The New York Times • Donald G. McNeil Jr. • January 24 •
Fauci on What Working for Trump Was Really Like
From denialism to death threats, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci describes a fraught year as an adviser to President Donald J. Trump on the Covid-19 pandemic.
The New York Times • Erica L. Green • January 24 •
Surge of Student Suicides Pushes Las Vegas Schools to Reopen
Firmly linking teen suicides to school closings is difficult, but rising mental health emergencies and suicide rates point to the toll the pandemic lockdown is taking.
POLITICO • Zach Montellaro • January 24 •
State Republicans push new voting restrictions after Trump’s loss
Georgia is at the center of the effort, with state Republicans discussing voter ID changes and other new policies after Biden won the state.
The Washington Post • Margaret Sullivan • January 22 •
Perspective | Fox News is a hazard to our democracy. It’s time to take the fight to the Murdochs. Here’s how.
The company has forfeited its responsibilities to society. It’s time to push back, speaking the only language the owners understand.
POLITICO • Andrew Desiderio, Lara Seligman, Natasha Bertrand • January 24 •
Impeachment trial to keep National Guard troops at Capitol
There are fears of mass demonstrations.
The New York Times • Katie Benner, Catie Edmondson • January 23 •
Pennsylvania Lawmaker Played Key Role in Trump’s Plot to Oust Acting Attorney General
The congressman’s involvement underlined how far the former president was willing to go to overturn the election, and Democratic lawmakers have begun calling for investigations into those efforts.
The Kansas City Star • Bryan Lowry, Jonathan Shorman, Eric Adler • January 24 •
‘Bamboozled.’ Hawley mentors stunned by conduct, but early warning signs were there
‘It’s just his ambition, I think. You know, it’s just simply the ambition,’ Hawley’s middle school principal said.
The New York Times • Alexander Burns • January 24 •
How Democrats Planned for Doomsday
A huge coalition of activist groups had been working together since the spring to make sure that Joe Biden won and that the “election stayed won” amid Donald Trump’s subterfuge.
Washingtonian • Jessica Sidman • January 24 •
Biden Makes First DC Restaurant Visit as President to Call Your Mother
The bagel spot is co-owned by his administration's Covid czar.
The Washington Post • Kimberly Kindy, Mark Berman, Kim Bellware • January 24 •
After Capitol riot, police chiefs work to root out officers with ties to extremist groups
The selfie photos that off-duty officers took inside the Capitol during the violent siege was a wake-up call for many who have denied the problem.
The Washington Post • Glenn Kessler, Meg Kelly, Salvador Rizzo, Leslie Shapiro, Leo Dominguez • January 23 •
Analysis | The longer Trump was president the more frequently he made false or misleading claims
Scroll a visual timeline of all the false or misleading claims Donald Trump made during his time in office.
The New York Times • Marc Tracy • January 22 •
The New Yorker returns an award for its story on a Japanese rent-a-family business.
“A Theory of Relativity,” a 2018 article by the staff writer Elif Batuman, was honored in the feature writing category.
The Wall Street Journal • Jess Bravin, Sadie Gurman • January 23 •
Trump Pressed Justice Department to Go Directly to Supreme Court to Overturn Election Results
In his last weeks in office, the former president considered moving to replace the acting attorney general with another official ready to pursue unsubstantiated claims of election fraud, people familiar with the matter said.
The New York Times • Matthew Conlen, Denise Lu, James Glanz • January 28 •
Why Vaccines Alone Will Not End the Pandemic
New estimates suggest the vaccine rollout is no match for the severity of the U.S. outbreak, and stricter social distancing measures are needed to reduce infections.
CBS News • CBS News • January 25 •
Full interview: Dr. Deborah Birx on "Face the Nation"
Former White House coronavirus response coordinator talks exclusively with "Face the Nation" in her first interview since leaving the Trump task force.
The Washington Post • Cleve Wootson • January 23 •
Civil rights leaders say they won’t let up on Biden — or Harris
Civil rights activists welcome Harris’s prominent role in the Biden administration. But they say the White House cannot use her presence to justify delaying action on racial justice.
The Washington Post • Glenn Kessler • January 23 •
Trump made 30,573 false or misleading claims as president. Nearly half came in his final year.
The Washington Post Fact Checker’s database of Trump claims, originally launched as a project to track his first 100 days, offers a window into his obsessions.
The New York Times • Eric Lipton • January 24 •
Trump Administration Quietly Eased Sanctions on Israeli Billionaire
The reversal by the Treasury Department during the administration’s final days came after an appeal by lobbyists with close ties to the former president.
The Washington Post • Mike DeBonis, Seung Min Kim • January 23 •
Fight over the rules grinds the Senate to a halt, imperiling Biden’s legislative agenda
The two parties have yet to agree how to operate the 50-50 chamber days after Democrats took control.
POLITICO • Laura Barrón-López, Burgess Everett • January 24 •
Bipartisan group of senators pushes back on Biden Covid plan
On a call with White House officials, senators objected to stimulus payments to wealthy Americans.