Los Angeles Times • Chris Stirewalt • January 27 • latimes.com
Op-Ed: I called Arizona for Biden on Fox News. Here's what I learned
The news business operates in a marketplace that offers penalties for reporting the news but lots of rewards for indulging a consumer’s worst cravings.
The New York Times • Jesse McKinley, Luis Ferré-Sadurní • January 28 • nytimes.com
N.Y. Severely Undercounted Virus Deaths in Nursing Homes, Report Says
The state attorney general, Letitia James, said it’s likely that the Cuomo administration failed to report thousands of Covid-19 deaths of nursing home residents.
POLITICO • Lara Seligman • January 28 • politico.com
Pentagon halts Trump appointments to advisory boards
The move effectively prevents a number of Trump allies, including Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, from actually serving on panels.
Intelligencer • Jonathan Chait • January 28 • nymag.com
GOP Congresswoman Blamed Wildfires on Secret Jewish Space Laser
Marjorie Taylor Greene is even nuttier than previously believed.
The Washington Post • Matt Viser • January 27 • washingtonpost.com
Biden embraces order and routine in his first week. How will that fit this moment of crisis?
Biden, one full week into his presidency, has shown a disciplined adherence to routine and planning. The coming weeks will tell how that fits this moment of urgency and crisis.
The Washington Post • Erica Werner, Seung Min Kim, Jeff Stein • January 28 • washingtonpost.com
New Georgia Democratic senators push for fast action on new stimulus checks to fulfill campaign pledge
Republicans chafed openly Thursday over Democrats’ go-it-alone strategy on President Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill, warning they might come to regret it, even as Democrats formalized plans to move forward on their own.
The Daily Beast • Maxwell Tani, Lachlan Cartwright • January 28 • thedailybeast.com
Star NY Times Reporter Accused of Using ‘N-Word,’ Making Other Racist Comments
The paper’s top COVID reporter joined a group of students on a trip to Peru in 2019. Participants alleged he repeatedly made racist comments.
cleveland • Sabrina Eaton, cleveland.com • January 28 • cleveland.com
Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan won’t run for U.S. Senate next year
Jim Jordan is the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee. He says he is focused on that job and will not run for Senate next year.
The Atlantic • Emma Green • January 28 • theatlantic.com
Betraying Your Church—And Your Party
How Representative Adam Kinzinger, an evangelical Republican, decided to vote for impeachment—and start calling out his church
POLITICO • Natasha Korecki, Theodoric Meyer, Tyler Pager • January 28 • politico.com
‘For Christ’s sake, watch yourself’: Biden warns family over business dealings
Still, one brother discussed new venture with major donor before Biden entered the White House.
The New York Times • Adam Goldman, Annie Karni • January 28 • nytimes.com
Inside the White House, strict rules aim to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Intelligencer • Olivia Nuzzi • January 27 • nymag.com
Parkland Parents: Marjorie Taylor Greene Won’t Get Away With Lying About Our Son
“Does she need to see how he was shot six times from three feet away?”
The Washington Post • Ashley Parker, Matt Viser, Annie Linskey • January 28 • washingtonpost.com
Biden struggles to define his ‘unity’ promise for a divided nation
Republicans have already sounded anti-unity alarms, claiming that the fact Biden is governing as a Democrat means he is not committed to his campaign mantra.
The Washington Post • Dan Diamond • January 28 • washingtonpost.com
U.S. handling of American evacuees from Wuhan increased coronavirus risks, watchdog finds
The Washington Post • Jeremy Barr • January 28 • washingtonpost.com
New York Times’s star coronavirus reporter was disciplined for ‘repeating a racist slur’ to students
The publication said Thursday that it investigated complaints made about longtime health reporter Donald McNeil Jr.'s behavior on a 2019 trip with students.
The New York Times • Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Fahim Abed, Jim Huylebroek • January 28 • nytimes.com
In Afghanistan, Follow the White High-Tops and You’ll Find the Taliban
The sneakers have been worn by Afghan fighters over multiple generations, but they’ve become a gruesome marker of the Taliban’s violent insurgency.
Associated Press • Robert Burns • January 28 • apnews.com
Biden seen likely to keep Space Force, a Trump favorite
WASHINGTON (AP) — To the last moments of his presidency, Donald Trump trumpeted Space Force as a creation for the ages. And while President Joe Biden has quickly undone other Trump initiatives,...
POLITICO • https://www.facebook.com/rachael.bade.9 • January 28 • politico.com
POLITICO Playbook: SCOOP: Inside the White House’s new thinking on Covid relief
And House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is in Florida to meet with Donald Trump.
POLITICO • Daniel Lippman • January 28 • politico.com
GOP senator stocks office with 13 former Trump staffers
Judd Deere, the former deputy White House press secretary, will be Hagerty’s deputy chief of staff for communications.
Roll Call • Katherine Tully-McManus • January 28 • rollcall.com
Insurrection aftermath: Staffers struggle with trauma, guilt and fear
In the aftermath of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, staffers are looking for ways to cope in a highly decentralized workplace.