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5:05 PM ET, March 1, 2024


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Greg Sargent / New Republic:
Liz Cheney Nukes the Supreme Court Over Trump Delay—and Hands Dems a Weapon  —  In the wake of the Supreme Court agreeing to hear Donald Trump's demand for absolute immunity from prosecution—potentially delaying his insurrection-related trial until after the election—Democrats …
Marita Vlachou / HuffPost:
Donald Trump Says Local Police Will Play Key Role In His Mass Deportation Plan  —  The front-runner in the Republican presidential primary contest said he would give officers immunity to carry out his plan.  —  LOADING  —  Former President Donald Trump on Thursday suggested that local police …
Joyce Vance / Civil Discourse with Joyce Vance:
We're Going To Need More Coffee  —  The legal landscape in three of the four criminal cases against Trump continues to shift in his favor this week, following the Supreme Court's decision to hear the presidential immunity appeal in the D.C. election interference case, creating at least a two-month delay for Trump.
Filip Timotija / The Hill:
Biden tops Trump by 4 points in Virginia poll
Discussion: Mediaite
Justin Sink / Bloomberg:
Biden Will Push Higher Taxes for the Rich in State of the Union
Matthew Watkins / The Texas Tribune:
Donald Trump says Greg Abbott is “absolutely” on vice president short list
Erin Doherty / Axios:
Trump arrives at Florida courthouse for key hearing in classified docs case
Washington Post:
CDC officially drops five-day covid isolation guidelines  —  Americans who test positive for the coronavirus no longer need to routinely stay home from work and school for five days under new guidance released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Brenda Goodman / CNN:
CDC drops 5-day isolation guidance for Covid-19, moving away from key strategy to quell infections
Discussion: NBC News and Lawyers, Guns & Money
Rebecca Shabad / NBC News:
Biden announces U.S. will airdrop food aid into Gaza  —  The president reiterated that the U.S. is trying to push for an immediate cease-fire between Hamas and Israel in order to allow more aid into Gaza.  —  WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden announced Friday that the U.S. will drop food aid …
Biden to announce US air drop of aid into Gaza, US officials say
Discussion: Al-Monitor
Pam Belluck / New York Times:
CVS and Walgreens Will Begin Selling Abortion Pills This Month  —  The pill mifepristone will be available with a prescription at pharmacy counters in a few states to start.  —  The two largest pharmacy chains in the United States will start dispensing the abortion pill mifepristone this month …
The Hill:
Menendez co-defendant pleads guilty to 7 counts  —  A New Jersey businessman charged with attempting to bribe Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) with a Mercedez-Benz for his political sway has pleaded guilty in the far-reaching corruption case.  —  Jose Uribe entered a guilty plea Friday in federal court …
Wall Street Journal:
Businessman Pleads Guilty to Bribing Sen. Bob Menendez
Alison Durkee / Forbes:
Trump Has One Week To Pay $83.3 Million To E. Jean Carroll—And She's Expressing ‘Very Serious Concerns’  —  Former President Donald Trump's scramble to cover millions in legal fines could start to come to a head next week, as the ex-president has only until next weekend to pay the $83.3 million verdict …
Kaelan Deese / Washington Examiner:   Hundreds of Jan. 6 defendants' sentences improperly lengthened: Appeals court
David Rothkopf / The Daily Beast:
Supreme Court Picks Up Where the Jan. 6 Mob Left Off  —  Just like the Capitol rioters, SCOTUS' right-wing is actively trying to help Trump illegitimately get back into the White House. … I don't think most Americans realize how close we are to losing everything we most value about our system of government.
Julie Zauzmer Weil / Washington Post:
Thousands of millionaires haven't filed tax returns for years, IRS says  —  About 125,000 notices will be sent to high-income earners, including 25,000 people with income more than $1 million, the tax agency said  —  Thousands of high-income earners have not filed tax returns for several years …
Blake Trauschke / Administrative Memo:
Compliance with BOG Regulation 9.016 on Prohibited Expenditures  —  J. Scott Angle, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs; Amy Meyers Hass, Vice President and General Counsel; Melissa Curry, Vice President for Human Resources  —  To comply with the Florida Board …
Sophia Cai / Axios:
Haley rules out a No Labels bid for president … - Not so, Haley said Friday at a roundtable with journalists.  — “If I were to do No Labels, that would require a Democrat vice president,” Haley said.  — “I can't do what I want to do as president with a Democrat vice president.”
USA Today:
Nikki Haley raises $12 million, says she's not “anti-Trump” as Super Tuesday looms
Brian Beutler / Off Message:
“I Don't Know If Most People Even Know What Party Is In The Senate Majority”  —  AOC explains the value of accountability, excoriates Senate Democratic leaders for shirking oversight obligations, and lays out a vision for a more fearless, effective party  —  If you've been following the news recently …
Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Expected to Deliver Aid to Gaza Through Military Airdrops  —  Pentagon set to begin humanitarian campaign in coming days  —  WASHINGTON—The Pentagon is set to begin a humanitarian airdrop campaign in Gaza in the coming days to help bring aid to Palestinians caught in the crossfire …
Thomas Zimmer / Democracy Americana:
What “Project 2025” Would Do to America  —  What would a second Trump presidency look like?  What happens if the Reactionary Right returns to power?  —  Over the past few months, different factions on the Right have presented detailed plans for what they want to do the next time they get back to the White House.
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Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Rick Scott ‘seriously considering’ run for Senate GOP leader
Discussion: Washington Examiner and Fox News
Christine Fernando / Associated Press:
Alabama IVF ruling highlights importance of state supreme court races in this year's US elections
Discussion: The Guardian and
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
How do you say ‘impeachment is dead’ in Russian?
Media Matters for America:
Fox News guest decrying “migrant crime” previously arrested after getting violent over a grilled cheese sandwich he deemed too cheesy
Discussion: Flagpole
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Garvey now in statistical tie with Schiff in California Senate race: Poll
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
Hunter Biden's point-by-point rebuttal of allegations against his father
Zachary Basu / Axios:
GOP's post-Roe peril spreads like wildfire

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