The Washington Post • Dalton Bennett, Emma Brown, Sarah Cahlan, Josh Dawsey, Joyce Lee • January 29 • washingtonpost.com
Pipe bombs found near Capitol on Jan. 6 are believed to have been placed the night before
Exclusive video obtained by The Washington Post shows the suspect shortly before they allegedly placed an explosive device near the headquarters of the Republican National Committee.
POLITICO • Sarah Ferris, Melanie Zanona • January 29 • politico.com
‘I’m just furious’: Relations in Congress crack after attack
Lingering hostility over the Capitol attacks have left lawmakers more bitter than ever.
The Washington Post • Josh Dawsey, Manuel Roig-Franzia • January 29 • washingtonpost.com
RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel is trying to hold together a party that Donald Trump might want to tear up
Caught between the GOP’s warring factions, McDaniel is saddled with no “easy task.”
The New York Times • Luke Broadwater, Matthew Rosenberg • January 29 • nytimes.com
Republican Ties to Extremist Groups Are Under Scrutiny
A number of members of Congress have links to organizations and movements that played a role in the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol.
The Poynter Institute • Grace Segers • January 29 • poynter.org
A reporter shares her minute-by-minute recollection of being trapped in the Senate on Jan. 6 - Poynter
CBS News’ Grace Segers was in the Senate press gallery when rioters overran the building and was shuffled around with senators as the chaos unfolded.
POLITICO • https://www.facebook.com/rachael.bade.9 • January 29 • politico.com
POLITICO Playbook: My wild day in Wyoming with Matt Gaetz
And Joe Biden sends his family a warning over their business dealings.
The Washington Post • Matt Schudel • January 28 • washingtonpost.com
Maxine Cheshire, Post reporter and columnist with ‘the guts of a cat burglar,’ dies at 90
In her more than 20 years at the paper, she was known for her thoroughly reported society column.
KING • KING 5 Staff • January 28 • king5.com
Hundreds make midnight run for COVID-19 vaccine in Seattle after freezer failure
A total of 1,650 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine at risk of expiring Thursday night were quickly administered to more than a thousand people at UW and Swedish clinics.
The New York Times • Evan Hill, Arielle Ray • January 28 • nytimes.com
Body Camera Footage Shows Capitol Rioters Trampling Over Woman
Video obtained by The Times provides a police officer’s view of the deadly battle to defend a key entryway from the surging mob.
The New York Times • Katie Rogers • January 29 • nytimes.com
Job Seekers With Trump White House on Their Résumés Face a Cold Reality
Working at the White House has traditionally been a ticket to a lucrative future. But that hasn’t been the case so far for Trump alumni.
POLITICO • Sam Stein • January 29 • politico.com
The Real Scandal Is the Pardon Trump Didn’t Give
Rufus Rochell checked all the right boxes for clemency: an exemplary record in prison, advocacy out of it, and a friendship with a famous Trump booster. So why didn’t he get it?
The Dispatch • Steve Hayes • January 29 • thedispatch.com
An Interview With Sen. Rob Portman
The Republican from Ohio discusses his retirement, the current political environment, and impeachment.
The Washington Post • Matt Viser • January 29 • washingtonpost.com
Biden, Democrats prepare to move beyond efforts to woo Republicans
Biden promised to work with Republicans and seek their input. But signs are emerging that Democrats, seeing few signs of GOP cooperation, are increasingly moving toward unilateral action.
WITF • January 28 • witf.org
Countering the big lie: WITF newsroom’s coverage will connect lawmakers with their election-fraud actions | WITF
As part of WITF’s commitment to factual reporting, and because the U.S. Capitol attack on Jan. 6 threatened America itself, we will use language in our reporting to show how elected officials’ actions supported the election-fraud lie that led to the insurrection.
Henry Blodget • Steven Perlberg • January 28 • businessinsider.com
Cable networks are cutting back on contributors as the Trump media frenzy comes to an end
Reporters rode a gravy train of lucrative TV news contributor contracts and book deals in the Trump era.
POLITICO • Lara Seligman, Holly Otterbein, Connor O’Brien • January 29 • politico.com
Trump Navy secretary considering Pennsylvania Senate run
Kenneth Braithwaite is among the Republicans thinking about running to succeed retiring GOP Sen. Pat Toomey in a key state in 2022.
The New York Times • Sabrina Tavernise • January 29 • nytimes.com
‘Trump Just Used Us and Our Fear’: One Woman’s Journey Out of QAnon
During the political fallout after four years of Donald J. Trump, one question is what will happen with the followers of conspiracy theories that bend Americans’ perceptions of reality.
Intelligencer • Kerry Howley • January 29 • nymag.com
QAnon and the Bright Rise of Belief
January 6 was a terrifying day in history, not least because it felt like witnessing the birth of a religion.
Axios • Jim VandeHei, Mike Allen • January 29 • axios.com
"Something will break": Conservatives warn culture, political wars will worsen
Republicans are rallying around a common grievance that big government, big media and big business are trying to shut them up.
The New York Times • Eliza Shapiro • January 29 • nytimes.com
New York Schools Are Segregated. Will the Next Mayor Change That?
By deferring decisions on desegregating schools, Mayor Bill de Blasio has pushed those choices onto his successor — and into the race to replace him.