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2:30 PM ET, June 11, 2024

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Abbie VanSickle / New York Times:
Alito and Roberts, Secretly Recorded at Gala, Share Markedly Different Worldviews  —  The two justices were surreptitiously recorded at a Supreme Court gala last week by a woman posing as a Catholic conservative.  —  Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. told a woman posing as a Catholic conservative …
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Joyce Vance / Civil Discourse with Joyce Vance:
Still Digging: Justice Alito  —  At some point, he should stop digging and start recusing.  There was more bad news for Justice Alito today.  —  This news involves a reporter who surreptitiously, and while representing herself to be someone she isn't (a like-minded conservative) …
Edith Olmsted / New Republic:
Alito's Wife Caught on Tape Spewing Venom at Everyone  —  A secret tape has exposed what Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito's wife, Martha-Ann, really thinks behind closed doors—and the truth isn't pretty.  In the span of just a few minutes, Alito promised revenge on the media …
Discussion: Associated Press
Rolling Stone:
Martha-Ann Alito Condemns Pride Flags, the Left, and the Media
NBC News:
Hunter Biden trial live updates: President's son guilty on all charges in federal gun case  —  The jury deliberated for only three hours on Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning before reaching the verdict. … After Hunter Biden was found guilty of three charges tied to possession of a gun …
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Dareh Gregorian / NBC News:
Hunter Biden found guilty on all three charges  —  A jury in Delaware has found Hunter Biden guilty on three felony gun charges.  —  Hunter Biden was charged in federal court in Wilmington with three felony counts tied to possession of a gun while using narcotics.  He had pleaded not guilty.
Katelynn Richardson / The Daily Caller:
Delaware Jury Convicts Hunter Biden On Felony Gun Charges
Kathryn Watson / CBS News:
Biden reacts to his son Hunter's guilty verdict in gun case, vowing to “respect the judicial process”
Merrick Garland / Washington Post:
Unfounded attacks on the Justice Department must end  —  Conspiracy theories, falsehoods and threats of violence against DOJ personnel are not normal.  —  Merrick Garland is attorney general of the United States.  —  Last week, a California man was convicted of threatening to bomb …
Aaron Rupar / Public Notice:
Sinclair injects deceptive attacks on Biden's age into dozens of local broadcasts  —  This is a special joint edition of Public Notice and Judd Legum's Popular Information.  You can subscribe to Popular Information here.  —  Two outlets controlled by right-wing media tycoons are working …
Washington Post:
No lawmakers have lost primaries yet.  Will the streak end tonight?  —  Good morning, Early Birds.  We're wishing Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pa.) a rapid recovery after he suffered a bruised shoulder in a car crash on Sunday.  Send tips to earlytips@washpost.com.  Thanks for waking up with us.
Discussion: Politico, Axios and NBC News
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Eugene Robinson / Washington Post:
Is Donald Trump okay?  —  His story about hypothetically being electrocuted is another glimpse into a mind that is unwell.  —  It is irresponsible to obsess over President Biden's tendency to mangle a couple of words in a speech while Donald Trump is out there sounding detached from reality.
Nicholas Wu / Politico:
House Democrats launch group to respond to possible second Trump term  —  A group of House Democrats is launching a new task force to respond to the possibility of former President Donald Trump's return to office.  The group is reacting to the so-called Project 2025, a policy road map …
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Wall Street Journal:
Gaza Chief's Brutal Calculation: Civilian Bloodshed Will Help Hamas  —  Yahya Sinwar's correspondence with compatriots and mediators shows he is confident that Hamas can outlast Israel
Politico:
Playbook: The ugly war over a Trump snub  —  With help from Eli Okun, Garrett Ross and Bethany Irvine  —  DRIVING THE DAY  —  A FRATERNAL GLOBAL BRAID — “Under siege, 3 world leaders say: Bring it on,” John F. Harris and Alexander Burns: “The calculations of [JOE BIDEN …
Discussion: Breitbart and New York Times
The Daily Beast:
Why the Words ‘Suckers’ and ‘Losers’ Bother Trump So Much  —  TOUCHY MUCH?  —  Fury over ad highlighting comments about fallen U.S. soldiers shows Trump and his campaign can dish out his favorite insults but hate taking them in return.  —  Donald Trump has always been comfortable hurling insults.
Alexander Burns / Politico:
Canada's Big Worry: A US Civil War  —  Justin Trudeau probably won't ask Joe Biden if the U.S. is headed for a war between the states.  But a report from within his government says it's time for Canada to get ready.  —  When Justin Trudeau meets Joe Biden at the G7 summit in Italy this week …
Discussion: Raw Story
Jorge Valencia / New York Times:
Chiquita Held Liable for Deaths During Colombian Civil War  —  A South Florida jury found the company liable for killings committed by a paramilitary group that was on the banana producer's payroll.  —  A jury in South Florida has ruled that Chiquita Brands is liable for eight killings carried …
NBC News:
Manhattan DA Bragg, who secured Trump conviction, to testify before GOP-led Judiciary Committee  —  Bragg and prosecutor Matthew Colangelo will testify before the House Judiciary panel, led by Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, on July 12.  —  WASHINGTON — Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg …
Washington Post:
Biden proposes to ban medical debt from credit reports, loan decisions  —  The draft rules, arriving less than five months before Election Day, are part of President Biden's argument that he is addressing pocketbook problems.  —  The Biden administration Tuesday will announce rules …
Washington Post:
In Trump's orbit, some muse about mandatory military service  —  Only 1 percent of the U.S. population serves in the armed forces.  Some in the former president's camp say it's time more young adults put “some skin in the game.”  —  TEXARKANA, Tex. — Kyra Rousseau remembers feeling trapped …
Discussion: Washington Examiner and Raw Story
Washington Post:
How Republicans used misleading videos to attack Biden in a 24-hour period  —  Such deceptively edited videos, known as “cheap fakes,” have become staples of Republican attacks against President Biden.
Discussion: AllSides Balanced
Reuters:
Hamas says it accepts UN-backed Gaza truce plan, US cites ‘hopeful sign’  —  Hamas accepts a U.N. resolution backing a plan to end the war with Israel in Gaza and is ready to negotiate details, a senior official of the Palestinian militant group said on Tuesday in what the U.S. Secretary of State called “a hopeful sign”.
Tom Vanden Brook / USA Today:
Exclusive: Pentagon data reveals US soldier more likely to die by suicide than in combat  —  WASHINGTON − U.S. soldiers were almost nine times more likely to die by suicide than by enemy fire, according to a Pentagon study for the five-year period ending in 2019.
Discussion: Washington Examiner
Chris Geidner / Law Dork:
Texas AG Ken Paxton is getting free help from Stephen Miller's America First Legal  —  Exclusive: According to contracts provided to Law Dork, America First Legal has worked on at least five ideological cases for Texas for “$00.00.”  —  Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is and has been a right-wing ideologue.
Discussion: The Daily Caller
CNN:
Marjorie Taylor Greene creates headaches for House GOP as leaders weigh how much attention to give the Trump loyalist  —  GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene was a team player and a reliable Republican leadership ally for nine months under former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy …
 
 
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Michael Scherer / Washington Post:
Democratic efforts to lure young voters include beer and birth control
Discussion: New Republic
AP-NORC:
Views toward student loan relief are tied to partisanship and experience with debt
Aaron Martinez / El Paso Times:
Migrant ‘riot’ charges dismissed again by El Paso county court judge
James Regan / Bloomberg:
French Conservative Party Chief Calls for Alliance With Le Pen
David J. Lynch / Washington Post:
Surprising U.S. economy is powering better global outlook, World Bank says
Discussion: New York Times
S.V. Date / HuffPost:
GOP Convention Stuck With Convicted Felon As Nominee, With No Clear Path To Replace Trump
 Earlier Items: 
Natasha Korecki / NBC News:
Team Biden bets an unfiltered Trump at the debate can shake up the race
Discussion: Associated Press
BBC:
Four US college instructors stabbed in public park in China
Jeet Heer / The Nation:
Why Plutocrats Are Rallying to Trump
Josh Meyer / USA Today:
Trump threats ‘terrifying’ for feds, ex-FBI chief says. Steve Bannon says they ‘should be’
Discussion: Fox News
Hope Xv / Pluralistic:
The CFPB is genuinely making America better, and they're going HARD (permalink)
Discussion: Persuasion
Associated Press:
Donald Trump completes mandatory presentencing interview after less than 30 minutes of questioning
Alan Feuer / New York Times:
Judge Strikes One Element From Trump Indictment in Documents Case
 

 
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Chris Welch / The Verge:
Daniel Ek says Spotify is working on a deluxe Spotify tier, around a $17-$18 price point, that has “a lot more control, a lot higher quality across the board”

Alex Weprin / The Hollywood Reporter:
YouTube Q2 ad revenue grew 13% YoY to $8.66B, vs. $8.93B est.; Google's subscriptions, platforms, and devices unit that includes YouTube TV had revenue of $9.3B

Robbie Whelan / Wall Street Journal:
Former Marvel chairman Ike Perlmutter, who backed Nelson Peltz in a failed proxy fight for two Disney board seats, sells his stake of nearly 26M Disney shares

 
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