The Washington Post • Andrew Kaczynski • February 25 •
Opinion | My baby daughter died of brain cancer. Here’s what we can do to save other kids.
Children with cancer touch a special place in people’s hearts. Yet, as a society, we have failed to put our best resources together to save more of these children.
Vanity Fair • Joe Pompeo • February 25 •
“You’ve Made the Post Swashbuckling Once Again”: Marty Baron Receives a Star-Studded Farewell and Dishes in a Wide-Ranging Exit Interview
Stars from Hollywood (Spielberg, Schreiber) and the news biz (Baquet, Blitzer) toasted the legendary editor, who recalls angry calls from Trump, reflects on newsroom upheavals over race and speech, and shares “deep concerns” about the survival of newspapers and democracy as so many believe “outright falsehoods, lies, and conspiracy theories.”
The Daily Beast • Adam Rawnsley, Kelly Weill, Jackie Kucinich • February 25 •
Three Percenter Truck at Capitol on Jan. 6 Belongs to Hitler-Quoting Rep’s Husband
At least one baseball-bat-wielding man tied to the far-right militia group has been arrested for his alleged role in the insurrection.
The Washington Post • Timothy Bella • February 25 •
A Capitol rioter texted his ex during the insurrection to call her a ‘moron,’ feds say. She turned him in.
Richard Michetti called his former partner a "moron" in a text message during the insurrection, federal agents said, and she quickly turned him in.
The Washington Post • Jeff Stein, Seung Min Kim • February 25 •
Biden’s chief of staff at center of controversy over White House budget pick
White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain has been second-guessed by some Biden allies.
The New York Times • Matthew Conlen, Sarah Mervosh, Danielle Ivory • March 9 •
Nursing Homes, Once Hotspots, Far Outpace U.S. in Covid Declines
New cases among residents of nursing homes have dropped more than 80 percent since vaccines became available, and deaths have decreased by more than 65 percent.
Axios • Alayna Treene, Jonathan Swan • February 25 •
John Boehner tells Ted Cruz to “go f**k yourself,” goes off-script in audio version of memoir
The book is titled, “On the House: A Washington Memoir."
POLITICO • Michael Kruse • February 25 •
‘Nobody Listened To Me’: The Quest to Be MTG
All Marjorie Taylor Greene ever wanted was someone to pay attention to her.
The Washington Post • Margaret Sullivan • February 24 •
Perspective | Some journalists are debating when it’s okay to use the n-word. But this one should be easy.
A Times reporter’s resignation and a podcaster’s suspension bring pushback on what should have been a long-settled discussion.
POLITICO • Marc Caputo • February 25 •
The GOP’s choice in 2024: Trump Ultra, Trump Lite or Trump Zero
The former president’s grip on the party base is so total that top Republicans say the path to the nomination is best defined by the degree of loyalty to him.
The New York Times • Luke Broadwater • February 25 •
Battling the Mob, a Black Officer Came Face to Face With Racism
“Black officers fought a different battle” on Jan. 6, said Harry Dunn, a Capitol Police officer. Here is what he saw and heard when rioters, including white supremacists, stormed the Capitol.
The Atlantic • Tom Nichols • February 25 •
The Republican Party Is Now in Its End Stages
The GOP has become, in form if not in content, the Communist Party of the Soviet Union of the late 1970s.
The Washington Post • David Weigel • February 25 •
At conservative gathering, ideas fall to an airing of Trump grievances
Like the Republican Party and most of its voters, conservative activists meeting in Florida are all-in on false Trump claims.
The New York Times • Michael Powell • February 24 •
Inside a Battle Over Race, Class and Power at Smith College
A student said she was racially profiled while eating in a college dorm. An investigation found no evidence of bias. But the incident will not fade away.
Bloomberg • Thomas Black • February 25 •
UPS Expects 40% Jump in Vaccine Doses Next Week, Peak in May
United Parcel Service Inc. and FedEx Corp. are ramping up vaccine distribution, with plans for additional gains if Johnson & Johnson’s inoculation is cleared by U.S. regulators.
CNN • Manu Raju, CNN Chief Congressional Correspondent • February 25 •
Big Lie? Big Whoop: Many Republicans on Capitol Hill see little reason to bat down Trump's election lies
The deadly January 6 insurrection in the Capitol may have caused many voters to recoil at former President Donald Trump's election lies.
BBC News • • February 24 •
Amnesty strips Alexei Navalny of 'prisoner of conscience' status
Amnesty strips him of the status but links it to an "orchestrated campaign" to discredit him.
The Bulwark • Tim Miller • February 25 •
Chip Roy Is A Cowardly Goldfish - The Bulwark
Here’s a take on Donald Trump that sounds like something you might’ve read here in The Bulwark or heard on MSNBC: He deserves universal condemnation for what was clearly impeachable conduct. He purposefully seeded the false belief that there was a path for him to stay in power. It was foreseeable and reckless to sow […]
The New York Times • Liat Kaplan • February 25 •
My Year of Grief and Cancellation
What was I trying to accomplish with my anonymous Tumblr?
The Washington Post • Maria Sacchetti, Nick Miroff • February 24 •
Biden squeezed on immigration policy, bracing for border crisis
Facing criticism from liberals and conservatives, Biden attempts to once again welcome immigrants and refugees as health and economic crises engulf the country.