which they were not obviously qualified, and Natalie Tien was no exception.  She'd been raised in Taiwan by middle-class parents whose …
David G. Savage / Los Angeles Times:
An unexpected check on Supreme Court's sharp move right: Justice Kavanaugh  —  Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh during his combative 2018 confirmation hearing.  In stark contrast, the justice today displays a generally upbeat manner.  (Alex Brandon / Associated Press)  —  WASHINGTON —
Discussion: Raw Story and New Republic
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 3:55 PM ET, October 2, 2023.

View the current page or another snapshot:

 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Mastodon
 More Items: 
Johannes Birkebaek / Reuters:
Greenland women ask Denmark for compensation over involuntary birth control
Discussion: Raw Story
 Earlier Items: 
Ryan J. Reilly / NBC News:
Jan. 6 rioter who urged mob to take officer's guns took a secret plea deal, DOJ confirms
Discussion: The Messenger and Raw Story
Lauren Sforza / The Hill:
Few in new poll say conservatives can speak freely on college campuses
Discussion: Associated Press and The Messenger
The Messenger:
Meet Joe Biden's Newest Campaign Surrogates: The Republicans Who Hate Him
Discussion: Political Wire
Tesnim Zekeria / Popular Information:
North Carolina Republicans create “secret police force”
Discussion: Raw Story and FOX8 WGHP
Jason Wilson / The Guardian:
‘Red Caesarism’ is rightwing code - and some Republicans are listening
Discussion: Raw Story