A WOW story from @nahaltoosi: A State Dept official has for years been publicly calling for Christian nation-states, warning that white people face “elimination." The official is assigned to a unit that handles special immigrant visas for Afghans. politico.com/news/2021/02/2…

The AP reviewed public and private social media accounts of nearly 1,000 federal, state, and local elected and appointed GOP officials nationwide, many of whom have voiced support for the Jan. 6 insurrection or demanded that the 2020 election be overturned apnews.com/article/0ef88e…

NEW: College classmates of Madison Cawthorn say he harassed women students. BuzzFeed News spoke with more than 30 people, who described and corroborated instances of sexual harassment and misconduct by the now–member of Congress. buzzfeednews.com/article/addyba…


In a significant breakthrough in the case, investigators have now pinpointed a person seen on video of the riot who attacked several officers with bear spray, including Officer Sicknick, according to the officials. nytimes.com/2021/02/26/us/… w/@ktbenner

Read @jbouie on Alabama’s radical labor tradition ... and how obnoxious it is to stereotype entire states based on who they vote for in presidential elections nytimes.com/2021/02/26/opi…

VP Kamala Harris has been beefing up up her foreign policy bonafides; an area where Biden has decades of experience.
Me & @NatashaBertrand dig into the moves & why world leaders and dignitaries are clamoring to start building relationships with her.

New column by ⁦@NickKristof⁩:
“President Biden Lets a Saudi Murderer Walk” nytimes.com/2021/02/26/opi…

So proud to publish this project, the most ambitious immersive visual storytelling ⁦@NewYorker⁩ has ever undertaken, taking readers inside China’s Gulag state. Kudos to ⁦@benmauk⁩ ⁦@matty_huynh⁩ & entire team that made it possible. newyorker.com/news/a-reporte…

BREAKING: Richard Carranza to resign as NYC schools chancellor, following years of tension over integration policy. The fight came to a head this month over gifted and talented admissions. Next chancellor is DOE vet Meisha Porter.
nytimes.com/2021/02/26/nyr…



"I’ve been tracking every report I can find for the past year, and have yet to find a confirmed super-spreading event that occurred solely outdoors."

Two administration officials said sanctioning MBS was never really an option, operating under the belief it would have been "too complicated.” On the gap between candidate and president w/ ⁦@kaitlancollins⁩ ⁦⁦@vmsalama⁩ ⁦@kylieatwoodcnn.com/2021/02/26/pol…

I wrote about our daughter's experience, the reality of pediatric brain cancer – 6 surgeries, infections, the ICU, seizures, chemotherapy, and her death.
I spent weeks learning what we can do to save other kids.
I'd be honored if you'd read & share.

The GOP opposition strategy is more radical than in 2009. This time they're betting they can win back power through voter suppression and countermajoritarian tactics, even if Biden succeeds. They don't need to be part of the conversation at all. New piece:
washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/…

Stage 4 lung cancer didn’t make a woman eligible to get a vaccine in Nevada. But her job at an animal shelter did.
@bylenasun @isaacstanbecker explain the inconsistent vaccine access for the medically vulnerable wapo.st/3kpH24C

On Tues, NYT columnist David Brooks wrote a 900-word ode to Facebook Groups. Don't look for it in the Times -- it was published on FB's corporate website. Brooks also appeared in a company video, and didn't tell his editors what he was doing. w/@rmac18: buzzfeednews.com/article/craigs…

WaPo: Rep “Omar’s suggestion isn’t without precedent. Twenty years ago, faced with a similar hurdle in an equally divided Senate for an ambitious tax-cutting plan, Republicans fired the parliamentarian standing in their way.” washingtonpost.com/nation/2021/02…