The New York Times • Jesse McKinley • February 27 •
Cuomo Is Accused of Sexual Harassment by a 2nd Former Aide
The woman, 25, said that when they were alone in his office, Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked if she “had ever been with an older man.”
The Washington Post • Michael Kranish • February 27 •
The making of Madison Cawthorn: How falsehoods helped propel the career of a new pro-Trump star of the far right
Cawthorn has emerged as one of the most visible figures among newly arrived House Republicans, who have promoted baseless assertions and pushed a radicalized ideology that has become a driving force in the GOP.
The New York Times • Maureen Dowd • February 27 •
Opinion | High on Their Own Supply
Democrats work the refs.
The Atlantic • Zeynep Tufekci • February 26 •
5 Pandemic Mistakes We Keep Repeating
We can learn from our failures.
POLITICO • February 27 •
POLITICO Playbook: Trump stewing over McCarthy again ahead of big CPAC speech
And the House passes the big Covid relief bill.
Intelligencer • Ben Jacobs • February 27 •
The New Foreign Flavor of CPAC’s Red Meat
America may still be first at the conservative gathering, but this year’s event has come with a lot more European-style populism.
The Washington Post • Josh Dawsey, Michael Scherer • February 27 •
‘It’s Donald Trump’s party’: How the former president is building a political operation to cement his hold on the GOP
In advance of his first major post-White House address, Trump is making plans to launch a super PAC, has begun endorsing candidates and is plotting a possible 2024 comeback.
POLITICO • Burgess Everett • February 27 •
Sasse marches to own tune as GOP implodes around him
If there's a model for how to successfully build a conservative GOP out of Trump's shadow, it might as well be the Nebraska Republican.
FiveThirtyEight • Perry Bacon Jr. • February 22 •
What The Trump Era Taught Me About Covering Politics
In the fall of 2015, I was having drinks in Washington with a colleague at the time, now-MSNBC host Joy Reid. (I was working at NBC News.) Donald Trump was lead…
The New York Times • Maggie Haberman • February 27 •
A Quiet Life Out of the Spotlight? Not for This Former President
Most presidents leave the White House and adopt low profiles. Donald Trump is returning to the national stage with a prominent appearance at a conservative conference on Sunday.
The New York Times • Nick Bartzokas, Mika Gröndahl, Karthik Patanjali, Miles Peyton, Bedel Saget, Umi Syam • March 16 •
Why Opening Windows Is a Key to Reopening Schools
A simulation of airflow in a real New York City classroom shows how simple ventilation and filtration can reduce the probability of coronavirus exposure.
The New York Times • Julia Jacobs • February 27 •
Antoine Hodge, Opera Singer With a Powerful Work Ethic, Dies at 38
Mr. Hodge, a bass-baritone, was recently a chorus member in “Porgy and Bess” at the Metropolitan Opera. He died of Covid-19.
The Atlantic • Peter Wehner • February 27 •
The Man Who Refused to Bow
Adam Kinzinger says he’ll fight to take his party back from Donald Trump.
The Washington Post • Paul Farhi • February 26 •
White House and press are at odds over plan to charge reporters for coronavirus testing
The Biden administration wants to charge news organizations $170 for coronavirus tests required for entry.
The New York Times • Marc Tracy • February 27 •
How Marty Baron and Jeff Bezos Remade The Washington Post
The celebrated editor is ending his tenure at the helm of a very different newspaper than the one he originally signed on to run.
Financial Times • Daniel Dombey • February 27 •
Europe’s AstraZeneca stockpile mounts as citizens snub jab
Emmanuel Macron forced to extol its virtues after efficacy doubts and adverse publicity damped trust
POLITICO • Alex Isenstadt • February 27 •
Grenell to discuss potential California governor run with Trump Saturday
The former Trump official is considering jumping into a potential recall election against Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Bloomberg • Erik Larson • February 27 •
Trump hid 'fraud' on inheritance for years, niece tells judge
Donald Trump’s niece is balking at the that she waited too long to file her multimillion-dollar fraud suit against him, saying she would have sued sooner if he hadn’t covered his tracks
The Washington Post • David Weigel • February 27 •
At conservative conference, Trump’s election falsehoods flourish
Like the Republican Party overall, conservative activists embraced the former president’s false views of the election and glided over the pandemic.
The Washington Post • Marisa Iati • February 24 •
People are struggling to get vaccine appointments. A 14-year-old stepped in to help.
A high school freshman created a team of volunteers to help hundreds of people register for their shots as opportunities to get vaccinated remain elusive.