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Political Wire

  • When asked if the American people will have a free, fair and credible election in November, Speaker Nancy Pelosi told NBC News: “Not if the president has anything to do […]
  • New York Times: “The lawyer, Kevin Clinesmith, 38, who was assigned to the Russia investigation, plans to admit that he altered an email from the CIA that investigators relied on […]
  • Jonathan Bernstein: “The thing is that Trump, by opposing money for the U.S. Postal Service and supporting “reforms” that have slowed it down, is just handing former Vice President Joe […]
  • Barack Obama: “Everyone depends on the USPS. Seniors for their Social Security, veterans for their prescriptions, small businesses trying to keep their doors open. They can’t be collateral damage for […]
  • FiveThirtyEight has a state-by-state guide to voting during the pandemic.

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ProPublica

  • by Lomi Kriel ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. This article is co-published with The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan local newsroom that informs and engages with Texans. Sign up for The Brief weekly to get up to speed […]
  • by Yeganeh Torbati and Dara Lind ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. The Trump administration is predicting years of dramatically reduced international demand for U.S. visas, and planning for drastic budget cuts to visa services worldwide as a result, […]
  • by Rachel Glickhouse This article is part of Electionland, ProPublica’s collaborative reporting project covering problems that prevent eligible voters from casting their ballots during the 2020 elections. Sign up to receive updates about our voting coverage and more each week. What’s Happening to the Postal Service? On Friday, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy reassigned or displaced […]
  • by Mick Dumke ProPublica Illinois is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to get weekly updates about our work. The bridges that help define Chicago’s downtown aren’t raised very often anymore — usually just for a few scheduled minutes to let boats pass on the way to or from Lake Michigan. […]
  • by Sean Campbell, Hannah Fresques and Benjamin Hardy ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. On Friday, March 20, the New Jersey Department of Health got an urgent call from a Catholic nursing home. COVID-19 was tearing through St. Joseph’s […]

Memeorandom

The Hill

The Guardian

  • Thomas Massie of Kentucky makes appeal to TrumpTrump’s brother hospitalized – reportCDC: death toll set to reach 200,000 by Labor DaySurge in cases among children fuels fears over school reopeningsHealth insurers doubled profits in second quarterSign up to our First Thing newsletter 6.28pm BST It’s been a busy morning and there is a lot more […]
  • France reports more than 2,800 new infections in another new post-lockdown record; Spain announces 11 new measures; Italy to test travellers from Spain, Croatia, Malta and GreeceFrance could add British visitors to quarantine list after UK measuresUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine list‘Critical moment’: Spain sees cases rise again US coronavirus death toll ‘to […]
  • Humidity forecast to remain as thunderstorms spread across much of England and WalesThunderstorms and heavy rain are forecast to continue in parts of Britain this weekend, making it a total washout for many.After a week of scorching temperatures, the dryness has been replaced with downpours and flash flooding that has caused disruption to roads and […]
  • French move comes after UK added country to quarantine list as well as Netherlands, Malta, Turks and Caicos, and Aruba; UK figures show 11 people have diedBritons scramble to get home from France before quarantine rule beginsLeicester and parts of northern England will remain in tighter lockdownGrant Shapps gives wrong day for start of France […]
  • President expected to visit younger brother, 72, on FridayRobert tried to ban publication of niece’s tell-all bookPresident Donald Trump’s younger brother, Robert Trump, has been hospitalized in New York, according to the White House.The president is expected to visit his 72-year-old brother at a hospital in Manhattan on Friday, according to a White House spokesman, […]

Al Jazeera

News & Guts

  • Of all the books written about Donald Trump, few have had the inside access of Michael Cohen’s. Unlike Trump’s niece Mary Trump, who had a distant relationship with the president, Cohen was one of Trump’s closest allies for years. Today, for the first time, we are getting a glimpse into what the former attorney/fixer writes […]
  • Rep. Adam Schiff does not mince words. He is a skilled orator and writer as we learned during Donald Trump’s impeachment. Today he posted on Twitter his reaction to Trump’s move to block Postal Service funding. “Has there ever been a president so utterly devoid of scruple, so naked in his ambition to steal an […]
  • It’s no longer implied or innuendo, today Donald Trump clearly tied his refusal to fund the post office to mail-in voting. It happened during an interview with Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo. Trump’s war on the post office, and mail-in voting, is escalating. The Washington Post writes: Trump, who has been railing against mail-in balloting […]
  • Vaping among American teens and young adults puts them at 5-7 times greater risk of contracting Covid-19 than those who don’t use e-cigarettes, according to an important new study. Stanford University medical researchers published their findings Tuesday in the Journal of Adolescent Health. The results surprised even some of them. The director of the study […]
  • It’s now inevitable: Marjorie Taylor Greene’s victory in Tuesday’s runoff primary in one of the most conservative voting districts in Georgia will impact the coming election nationwide. That’s because Greene is a conspiracy theorist — a disciple of the ultra-right-wing faction QAnon, which claims President Trump is battling a cabal of devil-worshiping saboteurs who “traffic […]