The Wall Street Journal • Cameron McWhirter • March 11 •
Trump Call to Georgia Lead Investigator Reveals New Details
The then-president said that “something bad happened” and pressed for an investigation into votes from Fulton County, the state’s most populous that includes most of Atlanta.
The Washington Post • Alex Horton • March 10 •
Veteran charged in Capitol riot once served in Marine One squadron, officials say
Marines must have a top-secret clearance for an assignment in Marine Helicopter Squadron One.
Times Union • Brendan J. Lyons • March 10 •
Female aide said Cuomo aggressively groped her at Executive Mansion
The most recent sexual harassment accusations against Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo were leveled...
Des Moines Register • William Morris • March 10 •
'The jury made the right decision': Reporter Andrea Sahouri acquitted in trial stemming from arrest as she covered protest
After a three-day trial, the six-member jury returned verdicts of not guilty to charges of failure to disperse and interference with official acts.
The Washington Post • Nick Miroff • March 10 •
At border, record number of migrant youths wait in adult detention cells for longer than legally allowed
Nearly 3,500 unaccompanied minors are stuck at Border Patrol stations, waiting for room in shelters to open.
The New York Times • Taylor Lorenz • March 10 •
For Creators, Everything Is for Sale
Digital stars are coming up with new ways to make money. Yet fans still hold the power.
The New York Times • Sharon LaFraniere • March 10 •
Biden Got the Vaccine Rollout Humming, With Trump’s Help
Trump administration officials grumble that they laid the groundwork for surging vaccinations, but some hard work in the trenches has helped pick up the pace of production.
Yahoo News • Biba Adams • March 10 •
Sen. Scott: ‘Woke supremacy is as bad as White supremacy’
The South Carolina Senator is falling in line with his Republican counterparts by taking aim at “cancel culture.” Scott was replying to comments made by Joy Reid where she said that the South Carolina Senator participated in a GOP press conference denouncing the increase of the minimum wage to $15 an hour to show a “patina of diversity.”
The Washington Post • Elahe Izadi • March 10 •
Iowa reporter acquitted in a trial that shocked press freedom advocates
The prosecution of Andrea Sahouri, arrested while covering a racial-justice protest, raised concerns from free-press advocates who say journalists must witness such events without fear of being punished.
POLITICO • Burgess Everett • March 10 •
Collins-Schumer rift shocks Senate
In an interview, she called Schumer’s comments an “extraordinary” backhanding of his most natural ally across the aisle.
CNN • Jennifer Agiesta, CNN Polling Director • March 10 •
Biden and his Covid-relief bill prove popular in new CNN poll
The economic relief bill moving rapidly through Congress is broadly popular, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS.
The Washington Post • Bill Baxley • March 9 •
Opinion | As a former Alabama attorney general, I do not say this lightly: An innocent man is on our death row
Letting him die would be an injustice to him and the state of law in Alabama.
The New York Times • Zolan Kanno-Youngs, Catie Edmondson • March 10 •
Facing Pressure, Biden Administration Scrambles to Shelter Migrant Children
The White House also revived an Obama-era policy that allows Central American children to apply for admission to the U.S. from their home country.
Urban Institute • Laura Wheaton • March 9 •
2021 Poverty Projections: Assessing Four American Rescue Plan Policies
Four key elements of the American Rescue Plan Act would reduce the projected poverty rate for 2021 by more than one-third. In an earlier analysis, we projected that without this legislation, the 2021 annual poverty rate would be 13.7 percent. We project that key elements of the American Rescue Plan would reduce that annual poverty rate to 8.7 percent. The policies would reduce poverty by more than half for children and for people in households experiencing job loss. Poverty would fall about 42 percent for Black, non-Hispanic people, 39 percent for Hispanic people, and 34 percent for white, no…
ProPublica • March 10 •
Over 700 Complaints About NYPD Officers Abusing Black Lives Matter Protesters, Then Silence
Emails show New York City’s Civilian Complaint Review Board leaders discouraged staff from confronting the NYPD about a lack of cooperation on abuse investigations. The agency declined to disclose how many officers are facing misconduct charges.
The Washington Post • Jeff Stein, Jeanne Whalen • March 10 •
President Biden’s second big bill may be China package pushed by top Senate Democrat
With fate of Biden infrastructure package unclear, Sen. Charles E Schumer pushes bill to curb China’s influence.
The Washington Post • Tony Romm, Jeff Stein, Rachel Siegel • March 9 •
With congressional approval imminent, Biden prepares to send checks, but big stimulus challenges loom
Congress is set to give the final green light to the $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus package, setting in motion a Washington-wide effort to administer one of the largest economic relief packages in U.S. history. The sheer volume of new programs threatens to swamp federal agencies.
CNN • Priscilla Alvarez, CNN • March 10 •
Exclusive: Unaccompanied migrant children staying in Border Patrol facilities an average of 107 hours, internal records show
Thousands of migrant children who crossed the US-Mexico border alone are being held in US Border Patrol custody for more than four days on average in facilities unfit for minors, a dramatic increase from a week ago, according to internal documents reviewed by CNN.
Mother Jones • Ari Berman • March 10 •
Stacey Abrams has a plan to dismantle the filibuster and protect voting rights
And she thinks it can get support from reluctant centrist Democrats.
The Atlantic • David A. Graham • March 10 •
The Republican Party Isn’t Going Anywhere
In the contemporary American political system, the parties are always changing—but they don’t simply disappear.