The New York Times • Stefanos Chen • February 3 •
The Downside to Life in a Supertall Tower: Leaks, Creaks, Breaks
432 Park, one of the wealthiest addresses in the world, faces some significant design problems, and other luxury high-rises may share its fate.
The Denver Post • Justin Wingerter • February 2 •
Rep. Lauren Boebert’s mileage reimbursement “raises red flags,” ethics experts say
Boebert’s campaign defends the reimbursements but three ethics investigators who reviewed the money transfers for The Denver Post say they raise questions.
Intelligencer • Eric Levitz • February 3 •
The GameStop Rally Exposed the Perils of ‘Meme Populism’
Reddit’s short squeeze was not a populist challenge to the tyranny of finance capital — it just played one on CNBC.
POLITICO • Daniel Lippman • February 2 •
Trump aides made a late request to Team Biden to extend their parental leave. They said no.
The Trump political appointees said they were surprised they were turned down. The White House says they shouldn’t have been.
POLITICO • • February 3 •
POLITICO Playbook: Biden embraces the left, while McCarthy may purge a member on the right
And Mitch McConnell becomes the most interesting man in Washington.
CNN • Story by Donie O'Sullivan Video by Zach Wasser and Richa Naik, CNN Business • February 3 •
She was stunned by Biden's inauguration. How this South Carolina mom escaped QAnon
Ashley Vanderbilt says her four-year-old daughter Emmerson knew "something was wrong with her mom."
The Washington Post • William Booth, David Fahrenthold • February 3 •
Scottish lawmakers decline to call for investigation into finances of Trump’s golf courses
The debate was another signal that former president Donald Trump is beginning a new chapter in life.
Mother Jones • David Corn • February 3 •
Marjorie Taylor Greene was a moderator of a Facebook group featuring death threats and racist memes.
It promoted assorted conspiracy theories—and even the John Birch Society.
The Washington Post • Ann Marimow, Matt Viser • February 3 •
Biden moves quickly to make his mark on federal courts after Trump’s record judicial nominations
More than one-third of judges on the federal appeals courts are eligible to step back from active service and create vacancies for Biden to fill.
The Daily Caller • Steve Calabresi • January 28 •
CALABRESI: Trump Should Be Convicted By The Senate
Former President Donald Trump should be convicted by the Senate for his role in the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol.
The Washington Post • Annie Linskey • February 2 •
Biden brother’s role in Florida law firm complicates White House ethics message
Frank Biden, the president’s younger brother, is working as a senior adviser to a Florida law firm that has sought to attract business by touting the brothers’ connection and the president’s policies.
CNN • Manu Raju, Jeff Zeleny, Clare Foran and Ryan Nobles, CNN • February 3 •
House Republicans vote to keep Liz Cheney in leadership after she defends her impeachment vote
House Republicans voted Wednesday night that Rep. Liz Cheney should keep her post in House GOP leadership after she defended her support for impeachment as a vote of conscience during a contentious closed-door GOP conference meeting.
The Washington Post • Amanda Coletta • February 3 •
Canada declares the Proud Boys a terrorist group
The announcement comes less than a month after group members allegedly joined the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol.
The New York Times • Catie Edmondson, Jonathan Martin, Nicholas Fandos • February 3 •
Top House Republican Condemns Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Comments, but Stands by Her
In a statement, Representative Kevin McCarthy of California said he “unequivocally” condemned the Georgia freshman’s violent and conspiracy-laden remarks, but declined to revoke her committee posts.
POLITICO • Natasha Bertrand • February 3 •
Biden White House: We can’t release Trump’s visitor logs
The records could reveal a lot about the ex-president’s time in office. But, for now, they’re controlled by the National Archives.
Forbes • Andrew Solender • February 2 •
Cheney Holds Onto Leadership Role After Fiery GOP Conference Meeting
Adam Kinzinger ‘unleashed hell’ on Kevin McCarthy for defending Marjorie Taylor Greene more than Liz Cheney, a source familiar told Forbes.
BuzzFeed News • Ruby Cramer • February 3 •
The Iowa Caucus Is Supposed To Tell A Story About America. He’s Still Trying To Figure Out What It Meant.
Troy Price devoted years of his life to the Iowa caucus, hoping to make it successful, transparent, and inclusive. But in a year when everything fell apart, the 2020 Iowa caucus was the first institution to collapse.
The Bulwark • Amanda Carpenter • February 3 •
Keep Paying Attention to Marjorie Taylor Greene - The Bulwark
Some Republicans want you to look away—because they know she makes them look bad.
POLITICO • Caitlin Emma, Sarah Ferris, Heather Caygle • February 3 •
House votes to speed stimulus passage after Biden meets with Dems
The House took the first step toward pushing Biden's relief package through Congress without GOP support.
POLITICO • Holly Otterbein • February 3 •
Sanders shakes up Senate staff
It’s a reflection of the Vermont senator’s elevation to a powerful new position, but also an acknowledgment that his presidential ambitions are over.