The Washington Post • Amy Brittain, Josh Dawsey, Hannah Knowles, Tracy Jan • March 6 •
Cuomo’s behavior created ‘hostile, toxic’ workplace culture for decades, former aides say
One woman who worked with Andrew M. Cuomo when he was housing secretary said he gave her a physical embrace in a hotel room in 2000 that was “too tight, too intimate.” Cuomo denies her account.
POLITICO • • March 6 •
POLITICO Playbook: Scoop: Trump sends legal notice to GOP to stop using his name
And the Senate inches toward passing its Covid relief bill after an all-night vote-a-rama.
The Wall Street Journal • Jimmy Vielkind, Deanna Paul, Khadeeja Safdar • March 6 •
Cuomo Faces New Accusations of Inappropriate Behavior From Third Former Aide
A former aide of Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he asked her if she had a boyfriend, called her sweetheart, touched her on her lower back at a reception and once kissed her hand when she rose from her desk.
The New York Times • Jim Tankersley • March 6 •
To Juice the Economy, Biden Bets on the Poor
Mr. Biden’s bottom-up $1.9 trillion aid package is a sharp reversal from the tax cut bill that was President Donald J. Trump’s first big legislative victory.
The Washington Post • Tony Romm, Jeff Stein, Erica Werner • March 6 •
Senate passes Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill after voting overnight on amendments, sends measure back to House
Debate on the Senate floor stretched into the early morning hours of Saturday.
Post and Courier • Post and Courier • March 16 •
Shining a light on South Carolina corruption and misconduct
The Washington Post • Paul Kane • March 6 •
Analysis | Biden’s slow and steady approach on Cabinet choices seems to be working
President Biden remains on track to confirm every initial choice for the 15 traditional Cabinet departments — a feat that was last achieved in 1981 by Ronald Reagan.
The New York Times • Michael Crowley • March 5 •
Trump Official Arrested in Storming of Capitol Left Little Mark Before Riot
Federico Klein was an outspoken religious conservative with a “perfectly suburban” background before the F.B.I. arrested him for assaulting Capitol Police.
Mediaite • Marisa Sarnoff • March 5 •
Newsmax Ratings Decline After Post-Election Surge
Following its post-election ratings bump, right-wing network Newsmax has seen its ratings drop, losing more than half of its total day audience, according to data from Nielsen.
CNN • Manu Raju, Ted Barrett, Phil Mattingly and Lauren Fox, CNN • March 6 •
How Democrats miscalculated Manchin and later won him back
It was Friday afternoon, and President Joe Biden was on the phone with Sen. Joe Manchin, the conservative West Virginia Democrat who felt blindsided by his party leaders and now was at risk of defecting and effectively torpedoing a central pillar of the White House's domestic agenda.
BuzzFeed News • Craig Silverman • March 6 •
NYT Columnist David Brooks Resigns From Nonprofit After More Evidence Of Conflicts Emerges
His resignation comes amid new revelations of entanglements with Nextdoor and the Walton Foundation.
The Washington Post • Heather Long, Alyssa Fowers, Andrew Van Dam • March 6 •
Biden stimulus showers money on Americans, sharply cutting poverty and favoring individuals over businesses
The $1.9 trillion package enjoys wide support across the country, polls show, but it comes with political and economic risks.
The New York Times • Katie Glueck • March 6 •
A Governor in Isolation: How Andrew Cuomo Lost His Grip on New York
Amid calls for his resignation, the governor is relying on a shrinking circle of advisers to help him navigate the biggest crises of his political life.
Intelligencer • Jonathan Chait • March 6 •
How Never Trumpers Are Becoming Pro-Democracy Republicans
Republicans who left the party over Trump are staying away over authoritarianism.
Times Union • Times Union Editorial Board • March 6 •
Editorial: Resign, Mr. Cuomo
With his intentional stonewalling of information of nursing home deaths and new...
The New York Times • Katie Benner, Alan Feuer, Adam Goldman • March 5 •
F.B.I. Finds Contact Between Proud Boys Member and Trump Associate Before Riot
A leader of the far-right group separately said he had been in touch with Roger Stone, but an official said it was not the same contact investigators found through electronic communications records.
CBS News • Jason Silverstein • March 5 •
Kentucky bill would make it a crime to insult a police officer
The bill criminalizes "gestures or other physical contact that would have a direct tendency to provoke a violent response"
The New York Times • Jonathan Martin • March 6 •
Democrats Want a Stronger Edge in the Senate. Ohio Could Be Crucial.
The retirement of a Republican senator and recent conservative infighting have raised Democratic ambitions in the state, a longtime political bellwether that is increasingly tilting red.
The New York Times • Steven Rattner • March 5 •
Opinion | Too Many Smart People Are Being Too Dismissive of Inflation
Fears were overblown for years. But let’s not be blasé about how hard it could be to halt high prices if they haunt us again.
The Daily Beast • Roger Sollenberger • March 5 •
Kanye’s Zombie Campaign Attracts Teen Donors—and Feds’ Scrutiny
“In five-plus years of doing this I’ve never come across something like this,” said Jordan Libowitz, communications director for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics.