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1:25 AM ET, June 20, 2024


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Sara Cline / Associated Press:
The Ten Commandments must be displayed in Louisiana classrooms under requirement signed into law  —  Louisiana has become the first state to require that the Ten Commandments be displayed in every public school classroom under a bill signed into law by Republican Gov. Jeff Landry on Wednesday.
The Supreme Court's approach on ‘history and tradition’ is irking Amy Coney Barrett  —  On a Supreme Court where the conservative supermajority increasingly leans on history as a guide, a dispute may be simmering over how many modern cases can be resolved by looking to the nation's past.
Discussion: RedState and New Republic
David Ingram / NBC News:
The deceptive Biden G7 video was quickly debunked, but it kept going viral anyway  —  Despite fact-checks online, Big Tech platforms continued to spread a misleading video of President Joe Biden.  —  Misleading videos and false claims that President Joe Biden wandered off aimlessly …
Washington Examiner:
Biden's busting budget  —  It has been a while since President Joe Biden claimed his policies have reduced the federal deficit.  The contention has always been false to the point of absurdity.  But the most recent Congressional Budget Office report on the government's fiscal health …
Alex Thompson / Axios:
“In Mike I trust”: Biden's faith-based campaign … - But that puts them on an island within much of the party about what will decide the election, as polls consistently have shown Biden tied or behind even after a slight bump following Trump's criminal conviction.
ERO Baltimore arrests unlawfully present Salvadoran convicted of sexually assaulting Maryland minor  —  ELLICOTT CITY, Md. — Enforcement and Removal Operations Baltimore apprehended an unlawfully present 39-year-old Salvadoran national convicted of sexually assaulting a minor in Baltimore.
Discussion: Breitbart and The Daily Caller
Jake Lahut / The Daily Beast:
How the NFL's ‘Worst-Ever’ Owner is Blocking Movie Showing ‘Rapist’ Trump  —  OF COURSE HE IS  —  Former Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder might be able to stop “The Apprentice” from hitting screens thanks to a bizarre twist: He helped finance the movie.
Discussion: New Republic, Breitbart and Raw Story
Laura Bradley / The Daily Beast:
Trump VP Hopeful Calls Biden Administration a ‘Dictatorship’  —  HMM...  “The Democrats seem to have two strategies,” North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum said.  “One is, ‘be afraid,’ and the second strategy is, ‘be even more afraid.’”  —  North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum (R) is gunning hard …
Chris Pandolfo / Fox News:
Indiana Republican says US attorney ‘declined’ to prosecute threat against his daughters and wife  —  Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., suggests double standard after US attorney declines to prosecute man who made threats  —  Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., is questioning why a federal prosecutor declined …
Discussion: RedState and Washington Examiner
Stonehenge covered in powder paint by Just Stop Oil  —  Part of Stonehenge has been covered in orange powder paint by protesters.  —  Two Just Stop Oil campaigners sprayed the powder paint on the historic site near Salisbury, Wiltshire, at about 12:00 BST on Wednesday.
Just Stop Oil:
It's time for megalithic action!- Just Stop Oil decorate Stonehenge
Stephanie Kelly / Reuters:
RFK Jr faces midnight deadline to qualify for CNN presidential debate  —  Time is running out for Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to qualify for 2024's first U.S. presidential debate, with the independent candidate counting on a longshot bid with a U.S. elections agency to put him on the stage.
Ben Riley-Smith / Telegraph:
Sunak to lose seat in Tory wipeout, major poll predicts  —  Exclusive survey for The Telegraph also shows party on track to slump to 53 seats, with around three-quarters of Cabinet voted out  —  Rishi Sunak is predicted to become the first sitting prime minister ever to lose their seat at a general election.
Discussion: Bloomberg, Breitbart, City A.M. and The Sun
Michael Hiltzik / Los Angeles Times:
This GOP-leaning political polling firm has turned into a purveyor of anti-vaccine propaganda  —  Rasmussen Reports used to be a fairly creditable and credible political polling organization, good enough to be included among the pollsters relied on by services such as FiveThirtyEight to give …
Discussion: HuffPost and Raw Story
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Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Trump Adviser Admits He Lost China Trade War
US officials don't see clear path to ending war in Gaza as cease-fire talks stall
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Hans Nichols / Axios:
Exclusive: Harris to slam Trump in Arizona, Maryland on Dobbs anniversary
Chris Geidner / Law Dork:
Two courts, two justice systems
David Frum / The Atlantic:
The Most Dangerous Bias in Today's America
Discussion: Raw Story and MSNBC
 Earlier Items: 
Christopher Tremoglie / Washington Examiner:
Some black people on social media are mad that white people have off for Juneteenth
Kim Tong-Hyung / Associated Press:
Russia and North Korea sign partnership deal that appears to be the strongest since the Cold War
Will Steakin / ABC News:
Witness tells House Ethics Committee that Matt Gaetz paid her for sex: Sources
Marc A. Caputo / The Bulwark:
Trump's Ground Game Is No Longer In Our Hearts
Discussion: The Hill
Barak Ravid / Axios:
Scoop: White House cancels meeting, scolds Netanyahu in protest over video
Lisa Needham / Public Notice:
“The Supreme Court is thinking about the Constitution all wrong”